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The Carat of Gold.—A carat of gold received its name from the carat seed, or seed of the Abyssinian coral flower. This was at one period made useful when gems of gold were to be weighed, and so came about the peculiar and now general use of the word. Twenty-two carats fine means that out of twenty-four parts twenty-two are gold, and all tho rest alloy.

PUBLIC NOTICES. OMAND AND DREW. MAND AND DREW, Taintors, Paporhangers, Glaziers, Graiacrs, and Signwriters, | "AVE Removed from Stuart street to 120 |_ George street, and are prepared to do work on most reasonable terms. jAINTS, Oils, Colors, Glass, Varnishes, and Bruahware at Lowest Kates. k CAREFULLY selected Stock of Paperhanging* to choose from at Omand and Drew's, 120 George street. ENGRAVING. " ROSS, General and Wood Engraver, . • Die Sinker, and Letter Cutter, Union Chambers, 63 Princes street. "VTTTOOD Blocks for Exhibition AdvertiseVV menta of Business Places or Catalogue Subjects. i > VERY description of Ornamental and i V Commercial Engraving, etc., at 63 Prinoes street, over Fargio's, spirit merchant. PROFESSOR M'QUEKN "N style seldom equalled—Gentlemen's Hair jl cutting, 6d ; Hair-cutting and singeing, Is; Shaving and Brushing, 6d; Razors carefully GROUND and Set, Is; real German Hollow Ground kept in stock, at lowest prices, at M'Queen's, 52 George street. LADIES' Hair Cutting and Singeing, Is; Children's Cutting, 6d. Combings made up, lowest prices, M'Queen, 52 George street. DR MONTGOMERY'S Sulphur Restorative, the only safe prepare \i in for Restoring Grey Hair and Removing Dandruff, IS 6d and 3s. Best Black Hair Dye, 4s ; Brown Hair Dye, 3s 6d; Pearl Cream, for Removing Pimples, Is 6d. AIR Ornaments in Pearl, Steel, Gilt, and Shell, at lowest prices, at M'Queen's. CITY STEAM LAUNDRY. )ARCELS collected and delivered on the same day, if required. Linen got up by our improved method is unsurpassed for RILLIANOY and Color. Gentlemen's Suits become equal to new at a trifling cost. All Bed Linen thoroughly aired. IHIRTS and Collars redressed for the trade. Telephone 304. Proprietor: W. Bayntum. J. HARDIE AND CO. (UMMER Shipment.— 9 Trunks Ladies ) Boots and Shoes—Bective, Otto Hurz, Vernons, and other noted makes. ' Trunks Gents' Balmoral Boots, Oxford ) Shoes, Evening Shoes, and House Slippers. /"COLONIAL-MADE Boots and Shoes in endL/ less variety; Standard quality. 'EW Lines in Men's Clothing. Boys Suits, I Scarfs and Ties, Underclothing, Hats and Caps, Gents' Light Overcoats, etc. ' HARDIE AND CO., No. 110, corner Princes and Rattray streets. G. M. MARSHALL. ' HEN other systems of medicine fail to do » T you good try Homoeopathy. Recent and chronic cases of indigestion, Rheumatism, " IVER Disorders, and Colds soon yield to a short course of Homceopathio treatment. »OOKS and everything needed at Dunedin Homoeopathic Pharmacy, Princes street. WILLIAM TAYLOR. "OTIOE. William Taylor, Practical Watchmaker, Jeweller, etc., late of Stuart street weighbridge, "HILST Thanking his many Friends and Customers for their past Patronage, begs to announce to them and the )ÜBLIC in general that he has taken more Commodious Premises at Number George street, where all Repairs entrusted to him will still be executed with that Neatness, ARE, and Despatch that have earned \J merited approval in the past, and at the same exceptionally Moderate Charges. 0. A. BRE3SEY. >KESSEY'S for Birthday Cards-Opals, Raphael Tuck's celebrated Cards. ►RESSEY'S for Birthday Cardß —Handpainted Porcelain Cards. >RESSEY'S for Birthday Cards—Carbons, Photos and Hand-painted Satinß. ►RESSEY'S for Birthday Cards-Hand Screens, Horßeshoes, and Bannerets. > RESSEY'S for Birthday Cards —Latest Designß; new stock per mail ►RESSEY'S for Booklets - Illustrations with Pen and Penoil. RESSEY'S for Sorap-books—Best value in town. RESSEY'S for Photographio AlbumsNew Lines just opened up. iRESSEY'S for Oleographs Splendid > Selection just to hand. for Oleographs—Windsor and Balmoral, Swisß Lakes, etc >RESSEY'S for Oleographs-Select Assort ment of large Bize do, I RESSKY'S for Scraps-Large Stock, 6d and Is packets, 151 George street.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Issue 8041, 18 October 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Issue 8041, 18 October 1889

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