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5 > Image 5 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 1, 1927

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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL that. QCIRREL FOOD Lucile Cook FOR THE BANQUET! can follow that first paragraph you're doing more than I can. You see it's Well, since every special writer and the effects of all the good FOOD we (get that "special." That's a copy-wri- te had. "It's fact we want," is the cry. for writing what we want when Sure, you'd rather hear Akkie's and gulrj the spirit moves us, very much to the my opinion of this gobble-gobbl- e, anguish of His Highnesses, John Bul- thing, for we're for truth, more food, lock vs. Niel Plummer) Frank Hoover, and listerine. To begin with, it was fruit cocktail. Virginia Boyd and every one else on the staff of the greatest of all college I never did understand why it was papers (I have the approval of The called cocktail, probably as a relic of Kernel concerning that last statement. the dear old days that are beyond reThey won't mind at all telling you call. Anyway, the name wasn't what they are the best journalists of col- was worryin' me. The QUESTIjN legian news in tht world) will write, was: "How do I eat the darn thing-ma-jigI knew the etiquette book rave and chew thee rag over the glorious feed we wuz given free at the sez when in doubt follow the lead of Phoenix. I don't mean the Phoenix your neighbor but the trouble was my gave it free. Oh, no! A fairy made neighbors didn't agree on the lead. some kind of a bargain with Jimmy Willy King used a tea spoon and Shropshire and he loosened up. Well, Ted McDowell a fork, but for once I we'll have to say this for the old had an idea, "Ha! Ill use the baby boy, he did the thing royally and Ak-k- ie spoon," thinks I. But alas, no sooner sez he's one of the shining lights had I put the delectable fruit to my of The Kerntl out side of herself, of mouth than Akkie gave me a poke in the slats what made me choke on my course. Here, I've been flopping around like false teeth. She sez, "Don't embarass me Uke a chicken with its head off. If you HURRAH That spoon's for your demi-tasse- ." "Well, I hate soup anyway," sez I. The rest of the meal went pretty well. We wuz used to eating the othand er things (except the knew what picks and shovels to use. Some of them what had to make speeches didn't enjoy the sustenance as much as they could have, had they been in a normal condition. (Ain't that good English for you, sustenance, especially?) However, all things omt to an end, even the" talks which weren't so worse when you fell into a comfortable dream of food, what is the silver linin' to every cloud. I learned one thing at the banquet. Food is an essential part of journalism, and though speeches aren't as important, they can be gotten away with, but journalists ain't no singers! The orchestras (Yes, we had an orchestra) played our national hymn, "On, Oi: U. of K.," and the voices raised to murder that tune should have been caged long ago. Dr. and Mrs. McVey, Dean Boyd, Uncle Enoch, and Mrs. Grehan, anl Miss Margie occupied the seats of honor of the "K" and had a lot of fun giving each other T. L.'s and handing each other the baskets of flowers as he or she received the biggest compliment. Akkie said she never did see why they didn't send 'em down to her but the only one who got them from those whom we speak on in whispers was Jimmy Shropshire and Johnny Bullock. They would! They're just the type! 'Bout the whole Herald force was there, taking advantage of our free food. "Helen Goes a Shopping" and Simp Estes wisecracked all evening, while Edith Minihan looked as pretty as she usually doe.?. I noticed one thing, all the Herald staff left before the toasts began. That was one time jt paid to work on the Herald! . demi-tass- Daughter "Father, grandma is planning on bobbing her hair." Father "Who touches a hair on yon gray head, dies like a dog!" h. "Hey, Wtfllie, why doncha use the other straw, too?" "I haven't emptied this one yet." Stevens Tech Stone Mill. ' "One thing about having gone to college," sighed the capitalist as the ICelL dressed, gentlemm. atknotvledge. the.pneeminencL of SfesoL smartness and appreciate, tfie, economies of Stetson. - quality. nineteenth classmate that day was leaving, "I'll never have to buy my bonds from a stranger." Chicago Phoenix. Why is it that a college student won't put more than twenty minutes on a calculus problem, but will spend an hour and a half trying to get the " speedometer off a flivver? Pen State Froth. "Drive-It-Yourse- lf Eight io FortyVoUan ViTite for Interesting Booklet "The STETSON HAT in LITERATURE" John B. Stetson Compuiy. "PhiudtlViM HATS STETSON 3Qn SyledJorljouM) "And what do you think of the Grand Canyon Hokku?" "Just gorges, Anaximander, just gorges." Awgwan. ( Surgeon "I'll sew that scalp wound