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Ml THE KENTUCKY KERNEL BASEBALL! WESLEYAN PLAYS 'CATS MONDAY AFTERNOON UNIVERSITY VOLUME XVII LEXINGTON, OFes TO: REGISTRARS 14 STATES . I b NH flNV LiIILj HrKh V711 V Fifth Annual Institute Will Be Held at University April 9 Organization Was Founded By Professor Gillis 4-- GIVE DINNER THURSDAY Kentucky Branch Will Hold Meeting in Conjunction With Institute Banquet Witt "Y" Women's Administrative Couni cil Is in chare of Tickets; Miss MefaAlf Will PrPsidp The annual women's banquet of the University of Kentucky will be held at the Phoenix hotel, Thursday, April 7. The Women's Administrative Council is in charge of the plans and tickets may be purcTiaed from any member of the organization. Miss Jeanette Metcalf, as president of the council, will act as The subject of her toast will be "Ambition." The other toasts will be given by the class representatives; Virginia Boyd, Senior; Pauline Adams, Junior; Rankin Harris, Sophomore; Isabel Smith, Freshman. The W. A. C. members will sit at one table while the other tables will be arranged by classes. At this time the opportunity will be taken for Chi Delta Phi pledging, the presentation of the Alpha Gamma Delta scholarship cup, and the announcement of the Y. W. C. A. of ficers for the coming year. toast-mistres- s. Universities and colleges of thirteen or fourteen different states will be represented at the Fifth Annual In stitute for Registrars which will be held at the University of Kentucky The organiza next week, April tion, which, is the first of its kind in America, was instituted several years aeo by Professor Ezra L. Gillis, regi strar of the university. It has held all of its meetings here. The Kentucky branch of the Ameri can Association of Collegiate Regis trars will hold its fifth annual meeting in conjunction with the meeting of the institute, as has always been done. In previous years, two days have been given over to its program but this year, only one afternoon will be devoted to it The sessions of the institute will close Friday morning and the meeting of the Kentucky Dean Wiest, Dr. Leland and Dr. Commerce branch of the American Association Jennings Speak will take place Friday afternoon. Club Banquet Will Be is as The program of the institute April 19 follows: : Monday, April 4 STUDENTS Registration ALSO SPEAK 10:00 to 10:30 a. m. Registrar's of fice. The Commerce College of the uni Greetings 10:30 a. m. President versity held the first general convoca McVey, of the University of Ken tion in its history in White Hall. tucky. Thursday, March 24, Dean Edward Outline of Courses and Round Wiest presiding. All commerce stu Table Conferences dents were present and enjoyed a very 9:00 a. m. The Registrar As An interesting program. Administrative Officer, by Ezra L, Dean Wiest gave a short talk on Gillis, Registrar of the University of the benefits of a good commercial ed Kentucky. ucation to the young man just out of Tuesday, "The Registrar and His college, that he can make himself at home in most any concern in a very (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) short time, due to the basic training he has previously received. LeRoy Miles, president of the Commerce club. gave a short talk on the possibilities of the college on the campus, and was followed by Ray Brian. Dr. Leland was the principal speaker and he brought out very clearly that leaders Consolidated Coach Corporation should be chosen solely on the basis ' Schol-- . of merit in their respective lines, and Announces. Forty-Seve- n not on account of popularity or other arships for Farm Boys and minor reasons. Dean Wiest then Girls to Junior Week called on the other members of the TRIP IS HIGHLY PRIZED faculty for "speeches,"" and Dr. Jennings' usual witty talk was thoroughn scholar- ly enjoyed by the students. An award of The next convocation will be an ships' to boys and girls to the annual Junior Week at the University of nounced in the near future, and it is Kentucky in June has been annunced reported that a speaker of national by R. S. Webb, Jr., and reputation is to be secured for the general manager of the Consolidated occasion, to which everyone is extended an invitation. April 19 was set Coach corporation, of Lexington. The scholarships include transpor- as the advance date for the annual tation to and from Lexington, and an Commerce club banquet. allowance for board and room during n the week. The winners of the on scholarships will be selected by School Facultythe county agent of each county, from the members of the Junior Agricul- FIRST COMMERCE ASSEMBLY HELD GIVES AWARDS TO JUNIOR CLUB forty-seve- Three Alumni Are Normal forty-seve- tural White-hous- - Misses Bishop and Tandy; and Kyle