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A very good mooting in the interest of the Exhibition was held at Palmerston last night, the Mayor presiding. After Mr Joubert had addressed the meeting an influential committee was formed, The district will secure several bays for minerals, dairy and farm produce, grain, etc. A special committee of ladies was also appointed to take charge of school and fancy work.

The tenders for the construction of the fine arts gallery aro called for. It is the intention of the Executive to push the erection of that building on with all possible speed. From Melbourne, Sydney, and Great Britain, by last advices received this week, it is evident that some valuable collections are to be sent to Dunedin in addition to the Anglo-Australian paintings already mentioned. Theagentin Victoriasays thathebas secured twenty splendid works of artfromthe Koek-Kock collection, Mr Fletcher, the well known Melbourne “ collectionenr,” has also intimated his intention to forward some selections from his studio.

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Issue 7931, 12 June 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Issue 7931, 12 June 1889

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