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cases. This statement was not disputed by any of the advocates of the coordinate college at the public hearing. Indeed, little attention, if any, was given to this vital item of cost, and yet, an average cost of $300 for necessary expenses puts the co-ordinate college beyond the reach of the girl of average means. The girls of Virginia need a college, the necessary expenses of attendance upon which will be not over $200. The charges and mode of living at the University at present will dominate the charges at the co-ordinate college. It is not to be expected that it will cost less for girls at Charlottesville than it does for boys. The State to meet the real needs of the girls of Virginia must furnish a college education on the same basis of charges as is now paid at the normal schools, and this will not be the case at the proposed co-ordinate college. Second-Co-ordination has the worst features of co-education: It does not have class room recitations of girls and boys together, which recitations are under the eye of the professor and which is the least objectionable feature of co-education. But this plan provides for common utilities such as Library and Laboratory work and special lecture courses, which are not under the eye of the professor at all, but are free and unrestrained. This means that freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes of boys and girls are to use common utilities in college work. Dr. Alderman, and the University Faculty, and the Board of Visitors, oppose co-education in strong language, but here we have the worst features of co-education. It is seriously proposed to establish a college for woman and require the girls to go a mile, away from the care and supervision of the officers charged with direction of them, to do laboratory and liberty work. What tremendous disadvantage both as to discipline and work are imposed upon this co-ordinate college. What college anywhere requires its students to go a mile to do laboratory and library work and then go back another mile to the