-THEOtantan Standard AND WALLACE COUNTY CHRONICLE Tuesday, Apbil 25th 1911.
Sportsmen are warned no* to go on Messrs Marshall Bros. 1 property. Oravria, with dogs or guns.
A somewhat unusual sight wag seen on the Clifden Flat during last week. Four threshing mills'iwerQ. at work at the same time on adjoining farms— Messrs James King. " Woadvale,^|t. Wkyte, " River view," H. H. TwemlaW, " Blair Alton," and A. Macintosh. IJf&til the opening of the Tuatapere Railway, Clifden Flat was too far removed from tranoit facilities to allow of grain growing, but the nearness of the railway alters all that, with the result, as stated, of four threshing mills puffing away at the one time.
Pair of spectacles lost. Otautau special stock sale on Friday. Biverton stock sale on Monday, Ist May. The W.B. and Nuform .Corsets appeal to all ladies for elegance and Siyli*. For Influenza take Woods' Great PepperKintCure. Never fails. 1/6,2/6. The shooting season opens on Monday next. Stevenson's pictures will appear m the Otautau Town Hall on Wednesday, 3rd May. Full particulars next week. ■ The Salvation Army purpose opening per- [ manently m Otautau during Juno and officers , will be stationed m the township. Tou must boom Southland, One way to do this is to use and recommend Snowflake Flour. Belgioa Lamps will give 70 candle powei and are obtainable at Smith and Laing's, Otautau, Invercargill and Winton. Bread you all must have ; only the best bread is good, and good bread is obtainable ' from W. Sinclair, Main street, Otautau. With the winter coming on, call on Thomson and Beattie, Ltd., for blankets and other warm winter poods.
For Children's Hacking Cough at night, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6, 2/6. A mushroom measuring^ 8 inches acrocs, and weighing lib, is on view m Mr Cam \Tilson's shop window -, it was found by Master Jack Tapper, and is perfect m shape.
Bike should examine the B.S.A. Cycles at the Otautau Cycle Works, where the genuine article caa be bought at the lowest prices and on easy terms. ..
The Southland Farmers' Cooperative drapery sale oontinues till the end of the preseno month ; the last week best of all, so get m before the finish.
la the rush for the new don't forget the oM shop that has served you well for the past 25 years. The best of groceries still obtainable at E. Matheson's, North Ofcautau general store.
The Southland Timber Co. have disposed of their Waikouro mill to Messrs R. Bauohop and Co., Port Chalmers. The Timber Co. still retains an interest m the district as large buyers of timber. The Harvest Festival of the Anglican Church on Sunday drew a .large attendance to both services. The church was beautifully decorated, and there was a fine assortment of fruits of field, orchard and garden. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company report the sale of Mr H. H. Twemlow's " Blair Alton " farm, Clifden, containing 505 acres, to Mr William Milne, o£ Beamore, at a satisfactory price. Mr Joseph Todd, farmer, Merrivale Road, Otautau, has sold the farm he has occupied for the past 15 yea-s to Mr W. A. Grant Ussher, and has purchased a 520-aore block on Morton Mains Estate. Next Sunday being tbe day appointed for commemorating the Tercentenary of the Au-horiscd Version of thejHoly Scriptureß m , all Methodist Churches, Rev. Mr Marshall will preach sermons on the history of our English bible, at Aparima and Otautau. In the records of big potatoes and big yields, Mr J. Cole, of Otautau, has something to say; he has lifted a number averaging 2 Jibs, several going 3£lbs each, and a quarter acte has yielded at the rate of 36 tons to the acre. The variety was Up to* Dates.
The first of the series of euchre socials being held by the Otautau Tennis Club takes place m the Town Hall to-morrow night when pa f .rons will be able to spend a pleasant; evening with cards and dancing. A dainty supper is being provided, and a most enjoyable time may be looked for. Fresh regulations for goods traffic to wayside stations come into force on Ist May, by which the Eailway Department expect to materially save truck useX Sidings will only have goods delivered two or threa times weekly, m place of daily, and by this it ia estimated leas trucks, carrying heavier Jkjafls, will overtake the traffic, and leave iuora trucks available for the ordinary traffic. At last night's meeting of the Otautau School Committee, the resignation of Miss Rose Daplyn, 8.A., first assistant, was received. Miss Daplyn has been appointed as first assistant of the Arrow District High Sohool, m charge of the Secondary Department. The Committee .expressed regret at losing Miss Daplyn from the staff of tha Ofcautau sohool, but were pleased to know the removal means promotion m the service. A meeting will be held m Me Fisher's office on Thursday evening at 8 o'clock to arrange for Wallace Hospital Collection on Saturday next. The claims for consideration m this matter need no pressing. They appeal to everybody. Ladies are speoially asked to attend the meeting, which is convened by Messrs Arthur Harrington and H. A. Arotadall.
A conference of Sunday School teachers connected with the Presbyterian Ghurck m tl'c Otautau, Limestone Plains, Wairio and Waia'u parishes is to te held m Otautau on Friday, 12th May. Speakers from a distance who have made a study of various phases of Sunday School work are to address the conference, and a good attendance is expected. Mrs Brennan. the well-known pastel teacher from Auckland, will give a course of lessons, after which time pupils can continue them, and also do five pictures during the course. Mrs Brennan is a teaoher from the School of Art, and will be pleased to meet the ladies and gentlemen of Otautau at Mr Saunders' new shop, where the olassea will be held. Intending pupilg oan enrol their nr.a^ with Mr Boyd, and at the Standod o.Sce, Mrs MoKecnra of the Igla Bank Tea Rooms, opposite Post Office aud Town Hall, has an intimation of interest to farmers and farmers' wives. Before or after a drive m the cold days there is nothing so acceptable as a cup of hot tea or coffee and good piel or scones and cakes. The Isla Bank Tea Booms will be found to furnish these just to your taste. Mrs McKeown has furnished a comfortable and spacious room, and refreshments are available at any hour. Makes call and you will thereafter know where to go for good, tea, coffee and refreshments. Mrs Yan.Cottle was fond of the bottle, But pray don't imagine that she Was addicted to drink, for I really don' 6 think Sha imbibed any stronger than tea. But the bottle she swore by and act so much store by, Was one which you'll value I'm sure, On the labsl was •• Woods " to distinguish the goods — 'Twas the famous '« Great Peppermint Cure. * Now that the frost has made itself particularly prominent, people are busy making their homes as oold-proof as possible There is nothing like a good warm house, with good warm furnishings m the winter time* Ihe floor-coverings want to be m good repair, heavy curtains are neooaearT over the dming-room door, and the bedrooms requiro plenty of nice warm mats and- an extra supply of blankets. One could not do better than give GLEN aud GLEN a, look up, as they stock a large range of winter goods. Their linoleum stook is the largest id the lown, and what is more, they out, fit and lay their ».• L s for floor ooveringa without any ex-.i r .. urge, while their prices , throughout compare most favourably with ! others m Southland. Give thorn a trial — Advt.
For Chronic Chest Oomplaintg. Wfltdi I Gwa6 Pepptrmint Cum, 1/6, 2/6