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The Kentucky Kernel, February 21, 1930

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Best Copy Available ft THE KENTUCKY KERNEL STUDENTS I Secure Your Post Office Mail Boxes at Once UNIVERSITY J STROLLERS WILL GIVE 'SCARLET' AS SPRING SHOW KENTUCKY, LEXINGTON, VOLUME XX OP KENTUCKY FEBRUARY, 21, ARMSTRONG IS Two Wildcat Basketeers R.O.T.C. SPONSOR UNIT Building MYSTERY FARCE HAS ROLES FOR TWELVE ARE OTHER ALSO COMMISSIONED Lexington Staging and Spring Tour Planned for April Pretty Try-out- In a mystery-farc- e "Scarlet", three acts by Bruce Balfour Evans, has been selected by Strollers for their spring show. Tryouts for cast membership of this play will begin at 3 p. m. Monday, February 24, In the auditorium on the third, floor of the Education building, and through Monday, will continue Tuesday and Wednesday, under the supervision of Thomas L. Riley, director of Stroller dramatics. Members of Strollers and Stroller ellglbles who arc qualified to participate In these tryouts have been requested to report promptly at the Education building on either Mon day, Tuesday, or Wednesday afternoon. This play concerns a mysterious personage who sends his victims red cards signed "Scarlet". They warn the victims, of whom there are four. When the murdered bodies are found, each time it is discovered that the hand holds another of these red cards. The cast includes nine men and Characters, for three women. which tryouts will be held, include Cyrus Marsh, a successful business man: Dr. Sllnkard, a comedy doc tor;' Spike, a tough gardener; Julius, caretaker; Booth, an the half-w- it elderly business man; Lee, the male lead, who is a smooth detective; Al Kidd, a comedy detective who is more clever than he appears; Terry Marsh, juvenile: and Swede, a sleepy newspaper reporter. The female roles of the farce axe Mrs. Marsh, motherly type, cultured woman; Delia, a stage dancer; and Jeanne, ingenue lead. The entire action of the play takes place at the Long Island home of Cyrus Marsh from dinner until dawn of one night. Flans are being formulated for the annual spring tour of Strollers. A number of .towns in both .Eastern and Western Kentucky are under consideration for a place on the itinerary. "Scarlet" will be presented in Lexington during the first part of April. SIX ADDEDT0 U. K. DEBATERS Vinrinia Daueherty Elected as First Woman Member of Team; 17 Ready to Participate In Forensic Activities Six new members have been placed on the University debating team as a result of the tryouts held in room HI of McVey hall February 17. The subject which all candidates spoke on was, "Resolved that the American People Believe in Education". The contestants were permitted to choose either side of the question for argumentation but it was required that the speeches be purely extemporaneous. Judges of the debate were Miss Sarah Blanding, dean of women, Professor Li L. Dantzler, Joe Lee Davis and Dr. Paul Walp. The contestants were also permitted to rank the candidates by the order of the merit system. Newly-chose- n debaters are Virginia Daugherty, Lexington, who is the first woman to attain a place on the debatng team in open competition with male students; William Ardery, Paris; Robert Stewart, Denton; Kenneth L. Oreenquist, Csvlngton; Morris R. Browne, Xenia, Ohio; and John M. Kane, Schenectady, New York. Members of the active debating team who have been participating in debates throughout the past year are W. H. Dysard, Pat Rankin, Alfred A. Naff, Bruce Waters, Sidney T. Schell, Clifford Amyx, Hugh R. Jackson, William R. Pearce, James S. Porter, H. C. Smith, Kermlt S. Pack, and Richard M. Weaver, who is not attending the University this semester due to an eye injury. Dean Alvin E. Evans Announces List of Spring Law Grads CO-ED- S Campus Belles Lead the Soldiers On Parade Will Mary Armstrong, junior in the of Arts and Sciences and president of Delta Delta Delta to the posorority, was sition of regimental sponsor of the University R. O. T. O. unit at the annual election held this week among the cadet officers. Miss Armstrong had previously been to fill the vacancy cre ated by the resignation of Ruth i Bonnln. Evelyn Ford, 'of Fulton, member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and company sponsor, was former chosen sponsor; of the first bat talion, with the honorary rank of major. Miss Ford Is a Junior in The the College of Education. sponsor for the second battalion is Hazel Baucom, Lexington, a junior in the College of Education and a member of Alpha Gamma Delta. Miss Baucom was also given the rank of major. , Company sponsors, chosen by cadets of the various regiments, who were given the honorary rank of captain are: Sorls Smith, Lexington, Alpha Xi Delta, sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, Company A; Kitty Drury, Lexington, Alpha XI Delta pledge and freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences, Company B; Mary King Kappa Somerset, Montgomery, Kappa Gamma pledge, freshman in College of Arts and Sciences, the Company C; Mary Prince Fowler, Lexington, Kappa Delta pledge, Company E; Mollie Mack Offut, Lexington, Alpha Delta Theta, sophomore in the College of Education, Company F; and Mlna Pate, Madlsonvllle, Kappa Kappa Gamma pledge