THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
GKT A DATE FOR THE MILITARY
HALL NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT
of Man Is Spirit,
Address to University Students
Chicago Minister Compares the
Human Body anvd Faculties
of the Brain to Automobile at Convocation
MAN MUST BE OWN MASTER
Men's Glee Club Sings; Large
Number of Townspeople
Also Hear Speaker
Dr. Frederick F. Shannon, of Chicago, was the convocation speaker at
the university in the men's gymnasium Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.
His subject was "Human Readability:
What the Machine May Teach the
Doctor Shannon is a noted minister
and author and is selected as one of
the 25 outstanding ministers in AmerHe is pastor of the Central
church, of Chicago.
Dr. A. W. Fortune of he Central
Christian church, asked the invocation and President Frank L. McVey,
of the university, introduced Dr. Shannon. The Rev. E. F. Stidd, of the
Centenary Methodist church, proThe men's
nounced the benediction.
glee club of the university, directed
by Prof. Carl Lampert gave two
Compares Man .to Auto
"The spirit of the living creature
moved in the wheels," was the text
chosen from Ezekiel 1:20, by 'Dr.
Dr. Shannon compared the human
body and the faculties of the mind to
Are You Fit?
Physical Exams For Students
To Be Held Wednesday
Physical examinations for students entering the university the
second semester, who failed to bo
examined before registering, will
be given at the dispensary Wedncs
day, February 24. Men will report at 9 a.m. and women at 2 p.m.
A physical examination is required for all students entering the
university. Wednesday is the last
day scheduled for examinations
and those failing to appear will
be reported to the discipline committee. Those desiring treatment
at the dispensary will report between noon and 2 p.m.
Dental examinations will also be
GRANT C. KNIGHT
EDITS NEW BOOK
"Readings From the American
Mercury" is Title of Book;
Will Be of Aid to English
Students Urged to
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Fraternity Goats Will Scrabble in
Dust for One Week to Fulfill the
Desires of Those Who "Rushed"
let of terror for one week, and then
the survival of tho fittest will be welon the comed with open arms and called
All I know is what
campus. , The fruternity "goat" has "brother."
Mercy Thing Unknown
eaten hia last meal in peace. The once
All that goes on behind closed doors
pampered freshman, college-wismaster of the thing called "egotism," can bo guessed by those who have
trodden tho trail. During the weekwill scrabble in the dust, and muck
tho swish of a paddle, the screams
to fulfill the desires of end
like a slave
of a helpless victim, and the pleadings
who, earlier in tho year, bethe men
of human "goats" will echo through
stowed on him their love and affection.
of tho night. Mercy will
season has passed, and now the the blackness sun goes down boyond
vanish as the
best of tho pledges must pay for tho the horizon, and as tho shadows of
luxury, and the expense tho chapter night cast their blanket arouud the
was compelled to endure while work- homo of the college Greeks, tho Neoing him into the feverish longing for phytes will take, or rather bo froced
the little pledge button.
to take, those mysterious steps that
Veterans Will Wreak Wrath
will lead him into fraternal bounds.
Boneath tho somber appearance of Whether the pledgo can remember it
the fraternal home, the veterans of or not, the happenings behind those
the collegiate life are wreaking their portly fraternal doors are essential to
wrath on a timid soul. Like flash be. bestowing of membership to tho
comes the command from tho potent "best fraternity on tho campus."
Many goats will swear vengeance
heads of the organization that for one
week their now members will assume on one who has goaded him into fury,
degraded but when the last paddlo has found its
tho very appearance of a
people. Their whims and wants must mark, and the rabble has subsided, and
be forgotten, and at any time they the new day brings an end to pledge-hoo- d
and goathood, all will be well and
must perform the antics of an idiot.
The hero of tho high school; tho in the boys will begin planning for next
dulged novice, all must run tho gaunt yeur. Such is college life.
(By KYLE WHITEHEAD)
Wildcats Meet Vanderbilt Five
In Final Conference Game Here
Tomorrow Night at 8 o'Clock
NOW IN FORT MYERS, FLORIDA
Of "Red," Former U. K. Charleston Expert
Squirrels may come and squirrels
mny go but the memory of the biggest squirrel who over frisked on the
University of Kentucky campus is
still fresh in the minds of all students
who attended the university last so-- 1
mester. This particular choice speci- men of the "genus
hnir was none
his neck or the floor in his mad pran-- 1
cings. Only too true was this idlej
And now it is with indcs- prophecy.
cribalc feelings that many of Red's
read in a Fort'
former college-mate- s
Myers, Florida paper of the bursting
in the young man's
of a blood-vessanatomy while he was occupied in the
intricacies of the Charleston.
other than Charles Jennings, student article published in the Fort Myers
par frcshissimo at the university Inst paper appears below.
