THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
Formerly THE IDEA
State University of Kentucky
LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, MAR. 23 1916,
BENNETT TRIO HERE
ARE VERY PROMISING
Preliminary Work Has Be- Mustache Contest May Be
gun on New Practice
Called Off As
Indications of fairer weather than
prevailed last week and the first of
this week have served to stir the baseball cohorts to increased activity and
any afternoon, barring Sunday, a trip
to tho east end of Stoll Field will con
vince anyone of tho seriousness with
which the squad is going into baseball practice.
Wildcat athlete and now
progressive assistant coach, Bill Tut-tihas the jneh in charge for the
preliminary "loosening up" period.
"Doc" Tigert will be out within a few
days and will assume command.
Only light batting and fielding practice has been indulged in and until
the really hard work begins it will be
impossible to get a good line on the
men. The ability of the members
of last years team is well known, but
there are quite a few men both in the
.freshman and upper" classes who
threaten to supplant the regulars.
Work is being rushed on the new
diamond, which had to be moved a
short distance to the east of last
year's arena. When this work is completed and the extra bleachers pro
vided along tho first base line; a week
or so of hard practice will put the
'Vildcat baseball steam roller In readiness to overwhelm the haughty
in the opening game, April 8.
STATE STUDENT DOES
Unusual Musical Attraction
Is Offering of the
State University is not without her
Tho Lyceum Courso has found a
heroes. Another has appeared in tho
great musical attraction in Mr. person
of Elmer Kranz Robertson, a
Charles Lowis Bennett, baritone. At special
working his. way
McBRAYER IS STATE
the outbreak of the war Mr. Bennett through
school, In the College of Me
ENTRY FOR INTERhad a contract to sing in the Royal
COLLEGIATE CONTEST Opera in Brussels, Belgium. He has chanical and Electrical Engineering,
who with heroic
and unJ. J. McBrayer, of Lawrenceburg, spent soven years abroad in perfect- tiring devotion, has mado it possible
won the contest to represent State ing his art, at Paris, London, Dresden for Matt Simms, an orphan from tho
Florence. Mr. Bennett sings Kentucky
University in thd
mountains, to go out into
with an emotional interpretation that
hibition contest, April 7.
the world, unashamed, without a
Only two men entered the contest, makes his work extraordinary.
trace of what was once a repulsive
Mr. Bennett will be assisted by Miss
tho other being D. T. Ricketson, of
Kansas City, Missouri.
Simms is now at St. Joseph's Hosa great aeai in ueuast pital undergoing on operation whereMr. Me.Braver's subloct was "The
fund by his nose, nearly eaten from his face
Great Internal Destroyer," while the and London for the
before coming to America. Mrs. Ben-- by
subject of Mr. Ricketson was "The
successive attacks of catarrh in
of the Nation." The judges were nett is' a perfect accompanist in that childhood, will be entirely restored
trophy was made of the finest Pall
Professor L. L. Dantzler, Dean Anna she follows the lead of the singer and his features rendered nearly per- silver and was handsomely engraved.
without subordinating the accompanJ. Hamilton and Enoch Grehan.
In order to make the prize useful as
Mr. McBrayer will receive the prize, iment too much.
Robertson first saw the boy at a
to add to its
well as beautiful and
AH students are urged to be present
five dollars In gold, and will repremission Sunday School in tho
appropriateness the cup was made In
sent the University in the State con- Friday at 8 p. m., March 24. It will
mountains last summer. . Bethe form of a shaving mug.
be a rare treat.
coming interested In his case, with a
How the thief entered the
Tho program follows:
great pity for the friendless lad, he
is unknown, but it is thought that he
Prologue 'Taliacci," R. Leoncavalarranged to bring him to Lexington
sneaked in and concealed himself DEAN HAMILTON
lo. Mr. Bennett.
for a medical examination. While ho
while the night watchman had the
TALKS TO H. E. CLUB A "The Dawn of Spring,"
P. .was being
treated here, Robertson
building open for inspection.
Dean Anna J. Hamilton delivered an Tschaikowski.
'shared his room with the boy, solicit
The news of this robbery comes as
B "The Swan Bent Low to the
ing aid for him from anyone he could
a sad hlow to manv of the seniors. address before the Home Economics
c "A Maid sinS Light," Ed. interegt
oE the University on "The Home;L11y-ln the case
who, since the announcement of the;club
MacDowell. D "The Bird and the
In a few weeks Simms will be dis
contest, have been so diligently culti- - Beautiful," Monday afternoon at 3:30.
the Rose," Amy Horrocks. Miss Bennett. missed from the hospital. He Is a
vating their "brushes."
and Sheperds, Henry capable
three-folfunction of woman as
weU mannered and of no
upon hearing the news of the robbery,
keeper, wife and mother, and the need Plirnoll
His many friends are
with difficulty prevented from
parted, Secchi. C Tho Fool's Solil- looking
for employment for him in
leaping from the window of his room oC her influence.
