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The Kentucky Kernel, December 9, 1930

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gf THE KENTUCKY KERNEL TUESDAY EDITION KERNEL SEMI-WEEKL- Y Best Copy Available ARTICLE "X" UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VOLUME XXI KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, LEXINGTON, NEW SERIES NUMBER 26 DECEMBER 9, 1930 COLLEGE EDITORS SELECT TEN OP ABSENCE RULES IS ADOPTED SECTION ALL-SOUTHER- N Tennessee Is Asked to Fix Own Responsibility for Violating Conference Rule VOLUNTEERS MAY GET SUSPENSION FROM S. I. C. LOOP Mentor of Present Chief Sport Ultimatum Comes as Result Of Early Frosh Practice At Knoxville teg NO PENALTY PLANNED IF ACTION SATISFIES Statement Is Issued by Members of Conference Executive Committee Richard Weaver and Sidney Schell to Defend Affirmative Side mH PRESIDENT McVEY TO PRESIDE AT MEETING "Is the Foreign Indictment of American Culture Justified?" Is Subject By WILBUR G. FRYE Unless the University of Tennessee takes satisfactory action in fixing responsibility in that institution for violation of Southern conference rules this year, the school may be suspended from conference ranks at the annual assembly of conference officials to be held at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Saturday, December 11, it was indicated Monday by a report of the executive committee of the conference. Coach Adolph Rupp, basketball coach of the university, beThe report, which was released gan real work in his sport when he held the first scrimLexington by Dr. W. D. FunkIn mage Saturday. Coach Rupp, who came from Kansas houser, of the k to the university this year, is an advocate of the conference, said that Tennessee Itself has been asked by the system in basketball. secretary-treasur- fast-brea- committee to fix its own responsibility In the Institution for violation of loop rales and to take proper action regarding them. If the corrective action taken by the school is found to be satisfactory to the conference, the matter is not likely to be taken up at the annual meeting at Chapel Hill since the executive committee wUl consider the matter closed, the report stated, thus intimating that the offending Institution may be' suspended from the conference unless such satisfactory action Is taken. The investigation and ultimatum of conference officials came as a result of accusations against Tennessee early in the football season this year, when it was charged that the Volunteers violated loop rules by holding practice earlier in the year than the conference permits. It was discovered that Coach Neyland of Tennessee had assembled his freshman football candidates at Knoxville late in August, issued uni- - rlnX StllPafte?Sl It Camille Opens Featuring U. K. INSTRUCTOR ADDR ESSES MEET Miss Marguerite McLaughlin Speaks to K. H. P. A. Delegates on "Reporting," at Georgetown Meeting Miss Marguerite McLaughlin, uni versity Journalism department, taking "Reporting" as her subject, addressed the eighth annual meeting of the Kentucky High School Press Association, Saturday, at Georgetown College. Prof. R. P. Ewing, director KS? Sg oTslffi OeUmx was this freshman team that de- -, feated Coach Prlbble's frosh eleven by the decisive score of 37 to 0 on Stoll field this year. The statement to Tennessee also was issued to other members of the conference by the executive committee, composed of N. W. Dougherty, Tennessee, A. W. Hobbs, North Carolina, W. D. Funkhouser, Kentucky, S. V. Sanford, Georgia, R. B. Poague, Mississippi A. & M., and A. D. Armstrong, Georgia Tech. Committee's Statement The statement was as follows: "Since the meeting of the executive committee of the Southern Conference at Atlanta, Georgia, on September 29, 1930, the president of the University of Tennessee and inthe athletic authorities of that exstitution have presented to the ecutive committee a statement regarding the attitude of the University on the matter of violation of Southern Conference 'rules by that institution. "As a result of these statements, the executive committee isInacting it by under the authority vested the constitution of the Southern c) has ruled, Conference (Art. XIV. by a majority vote, that the matter be referred back to the University of Tennessee for 6uch action as that Institution may care to take, with the understanding that the University of Tennessee give assurance that the university itself will take such steps as are necessary to indicate to its students, its coaches, and to the public that it does not condone violation of conference regu-Itloand that proper precautions will be taken to prevent such violaIn the future. tions "The matter, therefore, Is hereby dropped by the executive committee and referrd back to the University of Tennessee and considered closed, except for such action as the university itself has indicated it may take. Respectfully