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The Kentucky Kernel, December 3, 1926

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

: r ! fro v- inn 1 Debate With Oxford At Hotel Tonight - KENTUCKY KERNEL UNIVERSITY VOLUME XVII LEXINGTON, VALUABLE ART COLLECTION IS GIVEN UNIVERSITY Carnegie Corporation Announces Distribution of $100,00 Collection to 20 Colleges and Universities OF KENTUCKY KY., DECEMBER 3, 1926 NUMBER MATCH WILL BE HELD AT HOTEL PROSPECTS ARE BRIGHT FOR YEAR m The first international intercollegiate debate ever held in Kentucky will take place in the ballroom of the Lafayette hotel tonight at 8 o'clock when the debating teams of Oxford College, England, and the university meet on the subject "Resolved, That Society Has More to Fear Than to Hope From Science." There is no admission charge and all students and faculty members are Invited to attend. The debate tonight is to be of the split team type, which is the English One Oxford method of debating, man, Michael Franklin, of Queens College, and two university men, W. H. Hanratty and J. C. Burnett, will take the affirmative, while the negative of the question will be upheld by George C. Robbins, of the university, (CONTINUED ON PAGE T3IGHT) Sutherland, head of the department of speaking, stated yesterday. This is despite the fact that only one member of last year's team is debating for the university this year. W. H. Hanratty, junior in the College of Law, is the veteran member of the team. Last year Mr. Hanratty was rated one of the best debaters m the state and was the winner of the Southern oratorical championship Mr. Hanratty came to the university from Hopkinsville high school where he won distinction as a speaker and debater. The university team this year is strengthened by the addition of two public PATRICK MONKHOUSE Patrick Monkhouse was senior scholar at Rugby in 1917, and head of the School House in 1923. He received first class honors at Trinity College in 1922. In the past Mr. Monkhouse; has. been treasurer of Oxford Union" Society, president of Oxford International Assembly. He is a writer of short stories, verses, plays and criticisms. GYLES ' ISHAM MICHAEL FRANKLIN Michael Franklin, of Hants and He Queens College, won the British Em- Gyles Isham is the holder of the Historical Scholarship at Rugby. was editor of "Isis," the leading uni- -' versity periodical; president of the Oxford Union Society in Hilary Term in 1926; president of the Oxford University Dramatic Society Jin 1924-2and played several important parts in their productions. 5, pire Shakespearean Society's competition at Haymarket theater, London, in 1925. Mr. Franklin has also played important roles in the productions of the Oxford University Dramatic Society. His hobbies are acting, journalism, painting and book collecting. (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) ovol-utio- (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) TEAM "JUDGING tfAKES HONORS Wins Tenth Place in Competition With 23 of Leading Universities of United States and Canada ARMSTRONG LEADS - TEAM Watson Armstrong, a member of 'to'i Mordkin and Dancers JOURNALISTS TO To Appear Next Week BE TAUGHT ART Noted Male Dancer Will Present Russian Ballet at Woodland New Courses in Art AppreciaTuesday Auditorium tion for Students of Department Will Be Offered The niest unique event of the season in the field of the theater, the Next Semester and music in Lexington, will undoubtedy be the appearance of the noted male dancer, 'Mikhail Mordkin, with his Russian Ballet of 55 artists with a symphony orchestra of 15 pieces. The appearance will take place at the Woodland auditorium Tuesday night, December 7 at 8:15 dance, o'clock. Supporting Mordkin will be Hilda Butsova, former primadonna ballerina with Pavlowa, Vera Nemtchinova, of the Leningrad State Opera, and Pierre Vladimiroff, the former partner of Karsavina. The young members of the ballet group having been trained by Mordkin himself in his school of the ballet. Uhe program will include Mord-kin- 's original improvisation from an "Arabian Night Tale, Carnival," a dramatic story set to an entirely new music score, "Cupid in Camp," a dramatic comic episode of the lighter side of war, "Shopiana Chopiniana," a new interpretation of the spirit of Chopin's music and others. Among the divertisements will be Mordkin's famous "Bow and Arrow," "Pierrot," "Italian Beggar Dance," "Voices of the Spring," "Bacchanale" and many others. A unique feature of Mordkin's Ballet will be the incidental singing interwoven in the dancing, and the relator of the story of each ballet in advance by the announcer. Prices of tickets will range from $1.10 to $3.85 including war tax. judging teami which represented the university in the International Live 'Stock Exposition in Chicago Saturday, '" won fifth place as an individual, with 115 in the contest. Mr. Armstrong 'is a senior in the College of Agri culture and is president of Alpha Zeta, honorary Agriculture fraternity. s, He is a member of the Alpha Tau Omega social fraternity. In the contest among the teams, 't Kentucky won tenth place. The teams placed fifth on sheep, ninth on hogs, , thirteenth on cattle and fourteenth on horses. Oklahoma won the contest, I with Kansas second and Nebraska teams, represent? third. Twenty-thre- e