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4 > Image 4 of The Kentucky Kernel, February 17, 1928

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r THE KENTUCKY KERNEL The Keatucky Kernel The Kentucky Kernel is the official newspaper of the ' students and alumni of the University of Kentucky. Published every Friday throughout the college year by the student body of the university. Subscription One Dollar and Fifty Cents a Year Five Cents the Copy. Entered at Lexington PostofTice as second class mail matter. F William H. Glanz MANAGING EDITOR Byron H. Pumphrey ASST MANAGING EDITOR Frank Davidson EDITOR-IN-CHIE- ASSOCIATE EDITORS Helen Shelton LeRoy Smith Melvina Heavenridge Leida Keyes NEWS EDITOR Martha Minihan ASSISTANTS James Porter Janet Lalley REPORTERS Beecher Adams Bernice Byland Tom Riley Jessie Sun Harry Towles Alice Prows Jane Ann Carlton Margaret Cundiff John Murphy Elizabeth Carter Margaret Treacy Katherine Best SPECIAL WRITERS J. Clark Graves Kady Elvove Sara Elvove P. P. Baker SOCIETY EDITOR Ellen Minihan ASSISTANTS Elizabeth Shea Lillian Combs BUSINESS MANAGER James Shropshire Univ. 74 Phones 6800 ASST. BUSINESS MGR. Carlos Jagoe ASSISTANT Lucille Short ADVERTISING MGR. Fred Conn ASSISTANT Virgil L. Couch Evalee Featherst'n Emma Jeffries Catherine Redm'nd W. A. Kirkpatrick BEAUTY WINNERS The eight most beautiful girls on the campus have been chosen and it is not infrequent that we hear comments as to their relative merits as beauty winners. These comments are usually of a deprecatory nature. Furthermore they express the general consensus of student opinion. The Kernel believes that, the present method of choosing the beauty winners by nothing other than a photograph, is a very poor one. No judge of beauty, no matter how good he may be, can fairly pick a campus beauty on a photograph. The Kernel is of the opinion that the best method would be to have all the girls who wish to compete in the contest make an appearance before the students on Amateur night, when the Stroller eligibles are chosen. At this time the students could form an opinion of their own and choose the beauties on their outstanding qualities, such as beauty of features, figure and personality. A vote of the student body should be taken the next day and the girl with the largest number of votes should be judged the campus beauty. Campus beauties should be chosen by the student body- and not by some one who has never seen them This, because she is to represent the beauty of thai student body. - WAILS OF THE WEEK Ollie Bowen True Mackey EDITOR Kenneth Gregory SPORTS ASSISTANTS o o Don't criticise the dean of men too severely. How would you like to sit on the fence tending to your knitting, with one ear to the ground and your nose to the grindstone ? John W. Dundon, Jr. ' Tom Cochran George W. Kay J Herman Sharp j Bill Reep ADVERTISING STAFF Jack Cousins H. D. Ellis MGR. CIRCULATION Harold Schimmel ASST. MGR. Ben Golden MECHANICAL FOREMAN W. D. Grote ASSISTANTS A. L. Pigman Ted Strunk We know a new boy on the campus who should in who like onions. the future prove a boon to the He likes onions and has no objection to a date eating them unless the odor is so strong that his eyes water. Incidentally he might easily qualify as her best friend for he'll never tell her. co-e- This Really Happened Irate landlady bursting into room where college boys are engaged in a gentle game of poker: "Boys, Boys! What do I rent this room to you for?" Bright Child: "Thirty dollars a week, ma'am." Close supervision and this lettering system used by the dean of women by which the offence is noted on the notice, almost gave one of the fair ones a fatal shock the other day. The night before she had dated with Andrew, and the card was lettered "L. A." 