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The Evening Star THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1897

The Conciliation Board have prepared a repprt for the Arbitration Court stating that they are unable to satisfactorily settle the dispute between the Dunedin Bakers and Pastrycooks' Union and the Master Bakers' Association,

It has so far escaped notice that at the Charitable Aid Conference in Wellington last week the Committee's report, which recommended that the Government be asked to establish farms and industrial establishments near the four chief centres, as a means of meeting the charitable aid difficulty, was adopted. The Dunedin Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade held their usual monthly meeting on Tuesday evening last at the Fire Brigade Station, there being a large attendance. Twelve new members were balloted for and accepted. The corps were instructed in first aid and stretcher drill by the officers, and at the close an oral examination was held.

The Central Committee of the Duuedin branch of the St. John Ambulance Association have placed at the Hotel Metropole, St. Clair, a stretcher and a full ambulance kit forth'e use of the public in case of accident. This is a commendable act on the part of the Association, and, if funds will allow, we hope to hear some day that a kit has also been placed bandy to the other end of the Ocean Beach.

The Albert Lucas Company repeated ' The Two Orphans' at the City Hall last night, when Mr Lucas again gave a studious representation of the cripple, and received adequate Bupport from the leaders of his company. ' A Regular Fix' is to be played on Saturday, the performance being for the benefit of the Kaikorai Band, who will play the pieces to be given at the Oamaru contest. Mr Lucas will also recite during the evenin" 'Shamuß O'Brien' in costume. We are informed that the tickets are selling rapidly.

The Duchess of Teck, whose death is announced by cablegram, was the third of the family of the first Duke of Cambridge, Her Majesty's uncle, and the seventh son of King George 111. The lady now deceased was formerly known as the Princess Mary Adelaide. She was born on the 27 th November, 1833, and in June of 1866 married Francis Duke of Teck, her junior by four years, the only son of Duke Alexander of Wurtemberg. She enjoyed an annuity from the country of £,">,000. The St. Clair School Committee meeting Isat night was attended by all the Mr Thornton presiding. The Works Committee were empowered to attend to the drainage. A progress payment of £IOO in connection with the gymnasium was authored, und the reports to hand were that the .ontractor was making satiffactory progress wkli the work, which is to be completed by the 4th of December, thus leaving time for the Ladies' Guild to get ready for their baziar in the third week of that month.

Mr K. H. Curew, S.M., presided at the Police Court this morning, when William John Lucas, a butcher on hoard the steamer Wakatipu, was charged with failing to provide for the maintenance of his child, an inmate of the Industrial School. Evidence was given by Sergeant O'Neill, after which His Worship declined to make an order. James Beat, who was similarly charged, was ordered to pay 3s a week. Robert Bell, charged with failing to provide for the maintenance of hiß illegitimate child, of which Elizabeth Stephens was the mother, agreed to pay 5s a week, and an order was made accordingly for the payment of that earn. .Mr Wilkinson appeared for the complainant.

The Juvenile Enterprise Minstrel Troupe gave a performance in the Union street School Hall last evenißg, before a large audience. Messrs F 4 Dunshea, H. Laing (bones), and E. Cole and F. Duval (tambos), were the corner men, while Mr W. Clarke acted as interlocutor. The entertainment ivas opened by the members of the company singipg 'Matsa,'" after which comic and sentimental songs were contributed by Messrs Duashea, H. Bayliss, F. Duval, W. Quinn, H. E. Cole, and W. Clarke. The Walsh brothers gave a double song and dance, Mr J. Davis a recitation, Mr H. Laing a sailor's hornpipe, and Messrs Quinn and Davis an Irish specialty. Two farces, entitled ' The Mesmerist' and ' The Barber's Shop' were also included in the programme.

J. Graham »enda Is for the Braoken fund. The Union Shipping Company advertise their excursion tares to Christohurch.

At the City Hall to-morrow evenlnjj Mr J. G. Smith, assisted by hU pupilp, will give a gym» nastic entertainment.

A meeting to form a syndicate re the Cool* gardie Maori Go!d Mining Company, Limited, will be held at the City Hotel to-morrow evening.

• To-morrow evening, in the North Dunedin Drill Hall, Mr John Ooughlan, the Irish piper, assisted by Miss Maggie Coughlan and others, will give one of his popular entertainments. Permanganate Gold Recovery Process.— A smelting o? the precipitates recovered during the recent experiments will be shown at the smelting room of the Colonial Bank to those interfsted on Friday night, 29th inst., at eight o'clock.—[Advt.j The Otago Yacht Club announce that tickets for the afternoon tea and concert in the D.A.B.C. Hall on Saturday can now be obtained from members of Committee or Messrs Braithwaite, Bloxam, or Jacobs (tobacconist). There beiDg a great probability of fine weather on Saturday, patrons requiring tickets should obtain them at once, as there are only a limited number issued.

This week's 'Democrat' contains snapshot departure of the Bland Holt Company and opening of rowing season; sporting notes, cycling, Fabian Society jottings, music and dramatic notes, ladies' gossip, and other interesting matter in our leading columns.—[Anvr.] A conversazione, partly to celebrate the 21st anniversary of.the opening of new Knox t hurch and partly for the purpose of entertaining members of the Synod, is to be held to-morrow evening in the Agricultural Hall. Addresses will bo given by the Bev. W. Hcwitsoq, the Rev. W. Will (Moderator), the Rev. DrErwin (Moderator of the Northern Church), the Rev. Mr Keay (of Edinburgh), and there will be intervals for refreshments and music.

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 10456, 28 October 1897

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