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Best Copy Available 'x THE KENTUCKY KERNEL UNIVERSITY SECTION TWO - I- l OF . LEXINGTON, XIX VOLUME KY., 1 I SPORTS ' KENTUCKY SEPTEMBER 21, 1928 NUMBER 1 WILDCATS COMPLETE THIRD WEEK OF DRILL PROSPECTS Team in Years; Face Tough Schedule GOOD HEAVY FOR Frosh May Have Best -- ,0-- YEARLINGS WILL PLAY FOUR Rarin' to O Go! o o t rW' r. players: Jack Phipps, Ashland; Woody Ger- Ralph Manual; Louisville man, "Babe" Wright, Sturgis, one of the biggest men ever seen on Stoll field; Leslie McGaugh, Henryetta, Okla.; Robert K. Kipling, Carrollton; Kenneth Kistner, Evansville, Ind.; George Yates, Elizabethtown; E. II. Evans, Louisville Male; Tom Feber, Nichol-asvillcentral Kentucky's only contribution; Eugene Tate,, Greenville; Jnlin S. Kellev. Snrincfieltl: "Pat" Kirwan, Louisville Male, brother of the famous "Ab"nuff said; "Bo" Meyers, Louisville Manual; Ross Morhigh luminary; gan, Hopkinsville "Ole" Abbey, Leverette Thompson, Watertown, S. D.; Cecil Urbanick, Don West. Deck Hawkins, all of Fair- mount, W. Va.; and Oscar Edwards, "Ock," of Louisa. Tlii Ik tho line.un from which Prib blc and his assistants have their clfoice. It is little wonder they are smiling. This is one of the best fresh man aggregations ever to be ussem bled on Stoll Field. Thr. fnur.crame schedule follows: Oct. 12 Georgetown at Lexington. Nov. 10 Vanderbilt at Nasnvwe. Nov. 17 Centre at Danville. Nov. 24 Tennessee at Lexington. VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE WINS 12 GAMES 1928 October (Bj-- . , DORMITORY University Summer School Diamond Ball Artists Display Classy Brand of Playing to Defeat All Opponents. GAMES Hayes Owens) There nre smiles on the face of the University's old war horse, Birkett Lee Pribblc, fresliman coach; and, there's a reason, In fact there are many reasons from Kentucky, West Virginia, South Dakota, Oklahoma and a number or other states. Then Coach- Pribble and his assistants, Frank Phipps and James Pence, former Wildcat stars, sounded the first call Monday they were greeted by some of the best freshman material ever to sat foot on Stoll Field, and that is saying a whole lot. The men who will cavort with tho yearlings this year did not come to by nccideat. They the University were told of this school, its many good points, its athletic teams and they were invited to cast their lot at the Univerwith the eds and co-esity of Kentucky. The nice thing about it all is that so many of the invitations were accepted. Confronted with a four game schedule this year, all of which promises many hard contests, much is to be .done before the yearlings take the field for the first time. One big advantage lies in the fact that the first game is not scheduled until October 12 giving the men ample time to get ready for the contest. Will Play Georgetown The first battle, by the way, happens to be with Georgetown, always a Jonah for the University of Kentucky Kittens. It is a surprising fact that Georgetown always gets the best; of the Kentuekv first year men when the .varsity teams of the rival schools are never considered by sports writers as being in the same class with the Wildcats. This year, however, Kitten supporters and the freshmen who will endeavor to get a berth on the team are .and reverse the order of e' things. Vanderbilt always has a strong freshman eleven and the Kittens will oppose the Tennessee lads in the second game of the season, November 10. Centre will be met November 17 and, if the Danville frosh think of last year, it will probably give them an inferiority complex which will be a big factor in helping the University eleven. Tennessee at Lexington, November 24, will conclude the program, according to the present schedule. It is, of course, too early to make any predictions as to the outcome of the four contests, but to say the Kittens will win at least 50 per cent of their games should be no exaggeration. Plenty Material As for the men who will compose this squad, the amount of space limits to any great extent a survey of their work but this is not necessary. Most of the following named persons are mighty well known. A number of dark horses are still in the background and may step into the lime-lifebefore the season is over. The best bet', however, is to pick the frosh eleven from the following named MEN'S PETE DRURY tackle from Senior Hi, is one of the largest men on the team and is almost a cinch for one of the tackle positions. Having played regular last season he is experienced in all of the' line tactics and should be one of the best linemen, His both on defense and offense. size makes him a terror to the opposing backs and it does not take them long to find out that his position is not one of the weak ones. Pete was also employed