THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
KY., SEPTEMBER 24,
2JNIVERSITY OPENS WITH LARGEST ENROLLMENT IN HISTORY
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"Get Acquainted" Party for
Benefit of Freshman
MANY FEATURES PLANNED
Tonight is" Country Fair.
Everybody is cordially invited and
urged to come.
'Regardless of work or expense the
Y.M. and Y.W.C.A. have spent the
entire summer in careful preparation
for the Country Fair in order that this
annual "get acquainted" party may
be the most successful one ever held
at the University of Kentucky.
In any country fair there are two requirements to be met in order that
the fair may be a big success. First
of all, there must be a crowd there,
for no one can have a very good time
by himself. This is the students part
in this Country Fair, and the Y.W.
and Y.M.CJV. count en every student
in the university being present tonight
;in the university being present to- rm..
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crvmr vnii Mmc and fur
thermore, bet that they will have to
run you home.
The other requirement is that there
must be plenty to see when you get
there. The Y.W. aad Y.M.C.A. have
looked after this part of the Fair.
Among other attractions will be a
fortune teller, Mrs. Minnie Doyle, who
Kentucky's khaki-cla- d
tooters deluxe, and the
for other musically inclined collegiate
groups in the southland last year,
are to "blossom out" this year with
director, Elmer G. Sulzer,
a new faculty member of the department of music Mr. Sulzer comes to
Kentucky from DePauw University.
The band, following the plan be
gun last year, met Friday September
rehearsal in order
that the organization may be ready
for the opening game a week from
tomorrow. All students who can play
a band instrument are urged to see
Mr. Sulzer and arrange for
Freshmen and sophomores receive
military science credit for band work
and upper classmen will receive credit
in music each semester.
It is expected that the band will fol
low the Wildcats on some of their
trips away from the home, gridiron
this year. Last year the ether users
"strutted their stuff" in Chicago,
Birmingham, Charleston and Danville.
Praise galore was heaped on the ones
on these foreign fields.
In addition to the football trips
which have been planned for the band,
an extensive "program of radio broahas been mapped out for
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:HI SIGMA ALPHA
Petition Granted by
August Convention of Phi
Organized in 1922
INSTALLATION 'THIS FALL
Chi Sigma Alpha, local fraternity at
the University of Kentucky, has been
notified of the acceptance of their
petition to Phi Sigma Kappa, national
Installation of the,
local chapter will take place early
The local fraternity of Chi Sigma
Alpha was organized in 1922 and
the remainder of the year was spent
in perfecting the organization.
Chi Sigma Alpha s informal pe
tition, drawn up last year, was presented and acted upon at the Southern
Conclave of Phi Sigma Kappa. Upon
inspection by M. J. H. Batt of the
council, and J. H. Fulkner of Alabama, permission was granted to sub
mit a formal petition for action in
As a result, Charles Muliken of the
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local chapter was sent as representative to'the National Convention held
Discuss Questibn at Philadelphia August
this convention Chi Sigma Alpha was
voted to be installed as a chapter of
- Fraternity Representatives Will Phi Sigma Kappa.
Phi Sigma Kappa was founded at
Of House Mothers
tion Among Groups Urged
Rpnresentatives from all of the
nten's social fraternities having chap
ters at the University of Kentucky
will be asked to attend a conference
to be called shortly by the dean of
imen and at which time plans will be
made by which fraternities will se
At the last
cure house mothers.
meeting of the university board the
time limit was extended to Septem
ber 1, 1927 for carrying out the
board's decree that all fraternities
must have house mothers.
The purpose of this conference,
which will be attended by Dr. McVey,
Dean Melcher, and fraternity representatives, is to discuss the situation
and consider means by which the
board's ruling may be best carried out.
Especially are the university autnon
tins anxious to have the fraternities
cooperate with one another so that
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and eV rvft to Hid
Estimated That Approximatly
200 More Matriculated Late ;
Number Breaks Records of
All Previous Seasons
held by those last year who said that
the university would have the grest- est enrollment in its history this fall
seemed probable as the paper went
to press as nearly 2,200 had fowwl
their way through the registration
The University of Kentucky has
'we'll bn'nhomeihe tfcfo- 1
been designated a "distinguished college" by the War Department for
the first time in its history as a result of the showing made by the cadet
corps in the review last May. The
inspecting officers, Major Edward A.
