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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, March 12, 1920

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if i The Kentucky Kernel UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, KY., MAR. 12, 1920 VOL. X. TO NEW COUNCIL TO HAVE SMITH IS WINNER FOR CONTEST CONTROL OF CHAMPI OF ATHLETICS No. 21 WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY FACULTY CLUB ORGANIZED LEAGUE HAVE SECONDi HERE U. K. Representative Comes Drawings Must Be In Next Students, Alumni, Faculty Initial Meeting Held Mon- Constitution To Be Adoptday Night ed; Officers Nominated Week First In Second Members and University Contest Officials to Form Body Thirty-ninmembers of tho teach- MRS. McVEY TO SPEAK In response to the request contain- r e WILL "is - AGAIN Kentucky exhibited her prowess once more in that one of many arts through which she has been made when the University of Kentucky won the championship of the South in the first annual contest of the Southern League in the University chapel, Friday night. Clifford E. Smith represented the University of Kentucky, speaking on "The Shantung Question." Wllllm H. Bobbitt, University of North Carolina, came second in the contest, and George Goetz, Johns Hopkins University, finished third. Their subjects were respectfully, "The Present Crisis in American Democracy," and 'Radicalism and Free Speech." Others who competed were: Dewey Wnltnell, Vanderbllt University, "Our Unloyal People"; Meyer Lovenstein, University of Virginia, "The Alternative to Bolshevism"; "Radicalism and Free Speech"; William McCall, Uni- verslty of Alabama, "The College Man's Opportunities." Smith first covered himself with glory when he won the State championship last Monday night over rep- resentatives from five other Kentucky colleges. He will next represent the State in a contest with the winners of the contests in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to be held April 7. At a later date he will be the Kentucky representative in a contest with North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. The contest was delayed because of the late arrival of one of the contestants and was not over until after midnight. The judges who rendered the decision were Professor B. C. Van Wye, University of Cincinnati; Professor H. S. Woodward, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, and Professor C. H. Thurber, Purdue University. Much of the good work accomplish-ein these oratorical contests has been due to the diligence and inter-eaexhibited by Professor Mabie, who is In charge of the work in oratory In" the University. famous-r-oratory- 41 SPEAK , -- d t' last week's issuo of the Kernel several of the artists of the Univered in ' sity are preparing drawings to be submitted in the contest for the best design for the Stroller program. This contest, which is conducted each year by tho Strollers, has always created interest and many students have shown their interest by submitting designs. Besides the natural desire of the s students to aid all University there is the added inducement in this contest of two of the best seats in the Opera House to the artist who submits the best design. It is to be remembered that these drawings must be in the hands of the committee before the end of next week and those who are contemplating entering a design should lose no time in putting it into shape. Information regarding the contest can be obtained from Emery Frazie: or any member of the cast of "The Climbers." The committee, composed of Professor Enoch Grehan, Emery Frazler and Horndon Evans, will examine the drawings and announce the winner at the close of the contest. The management reserves the right to keep all drawings submitted. Plans for the sale of seats are being made and it 4s probable that all details for the opening will be made 'vithin the next few days. The four boxes at the Opera House were engaged by different organizations of tho University last semester, but there will be- plenty of available seats. The management is expecting every seat to be sold a short time after the tickets are issued, as Stroller productions are growing In popularity with each year. The members of the cast are working night and day, rounding the play into shape and it can be safely said from the display of talent that this will be one of the best amateur performances seen here in years. organf-nation- - CENTER COLLEGE MM SPEAKS AT y. MEETING UNIVERSITY WOMANS Dr. Ganfield Gives InspiraCLUB MEETS FRIDAY tional Talk; Community Singing Feature The University Woman's Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Friday at 3:30 o'clock in the Recreation Room of Patterson Hall. Important business matters will be discussed, and Miss Josephine Simrall will deliver an address on "Woman and the New Educational Issues." Patronize Our Advertiser! 1 exerFollowing the devotional cises led by Bob Davis at the joint V. W. and Y. M. C. A. meeting at Patterson Hall Sunday night, Dr. W. A. Ganfield, of Centre College, spoke on "Great Spirits of the Past Who Did Not Fall." Mr. Nolan, from Cincinnati, who was a leader of community (Continued on Page Two) ing staff of the University and the Experimental Station met Monday PL'ANS FOR "K" night in the "Little Theatre" at 8 p. Radical changes In the governing m. incident to a call by Dr. Glanville body of athletics have been made by Terrell, chairman of a committee apthe action of the senate of the Uni- pointed by the University Senate at a versity of Kentucky upon the recom- recent meeting, looking toward the mendation of the senate committee formation of a University Faculty appointed some time ago to investi- Club. Dr. Glanville Terrell was elected gate the athletic situation. The committee was composed of S. A. Boles, chairman and Professor Enoch GreProf. Enoch Grehan, and Major Pres- han, head of the Department of Jourley T. Atkins, of Louisville, an alum- nalism, was elected secretary and house nus. In accordance with the recommendations of the committee the Athletic Association who formerly had control of