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The Evening Star MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1889.

A project is under consideration at Gore for the establishment of the meat canning industry in that town, moro especially for the preservation of rabbits, and there is every probability of its taking practical shape in % short time,

On Saturday evening eight or nine persons in various parts of New Plymouth suddenly showed symptoms of poisoning, several cases being Very bad. The doctors do not give a decided opinion as to the exact cause of the poisoning, but it is a significant fact that in every case the patient had partaken of brawn made by a local butcher. One of the victims was so ill that fatal results were reared. He is now, however, coavalcscent.

At two o'clock yesterday morning a quarrel arose in St. Asaph street, Christchuidi,' between some young men over gambling, when in defending himself George Duncan, draper, used a pocket-knife, inflicting several flesh wounds in John Thomas's neck. Thomas succeeded in reaching the hospital, when information was given to the police, and Duncan was arrested. The wounds are not serious.

A special meeting of Orangemen was held in the Rattray street Hall on Saturday, for the purpose of appointing two marshals, and also to consider in what form the Loyal Orange Institution should turn out in the procession at the opening of the Exhibition. There was a very large attendance of brethren present, the R.W.D.M. (Bro. Carrick) presiding. The following brethren were duly appointed marshals:—Bro. Carrick and Bro. Wingate, of Port Chalmers. It was proposed by Bro. Carrick and seconded by Bro. Dyson, that the Orangemen turn out in full regalia. The meeting was brought to a close by Bro. Dyson proposing a hearty vote of thanks to Bro. Mulligan for being present as a delegate from the P. A. Lodge. The concert given at the North Dunedin Drillshed on Friday evening in aid of the Grange Cricket Club was eminently successful. Mr R. G. Stone presided, and among the vocalists were Messrs J. Jago, W. H. Smith, C. Umbers, and J. B. Kirk ; while Messrs H. Bills and J. O'Connor did some capital step-dancing. A feature of the entertainment was the presentation of the following trophies, made by Miss Stone : First Eleven —Mr W. Parker (captain), club's prize; Mr A. Turnbull, batting aggregato ; Mr E. Curric, batting average; Mr W. Espie, bowling average j Mr A. Downes, all-round play; Mr G. Restieaux, fielding. Second Eleven—Mr C. Restieaux, batting average; Mr F. Wells> bowling average. The Grange Club Were also last season tho winners of the Association's Challenge Cup. A dance followed, and was taken part in by nearly forty couples.

Mr Coad's mission will be brought to a close to-night, when he lectures on ' Billy Bray.' The monthly meeting of the Tailoresses' Union will be held to-morrow evening in the Choral Hall.

Mr Brunton's singing classes will hold their annual picnic at Quarantine Island on Monday, November 11. The s.s. Onslow will convey the party from Dunedin. The first of the Scotch concerts by Miss Clara Hamilton will bo given at the City Hall tomorrow night, and the programme, which is an attractive one, appears in our advertising columns. Miss Hamilton will have the assistance of Miss Wooldridge, Mr J. Jago, and others.

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The Evening Star MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1889., Evening Star, Issue 8055, 4 November 1889

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The Evening Star MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1889. Evening Star, Issue 8055, 4 November 1889

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