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Best Copy THE KENTUCKY KERNEL PAGE POUR lng band sponsors, mingled and moved as one body across the snow-swefield. Not uncommon was the spectacle throughout player assisting n the game of on orange-la- d fallen opponent to his feet nnd patting him on the shoulder. Always, every move on the part of the opposing players exemplified in every way that unparalleled courtesy nnd chivalry which characterizes the traditional Southern Gentleman and which is the desired aim of the Southern Conference. Never has there been shown n finer, cleaner spirit of true sportmanshtp, and though throughout the cold, dreary days to come, the white caressing hand of winter's snows ns they fall and melt arid fall again in nn unceasing round, may, obliterate all traces of struggle, there will always remain in the hearts of those who witnessed, this manly spectacle, the memory of that splendid spirit of sportsmanship which exists between the two teams. Let us hope that it will continue to stand out, ti monument to all that Is clean and fine nnd wholesome in nthlctlcs of the South. The Kentucky Kernel The Kentucky Kernel is the official newspaper of the students of the University of Kentucky. Published every Friday throughout the college yenr by the students of the University. MEMBERS K. I. P. A. Subscription One Dollar nnd Fifty Cents n Year. Five Cents a Copy. Entered at Lexington Postofficc as second class mall matter. KATHLEEN FITCH . LOIS PURCELL KATHERINE PHELPS t . Edltor-ln-Chl- Managing Editor . Asst. Man. Editor ASSOCIATE EDITORS Margaret Cundlff Bcrnlce Byland Kathryn McWlltlams News Editor FRANCES HOLLIDAY Asst. News Editor LOUISA BICKEL Society Editor HENRY ETTA STONE ASSISTANTS Margaret Trcacy Lillian Combs Sports Editor BILLY WHITLOW ASSISTANTS Eleanor Swearingen Maude Van Busktrk SARA ELVOVE Special Feature Writer WOMEN IN JOURNALISM REPORTERS Mary Lou Rcnaker Emily Hardin Virginia Dougherty Louise Thompson Louise Schmltt Hazel Baucom Betty Huelctt Ellen Mlnnlhan Edythe Reynolds Harriett .Drury Virginia Hatcher Edna Smith Hannah Kaplan Dorothy Ooohnm Betty Rodes Joan Carrigan Dorothy Carr Hebecca Edwards ; Virginia Schaeffcr Business Manager ROY H. OWSLEY COLEMAN SMITH .... Asst. Business Manager Advertising Manager ALLIE G. MASON ADVERTISING STAFF James Salyers Earl Surgener Lola Combs Al Klkel John E. Roberston George Heffner P. W. ORDWAY ........ Circulation Manager ROBERT McVEY . . . Asst. Circulation Manager 5 . '. As women entered fields of work, formerly occupied by men, the career of n Journalist was chosen by many. That the nation might have news of the world during the war, women first did their greatest work in this field, taking up where the men had dropped their endeavors, and learning bit by bit this fascinating profession. When the men returned to their work, n great part of the women remained to make a place for themselves In the newspaper world. They have succeeded in their effort, and today stand side, by side with the best known men in this sphere. Faced with the problem of making their efforts worth a great deal or abandoning the work altogether, they have accomplished much. In every phase of Journalistic work, women arc coming into prominence. As reporters, they have not only developed an ability to present the news as it should be presented, but they have been able many times to aid in bringing to light Important knowledge. As editors they employ sound judgment and much common sense in the managing of affairs. As mechancial operators, they are thorough, and capable. In various departments, which are comparatively new to the newspaper world, they have developed useful phases of journalistic ability. As a profession, journalism is well adapted to the ability of women the world over, and is fast being entered by them. Women will continue to rise as they have recently done, until they will stand at the very top. KENTUCKY KERNEL PLATFORM A CampHS Beautiful University Expansion Dissemination of University News to Kentucky Strict Observance of Laws and Better Scholarship ' THETA SIGMA PHI For the past week sixteen young ladies, mem- -' bers of the local chapter of Theta Sigma Phi, .honorary professional Journalistic fraternity for women, have been writing stories, reading copy, . head-linin- g, in order that this and proof-readiissue of the Kernel might come to you from their hands. In this work they have been assisted by ; several young ladles who are prominent In Journalism on the campus, and who were asked to help with this special edition. J Chi chapter of Theta Sigma Phi was installed at the University in 1920, and since that time the members, individually and collectively, have be come outstanding in Journalistic achievements. Miss Mary Gorey, an alumna of Chi chapter, who has been ah assistant society writer on the