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Bluff Notes.

MUNICIPAL. The monthly meeting of the Campbelltown Council was held on Monday, 17th inst., there being present Hi’s Worship the Mayor (Mr G. AWhealler) and Crs. Walker, A. McKenzie, D. McKenzie, Hinchey, McPhail, Valentine and NichedOn the certificate of the District Health Officer, it was resolved to request the owner of. the butcher’s shop nn Section 4, block 2, to have it pulled down, as it is. a menace to the public health, owing to the ansanitary condition of thy premises. A number of ratepayers forwarded a petition asking the Council to request siding-holders to timber the sidings at street crossings.—Decided to request owners to put up in an efficient state of repair at once, and to inform petitioners that the council has no power to insist on any particular class of timber being used for the purpose.

Fire Brigade applied to have a siren whistle procured, to ibe used as a fire alarm. —Referred to the Fire Brigade Committee with power to act. Inspector instructed to carry out the following works ;— Repairs to the Point Road ; repairs to footpath in Gore, street west ; repairs to footpath in Barrow street west ; and repairs to footpath in front of school grounds. A. Townsend applied for top-dress-ing for private road. —To bo informed that no material is available at Present.

A sub-committee was appointed to make arrangements for securing the services of an engine for the purpose of crushing the metal now on hand. Decided to hold fortnightly meetings of the council instead of monthly meetings as ■hitherto. ’ Accounts amounting to £ll3 18s Kki were referred to tire Finance Committee- . ORANGE BLOSSOMS, The local Presbyterian Church on Wednesday morning was the scene of a very nice wedding* the contracting parties being Mr .John Crawford, cycle merchant, of Gore, and Miss B. Turnbull, eldest, 'daughter of James Turnbull. Esq.. Victoria, the Rev. Mr Laishley being the officiating minister. The bride, who was given away by Mr P. C, Andersen, wore a lovely dress of white silk, beautifully trimmed with rich lace and chiffon, and the skirt trimmed with deep fold's of the same material, with French knots ornamenting the scams. The bride also wore the usual orthodox wreath and veil, and carried a handsome bouquet. The bride was attended by live bridesmaids —Misses M. .Sparks, D. Andersen, Ada Crawford. Stella and Rose McKenzie. Miss Sparks wore a nice dress of embroidered voile, trimmed with chiffon and lace. Miss ID. Andersen wore a dress of cream nun’s veiling trimmed with ribbon and chiffon. Miss Ada Crawford, white silk nicely trimmed, and Lange picture hat to match. Misses Stella and Rose McKenzie, silk dresses, bine sashes, and cream silk picture hats, and each carried a basket of flowers. Each bridesmaid wore a gold brooch, a gift from the bridegroom, and the bride wore a lovely gold bangle set with diamonds and rubies, also a gift of the bridegroom. The bride’s travelling dress was a navy blue costume with lace and velvet trimmings and white felt hat. Mrs R. C. Andersen, sister of ihe bridegroom, wore black and hat to match. Mrs D. McKenzie (Dunedin) voile costume and black hat ; Mrs J. Johnstone (Dunedin), navy blue costume and hat to match ; Mrs F. Crawford (Otautau). black silk dross and h a t to match. The bridegroom was attended to by Mr I). Turnbull, brother of bride, and Master Kerman Andersen, nephew of the bridegroom. Miss Bella White officiated at the organ on the arrival of the wedding party. After the ceremony a large party assembled at the residence of Mr P. C. Andersen, where a substantial wedding breakfast was provided, catered for by Mr T. W. Parry in his usual excellent style.

The happy couple loft by the afternoon train on route for Christchurch, accompanied by the congratulations of their many friends. BREVITIES. For the lovers of music a treat is to be provided in the local Presbyterian Church next Tuesday by St. Paul's Choir, Invercargill. Mr W. J. Ferguson is the conductor, and items are to be rendered by the Misses Royds, Gunn, McAlister, Gresham,

and Jean Matheson, Messrs A. S. Wallace, J. Walls, J. Gillies, J. Howie, J. Kidd, and J. Murray. The local Foresters celebrate their 17th anniversary by way of a social next Wednesday, and everything is being, done to provide for a successful gathering. From Greenhills comes news of the establishment of an instructive winter pastime in the form of a Debating Society. It is said that already some of the young people are showing a considerable amount of talent in elocution. The steam trawler Nora Niven attracted a good deal of attention while in port. I understand that the time occupied in putting the trawl overboard and hauling it in again full of fish is fifteen minutes. The s.s. Wanaka sailed on Wednesday afternoon, taking away about 18,000 sacks of grain and sundries for Northern ports. At the time of wonting the s.s. Fifeshire is due to load a cargo of produce for Home ports. A dance was held at Ocean Beach last Wednesday, which I understand was given by the spinsters in return for the one by the lads last month.

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Bluff Notes., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 10, 22 June 1907

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Bluff Notes. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 10, 22 June 1907

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