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2 > Image 2 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 26, 1918

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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL, such Runnl duty nn should bo neces- sary to provide for the protection of "BACK the University's property nnd for the gunrdlng of the campus nnd Trotting Horse Grounds. SAYS SCOTCH CANADIAN Tents will be erected on the University campus for the quartering of the men doing guard duty. The duty will be so arranged that the men will be given sufficient time to return to their homes or boarding houses for meals, one or two men doing guard duty Representative Au d i e n c e Hears Canadian Officers MESSAGE APPEA LING Friday was Red Cross day, and probably the most representative audience of the year crowded the chapel to hear Lleutenant8 H. Y. Smith and C. B. Brown, of the Canadian forces, who 8poke at the invitation of the Unlver- sity Auxiliary of the Red Cross. Fifty members in the uniform of nurses Thru such arrangements, the battal- were seated on the rostrum. Doctor ion will be able to gain thoro and McVey introduced the speakers. practical knowledge of sentry and outTho Lieutenant Smith heralded himpost guard duty and for the first time self as "a Boldier who would rather will serve as soldiers in the field. Fur- go over the top, than make a speech," ther details will be given each com- he held his audience from the first, pany by its company commander. by the very sincerity of his message, and was interrupted often by prolonged applause. He Bald in part: PROF. SENDS CARDS trenches, exTO WAR DEPARTMENT "Come with me to the to posed at any moment attack by Henry S. Cannon, professor of Ger- bombs, machine guns, and all the horman, has sent a collection of post rible instruments of war. Come, as I cards collected during his stay in Ger- - dId on my flrst day ln ,ront trenches to Datro1 duty- and then heart ,n many, to the War Department. mouth, crawl out into No Man's land to These cards show birdseye views of investigate wire, And gaps and if possivarious cities, public buildings, which ble learn conditions of the Hun first may be used for the housing of troops, railroad bridges and contain other in- I'inc. "It is an hour's trip to crawl 100 formation of value to the War Deyards since you are constantly endan-- I partment. gered by the bursting star shells and Professor Cannon also had several , when at last you are within earshot of maps of German river routes and the the Huns, any man who says he isn't like, but they mysteriously disappearfrightened is either a fool or a liar. ed, and he has been unable to locate Every sound is terrible. them to send to the government. "When the troops go over the top The following communication from for an attack on the enemy's trenches the War Department has been receivevery man has a special mission and ed by Professor Cannon: every man is after a German. In the "Permit me to thank you for the of June 25, my platoon took trouble you have taken for the War attack the outposts. My men were falling; Department in sending to us post I was struck in the Bhoulder and cards illustrative of localities now oc- then fell helpless into a trench and stayed cupied by German forces. These cards there until two hours later when I was will be used to the best possible adby stretcher bearers and vantage and your generous action is taken out thru various stages to the hospital, highly appreciated. where I was operated on three times "If you should know of the existence and then "finally was moved to an Engof material of a similar nature I would lish hospital. be glad if you would notify the pos"There are hardships out there in sessor that it is our desire to obtain such data or if you advise us as to the trenches; weariness, cold, rain, such persons we will write to them di- mud, rats and vermin, but the boys will stick. Their motto still is "They rect." Department is especially shall not pass." Deny for these boys as The War anxious for pictures and maps west of they do for you. In safety, peace and prosperity, don't forget that these the line and south from Hamburg. soldiers are depending on you." during these periods. Classes at the University will con- tinue as usual, the men doing duty will be excused for the period re- quired to do said duty, returning to thelr classes, however, when the duty is completed. j PROF. McNEAL JAMES HEADS GARDEN WORK With a view to stimulating food production, more attention is to be given to the home garden movement by teachers of Lexington schools and by the children under supervision of McNeal James, Professor of Vocational Training, University of Kentucky. A supervising teacher has been selected for each of the thirteen schools. Last year, four students of the College of Agriculture took charge of all school gardening and more than fifty acres of ground in the city were cultivated by children. Each supervising teacher will organize pupils of schools into garden clubs which shall hold regular meetings for Instruction. The main purpose of the meetings is to sustain the interest of children in the cultivation of gardens. Tho supervising teacher will help students plan gardens and prepare soil. Professor James will Instruct tho supervising teachers. McVEY IS ABSENT ON BELGIAN DESCRIBES "BONDS OR BONDAGE" KULTUR OF GERMANY IIP YOUR BOYS" The rogular meeting of the Horace Mann Literary Society was held Thursday evening in the Education building. Hubert de Wageanere spoke on "Kul-u- r and the Collapse of the Superman." Mr. de Wagenaere gave the several definitions of "Kultur" taken by the various German writers In their works and showed how the German education had been cheating the people of that country for the last fifty years. The speaker went on to prove that the German instead of being the superman is really inferior to the other peoples of the earth. This can be seen in the fact that England and France with a few months preparation were able to hold Germany, while It took Germany years to prepare. While she is winning now 'she has not done all she set out to do, and the superman should have the spirit and the power to accomplish all that he sets out to do. Mr. de Wagenaere is with Victor Bogaert and is a Belgian. He sees the war ln its true proportions and blames German philosophers and teachers as well as the Kaiser. UNIVERSITY BUSINESS President McVey left yesterday to attend the Kentucky Educational As- SAYS DOCTOR PORTER sociation In Louisville, where ho will make an address Thursday evening at 8:45 on "The Place of the State University In the Development of the Commonwealth." From Louisville Dr. McVey will go to New York