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INSTITUTE.
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Close to Holloway Stn. (G.N.R.), Highbury Stn. (N.L.R.), 1909-1910.

Holloway Rd. Stn.(B. & P. Tube), & Highbury Stn. (G.N.Tube). The COURSES of INSTRUCTION at the Institute's Central Technical

LONDON UNIVERSITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING College (Exhibition Road) are for Students not under 16 years of age : those at the Institute's Technical College, Finsbury, for Students not under

DEGREES. 14 years of age. The ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS to both Colleges

Day and Evening Courses in the above under recognised teachers inare held in September, and the Sessions commence in October. Particulars of the Entrance Examinations, Scholarships, Fees, and Courses of Study, MATHEMATICS, BOTANY, may be obtained from the respective Colleges, or from the Head Office of

PHYSIOS, the Institute, Gresham College, Basinghall Street, E.C.

GEOLOGY,
CHEMISTRY,

ENGINEERING. OITY AND GUILDS CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE. (EXHIBITION ROAD, S.W.)

Separate Laboratories for Elementary, Advanced and Honours studenu.

exceptionally large and well equipped. A College for Higher Technical Instruction for Day Students not under 16 preparing to become Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineers,

RESEARCH. Chemical and other Manufacturers, and Teachers. The College is a "School of the University of London," and also forms the Engineering

Special arrangements for students undertaking research during vacations. Section of the lanperial College of Science and Technology. Fee for a full

Full particulars at the Institute or sent on receipt of postcard. Associateship Course, 636 per Session.

REG. S. CLAY, D.Sc., Principal. Professors :Civil and Mechanical Engineering { E. DALBY, M.A., B.Sc.,

ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL OPTICS. M.inst.C.E. Electrical Engineering

T. Mather, Wh.Sch., F.R.S. (Act NORTHAMPTON POLYTECHNIC

ing Professor).
Chemistry
H. E. ARMSTRONG, Ph.D., LL.D.,

INSTITUTE,
F.R.S.
Mechanics and Mathematics O. HENRICI, Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.

CLERKENWELL, LONDON, E.C.
OITY AND GUILDS TBOHNICAL COLLEGE, FINSBURY.

MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND (LEONARD STREET, City ROAD, E.C.)

ELECTROCHEMISTRY. A College for Intermediate Instruction for Day Students not under 14, Full Day Courses in the Theory and Practice of the above subjects will preparing to enter Engineering and Chemical Industries, and for Evening commence on Monday, October 4, 1909.

Entrance Examination on Students. Fees, £20 per Session for Day Students.

Wednesday and Thursday, September 29 and 30. These courses inclode

periods spent in Commercial Workshops, and extend over four years. They Professors :

also prepare for the degree of B.Sc in Engineering at the University of S. P. THOMPSON, D.Sc., F.R.S., London. Fees, £15, or Eu per annum. Physics and Electrical Engineering { Principal of the College.

THREE ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS of the value of 652 each Mechanical Engineering and | E. G. COKER, M.A., D.Sc., will be offered for competition at the Entrance Examination in September Mathematics M.Inst. M.E.

next.
Chemistry
R. MELDOLA, F.R.S., F.I.C.

TECHNICAL OPTICS.
JOHN WATNEY, Hon. Secretary.

Full and Part Time Day Cources in all branches of this important City and Guilds of London Institute,

department of Applied Science given in specially equipped laboratories Gresham College, Basinghall Street, E.C.

and lecture rooms.

Full particulars as to fees, dates, &c., and all information respecting the NEW SESSION COMMENCES SEPTEMBER

27.

work of the Institute, can be obtained at the Institute or on application to EAST LONDON COLLEGE.

R. MULLINEUX WALMSLEY, D.Sc., Principal. (UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.)

SOUTH-WESTERN POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, MILE END ROAD, E. The College is situated close to stations on the G.E.R., District Railway

MANRESA ROAD, CHELSEA, S.W. and L.T. and Southend Railway, and is approached from The Royal Exchange in 15 minutes by motor omnibus.

Day Courses in preparation for London University degrees in Mechanical

and Electrical Engineering, in Chemistry, Physics and Natural Science. PASS AND HONOURS COURSES in the

Session Fee, 615. Similar Evening Courses. Session Fee, 62. FACULTIES OF ARTS, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING.

