The fair now in progresa at the rink, ander the auspices of St. Thomas' parisli, opeued Tuesday evening. Nearly 400 persnos attended the opening evening and each evening since the attendance has been good. The decorations in the rink are beautiful, the taste in colors and arrangement being excellent. Each evening a musical program by one of our local aesociations adds to the entertainment of the visitora. On Tuesday cveniqg Bishop Foley was present and gave a hort talk in a happy strain. _The variety of waree displayed for sale is great and includês nearly everything useful as well as ornamental. These goods are displayed in four unique booths, over which the young ladies of the parish preside. A lemonade booth stands in the center of the hall, and in the north end a refreshment booth from which none need go away hungry. The arrangement and decorating of the booths is excellent. The fair will continue another week yet, and is worthy of as good attendanee and patronage as it has had this Aveek.