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4 > Image 4 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 16, 1926

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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL The Kentucky Kernel is the official newspaper of the students nntl alumni of the University of Kentucky. Published every Friday throughout the college year by the student body of the University. Cents the Copy, Subscription One Dollar nnd Fifty Cents a Year-Fiv- o Entered at Lexington I'ostofflce as second class nfnil matter. REPORTERS E. T. Iliggms Scott Leida Keyes Hunter Moody Maria Middclton Neil Pluminer J. A. Estcs R. C. Claxon Emmet Mihvnrd Helen Shelton Joseph Palmer MANAGING EDITOR Llewellyn Jones Virginia Boyd Arthur H. Morris Catherine Carey Rebecca Edwards Charlsey Smith ASSOCIATE EDITORS Virginia Conroy Maud Vnn Buskirk Kyle Whitehead Florence Ogdcn Jewell Hays Maria McElroy Catherine Redmond Betty Regcnstcin Frances Lee Addison Ycaman Margaret McWilliatns Lucile Cool; Louise Jefferson Byron Pumphrey Dave Alexander Curtis Buehlcr Harold Brush EDITORIAL EDITOR-IN-CHIE- V. 1). I F NEWS BUSINESS NEWS EDITOR Virginia Kelley ASSISTANTS John R. Bullock J. L. Crawford 2030 MANAGER SPORT EDITOR 0800-Uni- 74 OF ACCOUNTS James Augustus Frank K. Hoover ASSISTANTS Frank Smith Warren A. Price C. M. Dowden Wayman Thomasson Stanley W. Royse H. K. Gregory MANAGER CIRCULATION Rex McClure Phone 4085 ADVERTISING MANAGER James S. Shropshire STAFF Leroy Keffer Kittinger s ASSISTANTS Hunter Moody Fred Conn Thelma Snyder Pauline Adams Francis Watson E. L. Berry Phone G800 Univ. 74 for rates and EXCHANGE EDITOR space reservations. Lydin Roberts EDITOR Edith Minihan SOCIETY All-cr- t MECHANICAL FEATURE EDITOR LeRoy CRAB SESSION C. B. Petree BLUE - FOREMAN Delos Nooe Smith ASSISTANTS W. D. Grote asked, "Do you believe in Blue Ridge?", she speaks an unspoken Inngnngo of approbation. In her lent ways she says, "Of course I Hove most heartily in Blue Ridge, cause she nnd I hnvo ideals that nro bo-!- much in common." is why Hero Berea believes in her: j, muc ny, s overflowing with prnctlcnl ideas. These ideas me nocessnry if things nre to bo accomplish ed, but they nlone nro fruitless tinlenn they nro passed around nnd used. That is just what happens. The young people there nro representn tives of the colleges of the southland. Not only ideas suggested by the lead he will be nnxious to go. ers, but nlso those suggested by other "Whnt nre you going to do this colleges nre enrried to the different You have heard that enmpuses nnd tried out. summer?" (piestion mnny times nnd so have I, nnd the best nnswer thnt I have heard n Wesleyan mnn give Is "I nm going to Blue Ridge." We nt Wesleyan have set as our goal, "ten men nt Blue Ridge." ro ,4$ Not all of this number has frfu been secured ns yet, but with n live, hard working Blue Ridge committee, with an enthusiastic group of former delegates testifying of its valuta, and with the prospect of our delegater. driving through in an automobile, we believe thnt we will reach our goal. The group which drove through Inst year brought back such strong (ale:t of their experience on the road that he trip through the mountains has be-- 1 come a new incentive to go to Blue Ridge. Dixie is made from the Our Y. M. C. A. pays the traveling expenses of the delegates and the purest materials obtaindelegates pay their expenses while able. It is Pasteurized and there. The association has found it n Heathized, so its purity splendid investment to share the expense of the delegates as the experis protected by the two ience there equips them for better greatest scientific safeservice next year. guards known. It is with high hopes that we look forward to this large number of our students attending Blue Ridge Jhis year, for a large number attending Blue Ridge means a large number of better trained, and more efficient A. L. Pigman RIDGE Blue Ridge gives the delegates of n bigger nnd fuller life. They come to see thnt there are many worlds yet to he conquered, nnd thnt every person is challenged to give his life wholeheartedly in overcoming these worlds. Thnt vision must find expression through unselfish service. .1. Blue Ridge gives the delegates the inspiration nnd zeal that is required In putting into practice their Idonls and visions. Each one discovers thnt ho must not be overcome by 2. n vision the little difficulticsL but rather thnt they, however mean nnd potty, are small links in the great chain of ilia