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The Kentucky Kernel, August 5, 1927

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

KENTUCKY KERNEL ADVERTISE! k 'i UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ALL THE KERNEL READ UNIVERSITY LEXINGTON. VOLUMEXVII OF KY- - PREPARE! TIME FOR FINAL EXAMS IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING KENTUCKY NUMBER 39 AUGUST 5, 1927 COACHING SCHOOL HAS HEAVY ENROLLMENT EDUCATORS WILL President F. HOLD MEETING HERE OCT. 21-2- 2 L. McVey K Miniature Broadcasting Set Is Latest Novelty in College of Engineering; Is Developed by Student and Instructor Report Message to Superintendent Rhoads Consists of 150 Typewritten Pages Mc-Hen- ry IS COMPLETED Play Generals Will of Washington and Lee on Last Day ts - L. R. Penn, who was graduated from the university in June, has continued his research with I. G. of the College of Engineering, and just recently Watkins and Penn have developed a miniature broadcast ing station which has an output of approximately "one gnat power and covers a distance of one thousand feet. This apparatus is located in the northern wing of Mechanical hall, just beyond the electrical labora tory in the present location of the short wave transmitting set 9JL. The set operates on a wavelength of 317 meters and due. to its very low power its signals cannot be heard beyond the limits of the university campus and this means there is absoto regu lutely no interferenc-lar broadcast work of other stations or to the people who are listening in. It was designed to be used between buildings and more especially between sections of the same building. Music and speech are very clear over this small set. With this principle many combinations can be had and its field is also unlimited. It is just another step forward in the engineer ing world. The development of the minature broadcasting set followed the comple tion of Mr. Penn's thesis work. This Wat-kin- s, 'The fourth annual educational wHI be held at the university October 21 and 22, according to an announcement made this week by Dean W. S. Taylor. It will be attended by many of the most prominent educators of the state, including ., teachers from the colleges, high schools and elementary schools. Many noted men have been secured Leonard to speak at the conference. V. Koos, professor of education, University of Minnesota, will speak on, "The Place of the Junior College in American Education." L. A. PechH stein, dean of the College of Education, of the University of Cincinnati, Fourth Annual Soils and Crop His will be one of the speakers. Conference Was Held Dursubject will be, "Trends in Elemen: ing Middle of Week at tary Education." "Requirements for Experiment Station Colleee Teachers" is the subject chos president of Samuel ! BIG DELEGATIONS ATTEND tie UnsTty 'oi 53S3lo.Fi to dress at the meeting, The fourth annual soils and crops The conference will open at 10 o' clock Friday morning, October 21, meeting was held Tuesday, Wednesand will continue that afternoon andj day and' Thursday of this week under evening. There will be a meeting the auspices of the' Agricultural Ex Saturday morning and that afternoon periment Station at the Experiment ' the visitors will see the football game Station farm. A meeting , between the Wildcts and Washington Among the 600 at the125 farmT f TI imhonI cnccinnc will was a delegation including Students Take Drastic Action, ers from the western Kentucky Purf be'helH in Dicker Hall. Concerning Moral Situaconference is chase counties, including Carlisle, The program fo rthe tion in Colleges Graves, Calloway, Marshall, Fulton, as follows: Ballard, McCracken Hickman, McFRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 Lean, Grayson, Caldwell, Lyon, UnIt may be true that a college isn't Morning Program The ion, Meade and Henderson. y "Trends in Elementary farmers were accompanied by Coun- exactly a psalm singing, 10 o'clock Education," L. A. Pechstein, dean, ty Agents L. C. Pace, of Carlisle place, but on the other hand, it College of Education, University of county; H. S. Patterson, of Grayson; can't be all that some people say it Cincinnati. ' E. T. Tichenor, of McLean, and C. L. is . For instance, the following ac10:40 o'clock "Trends in Second-ar- y Goff, of Ballard. tions .taken in colleges 'have bteen Lewis, JitiucaAicmJ!! William-D- . 