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Mr J. 0. MacfaThne left for the Wilberforce yesterday morning to rurvey the three spechl claims tr a', rave been applied for in that locality.

The uaua' meeting of the Catholic Club wll be held at St Marj's Schoolroom this evening, commencing at 7.45, when the quest- on box will occupy the members' attention.

The Westland Education Board notifies in another column that the wards of the Education District and the schools therein for the ensuing year are the, same as last year.

TLe members of the Hokitika junior fooitaW team are requested to meet on Cass Square this evening at 5 o'clcck for the purpose of making arrangements for the visit to Ross on Saturday,

La3t night's Greymoutb "Star," .oommenting on the closing of tbe Hokitika railway bridge, Btet9S that the real trouble is that tbe amoutt derraaded for tbe upkeep in this aid other oases is unreasonably high.

In another column tenders are invited by the Educst ; on Board for the erection of two school buildings, one at Woodstock, and one at Ruatapu. Tenders close at the Board's office on Tuesday, the 14th inst. at 4 p m. t {The installation of His Worship the Mayor takes place place this evening at tbe Town Hall at 7.30. Immediately afterwards the first meeting of the new Council will be held, when the various working committees will be appointed.

Mr J»s Petrie and Mr Robart Russell, whose terms of offhe as Mayors of Greymouth aid Brunner respectively have expired, htva resigned their seats on tbe Greymouth Harbour Board. It is tx« pected thab Messrs Jostph Petrie and Robert Allison, the Mayors-elect of those boroughs, wll be appointed in their stead.

Tbe returns the West Coast dredges for hst week are as follows: — Pactolus No. 2 (125 hours) 40ozs sdwts, Callagbsn's Creek (136 hours) 15oz) Blackwater River 12oz«, No Town Creek 50ozp, Fedderson (130 honrs) 280z3, Antonio's Flat (123 hours) 120z3 13dwt, Slap Hufc Creek (179 hours, 21oza.

The Westland County Council is inviting tenders for gray.l supply for twelve months on tbe district roads at Kokatabi and Koiterangj, as well as Ogilvie's road, Totara district. Tenders close nex 1 ) Wednesday, and specifications may be at the County Chambers, and the Post Office?, Kiniari, Lower Koka'ahi, and Rimu.

Ob Saturday lart the Hon A. R. Guinnes*, M.H.R., cabled to Sir J. G. Ward puggesting that he should bring bafore the Imperial Conference the advisability of getting tbe British Admiralty authorities to report on the eui 1 ability of .Point E'izabeth a^ a cual'.ng station. Yesterday be received a reply from Sir Joseph Ward etit'uj! that he had referred to the nntter in his speech when dealing with the defence of the Empire.

It is stated that writ 3 for libel, claiming hrge amonnts, are being issued against pipers at Masbeiton, Wellington and InverCßrjiil, in connection with a cisc of pnsoning (proved by inquest to be t^e result o£ zinc poisoning from tank water) which has created some excitement in Masterton of late. Action h being taken by tbe relatives of Mi&3 Hal', a partner of the deceased (Miss Howtli) before her death.

Afc a meeting of tbe Greymouth Harbour Board yesterday it was decided on the motion of the Hon A. R. Guinness, M.H.R., to ask the Government to authorise tba potting in hand of the hgoon scheme, phns and epecificatiora for which were prepared some time ago. This tcheme is intended fco give hrgely increased accommodation for tbe shipping of Greymoutb. The total cost of the work will be about £70,0Q3,

At the Magistrate's Courf, yetfc rday moininp, before R J Acbesoa, Esq., S.M., the fo'iowiog business was disposed of :— H D Stapleton (Mr Beare) v Ja?. Aitkeu (Mr Lewis) claim for £53 10% ronti due. Mr Lewis applied for an adjournment to enable defendant's cvidenca to be taken [in Westporfc. The Magistrate granted the application, ell )wiag plaintiff's solicitor £lls. The evidence of tbe plaintiff was then tiker, and «t its conclusion the hearing was adjourned ur.t 1 the 14sfr in«t. T Palmer (Mr Park) v F Lovirrie, a claim for bca-d and lodging. la this case the evidence of the plaint S. was ia'ten, and the hearing was adjouraed. Judgment by default vai given for plaintiff in the following ciscs :— W Morriah (Mr Lewis) v C Shrode'-, chim £3 9-, court costs ss, solicitor's fee si. Same /JLW Haghcs, claim £2 I* 6d, court cofts 5«, »ol citor'a fea si. Jaa. Renton (Mr Park) v A Moore, claim £19 5* 2rf, oourt costs 15a, Eolicitor'd fea 15s 6d. Two o'her casas were setMed by tbe pirtius.