ing the best universities in the United Dr. McVey and Professor Gillis Go to Southern Association States and Canada competed. - The Kentucky team, composed of Dr. Frank L. McVey, president of Watson Armstrong, Flemingsburg; H. C. Brown, Colesburg; Wl O. Black- the University of Kentucky, left Monburn, Dry Ridge, and R. E. Proctor, day night to attend the annual meeting of the Southern Association of (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Colleges and Secondary Schools which will be held in Jackson, Miss., from November 30 to December 1. FRATERNITY WILL PLEDGE Ezra L. Gillis, registrar of the uniPhi Upsilon Omicron, national hon versity, left Sunday for Jackson in orary economics fraternity, will en- order that he might attend a comtertain with a tea at Patterson Hall mittee meeting before the opening of from 4 to 6 o'cldck on Thursday, De- the general session on Tuesday. To cember 9. Pledging exercises will be the colleges and secondary schools :held and the Phi Upsilon Omicron seeking admission in the association, Freshman Honor Medal will be pre this meeting will be of the utmost importance. sented. Attend Meeting It ffley Says "Ain't" Bad! Being Broke Should Be Taken Casually Along Examinations, Love, Measles, Fallen-Aifche- s, and Fraternity Dues With Professors, m H(By KATHLEEN PEFFLEY) Here's the first again and the monthly check is in college life takes on a sumptuous gaiety strangely contrasting with the poverty stricken mien of the last week. The shows will be full, and the tea rooms, and the taverns. How joyous life is when o ne can deposit dad's check and take up those of frigid temperature strewn about in moments of prodigal recklessness. Fellow students here is a riddle: Why is it that dinner dates always come toward the first of the month? Life seems filled with tragic problems like " that one. Billy who hasn't had a date in two weeks, and who has hocked everything from his Sunday socks to his last year's overcoat will be carrying a watch and taking Sally out again. steps out with Sally is a collegiates the first two weeks of the month, and then encourages visiting butter and egg men the last two. There is something wonderful about gold-digg- 1$.' being young and having a momentary bank account you can forget all about the penury of the week before and never consider the possibility of being in want again. Past days of poverty are like nightmares experienc ed by someone else feature visions of destitution unlikely stories to be forgotten in the lightheartedness of the present. After all, being broke "ain't" as bad as it might seem. You learn to take it casually along with profes sors, fallen arches, examinations, love, measles, and fraternity dues, one of the ordinary problems of existence to be met or evaded, and at any rate, to be dropped into oblivion. When you are in the prevalent col lege financial condition you have a wonderful opportunity to test the bounty of your friends. There is a certain pleasure in bumming ciga stamps, and rides rettes, In the outside world, the total lack of MR. SAX IS INSTRUCTOR A course in art appreciation for journalists' will be started the beginning ef ' $ext semester, according to an awwBcement from the journalism department. Professor Carl Sax will conduct the class, according to' the announcement. This is the first time a course of this type has been conducted for journalism students. It will be a three hour course and the probable time, according to Professor Sax, will be the second hour on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The course will include the subjects of criticism of plays, appreciation of settings, appreciation of music, design paintings, and architecture, according to Professor Sax, who further states that the course does not pretend to develop art critics in one semester but is merely an introduction to the field and intends to give familiarity and scope with the subject. The course is intended and designed to point the way out of certain difficulties that beset the path of young journalists who are obliged to report art exhibitions or give dramatic criticism, according to Professor Grehan of the journalism department. It is very frequently the case that graduates from the journalism department can secure more advantageous positions if they are equipped to report art exhibitions, dramas, concerts, and other art events that are becoming an increasing part of American community life. This is especially true in moderate sized cities where specialists are a luxury, according to Professor Sax. Mr. Sax, also states that many of ourjeading critics have obtained their prominent metropolitan (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) Honor System for All Classes Is Advocated Omicron Delta Kappa Takes Steps To Inaugurate This Movement Here Nu Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, national honorary campus leaders fraternity of the university, decided at its last meeting to advocate the introduction of the student honor system in all departments of the university. Declaring that such a movement must come from within the student body, definite plans were made to bring the idea before the students, according to Charles Heidrick, president of the fraternity. If the honor system is to be installed