for ten dollars." Patient "Gee, Doc, I just want plain sewing, not hemstitching and embroidery." n. "That's one thing I like about my girl." "What's that?" PAGE FIVE Mercury. granted. The story covers a considerable period, taking Terry through the Old Lady "Little boy, do you mind "rookie" stage to that of a fire engineer, showing the suspense that atSunday?" Little Boy "Oh, I just manage to tends a fireman, and his everyday heroism; The role, which inclines to endure it, old dear." the dramatic, is balanced by a wealth "Sir! I'll have you know there's of typical Charles Ray comedy. "The Fire Brigade" was produced blue blood in my veins." "I hope you are taking something by Hunt Stromber and directed by with the aid William Nigh for for it." of the International Order of Fire Engineers. A large portion of the proShe "Did Hans Brinker ?" fits will be turned over to this organHe "No, she came with Fritz." ization for the carrying on of its fire prevention work. May McAvoy has the feminine lead opposite Ray, and the cast includes Holmes Herbert, Tom O'Brien, Eugenie Besserer, Warner P. Richmond, Bert Woodruff, Vivia Ogden, De Witti Jennings, Dan Mason, James Bradbury, Jr., Erwin Connelly and others. KENTUCKY THEATER "The guy she goes with." PREVIEWS OF LOCAL SHOWS "DONT TELL THE WIFE" One of the most daring and fan tastic achievements of screen photo graphy and direction is seen in War ner Brothers' comedy of Parisian life. "Don't Tell the Wife," starring Irene Rich. It is the dance of the Silver Shafts. The ballet itself, arranged by Ernest Belcher, noted dance impressario, is performed by seven young women chosen for grace and beauty of face and form. Deft underfoot lighting creates an illusion of startling beauty. The figures seem to be floating wraiths the glittering bodies which are like floating butterflies, seem to be pierced by shafts of transparent light like silver arrows. The dance takes place in a Parisian night club, a reproduction of one of the most famous and elaborate of the cafes of the French capital. In support of Irene Rich Huntley Gordon, Lilyari Taehman and William Demarest are featured. Otis Harlin directed the story from the scenario of Rex Taylor. "Don't Tell the Wife" which is now showing at The Kentucky Theater. "MR. WU" The feature for the first half of next week at the Kentucky Theater Lon will be "Mr. Wu," starring Chaney who plays the part of Mr. Wu himself. Nothing we say could add to anything Lon Chaney plays in, neither could we detract from his perfor mance. Mr. Wu will be at the Ken tucky for four days, beginning STRAND THEATER "THE WOLF HUNTERS" The hand may be faster than the eye, as the old circus shell game man used to sing, but he didn't refer to the camera's eye. Proof of that is in a visit Saturday to the Strand Theater where the Rayart adaptation novel, of James Oliver Curwood's "The Wolf Hunters," will be featured. Quick shooting, hard hitting, rapid riding, all flash upon the screen with a clarity that is remarkable. Aside from the excellence of the story and the fine work of a notable cast, this picture is a mravel because of 'its photography. aggregation The cast is an consisting of Robert McKim, Virginia Brown Faire, Alan Roscoe, Mildred Harris, and David Torrence. The director was Stuart Paton. Another episode of "On Guard" wilt also 'be shown. all-st- HM9k f 'J. X-a- L vsB "ri-- V - Jb3kSHH lMli.H W COMPETE SOON Twenty Debating Teams Will Meet in Lexington April 13-1-6 to Decide State Championship PRIZES TO BE AWARDED Twenty teams, representing all sections of Kentucky, will meet at the University of Kentucky in a series of debates April 13, 14, 15 and 16 as the culmination of group debates held by high schools throughout the sta;te. Opponents and sides will be determined by lot. The debates are held under the auspices of the extension department of the university. Members of the winning teams OPERA HOUSE among the 20 will be given the usual gold medal from the university, and, "OTHER PEOPLE'S BUSINESS" Those who appreciate the lighter, type of comedy, replete with laughs in "Whispering Sage" at the Ben Ali and comic situations, and moving Theater Sunday. swiftly to a happy solution of all difThrills, stunts of daring, hard ridficulties, will be plentifully entering and hard fighting are in tained by the Lexington Players' pre- this film which is sure to features old please sentation this week of "Other and young alike. People's Business." The play is a rollicking comedy of business and is "LONDON" comical in the extreme with Harry Geoffrey Malvern, a young artist North, in one of his typical character roles, furnishing most of the comedy. seeking adventure and types in the slums of London, is struck by the Mr. North, as the d business man with a front of brass charm and beauty of Mavis Hogan. and a heart of gold, is" the whole He is also attracted by a resemblance play. The others are