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- 1 IF YOU SEE SANTA ON THE STREET TELL HIM SOME OP US MKJHT GET HOME FOR XMAS. THE KENTUCKY KERNEL UNIVERSITY 4 VOL. XVI I,, t SUPPORT THE CIRCLE IIY ATTENDING THE DANCE IN THE GYM TOMORROW NIGHT. SU-K- OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, KY., DECEMBER 11, 1925 NO. 12 U. K. EXPANSION PROGRAM IS OUTLINED CHORAL CLUB TO GIVE "MESSIAH" AT GYM TONIGHT Trained Voices To Form Chorus for Handel's Great Re ligious Masterpiece; Conducted by Prof. Lampert 800 CHICAGO SOLOISTS SING Windy City Sends Four Great Singers" To Take Solo Parts Hey Juniors ! Fill Out Your Information Cards for Kentuckian All juniors of the university who have not as yet done so. arc requested by the BtafT of the "Kentuckian" to immediately fill out information cards for this year's annual. The blanks must.be filled out before Friday, December 18, if the student's name and activities are to appear in the year book. The information cards arc easily filled out and include lines for the student's name, residence, fraternity, class and activities and honors while at the university. Blanks may be secured from the "Kentuckian office from 2 to 3:30 p. m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The annual this year will probably make its appearance in April. For this reason it is imperative that all copy be in as soon as possible and accordingly the staff has made this ruling for student information cards. "The Messiah," Hnndel's magnificent oratorio, will bo presented tonight, at the University of Kentucky gymnasium by the Central Kentucky Choral society, under the auspices of the MacDowell club. Four truined soloists from Chicago, secured through the efforts of Prof. Curl. Lampert, musical director of the university, and director of the oratorio, and a chorus of 300, trained voices will sing this masterpiece of religious music. A large orchestra, most of whose members played in the production last April, will be personally conducted by Professor Lampert. Of the four great soloists to be heard, one of them, Miss Edna Swan-so- n Van Haar, sang the same part with the Swedish Choral society, of Terpsichorean Revel in Honor of Chicago, in Sweden, and won applause "Wildcats" and "Kittens" of every music critic in the country. Features Social Calendar For 100 years societies in the larger of Saturday cities have followed the custom of Old England, by ushering in the Yule-tid- e CIRCLE with one of the greatest pieces GIVEN BY SU-Kof religious music ever written. The story of Jesus Christ and the lesson of One of the big social events of the salvation is presented in most exseason will be the footquisite form in this musical creation. ball dance to bo given by the y Born in 1685 Handel Circle Saturday night from 8 to 12 George Frederick Handel, composer o'clock, in the men's gymnasium, to of the Messiah, was born in 1685 at which all students are invited. A genHalle in Saxony. According to manu- eral admission price of $1 wili be scripts preserved in England, he wrote it in only 23 days. At the occasion (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Of its first presentation, the great man said, "If it serves only to enHoliday tertain, the oratorio has failed in its purpose." Handel spent most of his Classes Will. Be Dismissed Only (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) One Day Earlier FOOTBALL DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT Y Su-K- Reject DEAN TAYLOR IS AGAIN HONORED Is Reelected of National Society for Vocational Education At Meeting in Ohio Education Head Vice-Preside- nt HEAD OF "AG" EDUCATION Dr. W. S. Taylor, dean of the College of Education, University of Kenof tucky, was reelected the National Society for Vocational Education at the meeting of the association held last week at Cleveland, Ohio. The president of the association is Dr. Edwin A. Lee, of the University of California. The association will be reorganized, according to plans made at the recent convention, Dr. Taylor said. In the future its name will be the American association. Dr. Taylor Vocational was nlaced in charge of the division Other comof agricultural education. mittees were appointed to do research Dr. Taylor will have charge work. of the research work in the field of agricultural education. Other fields of the association are industrial, home economics, part time, commerical and civilian rehabilitation. Louisville has bid for the 1926 meet-o- f the association, according to Dr. Taylor. Several cities of the United States offered to be hosts to the 1926 meeting but no definite step was taken at the meeting just closed. Louisville has a good chance of