by the Consolidated Coach Corporation this summer where he worked along side of Len Miller. He is as hard as nails and uses his size and strength to a good advantage. Pete Drury, STUDENTS FILL MANY QUEER JOBS University of Wisconsin Em ployment Bureau Says No Job Is Too Difficult for Students to Try. Maybelle was a student in high school, and her assignment1 in geometry was spoiling her evening. In fact, it was spoiling the evening, nerves, and patience of the whole family. Her dad wrestled with triangles and striving to get them parallels, straightened out through the appli cation of rather hazy axioms and theorems; but perplexity and teams were the net products. The telephone in the office of Miss Alice King, superintendent of the student employment bureau of the UniMiss versity of Wisconsin, rang. King answered. you've got a student who knows "If anything about geometry, send him to us," a disgusUd and tired masculine voice said. "I want him to help my daughter get her geometry assignment." Although unusual, the job was fill ed by a university student earning part of his way. Miss King is becoming accustomed to being asked fw aid of odd and peculiar kinds. "One afternoon," she reluteu, "an almost frantic mother called up, and asked me to send to her home immediately a young man who could repair her child's wagon. The little one was crying lustily and would not be quieted until its vehicle was 'fixed.' I sent her a student who restored peace, order, and the- wagon to status." The Men's Dormitory diamond ball team had the most successful season in the history if its existence during the past summer session when it won twelve games nnd lost none. During the summer the dormitory team played twelve games with different city teams who were members of the Twilight League and won all of the games, most of them by large scores and over some of the strongest teams in the league. Due to the fact that the baseball season began before the summer session opened and closed several weeks after school was out is was impossible for the dormitory team to become a member of the league and to play on the regular schedule. All of the contests in which the dormitory aggregation participated were in the nature of practice sessions for league teams, but the relative showings made by these teams placed the dormitory machine in a class by itself. The dormitory team was made up of picked players from the men students who resided at the dormitory. Some of them were players of considerable experince, others were high school coaches during the regular school year. A brief summary of all games played and the results are as follows: Dormitory 4; Experiment Station 1. Dormitory 6; Experiment Station 2. Dormitory 12; Experiment Station 3. Dormitory 15; Experiment Station 6. Dormitory 14; Crowley Specials 4. Dormitory 14; City Y. M. C. A. 12'. Dormitory 24; First Baptist 8. Dormitory 13; First Baptist 11. Dormitory 16; First Baptist-9- . Dormitory 18; Southern R. R. 4. Dormitory 6; Southern R. R. 3. Dormitory 6: L. & N. 0. Following are the names of the pjayers on me aormuory Kim their positions: Gilbert, right short; Sturgill, left field; Pennel, left short; Hilliard, right field; Loudenslager, catcher; Hook, pitcher; Denny, second base; Prewitt, first base; Burk-holde- r, center field, and Roberts, third base. Substitutes, Cobb and Barkhau. STUDENT FROM ABROAD FORMER STATE RETURNS Miss Helen Backer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Backer, of west Third street, recently returned home from abroad, where she spent the Italy, traveling, through summer France, Belgium, Germany, England and Scotland, this being her second summer abroad. Miss Backer is a graduate of Ham ilton Junior College and School of Ex pression, and of the Univeni.'fy. She is a member of Chi Omega und Chi Delta Phi sororities. r. WILDCATS TOUGH FACING Lexington October 13 Lexington Washington ft Lec October 20 Chicago Northwestern October 27 Lexington . . Centre November 3 Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt November 10 Montgomery, Ala. Alabama November 17 .. Lexington V. M. I. November 29 Knoxvllle, Tenn. Tcnnensee New Line Coitch Is Secured From 'Big Ten9 School The latest addition to the coaching staff of the University is Don Graham, famed passer and punter of the University of' Iowa, who was graduated from that institution in 1925. Graham played three years of varsity football at Iowa, beginning his career in 1923. While a member of the Iowa team, he was proclaimed by all the sport writers as the best punter in the Big Ten conference. It was his excellent kicking that kept the Iowa team among the leaders of the conference during those three years. Since coming to Kentucky Graham has been associated with Head Coach Harry