The Oklahoma Weekly (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 5, 1922 Page: 4 of 4
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THE OKLAHOMA WEEKLY, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1922.
FRAT TEAMS TO OPEN
Two League* Form Schedules; Pinal
Series to Decid- Championship
for Silvc Cup
February 6 has been set as the d*y
when "Greek meets Greek."
[nterfraternity basketball will start on
that date according to the schedule just
drawn up by the PanVlhn - commit-
Rank on Percentage Plan
Fraternities are divided into two
leagues and will be ranked by percent-
age, according to Carrol Sidweil, chair-
man of the schedule comm'ttce. A three
game series will b« ;#laye«l for the fra-
ternity championship cup between the
league winners at the ctosc of the sea-
Each fraternity will play four games in
the league. The leagues will alternate
in the use of the Armory court, r laying
every other day excepting days when
the varsity squad has games. All the
tilts will be played in the afternoons and
will lie free.
The schedule is as follows:
Feb. 6— Phi Delta Theta vs. Kappa
Feb. 8.—Acacia vs. Beta Theta Pi.
Feb. 10.—Sigma Nu vs. Phi Delta
Feb. 14.—Acacia vs. Kappa Alpha.
Feb. 16—Beta Theta Pi vs. Phi Delta
Feb. 20.—Sigma Nu vs. Acacia.
Feb. 23.—Kappa Alpha vs. Beta Theta
Feb. 27.—Sigma N'u vs. Kappa Alpha.
March 1.—Acacia vs. Phi Delta Theta.
March 3.—Sigma Nu vs. Beta Theta
Feb, 7.—Pi Kappa Alpha vs. Sigma
Feb. 9.—Phi Gamma Delta vs. Kappa
Feb. 13,—Sigma Alpha Epsilon vs.
Pi Kappa Alpha.
Feb. IS.—Phi Gamma Delta vs. Sigma
Feb. 17.—Sigma Alpha Epsilon vs.
Feb. 21.—Phi Gamma Delta vs. Pi
Feb. 24.—Sigma Alpha Epsilon vs.
Feb. 28.—Kappa Sigma vs. Pi Kappa
March 2.—Phi Gamma Delta vs. Sig-
aia Alpha Epsilon.
March 6.—Kappa Sigma and Sigma
"A" MEN WIN
ARTILLERY TEAM TAKES
PENNANT BY FORFEITURE
Company B Unable to Replace Injur-
ed Runners; Game Carries Cham-
pionship of R. O. T. C.
Battery A of the R. O. T. C became
football champion of the corps when
Company B's team Wednesday after-
noon forfeited the final game scheduled
between the two elevents to take place
at 3 o'clock on Boyd field.
The Company B eleven did not ap-
pear on the field due to the fact that
some of their back field men had been
injured and could not be replaced. This
team had won the championship of the
infantry unit by defeating Company A,
and Battery A had eliminated the other
three batteries of the artillery unit.
Officers of the corps plan to make
a post season series such as was played
this year a regular activity of the corps.
The personnel of the pennant-winning
Battery A team is as follows: Clark,
le.; Hargis, It.; Miller, Ig.; Carey, c.;
Tims, rg.; Hicks, rt.; Willits, re.;
Greene, q.; Severson, rh.; Sanders, Ih.;
Campbell, captain, fb.
OIL GEOLOGY POPULAR
WITH THESIS WRITERS
Most Candidate For Master's Degree
Write on Geology of Oklahoma
ROCKWELL IN FIELD WORK
Fred G. Rockwell, assistant director
of the Oklahoma Geological survey left
yesterday for Coal county where he will
be engaged in geology work for a few
days in behalf of the survey.
That oil-pool geology is the most
popular subject for a master's thesis
in the department of geology this year
is evidenced from the fact that seven
of the eleven titles, chosen by appli-
cants for a master's degree, which were
made public Tuesday by Dr. J. B. Um-
pleby, head of the department, deal with
the geology and structure of some par-
ticular oil pool in Oklahoma.
