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The Timara Hospital Board has resolved to write off the large sum of £11,()00, uncollectablo accounts. The consulting engineer's report on New Plymouth's suggested electric tramway scheme states that about £50,000 would bo required to install it. Steam's Wine, 3s 9d; Beef and Iron wino And Quinine Wine, 3s.—At Waters' Pharmacy.*.. No fewer than 1317 marriages were performed in the registry offices of New Zealand last year. This was very nearly onesixth of the total number, of marriages solemnised. The largest town district in New Zealand is Rotorua, with o. population of 2000. The smallest borough , is Hampden, whcc-o population is but 380. Helsby motor car tyres hold th© record •for strength and durability. Sole agents, Tlie National Electrical & Engineering Co. (Ld.), Agricultural Buildings. Tel. 2108 So far this ee®ion (says a contemporary) parliamentary spokesmen have filled about 2000 pages of Hansard, and spent about £20,000 of public money, to pass half a dozen harmless enactnionts. Nine young women between the ages of 15 and 16, 37 between 16 and 17, and 130 between 17 and 18 wore married in New Zealand last year. ■ .Frank H. Blokeley, surgeon dentist, VH Princes street South (over Kilroy and Sutherland's). Telephone 1485.... The Newmarket town clerk (Mr Hogg) is receiving congratulations on the fact that his balance sheet has been audited, aj)d no ("tag" has been attached to it. During Mr Hogg's 16 years of office only three "tags" have been attached to the balance I sheets. I Marshall's famous Fospherine makes weak, nervous women or men strong and vigorous', j helps digestion, and cures promptly; lsj | chemists and stores. Says a Home paper: "In oonsequenec of the absence in New Zealand of Lord Islington, tho shooting ovor 4000 acres of tho Hartham Estate, Wiltshire, is to bo let. Some 350 acres of the estate aTB woods,' and the rest is half arable and half grass." "Another confectioner," remarked his Honor in dealing with applications for the" discharge of bankrupts. at the Gisborne Supreme Court. " That appear to he an unsatisfactory trade here. Have people given up eating cakes, or what?" Water Glass for egg-prcscrving. Larire tin Bd.—At Waters', chemist, 20 Prinoes st... A child of an Ashburton resident, two years oi age, became violently ill with poisoning, as a result of having eaten anemone blooms. Modioli assistance was obtained. and tho-administration of strong emctics was neceasary to save the child's life. ' 'Mazda" Tungsten electric lamps are the best and cheapest. They save 70 per omt. of the current. Sole agents, The Nat. Else. & Eng. Co. (Ld.), Telephone 2108...

