Union College - Stespean Yearbook (Barbourville, KY)

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378.7 9 1 8 ' : ftmon College Barbourtrille, Eentocftjx ffare, Boo ff DESIGNED AND PRINTED AT COLLEGE ANNUAL HEADQUARTERS BENSON PRINTING COMPANY NASHVILLE TENNESSEE THE GOLDEN NUMBER The Stespean Volume Ten 1928-1929 5 PUBLISHED BY THE College Juniors and Academy Seniors Weeks-Townsend Esissrlsl Library Union College Barbourville, KY 40906 FOREWORD | N this, the Golden Stespean, of 1929, we have ' " attempted to give a phase of the progress of Eastern Kentucky as reflected in the progress of our college, since the advancement of a people varies di- rectly with the progress of their education. These few pages cannot give what it would take volumes to record — all the sacrifice and labor of those with a vision of what the mountain people might become with the op- portunity to justify their splendid inheritance; but to those who have given their service ; to the Class of 1 929 ; and to the College, we present this record of a phase of educational advancement in the Kentucky mountains, hoping that it may serve as a connecting link with the past, and as a challenge for the future. We have no apologies to offer for our work. We have given our best efforts to the task, and wish no recom- pense other than the approval of our classmates, who gave us the honor of " lis annual. It has ORDER OF BOOKS THE COLLEGE THE CLASSES ORGANIZATIONS ATHLETICS COLLEGE YEAR 5 3 DEDICATORY JOHN B. WOLFE A lover of true sportsmanship, whose belief in a high ideal has brought Union College athletics to a position which is respected throughout the state, we dedicate this, The Golden Stespean of 1929. 5 45 33K President John Owen Gross Page nine rilegg te j 333 13393 The Faculty John Owen Gross, A.B., S.T.B. President A.B., Asbury College; S.T.B., Boston University. Charles C. Smith, A.B., A.M., S.T.M., D.D. Dean Bible and Moral Philosophy A.B. Simpson College; A.M.. Simpson College: S.T.B. , Boston University; D.D.. Simpson Col- lege. Frederick W. Steacy, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. Education Arthur M. Hyde, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. History A.M., Y.ile University; Ph.D., University of II- The Facials Abigail E. Weeks, Ph.B., A.M. Englis i f Ira B. Peavv, B.E., M.E., M.Po., M.S. Education Etna Doop-Smith, A.B., A.M. English and Public Speaking Lola Marie Burton " , B.Mus. Music B.Mus.. Baker University. Page eleven tf2K Whe-Qolden Siespeojt] Tne Faculty Walter S. Dyer, A.B., M.S. Science A.B.. University of Arkansas; M.S.. Un oc Minnesota. John B. Wolfe, A.B., A.M. Mathematics A.B., Emory and Henry: A.M.. Univ. Florence M. Cate, A.B., A.M. Latin and French Daniel M. Humfleet, A.B. Academy Science and Mathematics A.B., Union College. Paite twelve — . — JHMBBiliL -r .. , , , )il 79 (W miwhe -Golden Stesp edJi The Faculty Rebecca Sawyer, A.B. Academy; Registrar; History A.B., Union College. Mrs. Mae Wallace Superintendent of Dining Room James F. Blair Secretary to President Laura Roberts Assistant Secretary Page thirteen J S yfte-Golden Stespeojt% Other Helpers Milton Lamar Superintendent of Grounds Mrs. Milton Lamar Preceptress in Speed Hall Student Instructoi Elmer Robinson Physics Kelly Morgan Mathematics Campus Helpers Fred Rigsbv Stevenson Hall Sillous Hembree Bookstore Ruth Rader Library Daisy Encle Library Jane Pendleton Library Elizabeth Chandler Library Tom Patton Superintendent ' s Helper Page fourteen Iff y ie-Golden Siespecur □am anaa a qpin, Page fifteen )?l87?jHIBII!Brtlf he -Golden Ste.ape n 1 Presidents of Union College Qa S President Daniel Stevenson i S87-1S97 President James P. Faulkner 1897-1905 President J. W. Easley 1905-1910 Page sixteen 7he-Golden StespeaJt Presidents of Union College President James D. Black 1910-1912 President Percy L. Ports 1912-1915 President E. T. Franklin 1915-1928 President John Owen Gross 1928- Page seventeen yhe-Go den SiespeoJi History of Union College H the GH EDUCATION in Barbourville had its beginning in a ve ore Building, now occupied by Miller a ool furniture, was the principal of the school, J.JJvj college. A small building nearby was used for the " " taught in the old Anderson Hotel. Other vacant ro« ooms. In this scattered, humble way, Union College began. The funds to finance this enterprise were secured by Mr. Gibson r lends in Louisville. This effort brought inspiration to the leaders of th chool upon a substantial basis. A meeting was called by Judge J. H. Tinsley - humble way, in the upper story of d Hopper. A. H. Harriet, salesman vhich was destined to become Union primary department, and music was ty to which leading citizens were present, and it was decided to form tioii of the school. To this end the citizens of the comim After some discussion about the name of the institution on motion of James D, Black, to adopt the name " Union " where all could come irrespective of creed, denomination. The first building, called the Administration Building. 1SS0. The plot of ground that formed the campus was do The first session in tin- new building was commenced Harriet a of business establish the a number of inued opera - a stock company for the com inity contributed liberally. it was finally decided by the stockhold College, to designate the institution as or political belief. was erected in the spring and summer lated by Judge T. J. Wyatt. in the fall of 1SS0, with Professor A. li. Lcipal. room, and another sn for the first building because of this debt, P. Dowis, and Mr. Gi it was to be turned o Dr. Dan iel Steven? The building had four classrooms on the first all room used as : library were on second. I Three thousand dollars was borr it was ordered sold in 18S6. It wa d. Mr. W. W. Sawyer gave the seats to help complete the building, and ght by Dr. Daniel Stevenson, Mahala Elliot, for less ths ... the Kentucky Co a grandson of Mr. Thomas St ginnings of Methodism In Kentucky, was the first pre ministration continued for ten years — years marked b ![ ■ died on the campus, January 2, 1897. Dr. Stevenson was succeeded by Professor James P class. During his period of service the institut creasing until there was a demand for more class In 1901, construction of the new girls " dormitor possible by the donation of five thousai chief financial support of the institutio three hundred thousand dollars to Unio In 1905 Pre sident Faulkner resigned college department was dropped, becaui System seemed an impossible task to th a graded school. The Administration B present building. Stevenson Hall also a When President Easly resigned Kentucky, became president, and se Harrop acted as president when P of the time. Professor Percy L. Ports was chosen as next executive of Un after his resignation Rev. E. R. Overly, assisted by B. C. Lew years in which a change was taking place with regard to the sco] College should do in the future. In 1915, Professor E. T. Franklin was chosen president by Franklin, working in co-operation with the General Board of that made the progress of Union College rapid. The New Me 1919, and a new home for the president in 1925. Under Dr. Franklin the college course was restored. In 19 Union the rating of a standard four-year college of " A " grade. tin- Kentucky State College Association. President Franklin r succeeded by Reverend John Owen Gross. The future of Union College seems assured, with the work o it has had, together with the tireless effort and loyalty of its pr working to make Union one of the outstanding colleges of the cc thousand dollars, and with the i e of the Methodist Church at the