Technical Day Courses arranged to extend over 3 years and prepare for Latin, Greek, English, French, German, English History, Enginering, Electrical, Chemical and Metallurgical professions. Logic, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Geology.

Mathematics *W. H. Eccles, D.Sc. ; *J, LISTER, A.R.C.S. CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING.

Physics {

*S. SKINNER, M.A. ; *L. LOWNDS, B.Sc., Ph.D., ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING.

and F. W. JORDAN, B.Sc. Courses in the above subjects are likewise arranged for Evening Chemistry ...

*J. B. COLEMAN, A. R.C.S.; J. C. CROCKER, M.A.

D.Sc. ; *F. H. LOWE, M.Sc., & W.E. OAKDEN Students.

Botany PREPARATORY AND MATRICULATION CLASSES.

H. B. LACEY; S. E. CHANDLER, D.Sc., and

*H. J. JEFFERY, A.R.C.S. MODERATE FEES.

Geology

*A. J. MASLEN, F.L.S. Valuable Scholarships are offered annually by the Worshipful Company Zoology

*H. B. FANTHAM, D.Sc., A.R.C.S., F.Z.S. of Drapers,

Engineering Calendar post free on application to the REGISTRAR, or

*W. W. F. PULLEN, Wh.Sc. ; *A. MACKLOW

SMITH and H. AUGHTIE.
J. L. S. HATTON, M.A., Principal.

Electrical

*A. J. MAKOWER, M.A. ; *B. H. MORPHY and

Engineering Ú. A. OSCHWALD, B.A. BATTERSEA POLYTECHNIC.

* Recognised Teacher of the University of London.

Full prospectus from the SECRETARY, post free, 4d. ; at the Office, PRINCIPAL-S. G. RAWSON, D.Sc.

price id.

SIDNEY SKINNER, M.A., Principal. Full Day and Evening Courses, extending over three or more years, or University and Technical Students, are held in the following subjects :

ROYAL (DICK) VETERINARY COLLECE, EDINBURCH. * Mathematics

F. M. SAXELBY, M.Sc., B.A.; F. W.
HARVEY, B.Sc., M.A.

Principal--J. R. U. DEWAR, F.R.C.V.S.
W. THOMSON, M.A.,
*Physics

B.Sc.; J. W.

EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION. BISPHAM, M.A., B.Sc. *Chemistry and Metal

The only Endowed Veterinary School in Great Britain. lurgy

J. Wilson, M.Sc.; J. L. White, D.Sc. Under arrangements which are now made, the equipment of the College
W. E. M. CURNOCK, M.Sc., B.Eng. ;

has been strengthened and modernised, and the teaching facilities greatly *Mechanical Engineering J. B. SHAW, A R.C.S., Wh. Ex. ; R. W.

increased. BAILEY. Wh Sc.

An EXAMINATION in GENERAL KNOWLEDGE for intending *Electrical Engineering... A. W. ASHTON, M.Sc.; A. T. Dover. Students will be held on SEPTEMBER 9, 10 and 11. *Botany Miss L. J. CLARKE, B.Sc., F.L.S.

NEXT SESSION com nences TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5.
Geology
A. WADE, B.Sc., A.R.C.S.

Further particulars may be learned on application to RODERT ANDERSON, Sanitary Chemistry J. H. JOHNSTON, M.Sc., F.I.C.

S.S.C., Secretary, 37 York Place, Edinburgh. *Students attending in these subjects may register as internal students of London University.

SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE MERCHANT Classes are provided in Latin, French, German, Spanish, Italian; in Com. mercial Subjects and Commercial Law; in Sanitary Science, Bacteriological VENTURERS' TECHNICAL COLLEGE, BRISTOL. Chemistry, &c. There are completely equipped Departments in Domestic Economy, Art and Crafts, and Music. Scholarships to the value of 6310

JUNIOR MATHEMATICAL MASTER REQUIRED. 1740 are awarded annually. Special facilities are afforded for research work.

kigo. Particulars obtainable from the REGISTRAR by sending stamped For prospectus and further particulars apply to the SECRETARY.

addressed foolscap envelope.

BIRKBECK COLLEGE, THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL.

BREAMS BUILDINGS, CHANCERY LANE, E.C.

DAY AND EVENINQ CLASSES. Courses of Study under Recognised Teachers of the University of London for Degrees in Science, Arts and Economics.

