;oede of fiertain Sliar.tG During treovth. '.i. 4":tskner.
Qn the Variation In the "oua-ogi -1an of the an, eOaves
and sten of the 'zild Grane Ijns (tVjiv. G0rdif~ta) and
Sugar Manle 'ree (Acer Saocharum) 0. i h. hedd.
Our work on clover bloatv han met with a cordial reception
among dairymen and stockmen all over the country. bhortly
after the oublication of our article on this subject in the
"reeder's Ganette. it waz renrtillshed In the Country Gentlemen
of the date of July 17. 1915,D pae 1174D in a series of s0hort
articles entitled *Live Iterns About -7ivo Stocak.I By our method
of handlintg clover bloat, five valuable cows in the Ei-periment
;tation herd, have b en saved duringr the past twe seasons.
I addition to the regular work of the 'Txperiment Station
a number of the Experiment Stat'on Staff haVe aetively partici-
pated in the work of the sttse 'air asnd ther ngrica"tural
fairt held throughout tile State during the past summter and. au-
tun. serving in the can,~cty of judges of live 3tadk, frait,
dairy exhibItt. etc., etc.
(signed) T. 1h. gKastle
Dictpted. Dean asnd Director
P.S. Since the above was written three freaarlar et-adents in
the fonr-year course in agrict-are are to be added to
the above list of students making a tettl of 14 or an
increase of 27.
I am neodizg you a couple of appleg - the 0taymans wineam
MPp from HoTpktns Co .nty, which indicate better than words
what is being accmplished fbr apple orcherding In Ken-
t-acky by the horticultural oexperts of the tpyrimont Ste-
tion and xtention service. q.H. E.
The Ixecutive Gcmmittee.
Board of Trustees, 5tate University
In submitting tihe first *anthly report of the Grraduate
School), It may be well to remind you that as a result of sev-
eral years' effort on my part, the various deans of thq under-
gtrduate colleges. of the State University unsaimoualy recoamend_
od to President Barke, that the time wes rip tft the instituo.
tioe of a Graduate School, whose duty should be the bacouragemant
and supervtiion of advaneed work on the part of iutudente who
had already obtained the Bachelor'e Degree at a reputablo
colloge or university. .4ecorriugly In 19ll. President 3arker
rocommended to the board of Trustees that a Gradiate School
should be established, and with their sanation I Van honored
with the Deanship and authorited to organise and upballd this
Important phase of our university work.
With the loyal end efficilent aid of the Graduate School
Committ., such has been done during the last three years. and