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Too Much Makkied. —A young man resident in that “ paradise of the perfect,” yclept Birmingham, has involved his country in the consideration of some prettily-knotted points. This adolescent Midlander has succeeded in concocting a puzzle compared with which the Bend Or case, added to the game of fifteen mixed up with the identity of the “ Man in the Iron Mask,” and subdivided by the Queen’s Regulations, are all as the mere dust of a balance. But to the story. The young man has had three wives. The first one was married to him in due form ; the second one is said to have been already married before she married our hero, and was therefore no wife at all ; and the third wife w r as married on the decease of the first wife and therefore is the only legal wife which this Lothario has now got. But the man has been apprehended for bigamy, and the lawyers think there is something in the case. THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN, Pbice One Penny, CAN be obtained from the following Agents, who will receive orders Intending Subscribers -will please fill up forms, which can be obtained from any of the above Agents. They will also oblige by stating on the back of the order to which agent they pay their subscriptions'

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 179, 29 October 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 179, 29 October 1880