A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL
The Kentucky Kernel
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
LEXINGTON, KY DEC. 19, 1919
Behold, I Bring You Good Tidings of Great Joy, Which Shall Be To All People.
And Joseph went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto
the city of David', which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineT Y MEETING
CHRISTMAS FESTIVITES age of David:)
To be taxed with Mary, his espoused wife.
And she brought forth her first-bor- n
son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes,
Corridors Feature Stunts and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
Social Hour Follows ImParty
And there were Jn the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping
pressive Service Carols
watch over their flock by night.
And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, arid" the glory of the Lord shone
The Recreation room of Patterson
round about them: and they were sore afraid.
Again this week the Recreation
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of Hall, softened by candle light and exroom cf Patterson Hall was the scene
quisitely decorated with vases of
great joy, which shall be to all people.
of gay festivity and Christmas cheer,
For unto you is born this day m the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the white roses and chrysanthemums,
night the Student GovernPATT. HALL SCENE OF
ment Association, aasisted by the Y.
W. C. A. entertained the
dormitories in a last
party before the Christmas holidays.
The hall was charming in the profuse decorations betokening the Yule-tid- e
season, and made a charging
background for the program and
stunts of the evening. The six corridors in charge of their respective
protectors put on stunts, which due to
cleverness and originality shown by
they proved to be very Interesting
and the source of great merriment.
Toward the middle of the evening
the lights were turned off and the
Y. W. C. A. choir entered in a processional, carrying white candles and
singing Christmas carols. Two duets
sung by Louise Will and Sallie Bruns,
and Margaret Smith and Carlisle
Chenault furnished the other Christmas music.
One of the most interesting features of the evening, however, were
the delightful Christmas stories related in a most engaging way by Dean
Refreshments of ice cream cones
and Christmas candy were served.
The guests included all' Patt. Hall,
Smith Hall and Maxwell Hall girls,
town members of the Y. W. C. A.,
members of the Advisory Board, and
other friends of the association.
PROPPS ELECTED TO
At a meeting of the baseball "K"
men of the University held last week,
Bryan Propp3, a Kentucky star of
three seasons, was elected to the captaincy of the 1920 baseball squad, to
succeed Marlon Lasley, who was
elected captain last spring but who
did not return to school this fall.
The new captain, known to every
Kentucky baseball fan as "Speedy,"
has been a member of the varsity
team since his entrance Into the University three years ago. MoBt of the
time he has been "tagging them at
second," but is a capable man la most
any of the fielding positions. He is
considered the most consistent batter
on the squad; last year leading the
battins average, and coming in with
safe licks several times during the
eeason when hits meant runB. Propps
is a Junior In tho College of Engineering and is a member of the Alpha
Stema Fhl fraternity.
And this shall be a sign unto you ; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling
slothes lying in a manger.
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising
God, and saying,
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS 1919.
with the chandeliers hung in Christmas greens, and a beautifully decorated Christmas tree bringing back
the "Santa Claus" days of yore, was
tho scene of tho Christmas Y. W. and
Y. M. C. A. service Sunday night.
This program by which .Christmas
was celebrated and real .Christmas
spirit was again renewed consisted
chiefly of Christmas carols and other
appropriate music. A processional of
white-clagirls of the Y. W. choir,
carrying white candles, and singing
an old Latin Hymn, "Adeste fideles,"
opened the service.
The following program was beau
1. Joy To the Wold Song, by the
2. Silent Night vocal duet, Louise
Will and Sallie Burns.
3. The Christmas Story Luke 2
chapter, Adele Slade.
Benjamin J. Bush.
4. Prayer-nD- r.
5. Stars, Franco Leoni. Eventide,
Agate, Backer Glondahl, Mrs. C. B.
Cornell, accompanied by Mrs. Goode.
6. Ave Maria, Schubert, Professor
7. "0, Little Town of Bethlehem,"
Y. W. C. A. choir.
8. "Away In a Manger, No Crib for
a Bed," duet, Margaret Smith and
"It Came Upon a Midnight
Clear," song by the Association.
The singing was accompanied by
Catherine Denton with the violin, and
Rothwell Edwards with the cornet
After the program a social hour followed, which proved to be a real
Christmas party; gay chatter, music
and food being the predominating fe
The Committee on Decoration was
Fannie Heller, Edna Snapp, Mlna
White and Martha Van Meter, Elizabeth Kraft, social chairman, was assisted by Louise Mayer, Mary Elizabeth James, Sarah Equlm, Rachel
Logan and Elizabeth Card, in preparing and serving the refreshments.
