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SUBSCRIPTION TO IRISH FAMINE FUND.

TO THE EdITOE. Sir, —lt is with groat regret that so deserving an object as the above is liable to come to grief in the Ashburton, which there is no doubt it will, since there are a number of lists Hying about, all with the same avowed object. lam informed that there have been two attempts at meetings in the Borough Council Chambers, with no practical results, and no wonder. 1 should have thought that the best way to got at the majority of the people would be for our worthy Mayor to have called a public meeting, and invited some of the ministers and leading citizens to speak on the matter, and thus open up the subject in its true light, and so appeal to the hearts of the people. At present it only ranks in the same line of lists as any other local object for which subscriptions are sought, and stands a far less chance of the same support. I do sincerely trust that our leading men will move, and compel a public meeting to be called, when no doubt resolutions would be moved, and carried, -which would result in a sum being gathered which would be a credit to Ashburton in common with the rest of the Colony. —I am, &c. True Sympathy.

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SUBSCRIPTION TO IRISH FAMINE FUND., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880

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SUBSCRIPTION TO IRISH FAMINE FUND. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880

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