JA. MCKENZIE, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.A.; H. WREN, Chomistry

Ph.D., M.A., B.Sc.; G. W. CLOUGH, B.Sc.

A. GRIFFITHS, D.Sc. ; D. OWEN, B.A., B.Sc.; Physics

B. W. CLACK, B.Sc. Botany...

(P:T: GWYNNE-VAUGHAN, M.A. ; E. M. CUTTING,

M.A. Zoology

H. W. UNTHANK, B.A., B.Sc. Qoology

J. W. Evans, D.Sc.; A. M. DAVIES, D.Sc. Mathomatico... E. H. SMART, M.A.; C. V. Coates, M.A. Classics

F. A. WRIGHT, M.A.; G. S. ROBERTSON, M.A. Eng. Literaturo J. H. LOBBAN, M.A.

Language J. S. WESTLAKE, M.A. French

V. E. KASTNER, B.ès. L.; J. S. WESTLAKE, M.A. Qorman

E. L. MILNER-BARRY, M.A. Geography L. W. LYDE, M.A. History

T. SECCOMBE, M.A.
Logic

G. ARMITAGE-SMITH, M.A., D. Lit.
Economics 1 G. C. RANKIN, M.A.
British Constitution. G. H. ). HURST, M.A.

Assaying. Metallurgy. Mining. G. PATCHIN, A.R.S.M.
Prospectus free, Calendar 3d. (post free 5d.), from the Secretary.

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SESSION 1909-10 COMMENCES ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING.
Dean-J. WEMYSS ANDERSON, M. Inst.C.E.

Professors and Lecturers.

( Harrison Professor-W. H. WATKINSON, ENGINEERING

M.Eng., M. Inst.C.E., M.I. Mech. E.,

M.I.E.E.
Lecturer in Strength of Materials-W,

MASON, M.Sc., Assoc. M. Inst.C.E. ELECTRICAL

s David Jardine Professor-E. W. MAR. ENGINEERING

CHANT, D.Sc., M.I. E. E.

Professor S. W. PERROTT, M.A.I., CIVIL ENGINEERING

M.Inst.C.E. NAVAL ARCHITECTURE Vacant. ENGINEERING DESIGN / Lecturer - J. WEMYSS ANDERSON, AND DRAWING

M.Eng., M. Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech. E. MATHEMATICS

Professor F. S. CAREY, M.A. PHYSICS

{ Lyone Jones Professor – L. R. Wileer.

FORCE, M.A. CHEMISTRY ...

Grant Professor-J. CAMPBELL BROWN,

D.Sc., LL.D. RAILWAY

(Associate Professor-J. A. F. ASPINALL, ENGINEERING

M.Eng., M. Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech. E. MUNICIPAL

Associate Professor-). A. BRODIE, ENGINEERING

M.Eng., M. Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E.

Professor - A.
Associate

BROMLEY
MUNICIPAL ELECTRI.
CAL ENGINEERING...

HOLMES, M.Eng.,

M.Inst.C.E.,

M.I.E.E.
DOCK AND HARBOUR | Associate Professor ANTHONY

G. ENGINEERING

LYSTER, M. Inst.C.E. The Courses of Study in the Faculty leading to the ordinary degree of Bachelor of Engineering extend over at least three years They are so arranged as to afford a general scientific training for those who intend, with or without graduating, to become engineers or naval architects, or to enter any allied profession.

Students who do not proceed to a University degree may take a course of not less than two years leading to a Certificate in Engineering.

The Honours Course enables students to specialise in some branch of the profession, and opportunities are afforded for post.graduate work and research.

The special Prospectus of the Faculty may be obtained on application to the undersigned.

P. HEBBLETHWAITE, M.A., Registrar.

BIRKBECK COLLEGE.

HEAD OF BOTANY DEPARTMENT. This post is vacant owing to the appointment of Mr. Gwynne Vaughan as Professor at Belsast University. The Council invite applications. Commencing salary, 6300. Candidates should apply as soon as possible, stating age, academic distinctions, experience and original work, and should enclose testimonials to the PRINCIPAL, Birkbeck College, Bream's Buildings, London, E.C.

KING'S COLLEGE.

