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STAFF OF 'LETTERS'
Literary Quarterly Publication
of University Faculty and
Students Will Make Fifth Appearance Early in November.
The fnll issue of "Letters," lltornry
publication of the University, will
the first of November, nnd It is
the plan of the staff to triple the subscription list this year with an extensive program conducted among the
students and faculty of the University, and throughout the state.
"Letters" is a magazine composed
of writings by the students, professors nnd best authors in the state.
Also many lending people in literary
circles have interested themselves in
"Letters" nnd nre encouraging its
growth. Although the magazine has
been in existence only n yenr it has
already gained wide literary fame
throughout the nation. The publication is the only one of its kind in the
South, and its purpose is to encourage literary talent among the student
body of the University.
The magazine is sponsored by the
English department, financed by The
Kernel, and edited by Professor Far-quhdepartment.
of the English
The price of a year's subscription is
one dollar, nnd is payable to any professor in the English department, or
to Miss Maud Vnn Buskirk, in The
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A. & S. COLLEGE HAS
23 NEW PROFESSORS
ENROLLED AT U. OF K.
(Continued From Page One)
"BULL" BROWN HIMSELF
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sity of Kentucky, Ph. I), from Chicago. Last year he taught at Michigan Slate College at Lansing.
B. P. Ramsey, half-tim- e
in Physics, has been n graduate assistant in the department during the
Graham, assistant football
coach, is n graduate of the University
of Iown. He has an LL. D. degree.
J. B. Shannon, Instructor in Political science, received his A. B. from
Transylvania, and M. A. from the
University of Wisconsin.
E. J. Asher, instructor in Psychology, received his A. B. degree from
Ohio University and his M. A. degree
from Ohio Stnte University this summer. He hns been an assistant at
Ohjo this past year.
Mrs. George Smith, instructor in
Romance Langunges, received her M.
A. degree from the University.
this fnll, combined to fiofent the "soldier orators" by 2 to 1, the one dissenting vote in this debate causing
the loss of the district for Lexington.
The third debnte was nt Millersburg
against Millersburg High school, nnd
Amyx, Schcll nnd Porter proceeded to'
eliminate the home team by 3 to 0.
Won Nine Straight
In 1928 Lexington High school had
an unimposing beginning by barely
defeating Frankfort High school by
2 to 1. Before the apparently invincible Lexington debaters had entered
the state tournnmcnt nt the University, however, they had defeated
Georgetown 2 to 1, Cynthinna 3 to 0
and Bcrea 3 to 0.
A large crowd nttended the finals of
the debate tournament nt the University gymnasium when Lexington defeated Richmond for the stnte title.
Total Score Is 30 to 6
"Outside of us, Bcrea was the best
team in the state," the victorious debaters declared yesterday, when interviewed regarding the general ability of high school teams in the state.
In two years of victorious argumenElinor Nims, assistant professor in tation, Lexington High has scored 30
Sociology, nnd acting head of the de- judges votes to its opposition's compartment during Doctor Best's ab- bined total of C. This year, Jackson,
has a Ph. Schcll and Amyx scored 22 judges'
sence for the yenr 1928-2D. degree from the University
of votes against their opponents' aggreChicago.
gate total of 5.
N. Beehler is to give a course in
Miss Ruth Mathews, daughter of
nERBERT "DULL" BROWN
practical Sociology for the year 1928-2- the late Professor Mathews of the
tackle on the Wildcat team, hails
He is the executive secretary of University, is the debate coach of
Herbert "Bull" Brown,
the Welfare League.
from Great Falls, Montana, where they grow men "wild and wooly" and
with a look in the eyes that makes a panther meek as a kitten. "Bull" has
been in Lexington all summer where he attended the summer sessions at
In his spare time he was a life guard at the Joyland Park
swimming pool where he kept a watchful eye on the bathers, besides enterstunts.
taining the crowd with some fancy diving acts and dare-dev- il
"Bull's" greatest act of bravery this summer was when he took upon himHe married Miss Jeannette Lampert, daughter of Professor
self a wife.
Lampert who is head of the music department at the University.
friends wish him the best of luck and feel sure that he will come through
with flying colors in both fields of football and matrimony.
number 319. were automobile accidents; 221 mine nccldents; 188 the
result of burns (other than conflagrations); 175 rnilrond accidents and
There were 404 deaths described as
There wns a total of 61,010 births
reported for 1927, which was 59 less
than for 1920. The 1927 rate is 2,411
per thousand population. There were
50,530 white births nnd 4,480 colored.