Stockton, Jr., C. A. C, and Major
Thomas J. Johnson, of the General
Staff, rated the R.O.T.C. regiment as
90.2 per cent perfect, a much higher
On! On! U. of K." to Be Printed in Band Form;
Will Help to Advertise University, DirectorMopes
New Strain Is Added' and Piece
Lengthened in Effort JTo
Popularize School Song
Popular Girls Fail to Appear
Learning that certain freshman
girls were annoying the other inmates of Patterson hall constantly
by chanting paeans of joy at all
times of the day and night, The
Kernel assigned its star reporter
to the case.
through the labyrinth of mystery
surrounding the matter, the enigma
was solved to wit, these ambitious
and aspiring young females see
now open before them vast opportunities for achievements and
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William Leivenson Is Appointed
Lieutenant Colonel ; Weldn
Simpson, Jr., J. M. Rachel
by Few Colleges
Every year 30' per cent of the
colleges in the United States having
senior R.O.T.C. combat units are declared exceDtionallv effecient by the
War Department. The factors consid
ered in rating the colleges are as follows: support of institution, facili-
1200 Registered Monday
Registration opened Mondav with
the usual rush. Approximately 1,200
students were enrolled and a majority
of these completed classification.
Tuesday brought tha number to 2.075.
Late registration will be possible until
October 1, after which time, prospective students will be required to ga
permission from the head of the departments which they wi3h to enter
Upper classmen and freshmen were
registered at different periods in con
trast to previous years when all stu
dents were accommodated at the same
hours. Due to failure of old students
to understand thi3 change of the registration system some congestion oc- urred on Monday but the suDerioritv
of the new plan was demonstrated
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Books and Student Supplies To
ties for practical and theoretical ' inBe Sold Under Direction of
struction, care of equipment, support
Business Office This Year
of faculty and student-bodcredit given, relative enrollment of MISS BEAN IN CHARGE
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Coinciding with the other chasges
summer vacation, the book store,
located in the basement of the men's
gymnasium i3 now being operated
as part of the university. The stor-- ,
with Miss Carrie Bean in charge, is
known as The Campus Book Store.
Operated for Service
Books for all university course3
Rumor Spreads That Garland
may be purchased from the stor.".
Harris, U. K. Student Last
Every effort is to be made this year
Year, Is Engaged to
to make the business of greatest serv
ice to the student body at the lowest
COURTSHIP. WAS BRIEF possible cost. Stationery supplies
and other material necessary for
Spreading throughout the city of work in the university will be kept cn
Tulsa, Oklahoma, and running ram- hand.
In addition to having books for sal.
pant over the campus of the University of Kentucky is the report that The Campus Book Store is in the
the maid who was elevated from 'Miss market for second hand university
Tulsa' to 'Miss America' of 1926" at books and all students who have books
the Atlantic City beauty contest is to sell are asked to see Miss Bean.
engaged to Garland Harris, a stuOperates Postoffice
The university branch of the
dent of 'the University of Kentucky
year and a member of the S.A.E.
is located in the book store.
Every student is assigned a bon
he registers and all mz'l
d here when
Like Helen of Troyi Norma
has fascinated with her pensive directed to each individual is handled
classical beauty a jury of renowned through this office. Miss Bean urge::
east, but every student to bring his box reartists and the beauty-lovin- g
out of the admiration of a single boy ceipt which he received during registration, to the postoffice window so
has come her supreme triumph.
that there will be no delay in assignHarris Is Not Returning to U. K.
Garland Harris is the son of Dr. and ing boxes and handling student mall.
Mrs. Ben Harris of Sapula, and although a popular student at U. K.
last year he is to enter the University
of Oklahoma this fall. Before entering U. K. last fall Harris was a student at the Greenbriar Military Seven Books and 164 Pages
School. During the summer he has
Are in the Freshman
Prof. S. A. Boles has announced the
varsity and freshman football schedules for 1926 to be as follows:
2 Maryville College
October 9 Indiana at Bloomington.
