THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
Mechanical Department News
Tho Now York association of tho
nlumnl of tho University of Kentucky
hold their nnnunl banquet on the evening of April first. At tho samo tlmo
tho Chicago association was giving Its
annual banquet to tho visiting senior
class at tho Morrison Hotel. Tho
Now York banquet was held at The
Koyalton, 44 Wost Forty-fourtStreet.
A telegram was sent to tho assembled
alumni and students, and In return tho
wired felicitations to tho Now York men.
Tho University of Kentucky Club
of New York City has recently Issued
a directory of Its members. Tho club
now ranks as one of tho largest and
most Influential in tho country and its
roster contains the names of many
successful men in all branches of business. The officers are: President,
Perry West; Vice President, L. L.
Lewis; Executive Committee, H. L.
Amoss, R. C. Hopgood, A. A. Gordon;
Secretary, Charles White.
A. S. M. E.
The seniors at Mechanical Hall may
have been mistaken for real business
engineers at their meeting of A. S. M.
E. held Wednesday. There were ten
different firms represented by both
partners of each firm and each told of
the perplexing but solvable problems
that had confronted them since they
started to design this factory and
power plant, in connection with theses.
A. B. BLACKBURN
TELLS OF SUCCESS
A. B. Blackburn,
class 1915, writes
that he is very successful in his work
with the Franklin Automobile Company at Syracuse, New York. In a
letter recently received, he says:
"You are no doubt always interested to learn of tho success of your
graduates, so I take this opportunity
of telling you of my advancements in
the Franklin Company.
"About the first of the year I was
placed at the head of the Training Division. There were about thirty men
in the course, and the experience
gained in handling them and in mapping out courses and lectures has
proven invaluable. Part of my work
consisted of designing and Installing
standard instruction sheets, for handling "repeat" jobs in the repair shop.
Have done quite a bit of time study
work in connection with the above,
and when I saw in The Kentucky Kernel that you had instituted a course
In that this year, I was reminded of
your prediction that in all probability
we would get work which we neglected or didn't get in college. Glad to see
this year's class Is getting some of
"Received another promotion last
week and Monday I start working as
assistant to the manager of the Advertising Department."
Har desty's Quality
Tho Union Literary Society held Its
annual oratorical contest last Wednesday evening In tho chapel. Thcro
wore fivo contestants. J, II. Coleman,
of tho Law Department, won tho modal, but owing to tho fact that ho is an
alumnus of tho University, ho is Ineligible to represent tho society in the
contest to bo hold tomorrow morning
with Mr. Shlnnick, who represents tho
Patterson Literary Society. Clarenco
Clark, a Junior in tho Arts and Sclenco
College, who won second place, will
represent tho society.
Tho society will hold Its annual declamatory contest Friday evening,
April 21, at 8 p. m. in the society hall.
There will bo several contestants and
a good program will be given. Tho
winner of this contest will receive a
gold medal. All members and visitors are urged to be present.
Announces Spiring Opening of
Tailoring and Hats
Spring Opening of Society
See Display Window
0. L. REID TALKS
ON "THE DAY'S WORK"
Tuesday morning In chapel under
the auspices of the freshman class,
Professor O. L. Reld addressed the
student body on "The Day's Work."
Professor Reld Is superintendent of
the Louisville public school system
and is a man of unusual ability. His
talk was one of the finest ever given
at the University and the entire freshman class is to be congratulated on
obtaining such a man to address the
Following the talk, Mr. Reid was
the guest of honor at a luncheon
given by the Louisville girls at Patterson Hall.
For utmost progress in safety and accident prevention (luring
the year 1915.
Steel Equipment - Improved Roadbed - Safety Devices
For fares, etc-- , apply to nearest Ticket Agent.
H. G. KING, Passenger and Ticket Agent
E. MAIN ST.
SHOWN TO SENIORS
Motion pictures of the General
seniors of the Mechanical and ElectriThe two
cal Engineering College.
reels covered a varied number of deIMPORTANT SENIOR
MEETING YESTERDAY partments In this vast plant.
This was one of a series of such ilIt was voted at a senior class meet lustrated lectures prepared for the
ing yesterday to request Dr. Ganfield, senior mechanicals for this term.
of Centre College, to deliver the 1916
J. D. Turner, secretary of the AlumEXPERIMENT STATION
ni Association, urged the class to leave
a suitable memorial and stated that
The Woman's Club of the Univerthe Alumni Association would carry sity of Kentucky was entertained Friday afternoon at the Experiment Staon the work In the future.
A committee on plans was
tion by Dr. J. H. Kastle. director of
The staff of the station assisted in
receiving, and the club members were
Sunday night at 6:30 there will be shown over tho institution.
Scope and Misa meeting In tho Y. M. C. A. rooms Kastle spoke on "The
Staat which a matter of great importance sion of the Kentucky Experiment
tion." Refreshments were served.
will be discussed. Every man in school
is asked to be present.
European Success With
are Invited to the
omore dance Saturday evening.
European farmers use 600
pounds to the acre of a fertilizer
containing 4J per cent of available
American farmers, on the averThe Kappa Sigma fraternity hold Its age, use 200 pounds to the acre of
Indianapolis a fertilizer containing 2 per cent of
last week. W. L. McKeo represented mostly unavailable Nitrogen.
the local Beta Nu Chapter.
The average European yield of
Wheat.Oats, Potatoes, and Cotton in
Egypt, is double the American
The last meeting of the Westing-hous- e
Society was featured with a
Arbor Day will be celebrated on
The difference is due to amount
talk by J. R. Duncan on "The Trail
May 5. 'Tap exercises of the senior of available Nitrogen applied per
of a Kilowatt." Mr. Cassldy also art
honorary societies for men and wo- acre.
flowers are best.
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Prize for which practically all railroads in United States
competed, awarded to
guage of Gammer Gurton's Needle" at tric Plant at Schenectady, N. Y., were
Wednesday to the juniors and
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