Union College - Stespean Yearbook (Barbourville, KY)

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o 2 ° o 5- Jo -- o 7 If -5 ■f- r2. s m x L ■)?: ; MW : ■ 2 EDITH FELTNER £ditor JIMMIE KNUCKLES Business Manager Published by the COLLEGE JUNIORS AND ACADEMY SENIORS of UNION COLLEGE Barbourville, Kentucky ,, -sl6 N© 7ke Stespean S C 7 YearJjook UNION COLLEGE BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY Weeks-Tov nsend JilSemoriai Library Union College Barbourville, KY 40906 p yi8. ' : : S8«H t.3 Foil oxtf the (jleam (T+-9 To the knights in the days of old, Keeping watc i on the mountain height, Came i vision of Holy Grail, And a voice through the waiting night. Follow , follow, gleam, follow the Banners unfurled o ' er all the world, Follow , follow, gleam, follow the Of the chalice grail. that is the Follow the Gl earn And we who would serve the King, And loyally Him obey, In the consecrated silence know That the challenge still holds today. Follow, follow, follow the gleam, Standards of worth o ' er all the earth, Follow, follow, follow the gleam Of the light that shall bring the dawn. bjj (Dedication To Dean and Mrs. Charles Clark Smith Who have unselfishly devoted their time and energy impart- ing wisdom to an enthusiastic, but thoughtless group. Dean Smith has assumed, besides these duties, the difficult task of personally conducting the activities of the students, and of enforcing unpleasant rules of discipline upon them. They have accomplished their tasks in a very successful man- ner, and at the same time done so with personalities so laden with tact and wisdom as to leave those influenced by them with a high admiration and undying friendship for them. To serve as these have served is our highest hope; thus may we likewise " Follow the Gleam. " y Contents Book One YE COLLEGE Book Two YE CLASSES Book Three YE ACTIVITIES Book Four YE GLEAMS THE STESPEAN 1930 I ' W THE STESPEAN 1930 oard of Trustees Members Whose Terms Expire in IQJ10 Rev. E. R. Overly Ashland, Ky. Mr. Harry E. Bullock C. B. Nordemax, President . . Louisville, Ky. Lexington, Ky. Pineville, Ky. Members Whose Terms Expire in 1931 Rev. W. YV. Shepherd . . . Russell, Ky. Jakie Howard . . Hox. Alvk S. Bennett . . . . Hartford, Ky. Members Who Terms Expire in IQJ2 Rev. John- V. Potter .... Kokomo, Ind. H. H. Miller Ashland Kv Rev. John- O. Gross .... Barbourville, Ky. Members Whose Terms Expire in 1933 Rev. Jno. Lowe Fort . . . Louisville, Kv. Mr. Henry Payne .... London Kv Hon. J. D. Black, Treas. . Barbourville, Ky. Members J! ' hose Terms Expire in IQ34 Rev. J. R. Wood Maysville, Kv. A. M. Decker .... Barbourville Kv ' Deceased. ' Campus Helpers Office Nevil White Prince Surcexer Publicity Editor Teddy Poe Book Store SlLLOLS HEMBREE Swimming Instructors Marie Jacksox William T. Malonf. ' Library Ber.nice Bowman June Mealek Jane Pendleton Leila Marsee Stephenson Hall Fred E. Rigsby James Knuckles Mail Carrier William Slusher Laboratory Assistants Carl Lawson Fred E. Rigsby Speed Hall Bernice Bowmax Superintendent ' s Helper Tom Patto.v ©ook One 9e College v THE STESFEAN 1930 President John Owex Gross ' W THE STESPEAN 1930 Joonr Charles Clark 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.M., Boston University; D.D., Simpson Col- lege. Ira B. Peavv B.E., M.E., M.Pd., M.S. Education B.E., Edinboro State Normal School ; M.E., Edinhoro State Normal School ; M.Pd., Edin- boro S:ate Normal School ; M.S., Taylor Uni- versity. Arthur M. Hyde A.B., A.M., Ph.D. History A.M., Vale University; Ph.D., University of Illinois. Frederick XV. Steacy A.B., A.M., Ph.D. Education A.M., McGill University; Ph.D., Columbia Uni- versity. . THE STESPEAN 1930 Abigail E. Weeks Pii.B., A.M. English Ph.B., Dickinson College; A.M., Dickinson Col- lege; A.M., Columbia University. Etna Doop Smith A.B., A.M. English and Public Speaking A.B., Oklahoma City University; A.M., Okla- homa State University, Florence M. Cate A.B., A.M. Latin and French A.B., Morningside College; A.M., University of Michigan. Arlie A. O ' Kelly A.B., Ph.D. Chemistry A.B., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., I ' niver sity of Colorado. J U THE STESPEAM 1930 Mrs. Arlie A. O ' Kelly A.B., M.A. Science and Mathematics A.B., University of Colorado; M.A., Univer- sity of Colorado. J. R. Bacon- A.B. Physical Education A.B., Kentucky Wesleyan College. Ethel Eversole B.s.M. Piano and Voice B.S.