Was Permanent Dance Fixture
The beaming physiognomy of the
universally known "Red" was a permanent fixture at every social function
last semester. At nil tcrpsichorean
was at the zenith of his power. In
the introduction of the latest Charleston eccentricities Jennings was the
foremost exponent and it was freely
predicted that he would break either
"DO THAT THING'
Hey-helads. List to the latest
tragic tale of the Charleston. The
who shuffled his way to the verge of
beats of the
fame on the
with a talent for shaking his puppies
A.&M,21 TO 20
New Wildcat Named
U. of K's. Mascot Is Christened "Hot Tamale"
The new niascot for Kentucky
has a name at Inst, and it has been
christened "Hot Tamale."
may seem n queer name for a
wildcat, but it is not considering
where the wildcat came from.
Well, if you don't know where Hot
Tomale came from, ho was captured in the mountains of New
Mexico, and since the people out
in that part of the country cat
principally hot tomales it was
thought appropriate to give it this
Commodores Have Shown
Flashes of Classy Basket-- ,
ball During Season ;
Hard Game Expected
'CATS ARE IN FINE SHAPE
Last Chance for Fans to See'
Blue and White in Action
we have a wildcat
from New Mexico, and have a
name for him, there is only one
thing to worry about; that is to
get its native food, hot tamales.
The Wildcats will attempt to, win
their eighth straight conference game
tomorrow night, when they play tho
Vanderbilt Commodores in the New,'H
Piny will be called at 8 o'clock.
Vanderbilt's aggregation has, shown
flashes of high class basketball this
season, but on most occasions she has
not displayed the form that was expected of her earlier in the year.
However, Vandy's most notable vicUniversity Authorities Have Decided That All Students May
tory was scored over the Mississippi
to Meditate Concerning the Sin of
Have Day Off
A. & M. quintette, 21 to 20. ' One
Cutting Down Cherry Trees and Telling Lies
Pledging Services of ScaBbard week later Louisiana sprung a surprise and defeated the Commodores
and Blade, Honorary Milscience has never tried to disprove.
by the same margin of victory, 24
(By NIEL PLUMMER)
itary Fraternity, Will Be
Oddly enough too, it seems to have a
to 23. Tennessee, Vandy's ancient riHeld at Dance
It is generally admitted, in fact peculiarity in common with other holval, defeated the Commodores
almost universally gi anted, that on idays, that of occurring rather reguhectic struggle, 38 to 32.
February 22, 194 years ago, it was larly on Sundays. It did this last ALL STUDENTS WELCOME
Line-uOwensboro Boy in
officially determined and later an- year and as you will note, it just
Vanderbilt is the second team to
nounced that the day should hence misses it this year. As a remedy for
The annual military ball of the play on the local floor that has an
forth be none other than George this, we would suggest that the legis- University of Kentucky will be held Owensboro boy included in its lineMonday, lature now in session give it its im- at the basketball building the evening up. Henry Wilson,
the captain of
being that day, Dean Melcher and mediate attention along with the of February 20, it was announced to- the Washington and Lee outfit, reother university officials have decided other important matters being dis- day by members of the advanced ceived his early training in basketball
course in the Department of Military fundamentals in the little town on
that all 'students may have the day cussed by that august body.
Science. This dance will be formal the Ohio river, as also, James Stewart,
off to meditate concerning the sin of
That Ancient Wise Crack
cutting down cherry trees,
Pessimisticaly speaking, though, ixv will last from 9 until 1 o'clock. Vandy's star
A feature of the ball will be the er.
jeopardizing their mor- about the only thing we see
Stewart is rated as being the best
Undoubtedly, this is another day is an opportunity for son
pledging of Scabbard and Blade, floorman in Tennessee.
He is quick
great step toward the millenium; just
with a petrified vacuum for his honorary military fraternity. This as lightning, has a good change of
indication that the world is northern extremity to make .that an- will be held immediately after the
beyond doubt growing better.
cient wise crack concerning George grand march. Scabbard and Blade (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT)
Arrives Regularly Every Year
Birthington's Washday. Please use conducts two pledging exercises each
year, this being the last of the present
February 22, it seems, arrives regularly once a year a fact which (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) university year.
Two orchestras will be employed to
furnish music for the ball, it was announced today by members of the com- TRY-OUT- S
mittee on arrangements. A large
crowd is expected to attend.
