Union College - Stespean Yearbook (Barbourville, KY)

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Abigail E Wa i ka Iflpmnrial Hibranj Union (Unllegp M P( err ory Mr. AicLlier feeddt-u) THE STESPEAN ::i;n; Hiim ' i h„ . .. : . ,i ... , ,;;lii, !!illllluii!;;,!ii.i::. :.:. ' :... nil::: ,..,;: i;,i,i,i,i:.. ..; :. FOREWORD It has been the aim of the staff in producing this volume of the Stespean, to put within its pages the best and most enduring of college life ; to tell in a clever way, all its gayeties and miseries, its triumphs and defeats and everything else of interest which goes to make up a college year. We have put forth our best efforts and have given up hours to hard work which made us feel at the time as if we were having to give up all our joys in life. But forgetting the past, we take pleasure in presenting to our friends Volume IV of the Stespean, hoping that it may serve to brighten all the lovely memories of college clays. l 1 .!;!::;::: ' :!!!!! 1 !!: , " T urn " . THE CLASS OF 1923 Presents Volume IV of CJje H te6jpean YEAR BOOK OF UNION COLLEGE Weeks-Townsend Hemoria! Library Union College Barbourville, KY 40906 THE STESPEAN .:.:.., « ' ■ ' ii ' iins; H ' ii i rai Winn inn: iiji Usui minim iiiimimm: !iin;i;:ni; . i : :i:!iii:iiiiiiii|!» THE STESPEAN 11IIUIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIHIII Illlllllll i I ' l ! .. 1 1 ::: I ;r milium Illlillllllll i i IH ! Ill I.I III i II! IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIII Because of his never tiring service to the College, his reverence for his work, his way of winning students to remain in school when everything goes wrong; because of his inviting smile which always seems to say, " Come nearer, I want to help you; " and because of the beautiful Chris- tian life he lives among us, We dedicate Volume IV of the Stespean to Professor Ira B. Peavy. ■■... .i ... 6 THE STESPEAN illinium iiiiiHiniiiiiiiiimii iiramii i:iiiii;ii:!i». i in innim wiiiiiiiii ' i. ■■■. : :n . ' . ' ; n ' ' ' ' ■ unniniiiin n ;im BOARD OF TRUSTEES Bishop William F. Anderson Evangelist Pres. E. T. Franklin Barbourville, Ky. Rev. E. P. Hall Covington, Ky. Mr. A. B. Cornett .Harlan, Ky. Mrs. Nanette R. Skain Lexington, Ky. Rev. E. R. Overly Covington, Ky. Hon. John Creach Winchester, Ky. Judge W. F. Hall Harlan, Ky. Rev. W. W. Shepherd Barbourville, Ky. Hon. Alvis S. Bennett Louisville, Ky. Mr. George P. Wilson ...Philadelphia, Pa. Rev. J. M. Literal Covington, Ky. Mr. C. B. Nordeman Louisville, Ky. Mrs. F. E. Baldwin Elmira, N. Y. Rev. F. W. Harrop Somerset, Ky. Hon. Jas. D. Black Barbourville, Ky. iiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiii 1 : - sir: ! r: : ■ i : ■ ■ i :i- . -s-! . :■ ' ' ■ :|| | ;| - 7 - :i: ; i i mi , L THE STESPEAN IlilllllimiNlli l;i!ll!l!llillllllll!!»!!l[llllllN;illll!l!l!lllllllllllll!lllilll!llil!l!!!lli:iillinilll!;llll!ll!i!li:i[lUl!l«lll IHI ' i ' ■ IIH : . " " : „!!l., !l 11 1 . !J : . i: ..! ' i i:i:i!n:::il ORDER OF BOOKS BOOK I THE FACULTY BOOK II THE COLLEGE BOOK III THE ACADEMY BOOK IV .. ORGANIZATIONS BOOK V POPULARITY BOOK VI ATHLETICS » mi ' Him mii ' i i " iiii ' iimi ,i;:i!irain iiini i„ ' iiim :n:u. : : ' ;,,i i: ; i!in:i:, ,.;i:!;i; i, ur imiin: iiiiuiniiviiri Book I. %c Faculty Fac ULTY THE STESPEAN 11 DR. FRANKLIN, OUR PRESIDENT This is the man who has been building Union College and bringing the best to her ever since 1915. He lectures in Chapel in a most inspiring way, and would have us know that the best is none too good for Union and her mountain students. He is an excellent endowment speaker and knows how to get donations for colleges out of regular tightwads. He is a g ' reat believer in clean sports, and he shows everybody how to do it when he gets a croquet mallet in his hand. PROF. I. B. PEAVY Head of Normal Department The gentle pleading tones of his voice; the kindness that is daily exhibited in his face; the inexhaustible patience for which we are so thankful; the winning smile which he always wears and which one can never forget; the pleasing manner in which he presents his work; and the story that is sure to be forthcoming; all these, coupled with one of the noblest types of true citi- zenship and Christianity, go to show us how indispensable he is to our own happi- ness and success in school life. ABIGAIL E. WEEKS Miss Weeks has been with us longer than any other member of the faculty. Students, if you don ' t know her, get into some of her classes and you will soon learn what kind of teacher she is. The Senior Class will long remember Christopher Mor- ley and the modern essays we read under her instruction. Her great delight is hik- ing over the Cumberland Gap Mountains with the Junior or Senior Academy classes of Union College. .:.!!iiii;ii:iinmiit 12 THE STESPEAN niiiiniiiiinraiiiiii! i:. :;i i: :i ' i,iiiii!i:ii;r:::ii.::i,iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinii is ran liiiiiiiini!:; : ' , M.iiiiiniii rarararairara: rararainra rarara ; i ra raiiimrarairai PROFESSOR BOS " Still we gazed and still in wonder grew, that one small head could carry all he knew " To see him about the campus and in Chapel, he appears most quiet and unas- suming, but he hastily assures us that he feels more at home than some people seem to think. And really, he is lots of fun when you come to know him. It is in the class room that we learn to love and appreciate him. He is a fine addition to our faculty and we sincerely hope he will return next year. PROFESSOR VON WALDHEIM This is Miss Von Waldheim, the great- est champion of forlorn, homeless cats to be found on Union College Campus. Tabby and Thomas cease to be lonely and forlorn when they come within the radius of her sympathetic understanding of their physi- cal and spiritual needs. But jokes aside, Miss Von Waldheim is a woman of really remarkable culture; she is a far traveler in Europe; she not only speaks fluent French, German, Russian and English, but she thinks in any or all of them at once! It ' s a marvel to us how she does it, when we can ' t think in English, to say nothing of expressing ourselves, fluently in our moth- er tongue. MRS. FRANKLIN The busiest lady on the Faculty! She looks after the President first of all; she registers our grades, good and bad, too; she determines from her records whether we can graduate or not; she helps to keep the Social Committee sane; she ' s a high type teacher of English; she cares for her chil- dren and home, yet finds time for an undy- ing interest in all our most trivial under- takings. She does all this and still keeps a lovely Christian character. rarara . ■■ ■ ■ ■ ,1.1 .. " .11! .:: ■ ira ' . ' i ' ■ THE STESPEAN 13 r " Ml. ' ;;. , ' ' PROFESSOR HEWES Who is this? Well, dear old Professor Hewes; his gentle ways and kind words will win everyone. He devotes his whole time to the aid of the students. He always has a good word for us in Chapel. He is one of our faculty who can be depended upon at any time for good advice. His favorite pas- time is setting up experiments for his stu- dents in physical laboratory. We can ' t give Professor Hewes too much praise and honor. PROFESSOR FRANKLIN Dean Franklin is everybody ' s friend. He helps us out when we are getting on dangerous ground by giving us white per- mits. If you could hear him sing, and see his winning smile, you would fall in love with him just as every Union College stu- dent has done. Long may you live with us, Dean Franklin. PROFESSOR LUNDIN Dr. Lundin is our worthy history teach- er. Although she has been with us only this year, she has proved her ability to make us enjoy history. When she wants us to remember anything she always says, " Now don ' t you dare let this stick in your mind. " She often tells a good joke to help us remember some worth while incident but when she asks, " How many will some day have a Ph. D? " our hands refuse to go up. Ph. D .spells much hard work. i iN:i;i:r, i ' ' ' ' ,;r;;ii.;;n ihi, n;;;; is, is .hi i;,iiii.iii:nr ■ i ' ii- 14 THE STESPEAN :i„. ' ' :: ,11111! ::l ' lllil Illllllllllllllllll illlli! ' " I .. HUN ' 1 ! i!:»i!i;;i:i;:ii!iin ! i u i ■ : ■ :i;.!,li ; ' :: ,!i;i,i MISS WAHL Although she has been with us only this year, everyone has learned to love her. She has taught us to make our own dresses, AND WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT? She has shown us that the toughest chicken can be cooked tender. She is a lover — yes, of all sports; walking after dark is her chief hobby. This is why she is so tall. One of her many characteristics is her beautiful nature. PROFESSOR NUNVAR Here is Professor Nunvar, head of the music department. He teaches violin and piano, and is director of the orchestra. He is always ready with a joke at any time. Altho he makes us practice and play un- til our fingers ache, we love him and are willing and anxious to please him. MRS. NUNVAR Mrs. Nunvar, our voice director. Ef- ficient? Yes. Willing? Yes. Modest? Yes. (She has never given us a solo in chapel yet). Reserved? Yes. Jolly? Yes. (She can see a joke a mile away). Hard worker? Yes. Her slogan is " Practice Makes Perfect. " Her gentle and commanding voice s ays in Glee Club, " Please sing those last lines again. Up! " and up we come with a big smile and sing it again. You do what she asks you to do. ■III... ran ■ . ■: ■ ■. r i " in mil ■■■nil I ..: , .■ i i ni ' i :..i iviiii ■.;. it c ... ..,■:, .: ' ,.: ' THE STESPEAN 15 in in niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii MISS FLEMMING Miss Flemming has a musical name as well as a musical talent . She is next to the Baby member of the Faculty, but she has acquired, even this young, a quiet, pleasing dignity that we all enjoy. When she plays, we wonder if it is the golden harps we hear. She even commands with her music, and we march out of chapel. Her smiles hide just beneath the surface, ready to beam out on you at any minute. MISS MURPHY Miss Murphy has been with us two years and everybody that comes in contact with her, is aware of the fact that she is full of pep. She greets you with a pleasant smile. She ' s a midget in size and has a way of her own of going downstairs, with a gay little bounce that includes two steps at a time. Her greatest joy consists in coach- ing plays, and we ' ll tell the world she ' s a master hand at it. PROFESSOR HUMFLEET Professor Humfleet is a normal teacher known all over Knox county, and much farther, as thoroly capable of doing the work he professes to do. He does it too. He usually carries a smiling face. If you want to see him looking like a farmer, you have only to walk up the Campus about 7:30 any morning except Monday — look for him then about 9:00. If you want to see him as a teacher you must attend the Normal at Un- ion College. .;:i!i ! i:ia:ii:i;:::i , :i:i; n:. . i 16 THE STESPEAN illllllimillll9llll.il : :..,. ' . ' i ' !lll!l!llll!l!lilll!llllllllllllll!llllllllllllllll»»!l!i;lllll!l!!lil!Illi: ' !li PROFESSOR BURNETT Professor Burnett has so many jobs they are too numerous to mention. He roots at all the ball games, teaches the sub-acad- emy, and he causes us to get lots of blue slips about Chapel time. He is a man of even temper and high ideals, and to know him is to love him. MISS TAYLOR When you enter the office the first per- son to greet you with a pleasant smile is Miss Taylor. She is very busy with the 1,001 duties of her position, but she is nev- er too busy to find a place to put your money. We wonder how she finds time to keep up two studies; she ' s a faithful stu- dent of Physics and Latin this year, and she ' s faithful everywhere else, too. You can depend on it, she ' s always on her job. PROFESSOR TROSPER T-R-A-P! Yes, this is W. B. Trosper, our renowned coach of athletics, better known throughout Southeastern Kentucky and especially in Barbourville and Union College as " Trap. " He came to us from Sue Bennett Memorial in 1920 and since that time he has had much to do with mak- ing our winning teams in basketball and in other forms of school athletics. So efficient is his instruction that the Kentucky State Freshmen complimented us on playing the hardest and cleanest game out of the twen- ty-three they have played this vear. HUR- RAH FOR TRAP! 51. ' ' ' THE STESPEAN 17 MRS. MAE WALLACE This is Aunt Mae. the jolliest, most lov- able person on the campus. You never see her without her smile; her grey eyes can be serious, but are more often full of mis- chief for she likes fun and can take, as well as give, a good joke. She is always in a hurry too, but she is continually stopping to plan out all sorts of nice., pleasant sur- prises to give us at the table. Aunt Mae has been with us for six years, and we hope she will continue to make this her home. Long live Aunt Mae. MRS. HEWES This is our beloved matron of Speed Hall who feels her responsibility, and at the same time, does unto the girls as she would have them in authority do unto her. Mrs. Hewes has won a sacred place in the hearts of all the girls by her tender care, her keen sense of humor and her motherly disposi- tion. She is a prodigy. Her hobbies are imposing fines on girls for misplacing their clothing, having sales, giving the girl ' s neg- lected clothes to Mrs. Peavey for the poor, and answering the door bell. She is often seen in the Physics Class room where she shows us how to be model students. MR. HAUSER Gus is a jack-of-all-trades, and master of about ten-tenths of them. He is a me- chanic,: plumber and carpenter, painter, a paper hanger, cabinet maker, and at last reports was demonstrating his ability as a cook. He is always joking about some- thing; always has a smile for you. He has been head repairman of the school for four and one-half years, or, as he puts it, he " has wasted four and one-half years here. " Where a substitute for him could be found is a puzzle. ! ' minium mm . : minium inn rrnvi i i 18 THE STESPEAN wniiiiniii ! Niiiiiiii ' i imiiin: iii; in i i ii:iiiii :i;iii|iini iiiiiIiiiiiii. 