's 'Give Your Mind Ocean Room" LITERARY SECTION THE TEAM AND THE CAPTAIN o- - MARTHA Another basketball season ends with the University in the foremost ranks of the Southern Conference teams. And although it is not yet known as a certainty, it is altogether probable that the Wildcats will be invited to journey to the Conference tournament at Atlanta. If Kentucky takes the trip, fans hold, high hopes of their returning with the championship, and certainly the Wildcats have played well enough this season to warrant that assumption. The team, composed of new material, has conquered, during the course of the season, many of its faults. Wherever the team has gone it has won admirers. And it has won these admirers, not onlv bv the excellent brand of ball it has played, but also by its gallant sportsmanship. And so The Kernel wishes to congratulate each member of the Wildcat squad, and one mem ber particularly. That member is Captain Paul Jenkins who, this season, closes his athletic career at the University. Captain Jenkins, during the four years, he has engaged in athletics has made an enviable record, both in football and basketball, playing always a steady, headv game. The Kernel would like for him to know that the student body regrets the close of his career here. And The Kernel would express again its confidence in the team. The Kernel believes that they can and may win the Southern Conference championship. CONNELL, Editor RELEASE High thoughts and meditative ways Have gone from me; Above their grave my pen essays No homily. . All knack of phrasing has lapsed down Into decay. The paint and trappings of the clown Are swept away. And naught is left me but a sigh An old refrain A skull where songs were wont to lie The taint of pain. and paupered, too, Have lost have won. Have paid the last debt that is due, Am thrall to none. So I am rich from all the soul's estate This have I bought. Release from the dark plague of hate Of love once sought. Release N. G. A. VALENTINE I shall send this lovely one to. you, dear, It is so like you; the red of your mouth, The gold of your hair, the lace of your hands Framing the poem of your heart. See how this sharp silver dart Pierces those two crimson hearts Making them one? So, most beloved of valentines, Our hearts are linked by love. And when another year has passed You may find remembrance in this valentine. A GOOD SIGN The Kernel wishes to acknowledge the gift of the College of Engineering to the University in recogni tion of the proirram for Italian Month It is a full worthy gift and will serve to establish more strongly a movement that is comnarativelv new and a movement that has potent passibilities for stimulating the interest of students to a wider scope. And Dean Anderson in placing within the view of all. a re plica of a famous old sien and moreover a stm mf has such a romantic background, has created, whether intentionally or not, more interest than could be aroused Dy a aozen or so lectures on Italy. For it is only through a work of art that the people of another nation may come to show interest and un derstanding in a foreign people. About this queer piece of iron work, one feels there must be a story, and one finds that there is a story. The story is sure to reveal something about the people around whom it is centered just as this replica of an Italian ironworker's sign reveals the imagination of the artist who created it. M. C. TRANSIENTS and years and loves and laughter-- Nothing stays for very long. Lagging memories but murmur: "Nothing stays for vey long." Months I have heard all pain Chanting, chanting, the same "Nothing stays for and pleasure an old song measure: very long." COLLEGE TWO-YEA- R "If we are interested in education for democracy, our point of attack must fall at different level from that of the most favored, namely, the intelligent middle class of the population." This is the statement which Dr. C. E. Seashore, writing in the "School and Society" magazine makes concerning the present practice of mixing cultural education with practical education. Dr. Seashore writes further: "If the business man's son wants to get something better than a high school training for business, he is confronted with the situation "four years, no more no less" What he wants to do and learn, and what the community needs in the majority of cases, is a dignified practical course which will fit him not only for the conduct of his business, but for a and intelligent citizenship at his natural level of employment. And so, recognizing this not too obvious fact, Dr. Seashore suggests a college course, wherein the student would be given that which would be of definite value to him, and would not be bothered with a multitude of subjects which he cannot grasp, and which he does not need to grasp in the life work he is fitting himself for. Dr. Seashore would not, of course, have us abolish cultural education. He would simply distinguish between the two give education of a practical nature to those who desire nothing else and give a cultural education to