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The Kentucky Kernel, September 16, 1915

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Best Copy Available THE KENTUCKY KERNEL -- VOL. "..?$ "CVS? State University of Kentucky I VJL LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, SEPT. 16, 1913, University Begins Year With Bright Prospects More Than 900 Matriculate on First Two Days of School and Many More are Expected Before End of Week. NUMEROUS CHANGES ARE MADE IN FACULTY Whn the doors of Buell Armory were formally thrown open Monday morning for the beginning of the annual session of the University, a large crowd was waiting to matriculate, and It was after 6 o'clock Tuesday night before the registration ceased. A total of 918 were registered in the two days and this number is expected to be considerably augmented before the end of the week. LETTER SENT SEN forty-sevent- h ., The matriculation was carried on very systematically, very little trou-"bl- e being experienced by the students. After matriculation, the students were able to find out about their courses, classes, et cetera, from the representatives of the various who were "'seated around the walls. Various changes have been made in several departments, both in courses and faculty. The College of Agriculture has added courses in vegetable gardening and in floriculture. The greenhouses and gardens at the Experiment Station will be used by the students this year more than ever before. Two additions have been made to the faculty of this college. N. R. Elliot, from Ohio State University, takes the position made vacant by the resignation or Fred Hofman, who accepted a position with the Bureau of Markets Department, of Washington, D. C, and Dr. Philip L. Blumenthal, graduate of this University and of Yale, has accepted a position as chemist at the Experiment Station. Candidates for degrees in this department who have not done practical farming work, will be required to work on the farm at least two summers before they can graduate. The College of Law has added a requirement for entrance that all stuyears of age dents under twenty-onmust have one year of university work. In this department two additions have been made to the faculty. Reuben B. Ilutchcraft, Jr., graduate of Transylvania College and of the .Harvard Law School, will be instructor and George DuRelle, of Louisville, will deliver a course of lectures on "Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure." In the Arts and Science College additions have been made in the Chemistry,, English and Journalism Departments. .1. R. Mitchell, of Westminister Collie; William H. Staebner, embark College, and A. H. Waitt, of Institute, Technical Massachusetts n havo been added to the Chemistry went n8 professors of elementary . (Continued onPage 3) e De-pir- WARNS AGIST HAZING Freshman Hair Not to be Cut This Year, Is the Faculty Rule MRS. JAS. K. PATTERSON DIES AT CAMPUS HOME Beloved Wife of President Emeritus Passes Away Friday antl-hazin- g iettr-add'reswed.- Blue and White Team Has Best Prospects in Years Strongest Preliminary Offerings Yet Made For Football Work on New Barker Field Number of Trying For the Team. 200-Pound- RESOLUTIONS PASSED IS SET FOR OCTOBER 2. DEDICATORY CONTEST The many students of the University, members of the faculty, officers of the administration, friends and WILDCAT FIGHTS, 1915. acquaintances were grieved to hear of the death of Mrs. Lucella W. PatOct. 2 Butler College, at Lex- terson, which occurred at her resilngton. dence on the University campus last 9 Earlham College , at Oct. Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. BronLexington. chitis, contracted a few weeks ago, Oct. 16 Mississippi A. & M. was the cause of her death. Mrs. Pat College, at Columbus, Miss. terson is survived by her husband, Dr, Oct. 23 University of the South James K. Patterson, president emer (Sewanee), at Lexington. itus of State University, and by a 4 Oct. 30 University of Cincin- sister, Mrs. Lucy R. Yost, of Green natl, at Lexington. ville, Ky. She was 80 years old. Nov. 6 University of Louisville, The funeral services were held at at Louisville. the Patterson home on the University Nov. 13 Purdue University, at '.campus Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Lexington. the Rev. Edwin Muller, pastor of the Uni- 26 (Thanksgiving) Nov. First Presbyterian, Church, and the versity of Tennessee, at Lexlng- Rev. Dr. Charles Lee Reynolds, pas tnn tor of the Second Presbyterian Church, conducting the services. 'The Inter ment took place in the Patterson mausoleum in the Lexington cemetery. "It seems to me that only a very The loss of one of Kentucky's most bad run of luck could prevent State noble women was deeply lamented from having one of the best football through the local press, and In reso- teams she has ever had," said Dr. lutions adopted by the Alumnae Club Tlgert, the popular University coach, and the faculty of State University familiarly referred to among the student body as "Tige," the other evenSaturday afternoon as follows: ing after coming in from the new Bar"Whereas, It has pleased an Providence to remove from our midst ker Stadium with his large squad of Lucella Wing Patterson, the beloved prospective Wildcats. On September 6 a letter was sent by the President of the University to each male member of the. Senior class, and one to the parents of each male mem ber, emphasizing the seriousness of the offense oC hazing, which includes and stating the penalty for any Infraction of the to. the' stunde. v The dents follows: Lexington, Ky., Sept. 6, 1915. "My Dear Young Friend: "At the coming session of the University, you will be in the