1 iiii;iii ' i:;;i„iiii ; .iiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiii DON ' T WAIT You don ' t have to wait till November to be thankful Don ' t wait until Christmas to be glad ; For the world is so full of a number of things We should not so often be sad. You don ' t have to wait till Sunday to worship, Don ' t wait till a birthday to give; For every hour is full of God ' s mercy Better we should try to live. You don ' t have to wait till spring to sow, Don ' t wait until autumn to harvest; Work daily for the friendship of others, But ever retain the best. You don ' t have to be dressed up to be happy, Don ' t frown because you are old, For from even the poor and the aging A smile is more precious than gold. — Francis Nash. IV Hlllllllllllllttt THE STESPEAN ' mi in™ minim cmiim w : imimimiimimi r.mam !,„; - 19 ' J FRANCIS NUNVAR " They laugh that win. " A jolly fellow he, with never a bitter word for anyone, willing to try anything and always anxious to help anybody out. He is eternally trying to prove some psy- chological fact by playing a joke upon someone! " Then he will talk — ye gods! how he will talk. " THELMA MOREHEAD " Her eyes were deeper than the depth of waters stilled at even. " She calls herself a pillar of Union Col- lege, and what will U. C. be without her, after depending upon her for lo! these many years? Her voice is so sweet that, when she sings, the birds hush to listen. Yes, she sings, but she also works untir- ingly to learn to cook — she expects to need to cook many, many more times than she expects to sing. Nimraiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitimiii I minim immm n ■ mm:: 1 . , j; ;■ r ;n , ■ . B | ir ;l! T , !rr r T ;„; ]mT ■!,,. i |, S :„, 1 , : ,,; mKa] :mn 20 THE STESPEAN i:iiiiiiiiiiiiii:ui::ii. : : minimi mi : ALLEN D. TUGGLE " He needs no one to speak for him — he speaks for himself. " " Bear " has been away from us this year in medical college; altho away from us in person, he has been with us in spirit and so much so that he gets his A. B. along with the other five Sen iors. SARAH KELLEY " Silence is one great art of conversation. " " Tay " is one of those quiet, unob- trusive souls that you yearn to know, and when you do " to know her is to love her. " She goes about her work in that slow, dig- nified manner, and she always accomplishes what she sets out to do. " Her worth wins hearts and her constancy keeps them. " . THE STESPEAN 21 au i i inn inn J ,:,. ' ....:■.■ i n lira m i limn irnr : iiiiiiiinimill REEDA FISH " Life without laughing would be a dreai-y blank. " " Fishie " is patient, plodding .nd per- sistent, steadfast and sincere, but you must not think from that that she isn ' t a jolly good sport, full of fun and mischief too, for she is. We see her in the future in the Mission field wrapped up in her life wo rk, but she never will be too busy to play a game of rook. REV. O. W. MILLER " I dare do all that may become a man Who dares do more is none. " Mr. Miller comes to us from Cincinnati after studying law in Denver, graduating at Cincinnati University. He is our preach- er, philosopher and all round Senior. Altho Mrs. Miller says he is a very peculiar man, we have found that his peculiarities are commendable and fit in nicely with our student life. He is fine in every sense of the word; he stands for everything good and worth while; he even likes a good joke. His very presence challenges the best in his associates. In A ' s he shines, but in A- pluses he leads. Not only a new member was added to our Senior Class, but new strength in the Reverend Oscar W. Miller. 22 THE STESPEAN miililliiillil i ■■ ' ■:: -i limn in: . : 11111:11 SENIOR PROPHESY Inhambone, Portuguese East Africa, May 30, 1933. Dear Thelma : Ten years ago tonight — are you, too, thinking of it? — our commence- ment at old U. C, and to think you are the only one with whom I am in touch. I had an experience this afternoon which was a delicious treat for me, and about which I am going to tell you. I had been working faithfully all afternoon, on a project for my girls, when suddenly I realized I was in dire need of recreation. In a short time I was out in the cool of the evening, for it was almost sundown, and off for a hike over thru the neighboring kraal. I had been walking for half an hour when I came to the hut of an old crone, whom I sometimes visit. I crept in thru the door and found her busily stirring something in her big kettle, and humming weird incanta- tions. Immediately, I lealized it would not do to retrace my steps; in fact. I thought it an interesting situation. I seated myself on a pile of dried grass on one side of the room to see what she would do next. Not once did she look in my direction, but kept up her singing in that monotonous tone. Soon I began to tire of my posi- tion and started to rise. But when I did so, I was no longer in the hovel on this lonely kraal, but in your lovely little home in Corbin. You were preparing dinner and telling me all about your married life, how happy you and Bob were ; that it was so different from the dreams of your school days, and much happier. I arose from my chair to go into the next room, but suddenly found myself in a large auditorium, and none other than our beloved " Tay " sitting at the great organ. I sat entranced as her melodies pealed forth, and I heard it whispered around me that her fame was spreading, and that she was leaving in the fall for foreign parts. I remained to speak with her after the crowd had gone. I saw the same old smile coming toward me. I thought again of the long ago. Oh, Thel, Sarah looked beautiful ! As I reached to take her hand, I was no longer in the great auditorium, but in a doctor ' s office, in Buenos Aires, and none other than Dr. Tuggle, our former " Bear " was clasping my hand. He had been there three years, and was well established in his work. He invited me to go home with him and as we stepped into the car, it was suddenly transformed into a large church in New York. The preacher was none other than our former philosopher. Rev. 0. W. Miller. He had taken his Ph. D. at Columbia, had recovered his health and was now, where he longed to be. I congratulated him on his success. We went out of the church and getting into his car started for his home. Of course our conversation drifted to the class of ' 23; he had just received a letter from our former president, Francis, who was at the head of the Department of Education in Vanderbilt Uni- versity, and had a beautiful little home in the suburbs of the city. We were both silent for a few minutes, and I began to hear peculiar noises, which increased as we sped on our way. I began to wonder what it could be and turned to ask him. Alas ! I was no longer in the car, but on the pile of grass in the little hut. It was some seconds before I could take in my surroundings after such an experience. The old crone was still by her pot, but her singing had ceased. She gave me one of her smiles, and I thanked her for what she had done. I talked to her a few minutes and then I made my way back to my room to think once again about home. I expect to take my furlough in six months and then probably part of my vision will come true. With heaps of love, Reeda. KiiiiiniiiiiiiNiiiiii i:::n ■ aniiii!:: 1:1 n ' ■ " ., : : : . : iiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiinit THE STESPEAN 23 in iiiin. ' i mini mum m 11 mini miniiini Maude is not a Junior, but she has kindly consented to help them out by filling a vacancy in their panel. Maude ' s a musician, we would have you know. She surely can make those old drums go. Trap, a star upon the courts, Trap, the leader of our sports, Hurrahs for Trap, in our reports. The world is charmed when Jettie sings, The nightingale covers its head with its wings. " ' ■■■ ' i.i ' :i. :: ' ll: ' :ii ::■: ■ ,;; . ;■■: „. ,it nr .. ,. ;l ' :ii!i.;i:, .::!■!,:! .„■ .:. THE STESPEAN 25 SOPHOMORE CLASS ROLL Josh Faulkner Barbourville, Ky. Harold Parker Barbourville, Ky. Love Morris Luellen, Ky. Richard Ballinger Barbourville, Ky. Horace Barker Irvine, Ky. Violet Humfleet Barbourville, Ky. Francis Edwards Riley, Ky. Jakie Howard Cardinal, Ky. Isabelle Riggs Ashland, Ky. Robert Blair Corbin, Ky. Reese Golden Barbourville, Ky. Dorothy Nunvar Plattsburg, Mo. Ancil Payne Corbin, Ky. Maude Detherage Barbourville, Ky. I nill ' .,; ' .■■; .i.r. ; nnr: ■ .,;■ ■■ ■■ :r : ,i,l ,;i 26 THE STESPEAN 1IIIIUHI ■ : i:i ..!■ . ' .!.. . :ui in ii ■ ■ in: iiiiiiiffliiiiii;i!iiiiii!i:iiiiiii!i!:i[!.:iii!iiiiiiii!i-i:iii i IMU5PIIIIIIHI iiii:ii:i:;:i;;i::iia WHO ' S WHO AMONG THE COLLEGE SENIORS Reeda Fish Teacher Sara Kelley Musician Rev. O. W. Miller Philosopher Thelma Morehead Basket Ball Star Francis Nunvar Professor Allan Tuggle Doctor JUNIORS Jettie Stratton Gospel Singer W. B. Trosper Athletic Coach SOPHOMORES Richard Ballinger Scholar Horace Barker Orator Robert Blair Artist Maude Detherage Reader Francis Edwards Singer Josh Faulkner Comedian Reese Golden Cornetist Jake Howard Athlete Violet Humfleet Journalist Love Morris The Most Popular Paul Muncy Poet Dorothy Nunvar Most Attractive Ancil Payne Debater Harold Parker Easy Goer Isabel Riggs Good Athlete :l,ml!l ™ m ' " in minim minimi n ™i n rim inimiiiniiiimiimiii mi iii ni ' s mm mmmi THE STESPEAN 27 :|ll!i::llllillllll!l: : II Illllllll! milium i I ' Mllll ' ii, ill II I .,i " : i: I :i . .,;!, " i ,| i.n UPPER CLASSMEN GLIMPSES OF THE PAST Who is it that puts on snappy programs and holds up a high standard of school spirit? Anybody can tell you; it is the College upper-classmen. We admit that other classes do what they can, but we never stop with such feeble attainments. We do all we can, and then attempt the impos- sible. For instance, our noble seniors have undertaken to keep order in the halls. Many and varied have been our activities this year. On October 31st we waved our magic wand and immediately there appeared ghosts, gypsies, Turks, queens and witches. We tapped our magic horns and there flowed forth doughnuts and cocoa in abundance for all the hungry spirits. In other words, the success of the Hallowe ' en celebration must be laid at our door. About this time we decided to have a little fun on our own hook, and to this end we took a trip to Cumberland Gap. Did we have fun? We didn ' t have anything else — but rain. We had lots of both ! It was on this expedition that we really discovered our class sponsor. Dr. Lundin. Is she a good sport? We ' ll say she is! The College Department can add to its laurels a resurrection of the dead. We have brought to life the old Philoneikean Literary Society, and we are doing our best to make it the peppy organization it once was. On Washington ' s birthday we killed two birds with one stone; we put on a ripping good chapel program, and got even with the faculty by letting chapel run over-time just as long as they sometimes do. Spring has now come and we are all getting ready to follow Professor Franklin ' s advice. He gave us a chapel talk in which he urged us to study the beauties of nature around us. Just wait ! There won ' t be much beauty about Cumberland Gap, Long Hill and Dishman Springs left undiscovered. We, of the College Department, are out for all we can get. To us, every tomorrow means a new today, which brings new fields to conquer. Violet Humfleet. ■ mi ■ !■ :■ ■ ■■:■ ' ' nnii l::i ' ii " i: ■ Illlllllilll: FRESHMAN CLASS THE STESPEAN 31 FRESHMEN CLASS HISTORY Rah! Rah! Rah! Freshmen! Freshmen, yes. We are twenty-one strong. Though we lost our title of dignified Seniors and began at the bottom again, we are climbing rapidly towards the more dignified title of College Seniors. Our Freshmen Class, the largest class of Freshies ever in Union, organized at the beginning of school with Milburn Taylor as President, Hatcher Miller, Vice President; Alice Whittington, Treasurer, and Harris Terrell, as Secretary. We are now proving our ability as Historians because we are digging into the early life of Barbourville. We are finding interesting facts that no other town can boast of. We think these should be recorded. We are confident that unless we can accomplish this great and glorious task suc- cessfully it can never be done by any other class. Many old pictures have been collected and many new ones are being made for this famous volume. Two copies will be kept for the library so that future knowledge seek- ers on this interesting subject can find any facts they wish to know. Addi- tions will be made to this volume as the history of the town grows. The class elected Rebecca Sawyer, Editor, and Thomas Hignite, Assistant Editor. We have had many good times together, but the most enjoyable trip we have had was our hike after chestnuts. Several members of the Faculty went with us. We did not find many chestnuts, but we explored all the rock beds and Spanish needle patches on Ballinger Hill. Just wait till good weather comes and then the Freshmen for good times, Yes. Rebecca Sawyer. THE STESPEAN 33 iuiiiiiiii!liiriiiiiiiiiiiiii:iiim :r!iiini:ii» mm: i ..:; m n ;i ::-i n niiiiiiiii! iiii ; hi Minima : :m i iiiiiiiiuiiiiiii;;ii:iiiiihi i ilium :::■.: . ' 1 1 iiiiiii WHAT WE ARE KNOWN BY Ruth — Rosy cheeks — Plaid skirt. Cecil — Curly hair — tangerine sweater. Ruby I. — Dimples — specs. Baxter — Honest eyes — purple tie. Edna — Smile — grey hat. Bryant — Small ears — brown smoking jacket!! Flo — Beauty — red sweater. Mayme — Pretty complexion. Thomas — Freckles — little brown suit. Ruby II. — Bobbed hair — blue coat. Irene — Rosy lips — sport shoes. Grace — Pretty hands — green middy. Ella Mae — Aristocratic nose — tomato colored dress. Elmer — Small mouth — blue and purple sweater. Henry — Giggles — khaki shirt. Leroy — Pretty teeth — army trousers. Rebecca — Well shaped head — blue dress. Harris — Pretty red hair — green socks. Milburn — Olive complexion — checked suit. Alice — Dark brown eyes — checked middy suit. Bill Ed — Military walk — shiny shoes. Robert — His talk — wool socks. Vera — Quiet smile — blue dress. WHO ' S WHO IN THE COLLEGE FRESHMEN Irene Lynch Diligent Student Mayme Hensley Wise Woman Leroy Pickett - Base Ball Pitcher Milburn Taylor Sheik Edna Catron The Fairest Henry Payne Surgeon Bill Ed Dishman Athlete Harris Terrell Advisor Alice Whittington Talker Thomas Hignite Story Teller Flo Evans Beauty Bryant Cox Minister Rebecca Sawyer An " A " Student Baxter Bledsoe Historian Grace Miller Pianist Ella Mae Parker Song