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The Kentucky Kernel, December 9, 1927

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

4m PAN-HELLEN- IC DANCE WILL BE GIVEN IN GYM, DECEMBER 16 THE KENTUCKY KERNEL UNIVERSITY VOLUME XVIII LEXINGTON, 'OUTWARD BOUND' U. K. Concert Band To Play 1812 Overture! OPENS MONDAY AT The closing concert of the Univer- 1 J "' "" sity of Kentucky Concert band to be jiven under auspices of the club, will be in the men's gymnasium, December 19. Th principal Suspense, Comedy, and Mystery number of the concert will be 1812 overture. This is reForetell Success of Pleasing garded as the most colorful and elab English Drama orate overture ever written and is very inspiring in band form, according to PLAY HAD LONG RUN It requires twenty-fiv- e IN LONDON, NEW YORK Professor Sulzer. which to give it. minutes in Other numb rs for the program will Cast Will Include Many Stars of be the Volga Boat Song, given by the Former Offerings of Men's Glee club, a violin solo by Prof. Organization Carl Lampert, and Russian Airs, by Wieniasky, to be rendered by the Romany theater will open the sec- university band. ond play of its fall season. "Outward Bound," by Sutton Vane, the distinguished English actor and playwright, on Monday, December 12. "Outward Bound" should be even more popular with the faculty and students than Virginia Robinson, Plummer, were "The Torch Bearers" or "The Purock, Keffer, Mohney and Visiting Lady." It has the factors Turnpr Are Selected by Scholwhich make a great success susarship Fraternity Those pense, comedy, and mystery. who can renvmber the Strol scho'arship students The national hrao-ar- y Jer production of "The Thirteenth fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa, at the Chair" will have at least a faint idea university, initiated its first selection of how interesting the present play from the class of 1928 at Pr sid nt will be, for "Outward Bound" excels McVey's office at 4 p. m. Monday. The seniors initiated Monday on "The Thirteenth Chair" in comedy and the basis of thir high scholarship suspense. and outstanding qualities in the Col"Outward Bound" is one of the pos- lege of Arts and Sciences were: Viritive successes of the last five years. ginia Lee Robinson, of Portsmouth. It has had two long runs in London, Ohio; John Rice Bullock, of Covng-- f one season and a revival in New York ton; John LeRoy Keff r, of Ashland; and has been translated into French Gayle Alexander Mohncy, of Lexingand German. ton; Leonard Kiel Plummer, of LexinThe cast of "Outward Bound" Barnette Turner, charming young ington; and Luther cludes the part of the by Frances of Hartford. Kirl, Ann, which is taken Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest Gr ek Smith, former Stroller star in both letter society in the country. It was j and "Lady "The Thirteenth Chair" established at William and Mary col Windermere's Fan." Playing opposite lege in Virginia on December 5, 1776. Miss Smith will be William Tuttle, The initiation was held on Founder's new "find" in Komany cir- Day in commemoration of its who Tom cles. The roles of rt. able traditions. Many years ago, the Prior, and his mother, Mrs. Midget, society became an honorary society old Cockney woman, are laKen m which attempts to focus attention upan Alvin Hammel and Ann Callihan. on the value of high scholarship. Phi Mrs. T. T. Jones, whose delightful Beta Kappa aims to make scholarship performance as Mrs. Pampinelli has mean not only creditable grades in made her a great favorite with Rom- tho registrar's office but those qualiany audiences, will have the role of ties which according to its the English Given Mrs. Clivcdon-Bankinvolve, "notable mastery of some one snob. field of knowledge, together with a "1931" The remainder of the cast is equally more than creditable achievement, and interesting. Dr. J. C. Noe, as the a broad sympathetic intTest in The following 28 freshmen were kindly but impartial Examiner, is at many." The chapter at the Univerawarded numerals by the council: all times convincing. John Jewel and sity of Kentucky was established in Rob rt T. Baughman, Clyde Leon Wigglesworth, as "Scrubby" the 1926 by the national society in recogJake Bronston, Max Colker, steward, and Duke, the minister, re- nition of the opportunities which the Arthur Denman, William H. spectively, are delighting the hearts unhersity