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    Vntal as W1ldcat; Durable as Elephant
; esire to ottoin new peoks of excellence, to become
  one of the greot universities of the world is the
  mork upon your Almo Moter.
° · With the vitolity of the wildcot ond the durobility of
  . the elephont, the University hos moved forword for
Q more thon ci century. And the present upsooring move-
z ment drows top drower foculty from olmost every other
  . mojor institution of higher leorning—not only in our
  y own country but from every continent.
  Q rive to bring the University to its destiny of new
 t   Bsunrises in teoching, reseorch ond service to the
 ”   Commonweolth comes from foculty, trustees, od-
Q   ministrotion, stoff ond students.
it   Determinotion thot high gools will be ochieved, thot
 .   the University will not flog nor fcilter is C1 prideful motter
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  , uring this time of growth ond of the University’s
  i. Dincrecising responsibilities in the upwinding yeors
fj ¤ oheod we olumni should recognize, cis mony do, o
  1 debt ond o responsibility to the institution which gove us
  i ci sound deporture point for our coreers. We thus should
  hold our condles high, helping our Universiy kindle new
  flomes of leorning ond loyolty in the minds ond heorts
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W· B· A“"E'“' Winter 1968 Volume—X·I¤H- Issue 1
llldlldglllg E(lllOI` The Kentucky Alumnus is published quarterly _by the University of Kentucky
_ Alumni Association and is issued to all alumni and friends who are active members of
JAY BRUBIFIELD the Association.
Alumni News Editor
ADA D. Rizmonn Contents
Graphic Design University Admission Procedures ................................................ 2
Tlwmas E Cla-rl<» 1¤ cuigmi .........................,.................................................................... 4
ASSOCIATION OFFICERS ]ouett’s Desperate Ride .................................................................. 5
Exim ]. Norma
President What the Freshmen Say ................................................................ 11
Crmntias O. LANDRUM Award of Excellence .........................,............................................ 12
T V' P 'd
ICC ms! mt The Universit Is a Place, a S irit .............................................. 13
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RS jigiswcronms Greg Page Memorial Service ........................................................ 14
{ MISS HELEN GI KING The Critical Shortage of Librarians ............................................ 15
' Director Ol Homecoming, 1967 .......................................................................... 20
Alumni Ajlairs _ _
A University Looks Ahead ............................................................ 24
The Donovan Scholars .................................................................... 25
S Alumni Going Forward .................................................................. 27
S Club Notes ........................................................................................ 35
S About the Alumni ............................................................................ 36
N Edited by the Department of Public Relations and printed under its direction. Sec-
  ond class postage paid at Lexington, Kentucky 40506.
THE COVER: Iack ]ouett’s deter-
mination to save lefferson from cup-
ture by the British during the Revolu-
tion remains a gleam of courage which
Kentuekians still may see with pride
through the cobwebbing of Revolu-
tionary history.

