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PACE FOUR THE KENTUCKY KERNEL The Keatucky Kernel newspaper of the students and alumni of the University of Kentucky. Published every Friday throughout the college year by the student body of the university. The Kentucky Kernel is the official MEMBER K. I. P. A. Subscription One Dollar and Fifty Cents a Year Five Entered at Lexington Ppstoffice Cents the Copy. as second class mail- matter. EDITOR-IN-CHIE- - William F II. Glanz The Kernel wishes to express the delight of the entire student body on the. victory of the Ashland basketball team in the national tournament at Chicago. Not only the University but all Kentucky is proud of the splendid way in which the Tomcats going from victory to victory, finally reached peak of the championship. So much has been written about their brilliant playing, courage a n d sportsmanship their splendid that The Kernel will not attempt to reiterate what has already been so "well said. Nevertheless, we wish to assure the Ashland team we are as proud as anyone over their triumph. They have shown a right gallant spirit. EDITOR Byron H. Pumphrey. ASSISTANT Melvina Heavenridge. MANAGING ASSOCIATE EDITORS: James Porter Ollie James Jessie Sun Harry Towles .rohn Murphy True Mackey Gatherine Eyle Leida Keyes Kady Elvove John W. Dundon, Jr. NEWS EDITOR Tom Riley ' ASSISTANTS Margaret Cundiff REPORTERS Bernice Byland Scott Keyes Elizabeth Carter Bob Thompson Roy Baldridge SPECIAL WRITERS Joseph C. Graves Sara Elvove Evalee Featherst'n Margaret Treacy W. A. Kirkpatrick lane Ann Carlton SPORTS EDITOR Wayman Thomasson ASSISTANTS Laurence Shropshire Herman Sharp EDITOR Ellen Minihan ASSISTANT Lillian Combs SOCIETY Bill Reep Harold Wynn BUSINESS MANAGER James Shropshire Univ. 74 Phones 6800 ADVERTISING STAFF Jack Cousins H. B. Ellis Z. L. Peal ASST. BUSINESS MGR. Carlos Jagoe ASSISTANT Lucille Short CIRCULATION MGR. Harold Schimmel ASST. MGR. WAILS OF THE WEEK n papers, we gather After reading the of Lexington must picture the University as a composite of a "snakery" and a large gymnasium for high school basketball tournaments. do"wn-tow- that the citizens They might at least mention that we have Patterson and Boyd halls, and possibly a sorority or two. Lindbergh is a college man and as one, he recog-nighis fellow students. Recently at the local field he picked out a University student and spoke to him personally. "Get away from that plane," Lindy said. Our young intellectual, who, we understand, was trying to remove a wheel from the plane, got. A sweet young thing told us the other day that she was an agnostic with a leaning toward pantheism. We gathered that she meant that she did't know just what she did mean. Now that they have repaired that place in the Patt hall walk, we are waiting for some wag to arise to remark that now there won't be so many girls fall- ing for the boys. The Critics Ink Pot -- o 0- - 0- battle of men, and women, to get just In the April issue of "The Americlub a little more than they have, to "be The Vidor has made good his can Mercury" Mr. C. .T. John, a nom climaxed a successful season, albeit somebody." O to film a story dealing with de plume for a very respectable boot- an inwardly turbulent one. in their threat Since at present there is an annual recent tour of eastern Kentucky, em-- ! the American middle class, to depict inventory of department libraries, all legger, opens his article, "Reflections bracing" three towns: Barbourville, their illusions and disillusions, tneir students and members of the faculty of a Bootician," with the statement: London and Pineville. The club happy moments and their sad ones, are requested to return books immepoverty ana "The great risk in modern bootleg- seems to have gotten off to several their struggles against diately to the departments from which ging business is not of seizure by pro false starts this year, whereupon their happiness in moments of tri they were borrowed. Boardman, the fern Eleanor hibition agents, or of hijacking by Prof. Carl A. Lampert, pastor of the umph. lead, combines with Vidor to flock, would herd them back into inine The University library announces gunmen, or of common thieving by shape again, and practically start make the play something you can't I would not that Mrs. Henry Schaeffer, of Lexingemployes, but of ex- anew. Just before the trip, Director forget immediately. ton, has presented the library with a cessive