who f Uni ow bl i Colleg steady tembi nderstanding that next session, with the very be- r. Stevenson ' s ad- th of the school. of the first graduating Lumber of students in- lore buildings, rhis building was made had come the wment fund of P. Faulkn. advanced rapidly- Lssrooms, larger faculty, and m Dry, Speed Hall, was started. T dollars by Mrs. Fanny Speed, from Mrs. Speed died in 1902. leaving an endowment College. d was succeeded by In-. J AY. Easly. About this the broadening of the curriculum to include the ■ in charge. For several years Union was an acad. uilding burned in 1906, and was replaced a year late vas erected at this time. 191 ii, Judge James D. Black, later to become Gov in ' hat capacity for two years — years of solid growth ssitated his being aw; Black ' s official d u t i He ved for thr finard mi |.;,|ii the University o Since then it has Kentucky gavt een admitted tt 1928, and was .Klid officials and adhe jtive and all those win Page eighteen yhe-Golden Stespe n% m A 3n ilUmartam 4 A Bishop Theodore S. Hexderson May 14, iS?q; February II, iqsq ras our friend. We first came to know him dur spent a week in a series of special meetings the Bishop Henderson winter of 1926, when he spent a week in a series of special meetings at Union College. He lifted the Christian life: We saw it as an adventure and a challenge. He came to visit us frequently. He was a member of the Board of Trustees and always was alert for the welfare of our college. He w _ as greatly interested in the agricultural development program, and before his death, set a plan in operation that will ultimately bring the fund up to five thousand dollars for the permanent development of the rural life of Knox County. Just recently two thousand volumes of his- library reached the college — a gift in his memory to our library, from Mrs. Henderson. Page nineteen )iis79 (mBSSSS M She Golden Siespe Ji This autographed picture of Lincoln ' was given by him to Mrs. Fanny Speed who gave to Union College the larger part of its present endowment. Mr. Lincoln regarded Mr. and Mrs. Speed as two of his closest friends; and this picture, published here for the first time, reflects their close friendship. L )Uy ' .our - Aijcwokj, th $au,Ly f ix »c . Pane twenty Mrs. Fanny Speed, Our Patron Saint During the first quarter of the nineteenth century, a beautiful child, Fanny Henning, was born into one of Virginia ' s best old families. She was a lineal descendant of Dr. Walker, who built, near Barbourville, the first house in Kentucky. While Fanny was yet in her girlhood, the Hennings moved across the mountains into the Bluegrass. She was educated at Science Hill Academy, an d in 1842 married Joshua Speed, a wealthy young man of Louisville. Their life- long devotion to each other is now a tradition in the Speed family. Mrs. Speed, strong in her religious nature, had early united with the Methodist Church, South. In 1 865 1 she joined forces with the Loyal Eighteen and thus became one of the founders of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Kentucky. Though Mr. and Mrs. Speed were slave- holders, they were Abolitionists at heart. With the coming of Emancipation, the Speed slaves were all retained as family servants, and if one of them was sick, or in need, he was cared for tenderly to the end of his life. Mr. Speed was a warm personal friend of President Lincoln, and his able adviser during the Civil War. Through the influence of her pastor, Dr. Daniel Stevenson, Mrs. Speed became much inter- ested in establishing a school of higher learning for the youth of our mountains, and Union College stands today a monument to her loyalty to Dr. Stevenson. During his presidency at Union she paid his salary and all deficits of the school until her death. Her gifts supported the families of many poorly paid mountain preachers, kept many a poverty-stricken, but worthy, young man in school, and made Fanny Speed Hall possible. She never kept account of the money she spent in this way. By her will, $250,000 became the nucleus of our endowment fund. Mrs. Speed was a woman of rare beauty, with sympathetic brown eyes and refined features that were a constant benediction to ' all who knew her. Talent, influence, wealth were hers, and she used all to relieve suffering and hardship wherever she found them. A frail body never en- shrined a lovelier spirit. Her life of sweetness and consecration inspired all who knew her with a desire for higher things. Page tiuenty-one Jil 79 fltSp fflLf . ?e -Golden Slespearvk First College Class, 1879 Sallie HnsKi.vs, Mrs. A. M. Decker, A. M. Decker, T. F. Faulkner, Jr., G. W. Tve, Mrs. E. E. Sawyer, Mrs. Annie Albright. Present Board of Trustees Back row: E. P. Hall, E. R. Overly, John Tilton, A. S. Bennett, J. O. Gross, J. L. Fort, J. W. Potter, Harry Bullock. From row: W. W. Shepherd, A. B. Cornett, A. M. Decker, C. B. Nordeman, James D. Black. Page twemy-two , ._■ ' ■■ : , i _ . . Senior Class Mabel Dye Maysville, Kentucky Education Eastern State Teachers College, ' 26; President S. H. U. S., ' 28; Glee Club, ' 28, ' 29: Basketball, ' 28: Captain Basketball, ' 29; French Club, ' 29; Associate Editor. " Orange and Black, " ' 29; Brown Mules, ' 29; Vice-President Senior Class, ' 29. " She puts all her troubles in the bottom of her heart, and then sits on the lid and smiles. " Elmer Robinson Corbin, Kentucky Chemistry " U " Club, ' 26, ' 27, ' 28, ' 29; Pep Club, ' 26; Baseball, ' 26, ' 27; Student Council. ' 27, ' 28; Vice-President Classical Club, ' 27; Men ' s Glee Club, ' 27; Vice-President La Societe Francaisc, ' 27; President Junior Class, ' 28; " Stespean " Staff, ' 28; Playlikers, ' 28, ' 29; Vice-President Kappa Lambda, ' 28; Tennis, ' 28, ' 29; President Senior Class, ' 29; Editor " Orange and Black, " ' 29; Brown Mules, ' 29; Kappa Lambda, •29; Pelican Goo, ' 28; Assistant in Chemistry, ' 28; Instructor in Academy Physics, ' 29. " Rare compound of quality, noble and true, With plenty of sense and good humor, too. " Ruth Rader Bar bourville, Kentucky English Latin Club, ' 26; French Club, ' 27, ' 29; Playlikers, ' 28, ' 29; Assistant Librarian, ' 27, ' 28. ' 29; Senior Class, ' 29. A lady at all times; at home in all crowds. We are indeed proud of Ruth. Page twenty-five X 7 W 1 - r ( ... lil Qjm frml fic Golden Sies peoji Senior Class Bernice Humfleet Aguilera Barbourville, Kentucky English n, " ' 2S; President French ass. ' 29. " Onward, onward may nue press Through the patli of duly, Virtue is true happiness, Excellence true beauty. Minds arc of celestial birth; Make uie then a heaven on earth. " Fred Putnam Russell, Pennsylvania Biology Football, ' 25, ' 26; Basketball, ' 25, ' 26; Baseball, ' 26, ' 27. ' 28, ' 29; French Club, ' 27; Classical Club. ' 26. Freddie, one of the most popular boys that has ever been on Union ' s campus, leaves us to take life a little more seriously, but not so seriously, we hope, as did his ancestor, General Putnam, of Revolutionary fame. " Never over-serious, not too frivolous, but a rare good fellow. " Edith Cheap Barbourville, Kentucky Chemistry " She looks wise and acts wise, And always seems to smile; And w ien it comes to doing things, She ' s made of the stuff worthwhile. " Page twenty-six 7he -Golden Siespecui Senior Class Daisy Engle London, Kentucky Education Sue Bennett Memorial School, ' 20. ' 27; Secretary S. H. V. S., ' 28; Playlikers, ' 2S; French Club, ' 29; ■•Orange and Black " Staff, ' 29; Assistant Librarian, ' 29; Brown Mules, ' 29. " There are pioneer souls lliat blaze their paths Where highways never ran; But let me live by the side of the