The monthly meeting of the Parnell Public School Committee was held at the school last evening. There were present: Mr. Luak (chairman) and Messrs. Speight, Beatty, Rev. Simpson, Edgcumbe, Baker, Frayllng, and Bines (secretary). The headmaster's report showed that the cumber on the roll at the end of February was 610, and the average attendance for that month 579.3. During the present month the roll number had remained stationary, while the attendance had slightly Improved. The headmaster again raised the question of public swimming baths for Parnell, also a rifle range for the cadets; but the committee thonght It was useless to again bring the matter before the residents In view of recent failures to raise the necessary assistance of the residents, and therefore consldeder that there were no prospects of these matters receiving much support. Accounts amounting to £7 6/B were passed for payment. ;
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