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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 25, 1930

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Best Copy Available INSPECTION 0. T. C. UNIT PARADE WILL BE HELD APRIL OF R. 28 THE KENTUCKY KERNEL UNIVERSITY LEXINGTON, VOLUME XX OF KENTUCKY KENTUCKY, APRIL 25, EXCLUSION OF FRESHMEN FROM JUNIOR PROM WILL HE ENFORCED 1930 NUMBER 27 BAUCOM IS QUEEN OF THE MAY WILDCATS COMBAT COMMODORES HERE TODAY, SATURDAY SOMME DRIVE IS 1930 Kentuckian RHOADS, BARNES University Cadets CHAIN STORES TO Finals Program TO START GAME Will Be Inspected BE TOPIC OF U. K. Is Changed by SPEAKER'S TOPIC Is Adjudged As By Army Officials NTVESTERN MEET Committeemen AT CONVOCATION Outstanding Book FOR KENTUCKY Regimental Parade and Guard Sydney Schell and Hugh Jack Mount to Feature ExerVanderbilt to Place Strong son to Represent Kencises Monday, May 28 Lineup With Perfect Rectucky Tonight ord in Field Col. E. H. Harris of corps area headquarters, Columbus, Ohio, and LOCAL DEBATERS WILL "BIG BLUE" TO SEEK Col. F. N. Bowman, of Fort Thomas, TO AVENGE '29 LOSS will inspect the University R. O. TAKE AFFIRMATIVE SIDE T, C. unit Monday and Tuesday, McBrayer and Augustus to Be April 28 and 29, Major Owen R. Speeches to Be Published in Meredith, corps commandant, anBulletin for High School Battery in Saturday's nounced last Monday. The InspecDistribution Game tion will include both drill inspec- BI Elbert McDonald The University of Kentucky baseball team will meet the Vanderbilt Commodores here today and Satur. day in what is expected to be one of the best games of the season. The Commodores have a strong team and have not been defeated this year and, along with Kentucky, present one of the strongest teams in the South. Vanderbilt will place practically the same team on the field today that spoiled Kentucky's chances for a perfect record last season. The Wildcat nine will be composed of the same team that so maliciously Coach manhandled Lundgreen's Illini in the presence of "Bob" Zuppke here Monday. Coach Devereaux will start Captain Rhoads on the mound and call on Barnes to do the receiving, in the first game. Paul McBrayer, the jlnxed Scotchman, will take the slab in the Saturday game while the choice for receiver has not been decided upon. Mac is determined to break the Jinx that has been shadowing him of late and especially to wipe out the memory of his meeting with the Vanderbilt team last year and so can be counted upon to give the large crowd of fans that are expected out to beth games a real, pitching exhibition. g . .The infield .nMfrr been tomw-inrapidly and mucnoi the past that has featured the games and was directly responsible for the three losses to Ohio State, will probably be absent when these teams meet. The "Big Blue" will only play two Southern Conference teams this season, the other team being our ancient rivals, the Volunteers, and they are anxious to have a clear record when they clash at Knox-vil- le late in May. CAMPUS KERNELS SHROUDS ARE READY Senior caps and gowns are now rondv for distribution by the Uni versity book store, and Seniors are requested to get them as soon as possible, as they are to wear them in the May Day parade. A deposit of $3.00 is exacted to insure the re- turn of the gowns. There will be no charge for the use of the gowns. PROBATION CONVOCATION Thn second meeting of students on month to month probation will take place on Wednesday afternoon April 30, at 4 o'clock in tho registrar's office. Students who must report to the pommittee may obtain blanks for the registrar's office on which they are to have their grades certified. oo Dean C. R. Melcher will leave April 30 for Fayettcville, Ark., where he will attend the annual conference of deans of men. The meeting will be held at the University of Arkansas for three days, May 1, 2, 3. Dean Melcher Is on the program. His part Is to start a discussion on "Is Religion a Guide in Student Conduct." THIS IS SERIOUS Fraternities, sororities, both social and honorary, will be required to turn in a scholarship report to Dean Melcher before May 10. Fraternities falling to turn In this list within the specified time will be dropped from the scholarship report list. PEPFIE'S DIARY accustoming TUESDAY After myself to lie in bed until noon during the holiday I did Indeed struggle to arise to class this day. Last evening at the dance at Frankfort I did see LUCY DAVIS, GEORGETTE WALKER, JIMMY SULLIVAN and many other celebrities and near celebrities. This vacation has indeed had a strange and peculiar effect on some of my friends. Despite the lack of suitable spring (Continued on Page Six) tion on the parade grounds and examination on various subjects in the classrooms. A regimental parade and guard mount will be the feature of the inspection Monday afternoon. The parade and guard mount last Wednesday afternoon were held in preparation for .the arrival ot the inspection officers.' V Although tithe Inspection officers will take into consideration the administrative facilities and activities of the unit, the work, of the basic course men filling the ranks will determine the rating of the unit. The officers will vote he unit as