Whitehead .Teach at Murray clubs. The counties included in the Consolidated Coach Corporation's scholarship award are: Boyle, Lincoln, Fayette, Boyd, Carter, Woodford, Greenup, Leslie, Harlan, Knox, Clay, Laurel, Jackson, Lee, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Madison, Estill, Montgomery, Bath, Nicholas, Mason, Bourbon, Harrison, Bracken, Pendleton, Kenton, Campbell, Grant, Boone, Mercer, Franklin, Owen, Gallatin, Carroll, Wayne, Russell, Washington, Shelby, Henry, Trimble, Oldham, Jefferson, Hardin, Grayson, Logan and Barren. Efforts are being made each year to reward farm boys and girls who take active parts in the junior clubs, with a week of education and recreation at the .university and in Lexington. The award of these scholarships by the Consolidated Coach corporation will help materially to bring the benefits of the junior week to the worthy farm boys and girls, and will increase the number of boys and girls attending to over 500 from seventy-fiv- e counties. Since only 500 scholarships are given among the more than 20,000 club members in the state, they are highly "prized. According to J. W. state club leader, winning a trip to junior week is one of the highest honors awarded, and helps greatly to stimulate work and study among club boys and girls. The department of journalism is in receipt of the faculty edition of the bulletin of Murray State Teacher's College. The bulletin contains photographs of the faculty of the school. Included in faculty one notices three recent University of Kentucky students, Mr. Kyle Whitehead, Miss Margaret Tandy, and Miss Mary Leona Bishop. Mr. Whitehead, who is now director of publicity and instructor of English and journalism at the Normal, was graduated from the uni- - (CONTINUED ON DEBATE Try-ou- which ts PAGE-EIGHT- ) TRY-OUT- S for the debating team will meet the representatives f Cambridge University here next year, will be held April 8, at 7:30 o'clock in the Little theater in White hall. Six men are to be selected to compose the squad. All students, including graduate students, are eligible to try for a place on the team. e, - DISCUSSION FINISH STUDY COURSE GROUPS Ten Weeks' Course Is Concluded With Banquet Tuesday Night Five at City Y.M.C.A. Groups Honored AVERAGE ATTENDANCE 403 Groups Participate in Discussion Conducted by University Association Thirty-on- e Five Bible Discussion Groups were honor guests at a banquet given Tues day evening, March 29, at the city Y. M. C. A. by the University Y. M C. A. The banquet was in charge of the Women's Auxiliary pi the Y. M. C. A., a committee from the Women's Club of the university. The groups honored were 336 Harrison Avenue 100 per cent, 601 S. Lime stone 100 per cent, 324 S. Upper 100 per cent, 401 Linden Walk 100 per cent, and Kappa Sigma fraternity 98 per cent. There were 31 groups organized at the first meeting of the year and 21 of these groups completed the course Meetings were held once a week for ten weeks. The largest number in at tendance any one week was 506 and the total attendance for the ten weeks was 4,039 making the average at tendance for each week 403. This is the best attendance in the seven years that the groups have been organized and the university leads the schools of the South in the matter of atten KY., APRIL 1, 1927 NUMBER 25 Fourth Hop STROLLER CAST Cadet Dance Will Be Given in Gym Saturday FOR SPRING PLAY The fourth of the series of five cadet hops sponsored by the military department of the university will be given in the men's gymnasium Saturday afternoon from 3:30 until 6 o'clock, according to an announcement made this week by the committee in charge of arrangements. Peck's Bad Boy eight piece orchestra will play for this hop. As usual' all students are invited and those not having season books may purchase tickets at the door. POET DELIGHTS U. K. STUDENTS Carl Sandburg Speaks to Students at Two Convocations on Wednesday ; Large Audience Fills Gym LECTURES ON LINCOLN IS ANNOUNCED ENJOYABLE "The Truth About Blayds," the annual Stroller play has at last been definitely decided upon by the direc tors. The tentative list of the cast that was given out in The Kernel sev eral weeks ago has been changed slightly but the cast as it now stands is composed of the following: -Oliver Blayds Harry McChesney. Isabel Blayds Henrietta Black burn. Marion Mary Vir ginia Hailey. y William Benjamin VanMeter. y Oliver Leonard Weakley. y Septima Minna Hagerdon. A. L. Royce A. Y. Yeaman. Parsons Thomas Adams. The play centers around the figure of Oliver Blayds, who is to be por trayed by Harry McChesney. This will not be, the first time that Mr. McChesney has appeared in dramatics on the campus as he has taken part in several of the Romany plays. He has