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.