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Daniel M. Himfleet A.B. .1 cademy Science and Mathematics A.B., (Jnicn College. THE STESPEAN 1930 Mrs. C. E. Vogel Preceptress in Speed Hall Mrs. Mae Wallace Superintendent of Dining Hall James F. Blair Secretary to President Miss Christine M. Dux Assistant Secretary ' . THE STESPEAN 193« ■ Gis Halser Superintendent of Grounds Mrs. John Cheap Matron of Stevenson Hall Student Instructors Aubrey B. Feltner Biology Thomas Catron History Frank Acerman Geometry Letcher Knuckles Physiology ■vfr ; . ■w 5T ©ook CDwo 9e Glasses THE STESPEAN 1930 Jcxonr, SENIORS Fred E. Rigsby ASHLAND, KV. Chemistry A facile pen indeed ' twould be That could in any manner do the justice due His skill in sports, his intellect, And more, a something indefinable That makes of him a leader true. Sophia Roberts LOUISA, KY. English Low voice and dark brown eyes that speak aloud Her bright and humorous spirits tellingly; Ability and all the will it creeds Proclaim for her a rich and busy life. cS i z MMsb . ' THE STESPEAN i - ENI Aubrey B. Feltner Thomas Catron LON ' DOK, KV. BARBOURVILLE, KV. History History He stands for conduct steadfast in its reach, For noble dreams. He is possessed of soul so human In the ways of sport and mirth and comrade- ship diversified That none could be who would not long to call him friend. Though pensive mood attack and clouds ap- pear, ' Tis not for long; For how in mind so clear could twisted thoughts abide, And how could gloom o ' ercast the sky, When he has reasoned out the how and why. c£± jggjjlilliggf THE STESPEAN 1930 SENIORS Prince Surgener BLUEFIELD, W. VA. English Light-h " artedness and rare good nature Have endeared her to so many; and withal, Trustworthiness and steadiness Have made her life as useful as it has been dear. Boyd Howard PINEVILLE, KV. Biology Quite unexpectedly we find in one Whose goal has been pursuit of nature ' s truths, Joy that bubbles, naturally as the sun doth shine; Courage to face- his work and make it play. THE STESPEAN 1930 SENIOMS P. M. Broughton BARBOURVILLE, KV. Education A wall around this city lies, And keeps the life apulse within from curi- ous eyes; But once its gates are opened wide to those elect, They see a sense of humor that laughs their cares away. Walter Chestnut Education Full well he does the tasks assigned to him, And when a comrade, needy of his help, Implores him for it, willing is he, and glad To give whatever lies within his power. Abigail E. Weeks, Sponsor. XU THE STESPEAN i! V THE STESPEAN 1930 Charlie Davis, President BARBOURVILLE, KV. Basso A student and an athlete too, Both serious and dependable. Claudia De Marcus MIDDLESBORO, KV. She ' s small and sweet and friendly and always good and true. Nevil White, Secretary LATON ' IA, KY. Prof " hid e ' en his failings lean to virtue ' s side. " George Baker BARBOURVILLE, KV. Lacy And much studying is weariness to the flesh. Edith Feltner london, kv. Madame ' In truth, sir. she is pretty, and honest, and gentle; and one that is your friend. " William Slush er PINEVILLE, KV. Bill We will have to jive him credit for being so plainly spoken. Ester Davis BARBOURVILLE, KV. Es He is a singer and an athlete, and he has a wicked grin. THE STESPEAN I Juniors John B. Howes RUSSELL, KV. Caruso Jo in is our talented singer and a member of the school quartette. James Knuckles BEVERLY, KV. Jimmie . man of truth and lord of Ins own actions. Glenn Chestnut BARBOL ' RVILLE, KV. Quinine Youthful is his middle name; he never will grow up. Mat-tie Fawbush BEXHAM, KV. Mat Mat tie has a way with all whom she may meet; She is so very dignified and yet so very sweet. SlLLOUS Hembree BARBOURV1LLF, KV. A man he is of cheerful yesterdays and confi- dent tomorrows. Luther Patrick hargett, kv. " It pays to advertise, " says Pat, " And so for this I ' ll pass the liat: Berxice Bowman- Miami, FLA. Duty always comes before pleasure. c£ ci iIliBb gi ' THE STESPEAN 1930 Juniors Clyde Greene LONDON ' , KY. Buzz Things arc going to happen, why worry? Martha Parker bareourville, ky. Silent Cal . compliments to her are trite, She has adorers left and right. Clifton Xeikirk somerset, ky. Rev He is conscientious in his •work, retiring, neat, refined. Ruth Main BAREOURVILLE, KY. On everyone she bestows a glance of mirth, revealing true delight in life. Robert Helton PINEVILLE, KV. The petty things that -vex the most of us disturb him not. Ruth Congleton BAREOURVILLE, KY. A quiet, sunny nature, which to know is to remember. Letcher Knicklee BEVERLY, KY. Friend and student com pounded with mirth and fun. Etna Doop Smith, Sponsor ' THE STESFEAN 1930 Z. R. Howard, President CORBIN ' , KV. The best president a class ever had, who by his smile and cheerfulness has guided us through all difficulties. Viola Terrill. Secretary CORBIX, KV. Her tir our ck ne was divided between keeping ss and learning how to be a go but she did both efficiently. Anna Todd PINEVILLE, KV. t record of )d teacher, Her be uty and charm- mixed with gaiet Mends. She was always saying, something! " Walter Beddow BARBOL ' RVILLE, KV. • made her " Let ' s do Ted is Ii|.. 1,11!