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Murderous Assault.—Manfred Woodall, a barman at the Waverley Hotel, Auckland, received-a' letter‘frdnf a Mrs Maher with whom he had formed ap ac- r quaintance, ’that her husband Tdft Aroha’ yesterday morning, and asking him at might to heif residence, a two housfo in Upper Queen ’street. '• He did! sOparid afterfdoi’iVeW^fbh 1 in' tlie sitting-room; ; Gdodall entered the bedroom which was unlighted, when - the husband sprang out rtjcosa. and, commenced'a murderous -assault bn Goodall with,the leg of a chair. A clespqrate strug£l:e bushed, both'nlth'ffallihg’through a glass door, and Maher endeavouring to throw Goodall over the balcony into Jthe, street; Goodajjll’s cries of murder help And’he was rescued. His nose" was bitten through, Im/hands and face were cut with glass, and he was otherwise injured)? " ‘ - •' Football Club.—A meeting of the focal Football' Club is called for on Monday evening, toj consider- challenges. Tenders Required.— Mr Roskruge, of Chertsey, invites tenders for sowing and harypiying, rartioulare, of w,hiph, he found elsewhere.' ' 1,1 ■ • [ iRHOTOUHAjpHY? Professor DcLorce intimate's thkfc he ia shortly to leave Ashburton, and reminds the public that good and. cheap! photos arettb be obtained at his studio.

—Messcb H. Matson and ,Cq. ,se},l .by agption. a,fprm of 168 acres, .in this’ district,by -bi-cler'-df the’ -'Supreme Fleming ton. —Mr Cape-Williamson, •for’sortie time pkstiachoolmaaterf at/ Nbw< .lands,..has been. flppoiotod»to,?tjiei ptjst.iof master to the -Ffejmiqgticstf pohtwL: moj ? .. Tenders. Accepted* —/The u tender of Messrs .Sealy Rros,h4B been/accepted for planting , cattle yajcd;®tq,.’and; that of P.. Sullivan for .Water supply-tanks..; ~ JPolitxpal. —rM.r iT; i S. ; .Westop; finding he is O.n. a Southland/electoralfroll, has consented to become a candidate to repret sent >Ree£ ton in the' General - Assembly* f Disposal op Business.—Mr.-A.. Q., Aitjosm notifies that r disposed ofjbii hjsin,eh?ii»- JCpM Jlanger, who will carry on :tbC;busuie§san,futuce, , , .., .. , 'SfhE OE’SiiEiA. —Messrs Fcfrd and Crt. , ; 'nr ,6ohjurtdtion, with Messrs Friedlander ;Bfos.’, hold •a’hblh.’cif shdb|> ; on.Tdebdas* ‘nextjjti' the'Cpuhty .Tfhfds.. Afloat an 6 Ashore.’ Dramatic Club performed this drama last evening -- at the Tdwn 1 Hall, to -a 1 good house; I Thb various characters wore wed represented by f ‘ rieariy 'tlie same.•a'mateuts' Who;took 1 part -in l the ipiede Gist winter. oGdnsiderablb’.arnUAeMent' Was afforded'by: Billy and) Hal Oakford, r and ! the audience ‘ seenled. - pleased with’' thd ■ perfortninbe); on/.- tlia. "whole. (I We should suggest, however, that membbrb should their respectivb parts more-'accuratelyf so that the, prompter’s voice may be less audible in rthe future, as-everyjjword was heard in ‘the gailely. I) Mr Udurke’s scenery was shown to advantage, .and great credit on 1 him 'for his' artistic skill. ! Mr Morris.' played the ) musical : accompaniments,, - and., altpgefhpr .pipe** ( .went fairly smooth. . f ' -‘ -i . ' Bench and ’ I. N. Watt took Eis seat dn tliQ Bench yesterday as Resi-dent-Magistrate at Oamaru, and was welcomed by thet bar; wbo: hoped that thw same,.cordial relationship.: which- had existed between the members of the bar and .Mr Packer would,;continue, to exist- 1 between themselves Stud Mr n Watt. ~ Mr, Watt-suitably replied to - the expressions. ,of welcome from bar.; ! • . / ; Newlands. —A School Commit tee meeting wak’hQld'on Wednesday last,/ ahd>tho. business under consideration was the election ofia'niember-of the,; Committee',.- and some correspondence frolrv the Board of J34 uca *> on -“M- r Wi Parker was elected' k member of-the Committee in the, place of Mr E. Watkins, resigned;’ A ; trrtrtolur tian regretting the rasignatichf f of;! Mr ' Williamson, as sohoolmaster. waseanried. It was rosolvecbtoiadVertisetforraf.;master,’ . and sewing mistress, aftcii! Which the ‘meetingadjourned. ■ ;{

Much Ado About Nothing. —At the coroner’s inquest which took place at Havelock on Thursday on the [body of a man named Daniel Lee, who; was alleged to have died from .the effects of wounds inflicted on hint 1 in; February last by a woman with: whom he was cohabitiiigjthb jury returned a verdict bf M Death from Natural.Gauges.

The Raven Disqualification.—W. have received .from, Mr S.‘ Saunders a cbjhmunlcatioh eorebctiiig Uh k^ror* which', crept into our isSUe of )ast bveiling ini ‘ttfci' report of the Ashburtßh - ’ 'Steeplechases/' In it in regard to the Raven disqualification oiiri reporter dvas i miaiufbrraed! as! ilsfie person lodging th& being teld thtit, the same: >vas : , made by I the prp--prfetog;<?f iWhy ..Mr Saundm’# jpoihreots .this., , AYp: T hf^ye ;U ßince iftscqybiAned that Mu ihe ppr?pn , lpdg}pg She prptos,f T((r Lim a kb<.thdi : amende *By !r a ; typography error the ownership of Wliy Not 'and ,dekcrip%p;/Of ;thq )h9s??!:>ycrqread;“Mr g.-Saundera’ b ItAhbiifp liaye teen why. $$ f l -..-,;/ f...,:/...., ~v ;i „

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 356, 28 May 1881

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 356, 28 May 1881

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