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The Uoronation^ Ceremony is defitiitely fixed for Friday, 19th inst. ;

'A- meeting of the League will be held iv the Reading Room next Monday evening- to rebeiye F.e)» balanCe-aheeb oud allocate the money raised.. . '-.•-„.

, At, an election of seven" Commissioners: ta form thp first Taw*; Board of the newly- ,. constituted, Tahunanui. Town District, Nelson,, Mr A, V. King,, formerly .Post^j master at Otautau, was one of the succea.^^ ful candidates; There wore thirteen aa*piianta for the seven seats. ■ _ .. : -. >: ... Don't to he present at th'o Quoen Carnival Coronation io Otautiiu Toivu Hall ou Friday, 19th mat. ,

Owing to unfavourable weather conditions, the Otautau Bowling Club bad to postpone their official opening" last Wedneaday. Owing to tho Wiutoa Ra^es. being held on the 17th, the dato. for the first fixture match, Riverton Will play Otautauou tho local green to-moro&w, v, week earlier .than anticipated, ib is also proposed to officially open . tho grueu at the same time. Tho following Will .represent 1 Otautau ; MoCallutu, Sivyer, Hay, and Mills (8), Parmnntttr, Lloyds, D ouuau, aud J. D. Kosa (s). Dinnnooky C. Oi Ross,' Richards nud ttrooker (a), lurk* Hufii' Porteous, and Stevens (s). ■! The Anniversary Services of the AparimiiMethodist Church are to be held ou Sunday next, when|Mr J. J* Wesnoy, of Invereargill, 1 will be the' preacher. Methodist Anniversary services are always marked ;with Christian enthusiasm and earnestness, - and Mr YVesney is one oi the Church's most 1 eloquent lay proaohors. The Apaiima coii« gregation has the opportunity of stimulat-' ing zeal and activity m the Church, ahflf making it a growing power of^good m thd. community. Followirig the services the annual social lakes -place on the succeeding' VVedneaday when a good progtumme 'and interesting addresses will be furnished. ' • Beautiful Dresses, good programme* at Coronation of "Country" Princess m iQtautau Town Hall on^Eriday, 19th inst. "! It is always pleasiflgS£o^ecord business expansion m the towq»^Ehe latest oom< mercial development ioo^? is the opening or the Wallace ' Motor'Md Tourist Co^v 1 Ltd., m the Crown Horse Baaaar, Tlmb' well-known undergoing extensive! alterations to meet the roquuemdnts of the *- now industry. ' The live^ wires operasirig' the now company are Mea«B ; J. S. Robbie and VV. ih R, Smith, who haVe^ad a wide' practical Bxperieiicei Both of these young fellows^ failing to pass the inedioal teßtfoF admission to tbj^ army at tlie outbreak' of war, proceedetl totheQld Country at tfieif own exponso^nd entered H.&CNo. 2 Munj? tion" Factory, and subsequently ilfo "Auatiq iNiolor Works under agreenient on war work, iiour yours' service wS's rendored'fuHie motor and .'aeroplane ciVpartiiients ■<&" these work^ as practical ' mebhanicsi Wittf then) is associated AJr I 1 '." Kincaid, >yell-'-----kuowu jq cqnneotion \yi pii A|easrs (J. \V."'< V X?°^m° ncl Oo '' s mQtor swage m JnveroaMl gill. . l Ue new combination ask for a Bhare"' ut public patronage to demonstrate their'^ aoihty as experts m the building and repair ot motor imaohmes. " . Tobral«o.^l«hß cotton Woah Dreaa flabrift m world-wide use/ miide by Messrs Toofcal, W f.^ d *|«™tv^ eC ' a » LW ' This splendid? all-British farm is evor to the fore, and all .' through the Great War they protected the ; pubhoajjfaiuat advancing pricoa, Itiaploaa.l;----ing to sco such & hugo showing of their tamous Wash Fabrics, and the opinion of " experts is that they are honestly much' superior to allothor makes. Tobralco is'the attractive Washing Fa^ic pf supremo' '. SShw? 1 - 1^ .^"^"^.'ire guaranteed instripes,, checks,.aud floral designs, manufao' ' turers price m England to-daVJs 3d vartl ''■ P^ue, 44m wide 'm white, ond^ colours. : * *} 8 ?, * ap.leads at Tarantulle, awptay write uVfor patleins at m a&d J. SMri'Hi Ltd.-; Progressive Diap«3 lay atreef luvorcar^il}, and Maifr atreeirv^ jsGraud- MlAo follow tho X GorouftUoii i J &S y iv Ut<wlau tjmn Hall : ou l^ia^J: ".