at the University of Kentucky the students themselves must request that it be tried again. The honor system was installed at the university several years ago. The trial given did not prove very satisfactory as there were many students who did not vote for the issue and did not support it. Students of the university who are interested in the movement should support the plan of installing the honor system in case of a vote. Accepts Position John J. Kennedy, Former Band Instructor, Now in Detroit John J. Kennedy, former member o the military staff of the university, has accepted a position in Detroit with the United States Radiator Corporation. For the past three years Mr. Kennedy has been in charge of the cadet band, which has become famous throughout the South as one of the (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) leading college musical organizations, coca-cota- s, Dramatic Organization Will Give $25 For Three Act Play Suitable for Evening's Performance Professor Sutherland Says That ANYONE MAY COMPETE Outlook for This Season Is Encouraging; MaMost Players To Present Winning terial Is New Offering in the New Theater SCHEDULE HARD DEBATES Romany offers a prize of $25.00 for Prospects for a successful debating the best play for full evening's perseason are brighter" this year than at formance in threea or more acts, proany time since he has been coaching vided at least three plays are subthe university teams, Professor W. H. AID The Carnegie Corporation of New York has just announced 20 colleges to which their celebrated art collections are to be sent, and of this num ber the University of Kentucky is the only state university to be so benefited. These collections on which the Carnegie Corporation has been at work for more than a year, are now complete and ready for distribution to 17 colleges in the United States and to three colleges in Canada. Jt was the belief that instruction in art was impossible without proper equipment, no matter how good the instructor and earnest the student, that the Carnegie Corporation appro priated $100,000 to make up collections which should serve in the teach- gkef art as the laboratory serves in the teaching of science. The collection, which includes reproductions, original prints, textiles and books, are designed to stand as a n systematic representation of the of Occidental art. In them are shown the works of outstanding men, of different periods, different schools, different techniques and distinctive cultures. With such a collection an instructor can make his references in He can illustrate a the concrete. generalization. A student can have aesthetic truths visualized. The canons of art are studied in art's objects rather than in the abstract which is the only way they can be understood even if they can be studied otherwise. Collection Has Many Reproductions The major unit of the collections, which are virtually identical for each college is a set of 1,800 reproductions of the greatest works in architecture, Of these sculpture and painting. 11 ROMANY OFFERS Representatives of University and of Oxford College, England. PRIZE Meet Tonight in First International Debate Ever Held Here PLAY FOR BEST SUBMITTED INSTRUCTION Hanratty, Burnett, and Bobbins Will Represent University in Debate; Will Be of Kentucky Is Only State InstituSplit-teaType tion To Be Benefited by Gift AUDIENCE WILL JUDGE WILL Don't Forget the Cadet Hop Tomorrow Hop Tomorrow :t First of Cadet Dances, Given in Gym Saturday The first of a series of five dances sponsored by the advanced corps of the university R. O. T. C. will be given tomorrow afternoon in the men's gym from 3, to 6 o'clock, according to Watson Armstrong, chairman of the cadet hop committee. The Kentuckians orchestra will furnish music for the BIBLE DISCUSSION Phi Deuteron- of Phi Sigma Kappa Installed GROUPS STARTED Is Fifteenth National Fraternity - on University of Kentucky Campus Talks Are Given by Ministers, Faculty Members and BusiPhi Deuteron of Phi Sigma Kappa ness Men on "Facing was installed as the fifteenth nation Student Problems" al fraternity on the university 30 CLASSES ORGANIZED campus last Friday and Saturday. Dean Boyd, Dean Weist and Profes-s- o Bureau, Chi Sigma Alpha's three faculty members, eighteen active members, and fifteen alumni members were initialed into Phi Sigma Kappa. The installation and initiation by naceremonies were conducted tional officers; Mr. Alvin T. Burrows, 111., national president, of Urbana, Mr. Joseph H. Batt, of Washington, and Dr. Edgar D. C, T. Fell, of Baltimore, Md., chairman of scholarship. The officers of the local chapter were initiated Friday afternoon and the 'rest of the members and alumni Saturday morning. An installation dinner was given Friday night in the Palm xoom at the Phoenix hotel. Mr. Charles president of the local chapter acted as toastmater. Talks were made by National officers, faculty members, and alumni. Brothers from the chapters at Georgia Tech, and Tennessee and representativs of all the other national fraternities on the campus were guests. An informal dance was given at the Phoenix hotel Saturday evening to which members of all fraternities on the campus were invited. Music was furnished by a local orchestra. Bible discussion groups have been mitted before March 