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The Kentucky Kernel, March 5, 1959

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

Medical Library Is Moved To Cooperstowtv Yesterday was another moving day for the Medical Center Library, which for the third time has out- grown its present temporary quart- ers. And the move was a stranje one to Coopcrstown. Alfred Brandon, chief librarian tor the Medical Center Library, which is now housed in the base- ment of the Margaret I. King Library, said the move to a Coop- erstown apartment was necessary provide additional space for the thousands of volumes being col- lected. At present, periodicals and new volumes are housed In the library basement. Some 20.000 to 30,000 bound volumes are being stored In the Library Annex, located on the third floor of the Maintenance and Operations Building. Yester- day the first of new shipments of books was moved to Cooperstown. Brandon said the additional stor- ace space will provide room for about 20,000 volumes. The medical library will event- ually be housed In the Medical Sciences Building, now under con- struction on the Medical Center site. If construction proceeds ac- cording to schedule, Brandon said the library will move into its new ?v l " J v quarters soon after the first of the year. Brandon and his staff begin ac- cumulating medical literature in November, 1957. Since that time more than 30.000 volumes have been collected. Many of the vol- umes are rare volumes or out-odate books. The library currently has more than 900 medical journals. The problem of collecting vol- umes is not an easy task, Brandon warned. Many books, particularly volumes, are bought on the foreign market through rare book dealers. This is difficult f- out-of-pri- nt because back files of medical Jour- - Florida, Gainesville, nals are becoming more scarce Other books now In the medical each year, he noted. Many of the collection have been transferred works now owned by the library from the files of the main library, will be Impossible to obtain within he said. About 5,000 volumes have five to 10 years, he said. been transferred, Brandon stated. Brandon noted that Russia had Brandon hopes to have collecparticularly been buying many ted 50,000 volumes by the first of books in the medical the year and to have 90.000 to field. 100.000 volumes within a decade. The Medical Center Library has "Our emphasis is to make this an been fortunate in receiving many outstanding medical research gifts of medical books and Jour- - brary," Brandon stated. Much of nals. Many are from private faml- - the work at the Medical Center will lies and personal collections. One be in research. of the largest gifts received re- Although the library is not offi- cently was from the University of Continued On Page 8 out-of-pri- nt 11-- to nmm,wmm ! A . UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY Vol. L LEXINGTON, KY., THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 1959 No. 75 Kernel Gets-- Firsts In Nationwide Contest 2 111 A Scene From 'Cyrano9 Cyrano, played by William F. Nave, tells Roxanne, Melanie Fessler, of his love In one of the more romantic scenes from the Guignol Flayers' production of "Cyrano de Bergerac." It opened last night. 'Cyrano Portrayal Called 'Delightful' 9 By NANCY MEADOWS From the overture music to the last drop of the curtain. "Cyrano de Bergerac" as portrayed by the Guignol Players is delightful. That's this writer's opinion, not from a threatre critic but from one who enjoys a good play. "Cyrano tie Bergerac" opened last night in Guignol Theatre. A larpe crowd of students, townspeople and faculty members were on hand lor the opening night production. Most convincing in his starring role of Cryano the ugly, chivalrous, adventurous soldier with the oversize nose is William Nave. From his first dashing entrance on stage, he gains the interest of the audience and the rapport remains throughout the play. One audience member who became entranced with Nave said: "He speaks his lines with complete knowledge of what he is saying, he moves about the stage of a with the ease and know-hoprofessional. He's not Jose Ferrer, but he sure comes close to it." Ferrer played the lead role in the movie union of "Cyrano." But tlieie were several times when Nave seemed uncertain of his liras and actions. Here his p,.f.Hs rerc .mailed, although he reofied himself quickly. inn the diuling scene in Act One, one of Cyrano's best speeches, Nave's lines were muffled by th3 dueling action. Generally, however, his speech and actions were well Integrated and he carried off his part excellently. Roxanne, delightfully played by Melanie Fessler, seemed a little uncertain of her role. At times she seemed perfectly suited to her feminine lead, whil e atother times she was lacking in the character of the role. She was never able to gain the audience contact, as was Nave, although this was partly her role. She seemed most at ease in Act 2, as she tells Cyrano of her w UK Music Department, was excellent in his role as Ragneau, the party-r.'