getting the meeting, he said. Other numbers of the College of Education who attended the Cleveland meeting are Miss Julia Hurd, Miss Carrie B. Green, A. N. May and Carsie Hammonds. ious music. "The Charleston' although just its debut on dance floors throughout the country, has a history thut dates back to the pioneer days of America, and possibly as far back as several centuries before the discovery of the Western World. "The Charleston" is thought to have made-itappearance in this country with the coming of the first Indians from Asia. There lived in the territory that now comprises the eastern part o' the United States, a strange race of people whose origin and color an When tho Indians advanc unknown. ed to tho East, they either destroyed or drove out this race of people. "Th Charleston" played an important par in this bit of history, ns it was only mnking Beckner, Marguerite Williams and 'Helen Board From To-- 1 Field of,30; Great Difficulty was Experienced day and Tomorrow Under the In Making Selection Auspices of the Lexington 'Ttr i.i if worm omt committee Florenz Ziegfeld, glorifier of! sorority; Miss Charlsey Smith, of DEAN TURCK IS CHAIRMAN the American girl, and nf fVlP 7Anirfnr TSYilHoa sif Vin rit.V! Miss iWnrio TWknutv nf Win. Committee at University Dis- n.. T... Chester. Ky.. a senior and member of Delta Delta Delta sorority; Miss Si"?,1 appointed at Number of IOrK, at lul request Ol ?L Ken - . Manrueritn Wlllmms. of ftnrirntnwn tne tne Students Who Voted tuckinn editor, selected five of Ky., a sophomore .nd a member of Kappa Kappa Gumma sorority; The students of Kentucky favored the nl0at beautiful girla of tho the A ?n'Sltjtor the beauty action J rl a..aj Court by a otc of 267 to 122 in the university straw vote last Friday. The early reports in the city papers did not include results from the College of Iw, where 28 students voted to anu 11 9 t. The result was very disappointing to the members of the committee m charge, who had hoped that a much larger percentage of students would be interested enough in the question) The state conference on the World court is being jieidjiere today and 'rr , year book. University Students To Attend Convention X)vit,I (Amerce Juniors And DI 1QU EYD! AVUOH L.U noma On December 3, fiiifc m Recommendations Will Be Submitted to General Assembly in January A program for a greater university, one that will give statewide service, is contained in the report of Dr. Frank L. McVey, president of the University of Kentucky, which was submitted and approved by the trustees of the institution at their regular meeting held Tuesday morning. Among the outstanding features of Dr. McVey's recommendations which covers a period o" two yeai-s- , were: 1 Appropriation of $500,000 for the erection of additional classroom buildings. 2 Purchase of 103 acres of land adjoining the farm of the Experiment Station. 3 Annual appropriation of $10,000 for development of the summer school of the institution. 4 Appropriation of $16,000 for buildings on the Station at Princeton, in western Kentucky. 5 Maintenance fees commensurate with the needs and growth of the university. 6 Establishment of a student hospital at the institution with a total of 60 beds. 7 Provision of a building to be used as a museum for the exhibiting of relics discovered in Physician University Warns Students to Beware of Conthe Commerce club tagion When With Victims the campus by the Of Diseass Col- - '""l:" James W. Russell, senior in the College of Commerce; Frank Melton, ,unior in the Agriculture College, and jorotny i'artcn, ol the Arts and Sci- nee oiiece. were selected ov the .tudent class of the First Methodist hurch, Lexington, as delegates to the uof ,th,e, church, South, to be held Tenn.. from December x' Memphis, ! 3f Rev. A. R. Perkins, student pastor the university is soliciting funds Attention CONTINUED ON PAGE REPORTS was organized on junior and senior classes of the ",t V"i".Vf-- X PREVALENT ON CAMPUS of the college The club is limited membership to 60. all of whom L.Th?. number jn cas?s P. "Trench must be enrolled in the Commerce Mouth" (Vincent's Angina) hcreabou u t ,;n at ine present time, seems 10 warr e (I cis'iion of th's condition. ect representative men from each e 's Angina is an iiflam-- i 0f the four classes. There are 49 condition of the gums, to barter members and additional Vo-it- , or rha-yithe syrup be.s will be elected from the fresh-i- t 'o: ;3 ?nd rcsulti of which are qui oinoc e man nn ac.crht'c. It usually begin vi' The chief aims of the club are (1) (CONTINUED ON PAGE e o" isn-- v tote patch I through their ability to work themselves into frenzied state by doing this dance, that