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The Scottish Carnival at the Garrison Hall again attracted a large attendance last evening. Good business appeared to be transacted at the various st.i!l3, and the young ladies whose duty it is to obtain entries foi the mill 'sc!, etc,, seemed to be well satisfied at the result of their labors. The Highland reel by the juveniles was repeated by special request, and as usual evoked loud applause, the children keeping excellent time, while their marching wa3 first-ulasa. Messrs Munro, Gillies, and the Stuart brothers aho danced a Highland reel, which met with a hearty recognition at the hands of the audience ; and the seleotiona of the bagpipes thoroughly pleased those who enjoy that particular sort of music. The Gar. rison Band, under the conductorship of Mr I). Wisharfc, played several selections in a creditable style; while the High School cadets varied the programme by going through the bayonet exercise. The respective collections of Messrs Thomson and Gillies seemed to interest not a few, and some interesting relics, etc., are to be found amongst the number of articles shown. In the band room the audience were regaled with Scottish songs and dances, etc. ; while Mr Dickie's ventriloquial entertainment created considerable amusement. Miss J. Walker also materially assisted towards the success of this portion of the carnival. A limelight exhibits n was also given in the band room during tho evening, and the various other side shows attracted satisfactory audience?. L2OO have already been taken, and tho carnival promises to more than realise expectations. The carnival at the Garrison Hall was largely patronised this afternoon, the principal event being q, baby show, for which there were numerous entries. Hi addition to this, some fifty or sixty children, under the instruction of Mr Stuart, went through the "gathering of the clans" with great eclat. The oarnival will bo continued tonight, forwhioh occasion a number of special attractions are announced in the form of military and special entertainments.

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THE CARNIVAL., Evening Star, Issue 8054, 2 November 1889

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THE CARNIVAL. Evening Star, Issue 8054, 2 November 1889