l{nx‘1·uri4r Ilitxiniooi: 7
I 'l`antly Ellis was born at Ghent, the pic—
turestiue old town that it is, Carroll county,
np on the Ohio River, June Sl, ISGS. During;
1SxS untl 1389 he was a student at the V
l'nix·t~rsity along with Senator A. O. Stan- 3
. ley and t’aleb Towers. His r0eit:2.l of ni`- ’
l fairs at "Old A. & ll." in those days is very ‘
i interesting. Mr. lillis is known all over .
‘ Kentueky for his qualifirrttions as an en— _
terlainer und, by—the—way, there isn't much f`
of the State that he enn’t tell you about.  
He is now engaged hy Kentuvky Reel {V
V ‘ t`orpor:1tion for whom he has written L
` ·"I`lie Flash of the Flintl0ek" for prntluction {
npon the svreen in the near future. i
"B:1<·k to Old Kentucky" was written by ‘
Mr. Ellis about fifteen years ago and he t
I has graciously presented it t0 you for your l
entertuinnient and memory hook. l
E [ l·Z¤litor’s Note——\\'hile this poem tloes not *_
  ontelass "l\ly Oltl Kt-niucky H0me," its up- ,
l ]>earan:·e here is not intentletl to convey that  
  itlen, and is not as fainous as "ln Ken-  
  lllt'l()',n written by Judge James H. )lnlli— 2
E ( gan, who lived in the old "Maxwell 1‘lace," Q
l 1.r.w owned hy the university for the pres— Q
[ i