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4 > Image 4 of The Kentucky Kernel, December 18, 1925

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I6l5 THE KENTUCKY KERNEL The Kentucky Kernel is the official newspaper of the students and alumni Published every Friday throughout tho of the University of Kentucky. college year by the student body of the University. e Cents the Copy. Subscription One Dollar and Fifty Cents n Entered nt Lexington Postofflce as second class mail matter. REPORTERS EDITORIAL E. T. Hlggins Ann Gormley Lloyd McDonald Hunter Moody Maria Middelton Neil Plummcr R. C. Claxon George Moore Jameson Helen Shclton Ava Cawood J. A. Estcs Virginin Boyd Nellie Torian Lydia Roberts Ruth Robinson MANAGING EDITOR Virginia Reeves Willy King Arthur H. Morris Charlsey Smith Virginia Conroy Year--Fiv- incidence of the disease is increasing imt this may be due to more definite methods of diagnosis. Epidemics have occurred all over tho world and in those studied the death rate seems to be higher in rural communities than in densely populated areas. The disease is usually most prevalent in the warm, dry months but sporadic cases may occuV at any time. All classes of children seem to be equally affect ed and it would seem from this that sanitary ordinary precautions have no effect on the spread of the i disease. The decree of communicability from person to person is rather slight and in this instance it might be said to resemble pneumonia. The virus of infnntilc paralysis Hnys Htiskirk passes from the nasal mucus mem Maude Van Jewell ASSOCIATE EDITORS Catherine Redmond Betty Rcgenstcin brane to the central nervous system Addison Ycnman and probably invades many other Florence Ogdcn Mildred Pool Elizabeth Llllcston Kyle Whitehead parts of the body. It would seem, Edna Lewis Wells Curtis Buchlcr Ernestine Cross Dave Alexander therefore, from what we know of the Norman Allen Frances Lee disease as cleaned from epidemics Kugcnin O'Hara Maria McElroy BUSINESS and from experimental work on the Margaret McWiliiams lower animals that the path of the infection is by way of the upper BUSINESS MANAGER NEWS KDITOR-IN-CHIE- F Jack Warren NEWS EDITOR Virginia Kclley John R. KEKNKI. KENTUCKY FOUR ASSISTANTS Bullock J. L. Crnwford SPORT EDITOR Frank K. Hoover ASSISTANTS Lovell Underwood Frank Smith Wnyman Thomasson C. M. Dowden Warren A. Price SOCIETY EDITOR Edith Minihan ASSISTANTS Thelma Snyder Pauline Adams Phones 4024 20IS0 G800-Uni- 74 OF ACCOUNTS James Augustus '27 MANAGER ASSISTANT Fred Nobb'.e MANAGER CIRCULATION LeRoy Keffer ASSISTANT Rex McClure respiratory passages. The organism is probably disseminated with the discharges from the nose and throat, but, as we are not sure of this, great care should be taken regarding other discharges and with everything with which the patient comes in contact. The organism or virus, as it is called, has been grown and the disease has been trans mitted by inoculating monkeys. The early symptoms of the disease are usually those of a cold with fever, irritability, drowsiness, twitchings and symptoms jerkings, and stiffness of the neck together general tenderness. In some with cases the paralysis may be the first gastro-intestin- ADVERTISING MANAGER James S. Shropshire Phone 6800 Univ. 74 for rates. symptom hut this Is rare. Tho paralysis is due to an inflammation and destruction of parts of the central nervous system and this parlysis is usually most widespread in the pati ent early in the disease, heverai forms of the disease have been recognized, but it is helpful to know in the diairnos s that the spinal fluid while usunlly clear is frequently in creased in nmount nnd is under pressure. The originnl paralysis usually lessens within a few days nnd rapid improvements is noted for a short time; there may be improvement of the paralysis for as long a period as three months. Recognition of the cause of the disease nnd experimental worl on the lower animals has helped very much in determining the methods of transAs nbovc stated, the dismission. ease is probably spread from the upper respiratory tract in the net of coughing, sneezing nnd in nny way thnt sputum from tho infected in dividual may reach another person In this disease "healthy carriers" arc recognized. The "healthy carrier" is an indivdual who carries the germ in his throat but who is immune from the disease, and this brings about n irrcat question relative to the of ficiency of strict isolation and pro- nhynctic measures directed only to wnrd persons in the acute stage of the disease and without taking into Account the problem of the "healthy carries." One type of fly has been in dieted as a carrier of this disease, but it fs doubtful 'whether qr not this is true. As in other diseases, prevention is much more important than cure, but because of our ftgamentary evidence regarding the cause of this disease and because of the role of the carrier, MECHANICAL FOREMAN Dclos Nooc FEATURE EDITOR LeRoy Smith ! ft In A. L. Pigman W. C. Stagg ALL MAKES TYPEWRITERS ASSISTANT FOR SALE OR RENT SPECIAL RENTAL RATES TO STUDENT- S- THE CHRIST CHILD STANDARD TYPEWRITER VI. . all-da- y J. A. 