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UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
KY., APRIL 3, 1926
PRIVATE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE BEING INSTALLED
STROLLERS TO GO
ON EASTERN TRIP
FRIDAY, APRIL 10
Present Play at Harlan,
Pineville and at
TOUR WESTERN KY.
DRAMATIC CRITIC MAJOR GRAHAM
brxAfo 1U CLUB WILL BE EDITOR
The Kernel, in accordance with
the idea of Easter Vacation will
take its vacation at the same time
this year. Consequently no issue
of the Kernel will appear next
However, regular publicaweek.
tion will he resumed with the issue
of April 17.
In that issue the Kernel will
announce changes in its staff.
The Easter Vacation begins officially the first hour Thursday,
April 9 and classes arc resumed
the first hour Tuesday, April II.
This year the Stroller Dramatic
Club of the university is planning a
mnn ovtonsivc nrocram than has
honn attempted by this organization
The past six years have seen the expansion of the itinerary from playing
at the local theatres to trips to Harlan, Pineville, Middlesboro, Maysville,
Richmond, Mt. Sterling, Frankfort,
Georgetown and Cynthiana.
year a new route in western Kentucky has been added.
Equipped with their own private
dining car, pullman and baggage cars,
the Strollers will leave on the night
of April 10 for Pineville. April
will be "Stroller Day" in Pineville and
welthe whole city will give a royal
come to the cast and crew.
A dance will be given after the
performance of "Fifty-Fifty- "
night of April 11. The performers
will spend Easter Sunday in Pineville and a motor trip will be planned
for them for Sunday afternoon. April
They next play in Harlan, on
13L under the auspices of the
Club. A dance is also being Vanned
for the visitors in Harlan. All
the university students from Pineville
vacawill be at home for the Easter
tion and will assist in entertaining
Lynch, another city played by the
Strollers for the nrst ume, ua
..n..i but. curnllprs to. nlav .there. .
The club will entrain again on April
20 for their western trip,
Owensboro on April 21, where
are to be entertained at the Foust,
club in the afternoon.
iir.nl nf the Owensboro high
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LIBRARY OF LAW
BUYS NEW BOOKS
Has Official Reports of
All Except Eight
Miss Clara White, librarian of the
College of Law, has announced that
the library has recently purchased the
official reports of the states of Texas,
North Carolina and Virginia. This
purchase gives the library a complete
set of the reports of all the states
with the exception of eight, and in
''"nhese eight states the library has
the complete sets after 1805.
The library has also purchased a
complete set of the. Columbia Law
views of the country ETAOIN HltS
Review, one of the leading law magazines of the country. The addition
of this set further strengthens the
collection of law journals which is
now larger than that of any law
school in the south. The complete
list is as follows:
Harvard, Michigan, Illinois (NorthUniversity), Illinois (Univerwestern
sity of Illinois), Texas, Oregon, Wisconsin, Boston, Minnesota.
Cornell Law Quarterly, Missouri
Law Series, Iowa Law Bulletin,
Law Bulletin, Kentucky Law
Journal, Columbia Law Review, VirYale Law
ginia Law Review 1921-2Pennsylvania Law
Journal 1921-2W. Virginia Law
Review 1919-2California Law ReQuarterly 1922-2Virginia Law Register
view 1922-21923-2Marquette Law Review 1920- -.
24; American Bar Association ReComplete
THE NAME OF KY
WILL BE FIRST ON
NEW GA. STADIUM
Fort Benning to Build
a Huge Football
WILL BE MEMORIAL
U. of K. Unit is First in
U. S. to Report on
Through the efforts of the personnel of the University R. O. T. C. unit,
the name of the University of Kentucky will be the first to be inscribed
on a bronze tablet at the completion
of the Fort Benning, Georgia, football and basketball stadium. This
distinction was achieved last week
when GO percent of the Kentucky military unit subscribed to the building
of this stadium.