Gamage and is doing excellent work in bringing out the punting possibilities of three men. Each day he spends an hour or more with Covington, Brown and McElroy, teaching them the correct method of sending long high spirals down the field. The men are improving each day under his tutoring and by the time of the opening game on October 6 they should be able to get off a few kicks that will be a credit totheJnstructor. After 1925, Mr. Graham worked on his law degree and he is now a lawyer by profession. The past summer he studied aviation for a pastime and in another year will have become a proficient airman. He is the youngest coach on the staff being only 23. Graham fell right in line to the method and system in which Gamage is instructing his men, namely the This is a big help Illinois system. to the head coach as he does not need to worry about efficient cooperation. While at Iowa, Graham played under Bert Ingwerson, who was formerly freshman coach at Illinois and instructed that system at Iowa. Thus when Graham came to Kentucky he was familiar with the Illinois system and the one that Gamage is teaching. Without any hesitation he was able to assume his duties the first day with the knowledge of what he was supposed to do. Gridiron Program This Fall Includes Five Conference Games nnd Tilts With Northwestern and Centre. Witllf probably the hardest schedule ever undertaken by a Wildcat team facing them, 35 panting and sweating footbnll men arc going through their paces daily. Coach Gamage and the athletic board have arranged such a list of formidable foes that even the most optimistic supporters are growing wary. Although fewer games will be played this year than last, the schedule-i- s more imposing than any of its predecessors. This is due not only to the greatness of some of our opponents but also to the fact that there is not a single "set up" In the array. Several teams, including Florida, Kentucky Wesleyan and Maryville, have been dropped, while others, such as Carson-Newma- n have been substituted. W. and L. Powerful The Southern Conference looms up large in the eyes of Kentucky supporters because the Wildcats will engage five "S. C." teams this fall. The first of these will be at home against Washington and Lee, and the "Fighting Generals" are sending out a Beginning with strong aggregation. Vanderbilt on November 4, the 'Cats will play four conference gamed in respectively, including succession, Vanderbilt, Alabama, V. M. I. and Tennessee. Of the four teams three at least are favored to finish near the top of the conference heap. Vandy, who has been' showing a lot of early season form; Alabama looked on as one of the South's best bets, and Tennessee, who should have one of the greatest teams in the country if their freshman victories of the last year mean anything, .'are .those three teams. The games that will be looked forward to most of all however, are the and Centre battles. Northwestern Chicago will be hosts to the 'Cats on October 20, and many are planning to visit the "Windy City" on this occasion. A victory over Northwestern will mean much to Kentucky and the boys have their hearts set on this northern Invasion. Of course the Centre game will draw quite a few football enthusiasts because of Homecoming Day which falls on this date. The traditional game ended disasColonels trously for the golden-cla- d last year, and they are headed for Lexington seeking a mighty vengence. The squad knows full well that "many will be called but few will be chosen." There are 25 men fighting for eleven places, and you can imagine that competition runs high on Stoll field these sweltering days. PROMINENT CANDIDATES FOR 'CAT ELEVEN 0 ' 'Bjlj Picking and digging of dandelions is an occupation which helps send some men through the university. Home owners want students to clear their lawns of the flowering weed. One student was hired by u sick man to read some detective stories to him. A girl student who knew somo thing about manipulating a sewing machine helped a mother make a Dutch costume for her little daughter who was to appear in a school play. telephone call reA mysterious quested that a student be sent to a certain address to act as a detective. , Miss King filled the request with u K. worked as a detecstudent who had tive for tho police department in Cleveland, Ohio. "We often have demands for enterRobert Rhoads, 21 years old, University athlete and son of Prof. Mc- - tainers to take part in programs at Henry Rhoads, former state superln country schools," said Miss King. tendent of public instruction, died in "Recently, we suplied a dramatic July in u hospital at Clinton, Ind., reader and a clogdancer for such an us a result of injuries sustained while entertainment." swimming near Paris, 111., where