unsatisfactory, satisfactory, or excellent, depending upon the results of inspection in the following subjects: First and second year basic courses, and first and second year advanced courses. Particular attention will be given to general administration inspection; unit administration inspection; unit training inspection and an eco nomic survey. Special class meet ings have been held' during the last week for the purpose of preparing the students for the classroom ex amination. Staff Members for 1931 Kentuckian to Staff members for the 1931 Ken- tuckian are being selected, accord- ing to Rex Allison, editor, and names and positions will be announced In the next issue of The Kernel. The position to oe filled include associate editorship, division editorship and sophomore and fresh- man assistants. The associate and will be selected from the nlru. Mace anri Mr ceive applications from the mem-- 1 bers. oi mat ciass mrougnout next week. Applications for assistant po- - Tonight at 8 o'clock in Room 111 of McVey hall the University of Kentucky and Northwestern University will engage in debate on the question: Are National Chain Stores a Menace to This Community? The University debating team, composed of Sydney Schell and Hugh Jackson, has the affirmative of the question, while the Northwetsern team composed of William C. Wines and Richard Peterson, has the negative. According to Prof. Sutherland, University debate coach, this debate will be one of the most impor tant held on the campus this year. "It is particularly important because of the current interest manifest in the question, not only by economists, but the people of the commercial world as well." Stenographers will be present and the speeches will be taken down in shorthand. After corrections have been made the speeches will be published in a bulletin which is issued by the extension department, and distributed to the various high schools throughout the state. The same question will be used by the high schools of twelve states in their debating activities next year, Mr. Sutherland said today. .Thitetho ..thiHI ar4hattb- University of Kentucky has been the host to the Northwestern de- bating team. On each occasion they tour Central Kentucky, debating fore the various high schools, on Wednesday night at 8 o'clock the two teams debated at Williams- town; Thursday night at Paris, and tonight they are here. Sat Y. M. APPOINTS CONVENTION MEN Announcement that final examln atlons will be given the last three regular class periods this semester instead of the program usually followed by the University was made yesterday by the committee on examinations. This committee was appointed several months ago by the University Senate to invest! gate the best method of giving ex animations in order to save the most time. Final examinations for freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be held 1, during the week of May while examinations for seniors will be held a week earlier. The advan tage of this recently adopted meth od, according to officials of the University, is that much time will be saved. They had feared that there would not be enough time between the regular term and the first term of summer school for Junior Week and for certain improvements which are to be made on the campus. This method of giving examinations was first tried the spring semester of last year, and met with much unfavorable comment from the student body. According to reports, however, this year will be the last time this method will be used, due to official action of the Uni versity Senate. BOWER TO GIVE BACCALAUREATE Former Dean at Transylvania Will Address Seniors at Exercises Commencement on June 1 lessor- oi reugious-eaucanow- at uie University of Chicago and a former dea;i of Transylvania College; will deliver the baccalaureate sermon to the graduating class of the Univer sity at 3 o'clock in Memorial hall on June 3. The sermon will be preceded by a march of the seniors in caps and gowns from the home of Presi dent McVey to the Memorial building. Dr. Bower was for 15 years a member of the faculty of Transylvania and the College of the Bible. He accepted his present position at the University of Chicago in 1926. AnX o"nprSessrp?rtmnann fac- - Local Group Will Attend Stu- - manj 'Positions and filled them with greatest ability. For last ultv advisor, before April 16. Any dent Cabinet Meeting at the years of his residence the Lextwo In sophomore or freshman is eligible Camp Daniel Boone This ington he was dean of both Tranassistfor these positions and tho sylvania and the College of the Week ants who serve on the 1931 KenBible. He Is widely known as an tuckian will be given preference for Several cabinet members of the orator and Is considered one of the editorial positions on the 1932 staff. most enlightened students of the Y. M. C. A. were delegated at a meetlnt? of the cabinet Tuesday Bible in America. night to attend the state student He is a member of the American Political fiiiiflpntfl cabinet convention at Camp27 Daniel Academy of Religious and Social Sci1A All ences, the ne on AprU 25 26 and Education As'convention will be taken up with sociation, the committee on ChrisT, s the th discussion of