those who desire nothing other than a cultural education. GRACE .. In Hell there are no tears Only a sighing And a slow dying Throughout the long, pale years. There all the brittle hearts Shrink from the cold, blue darts That lick around them ceaselessly, And ever guard them jealously, The while they pray for tears In Hell, that knows no tears . . . F. D. WORSHIP I do not pray On bended knee two-ye- ! t d Ties. The K Shop tell me they have had "quite a run" on them. lrv- - ; c. With folded, hands For all to see. I do not sing The notes of hymns But listen to The voice of Him. My prayer comes From deep within A faithful heart Cleansed of its sin. I do not chant Words meaningless, I live alone In fearlessness. M. C. Letters to the Editor - -- ill teacher Adv. Looking Over The Magazines o- - -- o (By J. Clark Graves) William Orton's article on marriage and ethics in the February 15 issue, of "The New Republic" should be read by all those who are interested in the ideas that are associated with the companionate marriage that is occupying so much space in the magazines. Mr. Orton argues that since the war our ethical code has been sustained by purely negative forces and that there is a decided need for our ethical code to be reconstructed. This reconstruction, he believes, can be accomplished only by making parenthood, not the marriage law, the binding element in society; by adopting a single standard of morality in which men will be held up to the same standard as women; and by the education of women for the purpose of stabilizing the ethical and moral code of man. "A Poet also Looks at Companionate Marriage," by Arthur Davidson Ficke, the author of "An April Elegy," and other volumes of poetry, in the February 8 issue fo "The Outlook," without being based as well on facts as Mr. Orton's article, releases, nevertheless, some interesting observations. For instance, Mr. Ficke writes: "Indeed, one can always detect in the marriage views of people past middle age a grim satisfaction in their conviction that marriage is going to be just as hard for young people forever as it was for them." Mr. Ficke opposes the views of Dr. Collins and the more conservative writers on the companionate marriage and argues for birth control with complete freedom of divorce, claiming that: "The genuine desire for either party to end a marriage is the only valid reason for ending it." In the February issue of The Bookman," I see that Upton Sinclair's contemporary, historical novel, "Boston," has begun serially and will appear in subsequent issues. To me, the new "Bookman" as a literary magazine stands second only to "The Dial," but I do not applaud the ap pearance of Mr. Sinclair's novel in its columns. Mr. Sinclair, as we all know, appeals to a large body of morally exacting individuals who would reconstruct the world upon some vigilant social scheme and he is ruthlessly pedantic in his condemnation of ev erybody and everything that fits into this scheme. I would suggest instead, in the February issue of "The Bookman," "Dean Swift and Vanessa," by Shane Leslie, and "On Some Hitherto Unpublished Letters of George Mere dith," by R. E. Gordon George, both (interesting and valuable articles. J Mr. Samuel Roth, the editor of sev eral monthly and quarterly magazines, among them The Two World's Monthly, The Two World's Quarterly and The Casanova Junior, is a literary plagarist of the first order and I should like to discourage the reading of his magazines. Besides printing Mr. James Joyce's "Ulysses" with severe omissions in the text, Mr. Roth has gone so far as to steal a poem from one of the leading poets of our time with no recognition or acknowledgment., of., copyright. Mr. Roth usually endeavors to make the good literature that he publishes appear obscene and he is unscrupulous in his treatment of it. i till i it C. P. A. Service. Music, Stage and Screen Addison Yeaman, director of the Stroller production, "Dulcy," reports that he is well pleased with the prog; ress the cast is making. The first act, possibly, will be ready for the shelf this week. Rehearsals are being held nightly. Berry, as usual, manages to make one like him, despite his villanies. One would like to visit a place as fascinating as the "Yellow Pig Cafe" in this picture. Editor, Kentucky Kernel. Dear Sir: Every educatioaal Institution as well as every other enterprise in which human interest enters, has its