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The Kentucky Kernel, February 12, 1926

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

THE KENTUCKY KERNEL EXAMS OVER? DON'T FORGET OF RECKONING ANOTHER DAY COMETH SOON GET YOUR MAIL STUDENTS ARE ASKED TO AMINE ROXES IN GYM UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOL. XVI LEXINGTON, FEBRUARY KYM 12, 1926 EX- NO. 17 HERBERT D. GRAHAM KILLED IN CRASH BEGIN MAJOR GRAHAM INTO IS LAID TO REST WILDCATS m INVASION SOUTH TONIGHT Love and Esteem by Held Friends of Editor Evidenc- K-'1 ed in Large Attendance Annual Basketball Tour Opens at Services . Kentucky Meets TenWhen nessee in Contest at U. K. WELL REPRESENTED Knoxville Tonight TEN PLAYERS r Will Play Georgia and Clemson Saturday Nights The funeral of Major Herbert Dade held at the First Chris tian church, in Frankfort, Ky., at 2 o'clock yesterday aftcrnooarwith Dr. W. A. Fortune, pastor of the Central Christian church, of Lexington, offici ating. The services were attended by MAKE TRIP Graham was Monday and Respectively The annual Southern basketball tour started last night at 10:30 o'clock when the Wildcat basketeers entrained at the Southern station for Knoxville Tenn., where they will play the Tennessee Volunteers tonight in the first e trip. This contest of the game will be followed by games, with the University of Georgia and Clemson on Saturday and Monday nights resnectivelv. The 12 men, who are carrying the colors of Kentucky in the Southland, are: Coach Eklund, Trainer Mann, Captain Carey, McFarland, Mohney, three-cam- AlBesuden, Underwood, "Jenkins, berts, Helm, Hickerson and Kittrell. persons from all over the state, repre sentatives from all organizations with which Major Graham had been connected being present. The procession formed at the home of the deceased at 2 o'clock and to the church where Dr. Fortune conducted the ceremony. Music for the services was sung by Prof. J. W. Ireland, John G. Rogers, Orton ' S. Clark and William Parrcnt. The respect and esteem which the Former students of the University of Kentucky hare heard of the untimely death of Herbert Dade Graham, alumnHH of the institution and former secretary of the national organization of alumni, with regret that permits of little' reconciliation and floral tributes have been ordered through the local alumni club for former students who now reside in New York, Massachusetts and Wyoming. Tributes expressing in part appreciation for the worth of Mr. Graham has been expressed by the Lexington Alumni Club; the Alumni Association of the University of Kentucky; Alpha Delta Sigma, honorary journalistic fraternity1 and the Kentucky Kernel staff, in the following resolutions; (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Bennett Prize Will Be Given For Best Essay CHARLSEY SMITH CHOSEN SPONSOR Zeie-fiell- d (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Kentucky's Varsity Wildcats Are as Wild as Nature's Best Not Since Memorial Year of the team that now wears the blue and 1921 Have U. of K.s Basket-eer- s white jersies. o Been So Ferocious; Coach Ekuland han taken his 'Cats Are On Tramp In South , AFTER THREE VICTORIES (By KYLE WHITEHEAD All I know is what I hear or see on the campus. There have been sent to the campus during the last fewM weeks several wildcats from Texas and other great open spaces, to give the atmosphere of wildness to the Wildcat lair. But in looking around, it seems as though Kentucky now has some Wildcats that are about us wild as any cat that ever came from the 'Cats, West. They are absolutely intelligent, and possessed of human form. Npt since the memorial year of 1921 have the Kentucky Wildcats been so ferocious, and there has been talk of returning the Texas cat that is caged in the gymnasium, a it is too tame a mascot for home-grow- n ALUMNI CLUB Th Lexington Alumni Club of the University of Kentucky organized and inspired by Herbert Graham's loyal, able efforts will write upon its records today the tragic message of his death. Never has that'band of alumni met since Herbert retired as secretary that some splendid admonition ef hia has not been recalled and heeded. His spirit seemed to guide it even from afar. To make the Lexington Alumni" Club the mother club of all alumni groups, with a membership the personnel of which would be an advancing force to further the progress of a greater University Iof Kentucky, was his ambitlen. How well he planned; how tirelessly nc VTVinw, viwj a i.unimiaici; c fr i call J jiiiutt, uui niiuning wicj wish to pay tribute to