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■A' project for the establishment of new freezing works m this district is *being t freely discussed by local farmers.

Settlers 'm, the Waerenga-a.-hlka and sm'roun^ing districts .; are invited, to attend a- bieeting at Waerenga-a-hi^_a on Wednesday^ -nighji next, fox consider the question of erectihgustop banks. ■•• .''.

; At his auction mart' this morning, Mr G. K. Miller offered a quantity of veges tables, poultry, and ducks, donated by Maim" arid the natives of Waituhi, to be soldi on behalf .of the Patriotic Fuitid. The sum of £6 10s Id Avas realised/

An elderly man was convicted at the Police Court this- morning for the first time, and fined the usual ' amount. Edgar Richards, for a second conviction for drunkenness within six months, was fined £1 and -costs 25, : m default four days' hard labor.

The local Defence authorities nave been advised to .instruct all-local nurses desirous of serving with the Expeditionary "Force -'to - communicate , direst with •Majo'? Elliott, .43 Kent Terrace, Wellington, who is accepting applications,'. ■[ AA- .. -- • .-..' '. ■ j.- ■ „. At their, .wool; stores to-day, Messrs Dalgety and Co. offered for sale '• on behalf "of the executors m the estate of the late Mr ; M. V. Wilbraham a freehold farm at Ngatapa,' containing 618 acres. There were about twenty gentlemen pre sent. , Only one offer, of £7 per acre, was received, at which price the property was passed m. '""-.... .. . .'.

Eight local members of the howjtzer battery attached to the special force" arrived m Gisborne this morning for a few days' leave. They return to Trentham fhext- Wednesday/ night. The names of the men are : Corporal- DavisColley; Gunner Hale, Drivers: R. Green, Keats and Mullooly ; attached to Headquarters, F- RV Pitcher, D. McKenzie and .v C. Cooper ; Army Service Corps, S. Malpne.

Another old settler -has died at Auckland »m the person of Mrs Prime, mother of Mr W. L. Prime, of-: Auckland, and Mr "H. Prime, of Gisborne, -at the ripe age of 85 years. Arriving ih New Zealand over half a century ago, Mrs Prime was m remarkable health till within a few weeks of her death. She 'was of a very bright disposition, and greatly re spected by all with whom she came incontact. ' -

The morning secvice sit the vßaptist Church will be conducted by Mr J. Williams, as the Rev. P. J. Wainwright is taking Rev. G. Brown's place at ; St. Andrew's Church. The series of musical services . will be continued at 7 o'clock, when Mrs Yardley and .Miss Olsen have kindly consented to- sing. A special communion service will be held after this service, m view of the departure of Mr Stanley Hoare to enlist at Dunedin. All 'friends are uirged to be present. ,

The Poverty Bay Poultry, Pigeon and Cage Bird Society have an advertisement m this issue regarding their forth coming show. Entries close at* 9 p n_. on June 5 with the secretary, Mr* A Jtl Humphreys*, P.O. Box 62, or with' Mr J. Nasmith, saddler, Peel street, o*with Mr R. Mitchell, HanUah's -corner. It has been, decided to devote the whole bf the profits to the Ladies' Patriotic Fund. Special, prizes have been allotted for: — Best Indian Runner duck or drake, best Andalusian, best unflighted Norwich Canary, best unflighted Yorkshire, best Norwich opposite color to unflighted wiriner, best green Norwich canary, best crested bred Norwich, beat* greenfinch mule or hybrid, best dark goldfinch "mule.

To-morrow (Trinity.. Sunday) the'annual dedication festival will be held at Holy Trinity Church, all services being taken by the vicar. The offertoriea will be devoted to the building fund.

The name of Mr J. B. Leydon appeared amongst the list of purchasers of the territorial flag, given _n our last issue. Mr Leydon states that he did not tender a bid, having been mistaken} for some other person. ■

The Rev. G. T. Brown, M.A., is, at present paying a visit to Masterton. The Rev. 1\ 0. Wainwright will occupy St. Andrew's pulpit to-morrow at 11 a.m. Mr J. Williams, the assistant, will be m charge of the evening service. Mr C. Hambly will preach, m Mangapapa at 1 11 a.m. ; 7 p.m., Mr J. Peach. There will be no service m Kaiti to-morrow evening. ,

lhe Ladies' Guild held their meeting on Thursday afternoon at St. Andrew's schoolroom, there being a good at« tendance. Mrs Graham presided. -Afternoon tea was provided by -raeihbers of the Guild. A letter was read, from Mrs Mills, matron of the . Presbyterian Orphanage m Wellington, thanking -the ladies for a parcel of underclothing they had sent to the Orphanage, 'lhe election of officers for the ensuing year resulted as follows :— President, Mrs Graham ; vice-presidents, Mesdames Warren, East, Barlow, McClive and McLeodyiand' Sister Agnes ,; secretary, Miss Witty }• treasurer,- Mrs Morton.' Arrangements were made for the bvu,- show m Septem--ber, and ten ladies offered tcvgive -prizes m different classes. The doxology atid the benediction brought a pleassmlrtne'-fe ing toa close. , " ■•>-:•. ;___________' '

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Poverty Bay Herald, Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLII, Issue 13697, 29 May 1915

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Poverty Bay Herald Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLII, Issue 13697, 29 May 1915

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