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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, December 21, 1916

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iii immmmiimmii THE KENTUCKY KERNEL University of Kentucky BRITTAIN WILL LEAD 1917 S.W. GRATHWELL TALKS AT CHAPEL EXERCISES FOOTBALL TEAM Star Guard Chosen Captain Large Number of Students; Hear National Prohiof Squad at Banquet bition Orator Friday Night RODES WILL No. 14 LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, DtC. 21, 1916. VOL IX RETURN 75 REGISTER STUDES September 29 Open. October C Open. October 115 Miami at Lexington. October 20 Vnndorbllt at Lexington. October 27 Scwanee at Sowanco November 3 Centro at Danville. November 10 Mississippi A. & M. at Starksvlllc. November 17 Alabama at Lexington. November 29 Tennessee at Lexington. All Showing up Well and lection of Best Men Se- Is Difficult FIRST LBEF at t, e MAXWELL HALL SPEARS OUT BASKETBALL TEAM TO STUDENTS FOR (By "Sap.") "Students of Southern colleges are looking forward to visiting historic Lexington with almost as great interest as they are showing in the national student convention," said S. "W. Grnthwoll. Southern Secretary of the I. P. A., to a largo crowd in chapel STATE GIRLS ATHLETIC Friday. 'I am gratified," said Mr. Grathwell, "to see a large number attending a chapel." Continuing, the speaker told of the interest being Five Schools and Colleges manifested on the part of Southern OrganRepresented students in the convention in Lexingization Meeting ton next week. Students everywhere are preparing to come to Lexington. In many instances citizens are taking PLANS ARE ADOPTED popular subscriptions to send picked delegates to the Lexington convention, Preliminary plans for the formation so much do they believe in its im- of a State girls' athletic association portance. were made and playing rules for the This is especially true in the West- girls' basketball teams for the present The season were adopted at a meeting of ern and Northwestern States. "On to Lexington" spirit is growing representatives of five girls and and all indications are to a large atschools of the State which , tendance. was held in Lexington last week. It Mr. Grathwell is one of nine student was decided that the colleges that are secretaries who have been working members of the association must play among American colleges since Sep- only under girls' rules, not only with tember 1, organizing the I. P. A. work other colleges but among themselves, with special attention to the national and play no school which does not use Since his first appear- such rules. convention. ance in chapel, last October, Mr. GrathThe girls heretofore have had no well has visited colleges in Texas, Ok- eligibility rule but a committee was lahoma, Tennessee and Kentucky. appointed at this meeting to arrange has impressed tho a set of rules for the association. Mr. Grathwell students of the University as one of Kentucky Wesleyan College was the the fairest and most conservative of originator of the meeting. prohibition orators. His talks in chapel The schools and their representahave appealed to the thought rather tives, wero: University of Kentucky, than to the emotions. He is a true in- Dr. J. J. Tigert, Miss Nancy Innes, formant and not a propogandist. captain, and Miss Haydon, manager; After chapel, Mr. Grathwell met Transylvania and Hamilton, Dick many students who registered for tho Harold Lykins and Miss Mary national convention. Indications are DoWitt Snyder; University of LouisUniversity stu-- J that about seventy-fivville, Fish Hess, and Kentucky j will stay for tho convention. dents Professor Cobb and Miss Court Kentucky College for Women ney. McFARLAND SPEAKER had no representative but reported it AT THE AGR. SOCIETY self in favor of tho plans. Officials for tho season's gamos Professor F. T. McFarland address-ewore selected also. They include: In tho Agricultural Socioty at its regCentral Kentucky, Coaches Hlnton, ular meeting Monday night on tho subTuttlo, Tigort, Arnott anil Lykins; in ject, "The Development or the Mind." Loulsvillo, Murphy. Cawthorn, Shontz His talk, which was highly interesting and Louts Seelbach. Unless tho ofand instructive wns much onjoyed. ficial is connected with one of tho After tho regular mooting, a busi teams, tho selection made by tho home ness sossion was hold, in which a team is to bo used. movoment was inaugurated that tho socioty entertain tho farmers and visCIVIL ENGINEERS SPEAKERS. itors who aro horo during Farmers' Week. A program and rofroshmonts Profossors 1). V. Terrell and W. J. were considered. establishment of an Carrol, of tho College or Civil Plans for tho TO THE STUDENT BODY. will dellvor addresses at tho employment bureau for tho benollt of to bo . .The staff of the Kernel wishes every students in tho College of Agrlculturo, County Engineers' Conference no definite ac hold at Howling Green, January 17 student a happy Christmas and good wero also discussed but to 20. tion was taken. fortune. John Albert Hrlttnin, wlio lias played guard on the Wildcat football squad for the past two years, was elected captain of the 1917 team at a banquet given at the Leonard Hotel Friday evening in honor of the sixteen men who earned the "K" on the gridiron this fall. About twenty friends and supporters of the Wildcats were present, besides the regular varsity men. Visions of an S. I. A. A. championship football team for next year were inspired by addresses by Judge Barker, Maury Crutcher, Captain-elec- t Brittain, Dr. J. J. Tigert, Professor Enoch Grchan, toastmaster; Hogan Yancey, "Doc" Rodes, Bill Tuttle, S. A. Boles, and Curt Park. Rumors to the effect that "Doc" Rodes would not be seen in a Wildcat uniform next year, were denied by that gentleman, who said that he would be in camp early to assist Captain Brittain in bringing a championship football team to Lexington. This