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EXHIBITION NOTES.

» Mr W. D. Milne, hon. seoretary of the Education and Science Committee, forwards the following report to the Commissioners > —" The colonies of New South Wales, Victoria, and Tasmania will be represented hy exhibits collected and prepared by their own Governments, and these will occupy considerable space. The Department of Public Instruction, State of Illinois, is fon warding a series of its reports and other documents connected with its work. The Californian Kindergarten Training School has already Bent a number of the books Used in its classes, with annual and other reports. The Birmingham School Board has promised a model of its latest approved pattern school, and from the same city the Mason Science College sends plans, calendars, and report?. An interesting exhibit is expected from the City and Guilds of London Institute for the advancement of technical instruction, as also from the College of Preceptors in London. In New Zealand, the Education Boards of Auckland, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki, Wanganui, Nelson, Greymouth, Wellington, Nc.-th Canterbury, Otago, and Southland have notified their intention of exhibiting plans, furniture, and apparatus work dono by pupils and sets of standard papers. The Sphools of Art in \yellington and Dunedin have made application for space for the exhibition of work, and to the same department the Nelson Girls' College, the Girls? High School in Dunedin, and St. Joseph's Convent School in Napier are sending exhibits. The Convent School in D.unedin has also applied for space for exhibits. The Christian Brothers of Dunedin have applied for a bay for the display of work done by them and other exhibits, while the same body in Auckland is sending specimen work from seventeen schools under its guidance there. The Committee understand that Bishop Moran will most probably obtain from Rome exhibits of a general educational interest. Mr J. B. Park, of Dunedin, sends a model of a primary school, with fittings and appliances complete. Arrangements are now being made for tho conduct of gymnastic and singing classes in the Exhibition Building on specified days, and it is expected that actual kindergarten work and deaf and dumb toaching will form part of the practical work of the court."

Morrow, the defaulting secretary of the Ai chill Road Board, Auckland, has been released on twelve months' probation. There were four indictments containing twelve charges of having embezzled certain Btims of money belonging to the Archill Road Board. Mr Justice Conolly said that the probation officer did not recommend this as a case for probation, and had reported that the embezzlement had been carried on for some years. The indictment, however, showed a number of small embezzlements, all committed within one month, He had doubted whether, if there were a number of charges, and prisoner pleaded guilty to the first one, the subsequent charges could be considered as first offences. Ho should have arrived at tho conclusion that under such circumstances prisoner could not be considered a first offender, but the Chief Justice had dealt differently on such cases. Taking into consideration Morrow's youth and previous good character heretofore, he liquid grder that uppp the first charge he be placed under probation for twelve months, and oa the second, third, and fourth indictments he enter infa recognisances of 1400 to come up for Judgment when called upon. Hi 3 Honor did not make any order as to tho cost of the prosecution. Of President Carnot's face a clever word paicter writes: "It is long, very sallow, and the beard and moustache are still'almost perfectly black. It is one of those faces that seem to go all backward and slantwise. The forehead-retreats j the chin goes forward ; the cheek-bones are high." Carnot's eyeß are kind and tender, but very anxious, and his face is lined with care.

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Evening Star, Issue 8005, 6 September 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Evening Star, Issue 8005, 6 September 1889

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