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The Kentucky Kernel, February 23, 1923

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, KY, FEBRUARY VOL XIII ALL JUNIORS TRACK SQUAD TO START NOTICE! IMPRESSIVE VICTORY IS Pay your dues to the proper persons at an early date. The PronTis comin' off before long and each Junior should see that he is not "left at the post." April 13, is the date now set for the dance. SEASON AT INDOOR MEET All members of the once well known Union Literary Society meet in the "Y" room, second floor of the Gym building, Tuesday evening at 8:00 o'clock. SCORED BY KITTENETTES EUROPE NEEDSAMERICAN AID, M'VEY DECLARES IN LAWREHCEBURG SPEECH International Situation Diicusicd By University Head Before Men's Club HAS PRAISE FOR LEAGUE r "The United States will ultimately be forced to participate in European affairs" was the prediction made by Dr. Frank L. McVey, president of the University of Kentucky, in an address to the Men's Club Tuesday night at the Christian Church in this City. Expressing the beilef that America will be forced into the European situation as the result of economic developments, the University of Kentucky head said', "I am wondering if we have not lost valuable time in waiting this long. We were compelled to take up the burden in 1917 when a grave military 'situation forced our participation in the World War. We will again have to take up the burdea in a some what different way to aid in the preventing of the econmic collapse of Europe". "If the Unked States had taken part in the League of Nations and become a signatory .power following the Versailles treaty our presence would have influenced the. situation for better," the speaker said in response to a question as to America's entry into the League would have aided in the solving the European problem. After the meeting 'had been called to, order by Dr. J. L. Toll, following dinner, President McVey was introduced by the Rev. T. H. Bowman. (Continued on Page Four) GROUP BEGUN BY UNIVERSITY Y.W.C.A. at Halls, Sorority Houses Every Wednesday Clasaea Held Evening;. The Young Women's Christian ' 4.' As- sociation of the University of Kentucky is conducting a series of lectures on Problems of Modern University Women under the auspices of the Bible Study Committee. These lectures aTe held each Wednesday even-- s ing at the halls and Sorority houses for the resident girls and each Thursday morning at fifth hour for the town girls at White Hall in the Womaa's League rooms. Everyone who has not joined one of the groups is invited to do so by giving her name to Eva Wesley, chairman of the Bible Study Committee, or to any member of the Bible and World Fellowship Committee. The following program has been arranged by Dean Jewell, Mrs. Boyd and Eva Wesley: 1. Health Sarah Blanding. 2. Social Usages (a) Personal etiquette Miss Adelaide Crane. (b) Social Contacts Miss Lu-li- e Logan. 3 Training for Leisure Dean P. P. Boyd. 4. Citizenship President McVey. 5. The University Woman and her r. Community Miis Marietta Eichel-berge- 6. The University and her Unive- rsityMrs. Chas. Judsoa Smith. MARCH 3 Coach Buchheit Has Not Posted Thost to Make Trip to Queen City -- OVER LOUISVILLE Kentucky Co-e- d GIRLS Floor Stars Show Best Form of the Season K- JOURNAL PRINTS TOO MUCH BLANDING TO LAFFERTY Star Forward Scores 14 of the 18 SMITH OPENS Points Made by Kentucky January Edition of Publication LECTURE S TUES. The Wildcat track squad will open of Law College Praises ForThe University of Kentucky its 1923 season with its participation mer Dean basketeers scored their most impresStudents Have Opportunity of in the indoor meet at the Cincinnati The January edition of the Ken- sive victory of the season when they March 3, competing against Hearing Eminent Speaker of Armory the best amateurs in the coun- tucky Law Journal, a publication of defeated the University of Louisville some of girls in the Kentucky gym Friday International Fame. try. Coach Buchheit has not defi- the Law Department of the UniversiSquad Hard Hit by Loss of Four MEMORIAL Star Performers of Last Season co-e- Chapel exercises for the Freshman Class of the University of Kentucky were conducted by President Frank L. McVey Tuesday morning. After reading and the a short scripture Lord's Prayer, Mr. Downing sang a solo in a very pleasing manner. Mr. Fred B. Smith of New York City, was introduced, who addressed the students on "What is, Where is and Who is the Strong Man?" The praises of Fred B. Smith, companion of men and platform wizard, have