and freshman In the college of Arts and Sciences, Company G. Miss Armstrong, who has served as battalion sponsor and regimental sponsor 1 past years, as well as having been chosen a campus beauty and attendant to the May Queen, together 'with the other sponsors will be presented at the annual military ball which is to be held In. the University gymasium tonight. The first regimental college PAUL STANLEY McBRAYER MILWARD Stanley "Spoqks" Milward, star center, and Captain Paul McBrayer, of the university basketball team, pictured above, have been powerful factors Mil-waIn leading the Wildcats through a most successful season this year. seriously injured his knee in the opening minute of the Georgia game last week and is not expected to be able to play in the tournament it Atlanta next week.. Both are seniors and will appear on the home aoor Saturday for the last time as members of the University of Kentucky basketball team, Annua Military Ball Will Be in Gymnasium Tonight ENGINEERS PLAN SOUTHERN TOUR Washington's Birthday Be Celebrated By To Big Dance SCABBARD AND BLADE WILL PLEDGE CADETS Georgia Lion's Club Extends Welcome and Request That All Cartersville Be Included in Affair Will Contain of 'the Glamour of Itinerary Former Years Approximately twenty students of the College of Engineering here to make the annual planning southern inspection our of. Alabama, 'a'lieary welcome, for may' look-f- or already southern cities are preparthem. At a luncheon last ing for week of the Cartersville, Georgia, Lions Club the members voted unanimously the suggestion of Lion Fred Chappell to extend an Invitation requesting the engineers to visit their city and Bartow county during the tour. The club intends to interest them In local mining operations by arranging visits to the various min.throughout the ing properties county, and to enertain the party at a luncheon. Mr. Chappell, who extended the invitation, is a graduate of he College of Engineering here. He said that while he was a Junior he was privileged to make one of these inspection tours and became forcibly impressed with the value of this nroceedure. He feels that the visit of the engineers will be of value to the Georgia county, because once thev are out of school they will be come connected with firms that are consumers of products from us mines. He said that the men who become familiar with these products through their visit will naturally turn to Bartow county for them when they become buyers. Dean Wiest Writes For Encyclopedia Agricultural Fair is Topic of Article by U. K. Professor Dean Wlest of the College of Commerec, is a contributor to the first volume of the Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, which has just come off the press. The Encyclopedia Is edited by Professor E. R. A. Sellgman of Columbia University and Alvin Johnson of the New School of Social Research in New York City. This book Is a representative of ten different societies in various fields of social work. It is being published by the Company and will consist of 15 volumes. Dean Wiest was asked to contribute an article dealing with the history, economic and social aspects of the agricultural fair. Some work on' this subject had already been done by the author in a booK en titled Agricultural Organization in the United States. The printing of this book Is a largo undertaking and many spec ialists in the united states ana Europe were asked to contribute articles. Dean Alvin E. Evans, of the College of Law, announced Tuesday that the following law students are expected to graduate in June or August, as the case may bo, providing that they have satisfactorily finished the necessary work and residence requlrments: Eldred E. Adams, A. Joe Asher, Wm. H. Buckles, Wm. H. Cecil, John P. Croslcy, James C. Finley, Wm. B. Gess, Wm. R. Hodgcn. Odear, Wendell Smith, Robert REPORTERS MUST MEET Ralph Steve:is, Malcolm Wallace, All Kernel reporters are requested and Willis Wright, will graduate in meeting of the stall at Juno; Clarenco E. Barnes. Stanley to attend a today. Those who do Powell. Baylo Mohney, and Dan 12 o'clock will bo removed from not attend Qrlffith will graduate In August. the staif. With a euest CerjaridMrs.' list headed by, rietntbySamp-- - son ana Major uenerai uvmus c. Nolan, Commander of the Fifth Corps Area, the annual Military Ball tonight bids fair to be one of the most colorful and spectacular events of the University social year. Other guests who are expected, according to the committee In charge of the dance, include cadet officers from other units of the fifth corps area. The dance will begin at nlnd o'clock In the Men's gymnasium and begin the Grand March will Cadet promptly at 10:30 o'clock. officers, in full military dress, newly elected regimental, battalion and company sponsors, and guests of honor will lead the march. Due to the fact that several of the principals will be forced to leave early, ceremonies will commence earlier than has formerly been the custom, officials said. Immediately after the grand march the recently elected sponsros Imposing cerewill be presented. monies have been arranged and an announcement received ytesterdayi. from the publicity bureau stated that the department will take flashlight pictures of Major Meredith presenting commissions