road And be a friend to man. " Roy Hubbard Fount, Kentucky Social Science Eastern State Teachers College, ' 27, ' 28; Union, ' 26, ' 29; Tennis, ' 29. " Lone of wind and lone of wit, Lone on fun and glad of it; Lone on studying, not a bit. Long on " nerve " and proud of it. " Marie Jackson Barbourville, Kentucky English Pep Club. ' 211; French Club, ' 28, ' 27; Glee Club, ' 27; Swimming Instructor, ' 27, ' 2S; Swimming Club, ' 29. " Give to the world the best you have, And the best will come back to you. " Page twenty-seven -,-•: ■ . ' ' . -■;• _____ Senior Class Ethel Miracle Barbourville, Kentucky English Pep Club -26- French Club. ' 27, ' 29; Glee Club. ' 27, ' 29; " Orange and Black " Staff, ' 27. ' 28; S. H. U. S.. ' 28; Playllkers, ' 2S, ' 29; Brown Mules, ' 29. " Live while you live, for death seems rather permanent. " Tip Smith Lipps, Kentucky History " It is a friendly heart that has plenty of friends. " Tip is a hustler in every sense of the word; promptness seems to be his watchword. He is possessed with the determination and tenacity that is destined to bring him success. Beneath his dry humor and good nature we find an all- round man who has won for himself a prominent place in the hearts of numberless friends. Ruth Parker Barbourville, Kentucky English French Club. ' 26 , ' 27; Playlikers, ' 28. ' 29. " Plenty of sunshine, plenty of truth. Plenty of wisdom — that ' s our Ruth. " Page twenty-eight )ll67 9 ClL. i L, L ia liL fre -Golden Siespe n %S ™ m Ey Senior Class Kelly Morgan Biology Baseball, ' 26; Instructor Academy Mathematics, ' 29. Kelly, so far as we know, has caused no consternation to the college authorities. Although he is quiet and unassuming by nature, the college has felt the deeper effects of his personality. Go to it, Kelly, and take our best wishes with you. " Not too serious, not too gay, But a good fellow every day. " Frances Robinson Barbourville, Kentucky History Asbury College, ' 26; Glee Club, ' 27, ' 29: Girls ' Chorus, ' 27: Dramatic Club, ' 27; Playlikers, ' 2S. ' 29; French Club. ' 29. " youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare. " Floyd Wagers Burning Springs, Kentucky History Mr. Wagers is the oldest teacher in this group of graduates, having served as a teacher for eighteen years; and all the while continued to tit himself for better service. " To say little, and perform much, shows the characteristics of a ureal man. " Page twenty-nine ; ; ■KMt AiM Senior Class Elizabeth Chandler Middlesboro, Kentucky Student Council, ' 26; Pep Club, ' 26: French Club, ' 26, ' 27. ' 29; President French Club, ' 27; Latin Club, ' 26, ' 27; " Orange and Black " Staff, ' 26, ' 27; Business Manager " Orange and Black, " ' 2S; Assistant Librarian. ' 29; Instructor Academy Latin, ' 2S; Playlikers, ' 28, ' 29; S. H. U. S., ' 28; Brown Mules, ' 29. " No place so bisy a person as slie titer teas, And yet site seemed bisier tlian she was. " M. B. Layman Corbin, Kentucky Education Although Mr. Layman has not been a regular attendant at Union, he has been a student in our summer school, and has done much work under the direction of our Extension Department. We are glad to have him as a member of the Class of ' 29. " Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. " Ethel Payne Baxter, Kentucky English Sue Bennett. ' 26, ' 27; Playlikers, ' 29; French Club. ' 29. " Her purpose is as true as steel. And diligence icorks out her plans. " Erances Landrum London, Kentucky English William Marcum London, Kentucky Education Miss Abigail E. Weeks Sponsor Page thirty Il67 JlfeiXX7lf he -Golden Siespeoji Page thirty-one ' " 11 333gte " IV 333 3333 Whe -Golden Stespecui | jm3 fa r ™ jfo3 • Juni Estil Spurlock Antepast, Kentucky Vice-President " Speech is great, but silence is greater. " Prince Surcexer .... Bluefield, West Virginia Secretary " Happiness reigns where smiles dwell. " Ashland, Kentucky Edna Wilder . London, Kentucky " Happy-go-lucky, yet winsome and sweet. " Robert Helton Pineville, Kentucky " None but himself can be his parallel. " Sophie Roberts Loui a, Kentucky " Give me true friends. And life will be a pleasure. " Other Juniors Ted Poe James Knuckles Thomas Catron Garrard Smith Chester Bargo P. M. Broughton Walter S. Dyer Sponsor Page thirty-two yhe-Golden SiespeoJt History of the Junior Class Class Officers Estil Spuri.ock Vice-President Fred Rigsby Treasurer Prince Surgener Secretary We, the Junior Class, ???? $$$$$!!!! § § § § § ? ? X X X X X X X :::: " " " " " " ( ) @@@@@@@@@@@@ @ @ @ @ @ @ ? : ; KMK?4%KMMM%MKKM ! ! I % % ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOP ? QRSTUVWXYZ ? PERIO D have accomplished all this in the space of one year. Page thirty-three 7he -Golden Siespe Jt . Sophomore Class Robert Barker Bcnham, Kentucky President He is a peppy president, He is a dandy player ; He ' ll make a V. C. president, Or at least a good town mayor. Nevil White Latonia, Kentucky Vice-President you are in a pickle, And there ' s no help in sight, There ' s one •whom you can call on, And that is Nevil If hit e. Ida Terrell Corbin, Kentucky Tennis is her hobby, Also basketball; If U. C. didn ' t have her, There ' d be no teams at all. Alva Stark Evarts, Kentucky As one who is a Tennis shark. We tip our hats to Alva Stark. William Slusher Pineville, Kentucky As " Daniel Boone " he Took the cake; But it is a lawyer that He vnll make. Lela Marsee Barbourville, Kentucky Lela Marsee ' s at Iter ease With people and piano keys. Pearl Webb Corbin, Kentucky " Did any mail come for me? " Asks Pearl without fail; But it ' s not so much the letters As it is the other male. George Baker Barbourville, Kentucky George is as good As boys are made; Winking ' s his hobby, And tennis his trade. Ester Davis Barbourville, Kentucky Es is fond of pretty girls. Especially one with long black curls. Lettie Wells Ashland, Kentucky Lettie gives dignity To our class of Sophs; She ' s not afraid of lessons, Nor any of the profs. Martha Parker Barbourville, Kentucky Martha is a gentle lass. The quietest member of our class. Henry Lawson Beverly, Kentucky Henry Lawson, our president-elect, Is the nicest person we could select. Page thirty-four Sophomore Class William Maloney Dover, Delaware Tliis fellow from Dover Is an all-round sport; Knows low to study As well as to court. Mary Lee Gay . Oneida, Kentucky On every hand we liear folks say, " Mary Lee is always ' gay ' . " Martha Reitz Barbourville, Kentucky She ' s fond of preachers, As we can see; And a preacher ' s wife She ' s bound to be. Robert Mason . Chenoa, Kentucky Bob Mason, one of our Rural school teachers, Might, if he wished, Make a pretty good preacher. Alon ' zo Whitis .... Burning Springs, Kentucky " Stormy " makes a racket Everywhere he goes; But, happily, it seems to us, He makes more friends than foes. Myrtle Roark Corbin, Kentucky She ' s very fond of blue things — Blue eyes, blue cars, and such; So when the blues come to her, They don ' t offend her much. Rosa Leinart Lafollette, Tennessee Rose plays ball for U. C. To bring tier college fame. She has a pretty little face, With cheeks to match her name. Charles Davis Barbourvile, Kentucky Charlie makes a funny face, II ' hen he sings the quartette bass. Harry Hopper Barbourville, Kentucky He ushers at the church on Sundays, But look out for him, folks, on Mondays. Viola Terrell Corbin, Kentucky Curly black locks — Not very tall; " Does she like athletes ' ? " No, not at all! Blanche Muncy Mt. Olivet, Kentucky A ' s upon A ' s Blanche Muncy seeks, From Dean, Prof. Hyde, Miss Cate, and Miss Weeks. John Howes Russel, Kentucky " Sing on, John Howes, sing