Cincinnati Enquirer since her graduation from the University, has recently been elected presi dent of the Ohio Press Association. Miss Leida Keyes, of the Class of "29, has organized and is the faculty advisor of a student publication in her school. Miss Helen King, who is now connected with the Publicity Bureau, is one of the most capable women journalists in this part of the country, and Theta Sigma Phi is proud to claim her as one of their own. Miss Martha who was graduated last year, is em , Minnlhan, ployed by the Lexington Herald, as Is Miss Jessie Marie Sun. Theta Sigma Phi is composed of a group of energetic, ambitious young women, who are striving toward the highest goals in the field pf journalism, and in this their tenth annual tempt at the publication of the Kentucky Kernel they have put forth their best efforts, and sincerely hope that they have not been made in vain. ! MORTAR BOARD Mortar Board is to be commended upon the efforts it Is making to interest the girls of the university in the different fields of work that are now open to women. A very attractive j bulletin board In the shape of the pin of that organization has been, placed in the Adminstra-tio- n building and each week there are different articles placed on the board. These are clipped from publications and. Include stories of women active in various fields, the achievements made by such women, and also articles of general interest to women. Mortar Board was founded at Syracuse, New York in 1918, andtwo years later the chapter on the University campus was installed. It is for senior women only and has high requireI ments for membership, one being that no one is eligible for membership unless she Is already a member of the honorary fraternity of the de partment In which she Is taking her major or minor work. In this way the members are the true leaders of the campus, as well as being scholastic leaders. Personal work is another field ol activity carried on by the local chapter, and many of BINDS the new girls on the campus are helped by this With all the radiant glory and gleaming work each year. Mortar Board girls help with promise of Jason's fabulous Golden Fleece, a Freshman Week each fall and It is through their gridiron favorites efforts that the freshmen girls are made to feel seething tide of orange-cla- d ranks of sunny Tennessee, at home and are directed about the campus to 'from the well-keswept like a gilded cloud on Thanksgiving day, the various meetings held for them. territory and hoverinto Kentucky's snow-lade- n These girls deserve much credit for the work ed for a few brief, tense hours within the pro- that they do, of which the student body is not tecting shadows of McLaln stadium on Ken- often aware. tucky's athletic battle ground, Stoll field. There, before a thronging multitude of approximately COLLEGE COMMENT twenty thousand Kentucky and Tennessee students, townspeople, football fans, and "old Industry is pervading the sacred precincts of grads," the scales of victory weighed the fate of Carnegie Tech. An annual dollar day has been the University of Kentucky Wildcats and that established to provide for an endowment fund Tennessee Volunteers In the or something to that effect. It won't be long of. undefeated balance and found the visitors wanting. now until some ten cent store moves to the Truly, according to the adage, "it is always campus to sell Xmas toys. lair weather when good fellows get together," alSeniors at Northwestern University are carrythough the north wind romped In merciless icy blasts through the overflowing bleachers and ing canes as the class symbol. Quite appropriate flung the driving snow in great white veils about as a symbol, but not so distinctive as a Swedish the anxious throng of breathless spectators, the maden with one of those warm fur coats. warmth of their enthusiasm and loyalty reWomen of the Western hemisphere are said mained undaunted and undiminished by the to be rapidly attaining an equal status with the stinging cold. men, but then co-eare not made of half For Kentucky, the moral victory of tills "million dollar" game with Tennessee, spheres if the eyes are to be believed. marks the final, crowning glory of one of her most brilliant football seasons In her history. Of SECTION eight games played, six were won, one lost, and SARA ELVOVE, Editor one tied. This unusual record once more places Kentucky back in the position where she rightA SILKEN SCARF fully belongs, amid the glittering heights that The way Conchlta wears a scarf surround the shining pinnacle of athletic suAbout her silken hips premacy, incidentally it makes the hearts of The while she dances, playing with loyal supporters beat proudly with the hope that A rose between her lips in the near future, Kentucky may capture that Brings back a dream of Seville, much-covetprize the championship of the