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LATE ADVERTISEMENTS. I IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! v UR YOUTHS' DEPARTMENT, EDITED BY MRS FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. The proprietor has very great pleasure ia announcing that ho has completed arrangements for introducing an entirely new department into the Saturday Scpplfment. One of the greatest wants of the present age is pure, instructive, and attractivo literature for the young, and in order to Bupply this, the author of that popular story, 'Little Lord Fauntleroy,' has undertaken to edit a 'Youths' Department,' which will appear weekly, occupying several columns of our SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT. Tho First Part will appear on SATURDAY NEXT, OCTOBER 26, And will comprise AN ADDRESS TO THE LITTLE FOLKS, by Mrs 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. PRELIMINARY LIST of CONTRIBUTORS: ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON LORD WOLSELEY BRET HARTE MARGARET DEL4ND ELIZABETH STUART PHELPS AMELIE RIVES CAPTAIN CHARLES KIVG 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 aeries of stories in which each author will incorporate his idea of ' The Ideal Boy' or 'The Ideal Girl' •THE IDEAL BOY' will bo treated in fiction by Edward Everett Hale and Ellen Olney Kirko (author of the story of 'Margaret Kent'), and by other famous authors, 'THE IDEAL GIRL' will be treated by Harriett Preseott Spoffortb, Sarah Orne Jewett, and others. Other writers of fiction, including H. 11. Boyesen, Clark Russell, Maurice Thompson, Sydney Luska, Joel Chandler Harris, and many other distinguished novelists, will contribute short stories. Among special contributors lmy bo mentioned— ADMIRAL PORTER (two papers).-1. ' Hints to American Boyp.' 2. 'Sketch of the Brilliant Naval Hero, John Taul Jones.' J. T. TROWBRIDGE, 'Letters for Young People from Europe.' -Mr Trowbridge has Ions; been known as one of the most brilliant writers for such publications as •St. Nicholas' and tho 'Youths' Companion.' He is now in Europp, travelling with his family, and expects to remain there for somo years. Ho will write an occasional letter, telling what seems to be to bim of interest to the youth of this Colony. SIR ROBERT BALL, ' Astronomy for Young People.'—Sir Robert Ball, Astronomer Royal for Ireland, and lecturer for youDg people before tho Royal Institution of Great Britain, is regarded as one of the mosl brilliant and interesting writers on astronomical questions He will contribute durinc tho year occasional papers on tho most interesting questions connected with this subject. ANDREW LANG, * Reading for Boys and Girls,' and other Topics.—Mr Lang is one of the most brilliant writers on literary question?. His short articles cannot fail to arouse general interest. HAMO THORNYCROFT. R.A., 'How a Statue is Made.'—Mr Thomycroft is probably tho most distinguished living English Sculptor. HUBERT HERKOMER, A.R.A., 'How a Portr.iit is Painted.' C. VILLIERS STANFORD, 'The Place of Music in National Education,'' The Choice of an Instrument.'—Professor Stanford is perhaps tho most eminent English musical composer. He is professor at the University of Cambridge MAX MUI LWR, on Subjects connected with his Specialty. HELEN GLADSTONE, 'The History and Aims of Newnham College.'—Miss Gladstone, daughter of the Right Hon. W. E. Glndstono, is the president of Newnham College, and has Veen identified with the education of women for a number of years. Although often importuned to write, she has steadily refused till now. JOHN NEWPORT LANGLEY, F. 8.8., 'Experiments in Mesmerising Animals.' DR WILLIAM HUGGINS, 'The Use of the Spectroscope in Astronomical Discovery.'— Dr Huggins is the first living authority on spectroscopy, and has some very interesting things to tell. EDMDND GOSSE, 'Tennyson's Early Home in Lincolnshire.' PROFESSOR E. R. LAN EASTER, 'How to Keep an Aquarium.' HON. E. J. PHELPS, ' On the Law as & Pro fession for Young Men.' MRS L. HUXLEY, 'Humors 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 charming and interesting article. COLONEL A. K. M'CLURW, 'Personal Anecdotes 'of Lincoln.'—Colonel M'Olurc, tho well-known editor of tho Philadelphia 'Times,' will tell in two or three papers some extremtly interesting recollections of Lincoln and other public men of that period. James Parton, General A. W. Greely, General Howard, Octave Tbanc-t, Professor N, 8. Shaler, Br. Lyman Abbott. S. G. W. Benjamin, Pr W. A. Hammond, Daniel 0. Beard, George Parsons Lathorp, C. A. Young. R. H. Thurston. E. S. Holden, and many other dis tinguished writers will contribute BOYS AND GIRLS, LOOK OUT FOR THE FIRST ISSUE IN THE ' STAR * SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT OCTOBER 26. WANTED, ROOMS suitable for JUNIOR CLUB now in formation; centrally situated. Rent and full particulars to "CLTJ9,"BoxI96, P.O. WANTED, smart Lad; must have knowledge of polishing. Apply Miller, corner Lees strcot and Princes street south, ANTED To Borrow, L 70 0; good . . security. Address "Secure,"office of this paper. ANTED, useful Girl, for Housework, r . Apply Mrs Taekey, Loith street, first cottage past Frederick street. 'ANTED, immediately, an Upholsterer. . » Apply W, G. Hibblo, New South Wa'es Court, Exhibition. 'ANTED, first-class Sleovo Hands; per * v manunt situation. Apply Mollison, Mills, and Co., drapers, Gcorgn street. 'AN I ED, 1,000 Ladies and 999 Gcntle- . - mon to inspect our "Special Show" of prime Meat To-morrow. James Wright, Caver sham. 'ANTED, by poor Widow, Washing or t * Cleaning by the day; good laundress. Apply "Trust," Star Office. ANTED, Two first-class Coat Hands; » . good wages; constant employment. Apply G. Hyde, tailor, George street. ANTED Known—Plumbing. Gasfitting . . and Bellhanging executed in first-class style by experienced workmen. Repairs at tended to with despatch, Anderson and Mor rison, Dunedin. ANTED, 3 first-class Skirt Drapers; » t thoroughly competent hands; constant employment. Apply Miss Boughen, D.I.C. 'ANTBD, competent Saleswoman for t v ladies' department, Simon Brothers, boot warehouse, George street. 'ANTED To Let, nice House (furnished), t, on hill; good locality. "G.C.," North Dunedin Post Office. ANTED, first-class Body Hands. Apply v t Mollison, Mills, and Co., drapers, George street. WANTED, a Boy. Continental Boot Dep6t (next Brown, Ewing, and Co.'s), Princes street. 'ANTED, Lady Companion (young) at , . once ; lady delicate health; servant kept; references required. Apply " L.L.," Cox's Temperance Hotel, Maclaggan street. ANTED, respectable Girl about twenty , » as Nurse and Tablcmaid; ono willing to be shown preferred; gentleman's family. For address apply Miss Miller, grocer, King street. WANTED, for a small family, useful Girl about 18, to assist in Housework; refe* rences required. For address, apply Merc# Brothers.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Evening Star, Issue 8046, 24 October 1889

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