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IP THE KENTUCKY KERNEL PAGE FOUR The Kentucky Kernel The Kentucky Kernel Is, the official newspaper of the students and alumni of the University of Kentucky. Published every Friday throughout the college year by the student body of the University. MEMBER K. I. P. A. Subscription One Dollar and Fifty Cents a Year-F- ive Cents a Copy. Entered at Lexington Post-offias second class mall matter. WILLIAM H. GLANZ Editor-In-Chl- Managing Editor WILBUR O. FRYE ASSOCIATE' EDITORS O. K. Barnes Edwards M. Templln News Edltot JESSIE SUN ASSISTANT NEWS EDITORS Margaret Cundlff Katherlnc Phelps Lois Purcell Allan Murphy Robert Sharon Bllllc Alsover Emily Hardin Kern Patterson Jack Roby REPORTERS Edna Smith Wllma Powell Betty Huelctt Jim Boucher Kathleen Fitch Boom Blllltcr SPECIAL WRITERS Martin Glenn Sarn Elvove Scott Keyes Jess Laughlln SOCIETY EDITOR Ellen Mlnlhan ASSISTANTS Lillian Combs Henry Etta Stone Margaret Treacy BUSINESS MANAGER James Shropshire Phone 6802 University 74 ASST. BUS. MANAGER Al Welling MECHANICAL FOREMAN W. D. Grote ASSISTANTS Clay Roff A. L. Pigman f John Murphy Delbcrt Noel Sadie Ann Parltz Nell Clarke Hugh Adcock Louise Thompson SPORTS EDITORS Wayman Thomasson Laurence Shropshire WRITERS Lawrence Crump Bill Reep Hayes Owens Clay Brock Haskell Smlther Thomas Rose Vernon Rooks ADVERTISING MGR. F. J. Conn, Jr. ASSISTANT Derond Deweese ADVERTISING STAFF George Hlllen S. Eugene Royce Carter Howard Allle Mason Harold Shaw CIRCULATION MGR. Preston Ordway "ON, ON, U. OF K." A revelation of what the University Is doing and the progress it is making and its plans for the future was presented to the public In an editorial which appeared In The Lexington Herald Sunday, April 7. Tribute was paid to the University authorities, including "Miracle Man McVey," for their efforts in tte University development program. The Kentucky Kernel, on behalf of the student boiy and all others who are interested in the advancement of our University, wishes to thank The Herald for "those kind words." We appreciate them, but also we believe that they were merited. We believe that too much praise canitot be' gfven the workers in this great project which will result in a greater state and in a greater nation. The editorial is herewith reprinted. It should be read by every Kentucklan. It cannot be paraphrased and made better. Let it speak for itself: Honest confession is good for the soul. When a western Kentucky newspaper said recently that there seemed to be no purpose or plans to put the University of Kentucky forward. The Herald felt justified In trying to take the rest of the state to task for knowing so little of the great achievements taking place on the grounds of its own near neighbor. How little Indeed do Lexingtonians realize what is being accomplished! When fourteen of the fifteen members of the board of directors of the Lexington Board of Commerce and representatives of Lexington newspapers were taken on a pilgrimage Wednesday at the University their eyes were opened their mouths, too. A regular anvil chorus rings out from the builders; such construction as one might have expected in a Houston or a Miami is actually taking place. On Memorial Day, May 30, the beautiful chapel known as the Memorial building, in which encased in glass and in gold leaf are to be written the immortal names of Kentucky's 3,300 World War dead, will be dedicated. Slightly back of the College of Agriculture building, this stately temple Is now on what is generally considered the south end of the campus. A campus plan for the University, looking forward 25 years, already is on paper. In this plan the Memorial building is at the center of the campus. But while the plan is only on paper, the actual development of It is well under way. Across Limestone street the great steel and concrete foundation pillars which will support the new education building, half of the funds for which were donated by the General Education B.oard, rise from what has been the city dump. Over this unsightly acreage is to be raised the large building, with the college of education in the center and a model high school and a model elementary school as left and right wings. This one building will virtually equal the three original buildings of the University campus, now all standing and in use, after fifty years of service. Back toward Rose street the two new units of the dormitory group are rapidly nearing completion as though springing from the ground. Indeed, when completed these new dormitories will offer to