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The Kentucky Kernel, May 14, 1920

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

ft' The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, VOL. X. PETITION IS GRANTED BY THETA SIGMA PHI National Chapter of Women's Journalistic Fraternity To Be Installed at Kentucky 0. Stag ecrafters Give Little Theatre Play Martha Buckraan has received a telegram from the National Convention of Theta Sigma Phi, national honorary Journalistic fraternity for women, which met recently, announcing that the petition of the eight young women of the University of Kentucky who applied in the name of Phi Sigma, local fraternity, for a chapter of the national, was granted along with Bimilar applications from Columbia University, New York City, and Knox College, Qalesburg, Illinois. A .representative of the fraternity is expected to come ito Lexington about May 18 to formally install the chapter at the University. Theta Sigma Phi "was founded in 1908 at the University of Washington grown rapidly during the last r and has few years, having chapters in many of the large universities, such as Wisconsin, Ilinols, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio State and Oregon. fThe local Phi Sigma was established at the University of Kentucky during the winter by several girls of the junior and senor classes, who are making journalism either their major or minor study, and who are interested in bringing together those taking an active part n the work of that department. Miss McLaughlin was instrumental in forming the organization and she has rendered invaluable aid in actually bringing the fraternity into being. The young women who made application for a chapter of Theta Sigma Phi are: Martha Buckman Junior managing editor of the Kernel for next year;' Louise Will, senior managing editor of the Kernel this year; Elizabeth Card, member of the Kernel staff; Elizabeth Marshall, senior member of the Kernel staff; Adele Slade, editor of Kernel and Junior, f of the 1921 Kentuckian; Margaret McClure, senior editor of the State Press Bulletin and Exchange Editor of the Kernel, Bell, junior editor of the State Press Bulletin for next year, and member of the Kernel Btaff ; Marguerite McLaughlin, instructor in journalism. To be eligible for membership in the fraternity one must bo an upper clussman; must be on a student publication; must have a standing of 1.9 according to the point system; must be taking work in the Department of Journalism with no failure or conditions In such work. The Stagecrafters of Transylvania will present a program of three t plays at the Little Theatre, Monday evening, May 17, at 8 o'clock. The plays are "Maker of Dreams," by Alfred Sutro, "Embers," by Oeorge Mlddletown, and i comedy farce called "Room 38." co-e- editor-in-chie- HEAR WEATHERFORD! ENGINEERS MEET WITH N. Y. CLUB McVey and Anderson Speak at Long-to-b- e Remem- annual dinner-danc- e seventeenth of the New York Club of the University of Kentucky was held on Saturday evening, May 1, at McAlpin Hotel, New York City. Fifty-twwomen and men from Kentucky were present. The o Dinner was served at 8 o'clock, the diners dancing between courses. In Mr. J. E. writing of the dinner-dancBoiling, who was present, says: "After dinner M. S. Smith, president of the club, introduced Doctor McVey, who spoke for about half an hour on the subject, 'Increased Monetary Appropriations for Educational Purposes,' outlining the necessity of this in view of the greatly Increased demand for trained men in all walks of life. "Dean Anderson followed. Doctor McVey and spoke for about twenty minutes. In his usual virile vein Dean Anderson spoke on timely topics, Included a sightseeing tour of the University grounds, which the writer had reason to believe he filched from the speech of a certain senior member of the College of (Engineering who made such a speech at the Chicago banquet, and closed his remarks by paying a graceful tribute to the social developments at the University owing to the activities of Mrs. McVey, and by according to Doctor McVey the full measure of credit for his work dn the development of the University as an institution of learning." "Following Dean Anderson, W. H. Grady, trustee of the University, made a short speech in which he expressed his pleasure and honor at being presto ent and left the real the hardened sinners of that profes-tlon.speech-makin- g " "Mr. J. I. Lyle, also a trustee of the University, followed with a brief history of the New York Club, recalling many of the folk and Incidents which surrounded the foundation of the club la 1902. Mr. Lylo attso added a word about the present und future needs of tho University und spoke of the campus layout, which hud been perfected to servo as an intelligible guide to futuro expansion. carefully-- considered (Continued on Page Two) L. REED ADDRESSES "If you can put thinking into action, you will get the highest satisfaction of life. The only way in which a human being can be educated is by some form of human activity. At the adolescent period the teacher is working with the most malleable stuff that can be worked, thus teaching should be considered as a spiritual art," said O. L. Superintendent of Louisville schools, in his Inspiring talk in chapel Tuesday, on "High School Teaching as a Life Work." He also said: "The great aims of education are, first, the physical education, education for home life, and the moral and religious education. We all learn sooner or. later that money is only worth what you can exchange for it in terms of satisfaction." In speaking further of the high school education, he said that the high school has an unique Individuality in that it is a survival of the old classical academy. Superintendent Reed ended his talk by paying tribute to the classical training given in the high schools, and making a plea that more University students take up teaching as a life work, calling it the noblest profession in the world. Mr. George R. Larry, University of Wisconsin, and of the American Red Cross, closed the chapel exercises by making a short talk, saying that people in the United States are s continuously and seriously 111. of the illness is unnecessary, and could be prevented if the boys' and girls were educated to care for their bodies and to obey the laws of. health and hygiene. He closed by asking that we give our support to the Red Cross, which is now doing its greatest work, in the time of peace, by teaching health and hygiene in the schools, and in various kinds of social work. Rd, bered Occasion Two-third- WEATHERFORD WILL TALK SUNDAY NIGHT president of College at Nashville W. will speak at the joint Y. M.