the Indians gained ' courage to do battle. Carried Down Thru Ages This dance was carried down through the ages, and again came into historical limelight several years ago when San Francisco was almost totalis destroyed by what was though4 'or years to have been an earthquake Recent investigations show that i4 as not an earthquake that wrough' uch disaster to the California city ut that the "Charleston" was beinr 'nnced in several dance halls on that eventful night. Then in Chicago, a young milkmaid imbitious to learn tho "Charleston's" 'ascinating steps, kicked over a lant-r- n in a barn, and set the whole town fire. Such cases have been the highi 'glits of tho history of this dance, ince the Chicago fire few persons uve met death through the "Charles- m." This year only 40 persons were lieu in Boston, and a score or more jured in New York, when buildings M'VEY RENDERS lKLlNLrl MUUltt George McKown Is Named President; Membership Is Limited to 60 Three Young People of Methodist Church to Confer at Memphis, Tenn. ATMQ Appropriations Looking to Further Growth of Institution to Be Asked by Board of Trustees LAliJ P.liiK SeTolEe ofSmelcan Billy Upham Is Winner AIR" LATE AT NIGHT ts Panic Among Patt Hall Inmates Narrowly Averted Tuesday B. Johnson, William Hanretty, J. Evening When Pseudo-fir- e ind B. A. Robertson were selected as. Drill Is Held ,he new members of the Speakers' Bureau of the university at the S "REST IN PEACE' held Thursday night, December try-ou- ts CO-ED- the Little Theatre. Nine men competed in the contest which was a feature of the program of the meeting of the Patterson Literary society. The Speakers' Bureau is an organisation for the purpose of advertising 'ho university, its purpose and needs. The members of the bureau serve as jpeakers before meetings of lunchon zlubs, associations and the like when ailed upon. It is composed of eight men, all of whom are selected on i competitive basis and who remain ncmbers until they graduate or leave chool. In addition to the new men he bureau's membership includes ohn Y. Brown, Kenneth Tuggle, Sam Milam, W. F. Simpson, and II. II. Grooms. bathrobe-wrappeA throng of pajama-claand supposedly fair females, shrieking and screaming with all the power of an old time river-palac- e calliop rushed pell mell out the door and down the broad steps of Patterson hall, onto the front walk and driveway Monday night, between 10 and 10:30 o'clock. s, Giggling and squealing like with their pigtails, "Western Electric" curlers, waving combs, and shiny noses pitilessly exposed to the gazes of any chance male passerby, they shivered and shook in the uglit breezes. The occasion? The first practice fire drill of the year. At 10:25 o'clock sharp, the regular warning bell rang, telling the hall inmates that only five minutes remained in which they might burn the university lights, study, fool uround, or do otherwise. Now this gong was not intended as the fire gong, but the word spread, as secrets will, that a fire drill was to be held sometime before turning in hour that night. J. B. Johnson is a senior in the law college and last year was a member of the university debating team. William ilunretty is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences and B. A. Robertson is completing his law course this June. Tho judges in tho try-ouwere Iofessor W. R. Sutherland, bead of the public speaking department, Professor Grant C, Knight, of tho English department and Professor H. EIGHT) J. Scarborough of the Law college. (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) 5 JOURNALISTS TAKEN IN FRATS Theta Sigma Phi Initiates at Home of Frances Lee; Alpha Delta Sigma Holds Services At Lafayette TEA, BANQUET, FEATURES Ben Ali Theater Offers Prizes Theta Sigma Phi, Women's national For Best Twister And honorary journalism fraternity, and Foot Wielder to show you we could if we When we got to Athens, Estes wanted to, we might prate of the worked some more of his shady diplo- days of the stately polka and the macy and negotiated room, board, dainty minuet and the times when lodgin' and a ride the rest of the way knock knees and pigeon toes were deto the river from some friends of formities even on men; but to coin his who was awful nice to Ted and a phrase, what's the use? The "Athens of the West has been me and treated us like it wasn't our fault that we appeared at the same engulfed by congo gyrations; via Charleston, S. C, and the oldest time Estes did. are breathlessly awaiting Wfi Hrnvo Hnwn in inn riim nnA hired a boat to get across to the the night when the classic portico other side. The boat was about half of Morrison chapel will be the backfull of water and didn't