t, 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 esteem and love from the smaller scholars.
The Bishop replied appropriately, but briefly, and closed by exhorting the scholars to pray for peace, early and