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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL PAGE 4 THE KENTUCKY KERNEL rubllahml every Friday throughout tho College year by the student body of tho University of Kentucky, for the benoflt of tho students, alumni nnd faculty of tho Institution. The Kentucky Kernel Is tho official nowspaper of tho University. It is Issued with a view of furnishing to Its subscribers all the college news of Kentucky, together with a digest of items of interest concerning the Universities of other States and Canada. 8UD3CRIPTION, ONE DOLLAR AND FIFTY CENTS A YEAR. FIVE CENTS THE COPY. mall matter. Entered at Lexington Postofflce as second-class EDITORIAL STAFF. GAVIN NORMENT- Loulse Will A. ......EDITOR-IN-CHIE- F .Managing Editor Managing Editor Editor .Squirrel Food Editor Sport Editor -- Exchange Editor Feature Editor .Assistant Robert Ralblo Adelo Slado Mary Elizabeth James, Donald Dinning Margaret McClure Frances Marsh Co-e- d -- REPORTERS. Elizabeth Marshall, Elizabeth Card, Mary Archer Doll, .Tames A. Dixon, Margaret Smith, Martha Buckman, Robert Mltchel, Terril Corn. Harry Cottrell, Arthur Hodges, Adaline Mann. BUSINESS STAFF. Business Manager J. P. Dames Circulation Manager Loyd H. B. Assistants J. Burton Prewitt. Gilbert Smith 'THE PLAY'S THE THING." Next Monday night in the 'Campus Playhouse, a group of University students will appear before an audience composed of studenjs, faculty members, and citizens of Lexington, in the first program given In the interests of community drama. It is impossible now to estimate tho value of this great movement which had its auspicious beginning in the formal opening of the Campus Playhouse on March 25. Undoubtedly its development will prove an influence in its consequences; a tremendous factor in bringing about that unity of sentiment and interests which make for the ideal community. of man than For truly there is no instinct more important in the make-uthe play Instinct. It is only those who have learned to play together who are fully able to face and solve the graver problems of life together. And this instinct reaches its highest gratification in the drama, whether the individual witnesses, or better still, takes part in the production of plays. In spite of the seeming mania for the screen and for the cheaper class of drama, which characterizes tho pleasure - seeking crowds of today, there is unmistakable evidence of a desire for some form of entertainment which will arouse more than a light laugh and more than a passing thrill of excitement. This has been foreseen by those who have arranged the tentative program for this initial season of dramatics in the Campus Playhouse. The pro-- ' ductions chosen were most happily selected for their artistic ability to please the intellect as well as the emotions. No institution can stand alone or be in its activities, in this day when it is possible for nation to reach out and grasp hands with nation. The development of that mighty force known as community spirit, which received a powerful impetus in those days of nation-widduring the World War, will not pause in its growth until citizens from all departments of the life of the city are ready to unite for the best interests of the community. And it is only through leadership in the development of this forco that the University may hold its place of dignity as the State's center of higher learning. Therefore the Kernel desires to congratulate, and in the name of the student body, to thank those faculty members and students who have expended time and energy to make possible this new activity in the University, an activity which it believes will break down many intangible barriers which have always existed and prevented true fellowship between student and student, student and citizen, student and business man. d e FOOD MoCarty: "Jim, what you prefer?" Truett: "Kathleen." brand do Prof.: "What happened to Babylon?" Griffin: "It fell." Prof.: "What happened to Tyre?" Griffin: "It was punctured." Mademoiselle on Dit says: "Isn't it funny that fast colore aren't the ones that run?" Time to Go. To which the Knight of the LexingHe had held forth for so long on ton aptly retorts, "Well, fast people aren't tho