Ask izt ''Amher Tipa' tea— th? beat oatlwwarkefc I -Aoyt

Mr H William* has been appointed" auditor of tbe Arahuja Dairy Factory Jompaiy.

The Government have decided to erect immediately five workmen's homes a u Ilurang:! under the Workmen's Dwelling Act.

The members of the Hokitika Volunteer Band will parade in uniform »t 730 o'clock sharp this evening at the Fire Brigade StatioD.

A citizen in a prohibition area (says the Southland News) received this postcard f rom a stationmaster ; — "Dear sir, — Please send for jour cau 9 of books at once. It is le iking."

Times Chang*.— Mr Andrew Dawson, who was once Premier of Queenflwd, and later (in the Watson Ministry) Federal Minuter of Defence, ig to be found selliog lollies behind the counter of a Melbourne suburban shop. It is a sweet clrange.

Mr T Slowey, contractor for tb.3 RoB Ra'lway bridges, has trriwn a temporary structure over Camp Creek, f> enable tbe rraterial for his contract to be baken aoroap. The ba-qae Rio, with a cargo of ironbark pies fur che.^e bridge) is duo from the Cl irence River at the middle of next week.

1 His Honor the Chief Juitica, Sir Robert Stout, is now t king gentle waking exorcise^ Tbe effect of the ptomaine poisoning may be regarded as a Degligable quantity. There is no rea?oa now for almitting that his il'mess was not an ex-

tremf ly dangerous thing. There is considerable and widespread pleasure at the hippy end of a gr^va danger.— Exchange.

Tbo attention or! Ocr real era is directed t:> the business announcement of Messrs Jonas & Andrew?, Cash Butchers,

in another column. Tao firm hive opened business in ihe premises n x to Mr J. Lloyd, Draper. The prices at which meai will be sold to their pitrons are considerably below the rot* 'a ely ruling in town, and ahoud easure tie new firm meeting wit'i a fiir share of public support. Owing to the very high pricaa ruling in New Z9»hod for chaff aid oats, a barque has bean loadod in Gaeloag wth about 15 COO sack 3of these lnes. The vessel is due in Greymouqh next week. ,It is stated that,"af£er paying freight, duty, and other charges the cargo can be landed at a lower figure than carrenb prices. Tbe .quality of the. produce is aaid to be exbra fine. It is over 20 years since a similar cargo has arrived on the West Coaßtfrom Victwia,

The public tire reraiaied that tha arrangements for the ainnal ball to be held under the auapicea of tbe YAw teer Band in tba Drill Shed this evening are now complete. The energetic committee, who are organising the function, bave left no stone unturned to make the gathering a most successful one. The mnsic will he supplied by tbe Band's orchestra, which shonl J be a suf«> ficient gnarantse ai to its excellence. Altogether, lovers of the light fantastic may confidently look forward to a most enjoyable evening.

When a man is jilted by a scornful or deceitful maiden be usually pockets his ft clings and tbanks his fctars that her. fickleness disclosed itself in time. Not so a Feildingite, who has just been given the mitten by a Wairarapa girl to whem he was engaged. He puts a money value upon his lose, and is suing for the recoverj of £250 damages. How the estimate is made up it will be interesting to see. If, however, he sees any. chance of recovering at all, it is evident that the girl is luckier than most colonial girls, in having more than her face as her fortune

We are requested by the auctioneers, Messrs Pollock and Bevaa, to direct the attention of our readers to their sale of a farm in £outh Westland, known as McGlone's, being Sections 1570 and 2063, containing 74 acres, 25 acres of which is in gras?, and 20 acres ready for ploughing, and 4 acre paddock ready for weiners, with good stock yard ; hut with iron roof, tank, and permanent water supply. The land is well fenced with wire silver pine, and totara poeta. The farm is a most compact one, situate near school post and telephone offices. The sale takes piace this day at 2.30 o'cl-ck, at the rooms, Wharf Street, and the property is to be sold without reserve.

