THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
LEXINGTON. KY., APRIL 3, 1919
BIG WORLD'S FELLOWSHIP 86th YEAR OF USEFUL
LIFE IS COMPLETED
FUND CAMPAIGN BEGINS
Kentucky University Students Pledge Themselves
Financially in Helping to
Former President James K. Patterson was "at home" to his many friends
and admirers Wednesday, on the occasion of his
ers, gifts, letters of congratulation and
telegrams were sent to his residence
FROM CANTEEN WORK
Juniors Decide to be Original and Keep All Lower
ington Sunday evening after a year's
While Older Ones
Tho following men are needed every
Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from
3:30 to 4:30, on tho third iloor of tho
Gymnasium building: Charles Planck,
'William Siogal, Alvin Lisunby, Robt. J.
Itaiblo, Leon Wise, N. G. Sullivan, A.
E. Boll, W. M. Yorlsh, John Manning,
Grover Creech, A. N. Eslngor.
You know what wo want you for.
Tho Gleo Club has sealed soveral
dates for trips to Bluo Grass cities and
if you como out and help, we'll have
a big tlmo on theso trips. It all de
pends on you!
Carrol M. Sax, who has been engaged
to polish up the efforts of the Strollers,
Rights of Women, Huh?
Leave it to the girls, however. Hardly had the boys gloated over their vicfor a week or so previous to the stag- tory
when a lengthy epistle appeared
ing of "Under Cover," will come to announcing
that every Junior girl in
the University, April 20 from Baltithe University of Kentucky thereby
more. Mr. Sax is director of the Vagarefused both to come to the prom and
bond Theatre, of Baltimore.
to pay her dues, as long as the rights
"The Vagabond Players," is a group of women were trampled upon. Of
of artists, actors and authors interested
such grave moment was the matter
in stimulating and developing new and
that the reigning power appointed a
artistic methods of producing, acting committee consisting of Misses Vir
and writing for the American stage, ginia Helm Milner, Mary Van Meter,
and especially in introducing to the Kathleen Brand, Betty Davis, Louise
Baltimore public those newer ideals Mayer and Messrs. Ed. Parker, Ed Dab- which have lately become an intrinsic ney, Jesse Tapp, Douglas Woods,
part of dramatic aspiration, principally Thomas Gorman.
freedom and free experiment. "The
This body of mediators after a
Vagabond Players" produce new works stormy session, composed an
by American authors and important Uve namoly Umt
eUher Freshraen aml
plays of foreign writers that would oth- - Sophomoro boys as well as glrls be
orwiso hot bo seen in Baltimore
lowed to attend or that both bo exUnder Mr. Sax' direction, Tho Vaga cluded, and the Junior prom bo made
bond Theatro has produced plays by an
exclusivo upper class danco.
Baltlmoreans, H. L. Menchen "Tho Ar
Monday, girls and boys strove to outtist," and Mrs. Adele Nathan's "Tho rival each other in attendance, and
Song of Solomon." Other plays have tho majority was slightly la
been "Hyland," by Thomas Wood Stev favor. Mr. Parker asked for a report
ens, "A Meryr Death," by Nicolai of the committeo, and a motion mado
Evrlenof, "Bound East for Cordlff," by Dabnoy was carried, that each memEugono O'Neill, "A Miracle of St. An ber of tho class bo allowed ono bid to
G.B. bo given to whom ho or sho choso,
so long as "sho" choso to uso her bid
Mr. Sax Is an artist. Ho made the for
her attendant only. In other
scenic designs for Ruth St. Denis, and words, under classinon could not come
designed tho Intorior of Tho Vagabond ns stags.
Theatre, which is said to bo ono of
What's In a Motion?
tho most charming Ltttlo Theatres in
Far bo It from tho aforesaid class to
by motions, however.
Tho doslgn carries out tho Francois
Loud murmurs aroso from tho nialo
Vllloy idea. It is said that could tho
'poet Vagabond" seo it ho could not
fall to be pleased.
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OR ACCEPT CITY PARK
Miss Mary E. Sweeney and sister.
Miss Sunshine Sweeney arrived in Lex
service in France in tho Y. M. C. A
on the campus thruout the day.
The children cannot come to the
The World's Fellowship Fund camNumerous alumni representing many
Junior Prom! This was the edict Ispaign, with the slogan, "The Students states, paid tribute with letters or telesued irrevocally by the august body of
of America for tho Students of the grams which were received during the upper classmen which met in Professor
World," was formally opened on the week, congratulating President Pat- Dantzler's room Monday at 3:30 to setcampus Tuesday by committees from terson upon his health and activity of tle the question, "Shall freshmen and
sophomore boys be invited to the
the cabinets of the Y. M. C. A. and intellect despite advancing years.