- quiet, but a good worker and a iness manager for the " Orange a Catherine Faulkner BARBOL ' RVILLE, KV. most capa- nd Black. " Both popular and attractive. With smiles and reliability, she is one of our uable assets. her sunnv most val- Harry Taylor CORBIX, KV. When lete Harry is around you can always hear him This accounts for his success as an ath- and the fact that all the girls like him. MOSSIE ASHER BEVERLY, KV. every " ! endable that she is always appointed on ommittee: we know that she does her work with a will. Julia Howard Tye BARBOL ' RVILLE, KV. A very as the took charming young lady who has been chosen most popular girl in L ' nion this year. She her M.R.S. degree ' before the year closed. M.U RICE VlNCENT BARBOL ' RVILLE, KV. He is a as wel member of the quartette, good in as a football player. What cc do without JIauriee? William Knuckles BEVERLY, KV. dramaties. uld Union Hail to the best looking man in Union member of our Sophomore Clas College, a THE STESPEAN 1930 Berxadixe Culton PINEVILLE, KV. Full of pep and enthusiasm, she hails fron ville. Her motto is " Better late than ne Axgie Ketchem BARBOURVILLE, KV. me of the most attractive girls in the tin ill her " Tee " and she goes with " Hee " , urally she is first in fun. Rlfus Bailey kildav, kv. Captain of the sophomore basketball tean takes part in all athletics- and is interested sic; to be specific, the flute. Millie Laxdreth tolesboro, kv. Velmer Ashley BARBOURVILLE, KV. He is good-looking and congenial, a true friend to all who know him. You ' d like him. lor he never complains. Joyce Reid barbourville, kv. disposition and a winning hard for her to attempt. It loyce to lead the yells. AIarel Hoskixs PINEVILLE, KV. Mab 1 is awfully fond of picnics Weart Heltox GRAYS, KV. ir class meetings would not have thout Weart to defend his side o William Ball louisa, kv. il good sport and very serious i Juanita Thomas CORBIX, KV. THE STESPEAN 1930 «?» V ■■■:■■■ Sfe ft ••• ' Sophoniorss Etta Hubbard bright shade, kv. Robert Mason CHEXOA, KV. Bob is loyal to Union an est sense. We find hit side of Christine Baxter KINGS MOUNTAIN, KV. John Burkhardt SMITH, KV. Gertrde Howard mankato, kansas Nora Lee Amis HIMVAR, KV. look forward Mrs. Laura Chestnut Jane Pendleton BARBOURVILLE, KV. We always depend on Jane. She is one of the student librarians, and when we want to know- where anything is. we ask Jane. Katie Smallwood BRIGHT SHADE, KV. J. R. BACON. Spo V THE STESFEAN Freshmen George Lyttle Tve, President BARBOURVILLE, KY. Marie Buchanan, Secretary barbourville, kv. Lucy Barbe waterloo, ohio Edna Hauser barbourville, ky. Travis Nash oklahoma city, okla. Marie Wilson barbourville, ky ' . Mae Wilson f.ooneville, ky - . Willie Coffey cilpin, KY. Willie Williams cumberland, ky " . Dezzie Bailey kildav, ky ' . Charles R. Steele CRUMMIES, KY. TlRY HUBER LEWISTON, OHIO Charles K. Steele BARBOURVILLE, K Alta Smith barbourville, ky. THE STESPEAN 1930 I Otto Brock kettle island, kv. James L. Clay PAINTSVILLE, KV. Kenneth Haves louisa, kv. Stella Ashley bethel ridce, kv. McKinlev Abner barbourville, kv. Reid Botner barbourville, kv. Lenora Hale barbourville, kv. Virginia Rodgers corbin, kv. Evelyn Young london, kv. Evelyn Sproule barbourville, kv. Margaret Tuggle barbourville, kv. Ollie Adams olive hill, kv. Louella Miller barbourville, kv. Chester Fields b0oneville, kv. v THE STESFEAN 1930 JflOOO Freshmen Hazel White cumberland, kv. Esther Wesley bethel ridce, kv. Dan Gabbaro ARJAY, KV. Ethel Greene barbourvii.le, kv. Frank Hammons flat lick, kv. Hilda Quinton bethel ridge, kv. Jeakka Nelson richmond, kv. Dan Wilson- kettle ISLAND, KV. Nathaniel Smith pikeville, kv. Mrs. Cleo Knuckles beverly, kv. June Mealer barbourville, ky. Milton Miller big stoke gap, va. Pauline Eogcs corbik, kv. Academy KStJU Seniors Academy Seniors H. Delmas Turner, President BARBOURVILLE, KV. " Lanky " is an outstanding member of our class for two reasons — his height and his careful leader- ship of the class. We wonder if he ate a dictionary when he was little because of the big words he uses. Carrie Faulkner, lice-President BARBOURVILLE, KV. This studious young miss hails from B. H. S. She is a lady at all times and is always ready to do her part in any work to be done. Hester Roberts, Secretary BARBOURVILLE, KV. Hester has proven hrrself to be an efficient sec- retary. She is a willing worker. If it hadn ' t been for her the class would have had a much harder time during the senior year. Everett G. Mays, Treasurer BARBOURVILLE, KV. E. G. seems to be destin d to be a manager, for he is managing a " first class boarding house " and the financial part of our class. He is known bv A ' s and his Ford. Cleo Hammons FLAT LICK, KV. " Smile and the world smiles with you. " Clco cer- tainly practices this because smiling is her domi- nant characteristic. If the blue davs come, it matters not to her. Nannie L. Carter CAWOOD, KV. Whe: vigot a days were too dreary Nannie ci ie by laughing and joking enough 1 to the students. May she alv happy as she is now. Charles B. Smith BARBOURVILLE, KY. ime to the to add new -ays be as Do J If so den ou want to know anything about . ask Borden, for he can surely tell is what we term a good sport and ambition is to be a geologist. Oklahoma 1 you. Bor- his highest THE STESPEAN i Academy Seniors Henrietta Smith SMITH, KY. : the happy-go-lucky girl of ile the sunny side of lite Evelyn Harris BARBOURVILLE, KY. Surely she Evelyn, ou the class : competent complimented by ost efficient and ess Of the