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NEWS TIT-BITS.

I know, says a correspondent «' , a girl in a Sunday School ««•■•"• name is Pearl Button." * w^|i Ex>President Roosevelt has the old-fashioned style •fcf^fe 4 *: now puts down "through" : A codfish, wearing a lady's site ; ■ chain, has been lantled wore the necklet inside, its ßtotfap] Presidents Fallieres, and AL Cfemeiuii - the French Premier, arrive m the itnveiiing of a Gambetta ■ Oii April 17. •". ■-.•:• : , 4\~J?r?**;■ Berlin's unemployed, accordin? U .- cial figures, decreased in nuajd- V* 37,903 in the middle of 23,722 in the middle of Febriultj., The factory of the VeritaelakiiiUi cent Mantle Company at rey (Eng.), was practically-de^resS■" lire last month, And from 800000 Z : 1,000,000 gas rnantleswert d&itlifea; Mr. Taft's Cabinet coneist* of \\l mcinbers over 60 years of; turn 1 '•: ♦«.. J 53, three over 60, arid the youiMtfc 42. There is Up word Of bein* sM% 45 over there. . ""« The Cunarder Mauretania, wlilcJi uj. New Ydl'k oil March 4, agaiii broki 2 east-bound record, having betweta R? day noon and Saturday ttppin 607 knote, or at a speed*cif26^l^? A Japanese newspaper is frankly I*. toniehod that, the natives of all their aesthetic tastes, gniraU idS the stove-pipe hat of tiou. • .■: ■ Statistics for 1907, ju«t iteutAWth Ministry of Finance, show that sumption of alcohol ie graAuiuf djiiu. ishing in France. The: cohsutnsii<i»j jj absinthe, however, ie rapidly rising v A Doncaster (Ehg.) old l«dy nujj Eliza Blackburn, who is in 'hfeileiS year, complained .to a neSghodttr; th other day that she toad 'had * bid nijfa. through toothache. ' *■-'■■. Tiny tubes of radium bromide are nj» •being sold to doctors ; at ilOtJ :t internal therapeutic work; : Eicii about a sixth of a grain Of bromide, . ' Women's hats with a diameter Had.ing". 32in. will be clase'eH. ae « faotOf wheels by tue.SMee r»ttt»»yti(k drities henceforth, and thY wt»'ri£ %ij not -be admitted to passenger cUiluh, Both the watch and eeals yAUSi (;t«. lee L handed to Bishop Jux6n upon U( scaffold,; ac Veil as one of hie ring*; iji ■ now in. the house of the Prusnir } i| Jesus College, (Oxford (Sir JoiM iky«)? Ten Chinese newspapers ere edit« 4tj women and devoted to feminine unrests, high schools for gir]eVhaVeii» established, and a woman's restianat has 'been, opened in Canton. - Signed by Nelson, the order of bt\ik and sailing- for Trafalgar, a eineit foet cap .sheet, was sold , for. itkSiwiifty. rooms;, a letter written by. Fabio Galvo,, dated from RonJe-il<ai 15, 1514, realising £41. , .. General Sir lan Haimilton, in tit *V eence of, Field-Marehal Six ,-,(k»ttt Whit*,. presided at the Lidytalta% ncr at Prince's Restaurant (I*ndos) Im4 month. Nearly sixty officer*;, of tM garrison during the eiege attend*! ;■ About 200 ft. long and 50ft. in disnrtte the airship designed to carry pelseaftn, sledges,' anil dogr for the Weihn»n <** dition to the' North Pole,'was );el!ipi|; at the [Olympi* Aero Exiiiitiea cq March 19; i •'Two nundred Trell-pr«*ervili6l4 totiu have been found six inehei;'Wow thi soil on Constable Burton EaU-MtiU, near Bedale, Yorkshire, by workaea engaged in planting trees, appeared on one and l<lo4 on. etiitrt. A leading Berkshire paper,.Ttjjftttki a society wedding at. St. dral, gives the names 61 itiveiii p»tt* men who "assistfed the churditfirdtai and sidesmen of the c*th*dr«l in ti« eating of the guests." . One of.'the most famoue relics *{ tftl American ration, ' the "liberty Which Was fuftgat thd, dld r ßtit<i;ii#*: In Philadelphia when toe M* ptndence was passed, ie in eerioUi di* ger of .splitting in two. . ■?. Germany has discovered aHetlitt,JS»i couragemerit to A inientary delegate 'prbpoees t6 itnfoM • tax on all ladies' hate costiie fittttttth,; 8/-. Silnple peoplei who >rt 'i 8L r jii'Si know, might expect this would '-trtd'tt econbmy, but—alae! ■' ■:.■,"■"■■.:■..■.■.■■ The Cambrian. • (Scotland) : fiailwj Company has been sending .circulars H some members who' have fcen d(i»4 H years. The Chairman (tie Mail" says) excuses this by W^Sj| v Un it is the "duty of shareholderetp.ftMj; the company of any change, of iadraf; A Southport (JJngland)- man, «)* showed his: appreciation of tjie playing of a neighbour thrown W,W by hitting the perf omei; on; tie M with a poker, has since gtoe W* bankruptcy o*ing to-.,' the which followed the drastic criticlsn. A bill providing that no mn wie '* twice convicted of intosdefttion year shall be allowed tb.be mimMjU* that two convictione for dronfett** within a year shall "be. •■«; divorce, hag been introduced in the Stta of Illinois. During the laet twelve uiontlw .««•■ playwrights in Fratace have 14,000 each, eight over seven between £1,000 and i2,6oO,.t*tt* oight between £500.and il,ooß t *WJ« 430 qthere none has earned \tt» t»» £200. By means of electrically-driven I>* periey traneportere the' bfcttledupiW Edward VU.', the i flagship .■:<s nel Fleet, took on board *t-stafmS£i from a floating depot 1,4(51 Joni little over three and α-half hourirP'O!! an average of about 414 tone an n<^ During the last eleven yeartflilSM! has paseed into tie.rating:»?ooiwt;« Leeds Corporation from the-prpfiMf the muncipal trading concerw- *™ b ways contributed £664,898* ■,;**&%5& £314,882, gasworks lighting works £40,619. ■, ■; %, V. After being absent in in yesirs, the 2nd Batt. Yorkshire: Re*™" arrived in the transport ud * B =sJ Southaitiptbh last month, ■ - those who originally «*il«d_ .*'» V reginleht returning, one being Colonel Hodlow. r , ibufihg the \m year thfr^gg cf Manitoba ran the telephone *)-» in its bwa province, Bell Telephone Company. Working .shows a profit of cJid Manitoba,' -.which alreddy; cheapest telephones in the reduce the cost to Bubscrib&rs W 30 per cent ■■ -Nearly every far tiM,"* , telephone in" Canada.' ««•«* Anew form 6f cd by a Frenchman, which; perforniance to be given in \.! «" r%& U hall, should have (he e*<cß|« tiohisirig moving picture tiMj&SSK The fnachtee Works the light is thrown screen instead of fnirn the front, the .case with the ordinary.:«««».

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NEWS TIT-BITS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 0, 17 April 1909

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