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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, March 26, 1920

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The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, KY., MAR. 26, 1920 VOL. X. AO CONTEST FOR THE TAU KAPPA ALPHA TAG TO PLEDGE APRIL 2 CAMPAIGN FOR DAY Honorary Fraternity of Public Speak ing to Select New Members. University Goes Over the DR. PATRICK SPEAKS MEMBERSHIP TO CHEMISTS HERE Dr. Walter A. Patrick, of Baltimore, was tho principal speaker at tho first meeting of tho Lexington section of the American Chemical Society In tho Physics Building, Saturday afternoon. A large audience of members of tho society and other students were present. Dr. Patrick's subject related to the absorption of gases and vapor by slllcia gelatine and its industrial application. Dr. Patrick is professor of chemistry at John Hopkins University. He made speeches during the week at the University of Michigan, Ohio State University, at Detroit and at Cincinnati. sixty-- Ed. Gregg Wins Prize For Best Cover Design Submitted TICKETS NOW ON SALE "The Climbers" will be presented at the Lexington Opera House April 8. Seats are on sale In the Stroller room In the basement of the Administration Building. An advertising campaign has begun. Two seats have been offered to the student writing the most effective ad. The classes in advertising have entered the contest, and the offer is extended to ad students who wish to submit ads. These advertisements may be any size, but it Is better to limit them to the smaller sizes. They must contain all the points essential The Lexingto a good advertisement. ton Herald has offered to show the students sample ads and cuts that may be used, If they will come to the Her' ald office. The Lexington Leader has offered to run ;the prize ad in their paper for several days, free of charge. The ads may be handed to any member of the Stroller cast. The committee wishes to announce the winner in the cover contest. The design submitted by Ed. Gregg was thought to be the most effective, and will appear on the programs. Other designs submitted were very clever, and the committee had difficulty in deciding. The Strollers wish to express thanks to those who submitted designs, for their interest. Miss Louise Connell, who was hurt in the automobile accident last Friday night, Will be in the play, and it will not be postponed on her account. The injuries she suffered were slight, land her recovery has been rapid. An understudy has been appointed to read her part and rehearsals have not been Understudies have been Interrupted. assigned to other prominent parts. There will be no war tax. on tickets, because the play is to be given for educational purposes. Prices will range from 50 cents to $2.00. Half of the lower floor has been reserved by fraternities and sororities in the University. FRESHIES HAVE GAY AFTERNOON DANCE Attractive green and white decorations wore used In .the Armory Saturday afternoon in honor of tho Freshman dance given there at that tlmo. TSIght made up tho program and music was furnished by the most popular of tho "Cullud" jazz quartets. Punch was served. Tho committee In charge of tho danco had the following members: Annabello Hall, Harrison Brallsford, Jano Gregory and Scroggln Jones. ADDITION TO BE MADE TO UX ATHLETIC FIELD Baseball Diamond and Ten- nis Courts Takes Place Occupied by Barracks An addition is to be made to the University athletic field. Stoll Field is to be doubled in size by the addition of the ground space formerly occupied by the S. A. T. C. barracks. This new field has been cleared of signs of the army regime, and is as level and good for athletic purposes as the old portion of the athletic field upon which so many famous Wildcat struggles of the past have been staged. The new field Is in the corner of Winslow and Rose streets, and is to s baseball diamond contain a and four good tennis courts. The courts are to be placed along Rose street, at the comer of Winslow. New nets have been purchased by the University and the new site promises to be the most popular on the campus to lovers of tennis. The baseball field will be farther "up." "Home plate" is to be placed near the Winslow street sidewalk and near the dividing line between the old field and the new. The batter will face toward Mr. Whipple's new home, the home plate-firt field line will be directly toward President MoVey's home, and base-lef- t field the home plate-thirlino will be toward the corner of Win-sloand Rose streets. Tho new baseball diamond and tennis courts are a welcome addition to the athletic field and they are sure to be a mecca for Kentucky athletes during the following weeks. Top in Whirlwind Drive Wednesday The Marne Memorial Fund Cam palgn for America's Gift to France among the students of the University of Kentucky achieved flattering success on the initial day, Wednesday, when fair at the doorways of the various buildings tagged students and collected the wayward nickels, quarters, dimes and pennies which go to swell the fund for a "A Statue of Liberty In France," to mark the spot where ithe French stopped the Germans on their drive to Paris, on the Marne battlefield. W. L. Threlkheld, chairman, stated that Fayette County's quota is $700 and it was the aim of the campaign committee to have the fund represent ative of every resident of the county and city. He expressed his approval of the plan to have a day designated by public school principals and presidents of the higher 'Institutions of learning in the city, for the campaign in the schools. The quota for the entire State is $6,000 and the amount assigned to the University of Kentucky as it's quota is $100. From results of the first day it is felt that this amount will be easily raised and that no doubt go much beyond the goal set. s JUNIOR CO-E- AT Y, W. HONORED D C- - A, ELECTION first-clas- base-righ- NOTICE! Seniors will have ono more opportunity to order invitations. Mary