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SESSIONAL PAPERS

VOL. XXXIII -PART IV.

FOURTH SESSION, NINTH LEGISLATURE

OF THE

PROVINCE OF ONTARIO.

SESSION IDOL

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LIST OF SESSIONAL PAl^ERS.

Phesk>ted To the House Dcring the Session.

Akrakged Alphabetically.

Title.

Accounts, Public

*' Unsettled, Awards

Agricultural College, Report

" and Experimental Union, Eeport ** Societies, District, Report

Alienp, Employment of on Railways

Assessment, Interim Report of Commission. . .

Asylums, Report

Awards on Unsettled Accounts

Bee Keepers' Association, Report

Birds, and Birds' Eggs, Insectivorous . . . Births, Marriages and Deaths, Report . . .

Blind Institute, Report

Bonds and Securities

Brockville Asylum, Tenders for Coal, etc . Brooms, Manufacture of. Agreement . . .

Central Prison, broom manufacture. . . Children's Protection Act, Report . . ,

Cold Storage Stations, location ,

Colonization and Immigration, Report , Colonization Roads, expenditure, etc . . Common Gaols, Prisons, etc., Report . , Crown Lands, Report ,

Education, Report

" Orders in Council, Department of

" Admission into Normal Schools

" Correspondence rg Melancthon Grant.

Elections, Return from Records

Elliott, Judge, Surrogate fees

Entomological Society, Report

Essex, Smallpox in

Estimates, 1901

Exploration Survey in Northern Ontario

Dairymen's Associations, Report 22

Deaf and Dumb Institute, Report

Diamond Drill, working of

Division Courts, Report

Durham, liquor licenses

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Title.

Factories, Report

" Oorrespondpnce re Enforcement of Act . . . .

Farmers' Institutes, Report

Financial Position of Province, Report of Com miss lor?

Fisheries, Report

Forestry, Report

Frnit Experiment Stations, Report

Fruit Growers' Association, Report

Fumigation Appliarces. Report

Game Oommission, Report

Gaols, Prisons and Reformatories, Report

Grimsthorpe, timber on road allowances

Hal ton Election, correspondence

Health, Board of, Report

Hospitals, Report

Immigration and Colonization, Report

Industries, Bureau of, Report

Insurance, Report . . . . ,

Judicature Act, 0. in C, Judges' fees under

Keewatin Power Co., Limited, Agreement

Labour Bureau, Report

Land Settlement in New Ontario

Legal Offices, Report

Library, L.A., Report

Liquor Licenses, Report

" " in Durham

Live Stock Associations, Report

'* Registrar of. Report

Loan Corporations, Report

Melancthon, S S. No. 7, grant to, correspondence. . . . .

Mines, Report

Municipal Auditor, Provincial, Report

New Ontario, Land Settlement in

Normal Schools, admission to

Northern Ontario, Exploration Survey in

Ontario, extent, resources, climate, etc

Poultry Associations, Report

Provincial Municipal Auditor, Report

Public Accounts, 1900

Public Works, Report

Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Park, Report ,

Railways, unexpended grants to

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Registrar General, Report

Registry Offices, Report

Remount Station in Canada, corre8pond«nc<^ Roadmaking, Report

San Joed Scale, Report

Secretary and Registrar, Report

Smallpox in Essex, correspondence . . .

Statute Distribution

Sugar Beet Investigation, Repor t

Surrogate fees to Judge Elliott

Survey and Exploration in N. Ontario

Tavern and Shop Licenses, Report.

Timber cut in Grimsthorpe

Toronto University, Report

West Elgin, Report of Oommission " Evidence taken

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LIST or SESSIONAL PAPERS.

Arranged in Numerical Order with their Titles at full length ; the dates when Ordered and when presented to the Legislalvre ; the name of the Member v)ho moved the same, and whether Ordered to be printed or not.

No. 1.

No. 2.

No. 3.

No. 4.

No 5.

No. 6.

No. 7,

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No. 9,

No. 10. No. 11.

No. 12. No. 13. No. U.

CONTENTS PART I.

Public Accounts of the Province, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legis- lature, 13th February, 1901. Printed

Estimates ( Fo^e of Credit) for the year 1901. Presented to the Legislature, 12th February, 1901. Not Printed. Estimates for the year 1901. Presented to the Legislature, 18th February, 1901. Printed. Estimates Supplementary. Presented to the Legislature, 2nd April, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Commissi ^n»r of Grown Lands lor the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd March, 1901. Printed.

