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thereof as may be necessary, be appropriated for tne purchiae of new instr nts for the bands the motion being duly second- ed, on the call of the roll, M sors. Nichols, Johnston, oecee aend Stoll voted aye. and Mir. Brown voted no. }he s ction was carried. Ir. Peak appeared oefore the Board end discussed the financial condition of the Universit President Barker stated du-ring the discussion that in the past he had for certain poor students remitted the fees to be paid to the University; that this vae an old custom. and that he felt by the remission of these fees stadents could attend college when otherwise they Vwould be prevented from so doing* Mr. Brown took the position that no one man should have the power to remit these fees. 'rl John-,ton stated that it might be wisa to give to some person or Go;;Ittee such power. Pr Brown thought that ome obligation should be given to the University therefor, and reeldent Barker stated that no obli- gstion had been required from any of the students whose fees would be -Did in the fature. r. Brown questioned the power [f the *resident to permit one man to attend the University free. of all fees and to require another to p; ay these fees* The discussion eatue up relative to the report of the Bus- iness Agent en certain accountz which the report showed were due to the University. After some discussion, the Business Agent was directed to analyZe the old accounts, to make a report thereof in writing to the Committee and to report to the Com- mitt.. which accounts he considered good and which bad. In the discussion, :r. Brown stated that he knew of one girl who had left Patterson lall owing a board bill of something like $85.00; that if one girl owed that sort of a bill, the chances arc that others had done the same thing; that this particular girl had had money enou;, to pay her bill every week, but that she had evidently spent the money for other purposes. Mr. Stoll stated that he had never seen a statement of the condition of the accounts at Patterson Ball. and that Inas- much as the University was responsible for the operation of Patterson Hall, a statement of its acco'nts should be made to the University. t developed in the discussion that there was no Board of Control of Patterson Ball, as Is r equired bj t4c act of the Legislature which requires a Board of these wmenon to act as a Board of 4'ontrol, and which requires this Board to make certpiln reports to the board of Trustees or to the Execu- tive 0onmittee of the University. Judge Barker. in response to a question, stated to the Board that Miss Pickett was running and operating Patterson Bal 1 . No action was taken at the ;eeting. The President stated to the Board that the Southern Rail- way had seat to the University $1000.00 on account of the scholar- ship which it had given to the University, the terms of which scholarship as as follow*s