Manawatu Times, Rōrahi XXVIII, Putanga 565, 4 Hakihea 1905, Page 2
Fibst Page — Tenders Amusements, Wanteds. <feo. B»cond a.nd Third Packs—Business Announcements, News of the Day, FotJBIH Paok — Auctions, Land Sales, General Business Notices.
Tho Pohangina County Council will meet on Saturday next.
There were 47 births in Paltnorston last month, 11 marriages and 4 deaths.
The Eosy Running or Swift cycle will surprise you ; free trial given. Adams Star Cycle Co.*
The annual Hospital Sunday demonstration took plaoo at Wellington on Saturday.
The ladies of the Hospital Garden Fete Committee are requested to meet in the Council Chambers at 2.30 this afternoon.
The prohibition orators did not occupy their accustomed place in the Square on Saturday night, Judging by the crowd that waited about they were expected, however.
Dress linens in all shades, 6d yard, at the L.M.S.* *
With this issue, is circulated as an inset the Premier's Manifesto. The Manifesto embodies a statement " why the people should once more return a majority of members pledged to continue the Liberal Government ia office."
We can ailverplate your cruet before Xmas. Clarkson's*
Discount of 3s in the £ off boots and shoes at Victoria House.*
Mr K. Dinge informs the Stratford Post that there is every prospeot of an agreement being entered into between the Egmont Butter Box Company and timber owners in the Manawatu district for the supply of two million feet per annum of white pine for the next fourteen or fifteen years.
We hold the largest stock of first grade cycles in New Zealand. Gur motto:; "Not how oheap, but how good." Adams Star Cycle Co.*
A peculiar incident was witnessed at Bongomai a few days back. A settler saw a flight of starlings and sparrows flying frantically about a large rimn tree, Presently he espied a stoat, which bad evidently been bird nesting, descend from one of the highest points of the tree, probably a distance of over forty feet. . Tbe birds, in their alarm, made a noise sufficient to scare a tiger. ■
Nickel plating a specially. Clark son's *
The firebell rang out a startled peal late on Bat»rctay night. " There it 18 " cried the smart ones as rushing out of docra thoy saw « lurid gluw in the western pky. The firo bose reel was sent off at, a hand gallop down Cuba Street Under the charge of a.single fireman. Halfway down tbo street the fireman pulled up and asked a cyclist pedalling from the opposite direction "Where is it?" "Oh you'll have to get a change of horses" said the cyclist " It's' a IODg way off. It's the Moon."
Half-a-Crown refnnded to every cash customer amounting to 20s worth of goods at the L.M.B.*
Proceedings were taken against a number of well-known stationers at Auckland before Mr B. W. Dyer, S.M., at the Police Court, for selling slips to the chief detective entitling him to compete in the Parliamantary Shield competition, upon the ground that the competition was a lottery. The magistrate held there was an element of chance in the selection of the candidate, but corresponding skill and judgment was requisite to select the successful candidates. The case was dismissed-
Repairs by competent cyo c mechanics at Clarkson's,*
Lace curtains net 4£d. Collinson & Cunninghame.* .
A correspondent writes to the Post supporting the complaint as to the free use of bad language by Wellingtonians. He says :—" My wife and myself arrived in this cuy a few months ago, and were greatly pleased with all we saw, but cannot cay the same for all we heard. We have never heard so much foul and obscene language used in public, within earshot; of women and children, in any of tho countries we have visited, and they number nearly the whole of the civilised world." This remark applies to Palmcrston, especially on Saturday ■sights. . ■
•• Clarkson Popular" bicycles at £12 are the best value.*