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3 > Image 3 of The Kentucky Kernel, February 11, 1922

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

1 THE KENTUCKY KERNEL ORPHEUM THEATRE Continuous Performance, 10 a. m., to 11 p. m. THREE PICTURES (Changed Every Day) Personally Selected, so that the variety is sure to please everyone. Courteous Attention; (Best of Order. "Go Where The Go's Go.") MEET ME AT THE 7?iS: mem; Laiaseile Millard nail, For Gennenen t?H2,fHTS!feL xreing me umy muies ujl una iaic uusigu in the City. A Game of "Billards", or "Pocket-Billiardswill be Enjoyed, as we permit nothing ", but perfect order. 4AAAAAAAAAAA4AA44AAA4AAAAAAAAAAAA4AAAAAA4 AAAAA AAAAAA AAA Thursday afternoons at 3:30. Society According to plans which have been mndc recently each one of the sororities will have charge of the Sunday night program for the Y. W. C- - A. at Patterson AAAAAAAAAAAA((AAAAAAAAAAii LITTLE FLOWER GARDEN Hall. The dates for theso programs arc The Botany Department under the as follows: February 12 Alphn Gramma Delta. direction of Professor F. T. McFarland, is planning a dnhlia garden in the power February 19 Kappa Kappa Gamma plant court. There will be a variety of March 5 Kappa Delta. flowers, with dahlias as the prominent March 12 Alpha XI Delta. March 2G Chi Omega. feature of the garden. The entire space of the court will be used. The old power plant will probably be Miss Annette Martin, daughter of Mr. shaded with the tropical castor bean and Mrs E. L. Martin, Lexington, and a plant, which grows to be about fifteen graduate in Home Economics, class of '14 feet high, and has gigantic leaves four of the University died at St. Joseph's or five feet across. These plants are of Hospital. Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, various colors, black stem, red and pur- while undergoing a slight throat opera ple stem, leaves mostly green or red. tion. Death came as a result of heart of the Also, in connection with the work of attack caused by the effect the Botany Department, there is an anaesthetic, physicians in charge said. Miss Martin is an alumna of Kappa acre of ground south of the new Chemistry building, which has been plowed and Delta fraternity at the University, where about a hundred different kinds of she was popular with the faculty and grasses have been planted- - The hope student body. Her death is a great shock is to make a large grass garden out of it to the members of her family and her and the object of the garden is to afford many friends. She was also a graduate opportunity to carry on innoculation ex- of Hamilton College and took a masters periments to determine the relationship degree at Columbia University, New York. She taught domestic science for of the various ergots. It is quite likely that the swamp be a year in the Lexington public schools tween White Hall and the football and held a similar position in Louisville field will be converted into a botanical Besides her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E garden in the near future. L. Martin, she is survived by two brothers and two sisters, Dr. Curry Martin of Books which have been in demand Baltimore and Allen Martin of Lexinglately in the University library are: ton, Miss Grace Martin and Mrs. H. R. "Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him" by Douglas of Lexington. Joseph R. Tumulty, Burns, Mantle's "A Biography of During the past week seven graduates Best plays of 1020-21,- " Richard Mansfield," "An Autobiograyhy and a former student of the College of '"of E. H. Southern." Law visited Judge Lafferty and other Amone other new books are: "The friends In the department Of the group Three Soldiers," a novel by Dos Pasos two are County attornies and one is aswhich was recently criticized in the sistant librarian at the Law Library of Literary Digest. It is a war story which Cincinnati. paints a very gloomy picture between the Miss Rebecca Parritz of the class of officers and private soldiers. "A Story 19 who is now assistant librarian at the of Mankind" by Van Loon, designed for Law Library of Cincinnati recently took the upper grades, begins with the forma an examination for admission to the bar tion of the sun, moon, metals and uni in the State of Ohio before the State verse. The book is very closely com Commission. The class which took this pared with Well's "Outline of History." examination was composed of 184 appli"In A New entury," a book of popular cants which numbered among its memessays on social subjects by Edwards S. bers students of the leading colleges and Martin, "The East and the West," which universities of the country. Out of this tells of India, China,and Japan, by Price class of 184 applicants 90 passed and 94 Collier, and a book of travel in Scotland, failed. Miss Parritz's standing was 84.3 beautifully illustrated, entitled "Over the per cent which was considerable above Border" by William Winter, are book the 75 percent necessary to pass. In which will be catalogued in a few days this list of failures were representatives and be ready for circulation. of the biggest schools In the country. Among those who visited the departTwo new books on evolution which the library has recently receives are: ment were: Will C. Hoskins, '17, Hayden, "The Theory of Evolution" by Scott, and Ky. who is now practicing law at Hayden "Man and His Ancestor" by Morris. and is County Attorney. W. C. Benton, Other books which have been in do 21, Winchester, Ky. who is practicing mand recently on the same subject are: law at Winchester with his father Judge "Theology of an Evolutionist" by Lyman Benton. E. C. Purycar, '19, Paducah, Ky. Abbott, "The Evolution of Christianity by Lyman Abbott, Draper's "Conflict