(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.) DIVISION OF NATURAL SCIENCE. In this Division a Course of Study in Science is provided suitable for general education or for the Examinations of the London and other Univer. sities. Students are admitted into the Division either as Matriculated or non-Matriculated students. Several valuable Scholarships and Prizes are offered in this Division.

The Laboratories of the College are open to post-Graduate and Research students by special arrangement with the Heads of Departments.

The following are the Departments under the charge of the various Professors assisted by the Junior Staff. Mathematics

Prof. S. A. F. WHITE, M.A. Physics

Prof. C. G. BARKLA, D.Sc. Chemistry

Prof. JOHN M. THOMSON, LL.D., F.R.S.

Prof. H. JACKSON, F.I.C., F.C.S.
Botany

Prof. W. B. BOTTOMLEY, Ph.D., F.L.S.
Zoology

Prof. Arthur DENDY, D.Sc., F.R.S. Geology and Mineralogy T. FRANKLIN SIbly, D.Sc.

Prof. W. D. HALLIBURTON, M.D., B.Sc., Physiology

F.R.S. The MICHAELMAS TERM commences WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER

For further particulars apply to the Secretary, King's College, Strand, London, W.C.

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KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON.

(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.)

EVENING CLASS DEPARTMENT. Courses are arranged for the Intermediate and Final Examinations for the B. A. and B.Sc. Degrees of the University of London. Students taking the full course pay Composition fees and rank as Internal students of the University,

Evening Classes are also held for Mechanical and Electrical Engineer. ing Architecture and Building Construction, Drawing, Mathematics, Physics, and all Science subjects.

For full information and Prospectus apply to the Dean (Mr. R. W. K. Edwards) or to the SECRETARY, King's College, Strand, London, W.C.

HERIOT-WATT COLLEGE,

EDINBURGH.
Principal ... A. P. LAURIE, M.A., D.Sc.

(Formerly Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.) THEORETICAL and PRACTICAL TRAINING for MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS, MINING

ENGINEERS, TECHNICAL CHEMISTS, BREWERS, DISTILLERS, MARGARINE MANUFACTURERS,

PRINTERS and PUBLISHERS. The TRAINING for ENGINEERS consists of three years in the College and a three years' apprenticeship on the "Sandwich" System in a Local Engineering Works. Total cost of Training for Engineers (includ. ing apprenticeship premium and fees at College), from 6120 to £200.

The COURSE in MINING extends over two years, and is recognised by the Home Office as equivalent to two of the five years' underground training required of candidates for the Colliery Manager's Certificate.

COMPLETE COURSES of INSTRUCTION extending over four years are provided for students studying for the Fellowship of the Institute of Chemistry, and. Practical Training for Technical Chemists in the Laboratories of the Corporations' Gas Works. Total fees about 670.

A SPECIAL CERTIFICATE for BREWERS taking their apprenticeship in an Edinburgh Brewery and their theoretical training at the Heriot. Watt College is issued by the Brewers' Association of Scotland and the Heriot-Watt College.

An ENTRANCE BURSARY of £25, tenable for one year, but renew. able at the pleasure of the Governors for a further period of two years, is offered for competition on September 28 and 29 among students entering the Day College who require aid in carrying on their education. The Classes are recognised by the University of Edinburgh as qualifying for Science Degrees. For full information apply to the PRINCIPAL of the College.

PETER MACNAUGHTON, S.S.C., Clerk. Heriot Trust Offices, 20 York Place, Edinburgh,

July 6, 1903.

ROYAL AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE,

CIRENCESTER.
FOUNDED 1845. REORGANISED 1908.

Patron--H.M. KING EDWARD VII.
Chairman-LORD MORETON. Vice-Chairman-EARL BATHURST.
For Land-owners, Land Agents, Surveyors, Agriculturists, Intending

Colonists, &c. Farming and Colonial Branch. Estate Management and Forestry Branch.

For Prospectus of Curriculum, Fees, Entrance Exbibitions, Scholarsbips, Diplomas, &c., apply to the PRINCIPAL. Next Term begins October 5.

An Entrance Scholarship of £75 and an Entrance Exhibition of £20 will be competed for in October.

The Agent-General for Victoria, Australia,

is authorised to receive at his offices at Melbourne Place, Strand, London, W C., applications for appointment to the Chair of Engineering at the Melbourne University, which is now vacant. Salary, £1000 per annum.

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ROYAL SOCIETY.

