STATE COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY. 3I
ignorance shall be admissible in extenuation of any failure
t0 comply with their requirements.
i Practical Instruction and Training.
58. In addition to the theoretical study required of every
male student in mechanics, agriculture, and military art, ,
every male student who accepts the privilege of free tuition,
and such othersas may elect, shall pursue a course of prac-
tical instruction in mechanics and agriculture. For labor
performed in that way that is valuable otherwise than as a l
means of instruction, a reasonable compensation will be
allowed, the proceeds going, if necessary, first to supply the
student with the prescribed military uniform, and after that
toward the payment of his rent and board account. I
59. For military instruction and training there will be a
drill, or other military exercise, every day, Saturdays and
Sundays excepted, and lasting one hour; unless for some
special and urgent reason the President may occasionally
A dispense with it. The drill will be conducted in the aca- "
I demic building when the weather or condition of the ground
will not permit it out of doors.- There will, besides, be a ,
guard mounting daily, without exception, and special mili-
tary exercises may be ordered by the President at any time.
64. Besides the means above provided for the repression
of neglect and misconduct, a demerit system shall be en-
forced. The Commandant shall keep a register of all delin-
quencies for which the students are reported, and shall I
charge against each offense, not satisfactorily explained, a
number of demerit according to the following scale:
An offense of the first class will count IO.
An offense of the second class will count 7,
An offense of the third class will count 5.
An offense of the fourth class will count _ 4.
An offense of the hfth class will count 3. *
An offense of the sixth class will count 2. ·
An offense of the seventh class will ’count 1. _
. In the first year of the student at the College offenses
4 K will count one third less than in the above scale. The Fac-