The Fort Benning stadium was begun in 1924 and the first sections
were completed with the subscriptions
from the infantry stationed there.
Word was received last week by Col.
Trymits for drum major will be
held on the parade ground this afternoon at 3:15 o'clock. The successful candidate will bo installed
at once and will oflicatc at all the
Clayton Hamilton Gives Employed by S. Shore
Lecture on "SheriPress and Baldwin
Will Have Private Din
ing, Pullman, Baggage Cars
on Pago Seven)
LOCAL MUSIC FRAT
Kappa Xi is Accepted Into the
Kappa Xi, girls' local musical sorority of the university, has received
wosd that their recommendations have
been accepted for Phi Beta, national
musical sorority, and the chapter will
probably be installed on the campus
the first of May.
The members of the local are: Lucie Stillwell, president; Corinth TayAda King, secrelor,
tary; Pearl Martin, treasurer; Mary
Ellen Dale, Marcia Lamport, Catherine McGurk, Maydelle Van Cleve,
Hamilton, lecturer on
dramatic art and literature, spoke be
fore a large audience yesterday after
noon nt 3:30 o'clock in the Recreation
Room of Patterson Hall, when he was
guest of the English Club of the
Mr. Ha.nilton's subject was "The
Sheridan Cycle." His address pre
ceded the engagement of Mrs. Fiske,
who will present Sheridan's "Rivals"
at the Opera House April 9. This
production is in commemoration of the
150th anniversary of the original production of "The Rivals."
Mr. Hamilton has been associated
with Brander Matthews at Columbia
University. For twenty years he has
been one of the ablest lecturers in
dramatics and has established an. international reputation as a lecturer
and critic and author.
He has been dramatic critic for
"The Forum," "Bookman" and for
"Everybody's Magazine." Some of
his best known books are "Materials
and Methods of Fiction," "Theory of
Drama," "Problems of Playwrights."
His latest book is "Conversations on
A condidatc, to be eligible, must
conform to the following rules of
Major Herbert Grnham, graduate
and former Alumni Secretary of tho
University of Kentucky, fins been
made editor of tho South Shore Press
and the Baldwin Record, suburban
publications of New York City.
Tho South Shore Press was pur-
Must have had previous
2. Must have musical car.
3. Must have
chased by Colonel Lloyd C. Griscom,
former diplomatic representative to
Englnnd. Colonel Griscom proposes
to make this the dominant newspaper
of Long Island and plans are already
under way for erecting or leasing a
large building in which to house one
of the most complete printing plants
in the country.
The selection of Major Graham for
the responsible position as editor is
a fitting tribute to his ability as a
journalist. After college he worked
as a reporter and city editor on several Kentucky dailies and for a short
time acted as instructor of journalism
at the university. For the last year 5
and a half he has published the
zine in New York.
Major Graham is an alumnus-- ' of
the local chapter of Alpha Delta Sigma, honorary journalistic fraternity.
Lectures to be Given by
Gilhs and Faculty
"Y" Will Publish 1,800 Copies
Material is now being compiled for
the 1925 edition of the "Y" handbook
commonly known as the "Freshman
More than 1800 copies will
be published this year.- The Y handbook is edited annually
by the students of the university under the drection of the Y. M. and Y.
W. C. A. and is distributed among
the students each fall. The purpose
of the book is to acquaint all with
the customs, traditions, organizations,
and history and other matters concerning the university.
The third annual Institute for
Registrars began its meting Wednesday, April 1, and will continue thru
April 10. Lecture courses are being
given by Professor Ezra L. Gillis,
registrar of the university, Doctor
Miner, of the Psychology department,
and Professor Leland of the Depart
ment of Economics.
lectures are to be given by various
other members of the faculty.
The institute proper beginning to
day, has been planned with the underlying purpose that the registrar may
have a greater desire for service for
his institution, that he may recognize
Miss Harriett Elliott, of the University of North Carolina, spoke to
the women students of the university
at the new gymnasium last Friday
afternoon at the sixth period on, "The
Joys of Teaching."
