THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
Formerly THE IDEA
State University of Kentucky
LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, MAR. 9 1916,
Brilliant Finish of the
STACK TAKES CHARGE
R. R. R.
CATS AND TABBIES
Rules For Awarding of the
son Is Witnessed By
PLANS MADE FOR
Y. M. G. A.
Roth Is Appointed To Act Raymond' RobinsNoted SoAs Assistant In
cial Worker and EvangeCoaching
list, To Be Here
THRILLS ARE GALORE SWEATERS
WORK STARTS AT ONCE MARCH 28 IS THE DATE
The Athletic Committee met the
Kentucky's basketball team closed
Its season rather disastrously with early part of this week and upon the
of Coach Tigert,
two games with Marietta Friday and recommendation
Saturday nights of last week, which awarded seven "K's" to members of
she dropped by the respective scores the boy's 'Varsity basketball squad
of 27 to 22 and 27 to 23. Although and six to players on the
The men who will receive the covthe scores show defeat in both in
stances, the fans who journeyed to the eted prize are Captain Karl Zerfoss,
Auditorium to witness the contests Hart,
were well repaid, for the two teams George Zerfoss and Manager Carmen.
put up about the classiest game of The girls who were named for the
the basket sort seen here this season. honor are Miss Heller,, captain, and
The Wildcats lost gloriously and were Misses Innes, Haydon, Bastin, Cregor
found fighting true to their hon de and FJanery.
The rule for the awarding of the
plume throughout both games.
The Blues never looked better in letters in recent years has been that
their lives, and although slightly out- only those players who participated in
of the games of the 'Varclassed in dribbling and
team-worwas the break of tha sity schedule were eligible,, and a
game that turned the tide on both game was defined as twenty minutes
A general modification of
The initial half of the first game end- the rules for awarding "K's" in the
ed in a dead heat. Shots under the future was authorized by the commitbasket were well nigh impossible, due tee and the qualifications necessary
to the clever work of the guards on were made less stringent. The revised
both teams. Captain Karl Zerfoss ruling lifts the qualification as to the
was playing the game of his career. time of .participation and makes en- into the game for any length
The driving, fighting tactics of the
time constitute a game.
"Dribbling kids" from Ohio brought
It is not unlikely that several play- out all the cleverness the Kentucky
gang had to stop them. Hart played 'ers who were denied "K's" under the
ruling during the last football sea- his customary spectacular, yet con
son will now receive them as a reflex
sistent, game. He landed three field
goals in the meshes of the enemy's condition was attached to the rule and
basket andi made six foul goals in Director Tigert was instructed to look
Server snatched a into the records of several men.
much as only twelve were awarded
counters, as did
George Zerfoss, who was substituted last fall the stringency of the rule
in the last half. One of these was can be appreciated.
the longest shot made on a local floor Coach Tigert was also instructed to
buy at once all the sweaters which
Don Whiting was the most brilliant wero duo men in any branch of snort
Harold Stack, director of physical
Unlimited preparations for the most
education, has been placed in charge extensive effort ever undertaken by
of the entire management of track tho University Y. M. C. A. to better
athletics, and will be assisted in the the moral condition of the school and
welwork of organizing and perfecting a interest the students in Christian
fare, are under way. The plan of the
track team worthy of the institution
upby Ben Roth, who is a former mem organization is to launch a revival
on the campus beginning March 28
ber of the Blue and White track
squad. The reorganization, of the and lasting three days, and through
coaching system was effected at the personal work and regular services
every member of the student
athletic committee meeting Monday reach
afternoon, when Coach Tigert asked
Raymond Robins, millionaire social
to be relieved of this branch of ath
worker, chairman of the Illinois State
letics this spring.
Dr. Tigert, however, will have Progressive League, and former cancharge of the formation of the rack didate for the United States Senate,
schedule. The prospective schedule 1,as Deen secured, alter vigorous er- vviU likely include a meet onS.toll f.rt of tne association, to conduct the
illumination on the opposing quintet.
Five field goals, nearly all of which
were little short of
discouraging to State fans. He also
made five foul goals in eight attempts.
Following is a summary of the first
Kentucky Ireland and Hart, forwards; Server, center; Gumbert and
K. Zerfoss, guards.
Marietta Don Whiting and Hayes,
forwards; Turnbull, center; C. Whit-- '
ins and Molstor, guards.
G. Zerfoss for Hart;
Hart for Server.
Field Goals Hart, 3; Server, 2; K.
Zerfoss, 1; G. Zerfoss, 2; Don Whiting
5; Hayes, 3; Turnbull, 1; C. Whiting,
1; Meister, 1.
Foul Goals Hart, 0; Don Whiting,
King, Y. M. C. A.
