PROPKRTIES FOR SAJ-E. TTIOR Immediate Sale, to close a Trust Estate. Jt? —Grand Dwelling of 7 rooms with all necessary .offices" and outbuildings, 1 acre of land in orchard, etc., within a mile ,of Cathedral square; locality unsurpassed!, tram pfcses. : Price low as trustees must realise. Otffls to 'view from . •* - *-~. FOREST and PERKINS, J* - . Sydenham. FOR SALE. - " OLD-ESTABLISHED. BUSINESS IN ./AUCKLAND. SEEDS, PRODUCeT MANURES, Etc. THE liEASE, and STOCK of this Business are now offered FOR SALE on most favourable terms. It is now in full operation, and capable of large extension. This opening is especially suited to any honse desirous to .find an outlet in the North Island'for extension of business. Principals.only dealt with. Address-r MESSRS BUDDLE and BUTTON; : - Solicitors, Auckland. - Or D. B. McLAREN, 4088 &EO. G. STEAD and CO. N ._■' / •; Christchurch. EDUCATIONAL. ' , INVERESK. AT the request of parents, and for the convenience of her pupils, MISS H. McKEE has decided to remove her Boarding and Day School from Hawthornden to Inveresk, Cashel street (opposite St. Paul's Presbyterian Church), the residence of the late J. Anderson, Esq. The School will be conducted as formerly and pupils prepared for the Matriculation and Junior Scholarship Examinations. In addition to the Upper School a Preparatory School will also be opened: Both schools will be under the management of certificated teachers trained under the North Canterbury, Board of Educatien.T" ' - ' • Mies H. McEee will be at home at Inveresk on WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY afternoons after MAY Bth, ISO 9. Next Term begins on JUNE Ist, at Inveresk:*- '' -, ~ . ' HELEN McKEE, 4774 i- Principal. SHOK.i..t£AND AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL, Groin Agency Buildings, Triangle, ChristchurdLu RW. LOCKX&R-DIGBY (Honours) N.S.S.T., N.U.'J. , ., Double Pitmau -Medallist, holdei' of Record Speed ' Certificates for 200 and 220 words .per minute. Assisted by Miss E. E. Digby, late- Principal School of Shorthand, etc., Oamaru. RESULTS—Shorthand: Pupi'.s from this School bold First and Highest Speed Certificates in New Zealand: Typewriting: Every Certificate granted in New Zealand by tho N.U.T., England, has been gained by pupils from this School. " Shorthand, -'XYpe-wriiing, Bookkeeping and full Commercial Training. DANCING. MRS JENKINS Resumed TEACHING on MONDAY, March. 27th, at her Hall, Hereford street. Classes formed for Teaching and Practice. Juvenile Class Jivery Saturday. Private Lessons at any hour. 67 HEREFORD STREET EAST, CITY. ■__ . 570 ffIHE LLISSES STALING, JL 10 Cathedral square (Over. Messrs Kaye and Carter's.) SHORTHAND - and TYPEWRITING OFFICE. Pupils from 9.30 to 5, or by arrangement. 594 COMMERCIAL COLLEGE. 150 Worcester street Weet. PRINCIPAL—MR C. H. G-ILBY, Honcursman and Fellow of the .National Phonographic Society, N.S.S.T., etc. VICE-PRINCIPAL— Miss E. A. Rout, Honours Diploma N.P.S., etc. SHORTHAND RESULTS: At last year's examination by the local Association, for which returns are to'hand (1897), our Students gained SIXTEEN of the SEVENTEEN Highest Speed Certificates. Typewriting, < Bookkeeping, ' and thorough Commercial Training. MISS E. HART, (Holder of first certificate for 150 words granted for New Zealand), : ASSISTED B¥ HER SISTERS. . - (Also holding high speed certificates), SCHOOL OF SHOR'i'HAiN'D and TYPEWRITING, Mutual Life tion Buildings, No. IGO ' Hereford street. • . Instruction giveti iv Pitman's Shorthand, Typewriting, Miraeosraphy, and General