Be White's tween Reigion alnd Science," "History of Warfare of Science With "History of Fredom of Theology," Thought" by Bury, "The Bible of Nature" by J. Arthur Thompson, "World Power and Evolution" by Huntington and , "Social Evolution" by Chapin. who is practicing law with his father at Paducah. E. A. Cole, '21, Lexington, Ky. F. L. Elchelberger, '16, Covington, Ky. who Is practicing law at Covington. Miss Rebecca Parritz, '19, Cincinnati, Ohio who is now assistant librarian at the Law Library of Cincinnati. Raymond Connel, '21, Paris, Ky. who is practicing law with Judge Dundon, at Paris, and L. C Flournoy, Jr. Morganfield, Ky. who Attorney at Morganfield. "Miss Caroline Sharpe, Sgcretary of the is County University Y. W. C. A., was called to her Pennsylvania, An interesting feature of the week was home at Wilkes-BarrSunday by the death of her mother. the lecture given in Chapel, Tuesday, The faculty and students of the Uni- February 7, at 3:45 by Mrs. B. Frank versity wish to extend to Miss Sharpe Mebane, on the "Balkans and France." their deepest sympathy Mrs. Mebane, a native North Carolinian, volunteered just after the armlstlco to go into relief work In Serbia. Her talk Band Practice changed to Wednesday Orchestra Prac which was a narration of the events that afternoons tice Monday and Friday evenings 7:30. took place from the time when she left The Glee Club Boys are getting down New York until Bhe had again landed In to real honest work for their tour of America was both interesting and inpart of the State. Professor Carl A. structive. In prefacing her remarks Mrs. Mebane Xampert earnestly desires every member to be out for practice on Tuesday and stated that Bhe did not wish to make a e, 3:30-5:3- war talk but merely to tell of the wonderful work of the little country of Serbia and of the Queen of Roumnnin, whom she had the pleasure of meeting. "Serbia" said Mrs. Mebane, "stands like a gateway between the East and the West. It is tho guardian of civilization. Hcnco in 1914 when tho angry hordes of warriors swept across the little country,! they laid bare all the fields and raided all the houses for miles around. It was Serbia that dealt tho first blow against tho Central Powers and at Christmas of 1914 there were 70,000 Austrian prisoners of Queen Mario and showed a number of pictures which she had collected on her trip. Tho lecture was preceded by a violin selection by Jcancttc Lamport, accompanied by Mrs. Lampcrt. Following tho program tea was served in the office of President McVcy. Mrs. Farquhar and Mrs. Lampert presided at the ten table and were assisted by R. W. SMOCK Formerly With Caskcy Jewelry Co. Careful Watch Repairing SATISFACTION GUARANTEED "WATCH YOUR WATCH" PHONE 2682 Daisy Lee Tinslcy, Anne LEXINGTON, KY. Alma Hutchcn, Catherine Hcn-dri157 SOUTH LIME Buchignani, Mabel Theresa ReDaugherty and Eva Congleton. ceiving with the guest of honor were A Serbian knows how to Mrs. McVey, Miss Louise Webb, Miss in Serbia. & BROMLEY fight and how to die but he does not Frances Jewell, Miss Frances Marsh, know how to retreat." Professor and Mrs. Zembrod. About one Mrs. Mebane also told of her presentaCleaning and hundred guests were present. tion to Queen Marie and King Ferdinand who is Marie Queen of Roumania The radio room In the Civil and throughout Europe for her known 152 S. LIMESTONE STREET beauty is gracious, charming and ex- Physics Building Is being repaired, and tremely popular with all her subjects. painted and a new receiving set installed. PHONE 1550-- Y King Ferdinand, a linguist of seven Workers have been installing this set September. Several new since early in tongues, is also a universal favorite. QUALITY AND SERVICE Mrs. Mebane was attractively gowned pieces have arrived and the work will in a Romanian peasant costume, the gift soon be completed. Misses PARRISH Pressing Dry From A Faint Blue Glow To Modern Miracles FDISON saw it first a mere shadow of blue light streaking across the terminals inside an imperfect electric lamp. This "leak" of electric current, an obstacle to lamp perfection, was soon banished by removing more air from the bulbs. But the ghostly light, and its mysterious disappearance in a high vacuum remained unexplained for years. Then J. J. Thomson established the electron theory on the transmission of electricity in a partial vacuum and the blue light was understood. In a very high vacuum, however, the light and apparently the currents that caused it disappeared. One day, however, a scientist in the Research Laboratories of the General Electric Company proved that a current could be made to pass through the highest possible vacuum, and could be varied according to fixed laws. But the phantom light had vanished. Here was a new and definite phenomenon a basis for further re- search. Immediately, scientists began a series of experiments with far reachtube, known as the Coolidge ing practical results. A new type of y tube, soon gave a great impetus to the art of surgery. The Kenotron and Pliotron, followed in quick succession by the Dynatron and Magnetron, made possible long distance radio telephony and revolutionized radio telegraphy. And the usefulness of the "tron" family has only X-ra- begun. The troublesome little blue glow was banished nearly forty years ago. But for scientific research, it would have been forgotten. Yet there is hardly a man, woman or child in the country today whose life has not been benefited, directly or indirectly, by the results of the scientific investigations that followed. Thus it is that persistent organized research gives man new tools, makes available forces that otherwise might remain unknown for centuries. GeneralElectric Company General Ottce Schenectady, N. Y.