his courage, his purpose and his accomplishments and resolve that this expression be placed on the records of the club, a copy sent to his parents and to the Kernel, the student-alum' publication of the university. Marguerite McLaughlin, Nancy Saunders, Vlley McFerron, (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Attention, Seniors ! Major Herbert Dade Grab am. thfi first Jinrl nnlv mnn m)m f r hold the position of e secretary of the University of Kentucky alumni, for two vears an instructor in Hip donnrfmonf nf jourlalism in this institution and one nf the journalists eyer to be graduated from here, was instantly killed" mat ounaay nignt at 11 ociock at Lynbrook, on Long Island, N. Y., when the closed car in which he was riding was struck by a Long Island electric express train at a crossing one block from the headquarters of the Lloyd C. Griscom publications, of which he was the editor, in Lynbrook. At the time of his death, Major Graham was also the editor and nresidnnt nf t.hn sfHaiiAma,. ican, New York magazine. ' Killed By Train Young Editor Had Won cess In New York Suc- editor-in-chi- ' v Frank Battaille, Marguerite McLaughlin, Irene. McNamara. ' ALPHA DELTA HERBERT DADE GRAHAM OWEN E. PENCE TO SPEAK HERE SIGMA Signed, Ted G. McDowell. Arthur H. Morris, Committee. Graduation at Once ATTENTION, GIRLS! TO DEBATE ABROAD At a men's assemblage at Pomona College, Stanford, Calif., a unanimous vote was taken condemning the passing of resolutions by women's conferences. The next resolution wus Prof. E. C. Baird, coach of the debute team representing the University of Iowa, has received notice from the Institute of International Education that the debate team from Iowa has b4en selected to tuke the trip to Europe as the American representatives in 1927. It is the custom of the institute to send, each year, one team from America to debate the ON PAGE EIGHT) E. T. Dowling, Former U. K. Man, Dies of Burns Succumbs as Result of Burns Received When Bed Catches Fire E. T. Dowling, who was graduated Vocational Guidance Conference, from the College of Engineering in Sponsored by Y. M. C. A. of 1904, died Sunday morning, February University Will Begin 7, in a hospital in Cleveland as a, reSessions Friday DAYS FOR THREE vocaThe opening of the three-dational guidance conference at the uniuniversity versity, sponsored by the Y.M.C.A., will be observed this after-npo- n at 3 o'clock when Owen E. Pence, state student secretary , with the Illinois State committee of the Y.M.C.A., will meet with members of the university faculty to discuss the vocational guidance problem nt the university. The purpose of the vocational conference is the stimulation of interest in the problem of choosing a suitable y At a meeting of the membership of the Alpha Delta Sigma, honorary journalism fraternity, held at the University of Kentucky, Tuesday, February 9, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted : The Alpha Delta Sigma, journalistic fraternity of the University of Kentucky, has heard with profound regret of the untimely death of Herbert Dade Graham, on Long Island, N. Y., the morning of the 8th inst. i This young man was not only a member of thjs organization but was instrumental in founding it at the University of Kentucky. Throughout the years of his studentship and subsequently as an alumnus, his loyalty was at all times unswerving and his leadership in it was one of its outstanding marks of distinction. As a student of this university, subsequently as alumnus, as soldier, teacher, writer, civilian, his every net marked him as a man of vision and purpose and lofty integrity. Be it resolved, therefore, that in his passing we who are left are called upon to surrender a comrade whose place cannot be filled and Whose comradeship will be an abiding source of consolation throughout the years to come. Resolved further that these resolutions be offered to the daily papers, the Kentucky Kernl,'and that a copy be sent to the bereaved family. also passed unanimously and was to the effect that smoking, profanity, tobacco chewing, and petting us in by college women should be condemned. We hadn't known about the chewing tobacco. ( CONTINUED MEETS 0 The automobile was thrown against some freight cars on a siding and broken into bits. Major Graham was thrown clear of the wreck and landed in a snowdrift more than 150 feet from where his machine was struck by the train. Death resulted immediately from a fractured skull, while his right shoulder and knee were also fractured, in addition to several cuts and