he One of the strangest "freak" jobs lie wanthad been playing with a baseball team came from an undertaker. this summer. He dove into a pool of ed u student to sleep in the undershallow water, striking his head on a taking parlor, to act as a watchman rock and fracturing two vertebra In over tho corpses. The student was his neck. He was paralyzed from the to receive his room and bed free. Sevneck down. His neck was placed in eral candidates reported for the job. a cast, but he died a few days later. Tho farm cottage of Robert Burns His father, his twin brother, Ray-monwhom Gaataue way depend on (o carry the Blue and White team and an elder brother, Crawford, has been presented to tho British na- Above are ulctured some of the Wildcats They are: Ford, upper left; Salcer, upper center; McElroy, upper right; and to victory this sesaon. the latter of Louisville, were at his tion, as a memorial to the Scotch T1m gMtlMUR fetow McElroy U Coach Harry (jamage. Triebcr and Ds, Mt to right, Mow. poet. )MMM0 when he dld. u. Athlete Dies From Broken Neck EjjBjjfci 0 ft LINE Unlucky Lendy (By Way man Thomasson) What will our football team do this year 7 How many games will we win? Going to the races, questions about winners are easy. You have but to spend a dollar and buy a "sure thing" scaled up in an envelope and labelled "Old Spec" or something else equally as, absurd. But deciding the success of a football team two weeks before the opening game that is a "horsefly from another stable." Gamage Has Poor Material Take a squint at this and then re-tito your corners for the count to bogin. Coach Harry Gamage has 36 Wildcats out to make his football team and some of them are more or less scratched up. But, worse still, about 27 of them are inexperienced sophomores who really are not 'Cats at all but just overgrown Kittens. They practiced twice a day for two weeks before school began and they have been working out every day this LEN MILLER week. They are in good condition Len Miller, 1G8 pounds, a Lexington and they are receiving as good coachman and one who "lady luck" has ing as they could get anywhere, but failed to help, is handicapped with a there is a scarcity of good football bad knee. Len is the most versatile material. The heaviest men out for man on the squad, being able to play backfield positions are Brady Knight any position on the team like a veter- and "Dutch" Treiber. They weigh an. He is now being groomed for the 175 pounds each in their undershirts, center position and as usual is show- and the other backfield candidates: ing remarkable ability in getting the Covington, Portwood, Gilb, Johnson, ball back to the backfield men. He is Spicer, Ford and Owens are midgets, one of the hardest workers of the out- more or less. None can run 100 fit and never tires of doing more than yards in less than 11 seconds, and nohis share of the work. When it comes body on the squad can punt a ball to "putting out," Len is always in farther than you can throw a Ford the thick of the fight in spite of his by the crank. injured knee and he takes the knocks Good Line Forthcoming like a man. During the summer he Well, dry your tears and tune in on worked for the Consolidated Coach this GOOD news. The line will averCorporation where he doctored and age over 190 pounds and 13 big linenursed the large busses used by the men, Dees, Drury, Thompson, Gentile, company. When he went after one Forquer, Allen, Rose, Squires, Brown, of the large busses it really came Baughman, and Nawack Colker, apart, and once assembled it was Williams are showing improve"raring to go." ments every day. Walters' name should have been added to the read "13," list so it wouldn't but he doesn't weigh enough to He makes up for make it fourteen. his weight by fighting hard. What about the prospects? l Wildcats beat V. M. I. first place-th- e Baldwin M. Woods, of Uni- 25 to 0, Centre 53 to 0, and they Dean versity of California, Places played a good game against TennesHappy Interpretation on Pos- see on Thanksgiving last year. So, their season was a success, partly. sibilities of Scientific Age. It should be a success this year. San Francisco. A world of Robots, Washington and Lee has a weaker team V. M. I. is no better, Carson- ministered to by the super-efficieproduct's of science is one phase of a Newman is weaker than Kentucky forecast by Dean Baldwin M. Woods, Wesleyan, a team we beat last year, and Centre is greatly improved but of the University of California. For science, that tracks the sly still not good'enough to overcome the molecule to its lair and makes elec fighting spirit Coach Carnage instills tricity cut strangely domesticated di- in his men. So. put those teams on does is changing the art of living, your win column and it will read about