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LOCAL & GENERAL NEWS.

One case of scarlet fever has occurred in th-j city during the -past fortnight. For the fortnight ending yesterday 818 animals were slaughtered at tlie C.'«rporat'ion Abattoir— 6'2 catllo, "J calves, 602 sheep, 114 lambs 33 pigs. Or fop number two sh-eep were condemned. To-morrow atterr-ooii the Garrison Band will render selections at th» Poft, in the vicinity of th-i Railway Wharf. The First Nelson' Infantry Battalion will parado for inspection on Wednesday next. Country corps will como into town by train as usual, and the town units and Garrison Band will assemhlo at the Railway Station. a Attention is called to the preliminary announcement of the annual entertainment in connection with the Boys' College. From all accounts this year's concert should surpass all former efforts. Tha boys are doing their utmost to provide a really first-class performance. They have "been rehearsing assitfuoi+sl-y for some weeks. Plantation melodise wit!} approprjate setting will form tho main feature 21} th/j evening's programme. "* •■--«...... A general meeting of the Nelson Rowing Club will be held at Mercer's room on Tuesday evening next, lit 8 p.m. All members aro requested to be preaenj, It will be remembered that about eighteen months ago Professor Marshall gave a most intercj-ting lecture at the School of Music upon the subject of Now Zealand glaciers. He has now kindly consented to give another on Friday evening next upon "Voleanoes and Earthquakes in New Zealand." The lecture will be illustrated with a fine set of lantern glides, and the proceeds will be given to the iNplspn Institute. W. Dimock and Co., U<?., beg to advise their numerous customers that Mr G. H. Colegrove is not their ropresenta. tive, and is in no way connected with the Firm of W. Dimock and Co., Ltd., nor authorised to take orders on their account.* Messrs Bisley Bros, and Co. announce the following saleß -.—Tuesday next, stocjc »a-e at Motueka Yards; Friday „ next, salt of 150 cows at Tapawera £ Yards; and on Saturday next, sale oi freehold property situated at Motueka. * It is said that there has been more ma- £ ney lost than made in the auctioneering r business in Nelson during late years— r this class of business, like the volume of _ Saturday general trade, has been gra- - dually grewing less — and now there is r not sufficient auctioneering business in h Nelson to occupy one real live auctioneer more than a quarter of his time. When Mr Lock'nrst took put a license 17 years ago, there was suftiaicnt to keep one auctioneer going about two or three days a week. Lock is an experienced auctioneer ind expert valuator, and has been entrusted with some of the largest sales { Bver held in the district, in land, stock, merchandise, furniture, etc., he realises the Best prices, whilst his charges are ;ho lowest, and proceeds are paid promptly — all auction monies being paid into a ;rust account. It will pay you to get •our business conducted efficiently by a reliable auctioneer like the Universal tl Provider — who is np new chum at tbe T )usiness.* > tl

A Press Association wire from Christchurch says that Oripps and Jim Griffin will meet in Christchurch on 24th August for tho light heavyweight championship of Australia. The Wanganui district mooting of Oddfellows, held at Feilding yesterday, adopted a motion permitting women to become members of the Lodges,-— Press Association wire. Tho City Council last night resolved, by five votes to four, that a light fence be erected along the St. Vincent-street ditch, and also along the ditch in Vanguard-street from the Hardy-street corner to the old Anchor Boot Factory. Mr A. S. Field, of Fairbrook, Belgrove, brought to Nolson this morning a valuablo stud ram and ewes~*from " Tasmania. The sheep have been bred by tho well-known breeder S. N. Wellard, of Foreett, Tasmania. The sire of the ram was bred by A. B. Mansell, and was leased for one season for ono hundred guineas. Reference was made at last night's Council meeting to the state of tne Recks Road. The Mayor expressed the opinion that the Council should put the road in order and then hand it back to the Waimea County Council. The Engineer informed the Council that he was tarrying out repairs to the road.z A return presented to the City Council last night showed that £621 lis 9d had been paid by the Council for carting during the past six months. Cr. Adams, who had asked for the return, moved that the Works Committee take into . consideration the question of the purchase of a traction plant for general haulage purposes. The motion was carried. In the Supreme Court, in chambers, on the 21st inst., on the application of Mr Hayes, probate of- the •vill of the late Mr James McDonald, of East Takaka, was granted by Mr Justice Cooper to Ivlr J. J. Langridge, of Stoke, ono of the executors therein named. Mr Alf. Robinson notifies in our 1 advertisement columns that owing to his business increasing beyond his anticipations, he has been forced to \ seek a larger shop, and ho has taken, I and is now fitting up, the premises lately occupied by Messrs Levin and 1 Rollet, Hardy-street, adjoining his [ present shop. L On Saturday next, 31st inst., at ~ 10.30 a.m., Wm. Lock will soil, under : instructions from Mr Blackburn, a ' large consignment of large and small fruit trees, flowering shrubs, daphi nes, boronias^ ericas, etc., from a - well-known North Island nursery. ' Mr A. Gould announces that he i will sell on Wednesday next the 1 household furniture and effects of * Mrs J. Henderson, Ngatitama-street. ; The Palm Leaf Butter la made from ' whole Milk Cream, „ the cream being re ' dgced in temperature by th* latest and ■ most u'p-lo date .scientific appliance*. The 1 PBbljc aro guaranteed that this butter is 1 tree from a}l germs, "is sweet and whole- ' <uune. and can be fcid at tne tuuns pric* - ..I. .-

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LOCAL & GENERAL NEWS., Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XLIII, Issue XLIII, 24 July 1909

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LOCAL & GENERAL NEWS. Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XLIII, Issue XLIII, 24 July 1909

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