class. tudents. Reavus Mays BARBOURVILLE, KY. Dorothy Jump BARBOURVILLE, KY. Even though Dot has been with us only one semester, we are glad to claim her as a member of the class. Her sweet disposition has won all of us. Pauline Shelton BARBOURVILLE, KY. This young woman comes here from . Alabam During this year she received her M.R.S. degr and we wish h r a happy life. Delbert Parker BARBOURVILLE, KY. Delbert ' s wisecracks have won him many friends. We often find him by himself: evidently he finds that nature affords a nepenthe for his trials and temptations. Lillian Hammoxs BARBOURVILLE, KY. If you are looking for an all-around good sport here she is. She is serious when she need be and is always around when good times are going on. xu THE STESPEAN 1930 Academy Seniors Virginia Valextixe Combs BARBOURVILLE, KY. Virginia is a full-fledged member of our class, but we fear we shall not have her with us next year. May peace and happiness be hers in the life she chooses. W. A. Greene CALLOWAY, KY. Lillie Mae Taylor MIRACLE, KY. Lillie Mae is one of our jolliest students. She loved by all who know her and we wish her s cess and happiness. Hazel Hemrree trosper, ky. Oman received her M. R. S. degree e others, and she is as good a cotn- n as a man might wish for. Herbert Thompsox barbourville, ky. We can hardly feature Herbert teaching because 3f his funny nature, yet that is what he is going to do. Maude Ingram HOSMAX, KY. Maude came here last semester. We are indeed glad she came, for the class would not have been complete without her. Effie Miller FOUR MILE, KY. nother late Effie is another late comer, but she is a worths addition to our class. We are hoping to have her in the class when we are freshmen. v THE STESPEAN Academy Seniors Carrie Alford ARTEMUS, KY. Although Carrie is married, we find that she will let nothing be an obstacle in her work. She is going out to teach this year. Ruby McGaffee HOSMAN, KY. " Pee Wee " has taught four vears of school and she is a full-fledged member of our class. Her smiles have made us love her. We are hoping she will make a great name for herself in the educational field. Bertha Sears BRYANTS STORE, KY. Bertha is our artist and poet and is a favorite of all her teachers. We expect some day to see some of her artistic work in a museum. Nelsox Mason CHEN ' OA, KY. Rose Garland barbourville, ky. Rose is the quiet girl of the class. Personal ac- quaintance proves that she is an all-around good sport. She is a lover of outdoor life. Nebraska Messer WALKER, KY. Here is a girl that is willing to work for what she gets. May the reward of her work be sufficiently great. Rexo Miller barbourville, ky. Reno has been here for only one year, but his wi has won for him the esteem of the entire class We hope his Pord holds out in the future as i has in the past. THE STESPEAN 1930 Cleadith Payne FLAT LICK, KV. Cleadith is a faithful little worker. She believes that " drop by drop will fill the cup. " We predict nothing- less than success for her. Doxxie Trosper trosper, kv. here from " Nipentuck. " Pile will be year and we know she will achieve any work she James Reyxolds FLAT LICK, KV. s ' future is hard to determine but we know very artistic. We are expecting much from 1 as a teacher and much more as an artist. Georgia Sowders ARTEMUS, KV. ;ia is rather o.uiet in class, but we know she ■orth her weight in gold, " for she has some ■onderful ideas when she expresses them. Martha Wells ARTEMUS, KV. Elva Joxes artemus, kv. Here is another girl that is find her very interesting whe are certainly glad to claim our class Sallie Corey BAREOURVTLLE, KV. The ' class histo Sallie. She car DANIEL M. HUMFLEET. Sponsor if gj jwggp " v ©ook Chree . . . 9e Bctivities THE STESPEAN 1930 Stespean Staff Edith Creech Feltner Editor-in-Chief James Knuckles Business Manager William Slusher Sales Manager Luther Patrick ....... Advertising Manager Glenn Chestnut Irtist Claudia De Marcus Feature Editor Evelyn Harris Academy Editor THE STESPEAN 1930 Orange and Black Staff Howard Wilson • Editor Katherine Faulkner Assistant Editor Walter Beddow Business Manager Fred Catron ...... .Issistant Business Manager Gertrude Howard Campus Editor Abigail E. Weeks . Sponsor ' THE STESPEAN 1930 " U " Club The " U " Club is one of the strong working organizations of the college. Its purpose is to promote and strengthen athletics in Union College, and the membership is made up of men who have legitimately won letters in major sports. Its president, Teddy Poe, has distin- guished himself as an athlete at Union and has worked unselfishly for the success of the club. During commencement week the " U " Club gave its annual banquet, one of the biggest social functions of the year. At this banquet the first honorary " U " was awarded Dr. J. G. Tye, of Barbourville, who has been a faithful and dear friend of Union College, and especially of the athletic teams. His services have been freely given to the players who have received injuries and to him Union owes much of the backing that