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The Kentucky Kernel, April 28, 1942

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Th Kentucky Kernel ON PAGE FOUR AHnir Changes Mind About Cat Titchers ON PAGE TWO A New Staff Savs Hello UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOLUME XXXII LEXINGTON. KENTUCKY. Z248 Kibler, Boluiak Chosen Editor, PHI MU ALPHA ' WILL PRESENT Business Manager Of 1943 CHORUS Group Kyian B Publications Board RepresentsColleges Eight Kentucky ALL-K- Y. 75-Voi- Rutherford Is Bohnak's Alternate; Garrison Will Be Managing Editor Robert Kiblcr, agriculture junior from Paducah. and Joseph Bohnak, arts and sciences junior from Northampton, Massachusetts, have been chosen editor and business manager respectively of the 1943 Kentuckian by the Board of Student Publications. Bradford Garrison, commerce Junior, from Lexington, was chosen for managing editor and Amy Rutherford also of Lexington was named Miss alternate business manager. Rutherford is a junior in the education college. Kiblcr is a member of Alpha Gamma Rho social fraternity and for the past year has served as an associate editor of the Kentuckian. He succeeds Miriam Krayer on the Kentuckian editorial staff. Bohnak is a member of Delta Chi social fraternity. Scabbard and Blade. Lances, and Pershing Rifles. Business manager for the past year has been George Nollau. Garrison succeeds Eloise Palmore as managing editor. He is an Independent. Miss Rutherford was named to the alternate business manager's position in case a member of the editorial staff should be called to the army. Miss Krayer said yesterday that the 1942 Kentuckians will be sent to the bindery about May 2 and will be ready for distribution around the middle of May. The Kentuckian will carry out the school colors of blue and white and will honor the anniversary of the eventv-fiftUniversity. Copies will be distrib uted from the Union building. h US AIR CORPS TO INSTITUTE NEW PROGRAM Men May Enlist In Reserve Force And Finish School A new program has Just been added in the Army Air Corps which concerns all college seniors, juniors, and sophomores, between the ages of 18 26, interested in receiving a commission In the air corps either as a flyer or in ground work. The new program, providing for a group termed the Air Force En nmit, h under- ..o, t enlist in the Reserve while still in school. After graduation the student goes to flying or ground school to work for a commission. Applicants must Iass both physical and mental ex- o. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity will present its annual College chorus at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 3, in Memorial hall. At that time the winning compositions in the fraternity's recently sponsored Kentucky College Composition contest will be presented. Theodore Hunt, Center College, and Price Doyle, Murray State Teachers college, will direct the AU- American music chorus, which will consist of apprexmately 75 voices representing eight Kentucky colleges with Gertrude Cheney, Berea, as accompanist. The chorus will sing "The Gettys burg Address," "The Chambered Nautilus." "The Chariot Jubilee," and "Daniel Webster's Collect for Americans." Mary Virginia Fulcher, Pembroke; ROBERT KIBLER will sing "Heart, We Will Forget Him," Anne Cowgill, Lexington, will has been appointed editor of sing "The Open Sky;" Ledford Kentuckian. the 1V42-4Gregory, Lexington violinist, will play "Cradle Song" and the string JOE BOHNAK trio, Mabel Gumm, violinist, WUyah will assume duties as business Graves, violist, and Byron Bach, manger of the yearbook. cellist, will play "Sonatina in D Minor." These selectons are the winning compositions of Frederic Johnson, Murray State Teachers college. Louise Wilmoth, and Carrol Frank Watson, University of Louisville, and I Helen Lipscomb, University of Kentucky. Prizes to these winners will be awarded during the program. Colleges which will participate in the chorus are Eastern State Teachers college, Transylvania college, Murray State Teachers college, Berea college, Center college West "Plants that Poison Men and Ani ern State Teachers college. Union mals" will be the topic of Dr. Frank college, Morehead State Teachers T. McFarland's lecture at the final college, and the University. open class to be given at 9 o'clock today in Room 111 of McVey Hall. Dr. McFarland is head of the BoThe three favorite bands of UK tany department. The discussion will deal with the students will be presented May 7, BRADFORD GARRISON various types of poisons and their 8, and 9 on the Ben All screen in former associate editor of the effect on the human