the students who remain In the dormitories facilities that are the best that any students could hope for, with study rooms, baths, gathering rooms, a group system for rooms and spacious rooms and halls. To find a contrast, one has only to look at the old dormitory building still In use, with its crowded quarters. When Maury Crutcher, the superintendent of buildings and grounds and genius of much of the campus development, was a student not so many years ago the boys carried water from Mulligan and Maxwell springs and rilled a tank, still enshrined in the old aorm attic, a3 a part of the night ceremonies. McVey hall, facing Kastle hall on the eastern part of the campus, which was recently erected, is a joy to behold. Here is the cafeteria, indeed a valuable acquisition. Shades of the old mess hall, with its coatless masses scrambling for seats and crying for "Zip!" The refining influences of co-eand cleanliness have worked marvels. An entire floor is taken by this cafeteria, with a ceiling that swallows echoes, a kitchen that is a model, On the side of the College of Engineering a building nearly ready for use Is the $10,000 laboratory for the study of the eltects of heating, lighting and ventilation on plants and other life Its glass sides glisten in the sunlight but a short distance from the grove whose center and sponsor was a sinkhole, a natural bowl which at one time was the sewer system, at another indeed was used as an amphitheater for a commencement. What a comparison, with the Memorial building now almost ready for such use! Back of the football stadium there is now being completed a garden and arboretum In which are to be found all the plants, shrubs and many small trees which are native to Kentucky, and an old log roadway is being constructed over the streams and through the trees, an inspiration to students to love Kentucky's gift from nature. The plans also already have been completed for a new library building. Memorial hall, two new men's dormitories, the education building, new engineering laboratory and new dairy products building on the farm now under construction, an additional hall to the girls' dormitory group, McVey hall and outer construction completed and In use, and plans drawn looking forward 25 years and anticipating a student body ten thousand strong this is the evidence that the University Is looking forward. Let It not be thought from this that the State of Kentucky has been lavish In gifts. That Is far from the fact. The dormitories are built under an authorized amortization plan, the education building largely through the gift of the General Education Board, the engineering laboratory through a gift and McVey hall partly through popular subscription. Yet another source has been from savings from The University has saved all the current Income. that It could In running expenses and has put Its savings In buildings a secure bank. This has been accomplished through the cooperation of the faculty. Under Dr. McVcy's leadership there has developed among the University family not only professors but all who arc a part of Its development, their families, the administrative personnel, a deep and glorious faith and truly a passion to make the University of Kentucky a leader among the educational institutions of the South. With its growth and progress accomplished and prospective as a rich reward, yet not in most cases a fair recompense, they have kept at their posts, rejoicing In their hopes for the University and for the commonwealth. In most cases it has been through sacrifice on the part of members of the faculty that so much has been done and so much more can bo planned. Yet where docs vision develop where there is not sacrifice? Still a more striking development has been in the character of the student body. Much Is heard in these days of flaming youth. A newspaper Is probably placed In a better position to know how the young women and men of the University of Kentucky conduct themselves perhaps even than the deans of men and women. Let this testimony be presented, that In fifteen years the change has been remarkable. It is seldom that the students of the University cause disturbance. Yet there are 2,600 students living in the midst of Lexington. The old days of tying down the whistle and making street cars miserable, of uproar and disorder are gone. And so, startled indeed by a better appreciation the wonders that are being accomplished, The arid Herald takes this occasion again, better-informtherefore more highly enthused, to place before those Kentucklans whom it reaches this .summary of some of the more apparent things that are being done at the University of Kentucky, where scholastic ranking has been established, where a great development has taken place without the blast of trumpets, where it seems indeed that vision and faith have placed a prayer in every heart and a cooperative spirit of endeavor that is the crowning tribute to Miracle Man of McVey. o 0 COLLEGE COMMENT o o s' code from the University of CincinThe nati adjures "necking" but sees "no harm in kissing the boy of whom you are particularly fond." Tests made with students at Lafayette College show that students who are underweight set higher grades than those who are either normal1 or overweight. The co-eof Ohio Wesleyan University "bum" auto rides the same as the men students if they wish so far as the authorities of that university are concerned. During the first three days of the Technique quarter semester plan campaign at Georgia Tech, over students signed the petition expressing their favoritism of the system for their university. five hundred Editor's Note: Dear met The pitcher and is a member of tho Kernel feels the calumny placed on University baseball team. Robert, it by making such a disgraceful ' the pitcher, Is the one statement. In the future, a Mechan- - who was so unfortunate as to lose leal will not be called Civil in the his life as above related, Very truly yours, circle. His quick wit and columns of this paper. The Kernel I By Edwards M. Templln , squared whimsical humor makes the picture respects that slight degree which McHENRY RHOADS. Kentucky Sunday Professor of Education. one engineer from differentiates ..(sparkle with real humor. Lexington theatergoers have another. In the past been afforded the priv ilege of seeing Clara Bow's display O- Cornell University Lexington, Ky., April 6, 1929. of vivaclousncss and "It," but Sun Sports Editor day they may hear for the first Kentucky Kernel time the voice of Paramount's redi Lexington, Kentucky. in headed star. Clara Is slated to -My dear str: make plenty of "whoopee" In this First Term, Jhhc 24 to July 31 production along with her naughty Lexington, Ky., April 5, 1929. Recently I have seen references little school mates. To Editor of The Kernel: in your columns to the baseball sit- - CONTRACT, Professor Costigan, Univ. of California, and Profes-s- o. Miss Bow has an opportunity In There has always been a sugges- uation at the University in which prow- tion of friendly rivalry between the you referred to Raymond Orismorc, Univ. of Michigan this film to demonstrate her Rhoads, PROPERTY a, Professor Wiless as n speaking actress, and it is Civil and Mechanical Engineering pitcher last year for son and Assistant Professor said she makes every line effective. students on the campus of the Uni- the University, having lost his life Farnham, Cornell University. No doubt it will be a most agreeversity of Kentucky. The Civil de- In an accident. This is a mistake. CORPORATIONS, Professor able surprise for the army of film light in calling the Mechanical a f The facts are these. Raymond Wright, Univ. of Pennsylvania. fans to have the pleasure of hear- grease monkey; all the Mechanical ana itooert Rnoaas were my twin , CONFLICT OF LAWS, Professor ing the voice of their auburn-haire- d retaliates by calling the Civil a sewer sons, both Interested In baseball and Dickinson, Univ. of Michigan. screen idol. swaber. In view of this alarming both developing into capable pitch- The cast in this picture is the situation the Civlls read with acute crs. Robert was playing with the JURISPRUDENCE, Ast. Professor Laubc, Cornell University. youthful discontent the article in the last local baseball tcanrat Paris, 111., last greatest aggregation of ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS, players all of them "starlets," that issue of The Kernel which stated summer. He died on August 2 from Professor English, Cornell Paramount has ever called to act that- - the Junior Mechanicals were the effects of a broken vertebrae of with any of its stars. They are all to take a southern trip, and then the neck sustained when he dived Professor of college age, and they all know a listed the names of the Junior Civil into shallow water at Clinton, Ind., ' Dickinson, West Virginia Uni"whoopee" cue when they hear one. Engineers. This mishap has, of a nearby town to Paris, 111. Ray- versity. ' be Yes, this Is a woman's picture. The course, created a catastrophe mond Is at present a student in the megaphone was handled by Dorothy tween the warring factions. The College of