CONTENTS PART 11.

Report of the Olerk of Forestry for the year 1900. Presented to the Legisla- lature, 1st April, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Bureau of Mines for the year 1900 Presented to the Legislature, 2l8t March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Commissioners for the Qaeen Victoria Niagara Falls Park for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 19th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Commissioner of Public Works for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 19th March, 1901. Printed.

R- port of the Inspectors of Factories for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 1st April, 1901. Printed.

Report upon the Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths in the Province, for the year 1900. Presented to the Lpgiolature, ISth February, 1901. Prinf,ed.

CONTENTS PART III.

Report of the Inspector of Insurance and Registrar of Friendly Societies for the year 1901. Presented to the Legislature, 1st April, 1901. Printed.

Report on the Financial Statements made by Loan Corporations for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 1st April, 1901. Printed.

CONTENTS PART IV.

Report of the Minister of Education for the year 1900, with the Statistics for the year 1899. Presented to the Legislature, 14th March, 1901. Printed.

Reports of the University of Toronto for 1900-1901. Presented to the Legis- lature, 22nd March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Ontario Agricultural College and Experimental Farm, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 26th March,. 1901. Printed.

LIST OF SESSIONAL PAPERS.

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No. 15. No. 16.

No. 17. No. 18. No 19. No. 20. No. 21. No. 22. No. 23. No. 24.

No. 25. No. 26. No. 27. No. 28, No. 29. No. 30. Nd 31. No. 32.

Report of the Agricultural and Experimental Union of Ontario, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 6th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Fruit Growers' Association of Ontario, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 26th Moirch, 1901. Printed.

CONTENTS PA.RT V.

Report of the Fruit Experiment Stations of Ontario, for the year 1900. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 26th March, 1901, Printed.

Report of the Inspector of Fumigation Appliances in Ontario, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 4th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Entomological Society for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd February, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Bee-keepers' Association for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 26th March. 1901. Printed.

Report of the Poultry Associations of the Province, for the year 1900. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 26 th March, 1901. Printed.

Report ot the Dairymen's Associations of Eastern and Western Ontario, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 26th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Live Stock Associations of the Province, for the year 1900. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 26th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Registrar of Live Stock in the Province, for the year 1900. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 26^h March, 1901. Printed.

CONTENTS PART VI

Report of the Superintendent of Farmers' Institutes of the Province, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 26th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Bureau of Industries for 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 14th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Provincial Instructor in Rondmaking in Ontario, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 28th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Ontario Game and Fish Commissioners for the year 1900. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 29th March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Department of Colonization and Immigration for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 1st April, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Inspector of Division Courts for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 15th February, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Inspector of Legal Offices for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Inspector of Registry Offices for the year 1 900, with statement of fees and emoluments of Registrars. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd Mirch 901. Printed.

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LIST OF SESSIONAL PAPKIIS.

No. 33..

No. 34..

No. 35.

No. 36.

No 37.

No. 38.

No. 39.

No. 40. No. 41. No. 42, No. 43

ReporL of the Provincial Board of Health for the year 1900. Preaenled to the Legislature, 22nd March, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Secretary and Registrar of the Province, for the year 1900 Pre- sented to the Legislature, 22nd March, 1901. Frinted.

CONTENTS PART VII.

Report upon the Lunatic and Idiot Asylums of the Province, for the year end- inf,' 30th September, 1900. Presentbd to the Legislature, 13th February, 1901. Printed.

Report upon the Oommon Gaols, Prisons and Reformatories of the Province, for the y^ar ending 30th September, 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 3rd April, 1901. Printed.

Report upon the Hospitals and Refugea of the Province, for the year ending 30th September, 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 27th March, 1901. Printed.

Rpport upon the Institution for the education of the Blind, Brantford, for the year ending 30th September, 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 13th February, 1901. Printed.

Report upon the Institution for the education of the Deaf and Dumb, Belle- ville, for the year ending 30th September, 1900. Presented to the Legis- lature, 13th February. 1901. Printed.

Report upon the work under the Children's Protection Act, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 14th February, 1901. Printed.

Report upon the working of the Tavern and Shop Licenses Act, for the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 13th February, 1901. Printed.