Of the total 31,614 were males nnd
There were 1,716
twins born during the year and 10
triplets reported as live births; 51,-t2- 8
of the birth certificates recorded
were signed by physicians and 9,182
were signed by midwlves.
Kentucky's birth rate for 1927 will
probably be considerably higher than
for the registration area of the U. S.
Census Bureau, since a number of the
states from which we have heard report a very marked decrease In birth
registration as compared with 1926.
U. K. SCIENTISTS PIND
EVIDENCE OF EARLY MAN
(Continued From Pa (re One)
Professor Webb and Dr. Funkhauser
encountered many hardships during,
They were not
near a regular mall delivery or telephone and felt the lack of modern
conveniences. "We had a fine time,
"nnd undoubtedly had more conveniences than those men whose history
we were endeavoring to lern."
CENTRE COLLEGE OPENS
DANVILLE, Ky., Sept. 19
109th session of Centre College officially opened this morning at 9 o'clock
with an enrollment of more than 200
students. Registration is still taking
place and It is thought at the college
that almost 300 students will be enrolled by the end of the week. In
the woman's department of-t- he
lege, 74 students are enrolled.
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Deaths Decrease 2,751
In Kentucky During
The total death recorded for the
year was 27,180, which gives a total
death rate of 10.8 per thousand population. This is 2.751 fewer than were
reported in 192G, with a reduction in
the rate of 1.3. There were 22,703
white deaths with a rate of 9.8, and
4.457 colored deaths with a rate of
The reduction in the rate by
colors corresponds with that for the
There were 3,804 deaths of infants
under one year, giving: an infant mortality rate for the state of G2.3 as
against a rate of 74.5, with a total
of infant deaths of 4,552 in 1926.
Deaths of children between the ages
of one to five years declined from
2,280 in 1926 to 1,614 in 1927. While
there was a 20 per cent decrease in
the infant mortality rate for the elev-
en larger cities of th estate, the rate
continues higher in the urban than
Total deaths from all forms of tuberculosis was 2,729, a rate of 108.1
per hundred thousand
White deaths 2,138, rate 92.9; colored
deaths, 591, rate 263.7.
rate of 108.1 is a marked reduction
from the rate of 121.0 in 1926. Of
the total deaths, 526 occurred in tuberculosis sanatoriums and state institutions.
There were 440 deaths from this"
disease, with a rate of 17.4. This is
34 deaths less than were reported in
con1926, and is very encouraging
sidering the possibility furnished by
the flood of the spring of 1927 for a
epidemic. This was ap
parently circumvented by the effect
ive sanitation in the flooded areas,
and inoculation of the inhabitants
therein. This is conclusive proof of
the effectiveness and value of organ
ized full time health departments.
The death rate for typhoid fever in
the 22 flooded counties in which full
time health departments were organ
ized, was 17.9, which was lower than
the total rate toi the state for any
year since 1911.
One thousand five hundred and
deaths from Diarrhoea in
infants and adults were reported for
1927, as against 1,993 for the previous year. This again reflects the
efficiency of the full time health ue
partments and the special health
workers that were dispatched to the
flooded areas during the spring and
Pneumonia holds second high rank
in specific death cauess, with 2,144
deaths reported. While still very
high, it is 633 less than for 1926.
Whooping Cough, Diphtheria, Scarlet
Fever, Meningitis, Measles
The death rate from each of these
diseases wus lower than for the past
three years, indicating u dissipation
of the old idea that all children ure
expected to have some, or all, of these
and it shows that people have awakened to the seriousness of these diseases and their responsibility for protecting children against their rava
The upward trend in death from
this cause continues and there were
1,602 deaths reported as against
for the previous year.
suiTwo hundred and sixty-eigcidal deaths were reported for the
The prevalence of this disease in
epidemic form during most of the
year resulted in 62 deaths. There
were 31 deaths from this disease during 1926. Practically all bordering
states reported a higher death rate
There was but one death reported
from this cause in 1927. The year
1926 had seven deaths from rabies.
Diseases of the Heart and Circulatory System
This is one of the few group causes
showing an increase in the number of
deaths over the previous year. There
were 4,428 deaths in 1927, "as against
4,304 in 1926.
Deaths from all causes classed as
1,585. Of this
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