■ i TECHNICAL EDUCATION. In conference with the Director , of; Technical Education and Manual Training the offer of the Cambridge Borough Council of land for the site of a manual training school was considered by the -Board of Education to-day. It appeared that the Board could acquire the land on a 66 years' lease, and this they decided to do. With regard to the proposed Agricultural School at Hamilton; the chairman said that the Board did not ccc its way to approve of the action of the Department. If they were to have anything in Hamilton at all they wanted a properly equipped Agricultural College, not a High School. It was resolved to close with the offer of land which had beea made, and pay the f 200 asked, on condition that the Board was supplied with a clear title to the site, it being understood that the Board would use such site for educational purposes. Mr. George Large was appointed temporary master for Hygiene, Physiology, and Chemistry. The resignation of Mr. V. W. Jackson, instructor of nature study and elementary agriculture, was accepted with regret. An appreciation of his . services was recorded, and an application' 'for six weeks off duty before the termination of his agreement was granted.
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