makes her athletics what they are. The " U " Club is the life of the athletics. THE STESPEAN WOMEN S GLEE CLUB MEN S GLEE CLUJ THE STESPEAN 1930 OXFORD B QUARTETTE Y. W. C. A, The Y. W. C. A. was organized at Union College early in 1930, officers elected, and the first meeting held on February 3. Although the work was entirely new to most of us, we feel we have had a most successful year. Under the guidance of Miss Cate and our capable president, we have become interested in the work and more able to uphold the ideals and program of the organization. In spite of our youth, we can boast of a membership of seventy-one. Each member has had a chance to serve on some committee, such as the Friendship and Social Committees. A wonderful work was done by the Friendship Committee when the Pollyanna Club was organized. Of course everybody remembers the party in Speed Hall parlor and the Gypsy Pateran given by the Social Committee. We are looking forward to greater years of the Y. W. C. A. work in Union College when every girl will become an active member, and it will be one of the most prominent activities in our college. THE STESPEAN PoMyaiiea Climb During the early part of the second semester a new organization was created, taking its name from the story " Pollyanna. " This or- ganization was a branch of the Y. W. C. A., its purpose being to promote higher ideals and to bring about a friendship among the girls which would be remembered and cherished in later years. The club consists of one hundred and four members, each one playing the part of an " unknown " Pollyanna to another for a stated length of time, at the end of which time each was identified to the other. The same thing was then repeated. The part of a Pollyanna was to present gifts, keep up correspond- ence, give surprises of various kinds, and, above all, to bring about happiness and establish a permanent friendship. The organization proved to be a success and by the close of the year there was an under- standing among the girls which had never existed before. This was due in no small part to the sponsor, Mrs. Etna Doop Smith. ifeers The Playlikers is one of the oldest and most firmly established clubs in Union College, as well as one of the most interesting. As a dramatic club it has had an unusually busy year, and has presented many good plays. It is divided into three groups — one for religious drama, one for musical drama and another for miscellaneous drama — giving a variety of work to students of literature and drama. Quite a few one-act plays were given such as " The Merry, Merry Cuckoo " and " By the Roadside. " The play of the season, " The Passing of the Third Floor Back, " was presented in Barbourville and a few weeks later was taken to Harlan. Miss Abigail E. Weeks is club sponsor; Florence M. Cate, sponsor of religious drama; Ethel Eversole, sponsor of musical drama, and Mrs. Arlie O ' Kelly, sponsor of miscellaneous drama. ' W THE STESPEAN 1930 I Le Cercle Francais Le Cercle Francais was organized in the fall of 1928 by Florence M. Cate, head of the French Department. Its programs and func- tions are carried on in French and only students of intermediate and advanced classes are eligible for membership. The members are very much interested in the interpretation of French life and customs so that many novel features were introduced during the year. Once a month the club spent a " night in France " with Miss Cate, who is a very capable leader and a lover of the work. The project of the year was the establishing of correspondence with students in France, which proved to be very interesting and even exciting. This seems to be rather a permanent work. At the close of the year a French party was give n by the club. THE STESPEAN 1930 White Liglitnini Motto: Put Kick Into College Symbol: White Horse This is " White Lightning " found only on Union College campus and used exclusively for athletics. It puts pep, vigor, enthusiasm and fight into the teams and wherever they are it is always around. Surely when a game is on the team needs inspiration from the side lines and here it is — The Pep Club. M) VTx zr COX ' CHeswuT THE STESPEAN 930 Athletic Snaps 62 C_g l §l g_ii THE STESPEAN J. R. Bacon Coach Although coach has been with us only a year, he has shown that he means business. Union College football has taken quite a jump upward in the short time that he has been in charge of ath- letics here. He possesses a personality which enables him to command the highest respect of those with whom he comes in contact. He is a strong advo- cate of clean athletics, and has the power of imbibing that spirit into his teams so that Union is highly respected for the fairness and cleanness of her athletics. A. T. Sims Assistant Coach Coach Simms was called to Union College a long time ago when as an athlete he won fame for old U. C. He is still one of the biggest reasons for Union ' s rise in athletics, due to his un- tiring efforts, his unselfish interest in athletics, and his ever forward spirit. He has all