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FEEBLE-MINDED CHILDREN.

AUCKLAND, February 13. Replying to the Sydney cablegram, in which a protest was made by Mr Carmichael, Minister of Education, at the reported statement at the Congress that 4 per cent, of the children- of Australia were feeble-minded, Dr. Yale says that he did not state that 4 per cent, of Australian . children were fee-ble-minded or that 12 per cent, were mentally dull. .-:. r '

He did-say that 4 per cent, were fee-ble-minded, and that 1.2 per cent, were mentally dull. Dr. Yale says that the Congress intended no slight on Australia,in its report, as the figures* showed a-/'favourable comparison .with. Great Britain.

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FEEBLE-MINDED CHILDREN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914

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FEEBLE-MINDED CHILDREN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914

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