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    Admissions and Registration requh
    he atfluency of our society, the unparalleled op- 12th grade work is reported. Final permission to t-beeim
 I   Tpcrtunities {cr the educaticn cf tlie ggcjally and roll can not be given, of course, until the applieai.·r0H· P
  ° eccncrnically disadvantaged groups, plus the official graduation from high school has been certiffor a
  n. great increase in the number of young people born by his $€h00l- the rh
 4 ` after the close of World War II, are just some of the In Hdditi0¤ tc the high school f¢‘€<>Yd ihY<>i1i.lli‘
 E; factors which have caused unprecedented nurnbers llth grade, the applicant also must submit thee
  { of students tc seek ccllege adrnissicn_ plication for admission and the official report oft _  
 I A To many, college admission is a confusing process_ American College Test (ACT). This test is giimlmst
    the Outline cf which is generally fguud in the col- nationally several times during the year at selettpmgh
    lege catalogue, and, after having read the “How do I i€Si C€¤t€fS- Bmplc
    get admitted?” paragraphs, one still, in many instances, AdmiSh0Tl at Keiliwky residents tv Tlw f F€'Sl1l¤]?€d
fi _f might ask “How do I get admitted?" class: The University admits Kentucky residents vqligh _
    Here at the University an honest attempt to unravel graduate from an accredited high schccl iipeii dtiliiah
 is   the mystery of admissions is being undertaken. A leaf- piicaticn and the hlihg Of the Hb0V€ Sifiifid f0Uh$»   EI
    let now in process is one of several such attempts to Admission of residents of other states to the frtalt E
 I   make the admission procedures more easily under- num class; The University is not able to aeconuned, usc
  ri stood by all concerned, all of the many interested freshman applicants ii{]O_€E
 5   other states. However, it is our practice to ad eu
  l Application those whose records indicate a reasonable probaliilghola
 ·»   Students who wish to apply for- admission to the of academic success. Rather than making admiss lng;
 4   University as beginning freshman or undergraduate decisions on the basis of a single, inflexible stantl.s)ans
{  i transfer students should write to the Dean of Adrnis- such as a cut-off score on a test, or a percentile ranlmn A
‘  ; sions and Registrar, Administration Annex Building, class, we consider the applicants entire acadthc O1
 ; l and request an application packet. This packet gives record from the 9th through the llth grades. undtftcr I
 EQ j specific instructions for applying. complete report sent to the University by the .·\u‘3r sh
    Admission Requirements can College Test in Iowa City, Iowa. \Vith thisam C
    Wh_l€ no S _H h_ h Ch 1 _ 31 missions philosophy in mind, the interested stutitudel
  l { J _ ' hhcl C lg S OO Courses are rhqhhff may find the following description of our guitlelzntil I
eg;   OT a mlSS1Oh’ IF ls assumhd that the Bhtehhg Sthdeht helpful in deciding whether he wishes to apply. t
  ’ Wlh hall? acquired Shfhcmhf khowlhdgc ahd Skill hl Non-Kentucky freshman applicants are expeettfidmg
  °OmPOSmO“» mafhematifm lahghageh Amefichh his' have no lower than a “C” grade average in aeaclidtis
I     tOry’ and the sclehchs to hmvlde 3 Sohhd hash for courses taken in the 9th, 10th and llth gratlesmudel
.   · Successful _<=<>Ueee _W<>ri<· Smee the typical freshman to mnt in the upper sour percentile usunnnn gada.
  J aPPh°a¤* ls hhh lh hlS_ Sehlhr Year lh high school lege Board Norms) in at least the English antlé  
 ie   i when he ahpheh the Uhwefslfy Chhsiders ahphcahohs Composite sections of the American College Test.
 in   O3 ihc bgsls O; thhdacaidcmlc courses takeh in the gfhi plicants with a   and higher grade average uiairxper
    E {(1* ag tilt gm isiwln hgs;) °as€S= thedagpélcahflls considered with lower scores. However, these fn<‘·,,dg,
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 mission of non—residents, since the University considers Kentucky residents $140 per semester.
each applicant in the light of his total situation and Residents Ot Other States $410 per semcstel-_ .
llcademlc pOl€ntlal“ H ousing: Room and three meals daily, $850 per year,
(except the Sunday evening meal)
Room, breakfast, and evening meal daily,
dmissions decisions are given on an on-going $735 per year.
