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ROYAL COLONIAL INSTITUTE

ESSAY COMPETITION.

(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)

> LONDON, 27th November.

With a. view to encouraging the progress of Imperial studies in the schools of iho JEmpira, the Council of the Royal Colonial Institute h<is decided to award every year medals (silver and' bronze) and prizes of books for the best essays sent in by boys or girls who are pupils at schools either in the United Kingdom or in the outer Empire.

The competition for 1919, which closed at the end of July, was a great improvement on that of the previous year, no fewer than 424 essays being sent in. The adjudicator of the prizes, which were all won. in this country, was Professor H. E. Egerton, Beit Professor of Colonial Histor". Oxford.

New Zealand compatitors who received honourable mention were: Albert E. King, Waitaki High School, Oamaru; Leila A. Hurle, Uirls' High School, New Plymouth; and Leicester C. Webb, Waitaki High School, Oamaru.

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ROYAL COLONIAL INSTITUTE, Evening Post, Volume XCIX, Issue 27, 2 February 1920

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ROYAL COLONIAL INSTITUTE Evening Post, Volume XCIX, Issue 27, 2 February 1920

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