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The Kentucky Kernel, December 4, 1925

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

THE KENTUCKY KERNEL OUT A DATE AND ATTEND THE FIRST CADET HOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN MEN'S GYM PLEASE REFRAIN FROM AND SAVE THE GYM. BASKETBALL UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOL. XVI LEXINGTON, KY A & S FACULTY IS Joy-Ma- CONSIDERING HONORS COURSES Dean Boyd, Professors, Study Aydelotte Report to National Research Council At Meeting Held Monday P. M. Downtown Sections of Lexington Narrowly Escape Annihilation g as Kentucky Boys Surge Through Streets; y Attempt to Have Borrowed Flag Poles Returned to Owners A wildly singing, rah-ra- h discussed Monday afternoon, NovemMare." ber 30, for the first time by the fac- Gone!" and Tennessee's "Gone! Gone! throucrh the air ns ulty of the Colleges of Arts nnd the mob crashed in halted front of the LexSciences. ington Drug, where they howled to The renot. in detail follows: their heart's content. Never did a Your committee accepts the conclu- bunch of college men make more sions of the Aydelotte report to the noise, nor keep at it so long a time. Freshmen cans were dottinir about National Research Council 1. That the present academic sys- here, there, and everywhere. Tentem is designed for the average stu- nessee's glorious gold and vhite dent (1) in the kind of work required streamers were ripped from their both as to quantity and quality fastenings, chrysantheums were torn (2) and in the routine designed to into shreds, and Tennessee banners keep him busy. were loosed from their moorings to a 2. That the present academic sys- oe uuriic un ine uucks oi tem is not designed for the best stu- hoodlums, Borrowed Flag Poles dents with serious intellectual aims And so far did they ko in their and purposes nor does it encourage freedom and initiative for the develop celebration as to (shall we say) borment of intellectual independence and row the flag poles from in front of various public buildings and stores in originality. 3. That, under the present system, the business section of downtown. Not a student does not really achieve a even was the .seat of county justice, mastery of the subjects in one special the Fayette county courthouse, an field so that present academic honors exception. lire no basis on which to predict, his ' success in life. Your committee recommends the continuance of the present scheme of "Independent Work" for seniors but recommends the following program as 11 an objective to which immediate attention may be given so that the scheme of Independent Work may de velon into Honors Courses. Handel's Great Musical AchieveHonors Now Given For High Averages ment Will Be One of LeadYour committee calls attention to ing Educational Enterthe fact that honors are now given tainments of Year for hieh averages in ordinary courses based on a quantitative credit-hou- r system, INCLUDES system. In an honors course FOUR ARTISTS Circle-Makin- School spirit is a fine thing but it must not be carried to the extreme where it is destructive to property, Those flag poles are the property of certain persons in Lexington and those taken from around me court house belong to the American legion. Until those poles are returned they are counted as stolen. Each student of the university should feel a personal responsibility in seeing that the good name of the university is not uivinisneu uy mese poies not being returned. Tryine to Collect Staffs Circle, nen ortrnnizatlnn The of the university, has undertaken the task of restoring these flag poles to their respective owners. In order to do this the Circle will send out and collect these staffs if the students having them will inform some mem ber of the organization to this effect. John R. Bullock is chairman of the committee in charge of collecting the puies aim 11 any stuaenis navmg nags or knowing where some may be found will call him at 4651, he will send for them. Again, the Circle urges that every student do his part. This is a serious matter; the good name of the university is at stake: and every stu dent who has the interests of his uni versity at heart will do his part to restore this property. Su-K- y Su-K- y ' joy-ma- Su-K- y ; The presentation of Handel's "Messiah," a great epic in musical achievement, on December 11, under the direction of Prof. Carl Lampert of the music department, will be one of the leading educational, and entertaining programs of the year. Three hundred, and fifty trained voices will compose Honors Are Won At Interna- the chorus, and four of America's tional Exposition in Chicago ; finest oratorical singers have been obKentucky Win tained from Chicago to assist in the rendition. Twenty-thre- e Prizes The "Messiah" was presented last of year to CRAVENS' ESSAY FIRST ington, the university and cityof Lex- Prounder the direction Among the