purpose of God. He gets nn Impetus thnt will keep him moving steadily forward, even in the face of great difficulty. Yes, Beren, believes sincerely In Blue Ridge, nnd she hopes this year to send the Inrgest delegation that she lias ever sent. Beren, the' mother, Is willing to entrust her children to the care of Blue Ridge. ft J ::tjt::i::jj::ttttttttajutttnt ?r,y BUSINESS MANAGER Juck Warren Phones 4024 what is the best thing to do. In mnking this decision some are looking forward three months nnd nre to figure out whnt they can do be best equipped (with money) for year in college. Others nre looking into the future more than three mouths and are thinking Nnot only in terms of dollars but in terms i.f LIFE, in terms of what will bot equip them for college nnd for nil ifo. The men In this second group are the men who, if properly informed, will go to Blue Ridge, for when n college man thoroughly understands what Blue Ridge is and what it means to nttend a student conference there, 1 KERNEL KENTUCKY WTGK FOUR list. In retiring, the old staff cannot help but feel that it has performed a duty well accomplished. This year, for the first time in the history of this publi cation, The Kernel has been entirely edited and printed on the university campus. It now owns a complete printing plant, which is also operated by students of the journalism department and although this department of the paper is not, as yet of such a large calibre, all indications point to a greater development in tins department within the next few years. It is even hoped that the present two-pag- e press can be exchanged for a four-pag- e machine next year. Not only along mechanical lines has The Kernel been improved during the past year, but its entire style and make-uhave been changed and the news columns of its pages lengthened three inches. Advertising in this year's publication has run on a heavier average than ever before. This goes to prove that the local merchants and foreign advertisers are noticing the progression of the paper. It has been the policy of the editor, throughout his term of office, to keep The Kernel as well balanced in news, feature, editorial and humorous material as possible and to present to the student body, through the editorial columns of the paper, problems which he thought were of the greatest interest and which needed most attention. He sincerely hopes that his efforts have not proved futile. In closing, the retiring stall" of The Kentucky Kernel wishes to congratulate those who will have the opportunity and honor of editing this paper and sincerely hopes that they will find room for still greater improvement .than that which has been made during the past year. THE EDITOR p as student delegates to the Summer Conference at Blue Ridge, N. C, Blue ? June Why shouldn't there be 10 men who are anxious to lmvi Schools of the most wonderful experience mm that o o can come to them during their college ? days It is true that college men find KENTUCKY WESLEYAN themselves filled with ideas and plans ' Would it surprise the Y. M. C. A. for their summer's vacation. leaders of Kentucky and of the South- there are so many things they In fact can do ern Region if every student Y. M. C. and so many things that they would A. in Kentucky should have ten men like to do, that it is hard to determine Ridge Notes From Other 1 15-2- 4 L ? 1 &ir leaders next year. t EARN the economy of buying Stetson. Style on a foundation of jual-it- y is the secret of Stetson supremacy. STETSON HATS A DIXIE THERE'S DEALER NEAR YOU Styled for young men - THE RETIRING STAFF Vs, ( ICE CREAM- Twenty years ago at Blue Ridge, in the rugged mountain peaks of North BEREA (By CARL M. GAMBILL) Carolina, there was inaugurated an annual meeting of men students of the colleges and universities of the Southland under the auspices of the student. Berea has no mouth nor tongue In the two decades that have elapsed since that time these with which to speak, but when she is Y. M. C. A. meetings have assumed gigantic proportions and the annual conference is now regarded as one of the salient features of the year's program of each local Y.M.C.A. This year the men students' conference will again be at Blue Ridge and the meeting will extend from June 14 until June 24. Nor are the girls forgotten for they too will have a conference there immediately preceding that of the men. The girls' meeting will be held under the auspices of the The University of Kentucky Y.M. and Y.W.C.A. are taking an Y.W.C.A. active part in this