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Jut telegraph. — press association. 1 ) DANNEVIRKE, This Day. At one o'clock this morning a man named James Kay_ Horsefield was discovered by the nightwatchman in the premises of Peter Nymand, jeweller. Accused was brought before the court this morning on a charge of breaking and entering and stealing goods to the value of £30, and was mnandeu to Monday. Shannon and Mersey-streets, Island Bay, have been exempted from the street-^ idening provisions of th» Public .Works Act. The appointment of Mr. T. E. Donne as general manager of the Government Advertisng Department is gazetted. Mr. P. J. Kelleher is appointed chief clerk of the new department. Judging from a report presented to the Irades and Labour. Council last night, the movement in favour of the Saturday half-holiday is not meeting •with much success. Mr. M. J. Rear- j don said they had only got between 400 I and 500 of the 4000 signatures to the petition required, and lie spoke bitterly of the apathy of the workers in connection with the movement, and complained that members of the party suggested that those who were getting j up the petition were doing so from intorested- motives. The council decided to appoint a paid canvasser to obtain signatures to the petition. ?der-o'-warsmen of H.M.S. Cambrian iutend giving a concert in the Masonic Hall, Boulcott-street, to-morrow night for the laudable cause of swelling the fluid in aid of the widows and relatives of those lost in the disaster to tho pinnace of H.M.S. Encounter at Sydney. An entertaining programme is being arranged. The warship has in its company 'a minscrel and variety troup", .\hich will contribute. The Mayor has given his patronage, and it now remains for the public to assist the bluejackets. Popular prices are advertised, and seats may be reserved, at the Dresden. " Though the season is later than it was last year," said a prominent produce merchant to a Post representative today, " fruit and vegetables are plentiful. From Nelson and Motucka fruit is coming to hand in large quantities and in good condition. Every week sees an improvement in the apples and similar fruit forwarded to market. Supplies irom Australia are falling away somewhat, and fruit from Auckland and the North is not coining through as rapidly as might be desired. In Nelson growers are going in for apples more extensively than in previous years, and with good varieties of keeping apples. Potatoes are arriving in heavy supplies, and the prices are consequently weakening. Farmers appear to be afraid of the blight, and are getting rid of their crops early." The New Zealand Express Co., 89 Customhouse-quay, pack, store, and remove furniture at specially low rates. Only careful, competent men employed. Goods sent to any part of the world. Tel. 1333.— Advt. Me wtio abets, assists, or creates a locfr-out or strike is liable to be punished endor tho present arbitration system. Whethsr the Government will take a firm italic! against the present lock-out on the West Coast is a question wo must leavo (tO tb* heads of State. But what the ladiaa of Wellington ought to do and do on Saturday morning, at 9 o'clock, is to drike hard for tho bargains that will be offered at C. Smith's, Ltd., Cubastreet, great summer sale. Everything throughout tho entire store- is to be murked down to bedrock urices.— Advt.

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CHARGE OF BURGLARY., Evening Post, Volume LXXVII, Issue 12, 15 January 1909

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CHARGE OF BURGLARY. Evening Post, Volume LXXVII, Issue 12, 15 January 1909