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[11] > Image [11] of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1916-16-oct25-ec.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

of Thomas 14 efferson was in existence, and that he would present it' to the University provided the University would pay the freight from Michigan to the University; that the statue was a plaster model seven or eight feet high. Upon motion of r. Stoll, duly seconded end carrie4, the generous offer of Judge Humphrey was accepted, and the resident was directed for and on behalf of the Committee to express its thanks to Judge Humphrey for the gift, and that the statue when it arrived be placed in the library. It was stated to the oard that the original statue of He-nry Glay which was plaeed upon his monument in 8l54 had been struck be lightning and had been nartially destroyed, but parts of the original statue were in existence and were on the street in front of idams marble yard. Upon motion ma0e, seconded and carried, the resident of the University 6was drected to try to obtain audh portions of the statue of henry _lay, and to put the same apon the Univer- sity Campus. 4he !President presented to the oard a letter from George oberts, Acting Dean of the ollege of Agriculture, and a letter from professor C. , Mathews of the Devartment of Horti- clilture which said letters are as follows: Lexington, Ky. Oct. 9, 1916 President Aenry . darker, University of Kentucky. Lexington, Ky. My dear President Barkert Inas much as no trfveling eanenses were allowed for the apple judging contest, rofessor Rathewa has made application for permission to use a small amount out of his departmentil, budget fgor -I --apurjfsas-' I 4tlose his letter, which will set forth the matter better t.an can do. Inasmuch as the $300.00 originally set aside for travell- ing in the budget of the ollege of Agriculture was not speci- fied for any single department, but was really intended for all departments, and insigmuch as the executive committee has order- ed that this and the 4100 additional be used for the stuent jud~ging ontest i the Department of "nimal Husbandry, 1 think it but fair that rofessor Mathews be allowed to foljow the plan which he proposes, and it has my endorsement. would be glad if you would ap- rove this, if you can see fit to do so, and return, with your approval Professor atheV's letter. Yours very truly, George Roberts.