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The Star. SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 1880.

BIBLB OIIRtSTUN CONNECTION.— The Bey J. Crowes will preach in the Templar Hall, Worcester street, to morrow morning, and in the Bible Christian Ohurch, Addington, tomorrow Services at 10.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Subject for tho day, " Kesurrec* tion of Lazarus." Tho Rev W. H. Keast is still very ill. Arrangements are being made to build a ohuroh as soon as practicable on tho site purchased at the corner of Ferry road and Wilson street ; and a meeting is to be held at Temploton next week to oaganiso a society and to elect trustees, that a church may soon be built on a piece of land whiuh has been purchased for this purpose at Temploton, Kindergarten Ins t ruction Class.— This morning a Kindergarten Instruction Olass, under Mrs Crowloy, was commonccd at tho Normal School. The time to-day was oocupied in enrolling the names of those teaohers who wish to attend the doss, and in a preliminary explanation of the Kindergarten system of Frobe), of whom all modem tcachors are disciples. In subsequent lessons siinplo sets of apparatus will be exhibited and explainod, and their uses will be practically demonstrated. Judging from the attendance this morning, Mrs Crowley|s laudable Ventura will meet with the success it merits, Friendly Societies Association.— The meeting of tho Association called for on lust Thursday ovening at the Oddfellows' Hall, Montreal street north, had to be poatponod through non-attendance, as many of the mom« ben were under the impression that the meeting was to take place on the first Thursday in tho month. It is now intended to hold tho meeting on tho first Thursday in May, duo notice of which will be given by advertisement.

Sydbniiam Auatbub MnsicAt, Soctßxr. —The first grand concert of the season will be givon by this Society in the Sydenham district schoolroom on Friday next. The programme contains a capital selection of part song* and glees, with several pianoforte numbers, and should give the members a good opportunity of showing their quality. Mr J. U. Edmonds is musical director and conductor, and Miss N. L. Bowler pianist. An Ownkb Wanted.— Tho police desire an owner for a largo braes hand-bell, left by somo mombers of a Naval Brigade at tho A 1 Hotel, on tho cvoning of tho Beviow. Tho boll has ovidently received rough usage, as portion of the handlo is broken. Tub Waimakabibi.— This river has been in flood for tho last two days, but {no damage Laß beon done.

GnAl.v Finn— Fivo stacks of oats belonging to a farmor named O'Shea wero destroyed by firo on Thursday evoning last. The stacks wero situated in a field on tho owner's properly at Ashbur ton Forks. It is stated that tho stacks were insured in tho South British, but tho exact amount has not transpired. UNDBNoiitXATioitAt. OntJßCtt.— We are glad to bo able to stato that Rev W. Harris, who for somo timo past has been laid by, is ablo to resumo his work again, and will preach in Mr Gco's schoolroom to-morrow, April 11. Theatkk JKorAi.— Tho patrons of this theatre could not complain of either tho quality or tho quantity of tho faro prorided for them lust night by the management. The programme onsistedof '•Kathleen Mavourncen," a drama, tho moritß of which, as pcrformod by tho company at this houso, aro by no moans slight, and " 111 treated II Trovatoro," with tho drolleries and cxtravagancos of which tho public aro wo'l acquainted. Tobight the sensational drama, " After Dark," is to bo produced, and for its moro effectivo presentation tho services of Mr Barry O'Niil iiavo been secured.

HoLr.owAi'B Film.— Somewhere or other dismse is over rifo : every whoro its surest op* ponent, this purifying modicine, is to it found, When symptoms of sicknoss first eel in, thoy may bo oiibi\v subdued by this grand remedy, which gives great and prompt relief to every oppressed organ or disordered function. Thcso Pills regulato and strengthen digestion more readily, efficiently, and with moro certainty than any other combination of drugs, bo it over so scientifically prescribed. Nothing can exceed tho ability of llollowny's medicine to secure natural functional action, whereby thousands of lifo'long maladies havo boon prevented at very trilling cxpenso and no dotriment to tho constitution. An acquisition so pricelots should be at and in or cry hou!chold.'-[A dvt ]

