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The Kentucky Kernel, April 26, 1960

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Known Speaker For Creek Week? See Kditorial Page Today's Weather: J University of Kentucky Vol. LI LEXINGTON, l- k- Patterson Hall? The rooir in UK's first men's dormitory accommodated four people. Papers, r.trrs, and pornography were forbidden on the walls. Just like today. See story on pace 8. James Ragland Tops In Livestock Judging Jams Ragland, Junior from Hodgenville, won top honors at the Southeastern Conference Llve-toe- k and Meats Evaluation Meet on the campus of Louisiana State University la. t week. Raglar.d, a member of the University's "A" livestock Judging was ccmpting against approximately 115 men on 13 conference teams. The IK "A" team compiled more points than any other participating in the contest, but no award was given for this distinction. The team was second in livestock judging and third in carcass evaluation. The "A" group was high team In beef and Angus cattle Judging. The "B" team was fourth in carcass evaluation. "The two teams evaluated the animals emphasizing grade, weight, dressing percent, back fat of hogs, and graded , meat-produci- carcasset. Team members are students in Animal Industries 2, Livestock Judging. They entered the competition as part cf their class work, and Judged 10 classes "talking" seven ?ets cf reasons. Members cf the "A" team are Glen Gcbel, Taylorsville; Robert Megibben. Bourbon County; Rag-lanRobert Rogers, Russellvllle; and MaJtland Rice, Stanley. The "B" team members were Gene Harris, Franklin; Marion Wilkin, Louisville; Hugh Mahin. Keene; Tom Campbell, Nicholas-vllland Caryl Marsh, Prospect. Marvin Selke, graduate student teaching the animal industry class, 13 coach cf the teams. These were d: e; the first teams he has coached. Other individual honors were shared by Mahin. who was second in sheep competition, and Harris, who was fourth In carcass evaluation. The SEC team members usually continue their work into the fall and compete in various contests around the country. The two UK teams are planning to gj to the Northeast Regional Livestock Contest, May 20, at Purdue University. They will compete with teams from the Big Ten Conference and several other Invited Judging teams. KV., TUESDAY, APRIL 2f, 19(0 Dr. A. D. Kirwan. professor of history and dean of the UK Graduate School, and Dr. Enno E. Kraehe. associate professor of history, have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for research and acawriting during the 1960-6- 1 demic year. Announcement of the awards was made Monday by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Dr. Kirwan will work on a biography of John J. Crittenden, one time Kentucky governor and U.S. senator, who was an active force in Kentucky politics during the Today's Meetings Block and Bridle, Dairy Building, 7:30 p.m. English Club, Room 128, 4 p.m. IFC, Room 128, 7 p.m. Delta Sigma Fi, Room 204, 7:30 p.m. SI' Board meeting, Room p.m. SU Board 5 p.m. 204, 4 dinner, Room 205, Phalanx, Room 203, 12 noon. Arts and Sciences Dinner, Ballroom, 6 p.m. Air Force Wives Orientation, Music Room, 7:30 p.m. Freshman Y, Social 7 p.m. Room, Church of Christ devotional, Y Lounge, 7 p.m. Dean Plans Convocations To Ease Preclassification Instructions on preclassification procedures will be given to College of Education students at special convocations to be held May 5 and 6. Six convocations will be held In the Taylor Education Building Auditorium at the following times: Thursday, May 5 at 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and Friday, May 6 at 8, 9, and l(t a.m. College of Education staff members will explain to students exactly what to do when preclassification begins. Instruction sheets, outlining the procedure to be followed, will be distributed at the meetings. All education majors not presently enrolled in College of Edu point-by-poi- High 81, Low 61 No. 93 Giigg enheim Awards Given Two Professors i 11 Mostly Cloudy, Showers; nt cation courses are urged to attend any one of the convocations, if their schedules permit. Dr. Lyman V. Ginger, dean of the College of Education, expects the convocations to eliminate much of the confusion that resulted when UK first adopted the preclassification system last semester. "The convocations should make things easier for students, advisers, and the administration." he said. Emphasizing the need for such a program. Dean Ginger cited the case of one coed who came to his office complaining about an "E" she had received at mid-terIn an education course. Her only legal gripe was that she wasn't enrolled in that course. half century preceding the Civil War and was author of the Crittenden Compromise, which sought to head off the conflict. Kirwan has spent a full semester and parts of the past academic year doing research on the project. During the period of his fellowship, he will work principally with materials at the University and in the Library of Congress. e He will take leave from his duties as graduate dean during the first half of the year and will work on a part-tim- e basis during the second semester. An acting dean will be named for the period of his