always been greatly interested in the Strollers and last year he took Blayds-Conwa- y Blayds-Conwa- BAND CONCERT IS A GREAT SUCCESS O. T. C. as the nation as a whole, Mr. Cooper unit have been declared. His talk contained many tary department arranged by the miliof the university for humorous sketches, one of which fol April, according to Col. H. P. Hobbs. lows: The dates set are April 6, 11, 21 and "I live in old Kentucky, 26 and the ceremonies are to be held Where they never have the blues: during the seventh and eighth hours. Here the captains kill the colonels ihese practice reviews have been And the colonels kill the booze." arranged to prepare the university for To make up for this slam at the the annual regimental inspection bv moral conditions of the dear old state the Board of Inspection of the War Mr. Cooper assured his auditors that uepartment which will be at the uni- the whisky business is really decreas ersiy on May 2 and 3 this year. May ing, thus relieving the situation. 15 has been set as the date for the Mr. Cooper wa3 reluctant to speak military day, the at the convocation because Mr. Sand formation field the year. last military of burg spoke on the same subject only President McVey will present to the day before, but consented at the the the request of the students and faculty. Aprilunit at newlyfirst formation on 6 the elected sponsors. He gave the same talk last evening also the new national and recimentnl at the Lafayette hotel. colors, with due military ceremony. New regimental colors have just been completed; they are light blue, having on them the U. of K. coat of arms and the R. O. T. C. lettering After the presentation, the recular regimental parade will be conducted, to be followed by such other regimenPrograms Will Be Presented tal training as may be ordered at the Each Person Attending Con time. The orders for this exercise will be published in a few days. cert to Be Given in GymThe K. O. T. C. band will particinasium at 3:30 pate in all formations and ceremonies. new sponsors will be present at LAMPERT-I- S DIRECTOR Theformations to lend dignity all and inspiration to the cadets, especially the The university mens' glee club will give a concert next Sunday afternoon freshmen, proving to them that the "army life" is the "only life," and not m the new basketball building at 3:30, according to Prof. Carl Lampert, di- so bad as it may seem. According to Colonel Hobbs, the rector of the club, who is personally supervising the afternoon appearance. (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Programs will be presented each per son attending, in order that the pro gram may be appreciated the more fully. The following program will be pre sented: a. On, On, U. of K. Lampert b. Mulligan Musketeers ... Atkinson Scholarship Is Given Annually; 2. University Quartette 3. a. The Bellman Forsyth recipient Must Be Arts and b. Morning Speaks Science Student and Memr 4. University Orchestra ber of Evangelical Church Selections from II Trovatore.' 5. The Bells of St. Marys .. Adams AWARD IS WORTH $250 6. Sylvia ..Baritone Solo John R. Beam James C. Burnette. or Tomnkins- 7. University Quartette Selected ville, Ky., a senior in the College of 8. a. Old Kentucky Home Foster Arts and Sciences and a member of b. Hail Kentucky! Alma Mater! the debating team, was awarded the University students are extremely Patterson scholarship of $250 last fortunate to have such a program at Saturday night at a special meetiner their disposal, and it has been made of the Patterson Literary society. At possible only by the unceasing activity the same meeting the Patterson oraof the music department to provide torical medal was presented to O. J.' something worth while for the stu- Bowen, of Lawrenceburg, who spoke dents. on "Bleeding China." Bowen is a freshman in the Colleee of Arts and MEN'S GLEE CLUB TO SING SUNDAY WINS AITERSON PRIZE .. . University Y. W. C. A. Publishes Nominations All Members Are Requested to Vote in Elections, April 5 and 6 .' The nominations for new officers of the Young Womens Christian Association for the ensuing year are as follows: President Lydia Roberts and Virginia Robinson. Secretary Rankin .Harris, Kath- - Plan Observance Plan Press Round FOUR REVIEWS I Tx TTT rV r f T Uf JK. U. 1. L. U Nil BURNETTE Dean Anderson Freshmen Prizes Team During Tells Auditors About Abraham Lincoln at Convocation Thursday Wade H. Sev Continental Cooper, president of the Formations Are Planned Ago Has Been L. C spoke Trust Co., of Washington Preparation for Annual Regi- in eral Weeks on "Abraham Lincoln' Changed McChesney and mental Inspection at a convocation of the College of Held Blackburn Have Leads Commerce in White hall yesterday May 2 and 3 at the third