THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
THE ART OF LIVING
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By P. PAUL ANDERSON
Editor's Note- The Dean of
Engineering nt the University of Ken- 15 of this month
tticky on September
proved to the world via radio Matlon
that he is tomethlng
more than Just the dean of an en engineering school. In addition, he Is a
whose kindly perspective on Ife
enables him to separate true from false.
The Kernel reprints herewith his radiocast, firm In the belief that it is one
of the best things ever to go on the nlr
from the university extension studios of
the nrt of living than the following
Inscribed on n photograph of himself to one of his friends:
Swift run the sands, the hours
speed on their wny,
Old friends depart and youth was
Still may wo have some measure
Of love and happiness a surer
The patient strength to do life's
The fnlth to sec in all some
MONUMENT TO LIAR
Bodcnwcrdcr has a
in memory of the
"world's greatest liar." Baron Munchausen, of whom It is claimed told
the biggest and best stories ever
heard in Germany Is the human to
whom this odd monument is erected. One of his stories told how he
rode through a snowstorm, hitched
his horse to what he thought a pole,
and went to sleep. In the morning
he found he had hitched his horse
to a church steeple.
Spirit of Cynicism
Is Charge Against
One of the charges most frequently made against higher education points to a spirit of cynicism
which supposedly plagues our undergraduates.
For Instance, there is the ostentatious cynic, who is no cynic nt all,
but an ambitious noise In an empty
There Is the surly cynic, who
nurses his wounded vanity or a disappointed ambition. He discovers
that his own sphere Is not the center of the universe and promptly
embraces cynicism as an alibi.
There Is the immature cynic who
strange and new.
There is the cynicism which
serves as an intellectual sausage-grinde- r,
with all manner of scraps
going in one end and only one kind
scrap coming out the other.
There is the haggling cynic, by
far the most despicable, who remorselessly dissects and analyzes
human character and action, but
In these good days when man'
seems to have everything mntcrinl
contributing to the case of living
there Is much talking and writing
about the effect of this machine
age on human happiness which 13
Indeed the true Index of the ! unfitness of life.
deMachinery and labor-savin- g
vices In general have nothing to do
with the individual's acquiring an
understanding of the art of living,
except perhaps to give relief from
the drudgery of existence and and, therefore, decided to live into
crowd Into one small life a great- stead of die.
Charles Lousbury's Will
er volume of living.
When Charles Lousbury, an inHappiness does not belong either
to the rich or to the poor. Happi- mate of the Cook County Asylum,
ness is a state of mind and not a at Dunning, Illinois, died, he left
account. a will.
condition of the bank
Lousbury had nothing to bePerhaps
durable satisfactions queath "which is known to law", as
man finds the
of life hard to find as "It is easier he says, but he distributes a vast
for a camel to go through the eye and wonderful property in his beauYOUR
of a needle, than for a rich man tiful testament:
to enter into the kingdom of God",
"I, Charles Lousbury, being of
hut he does sometimes land behind sound mind and disposing memory
the pearly gates, so the man of do hereby make and publish this,
wealth is occasionally well versed mv last will and tpstament. in or- in the art of living.
der as Justly as may be to distrib
"Happiness," says David Graysom, ute my interest in tne worm among
"I have discovered is nearly always succeeding men.
a rebound from hard work.
"That part of my interest which
"Happiness lives to see men work. is known in lay and recognized In
She will the .sheep-boun- d
volume as my
be found not in palaces 'but lurking property, being inconsiderable and
in cornfields and factories and hov- of no account, I make no disposal
ering over littered desks.
of it in this, my will.
"She crowns the unconscious head
right to live being but a"iSe
T. A. GOODING
of the busy child. If you look up estate, is not at my disposal, but
FELIX M. KENNEDY
suddenly from hard work you will these things excepted, all else in the
see her, but if you look too long she world I now proceed to devise and
fades sorrowfully away."
The Art Early Learned
"Item: I give to good fathers and llllilllilllllllllillllW
The ability to live a life begins mothers, in trust for their children,
early. One of the most charming
good little words of praise and
and cheery boys I have ever met all
encouragement and all quaint pet
A sandwich, a soda and a walk is a health tip came last week to the university. names and endearments and I
His father came with him and he, charge said parents to use them
that is guaranteed to work.
too, was a picture of satisfaction
Light foods are healthful and prevent that after- nnJ rrnnlllnonPCC f!nn Vflll lmacine justly and generously, asrequire.
noon' drowsiness that comes from over eating the fortitude in rearing a family of of their leave to children exclu"Item: I
a smaii larm
For luncheon today, or any other time stop at 'twelvegiving eachonand every one a sively, but only for the term of their
our modem fountain and trr a sandwich, chance to And the best in life? childhood, all and every, the flowers
salad or aajr of our delicious fowitakt foods. This boy referred to is the eleventh of the field and the blossoms of the
rhtifi his vouneer sister Is In her woods, with the right to play among
cussecond year of high school and she them freely according to the
toms of children, warning them at
will be in the university later.
the same time against thistles and
Now this boy has already learnthorns. And I devise to children
ed the art of living for he is
unselfish, and knows that the banks of the brooks and the
in the work of the day golden sands beneath the waters
brings peaceful rest and content- - thereof, and the odors of the willows that dip therein, and the white
monf at nlirhr,.