No. 44,

Report of the Provincial Municipal Auditor for the year the Legislature, 4th March, 1901. Printed

1900. Presented to

Return from the Records of the several Elections to the Legislative Assembly in the Electoral Districts of North Renfrewj North Waterloo, and Wel- land, since the General Election of March Ist, 1898, shewing: (1) The number of Votes polled for each Candidate in the Electoral District in which there was a contest. (2) The majority whereby each successful can- didate was returned. (3) The total number of Votes polled in each Dis- trict. (4) The number of Votes remaining unpolled. (5) The number of names on the Voters' Lists in each District. (6) The population of each District as shown by the census. Presented to the Legislature, 7th Febru- ary, 1901. Printed.

CONTENTS PART VIII.

Interim Report and Record of Proceedings, of the Commissioners appointed by Commission under the Great Seal to enquire into and report upon ques- tions of Municipal Assessment and Taxation. Presented to the Legisla- ture, 18th February, 1901. Printed.

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CONTENTS PART IX.

Report of the Librarian upon the state ot the Legislative Library, to the Legislature, 6th February, 1901. Not printed.

Presented

Report of the Oommissioners in regard to the alleged offences and irregularities in the West Elgin Election. Presented to the Legislature, 13th Febru- ary, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Bureau of Labor for the year 1900. Presented to the Legisla- ture, 13th February, 1901. Printed

Report of the Sugar Beet Investigation. Presented to the Legislature, 28th February, 1901.

Report of the Inspector of the San Jos^ Scale for the year 1900. the Legislature, 2nd April, 1901. Printed.

Presented to

Report of the Royal Oommission on the Financial Position of the Province of Ontario. Presented to the Legislature, 21 at February, 1901. Printed.

Report of the Survey and Exploration of Northern Ontario, during 1900. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 2nd April, 1901. Printed.

Oopy of Order-in-Council respecting payment to His Honour Judge Elliott, of Middlesex, of the surplus Surrogate fees of the Oounty. Presented to the Legislature, 13th February, 1901. Not Printed.

Copy of an Agreement between the Inspector of Prisons and Public Charities and the H. A. Nelson & Sons Company, Limited, relative to the manufac- ture of brooms at the Central Prison. Presented to the Legislature, 14th February, 1901. Not Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return shewing the various unexpend- ed grants to railways ; the amounts authorized to be paid in cash subsidies, if earned, and grants of lands in the Province, if earned. Presented to the Legislature, 14th February, 1901. Mr. Hoyle. Not Printed.

Detailed Statement of all Bond and Securities, registered in the Provincial Re- gistrar's Office during the year 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 20th February, 1901. Not Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return of a copy of the evidence taken before the Royal Oommission for the investigation of the acts of the Re turning Officer, Deputy Returning Officers and Poll Clerks, at the election held in the West Riding of the Oounty of Elgin in the month of January,

1899. Presented to the Legislature, 27th February, 1901. Mr. Whitney. Not Printed

Statement as to distribution of the Statutes, Revised and Sessional, for the year

1900. Presented to the Legislature, 27th February, 1901. Not Printed.

Return to an Address, for copies of the Awards of the Arbitrators on the un- settled Accounts between the Dominion and the PrDvinces. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd March, 1901. Mr. Matheson. Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return shewing the amount of timber and saw-logs cut by the license holders on the road allowance in thie Town- ship of Grimsthorpe during the years 1899 and 1900, together with the

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namts ot the foreuiun aud jobbers by whom such timber waa cab and the quantity cut by each. Presented to the Legislaturo, 12th March, 1901. Mr. Allen Not Printed.

Jopiea of Orders inOouncil, made under the authority of the Act respecting the Department of Education. Presented to the Legislature, 13th March, 1901. Not Printed.

Return to an order of the House, for a Return of copies of applications for ad- mission into Normal Schools for the year 1901 ; the date of such applica- tions ; the number and names of those admitted ; the date on which said applicants were notified of their admission ; the number and names of those rejected ; the date on which said applicants were notified of their rejection; the cause of their rejection ; the numbers of teachers in training, the Nor- mal Schools can accommodate, and the number of teachers in training now actually in attendance at such Normal Schools. Presented to the Legis- lature, 13th March, 1901. Mr. Barr. Not Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return shewing the location of any Gold Storage Station, or Stations, establinhed under Act of last Session, with amounts paid. Presented to the Legislaturej 13th March, 1901. Mr. McLaughlin. Not Printed.

