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Best Copy Available THE KENTUCKY KERNEL FRIDAY EDITION KERNEL SEMI-WEEKL- UNIVERSITY VOL. XXVII. NYA Checks For 0FNEWS250,000 March Available Wednesday April 6 EDIFICE All students who did not receive the month of March yesterday may secure them Officials Announce Work On from 9 to 11:30 a. m. Wednesday, Ap. 11 6. and from 1 to 4 p. m. Tnis Pier And Rascmcnt Will will bo the last time that they will Start Pending Adverbo issued. tisement Of Did ANNUAL DINNER OF AG Engineering College Rushes Completion Of Upper Floor Plans Kernel Sponsors Screen Bargain In "College Plans of the pier and basement for the new Biological Sciences building, which is expected to cost approlmately $250,000, will be sent today to the WPA office In Louisville for approval, officials of the College of Engineering announced yesterday afternoon. Rushing completion of plans and construction of this building, the officials are forwarding these plans to Louisville and hope to get them back within a week, when advertisement for bids will be made, while the drawing of the plans for the upper stories of the building are being finished by the College of Engineering. Bids for the constrnc-tlo- n of the upper stories will be advertised, while construction of the basement and piers Is going ahead. The building will be located Just south of Kastle and McVey halls, with the center of the structure fronting the axis of the walkway which runs between McVey and Kastle halls. high tower will be A seven-stor- y directly opposite the steps and walkway. The west wing of the Biological Sciences building, the name of which has been, officially designated as such, will be five stories high, thus taking advantage of the slope of the terrain at that point. The east wing of the building will be four stories high. Departments which will be housed In the new building will be the bacteriology, home economics, zoology, anatomy, and physiology. Approximately 90.000 square feet of floor space will De contained in me building, according to rough esti mates. The roadway connecting Rose street and Kastle and McVey halls will be made Into a double lane bisected by a row of trees. Famous Journalist, Book Commentator, Will Lecture Here May Lamberton Becker, famous Journalist, author, and commenta tor for "Books," tne New YorK Herald Tribune's Sunday magazine, will come to the University April 8 9. and 10 for a series of addresses sponsored by the University department of library science. Mildred Semmons, head of the department. ' announced yesterday. Mrs. Becker's first appearance will be Thursday, April 8, at 3 p m. In the browsing room of the library. This meeting will be open to students, faculty, and friends of Thursday night the University. Mrs. Becker will talk at a community dinner sponsored by the University Woman's club, to which the public Is also Invited. On Friday evening, she will speak on Scandinavian literature to a Joint meeting of the American Association of University Women Chi Delta Phi, women's literary honorary, and Theta Sterna Phi. honorary! women's Journalistic fraternity, to be held in Boyd hall. Her last talk will be made before the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky, Saturday afternoon at the While on the Lafayette hotel. campus, Mrs. Becker will be the house guest of President and Mrs. Prank L. McVey. Mrs. Becker has become famous for her answers to inquiries from t housands of readers who have come to look on her as a book oracle throimh her weekly column. 'Readers' Guide." It is estimated that she answered 15.688 questions on books alone last year. She has also gained prominence for her books, which include such works as "Adventures in Reading," "Books As Windows,"- - and "First Adventures In Reading." Night" As Queen of Junior Prom S. Officer Petitions Due Tuesday 0 a. m. 1 petitions for officers of the Association of Women Students to Camllle must be submitted All Hedges. University Post Office, 10 a. m. Tuesday. Anv woman student may submit a peltlon for president, secretary, treasurer, or town represertativs. Each petition .nust be binned by twenty University women students. Read A. W. 8. election story for ll?tbillty requirements of be-lo- Orchestra and Men's Quartet To Be Featured On Tuesday Night Pro-pra- m