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Image 9 of Annual report. 1912

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A · , viii Twenty-jifth Annual Report of the _ · . , ` I [ · ‘ F ` I ’ • { A . · ANNUAL REPORT ` · . OFM 1 n i ` 1, . Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station ` I . if FOR THE YEAR 1912 A _qA» A REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR. 1 The year 1912 has been an eventful one in the history of _ g the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station,ipartly by - gg,} reason of the passage of an act of the General Assembly, _ approved March 11, 1912, whereby the resources of the ji Experiment Station were increased by an appropriation of fifty thousand dollars per annum, and partly by reason of E the untimely death of the Director, Dr. M. A. Scovell, on the fifteenth of August, 1912. Immediately following the death of Dr. Scovell, Dr. A. M. Peter, Chief Chemist of the Experiment Station, was appointed Acting Director. In this capacity he served until October 26, 1912, on which date Dr. Joseph H. Kastle, Head of the Department of Chemical . =:.f:!.-air 1 Research in the Experiment Station was elected Dean ofthe College of Agriculture- of `the State University and Director of the Kentucky Agricultural _Experiment Station. It has been the aim both of Drs. Peter and Kastle, at least for the time being, to carry on the work of the Experiment Station as nearly as possible in conformity with Dr. Scovell’s original plans. i Tilt? ` : L;

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