THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
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Published By And For University Alumni
THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
OF RESERVE STAFF
Col. Clarence R. Day, 1893,
Mrs. Rodes Estill, '21
Named Chief of Staff of
103rd Division of Reserves;
Stationed at Denver.
L. Kirk, '24
Col. Clarence R. Day, who was at
one time a student at the University
of Kentucky and a member of the
class of 1893, recently has been appointed chief of the One Hundred and
Third Division of the organized re-
University of Kentucky Club of
Greater Cincinnati: Luncheon at
noon on first Saturday in each
month at Industrial Club, Pike
Madison avenue, Covington, Ky.
NoteWill the officers of other
Alumni Clubs please send us the
dates and places of their regular
Special Rental Rates to Students
serves, according to word that has
come to the many Lexington friends
of Colonel Day.
After leaving the University of
Kentucky Colonel Day received an
appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New
York. He was graduated from the
Academy with the class of 1897. He
immediately entered the United
States Army and is just now rounding out 30 years of service. He has
been stationed in various Army posts
in the West. After the
War he was assigned to
duty with the Army of Occupation in
He later was transferred to
Hawaii. During the World War hi
was in charge of the American aviation activities overseas.
For the past two years he has been
stationed at San Antonio, Texas. Ilis
new headquarters will be located in
Denver, Colo., where he will make
Colonel Day is related to a large
number of Kentucky people and many
of them, like himself, are graduates
or former students of the University
of Kentucky. He is one of several
alumni of the university who have
chosen the Army as careers and who
.have attained important posts and
high commissions in this branch of
the service. Colonel Day already has
assumed his new duties and is now
located in Denver.
HELP FOR THE
Progress of Intercollegiate Sport
at State College Up to 1915
As Told by First Coach Will
Be Run As Serial.
John B. Nelson III.
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Nelson, of
Princeton, N. J., have announced the
birth of a son who was born January
25, 1928. He has been named John
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By PROF A. M. MILLER. A. M.
Professor Miller has
to depend upon his memory, the files
of the local papers and a few other
records for data for this history. The
records are often found incorrect and
no doubt inaccuracies have crept in.
Dr. George H. Wilson, '04
Walter Hillenmeyer, '11
In order to make the history as correct and complete as possible, ProfesWayland Rhodes, '15
Dr. E. C. Elliott, '02
sor Miller and the editors of the
Win. H. Townsend, 12
Brockway Nelson III. Mrs. Nelson Alumnus would appreciate any corbefore her marriage was Miss Mary rections that can be made by those
Marshall Graves, of Lexington, Ky. into whose hands this may come.
Organized athletics had its beginShe was graduated from the University of Kentucky with the class of ning in the old A. and M. College of
1921, with the degree of B. S. in in- Kentucky during the fall of 1892.
Previous to that year occasional
dustrial chemistry. She was married
We are reproducing below a new form of information blank
October 5, 1925. She and her hus- games of baseball had been played
of the Unifor the use of members of the Alumni Association
band live at Princeton, N. J., where between teams of the various colversity.
leges in the state, but there was no
This blank we hope will aid us in obtaining complete
their address is 16 Pelham avenue.
Intercollegiate Association and no
information from every member of the Alumni Association.
rules governing eligibility, etc.
This information is most needed at this time when we are trying
of Tulsa, Okla. He has offices at 704
No games of college football had
In this new directory we
to issue a new Alumni Directory.
He been played in the state previous to
want to have every address and all the information as correct
was married to Miss Ruth Croft in the fall of '91. In that year Centre
For this reason we are asking
as we possibly can make it.
1919, and they have one daughter, College employed a gymnasium and
every one of you to fill out this new blank and mail it in to us.
Helen, who is nine years old.
one W. Durant
Do this regardless of any previous information blank that you
Berry whose previous training had
We know that there are a
may have sent in even recently.
William Charles Rudd, B. M. E. been in Y. M. C. A. gymnasium work.
1913, M. E. 191C, Is assistant engineer He was in fact one of "Stagg's Christlot of you who are married, still others who are the proud parwith the Water Supply Department of ian Workers" squa'd.
ents of children and neither of these facts have been noted on
Detroit, Mich. His residence address
He taught Centre College students
your record as an Alumnus of the University.
is 8100 Warren avenue, Detroit. He to play the modern game of modified
records in this office, which includes four different cards for
has been an active member of the Rugby football. Toward the latter
each one of more than 5,000 graduates and former students, is
Alumni Association every year since part of the season, after he had
no small job in itself.
If we keep these cards up to date at
he was graduated and has a place on "licked" a team into shape, a chalIn handall times there is enough work for several persons.
our Roll of Honor.
lenge was sent to the A. and M. Colling this many times we are very liable to make mistakes and
lege (or State College as it was beto get behind, especially from those
allow some of the records
Shearer Stafford, LL. B. ginning to be called) for a game.
