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UK Professor Makes Troupers A Family Project Hy HOI! ORNDORFF "Troup" a family project with us," iaid Bernard (Skeeter) Johnson, assistant professor of physical education at UK. He has teen adviser for the UK Troupers Mnce 1946. He now works primr.rily behind the scenes with the "Iiouper thews, helping to organize them and training the tumblers. Mrs. Jchnton also takes an ac r t t r Is tive part In the planning of Trouper shows by helping with the designing and newlng of costumes for various acts, especially those in Troupers' annual spring Nardy, 9, Is enthused with the tumbling side of Troupers. His father Is teaching him tumbling feats during his spare time. Nardy's only complaint Is the lack of spare shows. time. Nardy will appear in "USS Both of the Johnson children have performed in several Trouper Troupers," this year's spring show, shows. April 22 and 23. He will share the Candy, 15, a sophomore at spotlight with a magician, Carroll Lafayette High, has been in six Cinnamond. annual spring ,hows. Johnson has performed in sev eral Lexington Jaycee minstrel tainment since childhood. At tha shows, and works with the age of eight he made his first Women's Club Follies at such Jobs public appearance. as stage manager, properties, man, "I won the first prize of $25 In and dancer. Attending UK as a student when Troupers was organized, Johnson became a charter member, specializing In tumbling, apparatus work, folk dancing, and tap dancing. He has been interested In a Charleston contest," he said. At 11, Johnson and another boy won a man's suit of clothing In an amateur talent show. The two did a comedy dance. "The only trouble was the suit it didn't fit either of us," On Page 2 John-Continu- ed enter IT t ttt-- i" i ttt rv v t. rna a . 7 iI University of Kentucky . .J Vol. LI .t. v ' ft S v .. ... LEXINGTON, Jr.fi TiMiman high scliool won tilt' first permanent debate trophy yesterday in the annual State Speech Festival. I Iarrodshurj; received the first permanent runner-utrophy. '1 . A 14 I tw ; " i . . . p Tumbling Lessons The Lexington Herald-LeadCo. rial Cornette trophy, which has been in circulation for several years, was retired with the first-plawinner. Approximately 96 superior rat ings were awarded high school students In the various events. They include discussion, poetry reading, interpretive reading, pub- lie speaking extemporaneous oratorical declamation, The book award selected by and radio speaking. each of the winners will be disOfficers for the Kentucky Inter- played in the foyer of Margaret I. King Library April The following students were named winners In their major field: Earl D. Wilson, agricultural economics; James A. Cunningham, agricultural entomology; Robert VV. Rogers, animal husbandry; Jack An assault and S. Otis, poultry science; Nancy l,,rm, ,.,;,uf Ansteatt. dietetics and institution management; Wilma Jean Basham, former UK student, was dis- Continued On Page 2 missed Police Court last er Bernard (kreter) "Juhnsoti, adis-for Troupers, shows his son, Nardy, onie of the techniques of tumbling. The Troupers show will be I riday and Saturday. r ce ODK Announces Book Recipients Omieicn Delta Kappa has announced the winners of the second annual ODK hook awards. Student!; who were selected will receive their book awards in a brief ceremony at 4:30 p.m. May 5, In the UB Music Room. The ODK awards are an attempt to ho:icr deserving students in the various departments of the Univer- sity and to encourage the develop- ment of prclessional libraries for both pjt.eiit and future use. 21-2- 6. battery t.U week. Jones was accused of attacking Philip Cox, UK student, on Feb. 17. Cox was admitted to the University Infirmary after treatment at Good Samaritan Hospital for injuries received in the attack. Cox's attorney had moved that A rurnVtilm leadim' to the nrofssion:il r of tne charge be filed away, but at bachelor oi architecture has been approved by the University lhe isistance of Prosecutor Rich- rd P. Moloney Jr., the Police I'aculty. Court hearin was hf,d- The organization representing the teaching faculty at UK insisted that the attack the architectural study took Architecture Program ihrH ir-Yi':i- program meeting WM monf than recently action on R gimple mt of the National Architectural Accredit- - fight. the general requirements After the hearing. Judge Thomas ing Hoard. ture option in the Civil Engineer- - J; Ready; wno said ne did nt "believe there is much to it." dis- ino. n..nrtmpnr IllUiHIIJ v""vi missed the assault and battery a Department of Architecture in Course work totaling 178 semes-th- e charge. Collete cf Engineerln? were lpr hour, (a OU3,i b. Cox testified that the attack was authorized by University trustees fy for the degree in architecture. a result of comments he had made in