to the coeds. These pictures will be sent to the leading newspapers of the country. Scabbard and Blade, national military fraternity, will conduct its semi-annu- al pledging services following the presentation of the sponsors, according to cadet Colonel John Benson. The pledging of the outstanding members of the R. O. T. C. cadet officers is an annual feature of the balL The Military Ball has long been one of the events looked forward to by students of the University. Since its Inauguration on the campus several years ago it has held a position which military officials have been pleased to call"the outstanding social event of the year". Its annual association with the anniversary of Washington's birthday, adds a glamor and an air which no other social event has been able to acquire. Plans this year have been made with an Idea of making the ball slmlllar to those held at major military posts on the same occasion. Ralph Piatt and his band, the Kentucklans, will furnish the music for the dance. Striking decorations have been prepared and elaborate programs have been selected. Since the ball Is to be given the night before the Washington and Lee game, members of the visiting team will probably be in attendance at the cinnco as guests. The dance Is to be given on the subscription plan and since tomorrow is a holiday, University offclals havo granted permission for the dance to last until 1 o'clock SaturSeveral day morning-dances have been arranged. J. 11C clCVblUH Ul Hie Dpuiiajo noo held under the supervision of Captain Grady of the military department. Cadet officers John Ben- -' son, Robert O'Dear. Stanley Mil-waand Leonard Weakley assisted in the selection. U. K. MAY ANNEX JUNIOR COLLEGE State Legislature May Give The University Power To Ooerate the John C. C. Mayo College Press reports during the past two weeks have mentioned a bill that has been introduced in both houses Legislature, Kentucky the of authorizing the University to accept the John C. C. Mayo College plant at Palntsville as a gift from the people of that city. Under the proposed bill the plant would be operated In the future as a junior college under the direction of the. University. Herald says: Palntsville The "Since the introduction of this bill great Impetus has been given the movement by some of the most prominent political and educational leaders of Kentucky, both Democrats and Republicans, and it is confidently believed that the bill will become a law and that the junior college will be established at Palntsville, thus carrying out the wishes of eastern Kentucky's foremost citizen and founder of the college, the late CoL John C. C. Mayo, who spent a small fortune and much time and thought in an effort to establish a permanent seat of learning at Palntsville where mountain boys and girls too poor to attend colleges or universities in larger cities might obtain an edu cation at home at a minimum cost." Under the Junior college plan, students from that part of the state can obtain an education at a lower cost than at any other seat of learning in distant cities, a fact which should add impetus to education in the mountain districts. No final action has been taken on the proposed bill, but supporters feel confident of its success. HOLIDAY TOMORROW The Registrar of the University has officially announced that all classes will be dismissed tomorrow In celebration of the anniversary of George Washington. Students are warned, however, that the customary "one tenth" will be Imposed upon all students who cut their last class before or their first class after the holiday. NUMBER 20 Noted Lecturer WILDCATS PREP Will Be Guest FOR HARD TILT Of University WITH GENERALS Political Science Forum Has C. Douglas Booth for Wfishington and Lee is One Speaker Monday of the Strongest Teams in the South Prominent Member of Delta Delta Delta Will Head R. O. T. C. Regiment Director T. L. Riley Will Hold s In Education And then go to Atlanta' and turn on, Wildcats 19.10 SPONSOR OF THE MILITARY BEATW. AND L! .,.. Miss Mary Armstrong, of Lexing ton, Junior In the College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected regimental sponsor of the R. O. T. C. military unit. Miss Armstrong is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and Is prominent In student activities. SUKY CIRCLE TO WEAR NEW PINS Student "Pep" Organization Adopts New Jewelry at Meeting; Social Plans are Discussed SuKy Circle, the student pep organization of the University, held their weekly meeting In the Men's gymnasium Tuesday afternoon at 5 o'clock. Much important business was discussed and a new type of pin was selected for the organization. Plans were made for entertaining the regional winners of the state high school basketball tournament that is to be held here this spring. Elaborate plans for May Day were also the topic of discussion. The new pin is to be a blue circle, superimposed on which will be a white circlet inclosing a gold wildcat. The eyes of the 'cat will be formed by the. letters S and U, and Its' teeth will be made of the let ters K and Y. Boys who are members of the organization may have the design on akey ,if theyprefer. it; girls will have theirs only as a pin. The new 'emblems are being made up by the L. G. Balfour Co. A committe composed of William