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The Kentucky Kernel, April 8, 1927

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

f r DON'T FORGET TILMC1 ORCHESTRA CONCERT IN NEW GYM SUNDAY MMm4 . KENTUCKY KERNEL UNIVERSITY VOLUME XVH LEXINGTON, ernel Officials Will Publish Summer Edition WILL PRINT TEN ISSUES OF We Rest Staff Serves Notice of Intended Brief Vacation U. K. STUDENT PAPER it may concern:: Whereas, owing to the wisdom of ancient calendar-maker- s Twenty-fiv- e Cents Will Bel who placed Easter at tie time Added to Registration Fee for when college spring fever generalr Each Session As Subscrip- ly reaches its apex, and tion for Paper Whereas, students of the university will enjoy a period of five SENATE APPROVES PLANS days' rest from the turmoil and toil of classroom work beginning WedTo Work in Cooperation With nesday, April 13, Be it therefore resolved that the The Department of staff of The Kernel hereby serves Journalism notice of its intentions likewise to The Kernel will enter another field take a vacation, and furthermore ef collegiate journalism this year with not to publish a paper next week. Given under our hand and seal the publishing of ten issues during the summer session which opens at the) this eighth day of April, 1927. THE STAFF uaiverity on June 13. The paper will be published by the present Kernel oficials. Plans for the summer issues were warked out some time ago by Kernel officers and submitted to university officials. The matter was prented to the university council in the form of a petition after having been heartily endorsed by Dean William S. Taylor, director of the summer session. - The council acted on the petition favorably, votjng that 25 cents be Fourteenth Annual Tournament 'added to the registration fees for Consisting of Discussions, each session of the summer session as Declamations and Musical the subscription for The Kernel. Events Will Be Held In taking this step, The Kernel becomes one of the pioneers in the IS FEATURE : South in the publishing of a univer- - DEBATING sity paper for the student body of a summer school. Several institutions Members From Sixteen Districts Will Compete In Various m other parts of the country have been successful in similar projects Contests ;waad with the increased enrollment expected at the summer session here The fourteenth annual tournament fthk year, it is likely that The Kernel of the Kentucky Interscholastic ;. will become a regular feature of the League will be held on the campus summer sessions. from April 13 to 16. The tournawork in toopera-jtie- a ment is sponsored by the extension --The Kernel will with the department of journal- department of the university, and will ism, which will offer courses both consist of debates, declamations for semester of the summer session, in af- both boys and girls, public discussion fording an opportunity to students to contests, musical events for vocal and get practical experience in news- - instrumental solos, band, orchestra paper work. Practice may be had in and choruses, and scholarship tests in algebra, general science, English and all three departments of the paper American history. It will .probably be editorial, business and mechanical. the largest ever held here, as several events have been added and each dis trict in the state will enter contestants in most if the events. Debates Are Feature Wednesday, April 13, will 'be entirely devoted to debates, which will conDelta Rho and Beta Zeta Chap- tinue through Thursday and Friday, ters Will Entertain Dele-- " when the final speeches will be held at 8 o'clock at night to decide the gates From 14 Colleges state championship. The winning and 18 Universities team will be awarded a large silver cup, and each member will receive a 7 WILL BE APRIL To whom far-seei- j DONT FORGET BASEBALL GAME WITH MICHIGAN SATURDAY KENTUCKY OF KY., APRIL 8, 1927 NUMBER 26 Will Inaugurate Freshman Week Here University Senate Approves Plan Submitted by Committee ; Will Be Observed September Purpose Is to Acquaint Incoming Students With Institution and to Make v'' Them "Feel at Home;" Plan Is Being Adopted by Larger Universities of Country Keeping .abreast with the larger campus with the exception of those universities freshman week will be students assisting faculty members in observed at the university next Sep- the week's work. Although definite, tember for the first time in the history plans have not been announced it is of the institution, according to an announcement made Wednesday by the understood that these student assiscommittee on freshman week. Ten- tants will be. selected largely