UK Professor Makes Troupers A Family Project
Hy HOI! ORNDORFF
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
Mrs. Jchnton also takes an ac
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
Nardy will appear in "USS
Both of the Johnson children
have performed in several Trouper Troupers," this year's spring show,
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
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,"
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University of Kentucky
scliool won tilt' first permanent
debate trophy yesterday in the
annual State Speech Festival.
I Iarrodshurj; received the
first permanent runner-utrophy.
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
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
Earl D. Wilson, agricultural economics; James A. Cunningham,
agricultural entomology; Robert VV.
Rogers, animal husbandry; Jack
An assault and
S. Otis, poultry science; Nancy
Ansteatt. dietetics and institution
management; Wilma Jean Basham, former UK student, was dis- Continued On Page 2
Police Court last
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.
Omieicn Delta Kappa has
announced the winners of the
second annual ODK hook
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.
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
rurnVtilm leadim' to the nrofssion:il
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
Court hearin was hf,d- The organization representing the teaching faculty at UK
insisted that the attack
the architectural study
program meeting WM monf than
R gimple mt
of the National Architectural Accredit- - fight.
the general requirements
After the hearing. Judge Thomas
ture option in the Civil Engineer- - J; Ready; wno said ne did nt
"believe there is much to it." dis- ino. n..nrtmpnr
missed the assault and battery
a Department of Architecture in
Course work totaling 178 semes-th- e charge.
Collete cf Engineerln? were lpr hour,
Cox testified that the attack was
authorized by University trustees fy
for the degree in architecture. a result of comments he had made
The new department, which will
0,,. ,h. .tt;.Hihmnt nt
begin operation July 1, will offer
the only architectural program in
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 new curriculum will replace
the existing program in architectural eiitmtenng and the urchitec- -
APRIL 20, I960
scholastic League were elected
yesterday. A trophy for exemplary
conduct to the student who best
demonstrates the ideal of conduct
debate was also presented.
ticipated in yesterday's events, ex- eluding debate. Competition in five
more divisions will conclude
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
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
which was later declared to be
academic careers in the
preclinical and certain clinical departments of medical schools," according to Dr. B. W. Carey, Lederle medical director.
Each of the 98 medical schools
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,
Dr. Stevens is currently setting
up research programs in antibody
formation, the relationship of antibodies to kidney diseases, and a
Taylor Jones Case
UK Faculty Approves
Wins Speech Title
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
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
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
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.