Young, chairman, Ted Cassldy, and George Whitefleld was appointed to work with Miss Marguerite McLaughlin, the Lexington Alumni Club, and the Athletic Council on plans for a dinner to be given In honor of the regional winners in the state high school basketball tournament to be held here In the spring. It was decided to include the 32 piece university concert band as guest at this function. SuKy Is also busy with plans for May Day. They will work with the Men's Student Council in conducting the election of the May Queen, and will also have charge of afternoon festivities and the crowning of the queen. Prof. A. Laude To Give Lectures Here Next Week The physics department of the University announces a series of lectures by Professor A. Lande of University Tuebingen, the of Germany, on Thursday and Friday, February 27 and 28. On Thursday at 4 and 7:30 p. m. and on Friday at 4 p. m., Professor Lande will speak to the staff and on students of the department "Wave Mechanics." This Is a relatively new viewpoint in Physics, increasing in importance, since it attempts to reconcile apparent contradictory views of physical phe- nomea as postulated by the older theories. On Friday night, February 28, at 7:30 p. m., Professor Lande will speak on "Determination and Prob ability in Modern Physics," a subject of general Interest to the public. Professor Lande is professor of physics at the University of Tuebingen, Germany and has been at Ohio State University for the fall and winter quarters, where he has lectured on modern Physics. He is physicists one of the of the world in the field of the study of fine structure of spectrum lines, which has an Important bearing on atomic structure, and in the newer field of Wave Mechanics. All of the lectures will be in the lecture room of the Physics Department, room 200, Civics and Physics building, and every one interested ' is invited to attend. All students, faculty members and any persons who are Interested in international relations arc urged to hear C. Douglas Booth, who will speak informally at a meeting of the Political Science Forum In Patterson Hall at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon. Mr. Booth, an Englishman, is widely known as a publicist, in England and America. A dinner will bo given In honor of Mr. Booth at the University Commons Monday evening. Members of the afculty international relations club are Invited by the Forum to attend and to hear Mr. Booth deliver an address on "Anglo-AmericRelations and World Peace." The Political Science Forum Is an organization formed for the purpose of studying current problems in politics. Those who have been instrumental in its organization are endevorlng to Interest students in attending the meetings both for the purpose of hearing and taking part In the discussions. The attendance at the last meeting Indicated an increasing interest, and it Is hoped by members of the Forum that with the coming of Mr. Booth, who is being sent here by the Carnegie Enpeace, dowment for International there will be a greater attendance at the meeting Monday. The club was organized in December, at which time Mr. N. V. Williams was elected president, Mr. Rawlings Ragland, and Miss Henrietta Sherwood, secCole, retary. Professors Esther Charles W. Shull and Paul W. Walp, instructors in the department of Political Science, are serving the club in the capacity of faculty advisors during the present year. Recent programs sponsored! by the disorganization were round-tabl- e cussions on "The Federal Reserve LegislaSystem," "The Kentucky ture." and "International Trends of Thought,," EVIL KAT WILL APPEAR TODAY "Never TehVa Lie Edition'.', Promises to Be Worst One In History; All Scandal to Be Brought to Light With fierce growls and lusting mien, the Kampus Kat, scandalous publication Issued weakly at odd Intervals by the Sigma Delta Chi boys, will appear on the campus sometime today In honor or the Military Ball and George Washing ton's birthday. Edwards Templin, editor of the expose sneet, declared yesieraay that the forthcoming edition of the Kat is expected to be the worst one In the history of the university, in as much as all of the news contained In the paper this Issue will be truth ungarnished with fiction. He pointed proudly to the slogan of the Kat for the forthcoming paper, saying that the "never tell a lie edition" simply means that the truth is going to march proudly across print ed pages. There are a number of interest ing and entertaining articles that will hit the spot, he said. For instance, there will be the story of the Sigma but that would be tell ing the story. Then there Is the picture of the regimental sponsor which is expected to prove a strik ing likeness. One of the best stories of all, the editor said, will be that of Barnes and His Beef Trust Beauties. Mr. Templin refused to disclose the contents of this story, but he Intimated that all was not as It should have been while Barnes was assisting in the selection of the most beautiful girl at. the University of Kentucky. This article is expected to be on a par with one concerning the annual high school basketball tournament here in March, at which several fascinating innovations are expected to be Introduced. Every student is expected to pur chase one of the current issues of the