on. " ' . i-.v; Page thirty-five Whe -Golden StespeoJx% Sophomore Class William Knuckles Beverly, Kentucky " ' Handsome ' is his name, If looks are what you tjo by. " Claudia Demarcus .... Middlesboro, Kentucky Claudia is The little lass H ' ho never, never, Cuts history class. Jessie Fish Somerset, Kentucky This girl ' s smile Doth all beguile, Because she ' s laughing All the while. ' Sillous Hembree Barbourville, Kentucky Sillous sells us candy, Sillous sells us books; lie makes a first-class salesman, Tor he doesn ' t trust us crooks. Luther Patrick Hargett, Kentucky " Pat " was married recently. And is as happy as can be. Taylor Baker Bar Creek, Kentucky Taylor Baker A clerk will be, Tor lie ' s had practice In the A. and P. Othi-r Sophomores Harry Aguilera Ruth Main . ' £58 ' ' ' H Nora Lee Amis Helen Pearl Aubrey Chestnut Gilbert Craft Lois Catron Ora Ramsey Gwendolyn Chatfleld Lucille Main . idl Charles Garland Mildred Rader W. L. Knuckles Frank Sharp Hbl Ray Lawson Nannie Shelton McCoy Lewis Ezra Webb Ik. Kenneth Marsee Martha Walker 1 L V Ed Mills A. H. York m William Mayhew W. O. Wagers Mrs. C. C. Smith Sponsor Page thirty-six Freshmen Earl Kilbourne — President WISE, VIRCINIA Julia Howard — Secretary CARDINAL, KENTUCKY Donna Robinson — Treasurer BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY Iudge Howard — Vice-President COREIN, KENTUCKY Howard Wilson barbourville, kentucky Catherine Faulkner barbourville, kentucky Gertrude Howard MANKATOj KANSAS Rufus Bailey kildav, kentucky- FRED Catron BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY Angie Ketchum barbourville, kentucky Addie Hoskins big creek, kentucky John Burkhardt smith, kentucky ' Buford Clark cokbin, kentucky ' Ruth Barker benham, kentucky .f- ' iaii Page thirty-seven resnmen Thomas Elliot Patrick salversville, kentucky Noi.a Howard kettle island, kentucky Rookh Faulkner barbourville, kentucky Anna Todd iarbourville, kentucky Ruby Massey sardis, kentucky George Howard mankato, kansas Vola Marshall darfork, kentucky Lyda Blair barbourv1lle, kentucky Velmer Ashley bethel ridce, kentucky Audrey Sharp oneida, kentucky Inez Woolum artemus, kentucky Mossie Asher 3everly, kentucky Lester Pennington clermont, illinois Willa Ingram ingram, kentucky Page thirty-eight yhe-Go den Stespeojz ;hm reshmen ____ Harrv Taylor corbin, kentucky Hazel Chandler corbin, kentucky Maurice Vincent barbourville, kentucky Bessie Johnson pineville, kentucky Joseph Elkins k1mbrell, kentucky Marvin Morehead flat lick, kentucky Roberta McDonald pineville, kentucky Millie LandRETH paint lick, kentucky Eunice Woolum artemus, kentucky Effie Bliss barbourville, kentucky Jane Pendleton ! arbourville, kentucky Juanita Thomas corbin, kentucky Miss Lola Burton, Sponsor Other Freshmen Cecil Baker William Ball L. W. Buchanan Zelia Bargo Elizabeth Blackburn Daniel Cobb Violet Dean Joseph Dotson Florence Evans Nell Evans Carrie Fortney Julia Hatton Vera Humfleet Earl Hammons rolly hornsby Mae Mayhew Cecil May ' s Ollie Moore Curtis Parsons Madison Reid Joyce Reid Eunice Roberts Opha Swafford Maurice Tribell Clifford Turner Evelyn Wilson Yerkes Warren Clyde Williams Stella Williams Robert Whitis Myrtle Wagers Grace Edwards Page thirty-nine ¥ " yarietyr Store fa; .- or ) ' yhe -Golden Siespe Ji Senior Academy Durham Howard, President, " Red " Durham, as president of our class, proved a real leader. There was nothing sensational, nothing of the soap box orator about him; but a steady progress developed by clear insight, consideration for others, and a desire for the best for the school will always make his opinion desired and respected. Marie Buchanan, Secretary, " Jicky " We think that Marie could beguile the Sphinx itself into smiling if she tried. She is a friend to every one, and with her happy disposition she has brightened many dreary recitations. By the way, wasn ' t Marie a pretty May Queen? Raymond Owens, Vice-President, " Ray " Jeanna Nelson, Treasurer, " Frenchie " Here is a talented member of our class. She was a lovely " Belle of Barcelona. " and because of her voice and dramatic ability we predict that her " Castles in Spain " will be realized. Luella Miller, " Luke " Luella is rather quiet and dignified, hut is right there when any fun is going on. Without her push- ing, our class would have had a hard time climbing that long old steep hill. Elsie Bays, " Bonnie " Here is a really worth while girl, who is always ready to help others out of a hard place. We think she has interesting ideas, but wish she would express them more frequently. Page forty-one 167 1W |ym M yhe-Golden Siespecuv v-fWt, Senior Academy jovs all the fun th bered by her ela " Liz " is always pr presto; you find -.11 in any good timt Newton is a quie , esting. His ineli tat efforts. Amy Bays, " Tammy " iffairs. She friend and inks, she will be Elizabeth Southard, " Liz " ng some new angle of her personality. You think yoi :. We know her as a very good sport and one of the most ve. Newton Jones. " Scut " ed fellow, but when you know him you find he is a good pal and very are toward school teaching, and in this field we expect big results fr Willena Baxter, " Billie " Bill ' s hair is the envy of all the girls— that beautiful bright color. We never knew her to a bad humor, but her contagious smile will be a happy memory to all those who know her. participants Cora Mae Amis. " Wiggly Ve wonder where C( t all times for any . ther who has done Mae stores all her knowledge? No matter where it is kept, we find asion. Sometimes we envy her. In her short stay with the class, then Mitchell Rose. " Rose " To see Mitchell in class one would get the idea that he is a quiet, timid boy, but acquaints that he is a lion in sheep ' s clothing. He will probably teach school again next year, and success for him in this and all other undertakings. Page forty-two 7he -Golden Siespeojy Senior Academy Glades Britton, " Gay " She does not say much, but we 1 i a good sport and full of fun, so Jessie Edwards, " Peggy " blest with the most delightful laugh, and it Earl Surgener, " Surge " Earl is envied by all the girls because of his curly locks whose wave is never hurt by the rain. Although he it easy-going, we know that underneath this air of non- chalant ease he is very serious. Mary Sowder, " Louie " Mary is a quiet girl, not because she thing to say, but because she thinks folks discover things for themselves, ask for aid, she is always ready to le Stella Ashley, " Hiciy " If you ever want anything done right and d fully, ask Stella, called upon. If y tainly missed mm Loretta Mealer, " Dixie " Loretta ' s chief occupations are talking and eating s ' he has won a host of friends at U. C for h smiles has never been depleted. No need tc happiness — she has it. Her greatest ambition detective. Daniel M. Humfleet, Sponsor Page forty-three yhe-Go den Siespesjy Junior Academy Borden Smith President Liu, ie Mae Taylor Seeretary Clarence Green • . . . Vice-President Evelyn Harris Nelson Mason Maude Mills Hazel Johnson Donald Chamberlain Lenora Wilson E. G. Mays Henrietta Smith W. A. Green Effie Miller Reavus Mays Virginia Valentine Cleo Hammonds Miss Rebecca Sawyer, Sponsor Page forty-four lit) M5E=n mkjyhe-Golden Stespe n % f W ) i? i lint- ,,- agJ gga toi i i ! The Stespean Staff Sophie Roberts Editor-in-Chief Thomas Catron Issociate Editor Jeanna Nelson icademy Editor Thomas Elliot Patrick Staff Artist Nevtl White Stenographer Miss Aeicail E. Weeks Faculty Adviser Fred E. Ricsbv Business Manager Sillous Hembree Sales Manager Durham Howard Advertising Manager Page forty-seven (■ The Orange and