many honors, which (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) have come to various departments at the university, are those which the Agriculture College captured at the International Live Stock Exposition Seven New Members held in Chicago last week. Its junior yearling Angus steer won fifth strong class of 69. A Berk- Five Senior and Two Junior shire barrow was awarded first prize Engineers Taken Into Honpound class and also 0 in the orary Fraternity the reserve championship. The pen of three barrows won third place. Tau Beta Pi, honorary engineering The university sheep won 23 prizes, Suffolk fraternity, held their pledging servincluding the champion, ices at the engineering convocation Cheviot wether, reserve champion wether, first prize yearling Cheviot Wednesday, November 25, in Dicker wether, second pen of Cheviot wether hall. Dean Anderson, dean of the lambs, second pen of Hampshire weth- college of engineering gave an address er lambs, third pen of grade wether on Tau Beta Pi. The active members are R. C. Wil lambs, third and fifth Hampshire wether lambs, fourth yearling Hamp- liamson, A. Griffith, W. M. Witty, J. and fifth Cheviot W. O'Nan, Isadore Goldben, Sherrill shire wether, fourth wether lambs, fourth yearling South- Basket, R. H. Harrod and W. W. down wether and fourth Southdown Sanders. The seniors who were pledged were: wether lamb. The wether show was Joe K. Barley, H. L. Moods, David exceptionally strong. B. A. Thomas, of Shelbyville, Ky., Browninir. Pat Morris. E. W. Watkins. T. Ferin. also was one of the leading prize win- Juniors; John Raschal, J. among the ners. He captured third place on his The seniors pledged were senior bull calf, fourth on his junior unner eiarht of their class, and the juniors were among the upper three. bull calf and sixth on his group of John Kaschal was the honor man two bulls. of the junior class, making a standUniversity Boy's Essay ing of 2.76. This entitles him to the Winners of the Saddle and Sirloin club essay contest were announced. E. B. Ellis prize of $100 which is given to the student making the highest (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) standing. U. K. LIVESTOCK TAKES AWARDS Sheep Tau Beta Pi Pledges 250-35- team and to their university, whether in the play or on the benches, whether on the first or' second team, whether taken out or pu,t in during a game, whether put in one position or another according to discretion of the coach, without grumbling or whining or Bulking, determined to give every power within them to aid and help toward success and summon to their efforts the superb courage and spirit of old Kentucky which is theirs by tradition and inheritance from worthy sires and ancestors." Wallace Muir acted as master of ceremonies, and in his introductory speech praised highly the Wildcats and their coach, Fred J. Murphy. upon called Coach Murphy, when said. "All the honor goes to the team. They did the work and came through the pinches in a trying season." He praised his helpers, Coaches Ecklund, Pribble, and Alford, and alumni including "Doc" Rodes, "Dick" Webb and all other friends. Among other speakers were Willis Stewart, coach of the Transylvania "Pioneers" and Sergeant James Kennedy, director of the university band who thanked the (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) ROMANY SHOWS FEROCIOUS BEAST Momus Will Romp Boards of Theater for One Week, Judge Alva Taylor, a distinguished lawyer from Huron, South Dakota, will deliver an address in the new gymnasium of the University of Kentucky Sunday afternoon, December 6th, at 3 o'clock. This address will be for the interest of the World Court conference for which a straw vote will be held at the university December 5th under the auspices of the Y. W. C. A. and the Y. M. C. A. Straw votes are being taken among .all college students in the U. S., who represent the highest intelligence oi country, to determine the general opinion of the different sections of the country on the question whether the U. S. should enter the World Court. The U. S. Senate will vote on the question December 17th. Some students who read the rcpor-torioutburst of our cum pus dra matic critic who is noted for his scin- tillating bits of verbiage, may have oeen pamtuiiy disillusioned when resorted to their worn copies of Webster in pursuit of the greatest of all mythological bipeds the Momus. However, it has been duly advertised that a Momus will romp the Jtomany uuurus one wkuk, ueginning uecem ber 7, and the unusual interest evi denced by the zoology students has made it necessary that such ster be displayed. Privately, the Romany staff is just a bit nonplussed as to whether the yuuiiK cnuc nitty nub nave crussea ins Koget's Thesaurus with this third puzzle book, the hy d series brid result being the Momus. Be that as it may, Miss Kay. e manager of the then ter, has now assumed the imposing and