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332 •pr rrr r-r wo - pr vo re wropr wr-re ா rer Maud, who married in l896 the present l'Earl Fitz William. Lord Ronaldshay, as an aide-de-camp to Lord Curzon, had the opportunity of watching the methods of the brilliant Viceroy and of becoming acquainted with the diverse problems of Indiam administration as well as with prominent Indians of many types. As a member of the Public Services Commission, His Excellency journeyed through the length and breadth of India, and listened to the some hundreds of witnesses and examined If it were necessary to “cram' a Governor-designate, evidence of Indian administration in all its aspects. - ANATHIBAN) HU . Volume T. ܒ ܝ aaa ah -ܥܣܚ anaparmhorr-uum - - - اص همصحسیحیت no better method of preparing him for his duties could have been levised than to appoint hin a member of a Commission such as that over which Lord Islington presided. His Execlency took up the reins of the Bengal Government, on the 26th March last and at once showed great experience by the able replies to the Addresses of Welcome presented to him by the liritish Indian Association and other Associations by deputation at the (overnment llouse II er l'Excellency is taking active interest along with her noblehearted husband in the various movements towards the War fund. . 2S) Ruskin on Work. A lecture delivered before the Working Men's Institute, at Camberwell. Y FRIENDS,--I have not come among you to-night to endeavour to give you an entertaining lecture; but to tell you a few plain facts, and ask you a few plain questions. I have seen and known too much of the struggle for life anamong our labouring populatiou, to feel at ease, under any circumstances, in inviting them to dwell on the trivialities of my own studies; but, much more, as I meet tonight, for the first time, the members of a working linstitute established in the district in which I have passed the greater art of my life, I am desirous that we should at once understand each other, on graver matters. would fain tell you, with what feelings, and with what hope, I regard this institute, as one of many such, now happily established throughout England, as well as in other countries ;-- Institutes which are preparing the way for a great change in all the circumstances of industrial life; but of which the success must wholly depend upon our clearly understanding the circumstances and necessary timi/s of this change. No teacher can truly promote tlle cause of education, until he knows the mode of life for which that, education is to prepare his pupil. And the fact that he is called upoll to address you, nominally, as a 'Working Class," must compel him, if he is in any wise earnest or thoughtful, to enquire in the outset, on what you yourselves suppose this classdistinction has been founded in the last, and must be founded in the future. The manner of the amusement, and the matter of the teaching, which any of us can offer you, must depend wholly on our first understanding from yol whether you think the distinction heretoľoľť drawn between working men and others, is truly or falsely founded. Do you accept it as it stands? Do you wish it to be modified ? Or do you think the object of education is " efface it, and make us forget it for ever ? Let me make myself more distinctly uncle' stood. We call this-you and I- a f Working