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In connection with the. ofjth annual exhibition promoted by the Otago Art. Society there was a sociablo ''afternoon" to-day, the lady members providing ten, for which sixpence v:as charged, the proceeds towards the patriotic; fund. The Dresden Company kindly supplied an orchestra, for the occasion. The lirst sale thk afternoon was of X. Welch's 'Cliffs, and tho .Sea,' ;n water color*.

The 'Gazette' of October 2? int'mates that native or imported <janw- t*h;jli not. b,t3ken or IciJlcd in that area in the Otap-o Land District.. beine; sections N<>s. 7 and 8, block 6, Havkesbury Survey Pisirict, the road lying between these two sections, the load forming the fwuth-ca-.tern i>ulindanes of Uie stud sections, n.ol tho ;>r?;i jyinjj between the Jiitt-moncto.-icd road, the llftwksbary Lagoon, and the .<e.;,srtc;v A. sitting of the Port Chalmers Police Court, was hold this morning before Messrs D. A. Do Mans and J. Watson, J.P.s. John Kelly, an old man of between 70 and 80 years of ago, who had 161 previous convictions against him, was charged with drunkenness. Sergeant Du<r£nn said it was hard to know what to do with the old man. The accused said ha would go to Mount Jtoyal to work if given another chance, and th& Bench discharged him with a. severe' caution. Alf. Wellbourn, charged with riding a bicycle without a light at Portobello on October 24, was fined la and costs (7s). The keen demand for copies of the 'Star' last evening led to the supijlies being exhausted quite early in the "even ing. All subscribers, however, received thair copies. A Christchurch message states that in the Supreme Court to-day Carlo Guabedlo was sentenced to two years' imprisonment oo a charge of arson at Lyttelton. Judgmant was givon yesterday in an interesting ca*o heard in 'he Supreme Court at Wellington. Anions vlia applications for renewal of licenses .it the annual n'oeting of the Pahiatua Lieensii!,;; Committee was ono from tho licensee of the Kuroeroa Hotel. On May 25 tho committee had stated that they required, cerut.i i improveirents to bo effected m the hv.K-i. The ctjjjiuittea n.cs again on Juw <5, jrh'ea

The mail despatched from Duncdin via Brindui on September 18 arrived in Louden on the Ist in&t.—nio days late.

As tho Knmona entered tho Hcade last night a shot from tho battery was fired across her bow. It is stated that she was coming in without tho regulation lights.

The Musselburgh School Committee have decided to distribute the usual prizes at tho school break-up in December. Tho generous response from the residents given in past years is confidently expected this year. Booksellers and tho boys and girls of the school will be pleased with this decision of the committee.

The Drainage Board have agreed to fix their seal to the formal deed of agreement in respect to the storm-water provision of the Harbor Board's eouthtsni endowment scheme, and also to the document of the Marino Department, Wellington, withdrawing all objections to tho Order-in-C'ounci) allowing the Harbor Board to go on with the reclamation. This means tluil !-everything hap now been Bniisfactorily arranged between the two bodies. Many people have wondered how the Polish word ' Przeinysl is pronounced. This particular fortress, when named by a Pole (says a writer), sound;? rather moro like a man sneezing than anything else. Boughly, it goes like this : P-isch-em-sl. Is it not astonishing how simple tho word is, once you see how it goes ! 3't certainly is a "sneezer." Our Lawrence correspondent wires: The following councillors were returned unopposed to-day for Tuapcka, County Council: John Bennetts (Bcngcr Biding), Geo. H. Stewart (Crookston Biding), Jas. K. Simpson (Gabriels Riding), ' Patrick M'lnerney (BrowTi'r. Riding), and Robert G. Cotton (Waipori Biding). For Waitahuna, Riding Messrs John Rose and Win. Cameron were nominated : for Tapanui Riding, Messrs J. Ilowat and *G. S. Sim; and lor Teviot Ridin-j, Messrs Roderick M'Donald and F. G. Duncan. Mr W. E. S. Knight was re-elected without opposition as Tnapeka County's representative on the Hospital arid Charitable Aid Board. .\ glass of Speight's bcev at. lunch and supper is better than nil tho tta in China.— [Advt.] Watson's No. 10 is a. little dearer, than moft wluddes, but is worth (lie money.— [Advt.l There will bo n, week-end excursion *o Queenstmvn juwt Saturday. Particulars are advertised. "Have one with mc.' 1 "Thinks, T will. I'ii have Watson's No. 10, p , ea':c"--f'Advt:-.] A sale of wcrk in conuf.otion with the Jlcthodist Central Mip.-.ioa will ho opened by the Mayor at 3 o'clock to-morrow an crimen in Trinity Schoolroom, Stuart, sheet. Solos will br> reiidir.:.:! by Miss N. ftensem nnd Mhs Smiuipton. Ail friend-; of the mission '■ arc invited. Liquid Paraflin, " Thic* Ss:ir"' brand, tho purest for internal two. Wilkinson and Son, chemists ; 3s ian;o bottles.—f Advt.] 1 Tlift laying of tho foundation stone <>t i the Christian Brothers' new school in Dow- I ling street will take place nest Sunday, at j 3 p.m. Bishop Vcrdon will perform" tho j ceremony, and Arch'udiop O'Shea will be j t'.-ri preacher.

The nuimal general mocimg of the Fiifle Association will b*v held io-nioiiow eveninc. '

New season's photographic* gnocks: Excellent ftock now arnvin.s. Cameras from »;.-., Stiid your oricr earlv to If. J. Gill, 11 and 13 Frederick srtroc-t, Dunedin. 'Phone 1,1-11. -[Advt.] Tho Killi Band will give the firs: roncevt of iho season at the St. K : 1(U Band Kotundj, ibis evening'.

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Evening Star, Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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Evening Star Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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