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ADVERTISERS ADVERTISERS are requested to have their Advertisements tn the Office not later than 10.30 a.m each day. 11 received otter, that time insertion cannol oe guaranteed for that day's issue. Do dot 6end original references witt ipplications for positions. Copies only. Nom-de-plume addresses care of General Post' Office cannot be accepted. The Proprietors ot the "Evening Post' do not hold themselves responsible foi non-insertion of any advertisement through accident or from other causes oi fo. errors in the publication of an ad ver fisement "STOP PRESS AUSTRALIAN RUGBY LEAGUE j INVITATION. w Sydney.—The Australian Board of Control has agreed to invite the New Zealand Rugby League to send a team to play in Australia during the coming season.—-U.P.A. <> WAIROA RACES. District Hack.—Diana Tetrix, 1; Opoho, 2. Scr.: Bold Bruce, Union Bank. COLLISION IN ROADSTEAD. Napier.—Anchored in the Napier roadstead last evening, the Nobel explosives vessel Miro was involved in a collision with the coastal vessel Koutunui. Both were damaged to a sufficient extent to make it necessary for them to go on the slip for repairs. It is estir mated that the Koutunui will be out of commisison for nine months. A hole three feet long arid two feet wide was torn in the side of the Miro. The opinion is expressed that had the Miro struck ten feet further aft both vessels would have been destroyed by the ignition of the Miro's cargo of explosives.—F.A. .JL'lLi DEATH OF MR. R. McC ALLUM. Mr. R. McCallum, former member of the House of Representatives for Wairau, and former member of the Legislative Council, " died in Blenheim this morning. BRITISH RAILWAY CHAOS. London.—-Snowploughs are being used on the main railway lines for the first time for 40 years. A statement by the railway companies explaining delays declares that it was the worst weather for a century. Fog lasted for twelve days and' snowstorms for several days, followed by the piling up of snowdrifts 12 feet high. The digging out of buried trains occupied up to 12 hours. The steani heating pipes froze in running trains. Some districts lost 25 per cent. of.. their railway staffs through overstrain and '-sickness. The traffic chaos in Yorkshire, where 35 degrees of frost has been registered, continues. Many villages are short of food, fuel, and drinking water. Railway passengers in many towns have been held up since January 27.—U.P.A., WANGANUI RACES. Victory Hack.—4 Acrobat 1, 3. High Peer 2, 2 Raana 3. AUCTIONS. DUNBAR SLOANE, LTD., AUCTIONEERS. IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE OI GOOD AND USEFUL HOUSEHOLI FURNITURE AND EFFECTS Al OUR MART, TOMORROW (FRI DAY), FEB. 2, at"1.30 p.m. SHARP DUNBAR SLOANE, LTD., Auctioneers will Sell a Fine Catalogue of Furniture and effects removed from Northland and Eastbourne for convenience of sale These comprise:— • HANDSOME CHESTERFIELD SUITE UPHOLSTERED JADE GREEtf TAPESTRY, COST 40; MODERN LIMED OAK BEDROOM SUITE. FRAMELESS MIRROR, EXTRA LARGE TALLBOY, OAK DINING ROOM SUITE, MODERN; ALSO GOLDEN OAK BEDROOM SUITE FULL-LENGTH BEVELLED MIR ROR WARDROBE, CARPETS, SUPER AXMINSTER 10 x 12ft, AS NEW; ALSO HEARTH AND BEDROOM RUGS, VARIOUS SIZES, MOSTLY PERSIAN DESIGN, TWO ELEGANT QUEEN ANNE COUCHES, WALNUT, TALLBOYS WITH LIFTUP TO^S, TWO HANDSOMF MAHOGANY HALL TABLES, ODD OAK WARDROBE, FULL PANEL MIRROR, SINGLE BEDS AND DUCHESSES, OAK AND KAURI ESCRITOIRES, Jacobean sideboard and hall table to match and odd drawleaf table, very old cheval mirror, set of mahogany work boxes with secret drawers, 2 handsome small camphor glory boxes, quantity of easy chairs, kitchen dresser with shelves and cupboards, rimu dropside cot, several odd couches and seagrass chairs, quantity of hall and stair runners, etc., etc. ALSO, ' STew World gas cooker, perfect condition, Champion gas cooker as new, odd crockery and china, piano-accordion kitchen utensils, electric iron, as new, carpet sweeper, lctric vacuum cleaner, typewriters, Remington and Yost, Vickers hand sewing machine, etc., etc. NOTE.—Our Auction is packed with food and useful articles at bargain prices. Now on view. DUNBAR SLOANE, Auctioneer.

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Page 22 Advertisements Column 4, Evening Post, Volume CXXIX, Issue 27, 1 February 1940

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Page 22 Advertisements Column 4 Evening Post, Volume CXXIX, Issue 27, 1 February 1940