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2 > Image 2 of The Kentucky Kernel, May 17, 1929

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Best Co THE KENTUCKY KERNEL I 39 at U. of K. Dr. Pryor Retires After . Years o Service Internationally Known Authority on Ossification of Bones Will Suspend Active Class Room Work July 1 ; Administered Ether for First Time in History of Lexington &' ft' 1929 International Professor Likes Mencken's Style Debates Announced NEW YORK, N. Y. That H. L. Mencken Is the outstanding critic In America today, and that students of the present are not different from those of his undergraduate years arc the opinions expressed by Professor Goodman of the college of the City of New York when Interviewed recently. His crlterlons in Judging prose style arc suggested by the names that most frequently crop up in a r, conversation with him, Willa Thornton Wilder, James B. to pin him Cabell. It Is difficult down to any specific preferences in Grudgingly he current literature. will admit to you a liking for Willa Cather, May Sinclair and then stop to explain that one who reads so much In contemporary literature is compelled to look for an author's purpose In writing a book and whether lie accomplishes his end, nnd not to think in terms of favorites. At the risk of repetition we will say that no one can have any dealings with Professor Goodman and not be Inspired to read something of Willa Cather's. Although professors make Mr. Mencken froth at the mouth, Professor Goodman, more tolerantly, considers him an excellent critic, in truth the only outstanding one in America at present. Stuart Sherman, he would rank above Mencken were he alive. He refers to Babbitt as a "frightfully written novel" whose style is like that of a mediocre Journalist. He discerns in the books of Willa Cather, James Branch Cabell and in The Bride of Luis Rey, or rather in their Ban popularity, a definite, movement away from naturalism and realism. In person Professor Goodman is short and stocky with a trace of the aesthetic. He dresses soberly and with unusual fastidiousness. He is a dark visaged person. He has a classroom laugh that approaches the giggle of a girl and which we would not dare try to reproduce. He does not find the student of today to be far different from the' student of his day. "He has better sense of values and knows the value of money better," but his equipment shows deficiencies. He hasn't read as much and as good things. Only one out of fifteen recognize the names of Willa Cather, Professor Beard and wniiam Beebe. The majority of freshmen can hardly differentiate Wells from Shaw. A striking number never have been to a museum Goodman feels that college does much to remedy this whether the student wills so or not. Class rivalry is today as intense as then except that then the juniors were aligned with the freshmen, and the seniors with the sophomores. Professor Goodman still carries a souvenir booklet passed out at the soph banquet of the class of '19 to which he was invited as a senior. Professor Goodman's remark about student government should have a special significance to some: "I don't know anything about the student council today, but In my day it was a talkative and very often inefficient body, and a great disappointment to one who believed in student We like to conjure the Image of Professor Goodman teaching Theodore Dreiser. John T. Hodscn, then known as the greatest surgeon In the West. He came to Lexington, Ky in 1882, and since that time has made his home here. In 1890 Dr. Pryor became the third man to teach Physiology in the State College, succeeding Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan, who is now professor of Experimental Biology at Columbia University. Before 1888, physiology had been taught In connection with natural history. Shortly after this the college established one of the first courses in the United States. Among the many well known men who have studied under Dr. Pryor was the late Dr. Arthur S. Loevenhart, former Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Wisconsin, and Dr. William ' Carpenter MacCarty, present pathologist of the Mayo Clinic. Dr. MacCarty has often said that he received his inspiration from Dr. Pryor and recently wrote the latter a letter In' which he said, "I am sending you some of my re cent reprints, showing your influ ence still exists." Dr. Pryor first became interested research work in 1890 fol in lowing an accident which occurred to a student in the College of Engineering. The young man lost several fingers In a planing machine and Dr. Pryor dressed the wound. Some time later he had an X-rmade of the boy's hand to see how the ends of the bones were healing, From this time he .made frequent pictures of children's hands in order to study the ossification of the bones. In this work he has made several discoveries relating to the growth of the bones and he was the first man to establish the difference in the ossification of the male and female skeletons. He also discovered that ossification begins much sooner PERMANENT than had been thought before, and corrected the prevailing textbooks MARCEL WAVE on the nature of ossification in the carpus. These views have been accepted by textbooks all over the world and accredited to Dr. Pryor. During the time he lit5 been connected with the University, he has been a member of the City Board of Health and the Fayette County Board of Healfh for more than 10 years until his resignation. He has also been president of the Fayette County Medical Society, first vice president of the Kentucky State Medical Society, and a member of Source Research Council of the United States. Dr. Pryor read a paper on ossiSHAMPOO fication before the Anatomical SoReg. AND ciety of Great Britain and Ireland, $15 FINGER in London on November 25, 1927, Value M WAVE and again before the Anatomical INCLUDED Society, Ecole de Medecln, in Paris, France, on December 1, 1927. This paper titled "Differences in the This $15 value Includes entire head, shampoo and finger wave Time of Appearance of Centers of marcel ringlets or Ossification in the Male and Fechoice of round curl a wave you can care male Skeleton" has since been translated Into French and German for yourself. We have successfully given more than 2,000 waves and has been reviewed in the latter publisher of research work on ossilanguage by Dr. Heosselwander, fication. since coming