OXFORD.—The statement of the income and expenditure of the Common University Fund for 1905, published in last week's Gazette, shows that the income was 6806l. 9S. 8d., to which the colleges contributed 6197l. 19S. 4d. under the statute concerning college contributions for university purposes, and the Royal Geographical Society 400l. towards the support of the department of geography. The total expenditure was 6260l. 14S. 11d., of which sum 3662l. 19s. 5d. was devoted to scientific purposes, partly in the payment of the salaries of university readers and professors, and partly in assisting various laboratories and providing demonstrators and assistants.