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University of Kentucky
HI 1 1) A V, APRIL
Panelists Will Discuss
panel sponsored by the UK
Political Science Club will discuss
"Revising Kentucky's State Constitution" at 3 p.m. today In the
Music Room of the Student Union
Panel members include John B.
Breckinridge, state attorney general; Judge John S. Palmore, Kentucky Court of Appeals; Lexington
attorney Amos Eblen; Dr. Bennett
H. Wall, professor of history; and
moderator Dr. E. V. Schten, of the
UK Political Science Department.
panel will first
The four-ma- n
discuss the revising of the constitution in reference to their respective
fields. They will then consider two
problems connected with the movement for the revision.
The first question to be discussed
will deal with the problem of
persons in convincing
Kentuckians of the need for a revised constitution.
Secondly the panel will contrast
the problems of the 1947 effort to
call a constitutional convention
with the current problems of the
present movement toward a convention.
representa tive to the 1956
legislature, will discuss the difficulties the present constitution
poses to a modern governmental
Dee Dee Lllis, an Art and Sciences student from Eminence, was
caught by the photographer while adding the finishing touch to
her to bffore posing a this week's Kernel Sweetheart. The
sophomore Keeneland Hall resident is a speech therapy major.
Contractor Says Dorm
To Be Ready In Fall
The new men's dormitory under of Business Administration and
construction behind Donovan Hall Maintenance and Operations at a
.should be ready for occupancy for Tuesday meeting that the dormitory will be completed on schedule.
the Sept. 18 cpening of school.
A representative of the Thorp
The contractor promised to put
Construction Co., Evansville, Ind., extra construction crews on the
told rncmUrs of the Departments job if necessary.
At the April 5 meeting of the
John E. Reeves, assistant professor of political science, Is attending the American Civil Liberties
Union national convention
Prof. Reeves and the Rev. Wil-be- rt
Mylls, pastor of the St. Mathews Episcopal Church of Louisville. Will represent Kentucky at
The convention began last night
and will end Sunday.
The Ktntut'ky delegation will
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University Board of Trustees, UK
Vice President Frank D. Peterson
announced that the dormitory
would probably not be completed
in time for fall occupancy.
If the dormitory Is not completed In time, the University could
lose $260,000, Dr. Peterson said.
In addition, the Dean of Men's
Office would be forced to give up
Its plan of requiring sophomore
men who are not active members
of fraternities to live in the dormitories.
Thorp must pay a $30 a day penalty for each day's delay In completing the building. Dr. Peterson
said earlier that he did not place
much trust in such penalties.
University staff members are
meeting with the contractor every
week In an attempt to speed work
on the dormitory.
UK Troupers Show
Will Begin Tonight
"Voyage to Entertainment" will
be the theme of the UK Troupers
Show to be held tonight and tomorrow night at 8 p.m. in Memorial Coliseum.
The five finalists of the UK Talent Show, which was held last
month, will perform between the
first and second parts of the show.
The Judges' decision will be announced between the second and
Those who will compete in the
competition are: a Sigma Nu quartet, an Alpha XI Delta trio,
Martha Dean, who will give a
Discussion of what a constitution dramatic dialogue, Diana Wilson,
is and what it should accomplish and Susan Dees.
Bernard Johnson, adviser of the
as a document will be presented
by Judge Palmore, former com- Troupers, said "The winner of the
talent show will receive an 'Oscar'
As a former member of the before the public must pass two
Court of Appeals, Eblen will dis- consecutive legislatures. This has
cuss the situation of how the Ju- already been done.
diciary Department operates under
The next step will be In Novemthe present constitution.
ber when the people will vote on
Dr. Wall, considered an author- the Issue. If it is passed Kentuckity on the Kentucky constitutional ians will again go to the polls and
revision which led to the present choose their convention delegates.
constitution, will present the backFollowing the reconstruction by
ground of the 1891 constitution the convention delegates, the reand the convention that led to Its vised constitution will be placed
before the public for the final
To bring the revised constitution vote.
and will be asked to return Saturday night."
The show will be divided into
three parts and there will be a
total of 19 acts. These acts will in-
clude singers, dancers, tumblers,
trampoline act, and four production numbers.