Named President of History Alpha Delta Sigma Names New entire student body has been in- Mary J. Ader, Martha Reed,
Officers for 1926-2- 7
Dorothy Smith and Betsy
vited. The dance is a subscription afWorth Are Successful
The Alpha Delta Sigma, men's na- fair and tickets are being sold by
D. Augustus was elected
tional professional journalism fra- students in the advanced course of the
of the History club at a
ternity, met in the offices of the Military department.
meeting held in the Administration Kentuckian, Tuesday afternoon at 4
MANY DEBATES PLANNED
building Friday afternoon at 3:45 o'- o'clock for the purpose of electing
U. K. Man Helps
Augustus already has the officers for the ensuing year. Theoclock.
for the woman's dehonor and distinction of being presi- dore K. McDowell, the retiring presiCoal
bating team of the University
dent of the junior class, a member of dent, presided.
of Kentucky were held Monday
the Suky circle and a prominent stuAfter a short business session the Hywel Davies, Former Business night, February 8, at 7 o'clock
dent scholastically as well as in other following officers were elected: Presi
Agent Here, Lends Aid
at the Little theatre in White
activities of the university.
dent, Warren Price; Vice president,
hall. The successful contestants were
George, of the History Delos Nooe; secretary, Kenneth Greg
Mary J. 'Ader, Martha Reed, Dorothy
gave a reading, "Coon of ory, and treasurer, Niel Plummer.
Hywel Davies, former resident of Smith, and Betsy Worth.
College Town," and W. C. Scott read
Lexington, and business agent of the Sutherland, head of the public speakLincoln's Gettysburg Address. J. L.
University of Kentucky, according to ing department of the university, was
Crawford made a report on Lexingpress dispatches received here, was in charge of the
ton's bus system.
The question for debate was: "Reinstrumental in helping to settle the
Other business of the club was also
anthracite coal strike which for solved that air forces of the United
a separate de- -'
discussed at the meeting.
William Ellsworth Will Speak months has Pennsylvania. hard coal States be created into defense." The
partment of national
AusNext Wednesday Under
Upon retiring from the position of speakers were privileged to choose
pices of English Club
business agent of the university, and the side that they were to defend and
while still a resident of Lexington, he were given four minutes for construcWilliam Webster Ellsworth, promwas appointed a federal conciliator, tive speech and three minutes for relecturer and author, will deliver and while occupying that position aid- buttal. They were judged by tho high
Miss Florence Jackson to Be at inent
two addresses in Patterson hall next
ed the United States Department of point system,, and were graded ac- Wednesday under the auspices of the
English club. In the afternoon at
Miss Florence Jackson, director of
wilbspeak' (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT)
the appointment bureau of Boston, .3:30 o'clock, Mr. Ellsworth London,"
on "Shakespeare and Old
Mass., will hold a vocational guidevening at 8 o'clock, he will
ance conference at the University of and in the
EngKentucky for women students on deliver a short address on "The
March 2, 3, and 4.
Mr. EUsworthhas spoken at 78 dif.
Several general lectures will be ar- ferent colleges, ranging from Dartranged to which the public will be in- mouth in New Hampshire to Stanford
vited, and special conference and dis- in California. He is the author of
cussion groups will be held for the "A Golden Age of Authors," and for
(By LE ROY SMITH)
dressed like a waiter, so you'll have to
more than thirty years was associated
wear your evenin' attire."
Whilo in Kentucky, Miss Jackson with the Century Publishing Com"How conies this here ultimatum
I still had the scurs of the lust stiff
will also speak at other colleges, pany.
from" the Knppu Deltas';" I inquires collar on my neck and I heard thin
among them, Hamilton College on
"Shakespeare and Old London" is cf the mountaineer who, in his otFicial information with nil the joy of a
March 5; Kentucky Wcsleynn
illustruted lecture in which many un- rapacity as my roommate, was break-i- sinner gettin' the crack of doom over
March G and 7; Kentucky State Nor- usual and interesting stereoptican picin my last. new razor blade for me the radio. '
mal school on March 8, and perhaps tures areused.
This, is the newest of and udmirin' the results in the mirWell, came Saturday night, ifv you
at Richmond and Berea. She comes Mr. Ellsworth's lectures. Tho lecture ror. He snapped out of the dreams
to the university from Sweet Briar on the Bible is meant to present a so fast that he sliced off a good sized like the poetical mode of sayln' that
Saturday night come around, and I
College in Virginia.
new aspect on the Tyndale transla- hunk of his jaw and his first remarks
hud spent nil afternoon rehearsin' tho
tion, emphasizing its beauty as Eng- didn't have no bearin' on the question
matter of gettiri' the collar on without
but was principally concerned with cuttin' my throat. I was comin' along
me. I come back at him by hopin'
fine at 8 o'clock when I busted a collar
that he'd learn to use a razor after button. Tho window was open and
bein' in town a whilo and when he run some women was passin' who yelled
StuW. C. Wickenden Addresses
of compliments, we got back to
dents on Education Promotion Vivian Fisher Instructor In De- out subject.