body. Dr. Mc- connection with National Music Kentuckian will serx'e as matt- Farland will also point out the anti- week. ing editor. Pictures of ten of the outstanding dotes for these poisons and the different kinds of plant life that pro1 bands of the nation will be put on a bulletin board in the Union grill duce poisons injurious to men and today and ballots will be furnished animals. favPeople are differently effected by for students to vote for their band. The ones ranking highthe things that they eat and what orite est will be presented. is food to one person may be poison to another. Dr. McFarland stated. This open class lecture is the twenty-fiftof this school year, and will conclude the series, but plans are underway to continue the classes next year, according to Dean Paul Boyd. 'Ml N 3 DR. MCFARLAND f'v WILL CONCLUDE fT J X. OPEN LECTURES Poisonous Plants To Be Subject Of Botanist's Talk ) Favorite Bands SAFETY DRIVING CAMPAIGN NOW UNDER WAY HERE Contest Includes Written Tests, Road Exams The third annual Safety Driving by the Ker- campaign, jnel and the Student Union, is being held on the campus today through Thursday. Ivan Potts, Shelbyville, is chaiiman of the committee in charge of the campaign. This year's contest is a challenge to the driving ability and safety of aminations. college students and the tests will There will be a meeting Friday acordfngly. Contestants evening. May 1, at 7:31 in Memorial rate them Air Force will be given road tests and also a Hall in regard to the written test of highway rules, signs Enlisted Reserve, where IX CoL F. Vest of Perrin Field, Sher- and courtesies. Sergeant John Bhythian of the man, Texas, will discuss the matter Highway Patrol, who con with Indents. Anyone interested in Kentucky year, will be new field is requested to he ducted the tests last this assisted by two other patrolmen in present. Along with the discussion. Colonel Vast will show a sound film giving the road tests which will be given in a dual controlled car. One on "Army War Activity." Engineering students desiring a of forty of this type in the country, to the highcommission in air corps ground the car was presented way patrol by. the Pontiac Division work fchould be especially interested Corporation." It is since they can continue in their of General Motors equipped with every conceivable defield after receiving a degree. Dean Freeman remarked that the Reserve vice for testing driving ability and was a fine opportunity for Engineer- rcactons. With the exception of the steer ng wheel, it has two sets of ing students. apparatus. After enlisting the student is per- all driving One patrolman will handle stumitted to complete his education beto take the test in fore going to ground or flying school dents who desire his or her own car. for his commission. Students who do not have driver's President Herman L. Donovan may get them arter suchas appointed Major D. C. Carpen- licenses ter of the Military department as cessful completion of the test withfaculty adviser for the program. out further tests from the local Any student desiring more detailed branch of the Highway Patrol' This information before the Friday meet- also offers students who do not own car, a chance to get their first ing may see Major Carpenter in a license. room 107 of the Armory. In addition to the road tests, the campaign will present sound movies M. about safe driving in room 204 of the Unon building. The showings will be made at 10:00 in the morning and Prof. M. E. Potter, head of the de- 1:00 and 3:00 in the afternoon. partment of physical education, has Written tests may be taken at any received a call to report for duty time during the three day campaign. with the technical training command This year's campaign is being of the Army Air Force with the rank conducted through the cooperation of major. He and two other edu- - of the American Automobile s are being assigned to set ciation, the Kentucky Highway physical training and ath-- I trol. and the National Safety coun-leti- c program for 1,000,000 men. After cil. a few weeks duty at Pine Hills, N. C, they will go to Miami Beach, Florida, where they are to set up an ofLieut. J. Frank Adams. "34. former ficers training school for the instruction of personnel who will carry managing editor of the Kernel, and on the program which they plan. Herald state editor, has been Potter will leave Lexington pointed director of the Fort Knox post public relati'Mis ofTW. on Mav 6. h ,rit E. Potter Called To Army Asso-rator- Pa-np.