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history record was sent to his
house for him to fill out. The
pledge who acted as messenger found
the honorable member just about
three sheets in the wind but willing
to tackle the record. He navigated
it very well until he came to the
heading "Honors and Achievements."
After considerable thought he finally
put down "President of the largest
Men's Bible class in Owensboro."
Squirrel Food begins today its young man who is yet on the campus.
"Campus History" series of supposedCampus History No. 1
ly humorous anecdotes compiled by the
A local professional group on the
keeper during his four years at the campus was applying to a national
University. As some of the students professional fraternity for a charter.
and most of the faculty members The members were gathered in the
mentioned are still on the campus, room across the hall making out
no names will be used. The first of jlheir petition. One prominent mem-bwas not present and his personal
the series, by the way, concerns a
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Which reminds us of a legend of
the Revolution which was not included
in our grade school histories. General Washington sat in his tent at
"What troops are in the field
against us?" the general asked.
"Those of Clinton and Cornwallis.
sir," the aide replied.
"Any others?" The aide blushed
he stammered, "and
Famous Speakers to
Debate Mussolini Rule
Dr. Vincenzo Nitti, the Italian historian, author and lecturer, and Samuel S. McClure, the publisher, will
appear at Lafayette college within a
few weeks in a debate on the subject,
"The Rule of MussoliniIs It Injuring Italy?" Dr. Nitti will argue the
affirmative side of the question.
Many prominent lecturers have 'appeared at Lafayette college in the
present college year, but this is the
first time two men holding different
viewpoints on a subject have been invited to appear on the same platform.
Dr. Nitti, theson of a former Italian Prime Minister, believes Mussolini's rule is not of the greatest benefit to his country. However, he will
speak as an impartial observer, basing his statements upon what he believes to be fact.
Mr. McClure recently spent eigho
teen months in Italy studying
and the Mussolini government.
As a result of his observations he
became convinced of the country's
progress under the dictator's rule.
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Students Given Panoramic View
of Commercial and Industrial World of Today
(By P. P. Baker)
years ago, the seniors
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The New Belmont Restaurant
Leaving the Falls they made their
way to Buffalo by means of bus transportation. Here they went through the
Larkin cosmetic manufacturing plant.
The cleanliness of the plant and the
variety of their products were both
The National Lamp Works of the
General Electrfc Company was exceedingly interesting. Girls made up nearly the entire list of employees in this
company, like the personnel of the
It was very surprising to observe the efficiency
these girls could maintain in operating the machines. As noted throughout the trip, girls seem to be as common in the mills and factories as men.
The huge foundry of the American
Radiator Company was another unit
which stands out as one of the most
interesting places on the itinerary.
The traveling cranes, the blast furnaces,
metal flowtrucks, and the white-ho- t
ing from ladel to mold made this an
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finest Flower Store
in the Blue Grass
Laundry and Dry Cleaning
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Even as crude ore is put through the
smelters, purified, added to, and
mixed with other metals in the right
proportions, and finally poured into
the mold from whence it comes in
the form of a firm, sound casting
ready for the final machining and
trimming,- so the student goes through
his engineering training in college
and is guided, taught and trained,
and finally turned out a solid base
or casting ready to be sent to the
The subtle influences of choice tobaccos upon the smoke-spot- s
have been carefully studied, identified, and blended smoothly into Camels
the finest of cigarettes. And ive'll bet an aTkaflitch on this: Camels have
just the taste and aroma to pack your smoke-spo- t
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The party left Lexington over the
Southern Railway at 2:05 p. m., arriving in Cincinnati at G p. m. Having
to wait there until 11:25 in order to
sought entertainment of their own
choice, there being no organized plans
Pardon Sought For
We submit the sad case of llie freshman in zoology, who, wjien asked to
describe a camel, said, "A camel is what you wish you were smoking while
3'ou try to think of the right answers." He flunked zoology but he knew his
cigarettes. For in lime of trial or time of joy, there's no friend like Camels.
It is needless to say that a panoramic view of the great commercial
and engineering world of today has
its effect upon the minds of those
who will become the technicians of
gigantic industrial enterprises of tomorrow. It gives to them a comprehensive idea of the .magnitude of the
great machines that keep industry
going, a better conception
practical side of their technical training, and indicates to them the relative merits of their personal characters in application to the huge problems which confront them upon graduation.
On Wednesday, April 4, 1928, fifty-si- x
senior engineers left Lexington
for Detroit. This marked the beginning of the twenty-nint- h
annual senior inspection trip of the College of
Engineering of the University. The
tour was conducted by Dean F. Paul
Anderson, Professors W. E. Freeman,
D. V. Terrell, J. R. Johnson, and J.
for the party at this point. Cincinnati was not included as one of the
inspection centers so all of the party
visited the theater district.
