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w TAGE THE KENTUCKY KERNEL EIGHT Poor Girls Are Given Party at Blue Ridge Meet At the Blue Ridge Conference Inst June the Kentucky and North Carolina delegates to the Boys' Conference, In accord with the usual hos pitality of these states, gave a party In honor of the P. W. G.'s (poor working girls). The Kentucky cottage was selected as the basis for the frivolity and fun. A similar party will be a feature of this year's conference. The cottage was gorgeously decorated In the colors of Kentucky, Be-rc- a, Duke, U. N. C, N. C. State, and a few others. Pennants from all the different schools were attractively placed on the walls of the cottage. The P. VV. G.'s, with their escorts were made to feel as much at home as possible amid the overhanging decorations and chapcroncs. Soon after the guests had arrived the fun of the evening began, headed up by Llston Pope of Duke, and Phil Aswerus of Kentucky. Weird singing was one of the features. Prnm nnn err f Inn nf fhp rilCCed 'mountain woods near the cottage came me encnanung woras 01 When they died down, their echo began to come forth, much to everyone's surprise. Mri Hill, of Alabama, and Mr. Wulfeck, treasurer of the conference, were the perpetrators of this weird act, answering each other's words from a distance, resembling an echo. Boys and Girls Work at Camp During Summer At Blue Ridge each summer a cerboys are employed to work in the dining hall, cottages. These girls offices, and and boys are a select group, representing the best to be found in the colleges of the South, and It is nothing unusual to find a girl or boy wearing a Phi Beta Kappa or Phi Kappa Phi key working in the din? ing hall or sweeping up the rooms. The Southern Y. M. C. A. college students have first choice of positions for work at Blue Ridge during the summer, and after as many of them as desire to accept work, then the remaining positions arc allotted among the other Southern colleges. Kentucky has had several men to attend the Blue Ridge Conference and work as P. W. B.'s. The P. W. G.'s (poor working girls), and P. W. B.'s (poor working boys), are organized and have their regular initiation each year to take in new members. Those who go to Blue Rrldge and who do not belong to the organization see that they are missing something worthwhile, even though circumstances prevent them from being members. There are many different tasks performed by the P. W. G.'s and P. W. B.'s at Blue Ridge. Besides working in the dining hall, kitchen, and cottages, some as lobby boys in the main building known as Robert E. Lee Hall, others as gatekeepers at the entrance to the grounds, others as at the lake, and some in the laundry. It is to be remembered that while all this is going on the P. W. G.'s and P. W. B.'s are going to school, which, of course, is their main reason tain number of girls and FRI. SAT. RUSTER COLLIER, JR. BETTY BRONSON In "One Stolen Night"; A Vitaphone Picture WED. SUN. MILTON SILLS DOROTHY MACKAILL In "His Captive Woman" With TALKING CO-ED- S Have Your Hair Bobbed for the Warm Weather Students Barber Shop J. T. SHUCK, Proprietor Maxwell and Lime B. B. SMITH & CO. Coned Apparel for WOMEN and MISSES PRESENT FIFTH PLAYtJAPRIL 29 "The Flight of the Duchess" Is Translated From the Italian STAGE SET WILL RE RUILT AN ELABORATE Frank C. Fowler Will Direct Production; Large Cast Is Announced By Mclvlna Tumphrcy For the nfth production of the year the Guignol theater players will offer the dramatization of Robert Browning's poem, "The Flight of the Duchess." It will open on April 29 for a week's run. The play which was adapted from the famous poem by Ludovico Camoletti, has been translated from the Italian by Prof. W. F. Galloway of the English department especially for the use of the Guignal. It consists of a prologue and three acts and includes a large cast. The main stage set represents the great hall of Castle Lavenburg in Germany with minor alterations introduced during the action, which, together with the costumes, will give a picturesque atmosphere new to the Guignol offerings. Director Frank C. Fowler, who has already firmly established his repu- -' tation on the campus through his competent handling of the theater's previous productions, will undoubtedly add a new star to his crown with the presentation of this difficult drama. The cast for the play is announced as follows: The Archbishop. S. K. Workman, instructor in the English department; the roles of Conrad and Mateo will be given to Melvin Nollau, senior engineer, and Jack Ramey, arts and sciences sophomore, though it has not been decided which will have each part; Simenetta, Carolyn Speyer, of Lexington, known for her performance in The Cassilis Eneaeement: An gelica, Jeannette Kimberlin, arts and sciences, who gave such a notaoie characterization in uioconaa; jviai-tr- e Robert, John Noonon, a Sigma Nn and freshman engineer: Ru dolph, Verna Law, a freshman who has repeatedly appeared in campusp. theatricals with much credit; Jacy-pttAlice Snaldinc. Zeta Tau. also well known to local audiences; Master Hvacvnthus. Martin Glenn. Del ta Chi; Duchess Urrula, Marion Gal loway, of Lexington, who is one 01 Mr. Fowler's "finds" of the season; Duke Ulric, Prof. George K. Braay, of the English department, and who has had much