competition." With a speak- Lampert succeeded in welding togeth- exactly recommend it for a stenogra on er an organization which would not pher's lunch hour, not because th gift of volumes one to twelve easy of one sort or another at the only function as single performers, film is distasteful in any respect, but "Southern Historical Progress." rate of one for every three to five but as an ensemble. The success of because it is a good bit different from hundred inhabitants, the bootlegging his efforts were eloquently attested the usual froth in the picture line, Among the books for this week's livelihood, Mr. John points out, is be to by the enthusiastic audiences which which paralyzes mental activity, in display shelf at the library are three coming increasingly difficult, espec greeted the club on the tour. A new stead of stimulating it. A choice be- enlightening volumes of "The United ially since consumers are beginning feature of the tour was the eight- - tween this picture and the Tom Mix States Census of Agriculture," covto learn to mix their own liquors. His piece orchestra, the University of affair must necessarily involve a con ering the northern states, southern article is extxemely interesting, and Kentucky Rhythm Kings, directed sideration of the mental equipment states, and western states, respectively. Each gives the reports for states throws some surprising light on this Toy Sandefur and Eugene Eoyse, intended to be brought into play. new and ever increasing trade. The which played several groups of numwith statistics for counties and a "The Horseman of the Plains" most staggering thing about the boot- bers in each performance. This was summary for the United States. Strand, today legging business, Mr. John reveals, is the first orchestra of its kind to apTom Mix, along with his horse, the honesty among its representaTwo biographies of interest are : pear in conjunction with the club, and Tony, is to hold forth at the Strand honesty that could hardly judging from the manner in which theater the remainder of the week. "Robespierre," a study, by Hiliare tives, an be expected in such a form of illicit the band enhanced the program, will The horse seems to be supported by Belloc, B. A., author of Marie Antoinette, and "Genghis Khan, the Emtrade. And Jlr. John's own expe make the arrangement an annual one cast which is somewhat non-d- e riences are as interesting as the facts script, with the possible exception of peror of All Men," by Harold Lamb. "The Student Prince" Ben Ali he reveals. He writes of moving the hero. The background for Mr. "Robespierre," as the library has it, Beginning Sunday whiskey across the Canadian border, Wow! "The Student Prince!" Two Mix's usual riding, roping, and lov is a first American edition with a new of making synthetic liquors with the more wows, Kamon JNovarro and Nor- ing, is the panoramic beauty of the preface; it reads like a novel. The exact duplication of foreign made ma Shearer, juggle passion, royalty, plains of Wyoming and the some latter, equally as interesting, is. atScotch whiskey. For those interested romance, thrills and sword-pla- y to what more confined beauty of Sally tractively illustrated. in making their own drinks, he has the megaphoned commands of Ernst some good advice, and for those who Lubitsch. Somebody filmed it, and patronize the new trade, he says it's coming to the Ben Ali Sunday, to much that will be profitable. Another stay a long time, we hope. All of the article dealing with the same subject atmosphere of old Heidelberg, castles in the same issue of "The American streets, towns, beer, are incorporated Mercury," is "Notes of a Prohibition in the film. The plot of the play first Agent," by Mr. Homer Turner. Mr. saw light as a novel by Meyer r, ' Turner was a prohibition agent from a noted German author of sev 1920 to 1926 and he is the son of a eral decades ago. The play itself is Methodist minister. His article deals literature, in the real sense of the ' with the same trade- and, although it word, and in the case of this picture is not as startling as Mr. John's reve it is d with all of the traplation, it is good reading. pings of royalty, several hundred g young men from the "I Face a Jury of My Peers," by Ernest Booth, in the same issue of University of Southern California: "The American Mercury," is by a gen and an inspiring love theme, until it tleman who is serving a life sentence is palatable enough