.ake- r. Fine performances' were given by Joe Ray as the marquis and Bob Lyne as Lignieve. The scenery, lighting and 17th century costumes are excellent and add much to the total enjoyment of the play. Five acts, each with scenery, compose the different Rostand play, set in France. Wallace Briggs directs the play. Mrs. Lolo Robinson, associate director, is in charge of costumes. Read is responsible for set decorations and lighting. Tim For an enjoyable evening filled with lots 'of humor and a touch of sadness, see the Guignol proruns nightly duction, which through Saturday. Tickets, which may be secured by calling the Guignol boxoffice, are 75 cents for students and $1.25 for adults. - the last two. Yesterday's awards were the fourth and fifth the Kernel has received in national college newspaper contests within three years. Besides the three firsts in the safety contests, the paper has won two awards from Sigma Delta Chi, men's professic-i- al journalism fraternity. The first was tn 1956, when the received a second-plac- e Kernel newswriting award for coverage of ring in the men's a narcotics dorms here. The second, a first-plaaward for editorial writing, was received in November, 1958 for the 1957-5- 8 school year. The Kernei also was a runner-u- p in a "Best Newspaper in the South" contest, begun last year by the American Newsn?.Der Guild. ce y. mr v 4r ' Calkin, Bradley Named For Month Ellery (Red) Calkin and Susan Bradley have been named February's "Man and Woman of the Month" by the Student Union Board. Selection of students for this honor, begun in September, is based on scholastic standing, department achievement, leadership and major activities. Recipients are cited for some specific accomplishment during the month of selection. Miss Bradley, captain of the UK cheerleaders, was named for her contribution to school spirit and her recent performance in the Blue Marlins swim show. She wrote and performed a paddle-boar- d ballet in the finale of the leal lover. recent "South Pacific" production James King, a member of the and soloed in the "Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair" skit. Scholarships' A senior in the College of EduA $100 scholarship will be cation, she is president of Blue given by Delta Delta Delta soMarlins, a member of the UK rority to a woman student. ApTroupers, Kappa Delta Pi, educaplications are now being accepttion honorary, Canterbury Fellowed at the Dean of Women's Ofship,. SuKy, Physical Education fice. March 13 is the deadline. Club, and Delta Delta Delta sor - The Kernel, competing against by Hampton, Epperson, Alice Red- other college dailies, has won,. ding, Thursday editor, and Bill Neikirk, present chief news ed two of a possible four first-plac- e awards in a national contest itor; and four cartoons by emphasizing hignway safety. The paper received $500 first The contest ran irom Tnanss-givin- g prize for the best safety campaign to Christmas and stressed of any of the 88 daily papers en- the need for safe driving during tered. The other first prize, $100 the holiday season. The Kernel for the best feature article on also entered the editorial and carhighway safety, was won by Andy toon divisions of the contest. A Epperson, last semester's chief fifth category, photography, was He graduated in not entered. Photographs used in news editor. January. the Kernel's campaign were obCongratulatory telegrams were tained from state and local police. yesterday by Epperson received Last year the Kernel's cartoonand Jim Hampton, Kernel editor-in-chie- f. ist, Ray Cravens, won first place They will share the $500 in the contest's cartoon division. prize equally with Hank Chapman,' The paper itself received honorable Kernel cartoonist. mention' for its campaign. The The contest, sponsored by the contest has been held for 11 years, Lumbermen's Mutual Casualty Co , but the 'Kernel has entered only Chicago, drew entries from 3G1 college papers. First prizes of $500 were given in two divisions, Papers pubdaily and non-dailVA lished as often as three times '1 ' j, weekly were considered dailies. 7 jma xxot The Kernel was the only paper among the two divisions' 361 entries to receive two first-plac- e J awards. The Kernel submitted a total of 35 entries in campaign and individual categories. These included editorials by Hampton; features 1 87 ority. She has a 3.3 over-a- ll standing. Miss Bradley,, from Paducah, is P v li j. IT 1 majoring in physical education. Calkin also is a UK cheerleader and was selected for his contribution to school spirit. He is treasurer of the Little Kentucky Derby Steering Committee, vice presimanager and cheer-leadident, try-omanager of SuKy, a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Student Congress and the Q? WW mm ! ?.'bmwm ng ut Inter-Fraterni- ty Council. He is a senior in the Agriculture and has a standing. He was cited agriculture trips to St. Chicago. College of overall for recent Louis and 2.3 Nominations for "Man of the Month" are made by students and heads of University departments. Final selections are made by a Student Union Board committee. three 'It consists. ofL. Martin, students. Dean of Men L. Dean of and-Woma- Women Doris M. Seward, Dr. Jean Haselden, Dr. E. D. McDaniel, Mb Mackie Rasdall and Miss B. II. Gorrell. , Pair Honored February's "Man and Woman of the Month" are Susan Bradley and Paducah, is a cheerleader for UK. Red Calkin. Susan, from Red is from Patterson, N. J. and Is active in SuKy and the 1959 Little Kentucky Derby committee. The monthly . winners are selected by the Student Union Board.