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Page 8 of Ancestry, life and reminiscences of Gen. Wilbur R. Smith, Lexington, Kentucky, many years an educator, official and honored citizen / the inception of this book was by resolution from the Philemporium Society of the Commercial College of Kentucky University.

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WIr.llUR R. SMITH Other positions. Newspaper Editor. Promoter of Press Club and Director of City Library. Law and Order League. Member of Board of Education. Appointed one of the first Park Commissioners. CHAPTER X. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Charter Member of Chamber of Commerce and for ten years its Director, Vice-President and President. Entertains State Capital Removal Committee. Promoter of Kentucky Centennial Exposition. Presentation of gold-headed cane by Chamber of Commerce; Mayor Duncan making presentation speech. CHAPTER XI. SOCIAL SIDE OF LIFE. Entertains distinguished men, including Justice John M. Harlan, of the United States Supreme Court, United States Senators, Governors and others. Recipient of social courtesies by Governors and other distinguished men. Personal Reminiscences on visiting his son at Phillins-Andover Academy and at Yale University. CHAPTER XII. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY. University of the United States. Member of its Executive Com- Tnittee. Its Object. Justice Melville W. Fuller, of the United States Su- preme Court, presiding. CHAPTER XIII. POSITIONS AND POLITICS. Observation. Advice to Young Men. Delegate to County, District, State and National Republican Con- Ventions. Refused Apointments to Different Offices. Held RJesonsible Positions Under Two Presidents. Two Co eronrs and Two Mavors, of Different Political Views. 8

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