and Southern Conference. I hear an old love song and fairly won, Although victory, A lover sang, the while his heart is always to be desired, the glory of achieveWith music went along. ment in this particular instance Is somewhat tinged with regret on the part of most of us that The way Conchlta smiles at me it happened to be (lie valiant sons of Tennessee And stamps her crimson heels, who constituted the ranks of the vanquished foe, Reminds me of fandangoes I for the tie of the final scores in the Tennessee-Kentuck- y Once danced about me conflict, is also the tie which binds steals the hearts of the two universities together in an And old, old, melody I strummed enduring link of comradeship and good will. Beneath a balcony In a contest in which victory meant, for both When scarlet lips smiled down on me of the participants, the final crown of laurels And whispered tenderly. at the close of a fruitful harvest, the blue and KATHERINE DUVALL CARR. the gray, led by two of the South's most charm- - THE TIE THAT LITERARY PROGESSIVE STROLLERS u JUL cl when the opportunity presents itself, but adopt one or the other for the majority of the time. The second phase of the nttack results In the breaking of men. In rcqular sequence. The spotted or outlet forward breaks first, followed by the other forward, the center nnd cither guard, If two guards arc used ns offensive men. This makes for good defensive balance as well, because you have two men behind the ball and three ahead. The third phase of the nttack is the rebound positions nssumcd by the offensive team nftcr n shot has been taken. The forwards nre at cither side of the basket, the center in the middle directly in front of the basket, and the guards behind the center nbout 15 feet or more, nnd in n line. This placing of men good COACH affords the nbovc.' defensive balance referred to (Next Week: "The Lonjr Pass opportunities to score but rely upon System.) the theory that they can make a greater percentage successful by us"Do you take this women til ing a nttack. death do you part?" demanded the Tlils type is used in the side line, parson. criss-cros- s, nnd long-sh"Don't I get nny time off for good offenses. teams make provisions behavior?' retorted the groom, cruelfor the employment of both types ly. The American Legion Weekly. BASKETBAL Strollers, an organization with no little dramn-tl- c background, year nftcr year have added laurels to the name of the University In all parts of the state. Early struggles and disappointments have proved beneficial, for the wandering players have profited by their mistakes until today they find themselves the outstanding collegiate dramatic club of Kentucky and we might well extend that territory. The Idea of a musical play Is not new to Strollers, for they attempted such nn undertaking more than ten years ago, but met with such forceful opposition from University nuthorltlcs that the Idea was abandoned. Not until the fall of this year was the plan of producing two plays, one of them to be nn original musical comedy written, played, nnd produced by n member of the organization, Frank Davidson, nnd other University students, admitted to be feasible. A tremendous amount of work Is ncccssaTy to (Editor's Note: This is the first of a make this undertaking the success that we feel scries of articles, one of which confident it will be, and applause and support will appear in the Kernel each week.) for "Local Color" should express the attitude of the student body towards the production. TEAM ORGANIZATION I Keep on strolling forward, Strollers In the series of articles to follow, I will assume that all of us knov nre trie real A TO that fundamentals basis of nil successful offenses and When n thing is done well, It is our privilege defenses, and discuss briefly the to commend It. So, vt.e wish to congratulate Su- -' various systems used. Ky on their gracious attitude of hopitallty, In both offense and defense, the which they displayed to the visitors here on team organization calls for unified nlavlne habits. When we watch a Homecoming day. game from the sidelines we fail to Original and hearty was the welcome which notice that every man on the team they extended to the Tcnnesee visitors, whose shoots, passes, pivots, and dribbles In similar train they met at seven o'clock Thanksgiving the aresult of manner and that tnis is hard drill and practice. morning. Without these unified habits, team was the greeting which they play would be imposible and with Bigger and better sponsored through the various fraternity and this in mind the coach must adopt the type he will use and make It sorority houses. The visitors were easily able the foundation of his system. way to the school, feeling that true to locate the During the course of a season we Southern geniality was t displayed by the see many teams, all using