IF YOU SEE SANTA ON THE
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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
IIY ATTENDING THE DANCE IN
THE GYM TOMORROW NIGHT.
LEXINGTON, KY., DECEMBER 11, 1925
U. K. EXPANSION PROGRAM IS OUTLINED
CHORAL CLUB TO
AT GYM TONIGHT
Trained Voices To Form
Chorus for Handel's Great Re
ligious Masterpiece; Conducted by Prof. Lampert
Windy City Sends Four Great
Singers" To Take Solo
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"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
cities have followed the custom of
Old England, by ushering in the Yule-tid- e
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
Born in 1685
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
DEAN TAYLOR IS
Society for Vocational Education At Meeting in Ohio
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
was nlaced in charge of the division
Other comof agricultural education.
mittees were appointed to do research
Dr. Taylor will have charge
of the research work in the field of
agricultural education. Other fields of
the association are industrial, home
economics, part time, commerical and
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.
"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
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
Beckner, Marguerite Williams and 'Helen Board From
Field of,30; Great Difficulty was Experienced
day and Tomorrow Under the
In Making Selection
Auspices of the Lexington
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
appointed at Number of
IOrK, at lul request Ol ?L Ken - . Manrueritn Wlllmms. of ftnrirntnwn
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
?n'Sltjtor the beauty action J
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
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
interested enough in the question)
The state conference on the World
court is being jieidjiere today and
To Attend Convention
(Amerce Juniors And DI 1QU EYD!
On December 3,
Recommendations Will Be Submitted to General Assembly in
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:
Appropriation of $500,000
for the erection of additional
2 Purchase of 103 acres of
land adjoining the farm of the
$10,000 for development
summer school of the institution.
Appropriation of $16,000
for buildings on the
Station at Princeton, in
fees commensurate with the needs and growth
of the university.
Establishment of a student
hospital at the institution with a
total of 60 beds.
Provision of a building to
be used as a museum for the exhibiting of relics discovered in
Students to Beware of Conthe Commerce club
tagion When With Victims
the campus by the
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
church, South, to be held
Tenn.. from December
Rev. A. R. Perkins, student pastor
the university is soliciting funds
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was organized on
junior and senior classes of the
PREVALENT ON CAMPUS
of the college
The club is limited
membership to 60. all of whom L.Th?. number
cas?s P. "Trench
must be enrolled in the Commerce Mouth" (Vincent's Angina) hcreabou
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
or rha-yithe syrup
be.s will be elected from the fresh-i- t
'o: ;3 ?nd rcsulti of which are qui
ac.crht'c. It usually begin vi'
The chief aims of the club are (1)
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e o" isn-- v tote patch
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
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
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
George McKown Is Named President; Membership Is
Limited to 60
Three Young People of Methodist Church to Confer at
Appropriations Looking to Further Growth of Institution to
Be Asked by Board
Billy Upham Is Winner
LATE AT NIGHT
Panic Among Patt Hall Inmates
Narrowly Averted Tuesday
B. Johnson, William Hanretty,
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
"REST IN PEACE'
held Thursday night, December
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.
bathrobe-wrappeA throng of pajama-claand supposedly fair females,
shrieking and screaming with all the
power of an old time river-palac- e
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.
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?
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
TAKEN IN FRATS
Theta Sigma Phi Initiates at
Home of Frances Lee; Alpha
Delta Sigma Holds Services
TEA, BANQUET, FEATURES
Ben Ali Theater Offers Prizes
Theta Sigma Phi, Women's national
For Best Twister And
honorary journalism fraternity, and
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
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
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
In Charleston Contest
Choose New Members
Of Speakers Bureau
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
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.
Some Experiences On a Journey With
Two Journalistic Moguls Who Need
Some Practice In Art of Navigation
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
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
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)
Alvie Estes and Ted McDowell got
the idea last Sunday that Estes ought
to take some pictures of the Kentucky
Dr. Pryor Complies Phamplet riverif for like to annual so and pack
On Entrance Requirements
cameras. 1 told em I hadn t been
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
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
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
(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
New York Producer Selects Lucile Rob, Charlsey Smith, Marie
State Conference Held Hero
Are Given on
History of "Charleston" Contortions;
First Appeared As Indian War Dance
ENTRANCE OF U.S.
IN WORLD COURT
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
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
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.
John Bullock wns to have
been initiated but he was called home
(CONTINUED ON PAGE
Performance of "The Wild Duck" at
Romany; Regina Stanfiell Plays Lead
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
The play is produced under the
direction of Mary Lyons and Curo'
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.
green walls, and
is a most interesting
setting, and the details of the
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
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
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)