4o mi3'mlCernelxcharige's-- r .editor, John C. Winston Publishing Brooklyn Bridge, High Bridge, and McGill University, Canada, has or company. to Dix dam with at various society for the suppression 11:20 o'clock "Trends in Higher farms en route. The farmers left ganized a vice. This society drew up and i. Education," Floyd W. Reeves, profes-the union bus station at 1 o'clock and of council recomsor of education, University of Ken- -, went to the Hollyrood Stock Farm, sent to the studentfuture dancing at mendations that all owned by John L. Dodge, where pure t tucky. university should be abolished be- jJ Afternoon Program bred Jerseys and race horses were the dancing is lewd, ' 2 2 o'clock Conferences: inspected. Another stop was made cause modern and obscene and in indecent "Rural and Elementary Education," at the farm of Herman Watts in Mer- consequence all dances and all places r5 P. H. Hopkins, superintendent of cer county where baby beeves are be- where dancing is practiced or exhibing fitted for the market by the Mer. schools, Somerset, Ky. the public should be "Home Economics Education," Al-- cer County Calf club. At the farm ited before supervisor home of T. E. Currens in Mercer county the cie Kinslow, state economics education, Kentucky. farmers were shown various animals (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) "Secondary Education," J. B. Hol-- ,; arid given their records. During the loway, state supervisor of high morning they visited various estab Stoll schools, Kentucky. lishments in Scott county including - "College Education," Paul P. Boyd, the farms of C. O. Graves, and Devers Returning, a stop was Name of Stadium Was Pub- .' dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Brothers. University of Kentucky. lished Incorrectly made at the Idle Hour stock farm, of Adelbert Col. E. R. Bradley, for a look at Education." i "Health In the "Now You Ask One" and Thomas, supervisor health education "Bubbling Over," "Bagenbaggage,1 T. R. Bryant, Answers" column of The Kernel last Kentucky. and Erenine Program E. S. Good, and J. Kilpatrick, all week it was stated that the stadium nVlnrV "The Place of the of the College of Agriculture were in was dedicated to Price McLean. This was an error and "Daddy" Boles, charge of the tour. Following luncheon Wednesday at director of athletics informs The Ker(CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) the stock judging pavilion, the after nel that the stadium like the field is noon session opened with an address dedicated to Judge R. C. Stoll and of welcome by T. R. Bryant, head of the whole is known as Stoll field. In , the extension division of the College the stands there is a tablet for Price" of Agriculture and included a talk by McLean who died as result of injuries Prof. George Roberts, head of the de suffered in the Cincinnati game four partment of agronomy, who discussed years ago but this has nothing to do of the field. in of the various College-Traine- d Laborer Gets omy by phasesstation. work 2:30agron with the name regrets this error and The Kernel field At the High School $1,422 Yearly; is takinsr this onnortunitv of correct- and Common School Get (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) ing it. " FARMERS MEET AT UNIVERSITY . - DEFENSE 2 good-good- " -- " stop-ove- rs - lasce-vou- T Field 1 Fraternity Standings to Be Announced Soon APPROXIMATELY Dean C. R. Melcher Expects to Complete Relatiye Rankings Within Ten Days v L. E. Penn; Graduate of the University With the Class of 1927, Working With I. G. Watkins, Instructor in Steam and Electrical Laboratories, Constructs Set for Experimental Purposes; Range Is Sufficient to Reach All Points on University Campus; Works on 317 Meters President McVey's office is now at work preparing the annual report of the president which he submits annually to McHenry Rhoads, superinIntendent of public instruction. cluded in this report are statements from nine deans and from heads of all departments. The annual report consists of approximately one hundred and fifty typewritten pages and bound copies are kept in the president's and state superintendent's offices. In addition a biennial report is submitted to the legislature when it convenes this winter. Doctor McVey's report for this year relates that excellent progress has been made in the numerous phases of university work but emphasizes the needs of the university. Fourth Annual Educational Conference Expected to Attract Many Prominent Teachers to University Next Fall PROGRAM Prepares U. s, work requires of every s:nior six weeks of full school time of research, besides all those hours necessary outside of the rogular day's work to study the problem. Most of the thesis work is chosen or assigned in groups of two students and these men are placed under some one of the instructors to whom they can look to for questions, but of whom occasional they receive no help that pertains directly to the problem of .study. Of course, this leavs the students on their own initiative. Edmond T. Bullock, of the George-- , town pike, and Penn, of 161 Loudon avenue selected as the subject for their thesis "A Study of Aerials and Counterpoises to Be Used at Sending Stations." While this subject has a large field of research, Bullock and Penn limited themselves to the- amateur bands of wavelength: namely, 4 meters, meters, 5 meters, meters, meters, all for continuous 0 6 telegraphy, and wave 0 meters for phone meters and only. The present wave band used 8 at the university station is. meters. Bullock and Penn, who were under I. G. Watkins, instructor in electrical and steam laboratories at the univer 18.7-21.