CiiARtTADi.B Donation— ln the Resident Magistrate's &>urt, Ghristchurch, on Tuesday last, at the conclusion of tho case Fodor v, Prince, in which tho plaintiff was nonsuited, Mr H. Prince tendered £10, the amount sued for, to the Resident Magistrate for some clmritublo institution, leaving his Worship to dituogo of it as he thought fit. Tun Draksaor Katk.— At a public mooting held at Knightstown hit evening) resolutions condemning tho action of the Drainage Board were carried unanimously. A report of tho mooting appears ehowhero in this issuo. Bimilar meetings oro to bo held at Papanui on Monday evening, and at Bingiland on Tuesday evening. Gkhman KBABNzcnBN.— Tho members of the German Club, Concordia, held their first "Damon Kriinzohcn" last night, at their prettily-decorated club-room in the new Wellington Hotel, Tuam street. About 60 couples, of which three |»rte were Gorman and the rest English, were present at the well-arranged entertainment, and enjoyed themselves thoroughly. Tho party broke up at an early hour, well pleased with their first gathering, which will be followed, it is to be hoped, by many others. Mrs Fuehs had done her best to make her guests comfortable. Colombo Road Wbsikyan Church.— According to advertisement in another column the anniversary tcrmons in connection with this church will be preached to-morrow morning and evening by the Rev J. 8. Bishworth, who was appointed to take charge of the Colombo road circuit by the conference held in Dunodin in January tat. On Thursday next, instead of the usual tea meeting, the Ber Alexander Boid will deliver a lecture on " Woman's Influence." At the tamo time Mr Bishworth will be introduced to tho circuit. During the evening some selections of music will be rendered by the choir of the church. 80AKD1NAVIAW LtJTHBBAN CItCRCIt. — A well attended meeting of members of this Church took place on Thursday, in the German Church, for the purpose of amalgamating with the present Evangelical Lutheran congregation at the above Church. Tho Bey I*. G. Jaeobsen, the t'astor of the Church, opened the meeting with praxcr. After some discussion it was unanimously agreed that amalgamation take place, and further, that the services in the Scandinavian language bo held as hitherto, ris., every alternate Sunday afternoon, at half-past three o'clock. A hearty vote of thanks to the Bey Paitor for his steadfast devotion to his call, brought the meeting to a clote.

Opb District DnAtKS.— From returns prepared by the Ghristchurch District Drainago Board, it appears that tho mileage of drains in the sub*districts, and the contract prices for clearing them during the present year, are as follows :— Ohristchurch, 3 miles 52 chains, £32 4} lOd ; Sydenhntn, 7 miles 71 chains, £70 19s 9d \ Avon, 36 miles 23 chains, £376 j Heathcote, 12 miles 78 chains, £113 14s Id ; Riccar.'on, 27 miles 75 chains, £224, The cost of cleaning the river Avon for the present year is £100, and of this amount Christchurch pays three-fifths, or £240. The Avon and Heathcote districts each contribute one-fifth, or £80. The Avon district is specially charged with tho contract price for the Horseshoe Lake clearing, £60 1 eitimato for flushing, £49 \ and for willow* ing, fascining, tec., £124 12s.

Pbksbytbrun Cmraen, North But.— Tho scholar* of the North belt branch of St Paul's Sunday ichool enjoyed a rare treat yesterday evening, on the occasion of their being handed over to the new North belt con* gregation. After tea the Rev J. Eltnslie, M.A., who presided, congratulated Mr M'Kce on the charac er of the school which was being made over. Mr Cameron, superintendent, gave a short re»nms of the school's history, after which Mr M'Kce, on behalf of the teachers of the school, presented a band* some silver tea urn to Mr Elmslie, complimenting him highly on bis seal for the welfare of the school. Mr Elmslte replied in language expressive of his gratified feelings. Aho Rev Mr RicharJs next, to their evident delight, addressed the children. The teachers also were urged to join the institute lately formed. A capital magic lantern was shown, and the usual votes of thanks concluded an enjoyable evening.

The nnnWerfliry aervioes of tb« Oxford terrace Baptist Church will take place tomorrow, when three sermons will bo preached, In the morning, afternoon, and evening, by the Kovs 0. Dalliuton, T. H. Cito, and T. Hnniflgton, respective!*?. A tea and public meeting will take place on Tttetday next, in the above church, when addresses will be delivered by several gentlemen.

was illegal, and he Mitred that if the LJtU» Biver were proclaimed open for fithint theit* chmatisation Society could proceed against any person who did this. On the vitit mentioned he had teen a fine trout weighing about 01b, which had been found poisoned. After some general remark* m to the necessity for some immediate action being 'token, it was decided that members of the Society who are on the Acclimatisation Council ehonld bring this matter before the Council at iU nest meeting.

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