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Some time ago (says the Christchurch ‘ Telegraph ’), in a certain city of New Zealand, a gentleman and his sons carried on a thriving business. Its success was to a great extent dependent upon the efforts of the sons. Their father, however, married again. He made a will in favor of his wife. Before time was given her to deal with the property she died intestate, but the law made a will for her, as it does in such cases. The result of it was that the whole of the property promptly went to the next of kin, who in this case was her brother. The sons who had helped to get the property together thus got nothing, and a man who never worked for a pennyworth of it got all. Surely, as a great literary authority says, “The law is a hass.” Indeed, in many cases it is something much worse than the harmless quadruped. About 30,000 people a day go up the Eiffel Tower. Of these between 3,000 and 4,000 go to the top, On an average a person has to wait about an hour to go up in the lift.

PUBLIC NOTICES. J, NISBET, JpAPEKHANGHTGS.— The Jjj'BWBST and Beet Styles of PAPERHANGINGS to be seen In quantity, from 4d upwards. JUST Lauded, Rich and Oholoe Designs JNISBET’S, Octagon, Dunedin, pain er, 8 glazier, etc. J. JOHNSON. ARTIFICIAL LIMBS Made on the shortest notice by J JOHN SON, 148 George street, Dunedin. • Crutches in stock. JgtXCELSIOR CORSET. WANTED KNOWN—That Mrs Johnson is the only Maker of the Excelsior Corset; best in the Colony. MESTON’S DAIRY AND BRANCHES. EAD QUARTERS, 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. 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 OLD Customers who will favor me with their Orders. Nothing but the best brands of goods kept in stock. /'i H. SMITH, family grocer and provision merchant, 121 George street. CENTRAL RESTAURANT. I BEG to intimate to the Public generally that I have made considerable additions TO my Restaurant, and also added a Ladies’ Dining ROOM. Prices as usual. All Meals, 6d ; Beds, 9d. Everything clean AND Comfortable, Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Restaurant, % ■jyj'ANSß street. A. LEHMANN, Proprietress. 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 Meu’s, 7« lid. HKAPEST in Dunedin.—Ladies’ strong Leather Slippers, 2a lid; Prunellas (heels), 4s lid, J, G, Green, 37 George street

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 8022, 26 September 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Evening Star, Issue 8022, 26 September 1889