- 37.5-42.150-20- 83.28-85.6- 170-18- 37.5-42.- Work is progressing rapidly on the comparative academic standings for the second semester of 1926-2- 7 and the relative rankings of the various fraternities will be announced within the next week or ten days, according to C. R. Melcher, dean of men. At the end of each semester the dean of men and of women figure up the standings of the various social, professional and honorary fraternities and sororities, classes, and other groups. Considerable interest is displayed in the announcements of the relative standings. For the past few years the women students have led the men by a considerable margin. For the first semester of last year Alpha Gamma Rho led the fraternities and Kappa Kappa Gamma led the sororities. The university average for the first semester w,as 1.364. There were thirty-si- x organizations with standings over the university average-an- d sixteen organizations below. sity, further limited their study of aerials and counterpoises to the form of Bent Hertz aerial system. This particular kind of antenna system employs two horzontal wires spaced any distance apart, but they always remain in the same vertical plane. The lower wire is the counterpoise while the upper one is the aerial wire, but unless both are used simultaneously the Bent Hertz system does not hold true. Two steel poles were erected at a distance of one hundred feet apart to support these two wires. The height above the ground was thirty-tw- o feet measured to the top of the pole. The counterpoise was made fast at eight feet from the ground and its length was varied, also that of the aerial, and the distance between the two wires, so that all the data could be taken that was possible with this combination. From these data curves were drawn showing the wave length of these two wires for any position wtih respect to each other and with respect to the length up to and including 100 feet. In order to test this aerial system More Than Two Hundred Stu dents and Feculty Members for efficiency at the fundamental and the various harmonics close to the Attend Fifth Annual SumI LARGE NUMBER ENJOY LUNCHEON mer Session Gathering (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) HELD AT PHOENIX HOTEL HELP REBUILD OSWALD AWAKES OLD MEMORIAL Wednesday's Cool Weather Arouses University Rattler From Summer Nap American Students Show Great Interest in Restoration of Oswald, the university's rambling Burned Theater at rattler and the grand mogul of the on 41 COLLEGES PARTICIPATE American youth now in schools and colleges' showas great aninterest in Shakespeare as did their fathers in the days when Maude Adams, E. H. Sothern, Robert Mantel, Ada Richard Mansfield, John Drew and Viola Allen were splendidly portraying the characters of Shake speare's plays, Prof. George Pierce Baker, director of the Yale University theater and executive chairman of the American Shapespeare Foundation declared recently. The former head of the famous "47 Workshop" of Harvard University made this statement in announcing the results to date of the participation of American schools and colleges in the restoration of the Shakespeare memorial "theaRe-ha- n, "snake dairy" located on the first floor of the Science building, came to life with the beginning of the cool During the weather Wednesday. scorching days of late June and July 'Kas been rather prone to slumber, he letting the lesser members of the dairy protest the approach of visitors in the corridor. But Wednesday well, Oswald was there, coffin shaped head, darting tongue, whirring rattlers and all that goes with it, making up for any departure from any conduct which custom decrees is the "thing" for any o Consetimber rattler. quently, Oswald is having more visitors this week than has been the case since his arrival at the university several weeks ago. well-to-d- How About You? world-renown- ter at iA "good time was had by all" was the general concensus of opinion on the campus following the fifth annual summer session luncheon