tho Home Economics faculty oquy (by request), Campbell Tipton. Lexington.
in the dorm and cutting himself to
and a larSe number of the major
pieces on the broken glass below. At
A "Ah, mon flls," from "LePro-phete,- "
dents of that department were
latest report ho was resting
ent at tho talk, and at the tea which
T IS ELECTED
Biset. C Ah,
was given later in honor of Missjfroin "Carmen,"
in ..Liiiinn tn ti,
of the Love, but a day," H. H. A. Beach.
tho North Broadway Detective Force Hamilton by the members
D Fair Vision. E By the Riverside.
will Vin nut nn Hio nnao nnlnaa thn Clllb,
F Under the Roses (by request), .Edstolen goods is recovered before tho
ward Grieg. G "How's my Boy?" S.
R. S. HART DIES AT
end of the week.
Dr. Tigert Entertains "K"
LEXINGTON HOME Homer. Miss Bennett.
A Life and Death,
Men and Women
Doctor R. S. Hart, father of Derrill Taylor. B Banjo Song, S. Homer.
TO HOLD ANNUAL
in the department of C Forever and a Day, Albert Mack.
CONTEST MONDAY Englisha fellow University,
George Gumbert, star basketball
died at his D Mandalay, Oley Speaks. Mr. Benof this
The annual oratorical contest of the home on tho Versailles piko at 9 nett.
guard, was elected captain of the 1917
Patterson Literary Society will bo o'clock last night, after an illness of
Wildcat fivo at a dinner given to tho
hold in tho University chapel next about three weeks.
1916 K men and women at th0 homo
HERBERT GRAHAM IS
Monday night. The winner of this
His death was caused by a weakMADE MANAGER OF
contest will meot tho representative ening of tho heart duo to an attack
of tho Union Literary Society later of grippe.
STATE TRACK MEET Server, tho lengthy center, so well- afand tho victor in tho
Dr. Hart was 73 years old and was
known to Kentucky fans, was chosen
Horbort D. Graham, of Frankfort, a manager. Tho election of Miss Innis
fair will roprosont tho University in a Confederate veteran, having boon
contest a member
tho 22nd Alabama senior in tho Collego of Arts and Sci-- .as captain and Miss Haydon as man- ' bo hold in May. A gold medal will Regiment, under Genoral Bragg, dur- - 0,1C0' haS beoU elected ,nterscla8tic ager of tho 'girls' team for 1917 was
bo awarded tho winner of tho contest ing tho internal strife, Ho studied track "onager at a meeting of tho fonmiuy confirmed
medicino at Baltimoro immediately athlot,c committee. This Is tho first women Thoso presont at the dinner
Tho speakers .and subjects will bo after tho war's close, and then camo t,mo a student 1,as ll0ld BUC a Psl''woro: Misses Nancy Inula, Pearl
as follows: M. U. Conditt, "Tho Evo- to this Stato whoro ho located near it
tho Woodford County lino. Ho has
and Lillian Haydon.
"Tho Next War;" William Shin-nic- lived thoro practicing his profession will bo hold on Stoll Field May 13, tho Messrs. Karl Zerfoss, Derrill Hart,
same dny as tho interscholastio meet James Sorvor, Georgo Gumbert, R. Y.
"America and tho Ago of tho over since.
Tho miners will bo assigned tho foot Iroland, Georgo Zorfoss and Ariniel
C. P. Nicholson, "Our
hall field for operations, while tho Carman.
Country and Our Presidont."
track men will uso tho oastoru portion
public is invited to attend tho contest,
Illinois University has loaned
which will bogin at 8 So'clock. No
to students this year as ngainst
MICROBE CLUB MEETS MONDAY
admission will bo charged.
$irS in 1895.
EVENING IN CLUB ROOMS.
The handsomo engraved loving cup
which was to bo given by tho Kernel
as a prize to tho senior possessing tho
finest mustache was stolen from tho
Kernel room by unknown persons
Tuesday night. Tho thief entorsd by
picking the lock of tho door and left
absolutely no clue as to his identity.
Student detectives are on the trail,
however, and it is probable that the
offender will bo caught before the
date set for tho awarding of the cup.
In case the prize is not recovered the
contest will be called off, as the Kernel has recently paid a large debt and
is financially unable to purchase another cup.
Committees Busy Working
Out Plans Among Uni-
WHAT THEY SAY.
Judge Barker says:
"This is tho most extensive
effort ever undertaken to uplift
tho moral life on tho campus. I
want every member of the student body to take part in it."
President Torrenco says:
"The Y. M. C. A. is pouring its
whole soul into tho Robins' campaign and asks all the men in
the school to take their stand
with it in tho fight."
Secretary Zerfoss says:
"Tho message of Raymond
Robins has made a stronger appeal to College men of tho United States than has any thing of
its kind in the history of tho
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