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PUBLIC NOTICES. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! OUR YOUTHS’ DEPARTMENT, EDITED BY MRS FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. The proprietor has very great pleasure la announcing that he has completed arrangements for introducing an entirely new department into the Satdbdat 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 Fanntleroy,’ has undertaken to edit a ‘Youths’ Department,’ which will appear weekly, occupying several columns of our SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT. PRELIMINARY LIST op CONTRIBUTORS: ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON LORD WOLSELEY BRET HARTE MARGARET DELAND ELIZABETH STUART PHELPS AMELIE 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 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 story of ‘Margaret Kent ’), and by other famous authors, ‘THE IDEAL GIRL’ will be treated by Harriett Prescott Spofforth, Sarah Orne Jewett, and others. Other writers of fiction, including H. H, Borneo, Clark Russell, Maurice Thompson, Sydney Luska, Joel Chandler Harris, and many other distinguished novelists, will contribute short stories. Among special contributors may be mentioned— ADMIRAL PORTER (two papers).—!. ‘ 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 Las 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. SIB ROBERT BALL, ‘Astronomy for Young People.’—Sir Robert Ball, Astronomer Royal for Ireland, and lecturer for young people before the Royal Institution of Gi eat Britain, is regarded as one of the most brilliant and interesting writers on astronomical questions He will contribute during the year occasional papers on 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 THORNYOROFT, R.A., ‘How a Statue is Made.’—Mr Thornyoroft is probably the most distinguished living English Sculptor. HUBERT HERKOMER, A.R.A,, ‘How a Portrait is Fainted.’ 0. VILLIBRS 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 MULLER, on Subjects connected with his Specialty. HELEN GLADSTONE, ‘The History and Aims of Newnbam College.’—Miss Gladstone, daughter of the Eight Hon. W. E. Gladstone, is the president of Newnham College, and has been identified with the education of women for a number of years. Although often importuned to write, she ; has steadily ref us(d till now, JOHN NEWPORT LANGLEY, F. 8.5., ‘Ex- ' periments in Mesmerising Animals,’ DR WILLIAM HOGGINS, ‘The Use of the Spectroscope in Astronomical Discovery.’— Dr Huggins is the first living authority on spectroscopy, and has some very interesting things to tel). EDMOND GOSSB, ‘Tennyson’s Early Home in Lincolnshire.’ PROFESSOR B. B. LANK ASTER, ‘Howto Keep an Aquarium.’ HON. E. J. PHELPS, ‘ On the Law as a Fro fession for Young Men.’ MBS 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 expetience .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 some extremely interesting recollections of Lincoln and other public men of that period. James Farton, General A. W. Greely, General Howard, Octave Thanet, Professor N. S. Shaler, Dr. Lyman Abbott, S. G. W. Benjamin, Dr W. A Hammond, Daniel C. 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 ' STAR 1 SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT. ST. GEORGE JAM. Once used, always used. All Grocers. THE wonderful cordial, Wolfe’s Schnapps, will drive away all physical ailments, W" FAULKNER, • Cumberland Street, Opposite Railway Station, Dnnedin, Makes and Fixes IRON GRAVE RAILS; any height, strength, or pattern; Also, WIRE GRAVE RAILINGS, from LI upwards. Both can he fixed with or without Kerhing, Concrete and Stone Kerbing supplied at Lowest Prices. Also, Wire Bordering, Porches, Flower Stands, Garden Seats, Wire Trollis-work for Vineries,! etc., Wire Netting for Sheep, Figs, etc. Iron j Gates and Front Fencing, Iron Standards, at London Prices. Illustrated Catalogues and Price List, on application, Post Free. OTAGO IRON, COPPER, BRASS, AND LEAD WORKS. Established 1862. A AN D T. BURT, • Engineers and Ibonfoundbbs, PLUMBERS, BRASSFODNDBRS, COPPERSMITHS, GASFITTEBS, BELLHANGBRS, AND ELECTRO-PLATERS OF IRON. BRASS, AND COPPER GOODS. Gas Stoves for Cooking, Heating, Bolling, and Ironing purposes; also Bath Heaters. Agents for the Fulsometer Pump Co., Engelbert’s Celebrated Cylinder and Machinery Oils, Stocks always on hand. A AND T. BURT. JOHN P. ARMSTRONG DENTIST, May be Consulted at his Office, 112 PRINCES STREET (Exactly opposite Cargill’s Monument), Established in Dunedin in 186 L MR PRANK ARMSTRONG, SURGEON DENTIST (in conjunction with Mr J. F. ARMSTRONG), has commenced the practice of his Profession, and may be consulted at the office lately occupied by Mr Salmond, 112 PRINCES STREET (Exactly opposite Cargill’s Monnircut). ST. GEORGE JAM. Selected Fruit and Best Sugar, All Grocers. PHCENIX Jams.—Ask your grocer for, and take no other. ' Advertisements to appear, in the Town Edition of the Evening Stab must he b au ded ip not later than 8 p.m.

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