"Very good, Mr. Jones. Mr. Brown,
at dat roostali, ho big mid proud
Hush chicken, Lawdy, you holler bo do you consider tho text corroct on
Tlioro'B azuro in yon cloudy sky
Dear Doctor, from whoso influcnco do
tho subject of the llncago of tho stuloud!
If I could flco.
Tlicro's rosy dawn tho wholo day long
When at examination tlmo I fear
"No, Hlr, I think wo havo Irish and
in black night for mo,
Tho worst, then seek for wisdom as
GcrmatiB and French and ScandinaTo give dom chtlluiiB a slio' nut sprlBO,
If I could sco.
vians and Italians and others hero in
Of yore, and with an effort do I think. LaV8y me If It ain't n shamo
addition to tho
Thy tests, more flory o'on than Hell's To take deso chickens when doy's Jea
There's music In tho molting snow
"But why do theso eminent speakso tame.
If I could hear.
ers always refer to tho student body
Sweet whisperings in tho shadow fall Send chills of terror through my Twenty It taln't no uso or bollovln' as persons of puro
And every lake so deep and clear,
Dat I could lcavo a chicken wldout blood?"
And novor moro will I bo qulto tho
If I could hear.
"For one of two reasons.
When timoB 1b hard and llvln's to thoy think that tho other nations aro
Thcro's volvot on each llchonod rock Though timo moy work a chango, alcomplimented by the epithet of
If I could feel.
or perhaps that is tho only
It'a Jos for dom chllluns Jos for dcro
There's softness in this horny hand
Thou pratost far too well of analine,
nationality that attends chapel, and
And soul throbs from a heart of zeal, Too well, thy carbohydrates hast thou
tho orators aro trying to stand in with
Chllluns, chllluns, got out or dom
If I could feel.
thoso who aro present."
R. A. F.
Ah well 'tis gono, 'tis o'er; no moro
"Mr. Brown, you aro flunked. Mr.
Wash yoro facos an comb yore heads;
Johnson, will you tell us why the
I got a C; what more could I have Do
THEN I'LL REMEMBER YOU.
speakers refer in theso terms to the
years to como though we bo miles
Methinks, in vistas dim of future He's sent us vlttlos, an' chicken t'ls.
"Yes, sir; they think thoy have a
soporific effect and will induce tho stuI'll still remember you.
More lambs to slaughter, e'en as I,
dents to remain till the end of their
When life's Buccess Inflames my eager
PHI ALPHA DELTA.
lectures. After they have been lulled
The Henry Clay chapter of the Phi with the magic of these magnanimous
Yet will my heart bo true.
Alpha Delta fraternity, the law frater- words they can be swatted at leisure
But if by fate my dreams come tumbIN DIXIE.
nity of tho University, gave an Initia- or told unpleasant things with safety."
tion smoker at the Phoenix Hotel last
"Mr. Johnson, you are impossible.
And cover me with black despair,
Twenty-threchickens in de big back week. Governor A. 0. Stanley was Mr. Jimpsou, what does the text say
Tho mem'ry of your soft warm hand
the guest of honor. The smoker fol- of the subject?"
chickens more'n I got, lowed the initiation of Addison Fos"The book says, sir, that all stuWill always strengthen me
A nice fat hen fer a dumplin' stew,
ter, F. H. Rlcketson, Jr., and Reuben dents become
on enAnd I'll remember you.
Sho'ly Old Marse, he won't miss you. Hutchcraft, a professor in the Law trance into the University because
M. J. R.
School here, as an honorary member. that is the finest race in the world.
HAVE THOSE PICTURES MADE AT Twenty-twchickens roostin' Jes so,
The active members of the chapter The elevation to the high rank of
A great big fat one right by de do',
are F. L. A. Eichelberger, L. S.
is attained automatically
Moore, J. M. Morris, Y. E. O'Neal, J. by the payment of an incidental fee
COMING IN EVERY DAY
E. Torrence, F. S. Ginocchio, W. H. of fifteen dollars."
Berry, V. A. Dlnkle, L. N. Green, A. G.
"Who says the
Foster and F. H. Ricketson, Jr.
the best race in the world?"
The initiation exercises were con"The
all say so."
The Best $2.00
ducted by George Herold, city attor"I have at last found some one who
ney of Bellevue, an" alumnus of the knows something. This has been a
Call and inspect Our Big Line of Fall and Winter Tailoring
chapter at the University of Cincin- very unsatisfactory reclt"'on.
nati; John W. Welch, of Berea, of the the next chapter and study it for FriYale chapter, and W. H. Bronston, of day. Good morning."
Lexington, of the Northwestern Uni"Before we go, sir, we wish to state
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that we are all
F. S. Ginocchio presided as
purest blood, and hence do not think
and speeches wero made by we should be marked for poor recitaLyman tions."
Chalkley, George Herold, Reuben B.
"Very well, all of you are excused.
Hutchcraft, F. H. Ricketson, Jr., repre- Good day."
senting the initiates, and Joseph Tor"Good day, sir."
rence, representing the active chapHATS AND TAILORING
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Lunch Counters and Restaurants.
Kresge's 5 and
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Martin & Stockwcll.
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NEW FALL "LUBIES"
LUBY & ALEXANDER
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W. MAIN STREET
Show Good Taste in Xmas Gifts Miss Holladay's
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WINS FROM CENTRE
Centre College suffered a basketball defeat at the hands of Transylvania here Saturday by the score of
33 to 17. Centre started with a rush
which sent them out ahead by a small
margin and for a time it seemed as
if they might duplicate their stunt
of a week before when they defeated
Georgetown on Georgetown's own
State defeated Centre 38 to
5 at Danville February 15.
Sheffer and Barnes played best for T.
U. and Turley and Diddle played the
most consistent ball for Centre.
OUR CATECHISM CLASS
"Good morning, gentlemen; how do
you feel after your long vacation?"
"Quite well, thank you, sir; we have
been living very vlrtuouB lives."
"Good; I think wo have the student
body as the subject for discussion this
morning. Of what is the student body
composed, Mr. Jones?"
"The student body consists of 1100
young men and women, all of tho purest
"Who says so, Mr. Jones?"
"All spoakors iu chapel. Every
speaker begins his address with tho
statement that beforo him sits an aud- that race which hus conquered the
Won't You Come in and Look?
Kaufman Clothing Co,
Luby & Aloxander.
Cluett, Peabody Co.
Eagle Barber Shop.
Leonard Barber Shop.
George T. Martin.
Soda Fountain and Confectionery.
Calagis & Co.
Phoenix Fruit Stand.
Franz Josef Spengler.
R, L. McClure.
Fred J. Heintz.
Calloway & Co.
Special Shoe Co.
S. Basactt & Sons.
Chicago Quick Shoe Repairing.
W. E. Stagg.
Lexington Drug Co.
Fayette Drug Co.
Joe M. Robinson.
P. B. Robards.
Queen & Crescent.
Welsh & Murray.
Fayette Drug Co.
John A. Keller Co.
J. T. Slaton.
FIVE YEARS AGO
(From the Files of The Idea.)
February 23, 1911.
John Fox, Jr., lectures in chapel.
State defeats Georgetown 47 to 22.
Washington's Birthday observed by
a program in chapel, consisting of
several orations by students and selections by the Glee Club and band.
Meeting of students called to consider presenting a University play.
Kaufman Clothing Co.
Lexington College of Music.
Tho Taxlcab Company.
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