Cupid Takes Toll of Three
Wildcat Gridders; Heart Bdlm
Will Sooth Football Bruises
Three Wildcats were shot through
in Kentucky during the
Their wounds were deep
and Kcrlous, and no doctor could cure
So, the Great Physician has
proclaimed that they shall fight their
way hack to health as members of the
University of Kentucky football team
at fovington. Dan Cupid was the
M r. Leonard Squires was the first
to Miccumb. He hastened hack to
the lipd of his youthful dreams to
a darfrhalri maiden with mois-.- .
yes who, btashingty, had
wiped aside a tear and smiled as
he trod bravely away to college.
She was Miss Elizabeth Dilks and
new uhe cuddles UUe Elizabeth,
three months old, to her bosom and
softly while her hero goes
forth io battle on the gridiron.
Is it love that makes men answer
the cry of fame ? It was Indian summer and the bending boughs of the
old elm creaked with their full burdens of ripe gold. The soft smell of
a mature world before the winter's
decay thrilled the roguish nose of a
girl in love. Miss Catherine While
sat in the Stoll Field stadium watching breathlessly while her Tom sped
"down the football field to fame. In
the early winter they were married
and now again Tom Walters speeds
down the field, this time to thrill his
But, what of Herbert Brown, the
colorful toreador from 'Old Mexicd,
the roamer, fresh from the Ramona i
land of guitars and castanets, melodies, and swarthy, passionate women?
What of this great gaucho of thej
western plnlns? Now, whnt of "The1
Nothing that stalks the desert
coHld tame him; nothing in the wild
mountain fastnesses daunted him.
Nothing came to the plains to
thwart the dashing gaucho. But
what of Love? Do the strong resist? No, the Htrong arc weak; the
lambs defy the lions when love
comes. How strange! Is it?
It was n summer night and the
full hnrvest moon smiled as It hastened its yellow beams into n girl's
Merry August stars
twinkled their pleasure, rcflectinc it
in her soft brown eyes. Was then;
his strong arms
ever such love?
about her and she feeling so secure.
And Jcanettel such a romantic name,
one that harks of dark nights and
silkencd tresses dangling from tall
castle windows. Jeanette and Herbert were married that night in
And now their stories are ended.
In the settling dusk a beautiful haze
of purple gathers over McClean stadium. Pale, cold, concrete stadium
arms reach through the darkness to
chill as Coach Gamage says, "What
the XllYltZii, Brown , tackle hard
in there, ZMYMZI! you." and so far
into the evening.
A TOUGH PROP6SITION
ALL BONE AND MUSCLE
"niirtrnr nnri holler tronhics. and
more of them," seems to be the slo-- 1
gan of M, E. Potter, thnt little man!
whose guiding hand directs the activ
ities of n inultifnrious hnnd of Intrn- nuirnl athletes.
Kntering its third yenr of existence
deon the campus, the intra-murpartment of the University is literally
bubbling over with everything needed
to make the coming season a success.,
Potter blew Into town last week
with lots of pep, n box of enthusiasm,
several packnges of new ideas, and a
recently acquired Mrs. Potter. One
of the aforementioned items, or maybe the combination (we won't attempt
to say just where the credit should
go), is sure to be responsible for the
golden promises which ho mndc concerning the program for this year.
In nddition to the trophies awarded
in each of the varied events prodepartment,
moted by the intra-murMr. Potter announces that a particiis given on a
pation trophy which
point basis will be the headline preHe proudly
mium on the program.
shows a duplicate copy of an order to
the Wallace Manufacturing Company,
of Chicago, which calls for a covered
silver loving cup that stands 42 inches above the floor and on which are
raised figures representing each of
the sports that come under the super-viso- n
of his department.
prize will be placed on display as
soon as it arrives from the manufac-
"Pick 'Em Up" Tony Gentile, from West Virginia, weighs 178 pounds',
all bone and muscle, which wns hardened in the last five weeks of the summer.
After school he returned to Williamson where he juggled cases of pop
"Pick 'Em Up," derives his name from
and soda water for n pastime.
the famous American League ball player "Pick 'Em Up" Tony Lazzeri, who
Although "Pick 'Em Up"
is the property of the fast stepping Yankees.