- a ' j Adams Appointed APRIL 28, NUMBER 53 l'.M'J ODK SELECTS SEVEN STUDENTS FOR PLEDGING New Election For Presidency 01 SGA, Balloting For Student Legislators Being Held Today Formal Ceremony Will Be Held At Noon Today Seven students and two faculty members have been selected for membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, men's leadership honorary, and Miss Martha Huber, secretary of YMCA, was chosen "Sweetheart of ODK." The men selected were Kenneth England. Campbellsburg; Buford Hall. Jr., Georgetown; Charles V. Shipley, Cecilia; James W. Crowley. Butler; Robert Hillenmeyer, Lexington; Roy Hunt, Vine Grove; and Terry Noland, Richmond. Dr. J. Huntley Dupre. professor of NampH frnm thp famiUv ajprii rir history' wiU dlscuss '"rhoma8 Ma M. M. White, assistant dean of the arts and sciences college, and Dr. aryk. Philosopher and Statesman Wesley Garrigus. head of the de at 8 o'clock tonight in Memorial partment of animal husbandry. hall. Miss Huber, who has been chosen Masaryk, the Czechosiovakian resweetheart on the basis of merito- volutionist, planned the govern rious service, is associate secretary ment of Czechoslovakia while in of the YMCA and has handled all,piUsburg and worked diligently to student employment for the past see his country gain independence. 12 years. Dr. Dupre was presented the order England, an independent agriby the Czechoculture senior, was chosen for mem- of the White Lion bership on the basis of leadership siovakian government in 1937. This in scholarship, athletics, and social is an honor conferred upon native Czechosolovakians or foreigners for service. Hall, arts and sciences senior, is distinguished service to that country. a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Dr. Dupre lived and worked there and is active in social service work for almost five years following the first World War. He was a leader besides having high scholarship. in student YMCA work and in Eur- A law senior and an indeopnrient Shipley was chosen on the basis of "P8" relief for demobilized stu leadershihp in scholarship, forenslcs. dents. and publications. Dr. Dupre's lecture is the final Crowley, agriculture junior, is a one in the series of four honoring member of Alpha Gamma Rho, so outstanding scholars among the arts cial fraternity, chosen for leadership and sciences faculty. Other lecturers in scnoiarsnip and social service. were Dr. M. M. White. Dr. W. S. Hillenmeyer, Phi Delta Theta, is Webb, and Dr. W. F. Gallaway. a commerce junior. He was selected An innovation on this campus, the for outstanding work in publications series has proved successful accord and social service. to committee members. Aproxi-matel- y An agriculture Junior, Hunt was ing 800 parsons have attended selected on the basis of work in Alpha Gamma Rho, social fraterni the previous lectures. Plans will be made to ontlne the ty, and for leadership in scholarship year. senes and social service. Noland. Sigma Alpha Epsilon, is a commerce Junior selected for lead- cisiuij in sciiumrsiup, toreiisics. anu The next spring parade of the social service. . Formal pledging will be held at i military department will be held the noon today in Lafferty hall. All fourth hour Thursday on the students and faculty, should ; versity parade grounds in front of assemble there at 11:50 a.m., it was the Administration building. The procession will move panies I. K and L of the third batal-tPresident Patterson's statue m lion will drill. Sponsors and half the band will participate. formation. DR. J. II. DUPRE TO SPEAK ON jLaw Student Bar ;Asks Investigation CZECH LEADER Historian's Talk Will Conclude Lecture Series i j Third ROTC Parade j s, o Pershing Rifles Win Twelfth Meet The following resolution has been adopted by the Law school Student Bar association: BE IT RESOLVED that since the fraud practiced at the polls in the presidential ejection of the Student Government association on April 21, 1942 is a reflection on the students, the Student Government, the University, and the people of Kentucky, the Law school Student Bar association asks that the Student Standards Committee conduct an immediate investigation into the said matter and present the full facts to the Student Legislature for their consideration. The Student Bar association believes that the A new election to determine the presidency of the Student Government Association is being conducted today in compliance with the ruling of the election board. After Tuesday's results mere contested, the beard declared the election invalid i and called for another balloting. Givens Dixon. Independent, and Jim Collier. Constitutionalist, remain the candidates for the position. Student legislators will be chosen on the same ballots, the board stated. No petitions were submitted for five positions and onlv