Addition to telephone exchange list:— No. 322 Miss Williams, private residence, Hukarere.
In the House last evening Mr Seddon gave notice to move that the resolution with reference to morning sittings be rescinded.
The Hon. A. Pitt's Cigarette Smoking by Youth Prohibition Bill was read a first time in the Legislative Council yesterday.
At the monthly meeting of the H.B. Philosophical Society on Monday evening next the Rev. Herbert Williams, of Gisborne, will deliver a lecture on “The Fourth Dimension."
The Rev. J. Hobbs, of Hastings, writes asking us to state that he has successfully arbitrated between the parties to a breach of promise suit which was set down for hearing at the next sessions of the Supreme Court. The rev. gentleman states that he has acted as a friend to both parties, and that the case will not be heard.
Mr W. Stock having found a great demand for his Golden Grain butter has decided, for the convenience of his many customers, to establish a delivery service on Tuesdays and Fridays. Orders left at the depot in Hastings Street will receive prompt attention.
A private letter received by a Napier resident from a friend residing in Christchurch gives a striking example of the prevalence of influenza in the Cathedral city. The writer states that one of the employees of the Gas Company during the course of his rounds visited three hundred houses one day, and of that number only three of them were immune from the ravages of the grippe.
General cables and telegraphic appear on page two, Transvaal war news and an article re the great Siberian railway on page three, on page six an article by Dr. Koch dealing with the treatment of consumption, and Parliamentary and telegraphic on the seventh.
It is always pleasing to notice any of our local talent being called into requisition in other districts. We have just seen a pen and ink perspective drawing by Mr C. Tilleard Natusch, architect, of Napier, of a country house in the half timber style which is now being erected near Feilding for Mr Godfrey N. Pharazyn. The drawing will be on view at Mr Crerar's, in Hastings street, for a few days.
7 September 1901