New Advertisements. ROYAL PRTNCE OF WALES' THEATRE. GREATEST ATTRACTION OF THE SEASON. FIRST APPEARANCE OF STEVENS' CELEBRATED ENGLISH TROUPE, In their astounding entertainments. THIS EVENING (SATURDAY), JAN. 27, The performance will commence with the grand tragedy of JANE SHORE. Jane Shore Miss M. E. Aitken. Overture (assisted by Mr. Thomas Wilkina, of Stevens'Troupe) Band After which, BAR GYMNASTIQUE, By the Masters William O'Dale and Charles Edward Stevens. SLACK WIRE PERFORMANCE, PROFESSOR STEVENS. To be followed by a Comic Song by Mr. J. Small. After which High Trapeze—Master William O'Dile Stevens, with solo on the drum while hanging by his neck. Drawingroom Entertainment — Professor Stevens and Sons. La Perche on the chin extraordinary—Professor Stevens and Sons. 1-27 OOYAL PRINCESS* THEATRE. THIS (SATURDAY) EVENING, JAN. 27. GRAND FASHIONABLE NIGHT, Being for the benefit of MR. T. RAINFORD, Basso of the Original Christy Ministrels. AN IMMENSE BILL TO-NIGHT. LUCRETIA BORGIA TO-NIGHT. THE BUSHRANGERS TO-NIGHT. JAPANESE FIDDLE TO-NIGHT. MR. R. W. KOHLER ON THE ROCK HARMONICAN TO-NIGHT. HUTCHINSON FAMILY TO-NIGHT. AMERICAN JIG TO-NIGHT, Together with other noTelties, to conclude with the Christy'B Burlesque on the Opera of LUCRETIA BORGIA. For particulars see programme. Prices of Admission :—Private boxes —£2 25.; dress circle—ss. ; stalls —35.; pit—2s. Doors open at halfrpast seven, to commence at eight o'clock. Box office open from eleven till one o'clock. 1-27 H. Eastwood, Agent. CANTERBURY MUSICAL. SOCIETY, Z CHRISTCHURCH. THE COMMITTEE have the honor to announce TBEAT-'Ar GRAND MISCELLANEOUS CONCERT Willi BB GIVEN IN BONNINGTON'S HALL, Cathedral Square, Christchurch, OS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1866. The programme will appear in a future advertisement. A J. CbTTEBJXL, 1-27 Hon. Sec. THE CANTERBURY FREEHOLD LAND SOCIETY. TRUSTEES : . Mr. Robert Wilkin Mr. R. J. S. Barman Mr. Herbert E. Alport Mr. William Reeves PRESIDENT : Mr. William Kent TICE-FBBSIDEKT : __ , Mr.. John Vincent cotrarcin: Mr. Joseph Mills Mr. Joseph Jebson Mr. E. Gadd Mr. E. Saunders Mr. John Cartman , TREASURER : » Mr. William Wilson SECRETARY : Mr. John Callcote St. Quentin SOLICITOR : Mr. Thos. J. Joynt BANKERS: Bank of New Zealand THIS Society is established for the purpose of purchasing blocks of good agricultural freehold land at the Government price, and to resell the same at the same rate to shareholders in allotments of five acres each, or thereabouts, the purchase money of such allotments to be paid by the shareholders by small weekly instalments. The objects of the Society shall Lo carried out by means of weekly payments by the shareholders of one shilling per share, and a further sum of one penny per share for current working expensed, with an entrance fee of two shillings and sixpence per share. It is believed that through 4 the medium of this institution, working men can obtain Government land in small allotments at almost the same price at which capitalists can purchase large blocks; at the same time that the payment of the purchase money is received in such a manner as will best suit the circamHtances of the working classes. A general meeting for allotment of shares will be held the first week in February, oi which duo notice will be given. '/ Application for shares to be made to the Secretary. By order, • Johs C. St. Qbtkstin, Hon, Secretary. High street, Jan. 25,1866. 1-27 **
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