submitted, W. D. Funkhouser, secretary." CHI DELTA rill PLEDGES Five clrls wero pledged to Chi riftita Phi. on Thursduy afternoon Dec. 4, at tho W. S. G. A. tea dance given that atternoon In Patterson hall. Those pledged were: Gertrude O'Connell. Mary Griffith, Edith Rey- e Kather-innolds. Virginia Hunter, and for this McGfven. Requisites high scholastic fraternity are TPHst second semes- nf lai n ter sophomore, and high merit In literary ueiuo. Journalism department, &hmif 7h state, were present during the two meeting. Friday and davs of the Saturday. The delegates were welcomed by Prof. W. B. Jones, head of the English department. Miss McLughlln, the principal speaker Saturday, gave a definition of journalism and stressed the necessity for a background of history and English for one who expects to become a good reporter. Tom Wallace, managing editor of the Louisville Times, was the prinSpeaking on cipal speaker Friday. "Opportunity," he stressed the value of college Journalistic training to the profession. Various topics in his address were illustrated by his personal experiences. The meeting closed with a round table discussion at which he answered questions from the floor. The delegates were guests Friday night at a banquet given by the college student body. Officers for the coming year elected at the business session are: Jack Wadsworth, Ft. Thomas, president; Van Veen, Dayton, and Glenn Miller, Bellevue, secretary. !"rx-- Southern Schools Are Dropped From Group of Colleges At the meeting of tho Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of Southern States held last week In Atlanta, the University of Mississippi, Mlsslppl A. and M., and the State Teachers Colleges, were suspended Indefinitely from the Association. This action was taken after an investigation of the sudden dropping of many faculty members from the schools and the interference of Governor Bilbo with tho school boards. This suspension will not go Into effect until tho senior class of this year is graduated but will be valid beginning In September and lasting until the schools can convince the association of their conduct. JENNINGS SPEAKS Professor Walter Jennings, of tho College of Commerce, gave an address to the Loyal Young People's class at Dudley School auditorium m,. Eiih. .....(.,,. ot ?.uA,u"i , Vr,"nf Christianity?' An attendance contest Is being held, and all young peopio mvUedi at Guignol "Light-Organ- TEUTONIC TEAM TO DEBATE AT U. K. THURSDAY " Margaret Lewis Achieves Distinction in Role of Marguerite Gautier By THOMAS L. RILEY They call it a "light-orgabut that term is inadequate. No mundane designation should be applied to the lighting effects introduced on the stage of the Guignol theater in "Camille" which opened a week's run in the university playhouse last night. The lighting is not only effective, it makes an otherwise dull presentation glow with color and warmth. "Camille," a drama in five- - acts, by Alexander Dumas, flls, tells of a "ept" woman who realizes genuine love too late In life. Just when her affairs are adjusted to make her life happy, the father of her lover Intervenes and induces her to give him up. She makes the sacrifice and, her health being broken, dies a few months later with her lover In her arms. Margaret Lewis achieves distinction with her starring role of Marguerite Gautier, "Camille." Perhaps she is miscast but it must be said displays that Her Interpretation command of the difficult part assigned her. Nell Cain, as Armand, the lover, is colorless. Although his place in the play Is subordinated, more ardour should have been exhibited. He is not the fervant Armand of the play. One of the most notable performances Is delivered by Horace Miner as Camllle's wealthy benefactor. He accomplishes a convincing quality that makes his role stand out in bold relief. R. D. Mclntvre, as Georges Duval, father of Armand, presents a char acter altogether dliferent rrom ms other Guignol Impersonations. This, like his other appearances, Is marked with finesse of character delinea tion. Lolo Robinson as a servlng-malGay Loughrldge as a romantic young lady; Alice Jane Howes as a friend of Camllle's; and Ethel Anne Morgan In the role of a social parasite give splendid supporting New Rule Is An Editorial According to section three of tho new absence ruling adopted by tho university October 13, "absences shall be counted beginning with the first day of recitation, and late entrances shall be counted as absences." This section makes the new ruling retroactive, in that It operates to mako punishable acts done prior to the passage of the rule. School opened September 17, with adoption of the rule taking place almost a month later. Many students entered the university via late registration this year. They did this because circumstances were such that they could not enroll at the time other students did. They were penalized for their tardiness by being forced to