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Image 4 of The Kentucky Kernel, March 26, 1920

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THE KENTUCKY KERNEL PAGE 4 THE KENTUCKY KERNEL Published every Friday throughout tho College year by tho Btudcnt body of the UniverRlty of Kentucky, for the bcnoflt of the students, alumni and faculty of the Institution. The Kentucky Kernel Is tho official newspaper of tho University. It Is issued with a view of furnishing to its subscribers all the college news of Kentucky, together with a digest of Items of Interest concerning the Universities of other States and Canada. SUBSCRIPTION, ONE DOLLAR AND FIFTY CENTS A YEAR. FIVE CENTS THE COPY. mall matter. Entered at Lexington Postofflco as second-clas- s EDITORIAL STAFF. A. OAVIN NORMENT. Louise Will .. .Mnnaging Editor Managing Editor Editor .Squirrel Food Editor Sport Editor Exchange Editor Feature Editor .Assistant Co-e- REPORTERS. Elizabeth Marshall, Elizabeth Card, Mary Archer Dell, James A. Dixon, Margaret Smith, Martha Buckmnn, Robert MItchel, Terrll Corn. Harry Cottrell, Arthur Hodges, Adallne Mann. BUSINESS STAFF. Business Manager J. P. Barnes Circulation Manager "H. B. Loyd Assistants J. Burton Prewitt, Gilbert Smith STAND Dean of the boarding house table, It presides at every meal; It Is "checked" by the score, And "pnssed-onmuch moro Thnn any card hand you'd deal. " It's value 's not measured by dollars; Its prestige cannot be denied. Tho friend, And the savior of men When hunger gnaws a "feller's" " DITOR-IN-CHIEF Robert Halblo Adelo Slade Mary Elizabeth James. Donald Dinning Margaret McClurc Frances Marsh And constant nbusc, Its treatment Is more than a crime, BY THE STROLLERS. On April 8 the students of the University will have opportunity of seeing indica- the eleventh annual play produced by the Strollers. There is every tion that this will be one of the best amateur productions ever given g As a friend it serves all that like it. True it forces itself on a few; But still It remains The king Just the same, Of the table, so give It Its due. "FRIZZY." in Lex- ington. Even the stage manager is satisfied with the progress of rehearsals. The cast is the largest ever seen here in a Stroller play and its quality is undoubtedly the highest. There are old and experienced actors whose names are to University of Kentucky students by reason of their excellent work in past years; and there are new members, who have never before appeared, whose work will be a surprise to patrons of the play when produced. Competent judges have expressed very forcefully their opinion that these new members of the cast show marked talent and infuse into this already worthy and impressive organization the new blood and spirit always necessary to the progress of a forward-goininstitution. The organization known as The Strollers, has had a career on this campus that has for eleven years been one full of increasing influence and leadership. Each year has marked an advance in quality of plays produced and quality of acting exhibited in them. From a small unrecognized band of enthusiasts in dramatic art, forced to meet in hallways and private rooms for want of friendlier shelter, depending on turn of circumstance for financial succor, they have grown, because of the real appeal of their work, to be what they are at present, an organization of large membership, to whose ranks It Is an honor to be admitted and one much sought after, with a room for rehearsal and social diversions furnished by their own money and maintained by them, with an imposing bank account, and a loyal and talented membership, from whose ranks a cast could be chosen for any play suited for college presentation that would compare favorably with professional achievement. This is the worth of the Strollers in themselves. Not only have the Strollers grown and increased in merit and reputation, and indirectly served the University, at the same time they were ministering unto their own growth, but during a lean year, when the finances of the University were strained, these Strollers at one time stepped into the breach and lent the University the balance of its money left after their expenses had been paid. During the war they purchased Liberty Bonds to the extent of 500 The school spirit and patriotism of this organization are beyond question; their dramatic work is of outstanding excellence, and they deserve the unqualified support of every