together nil facts necessary to its solution, nnd finally trying them together
and arriving at n logical conclusion.
Technical skill of every class must bo employed in successfully enrrying
y The Kentucky Kernel Is the official newspaper of the students nnd nlumnl out the varied programs, of the larger Industries ns they function today;
of the University of Kentucky. Published every Kridny throughout tho And in them nro found positions of major responsibility which should be
college year by the student body of tho University.
nttrnctivo to the college man. It is thus tlmt men trained in nny of tho
Subscription One Dollar and Fifty Cents a Year Five Cents tho Copy. engineering fields, ns well as in other lines, find full play for their efforts
Entered nt Lexington I'ostoffice as second class mail matter.
and ideas in n single organization, nnd it is not common to rcc the mechnni-cn- l,
civil, electrical, chomicnl, mining, nnd mcttnlurgical engineer; tho trained
E. T. Higgins salesman, accountant, publicity man, nnd social service worker carrying
Maria Middclton out under the same roof important phnses of a Inrge company's underEDITOR-IN-CHIEF
R. C. Claxon takings.
J. A. Estcs
Assuming, again, that by specializing in his college work nnd suppleLlcvellyn Jones menting this technical training by practical experience during tho vacaVirginia Boyd
Catherine Carey tion periods, a man, has prepared himself for a specific lino of work, ho
Arthur II. Morris
place where the problem of what particular company is best
Charlsey Smith is lead to the
Maud Van Buskirk adapted to the effective outlet of his capabilities is paramount.
Florence Ogdcn Jewell Hays
Betty Regcnstein are hundreds of well managed industrial organizations established in this
Curtis Buchler Catherine Redmond Addison Yeaman country today and the "measuring stick" which we are presenting is
Byron Pumphrcy sufficiently clastic to npply to any.
C. II. MURRAY,
Supervisor of Employment, American Rolling Mill Company,
THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
MANAGER OF ACCOUNTS
John R. Bullock
J. L. Crawford
Frank K. Hoover
sitting in n green wicker chair with from Spain by Mr. Sax during tho
n book oYi hor lap, nnd a colorful fig- past summer, complete the smnll colured background hnngs to tho left of lection.
the "Girl in Green." It is entitled
"Adolescence," nnd it catches the very
snirit of the brooding dark blue eyes.
"The Antiquarian," tho last of the
group is especially interesting in tho
wealth of details of background nnd
Includes Etchings by Seymour
With college parties on
Several etchings by Rnlph Fletcher
famous"0" steamers of
Seymour arc hero; one, tho "Bell
Tower of Montcourt," being especially
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pleasing. A number of beautiful reWritofor Illustrated Booklet.
productions, of the old masters, n few
of Mr. Sax's own works nnd n self
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portrait by Carlo Romnnoln, brought
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OIL PAINTINGS COLLECTED
BY U. K. ART DEPARTMENT
Art Dept. Possesses Group of visitor
Excellent Works by Modern
C. M. Dowden
Painters and Reproducv
James S. Shropshire
Stanley W. Royse
tions of Old Masters
Warren A. Price
HAS LARGE COLLECTION
Phone 6800 Univ. 74 for rates and
One of the best collections of oil
space reservations.- paintings in Lexington is that which
is in the art department at the UnifeThclma Snyder
versity of Kentucky. The collection
includes a number of excellent works
by modern painters and also reproLydia Roberts
ductions of some of the old masters.
Professor Sax, head of the departA. L. Pigman ment, is mainly responsible for securW. D. Grote
ing the works and he is adding to the
group as opportunity permits.
Among the collection are two RusWASHINGTON
sian pictures, one a reproduction of
the high ocean surf with lovely blue
One whose life and character yet sways the minds and hearts of man-'.fift.'
green tones in the water, and the oth
kind one hundred and twenty-fiv- e
years after his passing will surely never or of a little girl standing in the path
vdie. ..George Washington, whose birth anniversary we celebrate next Monday, of a pale spring sunbeam with a fore
will live forever as America's guiding star.
ground of a typical Russian room
Both of these pictures have colorings
Each February 22 recalls the valiant service he gave to his country and combinations of the most vivid
and the worth of his noble character that has left its impress upon the hue.
nation. History has given us no greater example of the true gentleman,
The four portraits which greet the
the courageous soldier, the wise statesman, and the sympathetic friend.
Noted for his courtesy, kindness, punctuality, his lack of extravagance, and
JUST A KISS
his thoughtfulness of others, Washington won the lasting love and high
regard of his countrymen.
"A kiss," said he, "is a common
It was the indomitable spirit of the man and the faith with which the
"Very common' said she, with eyes
native sons under his 'command were inspired that made Valley Forge the
shrine of American liberty. Here Washington's gallant little army, starv"And yet from a certain point of
ing and ragged, grimly faced hardships seldom recorded in the long history
,of the human race in its upward march toward better things; but it 'was A kiss may be common and proper,
the struggle of these brave men under the leadership of their idolized com
mandcr that made Yorktown inevitable and independence a certainty.
' It is difficult for us of this age of modern warfare to realize the sacri And so diversdiscussion went pro and
fice and extreme hardship that the warriors of continental days were com
polled to suffer; 'still they must be visualized to some extent, in ordei to
And each supported the statement
appreciate the heroism displayed and the spirit of the intrepid leader whe
became The Father of His Country.