Bird Vera Huntsman Teacher llimiiiiillmiiiiiiiiimmii . ' , :i; .. . ;■■■ !! iiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;n ' iraiiinmimm : ' .Mimr 34 THE STESPEAN :||||||||iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiii ui:liiii i :iem mi Hum imiiiii ililiililliiiiiiiiiiuiil! iiiiiiiiiiiiihiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii illiiiilliilliiiiniii mm Elmer Parker Doctor Ruth Bowman Giggler Ruby Bain Arguer Robert Cole Business Man Ruby Lynch The Vamp Hatcher Miller Best Looking Boy SPECIALS Mrs. Hewes The Good Campus Mother D. M. Humfleet Student-Professor P. L. Senters Student-Attorney J. E. Leger Scientist IN ENGLISH CLASS Miss Weeks : " This period will be turned over to the students to organize the Freshmen College Class. " Ruth (giggling and whispering) : " Ella Mae, that ' s a noble thought. " Baxter (seriously) : " It ' s time this class was getting on a working basis. " Cecil (butting in) : " I ' m not a member of this class, but I agree with Baxter. " Milburn (sarcastically) : " Cecil, children should be seen and not heard. " Ella Mae (cleverly) : " Let the brilliant rays of our minds shine forth. " Elmer (earnestly) : " Quit cutting up and let ' s get to work. " Ruby (angrily) : " I ' ll agree with you, Elmer. " Robert (Growling) : " Shut up, Ruby, you ' re not no school teacher no how. " Miss Weeks : " Children, thos e grammatical errors ! " Grace (meekly) : " I ' d like to say something. " Thomas (bossy) : " Grace, give someone else a chance to say some- thing. " Alicq (talking her Southern brogue) : " Theah. theah, little boy, don ' t cry. " Harris (thoughtfully) : " Don ' t take it so hard, Alice. " Mayme (determinedly) : " Let ' s stick to the subject. " Bryant (frankly) : " Miss Mayme is exactly right. All we do in this class is drift. " Rebecca (reminiscently) : " Well, our class song is ' Rowing, not Drifting ' . " Flo (sweetly) : " Mr. Pickett, you haven ' t expressed your opinion. " Leroy (absent mindely) : " Well, that beats me, asking me a question like that and I ' ve only been here a week " Miss Weeks : " There goes the bell and nothing accomplished as usual. " Cecil: " Remember, Miss Weeks, we are only ' Greenies ' . " .iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinuiri diiii ' iiiiii " :i: :in:::r ' [iiiiiniicimi i : i ■ 1 1 : : i . : i : 1 1 ■ i ■ ■ ■ i ■ ■. - i : - 1 1 ■ 1 ■ : ■ ■ ' in ■ 1 1 ■:..■. THE STESPEAN MARY FAULKNER ' Ked " Barbourville, Ky. She ' s our president. Yes, she has red hair; therefore, she ' s full of spunk and go. She makes the rest of us go too — deep into our depleted pockets. Her favorite song is " Money! Money! " sung to any old tune any morning in the English room. THEODORE ROOSEVELT DAVIES " Ted ' Barbourville, Kentucky " For thou are Freedom ' s now and Fames. One of the few the Mortal Names That were not born to die. ' ' CLYDA MARIE NELSON " Clyda " Secretary-Treasurer Gray, Kentucky ' She that was ever fair and never proud, Had tongue at will, and yet was never loud. " KS JESSE THOMAS FAULKNER " Jess " Barbourville. Kentucky Our salesman; a good one too. He got more Orange and Black subscriptions than any other Junior. Just now he ' s after An- nual Ads. He is late to English IV only three times a week. OPAL BARKER GRAY " Opal " Gray, Kentucky Another one to whom we are looking for something really valuable in poetry. Even now she furnishes delightful little jingles for our pleasure, filled with her own giggling good humor. miiiiiiiiuiiiiiniiiiii in ' r ■ . ' " i ;:;!TI11 ' !!lllli:i!!:illl[l! WW! ■ THE STESPEAN J 1 1 1 :n -i ■:■•-! ' ii, i il ' i!iiii::-i:iinii!!ii inn: 37 KATHRYN BOGGS Barbourville, Kentucky. She has: Quite a little to ngue. And quite a little smile, A hand for writing essays And eyes that do beguile. CHARLES F. HEIDRICK, JR. " Chuck " Barbourville, Kentucky. Sir Charles the Magnificent, Endowed with great aspirations and vim, Now our hustling manager of Stespean, But it will take railroads to satisfy him. HELEN SAMPSON " Helen " Barbourville, Kentucky. A dreamer of dreams is she; And one who loves big things, Halls and mansions fit for kings, Deeply impressing all who see. She will be a designer. FRANCIS NASH " Nash " Barbourville. Kentucky. In literary merit he always excels, Though the professions may get him at last, You may look for something quite clever, From our debonair Francis Nash. FLORENCE MILDRED BURROUGHS " Midge " Corinth, Kentucky Who can with justice express, With words that do not grate The thrilling, delightful caress Of her eyes. I " " ' " 1 liis:i:::im i: iilli.;i:. . .. i.i.l; 111,11 111. .1:1 . THE STESPEAN ! " .,: MMi ' liiillllh.,! " " .I!! ' l!llli! ' i ' " v : BRONZEL WILLIAMS " Bronzel ' Barbour ills, Kentucky. Bronzel is all right if he is lazy. Phy- sics is his stronghold; no wonder! He ' s go- ing to be a mechanical engineer. He can argue, but just talk about debating and he ' s not there. Another bit of flambouyancy! That new scarlet sweater! CAROLYN STANFILL " Carrie " Hazard Kentucky. A chuffy little damsel who can imitate almost anyone from a " Lady of the Land " to a demure little country maiden. GERTRUDE GRACE MURPHY " Gertie " Havana, Illinois An artist she aspires to be, Our Grace in act and name. Just watch for her in the Book " Who ' s Who, " And she ' ll be in the Hall of Fame. ROY ARTHUR BOGGS •Rob " Barbourville, Kentucky. A producer. And therefore genuine and enthusiastic, a cheerful worker and a companionable Senior. EVA BELLE MARSH " Cherry " Marshall, N. C. Congenial, happy and a smiling sym- pathizer. Our " Joke " is our friend. ELIZABETH ETTA HOWARD ' Etta " Layman, Kentucky. " With decision and principle she goes on her way, Devotion to duty her motto each dav. " THE STESPEAN Willi i ■ i 1:1 inn t: imn:il l lllllllll!ll 39 LELA RAYMOND VINCENT " Trixie " Barbourville, Kentucky. " She ceased, but left so pleasing on their ear, Her voice, that listening still, they seemed to hear. " EVERETT OLDHAM HOWELL ' Hot Shot " Salt Lick, Kentucky. Full of pep is Everett, And a " go-getter " too, With ideas of his own, And determination to " do. FLOSSIE ELLEN TURNER " Maggie Jiggs " Barbourville, Kentucky. Behold, my children! Now, you ' ve seen The Editor of this Stespean. She sews and reads and bosses, too. Efficiently busy the whole day thru. T. J. JARVIS " Mr. ' Barbourville, Kentucky. Though he has been with us but a short time, he ' s the only man in the class honored with the title " Mr. " He is quiet! He spends his leisure making up lost time 1 He never had a blue permit in his life. EVELYN BLACK " Evelyn " Barbourville, Kentucky. Can she talk? Why, surely she can — If it ' s not clothes, it must be a man! As a reader she ' s surely efficient; But in physics, she ' s rather deficient. ' " .; . i.. II. i ' ! ' ■:■■ :.■■■. ' ■ I .:■■ ' .■■! .; .11 i :: ... . 40 THE STESPEAN IPSIIIII!!!llll!li!i!!l»!!irlllllllMi;illlllil -■ . .: .. MATTIE MYRA KELLY " Kelly " Goose Rock, Ky. She is a dignified matronly dame, But she giggles sometimes just the same; In business she ' s handy. At selling annuals, a dandy, And with millions some day she ' ll win fame. LILLIE E. SMITH " Lil " Barbourville, Kentucky. " Lil " teaches during the summer and fall and comes to school afterwards, which goes to say that she is very studious, or she couldn ' t graduate with this most won- derful class of ' 23. She has an unusual talent for domestic arts, and we think she will apply this talent for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer. NATHANIEL AUXIER GRISWOLD " Nat " Gray, Kentucky. " Not afraid of work, but not in sym- pathy with it — which is why I remark, and my language is plain, that for ways that are dark and tricks that are vain, our Nat is peculiar. " MARY WALKER " Mary " Flat Lick, Kentucky. Silence — a blessing any man or woman may well be proud of. ELIZABETH STICKLEY " Elizabeth " Barbourville, Kentucky. A very silent member of our class — respected for her quiet mein and liked be- cause of her agreeable and companionable spirit. MARION CORNETT MAYHEW " Marion " Barbourville, Kentucky. The power of the desire for an educa- tion is so strong in this man that he walks miles every day to play with fellows at the game of getting knowledge. leiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiini ::::,. THE STESPEAN 41 lllllllllllllllinijlllll ' l mill ' ' . I .M n in i minim illlilliiiiniliniiilin 1111,1;,,. m . ' .,,,, 1, , ' n ;:i : ,; ' !||||i:i:iii:i;i::i, CLASS HISTORY The Senior class of 1923 salutes you. Of all hard times in our lives, as Seniors, we are having them. To say " work " is to say it gently and mildly, but that ' s what we are doing. If it hasn ' t been an essay to read, it has been an essay to write; just about the time we have visions of a little leisure, we are aroused from our peaceful dreams by the mournful moans of a theme pleading in its humble way, to each individual, saying " Please write me up in your most cunning style; use only the words and phrases which will make me proud of my unusual quantity of qualities. Let me challenge all other themes; dress me so brilliantly that my worthy traits will predominate over all my unworthy ones, and help me to gain the tip-top place in your teacher ' s estimation, for when I am handed back to you, I must wear that honorable " A " Badge which every student smiles at when he sees it come his way. " We have forgotten that we ever had any hard work or any brain- racking times in our other three years of high school ; we have really learned to slip up on a difficult piece of work and tackle it without stop- ping to think there may be danger ahead. Those essays of Christopher Morley were one continuous round of pure digging and thinking. So was the Farewell Address and the Burns Essay. We all cling to the idea that we are the hardest working Senior Class that has ever been in Union College. Fortunately, or unfortunately, whichever way we choose to render it, the editing of the Stespean fell to our lot. Running over with enthusiasm the Seniors, large and small, took their share of the annual work, and we intend to put out the best annual Union College has published so far. This means we have heard many demands from the Editor and Censor for Senior write-ups, much nagging for the Faculty sketches, wills and his- tories. But yet with all this to vex us, we as a Senior Class do our work as a unit and do our best to be agreeable in all pleasant or unpleasant things which come our way. The Seniors have gotten fair play all the way round this year. The Brilliant Juniors haven ' t even thought of tramping on our dignity. They are a royal bunch. Saturday night, February 24th, they showed the Seniors an honest-to-goodness good time ; now we know they are capable of doing things. Last fall the Seniors went to the Gap for an all day picnic, but as usual, the one thing we have met with repeatedly since we started as Fresh- men came our way; it rained. But rain or no rain, we waded right out in the weather and explored the Gap until the rain drove us in, then we came into Middlesboro looking like a lost crowd of hoboes, hats flopped and our feet loaded with mud, but we had a good time like all kids when they go to town. Many more good times are in sight. We are having one jolly good time working on the annual. You would be surprised if you knew how many ugly faces expect pretty pictures from the photographer. I bet he always has smiles to spare when he thinks about taking pictures for us Seniors. As we leave our class this year as graduates of old Union, we scatter- in different directions, but we pledge ourselves to always play fair with ourselves and others, and to live up to our motto : " We must not stop here. Yonder lies the Port. " Flossie Turner. unnniiiiwiniiMii in mm " ' : ' iinnin i u; mil iiiiiiiiiihiiiiiiiiiiii :: . :i. " i " :■■ ,:, m - : iii| ' :iii!i:i ' iiiii:ii! 42 THE STESPEAN ' lllllllllll!lllllllllllllllllllllll[lllllll!llll!i|lllllllllllllllllllllllllllli!lll!llllllllllllllillli|l :iiii mint " ;-ii in ' i " :iii:M! , ' : : 1 1 1 ■ I ■ ■ ! — : : 1 1 : : : 1 : . SENIOR CLASS WILL We, the Senior Class of Union College Academy, Barbourville, in the County of Knox, State of Kentucky. United States of America, being of full age and of sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this to be our last will and testament, hereby revoking all wills by us here- tofore made. I. We give and bequeath : To the Juniors all our dignity and big-headedness, together with the honor, the hard work, the worn-out intelligence, the disappointments and financial embarrassment, with which they may be aided in publishing the Stespean in 1924 ; also our esteemed and efficient instructors, plus the heirloomed privilege of escaping the much hated study hall. We wish to warn them against the crisis in financial affairs, which pursues the pur- chase of rings, invitations, caps and gowns, diplomas and other needless necessities of graduation from Union College Academy. II. To the Sophomores, our great quality of perseverance and never tir- ing endurance in bearing with the Faculty and the College Department on all occasions when they trample on our dignity. To the innocent Freshmen, our class motto: " We must not stop here; yonder lies the Port, " hoping they will succeed by following it to the end. To Normal, sub-academy, and the various classes below us, all our titles, such as " Jockey " (one who rides a pony in the Caesar derby) as well as all other helps and hindrances in their lively race with Caesar, Cicero and Virgil. To the College Department of which we are justly proud, all our envy. We also wish to make apology for any sour-grapes expressions hurled at them by Academy seniors in the past. III. To the following named instructors we give and bequeath the fol- lowing conditions, devices and advices: To Miss Weeks, our instructor in English IV, and censor of all our literary efforts, the combined argumentative powers of the class, expect- ing her to make State Champions out of all succeeding Seniors. To Professor Hewes, our inability to be present on Physics Labora- tory days. To Professor Franklin, all our blue and white permits, hoping that they will be victims