basis. Each applicant is notified of his acceptance (Sunday noon meal replaces Sunday evening
or rejection as soon as possible after the applica- meal)
tion for admission, the high school record through the
  grade and the Omcial report Of the   have These 3.I°€ the basic costs fOI` CIII`O11I`H€Ht, TOOIH and
been received in the University’s Admissions Office. m€3l$- IH addition, the student will 5P€¤d $75 to $100
per year for books and supplies. The student will also
Application Deadline need sufficient funds to pay for laundry, dry cleaning,
Kentucky resident applicants must submit all the llllcll Selvlclh and other personal °l‘P"“s€S· ‘
required materials no later than 30 days before the
nisstnn tn {beginning of the semester for which they wish to en- I dd_t_ t Pgzgmmg Oflslgdyhelor of Arts and
he nnnnctntroll. Residents of other states applying for admission ll ll l l°ll _0 G genera ac
been Cntntfor a summer session or a fall semester must submit Bachelor Ol sclellce _d€gl€€s’ bacllellll dcglees ele
fthe required materials no later than April 1. also awarded lll _AlCllll€Ctllll€’ l$d“°a“°“· lFlumall‘ml’
Business Administration, Music, Accounting, Agri-
‘l lllllllllilll Financial Aid culture, Agricultural Engineering, Business and Eco-
ubmit the- The undergraduate financial aid program is ad- llOllllCS’ Cllemlcal Ellglll€€llllg’ Clvll Engineering
rcpmf Olfministered by the Office of Student Financial Aid. This C°mm€’°€» Dental Hygl€ll€’ El€°“l°al Engln€€rlng’
l‘~`$l ls gll Ingram includes scholarships loans and Parbnmc Home Economics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical
lm at Selwgmployment Financial aid is awarded on the basis of T€°llll°l°gy= Metallurgical Ellglll"’“l“gi Nursing- Phal-
need for assistance and academic ability. Kentucky llla°y· and Physical Therapy Twenty slx advanced
’ llwdlrcsllllngh School students may Obtain a Scholarship an degrees are awarded at the Masters and Doctoral
resi entsv.; _ _ , _ ]eVel_
plication form at their high school office. Out-of—state
hool tullml latudents may obtain an application by writing directly
ned Zrmstgo the University's Ofiice of Student Financial Aid. Orlellmtlon
isaziollfnaé \ll scholarship applicants must take the American A summer orientation and early classification pro-
lppnctmts t[]ollege Test (ACT.) ontone of the fall test dates during gram is offered for freshman applicants who have
Cticc to ndheir senior year in. highschool, and must file the been accepted for the fall semester. It is usually con-
lblc pmbnnteholarship Iapphcation with the Office of Student ducted during ]uly. The student spends one day on
k_ [ tmi5>··1nanc1alA1d no later than February -1. the University of Kentucky campus, and becomes
l lllg Mt t There are two periods for applying for student acquainted with staff members and his academic ad-
Bx1bl€.Stllm$l>3¤S, bcginning November 15 and April 1. Student visor. He at this time plans his academic schedule,
“°?`l‘lll°` m;ll)¤¤ aPPli€8ti0H f0rmS may be obtained by writing to working with his advisor, and is officially signed into
`lllllf llcmiphe Ofiice of Student Financial Aid on or immediately classes, thus eliminating the necessity for this step
g·l‘l°l°S` lllllbfter these dates. Part-time employment opportunities during the fall registration. Participation in the sum-
V l>>’7_*l“‘   or students are available in sufficient number to take mer orientation program is by invitation only and a
l· ll llll llllitare of all applicants who can qualify; however, the student should not come to the campus until he has
lclcslllll lllllQll1d€¤t Sh0uld not apply for part-time employment received the invitation card from the Orientation
l Cllr glllllllntil after his schedule of classes has been arranged OHice,
5 to llllplll ,t registration. The college work—study program pro-
$““`_°xlll`i§lfides work opportunities for students from families
a re in ac; ¤,· · -
nih   ;S$`€l$“.Z..§”T5Z?E J§§°{’.§“f§° QJSZEQ E`$Ztl°53?l?§`;iZ Community COW and Twin Siudm
zgfliélllollllldltcademic year and 40 hours a week in the summer if Students who have attended a University Com-
Ug ls l llll e is not attending school. munity College and who have been enrolled in
jollegc Toll an academic program and are in good standing
average miiyxpenses for 1967 and 1968 were as f0ll0wS= are eligible for admission to the Lexington campus.
vgf, tlw$€i¤1{I,t011, Kvlltlwliy 4(Et)6- It Slmtlltl he lltlttttl tl;J
    educational experience beyond high school should ap- the acceptance of a housing application has no bearil
    p]y as advanced Stguqdiljg Cnndnlnten TWO OH-{Cin] on the studentis academic acceptance. Academics
    transcripts from each institution attended must be 1¤iSSi011 to tllt‘ U11l\’<‘1`Sity will bc g1't111tt‘tl Ollly by Hu
 i   presented at the time of application. Under University A€imi$$t0¤S Olii€t‘- ll0t\$t1\il tt1`1't\¤1l.§t‘1¤t*l1l$ ¤lltlSt l
 y ‘   regulations no work of this nature can be disregarded made by the individual student dealing directly it-}
    in considering an application. Advanced standing ap- tb? HOUSi11g Olliw.
