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The Ashburton Guardian. MONDAY, JANU ARY 3, 1881.

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■ lu ' letter of fyr’kjf* West End ’ will appear {r,. marrow. 2Tewi,.\K!* Pt'-nr 'Tfie post office -.x atK ewland opened . •;-;!ay f -»nd mails will %vi|oe receivv/i v.x, if. and despatched from it gHdseyeiy Tuesday, Tiiur.sciay, and - Saturday. Se'-i■■-The posi-rnoster is ->lr. H. Cape* William- ■ a 1 withi t-.’i-i.i ’ ■■ ■ .:>■■'* .. a' s no }. Kowai Pass Domain Boiko, A i Gazette to hand contains the delegation of 1 powers under the Domains Act 1860, to . ; Messrs. J. D. Enya, J. A. M’Uraiih, G. S' O. Parker, Henry Williamson,. Robert X i;' Colthart, and George, Rutherford, who now form the Kowai Pass Domain Board. BBfr 'Pp.Esm-TEiuAN Chicdubs’s •' Tkbat.—lt pb-S.yas intended that to day a treat should ’-•] ;%ve been given at the Manse grounds to connected with the PresbyChurch in the Ashburton districts; owing to the wet weather overnight -Una tbo cariy part of the day, which saturated the grass E 0 that enjoyment ■ wcula have-been ■impossible,- it was decided to postpone the gathering till Wednesday next at 11 o'clock,- and an advertisement .elsewhere notifies accordingly. Uscunreh Letters. -The following is a list of letters from places beyond fhe coionyreceived atfcho Ashburton PcstOffice during „h a month of November, 1880 and on Ist ’ ™ Ifcl .—Bcnntwf, hrank ; Coiii« 3 , PatrickEUzgeralu Thomas ; Herrmann, Henry • Heia, Thomas ; Johnston, Arthur R • ' Sr* T i° ha L Thomas Tnhl 'ftf o^ 1: Sclumdt, C -J Shearer, John ; Stuan,, Janes McP - Suilivnn John ; Tangnoy, Michael; Thomas, Mrs ’ -- , Reaper Tjutai,--On January i st to advertised notice, atrial of Sde«to‘. 0d ’ fl CCleb^ <ed oats >-oad Th.. ...T” ‘' ,tue °) of tiia Wakanui | . the stra w-rangm wftom J? ne » feet thus fully machine to throw iff the -d-eavi-even manner Due great I specially noticeable—viz.. the entirel , absence of that jerk to tb*> which in the older mncl?i u „«f j makers was so much against them. -The sheaves is the present machine are quietly push the platform, and land bn their butts; Gfiw tying was also particularly secure. Several farmers were witched the trial with interest/ - expressing themselves , 'P9 r O'hrfi’y ttonvinced tbr.t it was the Rest bftjw that had yet been brought agents, Messrs. Poyntz *° taka orders for ? j 8 hut s* their,sup--h®Red, ® is - njices-

Accident to a Steamer.— The s.s. Piako struck on a svinlven.reef m Whangerei harbor on NeW Year’s night, and sank.

The Licensing Act.— The police are making, a raid o.i the Wellington publicans and a large number have been sumrmoned for breaches of the Act. Wakanui Spoits. —A meeting of the Wakahui Sports Committee is advertised to take place at Mr. Cockle’s blacksmith shop, Wakanui, on Wednesday evening, at half-past seven.

A Surveyor in Trouble. —Whilst surveying a block of laid (says a Napier telegramf for Tarehas people, Mr. Lissing was turned off ly Renata’s hapu, his instruments seizd, and his field book taken out of his pcket. Church Faroe. Yesterday the Volunteers of tin town with a number of the cavalrymen [iraded for church. The rendezvous was te Post Office, where the men assembled vith side arms only, at half-past ton. iter the usual preliminary formation, &., the men marched to St. Stephen’s hurch, headed by the Band of the Rles, who played as they went, the “ Gloia in excelsis Deo,” from the Twelfth M«, and lively airs on the return march. The Rev. A. W. Hands preached from te text “ Put on the whole armor of Goi” and in an admirable sermon rave the men much good counsel ad sound common sense, warning them igainst the dangers that beset the path if young men especially, urging thefli to 13 faithful to the law of God, auddo h Hrustful of His promised aid in tiinjfef ;imptation. Towards the_ the closjfcf of Is discourse, the preacherp with his wejl-kown eloquence, cautioned his hearers agaist the all too common sin of drunkeniie!, pointing out the evils that followed;course of insobriety, and the worthlesscss of R life given up to this sin. Ho di not urge the joining of any temperjice society in particular, nor any sciety . at all for that matter, but ho did counsel temperance if they. T ould secure and enjoy the blessing of < well-regulated life. The sermon was very much enjoyed by bis hearers, boh Volunteers and civilians. At (he close of the service, the men again formed cod marched back to the Post Office, whert they were dismissed. The Rifles were under command of Sergeant Dolman, and the Cavalry under Sergeant Scott, Lieitenant St. George Douglas also being present. Mr. Arthur Searell, late of Papanui, kindly acted as organist for the day. '

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The Ashburton Guardian. MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 1881., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 232, 3 January 1881

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The Ashburton Guardian. MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 1881. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 232, 3 January 1881