Miss Elliott pointed3 out that the
most frequent objection to women in
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the profession is that
women are forced to work under the
supervision of men, often of inferior
The following officers have been TO
changed rapidly, however, and the chosen:
number of women principals, superFrank K. Hoover, editor; Virginia
intendents, and heads of departments Boyd, assistant editor; John Owen, To
Run Column of Cassified
is increasing rapidly, Miss Elliott business manager; Dorothy Kerth,
assistant business manager.
cans will be placed on all
parts of the campus and in all the
buildings. Mr. Crutcher, superintendent of buildings and grounds of the
university, asks that the students will
please throw their waste paper and
candy wrappers in them instead of
on the ground.
The appearance of the campus can
be greatly improved in this way with
the cooperation of the students. Their
support in this matter is earnestly
requested. Let's all help toward the
improvement of the campus!
Main Switchboard to be
BE IN USE BY JUNE
Will Connect All BuildFOR ings on Kentucky
Purpose to Help Registrars in Increase of
FRANK K. HOOVER
MISS ELLIOTT TALKS TO EDIT "Y" BOOK
TO KENTUCKY GIRLS
'The Joys of Teaching" is
OF CITY SYSTEM
The University of Kentucky will
soon have a private telephone exchange of its own which will connect
all buildings on the campus, with the
of the men's dormitory,
with a central switchboard which will
be placed in the present location of
the Stenographic Bureau on the first
floor of the main building.
Stepographic Bureau will be moved
to the offices in the southwest cornor
of the Basketball Building.
thought that the new system will be
ready for operation by June 1.
ihe mam cable comes from the
point on Winslow street where the
power transmission lines enter the
university grounds to the Administration building.
From that noint
connections will be run to all the
other buildings on the campus, by
means of underground cables.
underground cable will also be run to
the Experiment Station, tho tolo.
phones of which will be controlled by
the university exchange. The present
exchange of the Experiment Station
will be removed.
All calls will be
by the operator at the
switchboard in the Administration
The cables are being placed at an
approximate depth of 27 inches under
the ground in three inch Orangeburg
fibre conduits, encased in concrete. It
will make for better service to all
departments and will improve the appearance of the campus by doing
away with all telephone poles and
overhead wiring. The conduits are
being laid by the department of Buildings and Grounds of the university.
The Fayette Home Telephone Company is laying all the cables and is
making the connections in the buildings.
D SPEAK HERE
ENGINEERING CLASS INSPECTS
The Kernel will be delivered to all
halls, dormitories, sororty and fratConsiderable comment was caused ernity houses the 5th and 6th hours
last Tuesday morning by the appear- each Friday. This is the outcome of
ance on the campus of a large bus continued improvements of the ofwhich was brought here by Mr. Lloyd ficial newspaper of the university.
Wells, of Chicago, for demonstration The business department is also conto the" Kentucky Utilities Company of templating havng a new business ofLexington. This bus was brought to fice separating it from the news room.
the campus for inspection by the stuA column of classified ads will apdents in engineering.
pear in this week's paper. This colMr. Wells, a personal friend of Dean umn will be open to all students who
James Stephens, famous Irish poet,
Anderson, brought the bus as a repre- wish to place ads therein free of and modern prose writer, is to speak
sentative of the International Har- charge and will concern lost, found, at Patterson Hall April 7, presenting
vester Company of Chicago.
his interesting lecture, "Readings
or for sale ads.
from My Poems and Stories." He is
being brought to the university under
tho auspices of the J. B. Sax Lecture
Mr. Stephens has written many
novels, among the best of which are
"The Crock of Gold," "Deirdre,"
"Songs from the Clay, "InsurrecAll
of College Will tions," "Here are Ladies," "The
and "Irish Fairy Tales." Ho
was winner of the Distinguished Literary Award and the Tnllitean gold
Will be Held
medal, both of which are given to
authors for outstanding work along
The students of the college of Agriomics department, will be served in this line.