October 16 Washington and Lee
October 23 Florida at Jacksonville.
October 30 V.P.I, at Lexington.
Alabama at BirmingNovember
November 13 V.M.I. at Charleston.
November 20 Centre at Lexington.
Thanksgiving Tennessee at Knox-vill6"
October 16 Vanderbilt at Nash-
Dr. Frank L. McVey was the prin
cipal speaker yesterday morning at ville.
October 23 Georgetown at Lexingthe first of a series of general monthly
convocations to be held at the univer ton.
November 6 Tennessee at Lexsity this year. The purpose of the
Butler at Indianap-
Bound Volumes fp,aily Papers
'. : Are "Secured
Bound volumes of the New York
Times and the Louisville Courier-Journa- l,
extending from 1918 to the early
months in 1926, have been added to
the university library since the clos
ing of school last June. These vol
umes are open to students for reference work in the reading room on the
second floor of the Administration
Varsity Plays Nine Games ; According to an announcement from
Five for Frosh
the military department, Sidney S.
being handled by Elmer G. Sulzer,
band director, and Prof. Carl Lampert,
head of the department of music.
Two new strains have been added
to the old arrangement of the pep
song in order that the selection will
be of sufficient length for band music.
The third strain, or trio, of the march
will be written V5railar to the old arrangement of
Will Write New Verse
Mr. Sulzer is the rathor of the
new' strains to the sonrwhile Professor Lampert wrote the music to the
third strain. It is probable that one
of the new strains in the march will
be taken as a verse for the pep song
This highway of opportunity was
to them, 'tis said by the
failure of three of the most popular
girls in the university to return'
to school this year.
Katherine Brown, of London, who
was selected last year as the
most popular girl in the university;
Dorothy Chapman, of Uniontown,
1926 May Queen, and Mary Lair,
of Cynthiana, sponsor of the JR. 0.
T. C. regiment last year and heroine of the Stroller annual play.
Miss Chapman is teaching now
and will not return this year but
it is said that Miss Brown will
return for the second semester
term. The plans of the third of
the "popularity-trio'.- '
were not dis-
meeting was to "get together and to ington.
present, especially to new students,
something of the plans and purposes olis.
of the university.
military department, this rating was
exceptionally bigh. Hovyever, it is
impossible to compare it with the
standing of the other colleges which
achieved that distinction because the
percentages are not published.
for Drum Major To
Be Held Tonight
for the position of
drum major in the University of
Kentucky R.O.T.C. Band, for the
will be held to7
night and all students desiring
to try out are requested to report
to Band Director Elmer G. Sulzer,
at his office in the armory, at 7:30
o'clock this evening.
For a number of years Kentucky
has had the reputation of having
the snappiest and best drilled band
in the South, and since a competent
drum major lends more to the
appearance of a band than any
other single factor, the management is especially anxious to secure someone who can uphold the
tradition, of leading "the best band
in the South."
Last year Al Wieman, of Lexington, was drum major of the band
which outshone the University of
Chicago organization, and made
Centre like "On! On! U. of K." for
the first 'time in eight years, and
it is to be hoped that a drum major
may be found to lead, this year's
band with like success.
Kentucky's one and only pep' song,
"On! On! U. of K.," which is printed
above, is soon to be published as a
complete band march. The work is
percentage that the preceding year
when the rating was 78 per cent.
According to Captain Taylor of the
Strut Your Stuff
Justification for the optimistic view
State and Purdue
Win Honor in 5th Corps
pass n'ror? till the battle Is won
Chemistry Building Remodeled
For Needs of College of Law
Steadily Increasing Enrollment of Law School Makes Former
Quarters in Science Building Inadequate; New
Library Will Be One of Most Complete in South
The students and faculty of the College of Law assembled September 22,
Jmirnnlism Graduates of Last in
the new law college, formerly the
Year Hold Responsible Jobs
Old Chemistry building, to begin the
Following the tradition made by nineteenth session of-- work.
many predecessors, the 1926 graduates building has been rem;odeled to meet
of the journalism department of the the demands of a steadilydevoted enuniversity are already "making good enrollment and is being
tirely to the activities of the law stuin their chosen profession.
