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o est here as the bride and bridegroom
are both favorites in Lexington and
the University. Both attended the
Allen, of at
University, where Mr. Young was a
Lexington and Millersburg, nrnl Mr. member of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraLeonard Rouse, of Cynthiana, were ternity.
married last Thursday morning at 10
o'elock at the home of the bride's
mother, Mrs. Sanford Miller Allen,
on Irvine read, the Rev. J. W. Porter
officiating Only members of the im
mediate families were present.
The bride is a graduate of the Mil
lersburg College, and was a student at
at the Martha Washington Seminary
in Washington, D. C. She is the
neice of General Henry T. Allen.
Mr. Rouse is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. .Lawrence E. Rouse, of Cynthi-anand a graduate of the University. While in school he was a mem-bof the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He now holds a position on the
staff of the Agricultural Experiment
Station of the University.
After the marriage service the couple left for a motor trip of two weeks
in Virginia and North Carolina. They
The bride was graduated from the
of Arts and Sciences in the
class of 1928. She is admired for
her unusual beauty and charm and
her talent as an artist. During her
four years at the University she established an enviable reputation
among artistic circles and received
the highest praise from her instructors as well as from various other
authorities who viewed her pictures
at exhibits held in several cities. The
decorations by her of the interior of
the Colony Court Bookshop show in
an interesting manner the ability of
this young artist.
Before her marriage the bride made
her home with her brothers, Mr. John
Peterson Adams and Mr. Clay Adams,
at Detroit, Mich.
Mr. and Mrs. Young are at home
during July and August at
will be at home in Lexington at 330
Crystal Beach, Ontario,
vpen their return.
Johnson- - Congleton
Mr. and Mrs.. S. B. Johnson, of
Nancy Elizabeth Carter,
Chavies, have announced the marriage
daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Jordan
."of their daughter, Miss Ruth Ever-sol- e
Witt Carter, and William Marquis,
Johnson, to Mr. Vernon Elkin both of Lexington, were married
Congleton, which took place Friday
August 2 at Jeffersonville, Ind.
morning at 10:30 o'clock at the MaxThe bride and bridegroom are both
well street Presbyterian church, the
Morgan officiating. graduates of the of 1927 and both
school in the class
Only members of the two families
attended the University. They will
make their home in Lexington where
The "bride is a former student at Mr. Marquis is in business.
the University, a member of the
Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and was
prominent in University affairs. UnAnnouncements have been received
til recently she has been teaching in
here announcing the marriage of Miss
the Chavies public school.
Mr. Congleton is the son of J. W. Lois Corrine More, daughter of Mr.
Congleton, of Lexington, and attend- and Mrs. Anthony More, of Holyoke,
to Mr. Horace Garfielda Brown
ed Staunton Military Academy and Mass.,
the University. He is a member of which took place July 28 at Skinner
At Memorial Chapel, Holyoke, Mass.
the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.
Mr. Brown attended the University
present'he is connected with the Congleton Brothers! Lumber Company, in 1921-2- 2 and was a member of the
of West Virginia, and also with the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
The couple will be at home after
Fred Bryant Motor Company, of Lexthe first of September at the Well- ington.
Merchant-villAfter the marriage service the wood Manor Apartments,
bride and bridebroom left' for a trip
r to Charleston, W. Va. They will
at the home of Mr. Congleton's
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Educator Prophesies Return
Of Whisk ers in Education
(By Quintus H. Flaccus II, in "School
At a recent
meeting of leading
Wife of Professor
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Columbia University Teachers' College has issued "School Atttendance
Franciscans were bearded, the Dom- as a Factor in School Progress," by
Carl William Ziegler. It is a study
inicans were not.