pretentious title of keeper of the Koniany zoo. Consequently, the the ater will, in all probability, be pla carded with notices requesting the pa trons to refrain from feeding peanuts to the ferocious beast. d nuzzle To carry out the idea, the staff has published the fol lowing cues which may be read both vertically and horizontally. Somewhere concealed among these cues may be found the true name of the dreaded Momus: Werle, a merchant George K. Brady. Greeers Werle. his son C. F. N. Walbridge. Old Ekdal Shearle Baskett. Hjalmar Ekdal, his son Wallace Sanders. Gina Ekdal, his wife Regina Stan- - A meetinc of the entire news nnd business staffs of the Kernel will be held in Professor Grehnn's recitation room, in the basement of the Science building, at 12 o'clock Monday noon, December 7. The purpose of this meeting is to go through the formnlities of electing Jack Warren business mnnuger of the .paper m order that he might have the official power of executing the duties recently vacated by Kyle Whitehead, who was forced to nign on account of his heavy ache- dule of classes. There are n few other matters to be bronught before the consideration of the staff and it is the earnest desire of the editor that every member make it a point to be present. You will not be held from your lunch any longer than possible. A. H. MORRIS, Managing Editor. much-dreade- d S0PHS-FR0S- one-tim- (CONTINUED ON PAGE Congestion Caused by Consultaand Suptions Between Men posedly Common-Sense- d Would Check Whirlwind EIGHT) ordinary whirlwind, to say nothing of some southern gentleman who must get out of the building before the bell rings. Think of the Student Pity the poor student who is caught on the third floor of the Administration building, and has a class in ten minutes in the chemistry, or C. and P. building. , It is utterly impossible to reach the front door of the building through that maelstrom, much less walk to the second floor of another building and reach class on time. A ladder to the third floor would help, but there are no ladders, and the only way out is to put temper away, comage nign, ami duck ine nne. ix, is a wonder that some ambitious stu-- 1 dent, for fear of entering class late, has not attempted to jump rather than risk life and limb to exit norm- - Co-E- Cross-Countr- y WOULD STOP RED GRANGE (By Kyle Whitehead) Kentucky should be proud of her football line, and any other line that she possesses, but there is one line on the campus that should be regulated or done away with. To see 22 men rush together and all jam in a heap at the sound of a referee's whistle, is nothing compared to the onrush that take place in the Administration building's hall and stairway when the the clock bell sounds the close of a class hour. Red Grange in all his During four years, the number of glory could never have pierced that line and made a class on time. The that have gained entrance to meets, in the the first floor of the Administration interference that one and sometimes supwithout going around to the form of posedly common-sense- d men, taking entrance that faces Limestone, could up half the hallway and stairs to converse between classes, would stop an (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) - co-e- Reserve Your Seat Romany Season Ticket Holders Urged to Quick Action The Kernel As the result of a prize of $2.50 offered by The Kernel to the student of Dr. Miner's advertising and selling class, for the best advertisement conveying to the merchants of Lexington the reasons why they should allow a' portion of their advertising quota to be given to The Kernel, the two col- -' umn, eight inch ad appearing on page three is announced as the winner. The student wus to make a layout and turn the same into Dr. Miner, which he in turn put in the hands of the following judges: D. B. Weer, ad-- 1 vertising manager of the Lexington Leader; Herbert Byrd, advertising manager of the Lexington Herald, and Dr. J. B. Miner, head of the department of psychology. Tho contest resulted us follows: J. W. Jones, first: Robert Kay, second;. Delos Nooe, third. The relations between The Kernel and that work given by Dr. Miner resulted in a plan conceived at the beginning of the yeur, whereby six students each week were assigned to see approximately seven mrchants to so- - I i I CONTINUED ON PAGE ' cross-wor- NEW SYSTEM OF TRAFFIC NEEDED IN MAIN BUILDING ( ager of Kernel ' PRESENT "WILD DUCK" ARE Will Elect New Business Man- Be- - ginning Next Monday, December 7 VOTING Staff Meets Monday H HOLD ELECTION ALL BOOTHS PLACED IN COLLEGES Complete Representation Is De-- . sired; All Students of University Are Urged to Cast Decision on Question ONLY BALLOTING TODAY National Movement Fostered by Joint Committee of Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. A straw vote to determine the opinion of students on the World Court question is being held in the university