the good qualities that are needed on the athletic field, in the busi- ness world and in everyday life. On athletic trips he is a good companion and backs the teams with all he has. THE STES: 1930 The 1929 Bulldogs enjoyed the most successful football season ever played by a Union College team when, in a twelve weeks ' season, they started eight games, won five, tied one, and lost two. On September 6th the summons to report was made by Coach J. R. Bacon and some thirty-five men set out for Union ' s biggest season. After three weeks of hard work the Bulldogs played their first game with Lee Baptist Institute, winning by all the score. Next came Concord Univer- sity, Sue Bennett College, Eastern Kentucky State Teachers, Tennessee Wesleyan, Transylvania, Hiwassee and Tennessee Teachers in rapid suc- Top Roil-: Coach Bacox, Messer, Catrox, Burkhardt, Slusher, Tve. Middle Row: Poe, Davis, Greexe, Rigsby, Beddow. Bottom Row: Taylor, Clark, Bailey, Howard. Maloxey. THE STESPEAN 1930 Fred E. Rigsby. Full. Captain Fred, captain of this year ' s football team, was one of the best tacklers Union has ever had. His playing was of such excellent caliber that he covered himself with glory by his perform- ances both on offense and defense, making every opponent realize that he was facing a man. Teddy Poe, Guard Ted, plaving his last year on the varsity, proved to be one of the most efficient and reliable men in the forward wall. Although he was handicapped by injuries about mid-season he stopped many of the advances of opposing teams during the first games of the season. William T. Maloney, End, Captain-Elect Bill ' s second year on the varsity convinced us that he could play football as it should be played. He was always at his post giving his last " ounce, " win or lose. A hard tackier, an able blocker and probably the best defensive man on the squad. He was a tower of strength to Union. Charlie Davis, Center Charlie, a battered veteran of the gridiron, was ever faithful, showing repeatedly that dogged tenacity and never-say-die spirit. He was always a fighter, always encouraging to his other linemen and was a great bulwark at center. Ester Davis. Half Es came breezing in a little late for the beginning of football season, but proved that he was one of our best halfbacks. A good broken field runner, an accurate passer, and, above all, a receiver who seldom missed. THE STESPEAN 1930 Harry Taylor, Quarter Harry ' s second year on the varsity eleven bore out all predictions that he would be un- stoppable this season. As a long ground gainer he was among the best; Wesleyan will testify to that. His ability to change directions at full speed marked him as one of our very best. William Slush er. Full, Captain-Elect Bill was a grim-faced brunette from Pineville, who played havoc with every team Union played. He crawled into his new position of defensive fullback like a duck taking to water. Many an opponent felt the results of his knifing tackles. Loyd Patterson ' , Half Runt, although handicapped by injuries at the very beginning of the season, proved himself to be an important cog in the mechanism of Union ' s football machine. He was often used as an emergency man when a few extra yards were needed. JlM Messe r, Tackle Jim is 185 pounds of pure man. He began his football career for Union three years ago and has become one of the outstanding linemen, due to his constant efforts in learning to play the game. We are expecting him to develop into one of Kentucky ' s best next year. Rufus Bailey, Guard Rufus is a hard fighter with plenty of grit. A good lineman, a sure tackier and game. He did his part and did it well. He has played good football all year and will be a greater player in the next two vears. THE STESPEAN 1930 -: " Walter Beodow, End Ted, after being out two years, came back in good working condition for the season. He plays end and when he is in the game you can look for anything. Although light, he is trouble on the defense. Z. R. Howard. Half Howard, better known as " Judge, " is a sincere player. He is a sacrificial player whose work during the past season wa:. especially valuable. A good broken field runner and a hard line plunger. If he can ' t find a hole he makes one. George Lyttle Tye, Tackle George Lyttle, " last " on the athletic field, has shown his good sportsmanship on the gridiron by fighting against odds. He is a lover of the game, a hard worker, and always has a willing spirit. We are expecting great things from him on the varsity next fall. John Blrkhardt, Tackle John came forward this year with a new understanding of how to play football. He has become a hard worker, reveling in action. To see him break through and smother a play or pass is enough to gladden the heart of any lover of good fighting and tru e sportsmanship. Clyde Greene, Half The past season has been the initial marker of " Buzz ' s " football career at Union. His offen- sive work has been consistent and at times sensational. He drives a line and skirts the ends in good style. His blocking is nearly perfect and on defense he is ever alert and deadly. 