Among those who left the university dents.
last June and who are engaged in The College of Law, like most great
newspaper work are: Arthur.H. Mor things, has passed through a process
ris. managing editor of The Kernel of growth. It had a humble bgin-nin- g
in a small room on the university
last year, and now editor of the Cor
Jack warren, bus campus, but it has grown steadily unbin Times-Tribun- e:
'iness manager of last year's Kernel til now it is one of the leading colnow advertising manager of the Coal leges at the university. Last session
Field. Progress; and Len Tracy, Wild th activities of the law students were
at athletic celebrity, whose stories confined to fire rooms on the third
i the Lexington Herald are causing floor of the Scince building. Now it
requires an entire building to ade
insiderable favorable comment.
with nearly 800 enrolled
Names School as Distinguished
(Jollege following rveview oi
Cadets and Inspection of
Equipment Last Spring
HIGH RATING IS
GIVEN TO U. K.
M fat line
GRADE IS 90.2 PER CENT field The freshman class
War Epoch Is Depicted
and Dedication Is to
U. K. BAND HAS
are rht forth ftyt
The Kentuckian, annual student
publication of the University o'f Kentucky, has just announced that Bill
tyolfe, representative of the Northland Studios, will arrive on the cam
pus this week-enand will begin
work on Monday, September 27 for
the 1927 annual.
The pictures will be taken in the
Stroller rooms of the new gymnasium,
and as the photographer will be here
for only three weeks. Dorothy Steb- bins, editor of 1927 annual, has made
a definite schedule for the students.
The first week will be devoted entirely
Beginning October 4,
fraternity and sorority pictures will
be taken. It is advised that each
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ditor a time when all its members
may report together to be photographed. Such an arrangement will
deal of time and will
b a great
lessen the danger of some members
of each group being left off their page
others, not members, appearing.
Elmer G. Sulzer, Graduate of The seniors are urged to have their
pictures made sometime during the
Depauw University, Chosen
coming week, as no senior's name or
To Succeed Rennedy,
record will appear in the 1927 Ken
Last Year's Leader
tuckian unless accompanied by his
TO BEGIN WORK
Appointments must Be Made
Once ; No Names To Appear
in Book Without
IN MEN'S GYMNASIUM TONIGHT
Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. Will Give
quately accomodate the law students.
The enrollment has increased from a
very small number to more than 150
The Old Chemistry building: has
been repaired and remodeled during the
summer and has been specially equipped tq accomodate the law school. It
contains class rooir.s, lecture rooms,
administrative offices, a large library,
storage rooms and other conveniences
The lecture rooms are furnished with
equipment and systematic
facilities to meet the necessities of
class room work in a law schooL
The library of the College oc Law,
located on the second floor of th 3 new
building, contains over 10,000 vc lumes.
It is one of the best and most complete, in the South. The boo.es are
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Goodwin, of Corbin, a senior in the
college of Arts and Sciences, will be
cadet colonel of the university R.O.
T. C. regiment during the coming
school year. William Leivenson, of
Lexington, will be lieutenant-colone- l,
Weldon Simpson, Jr., of NicholasviUe,
major of the first battalion, and J. M. building.
Rachel, of Union, major of the second
The papers were secured from the
library files where they were not ac
Colonel Goodwin is well known on cessible to students. They have been
the campus as captain' of the 1927 placed on special racks near the south
varsity baseball team. Also, he is a entrance to the reading room.
member of the Chi Sigma Alpha social
fraternity and Scabbard and Blade,
FACULTY ATHLETIC TICKETS
To Students by
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honorary military fraternity. His ap
pointment is based on his high grade
Members of the university faculty
last year and, on his exceptional show may purchase season athletic tickets
for the first semester for 6., accord
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ing to an announcement macie by
"Daddy" Boles, head of the depart
ment of physical education. These
tickets will entitle their holder to
view all football and basketball games
To Be Added
played here during the first semester.