His works have received
culture of tho University of Kentucky this room later.
noteworthy praise from the press.
will observe their annual "Ag Day,"
Tho Agriculture students will enMr. Stephens, who is still
beginning at the sixth hour Friday, tertain with a dance in the men's gym forties, is a native of Dublin in his
May 8. With the assistance of nu- at 8:30 in tho evening.
Agricultural spent a large part of his life in that
merous able committees, Stuart Bra- decorations will be used, and the city and in Paris. Early in life he
bant, chairman of the Ag Day com- hosts, hostesses and guests will wear studied for the bar, but drifted into
mittee, is making elaborate plans for gingham dresses or overalls.
literature and speedily made
stunts, exhibitions and entertainThe students of this department are by his series of delightful books.
ments, which show promiso of com- expending much time and energy in Since then his popularity has rapidly
prising an interesting and instructive order to make a success of this day increased until now he is one
on which they wish to show tho pub- best know and most popular writers.
Such stunts as a horse power con- lic what is being done by their detest, a mule race, a sheep shearing partment. 'The plans for tho day are
SIGMA XI, SCIENTIFIC FJtAT,
contest for boys, and a milking con- in tho hands of Stuart Brabant, BerTO MEET TONIGHT
test for girls will be held on the nard Griffin, Elizabeth Cromwell,
campus in front of the Agriculture Elizabeth Galloway and Miss Minnie LectureFriday night at tho Physics
Boom, Doctor Koppius, popubuilding.
Kennedy, advisor for the Home, Eco- lar instructor of
the university will
ail departments of nomics department.
speak on "Tho Gyroscope and Its
the college of Agriculture will be disAll farmers and all university stu- Practical Application." The lecture
played in the students' room of the dents from other departments are in- will begin at 7:45 o'clock and will be
Refreshments, vited and urged to see the stunts ami illustrated by experiments and
inado by the girls of tho Homo Econ
Famous Irish Poet and
Prose Writer Reads
at Patt Hall
"THE ENCHANTED COTTAGE" IS BEST UNIQUE STUNTS ARE PLANNED FOR
PLAY YET OFFERED BY ROMANYITES ANNUAL "AG DAY" TO BE HELD MAY 8
Pinero Fable is Cleverly Presented by Able Cast Exhibits From
Under the Direction of Miss Kay
and Jack Frume
The Romany Theatre opened its
fifth engagement of th subscription
season before an enthusiastic house
Monday evening, with the presentation of Arthus Wing Pinero's "The
Enchanted Cottage." Romany goers
are unanimously declaring this production the greatest success that the
theatre has achieved.
Saturday nights are "student nights."
in three acts, is
The play, a fable
under tho direction of Miss Claribel
Kay and Mr. Jack Frume, and tho
beautiful dream scene at tho end of
tho second act is under tho direction
of Mss Rosette March. Tho stage
setting, which represents tho interior
of a cottage in Sussex county,
dramatic interpretation of
Oscar Hanibleton, who carries the difficult role of Oliver Bashforth, n
evoked tho praise and admiration of
all who havo attended the play. Those
who saw Richard Barthclmess in this
part on the screen, gasped at the
striking similarity in appearance and
Miss Violet Young, who appeared
tho Romany last year in "Lilioni,"
"Intimate Strangers," and "Tho Merry Game," carries the feminine lead
as Laura Pennington, tho friend of
tho villages and later tho wife of
Oliver Bashforth, with her usual aris-
ports 1920-2- 4 inclusive.
was designed by Miss Ann
These reviews are being referred
Tho tocratic ability.
of the Art department.
to increasingly by courts in their decisions of cuses, and uro a valuable setting is unusually quaint and artisThe part of Mrs. Smallwood,
critical summary of disputed propo. tic, and tho lighting scheme aids ef-a
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great deal in rendering the scene
and a Big