provides for scholarship r, John E. Epps, L. G. of the directors and will delight the achievement and of the high quality Jr., W. F. Greenwell, A. R. audience. And then there is Benn t Gentile, Henry J. Hayne, Oliver Tucker, the youngest member of the (Continued oa Page Eight) M. Johnson, J. C. Kellog, Brady Ling-lecast, who plays the role of Mr. Knight, Orval Nowack, A. W. Low-erthe hard, scheming business man. 0. R. McElroy, A. M. Osborne, should bo mentioned the Lastly, r, C. A. Rose, E. T. Riley, C. A. the understudies and direcslaves: Class Jr., Dick Richards, H. M. SulMiss Lampert, who has starred tors. livan, L. A. Toth, M. R. Wilson, in several plays, has given her whole Miss Mary Ader, Weldon SimpI. C. VanWinkl", Sam K. Allen attention, with Mr. Sax in the directand William B. Collins. son and W. D. Bowling ing of the plays. The Take Honors who are to have a part in the performance at some time during the On page five of this issu? of The run of the play, are Mrs. Lovell Kernel will be found the and Lewis McDanald. Wolf Wile's advertisement, in The set, perhaps, with the excep- a contest conducted last week by Dr. tion of the Chapel in "Sister Bea- J. B. Miner in his class of Advertistrice," is the most ambitious piece o. ing and Selling. work which the Romany has yet tried Miss Mary Ader was the winning Co'or Guards Will Accompany and represents the bar of a small Simpson was Weldon ocean liner Almost evry piece of contestant. Musical Cadets to Frankfort furniture on the stage has been built given second honors and W. D. Bowlto Take Part in Governor's and his crew, in- ing was ranked as third. Special by Thomas Lyons Inaugural Parade. cluding a bar, benches, and two hex- mention was given to advertisements The lighting effects, jubmitted by Miss Geraldine Cosby, agonal tables When Judge Flem D. Sampson is especially the simulation of fog for James Shropshire and Walter Drake. sworn in Tuesday as the chief execu-- 1 Th" judges for the contest were spceial machine has ben obwhich a tive of th- - Commonwealth of Ken-- ! tained, are most mysterious and ef- Harold Hecht, of Wolf Wile's; Miss tucky, the band, regimental and na-- 1 Elizabeth Thompson, of Wolf Wile's, fective The D. D. Weer, of the Lexington counted for" at the ceremonies. ac- and Seats can be reserved in advance and miversity will be "all attention is called that Leader. The counted for' at the ceremonies. this week but Another contest iB being conducted radets, 90 strong, will furnish the because of the holidays, the play may be able to run after Saturday, this week and the thro- winners will hief military .lust r to one of the not December 17. The management re- have their entries published next week -- ost brilliant inaugural parades ever quests that the faculty and students n The Kernel. Judges in this taged in Frankfort. The R .0. T. C. will be Mr. H ss, of the Lexingreserve their seats as soon as possiwill follow in the line of march A matinee will be given on ton Herald and Victor R. Portmann, Kentucky ble. National - Guardsmen, journalism. Wednesday, December 14, at 2:80 of the department of marching clubs, military bands and mounted police will also take part in the march. The band and color guards of the Dear-T- his university will assemble Tuesday morning at 9:45 o'clock in the men's Busses will transport srymnasium. them to Frankfort and bring them back to Lexington after the inaugurmore, ation. The vote favored the Britishers, (By Alfred P. Robertson) The parade at Frankfort will their wit start promptly at 11:15 a. m. on a That delightful institution, the in- it must be admitted, for ternational collegiate debate, was pa- than for their logic. However, they bugle signal from the head of the raded for the edification of the stu- would have won on either considera- column. The line of march will be west to St. south to Main str-e- t, dents and the citizenry of Lexington, tion. Clair street, south to second street Wednesday evening, November 30. We of the university have always (the bands will cease playing and the A team composed of three men from been loath to criticise the conduct of British universities met in split team ithletic teams and we feel th-- same marchers on foot will break step in debate three men from the University hesitancy to criticize our Spanish crossing the bridge over the Kentucky river), ast to Capitol avenue, of Kentucky. athletic