The Kentucky Kernel
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
LEXINGTON, KY.. FEBRUARY
CATS WIN KENTUCKY TITLE
ROMANY PLAYERS SCORE
Milne's English Comedy Receives
Warm Welcome in Lex-
Capacity House Witnesses First
Presentation of Week's
"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)
MISS HERDMAN SPEAKS
Lecture Given to Women in
Chapel at Fifth Hour
Margaret Herdman, director
of the Chicago Collegiate Bureau of
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;
College women, she said,
had 932 chances out of 1,000 for
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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
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.
BEGINS CONCERT SERIES
Will Hold a Series of Discussions
Here Beginning February 29
To Be Given on Sunday Afternoons Under Lampert's
Dr. W. D. Weatherford, president ELEVENTH VICTOR! WON
Society of the
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.
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
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.
has probably had more personal in
terviews with students than any other
man in the United States.
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"
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.
A "Dunn" fountain pen, and an en
Finder please .return to Carl Goetz, of
Romany Theatre. Reward.
Tech Team Throws Scare When
It Takes Lead at
CAPTAIN RICE IS STAR
Scrubs Outfought Visitors in
Final Minutes of The
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
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
Overture Caliph of Bagd'ad
First Movement from Symphony
Selections from Tannhauser
A inimlber of solos will add attraction to the program.
"Chuck" Rice, Kentucky Guard,
Is Best of Evening For
UNDERWOOD PLAYS WELL
Danville Five Leads at Half But
Is Outplayed in
championship of the state came to the
University of Kentucky
night when the Wildcats decisively
defeated the Centre Colonels, 38 to
24, at the University gymnasium
Although Kentudky's 'margin
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-
ran up a
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
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CHAPEL EXERCISES TUESDAY
New Dean of Women Makes First
Appearance Before Student Body
SENIOR STUDENT OF U.K.
Dorothy Moran in Critical
Blanding gave her first talk
dition as Result of
to the students in Chapel since assum
ing her duties as Dean of Women, on
Tuesday at the regular fifth hour
Miss Dorothy Moran, of Louisville,
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
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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.
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
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.
Haiubleton, .Theatre Thursday night, may secure was taken to the Good
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
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.