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POST-OFFICE DIRECTORY ADVERTISER. 37
CIVII- SERVICE EXAMINATIONS.
CAREFUL, SYSTEMATIC, AND SUCCESSFUL PREPARATION FOR
ALL GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENTS.
SECOND DIVISION, Boy and Female Clerkships, Excise, Customs, Male and Female Telegraph
Learnerships, etc. etc. First-class Situations, open to all Males, age 14 to 25 ; Females, 15 to 20.
Good initial and high maximum Salaries and Pensions.
THE ALBERT HALL CIVIL SERVICE CLASSES
stand pre-eminent for successful tuition.
DAY AND EVENING CLASSES
conducted in person by the Principal, the only one in Edinburgh where this advantage is obtained.
At all other Edinburgh Institutions, Candidates are simply handed over to Assistants. Country
Candidates prepared by Correspondence, in which department the Principal is assisted by J. Wallace,
H.M.C.S., A. J. Gentry, H.M.C.S., etc. etc.
A Percentage of Passes far higher than that of any other Edinburgh Institution.
Letters received from Successful Edinburgh Students.
'I have much pleasure in letting you know that I have taken the FIRST PLACE at the last Exam, for Female
Telegraph Learners, and feel confident that the care and attention you so kindly bestow can but lead to a successful
issue.'— E. Petrie, 55 Cumberland Street. First Place last Examination.
'At the recent Exam. I have taken Seventh Place on First Trial, a result due entirely to your patience, persever-
ance, and marked attention. It is a pleasure to be under your care. Your papers are excellent, differing in every
respect from any I have before seen. A child could understand the explanations ; the most difficult problems are
made quite simple. My uncle says he also is highly gratified with the progress of my cousin, who is under you.'—
A. J. Bain, 5 Oxford Street, Edinburgh. Double success, Seventh Place last Telegraph, and Thirteenth Place last
Boy Clerks' Examination.
' Many thanks for the great help I got from you in preparation for the Exam. The care and attention you give
ought to induce candidates to place themselves under your tuition. My acquaintances who are studying for Clerk-
ships intend joining your classes immediately.'— E. Turnbull, Assynt, Evanton, Ross-shire. Successfmlast Female
Clerks' Examination.
'I have received the notice of the Exam., and am pleased to say that I have taken Nineteenth Place. I must
thank you for the care and attention which you have bestowed on me while I have been under you, and which has
doubtless contributed to my success.'— A. Gravely, 6 Spittal Street, Edinburgh. Successful last Second Division
Clerks' Examination.
GUIDE and PROSPECTUS, with full Success List, gratis. Parents and Candidates may consult
the Principal personally by calling at the Rooms. Attendance daily from 10 to 6 ; also Mondays and
Thursdays, 7 to 9 ; Saturdays, 10 to 1.
nnnnnil nnniuAAii Her Majesty's Civil Service by Open Competition,
COODALL RO BINSON, albert hall, Edinburgh.
ORIENTAL LANGUAGES.
MR. THOMPSON, Teacher of Oriental Languages, Royal.High School, gives Private Lessons
to Ladies and Gentlemen going to India, in the various Dialects spoken over the Country ;
and prepares Gentlemen for the Indian Civil Service. From the Press. — Indian Civil Service. —
1 At a final competition in Telugu, the language spoken by the coast tribes in the Presidency of
Madras, representatives from the Royal High School, Edinburgh, and from Oxford, Dublin, and
Cambridge Universities, were pitted against each other. Mr. G. E. L. Campbell, son of Major- General
Campbell, was first, gaining the prize of £55. Mr. Campbell studied under Mr. John Thompson, Edin-
burgh High School.'
Mr. Thompson holds private examinations in Shorthand at his own residence for Speed Certificates.
ORIENTAL LANGUAGES AND INDIAN LAW.
Craigmount House School, 52 Dick Place.
MR. P. DE LACY JOHNSTONE, M.A. Oxon., M.R.A.S., formerly of the Bengal Civil Service
(Punjab), Barrister-at-Law, prepares Pupils for the Indian Civil Service, in Sanskrit, Persian,
A rabic, and Hindustan, and in Indian Law.
Mr. Johnstone was Boden Sanskrit Scholar in Oxford, High Proficiency Prizeman in Calcutta for
Persian and for Sanskrit, and has had considerable experience both in Teaching and in Examin-
ing for Government in the above Languages.
ESTABLISHED 1880.] BOARD OF TRADE EXAMINATIONS. ['THE LARGEST IN BRITAIN.'
LOCKIE'S EMIMRIM ACADEMY, 2 Custom House Chambers, Commercial St., Leitfc.
Bead Master — John Lockie (Whitworth Scholar).
Assistants— T. Lockie; J. M'Ewan (Extra Chief); A. B. Anderson, M.A. ; R. Smith.
SPECIAL Correspondence Classes for Board of Trade and Lloyds' Surveyors' Examinations, Extra Chief, Chief,
and Second Engineer. Thirty Surveyors and fifty Extra Chiefs passed. Specimen Papers and Lists Of
1200 Successful Candidates sent post free. Lockie's Engineers' Guide (SO pages) Gratis.
Offices of ' The Steamship,' Editor, J. Lockie, 2 Commercial Street.
' The Steamship,' a new Monthly Journal of Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding.
MATHEMATICS, CLASSICS, HISTORY, LAWT
21 JEFFR EY STREET, EDINBURGH.
MR, JOHN FINLAISON, M.A. (Cantab.), LL.M., A.I.A. (London), Barrister-at-Law, Wrangler,
late Scholar and Prizeman, and late Examiner for the University of Cambridge and for H.M.
Civil Service Commissioners.
Classes and Private Lessons. List of Successes.

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