next year's pro- - tian Education of the Federal CounStudents making all Arts and Sciences college nave and the various problems cil of Churches and is chairman of announced through Dean Paul confronting Y. M. C. A. organiza the curriculum committee of the pt Boyd's office. The students are tions at the several universities rep- Disciples of Christ. ten in number, being five seniors, resented. Dr. Bower has held the position three freshmen and two sophomores, delegates from the of pastor in many of the foremost Among no Juniors made an all A standing University the Morton Walker, new- churches of the nation and is highly are The ten persons ly m this college. president of the Y. M. C. regarded for his work in this field are: Elizabeth Acker, Paducah, sen- - A.: elected Ruttencutter; Carlysle of religion. He is the author of Joe Donald-RolanAuten, Pontiac, ;ior; Schuermeyer; Bill Valade; J. M. many books on religious subjects Mich., sophomore; Clyde B. Craw- - Jones; Malcolm Barnes; Robert and has attained fame as a writer. I ley, Henderson, senior; Harry Henry Al Klkel. Emmerlck. Henderson, freshman; Stewart and In addition to the delegates from .Isabel Irwin Isgrlg, Paris, freshman; there Mrs. Grace Ruth Johnson, tiexing' the University of Kentucky Tran25 ton, senior; Horace Mitchell Miner, will be representatives from Be sylvania, Eastern Normal. Berea. Lexington, freshman: Bonnie Lee and Perkins, Paris, sophomore; Mrs. Moorehead Normal, Centre have The Political Science Forum anLola Lemme Robinson, Lexington, Kentucky Wesleyan, who will beau- nounces that Its next meeting will the opportunity to enjoy this senior; Mildred Anderson Rue, Kentucky river. be held at 4:00 p. m., Monday, April tiful camp on the senior. 128, in room 301 of the Administration building. This will be next to the last meeting of the year and an program interesting been has planned. Professor Jones of the Political Science department will speak on "Ghandl and the Indian Situation," which was chosen because of its timeliness. Every student and faculty member who Is interested in British-Indian relations is Invited KathMembers of the Junior and senior queen has been elected. Miss honor 'to participate in the discussion. as . Fitch Nicholas W. Williams will act classes and a few of the more fa- leen year, was awarded the asbut due to illness she was chairman of the meeting. vored of the sohpomore, will en-J- last unable to go through with the corthe gym tonight to semble at then, will ONLY COMPARATIVE! one of the best dances of the onation exercises. This,prom queen that a school year. The dance committee,k, be the first yearduly presented and has ever President Frank L. McVey has acthe chairmanship of Jack ar- crowned. been under cepted an Invitation to deliver a sehas completed elaborate The dance will be one of the very ries of three lectures at the Univerrangements for the affair, which last until sity of Chicago during the summer few school affairs that will be formal. 1 o'clock, and It Is expected that the year. The general As an added attraction to the fair advantage of session of this co-ewho will lure many gullible guests will take full The members subject of Dr. McVey's series of lecthe the overtime period. in tures will be "Administration males to the entertainment of the dance committee are at- Higher Education." Queen of the Prom will be presentdance earlier the start ed to the dancers. Miss Mary Lou tempting customary, the and have rePEAK, D. II., EXECUTIVE Renaker, Junior in the College of than Is be present Arts and Sciences and member of quested that all Juniors not iuier iuuh witn tneir aates Kappa Delta sorority, was elected nv.1nlr It has recently been announced will by the members of the Junior class jfnSSf .an opportunity to'thot D. H. Peak. University business i , much-soug- ht fer the agent, will attend the annual meet last week to this coveted and during recuperate from their strenuous ex- ing of the Association of University honor. At some time evening the activities of tho ertions. the and College Business Officers at The gym will be decorated in the the University of Colorado, Boulder, dancers will be interrupted and the crowned amid the school colors. Attractive programs May 22 and 23. Mr. Peak Is a memqueen will be will be presented to the girls, which cheers of her sorority sisters. carried in the ber of the association's executive Last year was the first in the his- will doubtless be Page Six) board. (Continued on tory of the school that a prom Dean Announces "A" .. Forum Meeting to Held April Junior Prom To Present Attractions for Guests With Crowning of Queen Col Orders Large Number for Advertising Purposes That Time TERMS THIS "TURNING POINT OF WORLD WAR" Maintenance ot Army as Measure of Preparedness is Advocated Friday, May 2, official "May Day" of the University, has been chosen by Editor Virgil Couch for the official distribution of the 1930 Kentuckian, at which time members of the graduating class and others who have ordered books may, obtain their copy of the outstanding college annual in the South. Bound in a most attractive cover of genuine black walrus, it presents an appearance which promises much within its covers, and