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The Kentucky Kernel, December 18, 1924

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

HOLIDAY ISSUE Best Copy Available The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, VOL. XV KY.f DECEMBER INVADE 'CAT HOOSIERS 18, 1924 No. 13 TERRITORY TONIGHT ROMANY ACTORS MASONIC CLUB OF CHILDREN OF VICINITY TO HAVE STUDENTS EXPLAIN INDIANA BATTLES SELF - GOVERNMENT UNIVERSITY MEETS BLUE AND WHITE CHRISTMAS TREE THIS AFTERNOON PRESENT CLEVER Richmond Normal May Have New Officers Elected for Year ON LOCAL FLOOR Y. M. C. A. and tho Y. W. C. A. will give an outdoor Christmas Similar System ENGLISH COMEDY THE this afternoon nt 4:30 o'clock on the lawn in front of Mechanical of 1925 Eleanor Morse Carries Off Laurels Of Play ELABORATE SCENES Warden, Perkins, Sut-clii- fe Complete an Able Cast "The Mollusc" The Romany Players passed from the grave to the gay and back again in their presentation of 'The Mollusc" by Herbert Henry Davies. This subtle English comedy is an amusing, yet truthful, study of a type we have always with us. A merely lazy person flows with the tide, explains Tom Kemp in the play, but a mollusc uses force to keep from doing if. Eleanor Morse, as Dulcy Baxter, carries off the laurels of the play. She plays the. part of a spoiled young woman who gains all of her wishes and desires, not by force, but by "Mollusc-ry.- " The latter is an art which many people have, but few carry to perfection. Hers is the feat Neverthelesss, her aptriumphant. pealing helplessness and her classic beauty bring to her the sympathy of her husband, the governess, and her audience. Fortunately for the entire household, brotherly love is not so lenient, and Tom Kemp brings about for her a rude awakening and, lo! the mollusc is no more. Mr. Leonard SutclifTe appears in the role of Dick Baxter, a conventiond and al Englishman, retiring, He emotionless on the surface. part well, especially in his plays his transition from disgust to adoration of his wife. Marjorie Warden, as Miss Roberts, is particularly appealing in her portrayal of the charming little governess caught in the drift of circumstances. She is the spirit of youth incarnate, and she nexer fails to touch the hearts of her audience with her magic wand. Troy Perkins, as the bluff and hearty brother from Colorado, leaves little to be desired. He gives a natural and unforced delineation from beginning to end. However, he made himself so famous as Mr. Pirn that he will not soon find another role so well Buited to him. The English sitting room in pastel shades of mauve and blue was designed by Miss Morse and built by Mr. Harper and his assistants. Despite the fact that the holidays hAtrin Vridav at noon. "The Mollusc" will continue through Saturday night. ' well-bre- XMAS TREE FOR IB. SANITORIUM Y. W. Town Girls. Will Give Party For Children The town girls of the Y. W. C. A. will give a Christmas tree and party for the patients of the Tuberculosis Rnnitnrium. durlae the holidays. This entertainment has been planned to be given on tne lawn at ine university and it is hoped that weather conditions wjll permit or this. Miss Marv Louise Norman, chair man of the town girls section of the association, is to have charge of the and she has made preparations for entertainment, such ana games. as Presents are to be distributed the smaller children of the anion? sanitorium and an ample supply of candies, oranges ana nuts will te given to everyone. story-teiun- g The Masonic Club of the university held its reorganization meeting at Dicker Hall Thursday night with a small percentage of Inst year's members present. The president of the club last year, Prof. J. B. Dicker, presided nt the meeting and assisted A. in the plans for reorganization. W. Thompson was elected president of the club for the ensuing year and took the chair for the election of the John other officers of the club. Bishop was chosen as secretary and Ted McDowell as treasurer. After the organization was perfected, plans were made to increase the membership of the club. Every Master Mason in the university, either of the faculty or student body, is eligible for membership and an effort will be made to increase the membership. On Tuesday night plans were discussed for the presentation of a petition to Square and Compass, national Masonic fraternity, which has a wide membership throughout the colleges of the United States. BAKER WILL BE RHODES SCHOLAR FROM KENTUCKY Is Chosen From Field Of Fifteen Con- COLUMBIA STUDENT Cross is Recommended Scholar-At-Larg- e Robert Lee Baker, Jr., of Ashland, a student at Columbia University, has been awarded the Rhodes scholarship at Oxford University from Kentucky, y after a session of the Ken tucky Rhodes scholarship committee held in the office of President McVey, chairman of the committee. Roscoe Cross, a student of the University of Kentucky, was recommended by the committee to the American secretary of the Rhodes trustees for the two-da- scholar-at-larg- award? e d EIGHT SELECTED FOR UNIVERSITY DEBATING TEAM Each Contestant a testants For Hall for tho children of this vicinity. The children in the second, third, Dean Sarah Blanding and nine unifourth and fifth grades of Jefferson Davis and Lincoln schools have been invited. Other children in the neighborhood who are not in these grades versity students explained the workings of the university student will be welcome. system nt a forum meetThis is the first time the university has undertaken an entertainment of this sort and from all indications it will be n great success, spreading ing of students of the Eastern State Normal School at Richmond Monday much happiness and cheer. There will be a Santa Claus who will distribute presents donated by night. Tho installation