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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 5, 1946

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oesi uopy Avanaoie The ECentucky Kernel ON PAGE ONE Car Registration Explained By Officials ON PAGE SIX Jaycees To Give Rupp New Car UNIVERSITY OP KENTUCKY VOLUME XXXVI LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY. Z248 FRIDAY. APRIL 5, 1946 NUMBER 22 Country's Status Determined Hutchcralt And LaMaster, Million Dollar Arts Building) By Military Power In War Candidates For YW Presidency Reports Dr. Vandenbosch Radio Department, Approved; Balloting Year's Outstanding In Union Tuesday Cooperstown Manager Named Professor Speaks To Be ' both praise and criticism ! Helen Hulehcraft, arts and sciences Junior from Paris, and Mary Bennett LaMaster. arts and sciences junior from Lexington, are the nominees for president of the YWCA. The election will be held next Tuesday, with a voting booth set up in the Student Union build- lug. and voting will continue throughout the day and from 6:30 to 7 p.n. More Candidates Ann Biggcrstaff, Lexington, and Joan Scott. Hanson, have been nominated for the office of Mary Keith Doskcr, Louisville, and Mary Lou Jones. Union, for secretary; and Eleanor Bennett. Butler. Pa., and Frances Wilhoytc. Prospect, for treasurer. Mips Hutchcraft Is chairman of the YWCA Live Vers, newly-electpresident of Phi Beta, treasurer of the Interfaith Council and a member of Pitkin club. Miss LaMaster is serving as act-in- ? secretary of the YWCA. president of Dutch Lunch club, secretary of the Philosophy club, and secretary of Uie Interfaith council. Installation May 2 Installation of the new officers will take place May 2 at the home of Mrs. Joe F. Freeman, member of the Advisory Board. The new members of the YW Cabinet will be chosen and installed with the new officers. The cabinet is composed of the officers and committee heads of the YW and includes the chairmen of social the following committees: service, social, publicity, worship, posters, race relations, publicity world affairs, student and industry. Dutch Lunch club and Also on the cabinet are a freshman adviser, and sophomore and senior program representatives. ed Helen Hutchcraft Mary Bennett LaMaster Parking Regulations 'Stars Of Night' To Be Enforced To Be Theme Of Women's Convo University parking regulations will Monday, beginning be enforced Dean T. T. Jones announced yesterday. Only 500 parking places will be available to students. Dean Jones said. Because there are 750 student cars on the campus and therefore not enough places to park every car, students living farthcrest from the campus are given preference over those living in the dormitories or within walking distance of the campus, he said. In answer to many questions re ceived at the office of Uie dean of men and in The Kernel news room. Dean Jones made the following The annual Women's Convocation will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Memorial hall, Frances Street, president of the Women's Adminis- trative Council, said yesterday. The theme of the convocation will be "Stars of the Night," Miss Street said. The theme of last statement: The University parking regula tions were passed by the Board of j Trustees cn the recommendation of President Donovan, and fines and registration fees were established by them, also on the recommendaThe Sunday afternoon musicale tion of Dr. Donovan. Prewar fees recital scheduled to be presented in of twenty-fiv- e cents a semester Memorial hall at 4 o'clock Sunday were charged to students and facul been canceled due to ty. afternoon has Under the present system Mr. Kuhlman's recent illness. faculty members will not pay fees, and students will pay a dollar fee every two quarters, Because new licenses are received in March of each year, registration for parking pace will be held at the beginning of the spring' and fall quarters. Fees will be applied toward payment of expenses of marking off areas. Any surplus will prob ably go to the student loan fund, as QUESTION: WHAT DO YOU it did before the war. Students who register will be THINK IS WRONG WITH THE given definite areas for parking STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSO- Spaces will not be designated, and CIATION ON OUR CAMPUS? the student may park anywhere mm. swk- s if within his area. A fine of one dollar Imposed for all violations. ul nvtl.tiiff is wmn with the SGA. hn knows nhoiit MT Its activities. I Violations will be reported by the 'campus police to the office of the witn ine exception 01 115 eiccuuiis, ere not known to the average stu- dean of men, and fines will be im pored by that office. dent. I Musicale Canceled program year's was "Kentucky Belles," but the committee plans to make theme a University tradition, she said: At the convocation, which has taken the place of the women's banquet since 1943, pledges for various women's honoraries including, sophomore leadership honrary; Alpha Lambda Delta, freshman scholarship honorary; Mortar Board, senior women's Honorary; Theta Sigma Phi, Journalism honorary, pledges and award to the outstand ing freshman woman Journalist; Phi Upsion Omicron, home economics honorary, and Chi Delta Phi. liter ary honrary, will be chosen. "SOTHET u 1 . O. C. See vers. Engineering, sophomore: SGA lias never, in my memory, taken any action which caught ! my interest. It is too conservative