hour. Mr. Cooper is GRIFFITH STAGE MANAGER Tennessee man, and the son of a Con FIRST DATE IS APRIL 6 federate soldier, Ha i ley, VanMeter, Weakley, Mr. Cooper took the stand that Lin Unit Is in Unusually Good ConHagerdon, coin went on record for the promotion Yeaman, and dition According to Colonel of the union and the protection of Adams Also in Cast Hobbs it and never did he oppose slavery in it sessence. "Lincoln was the best Having beelriajehearsal for sever Four regimental inspections al weeks the personnel of cast of friend that the South ever had, as well views of the university R. and re Blayds-Conwa- TRIP Wade H. Cooper Speaks'cpT HATCQ CfiD To Commerce Students L 1 U1LD TV IS Tentative List Published Blayds-Conwa- CLUB HAS HOP! FOURTH MILITARY DANCE IN GYM SATURDAY KENTUCKY OF Carl Sandburg the "vagabond poet" and philosopher from Illinois, spoke to the student body of the university Wednesday in the men's gymnasium. He spoke at 11 o'clock and again at 4. Mr. Sandburg spoke to the largest assemblage that ever attend a uni versity convocation. In Mr. Sandburg's morning address he portrayed Abraham Lincoln as an artist, as a droll character in whom the tragic and the comic were dance. The speakers at the banquet Tues strangely mingled and as an epic day were Frank Melton, Bart Peak, figure in world history. Mr. Sand President Frank L. McVey, burg is the author of a book on and W. G. Woolum. Frank Melton Lincoln. Using varied incidents from Lin acted as toastmaster and music pro- coin's life to show different traits character, Mr. (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) of his many-side- d Sandburg talked on quietly, in even tones, standing motionless with his hands in his pockets, until he grad ually brought his hearers under the spell of his personality and they saw Lincoln through his discerning eyes He then read to them from two Twenty-si- x Members of Men's volumes of his book on Lincoln, select University Glee Club, Which ing his Musical Organization Return of passages to illustrate he analysis Has Just Returned from Sucthe man about whom said more cessful Western Tour Will From Week's Tour of Westhan 2,700 books have been written. Give Program Sunday tern Kentucky Among the chapters he read was for which the basic material had been FIVE TOWNS ARE VISITED worked out, he said, by William H. PHI MU ALPHA PLEDGES Townsend, of Lexington. It was enThe Men's Glee club of the univer titled "Commonwealth of Kentucky "A large audience turned out at 3:30 sity returned from their annual spring vs. Abraham Lincoln," and recounted o'clock Sunday to hear the University of Kentucky concert band, under the tour of one week last Saturday morning at 11:15 o'clock. The trip (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) direction of Prof. Elmer Sulzer, render a pleasing program of overtures, was a success in every way, tne ciud folk dances, and waltzes, at the gympresenting one of the best programs Will nasium. This was the second appearin its history. ance of the concert band this season, Men who made the trip were: first Offer and, from all indications, the organitenors, Rollin Gibbs, Austin Graves, E. F. Norton, Clarence Valade, and Two Annual Awards Will Be zation bids fair to take its place as one of the best in the South. Frank Brown; second tenors, Taylor Given For Best Essays on The program: Isen Howard Jenkins, Henry Mad- "Pattern Making" dox, Frank Melton, Melvin Nolleau, 1. Overture "Joiiy Robbers" Suppe Dixon Rapp, J. H. Sweeney, and Serenade "An Autumn Romance" According to an announcement Clarence Kress; first bass, E. M. ButKing H. S. Caplinger, Russel Laugh-li- made by Dean Anderson, it is his ler, Scenes from Musical Comedy "The John fi. Beam, and C. A. Poole; desire to offer two prizes annually Prince of Pilsen" . Luders second bass, Foster Adams, Herman for the best essays on "Pattern Mak Hungarian Dance, No. 5 Brahms Coombs, J. Turner, Forest Mercer, ing" written by any member of the Selections from the Opera "Or and T. H. Green; Prof. Carl Lampert, freshman class of the College of En pheus" Offenbach director; F. L. Yost, accompanist, and gineering, j The essays may be illusHunioresque "Th Wedding of trated by drawings," sketches or photoG. H. Bright, manager. Hemie and Kathrina" Alford The following program was pre graphs and each essay must contain "Moonlight on the Nile" Waltz 1,000 to 1,500 words. sented: King AH the essays submitted to the de a. On, On U. of K Lampert Grand Potpourri "Oh Fair Dove! partment are to become the property b. The Mulligan Musketeers Olr Fond Dove!" Schlepegrell Atkinson of the College of Engineering. For Bass Solo "The Octopus and the the best essay a prize of ?10 is offer Mermaid" King ed and for the