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EdUOATIONNOT STOPPING liAßßlEmsif. —lf Victoria is cursed with lawlessness and larrikinism it is not through a stingy expenditure on national education. The department of public instruction will cost. L 535,130 during the : present. year; and Mr Smith estimates that durihg 1881-82 the disbursements will reach L 642.830, or between a fourth and a fifth of the total amount iof the expenditure of ! the country. < He., endeavored to reduce , this vast sum by lowering the salaries in' the higher grades of the school teachers,! and. by compelling ;the: masters: and mistresses to tench singing. -and: drawing in' addition to the otherbranches.of 'education ; but the Assembly; and the teaching: casta prpyedi toq.jrttoPg; jfor.jhimjiand, defeated eyejy e®?*Jfpjr pstrenehment. |

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 389, 7 July 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 389, 7 July 1881