look overly ground for flying feet and flailing robust, anyhow, I looked at Ted kinda arms. Already Ben Ali, that stronghold dubious and was goin' to suggest a bigger boat. Ted seen what I was ol art, has crumbled before the asI guess it was his consaults of modernism and has offered thinkin' about science hurtin' him for eatin' so much prizes to the persons who could perthe first time Estes' friends had at form the greatest contortions and live, vited us to dinner and he cot so and as is to be expected, "Old State" darned eloquent expressin' his opinion clashed through the first night with oi me mat ne ieu down the bank Billy Upham up for the grand prize and into the boat before we could of 25L and Billy Meadows, the local bail the part of the river that was entry, trailing for a close second. Miss Pauline Gibbs, another Lexington (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) hope, nosed out the rest of the field for show money. The Tuesday and Wednesday night contests were held too late for this issue but it is safe to say that the entrants profited by Monday nights exhibition and wore tuxedos. Three Men Are Selected in Re to Fill cent Try-ouVacancies 1 In Charleston Contest Just Choose New Members "TAKE THE Of Speakers Bureau 3, in ad'fr V Z dlpMherlUc nosiMon I frequently curc capable speakers to address the until a large portion of the spreid" students enrolled; (2) look after the " ''l'ctiirei become involved in adnc" a superinterest of the students along busi(or ness lines, and (3) to sponsor the ficial necrosis somedeath ofifthe tissu involved). In cases this con honor system. The officers elected are: George dition is not treated, large amounts o" McKown, president; George Young, Cecil Carpenter, see- - (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT retary; and Lyle Croft, publicity. t0 Some Experiences On a Journey With Two Journalistic Moguls Who Need Some Practice In Art of Navigation of medicine. These pamphlets will be distributed by Dr. Pryor, to all of the Pre-me- d Society meetstudents at the Pre-Me- d ing, Friday, December 11, at 3 p. m. Delta Delta sorority This Is tho first time that tho beauty section of the Kentuckian has been selected by an impartial judge, the selections having been heretofore made by a vote of the student body. Mr. Ziegfeld is recognized through out tho country as a competent judge of beautiful women, and oners his services to such organizations as the Kentuckian free of charge. Mr ziegfold's selections were re turned to the Kentuckian office this week, accompanied by a letter stating that a great deal of difficulty was ex- perienced in selecting the winners of ha conteat The fie gir,8 selecte(1 out of the 30 pictures that were sent to Mn Ziegfeia were, Miss Lucile Rob of Nicholasville, Ky., a freshman and' pledge to the Delta Delta Delta (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Qsvnirkva by voluntary subscriptions to finance he expenses of the delegates. The university will be ourpose of the convention, at which Classes at the dismissed at noon, December 22, in ),000 delegates and visitors from all stead of at noon, December 2d, as parts of the United States are ex was orginally planned, This was pected, is to discuss the present, and concluded at the meeting of the Uniuture problems ot the church, and versity Council, held December 2. to link the young people more defi- -' The petition, signed by various nitely with the program of the church, members of the student body, to ad vance the beginning of the Christmas holiday season from December 23 to 19 was rejected by the council. In the absence of Pres. Frank L. McVey, who went to Ashland to ad dress the class on salesmanship now being conducted there by C. L. Brewer, of the extension department of the university, Dean C. R. Melch-e- r presided at the meeting of the (By LeRoy Smith) council. Alvie Estes and Ted McDowell got Pre-Me- ds the idea last Sunday that Estes ought to take some pictures of the Kentucky they ast Ted's Dr. Pryor Complies Phamplet riverif for like to annual so and pack go along me I'd On Entrance Requirements cameras. 