METHODIST CHOIR FESTIVAL.
THE FINAL RESULTS. The South Auckland Metbodist Choir Festival was concluded yesterday (Labour Day}, at Hamilton, and owing to the somewhat heavy wind hlowiiiK rhe choir contests took place In the Town Hall Instead of thp Ferrr Bank. Th<- building was packed onl. ami many were turned away, both afternoon nntl evening. The judpe was slr. H. Temple White, or Wellington. There wprp three choirs lv che A grade, and five in B grade. «"hile seven compered in the liymn section. Dnrinc the afternoon two Maori choirs gave an exhibition of ifaori singinc. whicu was rpceived with delight by the audiemee, and they were r&co-lled, the riHrmony being very line. Tie final results wore:— Hole Voices Only.—'St. Paul's, Hamilton, 1, 7vi marks. Antoein. A (Jradp (Own Selection).— Thames, S3 maiis. 1: "Leave Us Not" (Stalnerl. St. Paul's Hamilton. 76. 2; -"Send Out Thy Light" «»oun<Mii. Hamilton Bast, 72, o: "Tile Radiant Morn" (Woodward). Anthem. B Grade. Test Piece, "O Taete and See' , (Oosa). —Te Avraui-utu. 79 marks, 1; Te Aroha. 77. 2: "Hnntly, 7S. R: Matangi, Go. 4. Hymn Seotion ("Peel Castle").— Thames. 84 marks. 1; Hamflton East. 81, 2: St. Paul's. Hamilton, 80, .!: Te Aroha 78, Matangt 76, Te Awamutu 69. Huntly. 05. Mr. H. Tejnple White. the judge, in announcing the above results, said hp was very pleased indeed wltb the way in wnli-h the anthems were rendered, but thought there was a lark of colour with the Uyinu, and sang rather too stiffly. Mr. White went on tn Bay that the winning choir--TTmmes MpHiodls*— would do well at the Wellington competitions. The prizewinners reodered their competition items duiinp the evening, and at the finish Mr. H. Temple White conducted the massed choirs in the anthem. "O Taste and See." Mr. Mltrhell. of Hamilton, was official acconrpflnipt for the competitions. HOME-MADE CAKES. Whenever you want to liake anything, whether it be cakes, scones, pastry, cookies, or any other daluty confection, the first thins ro make sure you have absolutely rigbt te the baking powder. That is so many experienced housewives will have nothing but Tueker'e " Family " Bafcins Powder. They know how good it has been for years and years. It never disappoints them, and never will. It is the safest to buy. Order it always.— (Ad ■ 1
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