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The Kentucky Kernel, April 30, 1920

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON. VOL. X. SPFCTATORS Faculty Volley Ball Game One of Big Features of Program IS ARTISTIC Last Wednesday evening the University gymnasium was the scene of a most successful athletic carnival, A ifr v the purpose of which was to raise money for the athletic fund. The eram was vare,l interesting, and well prepared, consisting of boxing, wrestling, games, dances and music. First on the program was Mr. Bart-let- t, who amazed his audience by his daring work on the high bar. Among his stunts were the "fly away" and the "giant swing" which are seldom seen outside of a professional performance. Later on he gave an exhibition of .his prowess on the parallel bars and was equally as good at this as his former act. A wrestling match between Benson and Magregor was the. next feature. The time allowed for this match was eight minutes, and the two heavy weights grappled with each other until the time was up, without either man winning a decision. Margaret Parrish, in a quaint, dress, delighted the audience with her dancing of "Dixie." This dainty little lady, as she danced to that good old southern tune, completely won the admiration of all who saw her, and she is Justly deserving (Continued on Page Two) t MEMBER OF FLYING SQUADRON AT HALL Armenian Situation Discussed Dr. Yonan. By Doctor Isaac Matlick Yonan, former Persian and Assyrian resident and a member of the famous Flying Squadron, addressed the young women of the dormitories Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. His subject was the Ar menian situation. "Every village was destroyed," Doctor Yonan said In part. "Armenia was not left a home, a church, or even a s of book. Her war dead are the- entire race. One hundred thousand maidens and women were auctioned and are now slaves in Turkish The remainder of the Arharems. menians and Assyrians who were subjects of the Turkish exile are scattered over Mesopotamia and the Caucassus. Among them are 400,000 orphans. Without the aid of the United States nil would have perished. Their plight today Is terrible beyond words to describe. octor Yonan In his talk made a plea that the students would continue to interest themselves in the Armenian need and would give them what help they can. two-third- - A. No. 28 APRIL 30, 1920 HOOVER ENTHUSIASTS 6LEE CLUB TO PRESENT LOUISVILLE SPEAKER BUDGET FOR AT WOMAN'S LEAGUE ORGANIZE CLUB HERE THRILLED AT ATHLETIC CARNIVAL DANCING KYM ATTRACTIVE CONCERT "Social Hygiene" Members login Campaign For Petitioners. Sunday evening at Petterson Hall following tho Y. W. and Y. M. C. A. services, the students of the University organized a Hoover Club to start the boom in Lexington for this candidate for the presidency. Captain Kerry who is touring the State in the interest of the Hoover nomination, was introduced to the audience by Dr. who had made his acquaintance in France while both were in the service. After a short talk in which he urged those students who will honestly back Hoover to organize, a president of the club, Miller and a Claribel Kay, were elected. Miss Adele Slade was made publicity manager of the campaign in which it is planned to canvass all the University for Hoover support. Twenty-fiv- e thousand petitioners for his nomination are desired from Kentucky. t, Record Performance Announced For Tuesday, May 4, In Chapel PROGRAM VARIED The University Glee Club will present to the people of Lexington, a program similar to that given on their notable tour of the southwestern part of the State, in the University chapel on the evening of Tuesday, May 4, at 8:15 o'clock under the direction of Professor Carl Lamport. The Qlee Club needs no introduction here, and reports that came In of the success with which they met on their trip, warrants an excellent performance here. This will be the last appearance of H. E. Hicks, whose selections on the banjo during their recent Itinerary were received with much favor. The following program will be given: 1. "On the Sunny Side," Nyvall; "How Much Wood, Would a Chuck?" Linders Glee Club. 2. "Gypsy Dance," Sarsate Professor Lampert. 3. "Pilgrim's Chorus from Wagner Glee Club. University 4. "Lucky Jim," Parks Quartet. 5. "Clang of the Forge," Rodney Glee Club. Solo, selected H. E. 6. Banjo Hicks. Cook Glee Along," 7. "Swing Club. (bass 8. "I've Two Grenadiers" solo), Schumann C. Anderson. 9. "Steel Guitar Duet," selected S. Fendlay, H. Hicks. 10. "01' Carolina," Cooke A. Bell. 11. "Winsome Woman," Fearls Glee Club. 12. Reading, selected A. Lisanby. Solo," selected R. 13. Whistling Porter. 14. "When the Blue and White is Waving," Wilson Glee Club. The men who will appear in the concert are: A. E. Bell, Eminence; H. E. Hicks, Lexington; J. R. Curry, Mays- ville; A. C. Smith, Lexington; S. D. Flndley, Frankfort; R. H. Craig, Lexington; Silas Wilson, Frankfort; W. P. Tlbbett, Lexington; C. M. Riley, Covington; C C Anderson, Mayfield; A. Lisanby, Plrncoton, and R. L. Porter, of Anderson, Ind. Admittance to the performance will fifty and thirty-fivbo seventy-five- , cents, the money to be used for the maintenance of the club, In furnishing music and other necessities; also as financial backing for the trip to Chicago, which tho club Is planning for next year. Chosen Plans that will ultimately result in a permanent Stroller home, either in the form of adequate rooms or a building of some sort, were started at The Stroller meeting last week when it was decided to lay aside at least $150 every year as an asset balance for the organization to start with each fall, which will later be turned into a sinking fund for this home. was Herndon Evans, Frankfort, elected president of the Strollers for next year. Evans was stage manager' of "The Climbers," the Stroller play ithls year and a good deal of the credit for the successful production of the play is due to him. Martha Buckman, Henderson, was elected vice president. Miss Buckman played a stellar role In "Tho Climbers," and also appeared In "The Lion and the Mouse," three years ago. J. Burton iProwltt, Mt. Sterling, one of the most popular of the younger Strollers, was elected secretaryitreasurer. William Finn, another of the younger Strollers whose initial appearance in Stroller plays was as a butler In "The Climbers," was selected as business manager of the play next year. Fred Augsburg, Lexington, who has had parts In all three of the plays produced since ho has been in school, was elected as advertising manager for the play next year. The stage manager will not bo chosen until fall. Patronize Our Advertisers KEYS AND MYSTIC THIRTEEN PLEDGE k Tann-hauser- e YEAR APPRHDJHRUSTEES Authorities See Need of $150,000 More Than Appropriation Provided APPOINTMENTS MADE The UnirTsity of Kentucky will be unable to increase its faculty the com ing scholastic year, owing to the fact that it is about $150,000 short of what is actually needed, according to Uni versity authorities. About $470,000 was appropriated for the use of the University in the coming fiscal year by recent legislation. This fact was made known Monday afternoon when the executive committee of the Uni versity met and approved the budget with minor changes for the fiscal year beginning July 1. It will be finally acted upon by the Board of Trustees at the next quarterly meeting, June 1. A considerable increase in the student body is expected and instructors are needed greatly. s act, the Under the federal government places a large sum in the University treasury to be used for agricultural extension work only. Dr. McVey announced at the meeting that the only increase of instruction staff will be an Increase In the staff of the Department of Physical Education, which will probably be made possible by the allocation to the University of about $11,000 by the Interdepartmental Social Hygiene ComA number of mission, Washington. new instructors will be added to the faculty, however, to take the placea of those who have resigned or are on leave of absence. It is expected that ground will be broken for the Memorial Building In the fall. A marked progress of the fund was reported and Charles H. Coolidge, Boston, the University architect, is now working on the plana for the building. The committee reported favorably on the application filed with them by the Sigma Alpha Epsllon fraternity for space on the campus to erect a (Continued on Pape 7) Smith-Hughe- Freshmen and Sophomore Honorary Fraternities Give Dance. Keys and Mystic Thirteen entertained with a delightful dance in Buell Armory Saturday evening from 8:30 to 12 o'clock. One end of the Armory was elaborately decorated with the colors of the Keys, purple and gold, and the other end in the colors of Thirteen, red green and black. Crepe paper was interlaced to form an imitation ceiling and colored electric lights made in the shape of the pins of these organizations completed the decorations. The programs were of white linen with the insignia of Keys and Thirteen embossed in gold on the cover. The feature of the evening was the pledging of the men to membership. Between the 9th and 10th dances Keys pledged the following men: Homer Baker, Gilbert Smith, Curtis Benjamin, Bruce Fuller, Harry Brailsford, Raymond Kirk, Harvey Smith, Otis Jones, Ryan Ringo and Leip. Mystic Thirteen between the twelfth and dances pledged Barron thirteenth Faulconer, Robert Lavln, Donald Dinning, George Oldham, Ed. Gregg, Thomas Brooks, Herman Becker, Silas Wilson, Walter Morris, Burton Prew-itJimmie Trultt, Warren Clare, Lawrence Burnham. During the last no break, the Imitation celling was allowed to fall, taking the place of tho usual confetti. Tho hosts for this brilliant affair were tho active members of Keys, Sam Royster, George Oldham, Owen Carroll, Donald Dinning, Barron Faulconer, Joe Dodge, Lawrence Burnham, and Herman Becker, and the actlvo members of Thirteen, Ben Orr, Arthur Shnnklln, F. D. Weathorholt, A. Professor Noe goes to Buena Vista, E. Bell, W. D. Thompson, Earl WalHarrison County. Tuesday to deliver lace, Dewey Downing, J. P. Barnes and George Zerfoss. an educational address. Wood-chuc- Herndon Evans Leads the Strollers Next Year; Other Officers To Be Subject at Meeting. Mrs. Cora Bennett Stephenson, of the Department of Biology In the Louisville Girls' High School, will speak to the Woman's League on Wednesday, May 5, at flfth hour In the Little Theatre. Her subject vljl be "Social Hygiene" and will be preparatory to a series of talks which the league is arranging for next year. As this is a subject of vital interest to everyone it is hoped that the attendance will be a large one. Mrs. Stephenson Is a very able and interesting speaker. The election of officers of the league will be held at this meeting. The nominees are as follows: President Catherine Christian. Vice President Claribel Kay. Secretary Lucille Moore and Mary Lyons. Treasurer Martha Van Meter and Mary Hardy Ligon. NEXT t, FREEMAN GRANTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE William E. Freeman, Professor head of the Department of Electrical Engineering since his arrival here in 1911, has been granted a year's leave of absence by the University. During this time he will be employed by the Westlnghouse Electrical Manufacturing Company of East Pittsburg. There he will be connected with the Educaand will have tional Department charge of tho training of men for engineering salesmen. Professor Freeman has rendered to the University of Kentucky valuable services in his lino of work and will be greatly missed both by tho students and tho faculty.