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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1964-1965-408

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of the Council ix for thanksgiving for the foresight and industry of those who provided hostel of such excellent design on site so convenient and pleasant In this connection at the Eucharist celebrated by the Bishop of London we remembered especially the Reverend George Ernest Newson first warden of King's College Hostel 1902-14 and afterwards Master of Selwyn College Cambridge For many years we have attempted to keep fees at Vincent Square on par with fees at the other hostels of King's College but this has proved 110 longer possible Even with an income from vacation lettings of more than £2 600 each year the costs of repairs replacements and regular decoration have forced further rise in fees to £170 for 1963 64 and further increases will be necessary in 1964 65 The renewal of electrical wiring has been carried out by the College electricians and substantial grant towards this expenditure has been promised by the Houses and Finance Committee of from the sum voted by the Church Assembly for capital needs of Theological Colleges The domestic side of Hostel life has been well served again by the Matron Miss Margaret Bond and those members of the staff who have been with us for many years and to whom many generations of students are indebted The new sub-warden the Reverend Richard Coggins has undertaken the extra task of reorganising the Hostel Library WARMINSTER The Council has received with gratitude the considerable grant of £2 832 from the Church Assembly Fund for capital expenditure on theological colleges to cover the cost of the installation of new oil- fired heating system This apparatus was severely tested during the exceptionally cold weather in January when the town of Warminster was very badly affected the heating system might have been damaged had it not been for the sacrificial loyalty of most faithful college servant Mr Stanley Edwards The Warden paid special tribute to his outstanding services during the winter months The affection of old students for Warminster was again expressed by those who came to stay for few days during the year and by the seventy-eight who attended two conference retreats in June That the missionary outlook of the College in its former years has not been lost is made evident by the increasing number of men who go abroad each year At the College itself the reality of the Anglican Communion has been witnessed to by three students from overseas medical missionary
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