Following is a list of the applicants
with the titles of their theses:
George H. Henderson, "The Geology
of the South Part of the Blackwell Oil
Field;" J. F. Weizierl, "Geology of the
North Part of the Blackwell Oil Field;"
Roy C. Quiett, "Subsurface Structure!
of the South Part of the Deaner Oil
FieldA. M. Meyer, an instructor in
the department, "Subsurface Structure
of the North Part of the Deaner Oil
Field; W. H. Thayer, "The Geology
of the Yale Oil Pool;" J D, McClure,
"The Geology of the Quay Oil Pool;"
Fred M. Bullard, "Geology and Oil
Possibilities of Love County, Oklaho-
ma M. C. Oakes, "Radia Activity in
Oklahoma Materials;" Hareld Poole,
"A Study of the Devonian Hiatus in the
Arbuckle Mountains of Oklahoma;"
M. Meland, "Certain Economic Aspects
of the Petroleum Industry;" Boone
Jones, an instructor in the department,
is working on an aerial problem involv-
ing the origin and age of Frank's con-
glomerate in the Sulphur region.
Owl and Triangle Pledges Must Be
Popular, Studious atod Wise for
Scholarship, student activities, and
popularity are the three elements con-
sidered in the choice of members to
Owl and Triangle, the aim of the or-
ganization being to increase the number
of all-around college girls.
The symbolism of the triangle shaped
pin. with the little green eyed bird of
wisdom perched upon it, is very evident,
the triple-standard topped by scholar-
ship. The triangle stands for mental
spiritual, and physical development. The
owl represents wisdom.
Each year new members are chosen
from the third year class by those who
were admitted the preceding spring.
This selection is governed by a certain
high standard of excellence embodied in
the constitution of the society. The
pledging custom adopted in 1915 was
that the members gowned in orange
robes would pin the colors on the chosen
juniors and sit with them on the front
row at the last assembly of the year.
But in recent years Owl and Triangle
have adopted public pledging, and it is
held in connection with Pe-et pledging
which takes place in front of the Ad-
The girls who were pledged last year
were: Florence Monnet, Gladys Dicka-
son, Dora Doty, Betty Coley, and Lou-
ise Orton. The total membership tht
time of its organization in 1911 is thirty-
seven. But every girl has a chance to
make it if she starts soon enough in
her university career.
All-Day Sun Makes Waril,,
Summer In Artie Circll
Ed Crabb Tells of Expedition Into A-
laskan Interior; Thrills In
Editor's note—This is the third of a
series of narratives of the expedition
of Edward D. Crabb, university taxider-'
mist, into Alaska last summer.
The second epoch of the Sooner ex-
pedition into the Northland consisted
of an even greater variety of experiences
than did the trip down the Alaskan
peninsula. This second venture was a
trip into the interior of the mainland.
The party on this trip consisted of C
E. Sykes of Ardmore, sponsor of the
expedition, and his wife and son and
Mr. and Mrs. Crabb.
They started from Cordova about the
first of summer by way of Copper riv-
er railroad. This railroad's history
almost equals its own legnth. It is the
one so often mentioned in Rex Beach's
books and upon which thousands of
prospective miners have made their way
toward the gold field.
PI ZETA KAPPA
Pi Zeta Kappa, women's honorary re-
ligious fraternity, announces the pledg-
ing of Edna Blanchard, '23, Noble;
Aubrey Floyd, '24, Tulsa; Edith Fulker-
son, '23, Wilburton; Marguerite Giezen-
tamer, '24, Drumright; Edwina Hepley,
'24, Elk City; Mildred Langston, '23,
Wichita, Kans.; Hazel Milner, '23, Chat-
tanooga; Mary Mitchell, '23, Oklahoma
City; Lora Roberts, '23, Norman; Le-
ona Robinson, '22, Vinita; Madeline
Whitney, '24, Carmen.
Visit Cabins of Authors
At the end of the railroad they journ-
ed via Ford to Fairbanks, a novel ex-
perience, Crabb said. The roads weie
extremely bad and summer rains added
to the difficulty of the situation. They
ate and slept at little log road houses
along the way, which were almost en-
tirely without accommodations. They
also visited the log cabins of Robert
W. Service and Rex Beach.
From Fairbanks they made their way
to the Y ukon and started their journey
of hundreds of miles up the river in
a gas boat. The thawing season was on
and the river was extremely swift
against them. The thawing, crumbling
bank fairly melted into the river tak-
ing myriads of trees with it, so that
the river was a mixture of mud, snags,
. trees and treacherous currents.
Arctic Circle Not Frigid
By this route they were led into the
Artie circle and Crabb said that upon
the Fourth of July he stood in his shirt
sleeves with perspiration stream.^
down his face trying to keep cool with-
in the artic circle. The weather was
always mild and in a valley or out of
the wind the heat was intense. The
sun at this time of year shone 24 hours
a day. It was the first of September
before the first snow storm.
