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MEETINGS & ENTERTAINMENTS.

AILAIEUR. OPERA CLUB. Tie final meeting In connection with the Auckland Amateur Opera Clnb was held on Thursday. The report and balance-sheet were adopted, and after from a small cash balance, presentations had been authorised to Mr Chas. Chambers and the liquidators, some music was voted to the Liedertafel, and the club was declared voluntarily wound-up. WOMEN'S POfcITTCAL LEAGUE. The usual meeting of the Women's Political League was held on Thursday efternoon, Mrs Kule presiding. In connection with some recent Press comments on the 'Frisco mail sen-ice the opinion was strongly expressed that our local M.P.'b were caught napping, that they should never have allowed the service to be taken away from Auckland, the nearest port. A veryable paper on "The Disabilities of Women" was read by Miss Lavington Glyde, and was highly appreciated. The reader pointed out a number of the Inequalities that exist in various directions, the Parliamentary disability being only one of many. The women of New Zealand, however, it was urged, could have these disabilities removed whenever they asserted themselves in sufficient numbers, and exercised the power they possess. BIRKENHEAD BUBGESSES , ASSOCIATION. ! A special meeting of the Birkenhead Burgesses' Association was held in the Foresters' Hall last night, for the. purpose of selecting a ticket for the Borough Council at the election on the 28th Inst. Mr. H. Frith presu. "d, and there was a good attendance. Mr. Jas. Gilbert addressed the meeting upon the affairs of the borough, and moved 'iat the mi-ute to run a full ticket be rescinded, and that the Association wait until the nominations for the Council appear, and select those they deem worthy of support. Mr. 3. P. McPhail seconded. An amendment, movea by Mr. B&wlinson, and seconded by Mr. Robertson, "That flvo names be selected from the list already chosen by the executive," was carried. A ballot was then taken of the eleven names submitted by the executive, and resulted in the selection of the following as the Burgesses' Association's ticket: —"Messrs H. Frith, C. E. Campbell, J. S. Eussell, Thos. Church, and Jaa.' Gilbert.

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MEETINGS & ENTERTAINMENTS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 80, 3 April 1909

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