Our scqond shipment of now goods is now 011 show, including evorything now in blousing6 and dress goods. Shahtiwßs in every shade. Is • yard; .Tap, crcpons, lOd, Is fxl yard"; bengaline—a lovely material for summer dresses—at 2s, also cotton ditto at. Is and la 6d; ombroidered blouso lengths from 6d.—A. F. Cheyno ami Co., Mos6'ieL... During last week storms of exceptional severity were prevalent at Boaley Flat, thunderstorms, with snow and ficrcc northwest gales, following each other in quick sucoession. The wcck's rainfall totalled nearly 12in, while tho thermometer hovered in the region of 34deg. Spring cleaners who require Curtains, rugs, nials,_ linoleums, or other lines to put the finishing touches to the cleaning in? look in at D. Christie and Co. s, Mosgiel, who are giving a special discount.... waking at a window on the fourth floor of a warehouso in Flinders lane,- Melbourne, last week dropDed a piece of glass. It fell on the head of'a lad who was walking beneath, cut through tho stow hat he was wearing, and fractured his skull badly. What a good foundation is to a stately building, so is a well-shaped corset to an elegant frock. Wo have'just opened &• grand range of Warner's rust-proof anatomical moulded American corsets, cut specially to suit this season's fashion in dresses. Separate styles to suit every build of figure, •P.Nce, 3s 6d to 13s 6d. Get a, pair before visiting your dressmaker from T. Rosj, direct importer, 130 Princes street, Dunodin... 'f'ho Lyttelton Times says it is reported that a brother of Wells, the English heavyweight boxer, who is regarded as tho best man in his class in England has produced for many years, is residing in Cihristoh'urch. Ho is an amateur welter-weight and is vei7 highly spoken of as a .boxer. For children's hacking cough at night, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. Is 6d, 2s 6d.„. ■ A death from an apparently simple cause ocouned at Dargavilio last week,. when the son of Mr V. Sefton, aged 12 years, died through the effects of a bruised lrnee, caused by an axe hcindfe.' A week after the acoident blood-potecning set in, and medical skill (ailed to combat its course. If you require a . lieadstone for any of your friends that liavo doparted, try Thomson and Co., Moray Dlace (opposite First Church), Dunedin. Writing from England a. traveller, who has been revisiting Iroland. speaks dopressingly of the state of that country. He declares that it .-has gone back a groat deal since he left it as a young man. Poverty seemed on the increase rather t.liM otherwise, and it was 3iot unoommon to see tire peasantry working barefooted in t/ho fields, whon in his time they -wore able to puwdiaso '! brogues." In order to secure more workroom accom , inodation, Edgar Ritson, ladies' tailor, has removed to Princes street (above Stewart Dawson's, 'Ltd.). All the new, spring and summer goods will be opened up, and a special show will bs on view for the first week of September.. Lady _ Dudley's big bush-nursing scheme to provide the Australian back-blocks with skilled mirse6, has come to nothing. At a mooting in Melbourno last week resolutions wciro oarried that » effect spelled tiho abandonment of the idea, at any rate ort a Federal. scale. Efforts may be made, howover, to carry out a smaller scheme in Victoria.. The ■ reason given for the failure is the lack of support from the States. There is much money to be made by patenting the right ideas. The shrewd inventor .puts himself into the hands of an expert. Messrs Baldwin and Rayward, Joel's Buildings, Crawford street, Dunedin, publishers of Progress, the inventors' journal, are intimately familiar with all matters oonoerning patents. Expert knowledge in their case is backed by ap elaborate system of reference..., Tho driver of a baiter's cart for a Maotorton firm alleges (says tho Age) thai as ho was returning to town from the Lowttr Taueru ho -was stuck up by a man, who demanded bread. As the request waa declined the man. fired at him with a revolver, or somei other weapon, as he was driving away. Tho bullet was embedded in the oart.. The police are investigating" the matter.. . Among the leading hairdressing establishments in the ,colonics, visitors always acknowledge (hat tow places in Australasia are equal to Hendy's well-known hairdressing rooms in Princes street, whoro ladies and gentlemen will find in attendance ten first-class assistants,, and tho individual taste of everyone is made a special study. A handsome suite of rooms is at the disposal of ladies, where overy. branch of bail-work and hairdressing is undertaken. Appointments may bo booked in advance. Noto the address: 104 Princes street. Telephone 902.... The question' of limited fish supply wa« discussed at tho last mooting of the Christchurch City and Suburban Burge69es' Association. ' Tho following resolution wat carrieds:-—" That in the opinion of this .association the time has arrived when the Dominion and liho municipal authorities should take .early and energetic measures to ensure the best possible supply of fish at rates within the means of tho bulk of the people." A hearty laugh was raised at a recent meeting of the Canterbury Farmers' Cooperative Association in ■Timaru, when one of the'speakers drew attention to the fact that the directors had granted £5 towards the search for the South Polo. Tho speaker saad ho thought the directors had not a very clear idea of their duty to throw away money liko that, and ho assured them that tlicy would find ncitlier gold nor broadtaif pcGts down there. Most ladies will bo gratified to know that the latest- decree of Fashion in connection with footwear is the restoration of that old favourite, tho Button Boot, to poprdarityi. Jhore is an eminently courtly appearance and a refined elegance about the button boot which has always appealed to ladies, uno tiioro is no fknibt fcha-t now more-Man over .button loots will, be largely in evidence during this coming season. Wc aro showing some beautiful styles in ladies' button 'boo:, from the'workshops of Eng- . lish makers of repute. The following aro ' notable examples:—"Edwin Bostook,"glace. kids, smart shape, self toe-cap. medium round shape, flexible, solo, 18s 3d. "Gardenia" summer pumps, glaoo kid. patent ' leather toe, 16s bd. "Brit-Ban" giaco lrid, natural shape, full round toe, self toc-oap. flexible solo, welted, 21s. "Gold Medal Boc-tock," light summer boot, glaoo kid, swing toe iimpe, welted, flexible sole, etc., 22s 6(1. Cookham Houte, depot for high- ' grade footwear, Princes street.... Complaint regnidmg overcrowding in schools is made in- Timawij where tbe averap*. attemdmoe at the Main.School is now 762, the highest for 20 yean. At a meeting of the committor tho, chairman said that fciiom 200 ehtlflrt'in in the Want room, which was "simply paclrcd"; scats rnodo for three had to accommodate five. Proper teaching was utterly impossible under existing conditions. Tho ohildreii wero pot ooming from outside districts: it was simply a natural increase. THE CAU(3E OF RHEUMATIC PAINS REMOVED, i There aro several causes of Rheumatism but the most common i 6 the presence of Uric acid in the blood. 1 This acid is responsible for the excruciating pains in various parts of the body, notably tho ' muscles of tho back. Rid tho blood of this foreign subetante, and the pains will disappear. That is. the mission of RHEUMO-it gets right at the root of tho . evil,, and makes the acid literally takuto its heels and run, never to roturn. RHEUMO cures permanently where other remedies fail even temporarily. Other remediesliniments, embrocations, plasters, or pills— oannot cure Rheumatism. They do not touch the' real cause of the suffering.' RHEUMO is the ono medicine that brings relief. Give RHEUMO a trial. It will not cure every trouble that afflicts mankind, but it WILL cure. Rheumatism, Gout, Sciatica, Lumbago, and all similar diseases. Sold by all chemists and stores at 2s (id and 4s 6d per bottle.

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OMNIUM GATHERUM., Otago Daily Times, Issue 14949, 27 September 1910

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OMNIUM GATHERUM. Otago Daily Times, Issue 14949, 27 September 1910

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