Kampus Kat, for there is sure to be something about everyone In the paper, and the editor has said, that something is going to be cause for blackmail. Dantzler, Lafferty To Address Clubs "Kentucky's Contributions to Re- -' cent Literature" is the subject of an address that will be given by Prof. L. L. Dantzler, head of the ' English department, at a meeting of the Ellzabethtown Women's Club today, according to an announce ment by Mrs. Maude W. Lafferty, head of the women's division of the University extension department. Mrs. Lafferty also is engaged to speak today at a meeting of the Woodford County Women's Club at Versailles. Her topic of discussion Moving will be "Daniel Boone." DEBATE POSTPONED pictures will be used to illustrate the different periods of American Because of tho inability of the history as related to her talk. debate team from Lincoln Memo- -, ELLIOTT TO BROADCAST rial University, of Harrogate, Tenn., I to reach Lexington In time for the Prof. N. R. Elliott, of the Univerdepartment, will proposed debate last night, tho meet sity extension has been postponed indefinitely, ac-- 1 speak on "What Farm Folks Are cording to Professor Sutherland,, Asking" at 12:45 o'clock today over the local extension studio of WHAS. coach of the University team. VIRGINIANS REMEMBER LAST YEAR'S DEFEAT Classic Struggle Will Be the Last One for Kentucky Until Tourney By Vernon D. Rooks The Kcntuck Wildcats will write "finis" across the 1930 basketball schudle In the Euclid avenue gymnasium Saturday night at 8 o'clock. The Generals of Washington and Lee, second In the Southern Conference and probably one of the seeded teams in the Atlanta tournament, have accepted the Invitation of Coach Johnny Mauer to attend tho closing ceremonies-an- d a gala occasion it should be. The Generals have 10 Conference victories in line and the Big Blue is anxious to make their nine victories change to the same number. Washington and Lee can be beaten I The Blue Devils of Duke University proved as much Wednesday night when they smeared the undefeated conference record of the Virginians into oblivion. Wasnlngton and Lee had previously bowed to West Virginia, 50 to 34, in a tilt. But when you figure that the Generals have a grand total of 14 wins to their credit for the seasons work Just laugh it off. Should Kentucky lose, there will be no alibi. George Yates, who has been warming the bench during a greater part of the season while Milward played the pivot, will work even harder, if this Is possible, than the rest of the Wildcats. Yates can Jump, he can shoot, and he's got the goods. Coach Mauer will start this sophomore at center, flanked by Pisgah Combs and either Louis or Splcer at the forwards. Captain Paul McBrayer and Lawrence McGlnnis are capable of dropping monkey wrenches and long arms and bodies into the working of the. General's offensive machine. On Wednesday of next week, 10 Wildcat players, manager, coaches, trainers, and scribes will board a train for the southland where the Big Blue is slated to .be one of the seeded teams In the annual Southern Conference tournament at Atlanta the last of February and the first of March. Probable lineups for Saturday's game will be: Kentucky Pos. W. and L. McGlnnis, Lou F Cox Combs F Borasch Yates C Williams McGlnnis, Law G Honna McBrayer G.. Wood (Capt.) Teams that have fallen in defeat before the onslaught of the General (Continued on Page Eight) ENGINEERS HEAR CAPTAIN NORMAN "The Sea" Subject of Inspiring Talk; Also Tells of the Early Student Life at the University The weekly Engineering Assembly was held on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock in Memorial Hall. The speaker was Captain A. C. Norman, who graduated from the University. Thirty-si- x years ago, almost immediately upon graduation, Captain Norman entered what for years was called the United States Revenue-CuttService but Is now known as the United States Coast Guard. In his address, Captain Norman indulged In many reminiscences concerning the early days of the University of Kentucky. He Indulged In some recitals of occurrences In the early student days. He paid tribute to the intellectual and sturdy qualities of President James K. Patterson who was responsible for carrying the University of Kentucky through its construction period. "The Sea" was the formal sail- -. Ject of Captain Norman's address: and in a very interesting, instructive and entertaining way he outlined the purpose of the United States Coast Guard. The sea has always been a fascinating subject for the romantlst and Captain Norman gave a delightful talk based on personal experiences. Frats Must Submit Names of Initiates At Once, Says Dean In an announcement issued from the office of the dean of men yesterday, fraternities were reminded that the names of all pledges whom theso groups wish to Initiate during the coming initiation period must be submitted at once. University regulations require that all prospective Initiates conform to certain standards in scholarship, and it is necessary that the records of scuh students, bo compiled before Dean Melcher can issue an approval of initiation. Fraternities desiring to hold Induction services earlier than usual may recelvo tho proper certificates upon application, Dean Melchor's secretary said. .1 1