Arts and Sciences at the Second Term, Aug. 1 to Sept. 6 Azner, who leaped into prominence junior civus are to taice tne soutn- - university or Kentucky, and is n CONTRACT, see above. with the fine bit of work she did in ern trip as outlined In The Kernel, member of the University baseball PROPERTY a, see above. directing "Manhattan Cocktail." She while the Mechanicals are to take a team. I trust in the future if you PUBLIC SERVICE, Professor is the first woman to direct an northern trip. Could not a correc- - have occasion to refer to him in any Chcadle, Univ. of Oklahoma. I production. Movietone acts tion be noted In the next Issue? way, you will remember Raymond NEGOTIABLE PAPER, ProfesVery sincerely, and news along with a good comis still living. He is the right-handsor McCormick, Univ. of North edy complete the bill for the KenJUNIOR CIVIL3 Carolina. tucky theater the first half of next By J. W. Pennel. INSURANCE. Professor Whiteweek. ROOF side, Cornell University. Strand, Sunday MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS, Editor's Note: All corrections of We repair slate, tile, tin and Professor Frlerson, Univ. of production of this sort are made with pleasure. Cecil B. DeMlllle's composition roofs. We also ..South Carolina. the "Godless Girl" probably will be It Is good to receive letters explainADMIRALTY, Professor Robinerect and repair gutter and the greatest DeMllle drama to ap- ing mistakes which occur occasionson, Boston University. pear in Lexington since the "King ally in The Kernel. Let it be known spouting. All work guaranteed. hereafter that the Civlls are going of Kings." It Is a powerful WISE FURNACE REPAIRING deStudents may begin the study of of a modern girl who south, while the Mechanicals will AJI Kinds of Furnaces law In the summer session. fies the power, of a Supreme Being go north. Make up your own minds and finally comes to retribution. Her which is the better trip. For catalog, address the BROS. ardent lover believes that all life's actions are governed by a powerful Lexington, Ky., April 5, 1929. 105 W. High Phone 2758 Cornell Law School and generous God. Folly of the The Editor, Cor. Near High and Lime Ithaca, N. Y. "Godless Girl" leads to the death of Kentucky Kernel. mutual friend and the two Dear Sir: their lovers are sent to the reform school We, the Junior Mechanical Enon a charge of manslaughter. Un- gineers of the University of Kendying love of the boy for the way- tucky, wish to call your attention to Good ward girl during their sentence in a grave and serious mistake in The the reform school brings the "God- LKernel for April 5, 1929. less Girl" to a realization of the BUY A The article headed "Engineers real dynamic forces in life. Plan Southern Tour" goes on to say Fine clothes and the revelry of that the "Junior Mechanicals Leave college men and women for Inspection of Mines and Plants modern-da- y are displayed here in all their folly. April 21." The southern tour is for The picture is not an indictment the Civil members of the class and but rather a portrayal of the sham there is a separate northern tour and shoddiness found in those col- planned for the Mechanicals, the ancj lege circles who devote most of their particulars of which may be learned time to making lots of "whoopee." from the professors who will be in You are always findng needs for your Royal This is the picture the Atheistic charge of the trip. Society of America objected to so We feel that we have been Instrenuously as being propaganda sulted by the statement assigning for religious groups. Some changes the Mechanicals to the Civil trip were made in the picture to meet and demand that an apology be their objections - but regardless the made to the Mechanicals for this film still carries- with it the powers error and a true statement of facts of DeMllle's former productions. made. Very truly yours, NORTH UPPER Both the photography and sound JUNIOR MECHANICAL ' this picture are effects produced in ENGINEERS. of outstanding merit. Spectacular fire scenes add a great deal of color and action to the production. The "Godless Girl" is indeed a wonderful picture. Accompaniment for the first part of the picture is reproduced over the R. C. A. Photo-phon- e and the talking sequences at the end of the picture make this a production. Movietone acts and news with Conrad at the organ complete the Strand program for the first half of next Music, Stage and Screen ' Letters to The Editor Summer Session LAW o REPAIRING MILLER Here's Your Chance to Make Royal Portable And type your themes notebooks