been heralded by practically every college paper jMtmerica, yet after his first appearancet the University of Kentucky at chapel Monday morning, the students agreed with one accord that "the half had not been told." "PersonalHy-magnetic and powerful is required to hold the unbroken attention of 800 students who are tired, hungry, and reestless but this Mr. Smith did with perfect ease. It is not by highly dramatic narrative, by funny stories, nor yet by or clever characbrilliant word-pla- y terization that Mr. Smith makes his deep appeal to the human heart but by truths and by the presentation of the problems of real life life as every student knows .it. He does not antagonize by attacks upon modern social custom nor by hackneyed of the condemnations degrading vices of the age but giving the University students credit for being thoughtful and sensible men and women, he speaks from a vast and varied- store of personal experience. Mr. Smith spoke in chapel Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning, and Monday and tytaesday evening to mixed audiences; on Tuesday evening to men only and on Wednesday afternoon at Patterson Hall to women only. The attendance was good at every meeting. Mr. Smith is assistant to the president of a large factory in New York and is not an evangelist as many peo ple seem to think. He has made sev eral tours of the world and has spoken to audiences of very sort. The last tour, from which he hae only recent ly returned, was made under the aus pices of 'the Federal Council of the Churches of America. He is now on campaign of all the state a lecture universities of the Unked States under the direction of the Y. M. C. A. If only more speakers had Mr Smith's knowledge of the relation of modern American life to Christianity and dealt with it as frankly and hon estly as he does there would not be so much unbelief and so much criticism of religion among college students. All who did not hear him speak have missed a wonderful opportunity and those who did hear him iwill never forget his charming personality nor the wonderful message that he left behind. plain-spok- LECTURE AT CINCINNATI SCHEDULE IS ANNOUNCED LAW Participation in World FederaFRED B. tion Will Clear European Muddle, Claim. No. 19 23. 1923 nitely decided as to the exact personnel of the squad that he will take to the Queen City but it is thought that about eight men will accompany the Cat mentor to the meet. The scantily clad athletes are out in the gym going through their paces and getting in condition for the event. The squad was rather hard hit by the loss of Olare, Snyder, Wilhelm, and Boyd, who besides making up the rely team, contributed a goodly number of points in every meet the Cats entered last year. Several) youngsters have been showing up well in point topractice and indications wards another well balanced team representing Kentucky on the cinder-pat- h and on the field. Captain Red Davidson, weight- and discuss reliance is improving daily and should garner a few points at the Cincy meet. Bob Porter and Brown are working for the mile and two mile and will give all other contenders a hard fight for first honors. Porter finished not far behind Joie Ray at the Louisville indoor meet last year, and is out this year to better his time in the disatnee events. Gorman, y sextet, is star of the slated for the half and mile, and possibly the quarter. According to all dope, the Lexington youth has a very promising future in store for him and should make quite a record his first year on the Blue and White track team. Nantz and Mays are. the leading dash men, while Dew- cross-countr- pre-seas- (Continued on page five.) ty, is worthy of special notice. This edition is a memorial to the late Dean W. T. Lafferty through whose unselfish and untiring work the Law Department was brought to its present high standard. Not only does the publication comment upon and give praise to Dean Lafferty, but it also portrays the excellent work accomplished under his supervision. The Law Department was established in 1908 and graduated its first class of 23 in 1910. The total number of graduates from that time to the present has been 213. Of this number 80 per cent have made their homes and practiced their profession in their jjative state. Many of these are com monwealth s attorneys, county and city attorneys. The fact that so many of these young lawyers have remained in Kentucky shows that the state is an excellent field for this work. In the Legislature of 1922, the Uni versity was represented by twelve