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“And now, sir,” said the examiner, “ pi ay tell mo in which of his battles was | the great Gustavus Adolphus killed?” After a considerable time spent in deep reflection, the youth replied: “Well, sir, to the best of my belief he was killed in the last battle he ever fought.” Signs of a lazy mother. In a school in York County last week a lady teacher put the following question to a boy;—“ Peter Green, what is a safety pin ? ” “A safety pin is a little thing that comes together at both ends.” Teacher: “What is it used for ? ” “It is used to keep pantaloons from coming down.” An English advertisement reads : —“ A pious young man desires to be received into a respectable family, where the excellence of his example and superior morality might be considered as an equivalent for board and lodgings.” PUBLIC NOTICES, G. HYDE. IMPORTANT Announcement. The Don Tailoring Company (late opposite InglisV, George street), having transferred their name and connection t> GHYDB, Tailor (opposite Uornwoll’s), o George street, where all orders will receive prompt attention, MR HOLDEN ( ate manager of the Don Tailoring Company) invitts his old Customers to THE New Shop, where they will receive the bod value for ready money. A. M’FARLANE. ALL kinds of Tin, Iron, or Zinc-work kept in stock or made to order. Plumbing and Gasfitting by experienced tradesmen. MILK Cans, Milk Dishes, Milk Buckets Coal Scuttles, Fire Shovels, Billies, Colonial Furnaces, Galvanised Buckets. IXi Irinas of Tin and Iron "Works Repaired at Cheapest Rates. Trade supplied with Tinware Lists on application. ___ M’FARLANE, Plumber, Tinsmith, and « Gasfifter, Walker street (next Peterson’s, grocer), Dunedin. Telephone 532. THE BBKHIVE. JMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. G ANTED the Public to Inspect the RAND Display of ►RIME HAMS, BACON, TEAS, A* ND other Notions. D. SUTHERLAND, George street. "VT B.—Our Teas are Superior to any in the 13! t City. W. M'FARLANE. 0" r M’FARLANE, Plumber, Tinsmith, TV • and Gaafitter, George street (under the verandah), opposite Knox Church Marne. First-class T' N WARE, otc.; all our own make. Inspect and save 25 per cent. Coal Scuttles, Fire Shovels, Kerosene Drums, FITTED with tops j Billies, Galvanised Buckets, Kettles, Teapots, etc., at greatly reduced prices. All kinds of REPAIRING done. Note the Address— W. M'Farlane, opposite Knox Church Manse, George street, Dunedin. MILLER AND SPARROW. WE Beg to Intimate to the General Public wo have Bought the Grocery Business of Mr W. Findlay, AND Intend carrying it on under the style i 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 SHARE of public patronage. Miller and Sparrow, family grocers, corner of Frederick and Castle streets. J. G. GREEN. BEFORE Buying Elsewhere see our Children’s School Boots; wear guaranteed, prices reduced. J. G. Green, 37 George street. BFORB Buying Elsewhere inspect Stock of Walking Shoes; sp’endid variety, lowest prices; see Windows. 37 George street. CHEAPEST In Dunedin. Strong Balmorals, Boys’ from 5s lid, Men’s 9s 6d (good solid value); cheap line Men’s, 7s lid. CHEAPEST in Dunedin.—Ladies’ strong Leather Slippers, 2s lid; Prunellas (heels), 4s lid. J. G. Green, 37 George street. J. JOHNSON. ARTIFICIAL LIMBS Made on the shortest notice by J JOHNSON, 148 George street, Dunedin. • Cratches in stock. Excelsior corset.—wanted knownThat Mrs Johnson is the only Maker of the Excelsior Corset; best in the Colony. J. NIBBET. lAPBRH AN GIITGS. —The F BWEST and Best Styles of PAPERHANGINGS to be seen In quantity, from 4d upwards. JUST Landed, Rich and Choice Designs JNISBBT’S, Octagon, Dunedin, pain er, • glazier, etc,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 7922, 1 June 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 7922, 1 June 1889