_ `it plicants must have an overall grade average of C, or The F irgt Two Years
1 it 2`O On a 4`0 quality Point Scala m alfcouogc work at- Beginning freshman and transfer students with l.
 _   t€mi)t€d’ and must be m good Stimdmg' than junior standing are enrolled in the College  
    Housing Arts and Sciences for their first two years and rein,
ti   The Universitv Of Kentucky Housing OHECC is in- that·college untiltlthe beginning ofthe ]umor ye I
  A- _ · _ _ — _ _ oi until the admission requirements of one ol t l
    f€Si°°““bi€§ te the h"“‘“"‘s Of h°_“S“‘g *‘i°i’i‘°“i¥°"$ ntlicr colleges or scliccls have liccn nn-t. Tlinsc it-ly.
 —- .;; and deposits as well as the establishment of assign- _ . Hq 1* ig Within Mtg md gciwcvg wmliu in H
  `Q - ment lists for rooms and apartments. All non-com- minor to ` A . ` i . ` . ` ( i
 e ;= _ , _ college for the completion of their baccalaureate wer
2 g· mutmg students academically classified as freshman
 X   ° and sophomores will be expected to live in University Military
  A ; residence halls. Any freshman student desiring to live The Uuivcrsity has both uu Army and im Air FU;
 i y i off campus must receive clearance from the University Reserve Officer Training Comp Elach GEMS ,1 t.
    Housing Oiiioo· Appiioiiiions ioi' Student iiousing uio year basic course, and a two year advance com
  in onoiosod in iiio admissions P?~oi g  
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L    By B. 1<. Boyer     2 ·;   B l
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  l The 1967-68 season of stage productions by the     V   greg;
f    University Department of Theatre Arts opened with ·*ii         has sei
  t THE ENTERTAINER, by ]ohn Osborne, directed by   .      ‘ A 1923-
    Wallace N. Briggs in the Cuignol Theatre, \Vjllium 1 A     Q.- J; in  
 j gi Nave, a Cuignol veteran from Versailles, Kentucky, isi-  .._ A     for Ti
 gi E · starred in the leading role of Archie Rice.   tw, No       _, Louis,
  ,_ SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, an adaptation for   " T"- W     clirectr
    i the stage of Edgar Lee Masters’ American classic, was Sm W'Z2’";1N”'°€ as A'Ci_';"` lim", me d"W" ‘"‘d ""’ °"i"i‘i"‘8"i *
-__.   . , , g a ance num, ww is the leading character in I Hg
    Staged m th€_Lab0ratOry Theatre undef the direction Osb0rne's THE ENTERTAINER, which was the opening titructr
    · of Ciiaiios Dickens- l duction of the University of Kentucky Department of Tlmistant
 ;· i Raymond Smith designed settings and lighting and Arts current season. rpeciai
  § also directed the third production, a play by Hermann An original play, a trilogy by Arnold Powell. Y Df-
    i Gressieker, entitled ROYAL CAMBIT. This drama been commissioned to be the Theatre Arts eoiitrt3i‘i"'l
A   E about Henry VIII and his six wives was costumed by tion to the current Fine Arts Series. This play, tlirt‘ti·y;;;?;`
    ]oseph Flauto, who joined the Department this by Raymond Smith, will be presented April IT-2l. Hg
    Autumn. Plans for the Centennial Theatres fourth Slllllliliig Pl
    The February play is PANTAGLEIZE, a farce by program are now under way with Managing DiretT]"i’·°“'
   = Michel d6 Ct1€ld€f0d€, which is 3 biting attack OH Charles Dickens working on play selection, piililitfliigf
   ij militarism. Charles Dickens directs and dates for this and the numerous other details which mllgt bg atlas U pl
    production are February 21-25. ed to ensure another successful Centennial season. Yiuil l
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 cj Hlmm L F orest Association, of the Kentucky Heritage Commission and
it kcmuci ’ vice chairman of the Fort Boonesborough State Park Develop- .
