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Tht' Albany .Street School Committee met on Monday night. Mr J, 11, Wilkinson presiding. The head master's report contained the following items N umber on roll 686, average attendance fur last four weeks 657; the school band had journeyed to Kuitangata on the 25th nil. to give a concert, and were kindly received. The secretary of the Navy League had presented the school with two volumes of ’ Scott's Last Journey.' and one volume of ‘ Famous Sea, Fights.' A vote of thanks was accorded the chairman for a large number of carefully-pre-pared flagsticks used on the occasion of the departure of the Expeditionary Force. Messrs Abernethy and Burt were appointed visitors for the month. It was decided to send a letter of condolence to the wife and family of the late Hon. T. Fergus, containing the following tribute to the deceased gentleman : —“ By Mr Fergus’s removal our school has lost a. staunch friend, the cause of education a worthy and able advocate, and the Dominion* an honored citizen.”

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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Evening Star Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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