Gentile doesn't scoop them up with a five fingered glove, he certainly takes
trophy will be
awarded annually to the group that
has accumulated the
of points during the season. A cerend of the 'Cat outfit, calls Pana, tain number of points will be credited
Orville "Sandy" Nowack,
Illinois his home, but his heart is in the Blue Grass of "Old Kentucky." for each team entered, for each game
every sectional or
"Sandy" spent the summer in his home state where he was employed by or match won, for
divisional championship, etc., while a
It was his duty to inspect the different
the state agriculture department.
crops in search of some of the familiar pests that destroy the farmers' for subtracted from the group's total for
A complete set'
This daily routine of work required a great amount of walking and defeats and forfeits.
of rules governing the awarding of
manual labor which hardened his muscles and has made him an awful tough points and all eligibility requirements
customer for the opposing halfbacks.
will be published later. But another
important feature the first group to
win this trophy three times, not nec- - j
poets are born, a lot of them j ThieVeS
essarily in succession, will become its
are unmaue in aner yeura.
Competition in three sports will get ,
underway within the next two weeks. I
The Campus book store, located in, Singles and double matches in tennis
was broken and horseshoes, and the volley ball
the Men's gymnasium,
into August 7, and goods amounting tournament will open the 1928 pro$350 were taken. gram.
The annual fall track meet,
According to a report made to the will be held on October 6, and the
police, the thieves took $300 worth of
run will come on Oc- - j
fountain peris, six boxes of candy, tober 26, the day before the Centre,
worth game. The second semester will be
$1.75 in pennies, a brief case
and some pencils, mints and replete
with intra-murchewing gum.
among which will be boxing and
Entrance to the building was gain- wrestling, basketball, free throwing,
a broker track, diamond ball, tennis, horse-- :
ed by reaohing through
glass in a window and turning the shoes, and golf.
Mr. Potter also expressed a wish
This is the third of at series of ca- for all sophomores who had a stand
the book store met with ing of one or more last year and are
during the summer. It was the vic- interested in trying out for the intra
tim of two floods during the early mural managership, to report to his
part of the season, the loss from the office this afternoon at 4 o'clock.'
first flood being considerably more This position is growing in import- ance every year and is already a very
than the loss f rpm the second
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133 W. SHORT
have been cleared up following the
publication of questions submitted by
coaches and officials and answered by
the American collegiate football rules
The questions were discussed and
answers prepared at a secret meeting
of the committee in Montclair, N. J.,
on August 24 and 25. The members
of the committee are E. K. Hall,
W. S. Langford, secre
T. A. D. Jones, New!
England states; W. W. Roper, Middle
Atlantic states; H. Stegeman, Southeastern states; A. A. Stagg, Middle
Western states; M. F. Shearn, Missouri Valley states; D. X. Bible,
Southeastern eastern; H. W. Hughes,
Mountain states, and G. M. Varnell,
Pacific Coast states.
Five of the 13 questions answered
concerned rules regarding the shift.
The most important of these five, according to the answer published, puts
a penalty of 15 yards on any lineman
breaking into the neutral zones less
than one second after a huddle and
before the ball Is put into play. The
committee's decision says that the offending lineman breaks two rules, one
against off side play and the other
calling for a full stop of at least one
second after a huddle or shift. The
penalty, for an illegal shift
the greater of the two, is therefore
imposed on the offending lineman's
The committee ruled also that any
III player eligible for taking forward
passes cannot return to the end zone
to grab a forward pass once he has
passed the end line.
terpretation of several football rules
We. come Student
Clarifies Rules of
Game at Meeting
U. K. Has Granted
Total of 4,414 Degrees
Since the organization of the Uni
awarded; the greatest number in any
one college being granted by the Arts
and Science College.
The distribution of degrees accord
intr to colleges is as follows:
and Sciences, 1,806; Normal College,
Agriculture, 602; Engineering,
1,106; Law, 361; Education, 293; Com
percent 'of the alumni
received their degrees under President McVey's administration, and the
total enrollment of students in the
University was 5,208 for the year
ending June, 1928.
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