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The Otautau Standard And Wallace County Chronicle. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1932.

Applications for the position 'of Yardman t o the Otautau Saleyaixls Co. close to-morrow. Finality was reached at the Invercargill City Council meeting- last Tuesday in the granting- of a site for a club h'ouse and-bowling green for tlie Returned ; Soldiers' Association, the location being fixed in Forth St., next to tho Women's Rest Room. '

The Government won the Motueka by-election, the voting being: — K. J. Holyoake (Coalition) 3777; P. ,G. Webb (Labour) 3134; the Hon. R. Me-. Kenzie '(lndependent Lib.-Lab.) 819; majority for Mr Holyoake 643. ' The Southland Summer School, to beheld at Stewart Island 'from 14th to 25th January, is already attracting attention, and bids fair t 0 be one of the best yet held. Mr George F. Griffiths, the secretary, has arranged for lectures, excursions and concerts and a profitable and enjoyable time •should result. The Riverton District High School "Old Boy 6 and Girls' Assn." hold their annual re-union at Riverton on Wednesday, Ist February, 1933, with a monster picnic, and a 'social and • dance in the evening. Mr iG. O. Cassels i s President and Miss P. Bailey and Mr J. Crawford jointSecretaries. - . The Western District Tenuis selectors have announced the-following-team to represent /Western against Northern at Lumsden on Saturday": Ladies— Mis Duncan, Misses Kelly Hunt, Wescombe, Bailey and Brotherstone; Gents— Messrs Higgins, Vickers, Cosgriff, Welsh, Forbes and Porter. The Members qf the St.- Andrew's ' Church celebrated St. Andrew's Day on 30th November by holding Evensong in the Church. Rev. Wallace conducted the service, to speak on the work of St. Andrews, as a Missionary Disciple. ' The Altar was beautifully decorated with red roses, red b^ing^the colour for St. Andrews and ~the rose the v emblem for England. There was a good congregation present. 'The new Railway Passenger timetable on th© Wairio Branch .started to operate yesterday. In future there will be no morning 'and afternoon passenger trains on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The usual 5,21 p.m. Saturday .train, "Thornbury to Wnirio, ■ will now leave Thornbury 5,25 p.m., Otautau 6.8 and arrive Wairio 6.41 p.m.. The usual 8.10 a.m. train, Saturdays, Wairio to "" Thornbury, will leave Wairio 8 a.m., 'Otautau 8.35 and arrive Thornbury 9.12 a.m.., connecting-' with train fo r Invercargill. The morning and evening passenger train on other •' weekdays as in .-the past. Quite a gloom was cast over Wyndham and district on 28th Noyember, when it became known that Mrs Marsh, wife 'of Mr W. J. Marh, proprietor of the 'Wyndham Herald,' had passed peacefully to rest.^ The deceased lady, by her kindlv ,-rnd sym-pathetic-nature, had 'made' a host of friends. Her home, with its beautiful garden, was always a welcome place of rest and joy to her many visitors, whom she was ever glad to see. She was a fine Christian woman, "and a ready helper in all good causes. St. Mary's -Anglican Church, of which de^ ceased was a member, will miss her The remains were interred in the Wyndham Cemetery on Wednesday, when there was a large attendance of mourners. A service was held in the church prior to^ moving off to the little cemetery ,on .the hill — her bst resting place. To the bereaved v husband and family, the sympathy of 'a wide circle of friends i s extended. MONARCH 7 FOOTWEAR f ■ We hjive been fortunate ,in securingtho Agency for Men.', s Boots and Shoes for this famous line. . Good . stocks now in hand. 22/6 pair See these, men. Matheson's (Otautau) Ltd. .Main St. "The- right shop for Men's footwear!" ■

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The Otautau Standard And Wallace County Chronicle. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1932., Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume XXVIII, Issue 1402, 6 December 1932

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The Otautau Standard And Wallace County Chronicle. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1932. Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume XXVIII, Issue 1402, 6 December 1932

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