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5 > Image 5 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 13, 1928

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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL KENTUCKY HAS FEW STUDENTS Kentucky ranks 12th among the ui ii Tl n in LLflrtll I " A n TkT T u in TkT Tfc n v rv TkT iti lt til ll'jILkllf TJZTinTLcl WIIIT V i O I 0 leges and universities, it is shown by IW a southern educational and religious survey recently completed by Dr. Ru- fus W. Waver, corresponding secre- - Asked "To Talk" From Book- tary of the Southern Baptist conven- - Cadillac Hotel While on Tour tion. Texas leads with 21,628 stu- With Engineers dents. North Carolina is second, and Virginia third. TELLS OF KENTUCKY'S MANY LURING ASSETS : ill DFTPOIT " miJiJ HBHHHinilllMlllinii Uuitm I JJ Beautiful Spring Imported Woven Leather Sandals S the very thing for School and Street. Cool and Com- In styles as worn B" fortable. in Beauville. mi mm mm. Designed by Wohl Creator ofirtistic I S j Footwear Mitchell, ' Baker & Smith (Incorporated) New Supply of 1 BASEBALL EQUIPMENT 1928 Tennis Balls Tennis Shoes ' Raquet Restringing GYM SUITS Burke's Sport Shop North Lime 128 ic: ' fe- - - " H. W. Holmes, of 5 "B Harvard. An- alyzes Education In America; Nation of Credit Hunters and Degree Worshippers. I I M "Education suflTv.s in America from confusion of purposes," H. W. Holmes dean of the Harvard graduate school of education, told a Crimson reporter, in another diagnosis of the country's educational ills. "Justified a hundredfold in our faith in schooling as an instrument of democracy." he said, "we have cared more for the spread of education than for its fitness for special ends . . . The root of the difficulty lies in the relationship between the secondary schools and the colleges.- - .Our students come to college 'prepared,' but with hardly the Book-Cadill- ANNOUNCING C iS?B W Je5? Says That Demand For Technically Trained Men Is Unsupplied The following is the text of an address delivered over radio station hotel, Detroit, WJR, the on Friday, April G, by F. Paul Anderson, dean of the Engineering College at the University. Dean Anderson, who is accompanying the senior engineers on their' annual inspection trip, was asked to speak whilq the entourage was in Detroit. "America is busy supplying the world with manufactured products. "The first attempt to .apply the principle of production on this planet was in 1807 when Eli Terry of Connecticut made a. contract to produce 3,000 clocks all alike in one year; today it is the ambition of a Detroit Automobile manufacturer to build 3,000 cars a day every day of the year. "This speeding up of the world's work has created an unsupplied demand for technically trained men. "All over this country universities are giving to those alert youths who have the grit and ambition" to carry on in one of the thorough courses of engineering the academic foundation of successful careers in industry. "The colleges of engineering are swamped with orders for youngsters who finish the undergraduate courses and are ready to take up the process of learning some one's business. "The college of engineering that sets out to make a finished engineer is spoiling good material. "Colleges can only give the fundamental training, the industries are able and enthusiastic about qualifying the college man to be a specialist eminently fitted to first preserve the traditions of any industry then to prove valuable in developing any industry. "We have just brought to Detroit STUDENTS SUFFER LACK OF PURPOSE THE KENTUCKY KERNEL'S NEW PRESS IX SPEAKS OVER WJR ' I I'AGE FIVE The new press recently purchased by The Kernel, a Miehle, will print four pages of this paper at each operation, e press. The Miehle will run almost double the speed of the old press, as compared with the present motor is required to run this machine. The Kernel will also add or 2,800 copies per hour. A a Model 2 Mentges newspaper and periodical folder at a later date. two-pag- four-hors- e sixty youngsters to see something of what industry is doing in this virile center of production. "These thoroughbreds are seniors in the University of Kentucky. They have lived in the pastoral part of America all their lives but are ready in June to make themselves acquainted with the processes of some industry; then, perhaps, later help carry the burden of administration of the industry to which they attach themselves, immediately upon leaving college. "The first picture of a great city like Detroit with all its wealth of achievement is like a dream of the paradise of opportunity to the youngster who has all the basic qualities of success in body and heart. "It, happens the Kentucky party is whose stopping at the president, Roy Carruthers, was once an unsophisticated Kentucky youth but has learned a thing or two about the hotel business to make him a real king in the game of providing comfort and luxury to the human away from home. "Kentucky potentially is the greatest industrial state in the Union. We have climate, men, resources galore Book-Cadill- Kentucky Wesleyan Fraternity Group President Dies Condemns Hazing Funeral of Dr. D. C. Hull to Be Executive Committee Held in Meridian, Conference ReiterMississippi ates 1920 Resolution. Inter-Fraterni- Dr. D. C. Hull, president of Ken tucky Wesleyan College for the past three years, quietly passed away on Wednesday night, April 14, after a lingering illness. A beautiful memorial service was held in the college chapel Thursday afternoon. Speakers representing the faculty, board of trustees, Methodist church, the citi zens of Winchester and Clark county, and the studentf body paid tribute .to the memory of the deceased president. The body was conveyed to Lexing ton at the head of a long procession of loved ones and