of fire or some other destructive force. To Professor Peavy, our most sincere regards, hoping he will be suc- cessful with all seemingly hopeless Seniors who struggle to his care in the future. To Dr. Lundin, all the ancient cities unearthed by Seniors during their painful search for relics and history of ancient times. To Professor Bos, all the tablets of ancient languages dug up and translated by the Seniors during their careers as discoverers in the ancient world. " m™™ iraniiiiriiimiiiiiiiiii:: i, ■•■■ ,: „,„ hitiiiiiu THE STESPEAN 43 :i: " l ' ::!lllll,L ' iliillllliHlil., i. ! ' !!llll!ili:i, . " :; I ililllilll[ll!lll ,.,• ' . I liluliUllilllllllllllllllllllllllNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINlllllllllllllllllUllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll To Mrs. Franklin, one life-sized portrait of the President of a certain college, in order that during his absence she may look at it and feel that he is near. To Miss Von Waldheim the whole mob of stray cats that have escaped with their nine lives from the tender mercies of Professor Peavy ' s classes. To Professor Humfleet all the cancelled tickets collected at the basket- ball games, together with the assurance that they are worthless. To Professor Burnett, our vacant seats in chapel, asking that he till them with victims carrying less worthless avoirdupois than ourselves. To Miss Flemming, all the worn-out hymn books and the gymnasium piano, rendered toneless and tuneless by all kinds of campus music lovers. To Miss Murphy, a valuable prize for making an announcement in chapel almost every day in the year to the effect that she would like to meet somebody somewhere at a quarter of one. To Miss Wahl, as a token of remembrance for her efficiency as domes- tic science teacher, a man with an unsubdued appetite. To Professor Nunvar, in remembrance of the musical treats he has given us, all the burst drums, blasted horns, broken chairs, fiddle strings and music stands smashed by excited entertainers in their rustle, bustle and hustle to make their exits from the stage. To Mrs. Nunvar, we gladly give all the voices in our class, suggesting that they be cultivated for the purpose of entertaining the school as a whole during the chapel period. To Mr. Trosper, all our old shoes and worn out gym suits, and beg that he be very particular whom he allows to wear the said shoes and suits in any exhibition game. To Aunt Mae, in remembrance of the feasts we ' ve had in Union, all the old songs, such as " Cold Tater Cakes, " " Dear Navy Beans, " " Hash " and " Tough Beef, " inspired by starvation before she came to our rescue. To Gus Hauser, all our mechanical skill and energy, assuming that with it he will be able to invent a heating plant that will keep a polar bear from freezing on the coldest day at the north pole. To Violet and Josh all the water dogs in our class, and may our best wishes go with them. To Miss Taylor, all our old checks and statements mailed to and from different parties of this financially disgusted graduating class. To Mrs. Hewes all the fines she has collected, and our garments, old and new, with which she may start a junk shop in the interests of the poor. IV. To the following persons herein named, we give and devise the fol- lowing degrees of thrill, agony, embarrassment and disappointment : To Cecil Byrely, Lily Smith ' s dignity. To Kenneth Butt, Caroline ' s love for chewing gum. To John F. Williams, Mary Faulkner ' s red hair. To Arthur Delph, Mattie Kelly ' s innocence. To Estil Botner, Etta Howard ' s intellect. im.l:. . ::■! ■w; ' ti ' mii .i 44 THE STESPEAN iniiiniiiiiii mmimiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiisiun iiiiiiiniiii : " ■::::; :i To Martin Sullivan, Opal Gray ' s jolly disposition. To George Corum, Eva Marsh ' s boisterousness. To Jesse Lawson, Taylor Jarvis ' responsibility. To Mae Melton, Ted Davies ' studiousness. To Marie Jackson, Francis Nash ' s feminine disposition. To Chester Bargo, Helen Sampson ' s gracefulness. To Alvie Stark, Gertrude Murphy ' s art talent. To B. F. Hensley, Elizabeth Stickley ' s humor. To Claude Elliott, Evelyn Black ' s white hair. To Anna Mae Smith, Nat Griswold ' s irresponsibility. To Ethel Payne, Clyda Nelson ' s devotion to John H. Corum. To Clarence Webb, Charles Heidrick ' s generosity. To Lawrence Wagers, Lela Vincent ' s voice. To Stanley Black, Mildred Burrough ' s teasing eyes. To Dahlia Hensley, Katherine Bogg ' s sweet smile. To Hester Smith, Roy Bogg ' s spectacles. To Maggie J. Burnett, Jesse Faulkner ' s good nature. To Greene Howard, Everett Howell ' s ambition. To Creely Booze, Flossie Turner ' s genius for hard work. V. We give and bequeath : To Stevenson Hall, the name of " Sweet Peace " and declare that here- after it shall be so called, in honor of the success of Nunvar and Howard in governing without being assassinated A. D. ' 22- ' 23. To Speed Hall, the name " Tantalis " in remembrance of the dates we thought and hoped to make and fulfill but couldn ' t. To the Gymnasium, the name " Trap ' s House, " in honor of a certain Mr. Trosper who kept the keys thereof. To the Administration Building, all the haunts and fears brought upon Seniors by tests of their mental ability. To the Campus, the name " Rache, " in remembrance of the revenge wreaked upon Seniors by having them rake leaves. To whoever shall remove them, the paths over the campus and pencil marks on the walls of buildings. To the champion chalk throwers in U. C, we give all the thumb pieces of chalk to be found lying about the seats of Seniors. We make, nominate and appoint, President E. T. Franklin, of Union College, to be executor of this .our last will and testament. In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seal at Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky, this the 15th day of March, 1923, A. D. THE SENIOR CLASS, By Marion C. Mayhew. III... in: in ::; :! ' : I . !::;i I »:i:i ,:: ' ■! : ■ ■ ■ ■ ::.i: in::..- ■..:.. . THE STESPEAN 45 i:i!ii!lim:!ii: ' i .. . . . iM iiii,iiiliiiiiili ' il! ' !:illlll I si ■ ; : mil II CLASS PROPHECY While gazing into my crystal I see the future of my Senior classmates, and I see in ten years : Lela Vincent — Among the choir at St. John ' s Cathedral, N. Y. C. Francis Nash — Newspaper editor and prominent author. Carolyn Stanfill — Superintendent of a group of Community Welfare Workers in Chicago. Evelyn Black — Teacher of expression in Boston. Charles Heidrick, Jr. — Manager of Pennsylvania R. R. System. Gertrude Murphy — Abroad, studying art. Katherine Boggs — Dietitian in a hospital. Helen Sampson — Designing sunken gardens in Italy. Elizabeth Stickley — Proprietor of a modest shop. Ted Davies— Celebrated surgeon in a hospital in Chicago. Mary Walker — Mistress of a Tea Room. Eva Marsh — Governess to wealthy family, in Palm Beach. Roy Boggs — Successful business man in Greenville, S. C. Mattie Kelley — In school in Columbia University. Clyda Nelson — Teaching School in Clay County. Lily Smith — Preceptress of girls ' school. Nat Griswold — In Cuba seeking inspiration for his Spanish songs and plays. Mary Faulkner — Athletic Instructor at Y. W. C. A. Opal Gray — Happily married. Everett Howell — Director of movie queens in Hollywood. Mildred Burroughs — Teaching Latin at Pine Mountain, Ky. Flossie Turner — Milliner at Knoxville, Tennessee. Jesse Faulkner — Dealer in antique furniture. Marion Mayhew — Bluegrass farmer and inventor. Bronzel McWilliams — Athletic coach at Centre College. Taylor Jarvis — Teacher of Mathematics. — He len Sampson. .., ' " ! ' ■ Illlllll HI £ m o S I z 2 s 55 o p w w m 5 £ B - g ' I .3 » -S • | | ,c % S « J | .g -s -g -5 , . . , -. . . : . M S S5SSSS§SSS§cob«:ow£c O g O CQ fa O OJ J H W Ed .3 a= 53 J= g -T3 0 i ..- j, « a; Ma feSDH OMSHQ :E-i ; t! ioQ +3 S3 „ oc bjc u a» oj •- ol t£ .a o o o H H H ca c J2 «S ■ -° o. - = §khh ;h i:hohhhh s o XI jl c • " o c E- H ■u J « J O Ei H £-i H an ability £ ■ 1 ' : ' | | : : ! ; S. £ J S ! 2 -C - J C bl i j; " 3 S .2 -S « 2 » .S S " S -S .g ' 3 .S " g 2 a o « j: S J .S t! ; a » K J u « O Q H fc, J F- . o S o § o ea fe 0) O 0) o os j -? u _=: g £ § J fc H 1 RMG LEADERS WE BELIEVE IN DARWIN NOW JASH UPSET ABOUT SOMETHING OUR CHILDREN J i THE GANGS ALL HERE FOOT-NOTES THE STESPEAN 49 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:iiiniiiiii!iiiiiiiiiii:i::iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!! nil iinii ' iraiiiiiiiiui, i .::: i 1 ' .:.:■ iirai:;;ir: CAN YOU IMAGINE-- Everybody on time to English IV? 1 — Bronzel, without his chewing gum? 2 — Carolyn, tall and slender? 3 — Opal, without something to talk about? 4 — Charles, without an errand in the interest of the annual " 5 — Clyda, boisterous? 6 — Everett, without some sarcastic remark? 7 — Flossie, without some worry? 8 — Mildred, not in the role of heart smasher? 9 — Gertrude, with her hair straight and stringy? 10 — Evelyn, with black hair? 11— Etta, in love? 12 — Mary Faulkner, with a leisure hour? 13 — Nathaniel, studious? 14 — Jesse, gloomy and grouchy? 15 — Lela, serious and dignified? 16 — Elizabeth, raising an argument in classroom? 17 — Katherine, without her smile? 18— T. J. Jarvis loafing? 19— Ted, with a " date " ? 20 — Francis, when he is not vamping some girl? 21 — Helen, without the little curl on her forehead? 22 — Mattie, without her winning ways? 23 — Roy. without his " specks " ? 24 — Marion, with his hair smooth and shiny? 25 — Eva. slim with raven black hair? 26 — Lillie, without her dignity? 27 — Mary Walker, with her nose shiny? WHAT THE ANNUAL STAFF HEARS How ' s the annual coming? Has my picture come yet? What color is the annual going to be? Oh ! May I see those pictures ? Editor, what you looking so serious about? Oh ! May I see the write-up you have for me ? That ' s too much for that picture, Heidrick. I ' ll pay you as soon as my ship comes in. When are you going to take the Glee Club picture? I! ■.,■- • SO IE CLASS TOT YET A SENIOR JOBBED WAUTl ' is Wsw khS ? THE STESPEAN 51 11 ' " - ' ' i I ' ! ' : ' i:;, n i i ;■!■ nil Illllllllllllllllllll Illillllllllllllllllllllll SOCIAL PRIVILEGES ! IN- UNION COLLEGE What might these things be, anyway? Well, I ' ll tell you what they are not, and give you various instructions on the subject. Social privileges don ' t mean that when you meet a girl on the walk or in the Administration Building, or in fact, in any other place, that you may grow friendly, and have a breezy chat. You may not even engage in a conversation amounting to more than a gay " Hello! Great Day. " By all means, don ' t dare offer to escort her to the class room or the front door; don ' t ever walk by her side any number of inches, even though you may be going in the same direction. No, most assuredly, you may not entertain her downtown, in the drug store, providing the chaperon happens to be minus. You don ' t even need to think of sitting by your best girl in the dining room; if you should happily land there by accident, move quickly or risk a breezy, uncomfort- able visit with the Social Committee. He who has arrived at the years of discretion, plus a sufficient amount of intelligence may, on every other Saturday night, turn his back on the crowd and face a corner of Speed Hall parlor with his Most Adorable and for two solid hours and a half, let his eyes feast on Her, catching Hers as they give back that divinely soulful light. Of course, there must be at least three feet of distance between him and Her, in order to give each the proper perspective on the other. The Matron may appear fre- quently, but this should not worry you; just lower your voice, or change the subject; talk about the weather. She won ' t stay long, for she won ' t find it interesting. Just as you are approaching a delicious climax to your conversation this same Matron will ring the bell which says : " Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once, " and see to it that you go. You who are less worldly-wise — you Academy-ites — may whenever there ' s occasion for a date, take your girls to the gymnasium, to a game or to some chapel program, providing you have had that miserable date that comes after every other Ideal Date, known to the Rotating System. Getting dates is a fascinating process. Just spot your prey in the dining room, during supper. Quickly scribble her a few words, but be sure not to ask her at an earlier date; she might be nattered. Next, flag down a waiter and give him highball instructions as to delivery. You may now consider it settled. Be deliberate about your preparations. " She ' ll be more anxious for me if I am a few minutes late — no rush. " Run a comb through your hair; take your finger nails out of mourning; don ' t let pressing needs worry you, she won ' t mind. Upon arrival at Speed Hall don ' t forget to ring the bell ; the matron expects this as a courtesy due to her and to the college. While waiting for your angel to descend, look for Hall Rules. If you are kept waiting more than three minutes, place two chairs attractively near the front of the parlor, and occupy one of linn in: " n. ,m ii. ....;. ■ .inn minim 52 THE STESPEAN i 1 1 1 j i ; i ; i [ 1 1 1 1 1 : d J : ' . i ■ r . ;. .: iijiliiliilllllNllllllir them yourself. She will appreciate your thought for her. Don ' t get nervous; she ' ll be down presently. You will recognize her footsteps as she trips airily down the front stairs. A few minutes of conventional con- versation and off you go to the Gym for an evening of joy supreme. But it ' s all too short. Cheer up ! It might be worse. You may stay with her till 9 :30 in Speed Hall Parlor. Just as you have settled down for bliss sublime you will hear a bell that brings you to earth again. Don ' t spend more than half an hour saying " Good Night, " as even the matron ' s patience might be limited. When she rings that bell, consider yourself dismissed. Then, you may come again. Now, who knows? Isn ' t this Social Privileges in Union College? Flossie Turner. KENTUCKY MOUNTAINS I was born in old Kentucky, Where the Mountain trees do swing, Where every one is happy. E ' en the birds all sweetly sing. Where the rivers, brooks and mill streams, Murmur as they gaily glide. I ' m so glad I ' m in Kentucky And with you I ' ll e ' er abide. Chorus I love you old Kentucky, With your mountains strong and grand, Just for you we ' re strong and noble, We must be what you demand. E ' en the stars seem glad and happy, As to us they shine and smile, Oh. I love you Old Kentucky, You can all my cares beguile, Where every hill and valley Holds the welcome strong and true, We adore you Old Kentucky Tho You ' re old, to us You ' re new. Words by: Opal " Pal " Parker Gray. Music by : Margaret Wilson, ' 25. imiimm ' " " « " " i mm mi i mm i m milium iiiiiim minium mini in luniiimiiiiiiiiimimnniiiiiiiiiimiinim niiniimm. THE STESPEAN 53 nun, urn iiii ' iiiiiiiiiiiiiinii ii.iiiiiiiiii ' ' iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii, iiuihiii I ' li ' im in ii[!iiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiii[iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii[iniiiiiiiiiiiii:iiiiii mini A TALE It is near mid-night. What is that monstrous little noise that could waken me from sweet, sound sleep? Now it seems like the sound of a spirit gliding across the floor; now a silence; now a faint large scurry of what must be tiny fleet. Is it a fairy come to visit me? I ' ll turn on the light and maybe catch a glimpse of the dainty creature. All is quiet; I peer cautiously around the room ; nothing to be seen — but something to hear; this time the sound comes from the depths of the bottom compart- ment of my dresser. Perhaps the fairy is banquetting on the remains of my last Sunday night ' s supper ! But no ! I hear it again — a gentle rustle in the neighborhood of my waste basket. Now, I have it. Slam goes my shoe in the direction of the noise, and quick as a flash my tiny guest darts from its hiding place, across the floor and disappears to parts un- known under the radiator. No Fairy he, but a small, soft, little gray creature with tiny, bright, black-bead eyes, a long sleek tail and a charming secretive, quiet way of doing things. He doesn ' t mean to disturb anyone, but he succeeds in making things uncomfortable wherever he makes his home. He is well known in Speed Hall, and is especially fond of old trunks in the attic. He is no other than our friend Mr. Mouse. He can cause more tumult than the fiercest animal of the jungle ; at any party where he makes his appearance he is welcomed with shrieks from all the fair sex. A bit of cheese tempts him from almost any hiding place; he will risk his life or die cheerfully for one small nibble. There is no crevice so narrow that he can ' t squeeze himself through it. The delicious odor of the pantry thrills his small soul to the depths. He fears not the cook, but Tabby House Cat is the horror of his life. Traps are not to be compared to her. So small, yet so shy, so harmless, yet so frightful, so quiet yet so annoying, the mouse reigns ubitquitous. Oh, Mouse with those sharp eyes and pointed ears, You have been a pest for years, The villain of all woman ' s fears, The cause of many a woman ' s tears ; Oh, Tabby, you will never fail If you ' ll catch this mouse — thus ends my tale. Gertrude Murphy. I! ' ■ ■ ' I. III!- .Ml ■ . ' !: ' ,11. I Ml ■ Ill 54 THE STESPEAN r.amiinraimii; iniaana :a:a;n i i a an nasal i : ' mi iniii minium linn mi iiiiiiiiiiiimiimm mill iniiiiiiiiii: TOP ROW (Reading from left to right) Claude Elliot Gray, Ky. Janet Veal Jacksonville, Fla. Ethel Pavne Corbin, Ky. SECOND ROW Lawrence Wagers Manchester, Ky. Stanley Black Barbourville, Ky. Alva Stark Evarts, Ky. Arthur Delph Lynch, Ky. THIRD ROW Estil Botner Barbourville, Ky. Kenneth Butt Somerset, Ky. B. F. Hensley Sibert, Ky. John Henry Corum Goose Rock, Ky. Clarence Webb Manchester, Ky. Creelv Booze White Star, Ky. FOURTH ROW Anna Mae Smith Barbourville, Ky. Hester Smith Barbourville, Ky. Daisy Messamore Barbourville, Ky. Margaret Hawn Barbourville, Kv. NEW MEMBERS Eva Goodwin Barbourville, Ky. Sallie Frederick Barbourville, Ky. Maude Elliot Gray, Ky. John McNeil Barbourville, Ky. Elizabeth Wilder Corbin, Ky. Verna Fee Jarvis Store, Ky. Vera Humfleet Tuttle, Ky. Dahlia Hensley Sibert, Ky. Jeff Hammons Flat Lick, Ky. iiliiiiililiiiiiHinii iimiaaiiaiaiinimiiaa nmii i i: in. mum iinam iimiimr iiiiiimimiiiliiiiiiiiiimmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmiiniiiiiiimmii iiniiiiiiiiiii THE STESPEAN 55 ItllNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUMIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIII IlllllllllllllllltlllllllllllllllllllUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!:! ' Iilil.llln Illlllllllll!limllll!ll![l[nilll[lllli;ii:illllllliillllllinl!lllllllllllllllllllllllll!lll[lllllllll!lllllllllllll!lll!ll THE JUNIOR CLASS AS SEEN IN 1923 Twenty we were in number at the beginning of this year. We joined ourselves together in a unit to meet the many new obligations and oppor- tunities which we realized were lying ahead of us. The Publication of the Orange and Black was ours for a whole year. We entered into it with a zeal and enthusiasm that has met no bounds. We feel that we have kept up the record it has made for itself in the last two years ; we know we have kept it very much alive for another year, and now, we are ready to hand it on to our successors. We sincerely hope they will enjoy it and have as much fun with it as we have had. Oh, yes — we entertained our Senior Class, too, and in spite of the fact that half of both classes were away on a basket-ball trip, we feel that the party was a success because our guests assured us of the fact. We must not fail to mention Mrs. Franklin, who has been so faithful with us. She it is, who has been our inspiration a t all times. We are all especially fond of her. At the close of this year, we feel that we still hold the motto we adopted in our Freshman year: " There are no Alps. " Janet Veal. ik ; ' :::■ ' .!■;■ ■ i.iaxs.i ' ir til " :.- :n: " m 56 THE STESPEAN illllllllllimiasHllilllliiiiiM. iiililllllinillllllllllllllll SOPHOMORE ACADEMY THE STESPEAN 57 ■: ni!ii; i: .liiuuiiiiuiiiiiiiliilliiiiiiliiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniNin ' .: m , i mi: SOPHOMORE CLASS HISTORY Which is the most talked of class in school? The Sophomores! Why? Because we are full of pep and class spirit, because we are the largest class in school, and because we are always doing something. The first thing we did this year, after organizing ourselves into a lively clan, was to put on the annual English Drive, which we went into with our u sual enthusiasm. The Drive, lasted a month with something new every week ; for instance, we surprised everyone by our challenge to the other classes in school to a spelling match. Even the Seniors admit that we are a class of good spellers ! We showed our artistic taste in our display of posters, which were said to be the best ever on display in U. C, and we also showed our dra- matic ability in the Better English play, which we gave as a part of our literary program. Did the Sophomores ever fail to respond when given an opportunity to give a literary program? Of course not! Naturally, you would expect the Sophomores to give a snappy, original program. Were you ever dis- appointed. We think not ! Athletics? Yes indeed! Why, where would the High School Basket Ball Team come from if it were not for the Sophomore class? Both High School teams are made up largely of Sophomores, besides, we have some players on both varsity teams ! The best two swimmers in school are in our class ! No one will accept our challenge to a swimming meet. Oh yes, we share in all the athletics in U. C. Some people say we ' re vain, or " stuck up ! " Well, maybe we are ! Don ' t you think we have a right to be, since we can do so many things? Some of the most talented students in school are in our class ! We have good readers, singers, pianists, and other musicians. We have a snappy little orchestra, consisting of a piano, two violins, trombone, saxaphone, drums and several other instruments. Yes, our class can do anything! Of course, we have the best of times when we have a picnic or party. We have good times because we are " peppy " and all pull together, and because Mrs. E. T. Franklin is our faculty advisor and Miss Flemming our chaperone. We are the class of ' 25. The lively, peppy class that you must always notice. Behold! The SOPHOMORE CLASS! Bernice Humfleet, ' 25. SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS President . Cassie Cox Vice President Margaret Wilson Secretary Bernice Humfleet Treasurer Green Turner Yell Leader Charles Nelson Class Colors Navy and Gold miiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiu milium iiiiiiii iii::m i; .:. i ■; imnimmi mm i immm minimi mum iniiiiiw 58 THE STESPEAN .iliii;:i:i::iiii!ii;iiiiiiiu i ininii milllillliiilimillliiiimillllllllllimimmillimillllll! ' ' i i ' n i " nnmmm: ' : ;w mmm mil i ii:uii in i ' limnm imiiiiui; mini FRESHMAN ACADEMY . ■ .Iill.l ■ r ■ ' I .:: 1:11 ■. II. : :.:■ n ' ill li i mil i run: i::i m i ■■■:: ml- THE STESPEAN 59 miiiniiniiiniiiiiiii ' . mi i ' " ' ii ' iir n aa: .raMiiiinii iiiaiu:iiMiiii:i::iu : mm iiiinu an Milium in: I ' aiiii ' niii: II FRESHMAN CLASS HISTORY On September 20, 1922, about thirty boys and girls entered Union College to be enrolled as Academy Freshmen. We started the school year with hard study, and a desire to rank high in our class work. However, there were some who found that they could not carry the work, and so they dropped out. After the Christmas holidays there are always some who drop out, but there are others to take their places. Such was the case with our class. Although our achievements on the Athletic field were nothing to boast of, we think we more than balanced it with our Literary program. We are determined to enter school next year as Sophomores ; put on the English Drive with success and win laurels for ourselves in all other fields. President Robert Weed Vice President Nan Lawson Secretary Edna Mitchell Treasurer Thomas Jordan r.. .■:::. ,;:- :..,ia. a:i: iiiii ' l mm ' .. ■ ' .■■■: m, ■■ ;:: : -111:1,111 1:. ■ ■. . .■ -r ..::::■.: .;! ' ■;■ ■;:: 1 mi ■ i.i.im- »::i 60 THE STESPEAN -.:li:i,i:il.:.lliii ' : ..,.,.. ....... .in. . .1.: .::.:. 1.:. .: ' :...:;:,„.! ' :. ' : " ! :..;:.: : : 1. II:!::!, 1 .■■ .!.:. ..::........ . -. f .■■ ' ■ f r M jg. !lw m ■■» r " 1 ' a m$M ig . . - . .„ ._■,„-.. -;«■• .-.4 ' .Kw:-- " ' " " BM MBBMBBIi BBMM FIRST CLASS NORMAL HISTORY The Normal class — normal only in name — represents many villages and communities in Knox and adjoining counties. The members of the class are in their respective communities, the ones into whose hands the great task of moulding and shaping the minds and lives of the rising gen- erations is placed. Its members are those who have surmounted many obstacles and difficulties, served with small pay without complaining and who stand as models of character and citizenship wherever they may be found. Being conscious of the fact that the success and power of our nation depends upon a good home life and upon the training of the chil- dren, they co-operate with every good move, and work for the welfare of their country more than any other thing. The Normal Class ranks along the first in loyalty to the institution. Every one of its members goes along smoothly and evenly and is seldom or never, called before the Disciplinary Committee for violation of rules. imiraiiiiiiBi miiii ' rii nil! liiiiiimiii! iii:::i-;::in„i! nilllllllUIIII ' !!! THE STESPEAN 61 SECOND CLASS NORMAL The Normal Class is the corner-stone of Union College — the largest in size, first in importance, and most essential in motive. The great num- ber of teachers turned out by the Normal Department give it the supremacy which it rightfully deserves. Its general tradition has been to supply Southeastern Kentucky with teachers. It is self supporting and a strong drawing card for Union College. " Onward " is the watchword, and on- ward it goes, a mighty force. The members as a rule are heavily loaded with their regular studies, and aside from these, they receive regular showers of current literature, which act as the connecting link from College to the practical world. Social life prevails sufficiently to make the environment very pleasant and admirable, but conducted, however, on lines of refinement, free from re- proach and criticism. J. M. Baker. 62 THE STESPEAN ■: ;:■..!■■.,. .;:■ . ::iK ll.i ,: ;,:i!lll : " ;i ;■■ I™;: SUB-ACADEMY OUR BELL At the stroke of half past six, " Get ready for breakfast, " it sweetly calls, For if you miss it You ' ll be in a fix. Then at seven it peals melodiously out, " To breakfast each one and all; " For to miss Aunt Mae ' s cooking Would be completely missing your call. Then it rings to tell us before one and eight " Hurry up to class, or you ' ll be late. " And then to show it is faithful and true, When our hall bell goes wrong, It ' s on the job, too, To ring little or long. But now our dear old bell is cracked Up in the dear old tower ; But it still rings true Under sky so blue, Never losing its power. Dear Old Bell ! Long may it ring Its music loud and clear, And may we always reverence it, And to our hearts hold it dear. Frank C. Davidson, 8th grade. iiii:iiiiniii:i!ilii C. G. S. K. OF M. THE STESPEAN i III I ' T ; Mi " — SI " A |f " M %S ' ! •. y sfH aE - m KaRfc 1 , 2ak MuitW IbW «i£ k2I ■m ; j I «?• B frV rfc ' i " " " W ■ J w - " " If " WM . «■ ■ - .... _. THE GLEE CLUB i ' .i ...:■.. : : " V !: :..!...■ ■ ' ■:■ ' ■ i. " -■ MM :: .1 .. ■ ! " ■ .