<‘ iiiltvil tl; ment Association.
,15 no l)c;u·i;  S As author, he has written HISTORY OF KENTUCKY and
I only by  t znurgzlgition, he has written numerous articles for history
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  istory records many daring, exciting, romantic
Hand momentous horseback rides.
NWS With i* Some have been hazardous, headlong streaks
¤<‘ €i<>ll¤·¤<· The LOSt Cll&Pt€I` of tll€ Al'1'l€I`lC3U significantly affecting the outcome of a great cause.
‘$ uml Y<`i“—— R€VO1lltiOH1 Some have found a place in literature. Hardly an i
— unior v-. ' ' ’
2 {mv Ofxtp Iack ]Ou€tt, Virginian, Kentuckian Qlpgirican child does not know Longfellows popular
    By Hamblewn Tapp “LiSt€H my Children, and you shall hear
AmH_;m_ W.: -   pv K Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, . . .
"   \ A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door,
.,5 `   And a word that shall echo foreverm0rel”
l im Ali F"? I _ ._ Many recall Thomas B. Reid’s stirring poem depict-
OHCYS il l` A , ing General Phil Sheridan’s historic ride up the
*““‘C*` com   --  Shenandoah Valley on October 19, 1864, all the way
Sccmld U \Q * Pt il { l A ,» ` from \Vinchester to Cedar Creek—2O miles on a noble
7 _ `_)   charger. And thus was victory twisted from defeat in
5 battle with General ]ubal Early.
·   · But perhaps the most momentous, as well as the
‘ , l · most hazardous, ride in American history had no Long-
  - .   fellow to record it in immortal verse. In fact, most
- -`t— . —. A histories fail even to carry the name of this Mercury-
·r A like rider.
i Yet this excruciating race makes, by comparison,
A native of Wasliington County, Dr. Tapp. who holds a de- the dashes Of Paul Revere and Phd Sheridan appear
gree of Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Kentucky, minor- Reverels ride was not more than 15 miles Over
has served as teacher or administrator in Kentucky schools since good 1‘Oa(lS. Sllerldaills was only five miles ITIOIC OV€1'
1923. He earned a Baclzelor of Arts degree from Centre College Sound turupjkeg
in 1922 _ _ But the ride of ]ack Iouett was 40 miles through
After receiving a master of arts degree at Peabody College 7_ _ _ _ _ _ __
for Te"C],€,,S_ NuS]wi[[[,_ DI, Tam, SOUP,] lm Hu, fam"!] of lirgima back country over izrtually no roads-an all-
.:5, ‘ Louisville Male High School until. in 19-14, he became lllgllf Sllew of courage. deferlllllmflen and belief in an
’ riirector of Health and Physical Education in the state govern- (1l)()I‘)ll]lg country,
ind out taurhimerit at Frankfort. \Vith only the moon to light the way, it WRS "the
Chowder in in He mlm] hm Uniwrmy faculty in Immml/` 1948’ as in- wildest. most momentous race in American history.”
'fllU()])C1\lllg»ih`UCl(ll' in lzrstory and tivo years later was promoted to as- _ _ _
rtment of Tliccistant professor in history and at the same time was appointed And this had been the lost Chapter lh the hlsmry
rpecial assistant to University President Il. L. Donovan. of the Revolution.