body, "run" by a few people, as a H. Fred Willkie, vice chairman oi the vast majority of the students the Committee for Kentucky, will say, while standing around and speak on "The Reconversion of doing nothing about it. Citizenship," at an Lola Stokes, A AS. sophomore: I convocation to be held at 11 a.m. don't think the students know what Thursday, April 18, Mary Keith the SGA does. We should know Dosker, chairman of the Student more of Just what they are doing Govennment Association convocaand planning to do. tion committee, announced yesterRichard Le Grand, Agriculture, day. The convocation will be sponsenior: They don's get enough co- sored by SGA. operation from the student body. The convocation formerly had The student body needs to be bet been scheduled for April 25, but Mr. ter acquainted with the functions Willkie was unab:e to be present 'on that date. of SGA. During the convocation, the E. R. rvne. Education, Junior: president and It should better acquaint itself with of the Student Government the student body. Practically the only time it is mentioned is at elec- Association and new members of the assembly will be installed by Wen-de- l! tion time. Demarcus, SGA judicial comEdward Bary, A IS, senior: SGA hasn't become an integral part of mittee chairman. After the convocation, Mr. Willevery student's campus life. Its kie and the new SGA members will functions are not understood 1l H.nluVin t f ha itnnrlo of IAiinii nt W. E. Buckler. Graduate student: the Bvern ng body in Ihere are several definite weak-- 1 ne ?ven r IOlDttu ' lne wniuuuuuu nesses in the operation of the Stu- int. rivprnmpnt BKfviflt.inn. In UJ6 the first place, half the students do not know that it exists, and the others know it only by name. Next, the association has deteriorated into a political issue, a means for variTo AU Students: ous organized factions to show their If you have not presented your power. Finally, too few students are receipt for fees for the Spring Univer- -' bincerely interested in the Quarter to the Dean of your fcity and these few are not interested College you should do so at once enough to be willing to spend any Class tickets wiii not be issued of their time in its government. for any student who has not What is the solution? In the first presented his receipt as evidence place, students must be made conof hi registration. duties scious of the administrative LEO M. CHAMBERLAIN of the Student Government assoDean of the I'niversity ciation. The office must be made and Registrar honorary enough to attract the best lhaterial. Willkie To Address All-Camp- us Dr. Amry Vandenbosch, recently chosen most distinguished professor at the University In 1945 by members of the faculty, spoke at Memorial hall Tuesday plght on his findings during three months of research on small nations. lie discussed the place of the small states in international politics and organization. The status of a country is determined by its military power in actual warfare. Dr. Vandenbosch said. Voting Equality Equality of voting power between large and small nations will produce an international organization that is "sterile and impotent," he said. The block of the large states by the small has been admitted to be one of the chief causes of the failure of the League of Nations by Gen. Jan C. Smuts, originator of the Idea of allowing the small states a large voice in the League, the speaker said. The place of the small states in the United Nations Organization will not be as great as In the League, Dr. Vandenbosch said. Be' cause Great Britain, Russia and the j United States bore the brunt of the war, their statesmen insisted that they should have a stronger place In the International organization than In the League, he said. The small nations havfe faced Convo Finalists To Debate At Convo Today T'T ,he (ha riafin ni h of their r!d-sa,- the small states. He charged that the small state is an anachronism in a day of ex panding and intensified technology, a htnderance to economic progress and higher standards of living." He said it was not an argument "against the small state, but rather against economic nationalism. The large states were just as guilty as the small in this, he said. Speaking for the small states, Dr. Vandenbosch stated that "we shall have to admit that there is an element of truth in their contention that they contribute more than their share to the world's cultural goods." fMen's Residence Contract Awarded A contract was. awa, ded for a new men's residence hall and approval was given for the erection of a fine arts building by the board of trustees of the University W. - ' - i At a April 1 ing, it would meeting of the WSSF, held in the Student Union buildwas decided that' the drive continue this quarter, and better results are anticipated. Miss Dorothy Collins, adviser, stated that a new drive would begin April 8. and last through the 12th. the purpose of which will be to contact townspeople and new students to give personal donations. Letters will be sent to all campus organizations asking them to adopt special projects to collect money for the fund. The campus goal for the year is $2,500, and contributions amount to $1,500 at this time. Miss Collins says that although UK falls under other schools In the drives, the present rise in enrollment should make it comparatively easy to raise the remaining $1,000. Sox vs. Reds On Stoll Field There will be a special UK section at the