HOUSE PASSES BILL
TO CHANGE NAME
OF THE UNIVERSITY
The House of Representatives
the Kentucky Legislature last week
passed tho bill introduced by Representative Nichols, of Fayette County,
to change tho name of State University of Kentucky to University of
Kentucky. It is believed that this bill
will bo passed by tho Senate also,
which is oxpocted to act on it some-timtills week.
DR. J. K. PATTERSON'S
AT SENIOR CHAPEL
Tho second game was practically a
duplicate of the first in fierceness and
score. Fouls called on State and the
consistency with which Don Whiting
tossed them into the clutches of tho
Dr. Jamos K. Patterson, President
Emeritus of tho University of Kentucky, addressed the student body at
tho chapel exercises which wero given
under the auspices of tho senior class
in tho chapel last Tuesday morning.
Dr. Patterson's address was very
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Field with Georgetown College and
the Blue team will probably go to whose time is in great demand, is
TAU KAPPA ALPHA
year's nan9 the most desirable Y. M. C. A.
OFFERS SILVER CUP dual meet. for arepresentationlastwill be worker in the United States. His
BEST ORATION sent to the annual Southern Intercol- - work 1,1 the 'ounS men's field has
by success and his
Tau Kappa' Alpha, the honorary ora legiate Athletic Association meet at(bee1!. marked
torical and debating fraternity of Nashville. Besides these there will earnestness of purpose, personality
and abIllty s a speaker gain for him
State University, will present a
some silver loving cup to the best f meets and the big high school touma- - recognition among the evangelistic
ator in the school. Any student in ment which has become a headliner 'workers of the nation,
Mr. Robins was well known in State
the University, not a member of this on the spring program each year. De- tails for this event are being worked politics in Illinois and when he was
fraternity, is eligible to compete,
vided he presents an entirely original out by the officials and literature will selected as candidate for Senator from
oration which he has never used in be mailed to all the high schools of his State, Theodore Roosevelt and
any previous contest. A copy of the the State at once. The prospects for Governor Dunne were among the
meet appear brighter than ever, paign orators that went on the stump
oration must be submitted to Prof.
C. F. Weaver on or before April 15.
Mr. Stack and Mr. Roth will issue in the interest of his candidacy,
No limitation other than the above a call within the next two weeks and
The evangelist's career has been a
mentioned will be placed upon the it is expected that a larger number of unique and remarkable one. In his
subject matter of the orations except men will respond for practice this early life he was dissipated and re- that they shall not exceed three thou- year than ever before, as interest in gardless of his duties to others. In
sand words in length. The contest this branch of athletics is on the up- - the gold rush to Alaska he joined the
grade in the institution.
will be held early in May.
Lost in a storm ha
grasped a cross over a grave to keep
ifrom falling into the snow. As ho
hung on tho cross and thought over
CALE YOUNG RICE TO
It is imperative that all seniors who
his misspent life, he. resolved if his
ordered rings and havo not taken
life was spared to consecrate it to
them, get them at once.
BE HERE MARCH
Rings are at tho University Book
On his return to the United States,
after gaining fortune, ho undertook
'Noted Poet Is Next Offer
social reform work in tho tenement
ing of Lyceum
Chairman Ring Committee.
districts of Chicago. Ho was successful in this work and desiring to take
Calo Young Rico, of Louisville, Kenup a broader field of activity ho
tucky's greatest contemporary poet,
managers of student activities jgaged ln reguiar evangelistic work,
will 1111 tho next number of tho
meet for about ton minutes in chapel Ho nns promised ono year of his lifo
courso in the University chapel Friday
afternoon at 3:30. Object, to oxcluslvoly to Y. M. C. A. work under
tho ovoning of March 10. Ho will de- consider taking spaco in
Tho Kon-Uisupervision of tho national board,
vote twenty minutes of his timo to a
Ho asks no remuneration for his serv
discussion of early English poets, a
subject on which ho is recognized as which are adaptable to tho stage.
His work so far has obtained great
Probably tho best known of his
results. At Virginia, Vandorbllt and
Mr. Rico has acquired an enviablo lyrics is "Yolando of Cyprus."
reputation as a literary man, and is re- first poem of his last volume, entitled many other largo Institutions of learngarded as ono of the best interpreters "Earth and Now Earth," appeared in ing ho completed the most successful
of Oriental lifo today, either in poetry tho Century Magazine about a year religious enterprises ever undertaken
or prose, knowledge of which he has ago. Its theme is tho causes of the by those schools. Over two hundred
gained during his extensivo travels in European war. English critics and and fifty young men pledged themthe Orient. Ho has published ten vol- men of letters have given Mr. Rico selves to turn their lives into the right
umes of verso and drama, many of first place in the Contemporary World.
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