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2 > Image 2 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 18, 1918

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THE KENTUCKY KERN EI. hour devoted to n lecture pertaining "HE JUNIOR PLATTSBURQ to special Instruction In Individual training, the second hour for nthlo-tics- , Plattsburg, Now York, will again and I ho two hours following, to bo tho scene of groat military actlv- Infantry drill, Instruction as to the 'ot In tho summer of 11)18. Altho nchool of the squad and soldier nnd Mio government summer trnlnlng other military niancuvcis. Work is Past the Experi- amps have all been nbnndonod since Quartered at Fair Grounds. mental Stairc Says tho declaration of war, private Inltla- The men will bo quartered In the James ivo ncting upon the suggestion of Floral Hall of the Fair Grounds, in Leonard Wood led to the batting sheds nnd paddocks, while NECESSARY IN GRADES ho establishment Inst year of tho me imcnens and tutiincr rooms nro This has now asJunior I'attsburg. nlieady established In the compartMcNenl James, professor of agriculsumed national proportions and has ments. Arrangements for feed- tural education In the University, definitely aligned Itself In its program ing the increment nro now being spoke in chnpel Tuesday on "Vocn- - with tho nillltnry efforts of tho colmade and they will be announced tfnnnl E(lucaUon;. leges nnd universities of the country. later. It Is probable the men will bo Professor .Tnmes reviewed the pro Tho Honorary President is President on the Fair Grounds nnd fed housed gross of vocational training within the Edmund J. James of the University of In" the Mess Hall of the University, Inst deende and the change of opinion 'Hnols; the Advisory Hoard consists which necessarily must be enlarged. f twentv-fivcollouo and university The President in speaking of the which has gradually come about It. Ho declared that Interest representing leading instl offer made by Mr. Tipton, said secondary nMons in nil pnrts of tho country, "Tv proffer of the grounds is the " uu" KU"J,UU of the actual doing headed by representatives first of a series of patriotic acts that vocnt,0,,nl training-t- he oE tho worl(,'s workVrmy nnd Navy In the persons of the citizens of Lexington will make Tillman, Superintendent of tho Tne fiv3 factors which have, in tho for tho soldiers. Mr. Tipton's act. is one of great importance and helpful- - nast according to Professor James, T. S. Military Academy nt West Point, rCir dmiral George B. Ransom. ness, since It gives the right start to helped to train men and women, are !'o direct management is under the this training work at its inception, and he home, school, church, vocation, the University authorities are much and the neighborhood. The vocational control of an executive staff, of which p'eased and gratified to have the ad- - education which used to be gotten In the President is Professor Edward vantage such grounds give to the work the home in clothing and feeding the Capps, of Princeton University, and of training. family, he said, must now be given in 'he Managing Director is General Ed"When the University was first re- - the schools, as housewives no longer ward C. O'Brien, U. S. Minister to quested by the Department in Janu- - spin, weave, card wool and cotton, Uruguay and Paraguay under Presiary to provide these courses of in- - or can and preserve fruits to any great dent Roosevelt. Colonel Ira L. Reoves struction, they replied that they could extent. Cnited States Army in active service, care for 190 at one time, but at the In speaking of the manner in which President of Norwich University but urgent request of Mr. K. V. Carman vocational education has been vindl- - "ii leave of absence during the period on his recent inspection trip the num- pf the war, is the Director of cated in thlg country wJthln the ,agt ber to be assigned was increased to ten years professor courses at the Junior Plattsburg Jameg gaid that w. mis additional training will tax f)ie Military Training Camp. work wn h the capacity of the institution to the The training is similar as far as Homes for cripples, the blind, and oth- Hmit and a number of additional In or unfortunates, and among the ne lossible to that of the regular U. S. structors must be provided to take -- roes and Indians, has brought it out Military and Naval camps, combined care of these courses. vlth practical special features which i the experimental stage. He mini "The University requires for inmized the importance of the vocation- - ;ave come into prominence in conpurposes a considerable struction il training given in agricultural col nection with modern warfare, such as number of discarded automobiles and loges and mechanical art schools, be "eroplane ground work, hydroplane, especially their engines. If any pacause of the comparatively small num motor boats, topography, military aptriotic citizen has an automobile of ber of boys and girls who attend them plications of civil, mechanical and this kind for which he has no further nnd emphasized the necessity of such anitary engineering; as well as tho use, notice should be sent to Dean 4udy of the science of farming and work in secondary schools. F. P. Anderson at the University, wfio All the technica1 The organization of the work in vo- food conservation. will be glad to send and get It and 'is'ruction in military and naval use it for this training. It makes no cational education in Kentucky unTionce is under tho direction of offi s Act giving Fed- difference of how old a make the ma der the cers of the regular U. S. Army and G"al aia was also explained by Profes chine was originally, as it is desired Navy, recommended by the Departfor use in classroom training." (sor James. ments in Washington. The Command- The President has announced that ant will be a regular army officer of the University will not close before! SAVE YOUR TINFOIL , hih rank, and West Point and Ann-- j June G, as previously stated, and de-- j apolls discipline and ideals will sires to say that courses will continue vail. as before. No students will be R , contemplated that the Since the Junior Plattsburg is estabfected by the arrival of the men, al- - numbep of men gent Q institutim lished for young men under