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AMUSEMENTS. p BIN CK S S'S THEA TR B. LAST THREE NIGHTS LAST THREE NIGHTS LAST THREE NIGHTS . OK BLAND HOLT’S Great Drury Lane Sporting Success, I THE DERBY WINNER. [ Don’t Fail to See the Greatest Sporting Success : of the Day.. THE DERBY WINNER For BRILLIANCY AND PERFECTION STANDS ALONE BRIGHT EXAMPLE OP REALISTIC , PRODUCTION, LAST THREE NIGHTS. LAST THREE NIGHTS. LAST THREE NIGHTS. LAST THREE NIGHTS. LAST THREE NIGHTS. LAST THREE NIGHTS. LAST THREE NIGHTS. LAST THREE NIGHTS. The Derby Trial. The Regimentalßall, With its Dazzling Electric Effects. The Saddling Paddock. And tjie Race for the Derby. THE DERBY WINNER FOR POSITIVELY ONLY THREE NIGHTS MORE. Prices: 4s, 2s 6d, Is. Box Plan at Dresden Pianoforte Depot. Day Tickets at Jacobs’s. PROSPECTUS. The matau dredging company, LIMITED, CAPITAL .; £7,000 Divided into 7,000 Shares of £1 each. Eight Hundred fully paid up Shares are to be allotted to the Vendor, leaving 6,200 Shares to be offered to the Public. Terms: 2s 6d per Share on application and 2a 61 per Share payable on allotment; the balance in calls not exceeding 2s 6d per Share at intervals of not less than one month. Provisional Directors: Mr THOMAS BRYDONE, Bond street, Dunedin Mr JOHN BLAIR, Mornington, Dunedin Mr THOS. BLACK, N.Z. Hardware Co., Dunedin Mr ALEX. BLACK (Messrs Cossens and Black), Dunedin Dr J. G. HYDE, Clyde Mr JAMES SMITH, Barrister, Dunedin Mr GEO. SPENCER, Alexandra South, Solicitors : Messrs KENYON AND HOSKING. Brokers ; Messrs QUICK AND SMITH. This Company is projected to acquit e and work mining areas, and in parti ular a mining area of about 67 acres, being Sections 95 and j 96, Block 1., and Section 21. Block VII., Leaning Rook district, on the Clutha River, opposite Mutton Town Point, and above and immediately adjoining the ground successfully worked by Hyde and party. Mr Robert Hay, C.E., at the request of the Provisional Directors of the Clyde Dredging Company, visited the ground in March, 1895, and his report can be seen at the office of the Brokers. It is proposed to work the ground with a steam dredge with all the latest improvements, including an elevator for stacking tailings. It is estimated that coal can be delivered on the claim at about 14a 6d per ton. The Galatea, Clyde, and Kearsago spoon dredges worked on the claim in the early days, and ns bearing upon the character of the ground the following extracts from the ‘Dunstan Times ’ are of interest: Juno 6, 1869.—“ The amounts netted by the Clyde, Alabama, and Galatea dredges during the past week completely put into the shade all previous yields. The shareholders of one of the boats, after paying expenses, pocketed over £IOO per man; and the others, we hear, were equally fortunate.” February 24, 1871. “The dredges at Mutton Town Point appear to be doing fairly well—the Galatea doing exceptionally well, her last week’s return being 107oz.” March 10, 1871.—“ The dredges at Mutton Town Point have this week done ve-y well, those securing the largest quantity of the precious metal being the Galatea and Kearsage.” It is well known that the primitive spoon dredge could only win gold under the most favorable conditions. A modern steam dredge o- sufficient size and power should secure payable returns from even the worked portions of such ground as is above described. Dividends will be paid per share, irrespective of the amount paid up. Over 4,000 shares have already been applied for. . , Copies of the Prospectus can be obtained from i the Brokers. AUCTIONS. WEDNESDAY, 6th INST., i At half-past 2 o’clock, Dm. speeding • will sell. 60 walnut overmantels (as-orlod kinds) 24 brass mounted bedsteads (all extra high class). Landed ex Oatnaru. Samples now on view, SATURDAY. 9th OCTOBER, At 1 o’clock sharp. Continuation of the GREAT SALE OF UNREDEEMED PLEDGES From the Ballarat Loan Office. In their New Auction Rooms, Princes street, near Jetty street. Messrs t. b. shiel and co. will sell by public auction, as above, under instructions from the Manager of the Ballarat 1./oan Office, The Balance of Pledges unsold from Saturday last, consisting of— Gold and silver watches and jewellery of every conceivable kind, boots, blankets, clothing, firearms, fireirons, books, saddles and bridles, etc. Terms cash. The Proprietors beg to apologise to those intending purchasers of the saddles and bridles, but the list being sueb a long one it was impossible to reach them. They will be put up early at Saturday’s sale. SATURDAY, 9th OCTOBER, 1897, At 12 noon. MARINE VILLA at St. Clair, corner Forbnry road and Arthur street. THE PERPETUAL TRUSTEES, ESTATE, •AND AGENCY COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND, LIMITED, are instructed by Mr Hannah, who is leaving New Zealand, to offer by public auction, at their Rooms, Rattray street, on Saturday, tho 9th inst., at 12 o'clock noon, His freehold property, being section 27, St. Clair, corner of Forbury (main) road and Arthur street, containing 31 poles, with substantial 7-roomed House, plastered throughout, with gas and every convenience; and presently occupied by F. W. Ibbotaon, Esq. Tho grounds are tastefully laid out, and the property commands a pleasant view. For further particulars and cards to view apply to THE PERPETUAL TRUSTEES, ESTATE, AND AGENCY COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND, LIMITED, Rattray street ‘ WEDNESDAY. 20th OCTOBER, 1897, At 2.30 o'clock. HOUSE AND LAND, Cargill street, Donedin. Under the conduct of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of New Zealand, Otago and Southland District, in pursuance of the provisions of “The Property Law Consolidation Act, 1883,” and in exercise of the powers conferred by Deed of Mortgage (registered No. 64,854). ■VTBVILLB SIBVWRIGHT _L“ is instructed to sell by public auction, as above, at the Central Auction Rooms, High street, Dunedin, Section Seventeen (17), Block Twenty (XX.), Dunedin, containing one (1) rood, more or less, with dwelling-house. This Property fronts Cargill street, and was lately occupied by Mr A. T. Price. i For further particulars apply to Messrs SIBVWRIGHT AND JAMES, [ _ . Solicitors, Dunedin:! • Or THE AUCTIONEER.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 7, Evening Star, Issue 10437, 5 October 1897

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 7 Evening Star, Issue 10437, 5 October 1897