team. Nevertheless, we f'el capitol, taking the right- Those who attended the highly dii that they have not adopted the proper south to the around the state house. hand drive vaude- training verting methods in preparation for nT,v;ni nntnmnhiles will be narked in debate turn- th ir international contests- - We sug- - . ville that was last m, thnllJmn head rcstine ed out for this one expecting an en- 'est as text books for the public monument joyable evening. They were not dis- peaking department "Four Hundred at the Goebel taking position on the Battery F, appointed. Best Stories" of "Irving Cobb's Favo-it- e bluff ov rlooking the river,, will fire Stories." A two hour course in a salute of 19 guns, after Governor The British debaters followd their commendable course of not touching - partee at the Ben Ali theater would Sampson has taken his oath of office. the subject front, flanks, or rear. la nf 5noctimnhl vnlnp A n Their arguments consisted of amus- malification each candidate should be ing lampoons of one another and so compelled to give all the 783 versions FARMERS TAKE FIELD TRIP amusing revisions of old jokes. Th of th" "Who was the lady I saw you The class in farm management, present British team lacked the cos- with last night?" joke. With these mopolitanism of last year's squad but training measures we feel sure that taught by professor W. D. Nichols, the personal rivalry was just as keen. our team will fare better in interna- took a field trip, Saturday, to the spent the evening tional matches. farm of Hardin Field, in Woodford Two Scotchmen county. They mad a special study riding one another and the lone Engatof the plan and organization of this lishman had a struggle to get any CHILD STUDY GROUP MEETS farm and of the crop rotation system tention at all. which is followed. The Americans, with a fine disreThe Child Study Group of the gard for the ethics of international merican Association of University ORCHESTRA, ATTENTION! debate, insisted upon speaking on the Women and Woman's Club of the unisubject. They treated the very aca versity met at 3 o'clock, last Monday, On account of conflicting engagedemic subject in a.decidedly academic n the Education building of the Col- - ments, the University Philharmonic manner. g of Education. Dr. C. C. Ross, of Orchestra will practice next week, on As is the practice in split team de- 'ie Education College lead the discus- - Monday evening, D cember 12, in- ion with a talk on ,"The Instinct of stead of Tuesday, the regular prac- bate there was no decision and th C. A. Lampert, Director. audience gave their verdict by vote ?ear." tice night, KY. DECEMBER 9, 1927 NUMBER ' " " - ... -- 11 first. nfTprimr nf flic vmr tha Chin so operetta, "The Feast of the THREE-AC- T music department of the university. The musical production will be given sometime in February, at which time Chinese month will be observed. Tschai-kowsky- 's Other ( muSic f . - fer drrd Freshmen Try-ou- re-.s- on y 'ys Illinois Youth Is Elected Captain of 1928 Football Team at Annual Banquet Tuesday Evening (By Kenneth Gregory) A lad from the wilds of Illinois .vhere football players come and go, .nd after th y have gone are remembered for their persistent fighting, will lead the Wildcats of 1928. The player is Claire Dees, of Oblong, 111., who was elected by his teammates to succed Charley Wert at the annua' football banquet at the Pheonix hotel, Tuesday night. Captain-eleDees entered the university in 1925 and was the regular center of tho Kitten eleven. In 1926 he alternated with Jim Penceas cen-- i ter. This year Gamage, seeing that! Pence could handle the pivot job con-- 1 d tacHe Dy-sar- d, y, y, under-studie- Spi-ce- s, V r Ar'0 BAND WILL MARCH prize-winni- AT INAUGURATION - con-.e- st Ah! I Say Old Of Debating Calls for I Thing Wit, Eh? English-Irish-Hebre- - I I ts iftr Far-qua- r ct n. Numerals Announce Winners in Advertising Now that the Strollers, stud nt dramatic organization of the univer sity, has completed its eligibility try- outs, work has begun on the three-acomedy selected for the 1928 produc-ioAt a meeting call d last Friday s Will Be Held Two night, Hunter Moody, president of the Weeks After Christmas Vaca lub, announced that the Strollers will tion; Fiorht or Ten Prospects present "Dulcy," a noted Broadway success. Now Ilemg Considered. for the cast will be started as soon as the scripts