We want to have a full,
1913, this year sent in his check for
This was accepted by the students
who are inactive in the Association.
to the Association for the first even before any of them had any
complete and correct record of every member of the Association
time since 1920. He is Judge of the idea how the game was played.
who is a paid up member, and for this reason 'we are asking you
Municipal Court of Los Angeles, Cal.,
S. M. Potter, '92, and I. P. Shelby,
to fill out the blank below and mail it right back to us.
a court of record. His address is '92, were elected managers and J. I.
Hall of Justice, Los Angeles, Cal.
The game was played at the01d
her graduation, she now has a promiHal Farnsworth Bryant, B. S. 1914, Baseball Park, out 'near the race
nent place on our Roll of Honor.
is a statistican with the United States track,, and resulted in a score (if I
Department of Agriculture and is lo- have been informed correctly) of 10
.William Ewing Hobson, B. M. E.
cated at 520 Customs House, Louis- to 0 in favor of Centre. The State
1913, is a mining superintendent and
ville, Ky. His residence address is College team had no suits, other than
When we first announced that we were going to publish the
is located in Pond, W. Va., where he
14 Spring Drive.
He was married what they had made for themselves
history of athletics at the University on this page we did not
is superintendent of one of the largMiss
realize what a popular move it was going to be. We knew, of
est mining operations in that district. to 1926. Elizabeth Claypool Hilleary by cutting off some of their old gray
He has been with the United unforms below the knees and stuffing
He has been engaged in the produccourse, that most of you would enjoy it and that a few would
States Department of Agriculture in at the knees for padding, sponges
tion of coal since his graduation and
be enthusiastic but we did not know that so many of you would
graduation from the uni- or old grass.
has held important positions with since his
Now this is mighty sweet to
write in and commend the move.
"When the team marched out ori the
several large coal companies.
us, and the more the merrier.
we have said before, we are
field, the Centre team had to give
Clarence Wilder Denham, B. S them some preliminary instruction in
printing the series of articles 'in the subsequent issues of The
Edgar Arrington Humphreys, B. C. 1914, is a civil and mining engineer regard to the rules of the game and
Kernel exactly as they appeared in the Kentucky Alumnus of
E., 1913, is an engineer with the C. and is with the Highsplint Coal Com show them how to "line up." HowWe have not changed the history in the least
1915 and 1916.
C. C. and St. Louis Railway Company
pany, of Highsplint, Ky. His address ever, before the first half was over,
even to the editor's notes and the like. The first installment
and is located in Cincinnati where his is Box 3, Harlan, Ky. He has been the one in which all the scoring was
appears on this page, and the others will follow each week
address is 4120 St. Williams avenue. with this company since 1920. He is done; the State College boys had
until the series are completed.
He has been with this company for another Alumnus on our Roll of Hon "caught on" to the game surprisingly
the past eight years and has been an or. He has been active in the Asso well and though they could not them
active member of the Alumni Asso- ciation ever since his graduation.
selves score, having no plays or sig
ciation during that time.
nals, they were able to put up such
O first to pay his dues.
Henry Neal Marsh, B. S. 1914, is a defense that Centre could do no
George Campbell Lewis, B. M. E., another Alumnus on our Roll of Hon more scoring.
John R. Foster, B. M. E. 1913, is 1913, is an official in the American or. He has been an active and paid
In the spring of that year a base
superintendent of the Chicago, Wil- Heating and Ventilating Corporation up member of the Alumni Association ball schedule was arranged with some
Elizabeth Bedinger, A. B. 1913, is
of Philadelphia, Pa. He has offices at evey year since he was graduated of the colleges and State College won
mington and Franklin Mining Comanother Life Member of the AssociaRace street. His residence ad- He is a chemist with the Hercules from Central University (located at
pany and is located in Herrin, 111. He 1505
tion who has been active every year has been in this position for the last dress is 812 Summit Grove avenue, Powder Company,
of Wilmington, Richmond) "with ease" though losing
She became eight years. Mr. Foster is another Bryn Mawr, Pa. Mr. Lewis is an- Del. His residence address is 2101 to K. U., 7 to 16. The State College
since her graduation.
other Alumnus who is on our Honor Gilles street, Wilmington. He has players were Burch (pitcher),
a Life Member of the Association in Alumnus who has a place on our Roll Roll. He has been active ever since
Riley, Mulligan (now Dr. Mulwith this company for ten
1922. She now is teaching in the of Honor. He has been active in the
his graduation. He is a
ligan, of Lexington), Pottinger '92,
Alumni Association each year since the American Society of member of years.
High School at Kakersfield, Calif
Bennett, Scovell '92, Roberts '93, and
Her address recently has been he was graduated, except those years Engineers, American Society of HeatHerbert Ray Masters, B. M. E Craig. K. U.'s players were Bray-toduring the World War when he serv- ing and Ventilating Engineers, and
changed to 2331 Dracena street.
1914, is a drying engineer and is loGilmartin, Wallace, Evans,
ed as captain in the Marine Corps.
the Engineers' Club of Philadelphia. cated in Chicago. His residence is
Ford, Perry, Briney and Hilton.
lAlvin H. Colbert, B. M. E. 1913, is
He has one son and one daughter.