At Commons QUEEN E. LOGAN BROWN TO ACT AS TOASTMASTER MAESTRO "I Guest Speakers To Be Alumni Of College; Dinner Starts At 6:13 f r Bring Your Coupon and See Aiaytime"- - MacDonald, An orchestra and men's quartet composed of students in the College of Agriculture and led by Eddy In Romance Charles Wallace will be featured at "Maytime," starring the scre3n's the annual College of Agriculture singing sweethearts, Jeanette banquet that will be held at 6:45 p. and Nelson Eddy, and three shorts will compose tne program m. Tuesday, April 6, In the University Commons. E. Logan Brown, lor "College Night," which begins at 8 Shelbyville, president of the Agrio'clock at tne Kentucky tneater. cultural Society, will act as toast-mastIncluded In the muslcar score of "Maytime," which was written by Two alumni of the College of AgDon Cotsack, will be "Will You riculture have been selected to "Virginia Ham and speak at the banquet. The two seEggs,'' and many other great songs lected were Jesse Tapp, Washingand operatic arias. ton, D. C, president of the Federal The stars, who rose to promin- Surplus Products Corporation, and ence through their magnlllcant Mrs. Ed R. Gregg, Louisville, mem rok-la "Naughty Marietta," are ber of the Central Dairy Council of ably supported In "Maytime" by that city. John liarrymore, Herman Blng, and Mr. Tapp was graduated from Tom Brown. the University with a B. S. in AgriJ. D. Ensmlnger, manager of the culture in 1920. A native of HenKentucky, In announcing the pro- derson county, he was a major in gram, again stressed the necessity farm management. lor students to obtain their tickets Mrs. Oregg, who, before her marbefore 8 o'clock, because the show riage, was Mary Hansen Peterson, will begin piomptly at that time. of Cynthiana, was graduated from The coupon which enables stu- the University with a B. 8. in Agdents to obtain tickets for 27 cents, riculture in 1924. . tha matinee price, lns.ead of the As the Phi Upsilon Omicron, regular night price, will be found honorary home economics fraternielsewhere in today's Issue of The ty, has held the pledging for this Kernel. semester, the initiates will be preThe shorts scheduled for the pro- sented by Nell Shearer, president. gram are a screen song, the sport-ligh- t, Alpha Zeta, honorary agriculaural and a Mickey Mouse cartoon, fraternity, will pledge the men for Mr. Ensmlnger said. this semester with Charlie Dixon, The Block chancellor, presiding. and Bridle club, an organization for majors" in animal husbandry, will present this semester's pledges with George Kurtz, president, presiding. George Krutz also will announce the winner of the leadership training scholarship that was awarded to an outstanding sophoTwo Day Kentucky Dietetic more. Group singing will be led by Association Schedule Loaded With Discussions, Broad- Bruce Poundstone of the Experi- it "V ' tonights Kernel-sponsor- er. s UNIVERSITY HOST TO DIET EXPERTS cast, Lectures, Banquet Authorities in the field of dietetics from Kentucky and several Dther states will be featured in the y annual meeting of the Xentucky State Dietetic Association, which opens this morning at 'he College of Agriculture, with Miss Florence Imlay. Lexington, president of the association, in 'wo-da- :harge. The program this morning will open with a panel discussion on 5 Doing," to be led by "What We Miss Edith Orundmeler, of the department of home economics, assisted by Mrs. Nellie Bandeen, of the Kentucky Baptist Hospital In Louisville, Mrs. Marie C. Wiggin-to- n, of Norton Infirmary, Louisville, and Dr. Statie Erickson, head of the department of home economics. Others td be featured in today's program Include Miss Lute Troutt, inaianapons, uiu., presiaent 01 the American Dietetic Association; Dr. Marlette Elchelberger. Chicago, nutrition expert; Dr. J. Farra Van 01 Meter, Lexington physician; Miss Sarah Whlttlnghill, research as- -i slstant in the University department of home economics, and Dr. Erickson. ...... Politics-Proo- f CAST SELECTED A.W.S. Election FOR NEXT PLAY On Card April 8 New Electoral System To Ee Frank Towler To Direct John Vrn Druten's "The Distaff Experimented With By Side" Schedu'ed To Begin Rule Committee April 26 Peak Announces Nominations For YMCA Officers com-ple.