A large number of students were
present as well as many members of
the faculty and their wives, and quite
a number of othor guests.
(R. F. Peters.)
Grim Fate can play peculiar pranks
HAVE PAGAN ORIGIN
When Christmas rolls around,
Unusually Long Vacation She withers hearts and draws a tear
Where laughter should be found;
Will Begin Friday
(J. A. Dixon)
In years gone by It was a time
The associations gathered around
When loving hearts gave gifts,
The Christmas holidays begin at
the word Christmas are so many and
When soul met soul in holy praise
so beautiful in the varied memories
the seventh hour Friday, December
19, and end the first Tuesday, Jan
which they evoke, that even the most
nary 6, 1920. The vacation is usually
critical can surely find something in
This Is an age of selfishness,
long this year, since we have had
Christmas to be glad for.
Stery duty bids us give,
only one holiday this year, that of
The word itself means "The Mass
Our obligations must be met
Thanksgiving. It was for this reason
This, with its ecclesiasThe gifts therefrom can't live;
tical and sacred thoughts, calls to
that the petition presented by the stuThe poet says: "The gift without
dents for an extension of the Thanksmind the message that the angels
The giver must be bare, "
giving vacation was refused by the
brought to the listening shepherds,
Our friendship and our love should go
that night on the plains of Judea.
With presents here and there.
At 3:30 o'clock Friday afternoon,
"Fear not: for, behold I bring
students and faculty members will
you good tidings of great Joy,
The Yuletide of this year should be
scatter to the four corners of Kenwhich shall be to all people,
A mingled prayer and hope,
tucky, not to be gathered back Into
For unto you is born this day
That God will give us strength and
the fold of the intellectual until after
in the city of David a Saviour,
the wild bells have again Bounded out
which is Christ the Lord."
Successfully to cope
their parting knell for the
And the mighty chorus of the heavenly
With all those agencies that tend
ushered in the always welcome new
To tear our land apart;
year. No more books, no more gym,
"Glory to God in the highest,
Such prayer will be answered too,
no more mad rushing to classes
and on earth peace, good will
When rising from each heart.
until next year Just seventeen long
days with nothing to do but have one
Down though the ages we hear the
more grand and glorious vacation. "BEAU BMIMMEL" TO BE list of our Christmas hymns, with the
There'll be plenty of time for
sweet chimes of their names like
and coasting, for dances,
ANNUAL STROL ER PLAT church bells across a
week-enparties, receptions, and all
back to our minds that greatest night
the gay festivities which make Christof all the world; "Hark the Herald
mas the most enjoyable time of the
Recommends Angels Sing," "Holy Night," "Joy to
the World" and others setting forth
There'll be no longer the necessity
the rejoicing of the universe at that
of pulling ones' self out of bed at tho
Held and Study
sound of a rising bell, or an alarm
But (Christmas has its other side,
clock. There'll be seventeen mornquite different from the calm pure
ings to sleep until the cock crows the
"Beau Brummell," Clyde Fitch's fervor of the worshipper, that of
noon hour, and then to make a hasty
drama of English lige of "quips and pranks and wreathed
scramble for a combination breakfast the early 19th Century, will be the smiles," which has come down to us
Stroller production for 1920, accord- from pagan sources. The mistletoe
Patterson Hall and Smith Hall will ing to the recommendation of the and holly with which we decorate, are
be closed after Saturday morning and committee entrusted with the duty reminiscent of the Celtic Druids,
those girls who remain here during of selecting a play.
which priesthood retreated before the
the holidays are to stay at Maxwell
This play was written by Clyde conquering Roman legions and was
AXIOM FOR SENIOR.
Hall. Mrs. Brown will be on hand to Fitch, with special reference to the finally destroyed. But not alone from
join in Christmas festivities
appearance of the lamented Richard this source do our Christmas customs
Too many Miami students hitch
cloths to aching heads Mansfield i nthe title role. It first come. Back through the good times
their ambition to a degree, only to
whose owners have had too much appeared in the early 90's in New of the Merrie England when the early
find out that they counted their
plum pudding or other
credits beforo they wero earned.
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