this promise is more than fulfilled as one goes through Its contents. The art of the annual represents the spirit that led the men of America through the World War. Scenes of the University campus are such that they are fully representative of the beauty of the institution. This year, for the first time ever, the picture of President McVey is done In charcoal. This is the highest honor that can be awarded a person through the medium of engraving. The pages which bear the pictures of the deans are well balanced, with an individual picture "of each dean and the entrance to his office. Probably the outstanding feature of the book is the section which contains full page illustrations and pictures of campus affairs. This section, together with the beauty section which includes eight full (Continued on Page Six) University Woman's Club Elects Officers J!or CJomirig Year, Mrs. L. L. Dantzler and Mrs. D. H. Peak were elected president and respectively, of the University Woman's Club at a meeting of that organization Tuesday afternoon in Patterson hall. Other business of the meeting was the election of other officers and the selection of delegates to the convention of the Kentucky Federation of Woman's clubs. Other officers elected were: Mrs. Fordice Ely, recording secretary; Mrs. G. C. Latimer, reelected treasurer; and Mrs. C. M Knapp, reelected corresponding secretary. Delegates to the Woman's club convention, to be held at Bowling Green, are as follows: Mrs. L. L. Numerous Courses Offered, Dantzler, Mrs. D. R. Peak, Mrs. F. According to Dean Taylor, L. McVey and Mrs. P. P. Boyd. The alternates are Director of University Ex- Laughlin, Mrs. Miss Margaret McGeorge Roberts and tra Term Mrs. Lester O'Bannon. SUMMER SESSION STARTS JUNE 16 Complete schedule and Informa tion concerning the summer session of the University are now to be had in the form of the University bul letin for the summer terms, according to Dean W. S. Taylor of the College of Education, who Is director of the summer school. The first term will begin June 16 and expire July 19; the second will be In session from July 21 to August 23. Classes will be held from 7:30 to 12:20 dally. A variety of courses will be offered in all the colleges, as well as in the Graduate School. The summer school is Intended for those who, like teachers and superintendents, are unable to attend the regular session and for undergraduates and graduate students wishing to shorten the period of their college courses. Plans for Floats FITCH ELECTED TO MAID OF HONOR POST Davis, Dennett, Armstrong , and Hobson Selected as Attendants PROCESSION Administration of University TO BEGIN 0. P. Robinson Describes In Detail Conditions of Speaking at the general convocation of University students at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning in Memorial hall, and taking as his topic "The Operations of March 21, 1918," Col. O. P. Robinson, professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Indiana, presented an interesting discussion and a vivid portrayal of conditions existing at, what he termed, the "turning point of the World War." He stressed the necessity for pre paredness, and suggested a medium between the two extremes of prep aration on the part of Germany and unpreparedness on the part of the United States at the outbreak of the last war. The Somme drive of March 21, 1918, was the biggest and the final offensive drive made by the Germans. Illustrating his discussion by various maps of the war area, Col. Robinson pointed out the steps given in the following historical synopsis: "The first and heaviest blow fell to the right of the British army and at the right Junction between the French and the British. It was launched March 21 on a front of SO miles, and continued until April 6." In, concluding his address CoL Robinson expressed 'his belief that an army should be maintained by the United States, not reaching the extreme in preparedness such as Germany boasted, but lying somewhere in the midpoint between the great preparation of Germany and the great unpreparedness of the United States at the beginning of the World War. Col. Robinson Is the author of "Fundamentals of Military Strat egy." KATHLEEN OF SENIORS FESTIVITIES Approximately One-Haof Student Body Cast Votes in Election lf Miss Hazel Virginia Baucom, of Lexington, a junior in the College of Education and a member of the Alpha Gamma Dlta sorority, was elected Queen of the May for 1930 yesterday by the men students of the (University. Approximately one - half of the student body cast votes in the election, markiner one of the heaviest ballots polled in years at campus elections. Miss Baucom will be crowned Queen of the May on May 2. at which time the University will hold its annual celebration of the advent of the month of flowers and fair weather. On that day she will ride at the head of a mammoth procession through the streets of Lexington, her native city, and will be formally crowned with beautiful ceremony on the campus proper. Miss Kathleen Fitch, also of Lexington, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Kappa Delta social sorority, receiv- el the second highest vote in yesterday's election, and as a result