major league baseball game between the Bos ton Red Sox and the Cincinnati Reds to be played on Stoll Field, Tuesday, April 9, at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by seeing Call Clark in room 235 at the Experiment Station, or by phoning exchange 25. Price of admission will be $1.75 for reserved seats. larger states, he stated. Concluding, he stated: "If nationalism succumbs to rival ideologies, the result very probably wilt be the merging of the smaller states with the larger ones, until the world is divided into two or three huge hostile camps. "But our concern Is not for states as such; our concern should be floor-harden- er Sulzer Named Radio Arts Department Head under-privileg- ed Bowles Talks To Veterans New To Club Wild Replaces Sulzer Replacing Mr. 8ulzer as director Challenging all veterans on the of public relations will be Raymond campus to work for their own In- Wesley Wild, new editor of the deterests, Howard C. Bowles, president partment of public relations at of the University Veterans' club, Michigan State college, a native explained the need for their help Kentuckian and University gradat the organization's Monday night uate. meeting.' It was the first meeting In recommending the establishto be held during the spring quarter. ment of the new department. PresA large number of new veterans ident Donovan explained to the and new club members were in at- board that "while the University has Preliminaries in the debating tendance. The meeting was devoted maintained a radio station for many hugely to welcoming the new vets years for the purpose of training tournament began Wednesday Semi-fina- ls were held on the campus, explaining the oper young men and women in the tech yesterday afternoon, but results ation of the club, its purposes and nlques of broadcasting, and also for disseminating information regarding were not available at Kernel press plans for the immediate future. The president's challenge ap the University over the radio sta ' time. The finalists will fce chosen from peared in the form of a statement tions which gave the University the following teams: "Hopkhisrtlle, to "roa Bp your sleeves" and help in 4ree time on the air. the institution Madtsonvtlle. Louisville Male. Win- the work of the organization and now has a frequency modulation station which it can operate 24 chester,' Plkeville, and Holmes High to the realization of a vet organiza tion being in a "hot seat." hours a day if it chooses to do so. Covington. of fact," Bowles In addition, scores of young men It is a Dean Chamberlain will preside scalawags, and women are anxious for a career said, and the president of the Kentucky bloody-shl- "that hundreds of what-havrt wavers and in radio. This is the opportune time League will High School Debate you are out to get behind the name for the University to enter radio have charge of the debate. education." veteran." " These debaters are not amateurs; "We must meet them squarely Snlzer Was Bandsman expert debaters and they they are decide who is right and what Mr. Sulzer is a native of Madlson-vlll- e. have been carefully trained and Is best for ourselves, the University, Ind.. and came to the Univerthroughout the school year, Louis state, and the nation." He con- sity in 1926 as instructor In music Clifton, director of the University the cluded by saying, "Are you willing and director of the University band. Extension department which is to do it?" He was named director of publici-isponsoring the event, said. They are George Harris introduced the of1929, and in that year, the Unicapable of putting on an excellent ficers and members of committees. versity radio studios were opened debate, he said. He explained some of the club's acsupervision. He is a gradEvents scheduled for today in the complishments and some of the under his uate of DePauw University. Kentucky High School Speech Festi things which it is now working on. Mr. Wild was assistant Instructor val Include contests in oratorical The club's proposed national edu declamation, extemporaneous speak' cational emergency bill Is receiv- in the department of Journalism at ing, poetry reading, interpretative ing much attention at the present the University during his senior reading, radio speaking, discussion. time. The plan was presented pub- year; associate editor of The KerKenThe festival, which draws students licly In a half-hobroadcast over nel; assistant editor of the from high schools throughout, Ken' a local radio station Wednesday tucky Press, and campus correspondent for The Lexington Herald. tucky, will end today. night. Since graduation from the UniThe extensive survey and canvass with versity, in 1935, he has worked 11 of Lexington, in University officials, in trying to years on both daily and weekly obtain rooms for students to attend newspapers; has instructed at Ohio 1946 school, was explained by the Hous- University. University of West Vir ginia. University of Maryland, and UK Dames announce the election ing committee. Edward Gabbard. treasurer, gave Michigan state. of officers for the coming year: Mrs. Mr. Sulzer and Mr. Wild will asJack Duvall Hibbs, president; Mrs. a complete financial report. Captain Vaughn Holly of the sume their new duties at the beJoe T. Mullins, secretary, and Mrs. ginning of the University's fiscal Claude Frady, Mrs. University military department year, July 1. Elbert Williams, treasurer. on Page Three) th Raymond