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Prosaic. —“ What’s fame?” yelled an excited orator, “ what’s fame ? that ghost of ambition ! What’s honor 1” And a weak-minded man in the crowd said he supposed she had clothes on her, as any fool ought to know. The Ancient Craft.— -In the. foundation of the obelisk now being removed from Egypt to New York Masonic emblems were discovered. It is said that these relics show that Masonry originated with the building of the pyramids, and the discovery may furnish some clue as to the mystery of the structures themselves. An Affectionate Wife. —Mrs. W. E. Gladstone never once left the side of her distinguished husband all through the Scotch campaign, and, being near him, she never takes her eyes oil' him. She wraps him up when ho leaves the room, places a chair for him when he enters, and is as careful of him, in short, as if he were hev only son still in petticoats.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 90, 22 April 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 90, 22 April 1880