up that they had never heard such
language and was goin' to report me.
partment This Semester
"This here," ho says, "signifies I looked out and seen they was friends
W. C. Wickenden, one of tho most
that the K.D.'s is givin' a dunce of mine so I asked 'em to stop by
Vivian E. Fisher, who has a masoutstanding engineers in America,
all to thunder if and get me a collar button on the
who is the director of investigation, ter's degree in psychology from tho nnd would be tickled
Society of Promotion of Engineering University of Utali and who has spent you would hunt up u clean shirt and way to tho station. When they recognized my comely map in the window,
Education, spoke to the engineers at two years at Johns Hopkins Univer- appear."
"I hud figured that out," 'I ugrees. they smiled a greeting, and passed on,
tho third hour in Dicker hall this sity, is an instructor in the psycholmorning. Ho is associated with the ogy department hero for this smes-to- "What was botherin me was. -- this neither reportin' mo or gettin' tho
formal business whici. is wrote at the collar button.
movement' for improving engineering
A Good Position
Mr. Fisher has completed all of the bottom."
There wasn't nothin' else to do, so
The investigation of engineering work necessary for a degree of Doctor
II(j Bquints at the invito carefully I put on my coat, went down to a
colleges by the Society of Promotion of Philosohpy except writing his the
atorfuit store und told the clerk that I'd buy
of Engineering was made possible by sis and taking the final examinations. like a Hebrew inspectin' u
the Carnegie Corporation which gave He wiH continue tho work on this do dollar. "Oh, yea. ' 'Phis is u be a
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masquerade and. everybody
grco while he is here this semester.
$250,000towurd the cause.
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George" Did Students Favor
Afid Was Bom 194 Years Ago MILITARY BALL
TO BE FEB.
the American Mercury" that will be
particularly interesting to teachers of
English is just off the press. This book
is to be a collection of representative
essays culled from files of the American Mercury. The editor is Grant C.
Knight, associate professor of English of the University of Kentucky and
ap(CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) author of "Superlatives" which the
peared last year. The purpose of
book is to provide a stimulating text
of correlative readings ioi tuJ"ts of
advanced composition and of the essay.
Contributions include such well
known writers as Richard Burton,
Zechariah Chafee, Jr., Samuel Chew,
Phi Delta Phi and Phi Alpha Elbridge Colby, Chester T. Crowell,
R. F. Dibble,
George E. DeMille,
Seven Legal Students
Walter Prichard Eaton, Henry J.
Ford, A. E. Hamilton, George P.
Krapp, Thomas J. LeBlanc, H. L.
REQUIRED Mencken, George Jean Nathan, Louise
Pound, James Stevens, and Carl Van
The Clay chapter of Phi Delta Phi Doren.
and the Breckinridge Inn of Phi Alpha
Delta, law fraternities at the UniGet
versity of Kentucky, held their pledging services on February 2, in the law Mail
department on the third floor of the
Science building. The pledges were
Many Notices Summoning Them
selected from students registered in
to Dean'p Office Are Being
the College' of Law who have had as
much as one semester in law and have
made a scholastic standing of 1.5 or
There are in the university book
The following men were pledged to store 2,300 mail boxes for the useEach
Phi Alpha Delta: Truman Rumberg-e- r, convenience of the students.of these
Paul Porter, Alfred Powell, John student has been assigned one
Charles Heidrig, and boxes, and all mail to date will be
Storey Turner. The active members found in them.
those students, who, due to ignorof the chapter are :Eugene Cochran,
William Simpson, Robert Moss, Clay- ance of this fact, or laziness of their
ton Smoot, H. H. Grooms, I. J. Mil- part, do not know the numbers
ler, Hubert White, Adrian Terrell, respective mail boxes, are book to
Paul Keen, William Rossic, J. F. port to Miss Bean at the
out the number of their
Thomas, J. Y. Brown, Herbert Dunn, and find combination.
and M. W. Moore.
Probably you will receive a notice
The pledges of Phi Delta Phi are:
A book entitled
LAW FRATS HOLD
RED JENNINGS AND TAKE HEED
FEBRUARY 19,. 192G
Burst Blood Vessel Halts Dancing Career
Says Dr. Frederick Shannon in
CONTROL OF MIND
IS REQUISITE OF
READ OF THE TRAGIC
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Lecturer to Deliver
Addresses at Pat Hall
Kappa Delta's Formal Dance Proves
Feature Writer From the Great West
Speaks to Engineers