pests. Many of them are avoidable, some are suppressable; but some one is compelled to endure. The university has its share of campus pests, all of whom are irritating to a degree. There is one type here that is especially irritating to many hungry souls at meal time, and that type is the Bluegrass belle who crashes the waiting line at the cafeteria. By what right does she presume to wedge herself into the lino wherever she may see a friend ? Is it because of her overwhelming Queen of Troy type of beauty, that male and female alike should do her courtesy by following her queenly wake? Is it because of marvelous scholarship that she displays that she is entitled to this privilege? Is it because of her social brilliancy that all must step aside and grant her the privilege which she is pleased to accept as a right? Nay, nay, Gertrude, it is none of these. It is merely because she is either equipped with a subline aiBoost of egotism that blinds her. to the most ordinary element of courtesy or that she is supremely indifferent to the attitude of the grumbling1 but courteous males behind her. Now aay one of these souls would be glad to accord her the privilege but do begrude her the right, however, she flutters by, without so much as a "by your leave, I thank you, or eo to thunder." SeriousTy, now girls, if you are so everlastingly hungry that you must crash in, go right up to the head of the line. Or if you have something important to say to your friend that you must visit with her right now, please step out of line and talk where you will not be disturbed. You are not gaining anything in the minds of those upon whose rights you have presumed. If you want courtesy, just use the old time policy of fair play, and you will have no cause to complain. What do you say, girls? ONE WHO HAS SUFFERED. Milton Sills, in the screen version of Peter B. Kyne's novel, "The ValMonte Blue in "Bitter Apples," is ley of Giants," is the picture now the picture now showing at the Ben showing at the Kentucky. Sills is Dear Editor: I am worried. Will you please help Ali. The screen story is based on a perfectly at home as the big Harold McGrath story, having for its of the forest. He Is supported by me out? ? Are impeeunious habits deleterious This has been bothering center the hatred of two Silician Doris Kenyon. me ever since Professor Boynton youths, Stefani and Maria. The pic- couldn't find out for himself and had ture micht antlv hf Tinmpri "Vtnrtet.- Tom Mix in "The Arizona Wild', F" , ,. cat," will be the feature picture at to ask our freshman class. Another ii, lui buc avcucia uciicvc Liiai thing he asked ns was whether or is their sacred duty to offer up blood the Ben Ali Sunday, February 19. for blood, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. Tom is supported in the picture by not "Crossing the Bar" is a reference Mr. Blue is supported by Myrna Loy. Dorothy Sebastian and by his wonder to prohibition. Now impecuniosity refers to habEdna Wallace Hopper in person in horse, Tony. itual impecuniary clrcumatances, "The Eternal Flapper," is also on the which is not exactly irrevelant to bill. The comedy lads of "What Price in "The Gay the diurinal predicament of many of Glory" are Gene Stratton Porter's novel, "The Retreat," now showing at the Strand those who attend this university, but Harvester," has been adapted to the theater. Ted McNamara and Sammy with this as a sublaterant, can one screen and will be shown at the Ben Cohen are the boys who find Paris a draw the conclusion that this is a perBetty Francisco is the nicious or noxious condition? CerAli next Monday, Tuesday and Wed- gay place. tainly it cannot be said that those nesday. Orville Cadwell plays the little French girl. students and they are many, who find title role in the production. He is supported by Natalie Kingston. Norma Shearer continues with her themselves thus disconcerted, are in . pictures of women in business life. danger of being obliterated; this Norma Talmadge's long awaited In this one, coming to the Strand Sun- would practically endanger the enpicture, "The Dove," will be shown day, she invests in her character all tire personell of the university. And another thing. When was Sunday at the Kentucky. The screen of the feminine charms that one so version of "The Dove" is laid in Cos- seldom finds in that sort of setting. Charles Lindbergh born? What date did he land in Paris? You see