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f Best Copy Available KY KERNEL TUESDAY EDITION KERNEL SEMI-WEEKL- UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOLUME XXI KITTENS DEFEAT HENRYCLAY 28-1- 9 FOR LAST GAME Youthful LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, George Skinner Receives Award O. D. K., national men's honorary fraternity for campus leaders, will hold its regular annual convention in Lexington on March 5, 6 and 7. The University of Kentucky chapter will be the host of the convention. National officers of the fraternity, and two delegates from the 31 chapters throughout the nation will attend the conclave. President Mct Vey will deliver the welcoming address at the Lafayette hotel on March 5. The university chapter will entertain the delegates of the convention with a smoker in the Lafayette hotel Thursday afternoon, March 5. Other features of the convention, as announced by Carey Splccr, president of the local chapter, will be a tour of the Bluegrass, sponsored by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, which will take place during the second day of the convention, and a dinner dance in the Lafayette hotel on March 6. National officers of the organization: Dr. G. S. Schram, University of Pittsburgh, president; Dr. Frank C. Brown, Virginia Beach, Virginia, executive secretary; Dean W. L. Prince, University of Richmond, Dr. A. G. Williams, College of William and Mary, and Dr. George Lang, University of Alabama, members of the general council. Members of the local chapter: Carey Splcer, president; Ben Har rison, vice president; Howard Williams, secretary; L. G. Forquer, Jake Bronston, Paul McBrayer, James Chapman, Jack McGulrk, Stewart Augustus, Rex Allison, Martin Glenn, Stanley Milward, Louis Payton, Gordon Flnley, Wil liam Trott, and William Young. Prof. R. D. Mclntyre, of the Col lege of Commerce, is faculty ad DAVIS IS OUTSTANDING FOR LOSING NETMEN De Moisey and Polsgrove Are Best for U. K.; Blue Leads at Half Playing their last game, the University of Kentucky freshmen basketball team defeated Henry Clay high school of Lexington,, 28 10, last night in the Euclid avenue gymnasium. Kentucky lead at the half, 15-Henry Clay played the best exhl bition that she has put up this sea son. Davis played well for the los ers. DcMolsey and Polsgrovc led the Kitten's attack. The game was fast and the high school lads threatened the frosh throughout the entire came. Biggerstaff opened the scoring with a foul throw. DeMolsey loop d shot. Davis made cd in a two pretty goals in succession: Dc Moisey tallied again. Polsgrove scored. DeMbisey tipped in a field goal as quarter ended Kentucky 7, Henry Clay 5. Morris scored on a foul shot. Polsgrove scored under the basket. Polsgrove scored on a rebound. Polsgrove scored on a foul throw. George sank a crip shot. Nugent tallient a foul shot. Half, Kentucky 15, Henry Clay 8. Polsgrove opened the half with a free throw. Yancey scored on a long pass from George. Bigger-sta- ff scored a long side shot. Nugent made a pretty follow-i- n shot. Davis scored a crip. Lexington wm clearly outplaying the freshmen at this stage of the game. George scored one foul throw. Polsgrove scored from the center of the floor. Third quarter, Kentucky 22, Henry Clay 15. DeMolsey made a long shot. tipped in a pretty shot. Nugent scored on the following shot. DeMolsey scored on the rebound shot. Biggerstaff shot in a long goal as the game ended. Final score, Knetucky 28, Henry Clay 19. During the past season the fresh -ment met some of strongest frosh team in the state. The locals won hree games and lost two tils, both to Eastern State Normal freshmen. by his consistent Mattingly, guarding, has shown himself to be a great player, who should be a big help to the varsity this fall. Polsgrove was another outstanding star. All members of the squad have worked hard and have shown ability at opportune times. The squad consists of five forwards, Bach, Foley, Settle, George, and Polsgrove; four centers, Kercheval, DeMolsey, Yancey, and Dause; seven guards, Rogers, Lutes. Massle, Pate, Hickey, Cassidy, and Mattingly. The season records includes vic8; Louistories over Wesleyan, and two defeats ville, scores, and by Eastern, the ODK to Convene KENTUCKY NET TEAM TO LEAVE At Lexington for From Representatives 32 Chapters Will Attend; McVey to Speak Rasketeers 'Give GEORGE SKINNER George "Husky" Skinner, Lexington, sophomore In the College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded the Gam age trophy for the "K" man with the highest scholastic standing from February 1930 to February 