THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
Mechanical Department News
Celebration To Be Given By Kentucky Mining Institute
Holds Fifth Annual
College of Mechanical
INVITATIONS ARE SENT
Plans for the Silver Jubilee, which
"will be given on the campus May 30
by the College of Mechanical and
Electrical Engineering, are rapidly
nearing completion. The titanic celebration will be quite unique and the
interesting program will be divided in
The first part, beginning at 10 a.
to., will consist of the dedication of
the restoration of a portion of the
original track of the Lexington and
Ohio Railroad. The following invitations for this dedication have been
sent out to railroad officials, alumni
and friends of the Unlersity:
You are cordially invited to attend
the dedication of a monument to
American Railroad Development
the College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
of the University of Kentucky
Tuesday, May 30th, 10 a. m.
The fifth annual meeting of the Kentucky Mining Institute opened at tho
College of Mines and Metallurgy Friday and closed Saturday afternoon
with the holding of the First Aid Contest on Stoll Field, which has formed
an interesting part of the yearly meeting for two years.
An election of officers held Saturday resulted in the following being
chosen: J. D. Butler, president; I. P.
Tashof, secretary and treasurer, and
K. U. Megulre, first vice president.
The meeting of the Mining Institute
was called to order in the lecture
room of the Physics Building Friday
morning by President P. P. Wright.
In the absence of President Barker,
Dean F. Paul Anderson delivered the
welcome address to the miners. Pres-'deWright responded to his
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Morning and afternoon
were held in the Physics Building,
where interesting papers pertaining to
coal mining were read. An evening
session was held at the Phoenix Hotel,
which was featured by interesting addresses.
With the exception of the election
of officers for the ensuing year, the
First Aid Meet held on Stoll Field was
the most important feature of Saturday's program. This was well attended and the miners secured useful information.
The Mining Institute passed resolutions of appreciation to the
and the University in general for its assistance in the meeting.
The monument will consist of a
restoration of a portion of the original track of the Lexington and Ohio
Railroad, the first railroad built west
of the Allegheny Mountains. About
feet of this original track
will be set on a concrete base on the
campus of the University, in front
of .Mechanical Hall. A bronze tablet
will be set in the base, containing the
"This restoration of a portion of
the original track of the Lexington POWELL WINS IN
and Ohio (now Louisville and NashTHESIS CONTEST
ville) Railroad laid at Lexington in
1831, is dedicated to those men of
In a contest in the College of Civil
forethought and courage who were
Engineering which "was held last Wedpioneers in railroad development in
nesday, Henry Powell was awarded
first prize and J. R. Henderson, second
Erected Anno Domini
prize. Each student that entered the
contest selected a subject for his
This dedication will be held in conthesis from a list of ten subjects made
nection with the celebration of the
out by the departmental professors.
Silver Jubilee of the College of MeMr. Powell took as his subject, "Techchanical and Electrical Engineering of
nical Education vs. Practical Educathe University of Kentucky. The- first tion," and Mr. Henderson discussed
part of the Jubilee will be presided
Con"The Possibilities of
over by Dean Anderson. The official
dedicatory program will consist of
The theses were limited to 2000
three speeches. "The Development of words each. The papers winning the
Railroads and the Locomotive," by Dr.
'first and second prize will be publishD. P. Crawford, Superintendent of Moed in the next edition of The Transit.
tive Power, Pennsylvania Lines West.
""The Railroad Builder," Major James
Poyntz Nelson, member of the Valu- Mechanical Hall to the visiting alumni
ation Committee, Chesapeake and and their friends at 1 p. m.
The Alumni Committee in charge of
Judge Samuel M. Wilson, of Lexing- the Silver Jubilee is composed of:
ton. After the regular program short Prank Battaile, '08, chairman; W. E.
responses will be made by a few of Freeman, '04; P. P. Johnston, '99; L.
K. Frankel, '00; George Carey, J. P.
tho visiting railroad officials.
The second part of the Jubilee, be- Johnston, '00; Perry Cassldy, '11; C.
ginning at 11:30 a. m., will be pre- L. Straus, '98, and Dr. Joseph H. Kassided over by President Barker. tle, honorary member.
An Interesting history of the "First
Speeches will be made by Dr. Joseph
H. Kastle and Professor Henry An- Railroad of the West," by Mrs. Maude
derson of the University of Michigan. Warren Lafferty, is being printed in
A bronze table commemorating the oc- pamphlet form and will be distributed
casion will be presented to the college as a souvenir. This history is unusby Mr. J. Irvine Lyle, and will be ac- ually well written and in a charming
way tells of the conception and devel
cepted by Dr. James K. Patterson.
The third part of the Jubilee will opment of the Lexington and Ohio
consist of a buffet luncheon served in Railroad.
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The senior mechanical engineers
will close up their thesis work on
Saturday at noon, after seven weeks'
close application to the study and design of various types of industrial
plants. This will allow them one week
to clean up
loose ends and recuperate before going out to fight the big game of life.
Professor F. Paul Anderson, dean
of the College of Mechanical and
scheduled to address the members of
the Blue Grass Federation of Labor
at Labor Hall last Friday night, was
unable to be present and his talk was
postponed to a later date.
Dean C. J. Norwood, of the College
of Mines and Metallurgy, will address
the union at its meeting tomorrow
night. Although these meetings are
primarily for the laboring men, the
students of the University are cordial
ly invited to attend.
Don't forget the picnic to High
Bridge Saturday of this week. Every
student in college is invited. Train
leaves Q. & C. depot at 9:20 a. m., re
turning to Lexington at 6:15 p. m.
There will he music and amusements,
so come and bring "her." We will pro
vide the chaperones and see that you
have a big time.
All clubs, fraternities and organizations may secure their pictures ap
pearing in the Kentucklan by apply
l'ng to the business manager.
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