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The track over the Otakarama hills between Gore and Otarla is now well culverted, and more viable than, of yore. None of the bodies of those drowned at Mataura Island have yet been recovered, though diligent searoh has been made. A pretty big line of Wyndham cheese sold at 5d in Dunedin. At Mr Souness' sale yesterday the entire trotting colt by the imported American horse / Pinole Patchen' was knocked down to the bid of a wellknown local resident for the sum of L2O. "We understand that it is this gentleman's intention, owing to the success which has attended bi9 efforts in the way of pigs, to start a breeding establishment after the model of Mr B ! Haggin, of California* and it was with this object in view ho made the purchase. They speak plainly at Wellington meetings. The other day, on a proposal to wind up the Woollen Factory Co., Mr T. Kennedy Macdonald told the Rev Mr Van Stavereh that he "had done his best to injure his fellow shareholders; He was a liar from the top of his head to the sole of his foot." The Audit Department is going to make money. The last * Gazette ' pablishes the fees to be charged local bodies for the auditing of their accounts : — Ordinary audits under the authority of an Act in that behalf, for every day occupied in such audit at the rate of two pounds a day, a day being reckoned at six working hours. A report reached Invercargill from Melbourne on Tuesday evening that Mr William B Kingswell, a very old and well-known settler in Southland, had been found drowned in the river Yarra r Mr JL McDonald, on behalf of the Fairfax Dairy Factory Company, has sold the season's output of cheese at 5d per lb, f.o.b § at Bluff, through the New. Zealand L.>nd M. A. Co. This price is considered satisfactory, and the company will now pay 3d per gallon for milk. A hundred more steerage passengers came back from Melbourne in the Mararoa on Tuesday. Tapanui sports are fixed for Boxing day. * Vanquished but not overcome ' is the cry of the Tapanui cricketers. A team from Lawrence beat them, though not shamefu'ly, last Friday. Scores: Tapanui, 26 and 32; Lawrence, 52 and 36. Messrs John Ollivier, E Q- Wright, A Saunders, and the Hon W Rolleston are mentioned as probable candidates for the Lincoln sent, vacant through the insolvency of Mr A P O'Callaghan. The programme for the Invercargill Caledonian Society's meeting embraces two days' sports (Ist and 2nd January), and a concert on the evening of the first day. It is estimated that LIOOO was Bent from Southland to those who manage " consultations " in Australia., It is said that from one township, possessing only three houses, the sum of L 7 was sent. Women largely patronise these sweeps. It is reported that Mr T B Morti mer, of Pine Bush, has purchased and taken down to his place the two-year-old bay filly Alsace, by Apremont— Maria Theresa, which ran in the Welcome Stakes at the Christchurch Metropolitan meeting. Cricket is being revived in the Waikaka district. There may be some hope for the Gore Club yet. The total guarantees to the Dunedin Exhibition fund are now L7024f. It is proposed to wind up the Mutual Agency Company of New Zealand, which has been carrying on business in Dunedin for some years in the stock and station and agency line. The Fisk Jubilee Singers purpose once more doing this colony, their advance agent having arrived by the Mararoa. Hollotvay's Pills. —Nervousness and want of Energy. — When first the nerves feel unstrung, and listleasness supplants energy, it is the right time to take some alterative as Holloway's Pills to prevent disorder ranning into disease. These excellent Pills correct all irregularities and weaknesses. They act so kindly, yet so energetically on the functions of digestion and assimilation, that the whole body is revived, the blood is rendered richer and purer, the muscles become firmer and stronger and the nervous and absorbent g7B« terns are invigorated. These Pills are suitable for all classes and all ages. They have a most marvellous effect on persons who are out of condition ; they soon rectify whatever is ia fault, restore strength to the body aad confidence to the mind. Farmers and others often wonder if there is a firm in Gore or Gordon who do their own direct importing. We are happy to inform our subscribers and the public generally that there is a sufficiently powerful business firm who besides importing their clover and tur nip seeds, also fencing wire both plain and barbed, as well as that most necessary article to keep out the rabbits, Viz., wire netting and other articles too numerous to mention, have actually sent home one of their partners to open up a grain, wool, cheese, and general colonial produce agency This firm will go into the grain business this year with a will, and are in position to give advances on growing crops, etc. We wish more power and still more success to Messrs MacGibben and Sons.— [Advt."| The best medicine known is A. SANDER AND SONS' EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Test its eminently powerful effects In ooughs, colds, influenza : the relief is instantaneous. In serious cases and accidents of all kinds, be they wounds, burns, soaldings, bruises ; rains, it is the safest remedy— no swelling— in nflammation. Like surprising effects produced no croup, diphtheria, bronchitis, inflammation of the lungs, swellings, etc ; diarrhoea, dysentery ; diseases of the kidneys and urinary organs. In use at all hospitals and medical olinios ; patronised by His Majesty the King ofltaly : aad crowned with medal and diploma ta International Exhibition. Amsterdam, j Trust in the ayprovedarticle and reject all others. WALTEBTHr PALMER, COMMISSION AGENT, Main;Stbbet, Gore. T>OOK Debts and Eents collected, Book- "*■* Debts, Bankrupt and other Estates purchased. £1 REWAED. T OST on Hyde Home Bun, one Black ■" Filiyj branded X on shoulder, white star on forehead I twisted neat hind foot. The above reward will be paid on xeceipt )f such information as will lead to her re- i ;overy, on application to i J>. MAJtfSON, Biyersdale,; ' v

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 1, Mataura Ensign, Volume 11, Issue 825, 16 November 1888

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 Mataura Ensign, Volume 11, Issue 825, 16 November 1888