of the relations existing between
We are accustomed
to think of school attendance of pupils and their
some nations as bearded and other cnlinlnefii. nrnvraec nn,l nnfimvflmpntq
with smooth faces. But my researchs
seem to show that, except with the
"Curriculum Making in an Elemen
people whom nature has not blessed
(or cursed) with fast growing hair on tary School" is edited by the staff of
their faces, beards wax and wane in,the elementary division of the Lin
Colfashions. The heroes of the Revolu- coin School of Teachers College,
tion Washington, Adams, Jefferson, umbia University. The school itself
is discussed, its life and daily pracFranklin were all smooth-shavethose ol the Civil War Grant, Lee, tices where theory is seeen in operaMead, Jackson, Sherman were all tion.
bearded; those of the World War
were beardless. The erudite Dr. Reis-ncalls my attention to the fact that
a bearded laborer at Brook Farm had
to be locked up in the local jail to
protect him from a mob of neighbors, MANY
at that time conventionally smoothfaced, who were infuriated by his
u. evident that University of Wisconsin Em- hirnto
man is sensitive and jealous' of efforts1
Is too Difficult for Students
to conceal or to beautify' the human
As fashions wax and wane, may we
Maybelle was a student in high
not confidently and hopefully look
forward to a return of whiskers in school, and her assignment in geomeAlthough, as the Ger try was spoiling her evening. In fact,
mans say, it is not the beard that it was spoiling the evening, nerves,
makes the philosopher, it certainly is and patience of the whole family.
the beard that makes an ordinary Her dad wrestled with triangles and
man look like one. In education we parallels, striving to get them
have seen the passing of fashions of straightened out through the applicorrelation, projects, measurements, cation of rather hazy axioms and
standardization tests, and curriculum theorems; but perplexity and tears
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few years and then has its reaction.
The telephone in the office of
Studying these waves of fashion I go Miss Alice King, superintendent of
as prophesying that soon edu- the student employment bureau of
cators will again begin sapientem the University of Wisconsin, rang.
Miss King answered.
"If you've got a student who
knows anything about geometry, send
him to us," a disgusted and tired masculine voice said. "I want him to help
my daughter get her geometry as
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This meeting was the first that I
ever attended, being impelled to it
by recent interest in professional ed
ucation. A striking characteristic of
the modern educator is that he is
beardless. Her? and there was a
mustache, a tribute to vanity:- -. or., a
Van Dyck, an excuse for not shaving
R. Glenn was called to daily; but for the most part the faces
Frankfort Tuesday afternoon when were bare. The educational leaders
his sister, Murell, was reported in an of my day, in marked contrast, wore
automobile accident near there. He long, full beards, which besides giving
found that she was not seriously in- them an appearance of great impress-ivenesjured, however.
had several other marked advantages. For example, when one
Mr. David Kendall, of New York, a of these patriarchs was asked a quesgraduate of Kentucky Wesleyan, who tion he had only to look wise, stroke
has been traveling for a year with his beard, while the questioner waitthe student Volunteer movement, and ed, and then oracularly reply, "It is
who is active in Kentucky Y. M. C. A. my impression. . . ." What could be
procedures, is visiting the University more effective or convenient? He
in the interest of the volunteer move had no need of facts or even of philment.
osophy: a beard and impressions were
sufficient. He had one of those barbae
tenus sapientes. I suspect that there
is a real significance in the passing
of whiskers in educators, although toCity, Minn. day some have lost the beard but kept
My observation set up, as any ob
Mrs. O. B. Jesness, wife of Dr. O.
should do for a scholar, an
B. Jesness, until recently head of the servation
department of markets and rural fin- interesting- train of senator who I sat
called the Roman
ance of the experiment station and
before the conquering
College of Education of the Univerbut
sity, died Monday at Pine City, Minn., Goth curious at the stately beard, was
where she had been in a sanitorium when the slain, suchstroked it is man's
for several months, according to a instantly
(telegram received by Prof. E. M sensitiveness to his personal
David's ambassador's had
Johnson, of the College of AgriculDr. Jesness was their beards despitefully shorn off by
ture, flhis week.
bold and perspicacious heathen, and
called to her bedside two weeks ago. a
they had to tarry in JeriThe funeral was held Wednesday humiliated
beards were grown
at Fulda, Minn. Besides her Tiusband, cho until their Great, on the other
she leaves a small son, her mother, a Alexander the such pride. Being i
sister, and two brothers, all living in hand, hadman he ordered his Mace
to shave off the handle by
Dr. and Mrs. Jesness lived at 121 donians
enemy might seize them
Waller avenue until a year ago when which an
does not re
he was granted a leave of absence (What septuagenarian
by the University to study at the call the plot that he made when a boy
monster if called
University of Minnesota where he has thus to conquer the
up for a flogging?)
accepted a position for next year.