Y. W. C. A., who gave each student a
Wednesday night the members of
The meeting was called by the presipledge card to sign and hand in.
the Patterson Literary Society called
dent, Ed Parker, to effect a comproThe campaign was preceded by a in a body to congratulate the patron mise
between the girls and boys and
week of education upon the subject of their society and to thank him for to avert the threatening danger of havDuring this week four minute speak the medal which he gives each year to ing altogether to call off the dance
ers spoke before every meeting on the winner of the oratorical contest which is one of the big events of the
college year. At the meeting held a
the campus, at the dining halls, and which is held on his birthday.
week before, the fair ones of the class,
wherever there were two or more to
outnumbered by an overwhelming ma
listen to them. Posters greeted the
jority by the boys, were forced to suf
student and professor as they went to SAX, STROLLER COACH
fer a motion that the gentlemen of
and from classes. The publications of
the class could bring whom they
the University gave much space to it
WILL COME APRIL
pleased to the dance, while the girls
both with news stories and editorials
would have to sit calmly at home un
Sunday night at the Y. W. C. A. a pa
less a benevolent upper classman
geant based upon the subject was pre
To Polish Up Strollers and should condescend to allow her to
sented by twenty-threof the girls
Make "Under Cover" Fin- share his bid, or an
Dr. Bush spoke in chapel on Tuesday
was available for the occasion.
and the campaign leaped forward past
bounds after that.
The idea and plan for raising this
money for the education of the stu
dents of the world was originated at
Northfleld, Mass., last winter at the
International Student Volunteer Con
ference held there. It was felt that
if true democracy was to follow in
the wake of the war that it must nec
essarlly follow true education, for
democracy is unsafe in a land whero
the majority of people can neither read
or write. Five hundred thousand dol
lars is therefore being asked of the col
lege students this spring to help give
to the students of the world the advantages that the students of America en
joy. Kenucky is the first university in
the country to put on the campaign
Kentucky has never failed when called
upon to do her bit and the outcome of
this campaign is another star in her
The students who still have pledge
curds out, should return them at once.
The news of these returning "sold
City Park Will Be Taken
as Gift or Bought; University Appreciates
iers," was received in Lexington and
the University with great interest for
friends have watched their splendid
record in ministering to the boys in
The University especially welcomes
Miss Sweeney, who for years was head
of the Home Economics Department
and who made possible its present
standing in the University and the
State. The Home Economics girls are
anxiously awaiting the time when they
may welcome and honor Miss Sweeney
and hear some of her experiences.
The following letter was mailed to
Hon. Wood G. Dunlap, Commissioner
of Public Property of the City of Lexington, by President McVey, under direction of the Board of Trustees which
met in regular quarterly session Tuesday, April 1:
"Honorable Wood G. Dunlap,
"My dear Mr. Dunlap:
"I have been requested by the Board
of Trustees to acknowledge receipt of
your letter regarding Scovell Park and
to express at the same time the appre
A. E. AND SIGMA NU
ciation of that body for the courtesy
and kindness of the City Commission
FOR CUP of Lexington. The Board of Trustees-furthefeels that in making the sugSigma Nu Has Chance to gestion, which your honorable body did
regarding Scovell Park, they were actKeep Cup Forever;
Games Prove Interesting ing in a high minded way on a rather
difficult problem, and the solution of
representing the it as suggested in your letter meets
Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Sigma with their approval. I am, therefore,
Nu fraternities won their respective instructed to say that the University
games in the
of the inter- - of Kentucky will be pleased to accept
fraternity basketball series, played the gift of Scovell Park in perpetuity,
Wednesday night, March 26, In the or, if there is any doubt upon the ability of the Commission to make a transUniversity Gymnasium.
preliminary games played dur- fer by gift, to purchase the property
ing the last three weeks the Sigma at a nominal price. This price would
Nu, Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Chi and mean the payment of a small sum of
Sigma Alpha Epsilon teams were de- money and the increased responsibilclared winners. These four teams met ity of the University of Kentucky to
in the Gymnasium last week and play- continue its work and organization in
ed two fast, exciting games, resulting the City of Lexington.
"May I further state that the appre
in the elimination of the A. T. O. and
Sigma Chi teams from the contest for ciation of your body for the growing
Importance of the University and the
the loving cup.
game played Wednesday added value of its existence in the city
night was between the A. T. O. and as a factor in its development are
Sigma Nu, the latter winning with looked upon by the committee with
the safe margin of 16 to 9. The line pleasure and appreciation. If the ar
ups wero tho same as those used for rangement to transfer this property
tho preliminaries, and both quintets to tho University by gift, purchase or
showed a marked improvement in leaso is satisfactory to your honorable
body, tho University will bo glad to
Alpha Tau Omega.
Sigma Nu take up the details with your board rel
Faulkner ative to tho transfer of tho property
Wallace and tho conditions upon which tho
Gorman transfer is to bo mado.
"With best wishes and appreciation
Colpitts of your work, I remain.
Tho second gamo of the
resulted in a victory for Sigma Alpha
"FRANK L. McVey, President."
Epsilon over Sigma Chi by a score or
Tho board met in regular quarterly
22 to 12. Tho gamo was full of "acsession at tho University on Tuesday,
tion," anil personal fouls wero plentiwith tho following members present:
Rogors, for S. A. E
Governor A. O. Stanley, Superintendoaslly the star, playing tho position or
ent V. O. Gilbert, Frankfort, R. C. Stoll.
forward liko a veteran. The lineups
Lexington, P. P. Johnston, Jr.. Lexwore :
ington, J. M. Tumor, Paintsvillo, Frank
Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
MoKeo, Versailles, J. M. Elllston,
R. G. Gordon, Louisville.
(Continued on Pago Three.)
(Continued on Pago Two.)