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The Evening Star MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1889.

Wc understand that the cabmen’s shelter house is to be in position at the Cargill Monument on Saturday, and a connection with the gas and water mains will then be made. It will probably bo opened on Wednesday week. The Alameda, with the English mails of the sth inst., left San Francisco for Auckland on the 21st inst., two days late. The Mariposa, with tho colonial mails of the 9th, arrived at San Francisco from Auckland on the 26th inst,, contract date.

The Maritime Council has been constituted as followsPrea : dent, Mr D. P. Fisher (Wharf Laborers’Union, Wellington); treasurer, Mr John Lomas (Dcnniston Goal miners’ Association); and secretary, Mr J. A. Millar (Federated Seamen’s Union, Dunedin).

The Hon.T. Fergus makes an inspection of the Otago Central Railway to-morrow. On Thursday he will attend the Ministerial Offices in Bond street, and will be prepared to receive deputations. Mr Fergus accompanies General Edwards to Christchurch about the end of the week.

The Appeal Court commenced its sittings to-day. The list of cases isLevin v. Death, Wellington; South British Insurance Company v. Official Assignee, Auckland ; Horton v. Bank of New Zealand, Wellington ; Poaka and others v. Ward and others, Wellington; Auckland Harbor Board v. Lanigun, Auckland; Moore v. Meredith, Wellington ; Paterson and another v. Humphries, Auckland ; in re J. G. Kinross, a bankrupt, Napier; Macarthy v. Corporation of Wellington, Wellington ; Regina v. Birrell, Christchurch ; Regina v. Stirling, Christchurch; Young v. Harper, Christchurch ; Love v. Ihaka Tcrou, Wellington. There wore very large congregations at St, Joseph’s Cathedral yesterday, both in the morning and evening. In the morning St. Joseph’s choir, augmented by a number of Simonsen's Opera Company and several local vocalists and instrumentalists, rendered Mozart’s ‘ Twelfth Mass ’ with full orchestral accompaniments. The soloists were : Mrs Angus (contralto), Misses Corrigan and Woods (soprani), Mr Walshe (tenor), and Mr Jago (bass). Mr Schacht, as an offertory, gave a composition by Campagnoli. At the evening service Miss Elsa May sang Gounod’s ‘Ave Maria,’ the violin obligato being played by Mr Zimmerman ; Mrs Angus contributed the ‘ Hymn to the Sacred Heart,’ Miss Signiom ‘ Tantum ergo ’; Mr Walshe, Tingarelli’a ' Laudate pueri,’ while Messrs Shannon and Gainor also contributed numbers in good style. Mr C. Ward conducted, and Mr Harcourt Lee presided at the organ.

The death is announced of Mr William Langlands, one of the earliest settlers in Otago, at the ago of seventy-two years. The deceased gentleman came to Dunedin from Nelson in 1850; afterwards entered into partnership with Mr Henry Clark (of Tokomairiro) in the building trade ; stood for the Provincial Council, in opposition to Dr Purdio, about thirty years ago; took a prominent part in public matters up to the end of 1859, being conspicuous on account of the extreme liberality of his ideas ; was one of tho founders of the Athemuum ; and in his later days held a seat on the directorate of the New Zealand Drug Company, the Forbury Park Company, the Dunedin Finance, Loan, and Agency Company, besides being interested in other companies in which he was a shareholder. At one time of his career Mr Langlands held the offices of city valuer and architect to the Provincial Government.

Mr Arthur Towsey will give an organ recital in St, Paul’s Church this evening. The annual meeting of the Otago Lawn Tennis Club will be hold this evening in Wain’s Hotel.

Mr Murray Aston will deliver a lecture in Walton School to-morrow evening on a subject connected with life insurance. The second lecture to ladies in connection with the Ambulance Association will be given by Dr Stenhouse this evening.

The attention of members of all classes in connection with tho Technical Classes Association is directed to an advertisement appearing in this issue. The admissions to the Dunedin Hospital last week wore twelve, and the discharges therefrom ten. On Saturday there remained ninety-two inmates. There was one death (Jessie Wright) during the week. Mr F. L, Jones, of George street, asks our opinion of his midget photographs, two specimens of which are forwarded. They have the appearance of being honest likenesses, and are the clearest and best finished photographs we have seen on so small a scale.

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The Evening Star MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1889., Evening Star, Issue 8049, 28 October 1889

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The Evening Star MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1889. Evening Star, Issue 8049, 28 October 1889

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