student, teacher and staff member of the University. Those who wish to see a good play well presented and at the same time give endorsement to the organization which so richly deserves It, let them buy tickets to the Stroller play, "The Climbers," which will be presented in the Lexington Opera 'House on April 8. Talk about it to friends and give them a house such as has never before been seen in Lexington. As a word of private advice, the Kernel would say, "act quickly If you want a good seat. They are already on sale and are going fast. If you don't act now you may be left out." well-know- n When food Is conspicuously missing, And the table is devoid of viand; The old can o' zip Puts a smile on your lip, And you fast in that heaven beyond. Speaker in Chapel: "I wish now to tax your memory." "Has It Wail from the Overtaxed: come to that?" The Knight of the Lexington Drug declines to speak this week; instead he sends what he calls a poem. If that is his idea of the muse we must blush for him. We present It with due apologies ours, not his: "Lips that touch a cigaroot Shall never rest beneath my snoot." Sally Burns: "O, I wish someone would send me orchids for Easter." Terrible: "I never send fruit." Mademoiselle On Dit says: "I ought to be happy now that spring is here and there is a slight prospect of an Easter bonnet, but I can't help thinking that spring poetry, especially the above, is worse than winter weather." o The Way They Feel. Freshie: Yes, father, I'm a big gun up here at school. Father: Then why don't I hear bet ter reports? Kitty: "Oh! don't you know I've got to stop dancing? I've got falling arches." Jacks : "So do I." Kitty: "What's the matter with you?" Jacks: "Nothin', only I've got nails in my toes." DEPARTMENTAL CLUBS in whito and bcnrlng In tho design of green candles a question mark. Tho CAST bottom layer of the cake was n box containing clever presents for Doctor Cornell with npproprlato verses at tached to each gift. Among tho vnrlous games played was a contest in which tho members of tho club took sides with Doctor Tl gert and Doctor Cornell to hunt sham rocks which wero hidden about the house. Doctor Tigort's side won the prize of a green candy snake for finding tho greatest number of shamrocks. IS SELECTED THE PHILQSOPHIAN FOR PLAT Rehearsals of "The Wolves and the Lamb" Promise Record Production Work begins in earnest on "Tho Wolves nnd tho Lamb," ns parts nro assigned. It wns difficult to select several of tho characters for tho cast of "Tho Wolves and tho Lamb," the Philosophian play, as aspirants showed tnlent such as Henry Clay. has never been displayed in tho hisThe Henry Clny Law Society en- - tory of the organization. Joyed an unusual program Thursday, "The Wolves and tho Lamb," by March IS. There were two humor Thackeray, is on excellent play, of ous numbers: "Tho Advantages and great literary value and at the same Disadvantages of March Winds," was time clever nnd humorous. Professor the subject of a witty talk by H. Q. Farquhar Is giving his assistance in Bryan, and Ed. Puryear made a satir order that the Phllosophians ical oration upon the text, "The Die the best of all Philosophian. Is Cast." The regular business meet plays this year. ing followed this part of the program. Rehearsals are going forward each. day and every member of the cast marked ability. Ruth Kelley, The Club met Monday who had an important role in the 1919' night in Science Hall. Dr. Pryor spoke production of the Mt. Sterling High: of how tho course here tries to pre- School play, Is supervising the work: pare the student for entrance in the as stage manager. Also, she is medical schools without examination. work In the portrayal of the Miss Marion Sprague passed around social aspirant, Lady Rlcklebury. a number of pictures illustrating the Mary Elizabeth James, who showed: effects and treatment of mustard gas, ability last year In the Stroller proofficial photographs taken at army duction, "Under Cover," has been-hospitals. chosen to play the part of Miss Prior. Elizabeth Kraft, as the quiet, unas' suming : Agriculture. husband, with "Love, Romance and Marriage," to deal with, has a chance for some-verclever acting. was the title of a moving picture Jennie Simmons is handling shown at the meeting of the Agriculof John Howell with unusuar tural Club Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock in the Chemistry Building. skill. Mina White will present the part of This rather