for the tongue in Folson Prison, California, for rob- of an epicure in motion picture fare bery and who writes" very absorbing If you don't see it, don't blame me accounts of his experiences. Other "The Gateway to the. Moon" Strand Beginning Sunday articles that I suggest in the same "The Gateway to the Moon" pro issue of "The American Mercury" are "Hymn to Satan," by Benjamin de vides an admirable vehicle for allur Not a hat just for toCasseres; "The Troubled Trolley," by ing Dolores Del Rio to undress some day and tomorrow.but Raymond S. Tompkins, and the Amer of her charms in this picture of prim hat you may wear, icana department, the most delight itive passions, white man's greed, a romance of fantastic beauty, and all ful feature of the magazine. re in the knowledge A series of articles by Lowell Tho that sort of thing. The story deals that its style will last Com with the adventures of a young Eng mas entitled, "Tales of throughout its long manders," has begun in "The World's" lish engineer, played by Leslie Fen Work," and I recommend them very ton, in the fastnesses of S. A. (in life. highly. Mr. Thomas is already well this case, South America), who at Eight to known for his writing in this field tempts to investigate a railroad which , Dollars and his books and magazine articles the girl's unscrupulous uncle is buildhave attracted considerable attention ing at the cost of many natives' lives. The articles running m the issue Complications arise, as complications starting with April are edited from have a vay of doing, and the picture the viewpoint? of German sea cap moves on to a denouement of the tains and to be informed of the men uncle, after the girl renounces him. tal as well as the physical reaction of The picture shiuld be worth while on the men who sank the Lousitania is Dolores' account. "The Crowd" Ben Ali, today an unusual treat. The Ben Ali finishes the week with In the March 14 issue of "The New n Republic" there is an interesting ar "The Crowd," a gripping from life, and tide, "The Two Black Crows." by by King Vidor. written picturedirected repreThe Lloyd Xewis. These two entertainers who star as Moran and Mack in sents the drama of life; the everyday Broadway reviews, have become popular on stage, radio, and phonograph performances and, according to Mr. Lewis, have had a marked influence on the folk-tal- k of the nation. Mr. Lewis argues that these two men, representing themselves as jobless nomads, lazy and contented, are symbols of the unconscious revolt against business, taking place even among business men themselves. Mr. Lewis writes, "The Republic has at last awakened to the fact that Mr. Mack has, in his personality and philosophy, the precise relief it has been subconsciously craving . . relief from the tyranny of business. In the way he looks, in the way he talks, in the very sound as well as the meaning of his words, Mack is a welcome iconoclast freeing America, if but momentarily, from the oppressive religion of business." Mr. Lewis' argument is well supported by choice quotations from the dialogues of these two famous , entertainers. In the April issue of "The Golden Book Magazine," I recommend "Will 0' the Mill," by Robert L. Stevenson, which is delightful reading. "What Is Behaviorism," by John B. Watson, in which the well known psychologist presents his idea" on Behaviorism; "Micromegas," by Voltaire, a gay satire that in the twentieth century is still capable of driving away irrita-tionprejudice, and "When Paganini The last article Played," by Heine. will, I am sure, please all of those Pagawho are interested in music. nini, a character of somewhat dissoone of the most falute habits, was mous violinists of his age, and the account of his playing as it impressed itself upon Heine's imagination, is excellent reading. of an inch here a minute variation HE twist of the wrist, the In "The Virginia Quarterly Review" "throw" of die arm, the shifting in a curve there slight changes April, there are a score of arfor "Night of ticles that I recommend. of the weight these are among the foreseen by engineers and carried La Verna," by W. Force Stead, is an account of Mr. Stead's visit to an old out by skilled workmen. many little points which make the Italian monastery told in a very absorbing fashion. The account of this skill that you admire in the javelin It is this attention to detail that visit, written in a fashion that sugthrower as he hurls the shaft