1931. Skinner's standing was 2.8 for the past two semesters. George graduated from the Henry Clay high school In 1929 and received the Yale Cap which Is given for character, scholarship and athletics. Skinner entered the university In 1929 and won his numerals in football, track man, was awarded a letter and basketball. George, a for his services on the varsity sqaad last falL At the present time he is member of the varsity basketball sqaad. This trophy, which is given by Coach Harry Gamage, will be a permanent award and will be presented each year to the "K" man with the highest scholastic standing for the two preceding semesters. viser. DEAN MELCHER "IDEAL ATTENDS MEET Head of University Men Is Present at Danville Con vention of Association of Colleges Dean C. R. Melcher (was (the representative of the university at the second annual meeting of deans qf men and personnel directors of. the KentucKy Association oi colleges which was held at Danville Friday. Dean Melcher was elected president last year and was in charge of the organization at the meeting. Among the subjects that were discussed at the meeting were "Wjhat is the Dean of Men's relation to Personnel Work" and 3. "Methods of Measuring the Personal Qualities Considered Necessary for the Students Success in College." Following ithese talksL which were the main topics discussed, was a three minute talk by all of the members present. The subjects of these talks were "The Greatest Problem in My Work" and , "My Greatest Achievement of the The annual Military Ball, spon- - Vpr . sored by the R. O. T. C. unit, The meeting was held in the Old which is one of the outstanding Centre building which has been re social events of the year for this modeled this year. Luncheon was unit, will be held Friday, February served to all of the members and 27 from 9:00 to 1:00 o'clock in the guests B. building. Dr. Men's gymnasium. Scabbard and Miner, in this the psychologyJ. dehead of Blade will pledge. partment at the university was a The recently selected R. O. T. C. sponsors will make their debut on guest at the meeting. The meeting next year will be this occasion. Practice Is being held daily for the grand march, held at Richmond the third Saturwhich is the main event of the ball. day of February. Officers elected Participants in the march will be for the next meeting are: C. A. the officers of the unit and the Keith of Eastern State Teachers pledges of Scabbard and Blade ac- College, president, T. A. Hendricks, companied by their dates. The gym- of Berea, vice president and W. J. nasium will be decorated in the Craig, personnel director, Western State Teachers College, was reelectspirit of the. occasion. ed secretary. Following the election The grand march will be proceeded by the pledging exercises of of officers for the next year the Scabbard and Blade; the number meeting was adjourned. to be pledged will not be known until the candidates are called forth G. E. at the ball. The chaperones for the occasion To will be President and Mrs. Frank L. McVey, Dean and Mrs. Paul P. Irvln O. Warren, representing the Boyd, Dean Sarah Blanding, Major and Mrs. O. R. Meredith, Capt. and General Electric Company, will visit the university March 13 to interMrs. W. A. Cunningham, Capt. and Mrs. Clyde Grady, Capt. and Mrs. view seniors interested in obtaining P. L. LeStourgeon, Lieut, and Mrs. positions with his company. As preJames E. Reese, Lieut, and Mrs. H. viously announced by Dr. Henry B. Crlswell, Col. and Mrs. Hugh Beaumont, director of personnel of the university, this is to be one of Broadhurst. the most important Interviews of the year. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Seniors will be elected for trainCLUB TO HOLD MEETING ing in accountancy, finance and statistics, in the company's school. The International Relations club will hold its weekly meeting at The course In special training Is 7:30 o'clock Tuesday night in room given in Schenectady, New York, 111, McVey hall with Mrs. R. E. where one of the General Electric Culbertson presiding, Judge A. M. Company's largest plants Is located. Doctor Beaumont has received J. Cochran of Maysville, judge of the Eastern district, United States only 15 applications for interviews to date, and he is anxious to Federal court will be the principal speaker. The public is cordially in- hear from more of the seniors before the day of the interview. The vited to attend. Interview will take place In Doctor Beaumont's office, 301 Neville hall. COCHRAN TO SPEAK Honorable A. M. J. Cochran. COOPER WILL SPEAK United States district judge, will speak in lecture room 