Black , ' Hie Summer Sdiwl or. DANIEL STF.VENSON Spring Foolball Stakes __ J ■ I ' ilViil fillip Orange and Black Staff Elmer Robinson Editor Mabel Dye Assistant Editor Maurice Vinxent Business Manager Jeanna Nelson Assistant Business Manager Nevil White Campus Editor Prince Surgener Circulation Manager Daisy Engle Typist Page forty-eight yfie-Go den Stespe n% KAPPA LAMBDA Fred Rigsby, Elmer Robinson ' , Luther Patrick, Edith Cheap, Mabel Dye, Robert Helton YV. S. Dyer, Instructor " C " CLUB Viola Terrell, Judge Howard, Hazel Chandler, Elmer Robinson, Juanita Thomas, Harry Taylor, Pearl Webb, Ida Terrell, Myrtle Roark. Page forty-nine y%g -Golden Siespeoji Glee Club Millie Laxdreth Luella Miller Madel Dve Pearl Webb Nola Howard Mildred Rader Jessie Edwards Ruth Barker Vola Marshall Miss Burton Catherixe Faulkner ixez woolum Ruth Maix Sadie Catron Lela Marsee Gertrude Howard Julia Howard Jeaxxa Nelsox Page fifty yhe-Golden Siespe n Playlikers Back row: Nola Howard, Hazel Chandler, Catherine Faulkner, Juanita Thomas, Miss Weeks, John Howes, Mabel Dye, Mossie Asiier, Fred Ricsby, Donna Robinson, Sophie Roberts, Ruth Barker, Fred Catron, Luther Patrick. Center row: Julia Howard, Millie Landreth, Ethel Payne, Lettie Wells, Ethel Miracle, Edith Cheap, Elizabeth Chandler, Gertrude Howard, Viola Terrell, Pearl Webb, Vola Marshall, Jeanna Nelson. Front row: Frances Robinson, Durham Howard, Earl Kilbourne, Harry Hopper, Nevili. White, Elmer Robinson, Lester Pennington, Maurice Vincent, Sillous Hembree. Page fifty-one J he -Golden Siespeojz John Howes First Tenor QUARTETTE Ester Davis Maurice Vincent Second Tenor Baritone Miss Burton, Director Chari.es Davis Bass " LE CERCLE FRANCAIS " Left to riff it: Fred Ricsby, Hazel Chandler, Catherine Faulkner, Martha Reitz, Miss Cate, Viola Terrell, Donna Robinson, Ethel Payne, Edith Cheap, Elizabeth Chandler, John Howes, Ethel Miracle, Daisy Engle, Juanita Thomas, Mabel Dye, Vola Marshall, Nevil White. Page fifly-tivo ' The Belle of Barcelona " Standing: Ruth Barker, Velmer Ashley, Luella Miller, Jessie Edwards, Robert Barker, Mabel Dye, Sadie Kelley, Judge Howard, Buck Patrick, Fred Catron - , Harry Taylor, Elmer Robinson, Inez Woolum, Catherine Faulkner, Martha Reitz, Pearl Webb. Seated: John B. Wolfe, Sadie Catron, John Howes, Nola Howard, Maurice Vincent, Jeanna Nelson, Charles Davis, Ester Davis, Ruth Main, Sili.ous Hem- bree, Millie Landreth, Julia Howard, Vola Marshall, Frances Robinson. Page fifty-three y ie-Golden SiespecsJi 3 ■DC C P o J - U I 5 S 2 Pa f fifty-jour y7ie-Go den Siespe Ji% The Brown Mules Left to right: Henrietta Smith, Mary Lee Gay, Elmer Robinson, Gertrude How- ard, Vola Marshall, Nola Howard, Ethel Miracle, Nevill White, Edith Cheap, Millie Landreth, Elizabeth Chandler, Daisy Engle, Ruby Massey, Maurice Vincent, Ruth Barker, Jeanna Nelson, Mossie Asher, Durham Howard, Julia Howard, Mabel Dye, Fred Ricsby. Page fifty-five Bld7£ HBSSSm( She-Golden Siespe n The Revival Union College undertakes to keep throughout the year a Chris- tian atmosphere. Each year a special speaker comes for a series of meet- ings. This past year Rev. O. T. Martin, District Superintendent of the Crawfordsville District, Northwest Indiana Conference, delivered the addresses, on " The Abundant Life. " He endeared himself to all of the students and exalted the Christ. Many decisions for the Christian life were made during the series. Page fifty-six yhe Qolden Siespeojv Coach Wolfe Assistant Coach Sims Eari. Surgener Durham Howard Coaches and Managers John B. Wolfe Head Coach In the fall of 1926, J. B. Wolfe took up the reins as head director of athletics at Union. Under his administration the varsity has played only college teams. As a result, Union has lost to and defeated the largest colleges of our state. His proteges will always re- member his theory, " A man can do what he thinks he can. " Coach Wolfe leaves us this year, but his splendid record cannot be eradicated. Algin T. SIMMS Assistant Coach A man who is willing to work can always find a job. Coach Sims worked faithfully with the green football material and sent it to Wolfe for finishing touches. On the hardwood floor he sent the girls into six strenuous games and lost only one encounter. Simms is a citizen of Barbourville, and merits much credit for his assistance with Union athletics. Earl Surgener Football Manager Someone must do the many odd jobs connected with football. Earl applied for the job, and was chosen from a number of applicants. He was doctor, rub-down man, and trainer combined, and did his work splendidly. Durham Howard Baseball Manager Because of his business air and ability, Durham secured the much-desired position as man- ager of the Union " Stick-Swingers. " His work was appreciated by both the coach and players. Buford Clark Baseball Manager Durham was called to fill an important position at the Blackstone Hotel, and Buford finished the season as manager. Buford was water boy, warm-up pitcher, and pig-tail, as well as manager, which marked him a valuable man to the team. Ray Lawson Basketball Manager Aside from his daily routine of class work, Ray found time to work at Bill Jones ' restau- rant and be manager of our boys ' quintette. He received a letter for his services. Page fifty-nine Football Squad Rufls Bailey Guard Thomas Patrick Guard Fred Catron " . Tackle Alva Stark , Fullback Judge Howard Halfback Buford Clark Center A. T. Simms Assistant Coach J. B. Wolfe Head Coach Bill Malonev End John Burkhardt Tackle Harry Taylor Quarter Sam Early Center Earl Kilbourne Guard Maurice Vincent Halfback Ray Lawson Halfback Earl Surgener Manager Ted Poe Guard Charlie Davis Center Ester Davis Halfback Bob Barker (Captain) ..... Guard Bill Slusher Fullback Durham Howard Guard Fred Ricsby . . Quarter Georce Baker Halfback Schedule " Union 104; Sue Bennett o Union 54; Hiwassee o Union 6 ; Transylvania 32 Union o ; Kentucky Wesleyan 60 Union 0; Tennessee Wesleyan 49 Union 4; Morehead 28 Union 14; Tennessee Teachers 7 Union 34; Eastern 7 Page sixty ' s Football Robert Barker, Captain Guard Endowed with a stalwart frame and a friendly personality. Captain " Bob " led his chargers through a successful season. Each man was encouraged by his captain ' s example, and with him fought through many a battle. Harry Taylor Quarterback When the game was close, and the crowd was dead. Harry was sent into the fray to pull one c,l his sensational runs. Old Man Hard Luck handed Harry a broken shoulder in the Transy game, but he was back on the gridiron after a four weeks rest. William Slusher Fullback Bill spent his first collegiate year at Georgetown, but we were glad when he came to Union. He was a tierce tackle on defense. At the last of the season he was shifted to fullback, where he did fine work. Charlie Davis Center " Let your work speak for itself, " was " Basso ' s " motto; and he lived up to it. His passes from center were accurate and easy for the backs to handle. Ray Lawson Halfback Small but loud characterizes Ray. His off-tackle smashes were ground-gainers. Rav never let up, either in time of victory or in the face of defeat. Ester Davis Halfback When a man tackled " Es, " he was always where his tackier thought he wasn ' t; consequently it took more than one good man to stop Ester. " Es " side-stepped, pivoted, and ran ninety-seven yards against Sue Bennett for the longest run of the season. Earl Kilbourne Guard He was a wise man, who could not be deceived by the runner ' s twisting; hence, he was death on tackling. We are expecting Earl back next fall. Page sixty-one ... -Jmaaaa a i3ig , ) 