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The Kentucky Kernel, April 10, 1919

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

THE KENTUCKY KERNEL UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, KY APRIL 10, 1919 VOL IX SUBSCRIPTION CONTEST FOR ANNUAL STARTED Foremost American Poet The Business Manager Announces Rules For Canvassers For "Biggest and Best" Yearbook PROFESSOR VACHEL LINDSAY TO ENSIGN PULLIAM DIES SPEAK HERE THURS. SLIGHTED The subscription contest staged by the Kentuckian staff for which cash prizes and copies of the annual will be awarded the winners is progressing well. Several prominent students of the University have entered as contestants and the Kentuckian editors thru the kindness of the Kernel, take this opportunity to give the rules governing the contest and to state that it Is open to all students of the University. The student who gets the largest number of subscriptions for the annual will receive fifteen dollars in cash, the ono who obtains the next largest number will receive ten dollars in cash. The third prize is a copy of the 1918 Kentuckian. The business staff of the annual announces that 350 or more copies must be sold during the contest. However there are usually 400 to 500 copies sold each year and it is believed that more than 600 copies will be sold this year, because the 1919 Kentuckian surpasses in general makeup and quality any annual produced by the Senior class of the University. The 1919 Kentuckian will be bound in grained leather with a cover. The features of the Year Book in the hands of Eliza M. Piggott and' an efficient staff promises to be uniquely interesting. The prizes given this year are large enough to assure interest and competition in the contest. A member of the staff discussing the prospects of the Annual with a member of the faculty was told that during ten years' connection with the University the professor had never been asked to buy an Annual. He has bought one every year because he is as interested in the Annual as any student on the campus, but no campaigners or contestants have ever asked him to subscribe. His case may be representative of the entire faculty. With 107 members of the faculty and a student enrollment of 750, a large number of subscriptions may be secured. "A hint to the wise is sufficient." semi-flexibl- e Rules of the Contest. Any student of the University Is eligible with the exception of the members of the business staff. 1. The contest ends Thursday, May must be entered in the manner and form stated below before 3:30 r m. of that date. The winner of first prize must turn in 150 or more subscriptions and will bo awarded fifteen dollars in gold. The winner of second prize must turn in 100 or more subscriptions and the con- 2. 16, and all subscriptions (Continued on Page Two.) Is Southeast In Interest of Theory of Poetry. Touring IN COUNTRY'S PHOTOGRAPH OF GAY, ERAZIER AND YOUNG KINNEY GRAVE IS SENT HOME Mrs. Nola E. Miller recently received a letter from Captain Powell of the ninety-nintAero Squadron, verifying the announcement of tho death of her son, Lt. Howard Kinne, and containing a map showing the location of his grave near Romange. Altho Mrs. Kinne had been notified of her son's death, she had still hoped that the report was a mistake until she received the letter. Lt. Kinne was a former student of the University and especially prominent in football. He will be remembered by all who saw him for the touchdown he made in the Purdue game nearly four years ago. He was a member of A. T. O. fraternity. Former University Boy Killed in Crash of Plane at Hampton Roads Air Field, Ensign Harold A. Pulliam, former student of the University, died Friday April 4, as a result of injuries received in a seaplane accident Thursday, during a flight near Fort Monroe. An operation had been performed in hope of his recovery, but efforts to save his life were of no avail. Ensign Pulliam entered aviation service at the beginning of the war and was considered one of the most expert flyers in the service. He had been selected as one of the pilots to make the trip overseas in the coming WILDCATS VS. TIGERS IS SENIORS TO DEDICATE flight. After serving in Europe during the TREE TO CLASSMATES war, he was appointed instructor at KY. BASEBALL HEADLINER Pensacola, Florida, where he has done notable work. He was a member of Slomer or Lasley Will Pitch Memory of Dead Comrades the Sigma Nu fraternity. to be Honored Arbor Day; Funeral services were held Monday Opening Game of Season Patterson to Speak in at the home of his parents, 505 East Friday 3:45 p. m. Chapel Main street, the Reverend R. K. Mas-si- e The varsity baseball season will beofficiating. He is survived by his The tree to bo planted by the Senior gin Friday afternoon with a game beparents, Mr. and Mrs. K. G. Pulliam, class on Arbor Day, April 25, will be Georgeand one brother, Captain K. G. pulliam tween the Wildcats and the dedicated to those members of the town Tigers to be played on the local Jr. class who lost their lives In the war The pallbearers were Grover Creech, diamond. Both teams and their "backand to their classmate who was killed Floyd Wright, William Baughn, Morris ers" are confident and a hot contest is in a parade in 1916, when he was expected. The game is to begin Pendleton, Collis Ringo, Monroe thrown by a cable Jerked by a speedpromptly at 3:45 o'clock. A large crowd Fletcher, John Wesley Marr and Guy ing street car. is expected out to witness the first Huguelett. At a class meeting held Tuesday aftgame of the 1919 season in Lexington. ernoon the class decided to honor Seven Letter Men In Line-up- . those members of the class who would BOYS, GLEE CLUB TO Practice during the past few weeks GIVE FIRST CONCERT of good weather has been held regularhave graduated with them had it not ben for their service in the war. These ly and the team is in excellent condiThe Boys' Glee Club of the Univermen were L. W. Herndon, Stanley H. tion to begin the season. Seven