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EXHIBITION NOTES.

The Industrial and Workmen’s Court Committee, being anxious to have separate awards made in their classes (home industry section) for adults and apprentices or youths, ask that the latter should at once send in their ages by letter to the Exhibition offices, This, of course, does not apply to women’s work.

To allow country visitors to inspect the Exhibition buildings, the Commissioners have decided to issue 2,000 tickets of admission available up to October 31, which may be obtained at the various ticket offices on the line from Oamaru to Clinton. None but bona fide country residents will, however, be admitted.

Messrs Thomson and Beattie, of Invercargill, havelentthe Executive aminiftture design of the Eiffel Tower, executed in wood, and ornamented in a similar manner to the original. The scale Is lin to 300 ft. The tower, which will be erected in the centre of the gardens, will have throe platforms, the first being 40ft square, the second 36ft square, and the third 30ft square. Above the dome an electric light will be placed, which will light up the gardens at night. The ‘ Melbourne Herald ’ of September 24 says:—“ The Working Men’s College have been successful in obtaining 400 ft of space in the New Zealand Exhibition, and the Council intend sending exhibits, which have been prepared by the following classes ; —Modelling, mechanical drawing, architectural drawing, freehand drawing, practical solid geometry, carpentering, plumbing, graining, and photography. The exhibits will be far more complete than those displayed at the Victorian Centennial Exhibition, as the students have had tbeadvancage of another twelve months’ training. Additional acceptances to be present at the opening ceremony have been received from the following gentlemen, to whom invitations were issued:—The Mayor of St. Albans, the Mayor of Greymouth, Mr James Gore (D.G.W., S.C.), Hon, G. F. Richardson, the Mayor of Tapanui, the Mayor of Timaru, T. Kennedy Macdonald (Wellington), R. C. Bruce (M.H.R.), W, Murphy, F.L.S. (secretary Canterbury A. .■ml R Society!.

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Evening Star, Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Evening Star, Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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