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North Otago Times. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1901.

Reports aro crowded out of this issno. Tiio rain which began last night appears to be general over the greater part of the colony. ' . As the train passed St. Andrews yesterday it was noticed that throe shops had been destroyed by lire. Tho coal merchants' places of business will be closed all day on Thursday and Friday (Show days). The Hon. T. T. Duncan, who arrived from Wellington on Saturday night, intends to stay over the sljow. , . The following team will play for the Tureka It against the Capulefc II on Takaio Park on Thursday at 2,30 p.m.; Crook, King, Pox, fcinclair, Keys, Eraser, Brown, Carter, Annand, M'Jennett,Gibb(2). . A special and important meeting of the directors of the Caledonian Society will be held to-mbrrow evening in the Borough Council Chambers at 8 o'clock. The meeting is called for the purposo of dealing with tho championship pro. gramme, and a full attendance is requested. Fathers M'Enroe and Henry, two Vincontian priests, who have lately arrived from Sydney, are at the present time conducting a mission at the Oamara Basilica. The congregations are larga and attentive. Tho mission will continue, for a fortnight. 3ho Fathers aro eloquent speakers, and entirely rivet the attention of their hearers.

Mr R. W. Swiudley, surgeon dentist, notifies in this issuo that ho has taken hi* brothor, Mr John Swindloy, into partnership, Mr John Swindloy [lias .completed a course in gold work, crown and bridge work, and the regulation of children's teeth, and to these subjects ho will more especially, devote his attention', and ho has brought with him all the appliances requisite for the successful carrying an of-these'branches'of bis profession, Theilrm further intimate that only moderate chargos will b.e made.

A meeting of the Committee of tho North Otiigo Horticultural Society was h'sld lasts uight, the following members beta'? present: Mrßrownlee(president, in the chair), Mesdames Garland, Wise, Dsvis, Miss Headland, Messrs Mjtchell, Clarke, Grenfeli, and Main. The minutes' of last meeting having been conflraieit, several matters in connection with the forthcoming show were discussed. Mr J. M'Jannett tandored his resignation aa lion, secretary, and Mr J. Main was appointed in his stead. A rote of thanks to the chair closed the meeting. The first motor bicycle to appear in New\ Zealand will be on view at fho Show this week. The macbino (Tho Stella) was built by Mr R. Every for Messrs C. S, Jessep and Co,, of Te«

muka. It is extremoly neat in appearance, and easily managed, Given a good road and favorable conditions it is capable of travelling 30 miles an hourj but 20 iniios is about tho average rate of speed maintained. In an automobile race in Lancaster Park, Christohuroh, on November gth, the Stella motor bicycle won easily by over a quarter of 'a mile. AH'who have seen the "Stella" on the road become suddenly convincod of the fact that New Zealanders are behind the timas in not having had those' machines on the roads several years ago.

The junior singing class in connection " with Columba Ghurcli, which has beon ; under Mr J. B, Fergusson's tuition fur ' tho winter months, gave an exhibition ; of its practical sol-fa work last evening ', in tho presence of a number of the i parents and frionds of tho children. i About 80 joined the class originally, : and 45 wont through the session, and last evening's efforts showed that it had been with real advantage. There is evidently good material in the classes, i and tho teacher has reason to,be proud of tho results attained; in the sightreading, ear-testing,and other exercises there was ovidence of careful attention and regular practice. An examination was lately conducted by Mr Porgusson in sight singing, and for those under 12 Boafcrice Pyle was awarded first prize, for those over 12 Bessio Brown was first. Mr George Brownlee conducted an'ex- , amination of nolo singing, and after a (very long examination, in the course of which he had to get several of the con-testants.-.to fling, four times, he placed Beatrice Pyle first in that section also. The Tonic Sol-Fa College' granted its junion certificate to Bessie Brown. The prizes and certificate were presented by the Rev. •'W. Wright last night, with a few pleasant remarks. Tho elementary certilicate of the College has beon granted to Misses Susie Thomson, lonie Diehl )r andWm. Speed. We call attention to Mr J. M'Diarmid's advertisement in another column, which contains particulars of an advantageous offer he is making to boot buyers during the show woek, The excellent.name which' New Zealand butter has got for itself in the-mar* kets of Great Britain is duo in no small degree to tho wiso action of ohr Government'ih seeing that only the best kinds are exported and thafc;every box bears upon it in plain letters the quality/of its contents, jt would be well for/other countries if-thoy followed 'our example in. this respect;' ' Take," for-iinstance, tea. There is no'commodity'-which : lends itself so i tipn r an<l yot .i dnbing -countries;--have'S ■] means;whereby the -MpufitiottxpfthU: i pr6duot-iß"imainteißed.w;fMahyjpf?iM J leading biportiqg houses '

the oonsutneroan rely on getting a pure article. Hence it isihat so much stress is laid on the fact that M'Keuzie's Houdai'Lanka' teas, are packed and sonled in Ceylon, and cannot be tampered with in any way from the time they, leave the factory until they pass into the hands ,o! the consumer/

Messrs Fleming and Hedley •> have I oonsigned to them a number : 6f Ladies' and Gents' Bicycles, whioh are in evory respectfirstclassaaohines. Tho finish and general got up is high class throughout. To those thinking of baying a bicycle we should say,■• Call at Messrs .Morning and Hodley's rooms and see the machines for yourself. A full year's guarantee is given. with;eaoh machine, while the re> i servo auction prico is ■

Now Cotton Goods.—Wo aro nowshowing the . lightest, diintiost, choicest first pickings of .cotton goods from the host' English manufacturers. Ready in most'lavish variety., The, printings are a Bbarp advance on the styles of a yoar ago; the finish of many of the fabrics is most remarkable-tho now processes that sprang up last year have been so perfected that color, finish, and even toxturo of cotton duplicates silk. A splendid assortment of light and dark prints at 4|d a yard. See our window display of Boyle's prints, at 7Jdayardj dainty washing ginghams, 6|d, 7-Jd, BJd; beautiful and choice zephyrs, at Bjd, 9|d,' lOJtl.'- The new raorcprised foulards silk effects at HJd, Is 2d, and Is 3jd at Penrose's Cash Drapery Establishment. We have now opened up a splendid assortment of all the latest novelties for spring and summer wear. Before making a selection ladies should see our Trimmed Hats, Toaues, and Bonnets. They are artistic in effect and dosigns, and prices very reasonable • See our Washing Dress Fabrics, inMercarised Sateons, Cambrics, Prints, Pandnra's Galatoas, etc., for value and varioty they are unsurpassed. If Corsets are wanted you can't go wrong if you call and inspect our stcck. We have magnificent stuck, all sizes and makes. Embroidories and Insertions to match all .widths and pricos., A splondid selection. Glovos, Ties, Fischus, Ornamonts, etc., in great varioty at L. H. Tempeiw's, ThamesandWoar Streets.

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North Otago Times. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1901., North Otago Times, Volume XXXV, Issue 979, 19 November 1901

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North Otago Times. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1901. North Otago Times, Volume XXXV, Issue 979, 19 November 1901

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