Rcutine of Office Work. Classes daily. For hours and terms cpply at the school. Goncral mercantile, and lega". type-writing executed' with secrecy and despatch. All kinds of meetings, arbitration cases, Court cases, etc.; accurately 'reported verbatim or-in condensed-form.' Pupils prepared for high speed examinations. Terms moderate BOAkiD AND RESIDENCE. GLOUCESTER HOUSE, 236 Gloucester street West.' FIRST-CLASS BOAfiO and RESFDENCE for LADIES end GENTLEMEN. . • Hoi, Colcl, ami Showox Baths. Every Comfort and Attention Given. Most Central. TERMS MODERATE. MRS McNIK Have of W-itahuna Ifouae). f\ KOS VfcSNOtt iioUSli—Private Board and vT Residence; hot, cold, and shower baths. Terms moderate. Mrs Fitsgibbon, 56 Gloucester street, near Latimer squaro. . BOARD A.Njd" RESIDENCE. HANDSOMELY-FUimSEED Apartments for Ladies and Gentlemen. MRP SAWTELL,. Sherwood, 72 Cashel street E. Telephone 703. -. ■ HOTELS. CITY -HOTEL, THE TRIANGLE, CHRiSTCHURCH. R ALEXANDER, oi" the Ashbnrlon Railway • Refreshment rCcorus, announces that he has taken p<jsse3s ; ou of the City Hole!, Christchurch, where visitors, and the Travelling Public will receive every attention. Every convenience, hot and cold baths, one minute's walk from Post Office and Tram Terminus. The best of wines and bpirits only slacked. Letters will receive prompt attention. Lurichoon from 12 to 2.—8, t ALEXANDER. 2051 MASONIC HOTEL Corner Gloucester 2nd-Colombo streets. TEIS NEW and SPLENDID HOTEL is centrally situated, has all the latest im•provementa in JFotcl Accommodation, and oCers most comfortable and ' convenient quarters. Wines and Spirits ol the Best Quality. W. JAMES .. .. Proprietor (Late of Somerset Hotel). Patronised by their Excellencies the Governors of New Zealand. POKBH'S' FAMILY HOTEL, V./ CHRISTCHURCH (Within One Minute of the Kailway Station.) JAMES HATFIELD, Proprietor. Letters will receive every attention, P.O. Box SSI. . Telephone No. 23L CITY BUFFET PRIVATE HOTEL, • COLOMBO STREET (near Recce's, Ironmonger s>. THIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION for Per- £ znanent Boarders and tho Travelling Public Hot. Cold, and Shower Baths. Close to Railway Station and General Post ■' Office. TRAMS PASS DOOxC Luncheon,from Noon to 2 p.m. Letters and Telegrams will receive Prompt Attention. Telephone No. 676. JAMES HOWEI', Proprietor. COMMERCIAL HOTEL, ' ASHBURTON, One of the Best Hotels in Canterbury. MR THOS.~n7 GRANGE, (Late of WagstaS's and Grange's Hotel, Akaroa), TVEGS to announce that he has TAKEN -D OVER the above well-known Hotel, where he trusts to merit the continuance of the liberal patronage extended to hia, predecessor, Mr H. F. Sritton. . SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION For Families, Commercial Gentlemen, and the General Public. Permanent Boarders by Special Arrangement. Private Suites of Apartments. Hot and Cold Water. A. First-class Table Kept. from 12 till 2, Is 6d. First-class Billiard Room. - Good Stables. TELEPHONE, 95. . - 3590 Post Office Box, 95. IATTEJBSALL'S HOTEL. TKEXLY, late of Southbridge and Aehbur- • ton, announces- that he has TAKEN POSSESSION of the above Hotel, and under his management tho Travelling Publio will find the Biwt of Acconnnodatioo. HOT- LUNCHEON FROM NOON. The Best of Liquors only kept. T. KEILY, Proprietor. "I7AJNT HeariTiiever worTFaSTliaciyl But if J- you Buy one of Butcher's Choice Engagemea* Ring*"you trill nod it a wonderful help in accomplishing 'the object - you desire. Butcher, Jeweller, High street, next Fail's Coaußirskl Btttatuaat.