which was held at the Phoenix hotel last Friday and attended by more than two hundred students and faculty members of the summer session. The luncheon was characterized by a spirit of geniality, which expressed iaself in the group singing as well as in the various speeches. One of the features of the singing was the rivalry between the men and women students. Overton Kemp in addition to leading the group singing, appeared on the program twice, singing "On the Road to Mandaly" and "In the Garden of My Heart." Be was obliged to respond with an encore on both occasions. Dean W. D. Funkhouser, of the graduate school, acted as toast-mast- Six States and 14 Universities Are Represented; Lectures Are Given in Tent on Stoll Field WORK FOUR HOURS DAILY Coaches Harry Gamage and Craig Ruby Are Main Instructors in School J. Approximately fifty men representing six states and fourteen colleges, are enrolled for the summer course for athletic coaching in football and basketball which began at the university, Monday, August 1 and will continue for a period of two weeks. Each' course offered is made up of two hours of theory and two hours of practical work daily. Practice is held on Stoll field and in the men's gymnasium and the lectures are gives in a tent on the athletic field. Head Coach Harry Gamage, of the university, is teaching the class in football coaching and Coach J. Craig Ruby, of the University of Illinois, teaches the principles of coaching basketball. This is the first time the summer coaching course has been given at the university but administrative officers say it is necessary as the university has so many requests for teachers who also can coach athletic teams. Below are given the names of these enrolled for the clas3, together with the name of their alma mater and the school in which they are now coaching: F. W. Grone, University of Kentucky, Ashland. C. T. "Turkey" Hughes, University of Kentucky, Harlan, Ky. A. T. "Chuck" Rice, University of Kentucky, Pennton Military InstitWtel James Clay Ward, University of Virginia, Paris High school. Roy E. Byrd, Lincoln Memorial University, Lynch, Ky. Justus G. Burrows, Transylvania College, McAdorg High, Bessemer, Alabama. Jack Smith, Ogden College, Marian- na High, Fla. Doug Smith, Ogden College, Bawl ing Green High school. R. J. Hosier, Bliss College, Mont- pilier, Ohio. A. H. Henderson, Ohio State, Sharps, W. Va. Patrick M. Payne, Westminster. College, Hazard, Ky. Lincoln Joshua Wells, University of Kentucky, Langley, Ky. Bennett Lewis, Kentucky Wesley an, Mt. bternng, Ky. J. R. Strother, Kentucky Wesleyan, Buffalo, Wyo. J. A. Howard, Jr., University of Kentucky, Williamsburg, Ky. John I. Flippin, University of Lou isville, Ferguson, Ky. J. M". Lyons, University of Ken tucky. George J. Schmidt, Ohio State Uni versity, Garfield Heights High, Cleve- - Dorothy Stebbins, a student of the summer session, spoke on "Credit for Credits," while Dr. Paul H. Clyde, of the history department, spoke on "Summer Sessioning." Taking for his subject "Changing Conceptions of Summer Sessions," President McVey traced the development of the summer school movement and especially stressed the seriousness of purpose which now characterize the summer sessions of the UniAs a concluversity of Kentucky. sion to the program Mrs. Sallie C. Bullock read "Alma Mater." This luncheon was the fifth one which has been given during the summer sessions. In previous years the luncheon was given in the first term (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) but this year because of the unprecedented large enrollment it was necessary to postpone the luncheon until the second term. P. S. Editor's Note. The reporter forgot to mention it but they also had thanks to food at the luncheon Dean Taylor the menu was a Dale Russell Tenders Resigna Stratford-on-AvoMore Than 50 Students Are on "Although the younger generation Library Delinquent List has frenuentlv been characterized as Sr,irituallv incaDable of aDoreciatine Summer students are like regular Shakespeare," said Professor Baker, "the generous responses of scholastic semester students in one particular they keep books out of the library youth everywhere tend to refute this. The list of names posted (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) on the door of the Carnegie library is evidence to that point. More than 50 names of students are posted under the date of July 28 as guilty of holding books out over Is Shown in Work on Physics the allotted two weeks. They know, Building we all know the penalty, namely a matter of two cents daily for every in the Physics build day Repair work and a curt reminder ing which has been carried on by