Return to an order of the House, for a Return of copies of correspondence be- tween any member of the Government or the Provincial Board of Health, or any official thereof, and the Mayor of the Gity of Windsor, or any other person or persons, in reference to an outbreak of smallpox in the County of Essex in March, 1899. Presented to the Legislature, 15th March, 1901. Mr. Lucas. Not Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Government of the Province of Ontario, or any member there- of, and the Imperial Government, or any official thereof, or His Excyllency the Governor-General of Canada, with relation to the establishment of a Remount Station in Canada. Presented to the Legislature, 15th March, 1901. Mr. Whitney. Not Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Government, or any member thereof, or any person or persons, or corporations with reference to the employment of Aliens on the con- struction work of any railway in the Pro vine. Also, for a copy of any report made to the Government, or any member thereof, by any person with re- ference to such employment. Presented to the Legislature, 19th March, 1901. Mr. Warden. Not Printed.

Copy of an Order in Council, amending the rules and regulations for the con- trol and working of the Provincial Diamond Drills. Presented to the Legislature, 21st March, 1901. Not printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return of copies of all correspondence, or other documents, concerning the granting, or refusal to grant, a liqaor license to either the British Hotel, or the Central Hotel, in the Town of Durham, during the years 1898 or 1899, Presented to the Legi8laturf», 21st March, 1901. Mr. Lucas. Not printed.

Report of the Department of Fisheries, of Ontario, for the year 1900. sented to the Legislature, 3rd April, 1901. Printed,

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No. 70.

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No. 72,

No. 73

No. 74.

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No. 77

Return to an Order of the Houee, for a Return shewing the names and addresses of all parties to whom permits were granted during the year 1900, for the destruction of insectivorous birds, or birds' eggs, and shewing as well, upon whose recommendation such permits were granted. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 22nd March, 1901. Mr. Monieith. Not printed.

Report of District and Township, Agricultural and Horticultural Societies, for the year 1899. Presented to the Legislature, 25th March, 1901. Not printed.

* Land Settlement in New Ontario, being a short account of advantages offered

land seekers. Presented to the Legislature, 27th March, 1901. Printed for distribution only.

* Statement concerning the extent, resources, climate and industrial development

of the Province. Presented to the Legislature, 27th March, 1901. Printed

for distribution only.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return, shewing the names and addresses of all parties tendering where tenders were called for for coal, wood and fresh meats, or any of them, for the uses of the Asylum at Brockville, during the year 1900, with copies of the tenders put in by each party tendering ; copy of the specifications issued in each case, where tenders were called for, with the name and address of the successful tenderer in each case, together with the kind, quality and quantity of coal, wood or fresh meat, or any of them tendered for. Also the kind, quality and quantity of either of those items for which tenders were accepted in each case and the prices paid. Also the names and addresses of all parties supplying coal, wood or fresh meats, or either of them, without tender, during the above date at the Brockville Asylum, the kind anu quantity by fach person supplied and the price paid. Presented to the Legislature, 27th March, 1901. Mr. Joynt. Not printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return, of copies of all correspondence between the Government, or any member or official thereof, and the Inspector of Public Schools in the Oounty of Dafferin, or any other party or parties, respecting the refusal to pay over the Gevernment grant to School Section No 7, of the Township of Melancthon, during the last five years. Presented to the Legislature, 2nd April, 1901. Mr. Barr. Not printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return she win? : 1. The amount of the bonuses of subsidies voted to Railways by this Legislature, each year, during 1898, 1899 and 1900. 2. The names of each railway and the amount voted to each, during the same period. 3. The amount paid to each railway during each of such years and the condition, or conditions, upon which such payments were made Presented to the Legislature, 4th April, 1901. Mr. Joynt. Not printed.

Agreement between His Majesty, represented by the Commissioner of Grown Lands, and the Keewatin Power Company, Limited. Presented to the Legislature, 9th April, 1901. Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for a Return, of copies of all correspondence between the Government, or any member thereof, and the Crown Attorney o' Hal ton, or any other person or persons, with reference to the collection of the fines imposed upon those found guilty of bribery in the last local election in Halton. Presented to the Legislature, 11th April, 1901. Mr. Wardell Not printed

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Return to an Order of the House, for a Return shewing : L How much money has been spent on Colonization Roads in the last seven years. 2. How many miles have been built during the same period. 3 What was the cost per mile, how much paid for labour ; how much to overseers and commissioners, and to whom. 4. What amount was paid for surveys during the same period. Presented to the Legislature, 11th April, 1901. Mr. Brower. Printed.

