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LATE ADVERTISEMENTS. E are Cash Buyers of Woo], Sheepskins, ' Rabbitskins, Horsehair, etc., in any quantity. Arthur M'Donalu and Co., Bond street. 'TMOST Value in Cash is paid by the Kj Challenge Piano Dep6t for Second-hand Piano?, RS I3ETT, Christcbuiob, recmmeudß . for Dunedin -respeotable Hotel Housemaida, Waitresses, Private Housemaids, etc ; good references. KNRY LARNER, Auctioneer, Rattray . street, has Furniture, Linoleums, Carpets, Bedsteads and Furnishings for private sale. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! UR YOUTHS' DEPARTMENT, ED TED BY MRS FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. The proprietor has veiy great pleasure in Announcing that he haa completed arrangements for introducing an entirely new department into the SAT UKOAY EUl'I'L-JIBNT. One of the greatest wants of tbo present age is pure, instructive, and attractive literature for the young, and in order to supply this, the author of that popular story, 'Little Lord | Fauntleroy,' has undertaken to edit a ' YoutW Department,' whioh will appear weekly, occupying several columns of our SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT. The First Part will appear on SATURDAY NEXT, OCTOBER 26, And will comprise AN ADDRESS TO THE LITTLE FOLKS, by Sirs Frances Hodgson Burnett, THE THROSTLE, a Poem, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. A WAIF OF THE PLAINS, by BretHarte, author of 'The Argonauts,' 'The Luck of Roaring Camp,' 'Cressy,' etc. THE OCEANS AND CLOUDS OF OTHER PLANETS, by Sir Robert Ball, Astronomer Royal of Ireland. PREL'MINARY LISToi' CONTRIBUTORS: ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON LORD WOLSELEY BRET HARTE MARGARET DELAND ELIZABETH STOART PHELPS AMEI IE RIVES CAPTAIN CHARLES KING FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. COMPLETE SHORT STORIES will be a regular feature, one being published each week. They will be written by the most popular living authors. A special feature will be a series of stories in which each author will incorporate h's idea of ' The Ideal Boy' or ' The Ideal Gul' 'THE IDEAL BOY' will be treated in Action by Edward Everett Hale and Ellen Olney Kirke (author of the story of 'Margaret Kent'), and by other famous authors. 'THE IDEAL GIRL' will be treated by Haniett Prescott Spofforth, Sarah Orne Jewetfc, and others. Other writers of fiction, including H. H, Boyesen, Clark Rusell, Mauri e Thompson, Sydney Luska, Joel Chandler Harris, and many other di t'nguished novoli.ts, will contribute short stoties. Among special contributors m»y bo mentioned — ADMIRAL PORTER (two papers).-!. 'Hints to American Boyc' 2. 'Sketch of the Brilliant Naval Hero, John Paul Jones.' J. T. TROWBRIDGF, 'letters for Young People from Europe.'-Mr Trowbridge has long been known as orie the moat brilliant writers for such publications as 'St. Nicholas' and the 'Youths' Companion.' He is now in Europ?, travelling with his family; and expects to remain there for some yeirs. Ho will write an occasional letter, telling what seems to be to him of interest to the youth of thiß Colony. SIR ROBERT BALL, 'Abtronomy for Young People.'—Sir Robert Ball, Astronomer Royal f.>r Ireland, and lecturer for young people befo»e the Royal Institution of Gj eat Britain, is regarded as one of the mo*t bri'liant and interesting writers on astronomical questions Ho will contribute dur'na; the year occa-ional parer* oo the most interesting questions connected with thia subject. ANDREW LANG, ' Ro-.ding for Boys and Girlf,' and other Topics.—Mr Lang is me of the most brilliant writers on literary question". His short articles canuot fail to arouse general interest, HAMO THORNYCROFT, R.A., 'How a ftatue is Made.'—Mr Thornyoroft is probably the most distinguished living English Sculptor. HUBERT HERKOMER, A.R.A., 'How a Portrait is Painted.' 0. VILLIERS STANFORD, 'The Place of Music in National Education,'' The Choice of an Instrument.'—Professor Stanford ia perhaps the most eminent English musical composer. Ho is profes s)r at the University of Cambridge. MAX MUi LER, on Subjects connected with his Specialty. HELSN GLADSTONE, 'The History and Aims of Newnham College.'—Miss Gladstone, daughter of tho Right Hon. W. F. Glidstone, is the president of Newnham College, and has *een Hentifkd wi<h the education of women for a number of years, Although often importuned to write, she has steadily refused till now. JOHN NEWPORT LANGLKY, F.P.S., 'Fxreriments in Mesmerising Animals.' DR WILT.IAM HUGGINS, 'The Use of the Spectroscope in Astronomical Discovery.'— Dr Huggins is tho first living authority on sp'ctroscopy, and has some very interesting things to tell. EDMUND GOSSE, 'Tennyeon's Early Home in Lincolnshire,' PROFESSOR E. F. LANKASTER, ' How to Keep an Aquarium.' HON. E. J. PHELP3, ' On the Law as a Pro fession for Young Men.' MRS L. HUXLEY, ' Humor* of a Hen House. —Mrs Huxley, sister of Mrs Humphrey Ward, and daughter-in-law of the famous scientist, relates in this short paper her experience in keeping hens. It is a very claiming and interesting article. COLONEL A. K. . M'CLURW, ' Personal Anecdotes "of Lincoln.'—Colonel the well-known editor of the Philadelphia 'Times,' will tell in two or three papers some extremtly interesting recollections I of Lincoln and other public men of that I period. James Parton, General A. W. Greely, ' General Howard, Octave Thanet, Professor N. 8. Shaler, Dr. Lyman Abbott, S. G. W. Benjamin, Dr.W. A. Hammond, Daniel 0. Beard, George Parsons Lathorp, C. A. Young. R. H. Thurston, E. S. Holder), and many other distinguished writers will contribute. BOYS AND GIRLS, LOOK OUT FOR THE FIRST ISSUE IN THE 'STAR' SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT OCTOBER 26. ENDERS are invited till the 29th inst. for L" the Erection of a Cottage Residence at St. J. A. BURNSIDE, Architect. ENDERS will be received in the Town I Clerk's Office until 5 o'clock p.m. on WEDNESDAY, the 30th instant, for—1. Removing Dust and Refuse from all Houses and Premires throughout the City during the year 1890. 2. Providing and laying 9-inch Stoneware Pipe Drain in Maitland street. Specifications and particulars on application to the City Surveyor. ADAM GIBSON. Town Oleik, Dunedin, 23rd October, 1889. JOHN STREET BAPTIST CHURCH, Caversham. CONTINUATION of SALE of WORK ayrd >J USEFUL GOODS THIS EVENING, at 7,30. Clearance to be made. No reasonable offer refused. Bargairs at the Shilling Tablo. Music by the Choir. Admission Free. EXPLO9IVEB. •R M'ARTHUbT expert for the Rand Diill and Rackarock Company, will give a Public Exhibition of the New and Unequalled Explosive Rackarock at Mr CaWer's Quarry, N.E. Valley, on SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 26th inst., at 3 o'clock. All interested are invited to attend. N.Z. AND SOUTH SEAS EXHIBITION. OPENING DAY, 26th NOVEMBER. 1889. rvELEGATES and o'bers arc reminded of 1/ the ADJOURNED MEETING in Board Room, Garrison Hall, on THURSDAY, the 24th inst., atßp.m, to settle Programme of Societies' and Trades' Procession. D. HARRIS HASTINGS, Secretary.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 8045, 23 October 1889

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