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NEWS OF THE DAY.

«>. The Nelson Motor Service will run special trips to and from Tahuna to-day. The H Battery will not parade this '. evening owing to the holiday. The summer show of the Nelson , Horticultural Society will open in the Druids' Hall ' to-morrow afternoon. Very satisfactory entries have been received for all classes, and there should be a very fine display of flowers. The Nelson Garrison Band will give a concert in the Botanical Reserve next Sunday afternoon. Tho new King's head stamps of all- denominations up to and including one shilling, but excluding lid and 2jrd, are now being sold at the principal post offices throughout the Dominion. By a curious coincidence the gas in one of the Geraldine churches went out as the hymn "Lead Kindly Light was being sung the other Sunday evening. Which reminds an exchange of the incident (perfectly true) of the man walking out of Exeter Cathedral with his pipe pocket ou fire as the" ohoir was singing "Sometimes a Light Surprises." A majority of the Nelson. Licensing Committee has refused to grunt a conditional license at the forthcoming A. and P. Show. Elected members were circularised and asked to express an opinion on tho question, and it is understood that only one favoured the application. The refusal to grant licenses will moan a loss of revenue to the Association. Entries for the Nelson A.- and P. Association's Show, to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 23rd and 24th, close with the secretary (Mr J. Glen) to-morrow. Late entries, accompanied by double fees, will be received up till Saturday next. The settlers must see the importance of entering what they can to make the show a good ono. An address on Theosophy will be given by Mr Thomson in Besley's j Buildings this evening. I Informations have been laid against Annie Thompson, and Isabella Dixon for alleged perjury arising out of a recent maintenance case heard at Nel- i sou. The charges will be investigated ; at the Magistrate's Court next Fri- j day. Thei First Battalion Nelson Infantry ! will hold a daylight parade at Bright- I water on Saturday afternoon next. Ii I is understood the parade will be held ! wet or fine. A notice appears elsewhere. | A child of ?tir and Mrs Lenard I WaUsworth, of YVai-iti, about two years of age, was rather severely ' scalded on Friday last. Mrs Wads- j uorth had just removed a boiler iuli • of clothes from the fire, which was ! out in the open, when the child by ; some means fell backwards across the ; vessel. The whole of its back was ra- I ther badly scalded. Had the child ; fell lengthwise in the boiler, no doubt the result would have been much more serious. Dr Fearless was sent for, and was soon in attendance. Tho little sufferer was considerably relieved by treatment received, and is now ; progressing as well as can be expected under the circumstances. j i Messrs G. G. and S. H. Wearing, j of Richmond, notify in another col- ; umu that they have purchased tho J grocery and general store business, I which has been carried on up to the j present by Mr W. Mill, at Queen j street, Richmond. The members cf the new firm are well and favourably known throughout the Waimea district, both having been in the employ of Mr AY. IX. .May for a number cf years. At- the half yearly meeting of the ■ Canterbury United District of the Foresters held the other day, the | matter of establishing a Subsidiary i Court was considered, and several let- J ters were received from Nelson, Taranaki, Timaru, etc., relating to ; it. It was agreed to allow the matter to stand over for further development. Attention was called to the I proposed visit of Mr Will Crooks (English M.P.), a member of the ():■- --dor. It was resolved to extend to him an invitation to meet the district officers and some of the brethren when in Christchurch. This was .iKreod to on tho undr»rs£a.iHlmjr tli.it tho meeting was to bo non-political. Catchy advertisements often bring temporary results, but permanent success is achieved only in the pursuance of honest business methods, giving honest values, and the best and most attentive service. When you come to Mrs Anstice's, you find every article is exactly as represented, and every price a money-saver. A visit will pay you. Mrs An stick's the house for real value.* The Pelorus "Guardian" of F:idr.y states that the scow Eunice is expected to .sail from Blackball for Lytolto;, to-morrow, with 1] o,oool' t of timber . Tlie scow Jap sailed from Blackball last Tuesday with 173,0'U feet of timber for Sydney, and the Oban left on the same date with a load for Wellington. The Gannet also sailed with a load for the Front- ii Pass. Some months ago it was reported that the barque Hippolas, which loaded at Hood's Bay with a big cargo of timber from Blackhill, had been lost,, with all hands, but the rumour proved false. The barque is to arrive in the Sound towards tl-,-» 'end of this month, and will load winkpine for Sydney. A young South Canterbury farmer, j who has for some years past been i working in secret in an endeavour in perfect a flying machine, considers i that he has now nearly reached the i goal at which he is aiming. He in- ! tends to make a trial flight with j his airship at an early date. Tho i framework of the ship is of bamboo, ; the wings all of calico, and the pro- ; pelliing power is a 24-h.p. motor. Thr> j inventor is Mr Richard Pearse, of Waitohi, A Gisborne Press Association wire | states that the young man Haitry I Willoughby, husband of the aporl 1 Maori woman who was burnt to death last week, and who succeeds to something like £40,000, her estate, was before the Court on a charge of drun- ' kenness on the night of the fire. He was remanded till Wednesday, the Magistrate intimating his intention to send "him to Paketoa Island. A man named Tittley, for supplying Willoughby with liquor, was fined £10, and Thomas Sidney, for assist- j ing ham to drink the liquor, was also \ fined £10, in default two mounts' imprisonment. ■ A washing costume is both useful and cool for these warm days, and a ' fine selection of these goods in print, ' zephyr, linen, etc., is shown at J'*rs f Anstice's. These are stylishly cat, " and made with a view to easy la m- -j dering, while the prices are exceptionally small for t<he quality the . costumes contain. Your inspection is invited.* . i Passengers travelling to Welling- T & ton requiring a reliable carrier, send post card or w«o. to Baker, Wingfield street, Wellington, who will meet boat night **>• aay. Luggage by q night boats stored for' train in morn- fi ing. No 'ex6ibitaa<t fares charged. c All orders punctually attended* $ Now that the spring is well ad- f vahced, ono is always pleased to hear 'that tie "Victory" butter, direct '„ from the .factory at Brightwater, ; s l again- on the market. Householders © should insist on getting this brand, y which has a fine flavour aud. is,, of Ifi the very best quality.* v ft: : - - ' ■ tj

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NEWS OF THE DAY., Colonist, Volume LII, Issue 12691, 9 November 1909

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NEWS OF THE DAY. Colonist, Volume LII, Issue 12691, 9 November 1909

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