- d; ed nt ta sec-lN- eal i a. TT LIST BUCHANAN FOR TALK HERE dletown, Ohio. Three members of the advisory board are to be elect ed. Those nominated are A. L. Atchison, Leroy Miles, and Professor Potter. Four members of the student advisory board are to be elected and the following students have been nominated for this board: Thorn son Bryant, Free Hunter, Robert niavfnn irvn. M. C. nhr st.t. Miller. Campbell Young, Tom Spragens, and Robert Connor. Junior Prom Bids Will Be Available Today, Tomorrow Bids for the Junior Prom will be dlstrlbu'ed in the postoflice today FIN K ARTS LEAGUE and tomorrow only, members of TO HEAR KANNELLS the Prom committee announced yesterday. A fe of ten cents will be charged Prof. E. W. Rannells, head of the art lepartment, will address the for each bid due to the limited budColumbus Gallery of Fine Arts get provided for the dance. Bids Thursday evening at Columbus, will be given to seniors and Juniors Ohio. Professor Rannells will dis- only, each senior receiving one date influences on bid and Junior receiving one date cuss the oriental European art of the 19th century. and one stag bid. Each student The address will be under the aus- must Fr',&e"l' nls or her student pices of the Columbus Art League. book when applying for the bid. Wht'e in Columbus, Professor The committee requested those Runneils will be the guest of Prof. Juniors who need only one bid to RalpH Fanning of the fine ar's detake only one due to the scarcity of partment of Ohio State university. bids. I Chicasros Frnfeor Of Liber- Ph:I al Arts, osopher. To Sneak April 12. In Memorial Hall Well-Know- n Dr. Sco't Buchanan, profes'or of liberal arts at the University of n phllrsophle Chicago, author and writer, will sp?ak here Monday, April 13, at 4 p. m in Memorial hall, it was announced by Prof. O. O. Leckte, artlng head of the department of philosophy. His subject will be "Ths Monastic Complex in Modern Bducatlon." Besides being the author of such books as "Poetry and Mathema Ics." "Possibility," and "Galenic Medicine." Doctor Buchanan is a regular contributor to various magazines and periodicals. He Is now a member of the group which President Hutchins of Chica- go appointed to study and coesidi r the function of llbeiul arts In col- leges and universities, and is a regular speaker In the Cooper Union on subjects concerning adult education. Coming to Chicago from the University of Virginia, where he was arsocUte profefsor of ph'loMiphv, Doctor Buchanan hud previously taueht at City College of New York and Ht Harvard, l oin hirh latter Institution he received his Ph. D. in philosophy. Doctor Buchanan is an authori y on educational philosophy, and the field of logic and the scientific method. well-know- Announcement of the cast for "The Distaff Side," a comedy in three acts by John Van Druten, to be presented by the Guignol players the week of April 26, was made by Frank Fowler, director of the theatre. Tha. C3".v!et9 cas Is as follows' Eva, Dorothy Dyer Rodes; L'.x, Ann Hart Milward; Nellie, Jane Ratch-forTherese, Jean Abel; Mrs. Venables, Mary Sue Waldrip; Alex, Barbara Smith; Miss Spicer, Sara Elizabeth McLean; Rose, Sarah Galtskill; Toby, F.ank Willis; Roland, . Mason Mcintosh; Charles, Frank Davis; Christopher, Ralph Johnson; and Gillie, Harlowe Dean. Occuring in present day London, "Tha Distaff Side" is the study of five feminine types, all members of the same family, and their conflicting ideas on sex and marriage. It Is a frankly spoken play, approaching the subject of sjx freedom openly and with results that a:e .steadily absorbing. The plot concerns a widowed mother who seeks to solve the marital problems of a lightly unconventional daughter and a socially rebellious sister; a querulous and exacti.ig grandmother, and a small town wife, burled in the monotony of a dull marriage. Originally produced in London, the piay made its American premier in New ork in 1934, and was a de clded success running for 153 suc-- a -cesSiv! Derformances yes-teid- rs. h. J It Election of offlcors of the Association of Women Students will be conducted between 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. Thursday, April 8, in the Administration building. During the noon hour, the election will al33 be conducted on the b. idge betw. en Patterson and Boyd halls. In accord with a decision of the A. W. S. council! names