ANNUAL BLUE RIDGE EDITION
THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
FOOTBALL GAME TUESDAY
SPRING PRACTICE TO CLOSE
WITH CLASH ON STOLL FIELD
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
PETITION DEAN KRANKE
as house mothers
APRIL 16, 1926
BLUE RIDGE PLANS BIG CONFERENCE
SUMMER SESSION Art Works Are Now
Being Exhibited Here
PLANS GIVEN OUT Display of American Federation
BY DEAN TAYLOR of Close Paintings 25Will
The walls of the Art
Strongest Faculty in History University of Kentucky building ofwith
of the University To Be
an interesting collection of paintings
Here for the 1926
from the American Federation of Art.
Main Hall at Blue Ridge
First Annual Banquet for Budding Journalists To Be at
The exhibition, which began April 11,
and is a traveling one sent out by the
DORMITORIES TO .OPEN federation, is open to the public until
Special Trips Planned for the According to Prof. Allan Swisher,
of the department of art, the paintPlays Scheduled
ings, with one or two exceptions, arc
value rather than
Dean Taylor announced that the representative of the best museum
1926 summer session of the Universi- work.
ty of Kentucky would consist of two Among the better canvasses one by
terms this year. The first ter'm will Walter Ufer. formerly of Louisville,
open June 14 and close July 23, and portrays
a Mexican Indian with
the second will begin July 26 and e'nd vivid tones suggestive of the hot the
cliAugust 28. For the 'first time in the mates. Another Kentuckian, Charles
history of the summer school the de- C. Curran, has a portrait of a girl
partments of Journalism and Physiol- which took the second prize in the exogy will be open. Bacteriology, which hibition at Nashville last year, when
was not scheduled in the catalogue, Professor Swisher took the first prize
will offer a full program of work.
with his canvas.
The summer session has grown in
Two sea pictures, "The New Eng- size during the past few years and
in 1926 every college on the campus ( CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT)
will offer a full program of work, and
the entire plant and facilities of the
University of Kentucky will be available for instruction purposes.
The tuition fee for each college,
With the exception of the College of
Law is $18.00 a term. In the College of Law there is just one term
Graduate of the
of 11 weeks and the fee is $50 for the
University in 19 2 4 Is
Victim of Pneumonia
Dormitories Will Be Open
in New York City
The University dormitories, Patterson Hall, Smith, and Boyd Halls and
also the men's dormitory will be open WAS TALENTED
during the summer session.
Miss Marjorie Warden, 22 .years
rates are as follows:
In the women's dormitories $1.50 to of formerly of Louisville, a graduate
the University of Kentucky, and
?3.00 a week will be charged accordpopular
ing to the room occupied.
In the tre, died actress at the Romany theaat noon Sunday in New York,
men's dormitory all rooms available
where she had made her home for a
year. Her death came sixteen hours
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after she was stricken with pneu-
Robert E. Lee Hall with Swimming Pool in Foreground
BLUE RIDGE FOUNDED BY
DR. W. D. WEATHERFORD
Builder Embodied His Ideal In students wno attend the conference
this year will find a mountain top
Institution in North Caroexperience.
After a long school year,
lina Which He Created
with the grind of the classes and
20 Years Ago
Y.W. ELECTS BLUE
Miss Warden was graduated from
the university in 1924. While on the
campus, she was very prominent in
student activities, social circles, and
death came as a great shock to her
Virginia Heizer, Margie Smith, many friends here. Besides being a
Lydia Roberts, Irene Mortalented actress, she was a violinist of
gan and Virginia Boyd To
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For Women Students
The Y.W.C.A. delegates to Blue
Ridge this year are Virginia Heizer,
Margie Lee Smith,' Lydia Florence
Roberts, Irene Morgan, and Virginia
Boyd. The election was held at Boyd
hall, Tuesday evening, by the senior
members of the retiring Y.W. cabinet.
Virginia Heizer, the newly elected
Y.W. president, is a junior in the College of Agriculture. She came to the
university from the University High
school and has been prominent in
Y.W. work ever Tsince she was a freshThis year Virginia has been
secretary of the Y.W.C.A. and has
ably performed her duties, despite her
deep interest in other campus activities. She is a member of the Alpha
Delta Theta sorority.