today. Contrary to previous announcement, the voting will be conducted for one day only. Every student of Kentucky is urged to cast his ballot on the question: "Shall the United States ratify the World Court protocol of the League of Nations?" A really representative vote is de- sired, and this cannot be had without the cooperation of students. Voting booths have been nlaced in the following buildings: the adminis tration building for Arts and Science students; the education building for cross-wor- Lawyer Will Speak on World Court Conference Frank Smith Chosen Captain of 1 926 Advertising Contest Is Won by J. W. Jones Wildcats at Annual Football Banquet; "K"s, Numerals, Given Varsity, Frosh Students Write Reasons Why Merchants Should Patronize Frank Smith, of Clarksdale, Miss., was unanimously elected captain of the 1926 Wildcats. Monday night at the annual football banquet held at the Phoenix hotel. His selection for this honor came as a result of one year kitten and two years varsity experience. Three hundred persons were pres ent at the uanquei inciuuing uiuiiuw, friends of the university, members of the varsity and freshman teams, and players from numerous state high varsity school teams. Twenty-thre- e men and Berkley Bryan, '25 football munager, were awarded letters and 20 freshmen were given numerals. John R. Allen, prominent Kentuck-ia- n and Lexington attorney, made the principal address of the evening. His subject was "The Spirit of Kentucky," and ho praised the Wildcats highly. Commends Wildcat Spirit He said in closing: "Let the true spirit of Kentucky that has made the state's name glorious in every field and that was handed down to us by our heroic fathers animate all of us, citizen, alumnus, and student, and in the football squad let the men cultivate clean living, high ideals, honest and true sportsmanship, loyalty to the NO. 11 education students; the agriculture building for agriculture students; Dicker hall for engineers; White hall Dorothy Chapman, Gayle Moh-ney- , for commerce students; and the Maud Van Buskirk and natural science buildings for law students. Laurence Narned Albert Student straw votes are being to Pill Respective Offices taken in every university of the country on this question. The nationJAMES, BENNET ALSO WIN al movement is fostered by a joint committee of the Y. M. C. A. and the The members of the sophomore Y. W. C. A., which acts through stulass held a meeting Tuesday, Novem dent organizations at the various ber 24. at 4 o'clock at Dicker hall colleges. At Kentucky, the university "or the purpose of electing the rest (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) if their class officers. Dorothy Chapman, of Uniontown, a student in the Arts and Sciences college and a mem ber of Chi Omega sorority, was elected secretary. Gayle Mohney, of Lexfiell. student in Hedvig, tbeir daughter Mary ington, also acolleere and a the Arts member inu Sciences Lyons. of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraterMrs. Sorby, Werle's housekeeper nity, was elected treasurer. Many Improvements Have Been Mrs. J. H. Powers. The officers of the Student Coun Relling, a doctor Dr. VanMeter. Made in Accommodations cil representatives were filled by Molvik, a student of theology Rob and Equipment of CafeDavid James, of Lexington, an engi- ert Thompson. teria on Campus As a consolation prize for those, who ( CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) "MESSIAH" TO BE Judge Alva Taylor To Give Address Sunday GIVEN ON DEC. Distinguished South Dakota (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) SOON Students Will Vote on World Court Today To Determine Opinion of All on Subject;' State Conference Meets Here Dec. 12-1- 3 Students Stage Riotous Rally After Victory Over Vols whooping, crowd of University of Committee Expresses Opinion Kentucky boys, tearing madly Limestone street That This .Matter Is of down afternoon, followincr Thursday Ken Great Advantage tucky's victory over the gold and The committee nppointcd to con white clad Tennessee eleven, sider the matter of creating honors staged a celebration that nearly courses at the university has submit- eliminated Lexington. ted the following report, which was "On! On! U. of K.," "The Old Grey NO ACTION IS TAKEN DECEMBER 4, 1925 d Su-K- STARTS All students who have taken advantage of the special student rate are urged to call at the box office of the Romany theater at once to make their reservation, lor "The wild Duck" which opens Monday evening, December 7, for a run or one week. If reservations ure made at once, students are assured good seats for this performance which should be the most interesting play of the season for student subscribers. At the same time, the Romany staff will be able to predict the approximate size of its audiences, avoiding the necessity of bringing extra chairs. n players The cast includes to university audiences, among