PUBLIC APPOINTMENT.

The PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AND SORBY RESEARCH FELLOW.

FISHERIES is prepared to nominate to the Civil Service Commission

a limited number of CANDIDATES for an examination to be held at : The Committee representing the Royal Society and the University of

early date for an ASSISTANTSHIP IN THE ROYAL BOTANIC Sheffield appointed to administer the Sorby Research Fellowship Fund

GARDENS, KEW. will proceed to the election of a Fellow early in November next. The objecarf the Fellowship is not to train men for original research, but to

Candidates must be between 22 and 30 years of age. obtain advances in natural knowledge by enabling men of proved ability to Applications should be submitted to the SECRETARY, BOARD OF Ace. devote themselves to research. The appointment will be for five years, CULTURE AND FISHERIES, 3 St. James's Square, London, S.W., subject to regulations, a copy of which may be obtained on application to before Thursday, 29th inst., on a form of application which may be obtained the Royal Society. The emoluments of the Fellow will be £500 per annum. from the Secretary, together with a memorandum stating the qualifications The Fellow elecied will be expected to pursue his investigations at the necessary and the subjects of examination. University of Sheffield unless the nature of the investigation requires that

(Signed) T. H. ELLIOTT, the work should be done elsewhere : he will be expected to enter upon his St. James's Square,

Secretary, duties as soon after election as possible.

London, S.W. Applications from candidates for the Fellowship will be received by the

14 July, 1999. Secretaries of the Royal Society, at Burlington House, London, W., up to September 30. Each application should contain a brief statement of the

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNICAL scientific career of the candidate, including his previous work, and a statement, as precise as possible, of the nature of the work to which he proposes

INSTRUCTION FOR IRELAND. to devote himself is elected. Each candidate is requested to send one reference, but testimonials are not desired.

ROYAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE FOR

IRELAND. INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY

The Professorship of Physics in the Royal College of Science for Ireland OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

will become vacant on October 1, 1999. Candidates for that office are re

quested to forward their testimonials 10 the SECRETARY, Department o FOUNDED 1877. INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER, 1885.

Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland, Upper Merrion Street,

Dublin, on or before August 16 next. INTERMEDIATE AND FINAL EXAMINATIONS.

Preference will be given 10 candidates who have had experience of the The Examinations are held usually in January, April, and July of each

applications of Physics to Technology. For any further information Caryear, except the Final Examination in Biological Chemistry, Bacteriology,

didates should apply to the Secretary of the Department. Fermentation, and Enzyme Action, which is held in October.

Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction The Next Examination in BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, &c., will

for Ireland, July 15, 1909. COMMENCE on Monday, October 18, 1909. Candidates for this Examin. alion are requested to send in their Applications not later than Tuesday, September 14, 1909.

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM. The Regulations for the Admission of Students, Associates, and

CHAIR OF ZOOLOGY. Fellows." Price is. id.

The Council announces that the CHAIR of ZOOLOGY is vacast “Official Chemical Appointments." Third Edition, ready January, 1910. through the death of Professor T. W. Bridge. Price 25. ; by post 25. 3d.

Applications, accompanied by 65 copies of testimonials, will be received APPOINTMENTS REGISTER.

before September 18.

The stipend is 6600 per annum. A Register of Fellows and Associates of the Institute of Chemistry who The Session will begin October 1, 1909. are seeking appointmenis is kept at the Office of the Institute. Anyone

Further particulars may be obtained from desirous of obtaining the services of a professional chemist is invited to

GEO. H. MORLEY, Secretary. make application to the Registrar, stating the particulars of the appointment.

All communications to be addressed to the REGISTRAR, 30 Bloomsbury THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL. Square, London, W.C.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER. ALEXANDER ELDER CHAIR OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE.

The Council invite applications for the ALEXANDER ELDER FACULTY OF MEDICINE.

CHAIR OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE. Salary, 41000. (Medical, Dental, Public Health and Pharmaceutical Departments.)

ticulars may be obtained on application to the undersigned.

P. HEBBLETHWAITE, M.A., Registrar. The WINTER SESSION will commence on Friday, OCTOBER 1.

The Courses given at the University and allied Hospitals, which contain
over 1158 beds, provide full instruction for the Degree and Diploma COUNTY BOROUGH OF ST. HELENS.
Examinations in Medicine and Dentistry, and for the Diplomas in Public
Health and Pbarmacy.

