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The Kentucky Kernel, April 12, 1917

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

THE KENTUCKY KERNEL University of Kentucky LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY. APRIL 12, 1917. VOL IX SENIORS GIRLS TO EDIT THE BOSTON EDITOR SPEAKS WHO ENLIST IS KERNEL NEXT WEEK IN CHAPEL THURSDAY TO RECEIVE DIPLOMAS No. 27 The Girls' Issue of the Kernel will appear next week with Ellaa Plggott f and Mildred Graham as as managing editor, assisted by a staff composed entirely of girls. Those who want the news will not be disappointed in this number, but as this is tho one time in the year when the feminine portion of the University really has the opportunity of getting in the last word, part of this issue will be devoted to any complaints which may be forthcoming of tho from representatives body. Squirrel Food next week will be edited iby Eliza Spurrier, who promises several rare bits. The olher members of the staff already selected are Martha Buckman, Margaret Wilkinson, Edna Smith, Mary Ricketts and Miriam Horine. ORGANIZED BY CO-E- NORTHERN LADS TAKE MEASURE OF WILDCATS DS editor-in-chie- Underclassmen Will Be A. E. Winship Talks on "The Aim of University Given Credit For Year's Education" Work RESOLUTIONS PASSED "PLAN Seniors leaving the University now to enlist In the army will be given credit for the rest of the year's work and will bo given diplomas In June, who enter the and underclassmen military service now will be given full credit for the year's work, by order of the Executive Committee In special session Monday. Members of the faculty and other University officials, who desire to enter the service of the country for defense, will be granted leave of to resolutions passed The resolutions by thecommittee. follow: ' "Whereas, a state of war exists between the United States of America and the Imperial German Government; and "Whereas, it Is the duty of this University to aid the United States In any way It can; and "Whereas, there may be students in this University who may desire to volunteer for service In the army or navy of the United States; and "Therefore, be it resolved by the Executive Committee of tlhe Univer--. sity of Kentucky as follows: "1. If any student be a member of the Senior class of the University and he enlists for service in the army or navy of the United States, he shall be graduated at the regular commencement in June and receive his diploma without any ' further examinations. "2. If any student be a member of the Junior, Sophomore or Freshman class and he enlists for service in the army or navy of the United States, he shall be entitled upon his return to enter the next advanced class in all respects as if his examinations had been successfully taken at the end of the collegiate year. "3. Any student so enlisting shall (Continued on Pag I.) ce,-Tjiccordlng PROBE COMMITTEE RESUMES HEARINGS The Probe Committee of the Board of Trustees reopened Its session Monday after a short recess, with the taking of testimony from several officials of the University and from experts who have been investigating the scholastic work here. Dr. Thomas P. Cain, president of OHvet College, 'Michigan, and Professor C. M. MoClun, of the University of Illinois, made a report on the work they have conducted at the Unithe scholastic versity, investigating standards and methods of teaching. The committee is composed of R. O. Gordon, chairman; J. I. Lyle, Senator Froman, Dr. J. A. Ammo us and J. W. Turner. The hearing will MfttfiM tkruovt'the week. prob-flkf- y FOR FUTURE" "Education depends on the intelligence one has in using what he knows and what he doesn't know when coming into an emergency, and the aim of the University Is to develop intelligence In students," said A. E. Winship, of Boston, editor of the Journal of Education, speaking to tTie student body in chapel last Thursday morning on the subject, "The Aim of University Education." "Intelligence is the horse power of your machine. It is the thing which you have at your command when you need it." The function of the University is to tell people where to go to get information that is reliable. No one who doesn't get the latest and can be most authentic information a success in life. The secret of success consists In doing the right thing at the right time, the speaker said. To know how to do this one must have Intelligence. One of the principal things that a college teaches Is to know what to do at the s right time. One comes against every day which he never en countered before. The persons who overcome them are the ones who have Intelligence. People Progress spells success. have just come to realize that what one does yesterday is of no vahle; It is what one expects to do tomorrow that is important. The only reason that people did not have the same Inventions and comforts in 1817 that we now have In 1917 Is that the learn-omen of that time spent their time on their grandfathers instead of think ing of some way to benefit their grandchildren. Chaldea, Egypt, and the rest of the Ancient World occupied their time instead of studying some method to combat disease. No one could qual ify as a man of brains If he did anything for humanity; it was beneath the dignity of a scholar. They were looking (backward, not forward. The speaker said that he was impressed with the fact that the men who fire the cannon on battleships are twenty feet oolow tho deck and never see the target at which they are aiming. They are directed in their firing hy two men who are In the rigging and who, hy means of electrical appliances, tell them where to put tho cannon In vertical and in horizontal. Their work consists in getting the swell of the sea and directing the firing of the cannon when the ship gets on tho level. The function of the faculty Is analogous to the duty of the men in the rigging. They tell how to get the swell of time. Every one must aim, prtipo-sition- d (Continued oa Fife S) co-e- 'T OFFER IS ACCEPTED Adjutant - General Wires That Corps Is Established FAIRFAX INSTRUCTOR The War Department's acceptance of the University's offer to establish a reserve officers' training