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SALE OF WORK.

St. Matthew's Schoolroom, in Stafford street, presented a very pretty appearance this afternoon when its doors were thrown open, and a sale of work, under the auspices of the Sisters of the Church, was commenced. The pupils of St. Hilda's School are responsible for this good work, they having undertaken to provide the entertainment, the proceeds from which will be devoted to St. Matthew's Day School. There are three stills around the room, and all are most creditable in their dainty arrangements. The flower and lolly stall will be looked after "by the piipils of St. Hilda, the fancy work stall by Mesdames J. S. Watson, Clark, Latter, and Ada Collinson, and the refreshments will be under the charge of Miss M'Lean. The staga has been handsomely decorated in preparation for the entertainment, which commences this evening at 7.30, when scenes from Shakespeare's ' Midsummer Night's Dreim,' with appropriate scenery and costumes, will be rendered by the senior pupils from St. Hilda's. The stage wiU represent " a forest near Athens," and the loves and quarrels of Titania and Oberon, with the comicalities of Bottom and Quince, will be given by the following youDg ladies : Titania, Miss Irene Baker; Oberon, Miss G. Learyj Puck, Miss D. Baker; Bottom, Miss D. Esther;. Quince, Miss H. Clulee. Vocal and other selections have also been provided, chief among which will be the ' Mad Hatter's Tea Party,' from ' Alice in Wonderland,' by the junior pupils from St. Hilda's. Miss J. Fish will sing ' Mission of a rose,' Mrs Manson ' Beauty's eyes,' and Miss E. Tteseder 'The swallows.' The object for which the entertainment is given is worthy of a large attendance.

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SALE OF WORK., Evening Star, Issue 10474, 18 November 1897

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SALE OF WORK. Evening Star, Issue 10474, 18 November 1897

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