1U THE STESPEXN The basketball season is one of the best in the history of the college. The first game of the season was played at Berea and won by a large score. Eastern and Milligan were the only disastrous foes. Since Christmas the Bulldog has hardened into a smooth working ma- chine and the boys have " brought home the bacon " from Lincoln Memorial, Tennessee Teachers, Tennessee Wesleyan, Cumberland and Hiwassee. The men of 1930 will all be back and the team is assured of success next season. Top Row: Coach Simms, Mays, Taylor, Davis, Coach Bacox. Middle Row: Whitis, Tye, Tye, Frederick. Bottom Row: Greene, Lawsox, Lawsox, Maloxey, Howard. " " THE STESPEAN 1930 I Z. R. Howard. Forward, Captain " Judge " With an indomitable spirit of " do cr die " Judge has played hard all this season. There has never been a more conscientious athlete in the college. He is a hard, clean and winning fighter, and his ability to drive under the bas- ket has been a great asset. Herbert Tye, Center " Herb " A product of the Baptist Institute last year, Herb stepped into the place made vacant by Bill Slusher and gave an unusually good ac- count of himself. With a little more experience he ought to be able to create a name for him- self, for he undoubtedly has that aggressive de- termination which is vital to basketeers. Ester Davis, Guard Consistent, alert, accurate — this is " Es, " forward for U. C. Deft at making seemingly impossible shots, he can always be depended on to run up a good score against any defense. He has dis- played a style that has placed him among the first ever since his appearance on the floor. Jesse Lawsox, Guard " Chi His name way he lo If he has ought to be " Unconscious, " for th- ids the basket doesn ' t seem normal, the ball within ten feet of the bas- ket he invariably increases the score two points. Overhead, backward, one-handed, hooked — any- thing, they all hit the middle of the loop. Carl Lawsox. Forward This player came to us from Cumberland and made a good start by winning a berth in hi- initial year on the squad. He showed consistent improvement as the season advanced and he is expected to be a formidable factor in the Orange and Black camp next year. v XU s THE STESPEAN 1930 Basketball Clyde Greene, Guard " Buzz " Another junior and another surprise. Look out, opponents! As a backguard Buzz is the answer to a coach ' s prayer; a past master at prevent- ing a score when three men advanced in his direction. He is headed for a whirlwind season next year at his old berth. William T. Maloney, Forward " Bill " He is a peppy, dependable floor player, and is destined to become one of the shining lights of basketball. Little need be said of his ability, either on offense or defense, for it is obvious that he is one of our good players. George Lyttle Tye, Forward " Last " He has been a basketball star ever since he was able to pick up a ball, and has been im- proving all the time. He gets over the court with amazing speed and ease, despite his nick- name of " Last, " and possesses an eagle eye for the netting. Aloxzo Whitis, Center " Stormy " His nickname describes his actions. He is here, there and everywhere fighting for possession of the ball. With this hard working spirit he will gain a permanent berth on the team of 1931. Harry Taylor, Forward Whose picture does not appear in this section, shines among the Bulldog five this year. He is an all-around player, fast, accurate passer, and an excellent goal shot from any position. He is headed for an all-state consideration if he continues through the next two seasons at the same pace he went this year. THE STESPEAM 1930 jfei e m m 9 e m 7 " o Koitv Ci.av, Manager; Messer, Steele, Simms, Assistant Coach; Beddow, Poe, Maloney, Patterson. Bottom Row: Taylor, Davis, Tye, Whitis, Burkhardt, Bailey, Davis, Mayhew. The baseball season has been unusually good at Union. About fifteen men were out early for work and the season opened with Corbin furnish- ing the first opposition and receiving a trouncing. Out of ten games played during the season, Union lost only three games to Pruden, Center and Corbin by one point each. In rapid succession came Pruden, University of Tennessee, Center, Cum- berland, Center, Corbin, Cumberland, Corbin and Pruden. The losses could not be succumbed to and in the end Union ' s nine defeated the three teams to which they had lost. Haws, Lawson, Wilson, Baker, Grecor Union ' s tennis team is always good, but this season has been the best probably in the history of the college. Seven games were played, five of them won by a large score, and two lost. The first opposition was Tennessee Wesleyan, then Georgetown, Sue Bennett, Cumberland, Eastern, University of Louisville and Sue Bennett. Basset Minton of Barbourville took the team to Louisville, where they played the University of Louisville at Riverside Country Club. The players were entertained at the Delta Sigma House and were so interested in the