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The Kentucky Kernel, April 28, 1922

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOL. XII DEATH OF IS. LEXINGTON, KY M'VEY SADDENS UNIVERSITY AND ENTIREGOMMUNITY Faculty and Students Show Sympathy in Many Expressions of Respect STUDENTS AT FUNERAL Memorial Service Held in Chapel Tuesday No. 26 LAMBDA PHI, LOCAL Virginia Hamilton, Former 'THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR SORORITY FORMED U. K. Student," is" Honored" LETTERS ABOUT A new sorority has recently been formed In the University and is now existing ns a local under the name of Lambda Phi. They are petitioning Delta Delta Delta and hnpo to have their petition granted sometime In the next year. The charter member of the sorority are Mary Barnard, Corlnne Cowgell, Gwendolyn Purdom, Sara Thome, An nesteele Taylor, Gertrude Collins, Virginia Duff, Lora Bantn, Lillian Rasch, Mary Stallings, Annie Russell Moore, Ann Mary Risen,-an- d Olivia Smith. The death of Mrs. Frnnk LePand which occured at the Good Samaritan Hospital Wednesday evening came as a distinct shock to her T many friends on the campus. Although hospital since she has. been at the March 16 and had undergone an opera- Possibility of tion April 11, her condition was greatGreat in This State; ly Improved until Wednesday when she suffered a relapse and at 7:15 a Preventative passed away. Students are invited to visit the Before her marriage Mrs. McVey was Miss Mabel Moore Sawyer, a daughter Dispensary with reference to vaccinaof the late James Sawyer, for years tion against typhoid fever. This is general traffic manager of the Soo important. There are quite a number Lines Railway system. Mrs. McVey of typhoid cases occurring in Kentucky was married to Doctor McVey Septem each year, especially in relation to ber 21, 1898, while he was professor of other states, and this is notably true economics at the University of Min- of the rural districts. Typhoid is an nesota. While a student at this Uni expensive disease, averaging about versity she became a member of Alpha one death to ten cases, and a high per cent of permanent and partial disabil Phi sorority. ity. Typhoid fever ranks fourth in Active in Kentucky Clubs Mrs. McVey has long been active mortality diseases in the United States. Rosenau, one of the greatest health in club and educational circles, identi fying herself readily with those orga- authorities in the country, states that nizations at the various institutions an active immunity is produced by the with which Doctor McVey has been vacination or inoculation. "The proconnected. In February she retired cedure," he says, "is harmless, rational as president of the Fayette County and effective. The reactions are usualLeague of Women Voters, to which ly moderate and never serious." Many position she had succeeded Mrs. Desha students are familiar with the remarkMrs. McVey was also able results from this work in the Breckenridge. a member of the Woman's Club of Cen- army. The typhoid fever records in tral Kentucky, the Uuiverslty Woman's 1911 among maneuver troops at San Club and in past years had served on Antonio are remarkable The division the Political Science department of there had a strength of 12, 801 men. the Kentucky Federation of Women's All were treated with typhoid vaccine, the result was that in the next three Clubs. of the months of maneuver duty there, only She was also American Association of Collegiate two cases developed. One patient was Alumnae, chairman of the program a private of the hospital corps who had committee of the State League of not completed his immunization, havWomen Voters and of the department ing taken only two doses. His case of applied education of the Kentucky was very mild and probably would have been overlooked but for the rule Federation. She is survived by her husband, Dr. that blood cultures were made of all hours duraFrank L. McVey; three children, fevers over fourty-eigh- t Frank, and Virginia, students at the tion. The other case was that of a University of Michigan, and Janet, a teamster who had not been inoculated. student at Model High School; her Typhoid fever prevailed at that time mother, Mrs. J. M. Sawyer who has in the neighborhood ; there were forty-nincases with nineteen deaths in made her home with the McVoy's for several years; and a brother, M. G. the city of San Antonio. The Surgeon Sawyer, who is now en route to the General's office is authority for this etatement. inoculation United States from Africa. is one of the great stops forward Honor Guard Formed The funeral was held from the resi- in preventive medicine. Of course the Saturday army during the world War was prodence, "Maxwell Place," morning at 11 o'clock. Officers of the tected against this disease. If the University R. O. T C. stood In open typhoid rate had been the same durrank in the pergola leading to the ing the World War as prevailed during War every bed home during the service, while the the battalion and sponsors were on the In every hospital in France would lawn. The battalion preceded the have been occupied by a typhoid fever cortege across the campus and formed patient. To summarize, the result of typhoid an honor guard at the main gate as inoculation cannot long be questioned. the procession passed through. A wealth of flowers testified the love It lowers morbidity and morality rates and sympathy of the faculty of the and involves no risk. The opportunity University of Kentucky, of the Uni- of receiving these inoculations should versity of North Dakota, every frater- not be lightly passed by; neither on the should a silly fear of a sore arm nity and class organization Bane judgment In a campuB as well as that of her many counterbalance friends both in and out of Kentucky. State where the possibility of infection McVey Infection e Anti-typhoi- d Spanish-America- (Continued on page 5) APRIL 28 1922 Virginia Ilnmllton, a former student 11 IE ARE at the University was recently elected KENTUCKY Strollers Give Brilliant Performances in Paris, Richmond, Georgetown and Middlesboro. IN PINEVILLE TONIGHT Theatre Managers Compliment John Burks, Director The Strollers gave the initial performance of the Bayard Veillers masterful mystery drama, "The Thirteenth Chair" at the Paris Opera house Monday. This Is the most perfect produc tion eved given by this splendid play in its entirty having been produced by the students themselves. The scenery used in this production was made In the woodshop of the Engineering College and designed and richly painted by the students of the Art Department. The draperies,. pictures, tables, lamps, in fact every, thing used in the elabor ate drawing room of the wealthy Mrs. Crosby is a reproduction of the talent of students of the University, given in the interest and appreciation of the splendid efforts of the Strollers. This play is perfect in every