second a prize of $5 is 10 (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Finale March "Chicago Tribune" given. The prizes will be awarded Chambers annually until further notice. The During the intermission Alpha awards will be made by a committee of three men appointed by the dean (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) 'Go to Church" Sunday Will Be of the College of Engineering. April 10 If, during any one year, no essay is Meeting" submitted, or if those which are subThrough cooperation of the various mitted are deemed by the committee ministers of the city, the University to lack sufficient merit to entitle them Centre College Newspaper Men Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. are planning to to prizes, the committee may withhold Will Be Hosts observe "Go To Church" Sunday on the award, and, the prizes available for April 10. At this time the associa- that period may be carried over to a The University of Kentucky has tions hope to have every student and future time and awarded to worthy been invited by the Centre Colege every faculty member of the institu- contestants in any manner which the Press club to send delegates to a con- tion attend the church of his own committee may desire. All awards vention to be held in Danville May choice. may be discontinued at the discretion 20 and 21. The purpose of the con-- 1 On April 10, various ministers of of the donor. vention is to form a Kentucky Inter- the city have promised to preach collegiate Press Association. special sermons for college students. Rifle Score Drops Two delegates from each college! If the plan is successful this year the publication in the state are invited. Y" plans to make the observance of Second They will assist in grading the var"Go to Church Sunday" an annual ious papers, the best of which will be custom. Begins Firing Third Series of awarded prizes. 2,000 Shots in National In- GLEE CADET (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) DOCTOR MINER IS PLEDGED I i Alpha Delta Sigma, professional advertising fraternity, held pledging exercises for Doctor J. B. Miner, bead of the psychology department of the university, Thursday night, March 24, in the Business Offices of The Kentucky Kernel. Dr. Miner is the first faculty member to be pledged and when initiated will serve as an advisory member. Sciences. The Patterson scholarship funds were instituted by James K. Pattter- son, former president of the university and founder of the Patterson Literary Society. Fve thousand dol lars was invested, the interest of which is given each year as a schol-- . arship to some student in the College of Arst and Sciences who is a member of the Patterson Literary Society and of an evangelical church. The interest on a $500 investment goes toTiurchase a medal which is awarded on March 26 of each year to an orator of superior ability. At the end of every five years the collected interest on another $500 investment is given in a lump sum to the student who eives the best oration on the life of Doctor Patterson. This prize wil be awarded next year. Burnette. the winer of this vear's prize, has been attending Berea College for the past three years. He entered the university last Sentember. At Berea he was captain cf the debating team which won the state championship. He is a member of Tau Kappa Alpha, honorary oratorical fraternity, and of Phi Delta Phi, honorary legal fraternity. - tercollegiate Match Co-e- ds f Plan Feast; Only Reason The University of Kentucky marks men completed the second stage of the Kernel Staff Has Annual Dinner; Papers Bank Account Is Thinner National Intercollegiate firing match Tuesday with a total score of 1955 out fit a possible 2,000. This represents a drop of 23 as compared with the Stunts to Feature Women's Dinner, Music, Speeches, Conve- first stage score of March 16 to 23, in Food Is Late But Not For Long, Speeches Made When Food rsationAcrobatic Acts That Startle, Also Bold clusive, according to the official Is Gone Business Force Is Much Maligned, Music Fraternity Continues Impersonation Washington report, where the targets Food Is No Minor Drive for Subscriptions to Shrop. and Conn Reply in are graded. Consideration Campus Song Book Kind So far, the firing this year has been (By KATHLEEN PEFFLEY) named Epicurus made eating fashion- better than last, this year's score for Alpha Gamma chapter of Phi Mu (By ALFRED P. ROBERTSON) young and a numthe first and second stage being 1,978 Alpha, men's professional musical According to the women students of able. Not to be outdone by this fam- and 1,955 respectively, compared The Kentucky Kernel, by courtesy ber of guests not so young but just fraternity, held pledging exercises at the university that