a from the library or even more drastic group of workmen the greater part of action. one. tion at Muncie Institution the summer, is progressing rapidly. to Accept Position in ColLess, survey Shows It will be finished early this fall. lege of Education Weather strips have been installed MAKES GOOD INVESTMENT in every window in the building which WILL DO SURVEY WORK necessitated the removing of all the -Morgantown, W. Va., Aug. 5. A The Physics building has windows. of the Muncie, Ind., July 30 Dale Russell survey made in many parts long been noted as the coldest build has tendered his resignation a3 Direc country shows that a college educa- -' ing on the campus and the installa1 investments tor of Research of Ball Teachers Col tion is one of the best tion of the weather strips will make ac lege. The resignation will go into that a voung farmer can make, Colthe large lecture rooms as comfortTracks of Old Lexington and Ohio Railroad Are Embedded effect at the end of the present term. cording to information from the College Graduate Discloses "Riotous" Parties able as the smaller rooms in which Oldest Living Mr. Russell will go to the College of in Concrete on Lawn in Front of Mechanical Hall; lege of Agriculture of the University the temperature is more easily kept Gave; Chess, Checkers Led as the Education of the University of KenDedication of Historical Monument Was constant. of West Virginia here. Most Popular Amusement for Students tucky, Lexington, as assistant direc Conditions differ in various states, All the halls in the building have Held on May 30, 1916 of Early Days tor of the Bureau of Educational but in every state where surveys been painted and repairs on the Service and as associate professor of were made, including Ohio, Maryland plastering in all the rooms have also Unknown to a large number of stu year a group of citizens set to work education. His time will be divided New York Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Delaware, Ohio (By Methodist many a generation of college nesn been completed. Students returning dents of the summer session there is to obtain a charter from the legisla Texas, News Service) When Samuel Wes- men has been ducked, was then bub to the university this fall will scarce Missouri, equally between these two positions. Iowa Wisconsin, on the university campus a portion of ture for a railroad from Lexington Mr. Russell's work will be of a re Georgia and Washington it was found ley Williams, 99, of Cincinnati, be Miner merrily. It was as well a ly recognize the rooms of the depart the original track of "A Pioneer Rail to some point on the Ohio river. search nature, including a survey of ment which has been the downfall of way of the West" the old Lexington that the more education the farmer lieved to be the oldest living college nightly trysting place for students. How did it happen that Kentucky the schools of Kentucky. He will co possesses the larger is his income, graduate in America, came to Ohio Of course they had parties in those many a high standing. and Ohio railroad which is generally was the first state west of the Alle operate with school authorities in and that the years spent in high Wesleyan "way back" in 1846, it took days. The boys took their girls and conceded to be the first railroad west ehenv mountains to consider the by him an entire day to make the their atack on educational problems. school and college are well repaid spent a delightful evening in playing O O of the Allegheny Mountains. building of a railroad? Thanswer He will be associated with Floyd W. ;nrrgKPl earnme capacity when trip from Columbus to Delaware chess checkers and other "riotous At that time Kentucky Reeves, director of the Bureau of EdThis portion of the old railroad is simple. One Now You farm activities are undertaken. in a covered wagon. games. track lies embedded in concrete on was one of the recognized leaders of Service, who recently conIt was. found that in Ohio the averA college education was less ex o the lawn in front of Mechanical Hall. the Union and Lexington was "the ucational survey of the schools of o Had "Vices" income of the farm ducted a age vearlv labor pensive than it is today, according to of Kentucky." 