Sprixg field, Hls., July 2.- Go vernor Oglesby ba? made a bandsome innovation in tbe educutional aiïnirs of the state by the appóintment of Mrs. Ella P. Young, assistant superintendent of the city schools of Chicago, to fill the v&cancy on tbe state board of education eaused by tbe leath of B. Groots, of Tamaroa. and Mrs, Máry E. Feitschans, of Springfield, to sueceed Isaac Lesera, of Quincy, resigned f rom the same board. These are the first woraai ever appointed to the board of education of the state. It ivas knovvn sonie days ago that one of the vacancies wculd be filled by a woman, but nobody knen" that both of thom vrould. ïhe appoiutees are both well-knovvn in educational circies in Illinois. The governor feit that one of them vvould be useful 0:1 the board and that probabiy both oí tLe:i w d be better. State Superintendent Etlyv:! ft , in speaking about the appointmeüt., s.t.J: "I bardly expected il. Illinois take iv,sceps in one day.