Margie Lee Smith, the treasurer of
the organization is a junior in the
College of Arts and Sciences.
came to the university three years ago
Miss Florence Heintz will arrive
of Kentucky this
week to conduct a two weeks'
course in campfire work for women
students in the University who
expect to become teachers in the
The group will hold its first
meeting Monday afternoon, April
19, at 3 o'clock in the high school
at the University
This course is offered through
the courtesy of the national organization of Campfire Girls and will
bo given free to the women students of the university. All girls
who are interested in this work
should see Miss Virginia Franke or
Dean Taylor at once.
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"Hot Tamale," Guest From New
Mexico, to Be Sent to Queen City
Zoo; Impressive Ceremony Planned
Unheralded by advance publicity
agent?, neglected by the professional
and unknown even tc
the best informed gossips on the can
pus, a mighty change is aoout to be
made in the whole working plan of
the University of Kentucky "Hot
Tamale" is to be sent away to the
Cincinnati Zoological garden!
No longer will the savage visitor
from the jagged mountain peaks- of
New Mexico ramp in his little cage
in the basement of the men's gym.
No longer will he snarl out his von-- ,
genco at those, who annoy his slumbers. No longer will Louiso Atkins,
the capable treasurer of tho
circle, be gripped in the throes of
thought, attempting to conceive some
plan to secure the finances necessary
for the appeasing of his insatiable appetite.
For a time now perhaps peace will
jreat on the university campus. No
examinations and the constant round
of activities don't you sometimes
long to steal away for a few days into
some secluded spot in God's green
outdoors away up high to meditate and pray to gain inspiration and
vigor for the great task, before you?
Our Master needed this refreshment,
how much more must you and I need
There is no hetter place in all the
world for such experience than the
great outdoors in the Blue Ridge. For
generations western North Carolina
has been called the "Land of the Sky,"
and it has long been characterized tas
one of the most exquisitely beautiful
regions in all America. United States
Government, created by the National
Congress, and through this reserva- -
Blue Ridge the "Land of the Sky"
was started in 1906 when the first
tract of land was purchased. Since
then seven tracts have been secured,
making an aggregate of 1561 acres.
Ly 1912 there were three buildings
on the grounds and at present there
buildings, in which
more than 800 people can be accomodated. The present valuation of the
property is six hundred thousand dollars.
The founder and builder of Blue
Ridge, Dr. W. D. Weatherford, has
builded his life and ideals into the in
stitution, and the equipment is used
to the maximum during the summer
months for the promotion of these
ideals. It is here that each of the 500 (CONTINUED ON PAGE
TO LIMIT GIRLSj
longer will news-reel- s
photographer (CONTINUED ON PAGE
be buzzing around the men'. gym.
No longer will reporters for local papers, feature writers, associated press
representatives, interviewers, et
ad infinitum dog the steps of "Hot
Tamaje" from morning to night in an
attempt to get his opinion of the
case. Tho humune officer has declared
truco and many of tho pious folk of
the ulue urass city who wero so upset
over the idea of having a wild feline
in their midst, have now returned. tr.
their peaceful pursuits.
Tuesday afternoon nt tho regular
meeting of the
circle the biography was almost finished. After u
lengthy consideration of the matter
it was decided to accept the offer of
the Cincinnati Zoo to take tho 'cut off
the hands of the pep organization.
This decision was reached only after
Many of the
a most bitter discussion.
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Law Tests Given
Operation Proves Fatal to District Passenger Agent of
Southern ; Was Ardent
Supporter of U. of K.
conference at Blue Ridge. According
to Mr. Kavanaugh's figures the cost
should vary between $47 and 62, according to the mode of travel.
If one travels by automobile the
secretary figures that each individual's, share for transportation should
be 12; the registration fee is 10 and
board for the 10 days is $25, making
a total of 47. Plans are being made
to take all the university representatives in automobiles.
By railroad the cost would be some-
what higher as the train fare for the
round trip from Lexington is $27.