from camtative plans for the week were approv- Omicron Delta Kappa, honorary ed by the university senate at its pus leaders' fraternity, and from the meeting March 31 and details are men's student council. The purpose of freshman week is now being worked out by the comto assist new students in becoming mittee. some of the Freshman week will be observed oriented; in teaching them university; of the from September 15 to 20. Attendance history and aims registered and ma throughout the entire week will be re- - in getting them triculated conveniently; and gen -- it : i. j ,.,.:...i ? erally making them "feel at home." freshmen. Those reporting later purpose the incoming dan the scheduled time will be subject to,F? this divided ; will be into approximately a penalty for late registration. twenty-fou- r sections of thirty stu Students Will Assist dents each. Each section will have During freshman week all upper-- 1 one certain room for its week's will be asked to stay off the quarters and will be under the im I 15-2- 0 ; mediate supervision and guidance of a faculty leader and a student as sistant. Includes Many Features According to the present plans the program for the week will include enrollment; physical, mental, English, and mathematical examinations; pay ment of fees; classification; campus tours; lectures on various phases of university life; entertainment and other features. Recently a questionnaire was sent out by "School and Society" to one hundred of the universities having the largest enrollment. Of these institutions approximately seventy-fiv- e either had freshman week already or were planning to inaugurate it this year. The questionnaire revealed further that every school which had tried it in a systematic manner was in favor of the plan. . Wildcats Will Cross Bats With Veteran Wolverines Get Your Skates! Physical E.d. Department to Conduct Novel Derby A roller skate derby, that's the latest feature to be arranged by M. E. Potter, director of athletics at the university. The idea was adopted from Big Ten institutions but being in Kentucky, it is naturally a "derby," regardless of what it is elsewhere. The events will be arranged so that both boys and girls may compete in the contests which will be held following the return of students from Easter vacation. According to Mr. Potter, the derby should prove to be a big success if students here evince the interest in the contest which students in other institutions have intra-mu-r- shown. Clever Take-Off- s Given D ( T p, RPVIFW Students Will Enjoy yj' L ' iu-"- -" INTERSCHOLASTIC At W. A. C. Banquet Vacation of Five Days MAY DAY PLANS Easter Holidays Begin April 14; WILL INCLUDE MEET TO BEGIN Women's Administrative Council IS SUltLbM-UHas Charge of Program at Classes Will Be Resumed Regular Regimental Parade Fol- Second April 19 NEW FEATURES NEXT WEDNESDAY lows Presentation of Newly 1 . TRI DELTS WILL ASSEMBLE HERE 14-1- Delta Rho chapter of Delta Delta Delta at the University of Kentucky ' and Beta Zeta chapter at Transylvania College, together with their alumnae will be hostesses to Delta province at the convention to be held in Lexington at the Phoenix hotel, April This convention is one of the three province meetings to be held at this time. Delta province will probably have the largest tion since it is composed of fourteen college chapters and eighteen university chapters. Almost one hundred guests are expected to and twenty-fiv- e attend. " Among the national officers who will be present at Delta province convention are: Mrs. S. L. Slover, national president; Miss Pearl Bonisteel, national treasurer; Miss Elizabeth M. Roff, national marshal and Mrs. Thomas E. Ellsworth and Mrs. Vin- 14-1- 7. . (CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN) CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN) University Rifle Team Wins Silver Loving Cup Carries Fifth Championship In Corps Area With 7,698 Points Off . The rifle team of the Reserve Of- ficers Training Camp of the University of Kentucky received a sterling silver loving cup Friday, given to it for winning the Fifth Corps Area championship for the year. Kentucky won the championship with a mark of 7,698. Major General William Weigel, Fifth Corps Area commander in his letter, which accompanied the cup, complimented on its efforts. This makes the second consecutive time the University of Kentucky has won the championship . If the team comes through with a victory next year, the cup will remain in the permanent :: Mil possession of the team. The members of the team are: Jess "Musical Fraternity Elects New Laughlin, "dward Carleton, Herman