arTryouts for the position of spon- rive. Addison Yaman, student disor of the university band, one of the rector, will have charge of the rehighest honors a girl can receive on hearsals. his campus will be held two weks The Strollers are planning to tal:e the Christmas vacation, it was this year's play on the road. Last announced by Elmer G. Sulzer, late rear it was impossible to accomplish Tuesday. Eijcht or ten prospects are vuch a road tour, and for that now being considered and it is prob- nil Stroller memb rs are aTxfoi-s'able that more will ent r the race. awaiting this year's ev nt. It is also Two committees, led by Rober planned to hold th" Lexmcton Hayes and Warren Ellis, members of at the Opera Hcusc, in order the band, have been chosen to select to accommodate tho lanre list of ligibles, and it is the privhich always attends th productions. ilege of any student to recommend "Dulcy" is perhaps the outstanding his or her choice for the position, 'vork of Marc Connely and George ''ometime immediately after the hol- S. Kaufman, whose successes include idays the fun will begin when th "Merton of the Movies," "Beg.ear on ".crutinizing of the "eighty and Horseback," "To the Ladies" and five" wil look the prospects over and "Butter and Egg Man." Aft r "Dul -ark them according to marching cy had played Broadway for more ability, beauty, personality, and the than a year and then made the pro willingness to work. It is also, be- vinces, Constance Talmadge interprelieved that the band favors a girl who ted the part for an excellent sere n 19 not too small. Many of the most production. Lynn Fontain and Elliott beautiful and popular girls in the uni- Nugent created the leading parts for versity would not make good sponsors the first New York offering. The b xause of their inability to keep step character of Dulcy, of Dulcinea, was with the swinging strides of Drum created by F. P. A. or Franklin P. Major Waller Jones. Adams, of the New York World staff. It is necessary that the favored girl "Amateur Night," the annual entershould possess all these desired quali tainment of the Strollers, which was ties, for sho is to represent the boast held last Friday evening at 7:30 p. ed womanhood of Kentucky next fall resulted in the selection of "Catesby" when the band takes the road again, J as the best play presented by the especially is this true when they jour Stroller candidates this year. Miss ney to Alabama, Tennessee and West Elizabeth Hall and Louis McDonald Virginia, for those states are as were the two members of the proud of their beautiful girls as Ken- cast. "The Traitor," with Don tucky. Robert Thompson, John Herne, Miss Chavlaey Smith, the" retiring Robert Baughman and Harold Wilsponsor, is to be held as an example liamson, won second placer while "Hearts," with an cast (CaatfawHl on Page Bight) composed of Misses Carolyn Latta, Elizabeth Goode, Margie Edwards and Lucille Home, was third. The names Pan-Hellen- ic of ninety-fiv- e students who were ad16 mitted into the ranks of Stroller To Be were also read. Committee Is Composed of The eligibles selected this year are as follows: "Brud" Farmer, Joe Holton Robert Thompson, Robert Baughand Oscar Stoesser man, John Hearne, Harold Williamson, Eunice Huntsman, John Archer, The Pan Hellenic dance will be held at the university, Friday, December Ruth Bonnin, Edna Jones, Guinevere 16, from 9 to 1 o'clock in the men's Pitzer, Roger Smith, Richard Lowry, gymnasium. This dance is an annual Margaret Simms, Frances Henry, affair and is sponsored by the fra- Richard Engstrom, Eleanor Doud, ternities who have representatives in Eleanor Swearingen, Sadie Hovias, Council. Every ef- Wallace Embry, Anna Mae McCauley, the fort is being made to have this event Kirk Moverly, Mary Moore Milton, one of the most enjoyable of the year. Bobby McMurray, Elizabeth Hall. Jim Thompson, Virginia Ellis, LuThe committee in charge of arrangements is composed of "Brud" cille Clark, Charles Blaine, Julia MarFamer, Joe Holton and Oscar Stoes- vin, Bonnie Dale Welsh, Elizabeth ser. It has always been a custom at Cramer, Betty Gibbs, Louise Rouse, dance to have a Marie Howard, Mary Virginia the Caroline Latta, Elizabeth Good", special for each fraternity represented, but owing to the great Margie Edwards, Lucille Home, Polly amount of confusion by this arrange- Warren, Katherine Wilson, Mary ment it was thought best this year to Agnes Forman, Don Forman, Sam in which have only eight every one may participate. The Blackburn, Anne Rodes, Henrietta Sherwood, Garnet Shouse, Leon Hoffshields of the fraternities will adorn men man, Elizabeth Turner, Tom Reythe walla, and the Greek-lettwill do honor nolds, Mary Grace and their fair Heavenridge, great goddess Terpsi- George Kay, Anna Mary Miller, Ver- to the chore by music from Peg Langon's (ContiaBed on Page Eight) Phoenix Hotel Assembly Orchestra. Try-Ou?