187Qj( %( e -Golden Mespecui Jiwv Bill Football Alva Stark Fullback Every man has his own trade, and " Axe " has his educated toe. He was kick-off man and a punter that could place the pigskin where the safety couldn ' t handle it. Alva carried a " Charley horse " through the season, but he played just the same. Zack Howard Halfback Possessing the necessary strength and the speed of a Kentucky thoroughbred, " Judge " filled the safety man ' s shoes with success. His punts were long and high, giving the ends ample time to get down the field. His territory on defense was well-protected against all passing attacks. FRED RlGSBY Quarterback This was the third year for Towhead to don his football togs. After Harry Taylor received a broken shoulder bone in the Transy game, it fell on Fred to call signals. Rigsby to Dishman was a passing combination which was hard to break up. It was Dishman who scored on Transy by the aerial attack. Fred Catron Tackle Catron was late getting into the lineup, but his playing was an asset to the team. " Why get excited? " was his playing attitude, and his coolness gave his team-mates confidence in him. " Jarhead " will be one of the first men on the gridiron next fall. Ted Poe Guard He possessed more fight per square inch than any man he came up against. Taking advantage of his size, he squirmed through small holes and stopped many a play before it was developed. Ted was the ex-captain, and has one more year at Union . James Messer Tackle Salesman Jim is always two weeks late in getting to school, but never too late to win his place on the first eleven. Jim ' s work at tackle was excellent. In the Hiwassee game he was shifted to an end. where he won more than a hundred yards by snagging the leather oval from the air. William Maloney End Fast, and hard to get out of a play. Bill played a bang-up game at left end. He shone in chasing ball carriers down from behind. Bill will always remember the Tennessee Wesleyan game, played in a sea of mud and gravel; and we shall never forget the line record he turned in on that day. Page sixty-two yhe-Golden Siesfyeojz Basketball Harry Taylor Forward Speed was Harry ' s middle name; and making beautiful shots while twisting his frame into complicated maneuvers was his hobby. He had plenty of high school experience, and came to us a finished product. William Slusher Center Bill did everything but carry water. One night he played center, then forward, and finally back guard. His desperate efforts and manly tight will linger long in the minds of the bas- ketball fans. Alva Stark. Forward best consistently, and the score will f itself. " Axe " never played in good Play y take ca spurts, 1 nd his usual number of goals Ester Davis . Guard " Here comes Davis, get set, " was the cry of our opponents, but their warning was in vain, for " Es " invariably tore through their fortifi- cations and sank the sphere through the net. He was running guard and high point man. so he evidently did more than dribble the ball. Alonzo Whitis Center ho can cover rorked well at the pivot position, but his main feature was registering " two-pointers " from a difficult angle just back of the foul line. J. B. Wolfe Mentor Coach never picked out an easy schedule dur- ing his coaching career at Union. The games below will speak fin- themselves. The material was not regular, because students came in late, Bob Barker Forward Bob ' s pep and enthusiasm was excelled only by his eye for the iron ring. While Ester was on the hospital list, Bob played an outstanding game at running guard. Judge Howard Forward Hard work and clean sportsmanship won him a position on the team as well as respect in the spectators ' minds. Judge has three more years. Bill Maloney Forward " Punishment is my dessert, " he seemed to say when he collided with a gigantic opponent. But he never quit: the last whistle was the only end to Bill ' s playing. His timing was excellent, and his goal shooting good. Schedule Llnion 52; High Splint 23 Union 12; Kentucky Weslevan . .24 Union 36; Hiwasee 6 Union 50; Cumberland 49 Union 20; Centre 40 LTnion 33;Tenn. Wesleyan ....38 Union 30; L. M. U 29 LTnion 3S: Harlan Ramblers ...41 Union 38; Transv 36 Union 24; Cumberland 14 Page sixty-three 7he -Golden Siespeoji , Girls ' Basketball Squad Ruby Massey . ........ Guard She brought the sphere down the floor, and her buddies made the goals. Ruby ' s chances to make goals were few, but she never failed when the crip-shot opportunity came. Mildred Rader Guard Somebodv must be on hand when a regular is knocked out. Mildred always substituted with plenty of enthusiasm, which kept the ball roll- ing. A few opponents were slightly injured, but they should have stopped when they saw her l rai 11 Elizabeth Blackburn, " Liz " . . . Forward " Practice makes perfect. " and " Liz " has had ?. She is small in stature, .n the hardwood floor. Long four but b shots Mabel Dye, Captain Center general 1 How could a team lose with Mabel was contented on the bench or on the floor as long as her team-mates were winning. Her one-arm shots from the sidelines were thrilling epochs of the game. Mabel graduates this year, and we shall miss her. Rosa Leinart Center " Rose " came to school after the season had begun, but not too late to make the team. Be- ing a fraction taller than the average oppo- nent, she succeeded in getting the tip-off at thing well you don ' t enjo Prince Surcener Y ' ou can ' t do an ' doing. Prince con confidence and foi strength to win. Vola Marshall Guard One of the reasons why our quintette turned in a splendid record is mentioned immediately above. She was forever breaking up what seemed to be a sure crip shot. Her defensive work was no small object in the team ' s success- ful season. Julia Howard Center " Here! Here! " was the excited exclamation of Julia as she directed her team in their floor work. Most plays worked around Julia because of her ability in directing the plays. Ida Terrell Forward " Oh, my! " were Ida ' s famous words, which she uttered when something went wrong. Her speedy dribbling and accurate shooting were highly applauded by the onlookers. Pearl Webb Forward When some said, " She made twenty-one out of twenty-two points, " we knew whom they were talking about. She was high-point player in most of the games. We are anxious to see Pearl in action next winter. Schedule M. U 32 imberlana 11 M. U 21 Page sixty-four yhe-Golden Siesfyeoji Baseball Happy Mayhew Shortstop " Hap " was just the right kind of man to hold down shortstop position. He was fast enough for the hot ones and heavy enough to stand up under the line drives. His work at the plate with the ash was hard on the pitchers ' reputations. Rufus Bailey Right Field When a fly was hit to right field and two men down, the other eight men dropped their gloves and started for the bench. An errorless fielding record marks Bailey as an indispensable man in Union ' s famous nine of 1929. Charles Davis Catcher This lad we ' re introducing had more pep than ten acres of Post Toasties. He was the main source of enthus- iasm. Charley ' s peg to second made the runner look as if he were tied to the atmosphere. Very few ever stole a base on our big " Catch. " Bill Maloney Catcher and Right Field Everybody admired Bill ' s work on the baseball field. When he was behind the plate he had plenty of chatter; when playing right field he handled every ball that sailed into his field. Hats off to this scrappy lad. Slim Roberts First Base " Back up, fielders, here comes Slim to the bat. " Slim had a big day when our boys won from Cumberland, 2-0. He hit a home