The Kentucky Kernel
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
APRIL 7, 1922
No. 24 1
STROLLER PLAY APRIL
II. K. EXPENSES TO BE
University Battalion Review
Before Col. Freeman
Battalion is to pass
In review before Colonel Freeman on
Conditions Outlined in President's Speech to Board
Professor Terrill is Granted
Leave of Absence
President McVey in his brief report
before the board of trustees Tuesday
indicated that the budget for next year
would have to be cut down. Ho stated
that the University will lose in tho
neighborhood of $20,000 by reason of
the reduction of State taxes. It will
also lose $S,000 appropriation from the
Government for hygiene work. He
dicated that the budget would have to
be cut down and stated that during
the coming two years there would be
no increases in salaries, no increases
In repairs and laboratory equipment,
and no additions to staff. He stated
that we are practically on the basi3
of three years ago, and that the University will do well to hold its own
during the next two years.
President McVey called attention of
the Board of Trustees to the splendid
attitude of the student body and their
fine support and interest in the affairs
of the University during the past three
months. He Btated that the attitude of
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LANTERNS, NEW HISTORY
Membership Requires Standing of Two and Upper-clas- s
Friday afternoon at the eighth hour,
on the campus in front of the Administration Building. Tho band will be on
hand and the sponsors will march with
their respective compaines.
This will be the first reviews this
year and the Military Department
plans to have several more before the
AT HALF MAST
Former University Commandant Passes Away
Monday at Home in Cal.
News of the death of Captain Herbert N. Royden, U. S A. retired officer,
55 years old, former commandant at
the University of Kentucky, who died
at his home in San Mateo, Cal., Mon
day at noon, came as a great shock to
his many friends here and to students
whom he commanded. The message
of his death was received by his sons
Halsey and Norris Royden, students
at the University. Captain Royden's
death came after a short illness due
Captain Royden is survived by his
widow, Mrs. Winifred Royden; five
sons, George, Herbert and Robert of
San Mateo and Halsey and Norris,
students at the University; and two
daughters, Winifred of San Mateo and
Mrs. George McKercher of Tampa, Fla.
Captain Royden was born in
in 1SG7. He was graduated
from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., in 1893 and
was commissioned in the regular army.
At the outbreak of the Spanish American War he was stationed for a time
at Fort Orgelthorpe, Ga , and later was
transferred to the Philippines. He remained in service there for several
years and assisted in the capture of
Aguinaldo, the Phillpplno Insurrecto.
While stationed in the Philippines he
contracted beriberi fever, causing his
retirement with rank of captain in
1902. From that time until 1915 he
was retired. In 1915 he was recalled
into the service and for a time was
quartermaster at North Island, San
In 1917 he was assigned as commandant at tho University of Kentucky and remained hero until Juno,
1919. During the period he was hero
ho directed all military activities at
the University and was In charge of
the S. A. T. C. training unit.
Tho flag on tho campus in front of
the Administration Building flew at
Tuesday in observation of
the death of Captain Royden, beloved
by all those who know him at tho
known as Lanterns has been formed under the
guidance and direction of Professor
Jones of the History Department, and
this week is petitioning the University
Senate for recognition on the campus.
The purpose of tho Lanterns is to
encourage interest in current political
and economic questions and problems.
The membership is composed of students with a standing of 2 or above in
the punior and senior classes in the Departments of Law and History.
Glenn Tinsley, of Hartford, is president of the organization, Henrietta
and A. V.
secretary. Tho membership Includes Glenn Tinsley, Henrietta Rog-erA. V. McReo, James Wilhelra,
Anna Louise Connor, W. H. Peal, Ann
Hickman, H. Tagget Allen, lima
Thorpo, T. R. Anderson. Raymond
Johnson, and S. B. Neal.
Tho official badge of tho Lanterns
has not as yot been decided upon.
Red, white and blue are tho colors
No Kernel Next Week
solected by tho members of the politiOn account of Easter holiday
cal organization, with the red rose
there will be no Issue of the Kenus their flower.
will hold regular tucky Kernel the week
Thursmeetings on tho first and third
days of every month.
A new organization
Class in Dramatic Production Gives "The Playroom''
Anatole Frances "Man Who
Married a Dumb Wife
to be Presented
CAST IS GOOD
Worn in Play
"The Playroom," a Harvard
shop play, was presented by Professor
Mlkosell's class in dramatic production yesterday afternoon at their week
ly Thursday matinee tea. The play
was written several years ago by a
Harvard student and was first pro
duced in the Little Theatre there.
Students who composed the cast
were: Ruth Gorman, student director,
Frances Greene, Wilna Brown, Orne
Martin, J. R. Davidson and Gus Leech
Next Monday and Tuesday nights,
April 10 and 11, the third of tho Little
Theatre evening programs will be
given, when Anatols Frances'
act comedy, "The Man Who Married
a Dumb Wife" will be presented by
students of the University.
Towns people are looking forward
with great pleasure to its presentation and University circles, especially
the Stroller cast, are highly Interested.
The play was produced in London
with unusual success and also had a
big run in New York and other large
cities. It is rollicking comedy staged
with wonderful finish and dignity and
will be a splendid counterpoint to the
in the Little
Theatre for the last program, "The
First and the Last," in which Mrs.
Sallie Bullock Cave, Mr. Agustus Gay
and Professor Mikesell had the leading roles.
The leading lady will be Anna B.
