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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, June 26, 1959

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While Hall Salary Decision Sixty Years Ago MS KIE IE MIS University Kentucky See Page 4 of Vol.L Receives Com in en t J See Editorial Pace LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 1959 No. 119 r UK Silent About Courtis. Ruling. Decision May Place Limit Of $7,200 On Administrators Spokesmen for the University have made no Administration statement concerning what action the University will take on last Friday's Court of Appeals reinter- pretation of the Kentucky Con- stitution. The court held that the salary limits for statewide officials shall be $12,000 and $7,200 for officials whose powers are less than state- wide. An earlier ruling by the offi- court allowed dais to be considered "employees" and consequently not .bound by the constitutional salary limits. Uunder the Pardue ruling, Uni- versity' faculty members were among those considered to be em- ployees of the state. Dr. Peterson said some sort of decision on ' the matter will be made soon. He said, "The ques- tion of whether or not employees were to be held to the salary of officers was debatable, but the fir i' ' r LYNN SMITH non-electi- JAMES KING Smith, King To Head 'Carmen' July Lynn Smith and James King have been chosen to head the cast cf ."Carmen," Guignol Theatre's summer production, to be presented July Miss Smith, Middlesboro, is a junior at Converse College in Spartanburg, S. C, and is enrolled in the University for the summer. She is a drama major and has had various roles in musical comedy. James King, associate professor v. u.v, ... throughout central Kentucky. He has sunt the leading roles In The Marriage of Figaro" and "Street Scenes." This past season he ap- peared In the Guignol Theatre production of "Cyrano." Mr. King has assisted with the of several of the past Guignol summer productions. He t iiinjr with thP Cincinnati nnri Louisville symphonies and has appeared in summer stock in Kansas and Florida. The opera will be sung in Eng- :ish and will have dialogue mixed in with the vocal parts. In addition to the 11 solo parts, a chorus will sing and dance. Other members of the cast include: Micaela, Tat Ilerren; Richard Merrill; Trans-quit- a, Ann Kelley; Mercedes, Ann Don Cairo, John Huddleston; Kays; El Remedado, Jack Ritter; Zuniga, Horace Kelley; Morales, 41 Northcut; Guide, Wallace Ruice and 1'astia, Al Northcut. Miss Phyllis Jenness and King will direct the music for the opera. Wallace Briggs, assistant professor f f English, will supervise stage direction. Costuming will be by Mrs. Lclo Robinson, assistant professor cf English and sets by Archie B. Rainey. English instructor. Piano accompaniment will be provided by Harrylyn Sallis and Htlen Dingus. 22-2- 5. Es-cami- lle, 22-2- 5 ve ruling settled more than $12,000 a year UK Vice that." President Frank Peterson said, In a statement made Monday, Among these are President UK President Frank G. Dickey Dickey, who makes $21,000 and Dr. said: William R. Williard, Dean of the Court of Appeals ..We (the administration) have not. had an opportunity to study the decision of the Court of Ap- peals and, therefore, cannot make a statement relative to the full ef- feet that the decision Will have upon the University. "There is no doubt in my mind, however, that if the people of Ken- tUcky permit this Constitutional provision to remain", education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky will have been dor.e Irreparable harm. At a time when Kentucky has been making progress In the advancement of education, this decision and its import strike a staggering blow at educational progress at every level." There are currently 22 people on the University payroll earning Top Opera Stars Perform cally inclined, the Pioneer Play- - that he has a possessive wife who house at Danville offers summer will hot let him go. swck penormances ui oroauway Tne young. lady played by Step. shows. anie Posner discovers the plot onH ic cri i H oH fntrt morrloffd tivr KTv u'ubL'd cTrtnur "Kind Sir will open Thursday. "Kind Sir" Heather Mackenzie and Earl Sen- was made into a motion picture net as a match-makin- g married entitled "Indiscreet" starring Cary couple. This romantic comedy banishes the thought that bache- Grant and Ingrid Bergman. Elliott Girard plays a clever lors are masters of their fates. . bachelor who leads a young lady Curtain time for "Kind Sir" to fall in love with him, but fends which will run through July 6, is off marriage by convincing her 8:30 p.m. operatic bonanza can be found a scant two hours driving "me irom ixington in ine ramer unlikely setting of a zoo. I 7ort Via Pin. At va clnnatl summer Opera is in its op. year the 3th season era is presenting nine operas fea- turing 21 stars of both the Ameri- can and European opera stage, An unusual feature of the Cin- clnnatl summer opera is the out- - 99 I uu The pavliion seats 3.000 in a ing which has a weather roof, but no sides. This outdoor setting: lends a relaxed, even informal, at- mosphere to the zoo opera. Tonight's performance, which is the third production of the season.-starConstantine Ego as the cruel Baron Scarpia in Puccini's "Tos- ca." Ego came directly to Cincin- nati from La Scala Opera House in Milan.. Singing the title role will be Prudencija Bickus. Puccinni's immortal "Madame Butterfly" will be presented for the first time this season. Elizabeth Carron, will sine the role of Butterfly, a part she first sang with the New York City Opera in 1957. Singing opposite Miss Carron as Lt. Pihkerton will be tenor Barry Morrell of the Metropolitan Opera. Sunday night another one of the n operas, Bizet's world's "Carmen," will be presented, starring Nell Rankin, the leading build-directi- Another faculty member who is greatly affected by the high court's ruling is Dr. Frank J. welch. Dean of the College of Agriculture. Dr. Welch last fall declined an .appointment to a $200oo a year Tennessee Valley Authoritv directorship to return to nis Pst at tne Univer- sity. S13-00- Dr. Humeston And Shear To Quit UK Dr. EdWard J. Humeston', In Cincinnati Summer Opera An new medical center, $20,000. 1 head of the Department of Library Science, and Dr. James A. Shear,, professor of geography, will take positions at other colleges next fall. Dr. Humeston, who is leaving at the end of this month, will become Director of Students at the Drexel Institute of Technology Library School, Philadelphia, Pa. Dr ' Shear wm become associate professor of geography and geology at the University or Georgia, lie Iso P,ans to do research wrk climatology. on 0 u V Xu s 0 v f 1 jl best-know- of the Metropolitan Opera, as Carmen. Singing the b mezzo-sopran- o role of Carmen's lover, Don Jose, of will be Piero Mirando-Ferrar- o Milan's La Scala. "Carmen" will be repeated next Friday night, followed by "Andrea Chenier" July 4. Sunday a 'special cast from Milan will present "The Barber of Seville." For those who are not opereti- all-Itali- an AV11? Teaching Aids Caravan are, from left, I). T. Examining a model gasoline engine kit at Monday's Audio-VisuDavis, sponsor of the Caravan; Dr. J. Eduardo Hernandez, Modern Foreign Languages, professor and Dr. Gordon Godbey, associate professor of education at the University of Delaware. The Caravan is designed to show educators materials which can be bought under the National Defense Education Act. al

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