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The Kentucky Kernel, March 4, 1959

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

GuignoVs 'Cyrano deBergerac Begins Tonight 9 By IIAPPT CAW'OOD Opening curtain for Guignol Theater's largest production "Cyrano de Bergerac" rises at 8:30 tonight with favorable predictions. The play runs through Saturday. Including faculty members and seven townspeople in its cast of 42, the play is divided into five acts. Each act requires a different set. One of the four Kernel reviewers says the size of the cast is impressive. Also commended were methods of subdued lighting, arranged by Jim Read, and the realistic set decorations. Wallace M. Briggs, director, estimated its cost at $1,000. Portraying; Cyrano will be William F. Nave, with Melanie Frssler as Roxanne. "It's great to be playing a leading role beside a man so talented," Miss Fessler said. A strive for realism is evident in their efforts. A Lexington veterinarian, Dr. Robert Hcnsley, has been ;jA " 'C';t; h i instructing the fencing scene. Miss Fessler said they have been rehearsing every night, except Sundays, since Jan. 20. "There will be a great deal of ad Jibbing," David Dick, actor in the play, said when speaking of the large cast. He estimated each had a speaking role though some were primarily for street scenes. "When a play moves you even with the sets not completed and Cyrano without his boots that's a performance," wrote a reviewer. "Even in rehearsal the characters lost all present Identity. Through their speech and mannerisms they carry you to the 17th century France. They are actors." The costumes, representing fashions of 1640, were difficult to piece together, Dick stated. Costumes were made by Mrs. Lolo Robinson, associate director, and Betty St. Clair. Leading actor William Nave, UK graduate, presently '; l." IE. EE US MIE IL ' UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ) WW&ti n head of personnel at Frankfort, resides in Versailles. Co-st- ar Fessler is a sophomore transfer from Northern Center on a dramatics scholarship awarded as a finalise in the last Kentucky Derby Queen Contest. A member of Kappa Delta, she said "Cyrano" would be her debut. She also added, "I guess it was the scholarship thaC first interested me in drama." The "Cyrano" play, written by Edmond Rostand, ! the Guignol Theater's second production this school year. The first performance was "Calne Mutiny Court-MartiaTheir next scheduled play is "The Diary of Anne Frank," in early May. Ouignol Theater will feature "Cyrano de Bergerac" at the Southeastern Theater Conference, March 20, in Berea. The conference includes universities and community theaters from 10 states. "Cyrano" runs approximately two and one-ha- lf hours. General admission is $1.25 and 70 cents for students. Vol. L LEXINGTON, KY., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 1959 C No. 74 Group To Study .Kernel. .Kentmckiam By BOB ANDERSON Discussion at a Student Congress meeting Monday night showed that some representatives are in favor of an SC study of the Kernel "Backstage With Cyrano" Members of the production crew of the Guignol Theater's "Cyrano de Bergerac" are shown preparing props for the play which opens tonight. Pictured from left to right are Mary Warner Ford (on the ladder), Frank Brabson, Faye Turner and Pat Vann. Russia Repeats Stand OnEastGermanRoute WARSAW, March 3 (AP) The Soviet Union repeated today its ind tentions of making East Germany the guardian of the West's access route to Berlin. It also reiterated that if the West used tanks and planes to keep hold of Wet Berlin it would mean world war. In a note sent to the Polish ambassador in Moscow, the Kremlin also denounced the projected conference of Big Four foreign ministers, and said only a meeting of governments could lower tension. It offered to discuss a general peace treaty for all Germany at such a summit conference. ' The note wasdelivered just after Minister Harold British Prime Macmillan kit Moscow for home, and it teemed a deliberate slap at him. In a ncte to the Western Powers yesterday agreeing to the idea of a foreign ministers' conference, the Kremlin said it would prefer a summit cenference. The note to Poland asked how foreign ministers could accomplish anything if the chiefs of government were not ready to reach agreement. The note proposed this agenda for an East-WeSummit Conference: 1. A peace treaty with all Germany. 2. The status of Berlin. 