Wild Elmer G. Sulxer Establishment of a department of primarily for small of weak individuals, for those radio arts in the college of arts and throughout the world who go to bed sciences, with Elmer G. Sulzer. since weary and wake without hope." 1929 director of publicity and radio activities at the University, as its iiead, was approved Wednesday by the board of trustees. Finalists in the Twenty-SevenAnnual State High School Debating Tournament will present a debate on peacetime compulsory military training at the first convocation of the spring quarter to be held a. 11 ajn. today in Memorial hall. An fourth-hoclasses' will be excused. Dean Leo MVChamberlain announced. ' Speech Preliminaries" ur well-kno- e- Boles To Direct S. A. (Daddy) Boles, manager of athletic ticket sales, has been appointed manager of the Coopers-tow- n housing project. Dr. H. L. Donovan announced Tuesday. The appointment, effective yesterday, will result in the transfer of Mr. Boles from the Athletic department, with which he has been associated in various capacities since 1916. In Charge Of Rentals As Cooperstown manager, he will be in charge of rentals, maintenance and repairs, and general supervision of the student housing project, which is the largest of its kind in the United States. Assign ment of men to the project will continue to be under the tumuyn of the dean of mea oi. Donovan said. During his 30 years with the department, Mr. Boles has served in all capacities from instructor in physical education to athletic director. In 1918, his first year at the school, he was director of the gymnasium and assistant football coach under Dr. John J. Ttgert, now president of the University of Florrt ida. After the departure of Dr. in 1917. Mr. Boles served as head football and basketball coach until after the first world war. when he became director of athletics, a position he held until 1934. No Successor Appointed Athletic Director Bernle Shively said yesterday that no successor had been appointed for Mr. Boies, out that a new setup for ticket sales would be announced. "I dont blame Mr. Boles tor tak ing th new job." Mr. Shively said. "because handling ticket sales nas become quite a headache " UK Dames Elect Officers nt I I " 11 All Students Asked To Turn In Receipts - Quignol Rounds Out 18 Y ears Of Service An abandoned Negro church near the University was the home of the first little theater in central Kenof tucky. Repeated applications soapy water and paint, all dosed by earnest people, both young and old, made ready the frail building that, until it fell apart, served active drama. Even then old lumber was salvaged and added to that of a row of Negro shacks to form the of which present structure, has housed the University dramatics for eighteen years. "Very ingenious," innumerable visitors have remarked, "but a disgrace to the campus." The early theater was named The Romany, where productions and instruction were erratic, but in 1928, with the coming of Frank Fowler as director, the name was changed to The Guignol Theatre, and under this aegis Lexington (and the Blue-graregion) has received the only legitimate theater faie it has en one-thi- rd ss joyed in its own territory. For with the decision of New York producers some years ago not to carry their plays into the "provinces," Lexington, once known as the "best stand in the South," became barren of outside theater one-nig- ht anter-tainme- Seating but two hundred persons, with no capital and without subsidization beyond a director, a cardboard building, and electric current, Guignol has supplied regular dramatic entertainment which is unexcelled In little theaters anywhere hi the country, both as to the selection of plays and their production. This statement has evidence in the fact that Guignol has been selected as one of the twenty-fiv- e little theaters making up the National Theatre Conference. The result of this feverish activity over a period of eighteen years is that every available inch of space is overcrowded. The costume room where all costumes are made and stored, is needed during productions as a checkroom for patrons' wraps. The director's office doubles as a business office. The lounge, where coffee is served between acts, by day is a classroom, paint room, sewing room, and general workshlp. Classes in dramatic production have been held for 18 years without benefit of a classroom other than this small general work room. During the existence of Guignol, 149 plays have been produced, up and above the uncountable laboratory plays held in with contests and classes. Here, then, in central Kentucky, is a bee-hiof endeavor housed in an amazingly inadequate, building, but presenting a uniform, high standard schedule of plays and dramatic work each sea son, under tremendous handicaps. Here are desires for larger creative fields, and personnel eager to de-- 1 ar ve velop dramatically this section so rich in history and heritage. The entire history of Guignol may be divided into eras. The Fowler era. from the founding of the theater to 1944; and the Briggs era, from that date to the present day. Wallace N. Briggs, who took over direction of the theater in the absence of Professor Fowler, is recognized throughout the region as a champion of student actors. During his two-yereign at Guignol, Mr. Briggs has cast more than thirty University students in parts, many of them leading roles. ar "Three's a Family," the play in