The total cost would be approximately
62 according to the secretary.
LOST A Tri Delt pin somewhere
between the campus and the Greeks.
If found, return to Helen Sampson at
tho Tri Delt house.
Lucille Short Honored
Awarded Cup for Most Valuable,
Chi Omega Pledge
lege of Arts and
ed tho cup given
freshman in the
OF K. PLANS
TO SEND LARGE
NUMBER OF MEN
Held at Southern S t tt d e n t s'
Camp in North Carolina, June
11 to 24 Kavanaugh and
"Y" President To Go
Cost May Be Greatly Reduced
Through Making Trip
The university in general and
C. A. in particular is
making extensive plans to send
a large delegation of students to
the Southern Students' Camp at
Blue Ridge, N. C, June 14 to 24.
Two official delegates, the new
president of Y. M. C. A. to be
elected in the near future, and
George Kavanaugh, general secretary of the Y. M. C. A., will be
sent to renresent the university
and will have their expenses
paid but all the men students oi
the university are invited and
urged to attend this camp.
the Y. M.
The triD to the camp has previously
been made by train but this year they
are planning to go in automobiles as
the delegation from Berea drove
through last year and found it a very
successful wny to make the trip. In
this way the cost of attenumg tne
camp can be greatly reduced and thus
more boys will be able to go.
Sponsored by National
This camn is sponsored by the nat
ional Y. M. C. A., for the' benefit of
students atending southern colleges,
with the purpose of fostering student
contact among the colleges of the
Last year 100 southern col- -
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Board of Trustees of University
Pass Resolutions Compelling
Orders to Have Matrons
by January 1, 1927
Resolutions to the effect that each
fraternity on the campus of the Unichampionship in 1921.
versity of Kentucky would be comMr. King took an enthusiastic inter- - pelled to have a house mother on or
before January 1, 1927, were adopted
(CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) by the board of trustees of the University at a meeting held by the board
on Tuesday, April 13.
The board of trustees strongly feels'
that in view of the past actions on the
Most Popular Girl Will Be part of fraternities that house mothThis, the board
ers are necessary.
Named April 26
believes, is the only way to insure
good conduct on the part of the boys.
The election of the Queen of Not for this reason alone has the
May, who will preside over th,e
board adopted this resolution as they
May Day festival at the university,
feel that the presence of a woman will
will be held Monday, April 26.
insure better living conditions.
Only male students of the univerfact thitt fraterIt is a
sity may vote.
nity houses are not models of cleanliAH arrangements for the elecness, but with a competent director of
tion are being made by the
affairs they might be made so. It is
The girl who receives the
suggested that the house mothers
highest popular vote will be named
might act as the directors of the
the May Queen, the second highhouses, thus insuring better service
est, maid of honor to the Queen
on the part of the servants, and conand the next four, attendants.
sequently less waste.
"No Use Looking at a Gift Horse's
Tonsils," Says Smith, in Speaking of
The Romany and Their Romaniacs
(By LeROY SMITH)
I was parked comfortably in the
office the other day, Morris bein' out
at the time, when in come a damsel
who turned out to bo one of them Romaniacs from the theater over here on
the alley. She asked me would I
write her one of my stories about tho
theater and how lucky we was to have
one. I say that she was right, wo
was lucky, and there wasn't no use
lookin' at a gift horse's tonsils, no
matter how much he coughed. I explained that I couldn't write no story
about it because I didn't know any
thing about a theater, and all I had
against this particular one was the
paint job on
outside, never hnvin'
Byronic Atmosphere Prevails
Sciences, was awardEighteen. Students Take Examannually by the Chi
to the pledge who
inations This Week
best represents the ideals of that
University of Kentucky Law
organization. The award was made
sent 18 of its members for en- at the Founders day banquet which
trance examinations to the Kentucky was held at the Phoenix hotel Monday
Bar Association which was held at night.
Frankfort Thursday of this week.
The prize, which is a handsome silThose who took tho examination ver loving cup, was awarded on a
are; J. Rryce Johnson, Adrian II. basis of scholarship, activities, and
During her short
Terrill, Henry Reed Prewitt, Eugene general conduct.
