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The Evening Star. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1889.

The Wairarapa team defeated Nelson by 4 points to 1. The fish market established by the Auckland Harbor Board was opened yesterday. An Auckland shoemaker who recently left for Melbourne intends to return to Auckland. He says that work cannot be obtained in Melbourne, whilst, on the other hand, the cost of living is inordinately high. News has reached Christchurch by the Tongariro that W. R. Benson, who distinguished himself in amateur opera, has gained a position as an under-study at the Gaiety Theatre, London, in the new burlesque 'Ruy Bias.' Another large attendance assembled at the Princess's Theatre last evening, when ' New Babylon' was repeated by the Bland Holt Company. The performance was greeted with many manifestations of approval. 'New Babylon 1 will occupy the boards during this week. The municipal elections to-day attracted very little attention. In the City it was thought that Mr Barron would have no difficulty in retaining his seat, and that Mr Swan was likely to be successful for Leith Ward. At Port Chalmers it was thought that Messrs Pedlow, Pullar, and Innis would be successful for High, East, and Middle Wards. Mr Hislop's meeting at Oamaru last night was expected to be particularly lively, but, as it turned out, those who went for the purpose of making sport were content with an occasional outburst of shouting, and the only serious incident was the ousting of an elector who desired to speak at the same time as the candidate. Mr Hislop was on the whole well received. A bazaar was opened last eveniug at the Great King street Congregational Church. His Worship the Mayor presided, and there was a very large attendance, the stallholders doing a good business. A concert programme was arranged, in which the following were announced to contribute selections :—Miss Mollison, a male quartet (Messrs Searle, Abernethy, Eberhardt, and Jones), Mr T. Searle, a chorus by flower girls, and a selection by the Northeast Valley Band. Mr Dickie gave a clever ventriloquial entertainment, which created much amusement. The bazaar will be open this and to-morrow evenfcg3. At the Auckland Police Court yesterday a saddier named G. Allen was charged with having unlawfully dismissed from his employ an apprentice pamed Martinsen. The evidence showed that work having been short, Allen put hi 3 employes on half-time, when Martinsen objected and was discharged. Dr Laishley, for defendant, raised objections to the indenture on the ground that it had been signed by the mother of the lad, and. not the father, and also that it was bad ah initio, because the boy would be oyer nineteen years of age at the time at which the contract would expire. Other objections were also urged. His Worship ruled that the two mentioned were fatal to the legality of the indenture, and dismissed the caac. The Christchurch Presbytery yesterday recorded an expression of regret at the loss of Mia Bev. Jamea Hill, and their high appreciation oi his services as Presbytery clork so long and faithfully rendered. The Rev. H. Irwin was appointed his successor. An attempt to discuss the question of allowing evangelists to occupy Presbyterian pulpits was brought up at the Presbytery meeting, but the subject was; adjourned jading notice being given thereupon. The gev. P. R. Monro, who is chairman of .the Ministers' Association and headed the deputation to meet Sullivan last week, when the latter .gave.him two minutes to leave the room, gave notice of potion as follows :—" That he would call attention to the fact that a person calling hfmsejf Wr£f. I F. Sullivan had occupied two pulpits in this irrejsbytery, and that the ministers in whose, ,ptilpsts he preached be asked to satisfy the, Presbytery « to his character and doctrine."

For some tim« & branch of the Trinity Wesleyan Sunday been conducted in the paper mjll at Woodhaugb. and, under faa superintendency of Mr Lewisham, has been fl? successful that there ,is now arii average iiftsadance of .about fifty scholars. The teacheM i»*W« long f tl » e need of a more suitable bvU&np, and when a four-' roomed cottage was offered they gladly accepted it. The necessary alterations having been effected,, the was opened on Sunday last. The Rev. W, BasHiber conducted service in the afternoon, and M-r .J. P. Simon in the evening. The: congregation were good, the building being crowded in fciw afternoon. On Tuesday' evening a most Bt»«£ssful soiree was held, upwards of 150 children find adults sitting dowc to the substantial tea kuwHy provided, by the Jadies of the district. & jaublici meeting watf afterwards held; the Eev, W., Bauraber in After a brief history of the school hfrd been given by Mr Lewisham, addresses given by Messrs Beck, Masters, Philips, Wright, and Gordon. Recitations were a\b& £iven by two of the scholars. After the us/joi j/otesof thanks a most enjoyable meeting ywai closed with the benediction.

The City Hall was crowded laefc erening, j wiwn an entertainment described as aj " man o£.war free and easy " was given in i aid of the ,4lttambra football accident fund. The performaoQ* was a decided success, and was all tbe more #M,p. active on account of its novelty. Those faking part were dressed as marines and s4k>? a < and the stage was arranged to represent ft coastal scene, the accessories to & picnic p?,rty placed round the . stage. The Ordnance j Band, under the conductorship of Mr Eabertshaw, played a couple of enjoyable selections, and the company sang an opening chorus ia a vigorous manner. In the first part Mr W. Densem was heard to advantage in 'Ths i&iboat.' Mr IT. B. Smith sang 'The Bay .of Biscay' in a taking manner; and Mr J. JagoLUled a gap (caused by Mr Jones's Mispositicuiy with a quaint aong ' Dear me,' and in r.esyQ»B>; fp a vociferous encore sang a very fonny 80ug,f utifcled •Waiting.' "Marine" G. Dallas was fiiso; I loudly encored for his comical rendering! of 'Mary Ann,' and a sailor's hornpipe by Mr Bills completed the first half of the pro. I gramme. The same performers, with Messrs , Umbers, M'Laughlau, aud Young, oontnbated selec.tions'in the second portion of the pqgramme, the best song of the evening | being hundred fathoms deep,' by Mr W. Young, w&Qikad to respond to an enthuJ siastic recall. M,r i4,S?prt Vallis was accom - panist, and the audience departed I thoroughly gisaewl Rnter- ! tainment. f '*'' '

Meeting of members of New Zealand Bowling Ahbociation to-morrow evening at the Grand Hotel, Otago Sunday School Union. Teachers' preparation meeting will not be held till further notice. Common jurors summoned to tttend the Supreme Court on Monday are ducuarged from attendance. The King street Cn.v.iegatlonal CUrch Bazaar programme for tomorrow evening appears in this issue. 'Ruin and Re-cue,'a service of song, will be given by the Linden Wcsbyan. Choir i:i the Dundas street Church to-morrow evening. Mr Murray Aaton will lecture in connection with the Government Lifa Insurance Depattment at the Korbury fcchoolhouse to-monow evening. The usual fortnightly meting of the Linden Lodge, IGS, U.A.0.D., was held on Tuesday in the Council Chambers, Roslyn, A.D. Bro. Djtaldson in the chair. All the officers were present, and several visitors from other lodges. P. A. Bro. Harrid gave his report of the- Grand I Lodge meeting. The receipts were L 3 lfa, \ A meeting was hold in the Roslyn Institute Hall, High street, Roslyn, on Wednesday evening last, for the purpose of forming a local orchestra in the district. It was resolved--"That a society be formed to be called the Roslyn Orchestral Society." Some fifteen players gave in their names as members. Tho following were appointed » Working Committee :—Messrs T. Uarland, S. ItichardK, K. | Burn, W. Waitland, J. M'Naught, Brown. I Mr T, Harland was elected hon. conductor, ami ! Mr J. M'Naught hon. secretary and treasurer.

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The Evening Star. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1889., Issue 8010, 12 September 1889

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