pay a late registration fee. Now, and much more seriously, they are penalized a second time for the same offense by being marked absent from all classes while not in school. The same line of reasoning, If correct, could be carried to absurd lengths. Kentucky could pass a law declaring void all votes cast at the last November election by voters not possessed of a college degree. But the law would be void I For protection of students, university officials ought, we suggest, to abolish late registration. The monetary and absence rulings have one more straw than the camel can carry. It Is a travesty on Justice that excuses from class prior to October now are void. It Is another travesty that persons are counted absent when not students at the university. Retroactive rules do not promote good scholarship. The University of Kentucky de bating team will meet a team of German university students at 7:30 o'clock Thursday night in Memorial hall. The subject of the debate will be, "Is the Foreign Indictment of American Culture Justified?" The German team, composed of Hans Juegen Graf Blumenthal and Herbert Schaumann, will take the negative side of the discussion, while Richard Weaver and Sidney T. Schell will defend the affirmative for the university. President Frank L. McVey will preside at the debate. Graf (Count) Blumenthal Is now 23 years old, has studied at Potsdam, Mecklenburg, Munich, and Konlgsburg, and Is a member of the Deutche Studentenschaft. Herr Schaumann, age 29, is a brilliant student of philosophy, Journalism and literature, and was the winner of the second prize when chosen for the international debating team in Washington. At present he is en rolled In the University of Berlin. Richard Weaver has had three years experience in public speaking at the university, and has taken part in about 60 debates. He was a member of the International Debate Team in 1928 which met the team of British university women. Mr. Schell has had two years experience, and has appeared In 125 debates during that time. The German team will arrive in Lexington about 5:30 o'clock Thurs day afternoon, and will depart for Cincinnati at 6:30 o'clock Friday evening. Two debating teams from the university spoke in the auditorium of Millersburg Mllitay Institute at 7:30 o'clock Monday night. The subject was "Resolved That National Chain Store Merchandising Is Detrimental to the Community." Robert Stewart and Hugh Jackson will present the affirmative side, while Raleigh Hall and William Ardery will uphold the negative. At 10 o clock Wednesday morning four representatives from the university will debate at Barboursville, and then proceed to Pinevllle for another debate at 1:30 o'clock in the afternoon. The same subject will be discussed at each appearance. The affirmative will be repre sented by J. L. Palmer and Hugh R. Jackson, and Clyde Reeves and M. Huden will take the negative. The J. B. Haggin Memorial Prize Essay has been announced by Assistant Dean Horlacher of the College, of Agriculture. The subject of the essay this year Is, "What changes should be made by Kentucky farmers as a result of the recent drought and agricultural depression." The essay Is to be approximately 1500 words In length and must be submitted before January 1. Any undergraduate in the College of Agriculture is eligible to compete for the $150 In prizes, which will be divided among the students submitting the best essays. This Is a great opportunity for students In this college, with even mediocre talent and ability, to distinguish themselves, it has been stated. This contest, which is an annual affair, was started in 1929 by the James B. Haggin Memorial Fund. It offers these annual prizes for the best essays written by students of the College of Agriculture on vi tal problems in this field. Its pur pose is to promote interest in current agricultural problems and to further thought along the lines of original treatment of actual History Club Elects eye of W. Trott President R. G. Lunde Addresses Meeting on Cassius M. Clay's Life History The History club held its monthly meeting on Thursday, December 4, with an address by Prof. R. G. Lunde on "Cassuls M. Clay" as the principle feature of the program. The election of officers for the en suing year resulted in the election of William Trott, president; Mary Fisher, Elizabeth Mildred Tuttle, secretary; and Bu- ford Upham, publicity agent. A pro gram committee, composed of Miss Mary Virginia Hailey, Alfred Andrews, and L. O. Waldron, was also selected. Meetings of the History club are held on the first Thursday afternoon of each month at 3 o'clock in the old Education building. All persons who are interested in history are invited to attend these meetings. Mr. Town- send, of Lexington, authority on Abraham Lincoln, will address the The large cast is completed with club at one of Its next two meetDonald Pratt, ings. Other well known experts In O. Parry