WANTED for the Municipal Technical School and Higher Elementary There are Halls of Residence both for Men and Women Students.

School, St. Helens, a LECTURER on CHEMISTRY and METAL

LURGY. The gentleman appointed will be required to teach during ter In addition to Two Entrance Medical Scholarships, each of the value of Sessions (hall-days) per week. Commencing salary, £170 per annum, rising £100, there are other Entrance Scholarships tenable in the Medical School. by annual increments of £10, conditional upon satis'actory service, to £200

Prospectuses giving full information as to courses of study, fees, &c., will per annum. be forwarded on application to the REGISTRAR.

Applications, to be received not later than July 26, to be forwarded to

PERCIVAL SHARP, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER. 17 Cotham Street,

Secretary for Education.

St. Helens.
CHEMISTRY COURSE.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD.
A Prospectus containing full particulars of the Lecture and Laboratory
Course in Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, qualifying for the Degrees in APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT LECTURER AND
Cheniistry and for the Certificate in Applied Chemistry, will be forwarded

DEMONSTRATOR IN BOTANY. on application to the REGISTRAR.

The Council are about to appoint an ASSISTANT LECTURER and

DEMONSTRATOR in BOTANY.
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF

Applications should be made to the undersigned, from whom further
MANCHESTER.

particulars may be obtained.

W. M. GIBBONS, Registrar. FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY.

FOR SALE.-Zeiss Microscope, Stand V DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY IN THE

(1906), Abbe condensers 1'40 and 1'20, fiited with iris, triple nosepiece, MUNICIPAL SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY.

two oculars, objectives A and C, and keichert 1/7 oil immersion semi

apochromat (N.A. 1'30) Also, mahogany lock-up Case for six Zeiss Applications are invited for the position of CHIEF LECTURER in compensating oculars. --Offers to Rev. E. W. BOWELL, Penshurst, CHEMISTRY in the Municipal School of Technology, with the status of Tonbridge. Lecturer in the University of Manchester. Applications, addressed to the DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY (Mr. J. H. REYNOLDS), should be sent in on or before Saturday, September 11. The salary is £350 per

FOR SALE.-Induction Coil, 20.in. Spark, Further particulars may be had on application to the School of Tescla Coil and Apparatus, Wimshurst Machine, Lecture Lantern Technology, Sackville Street, Manchester.

&c.--Apply by letter to W. WEBSTER, 50 Lee Park, Blackbeath, S.E B.Sc. (Lond.), with sound experience of Chemistry and Chemistry WANTED: RADIUM.-Armbrecht, Nelson & Co., ;1

te iching, requires position in Londoa.-S. BOSWORTH, 65 Abingdon Villas, Kensington, W.

and 73 Duke Street, Grosvenor Square, London, W.

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IRISH UNIVERSITIES ACT, 1908. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY of IRELAND. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY of IRELAND. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, CORK.

The Dublin Commissioners will in October next make the first appoint. The Dublin Commissioners will, in October next, make the first appoint- ments to the following offices in University College, Curk :ments to the following offices in Universiiy College, Dublin :

Stipend.
Professorship of History
Stipend.

.. $450

Professorship of Irish Language and Literature The Professorship of Greek ... 4000

450

Professorship of Botany and Agriculture...
The Professorship of Latin
The Professorship of Mathematics...

Professorship of Geoligy and Geography

The Professorship of Economics and Commerce The Professorship of English Literature

Lectureship in German The Professorship of English Language and Philology

Lectureship in Methods of Education The Professorship of French and Romance Philology...

150 The Professorship of History

Lectureship in Philosophy

150 500

Lectureship in Mathematical Physics The Professor: hip of the Theory and Practice of Education

Lectureship in Mental Diseases

50 The Professorship of Ethics and Politics...

500 The Professorship of Logic and Psychology

Lectureship in Accounting The Professorship of Metaphysics ...

The offices will be tenable for seven years from the dissolution of the The Professorship of Cellic Archæology and Ancient Irish

Royal University, and the ho'ders will be eligible for re-appointment by History

600 the Senate of the National University of Ireland. The Professorship of Early Irish ...

