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Larceny. —A man named Anderson, who is accused of stealing shirts from a swag in the Ashburton Hotel, was yesterday remanded by the Mayor till Friday. The Execution on Moo'nlitk. —Tclcgrams iuinounce the execution on Tuesday of Scott and Hogan, the Wantaba-dgory bushrangers. Assault.' —His Worship the Mayor yesterday fined a man named Samuel Marsh oOs. for assaulting the Ashburton bridgekeeper, and also fur being drunk ou the railway line. Hons for Timabu.— Six nuns of the order of the Sacred Heart arrived in Timaru on Monday in company with Bishop Redwood. Pour of them remain to take charge of the Catholic girls’ school, and a convent is to be built fur tnem at once. Joined the Majority. —Wo regret to announce the death of Mr. J). J. Henihay, of Seaficld. He had been in failing health for some months, but his demise took his family and friends by surprise, as up to a week or so ago ho was able to attend to his work. Mr. Denihay was one of the pioneers of the plains, and was universally respected and looked up to as on authority on fanning and other matters. Such men we can ill afford to lose. The Case Altered.— An individual, somewhat the worse for liquor, made his appearance at the railway platform, Rakaia, on Wednesday, for the purpose of giving into custody the barman of Partridge’s Hotel, who, it appears, had ejected him from the bar, when, through his very demonstrative behaviour, ho was ultimately taken charge of by Constable Rouse, handcuffed, and placed in the lockup, the constable receiving a nasty blow on the head from the fellow in the struggle. He, with two other drunks run in during the day, will be brought to Ashburton this morning.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 51, 22 January 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 51, 22 January 1880