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Telegraphic. —By some excellent management on the part of the operators north, vre received last night a most mixed report of the Parliamentary sittings. It appears the reports of the Press Agency and Press Association were sent by instalments of half-an-hour at a time along one special wire—the only one in use—and the pages were allowed to get into what printers calla ssate of “ pie,” In consequence of this we were supplied with now a part of the one, now a part of the other report in admired confusion. We have selected as much of the chaotic jumble as we were able to wade through, and the incoherent remainder went to the waste basket. Immigration. —The “European Mail’' is of opinion the stoppage of all assisted immigration of male adults from Great Britain to New Zealand will disappoint many at a time when a good selection, could be made for the colony. This is all very well ; but it is just as safe to be unemployed at Home where the men are known, as to go on the “ wallaby ” for work in a strange land, without any hopo of finding a hand’s turn to do. f

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 26, 25 November 1879

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 26, 25 November 1879