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The Kentucky Kernel, February 23, 1924

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, KY.. FEBRUARY VOL XIV 23, 1924 No. 18 CATS WIN KENTUCKY TITLE ROMANY PLAYERS SCORE ANOTHER IN eiG SUCCESS 'MR. PIPASSES BY' Milne's English Comedy Receives Warm Welcome in Lex- ington PERKINS, CO-E- NOTICEJ -- K-- Capacity House Witnesses First DR. WARFIELD, Presentation of Week's Performance "The Romany Theatre" raised the curtain for its second production, "Mr. Pirn Passes By," at 8:15 Monday night, before a crowded house composed of Lexington's leading fanciers of dramatic productions, for a week's run of the sparkling light English comedy, by A. A. Milne, one of England's premier playwrights. The comedy has for its setting, the home of a country gentleman, one George Marden, J. P. in Buckinghamshire and the theme of the play is centered around his wife, Olivia, Marden, their niece, and ward Dinah, her fiance Brian Strange, Lady Marden, the sister of the head of the house, and Mr. Pirn, the aged globe' trotter, who thru his inability to remember names, causes the Marden family to be thrown into a dilemna The representation of the home in which the plot is enacted is furnished with antiques supplied by friends of the theatre, and each antique seems to vie with the other in depicting the rich traditions that are held sacred by the Marden family. Hanging above the mantel in the liv ing room of the home is an original painting of a beutiful English lady done by a famous Spanish artist several centuries ago, and is presumably an ancestor of the Mardens. The story opens with the announce- (Continued on page 4) K MISS HERDMAN SPEAKS ON VOCATIONAL WORK Lecture Given to Women in Chapel at Fifth Hour Last Wednesday Margaret Herdman, director of the Chicago Collegiate Bureau of Occupations, spoke in chapel last Wednesday of professions in general which are open to women and citied experiences .she had had in securing positions for women. She urged girls to follow their natural 'bent, saying that those of an inquisitive turn of mind should do research work and those who like details should do secretarial work. She spoke briefly of the qualifications and demands of social service work. She said in choosing a field one should consider how crowded it already is and the necessary preparation, The chief requisite in getting a place in a business office is experience; other professions, special technical training. College women, she said, had 932 chances out of 1,000 for success. Although not technically Miss (Contiaued on page 4.) LECTURER, NIGHT The Women's dministrativc Council is planning a stunt night for Friday, February 29, to be held in the chapel. Each one of the eight national women's fraternities is to be responsible for one stunt. The proceeds from the performance arc to be used to furnish the Woman's eaguc room. The Catholic Club of the University will meet Sunday morning at 10:30 in the assembly rooms on Barr street. All Catholic students of the University, whether they are affiliated with the club or not arc invited to attend the meeting. ROLE LEADING STUNT NOTED K- PHILHARMONIC IS COMING SOCIETY BEGINS CONCERT SERIES Will Hold a Series of Discussions Here Beginning February 29 To Be Given on Sunday Afternoons Under Lampert's Direction RICE CAPTAIN Dr. W. D. Weatherford, president ELEVENTH VICTOR! WON Society of the The Philharmonic of the Southern College of the Young Men's Christian Association, promi- BY BLUE AND WHITE AS University, under the director of Professor Carl Lampert, will open its nent lecturer and founder and buildseason Sunday afternoon, Feb. 24, at er of Blue Ridge will be on the campus for a series of discussions on V. P. I. FIVE IS DEFEATED 3:30 with a concert at the Romany "Christian Leadership" February 29and March 1 and 2. Dr. Weatherford is recognized as one of the most prominent men of the south in his line of work and is authority on interracial questions. He will hold five conferences here which will not be open to all the students. Between 150 and 200 students will be admitted to these conferences on the recommendation of BaTt Peak and the local Y. M. C. A. Anyone who is especialy interested and desires to attend these conferences may apply to Mr. Peak for admission. The ob ject of the conferences is to develop more active Christian leaders on the campus. For twenty years Dr. Weatherford was secretary of the "Southern Student's Y. M. C. A." During this period he visited practically all the colleges of the country, holding evangelistic meetings and interviews. He has probably had more personal in terviews with students than any other man in the United States. He is also well known as an author having written several books which were published by the best known in the country. iDr. Weatherford will hold conferences on the following five subjects while he is here: "Can the College Man 'Believe' in a Personal God? "The Bible in the Light of Modern Scholarship," "Can the Modern Man Pray?" "Who is Jesus Christ?" and "What is Christianity?" ino time or day and the mooting placo of the conferences has not yet been announced but they will prob ably bo during the evening in the "Y" rooms. K NOTICE! All Freshmen must wear their freshman caps, and assume a more respectful attitude toward upper class men at once, or memlbers of the Sen ior class will start carrying clippers with which to admonish the offenders. -- K- LOST A "Dunn" fountain pen, and an en graved sterling Eversha'rp pencil. Finder please .return to Carl Goetz, of Romany Theatre. Reward. Tech Team Throws Scare When It Takes Lead at First CAPTAIN RICE IS STAR Scrubs Outfought