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4S ANNUAL REPORT The following passed into the Indian Civil Service Arthur Frederick Cox Henry Gillon Thomas Graham Weir Dymock An important step has been taken in this Department by the creation of Modern Division This division is in- tended still to carry out the main purpose of the Department by giving liberal as distinguished from technical educa- tion but it embraces somewhat different class of subjects from those of the old curriculum The new course comprises English and other Modern Languages Mathematics Physical and Experimental Science and Drawing and it is provided that unless student shows on entrance adequate knowledge of Latin the study of that language shall be substituted for that of either French or German The Council have reason to believe that this step meets an acknowledged need The new division has already begun fairly and it is hoped that it will gradually establish claim to the same confidence which has long ago been won by the older system In connexion with this Department the Council announce with great regret the resignation of Professor Lonsdale on his acceptance of the living of South Luffeuham in Rutland- shire They cannot do so without expressing their deep sense of the value of his services to the College not only by his high reputation and his accomplished scholarship but by the conscientious and unwearied attention which he has bestowed on the actual work of the students and his kind readiness to give special help to all who needed and deserved it The following resolution was passed at the Meeting at which his resignation was announced "The Council accept with much regret the resignation of Professor Lonsdale from the end of the next Summer Term and thank him heartily for the assiduity and success of the services he has rendered to the College during the seven years for which he has been Professor of Classical Literature During the last year course of Lectures on Moral and Metaphysical Philosophy has been given by Mr Mozley for
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