Officers; Poole Is President Combs, Edward Crady, Robert Darsie, Clay Fife, James Hester, Karl Cyrus Poole was elected president Hohmann, Albert Johnson, Virgil of the Phi Mu Alpha, musical fratern- Johnson, Earl May, John Richardson, ity, at an election held Sunday after- Robert Sauer, Stanley Stagg and William Weems. noon in the music department. The remaining officers are: Vice president, Frank Cummins, secretary, treasurer, J. Humphreys' historian Niel Plummer, librarian, Penrose Ec- ton. Plans were discussed for the new university song book which is being , compiled by this organization. Phi Alpha L "Get-Togethe- r" , The second annual women's ban-- j Elected Sponsors to' the quet of the University of Kentucky Unit by President McVey was held last night at the Phoenix hotel. The Women's COLORS ARE PRESENTED Administrative Council was in charge of the program and the plans fo- r- - The grst regimental inspection and the affair. review of the university R.O.T.C. unit Miss Jeannette Metcalf, president was held Wednesday afternoon at the of the council acted as toastmistress, seventh and e5 hth h at which the subject of her toast being Av time President McVey presented to bition, The other toasts were given thp nif thp Bwu ,nnn.nni. uy me ciass represeniauves; Virginia also the new national and regimental Boyd, senior; Pauline Adams, junior; colors, with due military coremony. Rankin Harris; sophomore; Isabel The R.O.T.C. band participated in Smith, freshman. the formations and ceremonies and The Alpha Gamma Delta Scholar- after the presentation, the regular ship Cup was presented to Elizabeth regimental parade was conducted, fol Cramer, a freshman. Y. W. C. A. of- lowed by other military maneuvers. ficers for the coming year were an- The new sponsors, took part in the nounced. The customary pledging for ceremony and will be present at all Chi Delta Phi, honorary literary the formations to lend dignity and was held. The pledges are inspiration to the cadets. The new Martha Minihan, Elizabeth Wood, regimental colors have recently been and Cynthia Smith. completed; they are light blue, having on them the U. of K. coat of arms and the R.O.T.C. This first review of the season was well worthy of merit and promises well for the other three, joractjee re views wnicn nave oeen set lor April 11, 21, and 26. These reviews have Men and Women Representing been arranged to prepare the univer Colleges and Universities in sity for the. annual regimental inspec tion by the Board of Inspection of Seventeen States Attend the War Department which will be at Convention Now in Session the university on May 2 and 3 PROGRAM COVERS SIX DAYS this year. May 25 is the date set for the military field day, the last military Universities and colleges of sixteen formation of the year. or seventeen different states are represented at the Fifth Annual Institute for Registrars which opened at the university last Monday and which will continue until Saturday. This organization, which is the first of its kind, was instituted by Ezra L. Gillis, registrar of the university, several years Recent Shipment of Instrumehts ago. All of the meetings of the asIncludes Handsome Bass Two'Flugel Horns sociation have been held here. As has been the custom previously, and Set of Chimes the Kentucky branch of the American Association of. Collegiate Registrars A ID A TRUMPETS NOVEL is holding its fifth annual meeting in connection with the national institute. An extensive campaign for the acOnly one afternoon will be devoted to quiring of new standard and novel its program, whereas programs in band instruments is now being conformer years have occupied two days. ducted by Prof. Elmer G. Sulzer, diThe meeting was opened with a wel- rector of the band, and other memcoming address by President McVey, bers of the faculty interested in the and speeches have been given by Mr. organization. Since the band has Gillis, Dr. J. B. Miner, Prof. C. C. been under the leadership of Professor Ross, Mr. Ernest Miller, Mr. W. N. Sulzer it has grown to such an extent Beetham, president of the organiza- - that the old instruments have not been adequate for the sixty members, and (CONTDMUED ON PAGE TEN) it has been due to his efforts that the musicivis are now able to enjoy more GIVES BRIDGE PARTY instruments. The most important purchase made Theta Sigma Phi, honorary journal- recently was that of a York model istic sorority'will give a bridge party bass sousaphone, costing about $400. in the palmroom of the Phoenix hotel This horn is decidedly the most expenthis afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. The