Van Motor announces that sho will bo In tho Koutucklan ofrico to receive or ders Tuesday afternoon, from 1:30 to 5 o'clock. Officers For Next Year Chosen at Called Meeting of Association The election of the officers of the Young Womens' Christian Association was held at a called meeting at Patterson Hall Tuesday evening. The nominating committee, composed of the senior members of the cabinet and two senior members of the Student the Government Council, selected nominees and posted the list several weeks ago according to custom. Before the election took place, Margaret Woll, the retiring president, expressed her appreciation of being president of tho Association and wished the now cabinet a successful year. Llllle Cromwell, a prominent member of tho Junior class, was elected president by acclamation. Sho took chnrgo of tho meeting and itho following other officers were elected: Lulu Dlakey, vice president; Elizaboth Kraft, and, Bernlco Young, treasurer. Elizabeth Kraft was chairman of the Social Committee of tho old cabinet and the others did outstanding committee work. y Patronize Our Advertisers COMPLETE FOR ATHLETIC MARIE MEMORIAL FUND Chapel exercises Friday, April 2 will bo turned over to Tau Kappa Alpha for its annual pledging exercises. This is the honorary fraternity of public speaking, established in the University of Kentucky In 1013. Membership in Tau Kappa Alpha is open only to those who have represented the University in oratorical contests or in debates. The speakers at the ceremony will be Professor Julius Wolf and Jasper J. McBrayer, of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Faculty members and students are cordially Invited to attend. No. 23 PHI ALPHA DELTA IS AT Clay Chapter Reorganized At Initiation Banquet Last Week When ithe United States declayed on Germany practically the entire membership of the Clay chapter of the Phi Alpha Delta, national law fraternity, left school and entered the service. Thursday afternoon it was re organized and again put on a sound working basis by the initiation of twelve new members. nationThe fraternity Is ally, being second in size and importance among legal fraternities in the United States, and having about forty active and eight alumnae chap ters. For two years it has been practically dead, but with the return of two members, Tom Grubbs and Jack W. Howard, who with the help of Judge Lyman Chalkley and Frank Ginnocchlo, alumnae members, have revived it thoroughly and it is once more on the list of active chapters. Thursday night, following the initia tion which took place that afternoon, a banquet was given in honor of the new members and the chapter of the University of Cincinnati, at the Phoenix Hotel. It was attended by prominent alumni, members of the former active chapter, and initiates. This fraternity boasts of an almost perfect honor record, eighteen out of members having tho twenty-threbeen enlisted in the service. The other flvo were rejected on account of physical defects. Two of their and members, Reuben Hutchcraft Stanley Smith, wore killed on tho battlefields of France. Both students wore woll known nnd much beloved and will not soon bo forgotten by tho members of this Institution. Joe Tor- renco, of Cynthlana, another ono of their members, was wounded soveral times and cited for unusual bravery. The reorganization of this fraternity marks another forward step for the Law Department. war well-know- n e COUNCIL E. E. Kelley and A. J. Muth Are Student Representatives of Committee FIRST MEETING HELD The Athletic Committee of the University recently appointed by President McVey and approved by the University Senate, held Its first meeting Wednesday afternoon in the presi dent's office and formally organized by electing Dr. J. J. Tigert chairman of the committee, and Mr. Henry E. Curtis, secretary-treasure- r of the for mer association, to hold the same position on the new committee. Those present at the first meeting of the Athletic Committee were: President McVey, J. J. Tigert, S. A. Boles, Henry E. Curtis, W. L. Sum mers, Enoch Grehan, E. E. Kelley and A. J. Muth. Mr. Kelley and Mr. Muth are the student members of the com mittee. Other members of the committee, who were not present at the meeting are Hogan Yancey, E. B. Webb, and Louis Hil'enmeyer. These three men, who are the citizen and alumni representatives on the com mittee, were unable to be present for the reason that Mr. Webb was ill, and Messrs. Yancey and Hlllenmeyer were prevented from attending because of pressing business. A financial report, Including all the business up to the present time, was read by Mr. Curtis. With the track and baseball season not completed it is impossible to make a complete sur vey of the financial situation of Ken-tucky's athletics, but anticipating pros pective expenses and allowing for all customary expenses, the final report was estimated to show a satisfactory balance in favor of athletics. The final reports of the officers of the old association showed that the year just closing was a success financially, and that the athletic situation at the University was very bright. The remainder of the afternoon was devoted to a general discussion of a resident coach, as provided by the bylaws of the committee. A number of men, some of national reputation, were discussed for the position of football coach, but no definite decision will bo arrived at until further information is received concerning prospective coaching material. When the council adjourned it was with the understanding that tho appointed would make recommendation regarding a new coach. Matters affecting a now concrete stadium were discussed. Tho most feasible policy for tho committee to pursue, as advanced by tho members of the committee, would be to build tho stadium in sections, a stated portion to be built annually until the whole shall have been completed. Tho secretary-treasurwas asked to prepare for er (Continued on Page 7)

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