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The Rev,' J. Richards, of the .Methodist Church, will preach in the. Mission Hall at 11 a.m. on Sunday next, and in. the Upper I-lall at 7 p.m. • •• It is just twelve months since Mr Angus Climie arrived in this district, .and . on Sunday next he will conduct anniversary services; at Upper Te Matai (11a.m.), Te Matai (2.30 p. m),. and Te Puke (7 p.m.) The Auckland Poultry Depot report the following prices, for the weekending Sept:.; 23Eggs' hen and cluck,. Is; fowls, yoUng, 9d per lb; fowls,, old, Gd; duck-' lings, 7d ; ducks,; sd; -turkey gobblers 9d ; turkey, hens, The Patea County Council has increased the wages of its surfacemen from 8s 6d to 9s' per 1 day. The men are paid wet and\ dry, have a half holiday once a .week, ans rre supplied with tools. . Two comments inscribed in the;' visitors' book at the Government tourist office in Wellington last week are werth quoting. A Sydney resident writes: • .-"Very pleased; shall return.again soon, " and a lady. fVom Los Angeles offers even ahigher compliment " It would be hard ever t:o find a more beautiful,country." vA.trial by jury will take; place, in the Mission Hall on Wednesday : next, when Miss Angelina Sweet- ' .apple will claim from Mr Augus'tus ■ Mordauht; :tHesum;of JoGOO . .damages'.for; breach of;promise.,! , Tije Chief Justice, Sir 'Bob Por--1 ter,' '. will, preside, whilst ; 'great';.! Dan O'Connell,' will a]> ' pear for ;the; plaintiff,, and the 1 , 'famous; 1 Josh; Billings,' for the; . defendant. ;.; 7 : ■ r ■

'• At the ;: New..Zealand Loan and Mercantile Go's saleyards. yesterday,; Mr Cpilins, M the Government .Live) Stock .'Department, gave a demonstration before. : tvven ty • or thirty'./farmers. ■ A. cow 'suffering: from tuberculosis,- was shot by Mr Elliott, Stock Inspector. amHiaving been -flayed, was., opened up,, when Mr. Collins described, in a most interesting mannerdiow various parts .ware affected by ; the disease. Numerous questions were asked by the onlookers- and answered in a. full an d satisfactory man ner. : The decorations of the Government Tourist' Department court in the Exhibition will be designed and ; carried out by Mr Charles 'Bickertop.;who was trained ..in Paris ; under Bouquereau. It ''is the intention of the Department' to make the exhibit striking and novel. The principal features of the decorations■ will be three large panoramas of the principal scenic resorts of New, Zealand, the subjects chosen being Mount .Cook, the Wanganui River and Rotorua. \ 1 The' picture items for-this, week's programme' aro';-Velvet and Rags,> star Kalem drama ; Glimpses of. the Upper Thames, scenic; Mixed Affair, roaringcomic; Red Saunder's Sacrifice,; 1.500 feet stirring cowboy drama; Hawkeye as Coastguard, comic;. Life With a Circus, educational; The Barefoot Boy, drama - Scenes in Korea, scenic; Hospital Hoax, comic; Missionaries in Darkest Africa, drama. • ' The many friends of Mr J. W. Marshall, of Rangiuru, will be sorry to hear of the death of his, mother, which. took place at her homeatßunnythorpe,, near Palmerston North, on September 15,. after a short illness. The deceased lady, who was loved'and esteemed by all -who knew her,, was 76, years or age, and will be; greatly missed. ... ' A man called at the office of tlic -Hamilton Registrar a few. days ago to record the arrival of hish?h\ The registered particulars -rlvnv that the man's name wn-; Hamilton, that he was. a native of' Hamilton, in ; Scotland, 1 that he was married at Hamilton, ip Victoria, and that -the child was' born in Hamilton, New Zcaland

' I*r' f ' News was received in Te Puke - this week,.from Mr Dan-Selbie, ■ a late resident of this town, and > now of Timaru; of the death of his father, an old and highlyrespected resident of that dis-, < trict. Mr J. M. Edkins notifies that trespassers* on, Pinnacles Run, ; with or.without dog or gun, will' - ' be prosecuted. Poison is also laid for dogs. Farmers are reminded of the stock sale to be held in the Far- . 1 mere' Auctioneering Company's ' yards on Tuesday next. Some , good lines of beef, and fat <and ■' ■forward bullocks will be offered, ; and, in addition stores, yearlings,- , < andtmixed cattle, also 200 fat . wethers and 100 fat and forward / empty ewes. • . 1 i It will be seen by the advertisement elsewhere that arepeti- v:• t.ion of last Saturday's exhibition • ■ will be given by Messrs McCloud sjnd 'Ashton in Montgomery's paddock r .to-morrow afternoon; ' On this occasion the programme |V will be added to by various feats in the handling of wild steers.' ' jAt a meeting of the Directors ! of the Bay of Plenty Dairy Asso- * ciation on Wednesday, the Chairman that, after due consideration of the proposal to s instal a. cheese plant at theprem- i ises of the Association, it had' been decided- owing to the late- ' ness of the season and: to the fact. , that the.cost would be in the vicinity of £1,200 instead of £500 or £600 as anticipated, to postpone further consideration of the matter until March next, 1 A meeting of ,the legal proi fession,. attended'by 117 mem- . bers, was held in Auckland to dis- , cuss Ithe cases recently decided '■ in the Supreme Court.' The posi(ion was described as amounting > to a crisis. A resolution was J carried expressing 'the opinion that certain matters in connec- ' ; nqction with the; administration 'w of justice in the Supreme Court were not satisfactory,: either' ta ~ - : those pleading at' the bar, or to. litigants. The resolution was signed by eighty-six members present, and will be referred'to * 1 ithe Council of the Law Society, '~ ; who will'probably forward it to ' Ihe Attorney-General. ' ' ' '' I have given attention -16 the importation of New Zealand 1 . meat into foreign countries,'? says the high Commissioner i:it ■ •• his report to the' Government, {t "but regret>to say thatjndica-;,. c . -'lions of ,a< payable .'trade- are*not present. Taking .France as an example I found that, -with", , duties and other' expenses, if< meat were worth 4£d in London it . would cost 8d to B£d by the - time it reached Paris, and this, toge- - ther with tne fact that we are , handicapped by tariffs* of almost , Id 'per pound in competing d .> against the Argentine would preclude any possibility of a paying <" trade." - • j"

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Te Puke Times, Te Puke Times, Volume II, Issue II, 19 September 1913

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