-„,."' Come and see the iV Country " Princess crowned on Friday, J'Jth inst., m Otautau Town Hall. A 'grand Scottish conceit is to bo held m ©tautau Town Hall ou Friday, m aid of : Southland Pipe Band Funds. As Mr A. "^Walhv?e is the organiser of the programme, roaders can rest assurea that it will be a good one. A dance is to follow the concert. Tho, following team will represent Otau-

tau m the touuis match against Nightcaps at •Nightcaps to-morrow: Misses Donnau, T. .-Scatter, 13. Scatter aud Gibson, Messrs J. H. Thomas, I. Brown, C. N. Lawless, Dr. Stewart, p.McNaughtou and \\ T . Finuegan. Following is the programme for tho Otautau Pictures on Wednesday (tomorrGwk evening, at. S p.m.-: " Fathe (1-ay.vUo,'* " WheWa ihe Key " (comedy) aud " Man •and his Money "(a Goldwyn drama). For -Saturday evening at 8.30 tho principal picture is "Wild Woman," with a good prograuiaio ofsupiorls. ' Hon. W. Massey has promised Mr A. .Hamilton, M.P. for Wallace, that lh.> Otago School ol" Mines' report on ll.c postiMo "development of tlie cement iudustry m the Kightoana distriob will be made available immediately it is received from the Govern- , merit printer. Local interest iv this report is keen,' aud should it be favourable there should be added a tic-w industiy m th" centre of the Southland coalfield. In an interesting note from Mr H. K. Clothier., formerly of Seotts Gapi now ot Huuga Jluu'ga, Makarou, Thames, where ho has laken up a considerable track of country m the rough state, except for surface sowing. Jleurites^lt is a "good grass country, and rcspouda quickly and lavishly to cultivation! The district is entirely dairying, and is enjoying a good season. The weather, Mr Clothier says, -is genial and warm, with a greater rainfall than m Souililauil. • The subsoil is .ssiiiriv and tho ground warov.roiuls are good m ■summer but euL up iv the winter. Mr Clothier and his people were all enjoying good health, and very pleased with t heir new homo.

The Annual Congicgfttioual Meeliug of t v e Otautau rrcsbyfeiiiin Church takes the form of a social m tlie Church this eveuing. The btilmiCK-shect reports of the >Sersir»n and Committee nre to be presfMited, and at both services on Sunday the pastor urged tho members )f the congregation, both men aud women, young and old, lo attend. For sumo years Mr Macdonald mentioned there had been a tendency to leave everything to

the ofiieo-buarers. The vitality of the Church rested on the mumbois, ut' whom office-bearers, wore only a small number. Right through the six years since the outbreak of war the Qtau tail ' Church had never pressed for any special, assistance -from its members, and had on lh* oilier hand held oil' undertaking any \vork that was likely tc clash or interfere »vith patriotic functions, and had left tliu • members tree; aud encouraged them to help m allpatrroiieallairs. It was now fdt the Church should actively consider its own affairs, and he urged each member to make, a point of attending the Annual Congregational Meeting- •■'and learning first-hand what;.-vas being done, ani also being; present to assist m formulating plans for the progress and well-being of the Church and all .it stools for m the future. A splendid showing of children's dresses. They are famous- throughout Southland for their simple, artistic, and i' t , yet inexpensive designs and tor thfejiieauty land quality of material used intUeic maaufaqturc. White voile and embroidery dresses, lGins to Soii:s, 9s -(5d to 32s 6dr Maids' sizes, 33iu to 45in, 45s.Ud-to 57s (id. I'ique dresse^ m cream and white, neatly trimmed with coloured stitcbiiigp, ,< all .sizos," l^p M to STaGd. Silk poplin drosses, newest styles

m cream, eaje, navy and : bjrown,' 18s 6d, 81e, 225, to 39a Od. Washing dresses m *"tlavy aud saxo print, gingham and tobralco, all sizes, 'from 9s 6d fco^3s£; Velveteen drosses, 25s 6d, 28s 6d; 10 -sas. lufants 1 dresses m voile, Bilk, embroidery, oud radiauta. Us lid to IDs Od. Tuuica for boya' wear iv tussore, dark uurseuloths and drills, tobralco and velveteen, Os lid, 7s Od, JOa Od to 22a 6d, trousers tn match. Inspection invited at H. and J. SMITH, Ltd., Progressive Drapers, Tay street, luvercargill", and Main Street, Gore.

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Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume XVI, Issue 803, 9 November 1920

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Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume XVI, Issue 803, 9 November 1920

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