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12 > Image 12 of The Kentucky Kernel, September 21, 1928

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

Best Copy Available HKc THE KENTUCKY PAGE TWELVE KERNEL . STAFF OF 'LETTERS' PLANS CAMPAIGN 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 Kernel office. LEADER Phone ROUTE For Sale. 2321-- . A. & S. COLLEGE HAS 23 NEW PROFESSORS DEBATERS ENROLLED AT U. OF K. CHAMPION (Continued From Page One) (Continued "BULL" BROWN HIMSELF From Page One) sity of Kentucky, Ph. I), from Chicago. Last year he taught at Michigan Slate College at Lansing. B. P. Ramsey, half-tim- e instructor in Physics, has been n graduate assistant in the department during the past year. Physical Education Don Graham, assistant football coach, is n graduate of the University of Iown. He has an LL. D. degree. Political Science J. B. Shannon, Instructor in Political science, received his A. B. from Transylvania, and M. A. from the University of Wisconsin. Psychology 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. Romance Languages 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. Sociology 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 d tackle on the Wildcat team, hails He is the executive secretary of University, is the debate coach of Herbert "Bull" Brown, Lexington High. 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 the University. 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. "Under-Grads- " All his 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. Shoes number 319. were automobile accidents; 221 mine nccldents; 188 the result of burns (other than conflagrations); 175 rnilrond accidents and 135 drowning. Homicides There were 404 deaths described as homicidal, 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 29,390 femnlcs. 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. Hazard Herald, U. K. SCIENTISTS PIND EVIDENCE OF EARLY MAN (Continued From Pa (re One) Professor Webb and Dr. Funkhauser encountered many hardships during, their explorations. They were not near a regular mall delivery or telephone and felt the lack of modern conveniences. "We had a fine time, however," Professor Webb stated, "nnd undoubtedly had more conveniences than those men whose history we were endeavoring to lern." CENTRE COLLEGE OPENS The 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 coU the woman's department of-t- he lege, 74 students are enrolled. 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Stockings The Popular Grey Shades with the Contrasting Black "CCL Deaths Decrease 2,751 In Kentucky During Year 1927 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 I 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 19.8. The reduction in the rate by colors corresponds with that for the totals. 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 rural sections. Tuberculosis Total deaths from all forms of tuberculosis was 2,729, a rate of 108.1 population. per hundred thousand White deaths 2,138, rate 92.9; colored The total 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. Typhoid Fever 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 d 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. Diarrhoea One thousand five hundred and sixty-seve- n 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 summer. Pneumonia 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 ges. Cancer The upward trend in death from this cause continues and there were 1,602 deaths reported as against for the previous year. Suicides suiTwo hundred and sixty-eigcidal deaths were reported for the year. Infantile Paralysis The prevalence of this disease in epidemic form during most of the year resulted in 62 deaths. There A were 31 deaths from this disease during 1926. Practically all bordering states reported a higher death rate than Kentucky. Rabbles 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. Accidents Deaths from all causes classed as accidental, totaled 1,585. Of this This smartly tailored tie shown in three colors Blue, Brown and Black all with reptile trim. jL These Spartan Oxfords in all materials and colors for Fall. S'Marvelous too, how low these prices are Wouldn't you like to have a pair? Mitchell, Baker & Smith Incorporated Things You'll ff Want to Remember You are the joy and envy of our hearts, you charming, youthful visitors who have adopted Lexington as your temporary home for this new college year. And in welcoming you, we wish to say that within the walls of this institution you will find embodied the spirit of youth an understanding of your joys and expectations that sponsors with a cordial understanding, everything that better expresses you. is our wish that you make our Hotel your headquarters while here. We're for you from the opening whistle to the last touchdown win or lose and it is our desire that you make the Lafayette a part of your college home. It The Lafayette Hotel Co. LEN SHOUSE Jr., Manager - t