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The prepetual presence, the ceaseless personal influence, the potent force of His continual association alone renders human history intelligible or makes possible the solution of any grave problem which man meets in his upward march to better life and more wholesome conditions." Jesus, as divine, has not yet been accepted by all peoples, but the fact that those who have accepted Him and have modeled their laws upon His teachings are advanced far beyond those who still clirig to other religions proves the worth of His example and the truth of His claim. Christmas, the anniversary of the birth of the Christ child, is the oneday whose celebration is observed in all civilized nations, amdng all independent people and in all learned tongues. 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At scenery of the stall and the manger and the beautiful Madonna SOME of the men 47T The question is sometimes asked: Where do youngZmen get his bidding the Univerhas been drawn aside, we see in this birth God's bared heart. when they enter a large industrial organization? Have they . world's largest sity mentioned it first. What a statement of the purpose divine to bring all men to that single-untransopportunity Jo exercise creative talents, or are they forced into narrow "Doug surely .lives in divine likeness! Let yourself go into the presence of the stable ' former will step grooves? p. the Lab," they rescene inretrospect, albeit. Look beyond its surroundings. Catch the divine passion. Forget the solicitations that constantly keep marked. Later, too, current up to a This; series of advertisements throws light on these questions. Each yourself to the fore in your mind. 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Kentucky, during the restful memorial days, will, with jollity "Big league lab work" was his aim as capable of producing on short circuit a He gets it from the laboratories. He. proturn the "water of their common lives into the wine of sweet he turned to Wcstinghouse after graduation million horsepower, has been erected. duces under a roofVthe same conditions domestic happiness;" forget their deeper troubles and petty anin 191 7. But not until his return from which nature, or tima, may be holding in There is a practical reason lfor these noyances and enter into the spirit of the occasion overseas service two years later could he store for Westingbouse equipment. s for this equipment in advance scattering good will and happiness among their fellowmen, and settle down to the lab. Now e at Such is the pioneering of Westingbouse of what the world uses now 1n its daily return to their duties in the dawn of the ensuing year, refreshed he's in charge of experiments at in mind and heart and with the desire to bring even better rework. This, for instance, is frequently Laboratory Engineers. They arc "experiour Engineering, High Power, and High sults out of forthcoming effort. the attitude of a Central Station customer: menting in the tomorrow" the step beVoltage Laboratories, with a staff of twenty-fiv- e "Of course your apparatus meets our tween research and application. They hootst' T X Lab g, Lightning it fifty-fiv- whole-heartedl- y, super-test- thirty-thre- Infantile Paralysis An article reprinted from the Kentucky Outlook of November 7, written by Dr. J. E. Rush, AI. I).. Di. rector of the Department of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Ken- tucky. Infantile paralysis is an acute, communicable infection, characterized particularly by widespread lesions of the iutvous system. It has been recognized as a communicable disease since 1005 and the fact that it was probably spread through contact, droplet infection and through human carriers who themselves show no symptoms of the disease has been the past three weeks; one case in Broadhead; one in Scott county and one in Washington county, according to Dr. A. T. McCormack of the State Hoard of Health. Dr. J. S. Chambers, health officer of Fayette county, one case within the county and this caso occurred three weeks ago. Dr. C. H. Voorheis reports two cases in Lexington, one of which is now four weeks old. It is not improbable that mnrfcy obscure cases of meningitis may real-ly be cases of poliomyelitis, and it is possible too, that where we have diagnosed this number of cases in Kentucky that there may be many other cases in which the infection is so mild as to go unrecognized and known. undiagnosed. The mortality in preThe present outbreak of tho disease vious epidemics hns varied from eight includes in the State of Kentucky, 43 per cent to 27 per cent, tho majority all since the first of cases occurring in young children. .casus of September; 11 cases in Owensboro, Males and females seem to be about where there have been no cases for equally attacked. It appears that the to direct. He can unleash artificial 5,000,000 horsepower in yit Jt,'l.' lightning of 51000 of a needs today- - takes every test to which But what of 1950? we can put it now. Will this insulation stand the load wc will arc finding growth, reward, congenial work, while folio wing a bent for trying things out. 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