-. -f " - THE STESPEAN 67 IIIIIIIIIIIMMIMMI ...I ' .: Mill i ;. " MiiMlM, :.,.;■! ' MMMMMIM : . .. M ■ MMM ' M llll:::iilil,l;,MM ' MIMMMMMiii DRAMATIC SOCIETY Dramatic Society is the busiest, liveliest and peppiest organization in school. Miss Mildred Murphy is the able director of the society, and if there is a more interesting and up-to-date young woman than Miss Mur- phy, I ' d like to see her ; she keeps things humming in our society by always thinking of something new and original for the members to do. The Society meets every Friday night; sometimes programs are pre- sented by the members ; at other times Miss Von Waldheim or Miss Murphy reads plays and tells about the great playwrights. The Dramatic Society put on the play " Peg O ' My Heart " which, as everyone knows was a tremendous success. Cecil Byrely in the role of " Peg " the irrepressible, fun-loving Irish girl, quite surpassed anything she has ever done before ; she proved herself a real artist and showed un- usual dramatic ability. Horace Barker, who played the part of the dashing young hero did splendid work and made an ideal " Jerry. " Charles Heidrick, with his monocle and his English accent made everyone double up with laughter. Flossie Turner as the cold English society girl showed acting ability and talent in taking on a character different from her personality. " Mrs. Chichester " played by Carolyn Stanfill covered herself with glory- Carolyn deserves a great deal of praise for her work in " Peg; " she had the English old lady down " pat. " Bernice Humfleet made a sweet little English maid and Arthur Delph as the well trained butler did fine work. To Miss Murphy we extend our thanks for such good choice in the people she had for her characters and for her unusually good coaching of the play. The Society has had some of the peppiest parties given in U. C. The last party was given in February in honor of the cast of " Peg 0 ' My Heart ; " members of the society " took off " the different characters in " Peg, " which furnished a great deal of fun. Then there was the " Movie Star Contest, " and you had to guess what star ' s picture was on the wall. Three couples guessed the names of all of them, Bob Blair and Thelma Morehead, Charles Heidrick and Ruth Bowman, Josh Faulkner and Sarah Kelly. After this, the boys went into a room by themselves and composed sentimental love letters to the different girls; the girls then had to read the letters before everyone. Cecil Bryely ' s love letter, written by Frank Davidson, won the prize, which consisted of a hard boiled egg and a lem on. Everyone had a big time at the party and all are looking forward to " March ' s " party which will be given in honor of the author and director of the best original play. We can truthfully say this year the Union College Dramatic Society has been a worth while one. Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! Dramatic Society! Dramatic Society! Are we in it? Well, I guess! Dramatic Society! Yes! Yes! Yes! Cecil Byrely. II IllmiUIIIII !: llllllllllllllllllllllllllll llllllllllilllll . ■! Mi.,,:; " £ ladies CHOICE ASSORTMENT OF DRAMATIC SOCIETY NUTS YR tNDW mb-mihed " ONE ' S 70 THE STESPEAN llllll ' lll!J|ll!l ' llll|l|l!lllllllllll|:! ' l:V;;:l.: ' ,iil!! " h:: ! ' ii i ■ iMSS ' SSS LHBEi M»BSni Ln ssfSS !«■■ !■■■ arrr — m Sl S E S ■SmKmTmi !■■ !■■■ HflK MM ' THE BAND 11 Niiiiiiiiiiiwiiiirii. .mi, nil ' :; ' iii-in-iniiTrii:::: j :, in;; niiiri, ,. . .| " iiii:: ' i, ' i;: ' ,..■; „i .-:i . , rii ' i:;: ram iiiumm;,::;:! inn; r:. THE STESPEAN 71 :. ii:iiii[|ii!i;:m ' Mmmii!h n,i;ui;i... ■ .-. i - 1 r 1 1 : i ■ 1 1 ! 1 1 1 1 1 : i ;:■ ' ■:;]■ J ■:■.- 1 ■ . niii : i!i nun m, i; ' : :,!;; !im .u::. !i«ii!i:,iiiiiiii:;iini:: THE BAND Our Band is an organization that we are all proud to claim. It was organized some three years ago and has kept together remarkably well. Most of the present members were members of the original band. Last summer concerts were given in the Band Stand in town ; when school began and the new members arrived, the band was prepared to take them and continue their work, so the vacation did not hinder our progress. If anything, it helped by giving more time for individual practice. We can always depend on the band to furnish music when it is wanted. It is always an added attraction at basket ball games and other programs given at the College. However, their services are not limited to College programs, but they have played for any public spirited and worth-while cause when they were called on. We cannot say too much in praise of our band director. He is thor- oughly competent to direct a band, both musically and as a leader of men. He never asks more from his men than they can do nor more than he is willing to do himself. We, of the band, feel that we have a personal friend and one that is interested in our welfare in Prof. Simms. He devotes many hours a week to this work, also contributing hi s part or even more, to the funds. To sum up briefly, we are proud of A. T. Simms and this organization he is leading through a successful year. Reese Golden. T::r.r.i: i rraii .:;uir:::ii; ' ■..:-. iiimillllllllllllllilllltlllli 72 THE STESPEAN ■ IMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IlilllH! trail " ::k . .u:. I .!: i ' : ' i:;:; ORCHESTRA mm in i ■ i ■ iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin mi ... i nun nun lit THE STESPEAN 73 .1IIIIIIIIIIIIII Illlllllllllllllll.. ■- li|l!l!HIIIIII!!l!l,!l|:il .J I,: I! ' . ,., ORCHESTRA The orchestra of this year is an entirely new organization. Being composed of new members during the year ' 20- ' 21 the Union College Or- chestra reached its highest point under the direction of Prof. Ahler. Then we did not have our orchestra the next year, so interest was lost. How- ever, it remained for Prof. F. A. Nunvar to revive and start the present orchestra. The orchestra began its career by giving a concert in the College Auditorium which was enjoyed by a large number of people. Next, at the request of the Methodist Church of Williamsburg, they gave a concert there, also playing for Sunday School and Church. The people of Wil- liamsburg were loud in their praises, and were very reluctant to let the orchestra leave. The organization has had a fairly successful year, considering the handicap under which it started. Just a word in praise of Prof. Nunvar. His patience is unlimited. He wishes ever the best for each player and is eager to work in order to help them. The College has found a jewel in Professor Nunvar. Reese Golden. II, ' I.. I 74 Hlllll!l ' i:! ' ll THE STESPEAN !iilli!iiinii!i:i:rri;ii;i::i!il laiiim THE STESPEAN STAFF niifTuim.-i irinn iiiiiiim mi iaaaaaa laaaai aaaaaa nun mtiiM inn aainanaa . ; ■, .,h, ,■ ., ; :i.jiiimiiiiu THE STESPEAN 75 niniilliiiiiiiiiinniiii niiinuniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiininiiiiii iiiidihiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiimiiiiiiniiiMiiiii : nmriwspiii ■ inim uiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiinii iiiiiiii ' in minium THE ORANGE AND BLACK i i;iiiiiii: ' ii!;!::n»ii iiiinii i! i h i n 11111 ::ir i iiiiiim 111:111 snira 1 » iimiiillllllllll 76 THE STESPEAN milium ii!i;ii:iii!C;;:iii!iiiiiiiiii:i:iii:iiiiiu:iiiini:ii;;iii:;iiliililiiiimimii:liillllllin OUR LITERARY SOCIETY The Philoneikean Society has had an interesting but devious history in Union College. It came into being in 1893 under the direct inspiration of the Vice President, Professor Shaw, who came to Union from Moors Hill College, Indiana. Great enthusiasm and loyalty ruled these pioneer Philos. They shared in the training which the organization offered, by electing officers every term. Membership consisted of both College and Academy students. New members were initiated with ceremonies so dark and mysterious that the old Philos recall them today with great glee. The men of the Faculty, including President Stevenson himself, took much in- terest in the society and often became active members. At the beginning of the term the President appointed a Critic whose duty, in part, consisted in providing programs full of variety and snap. Every two weeks there was a debate given by the College men and uppe. ' Academy students. The younger members gave declamations. There was often a Round Table discussion of worth-while subjects of the day. Ora- tions, original essays and five-minute talks all went to make up a type of spicy, inspiring work that the old Philos to this day consider the best part of their school life. No Philo meeting ever broke up without its hearty Society yell on the campus. The social side of society life was not neglected. At the regular once-a-month business meetings there was often a real feast contributed by the good mothers and friends of the members. There were occasional joint sessions, both literary and social, with the Fanny Speeds, an equally alive society among the girls. This type of work continued with great zest until 1908- ' 09 when both the Philos and Fanny Speeds died an untimely death, and it is taking al- most a miracle to bring the Philos back to their rightful place in Union College life. There have been various spurts of effort in this direction, but none has proved permanently effective. In the fall of 1922 under the inspiration of the College Alumni, all of whom are Philos of the old days, our College Department decided to take the old name, and as far as possible, to revive the old spirit and ideals, with the exception that girls are now Philos, too. They have given regular bi-weekly programs of higher quality than in any previous effort at revival. We are expecting now that the Philoneikean Literary Society is here to stay as one of the strongest up-lifting influences of the school. NOTE : The foregoing facts concerning the early Philos are contrib- uted by Dr. W. C. Black, who will prepare for the next volume of the Stespean a complete history of the Society from its inception to 1900. The word Philoneikean means " Lovers of Victory. " The old Philo motto was: " Find a way, or make it. " niiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;iiiiiiiiiii!iiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;iiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiNiiiin THE STESPEAN 77 ■I : Himiiilili Iiiiiiramilllllilll m iiiliiiiiliiiiliililliii miiiiiiiiiiiiii .1:1:11. !■ ■::.: . iiiillliillllll lilllllilllllllllllll HIGH SCHOOL LITERARY SOCIETY The dead has been resurrected. The High School literary society is now running in full force. Our curiosity was aroused in chapel one morn- ing when Miss Weeks asked all the high school students to remain for a few minutes. Enthusiasm was sure running wild. Everybody ' s hands went up when asked if they would help support the society. Officers were elected at once. Kenneth Butt, Pres. ; Bronzel McWilliams, Vice Pres. ; Gertrude Murphy, Sec; Cecil Byrely, Critic; Miss Weeks, faculty critic. This Literary Society is divided into four groups according to their classes, namely — Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, Freshmen. The program is furnished by these classes rotating, and alternating with the College Philos. Seniors came out arrayed in all their brilliancy. And next the Juniors came flipping along in similar steps; the Sophomores and Freshmen fol- lowed. Each program has shown real talent. Our society is blessed with good singers, readers and speakers. Each member that has appsared on the platform from time to time has worked hard to make this society the best that has ever been in dear old Union, and we feel that they have succeeded. Just a word to new members : keep it up to the standard. Catch the spirit that we have set and Kenneth Butt. : ' ::.ii:m: n . ' ■ :.:l :■; ! " :.!■ . . ill nn: 1 3 THE STESPEAN l!!lllllllllllll!lli!l!in .. ' i ... i:ii:iir.: " ::rraili;iiiis!ii:! ! : ; : i . ih, : YOUR OWN FRIEND You ' re the best friend that you have So you must always try to be Just the type of pal you like, For you are your own pal, don ' t you see? Whose love is greater than your own For you, the one that when you die It seems the earth will cease to turn Since you no more are standing by. The friend that shares your frowns and frets, And loves you when you do your best, Is you yourself, for you ' re the one That makes you differ from the rest. So give a smile to everyone In poverty or wealth — For when you ' re a friend to others You ' re the best friend to yourself. Opal Gray. .mm ihiiiiiii [iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiniiiu iiiiiiini! THE STESPEAN 79 i iiiiiin:;i:ix: ii!::!;i , mill . ;,: n, :.i-i.ii- iiihi,, 1:1111:11 POPULARITY Jfl [ w DORTHY NUNVAR Most Attractive FLO EUANS Best Looking 1:1 i::. ' ir;i;:::»: l ,iim i Mil! i:; i v i t ;,. ' . ' :. ' " n. 80 THE STESPEAN " mim«™ iiiiiiiiimiin hiiii: mw. mum mimi mimi ' iiraimmi :!. ! i ' i ' i!, :i immm minimi;:: inimmimimiim iiiiiir ' iii;: in ;» iiiiiiiiiinimn LOVE MORRIS Most Popular CECIL BYRELY Best Sport l| iiiiiiii»m»iiiiiiiiiiiNii»»iiii I iiiiiiinmiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiuin nun i.inni in m , mmm hiiijikiiiikihiii mil iniiiin iniiiin mini mmiiiiimiiiiiii:;i - ' " ' • • - «TC?A Athletic 1 . mM A 82 THE STESPEAN lillffillllllllllllllllllllli:: " ' .:■ :;i ' :.l in: ::: ' ; ' i : :i. :.: . ' .i FOOTBALL SQUAD llli!»liilli!iiiiiiiiiiiliiiililiiliiiiimiii!iiiii:iiiiiiii:i:::!i:i!! ' :imi! tii 11:1111 ■ ■ ' : l : i : ■ : ■ n:::iin inn ■-,-■: in r irnv :i;i ' iiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiinii THE STESPEAN 83 •1II1NIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll lllll!llllllll!l!!llll[ll[!ltll[llli:i]l! REVIEW OF FOOTBALL Last fall saw Union ' s first attempt at the great game of football for some years. There was once a football team here but it was discontinued. Most of our men had to learn the game from kick-off to finish. Most of them acted at first as if they had never seen, much less, handled, a football. Many were the bruised faces and bodies, sore joints and mashed hands. In spite of injuries, laughing when they were hurt, and angry when they were laid up and could not play, the men kept at the practice with the grim joy that comes to any red-blooded man when he is meeting and sur- mounting obstacles worthy of his steel. Butt, the peppy quarterback and captain, ha- played three years with Somerset, and was one of the most experienced men on the squad. Nash, right half back, has played a number of years at Berea. Parker, left half, won fame by making an eight-yard gain through the center of the Eastern line Thanksgiving day. He could not have done that if it had not been for superb blocking on the part of John H. Corum, Bruce Mayhew, Jesse Faulkner and Robert Mason. Coach Trosper was ably assisted by Earl Mayhew, former U. K. man. We look forward to a more successful year in ' 24, when " Lightning " Jake Howard will lead the wearers of the