ones that run either, are tho subject of his adventures that the entire smoking-roothey?" was distinctly bored. Finally he reached India. Gregory (speaking of Blue Ridge): "It was there that I first saw a tiger," he announced, boast"The other girls and myself took a fully. trip." "Pooh! that's nothing," said a little man, edging towards the Alberta: "Who was it said the door. "I once saw a man eating rabalways happens?" Server: "I don't know. Wasn't it bit." somebody connected with the weather And he sauntered gracefully out. London Blighty. bureau?" man-eatin- g mild-lookin- g The Comini Upper Clasa. "I enn't piny with you common chll dron. My father is a worklngmnnl" Sondngs Nlsso (Stockholm). birds and Its sunshine, but tho TAU KAPPA ALPHA Fever of It trallcth along as HAS FIVE PLEDGES well. Verily, every sweet hath Its hour, nnd every good Its evil. Solahl Students Who Have Represented University In Oratory Honored. SOLOMON II. Quite Simple. Wo hear that a Leicestershire hen Why do they call It the prom? hnB adopted n litter of pigs. A possl Mere process of elliptical erosion. bio explanation of this Is the nntural Originally tho gathering wns so pro Intimncy between ham and eggs miscuous, don't you know. London Blighty. Adelo: "How do you like my new Done. dress?" I've novor reached tho wealthy class, Bill: "Ripping." My days I've spent in toll; Adelo: "Heavens! Call a taxi." No hall of famo will know my name, But I'vo been "done in oil." "May I sec Miss Lucy Caller: W. Koo Maxwell, Akron Times. Smith?" Maid (Pntt. Hall): "Well, sir, sho Fixing Needed. Isn't dressed yet, but I'll ask her." "John, I hear you nro ingenious in a mechanical way. Can't you fix TomSYMPHONY CONCERTS my's horn?" TO BE HERE TUESDAY "What's the matter with It?" "Nothing. I want you to fix it so Orchestra To Have Afternoon and It won't blow." Louisville Courier-JournaNight Performance. l. Aren't They Reasonable? . Girl: "Have you any hair nets?" Shopkeeper: "Yes." Girl: "Invisible?" Shopkeeper: "Yes." Girl: "Let me see them." Elizabeth Marshall: to be married until "I don't intend after I'm thirty." Henrietta Bedford: "And I don't Intend to be thirty until after I'm married." Why They Went Home for Easter. "Wal, stranger," spat out Frizzy As he took another chaw, "I haint up yere for laming But I know a lot of law When it's dealing of the ladies With mechanics in my jaw. But these here verbal boquets Are waning fast away When Easter calls for cor (Well, call them what you may) And my sweet cookie wants one So there's be hail to pay When I go home for Easter Where you greet the girls with 'hey'." TERRIBLE. VERLY, VERILY. (Showing how Spring hath its disadvantages as well as its advantages.) Lo, the Spring cometh and confusion relgneth in the heart of the student. His brain refuseth to function properly, and his fancy turneth to thoughts of first one thing and then two. Even though the professor lov- eth a cheerful worker, and "A" cometh to him who laboreth earnestly and diligently therefor, the Young Man banlsheth thoughts of wisdom from his mind, and turneth to Folly for solace. Verily, the age-oldisease of Spring taketh a foul hold on his spirit, and Work seeketh more fertile soils. Pep loveth the Stude no more, and its affections elsewhere. Yea, Optimism, with Its wealth of everything good, hasteneth toward the tents Tribes and dwelleth of the Care-No- t securely therein. Pessimism knock-et- h at the door of every man and read ily flndeth shelter. Drowsiness put- teth weights on the eyelids, and Ambition becometh dim, even as the sun when it droppeth behind the haze of western mountains. Melancholy the Divine, the Matchless Insplror chang-et- h into Gloom, as cold, as clammy, as unyielding as the atmosphere of a tomb. Behold, Spring cometh with its d "Tho measure of a university lies in tho achievement of alumni and undergraduates of the Institution. "Wo do not know of tho royal road to success, but wo aro sure of ono thing, It does not run parallel with the line of least resistance," Bald Julius Wolf, nctlvo member of tho Tau Kappa Alpha fraternity, at the annual pledge day exercises in chapel Friday, in which tho following men were pledged: Clifford E. Smith, Nelson B. Conkwright, John McKenzlo. Goo- bol