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NEWS AND NOTES.

The recent floods brought a lot of drift wood down some of the rivers, and people along the banks of the Patea have made a harvest.

A visit to the grading-shed at present would, the Wellington Times says, considerably astonish anyone who has not been watching the progress of the improvements made in the treatment of flax during late years* The average quality of the hemp is now immeasurably superior to that which obtained half a dozen years ago.

"If you want £100 go for £500 ; ask for £100, and you get probably £10." — The chairman (Captain Tucker) at the meeting of the Cook County Council the other day on asking for Government votes.

Mr C. B. Major, M.H.R., ia detained in Auckland on business, and will not arrive in Hawera until Monday. The damage done to roads in Hawera County through the late heavy rains is very considerable, and the outlay to put them into proper order again will run into several hundreds of pounds. On the Rawhitiroa, the slips wete heavy and numerous, but communication with the Mangamingi Valley will be restored more quickly than was at first anticipated. Mr Twigg, the County Foreman, with commendable promptitude, put on about thirty men to clear away the slips and effect repairs, and the road will be open again almost immediately. The cost will be something like £300. The damage to the approach to the Rukumoana bridge over the Patea river is not nearly >o great as was at first thought, and the expenditure on repairs may sot run into more than £20. The roads in other parts of the district suffered to greater or lesser extent, but, with the exception of the Tangahoe Valley road, on which extra expenditure, running into three figures, will be necessary, nothing of a serious nattfre will be required. The slips along the banks of many of the rivers have been numerous, acres having been lost > for grazing purposes.

«• For real good fruit trees, etc.," is the heading of Messrs Laird and Sons' lre-place advertisement. This firm make a speciality of hardy hedge and shelter plants, such as boxthorn, taupata, olearia of sorts, escallonia, eunonymus, pinus murioata, maritima, etc., also silver trees, Norfolk pines, and lots of other useful ornamental plants.

Messrs R. Hannah and Co., the well* known boot and shoe firm, in thij iasue give a few words of advice to the tensible individual, and we are told tbat a word to the wise should*be sufficient. At Whittaker, Whittaker, and Co.'c Central Mart, on Saturday at 1 p.m., there will be offered a fine consignment of boots and shoes. No reserve. Sale commencos at 1 p.m.

It is your loss if you continue washing the old way, when you can purchase for cash, or on terms, Sellers' famous Washer and Wringer. They have proved themselves to be a boon. Try one. They are all right. Dizon and Bates, Hawera. — Advt.

Holloway's Pills. Weary of life. Derangement of the liver is one of the most efficient causes of dangerous diseases, and the most prolific of those melancholy forebodings which are worse than death itself. A few doses of these noted Pills act magically in dispelling low spirits and repelling attacks made on the nerves by excessive heat, impure atmospheres, overindulgence, or exhausting excitement. The most shattered constitution may derive benefit from Holloway's Pills, which will regulate disordered action, brace the nerves, increase the energy of the intellectual faculties, and revive the falling memory. By attentively studying the instructions for taking these Pills, and obediently putting them in practice, the most despondent will soon feel confident of a perfect recovery.— Advfc.

IMPOVERISHED BLOOD CAUSES BALDNESS.

Nature is very careful to guard and protect and supply the vital organs with the proper amount of nutriment ; but when she cannot command a sufficient quantity of blood supply for all the organs, she very rightly cnts off the supply of parts the least vital, such as the hair and nails, so that the more important organs, as the heart, lungs etc., may be better nourished. Impoverished blood is the direct result of indigestion or dyspepsia. Impey's May Apple purifies the blood and enrahes it. The biliary and urinary poisons whioh impoverish the blood are eliminated by this marvellous herbal medicine. Impey's May Apple is sold by all chemists and storekeepers at 2s 6d per bottle, or will be sent direct at this price, post free, by the wholesale agents, Sharland and Co., Limited.

JOINTS ALL STIFFENED AND SWOLLEN.

Lance-like pains torturing and tormenting you. You are the victim of Rheumatism, and you don't think you will ever get rid of the trouble. Perhaps you have tried all kinds of old wives' cures, much-advertised quack remedies, a trip or two to Rotorua, all to no purpose, and you feel despondent. Dent despair 1 There's a medicine that can and will cure you. Take "Rheumo." It is not a liniment, but a medicine ; it is a positive antidote for uric acid poison ; it kills the pain, removes the swelling, and clears the system of the excess uric acid. ', Rheumo Conquers Rheumatism." Sold by all chemists and storey at 2s 6d and 4s 6d per bottle. — Advt.