experience in amateur dramatics; Margot, Floy Chan cellor of Hardlnsburg Ducness use, Margaret Lewis, of the campus Y. w. c. a., who has creditably ap peared in Guignol productions in the past; Leonardo, William jrearce, a freshman from Mott. N. D.: Ram- mosso, William Durbeck, Pi Kappa Alpha; Rozanna, Katherine Davis, of Lexington, an Alpha XI; Esther, Helen Moore, arts and sciences se nior; Lucia, Louisa Dudley, arts ana sciences senior: Claire. Garnett Shouse, Tri Delt, arts and sciences sophomore; Duke of Berg, William Pearce; Duke of Gelderland, J. C. T.nmh. arts and sciences senior: Baron Hildesheim, either Ramey or Nollau; Baroness Ratzburg, Katner-in- e Davis; Baron Kammier, William Durbeck, and Count Hoya, Richard Carran, first year law student. Byron H. Pumphrey Edits Hazard Paper 264 W. MAIN ST. The New Belmont Restaurant Opposite the Phoenix Hotel Regular Meals, All Kinds of Sandwiches Refreshing Fountain Drinks and Confections SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNERS $1.00 We Serve to Satisfy For REMOTE CONTROL RADIO tend from the nursery school to the graduate school and professional STATION OPENED AT U.K. college. In fact, these matters con- GUIGNOL WILL Dr. Reeves Delivers PSYCHOLOGISTS Concluding Lecture Byron H. Pumphrey, former managing editor of The Kentucky Kernel, has taken the position as editor of the Hazard Herald, it was announced in Lexington last week. He succeeds A'. M. Herndon. Mr. Pumphrey has had wide experience in journalistic work, having been connected with the editorial staff of the Lexington Leader, and contributor to "Letters," University literary magazine. He is the son of Mrs. Nellie Pumphrey, of 901 Kentucky avenue. The Hazard Herald was voted the prize by the Kentucky Press Association in 1927-2- 8 as the best paper of its class in the state. It is pub lished twice a week and has a wide circulation. FOUND Fountain Pen, Friday, be tween Administration building and Science building. Call at Kernel Teacher Training Scries Ter minated With Educationnl Guidance Discussion Dr. Reeves, professor of education at the University and head of the bureau of school service, delivered his sixth and concluding special lecture on "Diacnosls, Immediate Instructions and Educational Guid ance," last nlcht at 6:30 o'clock in McVey hall. Dr. Reeves emphatically stressed that "Regardless of the care which the educational institution may take in its actions upon students, the fact still remains that students who obtain admission not because of proper preparatory work, not because they arc intelligent, not because of intellectual traits, or other reasons, have great difficulty in their college work. , "Some of the most important icas- ons of their failure arc: (A) Lack of intelligence; (B) character defects, including lack of determination and purpose; (C) temperamental defects; (D) outside demands Including those of social, natural and wholly for monetary reward; (E) poor studying habits; (F) poor high school preparation; (G) wrong ideas concerning college life. It has been demonstrated that poor reading habits constitutes many reasons why college students fall. Colleges and universities of the United States are working diligently upon the problem of salvaging the largest number of students from the disaster of scholastic failure." PREMIERE OF "SQUARE CROOKS" IS BIG SUCCESS (Continued From Page One) HOLD MEETING Twenty-fourt- h Annual (Continued From Pajce One) the new means of communication Meet- ing of Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology Convenes at U. of K. The twenty-fourt- h annual meeting of the Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology, originally scheduled to be held at the University of Missouri, was held at the University Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, in the lecture room of McVey hall. About 150 scientists from every part of the South were present. The program began Friday morning at 8:30 with an address of welcome by President Frahk L. McVey, which was followed by various discussions of psychological problems. The rest of the program on Friday consisted of a reception at Maxwell Place in the afternoon, and a banquet at 6:30 in the evening in the gold room of the Lafayette. Other addresses were given and a council meeting was held. The program on Saturday included as a special feature a trip through points of interest in the Blue Grass. The most talkcd-o- f speaker of the entire session was Dr. Max Meyer, who was recently ousted from the University of Missouri because of a controversy over a sex questionnaire. Dr. Meyer refused to discuss the situation and confined his talk to technical lines, but his standing among his colleagues was vindicated when he was elected president of the society at the business meeting Saturday morning. Other speakers on the program Included Dr. J. C. Barnes, Maryville College; Dr. Noel B. Cuff, Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College; Dean Hilda Threlkeld, Hamilton College; C. R. Griffith, University of Illinois; L. H. Lanier, Vanderbilt University; W. B. Smith, Tulane University; W. R. Wilson, Ohio State University; V. M. Sims. Uni versity of Alabama; Joseph Peterson, George Peabody College for Teachers, and others prominent in the field of psychological research. cern every one of us and they