THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
JtY., FEBRUARY 6, 1919
RETURNED ROOKIE TALKS ALPHI XI DELTA WILL
ADOPT BELGIAN BABY
'HOME SWEET HOME
Kentucky's Floor Artists " And Spend the Rest of
My Life in Bed," DoughMake it Three in a Row
When They Lose to
With the entire Zoo fighting them,
the Wildcats lost their third straight
basketball game last Friday night, by
a score of 28 to 18. The game was
exciting thruout with Kentucky first
on top and then on the bottom.
Cincinnati had a team of veterans
who knew how to play basketball,
Haehnle, Goldman and Watkins playing best for the Ohio quintet.
There are comparisons in life that
are odious. The spirit of Captain
Kidd, or of one of the Borgias, would
rise in its grave to object to a comparison with a certain white elephant
now a resident of Holland. Billy the
Kid, of New York, would go "on a tear"
if his second story attempts were mentioned in the same paragraph with the
The 'Cats played in their usual form efforts of one Wllhelm to rob France.
up until the last few minutes when Yes, such comparisons are odious.
But with what calmness in the early
the Red and Black made ten points,
and won in a walk. Thomas, at for- morning does the returned soldier
ward, featured for Kentucky, getting make a comparison of the Sabbath
ten points. Everett didn't play up to quietness of his bedchamber with the
the standard he set in the Centre clamorous cry of the bugle of recent
game, making but one field goal. Dish- - and unpleasant remembrance ! How
man played the whole game, but ho luxurious to awaken at 5:45, cogitate
was not in his best form, since he only on the day's drill, and the day's grub
recently recovered from an attack of with a temporarily beclouded brain,
and then to awaken mentally as well
Coach Gill has been shaking up the as physically and look at the old fa
Wildcats this weeTc in preparation for miliar scenes of his room. Just for a
three games in Tennessee, Chatta moment to look at the "God Bless Our
nooga, Thursday night, the University Home," sign, mother has put on the
of Tennessee Friday night, and Cum east wall; to cast a glance at the pic
berland College Saturday night. It is ture of grandma and grandpa on the
said that Kentucky will put the strong- west wall; to look at a picture of Her
est team on the floor for these games on the bureau; to reach out and push
that she has started yet this year. over the chair upon which the uniform
George Zerfoss, a basketball letter is lying; to turn over as slowly and as
man with several years' experience in deliberately as possible, meanwhile
Kentucky goal shooting, will probably consigning drill sergeants and army
appear as forward alongside of Thom- cooks to places of perpetual warmth,
as. Everett, who has been playing and then to carry on with the sleeping.
forward will more than likely be shifted to center. Dishman will play one
of the guard positions, while one of the
following will be chosen to play the
other, Marsh, Simpson, Bumham, Kelly or Layin.
Those chosen to make the Southern
trip left last night from the Southern
(Continued on Page Five.)
ED DABNEY ELECTED
PRESIDENT OF UNION
The Union Literary Society held Its
election last Friday evening
in the club room on the third floor of
the Gym building. The following men
were elected officers: E. S. Dabnoy,
president; Leon Wise, vice president;
J. P. Barnes, secretary; Robt. J. Rai-blmid-yea-
E. E. Rico,
Raymond Rodgers, sergeant-at-arms- ;
Richard L. Duncan, junitor;
and H. M. Blakoy, librarian. Six now
men Joined the club and received the
oath of membership.
Committee announced for the next
meeting a debate on tho "City Manager Plan;" afflrmutivo, H. M. Blakoy
and Alvin Lisunby; uegatlvo, R. Rodgers and S. H. Rice. E. S. Dabnoy will
talk on "Union Traditions' anddl. L.
Duncan will give a declamution.
As a part of their social service pro
gram for the year Alpha Xi Delta at
the University Jias taken steps
adopt a Belgian baby. As soon as ar
rangements can be made, a child will
become the protege of the chapter to
"be kept from year to year.
Another phase of the fraternity's so
cial service work is with the Pine
Mountain Settlement School, a school
for the children of that mountainous
district of Eastern Kentucky. A yearly
subscription to the school has been
taken out and after the recent fire at
that place a box of clothing, accom
pan led by a check, was sent to relieve
EIGHT TO BE CHOSEN
Swain May At
test Devotion Friday Afternoon at 3:30
Eight of the world's fairest women
well we might as well have said eight
of Kentucky's fairest will be selected
from the girls of the University Friday
afternoon at 3:30. The pictures of th,e
eight will constitute the beauty section
of this year's Annual.
For many years the love-lorswains
of the campus have raked said campus
with a fine toothed comb to secure
votes for this or that favored face, and
doubtless the gentle reader has been
approached many times already by
Just such canvassers who have the
charms of their ladies catalogued and
at the tongue's end. This or that girl
has the prettiest eyes of any on the
campus; this one has all the charms
of a queen; in fact the zealous fellow
will inadvertently call the girl a queen
in his excitement. This girl will have
this charm and another will absolutely
eclipse them all, until the poor Fresh
man, if there be an unsophisticated
one in this blaze age, will begin to be
lieve that every girl in Kentucky is a
potential rival of tho
Venus. If he is a Kentucklan this belief will not bo a new one to him.
