The Kentucky Kernel
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
LEXINGTON, KY. APRIL 2, 1920
U. K. RAISES ONE HALF
OF COUNTY'S QUOTA
"The Climbers' Stroller Production, Is
Ready for Presentation Thursday Night
BLUE RIDGE PROGRAM
AT JOINT Y
Film of "Land of the Sky"
Chairman of Marne
Is Shown; National SecMemorial Campaign
COMEDY DRAMA POPULAR; SEAT SALE FOR 1920 PLAY SURPASSES ALL
FORMER RECORDS; WINNER OF AD. CONTEST TO
amount of $169.11
Motion pictures and speeches about
accredited to Payette County In the
Blue Ridge composed the program for
Marne Memorial Campaign had been
raised by the University of Kentucky
on March 27, the date first set for
closing the campaign. However, the
time has been extended one week In
order that the county schools may
make up their quota.
Professor C. R. Melcher has received the following letter of thanks from
W. L. Threlkeld, campaign chairman
for Fayette County:
"Permit me on behalf of the Marne
Memorial Organization to thank most
cordially the young women of the
University who so efficiently worked
to obtain the contribution for "America's Gift to France."
"I know you will believe me sin
cere when I say that the results have
exceeded our expectations, and are a
most substantial evidence of the spirit of sympathy with the object of the
Marne Memorial Association.
hearty .thanks are due to the entire
student body, who have so generously responded to the appeal and have
shown that the friendship between our
country and France is shard by the
young men and women of our own
What these young
people have done will strengthen the
ties which were formed between
France and the United States during
the struggle of the American Colonies
for Independence, and which were signalized by the bravery, and gallantry,
and munificent generosity of LaFay-ett- e
who cast his life, his sword and
his fortune, into the struggle for our
"Will you not convey our thanks and
appreciation to the young men and
young women who haVe so generously assisted us?"
STUDENTS TO MAKE
LIST OF GREAT MEN
to Select From List of
the world's history from a list
A prize of $50 will be given to
student who selects the
of 123, submitted by Professors Glan-vlll- e
Professor Tlgert, who composed the
committee appointed by the Senate.
Accompanying the selection must be
given as concisely and pointedly as
possibly the reasons for each name
The characters chosen are confined
generally to those who form a part of
our Western civilization. All biblical
characters, and noted persons now living and those who died recently are
omitted for obvious reasons.
According to the committee, the de--
ON BY THE MANAGEMENT
the Joint meeting of the Y. W. and
Y. M. C. A. Sunday night at Patter
son Hall. Miss Amanda Nelson, a
National Board representative, gave a
short talk about some of the problems
which will be discussed at the Y. W.
C. A. convention to be held In Cleve
land April 13.
"A peace program is to be decided
upon," she said. "Worldwide interest
in girls and women; the stand to be
taken on industrial problems, and the
basis for student membership are
some of the Important questions which
will come up for discussion."
Adele Slade then gave a brief
sketch of the setting of the Blue Ridge
conference, describing the trip of the
delegates and the wonderful, natural
beauties of the place itself.
Lora Robertson told about one day's
program beginning with reveille at
6:30 a. m. and going through morning
watch, classes, discussion groups,
committee meetings, dinner, quiet
hour, athletics, stunts, supper, singing and night services to taps.
George Gregory, who said that the
girls seemed to have done as much in
one day as the boys did in ten, gave
only an appropriate quotation from
"Thanitopsls" and turned the rest of
the hour over to Mr. Owens who operated the motion picture machine
and explained the pictures of Blue
Ridge scenes as they went along.
After the program, refreshments of
ice cream and cake were served.
Just a week remains until the Uni As Dick Sterling, gambler and waster, types; Clara, spoiled, indulged, selversity will assemble in the Opera but magnetically
attractive, Frizzy fish is filled by Louise Connell who
House for the biggest event of the has the confidence of the entire Uni will appear in the play despite her
University calendar, until that final versity in his ability to fill this diffi- painful accident f March 19. Miss
Connell, a popular freshman, won the
breathless hush, when the orchestra cult role.
suddenly quits Miserer-erinThe part of Ned Warden, friend of prize on the Amateur Night program
curtain rises on the first scene in the Sterlings, and a clean, honorable for the individual skit. Jessica HunThe Climbers." Rehearsals under American, is filled by Milton Revill, ter, good,
the skillful direction of Herndon Ev whose talent was displayed in the for- allows Carlisle Chenault of the "Unans, stage manager, and Professor mer Stroller production of "Mice and der Cover" cast to exhibit a delightful
Enoch Grehan's supervision find "The Men." Mr. Revill is using a remark- gift for dramatip expression. She was
Climbers" now practically ready for able force and restraint in the delinea- on the cast of "Overtones," produced
production on Thursday, April 8, and tion of his part.
in the Campus Playhouse the night
again on April 9, for the manager has
Miss Mary Elizabeth Downing is of the formal opening.
The Stroller Advertising Contest,
decided that a second performance one of the first women of the Univerwill be necessary to accommodate all sity to receive the honor of being lead- managed by Dr. Tigert among the pa
ing lady in her freshman year. Her pils of his advertising classes is arous
who have applied for tickets.
