138 THE CADET.
A y comrades, teachers and alma mater. Flowers, PPGSGIITS and mysterious
i boxes were received by every member of the class.
Then came the delivery of diplomas by Hon. J. T. Gathwright,
i President ofthe Board of Trustees, upon whom, in the absence of Gov,
Bradley, this duty devolved. Besides the class of thirteen there were `
tour post-graduate degrees, viz.: Paul Murrill, M. S., Edward Brand,
M. A., Miss Nelly Reynolds, M. S., and Miss Lucy S. Fitzhugh, M. A.
3 Prof W'. K. Patterson received the honorary degree of Master of Arts.
i _ and Maurice Kirby Doctor of Laws. All the graduates then received
T many congratulations from thei1 friends, and thus closed graduation
day, to which all had looked forward with fondest hopes. Thus the
curtain of the past dropped its folds between the present and those
happy college days.