Dean Wood says. Whether that 500 per cent. There are only eigne change proves damaging or not de- games so shake these other four pends, on the individual, in his opin- names up in a hat and draw one out. You may be right if you are not presion. If scientific discoveries are well ident. But, don't lay your false teeth used the world will benefit, he says; on any part of it. Four Hard Games Scheduled but if they are not he sketches a pic The other four are Northwestern, ture of helplessly bewildered humans Vandy, Alabama and Tennessee. Dis in the grip of mechanical routine. Science has brought us three great cussing them in the order they are things in the last century," Dean named and played, Northwestern, acWoods points out. "These are trans cording to Walter Eckersall, ought to portation, communication, and organ be a dark horse in the race for West ization. ern Conference honors. So, Coach "In the last organization lies the Dick Hanley will call Kentucky's a ordanger for we are close to being practice game and forget about it ganized beyond our ability to man- while he prepares to play Illinois on Maybe that will age. the next Saturday. Conquering Disease be the place where he made a big "Science has also aided in freeing mistake. He doesn't know these KenAnyus from disease, so that in the last tucky boys are thoroughbreds. half century 15 years have been add- how the Wildcats go down to Nash ed to the span of human life. ville November 3 to play a team they "Every person is affected somehow have never whipped. Coach Dan by science. hung out his hoodoo sign about Possibly we are faced with domination of Things until 15 years ago and all the Wildcats been able to do since is to mako becomes a mere Robot. man have "Even now, perhaps, we are be faces at him. Alabama Carrying It Too Far wildered by the complexity of Things, Another racket that is going to be until we do not know what we want to do whether to listen to the radio too much of a good thing is this one or read; see a picture show or a play; that the 'Cats listen to down at Alaride in an automobile or an airplane; bama every year. It seems that Ala go to a concert or to church; dine or bama invites us down there every go to a dance. year just to see us suffer. It's Bir"However, man can be more effi mingham one year, Montgomery the cient through the uso of machinery if next, and then Tuscaloosa comes In ho so desires. What he accomplishes for her turn. They want all the peo with a spado in 500 years, or with a ple to enjoy it. That's southern hosBut, the 'Cats might slip team in four years, he can now do In pitality. up on them this year like they did 30 hours through science." Dean Woods also placed a happier in 1922 when Kentucky won 0 to 0. interpretation on the possibilities of In 1927 Wallace Wade, the Alabama the scientific age. He points out tho coach, made another southern invas opportunities offered as the salvation ion and he was worse than bherman of humanity from the threat ot me about taking things. He took all the big freshmen he could find and now chanical domination. Growth of Science that championship freshman team ot "Possibly, and better still, man his is ready for the varsity. Alabama may be inspired to put art into liv 'the bigger and better beef trust, may become a thus spake Zarathustra. ing. Tho Gone Home With Drumstick mason, and then an architect; the la But, what about this Turkey Day borer an artisan and then an artist. "Or perhaps, finally, science may rival? Tennessee has sent us home stir us to grow throughout our lives, with a drum stick for two years now so that we may continue to develop. and we haven't got to smell that traTho greatest vocation is that in which ditional "beer keg" for bo long we are beginning to believe in prohibition. we reach the top latest in life. Averaging the scale of human en Major Neyland, the coach and a West deavor Dean Woods points out that Pointer, is putting some of those U. while a prize fighter reaches his zen- S. army ideas in their heads. The ith at about the age of 30, the bank- army has never lost a war and the er reaches his at GO, tho statesman Volunteers didn't lose any football at 70 and such men as Henri Faber, games in 1927. Barnhill, Butcher, the great naturalist, develop until Elmore, and Dodson did a "last stand" they are 90 years old. last season, but there are plenty of The art of living has not gained in good football players left down thre proportion to the development of sci on the hill to blast a lot of championence, concludes Dean Woods. But he ship hopes out of Alabama. Which team did you draw out of feels that the human reactions nor nially are good. ftefcat? Well, forget it. o SCHEDULE o 6 Carson-Newma- n I mi MAN MAY CONTROL OR SERVE SCIENCE M f if m