111, McVey Dean Thomas Cooper will speak hall, tonight at 7:30, under the auspices of the Henry Clay law society to the senior students in the Coland the International Relations lege of Agriculture at the senior class. All students of the university assembly at 3 o'clock Thursday afare invited and especially those stu- ternoon in room 206 of the Agridents connected with either of the culture building. All seniors are two classes. required to attend this meeting. Annual Affair of Militarists To Be Friday Representative Interview Seniors RURAL LIFE MUST INTERWEAVE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC PHASES" SAYS "AE" Irish Poet, George Russell, TeHs Kernel Interviewer of His Conception of a Happy Person; of the Accidental Adoption of His Pen Name; and of His Unique Experiences as an Agricultural Editor-Journali- st Taking as his subject, "Building up Rural Civilization," George "A E." Russell, Irish poet and agricultural economist, addressed an assembly of students, faculty and townspeople at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon In Memorial hall. Mr. Russell Is primarily a poet, but Is interested in agriculture, having been editor of the "Irish Homestead," and the "Irish State." He is an active member of the Irish Agricultural Organization society. Opening his address by referring to his visit here several years ago, Mr. Russell explained that at that time he was traveling In the capacity of a poet, and that poets were not supposed to know much about agriculture. He explained, however, that his address was based on 25 years experience in working for agriculture in Ireland, and that, although Ireland is a small state compared to the United States, It is the small states which can be used as laboratories to study and solve problems more rapidly than they could be solved In a large state. "The restless, tameless vitality Rifle Team Ends Successful Week of Shooting Co-e- d Girls Average 976 Points Out of Possible 1000 in Shots The highest team score ever fired by a coed rifle team at the university was made by the coed team for the week ending February 21. The team averaged 976 out of a possible 1,000. Misses Julia C. Webb, Mildred Robards, and Gertrude Hehman, made perfect scores of 100. The highest score for last year was 05 out of a possible 100, and the lowest score for this week's match was 05 out of a possible 100. Although five points seem trivial they are a big factor In compiling the scores. This is a decided Improvement over tho former match scores which were 049 and 938 out of a possible 1,000 for the two former weeks. The highest team score made last year was 989 out of a possible 1,000. Miss Averill, the girls faculty adviser, said that she was greatly Impressed by the marked improvement of the team. Lieutenant Crlswell, coach of the R. O. T. O. and varsity rifle teams, Is also coaching the girls team. He Is assisted by the officers of the R. O. T. C. unit. Miss Mae Bryant Is the student manager of the coed team. Recently the girls fired a competitive match with the boys and a tentative match Is planned by Lieutenant Crlswell to take place in the near future. NEW SERIES NUMBER 41 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1931 Meet March 5,6,7 Baby 'Cats Hard Fight in Fast Game SEE ART EXHIBIT! SHOWING OP MODERN PRINTS TO CONTINUE THIS WEEK with which our, cities are filled comes from the country and the foreigners, for after the third and fourth generation! humanity, In these large cities, becomes decadent and sterile," stated AE. In propounding his theories of the ideal agricultural community to a representative of The Kernel Monday morning, AE said that both social and economic phases of life must be interwoven to produce the highest type of men and women. "It is the fault of American rural civilization that young people do not stay on the farm, but seek diversion in the larger cities," Mr. Russell said, and outlined his proposed remedy of community centers to promote the enjoyment of sports, drama, art, and literature. "Universities must train young people to meet their own needs, adequately' (continued AE., "for a happy person Is one who can live to himself, and by himself, indefinitely, without being bored." He dismissed such diversions as cards and movies as being for those persons who had nothing within themselves to aid them In living. When questioned as to the origin of his pen name, "AE," Mr. Russell smiled broadly, stroked his long whiskers, and answered with the following story: "At the time that I first began to write, I was a rather shy fellow, and did not wish my Identity to become