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AN UNFORTUNATE SPEECH.

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♦ LLANTRISAMT School Board meetings make lively reading doubtless for the many who are free from the anxiety of tenure under the Board. The report of the last meeting proves beyond any doubt that the ratepayers must seriously take into consideration the temper and fitness of their local administrators of the Education Act,. Workmen must generally sympathise with their fellow men and women who have accepted gafferdom at the hands of some of these truly rural educationists. The personal and not the judicial instinct reigns too supreme. in this area. Rural School Boards have generally been deplored for their ineptitude. This will supply Sir John Gorst with another caustic illus- tration. Education is too precious in its influence upon the welfare of people to be the shuttlecock of passions. When any man finds that he cannot discharge a public trust free from the governing impulse of embittered hostility, he ought, in honesty, to resign, Rural School Boards are always beset with the danger of the dominant sway of personal retaliation. The draw upon sound representative calibre is limited, and too frequently in rural areas we find that the personal element, with its petty minded administration, rules to the detriment of the true principles which should form the attitude of members of local authorities. A School Board demands the finest of men. They should firstly and lastly hold no brief for passions. The welfare of the 1

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