statement brought forth sighs of relief from all those present. Captain Crutcher, Charlie Haydon and Broadus Hickerson are the only men on the "K" letter squad, "who were guests of honor at the banquet to graduate in June, Haydon has played only two years of intercollegiate football, while Hickerson has only been on the varsity only one year. Hickerson said that he will very likely be on hand next fall and Haydon's friends believe that he will also answer the roll call. Captain-elec- t Brittain lias earned the reputation of being one of the steadiest and most reliable men on the Wildcat squad. No matter how much his man outweighed him, Brit could always be relied upon to fight and his brilliant playing has changed many a seeming defeat into a victory. At a meeting of the Athletic Committee just previous to the banquet, Prank Grainger was chosen student manager for 1917 to succeed Elmer Hopkins. may develop A quiet movement from Friday night's meeting whoroby the alumni and friends of the University may begin an activo campaign to insure tho Wildcats better support in the future, with a viow to bringing the S. I. A. A. championship to Lexington. "Next year is tho best year," was tho slogan expressed by all tho speakers Friday night, and tho alumni movoment is tho result of this optimism. MEN THIRTY-FIV- E 1917 SCHEDULE JAN. GAME 17 Basketball practice lias begun in candidates earnest and the thirty-ilvfor the team have shown a renewed interest since the completion of the 1917 schedule. The first game will be played with Centre College here on e January 17. The squad, which has been practicing daily for several weeks, will have After the a long rest after today. holidays they will bo given strenuous training in order that they may be in condition for the opening 'contest. Thirty-livmen are trying out for Varsity quintet. Hopkins, Longs-wortthe Thompson, Gay, Marsh and Scribner are out for center, with Longsworth and Thompson showing a slight lead. Gumbert. Rodes, Mcllvain and Adair, all football men, are leading the field in the selection for guards. Ireland, Anderson, Campbell, Kinne, Bartee, Parker and Glickman are running hard for the forward places. The coaches expect to be able to select the varsity squad by the time practice is in January after the Christmas holiday. e The schedule follows: January 17 Centre at Lexington. January January January 23 Vanderbilt at Nashville. 24 27 Ramblers at Nashville. Georgetown at George- 30 Rose Polytechnic (Ind.J town. January at Lexington. February ton. February ington. February February ington. March Vanderbilt at Lexing- 3 'Tennessee 0 16 21 at Lex- Centre at Danville. Georgetown at Lex- Tennessee at Knoxville. Wes-loya- MISS DICKEY CHOSEN ENGLISH CLUB HEAD Miss Jane Dickey was elected president and Miss Mary Stagg vice pres ident of tho English Club at a meeting hold last Wednesday aftornoon in tho lecture room of Professor L. L. Dantzlor, head of tho English Department. Plans wore discussed for tho year's work, Including a number of enterTho club decided to ask tainments. Professor D. L. Thomas, head of tho Department of English at Contro to deliver an address in chapel, Friday, January 12. Tho club, which was instituted last year, lias a membership of about thirty, including members of tho English faculty, graduate students and undergraduates in tho department. Col-log- IN CHAPEL Exercises Under Auspices of Prohibition Club-Pr- izes Given STEWART WINS FIRST Maxwell Hall, associate general Prosecretary of tho hibition Association, was the princi pal speaker at chapel Tuesday morn ing, which was held under the auspices of the University Prohibition His subject was, "History of Club. tho Prohibition Movement." Profes sor J. T. C. Noe presided. The speaker told of the numerous efforts to induce people to be temper ate. The first attempt was in 1S20 when a number of reformers gathered in Boston and pledged themselves to drink no distilled liquors. This club soon had a membership of 3,000,000. This method, however, failed to eradicate the evil. Mr. Hall said there are two methods of doing away with the liquor evil. One is to take the drinker away from the drink and the other is to take The drink away from the drinker. latter method, the speaker said, is the better because the drink will not come back to the drinker. From these meagre beginnings, the prohibition movement has gained considerable ground, and at present over half the states or the Union have entered the dry column. Mr. Hall said that the prohibition forces would not cease work until North America "is dry from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from the Gulf of Mexico to the North Pole." The two prizes offered for the best themes on some phase of prohibition were awarded. The first prize, a Webster's Intercollegiate Dictionary, was His subwon by Bradly M. Stewart. ject was, "Psychology of Alcoholism." Lyman Chalkley, Jr.. was winner of the second prize, a complete set of the His subject works of Shakespeare. e was, "Prohibition." Winning Theme. Mr. Stewart's theme, which won first prize, follows: "When one takes his first drink of some beverage containing alcohol, two distinct changes of mind occur. First, toward intoxicating one's attitude drinks Is formed. If one has held a prejudice against strong drink, that dlsllko Is overcome, and one becomos favorably Inclined toward tho poison. Next, a kind of preferred conduct is established. A certain portion of tho brain is inodlllod permanently; and a norvo circuit, especially designated for its now function, is connected up. ready for future use. In a word, willpower has been lossonod and an incipient habit has been produced. "Naturally, a second step in tho drunkard's career is easy. All is pro- pared; tho bars aro down. A fow moro drinks and ono becomes a confirmed ally of John Harloycorn; more- -

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