-C. A. meeting at Patterson Hall Sunday night. Doctor Weatherford was the founder of Blue iRidge und is an authority on tho Negro question tin the South. He Is n speaker of note and tho lUnlver-sltIs especially fortunate In securing hint to fill this engagement. Every collogo student interested In current problems should hear him. Dr. W. D. Weatherford, the No. 30 X20 1 George R. Larry, of Red Cross, Also Speaks, Urging Observation of Health Rules one-ac- KENTUCKY MAY CHAPEL REQUIREMENTS RIGID KYM Y. M. C. A. y wlde-uwuk- HEAR WEATHERFORD! STROLLER BANQUET TO BE NEXT MONDAY The annual Stroller banquet will be given Monday, May 17, in the ballroom of the Phoenix Hotel. All members of the cast are asked to be at Patterson Hall at 8 o'clock, so they can proceed to the Phoenix in a group. Bid FROLIC HALL ON PATT LAWN COMING Student Government Asso- ciation To Give Mardi Gras Next Friday Evening BENEFIT OF REC. HALL HIGHLANDS WINS HIGH Have you ever been to a Mardi Gras Kentucky on a Friday night in May? Most likely you have not, as there has probably never been one. But you are going to have the rare opportunity of attending such a cele bration at Patterson Hall Friday evening, May 21, for the girls of the Student Government Association of the University are going to give a unique Mardi Gras which will rival even the most elaborate Mardi Gras which have brought fame to New Orleans. A champion swimming match, a fortune teller, a fish pond, a Japanese tea garden where demure Japanese maidens will serve tea and sandwiches, booths where anything which fancy dictates can be purchased, and various side shows, including everything from the smallest midget in the world to a show "for men only" will be features of the evening's entertainment. In addition to these attractions, the program committee of the carnival has provided an excellent program to be given on the platform to be erected in the center of the large circle in the Patterson Hall yard. This program will feature a minstrel show, a mock council meeting of the Student Government Association in which girls from the audience will be "called up" before the council, and "The .Maker of Dreams," a skit which will be presented by some of the best Stroller talent of the University. The entire front yard of Patterson Hall will be converted into a veritable fairyland, lighted with Japanese lanBright and attractive costerns. tumes, gaily decorated booths, harns, and confetti will add to the festive spirit of the occasion. in the Patterson The Hall yard will continue from 8 until 10 o'clock. Then, at 10 o'clock will come the grand climax of the entertainment of the evening. The doors of the Recreation Hall will be thrown open and the jazz will start, and dancing will be enjoyed until the "k strikes twelve. The proceeds of tho Mardi Gras will be used to refurnish the parlors at Patterson Hall. So, boys, one and all, come with a warm heart and a full purse, prepared to spend freely, and you will bo rewarded next year by having attractive parlors, artistically furnished with comfortable furniture and pretty floor lamps, in which to wait for your girls. Adelo Slade is general chairman of tho Mardi Gras. Virginia Griffith and Fannie Heller are assistant chairmen. in L TRACK MEET Fort Thomas Boys Easy Victors in State Contest Inter-scholast- ic The team from Highlands High School, Fort Thomas, easily won the Kentucky Interscholastic track meet held on Stoll Field last Saturday, May 8. Highlands piled up a total of 57 points to their credit; Louisville Boys' High came second with a score of 22 points. Anderson County High was third with 15 points. County Mountjoy, of Anderson High, was the high point man of the contest. He entered three events and took three first places. Stegeman, of Highlands, was second with 13 points, and Funkhouser, of Providence High, was third with 10 tallies to his credit. The winners of the) tournament were presented with the trophies immediately after the meet in the Y. M. DocC. A. rooms of the University. tor McVey made the presentations. Gold medals were given to winners of first places, silver ones for second and bronze ones for third. A silver loving cup went to the winning team and one was also given to the high point man of the meet. In addition to this the Sigma Nu fraternity gave a specially designed loving cup to the winning team. Three high school records were Pole broken in the meet, namely: vault, .Mountjoy, 10.6; broad jump, Mountjoy, 19.9; (former record, 19.G, held by Locke, of Louisville); Javelin, Chlnn, 140.6, (first year thrown); discus, Scott, 101.7, (former record, 95 feet, held by Hawkins, of Anderson County High). Funkhouser ran the 220 yards in 23 seconds, coming within a fifth of a second of Grabfelder's record of 23 seconds. The various teams were the guests of tho different fraternities of the University during their short stay in this city. The meet was one of the most successful ever held here and a record crowd was in attendance. Tho officials were T. J. Beam, manager; R. W. Owens, referee and starter; Parks Boone, James Wllhelm and W. D. Thompson, clerks of course; E. A. Bureau, George Whiting and Julius Wolf, timers; W. D. Funkhouser, W. L. Summers and John J. (Continued on Pago 7) merry-makin- g