run in the second and drove in the second run in the sixth. This was Slim ' s day. His mound work was as well done as his hitting. Bob Whitis Left Field Every ball club in this section of the country has heard of " Big Bob " Whitis, not because of his size, but rather because he hits more horsehides into the swamp than any two men his size. Bob ' s fielding also was good. Page sixty-five 7he-Golden Siespe jv Baseball Alonzo Whitis Pitcher When something went " Bang! " you knew it was Stormy ' s speedball hitting in the catcher ' s mit. He never got excited, and came out of some mighty close places. The Emory and Henry game placed " Stormy " in our memories as a mud horse, who plugged through nine innings of dripping rain to win, i-o. Fred Putnam Second Base Three years in a Union suit has developed Freddie into a valuable man. He graduates this year, and we shall have to look a long time to secure a man able to fill his shoes. Judge Howard Pitcher Hard luck was riding Judge in most of his starts. But he managed to win all but one encounter. Judge was a star at base running; every time the catcher gave him an inch he would take the next base. proved to be a James Messer Center Field Always willing to do his part, " Jim valuable man in the pinches. He pinched-hit in the last game of the season and sent the winning run across the home plate. " Jim " never missed a practice during the season. His pluck is admired by all. Harry Taylor Third Base In this case a little man was given one of the biggest jobs on the diamond to hold down. He handled them all, fast or slow, and his throw to first was fast and accurate. Harry was lead-off man, which usually meant an infield hit or a Texas leaguer over short- stop. Ester Davis Center Field It was a pleasure to watch " Es " cover his territory in center field. He knew where the ball was going at the crack of the bat, consequently he made difficult ones look easy. Page sixty-six lS fgHB SHl . e -Golden Siesp sn Tennis Julia Howard played an illustrious game this season, both in singles and in doubles. Her skill in placing the ball was outstanding. Elmer Robinson played his usual cool, steady gait throughout the season. His net work was brilliantly executed. Alva Stark displayed an unusual game this season with his racket. He dropped only one match and that was to Kee of Kentucky State. Alva can make a tennis ball do anything but say " Hello. " V. S. Dver, Coach, worked every possible evening with his crew to whip them into shape for stiff opposition. Coach advanced Union ' s standing when he scheduled two matches with the University of Kentucky with which he broke even in the tilts. Howard Wilson, one of Kentucky ' s best swingers, went through the season losing only to Ragland of Kentucky State. His drives were mean to handle. Roy Hubbard played first class tennis at Eastern State Normal before he came here. Coach Dyer was pleased to have him enroll in Union ' s tennis camp. George Baker always played the ball as though it were the match point at stake. His game of drives and chops was difficult to return. Ida Terrell had a serve that few feminine racket swingers could handle. Ida played as well in doubles as in singles. Page sixty-seven Wfy fyhe -Golden Siesj oJi Q W ll ill lW IJ9294 In Tr ixxixxg ' Page sixty-tight The College Year Julia Howard Best Sports Judge Howard Vola Marshall Best Looking Harry Taylor Most Handsome Page seventy-one 11S79 ifBBgffff i J he Golden Mespc n% Graduating Class Edith Cheap Elizabeth Chandler Frances Robinson Daisy Engle Ethel Payne Ethel Miracle Ruth Parker Fred Putnam Bernice Acuilera Marie Jackson Mabel Dye Elmer Robinson Roy Hubbard Kelly Morgan Floyd Wagers Page sevcnly-t ivo .szk 7he -Golden Siespecui Faculty Procession Miss Rebecca Sawyer Prof. Daniel M. Humfleet Mrs. Etna-Doop Smith Miss Lola Marie Burton Miss Abigail E. Weeks Prof. ]. B. Wolfe Miss Florence M. Cate Prof. I. B. Peavy Prof. W. S. Dyer Prof. A. M. Hyde Dean C. C. Smith Prof. Frederick Steacy President J. O. Gross Page seventy-three Union College Program of Fiftieth Anniversary AND Commencement Exercises May 25 to 29, 1929 Saturday, May Twenty-fifth - " Founder ' s Day " Address of Welcome Hon. James D. Black Address Prof. James P. Faulkner Basket Dinner on the Grounds. Former Students ' Banquet Mr. C. S. Wilson, Toastmasler Address Gov. F. D. Sampson " Union ' s Early History " Mr. A. M. Decker Sunday, May Twenty-sixth -Baccalaureate Sermon, Methodist Church Rev. W. S. Bovaro, D.D. — Vesper Service: Address Dr. Bovard Monday, May Twenty-sevExNTH — Annual Meeting of Board of Trustees. — Historical Pageant. Tuesday, May Twenty-eighth — x ddress. — Baseball Game. . — Academy Commencement Program. Address Rev. John L. Fort, D.D. Wednesday, May Twenty-ninth (Rev. E. P. Hall 0:00 A.M. — I nion and the Future — " What the Conference Expects " . . . [„ „ _ _ K (Rev. H. E. Trent " What the Lavmen Expect " Mr. H. E. Bullock )Hon. Alvis S. Bennett 7:30 P.M. — Commencement Exercises. Address Bishop H. Lester Smith, D.D. 1 1 :oo A.M. 6:00 P.M 9:00 A.M. 7:30 P.M 10:00 A.M. 2:30 P.M 7 :30 P.M Page seventy-four yhe-Golden Stespeojr - Tillie of Bloomsbury Abel Mainwaring Fred Catron Milroy Harry Hopper Sylvia Jessie Edwards Lady Marion Catherine Faulkner Constance Darner Ethel Miracle Ricliard Mainnvaring Maurice Vincent Tilly Welioyn Elizabeth Chandler Percy ll ' elvjyn Ester Davis Amelia ll ' elivyn Jeanna Nelson Grandma Hanks Millie Landreth Mr. Mela Ram Donald Chamberlain Mrs. IVelvuyn Rookh Faulkner Lucius Welviyn John Howes Mr. Stillbottle Fred Rigsbv Mr. Pumphf.rston Luther Patrick Miss Abigail E. Weeks, Director Page seventy-five )lS79fiy | . y?e Golden StevpeoJi ] The Calend ar SEPTEMBER —School opens. Plenty of Freshmen underfoot. — Epworth League entertains U. C. students with a big party. — Sue Bennett meets Union on our field. She came, she played, she lost, 104-0. OCTOBER — Playlikers begin work under the leadership of their worthy president, Maurice Vincent. Funny, Playlikers must he work-likers. — Chautauqua begins. Now for the excellent programs of the Swarthmore, and " My Divine Inspiration " . — U. C. Bulldogs beat Hiwassee, 54-0. Sophomores entertain the Freshmen. — Dr. Franklin resigns. — " Le Cercle Francais " is organized under the leadership of the Professor of French, Miss Cate. — C C. Bulldogs go to Lexington and meet Transy in a real football game. Several Seniors present with the " Spirit of Old Union " . Bow, wow! Bow, wow, wow! — Bulldogs meet Kentucky Wesleyan at Winchester. Yea, Bulldogs beat ' em. — Girls ' Glee Club organized under the direction of Miss Burton. John Howes and Jessie Fish chaperon the Junior Academy hike. " Freedom for All Forever! " — College Seniors entertain Dr. and Mrs. Franklin with six o ' clock dinner at the Blackstone. — Hallowe ' en party in the gym; two famous jockies present. NOVEMBER — Girls ' football team has a scrimmage. Jeanna makes a touchdown. — Tennessee Wesleyan trounces Union 48-0. Several students absent, casting their votes for Hoover or Smith as the case may be. — Dr. Franklin preaches his farewell sermon in the M. E. Church to a large congregation. — Dr. Franklin and family leave for their new home in Winfield, Kansas. — " Brown Mules " organize, and plan to push instead of kick. — Morehead wins over Union, 27-6. Plenty of mud and rain, but the Brown Mules stand till the last play. — Several attend the Student Volunteer Convention at Winchester. Bulldogs not only win over Johnson City, 14-7, but have a world of experience on the return trip. Appearances are deceiving at times. — Dean and