Return to an Order of the House, for Return of copies of all correspondence and papers between the Government, or any member thereof, or any Inspector of Factories, or Bureaa of Labour, and any person or persons, firm or corporation, having reference to the enforcement, or non-enforce- ment, or the compliance or noncompliance, with the provisions and re- quirements of the Ontario Factories Act, during the years 1898, 1899 and 1900. Presented to the Legislature, 12th April, 1901. Mr. Carscallen Not printed.

REPORT

MINISTER OF EDUCATION

(ONTARIO)

:f'oi?, the ~2"e.^:e?,

1900

WITH THE STATISTICS OF 1899.

PRINTED BY ORDER OF

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ONTARIO.

TOROA TO:

Printed and Published by L. K. CAMERON,

Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1901.

WARWICK BRO'S & RUTTER, Printers and Bookbinders, TORONTO.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

VAGK.

Staff of the Department ii.

Summary of Statistics iii.

T. Pt:i5Lic Schools.

1. School Population, Attendance v.

2. Classification of Pupils, Temperance and Hygiene, Kindergartens, Night

Schools V,

3. Teachers' Certificates, Salaries vi.

4. Receipts and Expenditure vii.

II. Roman Catholic Separate Schools vii.

III. Protestant Separate Schools vii,

IV. High Schools (hicbiding Collegiate Institutes.)

1. Receipts, Expenditure, Attendance, etc viii.

2. Classification, Matriculation, Diffusion of H. S. Education, Occupation of

Parents viii.

V. Departmental Examinations, etc ix.

VI. Teachers' Institutes xi.

VII.— Technical J^ducation Public Libraries, Art School, Scientific Institutions, etc. xi. GENERAL BE HI ARKS:

I. Rural Schools xiii.

II. Consolidation of School Sections xvi.

III. School Libraries xix.

IV. —Physiology and Temperance xxii.

V. Continuation Classes xxvi.

VI. Examinations xxvii.

VII.— Commercial Education xxx.

VIII. Technical Education xxxiv.

IX. Patriotism •. xlii.

X. Conclusion xliii.

APPENDICES.

Appendix A. Statlstical Tables, 1899.

1. Piddic Schools..

I. Table A. School Population, Total and Average Attendance, etc 4

II. Table B. Reading Classe-s Pupils in the different branches of instruction. ... 10

III. Table C. Public School Teachers, Salaries, etc . 16

IV. Table D. Public School Houses, Prayers, Maps, etc 24

v.— Table E. Receipts and Expenditure, Cost per pupil 30

2. Bommi, Catholic Separate Schools.

VI. Table F. Receipts, Expenditure, Pupils and Attendance 36

VII. Table G. Teachers, Branches of Instruction, Maps, etc 40

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3. Collegiate Institutes and High Schools.

VIII. Table H. Receipts and Expenditure, Charges per year, Cost per pupil, etc. . . 44

IX. Table I. JN umber of Pupils, Pupils in the different branches of instruction. .-. . 50

X. Table K. Miscellaneous, School Houses, Pupils in different Forms, etc G2

4. Protestant Separate Schools.

XI. Table L. Protestant Separate Schools 68

5. Miscellaneous.

XII. Table M. Report on Truancy 70

XIII. Table N. Report on Kindergai'tens : 72

XIV. Table O. Report on Night Schools 72

6. General Statistical Abstract.

XV. Table P. General Statistical Abstract 73

7. Coimty Model Schools.

XVI.— Table Q.— Statistical Table, 1899 74

Appendix B.— Proceedings for the Year 1900.

I. Orders in Council 78

II. Minutes of the Department 78

III. Circulars from the Minister 78

Apportionment of Legislative Grant 102

Appendix C. Ontario Normal College, Provincial Normal and Model Schools, 1900.

1. Staff of Ontario Normal College 112

2. Students 112

1. Teachers and number of Pupils, Toronto Normal School 112'

2. do do Ottawa Normal School 113

3. do do London Normal School 113

4. do do Toronto Model School 113

5. do do Ottawa Model School 114

Appendix D. Inspection of Schools, 1900.

1. List of Inspectors 115

2. Diplomas for Rural School Premises 118

Appendix E. Superannuated Teachers, 1900.

