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THE Annual Meeting of donors and subscribers to the Yorkshire College of Science was held in Leeds last Friday. Financially the College seems to be fairly prosperous. The subscriptions promised prior to the inauguration amounted to 28,000l., and of the special fund of 10,000l. started by Sir Andrew Fairbairn's conditional offer of a second donation of 1,000l., about 8,000l. have been raised. The Council are most anxious that this should be completed without delay. The College will also participate yearly in the proceeds of William Akroyd's Foundation. Of the present condition of the Yorkshire College as regards efficiency, the following communication from Mr. G. T. Bettany will afford a fair idea:—

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