known. So I chose the name of Aelon as my penname. However, I was never noted for my ability to write, as I am a very bad scribe, so the printers could make oupt only the first two letters, 'AE, and signed my writings with these initials. Since then 'AE' has been about all that I have ever been called, until I often forget that I have any other name." After Aj.E. had expounded his theories on agricultural communities to his own satisfaction and those of his listeners at the interview, with a chuckle ho related some of his experiences as a journalist and editor of an agricultural paper. Among these was his story of his search for money to meet 'financial obligations. AE said that on one particular pay-da- y finances were even lower than usual, so he sold one of his paintings and paid the employees; which is just another instance of the unusual things which AE has done. He ventured to suggest that he was probably the only journalist who had ever made art support his paper. With his smile, ills ready flow of talk, and his well-wor- n pipe In his hand, towering abort all present, AE Is a typical Xridi poet, and, though he probably wouldn't agree with us, a typical little boy on a vacation having a good time. FOR TOURNAMENT WEDNESDAY U.K. EXPENSE IS $1,335,687.82 FOR PAST SIX MONTHS Instruction nnd Maintenance Costs Amount to $896,190.57 PATTERSON HALL IS Student Loan Fund Expenditures Exceed Income by $347.09 The expenses of the University of Kentucky for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1930, and ending January 21, 1931 were $1,335,687.92, according to the report of the business agent, which was released to The Kernel yesterday. The excess of expenditures over receipts for the fiscal year amounted to $9,056.56. In the Itemized account of the income and expenditures it was found that Patterson hall was one of the few listed in which there was an excess of income over expenditures. The experiment station received a considerable income from the sale of various commodities, as well as the payment received from services to the public. In the student loan fund the expenditures exceeded the receipts $347.09. Instruction from July 1 to January 21 cost the university $426,598.22, and with the addition of the cost of administrative expenses, maintenance, and betterments, the entire sum totaled $896,190.57. The executive committee of the Board of Trustees, which received the report of the business agent, also approved several minor changes in the regulations governing the university, and heard the reports of various committees. Preliminary plans for the use of the recently acquired warehouse were submitted by the head of the department and of buildings grounds. These plans, which provided office space for that department, and the department of Physical education were examined and approved subject to further modification, when full information as to the cost of construction was available. Dean Thomas P. Cooper, of the College of Agriculture, reported that approximately 100,000 feet of timber at the Robinson's Is being cut .and put on the market in an effort to relieve the unemployment situation in the mountain section. Bids for library equipment were considered and the contract let. The question of dedicating the library was left with the president of the university with full power to act. The Book Store committee reported on the contract signed by the new manager, and listed the changes in policy which he has inaugurated. One change was the establishment of a used book business for the convenience of the student body. It was also stated that the cost of telegrams will no longer be added to the cost of the book to the student. Rehearsals for Macbeth Begin AtLittleTheater Rehearsals began last night at the Guignol theater on "Macbeth," fourth production In the current schedule of the university's playhouse, under the direction of Prank Fowler. Dr. George K. Brady, of the English department, has been assigned the title role. March 23 is the opening date of tragedy and the Shakespearian plans are already being developed to make It one of Lexington's most brilliant theatrical occasions, say observers. Having appeared two seasons ago in "The Flight of the Duchess" and last season In "The Second Mrs. Tanquerry," Dr Brady Is well known to Guignol patrons. Supporting the star of "Macbeth" are Lolo Robinson as Lady Macbeth, Wayne W. Hairier as Macduff, Prof. L. Cass Robinson as Banquo", Duke (Johnson as Malcolm, Morton Webb as Donaldbaln and Horace Miner as Duncan. The three witches of the piece will be portrayed by Nell Cain, Hugh McGuire, and Hayes