The drama starts with a funeral and emotional acting as Blanche Sterling ing much enthusiasm.
ends with a suicide," but Screech, as is receiving the praise of competent ad will appear in the city papers and
'Trottuh," Elizabeth Marshall as Miss critics. Miss Downing has appeared the prize offered is a ticket to "The
Godesby, cynical, hardened woman of in several one-ac- t
plays before Uni- Climbers."
the smart set, and Claribel Kay as versity and Lexington audiences.
Ed. Gregg was the winner in the
Miss iMartha Buckman, as Miss program cover design contest. Tick
Mrs. Hunter, vain, frivolous widow,
aunt ets for the play are selling fast.
furnish most amusing characteriza- Ruth Hunter, the splendid-souletions and all the laughs that a Stroller of the Hunter daughters, Is one of the Wednesday the downstairs seats were
play always puts over. However, al most charming characters in the play. all sold with the exception of four
ways aiming toward a more difficult Miss Buckman had the part of Mrs. rows, five rows in the balcony are al
test of their ability, the Strollers this Rossimore in "The Lion and the ready sold, and boxes have been reseason chose "The Climbers," by Mouse" and is one of the outstanding served for a month by fraternities,
Clyde Fitch, a comedy-drama- ,
but dom- students in the University in dramatic represented in the cast. Students are
With her plays Preston urged to see Robert Raible, business
inated by a serious note.
It is the dramatic story of Blanche Cherry, who as Mason, the family law manager, in the Stroller Room, at the
gentle fifth hour daily and engage seats ImSterling's striving toward happiness, yer, a sensible, matter-of-fac- t
his recognized mediately in order not to be disapof Dick Sterling's disastrous struggle man, is displaying
for wealth, of Mrs. Hunter's humorous ability.
campaign for the highest rungs of the
The entire cast of "The Climbers" GENERAL SUMMERALL
a foolish young
social ladder. Blanche Sterling finds person, also climbing toward the cov is the following:
TO SPEAK AT CHAPEL
happiness but only after a bitter sea eted social heights, is well taken by Emery Frazier; Ned Warden, Milton
son of waiting and sorrow; Dick Ster Grover Creech, '19 stage manager, who Revill;
Mason, Preston Commander of First Division Will Be
ling in his struggle for wealth, kills is predicted a decided hit of the eve- Cherry;
honor, love, and finally himself; Mrs. ning. A talented, popular newcomer Creech; Howard Godesby, Fred
Dr. Steinart, Auryne Bell; JorHunter, pretty, foolish, petulant, finds to Stroller circles is Claribel Kay, who
Major General iCharles P. Summer-al- l,
herself Mrs. Trotter at the Waldorf as Mrs. Hunter, vain, frivolous widow, dan, J. R. Finn; Leonard, Terrill Corn;
commanding general of the First
Miss Kay Ryder,
Master Division at Camp Taylor, Louisville,
and Is quite complacent over her con- is succeeding admirably.
quest with him who was no Dodo bird. took the part of "Ma" in the prize Sterling, Nancy Smock; servants, will speak at the weekly chapel exerEmery Frazier, according to custom, skit of Amateur Night, "How the Ham Frank Wedekemper, J. E. Williams, cises of the University April 13. An
John Land; Mrs. Sterling (nee Blanche acceptance of an invitation extended
in Stroller casts, is leading man. "Friz- Saved the Homestead."
Elizabeth Marshall's talent, already Hunter), Mary Elizabeth Downing; him several weeks ago by Capt. A. S. J.
zy" has appeared as the lead In four
Stroller plays, "Under Cover," "The mentioned as Miss Godesby, first ap- Miss Hunter, Martha Buckman; Mrs. Tucker, commandant of the UniverLion and the Mouse," "Charley's peared before the University in the Hunter, Claribel Kay; Jessica Hunter, sity cadet battalion,
Aunt," and "Father and the Boys" and '19 Philo8ophian play, "The Two Vir- Carlisle Chenault; Clara Hunter, Lou- Tuesday.
and college tues," where she showed her ability ise Connell; Miss Godesby, Elizabeth
Captain Tucker who served as a
Miss Sillerton, Margaret major under General Summerall with
His convincing stage as a decidedly clever actress.
presence, powerful voice, and ease reThe two daughters of Mrs. Hunter, Smith; Tompson, a maid, Norma the First Division in France, extend
move him from the class of amateurs. Clara and Jessica represent two Rachal; Marie, a maid, Mary Lyons. ed the invitation to General Summer
ago and the accept
are Day in chapel and all students and all several weeks
ance received Tuesday indicates that
members of the faculty are requested
General Summerall expects to spend
to be present. A short program will a short vacation
in Lexington the
STROLLER DAY TO BE be given by the Strollers and a brief week of April 12. Captain Tucker
IN CHAPEL MONDAY address will be made by one of the stated Tuesday that a reception and
old Strollers. The play will be dis- tour of the Bluegrass will be ar
In accordance with the annual cus- cussed and the members of the cast ranged for General Summerall during
tom, 'Monday, April 5 will be Stroller latroduced.
his visit here.
All students of the University
clslon will be based on the list selected, the validity and sufficiency of the urged to enter Into this contest.
reasons, conciseness of statement and
literary style. All paperB must be
typewritten, signed with a fictitious
name in the student's own handwriting, and handed to the Registrar by
noon of May 15.