Each Week Different Clergymen Reservations must be made with Mrs,
Katherine Lyon, secretary to ProfesWill Give a Few Religious
CALL ON THE DEANS
furnishing a small diary for dailv
C. R. Melcher and Sarah Blanding,
memoranda, compose this year's handdeans respectively of men and women book distributed free to students tv
at the university, have asked to
the university Y.M. and Y.W.C.A.
nounce through this paper that their
There are 164 pages in this book, th
The Kernel believing that such a
feature would be pleasing to a large
proportion of the student body and
faculty of the university, plans this
year to run a short religious discussion department in each issue, inaugurating this plan this week. Under
this plan a different minister each
week will write a short article per
taining to the Sunday school lesson
for the week, or will give a few relig
Bart Peak, secretary of the university Y.M.C.A. is cooperating with this
paper in starting this new column
and already a number of Lexington
clergymen have promised their assistance. Among these are:
Rev. B. J. Bush, Second Presbyterian; Rev. Mark Collis, Broadways
Christian; Rev. G. R. Combs, First
Methodist; Rev. T. C. Ecton, Calvary
Baptist; Rev. A. W. Fortune, Central
Christian; Rev. J. Archer Gray, Maxwell Presbyterian; Rev. Roy II. Kleis-ePark Methodist; Father W. T.
Punch, St. Peter's; Rev. Geo. Ragland,
First Baptist; Rev. Thos. L. Settle,
Good Shepherd; Rev. Hayes Farrish,
Woodland Christian: Rabbi Theodore
Lifset, Jewish Temple; Rev. O. M.
Andrews, Centenary Methodist; Dean
Sturdy Little Fellow Whose Picture Adorns Pages of
Annual Returns to Parent's Alma Mater;
Father Was Outstanding' Member of
dressed cupies a responsible position with the
Bell Laboratories of New York.
Wins Two Prizes
Mr. O'Roark, senior, came to the
University of Kentucky from his
home in Cannel City, Kentucky to
enroll as a freshman in the College
of Engineering. Even before he won
his degree, however, he won another
prize and near the end of his fresh
man year he was married.
life and the care of a family did not
foosteps of prevent him from taking an active
Today, following in the
his father, the little sturdy fellow part in undergraduate affairs.
whose laughing face peers out from proficiency in his studies is demon-- I
pages of the '10 annual, strated by his election to the much
is enrolled as a freshman in the Col ' coveted membership in Tau Beta Pi,
lege of Engineering. The boy is Du- - honorary engineering fraternity and
laney O'Roark and his fathr is L. S. in addition to many other activities,
O'Roark, a graduate of the Engineering college in 1910 and who now oc
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in long corduroy trousers, stocking
cap, and a special- "K" sweater, and
laughingly michievously as only a
healthy three year old youngster can,
he posed for the picture. Though he
did not guess it, the picture was to
appear in the annual of the 1910
graduating class of the university, of
which he was official mascot and of
which his father was one of the most '
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offices are always anxious to help
students in any problems they may
encounter. Especially do they invite
the new students to come to their offices for advice along the line of any
Little Mascot" of 1910 Enters
University Engineering College
Seven booking dealing with various
phases of university life as well ai
largest ever put out by the campu;
The book is dedicated
McVey, president of the university
and attempts to put in concise form
general information about the school
and matters connected with student
life at the university. It is divided
into seven books as follows:: university; Y.M. and Y.W.C.A.; organizations; publications, scholarships, and
prizes; athletics; miscellaneous; and
"FreshThe staff for the 1926-2- 7
man Bible" was composed of .John R.
Bullock, editor, assisted by Wayman
Thomasson and Lydia Roberts, and
Frank Melton, business manager, with
James S. Shropshire as assistant.
Rent Practice House
University Secures New Building for Home Economics
An eight room house, located at
162 Bonnie Brae, has been rented oy
the university for the use of the
home economics students in their
home management practice work.
This house is modern in every respect.
Under the guidance of Miss Mary
Day the girls in groups of four will
live in this house eight weeks, assuming the responsibilities of food prep-
aration, marketing, and all other
problems pertaining to the home.
Miss Day, the instructor in charge, is
a graduate of the State College of
Agriculture, Manhattan, Kansas.