)ld PO“—(i]]_Y Dr. Tapp is a member of The Filson Clulr, tlie Kentucky · T
5 Arts Conmigistorical Society, the Southernvlrlistorical Society, Beta Theta R€UOlUilOllUl'§/ “ UV BU€`kg7`OU7ld
is pla); tlirt—i1*};;?;l(;.l]l}:  fmfmum PIN ]ouett’s fateful ride was in ]une of 1781. At that
April lT·Z2l· He is also secretary ofthe Kentucky Civil \Var Round Table. tim°» Virginia had truly reached the Hadir Of its B6`
foul-th gumille Pioneer National Monument Association. director of the \’OlUiiOHEl1'}’ \V31' 2`i(l\’C1‘Slii€S. DGSp€1`;Ii€ is p€1'l12`tpS too
Raging Dimq;¤i·g*rSiti1’-s1;lii,;;1       h;""é";'f'[  _‘f""{l""_"}" ""‘ V"? ‘ """ Military supplies and sound money were virtually
J into n .t.sqiiniiiii.nnni Commission. He , ,
ITl\1$t bv ams a past district governor of Rotary, eliairrnan of the Kentucky uohexlstcuh The Hghtmg mem the few to be Counted
min] SGRSOIL Tivil Wllf Centennial Commission, of the Daniel Boone National W€Y€ Wi(l€”lY dl$P(‘l`$€d§ SON]? }'@t \Vlth \V€\$hlHgtOH ill

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t t New York state; some fighting farther south with man “young and untried in such a command but at the
    General Nathaniel Greene; many were languishing in had at first only 3,000 badly trained mcn to confrt It
  . filthy prisons; many had lost their slaves. Tories were the formidable Cornwallis, who said cherrily that this gi
  T active, often treacherous and cruel. The people gen- ‘boy’ was now certainly his prey.” von tt
    erally were dispirited, and virtual chaos reigned. An exciting chase followed. The “hoy," ltowttas unt
:   On Now Yoor·s Day, 1781, tho traitor, Bonodict proved difficult to catch. His maneuvers were a mogont,
    Arnoidr with ti tvoii odninnod and disoiniinod nrnn. of watchful prudence—dodging, parrying, retrettttsoidio
    of British regulars, perhaps two thousand, landed at Comwams Exccurcs Another, Hard ginia
‘ ‘ ’ historic \Vestover, immediately occupied and plun- _ _ _ __ __ taverr
  v_-` i dered the great Harrison estate. He lost little time in Fmstmted m lm dcslw te emm thc b0Y~ Uthat j
    rnoving toward tho thon onnitrd, Riohrnondt Old wallis conceived a daring stroke by which he expttho nr
r    \Villiamsburg having been earlier abandoned as the te block out tint Y“`Si“'d tlf"’**m'“*"lt· l’*`Ylli*li$ ltthe bt
    sont Ot government. the war to a brilliant end in the Old Doimnionrhonrtt
 r t   The inckiossr nnwariiko Governor Thomas Ioitorsnn knew that Governor jefferson and the members ottathor
il   and the peripatetic General Assembly continued their H°“S° {if D<‘l<‘t¤¤*¤‘* W°“` m ¢l·=t·‘l<>m·t~’·ll··— uml 'scld it
 } Iii travels westward. Easily taking Richmond, Arnold put WHO Vutunlly ““Pmt°°t°(l‘ uf` l>d¤‘*‘<‘d thm l ¤0¤V<:‘
 __   tho nnbiio bniidings to tho torch, ninndorod und bnrn_ rapid secret dash they could be captured. and   As
  j od oxtonsivoiv at Wostbnnr and Chostortioidt then ro_ leton, the brilliant cavalry leader, was the ideal oi;[y wt
`2 M ; tired to Portsmouth to divide rich spoils. te Gxficutc dw blow Weigf
 Q A The extent of British destructiveness, ravaging and Fer Some time P*`l°Y te lime   USL (;"m"'—$¤$Y·,:
  r· gonorni donrnvitv nrovidos a dismal chantor in the army was in camp on the North Anna River in tyto $16.