Kraatz, Frank Stone. Ray Alford, Myra history will speak to the club from Smith, Claude Walker, Betty Greav- time to time. es, and Hester Greene. Frank Fowler did well with the Y.W.C.A. Will direction. His groupings are par ticularly effective and the entire Dec.14 production moves in a smooth man ner. "Why the Chimes Rang Out," a However, the extraneous appur- Christmas pluy, will be presented at tenanceslight, music, and costumo the regular vesper service at Memomake "Camille" one of the most rial Hall, on December 14, the last pleasing In Guignol history. The vesper service before the Christmas stage crew, headed by Thomas Ly- holidays. The play will be under the ons and Julian Leller, perform won- auspices of the Y. W. c. A. with ders with the lighting of the play. members of the Y. M. O. A. taking There is much incidental music part. A special feature of the play which heightens tho effect of sev-e- rl will bo the presentation of Chrlst-mi- s scenes. The costumes, executed music by chorus groups. Miss by Grace Cramer Webber and her Margaret Lewis, secretary of tho staff of assistants, are delightful. university Y. W. C. A. is coaching to its theme, will aid directing tho play. "Camille." due not meet with the popular approval SENIOR CLASS TO MEET accorded "The Royal Family," the first production of the year, HOW- Thn Rpnlnr class will meet ever, it is noteworthy in many re- Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock In room 111, McVey hall. me ntjiiwjib wvvw Present Christmas Play .MS, Retroactive HAGGIN CONTEST IS ANNOUNCED Assistant Dean Horlacher Publishes Subject of Essay to Be Given by Memorial Fund Last year the subject was "The the master fattens his cattle" and the winners in order of their prizes were: Arron Lee, Depol; Arther Williams, Scottsville; William Survant, Owensboro; Theodore Mllby, Buffalo; and Henry Cravens, Libia. Professors of Law Assist at Hearing At the request of the 'ittorney general of the state of Kentucky, Doctors Murray, Randall, and Evans of the Law school assisted in a hearing, last Thursday, on the application to erect a dam in the Tennessee river for electrical power purposes. The hearing, which was held m Frankfort, was presented by a Unit ed States Army engineer beiore tne Railroad Commission of Kentucky and the Public Utilities Commission of Tennessee. The applicant pro posed to create power for South ern Kentucky ana Tennessee oy building this tremendous dam in which Kentucky manufacturers would invest from 25 to 75 millions of dollars. The Attorney General raised the question of granting the permit without the applicant having the right to the llowage of tho stream and the ownership of the river bed. ARTICLE "X" IS PASSED Section 10 of the new absence ruling has been offlclaUy adopted by the university, it ws announced yesterday. The section reads: "Juniors and seniors whose standing on the work of the previous semester is 2.4 (credit points), shaU be extended the same privileges relative to absences as graduate students. Students who wish to obtain this privilege must apply to the registrar." The ruling as to graduate students states "no report of absences shall be required, but each Instructor may record and report absences of graduate students as he sees fit." At the time passage of Article "X" was announced, it was not indicated whether its provisions apply to absences proceeding or following a holiday. SuKy Dinner-Danc- e Soon to Be Given Pep Organization Completing Arrangements for Annual Affair at the Phoenix SuKy circle, student pep organization, under the direction of BUI Young, president, Is completing arrangements for the annual dinner-dan- ce to be given the members of the football squad at 6:30 p. m., Friday at the Phoenix hotel. Reservations for 115 have been made and a capacity crowd is expected to be present to honor the 1930 Wildcats. The SuKy dinner is an annual affair and the entire varsity squad has been invited to attend with their guests, while the entire circle will act as host. Members of the university coaching staff, their wives and the members and alumnus of SuKy circle with their special guests are expected to attend this final banquet to the football team. Each year the pep organization entertains the team and any player whb has remained with the varsity the entire year regardless of whether they have earned a letter or not, has been invited to attend. While the entire program has not been completed it is expected that members of the coaching staff will be called upon to address the gatherings. Christmas Gifts To Be SoldatY.W.CA. Bazaar, December 12 The Y. W. C. A. Christmas Bazaar, will bo held at Patterson Hall from 3 to 6 o'clock December 12. The Y. W. C. A. promotes this sale each Christmas in order to raise money for its various activities and charities. Articles suitable for Christmas gifts will be offered, as well as candy and case. The bazaar Is in