3. European security and disaar-mameh- t. red-rule- st s and Kentuckian. The C Executive Committee will meet with the Board of Student Publications and the editorial staffs of the Kernel and Kentuckian. They will discuss policy and finances and make recommendations. The Executive Committee consists of Pete Perlman, Fred Brown, Strache, Joanne Bob Wainscott and Dick Roberts. Gregg Rhodemeyer, SC representative from Education, expressed dissatisfaction with the consideration given student organizations by the Kernel. She said the Kernel does not give organizations sufficient publicity. . f-- for students. Wainscott reported $3 per student is given to the Student Union Board, 50 cents to SC and $1.54 to the Kernel. Other amounts not specified are granted by the Board of Trustees. These funds are granted to the Kentuckian, Stylus and the men's and women's dormitory governing groups. It was reported that the Kentuckian has a surplus of $40,-00- 0. $181 te Perry Ashley, assistant director of student publications, said the $40,000 reported at the SC meeting is the total the Kentuckian has before the publication cost 0. payments of approximately ng the Kentuckian and enables the staff to save money by making cash purchases, Ashley added. One SC member asserted that since the Kernel is a student and is supported by student fees, it should be responsible to the students. It was suggested that perhaps the Kernel should be responsible to SC. Continued On Page 8 puo-licati- on f $25,-0Q- A r person who has gone through Week seminar generally agreed college dees not find his religious Monday. Dr. Prentlse Pemberton, profesvalues diminished, members of a panel in a UK Religion in Life sor of social ethics at Colgate-RochestDivinity School, Rochester, N. Y., said modern suburbia, where a large number of college-educatJSCAA Tickets people live, is testimony Director Bernle to this. Athletic Shively announced Monday taht The Rev. Ellsworth M. Smith, tickets for the NCAA Regional executive secretary of the Western Tournament in Evanston, 111., Unitarian Conference, said rewill go on sale at 9 a. m. Thursligion should be '"an intellectual day at the Coliseum. exercise and not just an emotional Holders f .UK ID cards will experience." He said "there is a be allowed one ticket for each conflict if religion Is fixed md night at $4 per ticket. Persons beliefs cannot be changed."followOther speakers had the must buy tickets for both sesing observations: sions. The tournament is March Lt. Col. Mert Lampson, staff chaplain, Armored Replacement A er ed .lr - FU For Donovan Danage ee ML Panel Thinks Values Are Unharmed By College 13-1- 4. hard-worki- out-of-sta- Boys May Be Charged Mutual withdrawal of armies and creation of a nuclear zone and a zone of withdrawl of Warsaw Pact both NATO and forces in Central Europe. The damage to Donovan Hall 5. Reduction of the armed forces caused by seepage of water through four floors from a stopped-u- p Continued On Page 3 drain may be paid by fourth-floo- r residents. Donovan Hall Director Don ArmVeterans9 Checks strong said Monday night it was Today is the last day veterans may sign for their March checks, a "possibility" that boys in that section of the dormitory would the Veterans' Office said have to pay for the damage if the offenders failed to reveal them 4. The discussion followed a report He said the surplus of the Kenby Bob Wainscott, students' fee tuckian is an accumulation of committee chairman. It gave a small profits gathered over a perbreakdown of the $81 student tui- iod of 20 years or more. It is tion for Kentucky residents and "good capital" for f JJ selves. The shower drain was ' found stopped up by paper Tuesday morning, Feb. 25. A section of the ceiling in the cafeteria fell after being weakened by the water. Water was three inches deep in the cafeteria and two first floor rooms. No estimate was made of the damage. Armstrong said interviews with boys in the fourth floor section began Monday night. He said it was too early to decide what ac- tion would be taken against the offenders. nimiii'i Part-Tim- e i fc. jk Director President Dickey's office announced ' today that Mary Lou Melton prohas been named part-tim- e gram director in the absence of B. B. Gorrell. Miss Gorrell has been granted a leave of absence by the University, Nine UK Coeds Enter Training Center, Fort Knox, said to learn why some educated people believe and others do not, it is necessary to find out their childhood experiences. Chap. Elmer I. Carriker, Wright-PattersAFB, Dayton, Ohio, said that scientists have learned there is no "lid" on their world, and "have become humble." Emery Emmert, student chairman of RIL Week, said "when we think of God we think of our God, who is the God of alL" Speaking at an RIL convocation Monday night. University President Frank G. Dickey said the challenge to education is the developing of traits which will bring forth "Peace on earth good will toward men." on Derby Queen Contest Nine UK coeds have been entered in the Kentucky Derby Queen contest. They will meet with girls from ether colleges in the eastern region for a preliminary contest on March 14. Campus organizations sponsoring entrants are SAE, Alice Broad-ben- t; Sigma Nu, Priscilla Lynn; KD. Melanle Fessler; Theta, Yiv-ia- n Toner; Kappa, Marlene Fitter and Edwina Humphreys; and Tri Deit, Patty Harper and Susan Bradley. Anne Prewitt Shaver will represent the Lexington Rotary Club in the content. The girl who is chosen queen will receive prizes totaling $15,000, including a MGM screen test, a $500 scholarship, appearance on national TV, a mink stole and a box at the Kentucky Derby. John Proffit, regional chairman of the center, said Saturday was the deadline for making application. The regional committee U composed of vice chairman Mai-co- m Mason, president Of the Lexington Optimist Club. Virginia Priest, Diane Vittetow, Mary Joyce Proffit, Jim Host. Frank Brabson,. Jim Oraves, and Jim Todd.