possess an interest that should make them fascinating. "As president of the University, I invite all to cooperate in making this a great vital agency for good." At noon five days each week between 12:45 and 1 o'clock, programs will be broadcast from the extension station. Three of these days, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, will be used by the College of Agriculture; on Tuesdays the radiocast will be talks by Dr. W. D. Funk-houshead of the Department of Zoology, and other departments will be heard from on Thursdays. The program on Wednesday nights, between the hours of 10 and 11 o'clock, will be devotee!" to music by the University band, glee clubs and arc quite as necessary to a university as to a newspaper or a business conorganization of nections. What the University has to say on many subjects through the members of its faculty and staff should be interesting and valuable. Each day, five times a week, and once each week in the evening, programs of talk and music arc to be given by the University to the radio audience over Station WHAS. "The University is a great agency and should be used in these times. It has many means of finding out about things. The state supports it and as an agency of education it can give and should give to the people of Kentucky. The heavy end of a match is the "What is the program to be? In general it projects itself into the light one. years. When the matter of the program came up for discussion It was amazing how many things suggested themselves for consideration. A discussion of the state its history, & Industry and institutions is a topic 204-- 7 Guaranty Bank Buildinr that stimulates the imagination. AgPhone 3616 riculture, like the brook, could go on forever; the problems of political science are many indeed and one of much interest to the citizens. Here again are brooks, plays, music, art R. W. SMOCK and story. Then the work of the Watch Your Watch engineer and what he does all over the world and the doings on the campus of the University, in class Clock room, library and on athletic fields might well be told over the radio. Work called for and delivered The problems of education are of interest to every boy and girl and PHONE 7638 157 S. LIME to each parent. These questions ex DENTISTS Drs. Slaton Slaton Careful Watch and Repairing What did the monkey say to the operator of the lawn mower? If you are not patronizing THE GRID, "it won't be long now" until you will, providing good food and service appeal to you. Conspicuous among the assets of the play are the stellar performances of Ruth Bonnin and Andrew LIME and EUCLID Hoover as Kay and Eddie Ellison. Miss Bonnin, Alpha Gamma Delta, gives a vivid characterization of the vivacious and beautiful Kay. Her versatility is seen when she changes from being lovable and sympathetic toward Eddie to remonstrate with A village parson's daughter eloped him for his reckless disregard of his in her father's clothes. The next h's" and his weakness for sleep. day the newspaper came out with 5 Andrew Hoover, Sigma Alpha Ep- silon, carries off the honors with an account of the elopement, head- 5 NOW Miss Bonnin. He proved his ability ed: "Flees in father's pants." in "The Dagger," a Guignol proGet Them Ready for Easter duction, and his excellent portrayal Driver (to sweet young thing) We Do All Minor Repairs Free of Eddie stamps him for future suc- I can see that I'm only a little pebcesses. of the ble in your life. His interpretation 175 East High Street nonchalant Eddie is a treat for any Sweet Young Thing That's all. lover of good drama. But I wish you were a little boulder. Verna Law typifies perfectly the Irish landlady, and furnishes much of the humor of the play. Miss Law's appearance in Guignol productions have marked her as an outstanding actress, and as Bridget O'Rourke she gives another brilliant characterization. Alice Spaulding, Zeta Tau Alpha, (Incorporated) known for her charming interpre tations in Romany and Guignol QUALITY DEPARTMENT STORE THE plays, gives a finished performance as Jane Brown. The role ol Larry Scott is capably taken by Leonard Weakley, Delta Tau Delta. This young man has also been outstanding in former Stroller plays, having taken leading roles in "The Truth About Blayds" and "Dulcy." Earl Cella, Kappa Sigma, looks and acts perfectly the role of Mike gunman, who Ross, the hard-boile- d Now , is at the root of the trouble in the comedy. Ann Caywood Talbott, Chi Omega, gives a delightful interpretation of Sorrow, Mrs. O'Rourke's maid. Miss ' Talbott handles the comedy of the play in an exceptional manner. Roy Owsley, Delta Tau Delta, is very realistic as Timothy Hogan, the Irish police sergeant, who divides his time between his duty and the O'Rourke boarding house. Waller Jones, Phi Delta Theta, impersonates in a vivid manner the flagrant detective, Harry Welch. James Dorman, Kappa Sigma, is effective as John Clancy, his aide. Carolyn Latta, Delta Delta Delta, gives a realistic portrayal of Mrs. Philip Carston, society leader and owner of the lost pearls. Dorothy Jones will take the part of Mrs. Phillip Carston at the Saturday presentation. "Square Crooks" was well received Kentucky where in southeastern Strollers made a successful tour last week-en- M THE GRID HHHIi: ! 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