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EXHIBITION NOTES.

Those who are intending to exhibit should make application for space as soon as possible. The applications will be granted in order of priority. Mr David Baxter has applied for twentyfive shares in the Exhibition Company, and Mr T. Brydone has added his name for LSO to the guarantee fund. The Exhibition site now presents quite an animated appearance, a largo number of trucks, filled with sand, timber, bricks, and all the necessary requirements for building purposes being on the grounp. Considerable progress has been made on the ground itself, a number of trenches being formed, while the main building has been mapped out.

Messrs A. and T. Inglis this afternoon applied for advertising space to the amount of LIOO.

The contractors (Messrs M'Leod and Shaw) start work on the annexes to-morrow. Messrs Roberts and Twopeny are now on the goldfields furthering the interests of the Exhibition. THE LOAN PICTURES. The following is a list of the owners of pictures who have consented to send them to the Dunedin Exhibition : G. F. Watts, 4. The Queen and Ear] of Aberdeen, 3 each. H. Graves and B. Hayes, 2 each. Duke of Norfolk, Sir F. Leighton, Sir J. Pender, Miss Lea-Meritt, Messrs Wyke-Bayliss, Sir W. Bowman, Brett, East, Field, Gassiott, B. S. Herdman, Horsley, Lewis, Long, Peacock, Perugini, Richmond, Shepherd, Adrian Stokes, Mrs Stokes, Messrs Vokins, Waterlow, Chevalier, Prince and Princem of Wales—l each.

This makes up the forty mentioned in a cable message recently. A number of other owners have not yet made up their minds, and a few have refused, including the Duke of Westminster, the Duchess of Montrose, Lords Armstrong and Brassey.

Husband (pettishly): " Why, Nellie,.do you spend so much time at the lookingglass J " Wife: "To make myself look as attractive as possible." Husband: "Pshaw! You are too vain ! And what does it all amount to ? I don't admire you any more." Wife: "I know it, dear; but you are not the only man in the world." Husband puts on hia thinking cap.

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Issue 7905, 13 May 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Issue 7905, 13 May 1889

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