Leaving Cincinnati in the evening
the party arrived in Detroit at the
Pere Marquette Station early the folKentucky
alumni at Detroit met them at the
station with a cordial
hotel where they sealed a renewed
University of Wisconsin students
are reported to be raising funds for friendship with a hearty breakfast.
At 9:15 a. m. the party set out to
an appeal for a pardon for David Gordon, 18, holder of a Zona Gale schol- visit the Fordson plant of the Ford
arship at the university, who is serv- Motor company.
Many differ with Ford in politics,
ing an indeterminate sentence in the
issues or comNew York reformatory for his author- religion, economic
ship of a poem which the court has mercial policies, but we must respect
termed "indecent." Gordon's poem, a man who has built up such a great
entitled "America," which referred in business and who has been the genius
manner uncomplimentary to capital-is'- behind so great an organization.
was published in the Daily Every man employed by Ford has a
Worker, communist newspaper. Gor- number which identifies him on the
don entered the University of Wis- payroll with thousands of others. A
consin while his case was on appeal. man is known only by his number to
When the court's sentence was upheld his superiors and his merit is recorded likewise. This eliminates a certain
he left to enter the reformatory.
amount of prejudice in promoting individuals.
It was extremely interesting to
watch tpe assembling of machines
after every part had been carefully
cast, forged, machined or treated as
desired in either foundry or machine
of the Engineering College of the
University made their first inspection
trip. This trip proved so advanta-gou- s
that since that time it has become a part of the curricula and a
prerequisite for graduation for all
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To follow through one of the shop of life to be finishtd and polish- -'
Son: "Do you know why that man
assembling conveyors is as interesting ed to the finest degree of manhood.
carries an umbrella. Dad?'
In conclusion it can be said very
as reading a beautifully illustrated
Dad: "No. Why?"
book. Starting at one end, the chassis simply that the inspection trip is
Son: "Because it can't walk."
is mounted on the chain conveyor and merely a glimpse of the greatest
started down the length of the plant. school which man can ever ittend.
Prof. Fugue "When will it be conOverhead cranes drop the motor into his graduate school the college of venient for your daughter to take her
batplace; the wheels, steering-whee- l,
It gives him some idea of the music lesson?
tery and all the parts follow until massive proportions of the problems
Dad "Any time when I'm not at
the body is set into place and fastened. he will be called upon to face.
This is the last operation before an
inspector seats himself in the car,
starts the engine, drives it off the
"The Shop with the Reputation"
conveyor on a runway leading through
an inspection shop.
The chain conveyor never stops its
slow movement forward, and
workman has his particular job to
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complete as it moves. A machine is
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turned out every J!0 seconds.
Ford plant was especially interesting
in its layout of conveyor systems and
its systematic arrangement.
Leaving the main plant, the party
visited the Ford River Rouge assembling plant which at the time was
under full operation. Aside from the
size of this plant and its machine shop
equipment, its most notable feature
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boiler capacity in this plant has since
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the time of the installation been increased to four times the original capacity. The boiler engineers were reU
quired to wear white duck trousers.
Due to the automatically controlled
stokers, etc., and the neatness and
cleanliness of the plant, they were
Leaving this plant, the engineers
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had luncheon at the Ford Administration building.
At 2 p. m. the party took busses
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to the Ford Airport, where an opportunity was offered to all those who
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wished to go up. While some were n
way, the remainder of n
engaged in this
the party observed the manufacture,
testing and flying of the
single- - and three- - motored n
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planes. After spending the afternoon
there the party had completed its
first day of inspection and busses took
them all back to the hotel where they
again spent an evening as they so
This brief outline of one day spent
on the inspection tour gives an idea
of juit what advantages such a trip
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can furnish to the student.
them to the
It is not possible to tell, even if
space permitted, the many things
which were seen and inspected during
the seven days of actual inspection
which followed this first day. Every
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member of the party beheld a new
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world of industry opened before him.
After leaving Detroit our next visit
was to Niagara Falls. Abraham Lincoln said "Niagara calls up the indefinite past. When Columbus sought
this continent, when Christ suffered
on the cross, when Moses led Israel
through the Red Sea, nay, even when
Adam first came from the hand of
his Maker; then, as now, Niagara was
Opposite the Phoenix Hotel
roaring here." Second only to this
wonder of the world is man's handiSilver
work in the great power stations
which furnish power for the State of
New York and parts of Canada, the
great turbines, the huge generators,
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through the powOPEN DAY AND NIGHT
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And What, and Why?
The keeper has a Junior Prom IS THE TWENTY - NINTH
program which the owner can have
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by applying to him at The Kernel office. He has a not unnatural curiosity, anyway, to know who wrote after Party Is Impressed With Gigantic Plants and Stations
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