one received for each of six others. "That shows what the students students, the Student Governthink of the SGA." remarked Rusment, the University, and the sell Patterson, president of the Asso-- : people of Kentucky are entitled ciation. "I am sorry to see such an to know the full particulars as attitude, as the, SGA is going to revealed in the light of a thorneed student support more than ough investigation. ever next year." He expressed the opinion that the lack of interest might be due to the overshadowing effect of the contested presidential election. Marcus Redwine. law. Louise Peak, 'education: Roy Hunt, agriculture senior: Chester Theiss. agriculture underclassman; Alexander D. Hall, commerce senior; Vincent Spagnu-- i olo, commerce underclassmen; and Frances Jink ins and Martha Kop-- I pius. arts and sciences underclass women, were automatically elected because they were the only students Complaints about the food at the petitioning for the positions, the Women's banquet held last Thursday board announced yesterday. night have been so numerous that Representatives from the following the Kernel has conducted an invest- groups will be elected today: igation of the matter. Engineering, senior. A. H. Sawyer. An officer of the Women's AdWilliam Schick, Billy Patton. and ministrative council said, "The Jack Sheehan; council paid 75 cents for each ticket. Engineering underclassman. There were no complimentai y tick- Satteijfield. RatlifT Rogers. James John ets issued by the cafeteria. Special Hamby. and William Cay wood; grests were paid for by the counCommerce woman. Virginia Lipcil. Out of the money contributed by the organizations represented in scomb, and Margaret Erskine; Arts and science senior women, the council, decorations and menus two of whom will be elected. Joan were bought." Miss Alberta Limbach. director of Taylor. Wilma Salmon. Elizabeth the cafeteria, admitted that a similar Chapman, and Mary Rion; meal could have been purchased in Arts and sciences underclassmen, the cafeteria line for about 50 cents. two of whom will be elected, Jimmj' The cost of table linens, the extra Hurt, Jack Atchison, and George cost of labor, and the extra work of Gilbert. serving the food In the ballroom Two graduate student representa- causea an increase in tne price tives. one woman agriculture repre-o- f the meal, she explained. sentative. and two senior men arts "I was working under distinct and sciences representatives, an? handicaps," Miss Limbach declared. needed to ccmplete the legislature. Only two experienced workers were since no one petitioned for these available for the kitchen and 11 seats the new legislature, s were being used for the first iately after installation, will select tlme " members to" fill them. The salad, according to the dieti- Rules concerni ar, the VQti I ' j INVESTIGATION j i CONDUCTED ON ' BANQUET FOOD i No Profit Made On Meal, Says Women's Council j j unmed-worker- TO GIVE RECITAL Seniors To Play ' "I per pound. At 8:00 Tonight Most numerous May Frances Guffey, pianist, and John Ellsworth Thoman, cornetist, will be presented at 8 o'clock tonight in the Music room of the Union building by the music department in the first of the annual senior graduation music recitals. Miss Guffey, Danville, is a member . a.J!,::s-.. , ' of the University women's glee club and Kappa chapter of Phi Beta, national fraternity of music, drama, and dance. She has participated in the YWCA. House Presidents' cabi-an- d Jewell Hall council. She has been accompanist for Tau Sigma, national dance fraternity, for the past two years. During the past three years she has studied music with John Shelby Richardson, Ford Montgomery, and Wolfgang Rebner, ' concert artist. Before entering the ,' University. Miss Guffey attended Western Kentucky State Teachers college where she studied with the late Franz J. Strahm. Thoman. Ashland, has been a member of the University band, ormlj ifeMmiTinvriifiTAtVV,inffr'rtiiii ri r 'i"'"V'VAti Tyfvifii frrimiiti rri'f-ir- tri ii'h 'm j ft i,n.