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Heredity in Geese. A correspondent of the ' Revue Scien* tifique ’ vouches for the following story For about twenty years he was in the habit of visiting two or three times each year a farm where was kept a flock of geese, numbering from thirty to thirty-five in the early part of the winter, and in the spring four or five, left for breeding purposes; these also generally being killed a few months later, after the new broods had attained their growth. In the month of July, 1862, on a feast day, the farmer and his men being absent, the geese were forgotten, and were attacked by dogs, which killed many of them. The next evening at twilighc the farmer thought they must have been attacked a second time. Ho found them flying about in their pen, much frightened, but the dogs were nowhere to be seen. The next day this terror reappeared at the same hour as it did .on the following day, and from that time on. The correspondent of the ‘ Revue ’ had forgotten this fact when, ten years later, he chanced to be on the farm one evening, and heard the cackling of the apparently frightened geese. When he asked for an explanation he was told that this had been kept up from the time they had been attacked by the dogs, that there bad been no repetition of the attack, and that the flock had been renewed in the meantime at least three times. If this story is well authenticated, we have a case of the transmission of terror to the third generation in a family of geese.

PUBLIC NOTICES. 6. M. MARSHALL. WHEN other systems of medicine fail to do you good try Homoeopathy, Recent and chronic caaea of Indigestion, Rheumatism, LIVER Disorders, and Colds soon yield to a short course of Homoeopathic treatment. BOOKS and everything needed at Dunedin Homoeopathic Pharmacy, Princes street. J. MSBET. JJAPBRHANGIITGB,— The 'VTBWEST and Beet Styles of PAFERHANGINGS to be seen in quantity, from 4d upwards. JUST Landed, Rich and Ohotoe Designs NISBET’S, Octagon, Dunedin, pain er, » glazier, etc. J. JOHNSON. ARTIFICIAL LIMBS Made on the shortest notice by J JOHNSON, 148 George street, Dunedin. » Crutches in stock. JgXOELSIOR CORSET. WANTED KNOWN—That Mrs Johnson is the only Maker of the Excelsior Corset; best in the Colony. MBSTON’S DAIRY AND BRANCHES. HEADQUARTERS, 96 George street. Exhibition Dairy, Royal Arcade. Meston’s Dairy, corner Albany street and Grange street; and South Dunedin Arcade. MILK, rich and pure, One Penny a Pint; finest Butter, New-laid Eggs, genuine Buttermilk, sweet Cream, etc. Meston’s Dairy. J. G. GREEN. BEFORE Buying Elsewhere see our Children’s School Boots; wear guaranteed, prices reduced. J. G. Green, 37 George street. BEFORE Buying Elsewhere inspect Stock of Walking Shoes; splendid 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 CENTRAL RESTAURANT. I BEG to intimate to the Public generally that I have made considerable additions TO my Restaurant, and aUo added a Ladies’ Dining ROOM. Prices as usuaL Ail Meals, fid ; Beds, 9d. Everything clean AND Comfortable. Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Restaurant, /TANSE street. A, LEHMANN, Proprietress. G. H. SMITH. IMPORTANT NOTICE.—I beg to intimate to the General Public I have Bought the Entire Stock of J. Ford and Co., grocers and provision merchants, 121 George street, and intend CARRYING on the business at the same address, where I shall be pleased to see my OLD Customers who will favor me with their Ciders. Nothing but the best brands of goods kept in stock. GH. SMITH, family grocer and pro- • vision merchant, 121 George street. C. A. BBE3SEY. BKKSSEF’S for Birthday Cards—Latest Novelties; New Designs. BRESSKY'S for Booklets Superseding Birthday Cards. BRESSEY’S for Birthday Cards —Handpainted; Lake Series. BRESSEY’S for Booklets Beautifully BRESSEY'S for Birthday Cards—Handpainted; Castle Series. BRESSEY’S for Booklets-Elegant Poetical Extracts. BRHSSEY’S for Birthday Cards—Handpainted; Landscape Series. RESSBY’S for Birthday Oaids of every description, at all prices. BRESSEY’S for Scrap-books—Best value in town. RESSBY’S for Photographic Albums— New All Cabinet styles. ' BBSSHY’S for Bibles, Prayer-books, Ohnreh Services, Hymn-books. RESSEY’S for Scraps—Large Assortment, fid and Is packets. 161, George street. RUTHERFORD AND CO. O UTHBRFORD AND GO. ate still taking PHOTOGRAPHS— Cabinets, 10s fid; Cards, 5a Cd, OPPOSITE Bank of New Zealand, Princes street. JOHN GILLIES, FURNISHING Undertaker, 18 George street and 11 Great Bing street, CONDUCTS Adults' Funerals respectably, with Hearse and Attendance, from 70s npwards. CHILDREN’S, from 30a upwards. Mourning Carriages as required. THOMAS SiMB, JEWELLER, I BEG to Notify the General Public that I have started Easiness at Princes street (Upstairs), next Bxt/ O change Court, and am prepared to take Orders in JEWELLERY and Watchmaking, Repairing of Watches, Clocks, etc., at moderate prices. Thomas Sime. a} Princes street south, opposite thi£JL & Spanish Restaurant, Repair A OCORDIONS, Concertinas (with steel jta. tongues), American Organs, Hand Organs, Harmoniums, and Pianos tuned, CLARIONETTEB, Flutes, Fans, Spectacle Frames, Pipes, Carving Forks, Jewellery, etc,also Clocks, Engagements taken for Dancing (English concertina and piano). MISCELLANEOUS. WILLIAM WILSON (successor totto Harris), Nightman, Orders punctual!) attended to. St, Andrew street* PHCENIX Jams daily increasing in favor; take no other. ST. ‘GEORGE JAM. Selected Fruit and Best Sugar. All Grocers. ASTHMA Cigarettes.—Dr -Kennedy Delias. Instantaneous Relief,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Issue 8008, 10 September 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Issue 8008, 10 September 1889

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