PUBLIC NOTICES. PATENT PORTABLE GAS COAL GAS AND KEROSENE. iHE CHEAP AND BEAUTIFUL LIGHT MEN (Otherwise GRAY AND LESTER, ST. ANDREW STREET, DUNE DIN) Aro Running a CHOICE ILLUMINATION, Which threatens some day to lower the quotations on Gas Shares and taka the place of Kerosene Lamps, This firm have for some six years carried on business in Sydney, and having met with much success, they have Opened a Branch at the above address. The firm claim to produce a light that equals gas, and at a less cost. The light is produced by means of a hmp, the reservoir of which i 3 supplied with gas oil, which burns with a clearness and evenness that are guarantees of its merit. The supply is regulated from one to twenty-four candle power by means of the burner, which is of the simplest construction imaginable. The main features in these gas oil lamps are: no wick, no trimming, no glasses, and freedom from the usual troubles arising from other lamps The oil is virtually a gas and can be supplied at the rate of 4s 6d per gallon, 5s worth of which equals 1,000 feet of lighting power. < >ne remarkable fact in connection with the oil is that it does not burn wood or other material if accidentally set fire to, but blazes for a few seconds and volatilises. It is a powerful purifier, and is also said to be a valuable food preserver. The utility of these lamps, which can be supplied in qualities from the stable to the drawing room, are well suitpd for railway platforms, hotels, etc., giving a brilliant light, which is a great desideratum in country districts ; added to these traits, the lamp whilst lighted can be carrifd about with impunity. With each lamp instructions are sent, and if these are fully attended to, there is no possible fear of danger. The firm purpose when fully in working order to provide carriages, cabs, and other vehiclf-s with their Umps. As a recommendation, it may be mentioned that his Excellency Lord Canington, the Governor of New South Wales, uses the oil that generates the gas in his carriage lamps, and finds it give? every satisfaction. The New Zealand Insurance Company are prepired to insure the property of any persons in the colonies u«inj; these lamps, Persons interested in the progress of this system of lighting, cannot do better than call on Gray and Lester and see the " light" for themselves, Full particulars on application at Office, or by Post. A liberal commission allowed to the Trade. AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY TOWN IN NEW ZEALAND. GRAY AND LESTER, St. Andrew street, Duxepin. TO THE NERVOUS AND DEBILITATED CONSULT BARRON GARDNER (late of Suffolk street, Pall Mall, London, England), Specialist in Diseases of Gonito-Urinary Organs aud Nervous System. Consulthim on Nervous Debility, Physical Exhaustion, the Indiscretions of Youth, Seminal Losses, Spermatorrhoea, Skin, Venereal, and allied Disorders. Barron Gardner has mai'e these diseases a lifelong study, and he has had the very great practical advantage of a very large private practice, extending over a period of thirty year?. Consultation, 10 to 9 p.m. The Gardner Eclectic Medical Institute, a few doors from the Palace Skating Rink, Moray place, Duncdiu. [A Card. J *. SIDEY, 8.A., LL.B., Barrister a*d Solicitor, ALBERT BUILDINGS (opposite Post Office), Princes street, Dunedin. A NDREW LEES, ■"■ George street, Dunedin. Established 1859, IMPORTER, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN GLASS, PAPERHANGINGS,| PAINTS, PICTURE FRAME MOULDINGS, AND ALL KINDS OF PAINTERS' REQUISITES. GLASS DEPARTMENT. A large Stock of British Plate always on hand, of various sizes. Large assortment of English Sheet Glass in 16oz, 21oz, and 260z. Mirror Plate, Silvered Sheet, Silvered Fluted, Plain Fluted, Ruby Fluted, Plain Rolled Plate, Diamond Rolled, and Cathedral Glass, One-inch Chequered Plate for Cellar Lights, Ornamental, Colored, and Fancy Glass, Brilliant Cut Rosettes. PAPERHANGINGS. This Department being now extended there Is a very largo and varied assortment of Patterns to choose from, and fresh shipments always coming forward from the chief English Manufacturers. All kinds of Sanitary Washable Papers, Dadoes, eto , in stock. LEAD, OIL, PAINTS, AND COLORS. Patent Kalsomine Distemper Colors, Standard Genuine Mixed Paints (in tins, ready for use) made from the best materials. Agent for HARLAND AND SON'S Celebrated Varnishes for Coaobbuilders and Painters. KENT'S BRUSHWARE. All Goods Lowest Wholesale Prices. WORKING DEPARTMENT. PAINTING, PAPERHANGING, GLAZING SIGN WRITING, AND 4LI, KINDS OF DECORATIVE WORK EXECUTED IN THE BEST STYLE BY FIRST-CLASS WORKMEN. Charges Strictly Moderate. EACOCK'S Celebrated Jams, best In the market. All grocers sell them. Be sure and got Peacock's, WOLFE'S Schnapps.—There are doubtless other preparations typified as Sohnapps, but they are as a counterfeit coin is to current metal. -t /» WORDS FOR ONE SHILLING.M O The charge for Wanteds, To Lets, For Sales, etc.. etc., is Is for Sixteen Words. Space Advertisements are charged at the rate of 4s per inch the first insertion, and 3s per inch subsequent insertions. Standing advertisements by special arrangement,
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