1. Should the management use this play for Romany subscription performance, an additional $50.00 royalty will be paid for the use of it. The Romany is very eager to afford encouragement and opportunity to all those interested in writing and wishes to point out to students the valuable opportunity to gain experience in thb fascinating field. The management wishes to urge those submitting plays to deal with characters, locality, and situation with which they are familiar. Plays dealing with youth, the home, the local community or the campus or more likely to be chosen than plays dealing with international continental society. Purely imaginative plays may be safely attempted. It is ako advised that those intending to compete write the director of the Romany in care of the art department for an appointment any afternoon except Saturday or Monday from 3 until 6 p. m. and the appointment will be confirmed' by post card. The management asks that one allow four days to elapse from the time of sending in application until date of appointment. The Director of Romany will advise students as to suitability and probability of theme from the production point of view and will be glad to give criticism and suggestions as to handling of material. In previous years the principal difficulty with plays submitted trite ness of theme, unfamilarity of subject, and unnaturalness of dialogue. started in the fraternity houses and men's boarding houses with a greater enrollment this year than ever before, according to Bart Peak, secretary of the university Y.M.C.A. and organizer (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) of the groups. Mr. Peak says that 30 groups have been organized thus far and that the group having the best attendance will be the guests of honor at a banquet to be given at the city Y.M.C.A. sometime in February. It has been the custom of the uniBand Makes Impressive Showing versity to hold these discussion groups Before Crowd at Tennessee-Kentuck- y May 7. each year. The groups are lead by Football Game ministers, faculty members, and busiThere Thanksgiving ness men of Lexington and topics of interest to the university student are SPONSOR MAKES "HIT' The course of study this discussed. year is, "Facing Student Problems" Kentucky's Blue and White clad by A. Bruce Curry. Mr. Curry spent "horn tooters" lived up to their reputwo years visiting colleges and univertation Thanksgiving in Knoxville and sities of the United States and studymade it uncomfortable for their rival ing their problems. This book is the musicians, according to reports com Tau Beta Pi, Honorary Engin- result of his observation. The 10 ing to The Kernel office. And as eering Fraternity,.' Holds lessons to be studied are: usual, the sponsor, Miss Charlsey Pledging Exercises at 1. Where Do We Need Standards? Smith and Drum Major Waller Jones 2 How Honest Shall We Be? Regular Vocation drew their quota of "oh's and ah's" 3. Where Shall We Stand on Refrom the assembled multitudes. DEAN ANDERSON SPEAKS lations Between Men and Women? The following paragraphs are tak 4. Is Campus Popularity Worth en from an article written for the Seven students of the College of Seeking ? Knoxville Journal by E. M. Plummer: 5. Shall We Always Keep the Rules Engineering were pledged to Tau "There may be those who think the Will and Laws? tears of one eminent gentleman, yclept Beta Pi, national honorary engineer6. How Shall We Treat Other effect. ing fraternity, at the regular Engin- Races? Dr. P. C. Taylor To Appear Be- J. Pluvius, have a dampening miser Said dampness But eering Convocation held on Wednes7. How Can We Test the Truth of Accountants in St. Louis ably to affect the spirit failed band fore of the day, November 24, 1926. Religion ? and rooters of the University of Ken jOf the seven pledged four were sen8. Where Does, the Church Come Dr. P. C. Taylor, of the College of tucky. To judge from appearances, Commerce will read a paper on "Adiors in the College of Engineering and In? the band was only pepped up by the ThO&e pledged 9. Is There a God; If So What ministration of Income three were juniors. in Public said "Jupiter," and their efforts only were: Arno Neiser, CHarles Boyd Kind? Utilities" before the American As- redoubled by the dispiriting' nature of Smoot, D. J. Haury and Arthur Lewis, 10. How Nearly Perfect Can We sociation! (of University 'Instructors the weather. ' seniors; and H. M. Otto, Joe Kraus Be? in Accounting at St. Louis on De"The band, due in at 7:30 a.m. ar- and Roy Allen Stipp, juniors. J. M. cember 29 and 30. Rachel, presfcent of the Kentucky Candy Party-Wil- l Dr. Taylor's paper will deal with (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) chapter, was in charge of the pledging the incomes of public utilities, showBe Given exercises. Election to membership in ing financial and operating ratios in ENTERTAIN FOOTBALL MEN Pi is the highest scholastic Tau Beta public utilities statements, and the accomplishment which can be attained All Students Are Invited to En- attitude of public utility commissions The Lexington Alumni will enterby students in engineering. on the rate of return, reasonableness tain the senior football men and their tertainment in "Y" Rooms After the pledging exercises, which of income, and expenses of public manager at