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The Kentucky Kernel, February 19, 1926

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

j.r 4 - .4 SUPPORT 1 THE A 0. T. II. THE KENTUCKY KERNEL C. GKT A DATE FOR THE MILITARY HALL NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT LEXINGTON, KY of Man Is Spirit, 9 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 1.3K ft- f?. f f f Man." 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 ica. 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 pleasing numbers. Compares Man .to Auto "The spirit of the living creature moved in the wheels," was the text chosen from Ezekiel 1:20, by 'Dr. Shannon. 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 given Wednesday. GRANT C. KNIGHT EDITS NEW BOOK "Readings From the American Mercury" is Title of Book; Will Be of Aid to English Teachers OFF PRESS THIS SPRING PLEDGE SERVICES Honor Students Urged to Assigned y 3 (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) r r. (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) 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 and 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 Rush 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) I see e, NO. 18 ,y Wildcats Meet Vanderbilt Five In Final Conference Game Here Tomorrow Night at 8 o'Clock t-- NOW IN FORT MYERS, FLORIDA - Of "Red," Former U. K. Charleston Expert ji 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 he of the 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 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. fall. 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 d festivals the freshman 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 orange-toppe- "DO THAT THING' Hey-helads. List to the latest tragic tale of the Charleston. The youth of a who shuffled his way to the verge of beats of the fame on the kid great A with a talent for shaking his puppies y off-ti- dance-craz- VISITORS NOSED OUT MISSISSIPPI 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 This 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 name. Now I , v. Commodores Have Shown Flashes of Classy Basket-- , ball During Season ; Hard Game Expected ..S 'CATS ARE IN FINE SHAPE Last Chance for Fans to See' Blue and White in Action at Home that 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 Gym. 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 in a 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, Washington's birthday. 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 telling lies cutting down cherry trees, three-inct, Pessimisticaly speaking, though, ixv will last from 9 until 1 o'clock. Vandy's star cent'" A feature of the ball will be the er. jeopardizing their mor- about the only thing we see or otherwise 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. als. 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 another 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. The 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 Meeting Club at 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 James Contestants tional professional journalism fra- students in the advanced course of the of the History club at a president 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. The 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 to Government George, of the History Delos Nooe; secretary, Kenneth Greg Professor Mary J. 'Ader, Martha Reed, Dorothy gave a reading, "Coon of ory, and treasurer, Niel Plummer. department, Hywel Davies, former resident of Smith, and Betsy Worth. Professor 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- -' paralyzed tho discussed at the meeting. William Ellsworth Will Speak months has Pennsylvania. hard coal States be created into defense." The partment of national industry in 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 Girls Will 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 University 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 lish Bible." March 2, 3, and 4. for 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 girls. 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 on 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 lish literature. 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 New 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 the 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." education. Inspects Invitation 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 (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) eomas masquerade and. everybody grco while he is here this semester. $250,000towurd the cause. (CONTINUED ON PAGE EIGHT) George" Did Students Favor Afid Was Bom 194 Years Ago MILITARY BALL TO BE FEB. 26 p "Readings from 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, and Delta Six R. F. Dibble, George E. DeMille, Seven Legal Students Walter Prichard Eaton, Henry J. Respectively Ford, A. E. Hamilton, George P. Krapp, Thomas J. LeBlanc, H. L. REQUIRED Mencken, George Jean Nathan, Louise 1.5 STANDING 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 Boxes 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 Overlooked much as one semester in law and have made a scholastic standing of 1.5 or There are in the university book over. and 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 Dabney, 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, on William Simpson, Robert Moss, Clay- ance of this fact, or laziness of their their ton Smoot, H. H. Grooms, I. J. Mil- part, do not know the numbers reurged ler, Hubert White, Adrian Terrell, respective mail boxes, are book to store, Paul Keen, William Rossic, J. F. port to Miss Bean at the box out the number of their Thomas, J. Y. Brown, Herbert Dunn, and find combination. and the and M. W. Moore. Probably you will receive a notice The pledges of Phi Delta Phi are: A book entitled LAW FRATS HOLD t'V FATE OF 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 REAL CHRISTIAN READ OF THE TRAGIC ! UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOL. XVI 77ie Power CHARLESTONERS BEWARE h ,.e-ci- DEBATING Augustus Elected TEAM HELD Journalists Elect' Former Settle Hard Strike try-ou- ts Lecturer to Deliver Addresses at Pat Hall try-ou- s. Talk With Kappa Delta's Formal Dance Proves Kernel's Remarkable Experience Feature Writer From the Great West n' Speaks to Engineers Psychologist Here r.