detail, every actor so perfectly suited to his part and so thouroughly sure of him is given self that the performance behind the without the manuscript scenes, or without anyone to prompt. Friends and patrons who witnessed the performance in Paris expressed themselves very favorably and went so far as to say that this is the best play, including professional road shows that has ever been given in that city. A section of seats was reserved for a theatre party from Mt. Sterling, including the Senior Classes of the City and County High School and the cast of this seasons theatrical production of the Senior Class. There were about forty-livin the party, chaperoned by Mrs. Ben R. Turner, Mrs. Dan Prewitt, Mrs. Oldham Greene and Mrs. Leo Orear. The performance was repeated in Georgetown Tuesday evening before a small, but cultured and appreciative audience. Inclement weather is at tributed to the small house before whom the Strollers gave a brilliant per formance. The cast of "The Thirteenth Chair" left Wednesday for Richmond where they were met with a warm welcomo by the citizens and club women of that city. The seat sale was reported to have been large Wednesday and shortly before the performance nearly every seat in the Opera House wan sold. The hospitality and courtesy extended the Strollers in that city which brlck-a-brac- k e (Continued on page 5) KERNEL 8TAFF NOTICE There will be an Important meeting of the members of the Kernel staff In the Kernel office Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock.. The annual election of the editor, managing editor, assistants, business manager, advertising manager and staff will be held. Every for 1922-2member of the staff Is asked to be present. 3 of the "Twig", freshmen student publication at Welleley College, which she Is now attending. Miss Hamilton was a member of Beta Chi chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma and was prominent in n num ber of student activities while here. she is the daughter of Arch Hamilton, one of Fayette County's representatives to the Kentucky Legislature. TOWNS editor n (Continued on page 5) t JESSIE DODO DIES! SENT OUJJVER STATE Colvin and Wilson Urge Kentuckians to Cooperate in Raising Funds $300,000 IS NEEDED All School Children to Take Part Preparatory to the Kentucky Memorial Building drive two letters were sent out over the State last week, one AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS from the State Superintendent Colvin Resolutions Passed by Theta Sigma Phi, Faculty and Catholic Club Miss Jesse Dodd, daughter of MagisDodd, of 614 High Street, enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University, died at her home early Monday morn ing after a brief illness. Miss Dodd, completed her work for an A. B. degree in English at the end of the first semester and since that time has been pursuing the course leading to a Masters degree. Funeral services were held at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock, the Rev. L. de Waegnaere officiating. The following resolutions of sympathy were passed by Theata Sigma Phi. honorary fraternity in Journalism of which she was a member, by the Catholic Club of the University and the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences. "The University community is shocked to hear of the death this morning of Miss Jessie Dodd, who is a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences. She completed the work for the Bachelor degree in January and was continuing as a graduate student in the department of English. Altho ill at the time, she was in the classroom as late as Friday with her usual cheerfulness of spirit attending to her duties without complaint. Miss Dodd was a young woman who was graced with personal charm and who had high ideals. She went about her work conscientiously and with quiet dignity, winning increased regard the more intimately one learned to know her. "A delightful companion among friends and a serious student, she had not long been in the University before she enjoyed the friendship of all who know her. Her ambition was to be of service to others. In her last Interview with her professors she spoke with enthusiasm of the work she wasaboutto ongage in after leaving the University and wished, that she could do good to others and reflect credit upon the Institution. "The University has sustained a loss and we mourn her death. Therefore, be it resolved: that the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences express their Bonso of loss and offer their sympathy to the family and that a copy of these resolutions be sent to the fam ily and to the press. "Signed: "Committee for Collogo of Arts and Sciences, "L. L. DANTZLER, trate and Mrs. Charles "A. C. ZEMBROD, "ENOCH GREHAN." (Continued on page 5) to his fellow workers and one from James C. Wilson, chairman of the general memorial committee, to representative men of the state. They are reprinted here. Mr. Wilson's Letter. "A campaign to erect a memorial to Kentucky's heroes of the World War, a building that, will be used daily by young people from every section of the State, surely has your support. "The school children of the State are being called on to raise this $300,000 fund, but we are trusting that you and a few others will start the campaign off with a twenty-fivdollar subscription. Every boy and girl in Kentucky will be interested in the erection of a Memorial Hall on the Campus of the State University where they all have an opportunity to go and to get an education. "Sixty thousand men will be glad thus to learn that a proud State has not forgetton. Mothers will e (Continued on page 5) DEBATING TEAM 'MEETS T TONIGHT Hays and Porter to Represent Kentucky on "Immigration Question" Tonight at S:15 in the University chapel the University of Kentucky debating squad will meet the Vander-bll- t team. The question under discussion is: "Resolved: That the present Dillingham Immigration law be retained as a permanent" measure: namely that threo per cent of each nationality which was resident in this country in 1910, be the only annual quota allowed to enter the United States." The University of Kentucky will be represented by J. L. Hays and C. M. C. Porter, and Vanderbilt by Morgan Green and D. H. Rosier. The judges will be H. V. Chlsney of Frankfort; Dr. W. B. Jones, Georgetown; and Otto Rothert of Louisville. As this is the only intercollegiate debate to be hold at the University this year it is especially urged that every University student be present. The topic to bo discussed Is very pertinent. The Dillingham law was recently by Congress as a temporary measure, but It Is not yet decided whether it will be retained as a permanent measure. The national Immigration Board Is considering whether it is a wise policy or not. The University of Kentucky will debate the affirmative side and Vanderbilt the negative side of the question.