1 Allowances granted during 1900 , 119

2. Summary for years 1882-1900 119

Appendix F. Teachers' Institutes, Financial Statement, 1899 120

Appendix G.— Continuation Classes, 1899-1900 122

Appendix H Co. Model Schools

Statistical Table, 1900 1 32.

Ai-iENDix I— Admission of Candidates to Colleoiatk Institutes and Hioh Schools,.

1900 136

AiMKNOix K. Departmental Library, IHOO.

Report of J. fieorge Hodgins, M.A., LL.D., Librarian and Historiograplu-r. . 130

Ari-KXDix L. Technical Education Public and Frkk Likrariks, Art Schools and Scientific Institutions, 1900.

Report of S. P. May, M.D., C.L.H., Superintendent 140

Libraries in the Province 147

I . Public Libraries {not free) 150

1 L Public Libraries {free) i . . 155

III. Art Schools (iiul Departmental Drawiyu/ Examinations 160

Art Schools.

1. Extrtict fri>ui Report of Hamilton Art School 168

2. do Report of Kingston Art School 168

3. do Report of London Art School 169

4. do Report of St. Thomas Art School 169

5. do Report of Toronto Art School 169

G. do Report of Ontario Society of Artists. . 169

7. Provincial Art Gallery and Educational Museum 170

8. Provincial Art School Exhibitions 171

Llfcrtrry and Scientitic liistitufio'iis.

1. Re})ort of the Hamilton Literary and Scientific A.ssociatior 171

Kingston School of Mining 171

Ottawa Literary and Scientific Society 171

L'Institut Canadien Francais d'Ottawa 171

St. Patrick's Literary and Scientific Association. Ottawa 172

Ontario Historical Society 172

Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club 172

Canadian Institute, Toronto 172

Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto 173

AiM'ENDix M. - Certificates, Etc., 1900.

1 . Inspectors' Certificates 1 73

2. Certificates High School Principals and Specialists 1 73

3. do High School Assistants and Specialists 174

4. Number of Public School Teachers' Certificates 174

5. List of I'lovincial Certificates issued by the Department 175

6. Kindergarten Certificates 181

7. Domestic Science Certificates 181

8. Temporary and Extended Certificates 182

Appendix N. Members of the Educational Council, and Boards of Examiners; List of HitiH School Prinx-ipals and Assistants

1 Members of the Educational Council, 1899-1900 182

2. Boards of Examiners for 1900 183

3. List of Principals and Assistants of High Schools, including Collegiate

Institutes, 1901 ' 184

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Appendix O. School of Practical Science ; University of Toronto ; Council of THE University of Toronto.

1. Annual Report of the School of Practical Science, 1900 J 99

2. Annual Report of the University of Toronto, 1899-1900 203

3. Annual Report of the Council of the University of Toronto, 1899-1900 204

Appendix P.— Manual Training and High School Courses of Study.

Report of John Seath, B.A., High School Inspector, on Manual Training Schools of United States with suggestions as to changes in the courses of study in High Schools of Ontario :

Part I. Manual Training .... 216

Part II. High School Courses of Study 250

GENERAL REPORT, 1900.

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EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.

MINISTER OF EDUCATION

HUN. RICHARD HARCOURT, MA., K.O.

DEPUTY MINISTER OF EDUCATION.

JOHN MILLAR, B A

Francis J. Taylor, .-...- Chief Clerk and Accountant.

Henry R, Alley, Clerk and Minister's Secretary.

J. T. R. Stinson, .----.- Senior Clerk. H. M. Wilkinson, ..----- "

A. C. PxVULL, -

F. N. NUDEL, - -

W. W. Jeffers, - ----- - "

R. J. Bryce, - Janior Clerk.

S. A. May,

Thomas GIreene, "

William Lemon, ----.- "

E. A. Faulds, "

F. WOODLEY, ....-- *'

Miss E. H. Brown, Stenographer.

Miss E. O. Cumines, .-.--- "

J. G HoDGiNS, LLD., Librarian and Historiographer.

Miss J. M. Crooks, -..--. Assistant Librarian.

S. P. May, M.D., C.L.H,, Superintendent of Public Librar- ies and Art Schools.

William Pakehham, B A , .... Registiar of the Educational Ooun

cil and Chairman of the Board of Examiners.

David Boyle, - - - - . . - Curator of the Arclseological

Museum.

L McCoRKiNDALE, Caretaker.