- WILL LEAD WILDCATS IN 1928 by-la- PLAY WILL BE GIVEN WILL BE ELECTED I s, the for Cast Will Be Started As Soon As Scripts Arrive SPONSOR OF BAND I Jr by partmtnt during the ts Tour HOLDS INITIATION t. planned features d Try-Ou- PLAY of Chinese month AT CITY OPERA HOUSE a program of Chinese music, to be given by the University Plan to Take This Concert band, and a recital by the Strollers Year's Play on Road Men's Glee club. PHI BETA KAPPA it, 11 Women's Glee Club WH1 STROLLERS BEGIN Give Chinese Operetta WORK ON 'DULCY' Tho Women's Glee club will present thitr ROMANY THEATER Lb?" 'OUTWARD BOUND" OPENS MONDAY NIGHT KENTUCKY OF CAPTAIN CLAIRE DEES I ROMANY THEATER I Varsity Players Awarded Letters The athletic council of the at a meeting just before V footfinll banquet, awarded the coveted "K" to the following mem-jaof the squad: S. A. B it, Will Ed Covington, Clair Dees, William Drury, Ray Ullis, Warner Ford, Elmer Gilb, aul Jenkins, Leonard Miller, yle Mohney, Frank Phipps, James Pence, Alfred Portwood, G. T. Summers, Emanuel Van Meter, Charles Wert, Thomas Walters, Arthur Bickel, Lawrence Curry and James Kirkendall. y, rs COOJiSTUDENTS Except for the time when he wa3 nursing an injured shoulder Dees played in every game in which the Wildcats participated. He was soon r cognized by Coach Gamage for his fighting ability and Dees' presence in the lino at tackle stopped many plays. His best game was played against Centre, when he recovered a fumbled ball far a safety and later in the game foil on a fumble which developed into a Wildcat touchdown, Dees will take up th leadership where Capt Charley Wert left off. In the face of alj hardships, Captain Wert was a worthy captain and his rame m ha rcmcmbered as lead r of the wildcats who downed Centre fi3 to 0 Both captains made short talks after the election, Judse nichard c. Stoll, who has For-ma- n, le Dance December STRIVE FOR SCHOLARSHIP Representatives From Various Kentucky Colleges Will Compete for Oxford University Award December 10. Several students from the various Kentucky colleges and universities ill compete for the Rhodes Sehol- irship, Oxford University, England, n Saturday, December 10, at the "Vversity of Kentucky, when the Rhodes Scholarship committee will onduct the examination and elec tion. The Jlhodes Srholarship is that . nvn:tmiv1 f nrPsifUnw nvor cholarship which entitles a winner to football banquets, that he just walks three years of training In Oxford Uni up and takes the seat without any versity. The contestant must possess: urging, presided and his slants and wisecracks added to the merriment. Wallace Muir, one of Kentucky's capable supporters, made th-- principal talk of the evening and in his speech paid glowing tribute to Coach Harry Gamage, "who," he said, "has come to lead us to greater heights." Mr. Muir said Kentucky is entitl d to (Continued on Tate ESgkt) Professors Webb and Funkhouser Write Book on Kentucky "Ancient Life in Kentucky" is the subject of a new book by Prof. W. S. Webb and Dr. W. D. Funkhouser, of the Univ rsity of Kentucky, which will come off the press about January 15. Professors Funkhouser and Webb have traveled extensively in Kentucky ind other regions in search for relics of anci nt man and this book will in nart depict the travels and discoveries of the two. The volume is a report on the ancient marine and land animals and prehistoric man in this state. A part ropresents the archaeological r esearch of the authors for the past six years. The volume will contain about 400 pages and 175 illustrations of Indian graves, mounds, tools and other y man of things which used. The illustrations and the ;nt resting way in which the subjects written should make the book en- lortaining as well a3 educational. Survey The Kentucky Geological announces the publication of the book. rr. W. R. Jillson, Frankfort, is state " ologist and the work may be obtain :d from him in the near future. Ken-Ui"k- to 1. Lit-rar- y and scholastic ability. 