A vocal duet, by Misses L. Northrop and M. Baratta, was heard with much pleasure, and was sweetly sung.
"La Jeune Martyre," by Miss M. Barrett, was one of the best solos sung during the performance.
This young lady seems to possess much musical talent, and was awarded a first class premium for her proficiency in vocal music.
We would also mention a beautiful instrumental trio, performed by Misses Northrop, Samanni and Baratts, a very sweet instrumental solo by Miss Betti Horner, and a grand instrumental duet by Misses L. McCarr, B. Horner M. Bassett, and K. Walthall.
At the close of the exercises, a little girl, Miss Louise Mallory, daughter of the Secretary of the Navy, went forward and delivered a short address, in most inimitable, yet unpretending style, setting forth the claims of the "little folks," who were pushed aside by the older ones in their competition for prizes.--She then presented the Reverend Bishop with a banquet of flowers as a token of