With practice called to theory's aid.
Washington was as great as president as he was as soldier, but it is a.
Till they forgot m a dream of bliss,
.l(Wa3hington the man htat he endeared himself to every American.
What part of speech was a simple
upon cntrnnco nre studies by
Allan Swisher, instructor in art at
tho university, one of which, "The
Girl In Green," has been exhibited
throughout the country and won
great popularity. An even more interesting study, in some respects, is
the unnamed portrait of a young man
sitting in a stiff mission chair. The
sensitive mouth and beautiful hand
bespeak the artist, while a disillusioned bitternesss shines from the dark
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COMPULSORY CHAPEL AND LECTURES
The folowing article was taken from the Yale News:
institutions which have existed since the college began, and havi
of moral and mental training, are marked for the
scrap heap: compulsory chapel and compulsory lectures. "These are the pro
posed' changes made by the new editorial board of the Yale News. Hereaf tei
if this editorial policy prevails, Yale men may be- both pious and learned
but only of their own free will and in their free way.
If crabbed age finds itself, for once in a blue moon, in hearty accon
with youth insurgent, it may be because the proposed reforms are not s
new as the undergraduate editors imagine. Long ago it became eviden
that the cause of piety is not served by uprooting youth from its slumbei
and piling it into chapel bronkfastless, clad in pajamas, rubber boots an
raincoat. The fact is that, hi the multitudinous modern university, bot:
chapel and lectures have lost their ancient function, being a mere Instrume.
The evil of this system falls primarily upon the lecturer. Men of "mini
and tepid enthusiasm permit themselves to mumble and drone. Why shou
they be doomed to "cover" briefly subjects that have enlisted tho pens t
the masters of history, literature, science ? With all its sweeping radicalisi
The Yale News advocates freedom only for juniors and seniors, and only fc
such of these as maintain a scholarship stand of 75 per cent. .It doe3 no
occur to it that the effective teaching is intimate and personal tutoria'
that no man should be permitted to lecture who cannot command and rewar.
But on one point they had a single
was awfully hard to be declined.
Percy B. Prior.
h'stood as the Gibraltar
"Eleanor of Pine Mountain" to Play Once Moi;e
Smith's Play Will Be Given
At Romany This
Earl Hobson Smith's play, "Eleanor
f Pine Mountain," is being presented
t the Romany Theatre, February 18,
9, and 20.
The return of this play
by request of Lexingtoa people who
ish to see it again and to give
heir friends a chance to attend the
Miss Nell Pulliam, who played tht
.ding role in the Strollers play last
ar, takes, the part of Eleanor; and
am Milam, who will represent the
Jniversity of.. Kentucky this year in
le Southern Oratorical Contest,
'ays opposite her. .Other members
the cast are: Lenora Donovan, Forest Mercer, "Rusty" O'Neil, and sev-rcitizens of Lexington.
What The News proposes is, however, the thin end of a wedge. Whon
Admission price is SI, but a special
cent, seniors boycott will doubtless lool price of 50 cents is being given, to
the grave, the reverend, the 75 per
"to their droning; but no effort at reformation can do more than delay the itudents.
abolition of n system that has been out of date almost since the advent of the
With the claim that it is the first
to use tides successfully in the genera
tion of electricity, a
plant employing the principle has
SELECTION OP A CAREER
been set up at East Saugus, near
Positive results are being accomplished in helping the college graduate
Ifind the work he is best fitted to do. A following out of certain specific
considerations will materially aid the young man who, after four or more
years of intensive training such as is now offered in the major schools of
"the country, facc life's work. The terms "career" and "life's work" are
used advisedly because in most cases the college graduate has fairly well
decided what he wishes to do. After this his major problem is tho selection
of the particular organization in which he is to give his energies play. On
the other hand, thero are a largo number of young men who have little
ideas of the lino of work in which they can be most effective, asd here again
.the choosing of u company in which they may properly "find" themselves is
A few years ago, except in isolated cases, there was apparantly no
scientific method in any young man's mind as to how such u problem could
be approached. As a result, th man, as well as the industry, lost a great
'deal of time in getting to the place whore a proper contribution could be
made and rewarded. With the recent growth on an increasingly close
relationship between educational institutions and industry, however, the
program begins to take definito shape; and it is our belief that in later
years jhe average student will attack this problem of choosing the company
withvhich he wishes to become affiliated in much the sume manner as he
attacks any laboratory test; first setting up his problem, then getting
Master of Icebergs
an tne intellectual lceoergs you
M.ft.aLjit college, and your degree wilimean
a new kind of college degree
The cold facts you learn, like a2b9c3,'ate but
the visible tops of these icebergs. Underneath,
v& with floating ice, lie the other eight-nintFacts are of little importance till you see f ht
in relation to their great underlying principles
The facts of mathematics strike deep into thc(
other sciences. The facts of history strike deei
onto sociology, ethnology, geography.
.hat is why an engineer who- learned-Ohm- 's
LawVan develop a great telephopeexchange and
the interest of Elec
trical Development by
an Institution that will
be helped by what
ever helps the
Viewed thus, the endless array of dry facts and
dull figures that seem to crowd the years brighten
and beckon with a challenge to look deeper,
Ptihlisliel fnf ilia dnmiminirntinn
'estern EtecMc Company
matters oj tne tsattons ielephoms