the offing, will mark the completion of eighteen years of entertaining service to the University and the Bluegrass region. The new play, which will open May 6, also marks the celebration of the 150th pro- duction to be presented by the little theater. Peterson Authorized University D. Peterson. comptroller, was authorized to confer with the Civil Production Administration at Louisville for a federal permit and priorities to build the dormitory. The contract w. awarded to the Hargett company on condition that priorities and fedei al approval could be obtained. The men's residence hail will be constructed facing Washington avenue and will complete the quadrangle of men's residence halls. Recreational facilities for all of the men's units will be provided in the new building and it will provide living space for 108 men. Dr. Donovan said that the arts building is planned to house the music department, art department, the Gulgnol theater and classes in speech. It will be located on the Maxwelton Place property (Continued ou Five) Frank Housing Project ur By Hugh Collett , Military Power Military power might not be determined by the size of a country In the future, since the possession of the atomic bomb by the smaller states would prove a threat to the -- New WSSF Drive Will Open April 8 i Wednesday. Awarded the contract for the men's residence hail was the Hargett Construction company of Lexington, which presented a low base bid of $413200, according to President H. L. Donovan. John F. Wilson. Lexington, is the architect. Three of four alternates to the Hargett bid were accepted by the board of trustees, including $1,525 for use of cut stone instead of woct and composition for columns and pilasters; $200 for marble window stools instead of wood; and $1,560 for application of a on concrete and terazzo floors. -- Ath-te-i- Tl-ge- r6 oe Ten SGA Members To Be Elected Election of officers of the Et'iient Government Association will be he!d April 17 to the Student Union building, Gwen Pace, chairman of the election committee, announced Applicants- for office must file their names April 10. and meet the requirements, which are to have attended the University for at lea.t one quarter and to have maintained a standing of at least 13. Miss Pace stated. The candidates will be nominated by the two parties. Indepen- dent and Constitutionalist. The new officers will be presented and Installed at a convocation April 18. in Memorial halL according to Donovan To Review ROTC Battalion In Army Day Parade Dr. Herman L. Donovan, president of the University, will review the University ROTC Cadet Battalion at 4 p.m. today on the campus parade ground. This ceremony is in honor of Army Day, a national celebration to be held tomorrow. The groups that are scheduled for participation in this review are the University Companies A. B, and C of the ROTC, led by Captains James Bingham Wilson, and Chestnut. James Tucker, respectively. The! University women's group.! led by Capt. Nancy Ellen Taylor, will form the third company of tne battalion. One of the outstanding events of the day will be the presentation of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Sgt. Marvin Nicholson for his meritorious service as a gunner in Italy. Sgt. Nicholson was a member of the 763rd Bomb Squadron. Cadet Capt. Thomas Maxedon. adjutant, will supervise the formation and presentation of the battalion to the cadet major. Col. G. T. MacKenzie, commanding officer of the ROTC, will make speech after the review a in honor of the veterans of World Wars I and II. The cadet band, composed of the University students of the ROTC, consisting of both men and women, will perform in the ceremony. This group of musicians will be directed by Maj. Kenneth Fencher. Upon completion of the ceremony, the public will be invited to Buell Armory to inspect the display of Infantry and Signal Corps shells and field artillery. Miss Pace. Members of all colleges r eligible to vote In this election and Misa Pace urged that everyone do so. The election committee Ahich includes Owen Pace, ar- -s Crocket, and Howard Stewart, will eet next Tuesday to make fur:"T plans. Officers to be elected include presof the ident and Other positions to be fill'-are arts and sciences, one and one lowerclassman. one upperclasswoman and two agriculture, one upperclasswoman: commerce, one upperclasswoman; education, one upone engineering, perclasswoman; upperclassman; graduate school, one nt upper-classm- man-at-larg- an e. Kampus Kernels Boyd hall . . . open house from 4:30 to 6:30 this afternoon. Mortar Board . . . will meet at 5 p.m. today in room 205 of the Union tiding. SGA activities file . . . will be considered at a meeting to be heli Monday. April 15. in Room 206 cf the Union building. All studrn'i are urged to attend. University for Life program . . . will present Dr. H. H. Downing on "Science and Religion'' at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Central Christian church. Philosophy club . . . will mrM at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Room 205 of the Union building. Canterbury rlub . . . will meet at 5:30 pjn. Monday at Christ church. Chess and checker players . . . will meet at 7 p.m. ,Tuesday in card room of SUB for the purpose of organizing a club. I'K Dames . . . will meet at 7.30 pjn.. Wednesday, April 10, in the music room of the Union building. t

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