two is constantly improving General gests Stevenson's travels, is exciting, picturesque and above all, true. The hundred feet or more. Electric apparatus and contributing second article that I recommend will be of interest to students of literaAs on the track or the football to the electrical industry, which, ture, "The Cruelty and Beauty of Words," by Sean O'Foalain. Mr. though still young, is already field,inthe gymnasium or on O'Foalain argues that-- writer in any a dominant force, increasing the water, so in industryprog-res- s given age cannot bend language to suit his own use and purpose. He profit and promoting success is the result cf fine contends that language is an organic development and that the artist must in every walk of life. improvements a thousandth accept it as he finds it. He then proceeds to attack Mr. James Joyce who sacrileges against the English lanWhether you find this monogram on an electric refrigerator guage have become famous. Mr. r for the home or on a arguments are very nearly for a bower station, you can be sure that it stands for obscured beneath his mauve style of skilled engineering and high manufacturing quality. writing, yet the article is interesting and will, I am sure, please the professors. "The Yellow Dog," by F. Stringfellow Barr, in the same issue of "The Virginia Quarterly," has a quaint, simple charm and, told like a child's story, is yet capable of inspiring serious reflection. GENERAL COMPANY, SCHENECTADY, ELECTRIC NEW By Joseph C. Graves (By Ollie M. James) University Men's glee Library Notes -- For-ste- - Ben Golden sugar-coate- FOREMAN W. D. Grote ASSISTANTS A. L. Pigman Ted Strunk LITERARY SECTION CONNELL, Editor MARTHA A SUGGESTION It is not often that one cares to write in defense of Bernarr MacFadden, Earl Liedermann, Lionel fort or other such doughty, if somewhat muscle-boun- d gentlemen, but a close observer on a stroll across the campus might be led to seriously consider these virile advertisements for the building of "real Certainly, the average university student presents a Other than the members of rather hopeless exterior. the football squad, the basketball, baseball, and track men, one is apt to conclude that the physique of the average male student is in a state of deterioration. But we need not include men alone, there are plenty of girls with muddy complexions, stooped shoulders, and scrawny necks to warrant some criticism on their behalf. Really now, and the question is a vital one, what do you do for exercises? Some of the girls go horseback riding. Some of the men work at filling stations. Military science and gymnasiumdo not offer a practical means to a good physical appearance. We believe, in this respect, that the student himself should "work out this salvation. The tired business man takes up golf. The tired student takes up bridge. Quite a difference. The general excuse for not taking more exercise is that the student has not enough time, or that when ne has the time, he does riot feel like exercising. For his own benefit, The Kernel suggests that he take the time. There are other things to worry about besides lessons, other things to do other than play bridge. We suggest that you exert yourself a little more. ." ABSURD BOY The college intellectual leads, at best, a hard life. There are times one feels like saying to him: "You poor dear boy," and then out of mercy, drop some subtle poison in his favorite beverage that he may pass quietly away to rest, undisturbed by the burning fever that must eventually consume him. The latest case of these misunderstood beings which has come to the attention of The Kernel is that of Mr. Phelan, student editor of the Clark Monthly, the student publication of Clark University. Mr. Phelan had the misfortune to write a playlet entitled "Bull Session," the content of which President Atwood did not appreciate, charging that the whole thing was obscene and that it would endanger the morals of the younger generation. Then the author was suspended from college. Mr. Phelan, writing in defense of his playlet in the New Student, says: " 'Bull Session' is a comedy of the conflict of ideas in the college mind. In it I tried to say that the college man seems to be suffering from a e of. undigested knowledge. 