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BREVITIES.

Where is our bright letter post-boy gone to ? was a question raised by some of our lady friends. This was through a stranger coming round with the letters. On inquiry I find that our popular little carrier. Bigwood, is having a well-deserved week’s holiday, so that next week will see him again on the road to brighten the faces of his numerous lady acquai nta a c es. The latest addition to the telephone exchange is from Messrs Kingsland and Galbraith, telephone No. 2b. The Glasgow Butchery Co. have recently sold out to Air John , Oliver, who is apparently already doing a thriving business in his new establishment.. A new branch shop is being erected at the west end of the town for Air W. H. Johnston, butcher, wherein no doubt crowds will congregate. ATi- A, IT. King, a member of the local brass band, was rather taken by surprise recently py being made the- recipient of a handsome silver sug-ar scoop in honour of his having joined the ranks of the benedicts:. MiKing rose to the occasion, and suitably acknowledged the gift. The Social Committee of the Awansa Lodgt. 1.0.0. F., AI.U., met on Saturday- evening for the purpose of presenting Air C. Forbes with a. verynice tobacco pouch ami cigarette holder, as a slight recognition of his valuable services in acting as M.C. at the annual social of the Lodgt-. Air Forbes thanked the Committee for their kindness, stating that it had always been a pleasure to him to give his assistance. The Southland Frozen Meat Co. are making- rapid progress with the pulling 'down of the old buildings, in preparation for Hie erection of a handsome up-to-date three - storey brick building, a good indication of Hon I h!ami's progress.

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BREVITIES., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 21, 7 September 1907

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BREVITIES. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 21, 7 September 1907

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