Senior class. "The object of this letter is to call your attention to the fact that the faculty has passed a stringent rule against hazing of any kind, and especially against that form of hazing which consists in cutting the Freshmen's hair. I also wish to remind you wife of James K. Patterson, president that, last year, when certain young emeritus of State University; men In the dormitories were reinstat"Therefore, be it resolved by the ed for the offense of hazing, it was faculty of the State University that done upon the promise that hereafter 'we extend to Doctor Patterson our all sorts of hazing would be banished .sympathy In sincere and heart-fel- t from the campus. That was the con- this sad hour of his bereavement. tract signed by all the students In the "For many years his stay and helpdormitories. mate, she brought into his life the in"Frequently, when students have spiration and charm of a gentle womgotten into trouble In the University anliness, the hope and steadfastness and been punished, they have appeal- of purpose of a Christian character. ed to me, as President of the Univer'Gtent'ie, kindly, patient, actuated sity, on the grounds they did not know only by noble purposes, a gentlewoman the existence of the law for the breach by birth and education, she left an of which they were punished. Thus abiding impress for good upon the far, I have always helped them out of lives of man generations of stutrouble, but having obligated myself dents, and into the atmosphere of to the faculty to carry out this rule, It (Continued on Page 2) will be my duty to see that the law against hazing la enforced next sesSTAFF MEETING. sion. "I hope you will return to school' in The first meeting of the staff of good health and spirits, and with the The Kentucky Kernel will be held Frifull determination to assist me In the day afternoon at 3:30 o'clock In the enforcement of all lawful discipline Journalism Department rooms in the on the campus and to uphold my hand basement of the Main Building. Plans in everything for the good of "State." for the year will be discussed and "I hope you will not consider this in details of the system will be worked any way, a threat, but that you will out. It is absolutely imperative that feel that it has come from my heart each member of the staff attend this meeting unless prevented by someand for your benefit. "Hoping to see you soon on the cam- thing unavoidable. This is the most pus, I am important staff meeting for the year. "HENRY 8. BARKER. J. FRANKLIN CORN, Editor. hair-cuttin- No. 1. WILD CATS MAKE IM BALL IM Park, Thomas, Reed and Wright Play Season With Lexington PARK WITH ST.. LOUIS (Special Dispatch to the Kentucky Kernel.)' PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 14. James Park, former Kentucky State University athlete, of the St. Louis Browns, won his third successive game, defeating ctr la a1 team here today, score 12 to 4. Park allowed only four hits and struck out three men. The ability of Kentucky State Wildcats to make good outside of college amateur circles has been amply demonstrated during the past summer by the records of "Jim" Park, Ad Thom as, "Rasty" Wright, and "Biscuit". Reed, all of whom have been playing professional baseball this season, and who have decidedly made good. All of them were members of the Lexington Ohio State League team, which was a contender in both of races in that league, and the K. S. U. boys were among the best in the whole circuit. e 41012 PROFESSIONAL "Everything points to a bright year," continued the "long logician." "We have a splendid field undoubtedly one of the best in the South. The material at hand is excellent; the athletic committee is backing us more than ever before and besides all these, It seems to me that the student body pitchPaul Gossage, the is taking greater interest than in for er, who was a student In the Law Demer years." partment last year, but was prevented Track suits and scant football out from playing on the University team record, fits are In etfdenpe every afternoon because of his professional among the, forty fit SSty warriors who spent the summer as a member of the are bravSng,ho spell- ifv,arm weath- Charlotte (N. C.) team In the North Carolina League. er and gainely cyjmJpg kicking, passing ap"d te. otheVpe- - . "Jim" Park was purchased by the llmlnarles Cpaclu'TigSrV" add .Mils as- Si.. Louis American League team for a sistant, "Squirf eU; vTltttle 'ark. putting p'rlce said to be one of the largest ever the men through. The'lJiiiyfersUy 'qnjf aid for an Ohio State League player Coach Tlgert are fortunatVln securing and reported to them during the lat the aid of Tuttle and Jim Park, who ter part of August. On September 7 will arrive soon from St. Louis to he pitched his first game In the take up his duties at Kentucky State, majors against the Cleveland team, who for the past four years have been with one of their strongest plt.ners responsible for many a Wildcat vie- - opposing him and as was expected of tory on the gridiron as well as in him won the game, by the score of 4 other branches of athletics. Park at to 1. Not only that, but the game quarter and Tuttle as halfback have went to eleven innings, and "Jim" was probably never been surpassed In their responsible for the victory by slamin the eleventh respective positions on the eleven and ming out a certainly never before ns all around and drivlnng In two men with the winning runs. During the game he athletes and stndents. Everyone is familiar with the win- struck out six men and allowed only ning powers which the head couch two bases on balls. This remarkable (Continued on Page 2) (Continued on Page 3) split-seaso- n ; j 71