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The Kentucky Kernel, December 12, 1919

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

mm. The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOL. X. LEXINGTON, U. K. MEN ATTEND BIG CONFERENCE TI6ERT IS INSPIRING DATES FOR ORATORICAL PRELIMINARY CHANGED Eligibility Rules Are An nounced for Entrance to Oratorical Contests TO BE BIG EVENT The preliminary contest for the pur pose of selecting the representatives of the University of Kentucky to com pete In the two big oratorical contests to be held in Lexington In March 1920, has been postponed to January 14, 1920. Dr. Mcvey Discusses Training Vocational Dr. Frank L. McVey, Dean Paul P. Boyd and Ezra L. Gillid went to Lou Isvillo last week to represent tho University of Kentucky at tho twenty-fourtannual meeting of tho Association of Colleges and Secondary School of tho Southern States hold there December 4th and 5th. President McVey addressed tho convention Friday, his subject being, "Is There a Tendency to Vocatlonalize Our Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and If So to What Extent Is It Wise to Folow Thl3 Tendency?" Thi3 meeting of the Association was the first held in Kentucky since that held in Lexington some twenty years ago. i No. 12 MUST HAVE PICTURES MADE NEXT WEEK LOAN COMMITTEE GIVES SPEAKER AT Y. SERVICE Lovendale Proves Skillfull Photofl Compares Body to Ancient Temple in Speech h CHANDLER SINGS rapher; Will Go to Virginia Military Institute. All dates to bo made with J. Victor Lovendale, White's photographer, who Is making tho Kentuckian pictures, must be arranged before Monday, at 3 o'clock. Mr. Lovendale announces that the proofs for the pictures and extra personal order3 will bo handled by a young woman, whom White will send down from New York at an early date. Mr. Lovendale wishes to express his appreciation for his kindly reception and treatment here at the University. He is an artist In his work and he has given satisfaction. Mr. Lovendale photographed the pictures for "The Better 'Ole" and for "Lombardi, Ltd." He will go to do work for Virginia Military Academy after finishing here. Investigation Shows High Percentage of Students Earning Expenses The Investigation acently completed by the Faculty Loan Commit tee has brought to light some remark able and interesting facts in regard to the earnings of the students of the University. The student body has shown one of the highest percentages of wage earners of any of the universities of tho country. Of the 90 per cent, of the student body who filled out questionnaires sent out by the committee It was found that out of 400 men students, 63 per cent are either earning their entire expenses or earning part of their way through school. Of this 63 per cent. 27 per cent, are earning their entire way, 12 per cent, half of all their expenses and 25 per cent, are earning approximately a fourth of their expenses while In school. Of those earning money during the summer and the school term It was found that 20 per cent earn their en tire way through school by working in summer and during the school term, 22 per cent, earn s of their way and 21 per cent, earn at least a third of their way. Statistics given by the women of the University showed that 22 out of the 240 girls arc helping in some manner to defray their expenses and of these 22 five are earning their entire Once more soft cushioned wicker chairs were placed beside the battered Recreation Hall chairs and once more dining room furniture and parlor furniture were dragged Into use to accommodate students and faculty members who attended the "Y" meeting held at Patterson Hall Sunday evening. Dr. John J. Tigert made a humorous and at the same time in spiring talk upon the "Temple of God." "Happy" Chandler, accompanied by Elizabeth Kimbrough, sang, 'God Will Take Care of You." Dr. Tigert, in his talk, likened the temple to the human body, its conse cration being that act by which one Is dedicated to the service of God; the ASSOCIATION OF heart, representing the Holy of Holies out of which come the issues of life; COLLEGES HAS MEETING the temple was the repository of law as the human body is the repository of law; not laws written on tablets of 15 Entrance Units for All stone but laws written in the human Kentucky Colleges heart. Favored "The temple," said Doctor Tigert, Fifteen units as a requirement for "is a place of sacrifice and the body Is also a place of sacrifice. It is entrance to Kentucky Colleges and necessary for us to sacrifice our phys- the bestowal of only one degree, that ical and natural propensities that God of Bachelor of Arts, on graduates of may have some place in our develop the College of Liberal Arts, will prob ment; that we may transform our ably be adopted by Kentucky Colleges bodies from material things to trans- as a result of conclusions reached by way. cendental spiritual things. God has heads of Institutions of higher learn-tgThe College of Arts and Sciences Saturday at the fourteenth anual has the highest percentage of stugiven man the ability to choose and it is therefore necessary for him to se meeting of the Association of Ken- dents who are earning money by the tucky Colleges. week, but the College of Engineering lect and imitate the best of life." Will B. Campbell, president of Ken and the College of Agriculture have During the social hour which fol lowed, tea and sandwiches were tucky Wesleyan College, Winchester, larger numbers of students who served and "Happy" Chandler, accom- was elected President of the Associ work in the summer. panied by Elizabeth Cook, rendered ation for 1920. Out of 39 Junior Engineers 38 are As a result of this meeting also wage earners. several solos "Lonesome for You," It was shown by the. "Because," "At" Dawning," "The Ros- Junior colleges of Kentucky will from survey of the classes that the Freshary," "When You Look in the Heart this time on be given partial member