Calll-ha- n while John Noonan has the role of the drunken porter. Smaller parts will be enacted by Woodson Knight, Murray Benton III, and George Whitfield. Virginia McVey will be seen as tho gentlewoman. Costumes for "Macbeth" are being prepared in the costume department of the theater under the guidance of Marion Galloway. It Is reported that the wardrobe will be authoritative In every detail l'UKPLES LOSE After winning ten consecutive games, the Purples of university high school were defeated by Mid1 way High last Friday night at Midway. It was the second loss of the season for the locals. The Purples will enter the district tournament this week, and are favored to win the tourney. Brethren! Sister n! Mrs. Herbert Hoover is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Vctabel Phillips Carter, who Invented the electric traffic signal, attended the University of Washington, where she was Initiated into Alpha XI Delta. Ray Conger, national one-michampion, received his education at the University of Illinois and was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi. Pearl N. Buck, who wrote the novel, "East Wind; West Wind," is a Kappa Delta. Wlnton Ross Colcord, who wrote the University of Maine "Stein Song," Is a Kappa Sigma. Dean E. E. Brandon of Miami University is a member of Phi Kappa Tau. United States Senator Frank B. Willis of Ohio is a loyal member of Sigma Phi Epsllon. Lois Wilson, famous movie actress, is a member of Beta Sigma Omlcron. Alf Taylor, former governor of Tennessee, is a Lambda Chi Alpha. Calvin Coolldge attended Amherst College and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. Helen Archer, well known movie actress, is a member of Delta Delta Delta. Dr. Woodburn Chase, new president of the University of Illinois, is a member of Sigma Nu. Block Prints Are Featured in Show In UK Art Center Lithographs and Etchings Are on Display; Many Artists Contribute By JOHN MURPHY The exhibition of prints, featur ing block prints, etchings, and lith ographs- - of American, English, and French artists, which opened last Wednesday in the Art Center will be on display for the remainder of the week, it was announced yesterday. The show is a chaotic semblance of artistry ranging from the blunt, wholesome effect derived from an aqua tint to the most minute, detal-li- c enjoyment gained through the scrutinizattori of Walcot's etching "Lower Broadway." "Chartres," an etching of John Taylor Arms, depicts in fine lines the cathedral mounted on the peak hillside. The of a cottage-cluttere- d fusing of crazy crooked lines in the foreground with the streaked straightness of the cathedral at the top of the picure is impressively set forth in detail and technique. George Bellows, a native of Columbus. Ohio, narrates the story "16 East Gay' Street" in his lithograph of that name. There is a play of light, of bright lines and dark spaces interspersed over the surface which menaces the side street quiet of the production somewhat, but does not distract from the beauty of the lithograph. "Dory Fishermen," "Flying Widgeon," and "Yellowlegs at Dusk," are deep bit etchings from the tool of Frank W. Benson. "Dory Fishermen" provides a study in dark, heavy lines with but little light to break the Imagery which is created by extremely slight dlfferentlaion in close, and still closer lines. "Flying Widgeon" is an audacious and excellent attempt to plaster black images of considerable size against a white surface. "Yellowlegs at Dusk" is notable as technical vis ualizing of dusk, the motion of ris Ing yellowlegs, and the dark sur rounding landscape. Perhaps the most unusual picture in the show is "Expectant Thistles," a lithograph done by George Blddle, the man who seems to gain so much delight from satirizing simple situations. From a distance the figures become a near perfect representation of what the artist Is endeavoring to present. Bellows works in light lines, a suitable congruity of technique in relation to his themes. Wanda Gag, the talented young woman artist who shut herself from the world to find art, and who found recognition before she expected to And It, has two contributions in the display. "Evening," the current larger and more widely known of the two Is a lovely glimpse of the interior of the shack in which Miss Gag lived while she was working. The sharp stops and starts of white and black surfaces, together with the grading tones of the shades contained In the lithographed, produce a unique light disbursement effect. Louis Lozowlck's most outstanding productions in the exhibition are "Brooklyn Bridge" and "Tanks No. 11." He has an