this ta Roja, a mythical, In "The Latest From Paris," Miss land. Against this background the Shearer has a quite adequate story, leilow George Washington, about whom there has recently been a great story of a dance hall girl gives Miss a eood supporting cast and a good di Talmadge a vivid and dramatic role. rector. Anyway, Miss Shearer is a deal of discussion, was born on FebAnd she does full justice to it. That star who seldom disappoints her au ruary 22, and the University has dealways interesting heavy Noah Berry, dience so one w;ill not be far amiss clared a holiday for him. Perhaps plays the part of Don Jose Mariay if one goes to see her in this pro we could get quite a few more holidays that way, Lindbergh, W. Rogers, Sandoval, the egotistical caballero. duction. and Paul Jenknis birthdays being suggested. Please tell me something about George Washington. As the little boy said, "They say he couldn't tell a lie, but they close all the banks on his birthday. That looks bad." Can you give me the n on that cherry-tre-e story? Was he first in war, first in peace and. first in the (By Sara Elvove) Dr. McVey Speaks hearts of his countrywomen, as someIn response to the dignified humor body accuses him? If so, what fraWhenever the business office and Jimmy (Himself) Shropshire who ous greeting of Doctor McVey to the ternity did he establish? Aaxitsly yours. holds the keys to the business office, Keatucky Proas AasedMfrtt CaarUjT Uncle Jonathan. feel that they are getting too flush Walker, of Centre, president of the with money, they give The Kernel Association, announced that Centre o forgave the past, overlooked the presYale wants a bulldog; Columbia staff three or four tables in a private Books ent, but would get even with Ken wants a stadium; Princeton cries for dining room of some popular hotel, the municipal vote; Cornell would like invite Johnny (Professor) Bullock tucky in the future. After he had to see prohibition enforced; Michigan and Neil Plummer as speakers, and concluded Bill invited him to come (By Mdriaa Heavenridge) objects to its auto-baDartmouth A deluge of varying opinions from over and meet him in the back yard; acceptance of the Hopkins call it a banquet. However, it is only advocates he coined a new word in order all over the world has followed the proposal; Washington seeks its stolen once a year; the rest of the season then that Martha Minihan might talk on death of Vicente Blasco Ibanez. Alof The Kernel workers dine on the food siren and pleads for a continuance "Matrimonial Possibilities of a Liter-er- y though he was familiar to Americans the pa jama parade custom; Amherst you read about in Aunt Mary's col- Editorette." "There ain't no chiefly as a novelist, he was known wants Saturday night dates with nn. such" summarized Martha. Can you throughout Europe as a radical leader Smith; Smith argues for automobile and at The Kernel banquet of this year imagine a literary editor saying a life lie different times in his active riding after dark; Vassar maintains was by turns poet. Journalist, Anycame earlier than usual (some one thing like that? She didn't! the cause of smoking for women. moving-pictur- e scenarist, translator, way, Neil Plummer finally confessed Few are the colleges of today must have sent Jimmy a valentine) in a oration that he didn't editor and political agitator, and his whose student newspapers are not Promptly on the stroke of six and a know what "The Kernel's Perspec- versatile career and individualistc standards of liberty and advance half bells the ideas led him into dangerous battleguests Degan to arrive tive" was, but he took his cue from fields agents for the millennium. Unsoliciwhere he became the tareet of Tennyson's poem beginning, "And I ted criticism is being overdone, in two and fours and swarms. The looked into the future, far as human the harshest criticism and punishWhereas the organs of undergraduate birds and beasts and even the feature eye could see." Anyone can tell you ment by law ever imposed upon so opinion were once merely antiphonal writers were there. "Gwan in," shoutthat he sure was seeing things that great a man. The Germans have choruses of faculty sentiments, they ed Editor Glanz, toastmaster, never forgiven him for writing "The night. are now upholders of various degrees and master of ceremonies. Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse." The Best Speech of insurgency. Give a student editor "We gotta be out of this place by which they believed flamed hatred The prize as the best against their country throughout the an idea, an object which he may view 8:30." "Make 'em go in," he pleaded to Frank world; Spain, Ibanez's native coun with alarm, and a typewriter, and tearfully to Professor Grehan who speakers of the evening went within a week he will have raised the was moving here and there on the Davidson and Ellen Minihan, whose try, regarded him as its prime enemy foundations of his college. . . . The mezzaine floor, greeting; everyone like "Nursery Rhymes" could be called because of his radical party incenda- "Very pointed paragraphs," and the rism against the government; and the undergraduate press room has seen a long-lobrother. title would not be inappropriate. and is seeing red. whole world has suspected him of Rush Tables "Guess Frank is pretty clever after every sin from commercialism to a Wisconsin wants a completed Un A sudden rush for the tables re all," someone remarked begrudging, desire for notoriety at some ion; Oregon wants the freedom of time or speech; Syracuse demands that the sulted in the monopolization by the after Frank and Ellen had left the other, but today even his worst ene Syracuse type be defined now and for boys of two entire tables, leaving the floor amid a gale of laughter. mies grieve at the loss of one whose It would not have been a Kernel greatness they cannot deny. Most asever; Illinois wanted to beat Iowa; girl reporters with only one man to banquet if Johnny Bullock and Jim suredly the movie loving American Purdue wants a band like Indiana's, five and six girls. "It's not fair," remarked someone (Scotch) Shropshire htul not been public will miss a repetition of the and Indiana wants a football team very femininely, but just then the given a chance to voice their opinions thrilling pictures, which Ibanez furlike Purdue's. Harvard Crimson. waiters served the tomato soup in a of each other, and though both mem- nished the plots for in his novels, cup with two handles, and her mind bers were caught unprepared, they "Blood and Sand" and "Mare NosNEW EDITOR ON BULLETIN was occupied with another problem. managed to express themselves pret- trum." "I don't care how they eat soup at ty thoroughly. Just then Hill decided Miss Pauline Carpenter has been Kernel banquet," she returned in he had n tnt wafting for him. and From Paris comes the won! that appointed by Professor Enoch Grehan response to the remonstrance of her tho banquet broVr m confusion. Emilo Zola's children are threatening to take the place of Miss Laura Dunn neighbor, as she deliberately picked mfmtto, .tali,' saul one of to bring action in court for recovery "Just as one of the editors of the Bulletin up both handles and drank slowly of tho colored wailrw, laying a detain- from the custory of the Goncourt Ac of Weekly Announcements. Miss the steaming liquid. Personally, we ing hand on Notl's shoulder. "A'hm ademy of letters written by Zola to Dunn withdrew at the end of last gave a surrepturous peek at the tost- - afraid yo's got sumpm not youah's." Edmond and Jules de Goncourt which semester, having completed her schol- master who was eating away a la He withdrew two forks and a napkin are being kept secret by the literary astic work. Miss Eula Webb is the Emily Post and felt comforted. But from Neil's eon I pocket. executors because they fear embarother editor of the Bulletin. It is not for long. Bill, fishing in his cream "Oh, my mistake, my mistake," rassment of many who were friends of suggested that all students and fac ed chicken in vain for the wishbone, Neil hastily apoligizcd. "I meant to the Concourt brothers. The seemingly ulty wishing to post announcements bit a piece out of his glass, sputtered slip 'em to Bill, but he was too far modest French counselors probably should see the editors early each and announced that the program was at the other end of the table." know wherein their greatest safety week. about tp commence, He was held withput bail. lies. he-m- . 11 semi-tropic- Kernel Staff Dines Sumptuously; Soup Prelude Is Unsurpassed Desire Under the Elms -- and Authors half-hour- 's N. G. A. A ' The trend in turning again to Solid Color I. o He who vas that bozo I "Saw you sitiin' oub aw those, dances with last Tilte .? jj)ort g'efc overheated -t- omboy tnat wa my I SEE head-waite- r, after-dinn- st -