August. The new department, which will The ljve-ye- ar architectural cur- - 0,,. ,h. .tt;.Hihmnt nt .ituwiiiititttt. ill IIIV C&J - u, begin operation July 1, will offer the only architectural program in Kentucky. The curriculum, facilities, and faculty fcr the department were recently leviewed by the Educational Advisory Committee of the American Institute of Architects. The committee consisted of Walter A. Taylor, director of education And. research national AIA Iw'adcjlmrters; Frank Montana, dean cf the School of Architecture and Planning, Vuxinia Polytechnic Institute; and Linn Smith, director of the Great Lakes Region of the AIA. The new curriculum will replace the existing program in architectural eiitmtenng and the urchitec- - APRIL 20, I960 No. 95 scholastic League were elected yesterday. A trophy for exemplary conduct to the student who best demonstrates the ideal of conduct debate was also presented. Three hundred twenty-nin- e par- - ticipated in yesterday's events, ex- eluding debate. Competition in five more divisions will conclude n day's activities. to-i- Professor Gets Medical Award Dr. Kingsley M. Stevens, assistant professor in the UK of Medicine, has been selected to receive a $10,500 Lederle Medical Faculty Award, given to encourage young doctors to stay in academic medicine. The award covers a three-yea- r period, with $500 of it to i)e usej annuaHv in support of the teaching or research ' . gram ot the recipient. The remainder will be used for salary supplementation. pro-speaki- ng, . Dr. Stevens is one of 14 young medical school faculty members named this year to receive awards for periods ranging from one to three years. The awards are presented by Lederle Laboratories Division of American Cyanamid Co. The program is designed "to aswhich led to an investigation of a sist able young men and women campus election held last fall. who are working in medical Jones had won the election schools and are contemplating e which was later declared to be academic careers in the fraudulent. preclinical and certain clinical departments of medical schools," according to Dr. B. W. Carey, Lederle medical director. Each of the 98 medical schools I J x"' in the United States and Canada may nominate one person each year from the ranks of its Instructors and assistant professors. Dr. Stevens, a graduate of Lynchburg College and the Harvard Medical School, took a special isotope course at Duke University, and has been an Atomic Energy Commission Fellow at the University of Chicago, and a fellow of the National Institute of Health at the Hall Institute, Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Stevens is currently setting up research programs in antibody formation, the relationship of antibodies to kidney diseases, and a TAYLOR JONES earner study. Court Dismisses Taylor Jones Case UK Faculty Approves .. WEDNESDAY, Paducah Tilgliman Wins Speech Title Paducah - KY . trtstl full-tim- ys'-'Xf- k ; j Annual Alumni Seminar To Be May Communications, 1960" will be the subject of the third annual Alumni Seminar, sponsored by the UK Alumni Association, which will be held May 27 and 28. The purpose of the seminar is to explore what the public expects and wants from communications media by panel discussions and talks by distinguished media leaders. The association feels that the mass media "have generally been no freer nor more responsible than the society they serve has required them to be," and that if the media have not known exactly what the public wanted, perhaps it Is because the public has not actually known itself. Major speakers for the two-da- y session will be Don Whitehead, a 198 graduate of I K, author of "The I'M Story," and winner of two 1'ulitzer Prizes; John F. Day Jr., vice president of CHS News and former managing editor of the Louisville Courier-Journa- l. William B. Author, a 13 37 Journalism graduate of UK and manag 27-2- 8 ing editor of Look magazine; John E. McMillin, executive editor of Sponsor magazine and former creative director of Compton Advertising Agency, New York City. "Seeking the Balance" is the title of a panel discussion and open forum, scheduled twice on Friday. Moderator of the Friday session will be Dr. Niel Plummer. director of UK's School of Journalism. Bill Ladd, editor and critic for the Louisville Courier-Journwill serve as moderator for the final session. Oilbert Kingsbury, vice president for public relations of the Cros-le- y Broadcasting Corporation and former assistant dean at the University of Cincinnati, will moderate a panel entitled "Communications, 19G0: Where is the Balance Between Freedom and Responsibility," the final discussion of the meeting. An alumni picnic will be held at Carnahan House at noon on Saturday, May 28. Jolm F. Day Jr. will speak at the Alumni banquet In the SUB Ballroom Saturday niht. radio-televisi- on al,