Porter nnd Herbert Haley. Ed. Hardin, active member, presided. Continuing, Mr. Wolf said: "Popular applauso is small recompense indeed for the labor and the blows that we receive in accomplishing. "Somey one must strive to represent in oratory, and to carry the standard of Kentucky on the rostrum." Jasper McBrayer, of Lawrenceburg, was the next speaker. After expressing his appreciation of the revival of interest in oratory at the University of Kentucky, he said" in part: "We have heard it said that the golden age of eloquence has gone. As long as men have souls, and the heart responds to sentiments, oratory will never die. To calm, to persuade, to warn, to move to action, is the aim of eloquence. The charm of the spoken word will remain forever. As long as misery and want are existent, the orator will be demanded to speak for the people." In closing, he said: "Let use resolve, that here in the shadow of the monument erected to one of the world's greatest orators, will be developed the spoken word, that the future shall be greater than the past, and to that end that the history of Kentucky, rich with legend and gold and romance, shall not die." The Tau Kappa Alpha, honorary or atorical fraternity, was organized at the University of Kentucky in 1913. Membership is open only to those who nave represented Kentucky in oratory, and are a source of pride to the University. Its aim is to uphold the dignity of the University on th platform, to do honor to those who have striven to uphold Kentucky on the rostrum. The active members are: Milton Revill, L. F. Bisheoff, Julius Wolf, Jasper McBrayer, E. Hardin and Professor Noe. Ken-luck- years since the In these twenty-fou- r organization of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, which appears at the Lexington Opera House Tuesday, April 13, afternoon and evening, the orchestra has improved the quality of its performances each succeeding year. The following program will be given at the Lexington Opera House Tuesday. Afternoon. Overture "Phedre" Massenet Symphony B minor, No. 8 (.Unfinished) Schubert Allegor moderato Andante con moto Intermission. Hymn to St. Ceciie Gounod (Incidental solo, Mr. Emil Hecrmann) Suite L' Arlesienne No. 1 Bizet Prelude. Minuctto Adagietto Carillon Marche Joyeuse Chabrier Evening. Overture "Freischutz" Weber Symphony No. 1, Rustic Wedding . Goldmark Wedding March (Molto moderato). Bridal Song (Allegretto) Serenade (Allegro, moderato, scherzando) Dance (Allegro molto) Intermission. Choral and Variations, for Harp and Widor Orchestra "Scenes Alsaclennes" Massenet DImanche Matin (Sunday morning) Au Cabaret (In a Tavern) Sous les Tllleuls (Under the Lin PUBLIC TO HEAR NOTED CHEMIST dens). DImanche Soir (Sunday Night). Society to Have Open Meeting Friday Waltz, "Wedding Sounds" Night. Josef Straus Soloist: Joseph Vito, harpist. The 52nd meeting of the Lexington Seats have been on sale since WedSection of the American Chemical Sonesday, in the box office. ciety will be held in the Physics Lecture Room in the Physics Building, AESTHETIC DANCING University of Kentucky, on Friday, IN LITTLE THEATER April 9th, at 8:00 p. m. An illustrated address on Helium; The department of gymnasium of Its chemical and physical properties the University will present a pro- and commercial development for army gram of aesthetic dancing April 24 and navy use in dirigibles, will be A given by Dr. R. B. Moore, chief chemand 25 in the Campus Theater. second performance was arranged by ist ot the United States Bureau of Miss Sarah Blandlng, who is directing Mines, Washington, D. C The speakthe dancing, because of the limited er will be introduced by Dr. McVey. seating capacity of the Little Theater. Those who have heard about some Besides the dancing, there will be of our country's notable scientific conseveral musical numbers on the pro- tributions to the cause during the late gram, and two of the University pro- war, will be Interested to come and fessors will present a dialogue. Those hear this one discussed by Dr. Moore, who will take part in the dances are: who was Instrumental in its develKathleen Rennlck, Mildred Porter, opment. The public is cordially invited to Virginia Downing and Margaret hear this Interesting address.