From the current number of the ‘Musical Monthly ’ we obtain the following items : —Uio hands entered for the Christchurch competition next month aie Oamuru City, Oamaru Garrison, Dunedin Engineers, Invercargill Garrson, Caversham, Christchurch Garrison, Sydenham, Stamnore. Addington Workshops, Marton Royal Rifles. Wo.dvilic, Hi mam Ganison, Burnham, —The conditi ms of the Exhibition band contest are now being submitted for criticism to the best authorities in tho colony, ami will be published shortly.—lt is proposed to form a hand association.
Tiie penny reading entertainments which have been held (luting the winter in th: Mission Hall, Walker street, came to a conclusion last week—the Rev. R. Waddell in the chair. A
good programme was gone through ; the ventriloquial efforts, of Mr Hare being especially favoied. The hall was packed, fully 250 adults and children being present. The meetings have been very successful, and have been much appreciated by the people in tho d stile 1 :. The committee who have carried tiie meetings through were Mrs W, IT. Reynolds, Misses Don, J. Hooper, Kelsey, and Mr Ash ; while the Messrs Paterson took a large share of the duties of presiding. At the clo?e of the last meeting a special vole of thanks to all those who had assisted during tho course was carried by acclamation. The Committee desire to add their own thanks for tho kind help that has been so freely given.
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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 8034, 10 October 1889
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