" MUSCLES IN KNOTS.

The best medicine known is Sander and Sons' Eucalypti Extract, test its eminent powerful effect, in coughs, colds, influenza ; the relief is instantaneous. In serious cases, and accidents ot all kinds, be they wounds, burns, scaldings, bruises, sprains, it is the safest remedy — no swelling — no inflammation. Like surprising effeots produced in croup, diphtheria, bronohitis, inflammation of the lungs, sweletc. ; diarrling.hcea, dysentery diseases of theeys and v kidnrinary organs. In use at hos and medipitals cal olinios all over the globe. — Advt. Tto Ju<3go on tte beaoh, the lor Sly M.X>. The man on the stage, whoever he be, The lawyer co grave, the jolly Jack Tar, The stern viaaged soldier who's been in the

war, The hard-working man, the knowing M.D. All happens on this one point to agree : That for very bad colds the thing to procure. Is W. E. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. —Advt.

Sobs And Swollen Joints, sharp shoot ing pains, torturing Muaoles, no rest, no sleep — that means rheumatism. It is a stubborn disease to fight, but Chamberlain's Pain Balm has conquered it thousands of timeß. One application gives relief. Try it. W. K. Wallace, Chemist, sells it.

Those who need anything in the shape oj furniture or .upholstery would do well to pay a .visitto Mr A. H. Arthur, who has just lately taken over his father's establishment in Princes street. Be intends to hold a cheap sale for a month,' in order to reduce stock,- and he assured us thaj goods will be marked very cheap. The expansion his business has undergone is ample proof that Mr Arthur turns out a good artiole. — Advt. WALL PAPERS 1 WALL PAPER 1

Just landed, 2000 rolls of up-to-date wal papers. A splendid selection of choice and beautiful designs in gold, satins, Oanadians, sanitaries, engrains, plain suits, etc. If you require wall paper_ inspeot the best selection on this coast at P. J. Wrigley'a, High street, - Hawera.— Advt.

Eeport of Borough Council meeting on fourth page.

James IngHe, of Milton, it the winner of tbe Otogo A. and P. Association's prize essay on " The Advantages of Agricultural Societies."

Tbe Westland war and coronation memorial unveiled by Mrs Seddon is a clock tower with chiming bells.

Tbe annual meeting of tbe Acclimatisation Society will be held to-morrow afternoon.

Our Awatuna correspondent, reporting tbe accident (already referred to in Eltham notes) to Mr S. Parkes, mentions that ie is the left hand whioh is injured.

An outbreak of scarlet fever at Shag Point, Dunedin, has resulted in two deaths.

At a meeting of returned troopers, at Dunedin, it was decided to form an ExContingenter Club. The question of forming an Association for tbe whole colony was deferred.

At a meeting cf dentists, at Dunedin, it was resolved tbat the time waa ripe for establishing a dental school iv connection with the New Zealand University, the standard of entrance to be equal to matriculation, the course to be fcr four years, an apprenticeship for three years being required in each case.

Messrs Abraham and Williams, Ltd., of Palmerston North, have acquired tho business of Mr R. E. Beckett, stock agent' and auctioneer.

Tbe Colonial Executive of the Farmers' Union has fixed the Colonial Conference tor Jyl.y 7ih, at Wellington.

Writs for £1000 damages for the drowning of George Spring, in tbe motor launch accident on Sunnier bar, and £150 for the l.'ss of the launch, have been served on the Lyttelton Harbor Board, which is alleged to be responsible for the occurrence, owing to the danger signal not having been hoi<?t«d. The Board will contest the case.

An inmate of the Old! People's Home, New Plymouth, John Murray, Bgt<l 74, and lata tnbinbei* of tbe 13 h Royal Irish, passed away on Thursday morning. He was born in Dublin, and servod under General Cameron in the Wai<tato, and under Generals Chute and Cameron in Taianaki, until the Imperial troops were withdrawn anl sent back to England.

Ie is understood (says tbe News) thab Mr Harkness, formerly secretary of the Midhirst Dairy Company, is to take over tbe secretaryship of ihe National Dairy Association, recently vacated by Mr C. R. Beattie. This should be a very satisfactory appointment.

An Ofder-in-Council has been made providing for the payment of school teachers in the higher grade for four months in cases where, through lack of attendance, a school falls from the higher to lower grade.

A. circular he.s been issued by the Lands Department announcing that 3,487,542 acres of Crown land are now available for purchase.

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NEWS AND NOTES., Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume XLVI, Issue 808, 5 June 1903

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