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New Market day at V. M. I. [from the Richmond, Va., times-dispatch, June 24, 1903. Honor to men of imperishable glory. Old cadets numerous. Dr. J. N. Upshur Delivers a splendid Address—Survivors to be Decorated with crosses of Honor—John S. Wise speaks. Lexington, Va., June 23, 1903. New Market! Every yell given at the Virginia Military Institute has ended with that word, and every feature of the exercises has impressed upon the beholder that this commencement is designed to honor the men who gave to the institute imperishable glory in the charge they made on that memorable day in ‘64. Seventy survivors of the historic charge are here, and to-day they have been the recipients of honors such as are bestowed upon few men in the course of their lives. From sixteen States the old cadets have come, and every one has been delighted to honor the gallant boys of ‘64. Lexington is overflowing with visitors. The two hotels are turning away intending guests. E