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Junior and Senior Engineers
and Junior Miners Go
on Inspection Tours
The student body of the College of
Engineering and the Department of
Mines and Metallurgy has been
depleted for the last few days,
beginning on Sunday last when eleven
junior miners started on their tour of
inspection. They were planning visits
to manufacturing plants of Knoxville,
Tenn., and Birmingham, Ala., being absent from the city for one week.
The tour was conducted by Prof. C.
S. Crouse, wun tno rollowing students
making the trip: Paul Cain, C. S. Carter, H. M. Clay, P. C. Embrath. T. H.
Hagan, Owen Kelly, C. H. Mahoney,
G. M. Patterson, W. H. Roll, R. W.
Sauer and M. T. Skidmore.
The junior engineers started their
twenty-seventannual Inspecton tour
Tuesday morning at 8:15 o'clock, over
the Southern railroad to Cincinnati.
The number that made the tour this
year is the largest In the history of the
The members of the junior class of
engineering who made the trip are:
Moses Alperln, D. C. Antrobus, A. F.
Arnold, W. P. Ballenger, E. W. Baugh-man- ,
J. B. Bishop, W. G. Blades, H. E.
Boyd, H. D. Brailsford, J. E. Burks.
Robert Clare, Jr., F. W. Clare, J. D.
Clark, Jr., J. W. Colpitts. B. C. Collis,
F. W. Creedle. W. T. Downing, C. A.
Duke, B. C. Erd, F. W. Fost, S. E.
Flick, W. B. Grant, C. D. Graham, W.
G. Hillen, T. C. Yyons, H. M.
V. E. Muncey, E. J. Murphy,
E. E. O'Hara, R. H. Ranking, D. M.
Ramsey, H. L. Royden, J. C. Sammons,
J. L. Shouso, J. B. Slater, E. R. Snidor,
H. L. Strauss, C. E. Taylor, F. A. C.
Thompson, J. E. Wilkons, J. K. Williams, R. R. Williamson, B. Williams,
T. D. Woodson and M. E. Wright.
Fifty-onsenior engineers aro to
leavo Lexington Sunday night, April 9,
for Chicago for an inspection trip of
engineering companies and other points
of interest around tho lako city. Tho
seniors will bo under Acting Dean W.
E. Freeman and Profs. John Born
Dicker, D. V. Nollaus and L. S. O'Ban-non- .
Tho party will inspect tho board
of trade, Armour & Co.'s plant, tho
Western Electric plant, tho
& Co. factory and tho water intakes, among other points of interest.
Tho party will rotuni April 1C.
Added to "The Thirteenth
Chair'' During Rehearsals
Fraternities, Sororities and
Faculty to Reserve Sections
Shortly after Mrs. Sallie Bullock
"The Thirteenth Chair" that the Strollers had
selected for their thirteenth annual
production, some persons on leaving
the Little Theatre shook their heads
gravely and said that It could not be
done by amatuers and it would be an
impossible undertaking. It was remarked that it was, "far above the
head of the most talented Stroller.
They will never in the world be able to
put that play on because it is much too
heavy and they will have to change to
something lighter. Don't you think
they will?" Evidently John Burks,
director, accepted this challenge for
he added to Bayard Veiller's masterful
production when he selected the best
mettle in the Stroller Club as characters in the play.
Mary Lyons, who has the leading
role as Madam La Grange, a middle
aged Irish w.oman, is a Stroller veteran and may be remembered as having
taken a minor part in "The Climbers"
of season before last. However this
play was not a true test of her his- tronic ability for her speaking line that
she was entrusted with in making her
debut into theatrical limelight was
Cave read and interpreted
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Will Represent University
of Kentucky at Southern
J. S. Darnell, Jr., of Frankfort was
awarded the Patterson Medal last Friday evening, March 31, at a meeting
of Patterson Literary Society of the
Tho Patterson medal has
been given every year sinco 1SSS for
the best oration and is provided for by
Doctor Patterson in his will.
Tho Judges wore: Dr. F. T.
Dr. E. Tuthlll, and Prof. T.
Darnell, who is a freshmen, will
represent tho institution at the SouthConOratorical
test to bo held in Nashville, Tonn.,
April 8, according to announcement
made by Prof. W. H Mikesell of the
Department of Public Speaking. Darnell's subject will be " Tho American
Ho is tho winner of Crum prizo
which is given by Mr. Crum oach year
for tho best declamation. Tho vuluo
of tho Crum Medal Is twenty dollars.
According to Prof. Mikosoll, Darnell has mado unusual advancement in
oratory sinco his matriculation
"Opportunities in Business
Fields," Subject of Sixth
Elizabeth Dyer of tho Research
Bureau of Retail Training
Carnegie Institute of Technology will
be the speaker at Chapel next Tuesday on the subject of "Opportunities
for Women in tho Field of Business "
Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 5 o'clock
she will hold personal conferences
with girls interested in the subject,
and will bo glad to give information
scholarships offered by tho Carnegie
EngageInstitute of Technology.
ments for these should be made in
Dean Jewell's office.
All University girls should take advantage of this opportunity of hearing
and knowing Miss Dyer, who is an
authority on business, especially tho
educational and human sides. She is
a graduate of Vassar College, and was
for several years assistant director
of Misses Prince's School for Store
Service. She is especially interested
in tho training of collogo graduates
who aro planning to bo educational
directors In largo stores.
Monday night Miss Dyer will speak
at tho City Y. W. C. A. She will have
luncheon with the womon faculty mem
bers at tho University Cafeteria Tues
day and will also bo entertained by
tho Vassar Alumnae Club while in