1 told em I hadn t been Jie particular who I was seen with lately Dr, J. W. Pryor, head of the De- jo we went. We rode nine miles to partment of Anatomy and Physiology Athens in a car. The man who took has recently complied a pamphlet con- us out didn't want to be seen with taining information which will be very such disreputable lookin' characters students. as Ted and Estes, seein' as he lived useful to the It includes the requirements for in the place where we was goin' and majority of the medical as soon as he seen these two comin for the schools in the United States including out of the Herald with me he began Chicago, Columbia, Emory University. puttin' the curtains on the car. Estes John Hopkins. Indiana University, looked considerable like the hombre University of Michigan, Northwestern. taueht Jesse James all his mean-- 1 St. Louis University, Vanderbut, and ness polutin' the atmosphere with a Washington University. black cigar which he had poked in They also contain the subjects that nis face. Ted was from Harlan airy- ' one should take each year while at- way and looked like a moonshiner tending the University of Kentucky from them parts, regadin' the scenory and gives an outline of two and three with an evil eye. year courses preparatory to the study Sidelights (By Kyle Whitehead) ' ""The Charleston," the universal jazz dance, with all its wiggles, wabbles, and side stepping, has finally invaded university dances and sent dancing feet on a rampage. The "good old" dances have become more old fashioned, while the "Charleston" gives vent to the uncontrollable that comes with strains of hilar- Ziegfeld Names Five Winners of BE ASKED TO The Kentuckian Beauty Contest GIVE $2,344,857 New York Producer Selects Lucile Rob, Charlsey Smith, Marie State Conference Held Hero Petition Are Given on History of "Charleston" Contortions; First Appeared As Indian War Dance Interesting ASSEMBLY WILL STUDENTS FAVOR ENTRANCE OF U.S. IN WORLD COURT Appreciative Alpha Delta Sigma, men's national honorary journalism fraternity, each held initiation services last Tuesday at which time these two organizations took 15 new members into their ranks, the women taking eight and the men seven. Theta Sigma Phi held its initiation at 4:30 o'clock in the afternoon at the home of Miss Francess Lee on Aylesford Place. After the beautiful and impressive service tea was served and both the old and new members spent a very enjoyable social hour. Those initiated were; Willie King, Ava Caywood, Curtis Buehler, Maria Ogden, Louise Middleton, Florence Dorothy Stebbins, Louise Smathers and Nellie Torian. The active members are; Elizabeth Glascock, Frances Lee, Edna Lewis Wells, Mavis Sternberg, Edith Miniii'hnn and Eugenia O'Hara. Alpha Delta Sigma held its initiation from 3 to 6 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in a room at the Lafayette hotel at which time those initinted were; Delos Nooe, Jack Warren, LeNeil Roy Keiffer, Roscoe Claxon, Plummer, J. L. Crawford and C. M. Dowden. John Bullock wns to have been initiated but he was called home (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Greets First Audience Performance of "The Wild Duck" at Romany; Regina Stanfiell Plays Lead Frances Lee) Theatre presented its initial performance of Henrik Ibsen's "The Wild Duck" before good and appreciative audience Monday evening, December 7. Ibsen's five acts are skillfully in-- , corporated into fou for the Romany but the entire production direction .re based on the actua' play as written and interpreted by n;en, backed up by tne experience of two performances of "The Vil' Duck" in Christiania by native nctor-an- d nctresses. The Romany interpretation of the play is something nev to English and American audiences as it is much less gloomy in this version. The play is produced under the direction of Mary Lyons and Curo' M, Sax. Special costumes of 1HO0 period were designed and executed under tho direction of Miss Eliza be h Lehman in the Costume Designing class of tho university. (By The Romany green walls, and is a most interesting setting, and the details of the its sloping blue sky-ligh- t, wood-wor- ings are faultlessly carried out. Open-- a ing into the studio is the "hunting room" where old Ekdal and Hedvig keep their fowls and rabbits and the wild duckl From this room one casionally hears tho squawk or cluck-an- d of the hens, the quack of the wild duck, or the report of a fire-aras old Ekdal shoots a rabbit which ho immediately skins and proudly displays in the studio. Tho production was built and painted by John Loving nnd William Zoppf, assisted by the Stagecraft class of the university. The Romany is especially happy in the selection of its cast, and is very fortunate to have Miss Regina Stanfiell. who has been with tho players for 22 months and who returns to them following her work here in "The Wild Duck," to take the role of Gina Ekdal. Miss stanfiell appeared at the Romany two Scene Laid in 1800 Period vears ago in "Liliom" and in the The scene is laid in a photograph campus playhouse production of "The er's studio in Christiania in the, 1800 EIGHT) period. The attic sitting-roowith (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) tc Stuart-Walk-