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LATE ADVERTISEMENTS. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! YOUTHS' DEPARTMENT, ed;ted by MRS FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. The proprietor has very great pleasure in announcing that ho has completed arrangements for introducing an entirely new department into the Saiurday Supplement. One of the greatest wants of the 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 'Youths' Department,' which will appear weekly, occupying several columns of our SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT. The First Part will appear on SATURDAY NEXT, OCTOBER 2G, 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 Bret Harte, author of 'The Argonauts,' 'The Luck of Roaring Camp,' 'Cresay,' etc. THE OCEANS AND CLOUDS OF OTHER PLANETS, by Sir Robert Ball, Astronomer Royal of Ireland. PRELIMINARY LIST ok CONTRIBUTORS: ALFRED, LORD TRNNYSON LORD WOLSELEY BRET HARTE MARGARET DEL AND ELIZABETH STUART PHELPS AMELIE RIVES OAPTAIN CHARLES KING FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. COMPLFiTE SHORT STORIES ■will bo a regular feature, one being published each week. They will bp written by the most popular living authors. A special feature will be a series of stories in which each author will incorporate his idea of 'The Ideal Boy' or 'The Ideal Girl. •THE IDEAL BOY' will be treated in fiction by Edward Everett Hale and Ellen Olney Kirke (author of the Btory of 'Margaret Kent'), and by other famous authors, 'THE IDEAL GIRL' will be treated by Harriett Prescott Spoffortli, Sarah Orne Jewett, and others. Other writers of fiction, including H. H. Boyesen, Clark Rusrell, Maurice Thompson, Sydney Luska, Joel Chandler Harris, and many other distinguished novelists, will contribute short stories. Among special contributors may be mentioned— ADMIRAL POSTER {two papers).-l. «Hints to American Boys.' 2. 'Sketch of the Brilliant Naval Hero, John Paul Jones.' J. T. TROWBRIDGE, 'Letters for Young People from Europe.'-Mr Trowbridge has long been known as one of the most brilliant writers for such publications as 'St. Nicholas' and the 'Youths' Companion.' He is now in Europe, travelling with his family, and expects to remain there for some years. He will write an occasional letter, telling what seems to be to him 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 young people before the Royal Institution of Gieat Britain, is regarded as one of the moft brilliant and interesting writers on astronomical questions He will contribute during tlio year occasional papers 00. the 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 Thornycroft is probably the most distinguished living English Sculptor. HUBERT HERKOMER, A.R.A., 'How a Portrait is Paintod.' C. VILLIERS STANFORD, 'The Place of Music in National Education,'' The Choice of an Instrument.'—Professor Stanford is perhaps the most eminent English musical composer. He is professor at the University of Cambridge. MAX MUI.LRK, on Subjects connected with his Specialty. HELEN GLADSTONE, 'The History and Aims of Newnham College.'—Miss Gladstone, daughter of the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, is the president of Newnham College, and has Keen 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. 8.5., 'Experiments in Mesmerising Animalß.' DR WILLIAM HDGGINS, '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. LANCASTER, ' How to Keep an Aquarium,' HON. E. J. PHELPS, 'On the Law aB a 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'CLURE, 'Personal Anecdotes of Lincoln.'—Colonel M'Olure, the well-known editor of the Philadelphia 'Times,' will tell in two or three papers *ome extremely interesting recollections of Lincoln and other public men of that period. James Parton, General A, W. Greely, General Howard, Octavo Thanet, Professor N. S. 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. Holden, and many other dis tinguished writers will contribute, BOYS AND GIRLS, LOOK OUT FOR THIS FIRST ISSUE IN THK ' STAR' SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT OCTOBER 26. FOR FOUR WEEKS ONLY. FOR FOUR WEEKS ONLY. —I L. J 0 N E S, Photographer, IGB GEORGE STREET. ROYAL MIDGETS, 3s Cd per dozen. ROYAL MIDGETS, 3s Cd per doaen. ROYAL MIDGETS, 3s 6d per dozen. ROYAL MIDGETS, 3s 6d per dozen. ROYAL MIDGETS, 3s 6d per dozen. ROYAL MIDGETS, 3b Cd per dozen. ROYAL MIDGETS, 3s 6d per dczen. Guaranteed to be Executed in F. L. JONES'S usual Finished Style. BOOTS! BOOTS! B00T3! LAST DAY OF SALE. BE IN TIME FOR BARGAINS. ORTH DUNEDIN BOOT DEPOTi Kino street (Corner Union street). REMEMBER EVERY PAIR REDUCED. SUPPORT EARLY CLOSING. We Close at 7 p.m. (Saturdaysexcepted) on and after MONDAY, OCTOBER 28th. GOOD TEMPLARS' Picnic and Sports.— Tenders Wanted by the above up to THURSDAY, 31st inst., for the services of a BRASS BAND for their 7th Annual Sports, to be held on BOXING DAY, December 26th, on the Grounds, North-east Valley. Conditions to be seen with and tenders addressed to H. M. MORRISON, Hon. Sec, Albany street. DUNEDIN HIGHLAND RIFLES. EMBERS are reminded of the Parade and I Inspection TO-MORROW (Saturday) by Major-general Edwards. Captain Gunn respectfully requests Employers to allow Memberß of the above Corpß away on this very special occasion. SERGT. J. S. NELSON, Secretary. GLENDINING AND DOBIE will open a Clothing Branch in Granite House, George street, To-morrow (Saturday), where tremendous Bargains in Men's and Boys' Clothing and Mercery will be offered. Call early. OOKHAM HOUSE j for Children's Boots.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Evening Star, Issue 8047, 25 October 1889

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