COMMON COLDS OFTEN UNIVERSITY
There will be at least'
2,000 chicks scut to the brooders from
CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS OPEN TO
A new 4,000 egg incubator has re
cently been installed in (he cellar at
The the Experiment Station Poultry Farm.
Students are Urged to Care For Americans Are Invited to
Fourth Summer Session in
perhaps the cause of more sick absenteeism in the worlds of school business
and industry than any other known
disease. It strikes quickly and often
temporarily disables thoroughly.
The essential thing is to deal with
it early; to realize that the group of
symptoms may he the
presage of more severe diseases. With
a modem "hot house existence" in a
rapidly changing climate, sinus involve-irtteis an increasing complication.
Students arc urged to keep these items
in mind and to reports as soon as symptoms develop. Early treatment may
save days or weeks or disability. Do
not harbor the idea that you should be
hesitant about a minor affair; the
great creed in medical circles is to
prevent as far as possible. Early attention to the common cold is medical
common sense even if immediate cure
is not always effected.
The second item is immediate care
infections such as small
boils (too many are like Topsy they
"just growed") and infected scratches
Surgical experience has confirmed the
danger of allowing these to go unhindered until more tissues have been
destroyed or extension has taken
place. In industry, permanent disabil
resulted by workmen
paying no attention to trival injuries
Students are urged to keep these
items in mind and to report as soon as
TKNTATIVE DATES FOR EXAMS
AND COMMENCEMENT CHOSEN
The following tentative dates have
been announced for the commence- 'ment exercises and final examinations:
Friday, May 30, final examinations
begin; Saturday afternoon, May 31,
Class Day; Saturday evening, May 31,
Alumni Banquet; Sunday, June 1,
Baccalaureate Sermon; Monday, June
2, Commencement Exermises.
Examinations will 'be resumed on
Tuesday, June 3, and will continue
through Saturday, June 7.
These dates will go to the Senate
Wednesday at the fifth hour, subject
to changes, thence to the Student
Council Friday for approval, making
them permanent. At this latter meeting, a plan will be devised for the
April 12 Dual meet
Tennessee at Knoxville.
April 19 Dual meet
Vanderbilt at Nashville.
"American students and teachers are
invited to enjoy the privileges of study
at the National University of Mexico,"
writes Douglas L. Parker, representative of the American Friends Service
Committee in Mexico.
"The revolution is over, and people
arc returning to normal activities,"
says Mr. Parker.
"Mexico wants, and needs our friendship, and the summer school of the
Mexican National University Ls one of
the most potent agencies for the fostering of international friendship and
understanding ibetween Americans and
"The rates are reasonable, the climate is delightful and the opportunities
arc unusual for American students to
study American life and civilization.
"A knowledge of the .Spanish language is not a prerequisite."
The fourth summer session of the
National University of Mexico will be
held in Mexico City from July 9 to
August 22, 1924. Beginning, intermediate and advanced students of
Spanish will find here most favorable
opportunities for studying that lang
uage. Facilities for research in history and archaeology arc exceptional
It is hoped that the cordial relations
established 'by the three hundred
American professors and students of
the 1923 summer session will he for
titled by new contracts this summer.
ZE TA TAU
ALPHA GRANT S
May 3 State Intercollegiate
meet at Danville.
May 10 Conference meet at
Pi Alpha Theta Local Organized
Pi Alpha Theta, local sorority on
the University of Kentucky campus,
has ben granted a charter by Zeta
ipha Tan, National
sorority. Pi Alpha Theta was organized in April, 1922, and its membership
is composed of some of the most outstanding girls on the campus.
Zeta Tau Alpha has forty chapters
in the largest universities and colleges
in the United States, the closest chap
ter to the new group being at the Uni
versity of Tennessee, Knoxville
The new chapter is composed1 of
fourteen girls: Misses Daisy Allen
Taylor, Lexington; Bernice Booth,
Carlisle; Pauline Ashcraft, Mt. Vernon,
Ohio; Lucile Arnold, Owensboro;
Louise Smathers, Mt. Sterling; Hazel
Sullivan, Mt. Sterling;
Dunavent, Eminence; Adalaine
Carlisle; Glcnnie Fisher, Carlisle;
Ivatherine Evans, Owensboro; Mary
Riley, Morehead; Mary Page Milton
and Marvis Sternberg, Lexington.
