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The Rev. J. T. Pinfold, 8.D., speaking on ‘Christian Citizenship’ at the Boslyn Methodist Church- last evening, took lor his text Peter 1. ii.„ 17. In referring to the love of brotherhood, he called attention to the revival in modern Germany of the pagan teachings of Nietzche, to whom tho teaching of Jesus Christ was pure weakness. His watchword was “Bo hard.” He was a hater of democracy and of popular rights. The peril of his teaching lay in its undisguised selfishness. “ War with your fellow ” was its symbol. If the present war conquered this form of militarism it would be justified before tho bar of history. The inspiration that united tho Empire to-day was derived from the teaching of Christ and His ideal of trim service in tire brotherhood of man.

The following is the list of books added to the lending library for the week ended Saturday.—‘The Wavs of the South Sea Savage ’ (B. W. Williamson), ‘ Wealth ’ (Edwin Canuan), ‘Prisons and Prisoners’ (Lytton and Warton), ‘ The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers’ (Sutton and Sons), ‘Modern Chess Openings’ (Griffith and White), ‘Chemistry and Its Borderland’ (A. W. Stewart), '‘Stencils and Stencilling for All Purposes’ (A.. L. Duthie), ‘Stories of Egyptian Gods and Heroes’ (F. H. Brookabank), ‘Practical and Experimental Wireless Telegraphy’ (W. J. Shaw), ‘ Dictionary of the Organ ’ (Carl Lochor). ‘Social Worker's Armory’ (Jeffs and Evans), ‘ A Handbook of Health’ (Woods Hutchinson). At Saturday afternoon’s sitting of the Legislative Council, tho Iron and Industries Bill was put through committee and passed its final stages. At the instance of the Minister (Hon. Mr Bell) clauses- 12 and 13 -were struck out-, as the offences there dealt with are already punishable by law. Tho Legislative Amendment Bill No. 2 was reported unamended from committee and passed its final stages.

The degree examinations commenced at Otago University this morning, and will continue until the 19th inst. The numbers of candidates for the various degrees are as under :—M.A. 25, Senior or Tinliuo Scholarship 26, Bachelor of Engineering 3, B.A. or B.Sc. 100. B.Sc. in Homo Science 8, Bachelor of Music 1, Medical Intermediate 31, Medical First Professional 21, Medical Second Professional 25, Dental Intermediate 2, Dental Professional 4, L.L.B. or Law Professional 59. Accountancy 69, Diploma of Public Health 1. Mr F. S. Townley Little is again chief supervisor.

A Christchurch message states that at a meeting .of master bakers on Saturday it was decided to advance the price of bread to 8d for the 41f loaf.

Our Tapanui correspondent telegraphs: —Splcndil rains have fallen, with much snow on the high ranges. The weather continues cold and unseasonable.

Mr Paulin advised at 2 p.m. : Squally S.W. to N.W. winds, and cold rain and sleet showers, with snow in.hack country.

At the Port Chalmers Court this lorenoon John Easton was fined £2 for using obscene language on Sea town road, Portobello, about midnight on Saturday. Messrs T. Scollay and A. Cable wore the presiding J.P.s. ‘

Liquid Paraffin, “Three Star” brand, the purest for internal use. 'Wilkinson and Son, chemists; 3s large bottles.—[Advt.] The monthly meeting of the Gaelic Society will be held to-morrow evening. In our advertising columns will be found a notice by the Public Service Stores Tender Board inviting tenders for certain material.

A glass of Speight’s beer at lunch and supper is better than all the tea in China.— [Advt.] Unemployed married men aro asked io meet at 10 a.m. to-morrow at the Victoria Statue, Queen’s Gardens.

A notice to iho electors of Dunedin West appears In cur advertising columns.

Watson’s No. 10 is a little dearer than most whiskies, but is worth the monev.— [Advt,]

Some months ago, after examination into the condition of First Church spire and tho upper omaineutsiio'is of the edifice, the Deacons’ Court had the necessary repairs effected. The ladies of the congregation offered to liquidate this expenditure by means cf a sale-of wo.-k, tho date of tho opening of which is now announced for Wednesday afternoon.

New season’s photographic goods: Excellent stock now arriving- Cameras from 6s. Send your order early to H. J. Gill, 11 and 13 Frederick street, Dunedin. ’Phono 1,144. —[Advt..] The registrar of electors for tho Chalmers constituency has a notice to the ©lectors iu cur advertising columns.

“Have one with me.” “Thanks, I will. I’ll have Watson’s No. 10, ’please.”—[Advt.]

The attention of carpenters and joiners is drawn to a notice appearing in our advertising columns of r,u important meeting to be held to-night iu the Trades Hall.

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Evening Star, Issue 15639, 2 November 1914

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Evening Star Issue 15639, 2 November 1914

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