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A stalk holder—The flower pot. No man thoroughly recognises , the danger of orange-peel tiU his head .is on the pavement and his heals are in the air. What is the difference between a Christian and a cannibal?—One enjoys himself, and the ether enjoys otherpeople. A bashful young clergyman, recently rising to preach for the firrit time announced his text thus:—“ And in»-im-mediately the cock wept, and Peter went - and crew bitterly. A great deal of humbug is often talked by people who profess tq be judgps ol ’ handwriting. I showed a professor of caligraphy a letter which I had received He took a very unfavorable view of the hand's riti'ig. It was the handwriting of a " man without learning, without geniua, > - without feeling. “ And now, sir,”l said/' -■' “will you look at the signature?” The letter was written by Lord Macaulay.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 371, 15 June 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 371, 15 June 1881