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WISCONSIN THINKS PETER AND JOHN HOBBS'
EDUCATIONS AT THEIR TRADES IMPORTANT 9fI4:4:4c4:C4E4:4:4!4:4:4:4:4:4;4; xJ BBBRD By W. G. Shepherd. Staff Correspondence. Madison, Wis., Jan. 2. Peter Hobbs. as we have said, was 21 years old and his ambition, as he toiled daily in the machine shop, was to be a good machinist. In fact, he wanted to be a better machinist than the men about him. How to accomplish this was a puzzle, for how could he learn from men who knew less than he wanted to know? One day a lecturer from the university extension course of Wisconsin came to the factory and from him Peter learned that the state would teach him all there was to know about the ma chinist's trade, for a very small fee. by correspondence. If he would get together 15 or 20 young machinists who wanted to know more about their trade, the university would send a regu lar teacher to them once a week, H