incidental. His to his former fiancee, now dead. Some week later, he again sees her. is a character part with a punch. He is at once laughable and lovable. Uut things are different. Mavi3 is Kenneth McDonald as Captain no longer a citizen of Limehouse. Cuttleberry gives an able perfor- She lives with Joan's mother in May-fai- r. How did she get there? What mance as the hardboiled returned soldier who wants a job and gets it is she doing? What happens? and having gotten it makes himself This will all be disclosed the .first so valuable as to be burdensome to half of next week at the Ben Ali his manager, Berkley Henderson (Mr. Theater. "London," Dorothy Gish's North) whose ideas are not so ad latest starring production, tells the vanced. A peculiar feud springs up tale. Thomas Burke is the author; between the young zealot and his em Herbert Wilcox, the director; British ployer in which the older man tests National Pictures, Ltd., the producer; the integrity of the younger. The and Paramount, the distributor. latter comes through arid incidentally Vodvil numbers will complete the wins his employer's daughter. program. Miss Dorothy Cleur plays the daughter, a part that makes no great "THE CITY" strain on her versatile ability. Robert Frazer plays the leading McCoy" and Marion Venno Russel role in the film version of "The City," feature the other romance of the play. the intense melodrama by Clyde Fitch, Mr. McCoy is the extravagant son of which comes to the Ben Ali Theater the old manager with a fondness for for three days beginning next Thursemotional oratory. Miss Venno is the day. In this absorbing drama of a stenographer who loves him despite young man's fight to attain his am his faults. Frazer plays the role of j Larry Foster is cast as the only bitions, George Rand, Jr., a young attorney; villian that mars the dramatic seren- who after father's death moves, ity of .the play. Chic Chafe as the to the city his achieve to his goal. more or less silent partner is not The story of his steady rise upgiven the usual opportunity that is ward, and then of his hopeless strughis to apply his talent." Virginia gle against the forces of the city that Goodwin's part is also of a minor crowd in on him and prevent his ulcharacter. timate success, is what goes to make Next week's presentation will be up" the plot ofthe powerful drama. "The Beautiful Liar." Walter McGrail plays the role of A. P. R. the drug crazed Hannock, a part made famous on the stage by Tully Mar- -' BEN AH THEATER shall, while Nancy Nash, a Fox find,' is cast as Cicely, the youngest "WHISPERING SAGE"-I-f Rands, whose behavior brings the you want an entertainment that family to their senses. will tingle every nerve with exciteR. William Neill directed the proment, when you are not laughing duction. heartily at the many humorous preThree acts of vodvil will also be dicaments of. the hero, see Buck Jones given. , hard-heade- I in addition, $25 in gold. The school represented by the winning team will receive a silver loving cup which may be kept for one year. The latter trophy was provided by Tho Lexington Lea'der and is now in posession of Somerset high school, which had the winning team in 1926. Three hundred schools are registered for debate this year in the High School Debating League, an organization founded by the university through its extension department in 1920 with schools. rh initial enrollment of These 300 schools are scheduled to compete in groups of eight. Each team of each group will face four different opponents, twice on the negative and twice 'on the affirmative sides. Points are to be awarded according to the decision of the judges of each debate. At the close of the preliminary series the high point winner of each other seven dropping out. The series will then culminate in the contest here. The subject for debate this year 'is "Resolved, that the Curtis-Ree- d bill, providing for a National Department of Education with a Secretary in tho President's Cabinet, should be enacted into law." group continues in the debating, the 2-- Brltlsk National Picture Ltd. present their-- 'Oversea Special -Tarring DOROTHY GISH lOHDOk DincteJby Herbert Wilcox mm mm April 4. 5 and 6 of-h- f "THE FIRE BRIGADE" SaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaS:j":ifc HIGH SCHOOLS TO With 3 ACTS VODVIL IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIW Not since Charles Ray played in "The Girl I loved" has he had a part that approached in dramatic sincerity hat of Terry O'Neill in "The Fire Brigade," the production which is to be seen as tho attraction at the Strand Theater, be ginning on Sunday. During the last year Ray has bo- come identified with whimsical com- dy roles such as the ones he played in "Bright Lights," "The Auction Block," and "Paris," and has shown a delightful versatility of character- zation in these parts. 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