sive and beautiful in the possession of price of admission will be 50 cents the band. Plated with an attractive and prizes are to be given at each silver frosting, and with a huge gold table. Every one is cordially invited bell, it is indeed a beautiful instruto attend. ment. Heretofore all bass horns have had as a case, a large, unwieldy trunk-lik- e affair which could not be carried. This instrument is complete with a new model case which may easily be carried by one man. Since the first appearance of the concert band at the gym this season, an interested member of the board of officers of the university made possible the purchase of a set of tympani have been good for a take-ofThe latest production of the Rom and cathedral chimes, which have just any theater for some unknown rea arrived. These are to bo used We apologize. concert work only. son was not touched. Other instruments in shipment are, The Kentuckian was not mentioned because we never did believe in free (CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN) advertising, anyway. The "Kat" realizes that many more Day" or less prominent students expected to be mentioned and were not. If you are one of those or if your outfit did Students Urged to Attend Ser not come in for what you thought vices This Sunday pubo the share was its . licity it is not that you were deemed The University Y. W. A and unworthy of notice. But we had to Y. M. C. A. have designated Sunday, draw the line somewhere. April 10, as 'Go-t- o Church Day" and BUT! Wait, oh wait, for the May urge that every student and faculty Day edition. For that is the day member attend the church of his on which the "Kat" will again hold choict on that day. The various ministers of the city forth and 'teach tho youth of the campus. The "Kat" will be the unoffic have promised to preach special sermons for college students and the pro ial queen of the May. If we overlook ed you once we will try not to let it grams are expected to be very inter occur again. And if the truth should esting. If the plan proves successful be told we hope you won't feel bad this year the "Y" plans to make the Sunday" So be sure to save a dime from your observance of April allowance for the "Kat." an annual custom. l p, REGISTRARS IN FIFTH MEETING BAND PROCURES NEW EQUIPMENT e, Easter holidays will begin Thursday morning, April 14, and students Queen and Attendants Will Be of the university will enjoy a vacaElected by New System tion of five days. Classes will be reNominations Will Close sumed on Tuesday, April, 19, at 8 April 19 o'clock. Students wholive in near-b- y towns and cities are planning on spending their brief rest at home. Ones who are so unfortunate as to live so far from home it will be impossible for them to make the trip, hope to find some kind of pleasant diversion here in Lexington by which to occupy their spare time. The registrar's office reminds students of the penalty for missing their last class before a holiday or the first class after a holiday. One tenth of the student's scholastic standing will be taken from his average for this offense. DEBATE TRY0UTS WILL BE HELD ,Frank Davidson Will Take Part of William Blayds A very important change has been made in the cast of the Stroller play as Frank Davidson has been assigned the role of William the nervous and care worn and secretary of Oliver Blayds the great poet. Mr. Davidson who is a freshman in the university has become outstanding in campus dramatics. He recently took part in the first Romany production of the year, "The Torchbear-ers- " where he was excellently cast in the role of Mr. Twiller. The part of y is similar to William that of Mr. Twiller. Those who saw the Romany play will be convinced that he will be able to handle this character perfectly. Mr. Davidson has also taken part in many 6ther campus .activities and is a member of the - Sigma Nu fraternity. Blayds-Conwa- Blayds-Conwa- y, (By ALFRED P. ROBERTSON) Well folks (note the Will Rogers salutation), the "Kat" is, so to speak, out of the bag and now that it is, members and pledges of Sigma Delta Chi can come out of the gutter and get up on the curb with the remainder of the student body. In such a publication as this it is natural that we should have forgotten some things and it is to acknowledge this and to apologize for the oversights that this story is written. In the first place we discovered that we had failed to take the customary crack at the glassed-i- n porch of the Alpha Gams. That has in the past been good for one or more wisecracks and we cannot imagine being so forgetful as to overlook it. It seems also that the "Kat" failed to comment on the hilariously successful basketball season just past. That too was an oversight. The numerous fires on the campus lately escaped our notice for which That should also we are regretful. CELEBRATION IS MAY 6 SuKy Circle Adopts Tentative Program for Days Exercises In accordance with general plans his year the for making Mr largest student celebration ever held oh the campus, Suky circle at its regular meeting held Tuesday afternoon adopted a new system for the election Qf May Queen and her attendants this year. One of the features of the new plan calls for the publication in The Kernel of pictures and brief sketches of girls nominated for May Queen. The circle hopes by this means to arouse more interest in the election and to reduce to a minimum "campus Ke contest. Must Turn in Nominations To facilitate the carrying out of these plans, Suky circle has decided that all candidates must be and must be nominated by written petitions signed by not less than twenty male students and turned in at the dean of men's office not later than 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, April 19. All nominations must be accom- - Students Interested in Mak ing Team Are Asked to Report Tonight in White Hall All upper-classm- WILL DEBATE CAMBRIDGE to select the members of the debating team for next year are to be held in White Hall tonight at 7:30 o'clock, according to an announcement from Professor Sutherland, director of public speaking and coach of the debating team. All students interested in this type of work are asked to, report at this time. The try-owill be somewhat different this year. At the time of the try-othe chairman shall distribute mimeographed copies of some magazine article which has been selected by the three judges of the contest. A proposition shall be stated and fifteen minutes shall be given for preparation of the first speech. All students wno are to appear in the contests of the Triangular Debating League composed of Berea College, Centre College and the Univer- Try-ou- ts (CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN) A. C. S. MEETS APRIL 9 The regular meeting of the Lexington section of the American Chemical Society will be held tomorrow night at the University Cafeteria at 5:45 p. m. Dr. Neil R. Cordon, of the University of Maryland, will be the guest of the association for the meeting. Followiner the dinner Dr. Gordon will speak to the section on "The Re- search Institute for Chemical Educa-- 1 tion." All members are cordially to attend. (CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN) John Kennedy Receives Military Appointment University's Former Band Instructor Is Made Major in Infantry Reserve John J. Kennedy, formerly cpnnec-te- d with the Military Department of the university, and also instructor of. the university band, has received notification of his promotion to the rank of major in the Infantry Reserve and the Kentucky National Guard, effective March 4, according to information reaching the campus. Major Kennedy was at the university for five years .resigning to take a position with the United States Radiator Corporation with headquarters at South Bend, Ind. Mrs. Kennedy, who was almost as well known on the campus as her husband, is in Lexington for a visit with her mother, Mrs. M. K. Price, and will leave in May for South Bend to join Major Kennedy. While at the university. Mr. Kennedy received his appointment as second lieutenant in the Officers' serve Corps. -- f. "Go-to-Chur- ch C-- Kentucky Will Seek Revenge For Many Defeats Suffered at Hands of Michigan Nines DEFEATED FOE IN 1924 Visitors Have Developed Sisler, Vick and Bloft For Big Leagues (By WARREN A. PRICE) A big jump from Kentucky Wesley-a- n to Michigan, but tomorrow will determine the success of such a gigantic advance. A snarling, expert pack of Wolverines from the University of Michigan, who have lived and talked baseball ever since their advent in this world, will come to Lexington tomorrow, as they have come in the last 12 years, to play the 'Cats and hoping to beat them as they have beaten them eleven years of the twelve. The fire works are scheduled to begin at 3:00. Walleyed Wolverine in 1921 The one time that the Wildcats have been able to silence the heavy artillery of the Michigan pastimers was in 1924. On the other 11 occasions that Wolverines have met Wildcats, the Wolverines triumphed, sometimes by victories that resembled two or three touchdown runaways. Michigan has always been noted for the prowess of her baseball teams and the big league calibre of some of her individual players. George Sisler, now a first