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The monthly meeting of the Otago University Council was attended tnls afternoon by tho Chancellor (the Rev. A. Cameron), the Rev. Professor Hcwitson, Drs Church. Benhain. and Malcolm, 'Messrs J. 11. Walker, G. C. Israel. T. K. Sidey, M.V., P. M'Kinlay. W. J Morrcll, W. Eudey, -T. llitcicll, J. Ross, and John Roberts, C.M.G. Tho Special Home Scienco Committee recommended that all students holding a boarding allowance of £3O should be required to live at the hostel, provided that any students who desired exemption for special reasons should make application for 6uch exemption.—Adopted. The Works Committee recommended that the City Corporation be granted permission to remove Tanna Hill to the level of the middle of Union street, provided that sufficient material be left for the backing of all retaining: walls in (he University property. Tenders for plumbing works in professors' houses were submitted, and it was resolved that' the tender of Mr J. S. Douglas (£55) be accepted.—Adopted. The Finance Committee furnished .a schedule of receipts and expenditure as affecting the general account during the past month. The receipts were £4,286 8s 9d, expenditure £1,637 19s 9d, balance per pass book £2,502 3s 2d, true balance (allowing for outstanding cheques) £836 Is 9d. The expenditure on the building' fund account amounted to £416. The committee had postponed till next meeting consideration of the withdrawal of the Beverly scholarship, tho Registrar being instructed to prepare a statement as to the position of the fund.—Adopted. The meeting was proceeding at 3 p.m.

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UNIVERSITY COUNCIL, Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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UNIVERSITY COUNCIL Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914