graduates. Five of these were from They were the Law Department. Joseph F. Bosworth, Emery Frazier, Harry Miller, James Park and Berl Boyd. Boyd's distinction is novel as he represented his county and was at the same time a senior in the Law Department. Graduates of recent years are being persuaded to announce for the Legislature and other responsible offices throughout the state in the election of the coming fall. finalISSest to d night by the score of 18-The displayed the best form that they have shown this season and had little trouble in completely outclassing the fighting Cardinals in the last two quarters. The playing of Miss Blanding, Kentucky forward, was the feature of the game. Miss Blanding accounted for 14 of the 18 points scored by Kentucky. Miss Harrison was a power at back guard, while Miss Ligon ran the floor effectively. For the Louisville five, Miss Borgman and Miss Moeller were best. These two lasses caused the Kentucky guards quite a bit of trouble with their fast passing. Louisville got off to a one point lead 'at the start of the game when Miss Moeller scored a free .throw but Miss Blanding soon put the Kitten-ette- s ahead by a field goal .from the side lines after ringing two free throws. This gave Kentucky a lead that was never diminsihed by the Cardinals. Starting the second half with the score 4 in favor of Kentucky, both teams battled hard but the skill of the Kittenettes told when they ran up their score to 16 while the Cardinals made but one free throw. The final period found both teams worn and the scoring was slight although the play was still fast. Kentucky owes her victory to the shooting of Miss Blanding and the guarding of the Kittenette guards. Louisville was unable to pass through (Continued on Page five) 6. Kitt-enet't- - VAXIITY .BASKETBALL TEAM BE PLAY LAST GAME AT HOME Feet, Burnhaxn, Smith Make Last Local Appearance in Blue and White The Wildcat Basketball squad will make its last local appearance Friday night when the Cats meet the Tigers from Sewanee. The scrap will be the last showing of Captain Fest, Burn ham and Smith on the local court in a Kentucky uniform and the trio are determined to make it a memoriable event. Put and Purr.ham are practically certain to star; the scrap while Smith is slated tc get a chance before the tilt is ovtr. The Cats mai!e a very disappointing showing against Georgetown Monday night and it is i.ossiblc that Coach Buchheit will resort to his reserves in order to win the last game. The Tigers are not very Mrorg in basketball, thcis being their first adventure into the C?ts will have the court game, to display a greatly improved attack to defeat them. this end. Coach To accomplish Buchheit tut worked the Cats hard every afternoon this veek and hopes to have them in shape for the Sewanee ttlt FIRED THIS WEEK FIRST MATINEE PLAY TO Captain Heath is High Point BE PRESENTED THURSDAY Man With Possible Average of 99 Out of 100 Little Theatre Season to Open With Presentation of One-APlay The final stage of the rifle marksmanship contest for this corps area comprising Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana will be fired this week. Firing will be from all four positions, standing, kneeling, sitting and prone. Some excellent riflemen have been developed this year and the interest of hte men has been stimulated by contests from time to time. Captain Heath is high point man of the Kentucky team with a score of 99 out of a possible 100 fired from a prone position. All the riflemen are in good form and the prospects for Kentucky's victory are exceedingly bright. te ct Irish-wom- CATHOLIC CLUB MEETING There will be a meeting of the Catholic. Club of the University, Sunday, February 25, at 10:30 o'clock in the Assembly Rooms on Barr street. "Mrs. Pat and the Law," a one-aplay by Mary Aldis, will be presented in the Little Theatre next Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by the class in Dramatic Production. This is the first of a series of matinees to be given to the public by the class this season. The play centers around a sympathetic who tolerates, the brutality of her shiftless husband because of his ability to tell fairy stories to their crippled boy. The end presents an interesting psychology. Miss Ruth Tucker is in charge of the direction. Her cast is as follows: Mrs. Pat Katherine Bailey '24 Jimmy Marion Parsons '25 Mr. Pat J. R. Snider '24 Miss Carroll Judith Youngblut '25 George Woolf '25 Policeman Tea will be served by members of the class immediately following the production. j