City to attend a banquet Saturday evening given by the alumni of the University located in New York. From New York Dr. McVey will go to Washington to attend to business matters of the University and to confer with the War Department in regard to the management of the "Four Hun dre3." He will return on May 5. Prophecies the Horrors of Reconstruction After The War AN INSPIRING ADDRESS Dr. J. W. Porter, pastor of the First Baptist Church of the city, spoke in chapel Tuesday, on the text, "I can Jo nil things thru Christ which strengthen eth me," emphasising the importance of will power and determination ln character and the necessity of students' perseverance in the purpose to complete their education. Doctor Porter is a fervent patriot, and his stirring words were several times interrupted by applause. "FIREWORKS" TO BE SET OFF IN CHAPEL Doctor Porter said that his critiThe oratorical contest to decide the cism of mankind was that ours was representative of the University to almost a world without purpose, drift-- ! go against the other universities and ing with no goal. "There are," he said, ' colleges of the State will be held in "two kinds of people the 'cans and. chapel at the regular period Friday 'can'ts and the world's estimate of a' morning. man depends on his ability to doj Representatives from the two Literthings, while the world's greatest! ary societies on the campus will conweakness, its supremest sin, and its tend. Edward S. Dabney will repregreatest fault is its conceit." He cited sent Union Society, and C. E. Planck the German people, who tried to get will represent Patterson. The winner CAMP FOURTH along without God, magnified man,1 will contest with the speakers of six 'Continued Horn Page une) and produced their superman, as the other colleges, at Transylvania, on mandant, University of Kentucky, by horrible example, and predicted that April 26. 'ay 1, 1918." the world war would bring the world. Dabney's subject is "Conquer or Those eligible for the Class B dito its knees, as a Christless culture is Submit." Planck's Is "The Service vision entitling them to commissions a consuming curse. Flag." when vacancies occur are: Of conditions after the war, Doctor Elbert R. Dearborn, Cynthiana; Porter said: LITERARY SOCIETIES Richard B. Fenley, Valley Station; "Greater than the losses in France Karl W. Goosman, Richmond; Hall M. ENJOY JOINT PARTY drop Henry, Lakeland; Harry L. Milward, to this nation will be those who wayside of learning. The The Philosophian Literary Socioty Lexington; Harold Parks, Irvlngton: along the Books is one of the greatest will be hostess at a Joint party Friday T. Ellis Peak, Lagrange; William S. Battle of remain night at Patterson Hall with the memHieronymus, St. Helena; William R, of battles. Students should here until their country calls and then bers of the Patterson and Union Socle-t'.e- s Gabbart, iLouisville, and Augustus M. go. The reconstruction days of the as guests of honor. Kirby. late sixties and seventies were noth A stirring debate on the subject, ReIt is probable all of the ing to the reconstruction of the uni- solved "That a chicken can roost on a will attend the camp with the excepverse which will begin the day peace square stick as well as on a round," tion of Dearborn and Parks. The latwill take place with representatives ter intends to join the navy as a can- is declared." No one can call into question the from each of the societies. Other indidate for ensign engineer, and Dearin patriotism of Doctor Porter after hear- teresting features will be provided for born has been placed in Class guests. on the grounds of being mar- ing his address. He declared that if tne entertainment of the the draft he believed there was a drop of unled. in his veins, he would Examination of men who are eligi patriotic blood order a surgeon to open them; yet he ble for the camp began Monday in expressed doubt as to his fitness for Captain Royden's office. spite of his desire to The seniors who go into military a chaplain, in get overseas, because he would want orvice now will receive full credit for their year's work and will receive "to pray Heaven into the German at their diplomas in June, according to a night and shoot the antithesis of it recommendation that has been made into them by day." by a special committee appointed to Doctor Porter also made a plea for subject. Underclassmen Lieutenant Brown, who wore the consider this the sale of Liberty Bonds, declaring not be given credit, and their kilties of the Highlanders, said that will that it was really a question of "Bonds went over in 1914, and his first work will be marked incomplete. he or Bondage," and that people might The University is now ranked by the impression was of a little Belgium town which had been occupied by the War Department with the best in tho pay their money and take their choice. Germans for six weeks. Its women country, and henceforth will have the tr keep it and have their choice thrust had been dishonored, its property privilege of sending at least twenty-fiv- upon them. men to each Training Camp. stolen and its buildings destroyed. i - i above-name- High Claw Tailoring Moderate Prices We Fit You Might ing Co. e "From that minute," said Lieutenant Brown, "I was dying to get at the His superior officers were all killed, Huns. "I went over the top for the first time with mingled feelings. A day or two was given for preparation and when the hour for attack came the tension was so great that men trembled, not from fear but from excitement. The boys were glad to go, and when the signal came they went over like one man mad to get at tho Huns. Tho Huns don't like to hear the pipes of the Highlanders. They call us tho "Laddies from Hell." In tho second battle of Ypres, Lieutenant Brown; who then held but tho rank of sergeant, hold with thirty-sevemen a sector of tho first line. n Tailor 145 W. Main St. SAVE YOUR TINFOIL and assuming control, he stood out for four days against odds of twenty to one. The Huns never reached the parapet, but on the fourth day attacked the Canadians with poisonous gas. The majority of the men died, thirty-twof them, and Lieutenant Brown owes his lifo to a shell hole, into which he fell. o "As I lay in that shell hole and saw the German planes dropping lights as a signal for their artillery, my thoughts were: 'Have tho peoplo at home forgotten us?' "Back up your boys. worth it." (TJiey aro MRS. J. TANDY HUGHES Member of A. N. A, M. of D. 106 N. UPPER ST. Classes Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings. It is the aim of this school to teach dancing as it should be, advocating at all times proper positions and decorous actions Music Piano, Saxophone, Violin, Trap Drum