athletics passes out of existence and in its place an athletic council is formed to be appointed by the President of the University and to consist of the president, the director of athletics, three faculty members, two students, and three citizens of Lexington and Fayette county either alumni of the University or other men interested in athletics at the University. The terms of all the members of the council will be for a period of three years except those of the students which shall be of athletics, the president however for a period of one year. The council shall have full control retaining the right to vote. The duties of the council shall be: to be responsible for the welfare and good character of athletics at the University; to formulate and direct the general athletic policy; to promulgate regulations for the awards of "letters" to the players on the various teams, football, basketball, baseball girl's basketball, men's basketball, tennis, and track; to pass upon the eligibility of players, in which case the student members of the council shall have no vote; to support high school tournaments; to take steps to attract to the University on as many occasions as possible the alumni; and to establish and provide for the maintenance of a trophy room in which pictures, records of athletic teams and other trophies of athletic achievement may be kept. The athletic council shall have full charge of providing proper coaches for the teams and it is suggested that a football coach of national reputation be procured. The investigating committee also recommends to the attention of the new council the building in the near future of a concrete stadium; the better equipment of the gymnasium; and the building of a "K" house in which the teams may be quartered during their respective training seasons, and where they may have their meals at a training table with strict discipline maintained. treasurer. Following the election of officers a general discussion of a plan of organ ization and purposes of the club was held with short speeches by Dr. TerJudge Wellington rell, Patrick, Judge Chalkley, Professor Welst, Lafferty, Dean P. P. Boyd, Professor Summers, Professor A. N. Miller, Pres ident McVey and Professor W. D. and others, presenting their views concerning the purposes and the best plans for organizing the club. The Senate Committee was author ized to prepare definite plans and a tentative constitution to be presented at a future meeting. Refreshments were served. The following, with others who will Join at the next meeting will be classed as charter members: President Frank L. McVey, Dr. Glan-- . ville Terrell, Professor W. L. Sum Val-lea- u (Continued on Pago 7) DR. D. L. THOMAS DIES Head of English Department of tre College Succumbs. Cen- Danville, Ky., March 8 (Associated Dr. Daniel Lindsay Thomas, 40 years old, head of the English Department of Centre College, is dead here following an operation. He was president of the Kentucky Folklore Society and has written considerably on the subject. Dr. Thomas was a native of Lebanon, Ky. After his graduation in 1900 from Centre College, he was assistant principal in the Danville city schools for two years. Receiving his M. A. degree at Centre, he took a course at Princeton, where he won the Charles Scribner Fellowship In English two years. With the degree of Ph. D. from Princeton, he studied at Munich and Oxford in 1906 and 1907. He was assistant professor of English at the University of Kansas in 1908 and 1909 and in the latter year came to Centre. He was with the Y. M. IC. A. educational forces In France during the war and was head of the English department at the A. E. F. University at Dijon. His relatives live in Lebanon, where he will be burled. Press). e The second meeting of the Woman's League will be held Monday morning, March 15, during the fifth period, in the Little Theater. Mrs. F. L. McVey will speak on the purpose and value of having such an organization in the University. Among the important business matters to be brought up will be the adoption of a constitution and the appointmnt of a nominating com mittee to select the candidates for offices in the League. The initial meeting of this organiza tion was held several weeks ago, in a mass meeting of all the women students of the University, following the acceptance of a petition which was submitted to the faculty, stating the fact that the women of the University felt the need or an organization of this kind, which would unify the body of women students by bringing together the town girls and those living in the dormitories. One of the purposes of the League, as suggested at that meeting, was to bring to the University certain notable experts on vocations for women. The work of organization was begun at that time, by the appointment of a committee, consisting of Mary Van Meter and Louise Will, who with cne other member to be selected by Ihom, .jvere to write a constitution to be submitted to the body of women students at the next meeting. It Js hoped that officers may be elected at an early date, in order that the work of the League may be well under way before the end of this school year. Mrs. McVey, who is to be the speaker at this meeting, has obtained by experience a thorough knowledge of the work and aims of Woman's Leagues. Every woman student of the University is urged to be present Monday morning, at this probably meeting of the League. MEN TO HAVE OFFER OF FUND EX-SERVI- Special Courses In Any School. Through provision of the Scholarship Fund of the National War Work Council of the Y. M. C. A., it is possailor, or masible for any rine to get permanent help which will enable him to take special courses in any school to which he may desire to May Take go. The amount of financial aid will be by district committees. determined Students may receive instruction in courses in agriculture, bookkeeping, shorthand, medicine, law and any othare er subject. Those interested urged to call on Professor Melcher, to receive further Information concerning this project. Hp!''

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