911 Northeast avenue, Oak Park, 111.
Soon after I came to the college in
Inis Gillis, B. S. 1913, M. S. 1914,
a sales engineer and is located at
His offices are at 549 West Washing- the fall of 1892, a delegation of stu1047 Conway Building, Chicago, HI. now is Mrs. Arthur W. Hukle and
William Henry McAdams,
dents headed by Garred, '94, waited
His residence address is 7455 Green-vie- lives in Rock Hill, S. C, where her 1913, M. S. 1914, is an assistant pro ton Boulevard, Chicago.
on me while I was busy cleaning an
Mr. Colbert husband is connected with the Evenavenue, Chicago.
fessor of Chemistry at the Massa
Hovey Duncan Palmore, B. C. E. old collection of fossils which had
had been lost to us for some time ing Herald. Her address is 301 Col- chusetts Institute of Technology. His
1914, is a district engineer with the been through a fire in the basement
when his address was sent to us. He lege avenue, Rock Hill, S. C. Mrs. address is Room
M. I. T., Cam Kentucky State
Highway Depart of the old Chemistry Building (then
became a member of the Association Hukle is another Alumna with a per- bridge, Mass. He
also is a consult ment. His address is 501 Murray the Experiment Station Building),
last year after being inactive for ten fect record in the Association. Since ing chemical engineer with a Boston street,
Frankfort, Ky. He has been and otherwise trying to get the new
years. This year he was one of the he has been active each year since firm.
an active and paid-up
member of the Department of Geology in order, and
Alumni Association each year since urged that I come out and teach them
Daniel Whitaker Perry, B. M. E his graduation, and has a place on something about football. I consent1913, is teaching Bible in Bethel Col our Roll of Honor.
ed, though my knowledge of the game
lege at McKenzie, Tenn. His address
consisted chiefly of what I had learn
OUT YOUR ASSOCIATION
is 223 Stonewall avenue. Mr. Perry
Henry L. Spencer, LL. B. 1914, is ed from the side lines while a stu
after being graduated from the Col- an attorney-at-laand has been lo- dent at Prniceton, and the only pre
lege of Engineering of the Univer cated at Jackson, Ky., ever since he vious coaching I
had done had been
sity of Kentucky, began the practice was graduated from the university. while teaching at a girl's school in
of his profession with the Westing- - He has been an active member of Pennsylvania Wilson College
house Electric and Manufacturing the Alumni Association almost every at the request of the president, I
and remained with this year during this time.
taught the girls to play the game in
BE SURE TO MAIL IT TO US
company until 1922 when he entered
somewhat modified form. It was the
Bethel College and began studying
Robert Presley Townsend, B. M. E. theory of the president of that insti
for the ministry. After finishing 1914, this year sent in his check for tution that all girls ought to know
there he held a pastorate in Pitts- dues and became an active member different positions of the game the
burg, Tenn., for a year, returning to of the Alumni Association after be- played so they would better underBethel College as a teacher.
ing inactive for ten years. He now stand the fine points when they went,
Name ' '
is an engineer with the Whitaker as many of them did, down to
John Wilson Porterm, B. S. 1913, is Glessner Company of Portsmouth, ton or Yale to see the big Prince
a chemist with the American Steel Ohio. His address is 1828 Summit And that the only way to learn this
Foundries of Granite City, 111. His street.
was by actually "getting into the
residence address is 3524 North Gargame" themselves.
rison avenue, St. Louis, Mo. He has
Arthur Thomas Woodson, A. B,
It happened that in the same year
been an active member of the Alumni 1914, LL. B. 1916, is an attorney and I came to State College,
Association every year but once since member of the firm of Reed and Rog Grainger came to Lexington, having
he was graduated from the univer- ers, Counselors at Law, Chicago, 111 about the same knowledge, or lack
Maiden name of wife and date of marriage
His business address is 1222 South of knowledge, of the game that I had.
Michigan avenue. He lives at 5202 He, being a lame man, knew the game
Sylvan S. Price, B. S. 1913, is head Woodlawn avenue. He has been active only
from experience on the side lines
of the Land Department and Chief in the Association for the past eight He undertook to
Occupation or Employment. ..Give name of firm, etc.
Geologist for the Dixie Oil Company years.
University into the mysteries of football. He wrote voluminous articles
on the game for the daily newspapers
and did indeed succeed in working
up quite an interest in it.
The State College team elected their
best athlete, Will Hodby, '93, captain,
The Alumni office would appreciate it if you would send into this and Kentucky University chose as
office addresses of any of the graduates listed below.
their captain their best athlete, Charl
Hodby, '93, was prob
Joseph Morrow, '99
ably the best
College ever had. In the .local field
day events the following spring he
Name and Ages of Children.
carried off the
Leslie Hundley, '00
in 10 4 in his baseball shoes and
clothes. He also won the pole vault,
Note: Please give list of your clubs, lodges and honors.
the hammer throw, and the runninc
Give short outline of your life since leaving college.
Thomas Almon Jones, '00
broad jump. After leaving State
College ho pursued a medical course
at Columbia University and a became
a member of her crew
John Emerson Hestand, '00.
crew for the first time.
(To be continued).
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