of a similar tho Y. V. C. A. and, the various sorority houses. The Y. M. is furnishing system at the normal school is being fruits, nuts and candy. The large cedar tree just back of Neville Hall will considered. Those who attended the meeting be decorated with electric lights and will be decorated by the students. The women's glee club has prepared a fitting program for the were: Dean Blanding, Misses Elizabeth Galloway, Rachelle Shacklette occasion under the direction of Professor Lamport. The project in the main is being financed by the, Y. M. and Y. W., but and Elizabeth Moorman and Messrs. the students are nsked to contribute either toward financing or in bring- Tom Ballantine, C. M. C. Porter, Aring presents. Miss Frances Coleman, president of the Y. W., and George thur Nutting, "Tiny" Montgomery, Kavanaugh, prescient of the Y. M., are in charge of the affair, assisted by and George Knvnnaugh. Each made short talks at the meeting and as several committees. some of the group were members of the men's and women's ment organizations and others were GLEE CLUB TO SING in no way connected with it, the nor CHRISTMAS CAROLS mal school students learned the opinion of the university student body regarding the system as well as the Will Serenade Hospitals and manner in which the two councils Dormitories function. This system of has been in effect at the university for The Men's and Women's Glee Clubs several years. of the university will serenade the Lexington hospitals, the dormitories and the various fraternity houses on Thursday night, December 18. There will be sixty serenaders composing the two clubs, who will sing Christmas carols. The organization will be directed by Prof. C. A. Lampprt, head of the department of Music at the university, and the entire chorus will sing at each place where they stop. The singers will be taken from place to place in trucks. Gives The Women's Glee Club and the Seven-Minut- e Philharmonic Society conducted their last vesper services of the year on Speech Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Maxwell street Presbyterian Church. Professor Lampert directed a special PROGRAM IS GOOD program, one number of which was Symphony." Schubert's "Unfinished The Woman's Glee Club and a string quartette, composed of members of The Man of the Hour Considthe orchestra, rendered other selecA. D. "AB" KIRWAN tions. The services were attended by a Captain-Elec- t of the Wildcats large number of university and town people. Messrs. J. Y. Brown, J. R. Bullock, W. O. Keller, R. P. Maloney, H. H. TO SENIORS MEET Grooms, W. D. Scott, J. B. Johnson and G. S. Milam were selected as NAME COMMITTEES members of the debating team of the university at a tryout held in the Little Theatre Thursday, December 11, at the seventh hour. The subject Sue Renaker is Elected Auditor for the debate was "Resolved: That in of Kentuckian Congress should be empowered to e majority, by a 38 decisions of the Supreme Court deA senior class meeting was held claring Congressional action unconMonday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in stitutional." Dicker Hall, with Clyde Gray, presiThe tryout was open to all student, in the chair. Committees were Every faternity on the campus has dents of the university. Each condiscussed for various duties and a a weekly Bible discussion group this motion was made and passed that the year. In addition to these, there are testant was asked to deliver a seven president appoint all committees. four groups in the men's dormitory minute constructive speech, either affirmative or negative, optional with Miss Sue Renaker was elected audiand thirteen in student boarding tor of the senior class. It will be houses. An average of well over 500 the speaker and then be able to reply with a three minute rebuttal. The her duty to check over the books of students attend these thirty-fou- r the Kentuckian with the manager be- group meetings which are held under teams were selected for each side of fore they are turned over to the busi- the auspices of the university Y. M. the question. The debate program of the univerness office. The fraternity groups are led by The girls of the class met a few members of the faculty, business men sity this year is an unusually good minutes after the meeting and dis- and ministers, while the other groups one. The debates under intra-stat- e agrement between Centre College, cussed ways in which they might are led by students. Berea College, and the University of wear distinctive- clothing that only To the Sigma Nu fraternity goes seniors could wear. Betsy Helburn the honor of having the largest Kntucky will be held Friday, March was elected chairman of a committee group, with an average attendance of 6, 1925, Berea College debating with one team of the university at Lexto investigate and ascertain some 38 members. The average attendance article of clothng which would serve of the groups is: Alpha Gamma Ep ington and the other team of the university debating with Centre at this purpose. silon 23; Alpha Gamma Rho 26; Danville on the same night. Alpha Sigma Phi 27; Alpha Tau subject for both debates will be The the Omega 31; Chi Sigma Alpha 20; Del tryout. The one for ta Chi 27; Delta Tau Delta 20; Kap same as the' League, the composed of the Pentangular pa Alpha 24; Kappa Sigma 20; Phi University of Alabama, Sewanee, Delta Theta 27; Phi Kappa Tau 25; Tennessee, Vanderbilt, and Kentucky; Pi Kappa Alpha 30; Sigma Alpha not determined the subject for Epsilon 18; Sigma Beta Xi 19; Sig has debate, but from present indications ma Nu 38; Triangle 28; Sigma Chi it will either be perit seems 25; Dormitory: First Floor 8; second taining to that the curtailment of the Su Be preme Court powers, or to the Japan (Continued on Page Eight) ese