to Lexington. Operators with years of experience. Sir Arthur Keith, renowned an"SPECIAL ATTENTION TO thropologist and recently retiring GREY HAIR" president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Permanent Wave Shoppe & recently wrote to Dr. Pryor requestBuilding EXPERIENCED OPERATORS 204-- 7 Guaranty Bank ing a photograph which he said he ONLY Phone 3616 wished to place "among our truly 308 Hernado Bldg. Phone 5287 great" in the halls of the Royal College of Surgeons of England at Lincoln Inn Fields, London. Dr. Pryor's most recent article, COSTS Courses" appears in To the "Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges" for April, 1929. In this discburse, he sets BY forth an Ideal schedule of studies for a premedical course. Safest, Most Economical, Most Reliable Way The Present students in the TWO-DA- Y LIMIT round trip trickets on sale daily work at the University of Ken(1 FARES for the round at ONE and ONE-THIR- D tucky have shown their high estrip between all points within, a radius of 150 miles. teem and affection for Dr. Pryor by society in naming their SIX-DA- Y LIMIT round trip tickets on sale daily his honor, "The Pryor (1 FARES for the round at ONE and ONE-HAL- F Society." While It cannot add to trip between all points within a radius of 150 miles. honors which the international have been bestowed on Dr. Pryor, It is a tribute which will perpetuate his memory at the University of LEXINGTON, KY. Kentucky. (ny Elizabeth Glbbs) After 39 years of service to the youth of the University of Kentucky, Dr. J. W. Pryor, Internationally known authority on the ossification of bones, has occn assigned to research work and will retire from active teaching July 1, 1929. He will still be connected with the University but his absence from the class room will be keenly felt by the many students who love and respect him. Dr. Pryor first became connected with the University as Medical Examiner In 1886 when the Institution was an Agricultural and Mechanical college known as the State College. He began his classroom Instruction work In 1890 and since that time has been continuously connected with the institution. Dr. Pryor holds the distinction of being the only man in Kentucky whose name is listed in all of the following organizations: American Men of Science, Who's Who In America, Who's Who of American Surgeons, Physicians and and Who's Who of American Authors. He was the first man to administer ether in Lexington. Born in Palmyra, Mo., on April 3, 1956, Dr. Pryor received his early education in a private school of that city. He later was graduated from St. Paul's College, an Episcopal school of that community, and finished his schooling as a graduate of the Medical Department of the University of Missouri. He beer gan his career as a general in Palmyra and treated his first patient in the same house where his father, also a doctor, had treated his first Mlssourlan patient 25 years before. Several years later he went to St. Louis where he was for one year in the office of Dr. I DENTISTS Drs. Slaton Slaton LESS IT TRAVEL TRAIN Fares From One Way Fare Round Trip "Two-Da- Round Trip "Six-Da- y y Limit" Limit" 1.59 $1.20 2.15 1.60 .90 1.35 .41 .GO SADIEVILLE ... GEORGETOWN . NICIIOLASVILLE WILMORE BUKGIN .GO .03 .62 .85 1.35 .78 .87 1.20 1.35 1.70, 2.30 3.30 4.05 2.55 1.62 1.79 .50 2.46 3.03 .75 1.20 - . We j SOUTHERN RAILWAY SYSTEM x cany a complete line of Lexington Drug Co. 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Driscoll, of New York City, who will speak to the engineers on that day. The other features of the program are as follows: Monday, May 20, 12:45' to 1 p. m. "Produce Better Eggs," Prof. C. E. Harris, College of Agriculture. "Garden Pests and Their Control," Prof. John S. Gardner, College of Agriculture. Tuesday, May 21, 12:45 to 1 p. m. "Recent Dramatic Criticism," Prof. Frank Fowler, professor of dramatic are. Wednesday, May 22, 12:45 to 1 p. m. "Soil Erosion Control," Prof. Erie C. Welch, College of Agriculture. "Culling the Sheep for InProf. R. C. creased Production," Miller, College of Agriculture. Wednesday, May 22, 9 to 10 p. m. University of Kentucky Philharmonic Orchestra. Thursday, May 23, 12:45 to 1 p. m. "Book Review," Prof. L. L. Dan-tzle- r, head of English department. Friday, May 24, 12:45 to 1 p. m. Engineers' Day; Mr. W. H. Driscoll, of New York, speaker of the day. Prof. F. 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Three train coaches, fllllcd and overflowing with University and Transylvania geologists, botanists, faculty, and general pleasure seekers, drew out of Union station at 7 o'clock Saturday morning on an annual trip, bound for parts unknownotherwise called Natural Bridge, Ky. Imagine the three coaches full of students, all voicing the most boisterous enthusiasm for tho Camp-Scho- ol movement, invading the peaceful wilds of Natural Bridge I It taxes the Imagination, somewhat. Nevertheless, the caretakers of the park look forward each year to the coming of the special train, 1 which Is chartered under the banner of the University of Kentucky. For the majority of the slght-scekc- rs bring their own lunches, and such lunches and wraps must be checkedat ten cents a basket. COLLEGE COURSES The number of people being numerous, and the number of baskets not less, the sum total you can figin, ure out. If, perchance, you wish a towel and soap, pay ten cents extra and help yourself. And cakes are ten, and hot dogs are ten and the air and scenery are free. (What's that song about the best things in life are free?) Led by Professor Robinson and by Boyd A. Wise, .D., Toy Sandefur the geology students mounted the top of natural bridge, de and besieged those geoogically versed persons with questions concerning Its age, formation, and strucde ture. Lead by Dr. McFarland and Professor Mclntyre, the botany students surveyed the ground for new specimens of plant life. Those colnot Interested in either of these subjects stayed behind, or climbed the roundabout paths of the mountains in hopes of seeing a bear or of 'falling off a cliff. One of the students from Transylvania climbed up the Plnacle Camp-Dormito- ry Rock and decided that he could not possibly return to level ground. His frantic attempts to regain terra overlooking, Gwinn firma led another student to procure a rope, and the aspiring Transy student reached earth in safety. 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