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LATE ADVERTISEMENTS. EVERYTHING always Cheap at Braith■waite'a book ; unnecessary to go elsewhere for hargains in Fancy Goods. proprietor of Braithwaite'a Hook Arcade j|_ imports direct from tho publishers ami rnanuf aeturers for crml>, iiod give:! his Ov.stomevu benefit of ii.ll Homu Discounts. jllFry Copies Ruboit Klsmere just arriied, ' at Braithwaite's Book Arcade. r ISIT Braithwaito a Book Arcade; no one t asked to buy ; ask for what you want or vou cannot Ret nerved. "ONTAGUE'S Great Slaughter Sale act,_„_ knowledged to bo a Succt-88; don't miß3 this chance of picking up Bargains in all departments ; look at our Show. BANKRUPT .Stock of Career and Co., Invercargill.— Sale now on at Fyfe and Cuming's. Wouderful bargains LOASBY 8 Digestive Tonic prevents formation of gas and acidity in htomach. Only positive cure ever made. 'HOOPING Cough. Bronchitis, Coughs, . . and Colds speedily relieved. Price's Children's Cough Syrup, Is 6d. Price, chemist, Walker street. THE TENTH ANNUAL KEPORT OK THE VICIORIA INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED. THK DIRECTORS of the Victoria Insurance Company, Limited, beg to Bubmita Statement of Accounts and Balance-sheet for the past year, duly certified by the Auditors. The amount standing to the credit ef Profit and Loss Account, after providing for all known outstanding losses and amounts due, is L17,93ft lis Id, which the Directors propose to apportion a3 follows :—- To pay a dividend of 2a (id per share £ll, r /33 17 G To balance carried forward ... 6,702 13 7 £17,936 11 1 The Directors retiring are Messrs Kdward Millar and Edward Byam Wight, who are eligible for re-election, and offer themselves* accordingly. The! Dividend will be payable on and after the 31st iust. * EDWARD MILLER, Chairman ; W. LEE ARCHER, Secretary. Market street, Melbourne, 30th July, 1889. BALANCN SHEET OP THE VICTORIA. INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITKD. For the Year ending 30th June, 1889. Liabilities : To authorised capital, 100.000 shares at £Looach £1,000,000 Less unallotted shares, 10,129 at £lO each Reserve fund Contingency fund Amounts due by the Company, includingsumsreserved for outstanding losses Profit and loss, balance as under .£898,710 0 0 , no, 000 0 O 5,000 0 0 7,253 12 6 17.936 11 1 .£978,900 8 7 Assets. By uncalled capital ... .* £8*3,774 10 0 Hxed deposits £36,0u0 0 O Cash in bank and on hand 2,875 17 O Bills receivable 418 12 « Cash at branches andagencies 8,685 19 10 Amounts due to the Company 3,339 12 7 Mortgages, freehold properties, and investments ... 73,391 5 8 Office furniture 414 6 0 Profit and Loss Account. To reinsurances, discounts, and return premiums £57,453 0 Branch expenses 7,783 16 Cost of management and charges at Head Office ... 6.170 17 Losses paid and outstanding- 51,564 11 Office furniture, 10 per cent. written off 4fi 0 Balance carried forward ... 17,936 11 By Balance at 30th June, 1888 ...£28,231 3 0 Less dividend, July, 1888 £13,480 13 Contingency fund 5,000 0 18,480 13 0 Fire and marine premiums Interest and rents - £9,750 15 0 .. 128,388 15 11 .. 5,815 411 £143,954 15 10 EDWARD MILLER, Chairman; W. LEE ARCHER, Secretary. We hereby certify thnt we have examined the above Balance-sheet, together with the books and securities of the Company, for the year ended 30th June, 1889, and have found the Bame correct. WM. SMALL Unditora WALTER BKILBYJ Auaitor,) - Melbourne 30th July, 1889. J. W. BRINDLEY, Resident Secretary for New Zealand.

AMUSEMENTS RINCESS'S THEATRB, Lessee Mr Ohables Hugo. Marvellous Success of the BUFFALOES. Crowded houses greet ua every night. Wonderful, hut true. TO-NIGHT. TO-NIGHT, HUGO'S BUFFALO MINSTRELS in their Fourth fascinating Programme As good, if not better, than anything wo have yet given will bo presented. The first appearance with this company of those great and remarkable instrumentalists the SPANISH STUDENTS, who will perform some of their choicest selections, including some quaint Negro Melodies. Miss Priscilla Verne (by request) will repeat the great Dramatic Scene, 'O'er the Bridge.' Charles Hugo, Dan Tracey, and all the great favorites in new and specially good varieties. A monster musical and merry evening's amusement. Notwithstanding the great expense incurred by Mr C. Hugo in engaging the Spanish Students, we still keep to our Oiiginal Prices— DRESS CIRCLE. 2s; STALLS, Is; PIT, SIXPENCE. SATURDAY AFTERNOON, at 2 30, GRAND MATINfiE PERFORMANCE. Nominal Prices: Upstairs, Is; Downstairs, 6d. R. A. UNDERWOOD, Business Manager. iALACE SKATING RINK. Now Open Daily—Morning, Afternoon, and Evmine. NOTICE. -TO - NIGHT ! TO-NIGHT ! Grand Complimentary Benefit tendered to Mr W. CROCKFORD, prior to hia departure. N.B.—The full Band of Engineers have kindly volunteered their services for This EveniDg. "W. CROCKFORD, Manager, LINDEN WESLEYAN CHURCH. SERVICE OF SONG entitled 'RUIN AND _l RESCUE' will be given in above Church on THURSDAY, August 1, 1889. Readings by Rev. L. Hudson. Admission One Shilling. Commence at 8 o'clock. Proceeds to be devoted to Organ Fund. THOS. SUNDERLAND, Seoretary. UNEDIN ENGINEER S' ' FOURTH GRAND ANNIVERSARY BALL, GARRISON HALL, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th. Robertshaw's Band; Meyer's Catering. Double Tiokets, 10s 6d; Single, 7a Gd. P. BRODIE, Hon. gee. JHE ANNUAL REUNION of the Em_L ployes of the New Zealand Clothing Factory will be held in the Choral Hall on FRIDAY, the 9th AUGUST, 1889, Grand Maroh at 8.30 p.m. Mr Robertshaw's Band will supply the music. Catering by C. F. Meyers and Son. E. E. NICOLSON, Hon. Sec LECTURES. APTIBT CHURCH MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY, John street, Caversham. A LECTURE, TO-MORROW (Thursday) EVENING, by the REV. J. T, HINTON. Subject: 'The Fight about Slavery in Jamaica, between the Missionaries and the Planters.' Commence at 7.30. i Collection during the evening,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Evening Star, Issue 7973, 31 July 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Evening Star, Issue 7973, 31 July 1889