James K Patterson President of College

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James K Patterson President of College - LEGISLATORS HAJTDSOMXI.Y ENTEHTAIUED BT crnzors...
LEGISLATORS HAJTDSOMXI.Y ENTEHTAIUED BT crnzors or lextngton. ? i - Committee Put Is the Day Inspecting Stats College and Eastern Lunatic Asylum. Lexington. Ky.. Feb. it. tSpeclat The members of the legislative committees committees were hospitably entertained by the citizens here during their stay inspecting inspecting the State College and the Eastern Kentucky' Lunatic Asylum. When the so Ions arrived at 11 &0 o'clock this morning they were met by a score of citizens wearing reception committee committee badges, and on the lapel of each member's ?oat was pinned a badge dls- dls- TlwwtshtasrrlrjSsMs-w TlwwtshtasrrlrjSsMs-w TlwwtshtasrrlrjSsMs-w cajrs. handsomely decorated with flags and bunting, were In readiness, and after a few minutes conversation In the hotel lobbies the visitors were ee- ee- corted to the cars and taken to tbe State College. Here they were seated j n the chapel platform, and with the 700 : students as their auditors many of the members made brief speeches. President James K. Patterson, of the institution, made a speech telling of the growth and needs of the college, after which the guests were taken through the various departments. From the State College they proceeded to the asylum, where Superintendent Wiley Wiley had prepared for them a luncheon. After the meal they were shown the various buildings and through the wards of the Institution. The Superintendent Superintendent pointed out the various necessities necessities to support the request of the Commissioners Commissioners for a $30,000 appropriation. After leaving the asylum the A. and M. College Committee proper returned to the college, and made a more minute examination of the buildings and the grounds. Two dormitories, one for girls and another for boys, are wanted, besides besides a gymnasium building, and It Is the opinion of many that the bill providing providing for these necessities , will be passed snd that the committee will report favorably on it. In the evening County Judge Frank A. Bullock entertained the guests in the courthouse. The interior and the lighting lighting of the building are pronounced the handsomest and most up-to-date up-to-date up-to-date up-to-date up-to-date of any in the country. A banquet was tendered the visitors to-night, to-night, to-night, at which several of the members members spoke. Judge Mulligan was toast-master. toast-master. toast-master. Plates had been set for one hundred, but about 150 people were present, present, and tbe others had- had- to be accommodated accommodated at restaurants. The members were well pleased with the treatment accorded them. -

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 27 Feb 1900, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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