Orange and Black. Howell, ' 23. - - ■;.: in ■ i 84 THE STESPEAN 11111111:11: : i,i llllllllilllllllMlllllllNillllllllllllllllililllmui r . lillllllllllilllllllilllllllllltlllllllll miltHllllllliiim;. ■ mllllllllllllllllillt VARSITY BASKETBALL SQUAD ■ IIIII,m miiimmnim, imi.iiii ! nun iiiiii . , , Ilw „„ : | THE STESPEAN 85 lllllllllllllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllllinilll llllllllin!UI!l!ll!i:illl:i!lllll!lllll!lil!lll!li!l!!lllll!lll HUM II I ' " Ill lUIIIIIIIIIII! ' Illllllllll IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMII BOYS ' INDIVIDUAL WRITE-UPS JAKIE HOWARD " JAKIE " When Jakie went on the floor in the U. C. State Freshmen game, some- one said " There goes greased lightning. " And he spoke a parable. Our little red-headed forward manager, called by some critics the greatest forward in the Southeast, is always in the game from tip-off to whistle, and rarely fails to give a good acount of himself. JOSH FAULKNER " Josh " " Larney " Centers may come and Centers may go, but Josh, our long, lanky one, who never stretches himself unless necessary, and who possesses an un- canny eye for the goal, gets the tip-off over all of them, and stays put. He is leading the team this year. ROBERT BLAIR " Bob " Bob has been on the ' Varsity for five years — five years, for at least three of which he has been the despair of would-be-dribblers and shooters on opposing teams. He has a neat habit of shooting from just past the center line, and he hits quite a large percentage of his chances. WILLIAM ED DISHMAN " Bill Ed " This is Bill Ed ' s second year on the team. He is one of the best in the section. He sticks to his mark and plays defensive much more than offensive. However, he can shoot when it is neecssary. An ankle broken in football did not perceptibly slow up his work. He will be an all-state man in two more years. WILLIAM TYE " Sweet Willy " When Bill starts a dribble through the defense it would seem that he was possessed of a magnetism which causes the ball to travel in his general direction. His deadly accuracy and versatility of style in shoot- ing is the grave yard of the hopes of many an opposing guard. W. B. TROSPER " Trap " Trap was ruled out of the S. I. A. A. games because he was a coach as well as player. His untiring vigor, neat footwook, and all-round playing have won many games for Union. HORACE BARKER " Horace " Horace is again defending the Orange and Black after two years ' absence. This is his third year on the ' Varsity as he played two seasons before he went on furlough. He is quick and a splendid guard. He was ruled out of the S. I. A. A. games for playing professional baseball. MILBURN TAYLOR " Sheik " Taylor is an all-round player. He usually goes in at guard and plays forward. He is a good dodger, and a hard man to take care of in a scrimmage. REESE GOLDEN " Humpy " Reese is a yearling as sub-forward. He can shoot with a good deal of accuracy and break up a pass with any of them. THE STESPEAN I.!!. ' -..! ! . I ,...,:, . :l 1,1,. . I. II:! ' ' HARRIS TERRELL Terrell came from Berea, and made a sub-position. He can juggle the ball like a circus performer and can shoot very well indeed. HATCHER MILLER Miller is also a yearling. He has all the ear marks of a good guard, and is well up in the line for a regular berth. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Union had a fast, scrappy High School team this year. It beat Man- chester by a large score in the middle of the winter, and again by a more narrow margin in the tournament. It went into the semi-finals of the tournament and was defeated by our arch-enemy Sue Bennett 40-31. Asher, at center, long and rangy, full of pep and ginger, gets a sur- prising percentage of tip-offs and a good many goals. Tye, at forward, is a ' Varsity man. Booze is not so tipsy as his name sounds and gave a good account of himself in the three games he played. Stout, a fast man, was sub-forward, as was Blanton. George Corum and Clyde Hensley did a very good job of interesting passes, stealing tip-offs and getting the ball either to the forwards or to the goal. Everett Howell. aim ..in im.. ■ :..: • ■■:■■■■ :-. .:.. ... • THE STESPEAN 87 I ' ■ . 1 1 . 1 ■ n niiiliiu i i inn , . : : ;r ' : iiiiiiiimhii lilllillnnlii ,,.... , .,;,,. I ! i 1 1 j I ; ' j i BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 1922- ' 23 BOYS Berea, January 10th at Barbourville. Saint Mary ' s, January 15th, at Barbourville. Berea, January 19th, at Berea. Western Normal, January 20th, at Bowling Green. Saint Mary ' s, January 21st, at Saint Mary ' s. Athens College, February 23rd, at Barbourville. Pineville All Stars, February 10th, at Barbourville. Kentucky Freshmen, February 20th, at Barbourville. Cumberland College, February 24th, at Williamsburg. Western Normal, February 26th, at Barbourville. Eastern Normal, February 28th. at Barbourville. Cumberland College, March 7th, at Barbourville. Eastern Normal, March 17th, at Richmond. GIRLS Harlan Y. W. C. A., January 17th, at Barbourville. Pineville, February 22nd, at Barbourville. Cumberland, December 24th, at Williamsburg. Eastern Normal, February 28th, at Barbourville, Cumberland College, March 7th, at Barbourville. Eastern Normal, March 17th, at Richmond. Bowling Green Business University Bowling Green, Ky., January 25, 1923. President, Union College, Barbourville, Ky. Dear Sir : I had the pleasure one night this week of seeing your basketball team play the State Normal School of this city. Your boys lost the game, but they won the respect of everybody present because it was very evident that they were not only good sports but high-class, well-trained gentlemen. You have one whose name I do not know, but he is red-headed and played the last half. I believe he is the fastest human being I have ever seen in action. Good wishes to you always. Respectfully, J. L. Harmon. Hurrah for Jakie ! We all say so, too ! Ai i i mi. in :r:.iii ' . ,.i,i«:-,- ' ;i ' :. " 88 laaaiaaaaaaanuiaaaa; a:a i m NIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIK THE STESPEAN i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiii!!!iiiiiiiiiiiiii5iii!iiiiiii:i;ii!!iia laiiinmaai laaiiiiiiiinnii i VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL SQUAD ii ■ ;.■ .an ;.:■:.:,!,, : ..,:■. i .: ■ ■ ■ .al THE STESPEAN 89 1 1 1 1 1 1 . : . : . I ' : ' :. ' ' T 1 :: ' :: ' ■ ' ' : ' ' lTilllll|i|lli:il|i!: : ' iii:i " iiiiiiiii:i:h ,,, .;i ::i|, iiliilllnl!:; ;.;.:.;r:!ii!l ' iiillllilll;llliillMiilli[ili:ill GIRLS ' INDIVIDUAL WRITE-UPS MARY FAULKNER Mary is first sub-guard and a very able one. She is full of pep and push and is continually " taking it up, " or yelling or rooting someway, while she is on the side lines. ELLEN HOWARD Ellen is a second edition of Jakie when it comes to a " never-say-die " spirit, bull-dog grip, and pep. She is playing her first season as regular guard, having alternated with Margaret Wilson last year. This year, they form together the defensive section of our girls ' quintette. THELMA MOREHEAD Thelma, getting her A. B., this year, has played on the girls ' ' Varsity six years. She is expert at short shots and shakes a mean wrist on the longer ones. The ' Varsity will miss Thelma very much next year. ISABELLE RIGGS Riggs, wearing the Orange and Black for her second season, is captain and center. She is a peppy, fast- running, hard-playing girl. She is gritty to the core, playing with an injured thumb, the pain of which brought tears to her eyes. LOVE MORRIS Love, in the harness for Union for three years says she is playing her last season, but most of her friends seem to hail from Missouri. Her soft voice belies the get-up-and-go-spirit of which she has her full share. She usually holds up her end of the point-making for the teams. MARGARET WILSON Margaret is holding down one of the defensive positions for the first time as a regular. Last year she and Ellen alternated. She is hard to rattle and harder to get away from. She doesn ' t seem to be so fast, but she is always around the general vicinity of the girl she is guarding. ALICE WHITTINGTON Alice has played sub. for two years and has played in a few games. She shows no slight ability as a forward and we are sure we shall hear more from her later. MARIE JACKSON This is Marie ' s first year on the squad. She has shown quite a bit of ability at center, and, after she has become used to playing before a crowd, her strength and general playing ability will put her on any squad in the state. Everett Howell. mm mini mi m -.-• ■:■ ■.-. .1 u . ■ ■ .: ., ■ ... 90 THE STESPEAN - ■ 1 1 1 1 ' r 1 1 1 1 : n - ■ 1 1 : : : : i : : - 1 ■ ' ■ ■ ■ : : 1 1 ■ - ■ ■ I : i : ! v ■ : ■ ! : 1 1 ! 1 1 1 : 1 1 1 ' : : - 1 - - ■ [ . ■ ! 1 1 1 1 ! I M : ■ - ■ ■ ■ ■ - ■ ■ ' • : :■ :-■ : lra ; ■■ !: .;■■!!; " : ■.!!.;:. . ■ ; i. ..;.!■■ . .:, ■■;■ ■ ...... THE STESPEAN 91 l!llllllllllll!lllll:ll!U I liilllii;i:i! ' l!!lillll:l . ' limn: 11: l:: :n : niiilii in:; i ' .;;. ;:n ' : " lilir " l:::[l! ' »; ATHLETIC REVIEW Foot Ball ! Although this is its first year in Union College, it has gained great favor with the Faculty, Student body and with the lovers of athletics in the immediate vicinity of Union College, and especially with our husky Kentucky Mountaineers. Although we were able to win only a small per cent of our games, a great moral victory is ours for having taken the raw material which we had, and having achieved, by the aid of Coach Trosper, what we did. The fighting spirit of foot-ball is instilled. Watch us win in the future as we always have in the other forms of athletics. In basket-ball all our starring material is with us again. And much more good material is added to both boys and girls ' Varsities. Our record as winners closely rivals that of any preceding year. Our strength was tested and proved in the tilt with the renowned Kentucky State Freshmen, where the fastest and most thrilling game of years brought us defeat by a small margin. BASE BALL! Barker is here and every other former player of ability and many more promising new subjects are on the field. Out of the twenty-five try-outs, we find the strength of former years multiplied many times. An interesting schedule is being carried out, and because of Bar- ker ' s ability we are assured of a winning career for the season. Swimming is considered very important in Union College as is proved by the number of Life Saving Cheverons worn by students. We are proud of our swimmers. Physical training is keeping the boys and girls in health as shown by a record of very little sickness in the past year compared with years before our gym was built. We, as a school with a purpose of teaching American ideas are indeed proud of our American forms of Athletics, and are inspired by our vic- tories to play the game of life in the same manner to the same victor- ious end. Marion Mayhew. lllilliu ■ .1: . ■■ ;■ ■. .i. .. .i.i ■ 92 THE STESPEAN wmnimliii: " :,ii!i! ' iiiin niiiiiirainniiiiii ' iK :n .: CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 18 — Here we are again! Aren ' t you glad to see us? 19 — Get you to the office and register. 20 — Zero credits begin today. Better report to every class. 21 — Everybody on the campus goes to Prayer Meeting. 22 — School fair brewing. 23 — School fair brewed — Parlor dates begin. Bill Ed gets his ankle broken. 24 — Long faces — no parlor dates. 25 — Methodist preachers from everywhere arrive. 26— President ' s reception to Conference delegates and students. Every- body has good time. 27 — Everybody goes to church and hears the Girls ' Quartette. 28 — Bishop Hartzell speaks in chapel — a rare treat. 29 — Preachers are banquetted ; so are we. Football game lost to Pineville. 30 — All social privileges sacrificed for the Methodist Conference. OCTOBER 1 — We go to church all day. 2 — Dining room lonesome. Preachers all gone home. 3 — Social Committee meets. Wonder who ' s in it now? 4 — Social committee continues its missionary work. Who is it that they want ? 5 — Everybody takes his first dive in the pool. Opal and Love have a war dance on the roof. 6 — The Epworth League entertains the College at the Church. 7 — The parlor is so full of dates Miss Flemming has to borrow the Ma- tron ' s sitting room. 8 — Girls not allowed off of campus on account of a cloud not as big as a man ' s hand. 9 — Professor Franklin takes two lady teachers horse-back riding. 10 — Miss von Waldheim tells us a Swedish Legend in chapel. 11 — Upper college classmen insist that we must be good. 12 — We decide to do it. 13 — Dog day in English IV. 14 — Academy Seniors have their regular Saturday morning scrap in class- meeting. 15_An unusual sight on the campus: SOCIAL PRIVILEGES from 2:30 to 5:00. 16 — Alexander Trio; everybody pleased. 17 — Everybody gets his regular nap in physics today. 18 — Miss von Waldheim says she ' d rather not see through some of us. 19 — Faculty meets after chapel. Wonder what ' s up. 20 — Seniors have lost their dignity ; Miss Weeks catches them chewing gum ! ■- ■:: ■■;ii.- . ■ ' ' :-!■ ■. :; ' ::: n ill . run: ::■ :• . :. inn mi m;:::. mi ■■i::v. ■ ;i " n- ' ii. :r;.:iiL THE STESPEAN 93 immiraiiilllliliiiiiimilimmillimimmiiiiiiiiiimiiimilili limn " .: n:i, in, mil, in nun miiiiitiiimimu mill mil Illlllllllllllllll iiiimiiMliiii i Ilium i CALENDAR 21 — Dramatic society entertains its new members. Union loses football game to Cumberland 40 to 0. 23 — Seniors and college folks start to climb the Pinnacle but are rained off. 24 — Dr. Franklin leaves for a three weeks ' stay in Dickinson College. 25 — Speed Hall goes to the Movie. 26 — Heidrick gets a much needed hair-cut. 27 — Nash learns to knit in Physics class. 28 — Alice comes back from hospital. 30 — Hallowe ' en party in gym. 31 — Girls discover a new boy in chapel. Great find. NOVEMBER 2 — Seven students honored with a seat on the front row in chapel. 3 — Hall girls decide to walk off to Epworth League Social. Social com- mittee renders a decision when they return. 4 — Union wins football game over Middlesboro. 7 — Tag week begins. 8 — Philoneikean Society gives its first program. 9 — Rev. Ford tells us about real spooks. 10 — Expression recital. 11 — Whole school picnics on the Fair Grounds. 