It will take place on a simulated
shipboard, except for one act
which will be on a make-belieisland.
The students do much of their
own arrangements in the various
A preshow clown act will begin
at 7:30 p.m. each night of the
Funds from the show will be
used to stage special benefit shows
at the Crippled Children's Hospital and Veterans Hospital.
23 AFROTC Cadet Awards
Will Be Presented Saturday
The AFROTC will recognize
Air Science Cadets
tomorrow at its Honors Day
Program. MaJ. Gen. William S.
Stone, superintendent of the Air
Force Academy, will be the reviewing officer.
awards will be presented to cadets for academic
to the University's AFROTC program.
Awards and recipients include:
Jim Heil. AS IV; Oeorge D.
Locke, AS III; Charles M. Hoskins,
AS II; and John Peters. AS I, will
receive Merkel Awards.
The Merkel award is named In
Judy will receive four awards.
His awards will include the
AFROTC Faculty Award, the Lexington Herald Leader Company
Reserve Officer's Association Prize,
the Lexington Civitan Citizenship
Award, and the Graves-Co- x
Tommy B. Tompkins, sophomore,
will be presented the Convair
Award. The award recognizes the
outstanding AS II Cadet accepted
qualifications for flight training.
Louis A. Crigler. electrical engineering senior, will receive the
Armed Forces Communications and
given in recognition of achievement in his field.
The Lafayette Hotel Plaque will
be given to James B. May. AS III,
for the highest average in the Air
New York City for one week in Science III class.
Purccll's Department Store will
July to attend the Mass Media Institute and discuss problems of present a plaque to Ernest R.
newspaper, radio, and television Bleidt, AS II, for the highest academic standing in his IvOTC class.
The Lexington Herald-LeadCompany Trophy will be presented
to Hal Bishop, senior, for attaining the highest accumulated rec..
ord fire with the AFROTC Rifle
The Phoenix Hotel will award a
plaque to the AS I Cadet with the
highest academic standing, William S. Karsner.
Thomas L. Arnold, freshman, will
receive the Sons of the American
Revolution ROTC Award for demonstrating a high degree of merit
with respect to leadership, military
bearing, and academics.
The Chicago Tribune gives a
Gold Medal to the AS IV Cadet
Lloyd It. tress, with the highest
academic standing in the
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honor of the late J. Merkel of
the Kentucky National Guard. It
is presented to one cadet from each
Air Science year demonstrating
Ben H. Baddley, junior, will receive the Air Force Association
Medal for outstanding leadership
achievement in Air Science IV.
The Colonel Edward G. Davis
Cup is awarded each year to the
squardron selected as the Honor
Squadron for the school year.
The AFROTC Faculty Plaque
will go to William T. Judy, senior,
for possession of the marked qualities of an officer in the United
States Air Force.
3 Journalism Graduates Awarded Grants
Thrte graduates of the
sity Schu:l of Journalism have
recently been awarded a total of
$3,500 in tcholarships and fellowships.
The recipients are Gurney Norman and Jim Hampton, class of
1959. and Jim Horner, who graduated in 1S57.
Norman, former Kentuckian editor, was notified Monday that he
had won the Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Creative Writing at
Stanford University in Stanford,
It is a $2,500 grant, only four of
which are awarded nationally.
He won the fellowship by submitting- three stories which had
been published in Stylus, campus
literary magazine, of which he i
Nonuiui h the third editor of the
Styi'.is to active the fctuniuid fel
lowship. The two others to receive
it were Jim Hall, the 1957 editor,
and Wendell Berry, who was
during the 1955-5- 6
Berry wrote his first novel, "Nathan Coulter," while under the fellowship. The novel will be published this month.
Hampton, who won a scholarship at Stanford last year while
he was editor of the Kernel, has
received an additional scholarship
there this year.
The new grant is for $2,500 and
was given him by the Department
of Communication and Journalism,
and will enable him to continue
work on his doctorate.
Hampton was the outstanding
UK Journalism student in 1939.
Horner, a repot ter of the
Daily News, was granted a
J,jJ0 fellowship by the FuuJ for
Adult Education for a year's study
in public administration at Syracuse University.
In addition to the fellowship he
paid trip to