men and Senior classes lead with ship in the association. high percentages while tho Sophoof a Rose," etc. This was the first meeting of the as more and Junior Classes are low in sociation in two years, the war and their percentages. the influenza epidemic Interfering The purpose of the survey by the BOYS' BASKETBALL SCHEDULE with the convention last year. The Faculty Loan Committee was to assessions were held Saturday, begin- certain just how many of tho students January 17 Cincinnati at Cinning at 10:30 o'clock in the morning, are wage earners and to get the stacinnati, offered. In the Little Theatre. The president, tistics compiled. These will be January 23 Maryville at Lexingplaced beforo the people of Kentucky Frank L. McVey, presided. ton, offered. Thirty-sirepresentatives of Ken- with a view of showing tho needs of January 31 Georgetown at Lextucky colleges were present. students at tho University of Kenington, offered. Will B. Campbell, who was unani- tucky for iargor and more liboral conFebruary 1 and 7 University of mously elected president,, i3 the most tributions to tho loan fund and to Tennesseo nt Lexington. recent addition to officers of the col- scholarships. Tho Faculty Loan ComFebruary 14 Centre College at lege world in this state. He was mittee has always been active in tho Danville, offered. elected last summer. T. 11. Leigh, of aid of deserving students, usually tho February 17 Georgetown at Georgetown, was elected upperclassmen, Juniors and Seniors, Georgetown. and Frank L. Rainey, of Centx'O who lacked sufficient funds to enable February 21 Wesleyan at LexCollege, Danville, secretary and treas them to complete their college work ington. urer, rroressor Harney will enter but on account of inadequate funds February 27 and 28 University upon his twelfth year in this office. this work is necessarily limited. of Tennessee at Knoxvllle. In addition to the officers, the follow Tho purpose of tho questionnaires March 6 Centre College at Lexing were elected members of the Ex- sent out for the students to (111 out ington, offered. ecutive Committee, Dean John L. Pat- - and return, was to get the statistics The contest of the State Associa tlon is to be held on March 1, 1920 Representatives of Berea, Kentucky VVesleyan, Transylvania, Centre Georgetown Colleges and the State University will takte part. To be eligible to compete In this contest a DR. M'VEA DELIVERS student must be an undergraduate, who doe3 not hold a Bachelor's de gree and who is pursuing a regular course of study at the time of the State contest. Students who are over President of Sweet Briar Speaks in Chapel twenty-seveyears of age are barred from the contest. Contestants must In a convincing address in Chapel also be members of either the Pat Tuesday, Dr. Emllle McVea, president terson or the Union Literary Society of Sweet Briar College, spoke on "The The rules governing the character World and .Our Responsibilities 'to of the orations require that no ora It." There are three reasons why tlon shall contain more than two the colleges and universities feel hundred words and such quotations that they can justify their demands shall be indicated by quotation marks for endowment funds." said she Any outline, synopsis or analysis at 'First, the universities teach men to tached to an oration shall be consld open their eyes. Second, they dis ered as part of the oration in making cover new things for men to see. this count. Third, they help us to understand the The prize for the winner of the present In the light of the past. contest of the Kentucky Association "The question is, are we worth la a loving cup awarded by the State what we get out of our education? Association. A forensic "K" on a gold There should be no bargain counters medal will be awarded by the Univer- in life," the speaker went on. "We sity to her own representative. must make ourselves worth what our The winner of the Kentucky State University gives us. It is our busi contest becomes eligible to compete ness to interpret the meaning of that in a series of contests leading to the great word Democracy In the cities, championship of the States of Kentowns and counties from which we tucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Nebrascome. ka, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Mich"We all hear a great deal about igan, Kansas, North Dakota and South this 'country's program of Americani Dakota. The State has been unanization. Let us ask ourselves what mously elected to membership in the kind of Americanization we are going Interstate Association of the Middle to teach?" West. The winner of the Kentucky State U. K. REPRESENTED AT contest which is to be held at the SOUTHERN CONFERENCE. University of Kentucky on March 1, 1920, will represent the State on Dr. Tigert and "Daddy" Boles Leave April 2, 1920, in a contest against the for Alabama. winners of fir3t honors in Ohio, InJ. J. Tigert and S. A. Boles left Lexdiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michiington Wednesday for Birmingham, gan and Illinois. This Eastern DiAla., to attend the anual meotlng of vision contest will be held at one of the Southern intercollegiate Athletic the colleges in Wisconsin. If tho Association which will be held in that Kentucky man wins one of tho first city December 12 and 13. Dr. Tigert three places in that Eastern Division Is tho delogato from the University contest, he will compete for final of Kentucky, and Mr. Boles is also honors against the winners of the attonding tho convention in the infirst three places in tho Western Diterest of athletics in Kentucky. Many vision. Tho final contest will be held Important questions, such as tho eligon May 7, 1920. Thi3 series will make ibility of Freshmen in intercollegiate the K. I. O. A. contest especially imathletics and other subjects of vital portant this year. importance will bo discused at the convention. 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