Exclusion Bill of 1024 and its DR. GLANVILLE TERRILL withdrawal, the probabilities being that the former will be chosen. UNDERGOES OPERATION The university will also hold deThe college of Agriculture presents an unusual opportunity to those bates with Michigan Agricultural Dr. Glanville Terrill, head of the College, and Washington and Lee Uniinterested in the production and mar keting of farm products by offering Philosophy department of the univer versity. An agreement is pending for sity, has recently undergone an op an annual debate with the Universishort courses in marketing and dairy- eration at the St. Joseph's Hospital ties of North Carolina and Virginia, ing January 12 to 14. According to infor On account of greatly increased in for gallstones. but the terms of agreement and the terest in dairying, a course n dairy mation received from the hospital, Dr. subject to be debated this year have Terrill is resting, comfortably, and not been definitely decided. ing will be given the week of Janu tho faculty and student body wish (Continued on Pae, Eight) for him a rapid recovery. (CeaU&tttd oa Page Ifttht) Four students of the university and eleven other mn were candidates for the honor which, according to Allen Barnett, secretary of the committee, was more keenly contested than ever before. Mr. Barnett stated that the contestants this year were better edu cated and were of higher intelligence than those of former years. The three qualifications on which the award is made are: qualities of manhood, force of character and lead ership; literary and scholastic at tainments; physical vigor and inter' est in outdoor sports. It was the opinion of the committee after a careful consideration of each of the fifteen candidates that Mr. Baker possesses these qualities to a greater degree than any of the other can didates. The Rhodes scholarship carries with its tuition at Oxford University, Eng land, and an annual stipend of three hundred pounds a year for three years. Two scholarships are awarded every three years in each state. Mr. Baker will succeed Hugh Peal, a tor mer student of the university, who was awarded the scholarship three years ago. W. F. Hines, of Centre College, is the other Rhodes scholar at Oxford; having been given the award two years ago. DR. SCHERAGO SPEAKS TO SOCIETY L Society held its The monthly meeting last Friday afternoon in the Science building, the n president of the organization, McLean, presiding. Dr. Scher-aghead of the department of delivered the address of the afternoon, a very intersting discussion on "The Relation of Bacteriology to Medicine." Gran-diso- o, Women's Debate Team Is Under eration 34 GROUPS HAVE BIBLE DISCUSSION Sigma Nu Leads tendance with Members - AGS OFFER TWO SHORT COURSES Marketing, Dairying to Taught in January At over-rid- two-thir- Fans Will See Champs of "Big Ten" in Action MICHIGAN IS NEXT Cincinnati Lineup To Start in Game Tonight The Wildcats went back to hard practice this week in preparation for their game with the Hoosiers of Indiana tonight. With one victory already marked up, the 'cats are determined to keep their slate clean. The Hoosier state is noted for its good athletes and few others excel them in the net game. Indiana won the "Big Ten" conference championship last season and will bring the same players to Lexington that composed the championship squad, determined to give the Wildcats tho short end of the score. The 'cat mentor has drilled his men hard for the last three days and it will be a tough job for the Hoosiers to penetrate the Wildcat defense. The Blue and White men showed up well in the Cincinnati game in every department. The Kentucky men feinted the ball through the Ohioans' defense at numerous times for short shots at the basket. The Feline defense was almost imepetrable and the Bearcats made most of their shots from Coach Applegran has his hands full in getting the players in trim for their game with the Hoosiers. There has been much stress laid on the three man defense, which was an important factor in defeating Cincinnati. The value of intense training and prolonged drill sessions on the fundamentals of the game showed itself in the Cincinnati game. The Wildcats, although somewhat ragged in play, were at the right place at the right time and every play worked smoothly. Closely following the Indiana game, the Blue and White will engage the strong five from the University of Michigan Saturday night. This will give the players only one day for practice after their game with the Hoosiers tonight and night work will probably be the only preparation that the 'cat mentor can give his men. Both of these encounters are among (Continued on Page Eight) mid-floo- r. COL I0HN SKAIN DONATES $1 ,000 Student Loan Fund is Beneficiary of Opportune Gift Colonel John Skain, of Lexington, has donated $1,000 to the student loan fund of the University of Kentucky. The money will be sent immediately to Professor W. S. Webb, chairman of the fund committee. This donation will be known as the Joseph M. Skain Memorial Fund, in honor of Col. Skain's old nephew who was killed last summer. There is now a fund for students amounting to $ 18,000, which has accumulated from private donations and memorial funds, all of which is paid out in an effort to give boys and girls a better opportunity to secure an education. The fund is almost all out in loans and donations to the fund will be gladly received. The student loan fund has been of great benefit to those students who are unable to pay their expenses through college. So numerous have been the demands upon the fund that the present amount is too small to take care of all the requests. Students who otherwise would be compelled to leave school will be greatly benefitted by Mr. Skain's geaerous donation, v.