of candidates lor all ofdoes will not be announced until the day of elections. This change In the usual procedure ment Station staff. The different committees and was made in order to exclude politimembers are program committee, cal bargaining. Under the new arrangement, two Charlie Dixon, chairman, and Jessie Whitfield; menu and arrange- candidates will be selected by a ment committee. Julia Wood, chair- nominating committee composed of man, and W. O. Hubbard; ticket the dean of women, the president of David Pettus, chaircommittee, the A.'foclatlon of Women Students) man, George Kurtz, and Astor Ak-e- and one council member whose appointment has been approved by the A. W. C. council. Any girl Is eligible for A. W. S. presidency provided she has five semesters of college work, three In the University of must Kentucky. The have completed three semesters, two at the University; and the secretary, treasurer, and town repre-senhe must have completed two and Student semesters at the University. Advisory Board Advisory Board Will At the regular meeting of the A. W. S. council Wednesday afternoon, Also Be Selected a committee composed of Mamie rf(naa In Ha Hart, Jerry Smith, Jessie Roby, and UAH.lnntlnna t Suzanne Snyder was appointed to generaTmembTrsh b7 . revise the A. W. S. rule book. Maiy I. .u. v the a hon Walden was also appointed nounced by Bart N. Peak. "Y" as . churman of a comml.tee of rac- Hofir,i- t- date fnr th , w , , i ctnt -v. uiiiiiuo ii rv v:nmnn nnn sriinMni ii h election has not been set. the outstanding Junior women who for president In- will receive scholarships awarded Nominations Lebanon; clude Tom Spragens, by the Association of T BflH annually V i tr f ATI Pamnkall Vf H Robert Evans, Lexington. Nomina-- 1 Women Students. ttnna fif uli,anrslripnt. arp. nnt. ripe- - ' essary as the candidate receiving the second largest number of votes automatically assumes this office. Candidates for secretary are Lloyd Mahan. Lexington, and David Saly-er- s. Those nominated Lexington. for treasurer include David Scott, S -- Here are the stars of the Junior rrom. The delovely Evelyn Flowers wili stand as rcpri s.'iuative of U. K. beauty and will reign as Quern ihe nisjht. Liule Jack Little, pianist unique, and his oik will sweeten and heat the dance with ballads and swing. The Que?n oi Beauty and the Prince of Rhythm! i Committee of 240 To Hear Dr. McVey M'KENNA NAMED President To Speak Before Members Next Thursdav Night At U. High AS GUEST ARTIST Pres. Frank L. McVey will be the featured speaker at a meeting of the Committee of 240, University publicity committee, which will be held in the auditorium of the University Training School at 8 o'clock Thursday, April 8 A "low Your University test will be held In which the various members of the committee will be asked questions concerning the University. A prize will be given to the student who answers correctly the largest number of questions. Entertainment for the group will be provided by Strollers, University dramatic organization. Jean Anne Overstreet. Nancy Todd, and Virginia Bntterton will render vocal folos. Martha Chauvet will give two piano solos and Elizabeth Brown will give a dramatic reading. Power Pritchard will accompany the vocal soloists at the piano. Civic ry an-- I for women in Journalism, noimces the pledging (if Leslie Lee Junes, Mar tone Rieser. Vera Oil- -i lespie, Audrey Forster. Maruaret Andersen, Kliaibeth Doyle. Sarah Gentiy, and Joanna Suylor. Selected on the basis of scholar-slit- p, and outstanding field of kninialism, the undents were pledged before the Faster holidays, in the Woman's building, at services which were by Tiieo Nadtlsteln, condue'ed president. BEING PLANNED j Artinrr-Gnv- He . Keen Johnson To Here For Ceremonies Of Next Week, Is Report Union building are rapidly being formulated, members of Omicron Delta Kappas committee for the affair said late yesterday. Acting Oovernor Keen Johnson, who also Is president of the University Alumni association, will be the main speaker, it was stated. Although a definite date has not yet been set, it is believed the ceremonies will take place, at 3 p. m. either Tuesday or Wednesday. The Go"i;rnor was not in Frankfort yesterday, but in a previous telephone call with the committee, he had consented to speak before the