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The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY MIY DR. No. 14 LEXINGTON, KY JAN. 9, 1920 VOL. X. PUBLISHES REPORT TO TRUSTEES HOPELESS NUTS FORM SIX PROPOSITIONS "POOR FISH CLUB" "CHINESE LANTERN" MISS MARSH ATTENDS TO BE ANNUAL PLAY BE VOTED Red and Green Ribbons Mark Those Who Acknowledge Fallings Phllosophlans To Present Production s Begin. In April; TO Try-out- Summary of Needs of University Sent To Governor and Legislature STATE'S AID URGED The biennial .report of President to the Board of Trustees, which was read to that body in its monthly meeting December 18 and in turn transmitted to the Governor of Kentucky for the consideration of the General Assembly in its present session has just been published. It is a concise, forcefully presented report, dealing frankly and fully with conditions as they obtain in the University at present and making recommendations to meet requirements for the forthcoming biennial period that the State of Kentucky is expected to impose upon its chief institution of learning. The report explains under four heads what the University has accomplished, cost of operation, the needs of the University, and legislative requests. Commenting upon what the University has accomplished in the biennial period ending July 1, 1919, the reports sets out that this iwas a period of war. There was an embargo on materials and supplies with a rapid increase in price. Besides these adverse material conditions, the Government called on the universities and colleges of the country to assist in the training of men. McVey Many Trained Here. The report sets out that in May, 1918, the War Department established a camp known as Gamp Buell, for the vocational training of soldiers at the University. In the first installment 376 men were sent for eight weeks. This group was followed by two others of 429 and 419 men, respectively. In consequence the University trained 1,214 men up to the time of the Armistice in vocational subjects, such as automobile mechanics, engineering, signalling, carpentering and In addition to the men trained in vocational subjects there were 855 men in the Student Army Training (Corps. All these men were housed, fed, taught and drilled on the University campus. Our Part In the War. The Bulletin states that 1,068 Uni versity men served during the war In the military forces of the United States. This number does not include 1,244 regular soldiers given technical training by the University, nor 855 in the S. A. T. C. The classes of 1892, '93, '94, and the classes from 1896 to 1919 had representatives in the world war. The following army and navy commissions were granted: Two colonels, five lieutenant colonels, captains, one eleven majors, hundred and sixteen first lieutenants, second one hundred and eighty-twblack-smithin- nfty-nla- e o (CoBtiBued on Page Two) 'The Chinese Lantern," a costume play of fifteen characters, by Laurence Hausman, has been chosen by the tenth annual dramatic production given by the Philosophian Literary Society. The play wll lbe presented early in April, in the Little Theater s will be of the University. gin next week, the exact date to be announced later. 'The Chinese Lantern'' has the rec ord of having been successfully pro duced by the Idler Club at Ratcllffe, by the Arts and Crafts Theater in Detroit, and by many other theatrical clubs. Try-out- PRELIMINARIES HELD FOR STROLLER PLAY Cast of Beau Brummel To Be Selected Within Two Weeks s for parts in Preliminary Clyde Beau Brummel, the of early Nine Fitch comedy-dramteenth Century English life, which will be presented by the Strollers this year, began Wednesday evening in the Little Theater. Rehearsals will continue each evening until the cast Is selected, the final designation of parts being made sometime within the next two weeks. Lively competition has been manifested in the preliminaries and it Is already indicated that there will be a contest for every part. This year the entrants will be permitted to try for any part for which they deem themselves fitted for the first rehearsals after which they will be assigned to regular parts to study and make a fight for. Beau Brummel calls into action a cast of seven women and twelve men It is with several supernumeraries. largely a character play and is one of the most difficult productions the Strollers have ever undertaken. The idea of the play was Richard Mansfield's and after its completion by Mr. Fitch it was presented by Mr. Mansfield in several hundred performances. It has been revived since its original presentation in the early '90's, but has not been seen in this locality. The parts for women are unusually difficult, but from the wealth of materiaf at hand this year, it is believed that all places can be filled. Present plans contemplate the presentation of Beau Brummel in this city early in March with subsequent pertowns formances in neighboring month. Tentative later in the dates are being planned for some of the nearby cities, where Stroller plays have formerly been successfully presented. , ., try-out- well-know- a n University Press Association Only One of Kind In United States The University Press Association was represented at the third annual meeting of tho American Association of College Publicity Organizations held In Chicago, January 2 and 3, by its chairman, Frances Marsh. The association is a pioneer in its field and was termed by the Chicago papers as one of the most interesting of the numerous "enfants de guerre." About twelve universities were represented, including the state universities of Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. Plans for larger publicity in various phases were discussed in an extensive program. It is noted here with pride that the University of Kentucky in its Press Association has an organization unlike uny in the country. The working basis of the club, its foundation, and accomplishments aroused marked in terest in Chicago. The distinctive