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Taking the TownCollegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917$

Kolan Thomas Morelock

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813125046

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.001.0001

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(p.289) C. Kentucky State Intercollegiate Oratorical Contests, 1888–1905

(p.289) C. Kentucky State Intercollegiate Oratorical Contests, 1888–1905

Source:
Taking the Town
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University Press of Kentucky

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Date

Location

Representation

Winner

Oration Title

Source

21 April 1888

Central University chapel, Richmond

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Centre College: Lucien D. Noel

“Progressive Thought”

Lexington Morning Transcript, 22 April 1888, 4

5 April 1889

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Kentucky University, State College

Kentucky University: Henry T. Duncan (Periclean Society)

“The New South”

K. U. Crimson 1897, 96; Lexington Morning Transcript, 6 April 1889, 1; Kentucky (Lexington) Leader, 7 April 1889, 4

4 April 1890

Second Presbyterian Church, Danville

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Centre College: Henry L. Godsey

“Shall the Minority Be Heard?”

Lexington Morning Transcript, 5 April 1890, 1

10 April 1891

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Georgetown College: John M. Stevenson

“Conservatism and Reform in Government”

Lexington Morning Transcript, 11 April 1891, 1

1 April 1892

Scott County courthouse, Georgetown

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College

Centre College: Martin D. Hardin

“What Next? The Advancement of Science”

Lexington Morning Transcript, 2 April 1892, 1

7 April 1893

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University

Centre College: J. H. Swango

“The Plutocrat”

Lexington Morning Transcript, 8 April 1893, 1

6 April 1894

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Kentucky University: Enoch Grehan (Cecropian Society)

“By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them: Great Characters of History”

K. U. Crimson 1897, 96; Lexington Morning Transcript, 7 April 1894, 1

5 April 1895

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Georgetown College:J. M. Shelburne

“When Thou Saidist, Seek Ye My Face, Thy Face Will I Seek”

(Lexington) Press-Transcript, 6 April 1895, 1

3 April 1896

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

State College: John T. Geary (Patterson Society)

“Evolution of the Republic”

Lexington Daily Leader, 28 March 1896, 3; 3 April 1896, 1; 4 April 1896, 1

2 April 1897

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Georgetown College: William Poe Stuart

“Silent Voices”

Lexington Morning Herald, 3 April 1897, 1

1 April 1898

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Central University: Garniss W. Hunter

“Religion and Its Relation to Reform”

Lexington Morning Herald, 2 April 1898, 5

7 April 1899

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Kentucky University: R. E. Moss (Periclean Society)

“Men Will Rise on Stepping Stones of Their Dead Selves to Higher Things”

K. U. Crimson 1897, 96; Lexington Morning Herald, 8 April 1899, 1, 4, 5

13 April 1900

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

State College: Leonidas Ragan (Union Society)

“At the Open Door”

Lexington Morning Herald, 30 March 1900, 6; 14 April 1900, 1, 4

12 April 1901

Lexington Opera House

Central University, Centre College, Georgetown College, State College

State College: Clarke Tandy (Patterson Society)

“The Reign of Law”

Lexington Leader, 27 March 1901, 2; 13 April 1901, 4

18 April 1902

Danville Opera House

Central University (Danville), Georgetown College, Kentucky University, State College

Georgetown College: A. K. Wright

“On the Heights There Is Liberty”

Lexington Morning Herald, 19 April 1902, 1

10 April 1903

Lexington Opera House (last time)

Central University, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, Kentucky Wesleyan College (Winchester), State College

Kentucky Wesleyan College: Joseph B. Harris

“The Bulwark of the Anglo-Saxons”

Lexington Morning Herald, 11 April 1903, 1; Lexington Leader, 11 April 1903, 5

8 April 1904

Georgetown Opera House

Central University, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, Kentucky Wesleyan College (Winchester), State College

Kentucky University: Homer W.Carpenter (Cecropian Society)

“The Higher Ministry of Beauty”

K. U. Crimson 1905, 79;Lexington Morning Herald, 7 April 1904, 8; 9 April 1904, 1

28 April 1905

State College chapel

Central University, Georgetown College, Kentucky University, Kentucky Wesleyan College (Winchester), State College

Central University: John M. P. Thacker

“The New Kentucky”

Lexington Herald, 28 April 1905, 2; 29 April 1905, 1