trip that we can understand why they lost by one point. Wilson and Hawn, the outstanding players, lost only one game of singles and one of doubles during the season to the U of L. They will be contestants in the S. I. A. A. tournament next year. I • ■ ' V ' m w ©ook Hour 3e Gleams THE STESPEAN 1930 Hazel White Most Beautiful Girl William Slusher Most Popular Man William Knuckles Most Handsome Man Julia Howard Tye Most Popular Girl .W THE STESPEAN THE LOST PARADISE Hit CY1 ' S ROVER c£i c m m m ' v THE STESPEAN TRACKT C g ' ±U s THE STESPEAN 1930 THE STESPEAN 1930 I 4 •« SXAPS w Ye Ole Calendar SEPTEMBER 1 6 — Registration day and quite a few freshmen in. 1 8 — Classes begin and the most industrious start work. 19 — Freshmen given " initiation " party at Speed Hall. There that night. 21 — Swarthmore is in town, the Chautauqua, you know. 25 — The Baptist Church gave a pot luck supper to the students of Union. 30 — A " Kick-off " party. OCTOBER 5 — Union tramples Eastern under foot. 10 — Le Cercle Francais was organized. 12 — Close game with Tennessee Wesleyan. It was a tie. 19 — Union loses to Transy, 26-6 Howard scrampers ninety yards for a tou 24 — Students agonize over exams. 26 — Union trounces Hiwassee, 13-0. 28 — Good Citizenship Week begins. hot time in the old town NOVEMBER Teachers, 1 — Halloween spooks haunt the gym. 2 — Home coming. U. C. downs Tenne: of the season. S — Rah! Rah! Bulldogs begin basketball practice. 14 — Academy seniors pull a big one at the skating rink 22 — Everybody put on your long underwear, for the s 25 — Playlikers present " Merry Merry Cuckoo. " 27 — Oh, joy ! Here we go home for Thanksgiving. That means h 5-0, in water giants battle, last game ghteen inches d time deep. ; in the barm ard. DECEMBER 2 — State inspector visits college. We may have " spilled the beans. " 5 — President Gross attends meeting of the Southern Association at Lexington. 14 — Union opens basketball season with Eastern, losing 18-16. 16 — Recital of piano de partment and Glee Clubs. 19 — Dramatic Club presents " Upon the Waters. " 20 — Good boys and girls go home to see Santa Claus. Wooden heels are heard once again in the halls. 21 — First home game with Berea goes 45 to 20, believe it or not. 31 — School reopens, but some have undoubtedly had too much Christmas. JANUARY 3 — Freshmen-sophomore party is a knockout. THE STESPEAN 1930 7 — U. C. Bulldogs met Mt. Vernon Krazy Kats and the usual thing happened. They were glad to get away alive. 13 — President Gross visited the capitol at Washington, D. C. 16 — Drums beating, weird music, weird sounds. " Ghosts of Hilo " came to Union College audi- torium. 27 — Some did. Some didn ' t. FEBRUARY 2 — Jarhead burned his hand in an explosion. This was an awful shock to the chemistry class as well as the whole school. 4 — A student got a " B " on chemistry. 5 — Tennessee Wesleyan is halted, 30 to 17. 12 — Jimmie tells about his trip to the Detroit convention of the Anti-Saloon League. 26 — Tramp, tramp, tramp. Everybody hiking. MARCH 1 — Hike to Smoky school house. 5 — The boys are busy stacking — not hay, but rooms. 10 — Dr. Jesse Swank of Dayton, Ohio, begins the revival. 22 — Frank Acerman walked up the steps of Stephenson Hall without getting water poured on him. 28 — -Day of the " Passing of the Third Floor Back. " APRIL i — All fools celebrate. 7 — Richard Ackers, aged 10, lectures in the auditorium on astronomy. 8 — The school agreed to a change in the faculty so the seniors took over the administration. 13 — " The Third Floor Back " passed through Harlan. 26 — First tennis match played with Tennessee Wesleyan and won. 29 — Match rained out at Williamsburg. 30 — A root was put in the pond, but the top wouldn ' t grow. MAY 6 — " The Gypsy Rover " has at last arrived. 9 — Basset Minton took the tennis team to Louisville. 13 — I.e Cercle Francais gave its farewell party. 14 — " U " Club banquet. Dr. Tye was presented with a letter. 21 — Many are intemperate, but exams are the cause of it all. 25 — Baccalaureate sermon by Dr. Albert E. Kirk. 26 — Seniors present " Paradise Lost and Found " (lost during practice and found after the final night). 27 — Boosters banquet and academy commencement. 28 — College graduation exercises. Address delivered by Dr. Clarence True Wilson. 30 — " Let the dead past bury its dead. " ' THE STESPEAN 1930 Comineiiceinent Week SUNDAY A.M. — Baccalaureate Sermon . . Rev. Albert E. Kirk, D.D. 6 P.M.— Vesper Service Address, Dr. Kirk MONDAY 5 P.M. — Senior Class Play " The Lost Paradise " TUESDAY 10 A.M. — Address Mr. C. B. Nordeman 6 P.M. — Boosters Banquet 8 P.M. — Academy Commencement . Address, R. A. Kext, Ph.D. WEDNESDAY 10 A.M. — Lecture " What I Found in a Bishop ' s Trunk " Rev. Clarence True Wilson, D.D. 6 P.M. — Alumni Banquet S P.M.— Address to Class Dr. Wilson Granting of Diplomas and Conferring Degrees THE STESPEAN 1930 Compliments of THE JUNIOR CLASS THE ALBRIGHT DRUG CO. Incorporated JOHN C. COTTONGIM CHAS. G. 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