bruises. The crossing where the wreck occurred is not protected by safety gates and the watchman leaves at 10 o'clock. A bell and signal light are supposed to warn motorists of approaching trains, but it is thought that Major Graham failed to hear the bell, if it was ringing, on account of the rough traveling caused by' the frozen remains of a snow. Was Popular on Long Island Major Graham was president and of the Huntover Press, Inc., which publishes the New Era in Lynbrook, the Enterprise at Oyster Bay, and the North Hempstead Record. The editor was founding a fourth newspaper at Port Washington, Long Island. He was closely associated with Col. Floyd C. Gris- - ALUMNI ASSOCIATION When the University of Kentucky granted to Herbert Dade Graham a baccalaureate degree, the incident was, as the hundreds of others, without particular comment except for the applause of his fellow 'Students. Time passed and the boy who had met his school day tasks with such determination faced the great question of his country's entrance into the World War promptly and as he had done before he returned to Kentucky from France wearing the emblems of his well earned honors.- - His country ,Jike his fellow students on his graduation day, applauded and he received a certificate of excellence, a credit to himself, his family and his Alma Mater. Herbert Graham had changed from the cadet to the soldier and had gone through an eternity in those years abroad but his countenance was not darkened by the thoughts of his experiences; he had not grown old under the demands of his duties; his step was as light and his voice as convincing as in his boyhood days. He next turned his face toward the duties of being an American citizen who would justify again and again his existence. Herbert Graham was a man. . His associates in every relationship have paid him this tribute. It was a privilege to know him. He is dead at the age of 30 years but he did not die in his prime nor yet in his youth for he had accomplished more in his short span than it is given to many men to do in twice the number of his years. For all the deeds of preparation, of friendship, of loyalty and of Valor again he must be awarded a certificate of merit this time inscribed, "to one who did all things well." His body has been brought to his beloved Kentucky for whose glory he labored and to which he returned frequently in life to mingle again with his friends, of the happy past. Let this message from the Alumni Assoeiation of the University of Kentucky express for him an undying appreciation. W. C. Wilson, Order Your Invitations ' for AH seniors desiring to order invitations for graduation please see the invitation committee in the. main hall of the Administration bulking next Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. All invitations must be ordered at least eight weeks ahead of the time for shipping and everyone desiring to give orders is urged to do so at once. Joseph K. Walter Chairman of the Committee Death Comes Instantly; Failure to Hear Signal May Have Caused Tragedy; Victim Is Thrown Clear of Wreck and Lands 150 Feet Away; Car Broken to Bits. WAS ACTIVE INDEVELOPMENT OF U. K. Was Graduated From University in 1916; Had Won success in JNew York Newspaper World and on Long Island W. C. Brown GIVEN SOCIETY IN WILL FORMER ALUMNI SECRETARY HERE DIES WHEN ELECTRIC TRAIN HITS CAR full-tim- LEXINGTON pro-ced- Tennessee, Kentucky's greatest athletic rival with the exception of Centre, believes she will be at the peak of All Students Are Eligible, to her form in the game with the WildCompete in Annual Contest ; Two weeks ago the cats tonight. See Dr. Tuthill Volunteers had not won a game of importance, but since that time, she One of the local scholarship prizes has won two contests with major is the Bennett prize of $20 or more awarded annually for the best paper (CONTINUED ON PAGE .EIGHT) on the general subject of "Parlia mentary Gomernment." All students are eligible to try for this prize. Papers should be in the president's office by May 1, 1926. The length of the essay is not fixed but its workmanship should be neat and effective. If not typewritten, the Testament of Late President writing should be clear and an accur ate bibliography should accompany it. Patterson Bequeaths Large Subjects Vary Sum to Literary Organ-- j The subjects on this general theme ization for Prizes have varied from year to year, the TO AWARD SCHOLARSHIP winning esay for 1924 dealing with the collapse of thrones in Europe, since 1910. Other essays treated com- Six