will be maid of honor to Miss Baucom when she is made Queen of the May. Miss Fitch will be remembered as the first Junior Prom queen at the University of Kentucky, she having been elected to that post last year at the first prom queen election here. Misses Katherine Davis, of Lexof Richington; Betsy Bennett, mond, K?.; Mary Armstrnog, of Lexington, and Mary Sidney Hobson, of Ashland, Ky., were chosen attendants to the ueen for the ceremonies at the annual festivities. They ranked in the vote poll in the order named above. An unusual feature entered the election when it was discovered that four of the girls honored in yesterday's contest are residents of Lexington. It is expected that this in an expression of will result greater interest in the May Day ceremonies this year than eber before. May Day exercises will begin at 10 o'clock with the procession of the Senior Class in caps and gowns, (Continued on Page Six) Strollers Play Mountain Towns During Vacation Must Be Submitted Seventeen members of Strollers presented "Scarlet" to mountain fuirilpnces durlne the soring vaca- All fraternities and other organiof zations are requested to submit tioa This trip marks the close and Direcseason their plans for May Day floats to the Riley is for Strollers well pleased said to be tor the May Day committee of the Uniproteges have versity Senate and get the approval with the showing his year. the of this body, before building the made throughout Lexington ThursThe players left floats and entering them in the pa17, and returned rade. The committee consists of day morning, April playing at afternoon, Saturday Prof. W. E. Freeman, chairman; Thursday, April 17, and at Dean Sarah Blandlng, Dr. W. D. Plneville April 18. Funkhouser, Prof. L. J. Horlacher, Harlan. The trip was made in a private The and Prof. R, D. Mclntyre. of the organiplans should be submitted either car and all members dellehtful trip. sation rpnort a most verbally or in writing to proressor with a great Freeman, not later than May 1. The The play was received dqui nanan at committee will inspect all floats be- deal of enthusiasm Its presentation and Plneville and fore the pdrade starts, and any very profitable to the dra that are objectionable will be re- nroved organization. matic quired to withdraw. Several new memoers were uuten into Strollers at a meeting held Monday, April 14. All appeared In "Scarlet," ana are as iouows; unris- Ikulie Julllisuu, uiuuca vjuwo, uuii.o George Roberts, Kenneth Miner, Mclntyre and John Hearne. Those who made the trip are me mpmhors of the cost: Misses Kath erine Davis, Christine Johnson and James Fisher; Mary Elizabeth Gates, Jack Smith, Frank Davidson, lady Earl Cella. James Dorman. Kenneth leen Fitch, that "demure" little ueorge Horace from the K. D. chapter, aspired to Mclntyre, imd John Miner, nnhprts Hearne: Miss laurels and a kingdom; Mary Arm- Marguerite McLaughlin, chaperone; strong, with the army and the Trl Irmen Fort, electrician; Malcolm Delts behind her, hoped to go far; Barnes and John Jones, stage crew, Edith Literal of the Delta Zeta and Thomas L. Riley, director. group tried smiling her way to a throne: and last, the serene Kath-erln- e Davis of local color fame. Four years ago some organization1 I decided that we did not have It Is a University tradition that enough traditions on this campus freshmen must attend neither and set about to discover, invent or the Junior Prom nor the Senior create one. The May Day exercise Ball. The Men's Student CounIs a living refutation of their efcil will enforce the rule at the forts. It has been on this campus Junior Prom tonight, and all so long that students have forgotfreshmen students, whether they ten that it never existed, and have been given tickets or not. throughout the world it Is so old are asked to comply with this when It I that no one knows exactly canon. did start. It seems that it originaJunior men have had one date ted In the east when the oriental big and two stag bids placed in (populace treated itself to a sprlng-- i their postofflce boxes by the time orgy of eating, drinking, dancProm committee. ing, and, in general, celebrating the (Continued on Page Six) May Queen Election Brings Forth Exhibits of Intrigue As Nine Sororities Compete Thnrsrfnv. the democrarv of the student government asserted itself That and elected a May QUEEN. is hnrHlv a fair statement of the case, for the ladies were not allowed a vote, but what power tney were able to exert with their feminine charms! Such political intrigues and cabalistic designs have not been exhibited since, since oh, well, since this time last year. Nine sorolltles with nine well organized and well oiled political machines sponsored nine pretty girls fnr th onu nositlon of the year which is worth the effort they ex erted to win. Thn 7.Pn. Tims threw themselves Into the race with Ruby Rodgers; the Chi Omegas, tne one sorority which still clings to Limestone for at all, projected no good reason themselves Into the affair with Sydney Hobson; then the Alpha Gams ' th Hazel Baucom as their best entry: Molly Mack Offutt held high the glory of the Theta house; Kath Freshmen Excluded

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