feature of this organization is the fact that the activities of the individual student are reported to his home paper, not written in a general way to other uninterested state papers. The fact that this task is the entire work of university students was also a matter of great in- Universities to Define Stand Among the youthful organizations which have sprung up In our midst during tho last few weeks, tho Poor Fish iClub demands publicity. It was organized by a number of students, who from their college standing, and dignity of appearance would seem to be above the average nut who comes with bursts forward enthusiasm which he of has been unable to suppress. Lo, among the ranks of those who red have appeared with the and green ribbons adorning the lapels of their coats, are Grover Creech, Pat Campbell, Dick Hagan, Tom Gorman, Raymond Connell, J. M. McKenzie, and even Frizzy, who never condescends to ask us to print any of the work of his unequalled Imagination Even Frizbut the most zy succumbs to the temptation to become famous by acknowledging that he is a Poor Fish. The requirements of this most es teemed body of prominent students are 1, that each member be able to drink one quart of whiskey; 2, that he has been jilted at least once, and 3, that he be willing to promise that he will let women make a fool of him. Shades of departed common sense, attend the meetings of the august gathering, and look to the interests of the weary ones who look on! on League of Nations Compact DISCUSSED THIS WEEK tell-tal- e high-browe- terest. A trip thru the Hearst newspaper plant from engraving room to the DELEGATES BACK morgue was an interesting event of FROM the program. A report of this convention will be made at a meeting of the Press Association on Monday afternoon at 3:45. Report of Programs To Be Given at Joint Meeting LEAGUE OF NATIONS DISCUSSED IN CHAPEL Dr. McVey Urges All Students Vote. To Chapel hour was taken up Tuesday with a brief discussion by Dr. McVey of the League of Nations, and the six propositions to be voted on Tuesday by students and faculty members of the University. The purpose of the discussion was to urge all not only to vote, but to become thoroughly acquainted with the questions involved. The reservations suggested for the sixth proposition were explained and commented upon. TAKES POSITION AT SAYRE SENIOR CO-E- D and a Betty Davis, senior prominent member of all college ac tivities, has accepted a position at Sayre College for the rest of this year. Betty will have two classes in History, and will change her residence from Patterson Hall to Sayre College. She wlH continue her work in the University. pre-me- The Eighth International Conven the Student Volunteer 'Move ment for Foreign Missions which was held at Des Moines, Iowa, December by nine 4, was attended University students, who returned Tuesday night. They are, Margaret Woll. Adele Slade, Fannie Heller, Lil-liCromwell, George Zerfoss, Jesse Tapp, J. P. Barnes, George Gregory, Flenor Heath, Secretaries R. W. Owens and Carl Zerfoss. A convention of this kind is held only once in a student generation and those who attended this one came There back with glowing reports. were 8,000 delegates from the various colleges and universities of the United States and hundreds of noted Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. leaders and returned missionaries. At the Joint meeting of the "Y" Association Sunday evening, January 18, a Des Moines program will be given and interesting and' inspiring ideas that were gleaned at the convention will be presented to the tiori of e Simultaneously, January 13, every college and university of the United States will take a vote for the purpose of ascertaining the stand of stu dents and faculty members on the question of the League of Nations. That this vote may be an intelligent thoughtful one, the past week has been given over to discussion and ex planation of the league in practically all (University circles. College authorities are agreed that the question of the league is one of paramount importance, deserving of all men's careful atetntion and interest. It has not yet been decided how the vote will be taken, but it is possible that instructors will be instructed to take the ballot in their classrooms. It Is not deemed necessary at this time to republish the articles of the covenant in full, but for those students who may desire further infor mation of the subject, the purpose of the league as contained in the pre- able, together with the last part of Article 1, 16, and 20 around which discussions center chiefly, are published as follows: The purpose of the League is to and promote International to achieve international peace arid security, by the acceptance of obligations not to resort to war, by the prescription of open, just and honorable relations between nations, by the Arm establishment of understandings of the international law as to the actual rule of conduct among nations' and by the maintenance of justice and of a scrupulous respect for all treaty obligations in the dealings of organ-ize- d peoples withone another. Last part of Article 1: Any member of the league may, after two years' notice of its intentions to do so, withdraw from the league, provided that all its international obligations have been met and that all its obligations under the covenant shair have been fulfilled at the time of the' withdrawal. Article 16: Should any member of the League resort to war in disregard of the covenant it shall ipso facto be deemed to have committed an act of war against all the members of the League, which hereby undertake to subject it to severance of all trade and financial relations, the prohibition of all intercourse between their nationals and the nationals of the -breaking state and the prevention of all financial, commercial or personal intercourse between the -breaking state and of any other covenant- covenant- (Continued on Page Two)

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