B. Cochrane, B. A. Robertson, S. B. stay at tho university Miss Short has
Triplett, Richard Clayton Smoo t, taken an active part in many extra-- I
Paul E. Keen, Lawrence E. Luigart, curricula activities and social affairs
Hubert II. White, Richard P. Maloney, of the university. She is a company
William Franklin Simpson, M. T. G. sponsor in tho R.O.T.C, In uddition
Daughcrty, "'Harlan Hobart Grooms, to her numerous activities Miss Short
Woodson D. Scott, Charles S. Dur-ret- t, made, an unusually high scholastic was a Byronic atmosphere in the
Joseph Bradley and Kathleen standing for her first semester in the simplicity of the Kernel office which
I took to be a wise crack, but I ex
has compiled a table of costs for atY.M.C.A. student
BURDENS tending the
Acording to a rating mark worked
out in the office of the dean of women,
assisted by the Women's Student Government Council,
ties for girls at the university will bo
regulated by a point system.
No girl will be allowed to carry
more than 15 points in addition to her
school work. If figured on the basis
of the now rating some of the girls
are now carrying 30 and 40 points.
Next year a chairman of activities
will be appointed to see that no girl
carries more than 15 points.
The students are in favor of the
plan because it gvies opportunity to
more girls for office holding, and
lightens the burden on prominent
girls likely to be elected to more offices than they can manage, Organizations are electing their now officers
with the point system in mind.
Officers carrying 10 pqints are: the
presidency of the Woman's Student
Council, of the Young
Woman's Christian Assocation, and of
HOWARD C. KING
DIES AT HOSPITAL
Work of Women
for Attending Conference
Students Will Be Graded on
Point System Basis
George R. Knvanaugh, student secNext Year
retary of tho University Y.M.C.A.,
Tho first annual Kentucky Kernel
banquet will be held tonight at 6:30
o'clock in tho private dining room of
the Lafayette hotel.
The banquet, which is financed by
the business department of The Ker
nel will be for the members of the
staff and their three honor guests,
Miss Marguerite McLaughlin, Miss
Irene McNamara, and Prof. Enoch
Grehun, head of the journalism de
partment. There will be a short busi
iness session, nnd the staff for the
coming year will be announced.
This event will mark the close of
the old administration and the inaug
uration of the new. After the close
of the most enjoyable exercise of the
evening, that of feasting, those present will have the honor and pleasure
of listening to addresses by the retiring managing editor, Arthur H. Morris; the retiring business manager,
Jack Warren, the distinguished associate editor, Kyle Whitehead, and the
notable professor of journalism, Enoch
Howard C. King, district passenger
agent for the Southern Railway System, died at the Good Samaritan hospital at 4:15 o'clock last Thursday
morning, April 8.
Mr. King underwent- an operation
for the removal of gall stones, Monday night. He rallied 2nd grew
stronger Tuesday, recognizing members of his family, but took a turn
for the worse .Wednesday, growing
He was prominent in Lexington's
civic and business life, widely known
35 years' association with the
Southern railway, and actively interested in college and high sv ool sports
Will in Lexington and "Bill" King towns.
$62 His son, William B. King, former
student of this university, and star
Secretary of University "Y' athlete, pitched the foul goal that won
the Southern Conference basketball
Compiles Table of Expenses
Course In Campfire Work Will
Be Open to University Girls
Kernel Staff Will Be U.
Entertained To n i g h t
plained thaft. it was just cigarette
smoke and let it go at that. She says
that she would enlighten me a bit
about the legitimate stage, but I
says she needn't to bother; if they had
police protection, it was all right. We
didn't seem to be gettin' very far, so
A pair of officer's boots come
clumpin' in after while containin' Jack
Warren. I asked him how was the
Boy Scouts doin', and he udmits that
his particular army seemed to still
bo tho prize outfit, and would I please
I say I was just
go chase myself,
leavin' and ho wus so cheerful over
it that I sat down again, and inspired
for details concerniu' tho state of his
Distributes Himself Over Chair
Jack distributes himself gracefully
over the most of a chair and Morris'
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