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Thr Nihilists. St. Petersburg advices announce that considerable excitement has been caused by the Nihilist Committee addressing summonses to numerous rich merchants to deposit large sums of money, under penalty of death, to recover the expenses of the revolutionary propaganda. Several merchants, fearing that these threats might be carried out, have paid over the amounts demanded. New Orleans has got rid of half a million of its debt by g r ing quitely into the market and buying up its bonds in small qunatitios at 25 cents on the dollar. Healthy. —No less than twenty pages of a late Victorian “Gazette” are filled with the names of selectors in arrear with their rents, under various sections of the Land Act. Lady Editors. —Two of the best journalistic positions in New York City are filled by women, the editorship of a weekly and monthly publication ; each is said to receive £IOOO a year.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 4, 4 October 1879

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 4, 4 October 1879