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No text-book is prescribed. Candidates will be expected to know: (a) The general principles of geography as affecting industry and commerce. This includes some knowledge of the chief mineral, vegetable, and animal products which are articles of commerce, and a closer knowledge of the influence of climate, soil, and minerals upon industry, and of situation and means of communication upon commerce.

(b) The more important facts of the commercial geography of the world. The amount of knowledge expected is about that contained in H. R. Mill's Elementary commercial geography (Pitt Pr. ser. 1s. 6d.)

(c) The commercial geography of Australia.

This is not adequately

treated in the text-books. It should be studied with the same fulness as that of the British Islands, as given in Mill. Figures will be found in Coghlan's Statistics of the six States of Australia and New Zealand. (Sydney, Is.)


The theory and practice of Book-keeping by Double Entry.
The nature of the Journal, Cash Book, Bill Book, Purchase Book,
Sales Book, and Ledger. Candidates must be prepared to present.
pro forma rulings of these books. The usual forms of Accounts
Current, Invoices, and Account Sales.

The nature of Nominal, Real, and Personal Accounts, and the distinc-
tion between the Capital and Revenue items.

Transactions in connection with the forms of Bills of Exchange,
Promissory Notes, and Cheques.

The recording of a set of Transactions, including Consignments, Open-
ing and Closing Entries, Trial Balance, Profit and Loss Account,
and Balance Sheet.

Simple Partnership Accounts with division of Profit and Loss.
Text-Book recommended:

Pitman's Book-keeping Simplified will indicate the standard of work required under the above headings.


Candidates will be asked to write simple business letters, on specified data. The examiners will consider in the first place the mechanical arrangement and style, and in the second the writing and spelling of the answers.


1. Any subject passed in an examination held by the Public Examinations Board.


Passages of average difficulty will be dictated for five minutes at

rates of 80, 100, and 120 words a minute. Candidates must hand in their notes and a longhand transcript. They must intimate within at least one day of the examination for what rate they intend to sit.


Candidates will be expected to answer questions on the care of the machine, to make a fair copy of a rough draft of an unpunctuated business letter, which may involve some easy arrangement of figures, and to type and rule in red ink an invoice, account, or other form of business document.

Instruments of the leading types will be supplied; but each candidate may supply his own, and in such case an allowance of 2s. 6d. will be made.


The course prescribed by the Board of Governors of the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia, or any other approved course.


The Angas Engineering Exhibitions,

These Exhibitions are of the value of £60 per aunum, tenable for three years by undergraduates in Science. For conditions see the Calendar, Statutes, Chapter XIII. "Of the Angas Engineering Scholarship" and the "Angas Engineering Exhibitions," Sections 11 to 14 inclusive.

University Scholarships

These Scholarships have been established by the Education Depart ment of the South Australian Government, under the following Regulations:


I. Three scholarships, of the value of £35, £30, and £25 respectively, will be offered for competition annually. Each Scholarship will be tenable for three years.

II. Candidates must have been resident in the colony for at least one year immediately preceding the examination, and must be under eighteen years of age on the 31st of December in the year in which the examination is held. They must not previously have attended any part of the day undergraduate course at the University.

III. The award of the scholarships shall be decided by the result of the Senior Public Examination of the University in 1900 and the Higher Public Examination in subsequent years, together with such further examination as may, if necessary, be prescribed by the University Council.

IV. The particular subjects of examination and the relative value of each shall be fixed by the University Council, subject to the approval of the Minister.

V. The scholarships will not be awarded unless the Board of Examiners of the University certify that in their opinion the candidates show such special ability as to justify their further education at the University.

VI. Successful candidates must enter the University as undergraduate students in either Arts or Science in the March following the examination. Except in case of illness or other sufficient cause, they must attend all the lectures, and pass all the examinations required by the University in the selected


VII. Payment of the scholarships will be made in three equal instalments at the end of the three University terms. Each scholar must present a certificate of diligence and proficiency in a form to be prescribed by the Minister, and payment may be reduced or withheld altogether if such certificate is not satis factory to the Minister.

VIII. No person may hold one of these scholarships in conjunction with any other tenable at the University, except the John Howard Clark scholarship.

The Hartley Studentship.

Whereas the sum of £600 has been subscribed with the intention of founding a Studentship in memory of the late John Anderson Hartley, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, and Inspector-General of Schools, and whereas the said sum has been paid to the University of Adelaide to be used and administered by it in fulfilment of such intention, and the University has decided in recognition of the services of the said John Anderson Hartley to the said University from its foundation until his lamented death in 1896, to supplement the income from the said sum, so as to give effect to the following scheme, it is hereby provided as follows:-

1. There shall be three Studentships to be called the "Hartley Studentships," of which one shall be open for competition every year by students intending to enter upon the course for the B.A. or B.Sc. Degree.

2. The Hartley Studentship shall be awarded in each year to the most successful candidate at the Higher Public Examination in December, provided that in the opinion of the examiners he is of sufficient merit.

3. The subjects for such examination and their relative value shall be from time to time determined by the Council.

4. Every Hartley Student shall forthwith, after the award of the Studentship, commence his course, and shall diligently

prosecute his studies for the B.A. or B.Sc. Degree, and shall be exempt for three consecutive years from all lecture and examination fees payable in respect thereof.

5. The Studentship shall be forfeited if the Student shall, in the opinion of the Council, be guilty of misconduct, or if he shall fail to observe the requirements of Clause 4, unless such failure shall, in the opinion of the Council, have been caused by ill-health or other unavoidable cause.

6. Any such Studentship which shall be given up or forfeited, before the holder has commenced his course for the B.A. or B.Sc. Degree shall be awarded to the next most successful competitor, if, in the opinion of the examiners, he is of sufficient merit.

7. The Hartley Studentship shall not be held concurrently with any of the University Scholarships awarded by the Education Department, and any competitor who is entitled to a Scholarship of each kind shall make his election between them.

8. These provisions shall be subject to alteration from time to time, in such manner as to the University shall seem fit.

Junior and Senior Prizes.

For Junior and Senior Prizes see under their respective Regulations.

The Tennyson Medals.

WHEREAS a sum of One Hundred and Seventy-five Pounds has been paid to the University by His Excellency the Lord Tennyson, with the intention of encouraging the study of English Literature by the award of Medals at the Public Examinations, it is hereby provided as follows:

I. A Gold Medal and two Silver Medals, to be called the "Tennyson Medals," shall be awarded annually.

II. The Gold Medal shall be awarded to the candidate who obtains the highest number of marks in the subject of English Literature at the Higher Public Examination.

Candidates must be under the age of eighteen years on the 1st of December in the year in which the examination is held.

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