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Deep in Debt. —A noble bankrupt has figured recently in the Home courts in the person of the Earl of Perth, whose accounts showed debts -L27j080, and assets - nil. An Infallible Receipt. —Mrs Youngwomen wants to know “ what is the best way to mark table linen V’ Leave the baby and a blackberry pie alone at (he table for three minutes. . ; : Woman's Rights. —Some little time ago an American gold-digger’s ‘ wife •sued for a divorce on the ground of cruelty—her husband would not buy her gloves. But the ; District Court decided that coverings for the hands were not “necessaries’for the spouse of a man who habitually - 5 fried bacon on a. shovel, mended his s' clothes with old flour sacks, and. ate his pork and beans off the lid of a tin “ billy ” in which he boiled his tea.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 369, 13 June 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 369, 13 June 1881