letter sity will give its first concert of the Smith, Aubra H. Townsend and Chesmen may be seen on the diamond year In the high school at PIcadome, ter B. Helm. with the Wildcat lineup Friday afterFriday night. The boys will be met noon, and it is believed they will show Eldridge Griffin was a member of at the end of the Broadway street car the the Freshman class of 1916 and was form. Propps, a letter line by automobiles which will take man who did exceptionally good batkilled at the corner of Broadway and The last them to their destination. ting and field work last year, will be Third streets in a parade celebrating practice before the trip will be held toin- condition to begin the season with the class victory in the day (Thursday) at 3:30 p. m. and the squad at second base. He was abThis is the first recognition officially every member of the club is urged to sent from practice for several weeks which the class has been able to make be present. on account of a bone bruise on his left with the exception of the flowers sent Professor Lamport and .the Glee hand. Kohn, Muth and Mizrach, three to the funeral. Club have received invitations from A decision was reached in the meetother letter men, will take everything Ludlow and Bellevue high schools, to ing to have a special chapel hour for that comes to the outfield. O. Brown come to Cincinnnatl for two days and and "Dutch" Burnham, at the positions the members of the Senior class and sing one evening at Ludlow and one of first and third bases respectively, to invite former President James K. evening vat Bellevue. These dates will will defend their corners of the diaPatterson to address the meeting. It be arranged. mond like veterans.. Captain Zerfoss has been some time since the "Grand The glee club is said to be much and Sauer are also good at their posiOld Man of the Campus" has spoken stronger this year than it has been for tions, and are expected to make their to the students of the University and several years. Professor Lamport exmany are anxious to hear him. share of the runs. Thomas or Kings-lanpects to give several concerts in the will catch, and Slomer or Lasley The tree to be planted will be a burr neighboring towns. will pitch. oak and will be placed in front of the It is probable that as many men as Old Science building. Lee McClain COMMANDANT DIES possible will be used by Kentucky in and Ed Dabney will be the speakers of Colonel Samuel M. Swelgert, comthe occasion, being representatives of mandant at the University In 1902, died the opening contest to give them all the Senior and Junior classes respect- Saturday at his homo in Walton, Ky., irvno experience, unless Georgetown ively. The usual Arbor Day program as the result of a paralytic stroke. ren'.ly appears as dangerous as the say. In of tho team members will bo presented. Classes will bo held Colonel Swelgert was seventy-threthe outfield Sauer, W. E. Brown and for the first two' periods und a holiday years old and served in the Mays will probably bo given a chance will bo granted for the rest of the day. war. Ho was buried Monto show their ability. day morning in the Frankfort ceme(Continued on Page Three.) "K" DANCE SATURDAY tery with military honors. trans-Atlanti- c at old-tim- e - r. d e Spanish-America- LEADS TAKE STROLLER SERVICE New The poet, Vachol Lindsay, will lecture in the University chapel Thursday afternoon at 3:30 under the auspices of the English Club. The public is invited and there will be no charge for admittance. In the opinion of Professor Phelps of Yale, Mr. Lindsay Is the foremost American poet, and will probably create a new school of poetry. In his lecture Thursday, Mr. Lindsay will read from his poetry and explain his theory. He is touring the Southwest and has been well received by University audiences. No. IB n With Tenative Cast Chosen, "Under Cover" Gains Momentum in Student Ef-fto Stage S. R. O. or Show DESIGN IS WANTED With Gus Gay, Emery Frazler and Lucy Young in the leading roles, rehearsals of "Under Cover," have been gaining snap since the announcement of the tentative cast Friday afternoon. Gus Gay, who has the part of Stephen Denby, was the leading man of last year's play, "Mice and Men," and will also be remembered in the part of Jefferson Rider in "The Lion and the Mouse." He was a member of the Soldier Players, of Camp Taylor during the summer season. Emery Frazier, by many considered the Strollers' most promising dramatic find, is cast as Daniel Taylor, a deputy in the Customs. Frazier was the leading man in "Father and the Boys," and "The Lion and the Mouse." Tho Lucy Young is a new comer in Stroller productions, she is handling the difficult role of Ethel Cartwrlght very creditably. A cover design for the program is wanted, a prize of two orchestra seats being offered for the best design presented. Since the play will be presented about May 1, all posters submitted should be in the hands of Stage Manager Creech within the next two weeks. Mr. Carroll M. Sax, who is to coach the cast for the last ten days will arrive in Lexington, April 20. free-han- d - The cast as selected by Stage Manager Creech follows: Ethel Cartwrlght Lucy Young. Steven Denby Gus Gay. Daniel Taylor Emery Frazier. Michael Harrington Lee McClain. Mrs. Harrington Eliza Spurrier. Nora Rutledge Margaret Smith. Sarah Peabody Carlisle Chenault. Amy Cartwrlght Mary E. James. Monty Vaughn William Baker. James Duncan Duane Rogers. Harry Gibbs E. T. Tapscott. Peter Fred Augsburg. Lambart A. E. Bell. This cast Is not the final selection, but if members prove their ability to carry the parts for which they have been selected, they will bo retained. For the leading characters there will be understudies, who will be called upon in the event tho principals proves wanting. STUDENTS MAY GET WORK. Mr. Owens "Y" secretary, has several applications for students to do afternoon work, tending gardens, cleaning houses, etc. Any student wanting any kind of work should call at tho Y. M. C. office in the Gymnasium