The Evening Star TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1889.
A meeting of the various trades unions in the City was held in the Oddfellows’ Hall last night for the purpose of forming a trades and labor council for the City. Press representatives were not admitted. It was decided to form a trades and labor council, and a committee was appointed to carry out the preliminary arrangements. There were eight trades represented, and about forty persons were present.
Mr Graham’s resignation of his seat for the East Coast was duo to financial difficulties.
The Rev. E. Austin has the pastorate of the Timaru Congregational Church.
As an outcome of the recent inquiry, Dr Bend has resigned his position on the medical staff of the Auckland Hospital, Bishop Grimes laid the foundation stone of the Roman Catholic Church at Fairlie on Sunday. The collection amounted to LJ.,iSO. Lady Onslow and her family left Nelson yesterday in the Hinernoa i o r Lyttelton. His Excellency rejoins D <cm a t Christchurch m Friday.
The Mu-Rime Council fnet yesterday m, Ln'n& When the 'rules were finally adopted, and the alliance was signed by the Viridus delegates, Mr Dillon will be accompanied on his ftfew Zealand tour by Sir T. Esmonde and Mr Decay. They expect to reach Dunedin about December 16,
Lady K’ntore has introduced the Scotch reel at Government House in Adelaide, and now no party is considered complete ■unless one or two reels are danced. At Lady Kintore’a first ball in Adelaide only one local young lady knew how to dance it Dr W. J. Cattan is gazetted public vaccinator for tlie West Taieri district, and Dr W. Stewart an additional public vaccinator for the Oamaru district. William John Black, Alexander M*Lean, and Donald M'Ker.zio are appointed rangers under the Animats Protection Act for Waimate district.
Mr Coad, the temperance lecturer, delivered his third address at the City Hall last night. There was a much improved attendance, and the address was very attentively listened to, the humorous anecdotes with which it was interspersed being evidently much relished, Mr Brunton rendered pleasant service. The remains of the late Mr William Langlnnds were interred in the Southern Cemetery this afternoon, the Rev. Dr Stuart officiating lit the grave. Among the number who attended the funeral were Sir Robert Stout, Messrs B. Sievwright, A. Bavtlcman, E. B. Cargill, J. Logan, W. H, Pearson, W. Dymock, H. J. Walter, li. Mercer, A. Cairns, R. B. Martin, J, Park, li. Hallenstein, R. Wilson, H. Houghton, A. Saunders, R. T. Wheeler, the Rev. Rutherford Waddell, and Dr Marlin.
range Cricket Club’s concert in North Dunedin Drillshed on Friday evening. The Committee of the IVw Kindergarten acknowledge with thanks the receipt of a quantity of cakes from Mrs W, D. S’cewart.
Dunedin Masonic Hall Company hold their first general meeting on Friday evening, November IS, in the Masonic Hall, Moray place. Owing to the sudden termination of the opera reason, the hardworking members of the choir and other assistants are in the unpleasant predicament of having nothing to do. They have been in Dunedin for over a week, and, through no fault of their own, earned only two nights’ salary. But they arc not entirely w.thout friends in the o mmunity, and these have recommended them to make an appeal to the public, which they will do to-morrow night. The piincipals of the company (v itsea May and Seymour, Menus Walshe, Gainer, Dean, and England) at once volunteered their services, and they will have the assistance of some of our best amateurs, including Mrs Minphy, Miss Woohidgo, Messrs H. B. Smith, Densem, and W. F. Young. A capital conceit programme will be arranged, and as the prices will bt popular ones it ia to be hoped that there will bo a bumper house.
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The Evening Star TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1889., Evening Star, Issue 8050, 29 October 1889