Mrs. Smith entertain the Junior Academy Class at their home, thanks to Borden. — Union runs over Eastern, 34-7. Girls ' Glee Club entertains with formal party in Speed Hall. Brown Mules parade the town. — Thanksgiving vacation. Dean goes to Evansville. yhe-Gok en Siespeojr The National Tkeatre Popular Pictures at Popular Prices A New House Good Seats Everything Pleasant to Look At Good Ventilation MUSIC BY NATIONAL ORCHESTRA Chas. R. Mitchell, Manager Tke ALBRIGHT DRUG CO., Inc. JOHN C. CHARLEY EARL Where the Students Get Acquainted WITH THE COMPLIMENTS AND BEST WISHES OF T. W. MINTON AND COMPANY INCORPORATED BARBOURVILLE, KY. Manufacturers of Hickory Specialties AND EXHIBITORS OF THE FAMOUS Minton Hickory Mountain Stables The Home of the National Saddle Champions The Feudist, Mountain Laurel, The Target, Mountain McDonald, Bobby Jones, The Golfer, Wedding Bells, Mountain Revelry, Honey Bee, Blossom, Redbud, and others of great interest. yhe -Golden Stespedjy% Tr IDEAL CAFE ts e Home of Good Ea FOR Ladies and Gents + SPECIAL SERVICE FOR STUDENTS + w. D. (Bill) Jones, Propri 1 06 Knox Street Hor The Rexall Store STANDS FOR Trie Best in Drug Store Goods BEST IN Drug Store Service The Herndon Drug Company INCORPORATED Davis and Davis Barber Shop ANY STYLE YOU DESIRE Shaving Without Pain, or Whiskers Refunded Where Students Are Given Special Attention K. Rand J. W.Davis PROPRIETORS Court House Square The Peoples Store SHOES CLOTHES FURNISHINGS For College JUen ana Women Knox Street BARBOURVILLE, KY. MEALER SIMON proprietors 17he-Qolden SiespeojV 4M The Calend endar DECEMBER 10 — " Mother Goose Cantata " by Glee Club. Concert orchestra does its stuff. 15 — " Bulldogs Bite " given by Aunt Mae, with the assistance of the Junior Class. 19 — School closes for Christmas vacation. Sneezing heard in the hallway. Professor Dver starts " anti-flu " treatment. Everybody flies. 29 — Bookstore gets new show case for candy. Don ' t lean too hard nor ask for samples. JANUARY 1 — School re-opens, with several absent from flu, or else (?). 4 — News: President and Mrs. Franklin announce the birth of Miriam Josephine. 12 — Kentucky Wesleyan beats Union, 21-12. 16 — Bulldogs ruin Hiwassee, 31-6. Just too fast for them. 18 — Girls and boys show Cumberland how to play ball. 21 — Academy Seniors give a dinner party at the Blackstone, and then get mean and investigate the " Private Life of Helen of Troy " . 22 — Ball teams visit L. M. I " , at Harrogate, and lose in spite of healthy rooting. 26 — First semester closes. Amen. 27 — Mrs. Robinson and Frances entertain the Seniors with Chili Con Carne. Hot time! 29 — A host of friends surprise the Junior president with a birthday party at Ideal Cafe. 30 — Maryville learns to play basketball, in our gym. FEBRUARY 1 — Have to go to chapel now. We get seats. 2 — Bulldogs go to Danville to see how Centre plays ball. Yeah — 5 — Zimmer Harp Trio gives Barbourville a treat. 6 — Union learns how to play a new brand of ball from those boys from Tennessee Wesleyan. 9 — Our girls play Corbin " Y " . Too bad they can ' t get any competition. Our boys plav Sue Bennett. 11 — Boys go to Harlan to play the Ramblers. 15 — U. C. wins over Transy here. 19 — Our girls beat Cumberland, then have a wreck of their own just as they reach Barbourville. 22 — Union celebrates Washington ' s birthday. We cannot tell a lie: We beat L. M. U. two games. MARCH 1 — Exams. Will there never be a time when these are over! 2 — More exams. Why can ' t these Profs ever learn? Mrs. Smith entertains the Sophomores. ' as79 (IfesS ll e Golden Siesp e Ji | Xpgj LADIES 1 FINE DRESSES JUST FROM NEW YORK The Latest Styles and Colors, in All Sizes PRICES TO SUIT ALL PURSES If You Are in the Market for Ladies ' and Gents ' Ready-lo-Wear. It Will Pay You lo Call at the BOTNER BARGAIN HOUSE BARBOURVILLE, KY. HAWN DRUG STORE THE GIFT SHOP J. E. FAULKNER DENTIST The Model Bakery BEST THINGS TO EAT COLE AND HUGHES GROCERIES AND HARDWARE COURT HOUSE SQUARE Reiser s Barber Shop Special Attention to Students KNOX SUPPLY CO. General Merchandise and Produce Tom s Chevrolet Co. COURT SQUARE BARBOURVILLE, K.Y. after the came Blackstone Lunch Room W. W. Ealem, Proprietor MILLER HOPPER Phone 155 UNDERTAKERS Geo. H. Hutton and Son SHOE REPAIRING SERVICE BUILT OUR SHOP Barbourville Steam Laundry THE CAREFUL DRY CLEANERS EXPERT WORK SPECIAL CARE TAKEN WITH DELICATE AND FANCY GARMENTS Prices Reasonable The Ideal Garment Company The Store in Which Something New Can Be Found Ladies ' and Children s Coats, Dresses, Shoes Royal Society Patterns and Gordon Hose Men s and Boys Suits Shoes, Hats, and Caps Sanitary Grocery Company Groceries and Meats Fruits and Vegetables CHOCOLATES CANDIES AND CAKES THE Mountain Advocate BARBOURVILLE, KY. HIGH-CLASS JOB PRINTING Specialists in Calling Cards and Individual Stationery QUALITY— SERVICE Our Motto KNOX COUNTY ' S ONLY NEWSPAPER YOUNG CARL INCORPORATED PHOTOGRAPHERS Portrait, Landscape, and Commercial Work Excluisve Makers of the TIFFANYTONE PHOTOS Permanent Artistic Photos SEVENTH AND VINE STREETS CINCINNATI, OHIO Phone 2277 Canal The Calendar 3 — More Chili Con Carne with the Seniors on the spoon. 4 — President Hoover talks to us — over the ladio. 5 — Snow storm catches everybody in summer clothes. 13 — Krazy Kats come for the last game of the season. 16 — Colored boys sing in chapel. 23 — The flood of 1929. Biggest ever. Can ' t get to church on Sunday. 25 — Rev. O. T. Martin holds special meetings. 28 — Kentucky State plays tennis here. They win by one match. APRIL 1 — Smallpox sends Terrell home. 2 — Dr. Tye and Dr. Jones stick even body. Some disabled for a while. 6 — Union knocks their way to a 12-7 victory over Cumberland. Rosa Leinart rescues the col- lege beauty. 7 — Many former students back for Easter. Carol singers cheer many on Easter morning. 13 — Cumberland falls before our tennis team. 15 — Sue Bennett takes lessons in tennis. We get the trophy. 22 — The " Belle of Barcelona " enjoyed by everyone. 29 — Junior-Senior Banquet at the Blackstone. MAY 1 — L. M. U. Airdales find out that Union plays tennis. Aunt Mae returns. Hooray I 2 — Tennis team gets rained out of Bluegrass. 3 — Kentucky State ruins our tennis team in the rain. 5 — Extension Division holds banquet at the Christian Church in Corbin. 8 — Emory and Henry, Alma Mater of Coach Wolfe, falls before our ball team. Ingratitude, what? 10 — Transy loses a good ball game to us. 11 — Position reversed: We lost this one to Transy. 13 — College Seniors present " The Fool, " with Roy Hubbard taking the leading part. (?) 16 — Everybody enjoys a picnic. Each crowd had the very best time of all. 22 — Examinations start, with cramming the popular sport of the day — and night. 25 — Founders ' Day program. Dinner on the campus. Banquet; reminiscences. ???!! 26 — Baccalaureate sermon by Dr. Bovard. Vesper service by Dr. Potter. 27 — Historical pageant. (Hysterical rehearsals). 28 — Boosters banquet and Academy commencement. 29 — Exams till the last minute, assisted by a band under the windows of the Education room; " Rescue the Perishing " played by request. 30 — It ' s all over now. T5fc VANITY BEAUTY SHOPPE Specialty in All Kinds of Beauty Work FIRST CLASS BARBER SHOP IN CONNECTION Phone 1 76 JIMS PLACE Next to Your Home, We Have the Best Eats Nuf-Sed Bus Depot MERENBLOOM HEADQUARTERS FOR Students ' Wearing Apparel Barbourville, Kentucky The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. WHERE ECONOMY RULES J. E. Sanders, Manager Pennington Bros. GROCERIES AND DRY GOODS New Cash Store. 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