Applications, which may be accompanied by three testimonials and The Professorship of Modern Irish Language and Literature 600

three references, must be sent to the Secretary of ihe Commissioners before The Professorship of Chemistry

750

Augu-t zu next, from whom all information as to the tenure, duties, &c., The Professorship of Geology

500 of the offices may be obtained. The Professor bip of Experimental Physics

The Representations of the Governing Body of University College, The Professorship of Mathematical Physics

600

Cork, will be invited in reference to the candidates from whom application The Professorship of Zoology

600

shall have been received. The Professorship of Anatomy

800 The Professorship of Physiology and Histology

No communications, verbal or written, in reference to the appointments

700 The Professorship of Paibology and Bacteriology

are to be made to individual members of the Commission. The Professorship of Hygiene and Medical Jurisprudence

Dated July 13, 1909. The Professorship of Materia Medica and Therapeutics

ROBERT DONOVAN, The Professor hip of Medicine

Secretary to the Commissioners. The Professorship of Midwifery and Gynæcology

Royal University Buildings, Dublin.
The Professorship of Surgery
The Professorship of Jurisprudence and Roman Law... 250
The Professorship of Constitutional Law and of the Law of

IRISH UNIVERSITIES ACT, 1908.
Public and Private Wrongs

250 The Professorship of the Law of Property and of the Law of

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY of IRELAND. Contracts

250 The Professorship of Civil Engineering

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GALWAY. 1 he Professorship of the National Economics of Ireland 500 The Professorship of Political Economy

The Dublin Commissioners will in October next make the first appoint. The Professorship of Architecture...

ments to the following offices in University Col ege, Galway :The Professorship of Commerce 400

Stipend. The Lectureship in German

300

Professorship of Modern Irish Language and Literature 6300 The Lectureship in Accountancy

Professor of Celtic Phil logy

150 The Lectureship in Banking and Finance

Lectureship in Electrical Engineering The Lectureship in Physics...

300

The offices will be tenable for seven years from the dissolution of the The Lectureship in Botany.

350 Royal University, and the holders will be eligible for re-appointment by the The Lectureship in Modern Irish History

250 Senate of the National University of Ireland. The Lectureship in Ophthalmology The Lectureship in Pire Mathematics

Applications, which may be accompanied by three testimonials and tbree 300

references, must be sent to the Secretary of the Commissioners before The Lectureship in Dental Mechanics

August 30 next, from whom all information as to the Tenure, duties, &c., The Lectureship in Dental Surgery

of the offices may be obtained. The Lectures hip in Spanish... The Lectureship in lialian

The Representations of the Governing Body of University College, The Lecturesbip in Eastern Languages

Galway, will be invited in reference to the candidates from whom applica

tions sball have been received. The Lectureship in Special Pathology

250 The Lectureship in Irish Language

150

No communications, verbal or written, in reference to the appointments The Lectures hip in Welsh

are to be made to individual members of the Commission. The Registrarship (this cffice must be filled by a Professor or

Date: July 13, 1909.
Lecturer of the College)

ROBERT DONOVAN, The Secretaryship and Bürsarship, £300, rising to £400, wiib

Secretary to the Commissioners. residence, suel, and light.

Royal University Buildings, Dublin.
The Librarianship
The offices will be tenable for seven years from the dissolution of the
Royal University, and the holders will be eligible for re-appointment by
the Senate of the National University of Ireland.

Applications, which may be accompanied by three testimonials and three references, must be sent to the Secretary of the Commissioners before

TOWN HALL, LEEK. August 31, from whom all information as to the tenure, duties, &c., of the offices may be obtained.

MONDAY, JULY 26, 1909. The Representations of the Governing Body of University College, FERGYSON & SON, instructed by the Dublin, will be invited in reference to the Candidates from whom applica. tions shall have been received.

Exors, of the late Sir Thomas Wardle, will sell as above, the costly No communications, verbal or written, in reference to the appointments,

modern MICROSCOPES with all Accessories, by Beck and other are to be made to individual members of the Commission.

well-known makers, representing many hundreds of pounds in value. Dated July 13, 1909.

TELESCOPES, OPERA GLASSES, MAGIC LANTERNS, ROBERT DONOVAN,

SILK PRODUCING MOTHS in CABINETS, BUTTERFLIES, Secretary to the Commissioners.

GEOLOGICAL SPECIMENS, &c., also complete X-RAYS and

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