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LATE District News.

(From Correspondents & Exchanges),

Nightcaps residents invited applications for a resident medical practitioner, only; two applications received. One was from a lady. Show your gallantry. Nightcaps, and give preference to the lady. Winton now boasts of two dairy factories. This splendid district should have ample supplies to keep both busy. A new. hall is being built at Mossburn, and the opening will probably be in a month’s time. Sawmilling is very busy at Colac at present. 'At the Burnside markets this week best bullocks sold*up to £ls a head, while 29s was realised for extra good sheep. A new Presbyterian Church is to be opened at Waikawa on October ,20 th. A pipe band has been formed in Waikaia. Mr K. McKenzie has been elected president. It was stated that there are 20 players in the district, and it is expected they will be able to play at the Caledonian gathering in January. Well clone, Waikaia ! The Gore Bowling Club open the season next Wednesday (Oct. 9th). A slock train left Southland on Wednesday containing 18 waggons of tore cattle, and 17 trucks of sheep. The load consisted of about 200 cattle and 900 sheep. The weather has been very cold at Gars ton, and the farmers are. growling. The lambs appear to thrive all right though. One farmer had a yield of 51 lambs fr 0 m 25 ewes.

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LATE District News., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 24, 5 October 1907

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LATE District News. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 24, 5 October 1907

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