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TABLE TALK.

A brilliant morning. Mararoa for South. " Graphic " issued to-morrow. Licensing elections to-morrow. Postal delegates left for Sydnoy to-day. We must know beauty to appreciate it. Auckland bowlers left to-day for Napier. Harmony long drawn oub may bo mono* tony. Presbyterian City Mission want mors funds. Lynch Family at the Opera House to« night. The " Times" looks on Home Rule as shelved. Sensational breach of promise case in London. Miss Bessie Doyle, famous violinist, opena on Friday. The man who gives the mosb advice will receive the least. Mr BagnalPs residence at Turua has been destroyed by fire. "Sinbad the Sailor," at the Opera Houbo on Easter Monday. m Premier had a meeting with the nativea at Waima yesterday. The Queoo was accorded an enthusiastic reception at Florence. The Irish party are absolutely satisfied with tho new Cabinet. Board of Education met to-day. Finan* cial statement presented. Four Union Company's steamers arrived in port yesterday morning, Tasmania arrived from Sydney last evening and left again for South. Tragic disappearance ot a steamer in mid Atlantic during a storm. The s.s. Hinemoa leaves for Rarotonga to-day with the vice-regal party. Herr Francik's concert iv the Choral Hall last night was well attended. The majority of people who read at all, read too much and think too little. Mr P. A. Philips, Town Clerk, left for Okoroire and Rotorua this morning. Herr Francik was complimented by tho Governor ab tho close of his concert yesterday.

A great man ia one who knows how to make somebody else paddle his canoe for him.

Dr. Kennedy will givo a lecture to-night on CountMattei's remedies,in theY.M.C.A. Hall. ■

First of the Wednesday "pops" tomorrow evening under Mr Gee's management).

Tbe colony came in for an, unlimited amount of toffy at* the Foetal Conference yesterday. The Hon. Mr Ward and the postal delegates attended the Irish national concert! lasb night. The divorce of King Milan and Queen Natalie has been annulled. The latter returns to Servia.

Mr Eden George, the well-known exMayor of Christchurch, arrived in Auckland from Sydney yesterday. Tho Liberal papers, which were said to be Bomewbab hostile towards Lord Rose-: bery, are now loud in his praise: It was a saying of Hobbes that if he had read aB much as other men he would doubt- > less-have shared their ignorance. Somo of the Auckland competitors foe the Picton Regatta left Onehunga for tha South by the Takapuna yesterday. Dr. Kidd, the Registrar of tho Auckland University, expects thab he will be able to resume duties at the end of the month,

The members of the Sb. Andrew's choiie and their friends had a very enjoyable moonlight concert on the harbour yesterday.

The Earl of Westmoreland is selling hi* estates in order to enable the tenants tc purchase freeholds, Well done Westmoreland.

Ab the inquest on James Gillies, found drowned ab Otahuhu yesterday, the jury returned a verdict of "Accidental death whilst bathing." The London Trades Unionists,* at a mass: meeting—tbe largest ever held in London —passed a resolution in favour of abolishing the House of Lords. Mr S. Hodge, ono of tbe candidates fot the Franklin Licensing Bench, has been nominated by tbe Waiuku Band of Hope and Temperance Society. A musical treat is in store for Onehunga to-morrow night, when some of Auckland's besb musical talent will assist at a sacred concerb in the Presbyterian Church. There are 5,000 real Presbyterians in Auckland and 2,500 of these attend regularly. Just two per cent, of these attendants were presenb ab the annual meeting of the City Mission yesterday.

At the invitation of the Chairman of the Harbour Board, Mr A. Porter, and the Mayor, Mr J. J. Holland, the Postal delegates and their friends accompanied these gentlemen round the harbour to-day in the Waiotahi. A " How is your wife and family coming on ?" asked an absent-minded old gentleman of Smith. •"I beg your pardon, bub I'm nob married." replied Smith. " That's so. I forgot. Well—er—how long have you not been married _"

At the meeting of the central branch of the Naval and Military Association of New Zealand yesterday, for the purpose of adopting an address to Rewi, the famous Maori chief, only fifteen people attended. Ib waß agreed to adjourn tho meeting. The chief of the Leslies is said to have prayed before the battle—" Be on our side I An' gin ye canna be on our side, aye lay low a bib and yell see thae carles geb a hidin' thab musb please ye." An old Covenanter, who ruled his household with a rod of iron, is said to have prayed in all sincerity ab family worship—" O Lord, haa a care o' Rob, for he is on the great deep an' Thou holdest it in the hollow of Thy hand. And hao a care o' Jamie, for ha hae gone to fight the enemies o' his country, an' the outcome of the battle is wi' Thee. But Ye need no fash Yoursel' wi' wee Willy, for I hae him here, an' I'm cawpable o' lookin' after him my eel."

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TABLE TALK., Auckland Star, Volume XXV, Issue 68, 20 March 1894

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TABLE TALK. Auckland Star, Volume XXV, Issue 68, 20 March 1894

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