They finally reached the Forty Mile
river in the extreme eastern part of
Alaska and this was their destinarct.
So by way of pole boat they made their
way up the river. One man jtood in
the boat and pushed them ahead with
a long pole while another man on the
bank with a harness on his back pulled
them along by a long rope. Progress
was very slow but they finally reached
the source of the river and camped.
Gnats and Mosquitoes Vicioas
One thing very unpleasant here, Crabb
said, was the mosquitoes and black gnat*
There it was necessary to wear a head
net and gloves when venturing out
Men without them were known to have
been attacked in he woods and killeg
by swarms of the mosquitoes. They
would sting the victim until his eyes
were swollen shut, then torture him un-
til he finally fell from exhaustion and
succumbed to the poison of the stings.
The gnats, he said, bit him upon ths
hands and caused them to swell until
they were quite useless.
Their tents were made insect proof;
then after one was inside he could kill
the insects and sleep or work in peace
Paradise for Vacationers
In this country they found mush-
rooms big as buckets. Fish of all kinds
were plentiful and they were *the diet
of the expeditioners, Crabb said. Ths *
country was unsettled and the only
person one would see for days would
be a half breed guide tramping silently
thru the woods.
They stayed in this picturesque coun*
try for a month, fishing, hunting smaJ],
game, and collecting rare flowers. It
was a vactioner's Utopia, said Crabb.
IT'S OPEN SEASON ON PLEDGES
Band Fraternity Novices Carry Their Scabbard and Blade Cadets Adopt Ar
Instruments and Give Impromp
Rev. B. N, Lovgren, rector of St.
John's Episcopal church, was pledged
as an honorary member of the Kappa
Kappa Psi, honorary band fraternity,
Friday. Rev. Mr. Lovgrtn played on
the Harvard band for several years.
The following bandmcn were also pledg-
ed at this time.
D. W. LeMaster, Norman; Wesley
L Roberston, Caddo; J. N. Hockman,
Cherokee; VV. E. Van Vactor, Norman;
Ed M. Catron, Ponca City; J. R. Land-
saw, Chandler; C. E. Springer, Nor-
man; G. P. Barrett, Fonca City; C A
Daubert, Carnegie; Glen A. Cuskey,
Billings: F. M. Hoover. Mountain View;
G. A. Beecher, Carmen.
The pledges were required to carry
their instruments Friday, and at the
command of the members to play tunes.
Th'ir impromptu recitals filled the camp-
us air with discords as well as music.
The mother chapter of the Kappa
Kappa Psi was organized in Stillwater
in 1918. The University of Washing-
ton and the University of Montana ob-
tained charters in 1919. Oklahoma Uni-
versity was granted a chapter in 1920.
Nine more universities have filed pe-
titions for this fraternity, among which
are Harvard and Princeton. The first
annual convention will be held in Still-
water sometime in January. The first
issue of a publication by this band fra-
ternity will come out sometime in Feb-
tillery Cartridges as Insignia
For a Day
Carrying a string of hand grenades
or a French .75 shell around to class
or being hooked to a caisson and trotted
over the drill field at the armory is a
new kind of pledge duties that has ap-
peared on the campus this year.
The unlucky fellows who look so
dignified as officers in the R. O. T. C.
but who are compelled to work like
slaves during hell week are pledges to
Scabbard and Blade, honorary Military
fraternity that was installed here last
year. They are also compelled to call
old members "General" and show five
matches when an old member calls for
The pledges of Scabbard and Blade
are: Joseph H. Howard, major, infan-
try; Leo Whistler, major, artillery;
Cecil Roush, captain, artillery; C. C
Bush, captain, infantry; Ray G. Ather-
ton, captain, infantry; Raymond Gill,
captain, artillery; Harvey Van Zandt!
captain, infantry; Joseph H. Buckles!
SOONER STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS HELP EXTENSION-
DEPARTMENT IN EFFORTS TO SPREAD
O. U.'S INFLUENCE
PHYSIC CLASSES ARE
GROWING IN POPULARITY
Enrolment in Physics 1 classes has
doubled as compared to last year. Dr,
Homer L Dodge, head of the depart-
ment, said Thursday, and the number
of students in other physics courses has
also greatly increased. There sre now
101 students enrolled in Physics 1.
Do you know what efforts the uni
versity.is spending to make its influence
felt thruout the state? Do you know
that the university has many agencies
which the state at large may use or from
which it may receive aid?