friends, where it was placed on train en route to Meridian, Miss. The funeral ceremony and interment took place at the latter city, the former home of Dr. and Mrs. The attention of the executive committee of the Interfraternity Conference has been called to the fact that at many . colleges and universities e fraternity initiations are again becoming matters of common occurrence. The executive committee believes that under the circumstances it would be wise to call attention again to the attitude of the Interfraternity Conference, as set out in a resolution of the Conference adopted n 1920, which reads as follows: "Whereas, it appears from reports here that hazing in fraternities still exists, arising from practices in initiations, either in real or fake initiations, either before, or during the ceremonies of initiation, and "Whereas, the Interfraternity Conference has at divers times and by resolution in 1920 Conference, con demned these practices, "Therefore, be it "Resolved, That it is the sense of this Conference that .this Conference e condemn these practices of initiations, whether fake initiations or a part of the real initiations, whether preceding or made a" part of the ceremonies, incident to initiation at any time or in any form. "We consider these practices as silly and dangerous, as opposed to the dignity and ideals of college fraternities, and injurious to their good name, and we recommend that all fraternities take steps to eliminate any such practice from their own or ganizations, if same be indulged in, rough-hous- Hull. Dr. Hull had become well known in educational circles of the South prior to his coming to Kentucky Wesleyan, having been administrative disposi- head of Milsaps College and Mississ and , tions. ippi A. and M.. During the time he "Kentucky now is the play ground served as head of Kentucky Wesleysupreme. You Detroit people and all an, he endeared himself to the peoother contributors to the common ple of Kentucky by his splendid good in this great country must play Christian character and intense earsometimes, so we invite you to Ken nestness in behalf of all .that was tucky to see the horses run, the wora-- J right and worthwhile. A man of en smile and the red birds talk to you great energy and broad vision, he was as you take your summer trip through fast becoming a well-nig- h indispenthis land of friendliness and beauty. sable factor in the educational pro"Goodbye and good luck." gram of Kentucky, 'and in his pass ing there is a distinct loss not only Haverford College is continuing the to the college with which he was con unlimited cut system at the institu- nected but to the religious and edution for another semester. The dean cational life of the southland. claims that although, he expects a certain extent of excessive cutting he believes that the system will be sucand, cessful in time.. Last semester when the unlimited cutting existed there were no ill effects experienced by the grades where the right sort of student takes it seriously. Agriculture Honor Students Announced Students Last Sem ester Made Standing of Two or Better Thirty-Fiv- e there is no searching inquiry into educational values, and the true werth of study is 'obscured. "The commanding problem of liberal education in America is the problem of unifying secondary education and collegiate education without denying the essential characters nad modern development of i';ther. To find a remedy for the existing situation is a difficult problem. The system of concentration and distribution, now used here at Harvard, with general examinations at the final stages of progress in the subjects of concentration might be tried in the preparatory schools, and prove the solution to the problem. There munt be. however, cooperation with the colleges, and one college must take the lead in starting a new system." beginnings of an education. Contrasted with the students in English and Continental secondary schools they must be rated, age for age, markedly inferior. There is no thoroughness or consistency in our school system. Our schools suffer from that disease that keeps them permanently enfeebled 'credititis,' the itch for credits, points, units, and semester hours. We are in the midst of a generation of students and teachers obsessed with the notion that organization in education means more than anything else. "Educationally, we are a nation of credit hunters and degree worshippers. Studies are considered mere payments demanded for the fun of being in school and the later privileges of college life. The student knows he can drop the 'slurF he is studying as soon as he had 'cashed in at the entrance gates what Me is learning in school. With such .a system He : Which are your favorite movie actors? She: Lon Chaney. Ciuca'o PhoerJc Spring Is Here! Don't let the Spring Fever get yon A Malted Milk made at our fountain is the best preventive. rough-hous- further "That a copy of this resolution be sent to each fraternity in the Conference, that a copy be spread on the minutes of this Conference, and a copy be sent to Banta's Greek Exchange." The Best in PERFUMES, HAIR DRESSING and PREPARATION TOILET Prescriptions Compounded by Experts Lexington Drug Co. IN THE PHOENIX BLOCK Thirty-fiv- e students in the College of Agriculture and the department of home economics have been announced by Dean Thomas P. Cooper as "honor" students, or students who made a standing of 2 or better for the first semester of Their names arranged according to stand ings they made, are as follows: J. L. Miller, James Walter, Martha Riggins, Theo. Milby, Gertrude Grif fin, J. J. Matheis, Lowry Caldwell, Josephine Frazar, Joe Hurt, Sara Dorsey Harris, Margaret Howard, G P. Summers, J. L. Collins, Albert Heird, Katherine Hopkins, Mary Alice Steers, B. T. 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