thousand dollars, to be used as in awarding various endowments (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) prizes to its members, is made available for the use of the Patterson Literary society by the terms of the will of the late President Patterson, C. N. Manning, trustee of the estate of the former president of the university, explained before the regular meeting of the society held Thursday, One of Five Beauties of Kentuck- February 4, in White hall.' lan Contest Named HonorTo G.ive Scholarship ary Member, of UniBy the terms of President Patterversity Band son's will, the sum of $5,000. is set aside to found a scholarship to be awarded by the society to one of its FIFTH GIRL TO HOLD 'TITLE members. According to Mr. Manning, Miss Charlsev Smith, one of the this sum being invested at 5 per cent cent will make the scholarship worth five beauties chosen bv Flo about $250. a year. The will directs for the Kentuckian, was eleqted sponthat the society shall award this sor of the university band for 1926 by scholarship to one of its members its members, at the annual sponsor in good standing, a member of some election held Friday afternoon in the evangelical church, and one pursuing band room on the third floor of the the regular course of study leading to Armory building. Miss Willy King is the A. B. degree, and that this member the retiring sponsor. At a ceremony in the new gymnasshall hold the scholarship from the time it is awarded to him until the ium, Monday night between halves of time when he shall have completed the A u b u r basketball game, Miss Smith was presented to his A. B. work. the band and 'student body by Drum Prizes for Oratory The income from the other $1,000 Major Al Wieman and given a certifito award prizes cate. is to be used Is Sophomore in A. & S. College in oratorical contests open to memMiss Smith is enrolled in the Arts bers of the Patterson literary society. Five hundred dollars is set aside, the and Sciences College as a sophomore. interest of which is to be used to buy Since coming to the university in the a suitable medal for the winner of fall of 1924 she has been prominent in $6,000 Resolutions on Death of Herbert Graham Passed by Alumni and by Alpha Delta Sigma Fraternity (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) sult of burns received when a bed on which he was lying caught fire from a lighted pipe. He was the son of the late Edward Dowling of Lexington. by his The body, accompanied brother, H. P. Dowling, was brought to Lexington "Tuesday morning and was taken to the family home at G20 West Main street. One brother, H. P. Dowling, and two sisters, Mrs. F. A.Vehle and Miss Margaret Dowling, survive him. Funeral services were held at St. Paul's Catholic church Wednesday morning with Rev. Father O'Meihi officiating. Burial was made in the family lot in Calvary cemetery. Circle New Members of y Are Given Sweaters by Alumni Su-K- Lexington Club Gives Luncheon tary of the alumni club, and Col. John Skain also praised the circle in short In Honor of Pep Organizatalks. John Dabney, president of the tion ; "Miss Margie" A ward-Gol- d circle, responded and expressStar by Boosters ed the gratitude of circle tho Su-K- y the TO BE ANNUAL Inaugurating a custom expect to make an annual affair, the Lexington Alumni club of the university gave a luncheon in honor of Circle Saturday at the Lathe Su-K- y fayette hotel. At the luncheon, sweaters were presented by the club to the 13 new members of .the pep organization who were peledged this year. for luncheon and the sweaters. The Alumni club last year presentcircle which they ed every member of the Su-K- y CUSTOM with a handsome white sweater with tho letters in blue across the " front. The members of tho organization pledged this year were without sweaters until this luncheon. The new sweaters are, like the ones given lust year, heavy white knit and with the letters in blue. Members of the circles are entitled to wear one blue star on tho sleeve for each year of service. At the luncheon the circle presented Miss McLaughlin with a gold star in token of her long and hearty work with the circle. Tho new members of the circle who were presented with sweaters were: "Su-Ky- Miss Murguerlto McLaughlin, president of, the Alumni club, presided ut the luncheon and in n short talk paid tribute to the individual members of the circle who, she said, included the leaders in many activities of the university, and to the work of the circle on the campus, W. C. Wilson, secre (CONTINUED Su-K- y ON' PAGE EIGHT) . '