Adam, Zeus, Jahweh, Woden, Abra
ham, Moses and Agamemnon have all
been imagined and pictured with
beards, evidence that dignity and
might were not formerly associated
with beards, evidence that dignity and
might were not formerly associated
with smooth faces. In history it is
easy to recall leaders who were beard
ed more than the par: Charlemagne,
Ivan the Terrible, Leopold II, Henry
III, Henry VII, Kaiser Whilhelm, and,
of course, Barbarossa. (Mr. Flaccus
has evidently overlooked Brigham
Young and the Smith brothers.) It is
an interesting list. Those scientifically inclined are challenged to find
have been received
announcing the marriage of Miss
"Pauline Adams, of Detroit, Mich., to
Maj. Owen R. Meredith, Mrs. Mere
Mr. David Marlon Young, son of Mr. dith and their three children have
Young of Lexington, which moved into Col. H. P. Hobbs' old resiR. A
dence at 236 Clay avenue where they
will residti during Maj. Meredith's
stay as commandant here.
country schools," said Miss King.
"Recently, we supplied a dramatic
reader and a clogdancer for such an
One of the strangest "freak" jobs
came from an undertaker.
He wanted a student to sleep in the undertaking parlor, to act a3 a watchman
over the corpses. The student was
to receive his room and bed free.
Several candidates reported for the
"Whitman," by Emory Halloway,
is an interpretation in narrative of
the personal character, the philosophical teachings, the 'artistic importance of Walt Whitman in which the
author has attempted to picture him
as all that is noble in poetry, that he
may function in circles larger than
academic and artistic.
"Wordsworth in Early American
Criticism," by Annabel Newton, professor of English at Baker Univer- Cleveland, Ohio.
"We often have demands for entersity, is a review of American culture
during the first half of the 19th cen- tainers to take part in programs at
tury, and of the three periods of
Wordgworth's popularity, when he
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"Henry Hudson," by Lewelyn
Powys, is an important and accurate
account of the adventures of Henry
Hudson as he voyaged over "the huge
uncharted waves "
"Tolstoy" the inner drama is a
biographical sketch of the active Tol- j;
stoy by Hugh I'Anson Fausset.
school administrators I was impressed by their physical size. The great
majority were not only tall but also
comfortably filled out, men of eminence, I should say, above the general
crowd. The thought occurred to me
that in administration physical size
George M. Lewis, who attended must be highly correlated with intelliMr.
University in 1907, and son, gence or else a substitute for it. The
George Jr., of Vanceburg, visited Mr. latter would be a shocking alternaand Mrs. W. D. Grote Saturday.
coming accustomed to being asked
for aid of odd and peculiar kinds.
she related, an
almost frantic mother called up, and
asked me to send to her home immediately a young man who could repair
her child's wagon. The little one was
crying lustily and would not be qui
eted until its vehicle was 'fixed.'
sent her a student who restored
peace, order, and the wagon to antebellum staus."
Picking and digging of dandelions is
an occupation which helps send some
men through the university. Home
owners want students to clear their
lawns of the flowering weed.
One student was hired by a sick
man to read some detective stories to
him. A girl student who knew something about manipulating a sewing
machine, helped a mother make a
Dutch costume for her little daughter
who was to appear in a school play.
A mysterious telephone call requested that a student be sent to a
certain address to act as a detective.
Miss King filled the request with a
Btudent who had worked as a detective for the police department in
'A Thief in the Dark'
Car: It's all right, officer; I'm a chiropractor.