The extension division is perhaps do-
ing more than any other agency to leave
its impression in the state because its
field of work is so large. It is composed
of seven departments, community insti-
tutes, correspondence study, extension
ecturcs, women's clubs, extension class-
es, visual instruction and a high school
Community Institute Held
The community institute is nothing
more than a community revival. This
agency stays three days in each place
it visits. Its program consists of con-
ferences and lectures on educational in-
terests, sanitation, health civic problems
and other phases of community life.
The community institute is composed of
two nurses, a doctor, agricultural advis-
er, business counselor furnished by the
Chamber of Commerce in Oklahoma
City, a domestic counselor, play ground
supervisor, and a musician. J. E. Mc-
Afee is director of these institutes.
Credit Obtained Thru Mail
The correspondence study conducted
by Miss Margaret J. Mitchell sends out
courses all over the state to both uni-
versity and high school students who
desire to secure credit in this way. !
Dr. A. C. Scott is head of the ex-
tension lectures. He secures speakers
for various cities in the state who want
lecturers and commencement speakers.
In this same department is the package
library which consists of classified ma-
terial on all subjects of current inter-
est for debates, including plays and read-
ings, chiefly used by the high schools.
In many towns without library facilities
this constitutes the chief source for de-
bates and themes.
Furnishes Program for Women
The women's club department is de-
signed to furnish advice for the wo-
men's clubs thruout the state, to pre-
pare programs and to send information
out to all clubs in preparation of their,
The extension classes are conducted
in the several high schools of the state
by A. C. Parsons. The instruction is'
given either by university faculty mem-!
hers or by accredited teachers in schools ,
and these credits are accepted by the
Sooner Publications Help
The purpose of the visual instruc-
tion department is to furnish properly
censored moving pictures for use in
the various high schools. Schools are
rapidly acquiring necessary equipment
and reels are sent out on a traveling
The last department in the division
is the high school debating league. It
is divided into two classes, (A) the ac-
credited, and (B) the non-accredited
schools. These classes have county de-
bates, the winners going to the dis-
trict debates, and these winners come
to Norman for the interscholastic meet
Municipal League* Formed
Another important agency is the uni-
versity's publications; the Oklahoma
Daily; the University of Oklahoma
Magazine; the Oklahoma Weekly; the
Sooner; the Whirlwind; Oklahoma
Chronicles; and Univeristy Bulletins.
These different publications are sent
thru the state for the purpose of fur-
nishing the people with information and
accounts of the doings of the uni-
The committee on recommendations
is well known to the state at large for
it is from this committee that the ma-
jority of schools secure teachers. Dr.
W. W. Phelan is chairman of this com-
mittee and he succeeds in placing uni-
versity students as teachers in high,
grade and rural schools.
Geologists Contribute to Museums
The agency which makes itself felt
in a civic way is the municipal league at
whose head is Dr. F. F. Blachly. The
object of this league is to hold con-
ventions in the different cities of the
state and the purpose of the conven-,
tions is to discuss questions of policy,
to give publicity to the city officials,
to form a legislative committee and to
establish a research bureau. This agen-,
cy helps the different cities solve their
municipal problems. Its research work
has proven beneficial because of the
data and information it has been able
Another agency is that of the Okla-
homa Geological survey which sends out * •
to over 300 high schools a collection
of rocks and minerals for special study.
Dr. C. W. Shannon is director of the
survey. He says that people in the state
are able to secure geological informa-
tion and data cheaper thru this agency
than any other. Forty different bul-
letins, maps, and circulars are issued
and are available to any one in the
state who writes for this data.
The glee clubs, quartet, orchestra, and
band do their part in leaving an im-
piession of the university thruout the
state. It is the plan of these organi- 4
zations to co-operate in visiting all *
parts of the state during the school year.
Other agencies which the state at
large uses and is benefited by are the in-
dustrial chemistry library and the uni-
versity library. Books in these libraries
are available to any one :n the state
who write for them and signs a time
DeBarr Is State Chemist
Dr. Edwin DeBarr is the state chemist
and thus links up the university in this
way with the state. F. W. Padgett, oil
geologist, makes oil researches and
analizes the value of oil in the different
counties of the state.
These various agencies all serve the
same purpose but in a very different
manner and each in turn leaves its im- .
pression of the university until the in-
fluence of Soonerland is felt in every
section of the state.
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