convocation, they declared. Other details have completed and only a definite date ana nour nas yet to be ascertained. As soon as Mr. Johnson returns to Frankfort, this will be settle fh. committee said. Band W ill Play Other details, however h ami al ready been completed. The University band, under the direction of Mr. John Lewis, and in full uni form, will be on hand for the affair. John McKennev. rrplrinnt of Omicron Delta Kappa, will be in troduced py ur. Frank L. McVey, president of the University, and he in turn will present other sturipnt. speakers. Representing the student body, besides McKenney, will be Virginia Robinson, president of the Association of Women Students, who also will speak in behalf of Mortar Board, and Richard TSntlpr nrps dent of the senior class, who will perrorm the ground breaking ceremonies. The cnmniis ipariprs' rmnmlMpp also reported they would Invite juage Kicnara c. ston, Lexington, chairman of the board of trustees, to appear at the ceremonies. The four corners of the building will be marked and a platform for the speakers will be built Just off the actual site. Presiripnt MrVpv nnnnlnt.prf OTVfC to handle the affair because It was inKtrllmpntfll in hrineinff t.ho nra. sibility of such a structure about. u was tnougnt. Members of the committee are James Shropshire. Ernest Shovea. and George Spencer. Kampus Kernels The judging contest sponsored by the Block and Bridle club will be held April 3. at 1 p. m. Entrants will pleas? meet in the vicinity of the Stock Pavilion and the Agri cultural Engineering building precisely at the time stated above. Anyone in the College of Agriculture is eligible for the contest. The Mary Louise McKenna, sophomore In the College of Arts and Sclencs, has bean selected by more than SO persons active in Lexington civic life to serve as guest arlist for a concert Monday night, May 3, at Henry Clay auditorium. The proposed concert is an outcome of a meeting of educational, church, luncheon, and college clubs of Lexington desirous of forming a new organization to be called the Lexington Music Scholarship Association, which will provide scholarships for the training of talented music Ftudents at music schools of natlon.il reputation. Dean W. S. Taylor, of the College nf Education, presided at the meeting which voted on a concert to secure iunds to begin the new organization. The guest artist of the concert. n Mivs McKenna, is a Ijextnsion soprano and a member of the girls' Glee club. She presents a resular radio program over nation WHAS, Louisville. Last year she received an audition In New York und was reported favorably upon ry six vocal teachers who heard her. She will receive the first scholarship, it was announced. University organizations cxipe-ratin- it with the new program include th Men's and Gi'ls' Glee clubs: Phi Be:a. music honorary sorori'y; Phi Mu Alpha, music honorary fraternity; the Faculty club; and the Catholic club. well-know- Theta S'gma Phi, national hon-rraand professional fraternity character, BREAKING RITES Y. W. C. A. Dutch Lunch Group Selects Univer- club will not meet today, but will sity Singer To Give Con- hold a meeting on Friday, April 9, for for next cert Monday, May 3 At year. elections of officers be made Reservations may Henrv Clay Auditorium this we?k and next through the Y. THKTA SI(IM PHI ANNOUNCES PLEDGES work In t' UNION GROUND Mary Lou Stark and Eleanor Randolph Are Selected As Attendants To STUDENTS WILL RE The Queen WELL REPRESENTED JUNIOR PRESIDENT Although Date Not Definite, WILL CROWN QUEEN Tuesday Or Wednesday Is Time Set Little Jack Little And His Famous Orchestra Will Plans for breaking of ground cerPlay For Dance emonies for the $230,000 Student Evelyn Louise Flowers, College Park, Oeorgia, Delta Delta Delta, junior In the College of Arts and Sciences, was named queen yesterday bj a committee cf five Junior men to rrign over the annual Junior Prom to be held from 8:30 until 12 o'clock Monday in the Alumni gymnasium, with Little Jack Little and his orchestra furnishing the music. Attendants named to the queen Kappa Randolph, were Eleanor Delta. Lexington, and Mary Lou A S ark, Chi Omega, Lexington. court to accompany the queen was also named, consisting of one from each of the nine sororities and one independent. Those in the court are: Evelyn