2. Meritable character, leadership, wd public spirit. 3. Physical vigor, and a fondness for outdoor sports. 4. He must be a malecitizen of the United States, and must have lived here at least five years, and he must b" unmarried. He must be between years old, nineteen and twenty-fiv- e nnd he must have completed at least his sophomore year at an accredited institution. A number of university students have been winners of scholarships in nrevious yars. The last U. of K. student to receive the distinction was Roscoe Cross, who received his Master's degree in 1926. He was graduated with high distinction. The committo-will award a aehol Tship to one of the contestants, and The winner of the contest will take up residence at Oxford, England, in " October, 1928. No restrictions are placed on Rhodes scholars as to their courses. A scholar may d for the Oxford A. B. dogr e in any of the colleges, he may enter one of the liploma courses in special subjects, or if qualified by previous training he may be admitted to read for an advanced degree. The scholarship not only entitles the student to residence in the hall, tuition, and incidental fees, but it also carries with it 400 pounds a year for the three years. The committee for selection and elect-ois composed of: Pres. Frank L. McVcy, of the university; Prof. Allen Barnett, Massie School for Boys, a graduate of Exeter; W. S. Hamilton, graduate of Christ Church; Roy Helm, Rhodes scholar; and Rue-bTaylor, of LaGrango, graduate of Christ Church. m es Mac-ka- y, 1 y. co-e- Quaint Customs That Prevailed On Campus Forty Years Ago (By Kady Elvove) "Whew!" weary freshmen exclaim three times a week, "This old military training is too hard on a fellow. What do they think we are anyway? And we have to take two years of it. Oh signal for a great deal of fun among the upperclassmen. Putting freshmen on patrol duty on the campus was a favorite form of "hazing." At dusk, the guileless underclassman, often a youngster straight from the farm, was stationed in front Gosh!" If the university boys knew that of the home of President Patterson. they had to undergo fbur years ofi "Now don't dare let any person military training, quite a few of pass," he was instructed. "Perhaps them would seek other schools of one of the boys may try to fool you learning. They should be thankful, by saying that he is president Pattherefore, that they were not college terson, but you have been warned. students in the "good old days" the Don't let him dc ive you!". older generation boast of, when comThe poor freshman would be forced pulsory military training was re- to wait for hours, marching back and quired throughout the entire college forth in the lonely darkness. At last course. Back in 1885, when the uni- President Patterson, dignified presiversity consisted of only two build- dent of the university, would apings and two men's dormitories, mili- proach his home, after having attendtary discipline ruled the campus. ed one of the debates, lectures, or Ther was no dean of men in those other entertainments which were fredays, for the military commandant quently held in the college chapel. was in charge of the conduct, morals "Halt!" the freshman, glad to reand welfare of the students. Then lieve the monotony of his duties Neville and White halls, where stu- (would shout. "You can't pass!" dents now gather for lectures and "But I am President Patterson," recitations, were men's dormitories. the scholarly professor would mildly They were not like the dormitories of I protest. today, but more nearly resembled mil"Aw, you can't pull that one on itary barracks. I'm not so ignorant. Get out!" , me. Despite the strict martial ; And the president would be forced to tlons, a great many pranks were play get, to the future discomfiture of ed by mischievous students upon un- the freshman. suspecting victims. Any person Hallowe'en and St. Patrick's day walking past the barracks window? were prank days for Kentucky stulat-- at night was likely to be enthusOne of the most amusing dents. iastically welcomed by the students Jokes in Kentuckian history was with a deluge of cold water. Profes- played on President Patterson's horse. sors were even more fervently greeted. The arrival of new boys was the (Continued on Page Eight) 4 - IlllMittiir i iirifci rftrf'iii 'in"" mi 1