unusual feature was very much by the members of Captain Touchit in a forceful manner. There are several minor parts which, the club. give opportunity for excellent acting-Lucil- le Moore and Elizabeth Brown, Mathematics. The White Mathematics Club held the two darlings of the household, areits regular weekly meeting Tuesday showing themselves capable actresses- Frances Bethel, in the part of Mrs. afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in the Civil and Physics Building. Professor H. Bonnington, finally triumphs over H. Downing discussed "Taylor's and Lady Kicklebury. Margaret Harbison is handling theMcLauren's Theorems." lines of Clarence Kicklebury, theyoung and lively son of Lady KickleLITERARY SOCIETIES bury with a great deal of ability. The complete cast is as follows: Philosophian. Mr. Horace Milllken. .Elizabeth Kraft: Miss Amy Allen gave a talk on Miss Prior Mary Elizabeth James: "Story Telling to Children" at the John Howell Jennie Simmons: meeting of the Philosophian Literary Lady Kicklebury Ruth Kelly- Society last Wednesday evening at Mrs. Bonnington Frances Bethel' 6:45 o'clock in the Recreation Room Mrs. Prior Amanda Forkner of Patterson Hall. To illustrate how Captain Touchit Mina White one story is appealing to a child of Clarence Kicklebury one age while it would not be suitable Margaret Harbison: for one older, Miss Allen told several Mary Barlow Lora Robertson.' stories and read some poems such as George Milllken Lucille those of Kipling and Eugene Field. Milllken.... Elizabeth Brown Bulkeley Edna Snapp Mary Hardy Ligonr English Club. Charles Page four-leafe- d forth-comin- the-man- may-prese- doing-excellen- t , mother-in-laws- y the-rol- e - - - Moore-Arabell- Romance Language Club. A French program has been ar ranged by the new corps of officers of the Romance Language Club for their initial meeting. Elizabeth Well-e- r will read a French poem; Mary West will tell of the life of Leonard Merrick; Mary Lyons will sing a French song and Robert iRaible will tell the story of "While Paris Laughs," zip will be long remembered by those Merrick's best known work, translatwho are forced to witness the dally ed from the original. slaughter. The meeting will be held at 7:15 p. m Monday, in the little theater. Some poets rave about beauties rare, Others praise the achievements of Haa Party. man; Saint Patrick and Doctor Cornell Some sing of love, shared the honors of a birthday celer PsycholAnd the heavens above; bration given by the But I sing my song to a can. ogy iClub last Wednesday evening at the homo of Miss Virginia Graham, old vessel, A battered and 353 Aylesford Place. All dented by the ravages of time, One of tho Interesting features of Blackened by use the party was a birthday cake Iced FOOD What Is a Professor Freeman: Millie Ampher? Smith Park: It must be the wife of Eddy Current. "AN ODE TO A ZIP CAN" tIn memory of "Chin" Everett, a knight of the boarding house table, evoke tho silent whose envy of his hungry neighbors who gather three times a duy around the festive board; his unsurpassed ability lit confiscating cakes and consuming "lunch-hooks- " Tl-C- age-wor- n "The Short Story" was the subject of the program at tho meeting of the English Club Monday evening at 8 o'clock In the Little Theater. Miss Josephine Simrall, who was in charge of the meeting, gave an introductory talk In the nature of a review of the "Evolution of the Short Story," had originattelling how ed and the place it has held among the various nations of the world. After this the following girls in costume told stories of the country which they represented: Margaret McClure, "Japan"; Mary Frank Dulglud, "France"; Mina Whito, "Russia"; Mary Lyons, "Ireland"; and Elizabeth Klmbrough and Thompson VanDeren, as the two "Wundering Musicians." story-tellin- Patronize Our Advertisers a MASONIC CLUB GIVES DELIGHTFUL BANQUET' The Masonic Club of the University-entertaineSaturday night at the Masonic Temple with a delightful banquet in honor of students of the University who aro daughters and sisters' of Masons. The banquet consisted of a dinner served in the dining-hal- l of the Masonic Temple, which vas attractively decorated with roses-anDr. spring flowers. Cornell' and various served as other members of the faculty were-othe program. Among them were' Dr. McVey, Deun Boyd, Dean Dean Norwood, und five-cou- rse toast-maste- Mel-ch- or,

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