oft quoted col- ous personage we're going to really with previous scores of as 1,975 and of Mr. Shropshire, business manager as hunrgy assembled at the Phoenix the band concert last Sunday after- legiate query "When do we eat?" will eat, the pennies in our little bank 1,912. thereof, entertained its staff at the to partake of the food of that famous noon during the intermission. The be suitably answered next Thursday will go for a jioble purpose. In adThe meal, much to our Firing on the third stage began annual staff banquet Friday evening, hostelry. dition to the feature of eating, the following men were pledged: Clar- at the Phoenix hotel when "us girls" chagrin, was some five minutes late. program committee has let out little Tuesday and will be continued for March 25. ence Valade, Penrose Ecton, Robert as Professor Grehan would say are When the another seven days, during which the If you will look on the masthead of open we doors were finally thrown Carter, J. Humphreys, C. F. Daley, going to give a big banquet. We've hints as to certain daring impersona- marksmen hope to run up an even The remembered our manners Kernel you will see about sixty long tions which we wilhbe allowed to witRobert Hayes, Beecher Adams and been hearing a lot about banquets enough to allow President Mcnames of members of the staff. Just ness, impersonations of persons of better score. Forest Mercer. Actives in the chap- lately, engineers, scientists, journalwhy the staff should include so many Vey and Professor Grehan to proceed ter are Niel' Plummer, Frank Brown, ists, and bachelors seem to have de- hitherto unquestioned authority and NOTICE, SENIORS"" is not known, but as Frank Davidson the assembly into the dining room. impeccable reputation. When quesCyrus Poole, Frank Cummings, Guth- veloped a remarkable propensity for The table was arranged in the form said in his monologue they have to tioned as to the identity of these rie Bright, Ralph Platts and Law- eating a la mode in public. Orders for senior invitations will be have some kind of activity. The edi- of a huge "K." The news and business oelebrities, the program committee We women students, not to be out rence Freeman. taken in the hall of the Administra- tor and managing editor have a natur- staffs were seated at opposite horns Phi Mu Alpha is still conducting done, are going to meet together April gives a knowing smile collectively if you can imagine such a phenomena tion building this afternoon from 1 al desire to become acquainted with of the "K" and the meal proceeded their subscription campaign for the 7, spinsters, spouses, bachelor girls to 4 o'clock; tomorrow (Saturday) all the members of their staff, a desire merrily. After we had done all damcampus song book which they are and what not, and give ourselves a as a collective smile. morning from o'clock, and Mon- that is never gratified during the year. age possible to a really excellent dinAlso, a number of superlatively day publishing. The publication cannot little publicity. It is time for the afternoon from 4 o'clock. This Hence, The Kernel staff banquet. It's ner we turned to the other feature trained acrobats will perform start- - is the last chance to order be sent to press until one thousand eating activities of our sex to be invitations. the one sure way to get all the staff which, according to Professor Grehan, have been subscribed to those aided a bit more, (Signed) ROLAND SCHULTZ, tpgether at one time. ' A number of years ago a man (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) who subscribe for it in advance. Chairman of Invitation Committee Friday evening this band of hungry (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Is That Banquets Are in Season Phi Mu Alpha Pledges Seven Men at Concert pseudo-journalis- ts her-copi- I Pi Mu Epsilon Honors Newton on Anniversary Chambers and Willey Speak at Commemoration of Newton's Death 200 Years Ago Pi Mu Epsilon. mathematical fra ternity, held its monthly meeting at the Civil Engineering and Physics building, Thursday, March 24, at 4 o clock. The meeting was of particular in terest as the commemoration of the anniversary of the death of one of the world's greatest mathematical geniuses, Sir Isaac Newton. Mr. Wilbur W. Chambers crave a sketch of the famous Englishman's life. He dwelt on his personal traits and idiosyncracies in a way to make Newton a real person, not a name. Rare editions of Newton's "Prin- clpia" and "Opticks." published in 1704, were examined and discussed bv the fraternity. The other speaker of the afternoon. Mr. Grant C. Willey, explained the development of the gas law equations and their applications in chemistry. He also discussed the empirical equations and their mathematical proof.