different were extended to tVDes of attack and most of us fail heterogeneous 'fHello's" which them from the exterior of the houses; and the to realize the technique employed in their execution. Regardless of the display windows of the Lexington shops, as well. system used, there are three main y Thennessee-Kentuckgame has always been phases that every team must employ an outstanding event and one that creates en- to be successful. phase, known as the The thusiasm, not only among the students of both break, first starts when the defensive universities, but also among the citizens who team recovers the ball by intercep look forward to the time Tennessee plays Ken- tion or recovery from the back board. The break can be either a tucky on Stoll field. fast or slow one, depending on the circle the entire student body type of system used. If the fast To the Su-K- y votes a round of thanks for excellent display of break is employed, the ball is passschool spirit which they called forth. And to ed at once to an outlet forward, who on the sidelines the fraternities and sororities, and the business is spotted He in turn either for this purpose. dribbles men of Lexington, congratulations and a deep or passes toward his own goal. The appreciation are due for their splendid coopera- idea behind this method is to get tion, which helped to make this Homecoming to the goal as soon as possible, or one of the most successful In the history of the before the defense ins a chance to organize. This iype of play is used University. ofand long-pain the three-lan- e fense, and is used extensively in high schools. The slow break phase is used when no opportunity is af IS forded for the fa3t break; that is, when the defense is set and well organized. This will be the case According to Dr. Adam Leroy Jones, director against teams which of admission for Columbia University, the rush always maintain good defensive world war is tak- balance while on offense. Teams to enter college following the ing a downward trend. His annual report re- using this type of play secure fewer cently issued indicated the sloWlngf'down process to be absolutely alarming, in view of the fact that last year's Increase In college attendance is only 2 per cent. This slight increase applies to 216 colleges in the approved list of the Association of American Universities; however, it includes the stronger institutions in the country. It may also be noted that this retardation has no special geographical limits, since reports show that In 22 states, last year, there were fewer college and university students than In previous years. In those Institutions with more than 300 students in the Intervening groups, the propor tion with decreased enrollment Is smaller as one proceeds from the smaller to the larger Institutions. Perhaps we may attribute this to the fact that students are prone to prefer larger institutions to smaller ones for the reason that larger insti tutions are supposed to be more progressive, and on the whole are likely to offer broader fields or study, nnd often more highly specialized courses nre offered. However, regarding the decline in enrollment from the viewpoint of colleges in general, we must consider that restrictions on immigration are bringing much fewer prospective college students to this country: also that American growth of population Is much smaller than' It was five years ago. Hence, enrollment Is likely to fall still more in the next decade, unless values or attractions of college training become more widely emphatic than they are at present. Although it is not the consensus of opinion, some people entertain the idea that college training Is merejy a means of postponing work for four years, and if the student has the in tentlon of entering tl;e business world and not engaging In professional enterprise, he does not deem a college education essential. Though in some fields college degrees are required, It does not hold that all value it as necessarily conducive to better accomplishments. It seems evident that any general high rate of growth in the future must depend upon the feeling that college training is a valuable asset, and it is our opinion that not until then will In the telephone business, attendance in higher schools of learning take an upward trend. manufacturing engineer and I l SEEN WESIDELINES UNIVERSITY of KENTUCKY TRIBUTE i SUKY IIETTER LOOK INTO THIS PAUL WIIITEllIAN MATTER! HERE'S a new Paul Whitcman record that's a real smash. the King of Jazz sets the pace for the 08 always, finest in modern dance music. If you pride yourself on knowing the smartest and latest dance arrangements, you must hear these two great talkie hits played by this master bandsman. And these others arc worthwhile, too Record No. I'm 2010-D- , 75c a Dreamer Arent We All? 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