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[7] > Image [7] of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1916-08-may30.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

20 positions have been 'olpced, and they will only have to wait until they receive their diplomas to start to work in the battle of life under the most auspicious circum- stances. We are looking forward to n most successful and highly entertaining commencement, on the first day of June next. The program is unusually brilliant and I hope that all the Trustees car. find it convenient to remain and take vart in the exercises. Our financial reoort, a printed copy of which is in your possession, shows that we have lived within our income as by law required. The statement is as follows: (Printed report) In conclusion, I urge upon your honorable body that you do everything to promote the Extension work which has come to the University as a duty undelthe Smith-Lever Act of Congress in conjunction with an Act of the General Assembly of Kentucky, which we call the Agricultural Bill. There is no state in the union where there is a more urgent need for the diffusion of scientific knowledge in agriculture than in Kentucky. Our state, in natural fer- tility of soll, is second to none of her sister states,