them being Mary Lyons, Prof. George K. Brady, Wallace Sunders und Regina Stunfiell. All Brilliant and Otherwise Scholars Take Due Notice There will be imuortant mail deposited in ALL the mail boxes of ALL the colleges of the university this week and tho students are requested to give the contents of the envelopes therein contained immediate atten- tion. This correspondence is addressed ONLY to Sophomores, Junior and EIGHT) Seniors. Get 'em while they're hot. U K. FURNISHES. MEAL SERVLCE Dean Anderson Attends New York Meetings Head of Engineering College Loses No Opportunity to Keep Well Informed PRICES ARE VERY LOW Many improvements have been made in the service and equipment of the university cafeteria, according to the announcement of Miss Lillian Kohn, director, which make it possible to serve meals in an orderly and consecutive manner and to eliminate confusion to a considerable degree when serving large crowds. Two rooms are set aside in the basement of the Administration building for this work, one for students which seats 75, and another for the faculty, seating 50. These are attractively painted .and having beautifully colored furnishings, making the dining rooms desirable places in which to eat. The kitchen is well equipped and al ways open for inspection. Mechanical refrigeration is used in the re frigerator. An electrically driven kitchen machine is used for mashing potatoes, beating merangues, etc., and n machine for cleaning dishes. The supplies bought are only of the best, and' cleanliness is imperative. In Basement of Main Building The university cafeteria has been located in the basement of the Administrative building for seven years. Owing to the crowded conditions, existing on the campus, it has been the only available place, although it is Dean F. Paul Anderson has cone to New York to attend the forty-sixtannual meetinir of the American So ciety of Mechanical Engineers, November 30 to December 4; the Annual National Exposition Power and Me chanical Engineering held at the Grand Central Palace, November 20 to December 5; a stag dinner of the Kentucky alumni located in New York on the eveninir of December 3. and the meeting of the Western New York chapter of the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers in Buffalo on December 7. Dean Anderson never loses an op portunity to keep informed relative to tne very latest developments in engineering nnd to find new openings for graduates from the University of Kentucky each succeeding year. The graduate from the University of tucky has long since taken a position in the fore rank of American s "Uy trained men, and the demand for Kentucky graduate year by year creases far beyond the number given very unsuited for the purpose. Hnv- degrees at the University in Engi- (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) leering h Ken-all- y. technic-person- Various Comments Are Rendered by General Nuisance on Many Troubles Concernin This Here Press of Ourn By Le Roy Smith As a matter of general interest, we wish to observe that the jolly old press went on the hog the other night and caused more grief than the amiable prof, who snid, "Now, boys and girls, tho Centre game tnkes phuo in the afternoon, so we'll have a little testlet on the last six chapters in the morning." I strolled into the composing-room- , g edithe night before the tion came out. I thought that thero was some kind of an entertainment going on for the personnel of the in stitution was gathered around the press, nnd the bunch was sounding off like a steamboat whistle. Artie Morris was mnkin' a racket like a lobo wolf when his rations ain't comin' regular and it made me kind of homesick. Everybody was crackin' wise and profane about some thin' and I thought I'd look on awhile. "How come?" says I. Artie's exact words wouldn't get by but the general idea the was somethin' like this, "This here press," white elephant of a he says, "which we have took to our home-comin- proof-read- bosom, has turned and kicked up like a viper." "Mule," I corrects, meanin' no "How do you know how it kicked?" he says, kind of peevish like, and layin' hold of a monkey-wrenc"Well," I says real mild, "I ain't never seen no vipers kick but maybe they do. Where did it kick you?" I says. I was "Didn't kick me nowhere. usin' a figure of speech." "Which is a polite way of lyin'," I suggests, dodgin' the monkey-wrencand located at the end of the room for a spell. "Is this here ailment chronic with tho contraption?" I inquires, whilst they wns fixin' up a poultice out of balm' wire. "It ain't nothing else," Artie Knaps, collegiate like, so I judged it was. "Thank yu' all to thunder," I responds. "I just wanted t' know." Artie was look in' real mournful at the press, and Delos Nooe, which ain't a disease but the linotype operator's handle, was doin' some tricks with the (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) x k