12 — Monday Night Club begins to be. 13 — Boys of Stevenson Hall clean house. 14 — Spelling match between Academy Sophomores and Seniors. 15 — Academy Seniors distinguish themselves in their first literary program. 16 — Watch for announcements on the Speed Hall Bulletin board. 17 — Conjunction Butt has peaches for supper. 18 — Loud and privileged applause in chapel. The President has returned from Dickinson College. 22 — Girls have candy sale — proceeds to send S. G. A. delegates to George- town. 23 — Mrs. Hewes has an old clothes sale. 24 — An " intelligent gentleman " from North Carolina offers us a $20.00 gold piece for the best theme on the Redemption of the Kentucky Mountains. Who got the prize? 25 — Student council is on its job handing out punishments. 27 — Mrs. Hewes has a broom hunt. 28 — Miss Murphy entertains with a novelty program. 29 — Prof. Humfleet whittles out a chapel talk for us. 30 — Thanksgiving Day! Big Eats! Big Game! Big Loss for Union! Many old students for a Thanksgiving visit. DECEMBER 2— C. G. S. banquets the K. of M. 5 — Miss von Waldheim gives a dramatic demonstration of how some of our campus beauties walk. lim.im i:;. ■ i _ ,:..i;mi , m, , i ,_in in ■ , ,:ii,; ' I immiimim .1 . :.,mi m - .mm. : ' - 94 THE STESPEAN :l!ilii;iliillililliiii :.ii:;:i.i: ' jlMii, , :ii:i;m: ii«ii:i iiiiik.f;;: :iii:si;,iii!iiii iimi ::ni: :!i;:;:;i„::Kl!i!lliiilllllllllli: CALENDAR 6 — Dr. Ludin insists that we are Toms, Dicks and Harrys. 7 — First basket-ball game. Union wins over Manchester. 8 — School whistles Bill Ed into chapel to the tune of " The Little Brown Church in the Vale. " 9 — Union wins over London High. 10 — Orchestra and Quartette in Williamsburg. 11 — Monday Night Club gives a demonstration of how our girls should dress on all occasions. 12 — Joint meeting of the Social and Discipline Committees; all faculty members on police duty now. 15 — Everyone busy with exams. 16 — Mrs. Nunvar gives recital. 17 — Mrs. Hewes opens a pawn shop. 18— Peg 0 ' My Heart. 19 — New interpretation of Permit System. Bill Ed insists that he had a white one. 20 — Dr. Franklin roots at basket-ball game. 21 — Good-bye Everybody! We ' re going home. JANUARY 3 — Howdy Everybody ! We ' ve come back and then some. 5 — Roberta Cole sings in chapel. 6 — Dr. Franklin tells the boys to get the girls up for Sunday School. 7 — The boys have succeeded. 9 — Seats assigned ; look out for the back row. 10 — President and Dean both absent from chapel. Blue permits, gentle- men ! 11- — We go to New York with Professor Peavy, but he leaves us at the most thrilling point for twenty-four hours. 12 — Professor Peavy comes to the rescue and takes us sight seeing. 13 — Senior class assigns itself the student body and the whole town to sell annuals to. 14 — Union wins over Berea. 16 — Union girls learn how they should model themselves in order to be- come ideal wives for Union boys. 17 — Seniors decide in debate that Union College should own a printing press. 18 — President has to put on his glasses to identify George Ryder and Bill Martin in chapel. 20 — Revival starts. 27 — Nothing but the revival. 28 — Red letter day in the Senior Academy! Class rings arrive. FEBRUARY 2 — Jesse finds that his feet are too big a subject for an essay. 3 — Revival ends. THE STESPEAN 95 - will i.i nllllllllll Illlllllllllllllllllii I iiiiiiiniii.iiiiiiiliii; iiiiiiii ' .iii iii.i:... : ' ii:::.ii:ii:|!IIIIIiiiii " :i;iiiiii CALENDAR 5 — Real snow storm. 6 — The girls in Physics worry Harold Parker into gray hairs. 7 — We learn in Physics class that it takes two to make a couple. 8 — Stespean Beauty contest. Every girl thinks she is it. 9 — Three Seniors get the F. S. degree. 10 — Oh Joy! Examinations and the Beauty Contests are over. Union beats Pineville all-stars. 13 — Cupid appears in the Senior Class. See that cluster on Opal ' s finger! 14 — Queer day — no announcements in chapel, so Professor Franklin re- minds us of blue permits. 15 — Big fire across from campus. Dean Franklin left homeless. 16 — Dr. Franklin tells us to hold our tempers. Editor-in-Chief demands write-ups. 17 — Dramatic Society entertains Peg and her friends. 20 — State Freshmen Game. Union defeated on her own floor ; first time since November ' 21. 22 — College gives program in chapel. We celebrate with cherry cobbler for dinner. The school claps a half-holiday off the president. 23 — Academy class rings take a back seat. The College Seniors ' Class Pins have arrived. 24 — Academy Juniors entertain the Seniors. 25 — Wonder wh y Francis Nunvar wants to see all the girls after chapel. 26 — Union loses double header game to Richmond. MARCH 3 — State preliminaries in basket-ball. Great day. We get the after- noon off. 4 — Senior President stoutly declares that her class didn ' t disturb chapel. Bill Ed confesses that he did it. 7 — Union wins double header from Williamsburg. 8 — If your name is smiling up on that Bulletin Board, pay your Dramatic Society dues. 9 — We sing our President ' s favorite song: ' " Little Feet be Careful! " 10 — Dr. Ludin entertains the Upper Classmen and faculty. Bob and Thelma show the company how courtin ' is done. ] 1 — Miss Weeks is discovered by the Editor-in-Chief chewing gum in the privacy of her own room ! 12 — Editor ' s nerves worn to the limit and the end is not yet. 13 — Our typist says there ' s many a slip ' twixt the annual and the printer. 14 — Editor gathers in the write-ups. 15 — Term Finals ; long faces ; deep sighs. Final for Stespean almost here. 16 — Debate : Union-Pineville — Union loses. 17 — Write-ups a drug on the market, thank goodness ! Annual goes to press on the midnight train. Good-bye Stespean, old dear, till we meet again ! niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniraiimiiiiiiiii mum miiiimii nllllllllll iiiiiiiiimiiiin • :: iriiiiiiiniiiT •ii:i:ii ' iiii , ::i::::i::: i " ' ;r;i;i:; " i " i:i -:r r i ■ • iimimitnim! mmi ' inr ' [hit: iiiiiiiimmmiinitimiii 96 THE STESPEAN iiiiu iiiiiiin - mi -fin. ;■■■! miiiiii inn. 11111:111m 1111111:111111 : 1111 in: miiiii.i inn .imp iiniilniniiiuip ' imniinnnu WONDER WHY Josh likes the month of Mae? Janet Veal takes physical Ed? Etta Beddow wants to get Stout? Fonzine is fond of Rice? Carolyn likes to hear Cox crow? Gertrude likes the book of Luke? Alice likes to see her Grocery Bill coming? Mary Faulkner likes Corbin? Ella Mae Parker prefers a Minor to a Major? Dorothy prefers a Parker to a Waterman? Kenneth Butt went to Cuba? Helen prefers a Dish-man to a Waiter? Bob Blair wants More-head? Charles doesn ' t buy an alarm clock? Jettie likes a Howell? LOST AND FOUND LOST — A Violet, finder please return to F. Nunvar. LOST — A diamond, please return it to Opal Gray. LOST — A Large Pearl, thought to have been carried to Berea. LOST — In the English room, a package of Wrigleys. Return to Miss Weeks. FOUND — Love. Lover apply to Jakie Howard. FOUND — An expert Taylor, customers see Margaret Wilson. SOME ANNUAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 1. Class, we must have your write-ups for the annual at once! 2. Who had Miss Wahl on his list? Well, we want that today. 3. The annual must be off to the printers March 1. Hand your work Miss Weeks today. 4. Please pay for your pictures in the annual. Dramatic Society, please collect its Stespean bill. 5. Editor demands not sympathy, but co-operation. Hand in those write-ups you promised to do. I ' ve been finding you all the year ; now you find me! 111111,1. 11!., , : ... ■ ,.,!,. i THE STESPEAN 97 ' .El lllllll 11111111.X1: ■!:■:■ ' ■ ' ! .: I .,: :,l ■:: .1:1, ,.!.; ' .. bi 1,1 liiiiiuililiiilliliii WANTED Another Pearl to go with Opal. More Riggs for Creely. Another conjunction for Lela. More Arthurs for Flossie. Another Frost bite for Cecil. A box of chewing gum for Bronzel. A body guard for Miss von Waldheim ' s cat. A Trap to catch Janet. A Fish for Francis Edwards. Another Peg for Horace. Moore Booze for Isabel. Some shaving soap and a razor for Delph. Some ready cash for Heidrick. A book on slang for Miss Weeks. A little stray energy for Evelyn Black. Another flamboyant hat for Helen. Another Corum for Clyda. A jug of Olives for Carolyn. Another Hatcher for Mildred. A new supply of mercury for the Lab. A sign painter for Mrs. Hewes. Someone to guard Miss Murphy ' s pocket book. Someone to keep Flossie awake. A Nash for Anna Mae. Some one to take Nat ' s seat in English IV. Some pep for Mary Faulkner. Smaller feet for Jesse. JOKES Cecil and Ted discover a scientific fact at the Reading Table — Cecil: " Oh, Miss Weeks, Luther Burbank has invented a spineless cucumber. " Miss Weeks (cynically) : " I think Luther Burbank must have been working on some of you Unionites. " £ jt t Everett: " ' Ted, you ' re an entirely different boy from what you were last year. " led: " How so? " Everett: " Last year you were a regular book worm. " Ted: " Humph! I ' m a Senior now. " ,f gt . Dr. Lundin : " Estil, who is Miss Alice Robertson? " Estil: " She ' s the woman who was appointed to serve the remaining term of her husband in congress. " .I!llllilial«i!lll ilililillllllllililliWu . .. Ill I 111111,1 ' !l:;;uii;i:ii,i:; . ■ jsin: III IIM.IIIIIIIIIIIIII !l:il. ' illli ' HIli;: 98 THE STESPEAN aiiaaiiiiiiMiiiaa . aaaaaaai! i . . I n;i ;.i::iiii i,i:i;:iiniii ;ii; :iiii, aiaaiaii iir:i;ii;:!i!iiiu aaaaaiaa:! r laaiaaiiaiiaiiBaaaaaaaiaaaa aiiiiiiucia Marie : " The most important function of city government is to clear the streets and the religious belief. " st st st Thelma : " Gail, I want you to make a talk for the Monday Night Club. Here is your topic : ' How long should any one stay when calling. ' Now, go and ask your mother to tell you about it. " Gail : " Well, I know that already. Stay till dinner time, then leave. " St St St Miss Wahl (talking about her sister ' s coming to Union) : " I ' ve told her of the many advantages here. " Josh: " Have you told her about me? " Miss Wahl: " No, just about the advantages. " St . st Francis Nunvar serenades Speed Hall to the tune of " Oh-h-h-h-h I ' ll be-e-e a m-o-o-n beam for you-u! " (Time 11:59 Saturday night). Mrs. Hewes (thrusting her head out of the window: " You look like a moonbeam ! Go back to Stevenson Hall ; we ' ve had mooning enough around here ! " ■. j st Miss Wahl (at supper) : " My, that was a long faculty meeting! " Josh: " Did you discuss me? " Miss Wahl : " Oh no, we were talking on deep subjects. " st st St The Orange and Black staff defied the 18th Amendment this year and laid in a generous supply of Booze, yet they have pursued a remarkably steady and straight course throughout the year. jt st si Creely tells Estil never to tear up waste paper, but to Burn-ett. St M Taylor, the book man appears at the Library door with a broad smile on his face : " The chief American poets just came in this afternoon, Miss Weeks! " Librarian (with an equally broad smile) : " Well, we are certainly glad to have the chief American poets on our campus! Shakespeare hasn ' t arrived yet, has he? " Taylor: " No, not yet. " Librarian : " He should be here soon ; he hasn ' t far to come. ' ,«t Si Si Some one says that when Dean Franklin discovered that his house was on fire he saw his wife and baby safe and then carried outTthe Croquet Set ! Si St Si III i ■:.. . .::..ii,:ii:., ( i aiaiiiiiiiiiiiii.Msiiii aaaaaaaaiaaii MAY GROCERY CO. 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We believe in boosting, in helping, in being accommodating, in being a help to the community rather than a hindrance. Do you? Then let ' s get together, they say " Birds of a feather flock together. " We would like to have all the good boosters as our customers and friends. Come in. Let ' s talk it over. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Barbourville, Ky. Capital and S urplus paid in full, $100,000.00 ELECTRIC SHOE REPAIRING Nice Oxfords Made from High Shoes Saddles and Harness Built and Repaired Prompt Attention Given to Parcel Work GIVE US A TRIAL GEO. HUTTON SON BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY REHEARSING FOR DEBATE Cecil: " What does d-i-1-e-m-m-a spell? " Coach answers — then asks: " Cecil, do you know what a dilemma is? " Cecil: " Yes. It ' s a sort of a pickle, isn ' t it? " £ •« j Dr. Ludin : " Weather is a conglomeration of contingencies, indis- criminately compounded. Come here, Webster! " ■. ■_• ,s Miss von Waldheim : " My rheumatism is about to kill me. " Dr. Ludin: " Cheer up. You ' ll soon be dead. " Jt £ £ Taylor in discussion of an article on Queen Elizabeth : " She never married, did she? " Miss Weeks (cheerfully and with conviction): " Oh no! She had too much se nse to do that! " j -j j Dr. Bos (assigning the Caesar lesson) : " Take the balance of the book for tomorrow. " There are 391 pages in the book; the lesson today is on page 214; don ' t you pity the Caesar class? jt jt ,t Miss von Waldheim — Sharing a box of chocolates with the Faculty — Miss W. : " Are there any with nuts in them? " Miss von W. (tapping her head dramatically) : " This is the nut. " DO YOU KNOW THAT BARBOURVILLE SUPPLY CO. has right here in Barbourville a large stock of PLUMBING AND MILL SUPPLIES PIPE FITTINGS OILS PACKINGS VALVES ETC. FOR YOUNG WOMEN THE STAR STORE Carries the latest styles Purchased direct from New York See our line first Then see others And you will buy ours IT IS BEST FOR YOUNG MEN The best, most up-to-date WEARING APPAREL We can find BE CLASSY BE NEAT, DRESS WELL DISCRIMINATE In the clothes and shoes you wear THE STAR STORE NEXT DOOR TO HOTEL Cigars GOLD-FISH JEWELRY LEWIS DRUG CO. DRUGS SOFT DRINKS Cigarettes Candies JAMES LEWIS, Prop. Stationery CONGRATULATIONS Graduate of ' 23 yours for a HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS LIFE .jt £t M NEW YORK STORE THE HOME OF QUALITY MERCHANDISE WHERE YOUR PATRONAGE IS APPRECIATED PHONE 206 MEATS LUNCHES FRUITS ,t .. t THE LUNCHEONETTE (Successors to City Restaurant) Jt .. .Ji DRINKS CIGARS CANDIES MRS. LIDA EDWARDS 12 Years Experienced PRESSING SHOP J. F. HAWN DRUGS Wall Paper, Paints, Oils Barbourville, Ky. Let ' s all go together! The war is over and so is the high cost of living. 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