The resident alumnae are: Mrs. W.
E. Davis, Mrs. Marvin Wade March
and Miss Anne Riddle.
"Pray, jester what is a Knight of the
Fred W. Luker, class of 1921,
"A royal supporter, my lord."
recently visited the College of Engi
neering. Mr. Luker, 'who has been
employed hy the A. S. Spark Plug Co.,
of Flint, Mich., in the research depart
ment, has changed his location to De
troit, Mich. In his new location he
will be 'with the Ford Motor Com
pany, and will continue his work as
RENT A NEW CAR
Drive It Yourself
ALL CARS EQUIPPED WITH SPARE TIRES
FREE ROAD SERVICE
OPERATED BY COLLEGE MEN FOR COLLEGE MEN
THE NAME TELLS THE STORY
H. Cecil and H. S. Jackson,
in the College of Engineering, re
cently went to Middletown, Ohio,
where they spent two days making
plans for their graduation theses that
will ibe prepared with the assistance
of the engineers of the American Roll
ing Mill iCompany at Middletown.
Messrs. Cecil and Jackson are Metal
lurgical Engineers and will be em
ployed in the plant of the American
Rolling Mill Company at Ashland,
Ky., after their .graduation.
Mr. Howard Ingles, a member of
the class of 1904, arrived in Lexington
March 31, to spend several days with
his father's family and will be present
April 4, at the meeting of the Board
of Trustees of the University, of which
he is a member.
Son of a London soap-boil- er
who became Astronomer-Roya- l.
At the age of 20 headed
an expedition to chart the stars
of the Southern hemisphere.
The comet came back
printing of Newton's immortal
The great comet that was seen by William
of Normandy returned to our skies in 1910
on its eleventh visit since the Conquest
Astronomers knew when it would appear,
and the exact spot in the sky where it
Financed and handled the
Mr. N. A. Newton, who was grad'
uated from the College of Engineer
ing with the class of 1894, was a visi
tor at the University the latter part of
last week. At presen he is general di
rector of sales of the National Transit
Company, located at Oil City, Pa., at
which place he has been for 25 years
would first be visible.
Edmund Halley's mathematical calculavition of the great orbit of this ar
sitorhis scientific proof that
part of our solar system was a brilliant
application of the then unpublished Prin76-ye-
A room on .the first floor of the
Agricultural (building has ibeen fitted
The Board of Trustees of the Uni up for use as a club room for the Ag
versity of Kentucky will meet this riculture and Home Economics stu
(Friday) morning at 11:30 in the of- dents.
fice of President McVey.
E. M. Prewitt, of the Dairy De
Ezra L. Gillis is attending the con- partment, is in Mason County this?
vention of the American Association week working with Dick Green, Coun
Registrars at Chicago, ty Agent, working along dairy im
April 2, 3 and 4. Mr. Gillis is on the provement lines.
program for several addresses. An
Prof. J. O. Barkman, of the Dairy
account of the convention will be
Manufacturing Department, has been
given next week.
extended an invitation iby his Alma
Mater, Ohio State, to judge dairy
in the incubator cellar of the Animal
Mary had a little steamboat,
The advanced course students in
Steamboat had ci bell,
Poultry, have lighted the incubators
Mary died and went to heaven
in the incubator celalr of the Animal
Steamboat went to to toot.
House, formerly known as the Guinea
McGurk and O'BRIEN
April 26 Open.
to be scheduled.
The Best Sandwiches
and Sodas in Town
cipia of his friend Sir Isaac Newton.
comet has been the
world's electrical development. By continuous
scientific research the
General Electric Company has accelerated
this development and
has become a leader in
The laws of motion that Newton and
Halley proved to govern the movements
of a comet are used by scientists in the
Research Laboratories of the General Electric Company to determine the orbit of
electrons in vacuum tubes.