For the last lour years mis uuy clouds that float hlgn over tne giant
twice a trees. And I leave the children the
John's Corner has been
long, long days to be merry in, a
101 W. Mam St.
100 E. Main St.
201 E. Main St. rv the family load. His father gave thousand ways, and the night and
outfit of clothes, handed thf moon and the train of the
him a nice
a QB Milky Way to wonder at, but sub
o Kanlf hnok ShOWinE
posit of $100.00 to his credit (and ject, nevertheless, to the rights
given to lovers.
v,tc tr. Ho tho lastl in the home hereinafter
"Item: I devise to boys jointly all
bank, and with a loving slap on the
on nis umveion,y the useful idle fields and commons
back has sent mm
where ball may be played; all pleas-nn- t.
waters where one may swim:
The frankness of the story about
smiling, dreaming about nil snnw.pind hills where one may
i,v, tn irn to collece as he coast,, when grim winter comes, one
whistled at the work on the little may skate; to have and to nom mefarm, the courageous priae ui u same for the period of their boyfather, the joy of the frail little VinnH Anrl thp meadOWS With the
mother, weary in body but dancing clover blossoms
elevtvinrpnf thp woods and aDDurten
in soul at the thought of the
enth child's entry into a new realm ances, the squirrels and birds, and
easy to echoes of the strange .noises, uim
of possibility, make it very
to all distant places which may be vissee that this boy has the chance
help himself througn me uiuvbohj ited, together with the adventures
j v, hc thp hicr chance to en tVioro fniinrt And I Give to Said
ter the employ of some great indus boys each his own place at the fire
try where in a aozen jfc"
side at nignt witn an pictures uw
have attained the position where he may be seen in burning wood, to
,,torini thines. creates enjoy without let or hindrance and
Modified Munson last for Mil opportunities for men, and brings without any incumbrance or care.
"Item: To lovers I devise their
joy to tne lovea uuo
itary and Dress wear
imaeinarv world, with whatever
shadows of tneir uvea
n.., 4., TTu Wraith
tviov mav hieed. as the stars of the
Greatest of all sky, the red roses by the wall, the
iiroitv, tc th
earthly powers when used for ere bloom of the nawtnorne, me sweet
strains of music, and aught else by
The man who acquires wealth in which they may desire to figure to
cidentally in the carrying uui
some great enterprise of value to beauty of their love.
ti, c nsnniiv able to oreserve "Ttpm- - To vouncr men Jointly I
,inHnmpntal scheme in the devise and bequeath all boisterous,
inspiring sports oi rivalry, ana bivc
philosophy or living.
money to them the disdain of weakness
The man who accumulates
'c Knirp lnsns an ideal ev- - nnri undaunted
confidence in their
he cantures a dollar and own strength, though they are rude;
Friendly Five Shoes,
enough dollars all of I give them the power to make last- if he secures
!ni frlpndshins. and Of DOSSeSSlng
modestly priced at $5,
Brown Calf Wins-ti- p
Brogue his ideals (If he ever had any) will companions, and to them exclusive
A real service shoe
are made of the finest
merry songs ana Drave
I have a arm convicuun mv and ly I give all
choruses, to sing with lusty voices.
association with plant
genuine calfskin and in
nnimni iif hrinus man into a bet
"Item: To our lovea ones wiin
understanding of the purposes snowy crowns I bequeath the hap- the smartest and most
nlness of old age, tne love ana
and duties of nis own me on
popular styles. Try on a
gratitude of their children until
they fall asleep."
romnared with the
Dr. Kaslle rralsed
The most brilliant man ever In
finesse of the speaking animal.
t om vint. nrivnrntinc hard work tho farnltv of the University of
to the exclusion of recreation and Kentucky, in my opinion, was Dr.
Joseph H. Kastle, for many years
It Is the warmer of hotel chairs at the head of the Department oi
onH trio rrnnnrnl sitter about Who Chemistry. He knew the art of liv
should be slipped Into Dante's sev ing. He accomplished much. Tpe
London Chemical Journal has more
enth ring, and, u tne law oi
is still on the iob. I sus chemical research titles to his credit
Russian Calf Scotch Grain
pect this particular breed is already for a period of ten years than any
plain toe for all purposes
mentally where it ueiongs.
other man except Remsen of John
Hard work ana anxiety wunout Hopkins. Dr. Kastle was a frail
itnnnlnp' tn Innk un at the stars or Httlp man hut. hp wnrltpd and nlav- inhale the perfume of a rose is what ed and loved nflk-- than most men.
,l1l,.l.n,t l.oitln,. IIT n.onf in
are com- - do what I can, as quickly as I can,
Even the undertakers
nlnlnlntr slurp the Wall street fiasco then net oft this Dlanet and idve
140 West Main Street
of last December about hard times. some other wayfarer a chance."
Humanity was given a good shak
Dr. Kastie leit some charming
Ing up, showed there was something verse. Where is there anything
to live for besides making money, I better in all literature pertaining to
CHAS. H. McATEE, Manager
who has no end in view except his
own amusement. He is not seeking
to make others wiser or better and
cares little whether anyone listens.
But collegiate cynicism is none of
(his; It has different antecedents.
On the whole, collegiate cynicism seems to be wholesome.
docs not dwell on the faults of
mankind, but it recognizes them
and calculates accordingly. It has
not the rashness of Ignorant optimism or the impotence of ignorant
pessimism, but attempts to combine
optimism and pessimism
the better points- - of each are merged into a practical view of life. It
is more or less modest, somewhat
genial, and at least sincere Tho
Fewer pedestrians would be killed if some motorists used as much
care In driving as they do in blowing their horns.
A boob Is one who pretends to believe something he doesn't believe to
keep from being called a boob.
Youth complains there is no place
to go. Age Is cranky because there
are places to go.
and Hardware Store
L. P. GOODING
at our modern
Consolidated Drug Stores
like things brighten up the minute the
It's mighty good to know you're back.
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assembling apparel well worthy of the
Everything brand new from a pair of garters to a
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