Visitors in Final Minutes of The Game Swamping Virginia Polytechnic In stitute under an avalanche of baskets the Cats won their seventh consec utive and eleventh victory of the season, Tuesday night in the local gym. The Blue and White regulars went through the first half and the first five minutes of the second half and then retired in favor of the "wrecking crew" who continued the good work and piled up eight additional points on the Virginia outfit. The final count was The Tech five threw quite a scare into the Cat rooters by scoring six points on three field goals before the Blue and White could get started. Captain "Chuck" Rice broke the ice by making a free throw and the quintet soon overhauled the visitor's lead and was never in danger again. The Cats were leading at the end of the first half, the fact that Coach George Bitch-hei- t was content to experiment with ills charges and shift them around considerably before the first twenty minutes of play elapsed. In the second half, the regular Kentucky five was sent back in and after going five minutes at top speed, retired in 'favor of tho scrubs who 36-1- Theatre. This begins a series of concerts which will 'be given by the Philharmonic Society during the remaining part of the school year. The concerts following will consist of selections that are to be used in the Music Memory Contest, which began February 18, promoted by the 'Civic League and the MacDaweil Club of Lexington. The purpose of the Philharmonic Society is to Hiring :before the students and townspeople the higher type of music the classics. The opportunity of hearing this type of music well played, is not had simply, for the asking, and these concerts should prove to be both pleasing and elevating. Program Overture Caliph of Bagd'ad Bellini First Movement from Symphony Hayden Selections from Tannhauser , Wagner A inimlber of solos will add attraction to the program. Admission free. des-pit- e TITLE BY CINCH STATE ROMPING CENTRE THURSDAY OVER 38-- 24 "Chuck" Rice, Kentucky Guard, Is Best of Evening For Felines UNDERWOOD PLAYS WELL Danville Five Leads at Half But Is Outplayed in Second 1924 The collegiate basketball championship of the state came to the University of Kentucky Thursday night when the Wildcats decisively defeated the Centre Colonels, 38 to 24, at the University gymnasium Although Kentudky's 'margin of victory was large they did not win without a hard struggle as the Colonels were leading, 15 to 14, at the end of the first halt. In the second half with the substitution of Underwood, the Wildcats gained speed and quick- ly ran up a After the lead. first five minutes of play, the Wildcats were leading, 6 to 4, but two long shots by Green gave Centre a two point lead which they held until just before the close of the half when Kentucky advanced one point. The second half was Kentucky's by a large majority, scoring 24 points to their opponents' 9, besides outplaying them in every department of the game. In the last few minutes of the period leading by ten with the Wildcats points, therey were able to slip in two' crip shots by holding the ball and making the Centre defense break. Centre's goals were mostly the result of long shots by Green and Doo-lewhile the Wildcats scored by working the ball under the oal on pretty passwork. Mihvard and Underwood were especially good on crip shots, each scoring several times via this route, the latter making ten of y, (Continued on Page eight) K- Ken-tuck- y 19-- 7 WILDCATS MISS BLANDING SPEAKS AT CHAPEL EXERCISES TUESDAY New Dean of Women Makes First Appearance Before Student Body SENIOR STUDENT OF U.K. IS SERIOUSLY BURNED Dorothy Moran in Critical Con- Blanding gave her first talk dition as Result of to the students in Chapel since assum Flames ing her duties as Dean of Women, on Tuesday at the regular fifth hour Miss Dorothy Moran, of Louisville, chapel exercises. a Senior in the College of Agriculture, The opening services were led by( was severely burned Thursday morn Mr. Hart Peak. Following the an- ing about 9 o'clock, while she was nouncements made iby Dean Melcher, standing in front of an open gas grate (Continued to Page 8) Miss Blanding spoke to the students in the dining room of Kthe Kappa Delon the splendid spirit prevailing on the ta House on East Maxwell street. STROLLER ANNOUNCEMENT campus, commending their sportsmanAt the time of the accident most of ship and the loyalty shown in their the girls in the house were at breakMarjor'ie Warden, on account of her support of all the activities on the fast, and Miss Moran was standing in work with Romany Theatre, will not campus. front of the ffre before starting to Kbe a'ble to take the part of Lola Pratt walk to the University. Her clothing in "Seventeen," the Stroller play to be .caught on fire and her back and arms NOTICE! presented this year. Lillian Rasch, were severely burned and her hair who in the orignal cast had the part Students who were unable to use singed before the girls in the room of Mary Brooks, has been assigned their season tickets to the Romany could smother the flames out. She the role. Haiubleton, .Theatre Thursday night, may secure was taken to the Good Samaritan for the same reason, will not take the tickets for the Friday and Saturday Hospital at once in care of two phypart announced and tryouts for it will night performnaces of "Mr. Pirn sicians who were summoned. Miss be at once. All desiring to Passes By," if they call at the thea Moran's mother was telephoned im- try for the role are asked to watch the tre between. 7:45 and 8:10 o'clock the mediately and is expected to arrive in bulletin board. evening ot the pertormance. Lexington today. Miss -- -- Oscar