Felonious Assault, r - A man was* arrested in Timaru yesterdays on a charge of feloniously assaulting his own daughter, a girl twelve years of age. The informa* tioh inthe case was laid by the wife of . theh accused. A Smash Up.— Just at the ; mpnfieat,.Qf f | going to press-an accident occurred to thWLongbeach mail coach. In turning : the.. corner near Baldwin’s Hotel one of the -1 horses got his foreleg over the pole, and* before he could-be released had. broken the same in two. The animal received no injuries. ~ . A Legal Squabble. From Timaru comes a story of a legal sqnabplei- .tlif ultimate results of which . promise bring to light some interesting disclosures regarding the law and its advocates. ■ ' Recently a solicitor in that town defended a most extortionate bill of costa from an opposition firm, and was so far successful ; as to obtain a considerable reduction therein. Following this, the ex-plaintiff sent a somewhat strongly Worded communication, and on the recipient .thereof , demanding an explanation, flatly declined to give one, and was imtnedlately knocked : down in his own office. A writ for damages to the extent of LSOO has been instituted.
Meetings- - / L <■ Ashburton agricultural a PASTORAL ASSOCIATION. A Meeting of the General Committee' ■will be held at Quill’s Hotel on TUES-_ DAY NEXT, 12th April, at Katf-pSi'lf 519 a Business Important. GEORGE JAMESON, Secretary, M. A.K.R.A.C. A LODGE of INSTRUCTION of the above Chapter will be held in the Masonic Hall, TUESDAY Evening, at 7.30. ' ■=• All companions requested to attend. By Order, 525 a M.B.Z. ■■
JL I NVTTATION It is expected that as many of /the- •••:• Masonic Body as can make it convenient . v will ATTEND the INSTALLATION of the W.M. and OFFICERS of the SOUTH RAKAIA LODGE, on WEDNESDAY EVENING. April 13th, 1881. By order. Local industries association. ...... W.M. 527 a Somerset Lodge.
The MONTHLY: MEETING of the above will be held at the upper room of' the Town Hall on WEDNESDAY, April 13th, at 8 p.m., when important business in connection with New industries will be brought forward. All interested, and willing to become members, are invited to attend. Annual subscription only five shillings. Mount hutt road board DISTRICT. . (f The ANNUAL MEETING qC.. Ratepayers will bei held in the Road -Boarili Office, Methven, on _ the 14th day of April, at 3 o’clock. JjT O T I O ' E; The MEETING of SHAREHOLEERS of Templar Hall Company is POSTPONED to WEDNESDAY, the 13th inst. , at 8 p.m. S. E. po VKrai ' 7 614 a 515 a JULIAN JACKSON, Chairman:
504 a G. W. ANDREWS, - j Change 7t MEETING of the Shareholder* the Templar Hall Company will be.h( in the Teihplar Hall oh WEDNESPi' the l£th inatantat 8 ' J ' 1 ‘ !l ‘ ; ‘ ’ Business; : . _ e To confirm resolution', passed at" meeting h,eld oh March 9th,jlßi GEO. W. ANDREWS. PERSONS interested—in forming a SPARROW CLUB ate- a«f itedoto. MEET at QuiU’s Hotel, on THURSDAY, April 603 a «ux JOSEPH HUNT. lusiiA
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 316, 11 April 1881
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 316, 11 April 1881
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