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While contesting in a Hurdle Race at Mooretield Park (Sydney) last week, Mr. L. D. Nathan's horse The Dancer tell and dislocated one of his shoulders. The horse was at once placed in slings, and is reported to be making a good recovery. An interesting case recently engaged the attention of the Perth Magistrate's Court. The action was brought by Mrs. Florence Lees against the stewards of the West Australian Jockey Club, to recover damages for wrongful disqualification of the horse Torpedo. The evidence showed that the horse belonged to Mrs. Lees, and not to her husband, "Tom" Lees, the well-known pugilist. When it was alleged that the horse was pulled the club disqualified Lees, as owner, the horse and jockey. The jury gave a verdict for £205 and costs. * A meeting of the Welcome Find Gold Mining Company will be held in the New Zealand Insurance Buildings, on Friday next, at three p.m. _ , t A copy of the very eulogistio testimonial handed to Mr. F. M. Alexander by Professor Loisette appears in our advertising columns. 1 Mr. Alexander is to meek the Professor in New York in April next, when he will make public appearances in that city. On this account his stay in Auckland is limited, and all interested in natural elocution, voice production, the cure of defective voices, and the art of correct breathing should not miss this opportunity of studying under this able artist. To \ live coutentedly and avoid irritated nerves, smoke Indian Chief Cigarettes.

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 3, New Zealand Herald, Volume XXXII, Issue 9895, 10 August 1895

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 New Zealand Herald, Volume XXXII, Issue 9895, 10 August 1895