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Image 61 of Annual Register of the State College of Kentucky, Volume 3 (1885-1886)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

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{ A1¤1>12ND1x. — 61 ` r t cated for the balance. So stood the ease at the close of the fiscal year 1881-2. How - stands the case to-day ‘? Every cent of the obligations of the College. principal and ` interest. has been paid. Thousamls of dollars have meanwhile been expended in addi- , l tion for lal>o1‘at¤1t‘y Ut`lllll)lll(*lli5 for li1iC1‘<.¤SCOp0s, Spect1‘osc0pcs, polnriscopes and other l ` material. Three well equipped laboratories for general chemistry, organic chemistry l aml agricultural chemistry, aml for the experimental station, have been provided. X\'ithin the last year the Normal School has been strengthened by doubling the ets ly; feetive work of the department proper. Witliiii the last year, too, the most import- ‘ ant step which has ever been taken towards realizing the idea of agricultural training aml experiment was taken by the Executive Committee, viz. the establishment ot` an experiment station tor work exclusively experimental. Under the charge of a com- i petent director its bulletins have already attracted attention from widely ditferent ‘ quarters aml have taken rank among the best publications of the kiml in the country. Under the auspices ot` the director a measure requiring all fertilizers used in the Com· · ntonwealth to be analyzed at this station, aml by the otlicers of this College. with sate- , l guards for the protection ot` the farmer, was passed by the Legislature. Every pack- age sold hem~eforth in 1{entu<·`