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CONCESSIONS TO MINING GRADUATES.

Professor Park wrote to the Otago University Council to-day stating that as the result of representations made to the "ifon. Mr Allen and the Dunedin M.P.s valuable concessions had been made to the mining graduates in respect of the term of _ practical w'-ork required to qualify for a mine manager's certificate and mine surveying. Urder th" Amending Act graduates holding the A.O.S.M. were entitled to sit for examination for certificates as mine managers after four years' practical work, instead .of five years. Under tho same Act Otago students holding the " Certificate of Land and Mine Surveyor" were duly authorised to make mine surveys and to sign mine plans. Professor Park regarded these concessions as a valuable recognition of tho instruction given at tho Otago School of Mines.

LATE WAR NEWS. AMERICAN PASSPORTS. "WASHINGTON, November 16. (Received November 17, at 3.5 p.m.) Jll order to obviate the uso of American passports for espionage purposes'in foreign countries President Wilson Im.. signed an ordi-r makim; cffoii'tivc' the new regulations. Under these an applicant, must .■■wear liefntc tho Court all the required pari icularS. Their '.)<••■ '•■• -. wiiii"*.--. «!,.. mu-t art siiiiilarlv. ' J''iill particulars cf tin; 11 -;i\'i-I'«■''.- j ■ ','jr v- \ iti in-r.irv ,-iri- a!-t " ma '' y - ", .. MiTAWA, .N-.v-m,'!,',,. 10. Sir C. 'Spring-Rice, British Ambassador at \\ asiiiiuduu, is heir conferring with Mr Jjortlen, the Canadian Prime .Miui-Ver. 'The object of his visit,-is unknown. '■■ PROMOTIONS FOR GALLANTRY. REASONS FOR .THE CES sUUSIiIP. BRITAIN NOT A FREE AGENT. EUNJJON November 10. jßcceived November 17. ai 3.5 p.m.) In the House of Commons, replying to < i iii-i: ii,-. liie I'rimo Minister. Mr Astputh, .-.aid that Lord Kitchener hail urv;,: ~ , a :-urine I'nr in. i.. as;';:: the pay of junior ufiircrs, which liie i/ivasiii;. <■•■■<• < -..i;-idn in;;. Cm-iai Flench was freely utilising ins |,o\'.ris n< pr.,>noi,- ~.,,1.(1:1!-. au.i | i:\it--s to commission.-- l"i' Luihuury and serve eo ::i !n.- I:, id. tit" censorship, Great Bnfain was nut a tree au'eiit in the matter of war .onespondents. They were obliged to regmate taea by lUu wishes of their Allies,"who had the chiet snare- 01 the lighting.

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CONCESSIONS TO MINING GRADUATES., Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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CONCESSIONS TO MINING GRADUATES. Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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