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"No, George," faltered the maiden, "I fear it cannot be. I admire you as a gentleman, I respect you as a friend, but ." " Laura," he exclaimed, " before you pass sentence hear me out. A recent lucky stroke in business has enabled me to buy a beautiful home on Prairie avenue, which shall be in your name. I will insure my life for 25,000d01, and ." "George," calmly interposed the lovely girl, "you interrupted me. I was about to say that the sentiments of respect and esteem I feel for you, though so strong, are feeble in comparison with the deep love which—which—l—which I have long—don't, George, dear!" For George had interrupted her again. A minister's little daughter, who had been to church for the first time, and heard her father preach, was questioned by him on reaching home as to how she liked his sermon. There was an embarrassed silence; then the little maid, tired out with the long strain of "being good," and yet anxious not to offend in anywise made answer, with a little long-drawn breath of patient resignation, "You preached awful long, papa, but I beared it." A lady living in Ohio is the mother of six boys. One day a friend calling on her said : " What a pity that one of your boys had not been a girl." One of the boy 8, about eight years of age, overheard this remark, and promptly interposed: " I'd liko to know who'd 'a bin 'er; I wouldn't 'a bin 'er; Ed. wou Idm t 'a bin 'er; Jo© wouldn't 'a bin 'er; and I'd like to know who'd 'a bin 'er."

PUBLIC NOTICES. CITY STEAM LAUNDRY. rfIHE City Steam Laundry, corner of CumJL berland and Union. streeti, will send their "Van to any DDRESS in Town. Orders by Post or _ Telephone punctually attended to. PECIAL Arrangements can be made with Families. Gentlemen's Shirts " and Collars got up at two hours' notice. Telephone 304. APERHANGHTGB. The 'EWEST and Best Styles of APERHANGINGS to be seen In quantity, from 4d upwards. UST Landed, Rich and Choice Designs NISBET'S, Octagon, Dunedin, pain er, glazier, etc. W. M'FARLANE. V? • and Gasfltter, George street (under the verandah), opposite Knox Church Manse. First-class Tl N WARE, etc.; all our own make. Inspect and save 25 per cent. Coal Scuttles, Fire Shovels, Kerosene Drums, FITTED with taps; Billies, Galvanised Buckets, Kettles, Teapots, etc., at greatly reduced prices. All kinds of T> EPAIRING done. Note the Address— X\i W. M'Farlane, opposite Knox Church Manso, George street, Dunedin. MILLER AND SPARROW. ' E Beg to Intimate to the General Public iv we have Bought the Grocery Business of Mr W. Findlay, ND Intend carrying it on under the style . (f Miller and Sparrow, and trust that by keeping THE Best Articles, charging the Lowest Prices, and giving prompt Attention to Orders, to merit a HARE of public patronage. Miller and kj Sparrow, family grocers, corner of Frederick and Castle streets. PROFESSOR M'QUEEN "N style seldom equalled— Gen Semen's Hair cutting, 6d ; Hair-cutting and singeing, Is; Shaving and Brushing, 6d; Razors carefully Ground and Set, Is; real German Hollow Ground kept in stock, at lowest prices, at M'Queen's, 52 George street. LADIES' Hair Cutting and Singeing, Is; Children's Cutting, 6d. Combings made up, lowest prices. M'Queen, 52 George Btreet. R MONTGOMERY'S Sulphur RestoraRestoring Grey Hair and Removing Dandruff, Is 6d and 3s. Best Black Hair Dye, 4s; Brown Hair Dye, 8s 6d; Pearl Cream, for Removing Pimples, Is 6d. 'AIR Ornaments in Pearl, Steel, Gilt, and Shell, at lowest prices, at M'Queen's. HUCKER AND CO. HAVING now Removed to our Newlyerected Showroom and Works, corner of St. Andrew and Castle streets, 'E wish our Customers and Friends to , , give us a trial. Newest designs, best workmanship, and with lowest charges guaranteed. DRAWING and Dining room Suites restored equal to new. Hucker and Co., cabinetmakers and upholsterers, St. Andrew street. HYDE begs to intimate to his customers and General Public he has Removed to EORGE street, opposite Dornwell's, and vji has on band a Large and Varied Assortment of Hp WEEDS, Coatings, Vestlngs, etc, for the I season's wear; good fit, good workmanship, AND cheapness combined. Do not forget the Address George street, opposite Dornwoll. G, Hyde. A. M'FARLANE. ALL kinds of Tin, Iron, or Zino-work kept in stock or made to order. Plumbing and Gasfitting by experienced tradesmen. iyl Coal Scuttles, Fire Shovels, Billies, Colonial Furnaces, Galvanised Buckets. LL kinds of Tin and Iron Workß Repaired Tinware Lists on application. M'FARLANE, Plumber, Tinsmttb, and l« Gasfltter, Walkor street (next Peterson's, grocer), Dunedin. Telephone 632,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 7904, 11 May 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 7904, 11 May 1889