corps at the University of Kentucky was received last week by President Henry S. Barker from Adjutant-GenerThe following telegram was received from the War Department: "Bulletin issued establishes infantry unit senior division officers' training corps at your institution." At present it is uncertain when the military course will be instituted at the University. When it was decided by the authorities to establish the course, it was thot it would go Into effect In September, at the beginning of the next school year, but Captain John C. Fairfax, commandant at the University, in an Interview said that receipt of further Instructions from Washington may result in its establishment sooner. Present Seventy-fiv- e First Drill Monday For Score 2 to 0 Grubbs Is Hero TO MEET Miami REGULARLY TENNESSEE DEFEATED ''Company, Attention!" Tho command rang out as clearly as it ever sounded to seasoned veterans on the of the battlefield, and seventy-fiv- e came to attenUniversity's fair tion before the commandant. The time was Monday night, the place, Buell Armory, and the girls, as said before, seventy-fivof the University's most patriotic daughters, assembled for instruction in signalling and first-aiwork. For discipline the commandant decided to devote the first lessons to drilling, "just like the boys do." Those who camo for a lark soon settled down to real work as the commandant and hls cadet officers nut them thru the simple movements of "About face! and "Halt, one, two!" Visions of squad drill inflicted by the Dean on Saturday afternoons flitted thru the brains of the frivolous ones, but their giggles changed to anxious looks at the commandant, who refused to crack a smile. For an hour and a half they worked, and just as they were beginning to feel like real soldiers they heard the magic sound, 'Fall out." s e The company of girls will learn drill movements, Red Cross, signal corps work, and will participate and first-aiin other training that will make them prepared to take up actual servico whenever needed. Regular drill will bo held in Buell Armory and practice in telegraphic signalling and other branches of Signal corps work will be given. First-aiwork will be taught both by Captain Fairfax and Dr. J. W. Proyer. The young women will be trained In the primary course in Red Cross nursing In connection with the training. d d The girls' company was formed by Dean Hamilton, who Is of the opinion that women as well as men should bear the burden of the great world war, and that they owe it to their country to bo trained and ready when Captain Fairfax, who will be in tho call comes. Officers of the oattallon Witt be ascharge of tho reserve officers' training corps, will be assisted in the in- signed to assist in teaching the girls struction by members of the cadet to drill. The Homo Economics Dewith tho milbattalion. The corps was authorized partment is at a meeting of the executive com- itary science officers in training the e activities that will mittee of tho Board of Trustees a girls for ago, and the acceptance by bo useful to the country. few weeks the War Department places the University in line with the other large TAX EXPERT ADDRESSES universities of the country. STUDENTS TUESDAY NIGHT. A complete course in military sci Alfred N. Chandler, representing ence, both theoretical and practical, will be given, and graduates will be tho Single Tax Service League of New assigned to temporary duty as second York, addressed the student body in pending permanent do chapel Tuesday evening on tho sublieutenants, tails. Military training will be sec ject, "Single Tax and Economic PreMr. Chandler is making ondary during the first and second paredness." years, but in the last two years it a tour of the universities and colleges of the South and West. will be a major subject. war-tim- of Fracas Night ! After the stellar Wildcat stickers had trimmed Tennessee by the shutout route and minced Miami five to a bedraggled one, Illinois came along Monday afternoon and tendered the wearers of the Blue and White their first setback of the 1917 season by winning from them by the score of 2 to 0. The brace of tallies came in the InRemembering that caitial stanza. tastrophic inning McClellan probably went to his room and dreamed that he was an interned German liner being hacked to pieces by members of the crew. The game started off propitiously when the lead-of- f man succumbed to Mac's twisters, but Wild- cat stock took a downward swoop with safeties by the next two on the list, supplemented by a sacrifice fly to center and a poor throw to the plato by Waters. It wasn't so much the hits made off McClellan, who had been a regular Verdun up to Monday's contest, that counted, as the bases on balls given and the poor support, at times, of the infield. Klein, the stocky Illinois hurler, also had a little something to do with the defeat of the Kentuckians. Nemo, as he was called in entreaty by his brethren, pitched ruthless ball. He permitted three hits, struck out eight men and gave but one free ticket. The home team had its one chance in tho second inning when both Parks poled safeties and "Rob Willie" Rodes walked. With one man retired, Propps, under conditions similar to those of the fabled Casey, advanced to the rubber. Like Casey, ho returned to the bench. Mac ended the spurt by rolling an easy one to tho boxman. Taking sure fielding ability and classy stops in every game to date inCambron, second to consideration, (Continued on Page 2) CADET BAND LEADS FRANKFORT PARADE The Cadet band of the University, under the leadership of Profesor Lawrence A. Cover, journeyed to Prank-for- t last night and took part in a patriotic demonstration, at which Governor Stanley delivered tho principal Tho band headed a great address. parado from tho business section to tho State Capitol, where tho speaking was held in the Chamber of the Houso Tho Kentucky of Representatives. lads left Lexington at 5:30 o'clock on a special interurban car and returned the samo evening. Saturday night the band and members of the battalion will act as escorts for the Governor in the parado and demonstration to be held 'on Cheapside in Lexington.