uncanny method of retreating figures in his Architecturally they are works. beautiful, and in tone and clear cut impresslvcness they are not surpassed by any of tho lithograplis hanging in the show with them. "Italian Cattle Fair," by Tushlng-haIs a light lined pleco of etching reprinted on tissue paper. Its delicacy and daintiness make it and Walter Tittle's etching of George Bernard Shaw the softest bits of etching imaginable. The severe mechanism employed (Continued on page four) J 'CATS WILL MEET N. C. S. FOR FIRST CLASH ON FRIDAY Kentucky One of Four Seeded Teams with Alabama, Georgia, Maryland TEN SQUAD MEMBERS WILL MAKE JOURNEY Rupp Expects Stiff Game from North Carolinans; Hopes Are High By EDGAR A. TURLEY For the second time in as many years the University of Kentucky-Wildca- t basketball team will leave Its lair at 9 o'clock Wednesday night as one of the seeded teams in the conference to meet North Carolina State for its first tilt In the annual Southern Conference invitational tournament which will begin Friday In Atlanta under the auspices of the Atlanta Athletic club. The first Big Blue game will be played at 7 o'clock Friday afternoon. Kentucky has eight conference wins with only two defeats and will be one of the four seeded teams at the tournament with Georgia, Maryland and Alabama. The Wildcats will arrive in At lanta Thursday morning at 8 o'clock. During their stay in Georgia the 'Cats and other members of the party, including "Daddy" Boles, Dr. Funkhouser, and freshman coach, Baldy Glib, will have their headquarters at the Georgian Terrace hotel. Following a brief rest Thursday morning, the squad will enjoy a workout in the Georgia Tech gymnasium for the purpose of limbering up their traveling kinks. Coaeh Rupp stated that the team was in good condition and that they were displaying their old time zip and drive. This was sadly lacking on their last southern trip. The ten men who will make the trip are not yet known but It is thought that they will be as follows: Capt. Carey Splcer, Little George Yates, Charley Worthlngton, Jake Bronston, Bill Trott, Ercel Little, Darrel Darby, Ellis Johnson, and Forest Sale. For some reason, despite the capable treatment given Johnson's Injured ankle, the member has failed to improve to any great extent and unless the injury Is greatly improved before traveling time Johnson will not make the trip. Barring upsets the 'Cats should win their first game with North Carolina State Friday. According to Coach Rupp, North Carolina State is a greatly underestimated team, and despite their percentage of 500 he is sure that they will be one of the strongest teams in the tournament. It would be well to remember that in past tourneys, teams from the Carolinas have won the majority of championships. North Carolina won three consecu-(Continuon Page Four) BRADEN SCORES MODERN AMERICA University Vespers, Sunday, Is Dedicated to Comemmo-ration of Birthday George Washington of In keeping with the spirit of the occasion, the university vespers Sunday afternoon were dedicated to a commemoration of the birthday of George Washington. Dr. Arthur Braden, president of Transylvania College, gave an address on "The Spirit of Washington and Modem Life," and the music was also of a patriotic nature. Dr. Braden pointed out the failure of modern America to live up to the example of its predecessors, and to carry on the noble principles of Washington and other leaders. He scored our age on four counts, namely, character, patriotism, public service, and religion, in all of which he believes we fall far below the standards set by our first president. He pointed out the political corruption of present-da- y officials, citing the upheavel In Chicago as an example, and in contrast he reminded us that Washington served his country for 45 of his 68 years without any pay. Indeed, he went further and bought provisions for his soldiers out of his private Income. In further proof of Washington's humbleness of spirit, he quoted from two letters, one in which an officer in Washington's army suggested to his general that he should attempt to become a monarchlal ruler of the United States, and the other Washington's reply to his devoted colonel charging him never to make such a suggestion where he would hear of It again. A special feature of the musical program was the soprano solo sung by Mrs. W. H. Hansen, of Lexington, "My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free." This song was the first one composed in America of which there is any record It was dedicated to Washington by Hopklnson, and was the favorite song of the president.