  * War history ot Virginia, tho rnost nonuioust woaithr. Hanover county, some 70 miles east of Charlotwin the
  and withal, most Vuinorabio ot the statos_ Evon shivos The British commander had learned that asseniuppg
n    Woro lured away and Sold. Vast ouantitios ot tobacco there were some ivery eminent “rehels". Atnong irubbe
 Q i 1 Woto stoion and sold, or burnodr hogs, shoon and cattio were Thomas jefferson, the governor. principal ttwveran
 P   were either slaughtered or driven away. Thoroughbred ef the Dcckmition et I“d€l""“l“"Cf’i P*‘mf`i* lljnd 5
    horsos Woro stolen; coits too young to uso not thoir the fiery patriot who had already procltnmet; well
 i   throats cut, a “bit of barbarism (which) infuriated fafilous ‘Gi~’e me Liberw et CIW Me Dwtll $l`f‘v§$_}
    horso_ioving Virginians rnoro than tho Whoiosnio ioot_ Richard Henry Lee, who had iintroduced the iihlfllf
    ing and burning ot hornos_» nental Congress resolutions winch led to the Det lac
 *   in iunot 17817 tho British connnandor_in_chiot in tion of Independence; Benjamin Harrison. ancesi¢h&dC
    the South, ooootoi Lord Charles Cornwallis, joined we mesideme- emd Themes Nelsmi- lmet smemj’l°$e‘
 {   Arnold at Portsmouth. He, together with the able and Th€ C01d· haughty, P€Yf€CtlY $€lf‘(li$Cil’llll<`°l le w‘
 Qt,   oruoi Coionoi Bauastre Tariotonr iod a "Hfth Wavo leton, with 250 picked horsemen—180 dragooih)Y 3
 _; i of iootots through a Stato that soomod to ottor in_ 70 mounted infantrymen—rode from British :}*6 Cl
 1   exhaustible spoils.” It seems never to have occurred quarters during the momhlg et lime B· Se i‘lt*`“* _CO`
is _ to gonorai Cornwaihs who raidod Virginia that he the heat that he was compelled to rest the lioretus kr
 g E might be iotpotiiod by the vulnerability of vitgioio to midday, resumms m early dftemmm- It ivmdd lt l“g°
 ;;·. ;. attack from tho soo. Bot this possibility had ooooooti at mgm befere reeehms Lemmt Sem ef I-emm C t‘·’ {fad
 ' 2 t to Washington, and in january of 1781, he had plan- t hgjmt
    _ ned the operation which foreshadowed Yorktown. Fate’ et Fommm lnmrwncs mug]
    _ _ _ _ _ _ As though by act of Providence, an .—\ni¤‘€tOn
  t Patriot Retaliation and Imtmtwe patriot, Captain in the Virginia Militia, john {ls JOE
 t   The raids on the plantations were met as effectively jouett (or jouitt), was sojourning on the nid Cad
tj ‘ as possible by small bands of native militiamen. Some- june 3 along the route Tarleton was taking. the it
  t how the patriots’ espionage system was remarkably hostelry was a popular wayside inn, Cuckoo T.-he C
  ` successful. Many a company of raiders was “quietly twelve miles east of Louisa Court House. niner
.   i taken care of” by unseen riflemen fighting backwoods Crim
  V style. No quarter was given. not
    In April, 1781, Washington placed the young, en- Jack jouett, a fine specimen of a man, has ont
 its   thusiastic General Marie joseph, Marquis de Lafayette described as "strikingly good looking, witltowlr
    in charge of the defense of Virginia. According to a hazel eyes, fair complexion and a rediliSl¤ and:
    contemporary account, not onlv was this French noble- to his hair;" he was six feet-four inches tall, well
3  t =Ts 6

 hlhimd l’“_lat the time 225 pounds. running lightly to the paddock before the last faint
tcl] te °°“h' It was said of him: “There was a friendliness in echo of beating hoofs had quite died away. Thank ·
lC“`ilY thilhhis glance, in the smiling curve of his lips that won goodness he had not turned Sally into the pasture,
you the first time you met him, a frank, open dignity with all its acres!"