year's program. At a recent meeting the Y.W.C.A. elected five delegates. The Y.M.C.A. expects to have at least ten men from the University of Kentucky attend this year. According to students and faculty men who have attended these con ferences in former years, the ten days spent at Blue Ridge are very en joyable ones. The friendships there formed, the opportunity afforded of hearing some of the foremost speakers of the nation, and the hikes and sports amid the scenic beauties of the North Carolina mountains, combine to form an experience which they say can never be forgotten. The Kernel commends this work of the Y. M. C. A. in bringing together for ten days boys from the different colleges of the South under such lead ers as has Blue Ridge. Such a conference as this cannot fail to accomplish much good in creating a spirit of friendship between the different views manly clean, of the individual students, and in developing them into Christian gentlemen who will be a credit to their state and nation. This issue marks the final edition of The Kernel which will be pub lished by the 1924-2- 5 staff, as the new, recently elected executives will begin .their official careers tomorrow, their first official issue appearing on the campus on Friday, April 23. The old staff, in retiring from office at such .an early date, is merely following out the custom which has been the policy of The Kernel throughout the history of its existence on the campus in order to give the new staff the opportunity to become fully acquainted and accustomed to its duties before returning to their work next fall. It is not without a feeling of regret that the old staff steps aside from its respective desks and beats to make room for those who are so fortunate as to have the honor of taking part in the publication of this, one of the leading college weeklies in the South, for the forthcoming year. But for .everything that has a beginning there is an end and so it is by the liand of destiny that the present staff gives up those duties that it has enjoyed so much in performing and through which source it has derived a great amount of valuable training, to those who will take up the task where the retiring officers have left oil" and attempt to keep this student publication of the University of Kentucky where it should always be, at the head of the f ft C . - They call it the "Pierce Type" When the class of '15 at Maine was beinggrad-uate- d, the name "Pierce" meant no more in the fieldof metering p.. t. pierce tian Sweeney or Jones. Today, however, if you'll talk to such companies as the Detroit Edison Company, The Southern California Edison Company, the Duquesne Light Company, or the United Verde Copper Company, you'll learn that "Pierce" means a type of remote metering, which enables a man in a central dispatcher's office to read the condition of a several miles away. Superpower brought in the need for an improved method of remote v ; ring, and R. T. Pierce, Maine '1 5, in the employ sub-stati- 7T The question is sometimes asked; Where do young men get when they enter a , large industrial organization? Have they opportunity to exercise creative talents? Or are they forced into narrow grooves ? This series of advertisements throws light on these questions. Each advertisement takes up the record of a college man who came with the Westinghouse Company within the last ten years or so, after graduation. of Westinghouse,devised it. He designed a system that operates on a new and different principle, and that has met with general acceptance in the Central Station field. He also was active in the recent of the entire Westinghouse instrument line. It was only a few months after Pierce had completed the graduate student course at Westing-hous- e that he was given an assign ment in the instrument section of the engineering department. He took it merely as a "fill-ih- " job. Soon he saw that instruments play a vital part in every electrical operation. As an instrument engineer, Pierce spent several weeks on the U. S. S. Tennessee and the Colorado during their trial runs. He has ridden in the cabs of electric locomotives. He is in closer touch with radio than anyone not a radio engineer. A design engineer comes continuously in contact with sales negotiations, and Pierce's contact with them proved so beneficial that he was lately made head of the Instrument Section of the Sales Department, which means that he really has charge of the sale df all instruments to Westinghouse customers. stinghouse .A- 4 y