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4 > Image 4 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 26, 1917

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

THti KENTUCKY KERNEL. Pagt4 The Kentucky Kernel Published every Thursday throughout the College year by the student body of the University of Kentucky, for the benefit of the students, alumni and faculty of the institution. THE KENTUCKY KERNEL is the official newspaper of the University. It ii Issued with the view of furnishing to Its subscribers all the collego news of Kentucky, together with a digest of items of interest concerning the universities of other States and Canada. FIVE CENT3 PER COPY. UMCmPTION, ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR. mail matter. Entered at Lexington Postoffice as second-class EDITORIAL STAFF. William Shlnnlck Dillard Turner Wayne Cottinghaxn J. Franklin Corn Miss Eliza Piggott Thomas Underwood J. R. Marsh Miss Mildred Graham Eugeno Elder Herbert Schaber Harry Cottrell EDITOR-IN-CHIE- F Assistant Editor Managing Editor "Squirrel Food" "Coed"itor Sporting Editor Exchange Editor Y. W. C. A. Mining Literary Agriculture . REPORTERS. Thornton Connell. W. C. Draddy. BUSINESS STAFF. John S. Sherwood. Frederick M. Jackson Business Manager Eugene Wilson The Girls, God Bless 'Em. The edition of The Kentucky Kernel last week, which was entirely in charge of the of the University, was one of the best issues that has appeared: this year. If it were not for the fact that comparisons are distasteful the writer would be inclined to say that in general make-uliterary finish and subject matter outdid the regular members of the staff. the But beyond the particular fact of this edition of the college paper lies a great generality. Women of today, and especially college women, are snowing that they are capable of making all the sacrifices that could be demanded of men in times of great crises. The plan to mobilize the women of the country during the war has .met with success; everywhere we find them willing and .anxious to put their patriotism into concrete form. On the campus of the University we see them drilling and preparing themselves for the work of Red Cross nurses; a number of them have gone home already to aid in food production. Quite a number here in Lexington are raising gardens "on the side." To enumerate all the things the women of the University of Kentucky have done or intend to do for their native land would be impossible and superfluous. There is too much, in the first place, and it is too well known. We can only say that they have been faithful to every trust and are deserving of the confidence and thanks of every University man. To its congratulations on the excellence of the Coed Edition, the Kernel wishes to add its appreciation of everything else the girls on the campus have done and its admiration of all they are. co-e- ds p, co-e- ds J. Franklin Corn. Our Last Attempt. "Squirrel Food" trusts that tho readers of the column will bo kind In their criticisms this week. It is hard to Jest when tho heart Is heavy. Tho clown often has a tear behind tho smile. Tills is tho last time wo perpetrate our stuff on tho student body. In a few days we are leaving and now are taking advantage of our position on tho staff to say a word of farowoll. Tho most linppy associations of our college life havo been with the Kernel. Wo did not realize it fully until now. At times tho work has seemed a grind. Often it has seemed Impossible to conjure forth a slnglo paragraph. Hut in the end the Joy of tho work and the pleasuro brought by an occasional kind expression of appreci ation havo boon well worth the iprlce Many mistakes we have made dur ing our connection with this little paper. Wo have realized and have suffered deep regret over some of them. But we hope that they have been mistakes of action rather than mistakes of heart. And If you who know us will carry away with you some little pleasant recollection we feel that our college days have been a success and that life is very much worth the living, after all. Likely it is that we all will foe scat tered far in the near future. So what ever your fortunes "Squirrel Food" wishes you good luck and Godspeed and dares to dream that sometime we may meet again. "'Sometime,' you said, and so I dare to dream That youth and Spring may somehow linger by 'Till once again we catch the silver gleam e Of lost stars set against a sky: That once again the apple blossom days, The gray, sweet woods, soft blurred with Springtime haze, May find us fared down dear remembered ways. 'Sometime,' you said, and so I dare to dream." May-tim- Lykelle Prose. Mr. John iMarsh Is now takirig the examination for First Lieutenant of U. S. Army. John is certainly made of such stuff as heroes are made of. Maysville Advocate. At the Girls' Drill. "Mary wouldn't First Soldieress: make a good soldier to fight in the front ranks, at all." "Why?" Second Soldieress: First Soldieress: "She Is so modest and retiring." The Kernel this week bids goodbye to one of the most faithful members of its staff, one who has served jt in various capacities with success and whose place it will be hard to fill. J. Franklin Corn, editor-in-chiHere It Is Again. last year, and "Squirrel Food" at present, has heard the HIckJ"Well, I see they are most' call of his country for soldiers and is leaving, either for all leaving." the officers' training camp in Indiana or for the regular Quick: "Who, the students?" army. Hick: "No, the trees." Mr. Corn's work has been of the highest type and his efforts and advice have been to all of us a source of As an act of patriotism we suggest inspiration. Of a distinguished and engaging person- that the domestic science departments ality and high ideals, he is a man who will be appreciat- of American universities organize reg ed and useful wherever he may be located. The staff iments and volunteer to feed the Ger of the Kernel gives him Godspeed with the deepest af- man army. fection and hopes for his success in his new career. ef - Lykelle Pomes No. 29. SQUIRREL FOOD Tho Kaiser heard of war declared By our United States; He laughed aloud; ho drank a beer, And said unto his mates: "Just let them throw their lit, We do not care a bit." Captain Fairfax has called for young women volunteers to do stenographic work. Scores of young men have expressed their intentions to volunteer as military escorts to tho stenographic corps. It is highly embarrassing and a great shock to our highly sensitive, CENTRE WALLOPED BY modesty and dolicato sensibilities, but wo feel It our duty to disclaim credit for last week's "Squirrel Food" in tho Girls' Issue. The girls actually wrote It. So our friends are heroby requested to cease flooding us with Registrar, Qlve Him Full Credit. First Stude (as second stude pulls large fish from water): "Fishing, eh?" Second Stude: "Nope, raising for the soldiers." food-Htuf- f We aren't terribly eager to light. But we do hope that If we ever sight the first line of German trenches we can take our first crack at one of the profs who have deliberately "flunked" students to prevent them from entering the service of their country. DR. W. H. ADAMS SPEAKS AT TUESDAY MEETING Georgetown College President Tells Mission of College Men IGNORANCE IS CURSE "The task before us, as people who are seeking education and enlightenment, is the emancipation of the world around us. Nature is under the bondage of corruption," said Dr. W. H. Adams, president of Georgetown College, when he addressed a student body cut in twain by the ravages of war and the move ment in chapel, Tuesday morning on the "Emancipation of Nature." Parts of r. Adams' speech follow. "You are seeking education, and education's mission is to make us fit to take our place in the world's events and to be factors in our home, the world. Do you not feel the call, the eloquent call of the world to you, on its knees as it were, to come out and liberate it from its inefficiency? Farmers are calling men from agricultural colleges to come to their farms and deliver their land from the bondage under which it labors. Only think of the delusions under which a child, who has been taught by a poor Ignorant, unfit teacher in some of the rural schools of our native state Is held; of the gripping shackles which oppress it. School boards are calling for bright, educated men and women to better these conditions. "If the ocean could speak today, don't you think that it would state its preference rather to be the bearer of ships that were engaged in the peaceful pursuits of trade and commerce than be reddened by the blood of men slain by the devTlish submarine and torpedo? "Your life is rich in proportion as you form useful contact. The man who is refusing contact with God is refusing contact with, the greatest person in the universe. Can anyone afford to do this? "By possessing a good character and a holy purpose you can strike the shackles off of every enslaved thing, animate or inanimate." d SLUGGING WILDCATS Defeat Handed on Their Own Field 3-- 1 Dan-villit- GRUBBS INVINCIBLE The Wildcat baseball manipulators put a crimp In Centre's aspirations when they defeated that team on their home-towdiamond Saturday afternoon by a score of 3 to 1. The Danvlllites touched up Grubbs for sevon safeties, but none of them were good for more than one base. Kentucky only landed on Rogers for a half dozen hits, but most of them were good for an extra sack or two. Waters, tho heavy hitter of the day, resuscitated a dormant batting aver age when he aggressively walloped the Danville slab artist for a double and a triple in four trips to the plate. The persevering short field man, together with Charlie Haydon, the Hal Chase of collegiate baseball, scored a brace of tallies, which sufficed for victory, in the opening frame. A three-bas- e slam by Haydon and afrom Curt Park's willing willow were other hitting features of the encounter. Centre stickers were at the mercy of Tommy Grubbs. The box score! Centre. ABRHPOAE 300200 Reynolds, cf 311401 Hill, If 300001 Diddle, rf 301020 Bruner, 2b 403130 Davis, 3b 3 0 1 14 0 Embry, lb Montgomery, c .... 4 0 1 5 2 0 400040 Mathias, ss 400I20 Rogers, p - two-bagg- l' Totals 31 Kentucky. Scott, 3b Waters, ss Haydon, lb C. Park, c 1 AiB R H PO A E 7 27 15 . 2 4 0 0 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 0 4 1 1 7 0 0 1 0 0 4 Totals 0 2 12 4 0 1 0 10 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 1 34 Park, rf Rodes, cf Cambron, 2b Jones, If Grubbs, p G. 3 6 27 19 1 8core by Innings. R Centre Wildcats 000 001 200 000 0001 0103 HE 7 2 6 1 Hits Waters, C. Park. Three-basHits iWaters and Haydon. Stolen BasesBHill, Davis, Embry, Hayden, G. Park. Struck Out By Grubbs, 9; by 'Rogers, 3. Bases on Balls Off Grubbs, 2; off Rogers, C. Wild .Pitches Grubbs. Hit by Pitcher Hill and Diddle by Grubbs. Umpire Tate. Two-bas- e 4 began a three-daysessions yesterday at the Phoenix Hotel. A feature of the program yesterday was the noon luncheon at which a reunion of the charter members of the association .was held. Six of the fifteen were present, Including Registrar Parrott, of the University of North Carolina, organizer of the association. Ezra L. GUUs, registrar 4s secretary of the association, 'having lield that position BEGIN MEETING HERE for several years. But Centre Couldn't "Hand" Us Anything. More than fifty collages and uniThe University Glee Club gave a The Kentucky Colonel Says. Industrial Notes. The students of the school for the versities were represented at the concert at the meeting last evening, To face the enemy or to face the It is reported that Germany has deaf and dumb at Danville handed bur opening session of the eighth annual which Was well attended. summer sun between the corn rows shipped quite a lot of die stuffs to boys frequent applauso at the Kentuc- convention of tho American AssociaPresident Barker delivered the adthat Is the question, suh. ky-Centre the Allies via now air routes. game. tion of Collegiate, Registrars, which dress of welcome yesterday. Professor COLLEGE REGISTRARS of the University, j