a luncheon in the LafayTuesday Night were attended by the entire student utilities. ette hotel Saturday, at 12:30. The body of the College of Enginering, g An Dr. Taylor received his doctor's guests of honor will be Captain Frank Dean F. Paul Anderson, dean of the party will be given in the Y. M. and degree from the University of Illinois, Smith, Denver DeHaven, Henry college, addressed the students and Y. W. C. Ted Creech, and Manager RichA. rooms on the second floor and is a certified public accountant explained the ideals and purposes to of the armory Tuesday night at 7:30 in that state. ard Conn. fraternity. After complimenting o'clock, it was announced following a the the new pledges and members of the joint meeting of the cabinets of the organization upon their attainments, two organizations held Tuesday night. Dean Anderson cautioned them and Admission to the party is free and the others present against taking too all men and women students of the seriously the honors which have been univeiity are. cordially invited to Listen, Dear Children, and You Shall. Hear the Tale of a Cat and may be theirs. attend the affair. Who Knew No Fear; He Wasn't Big and Strong The dean stated that men entering g party is one of The Like Some, But When He Fought life as university graduates were a series of social entertainments He Made Things Hum greatly handicapped. He said that which the "Y" is planning to give this was an unusual statement for a for the enjoyment of students durStory Editor) (By the Then there was the time he almost university dean, but modified his ing the present year. Last year, in statement by explaining that these addition to general entertainments, when And little Willy Wildcat was so, oh drowned through he tried to do an men were handicapped to the extent there were sleighing parties, hikes, Ederle the Tide. Old Mothso mad. Some one had said that he er Student Body who had been so and marshmallow roasts and the as- would not fight and was afraid of (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) sociations expect to give similar good to little Willy Wildcat just sighall the other jungle folk who lived in ed and sighed and the merry little parties this year. meadows of the South. breezes sighed too as they watched the happy Chemists To Meet WSHy Wildcat was so mad that he him trying to find a way to show the Good 'lowed he'd show them and the merry jungle folk that he would fight. Two Papers Will Be Read Before breezes which played over the little Willy had also had some trouble Society Wednesday Elected President of American sports pages of the happy meadows with a great, great big Gobbler and shiwered as they whispered it to just as he was thinking of this Society of Animal Production The 115th regular meeting of the the other folk of the South. Willy had a grand idea. Gobbler had Lexington section of the American But what was he to do how would suggested something to him. He just Professor E. S. Good, head of the Chemical society will be held Wednes- animal husbandry department of the he show them? Poor little Willy knew it would work. He would slip day afternoon, December 8 at 3:45 University of Kentucky Experiment Wildcat was worried something aw- away from home up in the Blue Grass o'clock in Room 214 in Kastle hall. station, has been elected president ful and he decided to go over to talk on Thanksgiving "turkey day" All members are urged to be present. of the American Society of Animal with little Sammy Jay whom he and challenge that big bad giant VoThe following program has been Production. The election was held at called "Daddy," and Uncle Freddy ciferous Vol for a fight. Yes sir, arranged: the recent meeting of the society Wildcat, both of them his good friends. that's just what little Willy Wildcat . "A Review of the Progress Made in Chicago. Poor little worried Willy Wildcat. decided to do and after telling little in the Chemistry of Physiology and It was true that he had showed Sammy Jay and Uncle Freddy WildThe society is composed of 400 Nutrition" by R. K. Flege of the Uni- members, including leading animal) Algermon Alligator his place in the cat about his plan, he slipped away versity of Kentucky. husbandry and stock men of the happy meadows of the South. 'But on his great adventure. And the "Progress in Chemical Education" United States. Professor Good, until there was that trouble he had had with merry little breezes were almost ex- the Genby Professor V. F. Payne of Transyl- his election as president, was vice-- I those military persons I erals, Colonels and that Squadron. (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) vania College. president of the society, dance. Ticket books entitling; students to admission to all dances are priced at $1.50. Admission to a single hop is 50 cents. Both books and single tickets will be on sale at the gym Saturday afternoon and may be purchased either then or beforehand from members of the advanced corps, according to Lieutenant Armstrong. Dates for the other four dances have been announced :is follows: February 5, March 5, April 2, and KN0XVILLE LAUDS U. K. MUSICIANS Mil-like- n, SEVEN ENGINEERS ARE HONORED Read Paper Pulling by Y candy-pullin- Port-woo- d, Hearken, Little Ones candy-pullin- Bed-Ti- Is Honored ! ... ii iV'iifftf-if- t ft