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Entt.—A- woman recently went to church with two bonnets on her head—one rtttck inside the other—and the other women in the congregation almost died of envy. They thought it was a new kind of bonnet, and too sweet for anything. ; A tt the Difference. —If you want to find out how little a man knows about himself and family, give him an insurance “application” to fill out. If you want to see how little he knows about anything, put him on, the witness-stand. . Piggy is Qcakantine.— The Wellington Cattle; Board yesterday refused an application for the release of two pigs, the property of Mr Canning, of Hawke’s Bay, which arrived per ship Hurunui on ■ January 14th last, and which have remained 'in quarantine ever since on ■ account of no certificate from shippers declaring that they were free from disease at tbe tima of shipment being produced by the consignees. - The Vexed QtTESTifiK.—A public meeting, convened by the Bible in Schools Association, was held in the Young Men’s Christian Association rooms, Auckland, to'procure an amendment of the Education Act next session, so as to admit of the Bible being read in State schools without ' note or comment. The Rev. P. L. Larkins presided. The Rev. A- W. Webb said ho favored the New South Wales system, or the alternative Irish National School system. He urged that an arrangment be come to with the Roman Catholics, if possible, as to.flesßons in schools, similar to those drawn up by. the late Archbishop Whately and the Roman Catholic Archbishop Murray. .The Rev. Mr Tebbs endorsed Mr Webb’s views. The chairman

said that when in Wellington two months ritice he met a Jewish merchant who told him that Wellington Jews were greatly displeased with the present system, which compelled them to pay taxes to support schools where the existence of God was fbrbiddeh to be taught. The Anglican Church, to which communion he himself belonged also, would never support it. He counselled the meeting to work with their brethren in' Otago and Hawke’s Bay, and tafever to relax their efforts until the Bible echoed in the walls of State schools. Holloway’s Ointment and Pills.— Outward infirmities.—‘Before the discovery of these remedies many case of sores, ulcers, &c., were pronounced to be hopelessly incurable, because the treatment pursued tended to destroy the strength it was incompetent to preserve, and to exasperate the symptoms it was inadequate to remove. Holloway’s Pills exert the most wholesome powers over the unhealthy flesh or skin, without debarring the patient from fresh air and exercise, and thus the constitutional vigor is husbanded while the most, malignant ulcers, abscesses, and skin dSf&ses are in ; process of cure. Both Ointment add Pills mate the blood richer and puier, instead of permitting it to fall into that poor and watery state so fatal to many laboring under chronic ulcerations.—[Advt.] tti! *>!■]* HONEST TALE speeds best ’l/V" being plainly told.’’ Cakes, Ptt»i-Pdntry, Biscuits, &c. Try Aitken, Baker,"«Stc., 1 Saunders’ Buildings. ■WT'InTED KNOWN—That the "‘‘Crown Bands Guide ” (No. 3), Hew Zealand Gazette, Parliamentary Pawn,".and all otter Government Publications cm be obtained, by applying at Office of tbiaiPaper. ,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 343, 13 May 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 343, 13 May 1881