-il- i chestra, little symphony, men's glee club, mixed chorus, and male quarC-- J v displaying the form that won them their parades down Main Street on Jrm C.otnjMny tet. He is a member of Alpha Sigma Phi, social fraternity, and Phi Mu twelfth win in thirteen starts of drill competition. Alpha, honorary music fraternity. By MAUREEN ARTHl'R claim a win over Kentucky in Fjrst honorary captain in the First RegiDuring his freshman year he apRegimental competition and has ment. peared as cornet soloist with the Company Pershing Rifles, Col. B. E. Brewer, who served band at its annual Sunday after- celebrated its tenth anniversary of placed second to othe champions eight times. as PMS&T here when the company noon musicale. competitive drill with a victory over won its first meet. Capt. Phil Lofink CONFEDERATE SQUAD five rival groups from the Fifth The War Between the States was and Lt. John L. Carter, drill masters Corp Area Friday at Ohio State Sqtiad of the champion unit, accompanied university at Columbus, Ohio. This revived when the Confederate under the command of bt. Maxedon the team to Columbus. CARTER EXPLAINS Students planning to compete for was the twelfth win in thirteen competed in a mock drill meet with the $40 award for the best essay on starts for the UK outfit. Lieutenant Carter in conunenting the Yankee Squad of Ohio State. Also listed in the victory column After much maneuvering by the on the company's unparalleled re"The Origin and Development of Parliamentary Government" must was an individual award won by rebels and a by the cord pointed out that this is perhave their papers in the office of Captain A. J. Spare who was ad- Yankees the pseudo judges sampled haps the only team which gives so President Herman L. Donovan by judged outstanding captain of the the Rebel's ".spirits" and called it much time to preparation for one competitive event which la.sts only a draw. the first week in May. Dr. Edward meet. During their ten years of compeTuthill, head of the history departAbo included on the program was nine minutes. The drill team pracment, announced. tition, Kentucky's closest competithe presentation of individual tises three hours each week starting The prize is known as the Philo tor has been Ohio State which again awards to the sponsors of all com- in October and drills two hours M. Bennett award. Judges for the placed second to the champions peting companies. Miss Julia John dally, five days each week for sev- !i!oiinre(J lytpj- miiiiip'I Tit OliK i is he op'v one to fniit will ' I . Polls Will Be Open From 8 To 5; Many Positions Not Contested ' GUFFEY, THOMAN Era-me- tt Prof. ce TUESDAY, 11 -- . r'il . - ii' - complaints "' i""" gained. Stu- - dnts must vote in their own colleges. Polls opened at 8 a. m. and will close at 5 today. Voting located in tnTpost WhuThaU Lafferty hall, and the engineering con ne vti onuuiu iiuv iirtvc count ed the peas," laughed Miss Limbach. building "The menu was printed wrong. InBallots are clearly marked and stead of new potatoes and peas, it should have stated that new pota- complete instructions will be given. toes with cream pea sauce would be 'Please read the ballots carefully;urges the election board. served. ' ..Jr' 'j f f!" ELECTIONS FOR SET FOR TODAY Polls Will Open In Union At 8; Close At 4 O'clock til: ' LZZVFL. i KILGORE WINS ORATORY MEET Defeats Entrants From Nine States Shirley Kilgore. Corbin Junior, de- -, feated representatives of ten states last week to win the inter-stat- e oratorical contest held at North- weste,n """e Chosen as champion in contests neld ln March. Miss Kilgore was senl to the inter state competition at Evanton, 111. Her subject was "Unto l.ie Leaot of These." a man's of the war. A traasfer from Virginia Inter-merc- e mont Junior college at Bristol Miss e Kilgore is a member of the ity radio studios staff and active in The annual election of Student Union board members is being held from 8 a. m. until 4 p. m. today in the Union building. Candidates are as follows: Senior men Robert Hillenmeyer, Junior; Tom Walker, com-- ! merce junior; John Swift, com- junior; Robert Davis, com- merce Junior; and Terry Noland. Junior. Junior men Harold Lindsay, com- - the YWCA. merce sophmore; David Mahanes, . commerce sopohomore; George Gil- . ,. bert, arts and siences sophomore;; IS George Dudley, commerce sopho- A bloS'Piel tch of Prof, more; and Clay Vallandingham. en- Grant C Knleht. English instructor. gineering sophomore U1 the first edition of Senior women Bettye Howard. wi" arts and sciences junior; Jean Rey- - tne "Biographical Directory of arts and sciences Junior; nier'ca' Scholars" to be published Jeanette Oraves. arts and sciences eaiIy next moilth junior; Mabel Warnecke. arts and This volume, sponsored by the science junior: and Kate Wood, arts American council of Learned So- and sciences Junior. cieties, is being edited by Jaquet Junior women Helen Harrison, Cat tell as a companion work to arts and sciences sophomore; Clau-- j "American Men of Science and dine Mullinaux. commerce sopho- - "Leaders in Education." It will and Edith Weisenberger. arts tain biographies of Americans who a.a! s' ieti'jes sophumore. are rfistsj'guiihec! m the humatles. Univer-commerc- C-- Knight Bennett Papers Due Honored aPfr court-marti- J con-mor- e;