McAllister, Alpha Gamma Delta; Dorotny Santen, Delta Zeta; Sarah Alpha Delta Theta; Renaker, Gladys Royse, Alpha XI Delta; Mildred Wheeler, Kappa Kappa Gamma: Mildred Lemons, Zeta Tau Alpha; Audrey Forster, Kappa Delta; Susan Anderson, Delta Delta Delta; Betty Jackson, Chi Omega; and Rae Lewis. Independent. The new queen is a member of the Y. W. C. A. and this fall was elected pledge queen In a contest condusted by Sour Mash, University humor publication. Crowning ceremonies will begin at 10 o'clock. The queen will bs cr owned by Gene Warren, president of the Junior class. Immediately following the ceremony. Lances, Junior men's honorary, will hold its mnual pledging. Bids for the Prom will be distributed today at the University postofflce. Each Junior will receive one date and one stag bid, and each .senior one date bid. Ten cents will be charged for each bid this year due to the limited budget provided for pu'ting on the dance. Organized In 1933, the Little Jack Little orchestra played Its first important engagement in the Silver Grill of the Lexington hotel in New York (in November 22 of that year, after its leader, already famous for his Individual type of song and piano playing radio programs, decided to turn his talents to the field cf dance orchestra playing. Since this app3arance they have enjoysd overwhelming popularity, having eppeared at such night spots as the Continental Grill of the St. Moritz in New York, the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, the Catalina Island Casino, and the Palmer House in Chicago. The committee of Junior men who chose the queen and her court was composed of Gordon Yancey, Ralph Conglcton, Berkley Benneson, Jack Hoover, and Allen Hickoth. The committee on general arrangements for the Prom Included Bobby Stiltz, chairman, Leon McCrosky, Roger Brown, Taber Brewer, and James Kellond. Mac-Dona- id A broadcast at 12:15 o'clock over WHAS on "The Home Economist in Her Own Home," by Mrs. Anna Culton Thompson, Fulton; a luncheon at noon at the Lafayette hotel in honor of Miss Troutt, and a banquet in the University Commons will finish off today's program. Dr. Lawrence Kolb, chief medical officer of the U. S. Public Health Service Hospital, Lexington, will deliver the main address at the banquet on the subject. "The Relation of Narcotlo Addiction to Greetings from Public Health." the University will be extended by President Frank L. McVey. and Miss Troutt will bring greetings from the national association. Tomorrow's program will include DOCTOR FOLK SPEAKS talks by Dr. Chi Che Wang, of CinDr. T B. Folk, of the Agricultural cinnati; Miss Inez Wilson, Chicago; Extension division, spoke on "Ra- Miss Troutt, and Prof. Walter A bies" at the weokly meeting of the Price, head of the department of entomology of the College of AgriParis Rotary club Wednesday. Mrs. Iva Alexander, of culture. Louisville City Hospital, will pre side at the sessions. During the afternoon a Bluegrass tour will be conducted followed by a tea at 4 o'clock at the Good Sa maritan Hospital. A.W. NEW SERIES NO. 46 2. 1937 To Reign Over Festivities COLLEGE TONIGHT KENTUCKY THEATRE VUXBEvefyn Flowers Appointed N. V. A. checks for UNIT WILL HOUSE FIVE DEPARTMENTS 8 O'CLOCK KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY. APRIL WPA GETS PLANS SCIENCE OF COLLEGE NIGHT ' I W. C. A. office. Theta Sigma Phi and Chi Delta Phi will have a Joint mee'lng at 4 o'clock today in the Woman's build ing. Ths Y. W. C. A. Senior Cabinet will meet at 3 p. m. today in the Woman's building. mm dance will The r.ext be Ivld from 8 to 10:30 o'clock Friday, April 16, in the Alumni gymnasium, Dean T. T. Jones an nounced yesterday. Admission as usual will be twenty-fiv- e cents per eoupla or stag. Bill Crutcher and his Troubadors will furnish the music. All persons ln'erested in tennis are invited to a "Dutch" dinner tonight at 8 o'clock in the Commons. Tau Beta, honorary history fra ternity, will nv.'et at 3:45 p. m. Monday at the Woman's buildinz. An election of officers will be held. All members are urged to attend. Men experienced as drug store clerks should apply to Dean T. T. Jones tor a post ion to work at nipht after class hours. Members of the varsity and freshman tennis squads will meet s. at 6 o'clock tonight In the AU members please be there. Com-mon-