. The University Council met yeeterday afternoon. Present: ' The Hon. Sir ft.' Maurice O'Korke (chairman), the Son t" w T 2l e, tUe ?* V - the Rev. J. H. Simmonds, Dr. McDowell, Mayor of Auckland. (Mr. O. D. Grey),. Messrs. F. X Baume, M.F., 0. L. Peacqcke, and A.- U. Welle. i Mr, C. J, P&rr was unavoidably absent, and hie TOotic>n with. Teg»rd to iihe »dv«rtiting of asaets in' the disposal of tie Council postponed until «exfc jne&fc. ing. T»i*piri Coal Tegari to coaj prospecting and lninipe leases at Taupiri, Mr. Gerald PeacpQlte reported tl»a.t he Jimd not I)eea able .ta> conclude arrang-omente as submitted, to tfte last meeting as a result of consultation with the Council's legal advisers. read fresh correspondence embodying, new proposals. Tl# Oguncil went into comnuttee, a.nd on emeYgins ejter. aprotraqted disqussjon, resolved! to refer, .the, m*ttef to a committee consisting of fion: J. A. Tole and M«ae?e. Peacocke, Bsiume, Parr and the chairman. The coininitt<;e to ireport to *. social meeting of .the Council, to t* called as coon ac poseiWe. Officers' Training parpsy- Mr; Q> Peacocke introduced this matter, and & lengthy communication wa» read from Captain Da'wspn, of the College I[ifles, referring to new regulations for the fo'rn.ation of "officers' training corps, and. suggesting that jf the Council proposed , to-form a corps'in comiection with tlie University College they might see fit to establish it in conjunction with the College Rifles. It wae resolved to make application to the Council of Defence to furnish a contingent oompany to the Officers' Training. Corpsi under the regulations for this purpose recently issued. It was further resolved that a. committee oonsietihg iof the chairman, Mr. F. E. Beuine and Mr. G. Peacocke, be appointed to consider Captain Daweon'e letter, and report to next naeeting" of tlie Oouncfl. . . 7 • The Grey■ fienol&rehip.—Oα the reeom- ■ inendation' of the ■ examiners, Mr. E. E. Baiifleld was leleotqd for tho Gror ecbol»reWp, l. : i ■■: ; ~. • - : >r • Appointment.-T-Mr. W. Wilson, B. JEog., ;H|m uppointed in di*w~ 'ing and dMig»ing,r.: : :, '~■:'- ;-,;„:,.■';,.;;.;■. ' nnounting t* '• fWP Wi 2i&. were papeed for■ paynjeßti. >r
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