'The opinions of the character's on science, phifosophy, religion, education, women and the like are amusing enough, but they have tragic significance. Professors of science, natural and social, science pure and applied, reveal vistas which confound the average gaze. Since the startled student has barely time to memorize such facts as are essential to pass examinations, he has scant leisure for reflection. The result is philosophical confusion. "It is that confusion of ideas, half formed and malformed, of bewildering impressions, of facts unrelated, which I attempt to imply in 'Bull Session.' And since college men do not talk like President Atwood before women's clubs, but talk like college men in a bull session, I included a few epithets admittedly in poor taste." Mr. Phelan says a great deal more, but we do not need to quote any further. It is not difficult to perceive his point of view. And The Kernel is sorry, and extends to him its sympathy. Moreover we believe that his cause is a rightful one and that his attitude We think as he throughout has been commendable. does, that President Atwood is unjust, and that is but putting it mildly. However, Mr. Phelan should have known beforehand that such a work would have caused trouble and he might have guessed that he would be the under dog. Yes, he must have been far too wise not to realize what would be the outcome. All of which makes us feel that the kindest act we could do would be to put an end to such fellows. For we are certain that Mr. Phelan will not profit by this experience. No, he will write something else and get into more trouble. Absurd boy. No doubt he will come to a bad end. But looking back, we are .inclined to wonder just how much of our present freedom, such as it is, we owe to just these sort of persons. We wonder to what greater freedom we shall win by virtue of their rebelMeanwhile we are content to view their diffilion. For we wonder, too, if the culties in all complacency. light is worth the candle. belly-ach- -- Looking Over The Magazines double-crossin- g MECHANICAL ADVERTISING MGR. Fred Conn ASSISTANT Virgil L. Couch Blane. A rodeo scene of smashing, crashing, Mbcian proportions forms the vehicle for the climax 01 tne sketch. - THE CHAMPIONS BEFORE SPRING The first fairy Haunt me, for And the musty My own heavy And my heart blossoms of last year I am weary of the cold, house, and my chair at the fireplace, hair and pallid face, grown old. Year after year at my window Earth flings her dogwood and her snow, To tease my young life into careless laughter; But I know more of longing that comes after My summers go. Frty f The old silly earth in her green gown Prances, ah! gaily, e'er the winter comes. And alas! to give her my weary heart, some year, To dance her jig on; and my tired ear To her hollow drums! ON HATS- cross-sectio- Oh hush, weary one, for I have promised You need not wear life's ermine winter gown. "Twill not be long you'll hear the footsteps patter; To your deep sleep the tympany's gay clatter ANON. Shall not go down. INDIFFERENCE What care I if your dream is gone? Who made you love, and why Did you assume to think that dawn Would find me true, after the night of love? . I hate you for your love, and scheme To break your heart that I may be free To dream another dream . R.E. S. And sing my song of hate! REMORSE Wretched and trembling my soul stood before you, Stripped of its armour and rid of its pride Still daring to hope for your mercy, Yet wishing, ever wishing to hide. Knowing that of its Had come all this At last I longed to To be happy and own shining misery and pain, forget you, free ence again. But try though I would there was nothing Could take from my memory the stain Of that last bitter smile that you gave me When "my heart with your tongue you had slain. And so I forever must wander, A lost soul in the tangle of things, Searching and Searching and searching but never Finding the sleep that Death brings. R. E. S. THE NIGHT A thousand eyes I felt upon me, A thousand ears seemed all around me, A thousand lips were whispering. And yet I was alone. The world was mine, the stars, the moon, Treasures lay in each faint gloom, Millions nearby did not exist. Only the night and me. The moon and I laughed loud at sleep As night revealed her secrets deep, And Venus smiled as she awoke. And then awakened Love. ' al .Mm V SKILL a -- M. H TO A CLOUD Oh, little cloud! How can you be so content To linger for an hour And then vanish Quite away 200,000-horsepoue- From the sunshine And light Forever? Is beauty so fragile Worth making at all? -- M. H. turbine-generat- GENERAL ELECTMG YORK