draft ago. tho the seniors in the Mechanical De- - , be approximately 400. the training will not be intensive, as partment will probably serve as in "The University agrees: In the old Plattsburg. Special attenstructors to the men. "a. To conduct the courses so far tion will be given to organized athInstructors to Assist. as possible In conformity with the letics for tho periods of recreation, Arrangements are being made with syllabi, manuals and instructions gov- under the direction of Mr. Fred T. Professor Cover to train any musierning these courses to be issued by Dawson of the Athletic Department of cians that may be found among tho the War Department or by the Federal Princeton. The general entertain"Four Hundred," and Professor Cover Hoard for Vocational Education, and ments, as well as the informal life of is having fond visions of an inspirapproved by the War Department. the camp will be under the direction ing band, augmented by some fifty "b. To furnish or cause to be fur- - of Rev. Ralph B. Pomeroy of the Genpieces. Any musicians found amonK tho increment will be given special nished 8Uch Sllltab,e work rooms and eral Theological Seminary of Nev classroom space and equipment, in Yprk. The Musical Director is Mr. training. power, heat and light and Felix Lamond of tho Trinity Church, S. A. Boles, Director of Athletics, eluding has been authorized to prepare gym- such working tools, materials, sup- New York. Provision has been mndo nasium classes for tho men, and J. E. plies and appliances as may bo neces- for six hundred (GOO) cadets. sary for the instruction above 'reJohnson will have charge of their recferred to. All equipment which may reation. MEETING ON FRIDAY bo delivered to the institution by tho Clauses of Contract. War Dopartmnot for use In InstrucLiterary Patterson Society has Following aro tho first two clauses tion shall be receipted for by tho in- changed its time of meeting from Satof tho contract signed by President stitution, which shall assume respon- urday to Friday night at 7 :!.". Tho McVey and Greenville Clarke, Major, sibility therefor." meetings will be held in the usnr.l U. S. R., secretary of the committee A te,egram reC,Ved Mnday from. hull on the third floor of tho Gy,i on education and special War Doimrt,l,ent ouncoB Uielr uIllUn, An especIalIy uttractlvQ "Tho institution agrees to furnish' ntention of sending ten trucks to bo series of programs hus been arranged trado "'l technical Instruction for a Mpeii as models in tho study of truck und it is hoped that inany who have period of months beginning May 7 and driving. These trucks will bo thoroly not ulready attended a Htorary socle-oxtendlng int later than August 1.1 overhauled, torn down, reset, and used to men of tho United States Army, this year will reform and join the who may bo assigned to it for such in long trips across country. It is Patterson. instruction, by the War Department in t'obable that u rifle rungo will bo ar tho courses of training sp8?iflcd ranged on tho Kentucky river. SAVE YOUR TINFOIL -- 'aJor-Gener- e Col-m- - 1 "BIG LEAGUE" TEAMS TAYLOR RETURNS TO PEP,1 ACTIVE WAR SERVICE EXHIBIT LITTLE " ; ci;J cn Tny.rr. LaJran;e, fonnor- Dig league ball Is not so wonderful If that is tho way they play ,y n student nnd English profssso after all, it. This Is the criticism made of tho i tl o University and winner of a Oiant-Indln- n game played on Stoll Uhonds scholarship, has enlisted in a iand far war service, according Field Saturday, April 13, by students nccustomed to seeing pure pop In their o word received by his parents, Mr. uid Mrs. P. I). Taylor. own team. Accepting tho Uhonds scho.arshlp, Tho all tho stars were here with a young Taylor wont to England, studyfew exceptions, there was a lassitude on tho part of tho players that detract- ing nt Oxford University for awhile. Hod ed from tho Interest of tho game and While there ho volunteered for Cross ambulnnco work In Frnnco. HJn left tho impression that it was incsd poor while In the servan exhibition game and not a "rsnl'y hcnlth became to England. Ho truly" contest. Fans were a bit di3- ice nnd ho returned worked as practical farmer on the Cx- nppoInted ,n ,10t 8eelng the ,,est p,ch. University farm to regain h's ers of tho two teams. Hoth mnimtrnrs ford and has now been accepted as gecmo,l (o nrofer their SCCOlld Stl'lllg health nhysically fit for military duty. Mr. men nnd the box stars were kept beTaylor is well remembered by his forhind the clouds. mer college associates in Lexington. Each team wanted to do a little for the spectators and had a star or two pull off something snappy as per ex NEW COMMITTEE MADE ample, Jack Miller with his long swat President McVey has appointed a over the Red Man's head, and Trls composed of Wellington - committee Speaker's sensational field catch. LexPeak' and H- C Curtls Ington is humbly grateful for the prlv- - PatrIck' Dto take care of the purchase and ex liege of seeing big league teams In action and will remember them kindly. change of all typewriting machines The purpose of A cordial invitation is extended to and related matters. this committee Is to centralize the the teams to see the Wildcats defeat exchange and repair of this Tennessee here next Friday and Sat- purchase, equipment in order that more effecturday, where they may get an idea arrangements may be had of how hard to play, if not how to ive business with business concerns from whom - - Play. the purchase of such equipment y Mili-'ar- Smith-Hughe- SAVE YOUR TINFOIL made. MRS. J.TANDY HUGHES Cordially Invites The Students of the University of Kentucky to a SCHOOL DANCE at PHOENIX HOTFL Saturday Evening, April 20th. j High Class Tailoring Moderate Prices White Carnation We Fit You Tailor- ing Co. 145 W. Main St. Rose Love Thoughts White Lily Yellow Lily Gayety Hyacinth Friendship Sweetness Get them From MICHLER BROS. UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVE H. L. MILWARD MRS.J. TANDY HUGHES Member of A. N. A, M. of D. 106 N. UPPER 8T. I y Devotion Pansy Justright I Disdain. Heliotrope Classes Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings. It is the aim of this school to teach dancing as it should be, advocating at all times proper positions and decorous actions Music Piano, Saxophone, Violin, Trap Drum 13