charge of Miss Martha Carleton of the Y. W. O. A. senior cabinet. She will be assisted by members of the freshman cabinet, who will take charna of tho different booths. The booths will be decorated In the fashions of the dif ferent countries where the Y. W. C. A. work Is carried on, and the salesgirls will wear the costumes of their countries. An unusual program mi entertainment will be given durPlphiros nf thn Unlversltv of Ken- - ing the afternoon for those who attnnVv hnnrt nnrl n lone nrticln on tend the bazaar. their organization will be a feature ; The advisory board of the Y. W. of tho School Musicians' magazine 'C A. and the Woman's Club of the for tho January issue. There will be university will assist the members 12 pictures, which wiu incmao a pic- jof the Y. W. C. A. In making arture of tho whole ensemble, a pic- rangements for the bazaar. ture of Director Elmer G. Sulzer, one of tho sponser, Miss Virginia OMEGA BETA PI HAS SMOKER Doucherty. and a cut of each section Omega Beta Pi, professional pre-- I of the band. medical fraternity, has Issued bids PADUCAII STUDENTS MEET for a smoker to be held In room 105 of the Science building tonight. The All Paducah students are asked to guest list Includes outsandlng upper-cla- ss s, meet at noon today In room 111, and tho faculty i members McVey hall. of the organization. Magazine Features Picture ofU. K.Band FORQUER CHOSEN FROM CAT SQUAD FOR GRID TEAM Selection Is First Official Act Of Association of Sports Heads CONTRIBUTORSSUBMIT FIRST, SECOND CHOICE Kelly, Spicer, Williams, Others Given Honorable Mention By VERNON D. ROOKS Sports Editor, The Kernel The conference football team written above is not presented with the idea that it will please anyone at all. They never do. It represents the consensus of opinion of eleven sports edi- tors of Southern conference college newspapers and has been accepted by them as the "official" team of 1930. Selection of an team this year marks the first official act of the Association of South ern Conference College Sports Ed itors and it is believed that this team is more reprcs'cnttlvc than any other offered by various pubUcatlons or organizations inasmuch as the college editors are more intimately acquainted with the men whom they select Each sports editor was asked to give his first and second team selections on basis of actual observance, acquaintance and Information received from fellow editors. Two votes were counted for a first team selection, and one vote for a second team selection. Sports editors submitting selections Included K. C. Ramsay, of the University .of North Carolina: Jim Green, of Duke Uni versity; B. H. Levy, of the University of Virginia; Elmer G. Salter, of Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Au burn) ; Jimmy Young, of Mississippi A. & M. College: Tom Slier, of the University of Tennessee; H. G. Spencer, of Louisiana State University; James H. Gillls, of Tulane University; Henry Rlppelmeyer, of Clemson College; Albert G. Smith, of the University of Georgia, and the sports editor of the University of Kentucky. 66 Players Mentioned Sixty-si- x players received votes In the poll enough to form six full teams. Nineteen of the 23 schools In the conference had players men tioned in the voting which covered every part of the South. Seven schools were represented on the first Georgia had the team selection. most with three. Alabama, Tulane and Tennessee had two each, and Kentucky, Florida and Georgia Tech had one each. Twelve men were In- eluded because three guards received the same number of votes. John Henry Suther, Alabama half back, received more votes than any other player, getting 22 out of a pos sible 22. Slngton, Alabama tackle, and Roberts, Georgia fullback, were almost as popular with 21 votes each, with Bobby Dodd, Tennessee quar terback, fourth choice with 20 votes. The 60 players and the votes which they received follow: Ends 18 Dalrymple (Tulane) 16 Maffett (Georgia) 14 Smith (Georgia) 3 Schwartz (Vandy) Rosky Moore (Duke) 4 3 (Alabama) 2 Holland (Tulane) 2 Jones (Tech) 1 Cavana (Kentucky) 1 Brandt (Tcnn.) 1 Grant Auburn) 1 Hyatt (Duke) Tackles 21 Slngton (Alabama) Aiaree ( recti) lo 13 Clements (Alabama) 4 Leyendecker (Vandy) 4 McCance (Tulnce) 4 Waters (Florida) 1 Wright (Kentucky) 1 Davis (Clemson) Armstrong (Vandy) i Guards 11 Forquer (Kentucky) 11 Leathers (Georgia) 11 Steele (Florida) a Maddox (Georgia) 7 Thayer (Tennessee) 6 Bodenger (Tulane) 2 Wilson (L. S U.) 1 Tilson (W. & L.) ...; Howard (Alabama) l 1 Davis (Duke) 1 Goussctte (Miss. A. & M.) 1 Beasley (Vandy) Centers 17 Roberts (Tulane) 4 Lipscomb (N. C.) 2 Harkins (Auburn) 2 Clemons (Florida) I Williams (Kentucky) 1 Fordham (Clemson) 1 Boutwell (Miss.) 1 Adkins (Duke) 1 Ebert (Alabama) Quarters 20 Dodd (Tennessee) 3 Downes (Georgia) 2 Branch (N. O ) 2 Campbell (Alabama) 1 Snicer (Kentucky) 1 WPlch (Clemson) 1 Felts (Tulane) (Continued on Page Three)