Transylvania Printing Co. week. Ben All Program Sunday With a change of characterizations Lew Cody and Alleen Pringle score new screen triumphs in "A Single Man" which opens at the Ben All the filmi-zatlEight co-eat Murray State Teachers College theater next Sunday. Instage play of the famous have purchased a collegiate Ford and have painted written by Hubert Henry Davies this It red with proper collegiate Inscriptions emblazoned inimitable team climb upon its Mattered sides. V.ie machine has been af- new cinema heights as farceurs and fectionately christened the "Thoroughbred." Why provide a wealth of entertainment in a scintillating vehicle of mirth. not the "Bucking Broncho?" The story involves a romance of a bachelor novelist and his prim secretary whose charm he overlooks until he finds that chasing after a ; flapper Is no pastime for a man who SECTION has allowed youth to slip by without o o having sowed any wild oats. As the young sweethearts in the picture, (MARGARET CUNDIFF. Editor) Edward Nugent and Marceline Day are seen to advantage and add to their rapidly growing film laurels. Kathlyn Williams plays the part of SONNET the frigid mother and the support ing cast Includes Eileen Manning With Joy I swam up through a sea of light and others. I, Zephros, to see the moon's bright face! The production is filmed' in an And o'er me ran a shiver of delight environment and ! shows some remarkable "whoopee" I lost all thought of time of space. . . . parties and jazzy swimming episleeping in the shade Thus ran my sodes. A huge Fourth of July celeEmotion-chokemy heart broke when I woke d bration supplies a spectacular seTo find a dream, shaped by a demon o'er me played. quence and brings many uproarious Caroonlng through the trees I hoarsely spoke: moments Into the picture. Seeman Players will remain in town and pre"Are skeyey" boons denied to earthly things? sent a comedy called "Straying ecstacles be viewed afar?" Must dross-pur- e Usual short subjects Husbands." A dim glimpse makes the singer gayly sing; with news reels will complete the Such are the moth's for a star. program. See, the last day brings Have patience, Spirit Us all to portals where immortals are. CURRENT ATTRACTIONS KERN PATTERSON w Kentucky TTIH ninuoc" l n mplnrlrnmn nf HEART-REGRE- T the underworld, with Conrad Nagel Love came before the threshold of my heart In the title role playing the part of Paused and then a It is a crackling melo-- ; drama embracing the love affair of Tiptoed away. a beautiful society girl and a ruthI cried within myself less Vita- underworld canaster. Because I recognized the visitor phone, In sound, symphonic accom- -' And did not meet him at the door, panlment and voices augments the My heart could not meet him. appeal of the plture. lost that particular race. And ELIZABETH SKINNER Ben All so, honest effort and tense conis a dashing 'The Red Sword" drama of Russia during tho heyday VISIBLE TRUTH centration got him nothing. But in of the Romanoff Czar regime, probindustry this fine spirit would ably the most dramatic and glamwind-drive- n With wondering, the clouds orous period In the world's history. not be thrown away. Flit between the moon and me. It is entertainment from start to pass like the drawing of a veil, finish, packed with pathos, thrill, Unconsciously they In that respect industry is fairer romance and color, Seeman playNow black now white. ers appear in "The Wrong Bed." and kinder than college. It ap-The moon Is but the face of Truth Strand And those clouds the thoughts of ages ' "The Duke Steps Out" blends tho Forced on by winds of time. life of the ring and campus life In a rapid-fir- e No one knows where they may go mixture of comedy and thrills, with a very charming lovo But he can see the light of Truth grow dark story us its central thread. William As some of them drive by. Haines really puts across some fine ELIZABETH SKINNER acting In this plcturlzatlou of the o I NfCE 1882 Finkelsteln, 16 years old, has just been awarded the degree of master of arts by Columbia University. A child prodigy, Moses LITERARY H HE e lost; but . . . plies a man's high qualities in useful channels. It opens to all men a field as wide as all human endeavor. One may qualify himself along purely engineering lines. 'Another may contribute his powers of commercial reasoning. Another his ability to analyze management problems. These three totally different qualifi cations just begin to define the possibilities in one industry alone the telephone making industry. Western Electric MANUFACTURERS TOR THE BELL SYSTEM