55. The Educational Office. Candidates for established clerkships to be between eighteen and twentyfive, and for temporary clerkships between eighteen and thirty-five years of age. Young candidates wishing to be employed as boys in office must be between the age of fourteen and eighteen. The qualifications required are: a. For established and temporary clerks: 1. Good handwriting and orthography. 2. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal fractions. 3. Calculation of percentages. 4. Book-keeping by double entry. 5. English grammar. 6. English composition. 7. Précis, i. e. making abstracts of official 12. History of English literature. b. For boys in office: 1. Writing from dictation. 2. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal fractions. 3. General principles of book-keeping. 4. English composition. 5. English grammar. 6. Geography of Great Britain and Ireland. 56. The General Register Office for Ireland. Candidates for clerkships to be between eighteen and twenty-five years of age, and to possess the following qualifications: 1. Ability to write from dictation. 2. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal fractions. 3. Correspondence. 4. Précis, i. e. making abstracts of documents. 5. Geography of the British Isles. 57. The Lunacy Board. Candidates for clerkships to be between the age of eighteen and twenty-five, and candidates for the post of messenger to be between twenty and thirty-five. The qualifications required are: a. For clerks : 1. Ability to write from dictation. 2. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal fractions. 3. Correspondence. 4. Précis, i. e. making abstracts of official papers. b. For messengers: 1. Writing from dictation. 2. Elementary arithmetic. 58. The Paymaster of Civil Services Office. Candidates for clerkships to be between the age of sixteen and twenty-two; with this exception, that the junior clerk in the Record Branch is not to be under eighteen. Candidates for the post of messengers to be between twenty and thirty-five. The following qualifications are required : a. For clerks in the Pay Office: 1. Ability to write from dictation. 2. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal fractions. 3. Book-keeping: b. For clerks in the Record Office: 1. Writing from dictation. 2. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal fractions. 3. Surveying. 4. Book-keeping. 5. History of Great Britain and Ireland, 6. Latin. 7. French. c. For messengers: 1. Writing from dictation. 2. Elementary arithmetic. 59. The Poor-Law Board. Candidates for clerkships to be between eighteen and thirty years of age, and to possess the following qualifications: 1. Good handwriting and orthography. 3. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal 4. English composition. 5. Précis. 6. Geography of the British Islands. 60. The Public Works Office. It has been arranged that the future vacancies at this office shall only be filled up by candidates who have passed an examination; but no particulars respecting limits of age and qualifications required have as yet been fixed on between the authorities and the Civil Service Commissioners. 61. The Registry of Deeds Office. Candidates for clerkships to be between seventeen and twenty-five years of age, and to possess the following qualifica tions: 62. The War Department for Ireland. Candidates for permanent clerkships to be between eighteen and twenty-five, and for temporary clerkships between eighteen and forty years of age. The qualifications required are: a. For permanent clerks: 1. Ability to write from dictation. 2. Arithmetic, including vulgar and decimal fractions. |