R E r O R T

MINISTER OF EDUCATION

FOI! THE YEAR 1900

WITH Tin-: STATISTICS OF 1899-

To The Honorable Sir Oliver Mowat, KG M.G.,

Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Ontario.

May it Please Your Honor:

I herewith present the Report of the Education Department for the year 1900 together with the atatistica for the year 1899.

SUMMARY OF STATISTICS.

* Elementary Schools.

Number of Public Schools : 5,654

Increase for the year 67

Number of Roman Catholic Separate Schools 352

Increase for the year 7

Number of Protestant Separate Schools 8

Number of Kindergartens 119

Number of teachers 248

Number of Night Schools 1 6

Number of teachers 37

Amount expended for Public School Houses (sites and buildings) .$322,403

" " Public School teachers' salaries. $2,776,641

" «' all other purposes $921,00i

* The Curriculum of Elementary Schools embraces the following subjects : Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Composition, Drawing, English Literature, Geography, Music, Grammar, History, Physiology and Temperarce, Drill .ind Calisthenics, Bookkeeping, Algebra, Geometry, Botany, Elementary Physics, Agriculture.

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Total amoant expended on Public Schools $4,020 048

Decrease for the year $23, 1 85

Number of persons in the Province between the ages of 5 and 21 586,350

Decrease for the year 4,950

Number of registered pupils of ail ages in the Public Schools during theysar. . 429 227

Decrease for the year 7,500

Average attendance of pupils in the Public Schools during the year 243 325

Decrease for the year 4,455

Number of pupils in Eoman Catholic Separate Schools 41,790

Increase for the year 129

Average attendance of pupils in Roman OathoJic Separate Schools 25,767

Increase for the year 96

Number of pupils in Protestant Separate Schools 441

Decrease for the year 64

Average attendance cf pupils in Protestant Separate Schools 216

Decrease for the year *. . 20

Number of pupils attending Kindergartens 11262

Increase for the year 179

Average attendance of pupils in Kindergartens 4 701

Increase for the year ^ . . 128

Number of pupils attending Night Schools 1 ,026

Dpcrease for the year 478

Average attendance of pupils at Night Schools 262

"^iecrease for the year 101

Percentage of average attendance to total attendance in Public Si-hools 57

Number of persors employed at teachers in the Public Schools during the year :

Men, 2612 ; women, 5,957 ; total 8,:.69

Decrease : men, 44 ; increase : women, 148 ; increaee 104

Number cf teachers who have attended a Normal School 3,805

Increase for the year 220

Number of teachers who have attended a Oounty Model School in 1900 1,004

Average annual salary of male teachers iu Public Schools .$394

Decrease for the year -$2

Average Annual salary of female teachers in Public Schools $294

Decrease for the year $ !

* Secondary Schools.

Number of High Schools (including 37 Collegiate Institutes) 1 30

Number of teachers in High Schools 568

Decrease for the year 3

Number of pupils in High Schools 22 460

Decrease for the year 84 1

Amount expended for High School teachers' salaries $528,614

•' *' " houses (sites and buildings) $43 213

" all other High School purposes $1 50 4 1 2

Total amount expended on High Schools $722,239

* The Curriculum of Secondary Schools includes all the subjects required for matriculation into the University.

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EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.

I— PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

I ScuooL Population Attendance. The School population of the Province, as ascertained by the assesaors, is as follows

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1,352 1,569 1,636 1,.385 1,387 1,246

Pupils registered 5 to 21.

Pupils registered over 21.

Total number of registered pupils.

Avenge attendance.

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1867

1872

1877

1882

1887

1892

1897

1898

1899

5-16 5-16 5-16 5-16 5-21 5-21 5-21 5—21 5-21

447,726 496,756 494,804 483.817 611,212 595,2:!8 590,055 591,300 586,350

*380.511 *433,664 488,653 469,751 491,242 483,643 481,120 47(;,584 469,637

+21,132 +20,998 877 409 401 .391 272 223 110

401,643 451,662 490,860 471,512 493.212 485,670 482,777 478,194 471,023

16.3,974

188,701 217,184 214,176 24.5,152 253,830 273,5.n4 273,451 269,092

41 42 44 45 50 52 56 57 67

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+ Other ages.

NOTB. This Report (for purp)se of comparison with previous yearn in which the K. C. Separate Schools were included with Public Schools) includes K. C. Separate Schools. In the Statistical Tables, A, B, C, D, E, the Separate Schools are excluded.

2. Classification of Pupil.s.

Year.