MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES,Dec.ll, 1906 Page 120
world between a fleet on paper and a fleet in being. So with
I am with much regret - Your obedient servant.
The Chairman referred the President's Report to the Committee
on President's Report.
President Patterson at this point read to the Board reports
and statements from the Deans of various departments, towit:
Statements from Dean of Department of Civil Engineering; Dean of
Department of Mechanical Engineering; Dr. Tuttle, Dean of the
Department of Ohemistry; from Commandant of College.
Upon reading of the communication from the Commandant Mr.
McChord moved that President Patterson be given authority to
deliver up to the war Department all old guns, and execute
necessary bond and receive tne new guns. Said motion was
seconded by Judge Barker, put upon its passage and carried.
Upon motion of President Patterson-seconded by Judge Barker
and duly carried, it was resolved that no fees, either tuition,
matriculation or gymnasium be refunded to any student after the
lapse of six weeks from the date of their entrance, unless by
action of the Executive Committee,
At this point the Board adjourned until tomorrow morning at
nine o'clock A. TV.
Met pursuant to adjournment at nine o'clock A. M. Wednesday,
December, 12th, 1906. The roll-call showed the following:
Present - Messrs. Mc~hord, Nicholas, Frazee, Kinkead, Laffer-
ty, Metcalfe, Terrell, Hopkins, Patterson and Carpenter - 10
Absent - Gov. Beckham, Messrs. Barker, Smith, Stout, Brooks,
Bell and Clay - 7
There being a quorum pvesea business was proceeded with.