1 How many buildings are there A tablet of dedication placed on it "Buggy-ridin- g higher learning in Indiana. In this was our 'vice'," ad er with only a common school educa- Mr. Wililams in a story published in reads "This restoration 'of a portion on the campus? So much interest did citizens of work Mr. Russell was also associated "That was the tion was $278; those with a high a recent issue of the Ohio Wesleyan mits Mr. Williams. school education averaged $325; those magazine. He paid $1.50 a week for favored and practically the only 2 At the last estimate, how many of the original track of the Lexing Lexington and the Blue Grass take with Mr. Reeves as a member of the and in the proposed railroad that on Feb state department of education. cubic feet of space are there ton and Ohio (now Louisville who had completed a course at an board and room and his other ex- method one had of entertaining the Nashville) Railroad laid at Lexing- ruary 8, 1830, eleven days after the "My resignation was tendered beyoung lady in whom one .was inter under roofs on the campus? agricultural college made an average penses were few, he says. ton in 1831, is dedicated to those men charter was obtained, the books were fore Mr. Pittenger received his apested." yearly labor income of ?1,4. 3 What is the oldest buildnig on forethought and courage who were opened at Brennan's Tavern (now the pointment," said Mr. Russell. "I reof Attend Chapel Wesleyan had only one building, the campus? "We were not only compelled to bankrupt health santiarium near the 4 What is the seating capacity of pioneers in railroad development in Phoenix hotel) and within five days gret leaving at this time very much, The dedication of the the required amount of stock was as I would greatly enjoy working America." attend chapel service like the present. sulphur springs, back in those early the gymnasium? on May 30, 1916 was a gala with Mr. Pittenger." day Wesleyan student, but we also days. Its "library consisted of a 5 What two class buildings on the track at the university and many sold. event Doctor McVey and Family Will had them twice each day. They both fairly Laying of First Rail Mr. Russell will leave for his new bookcase. The based campus were once used as men's prominent railroad men, government Tour New England On October 28, 1831 as the climax home in Lexington immediately after began and ended the day's class ment was fitted to serve as a chapel; dormitories ? al officers, and citizens attended the of an elaborate parade and celebra the close of the second summer term. "Each the kitchen as the laboratory for 6 When does freshman week be work," says Mr. Williams. exercises. and Mrs. McVey and student also was compelled to attend study of natural sciences; the parDoctor tion, Governor Metcalfe drove the gin? daughters, Misses Janet and Virginia one of the Delaware churches every lors and sitting rooms were classU. K. GRADUATES ON VISIT nail attaching the first iron rail to Reflects Spirit of Times 7 When will the first football game McVey. are in Washington today, on Sunday and a lecture by the college rooms and offices of the professors. In order to understand the import- the beginning stone sill. Work pro be played this fall at the univer L. H. Warth, of the class of 1922, their eastern trip, according to a mes president in the afternoon." ance of the pioneer railroad it is gressed rapidly and the "Observer,1 sity?' Although he is unable to leave his sage received by Miss Jane Nichols of Kentucky, and his Only house, Mr. Williams is enjoying good 8 What "Electives' 'were unknown. team will oppose the necessary to recall the conditions of of May 24, 1832, stated that the grad University D. Warth, of secretary of President McVey. that early day. The first locomotive ing for the first six miles was nearly brother, R. visitors at thethe class of Wildcats ? McVey one course could be followed for health. It was 79 years ago that university 1920, were From Washington Doctor completed. graduation and that was laid out by ,Mr. Williams received his diploma. 9 What will be the name of the engine in the world was built in EngTuesday. Both are now with the and his family will motor northward the faculty. August 15, 1832 was a land in 1816 and it was in 1829 that new class building? He was the third one to be graduated Western Electric Company in Chiplanning to tour New England before 10 How many square feet of floor Robert Stephenson constructed his Ohio Wesleyan's famous sulphur from the institution, which he cago. Mr. R. D. Warth was accomhev return to the university about famous "Rocket." Yet in that very (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) space will it have? tered four years after its founding, j spring, in wnose oaorous September 10. panied by his wife and two children. "Boot-to-Boot- ." EDUCATION PAYS FARMERS CLAIM over-tim- e. Progress NEW INSTRUCTOR TO COME HERE over-tim- e, Portion of First Railway in West Is Kept on University Grounds Buggy Riding Was Best Entertainment in Early 846 Old-Time- rs le Ask self-start- -, In Washington well-fille- red-lett- I FIFTY STUDENTS ARE REGISTERED