But in spite of tho fact that each
and every fellow in school will have
his own particular favorlto, tho hard
task of selecting tho eight who are
considered fairest must bo accomplished. Lot there bo a splendid attendance, a spirited rivalry and a bounty
of chivalry for each entrant and tho
plans of the Kentucklan staff will be
Long 'bout ten, one is privileged to
awaken in all propriety and to casually dress one's self, while digging one's
toes into the thick carpet, premeditating violence to the biscuits and ham
and eggs and coffee and butter and
apple sauce which mother has prepared. If enuf energy is left at the disposal of the hero, he may even begin
to think of the later events of the day.
He thinks with pleasure of the hours
when assembly will NOT blow, when
there will be no "Squads Right," when
there will bo no ono to intimate that
certain privates could not guess which
was their left foot in two guesses. No,
none of that. But according to tho
best Information obtainable, there are
fow who will go so far Into the day's
activities as to think beyond that moment known as breakfast.
unto tho hour is the lolsuro thereof,
and when tho time comes to make a
comparison between holding a rltlo in
cold hands and toasting ono's foot at KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA
tho gas grato, why then will those
AT HOME FEBRUARY 8
comparisons be made. Whoa tho tlmo
Beta Chi chapter of Kappa Kappa
comes when tho
to rise upon his toes to be the first Gamma cordiully invites all girls of
man to chow hall door for dinner, the tho University to bo present at a tea
realization comes that mother will be Saturday afternoon, February 8th, to
meet their Grand President, Mrs.
(Continued on Page Five.)
Purko R. Kolbo, 329 Aylosford Place.
FIFTEEN DOLLARS GOES TO THE WINNER
"The Contest is Open to All Students of the University
With Age, Color and Previous Occupation Not
Considered' Says the Business Manager
TEN DOLLARS AND ANNUAL
The editors of the 1919 Kentucklan
announce to the students of the University that the publication will hold
COMMITTEE SWAMPED a subscription contest among the students of the University. Fifteen dollars, will be awarded to the one securApplications Pour in From ing the largest number of subscripAmbitious
Amateurs; tions, ten dollars, to the second highest and an Annual to the third. SubOne Indulges in Wit
scription blanks are being printed now
Application for membership in the and within a few days the contest will
Strollers are coming in at a rapid rate, be
The Kentucklan is rapidly becoming
and from all indications competition
a reality in spite of the numerous infor parts in this, year's play is going
to be keen. Applications, so far are terruptions which occurred to prevent
all from persons of wide experience an early start on the year book, and
in amateur productions, so there in three short months the students of
should be very little trouble in getting the University will be waiting the day
of its arrival on the campus. That
a stellar cast for this year's play.
been and will continue to be one
The membership committee has a
of the big days of the University calbig job on its hands deciding just who
On that day the students will
is eligible for membership, and some endar.
extra work may be required of appli- decide whether the Annual is
Everything good must have a backing
cants before the final decision. There
is depending upon
is some disappointment felt among the and the Kentucklan
the students of the University to
committee on account of the small
a ready hand in furnishing that
number of boys applying for admis lend
backing, which must be
sion. There is an opportunity for some
must be a backing literally and finangood actors, so it would be wise for
cially. The Kentucklan, as every good
the boys to send in their applications
business, needs capital, and if the stusoon, since none will be accepted after
dents will pay their dues promptly, enFebruary 15th.
courage advertising and subscribe for
Some ambitious, tho anonymous
the Kentucklan now, paying down the
young comedian sent in the following
dollar as bona fide evidence, the capilist of plays on his application for
tal will be provided and the Annual
membership in the "Strollers."
will be permitted to attain success.
'Julio and Romiet," "Bacmeth,"
Frederick Jackson, business man'King Beer," "A
Dream." He ager
of the Kentucklan, has been foralso adds that "Shakesbeer is me spetunate enuf to get Terrill Tapscott,
cialty, as any one with ears can see."
business manager of the Kernel to asIt is a shame for such wit to go to sist in that feature of the Annual.
waste, indeed we are sure that we have Planck,
erstwhile Marine, will assist
Fatty Arbuckle or a Doug. Fair in the subscription end of the Annual.
banks with us and are not aware of
Tho contest is open to all students
tho fact. Sign your name to tho next
of tho University. Ago, color or preapplication and should the "Strollers"
vious occupation are not considered.
put on "Ten Night in a Bar Room" you
With tho hearty backing of the faculty.
can have tho lending part.
the editors of tho Kentucklan desire
to seo more Kentuckinns ordered this
year than ever before. There will bo
NOTICE KERNEL STAFF
only ono 1919 Kentucklan, remember
Ml Koruel staff members are asked to that. No matter if tho kaiser Is hung,
hand In their pictures, for tho Kernel put on St. Helena, or Paris Island for
page In tho Annual, to either Thornton solitary confinement, there will bo only
Only onco will
Connoll or Eliza Spurrier. No pictures ono 1919 Kentucklan.
tho doting Sophomores securo a
will bo accepted after February 13th.
of tho football team. In this book
will bo found tho girls now so ably asATTENTION SENIORS
sisted . . . but, there, that's tolling.
Every student of the University Bhould
Tho Seniors will meet Thursduy aft- - got an Annual. Some may think that
oruoou at 3:30 in the chapel. It is Im they don't caro for ono this year, but
portant that every member of tho class they will.
In after years each copy,
will assume an added value.