As it is understood that the present railway time table is likely to be in force for an indefinite period, Messrs J. A. Murdoch (Mayor of Kumara), J. Stevenson (Chairman of the Inangab.ua County Council), aid H. L. Michel (Mayor of Sokitika) yesterday waited on Mr J. Ashley, District Traffic Manager, and urged that extra trains should ba ruu from Greymouth and Hokitika on Thursday afternoons, and that some sl ; ght alteration should be maie in the table to suit the convenience of travellers on tbe Reefton line. Mr Ashley eaid he reoognised there was considerable inconvenience on the two days mentioned, and asked the deputation to put their views in writing, when he would lay tbe matter before Mr T. Ronayne, the General Manager of New Zealand Railways. Probably something would be done on the lines suggested.

Guard your anaemic young daughter against future ill health by building up her strength to the normal cond : tion of youthful vigour. Steam's Wine will do it has done it for millions.

The m ambers of the Kia Ora Hockey Club arb reminded of the annual meeting, which takes place at the AquaUc Club rooms on Thursday evening at 7.30. — Advt,

What's in a name? A great deal when it comes to a medicine. The name TUSSICURA on a bottle means something that is good. Storekeepers and Cbemist are selling it everywhere, and know that there is nothing ler for Coughs, Colds Croon 9 ire Thr ts Influenza, etc., etc

F. Scbroder&Co are now showing splendid lot of new season's winter goodin every department. Orders now booked for new season's mackintoshes. Inspection is iny'.tac!. — Advt.

Stylich jackets.—Qood taste in a garment can't be described, but it can be f tit, nevertheless, by every one who sees it. Our new jackets and paletots are made as they should be. Prices are 19s lid, 21s 6d, 27s 6d, 355, 47s 6d, 55s. — W- McKay & Son, Drapers.

Liniments cancot remove the real trouble in rheumatism, gout, sciatica, and lumbago, Riieumo doe&, by removing the excess ur;c ar.d from tbe blood. Rhedmo effects a thorough care. 2j 6d aud4j 6d.

A peculiar accident happened to A man who was shearing sbeep in the B verlands district a few days ago. The abeep kicked and knocked tbe shears into the maj,'s face, which was severely cufr, at d bled profusely. Getting on horseback the shearer rode to tewn, startling pecpte with his fac-j streaming with blood, andy much weaken 3^, arrived at a doctor's srgery, where be received the necessary attention.

This new magazine of the Bulletin'B rall.d "The Love Hand" is a long time coming. First it was reported to be due in January, then March, but the date now is definitely May 1, All Ihi» delay is through the non-srrival of tbe printing machinery, tbafc bad to be imported, much to the Bulletin's sorrow. A few of the contributors to the first issue are Henry La weon, Edward Djson, Albert Dcrrington (who has just gone to London en a sailing ship) James Edmond, G B. Lancaster, HughMacCrae, Agnes Conor O'BrieD, Grace Palott*, Eugenia Stone, and in fie art department, Hop, Lindsay, Lambert, Spencp, Viccant, S»s* and Ethfl Rod way, w»l' be represented. For many years tbe Bulletin has been rtoriog suitable magazine matter, having antiei*

fated the magazine. "The Lone Hand" promises to open up a big field for tbe lecal write', and illustrator. It reokocs that amongst printers, artuts, and writer*

c w<ll spend annually quite £12,000.*

Bhsumo has enabled many a poor sufferer from rheumatism, gout, sciatica, and lumbigo to once more enj.>j health and bappioesn. 29 6J and 4s 6d. Sold t vary where. VERY COMFORTING, invigorating wholesome and appetising is TIGER TEA. After a hard and trying d*y a cup of it is worth a sovereign, It'c so pore and good.

FRENZIED WITH FEAR

Are macy who develop lang troable. Dr Shtldon's New Dkcovery tor Cough?, Colds and Consumption will cure them. Price Is 6d and 3s. Obtainable at W. E. Williamß*, Chemist, Agent.

Furs have been our specialty for year*, we bave made a study of tbe fur and muff line— we can meet you in every need. Fnrs that will give the wearer satisfaction. Muff?, 7s 6d, 8s 6d, 10a 6d to 75?; fnrs, Is, 2s 9J, 3s 6d, 7s 6d, 8a 63, 10s to 85s. W. McKay & Sod, The . Draper*. TEA Drinkers who find their, health affected by other brands shoulitry ,, Tiger" Teas. Absolute purity is guaranteed.

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West Coast Times, West Coast Times, Issue 14103, 1 May 1907

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