Observer, Rōrahi XI, Putanga 633, 14 Huitanguru 1891, Page 14
From education, as the leading cause, The public character its colour draivs.— Oowper. The City Schools Committee have granted Mr Bobinson.theuse of a room at Wellesley- street School for his drawing classes, which are now open. An interesting communication from the Ohunnan of a Country School Committee, on the > sub eat of The Education Board and School Committees,' has been received, and will be inserted next week. In our advertidnT^m^TMrAlex. G ™f>^ states his views on educational matters, for the further ntmatfon of School Committees Mr^GranVj pobay ought to secure him large support in his candidature f o r the Board of Education. When will the Board of Education see the necessity for giving four weeks' school holidays in February, inatead of January? Cool and wet weather [Prevailed during the vacation just over, and now it is hot and close while the children are pent m school. Teacher of natural history class: 'How many apecies of kangaroo are known to exist ? Bright pupil: 'Two; jes' th' same ez any other kind o' critter-the kangaroo an' the kangarooster. When denouncing the introduction of any fixed scheme of salaries, Mr Theo. Cooper exclaimed : • The Board must keep its hands untied m salary matters. Of course, it must, for any such check may cripple its its usefulness as a ' refuge for the destitute.' Teacher : ' Now, children, here we have the word " Intuition." Who can tell me what it means ?' Phenomenally bright scholar : ' Intuition is that ( faculty of the human mind which enables a person to distinguish at a glance a patent medicine advertisement from a news article,'