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Business Notes.

A first-class dairy 0 c .poultry farm within easy’ distance of town should commend itself to anyone wishing to settle on the land or step into a. first-class property at a low price. In this issue Mr C. W. Brown, land agent, places such a property before the public. It should be looked after at once, for it is not often such a suitable property is offered. The reason for selling is that the owner is going nocth, and is desirous of making a quick sale, hence the low price. Part of the property is let at- a price that covers the whole cost of the interest on the purchase money. Our advice is : see Mr Brown at once.

Particulars of Messrs McKay Bros.’ sales in the Fxchange appear in this issue. Farmers coming to town should make a point of attending these sales.

Shares in the Southland Building and investment Society can now be taken up. and are free from arrears. Money can also be placed on fixed deposit at current interest with this favourite institution, which has helped to lay the financial foundations of numerous independent- men in Southland at the present time. Now is the time to start.

Only one man in 203 is over Oft. In height, but small men as well as big ones require to lie fed, and well fed at that. invalids require special foods, such as chicken broth, etc. Now. the first thing to know is where to get the chickens, and it is with that intention that this par sees the light of clay. Lindsay and Co. have a special line of these birds, and having secured them, the rest, is easy. Weak men made strong, strongmen made more able to fight the battle of life. Place, your order, and thev will do the rest.

In the Rialto to-day Messrs Todd and Co. have a special entry, and numerous collections of furniture, etc., to dispose of.

For pianos, wall maps, and books, Messrs Lillicrap, McXaught on and Co.’s extensive stock is ever at the disposal of the public. Take a walk round and you will be surprised at the stoclcs the energetic young Hmithlanciers have on hand.

Everyone is talk! nig about the storm in the teapot over the Elies Road bridge. Some say it is not wanted ; others say -it is necessary, and one man suggests that a 'dragshould run down to give the .public a chance to inspect it. Now, it has occurred to the man at the corner that as Mr Murie has a splendid stock of cycles on hand at low prices the best plan is to go to him and get a reliable cycle, and one for your best girl, and inspect the site for yourselves. Mr Murie advertises them in the “Southern Cross” of this issue. He has a big steMc of parts, outfits, etc., cm hand.

Of all work that produces results nine-tenths must be drudgery. Therefore a man may be forgiven if he enjoys a little pastime for himself and friends of an evening-. One of the best ways to do this is to secure an up-to-date Edison phonograph an’d records at the Phonograph Supply Store, in the Arcade. It. is so simple that a child can work it. If you have any doubt about it call on Mr Hanson, the proprietor, and he will put you on the track of “how to be happy though married.”.

Some rattling- good horses are to bo disposed of by Messrs J. A. Mitchell and Co. to-day.

T'he first expedition to the South Polo took place in 1567, but every hour of the day fresh expeditions are being made to the Philadelphia Novelty Co.’s shop in the Arcade, and loads of curios and useful articles are being sejcured for the homes. You can’t miss the place. The Arcade contains only one “Philadelphia,” and it is opposite the place where you get reliable servants,- farm hands etc.—the Invercargill Labour Exchange. If you have an idea of being wealthy, you must think of saving- as well as getting'. Now, it has occurred to all wise people that Mr T. Hide, stationer, is giving remarkably good value in all lines, and if you Just take a look round his shop you will bo convinced that such is the case.

Small holdings are what the struggling farmer wants. In this issue Mr W. B. Scandrett places a desirable property on the market, well within the reach of man with a very moderate capital. Particulars arc given in special advt. To conquer difficulties, whether great or small, is to increase pleasure. One of the g-reatest difficulties people have in this' district is to get easy-fitting boots'. Now, it should be known to all that Messrs McConechy and Co-, in the Arcade, have easy-walking boots at very low prices. Find the Arcade, and the rest is ease-.

A secret can be lot out but it cannot be drawn back. The secret of Mr Tom Ekenstecu’s success in business has gone forth, and those in search of bargains in all lines will find him in Dee st., two doors from Messrs J. A. Mitchell and Co.’s 1 sale yards.

Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so. In order to gain wisdom and make money by investment it is necessary to consult Mr T. F. Macdonald, land agent, Esk st. He has some firstclass properties at low prices for disposal.

A number of people in this district are suffering with eye troubles, and through . inattention their sight is going from bad to worse. It is a pity that this should be so when there is every facility in the town to preserve the sight , ahd make, reading a pleasure. In this issue readers will find an a’dvt. inserted by the proprietor of Neil’s Dispensary, in Dee st., in reference to sight-testing, etc., and those with defective eyes should make haste and undergo a test before their sights 1 are irreparably injured. Opportunity is the cream of time. To secure the cream at its best is to shop at Messrs A. Noble and Co.’s, stationer shop in Dee st. Old and young are served alike, and no order is too small.

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Business Notes., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 16 February 1907

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Business Notes. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 16 February 1907

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