absence. Kirwan, who has been teaching history at the University since 1945, was appointed dean of the Graduate School in February. Dr. Kraehe, a specialist in European diplomatic history, will study the German policy of Prince Klem-en- s von Metternich, the Austrian chancellor who dominated European politics in the first half of the last century. In his research proposal, Kraehe said Metternich has been treated full-tim- principally as the defender of an international conservation order in Europe. On the basis of earlier research, completed while on a Fulbrlght grant in Vienna, Kraehe stated he believes the statesman sought to keep Germany from falling under Russian domination. He said contrary to all existing accounts, desired a strong German union with an effective military organization which would act as a bulwark to Russian expansionism. Kraehe will work principally In Vienna at the state archives and will visit archives in Munich, Stuttgart, and other German cities for materials. He expects to complete a volume on Metternich this summer. His research will provide material for a second volume on the Austrian Met-terni- ch statesman. Kraehe has been a member of the University's history faculty since 1948. He worked for the UJS. State Department in the summer of 1953 as an advisor to German history teachers on revision of their history textbooks. Dr. Clay Receives Award To Lecture In Columbia Dr. Maurice Alton Clay, assistant professor of physical education, has been selected to receive an award to participate in the International Educational Exchange Program under the Fulbright Act. The purpose of the grant, given by the Board of Foreign Scholarships, is for a lecture series on physical education at the National University in Bogota, Columbia. The grant is one of more than 400 made for lecturing and research abroad included for the academic year 1960-6All candidates for the award are selected by the Board of Foreign Scholarships, the members of which are appointed by the President. Lecturers and research scholars are recommended for the Board's consideration by the Conference Board of Associated Research Councils. This is a private organization under contract with the 1. department to receive and review the application of candidates in these categories. UK's Hager Is Elected KEA Head Cornelius R. Hager, director of the extension class program, has been elected president of the Kentucky Education Association. Hagar, a graduate of Asbury College in Wllmore, received his master's degree from UK and did some graduate work here and at Columbia University. He taught part time at Asbury and now teaches guidance and counseling here in the College of Education. Continued On Page 5 m Panelists Discuss Revision Of Kentucky's Constitution Whether Kentucky la to data progress oi leinaui at a Sutiu t will depend on the calling of a constitutional convention. This was the conclusion reached by members of a panel sponsored by the Political Science Club Friday afterncon. The topic for discussion was "Revising Kentucky's State Constitution." Panel members were John B. irreckiniidge, state attorney eral; Judge John S. l'almore, genKen- tucky Court of Appeals; Dr. Beu-ne- tt II. Walt professor of history: Amo Eblen, Lexington attorney aud former judge on the Court of Appeals; and Dr. E. B. Schten. I K Political Science Department, panel moderator. Judv?e Falmore defined a cona means of governing stitution government and in turn this government tovtrns the peopK. He said a state constitution restricted powers rather than delegating them as done in the federal con- stitution. Dr. Wall, an authority on the gave a brief history of its formation and final adoption. He said that contrary to popular belief the members of the constitutional convention in 1890-9- 1 were sincere men who founded a constitution In keeping with that era. He said the restrictions were due to the peoples distrust of state legislatures at that time. Attorney Gen. Breckinridge said the convention would be limited to 12 subjects. He stressed the importance of the present restrictions on the General Assembly concerning the length of sessions, the debt limit, and the compensation given stute legislators. constitution of 1891, "You cannot organize a legislature, staff a committee, do research, and enact 1,000 odd bills with anything less than chaos within a period," the attorney general said. He advocated a continuous session of the legislature rather than the present GO day session every two years. Eblen stressed the difficulty of the Judicial branch in administering an efficient type of Justice under the present constitution. He said Kentucky Is lucky to have the caliber of Judges it does due to the insecurity of the Job and the poor compensation. "The average voter doesn't know what the Court of Appeals is and cares less who his Judges are," Eblen said. For this reason. Eblen said he Continued Ou I'age 3 60-d- j 1 ! 2 iiy . ay i' ?: AFHOTC Honors Day Colonel Roland Boughton, head of the Air Science Department, shakes hands with John E. Conley, Arts and Science student. Conley won an award for his composition of a marching song for the AFKOTC Band. His composition Is entitled "Ad Astra."