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DUNEDIN CITY MISSION.

The monthly meeting of the Committee: was held at the Bible Depot, George street, on Wednesday, when there were presentMessrs G. M. Thomson (president, in the chair), D. Booth, E. Rosevear (hon. treasurer), W. Hutchison, T. W. Wilson, and D. Wright (missionary). The Missionary reported having received (1) from a lady £2 to purchase prize cards, etc., for the Bible-reading classes; (2) from a business firm £5 to purchase wholesomeliterature specially for the young; and (3) from "A Sympathiser" £1 for special prizes at High street School. He also reported favorably of the attendance at all these classes, the highest for one week being 606 and for one day 140. The Sunday evening service at Russell street is well attended, and many volunteers have helped, including Rev. Oscar Michelsen and a Native from the island of Tongoa. Mr Wright has also assisted in services afc Mormngton, Woodside, Pine Hill, Leith street Congregational Church, etc. During December and January he hopes to assist in evangelistic work in country places, same as last year.

~ Mr A R °sevear (hon. treasurer) repotted the following donations, etc. : Draperv Supply Association, 10s; lecture in Union street Hall, 275; Mrs W. (East Taieri), 10s; Mrß. £2 2s; friends of the Mission, £5! Russell street Hall, £1 1&; lady friend; 10a; collected by Miss M'Diarmid (Woodside), £2 2a Gd. The Committee will bo pleased if the churches and private friends who have offered to assist will communicate early with the treasurer.

The president (Mr Thomson) kindly undertook to write to several, other symnathisera to assist financially. The Bible-reading classes will be closed for the session at the end of November next.

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DUNEDIN CITY MISSION., Evening Star, Issue 10451, 22 October 1897

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DUNEDIN CITY MISSION. Evening Star, Issue 10451, 22 October 1897

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