hoY»” l“““"as unconscious as it was sincere." Too, he was intelli-
s “"~"`f` fl ‘“t‘gent, resourceful, daring and brave, a tried and true
ihth “`t“`¥‘ttsoldiers, a friend of ]efferson and many of the Vir-
_ Raid ginia leaders, who "put up” at his father’s well known Atfreeted by the soft Whistlo SahY oarho ruhhihg·
tavern, the Swan, in Charlottesville. It might be added louott s attootroh tor tho loVolY oroaturo Was
to “b"}`—" Uthat ]ouett had few equals in horsemanship and that houhdloss arid, aPParohtlY, hors fer hrrh oquallY
ioh he "XP°‘the possessed the "fieetest steed in seven counties,” so· Sorhohowi he must have oohVoYod fe hor the feet
· Porhalls htthe beautiful mare Sally, named for his lovely sweet- that a trorhohdous job Was te be doho· He Was hoaVY¤
l)Oll]llll()ll.h€aI·t’ Sally ROl);H·dS_ Interestingly, John Iouett, thg BDC] tl°l€I'€ W€X`€ I`Hll€S to gO, bllt superb Iid€I'S   the
¤¤<‘¤hhr‘rs at father, had formerly owned the Cuckoo Tavern, had Saddle lightly- '
svillc. that igold it in l773 to ii friend, Snekville King, wlie in 1777 ]ouett determined to follow the highway until with-
*\'(‘(l illilt iggnvgygd if {O Robert Bgyygft, the prgpyigtgr in   ffl l'1€3.l`lI'lg dlSlZ3.1'lC€ of T3fl€tOH’S Sql13.dI`OI1, then to
[llI‘t’(l, tlllll   A5 the day \V()I'€ Qi], "the yvgglthgy became increasing- StI`ll(€   fO1' 8. tI'8il. He St3l’t€d at 3.   C3.l'1t€I',
the ideal ntly warin, ri gticky, oppressive beef flier felf like e then rode more cautiously. A half mile from Louisa
weight on the back of your neck, and made sleep un- Court House, souhds Woro hoard- Disrhouhtihg, he
TS1, (Zoruw.easy.” So oppressive was it in fact that ]ouett decided erept te ah everleek- Oh the Puhho squaro, he Ceuta
1 River in ujto sleep on the lawn. He saw to it that Sally was kept soo dhhlY the dragoohs rhoVihg about- Buttohs» sabros
{ Cliarlottevin the paddock. It is surmised that, following a hearty ahd guhs rohootod tho bright rhoohhghh The logioh
that asswfsupper, he, taking precaution against pesky insects, Was Proparihg te tako a rost- The horsos hoodod
  Amtmqzmbbetl tallow on hands and face, and sat tm the water; the heat was Still eppressive-
principal at veranda. Toward nine o’clock, he knocked out his pipe ]ack sprang into the saddle, tumed Sally into an
; Patrick llimd strolled from the wide porch, noting the moon abandoned road by way of which the logs for the
proclaiineilwell up in the east, within a day of the full.” There Court House had been brought. He knew the trail
e Denfli" gpwas hardly any “stir in the air, the night was a great well, having hunted along it. As swiftly as the rough
lneed flie (whining peace,” wrote a biographer. way permitted, he rode for Charlottesville.
Ll te flie Dey ]ack chose for site of his sleeping a spot in the Tarleton, delighted with his assignment, had made
rigor" nneetgihadow of a great elm near the picket fence, which his preparations with that efficiency and speed which
later ger-eniprlosed the lawn from the road. In spite of the heat, had given him his renown. By the morning of the
filisciplinpil ’ie was soon slumbering. Suddenly, he was awakened following day he was bivouacking within a few miles
80 dl-nqoon, yy a “sort of beat, a patter, a sound familiar.” It was of the Cuckoo, hidden from view. By nine that night
,m Briiish §=he clatter of many hoofbeats. the dragoons were in the saddle, on the second lap of
3 S0 i,m.mi Completely hidden in the shadow, ]ack, crouched on their way. Because of the heat and the general fatigue,
rest the linniis knees, peered in the direction of the noise. Quickly, he allowed a three hour rest at the Court House. He
I It would l,,_lragoons appeared. They were likely traveling at a had come fifteen miles from the evening°s start and the
Of Louisa Crrateady trot, bobbing in their saddles. As the moonlight road lay clear ahead. Not only must he have felt safe
vas bright, lack could probably see the floating but was likely thrilled by great expectations. It is
DBMS >lumes—even the graceful rider at their head with his