baseman of the St. Louis Browns beat Kentucky in 1915 on Stoll field. Sisler, who captained the Wolverines, twirled Michigan to a 1 to 0 victory, won in the tenth inning when the mighty George socked the ball over the fence for a home A (CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN) PAPER SPONSORS MEET ORATORY poli-tfcs"- in Kampus Kat Makes First Appearance On Campus; Feature Writer Points Out Numerous Editorial Oversights Change Cast BIG TEN TEAM IS ON ANNUAL TRIP IN SOUTH Our Enthusiasm Thrives on Their Contempt" Says Writer In Speaking Of Masculine Depreciation qf Poet (By KATHLEEN PEFPLEY) Frankly we'll have to admit that We college women can at last relax Mr. Sandburg has rather a way with with an ecstatic sigh, and say a la the ladies also, that he seems to enKipling that the tumult and the shout- joy this talent. And we maintain in ing has died, and our "lion" has de- spite of masculine contempt (which parted. After a round of breathless we must term jealousy), that Mr. teas and hurried dinners, the Ken- Sandburg is one of the most delicious-l- y charming people we have ever seen, tucky co-e- d has forgotten all previous secret loves to pore over books en- which alas does not make us different, titled "Collected Poems" or "Slabs but places us with the groat feminine of the Sunburnt West" for the cul- majority. We started out flagrantly ignorant, ture bug has bitten the campus and the Sax culture bug is no longer the most of us, of his works. We knew he had written a biography about Linnovelty it was yesterday. Feminine hearts always seem to coln and a poem about Chicago and its to triple their beats at the exotic in famous hog butchers. But when we masculine nature so it is not remark heard that resonant voice with its able that a group of "blase" ' faintly foreign accent we surrendered should lose their equilibrium : unconditionally, bought books, tried to get them autographed, and quoted over a fascinating and talented who sank nonchalantly to a free verse in our usual carelessness as guitar and looked distractingly like to rhythm and meter. a tramp with dangerous blue eyes. Really it's a great delight to have After all, college men, there's not something new to talk about. Chat such a lot of romance in campus chat- ter about the weather, and the latest ter about "moon" and last week's (CONTINUED ON PAGE T?' co-e- Nashville Banzer Offers Prize. for Undergraduate Speeches on "Progress, Resources and Needs of the South" AWARDS TO TOTAL $1,000 An intercollegiate oratorical contest iTogress, Resources and the Needs of the South," sponsored by the Nashville Banner, of Nashville, Tenn., will be held at the State War Memorial building at Nashville, May 21. All undergraduate students of any four-yecollege in the South are eligible to enter in the regional contest, to be held May 17. The place for the regional meet will be announced April 21 by the Board of Directors. The length of the speeches must not exceed twenty minutes. Four prizes will be offered, $500 for first place, $250, $150 and $100 for second, third and fourth places respectively. The contest is an outgrowth of the Know Tennessee" contest which was held in Nashville last year under the auspices of the Nashville Banner, and is patterned after the National Constitution oratorical contest, open to all high schools in the United States, sponsored by the American Federation of California. on ar Y.W. Elects New Officers of Organization Are Announced Election of the officers of the Y. W. C. A. of the university, which closed Wednesday, determined the officers of the organization for the ensuing year. The results of the election are as follows: Lydia Roberts, president. Virginia Robinson, Louise Rogers, secretary. Margaret Gooch, representative. Elise Bureau, treasurer and chair man. under-gradua- Convocation Sir George Paish Will Speak April 19 Sir George Paish, "Lookout Man of Europe," will speak at the uni versity convocation Tuesday, April 19, at 10 o clock in the men s gymnasium. Sir Paish will speak on "America as a World Leader." Doctor McVey also announced that Sir George Paish, was formerly editor of the "Statist" internationally known authority on financing. Mr. Paish visited former President Taft in 1910, predicting the greatest war of mankind. In 1913 he visited President Wilson and urged his aid in preventing the World War he prophesied. Mr. Paish is advisor to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and British Treasury, and served as advisor to the British and Allied armies during the World War. He will address the Commerce club of tho College of Commerce in the 3