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The Ashburton Guardian. Magna Est Veritas et Prevalebit FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1881.

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\ «»■ -A'tttafiting dPfh'a mrimoertof-’this nsluh ; '-wa» held at . Saunders Bros, ’office this morning. Mr Archer of Timaru made an piS&i'ltb the club fora run one day next- c; After discussion it WsA J de&dedto accept 'M* »nd„W.edne9day._ns3ttL»t. I-, the time appointed for the meet, ■fchp ran, we are imornidd, will 'probably take place over the Fairfield estate. : • Phrbnoloot. -r-Professor Simon, phre.vifiif |on, and will lecture on the subject ef phrenology. Southern districts he has bean very sue; ceasful, and his audiences harAbeeri highly pleased with the entertainment, 'enti.' ! fn-4rfti r <fcitt 6l delineation of. charaoblindfolded, ho has astonished

XtfßVfkMS Concert.—Another of the pleasant fertnightly'entertainments under »th* aufcpfccs of the committee ef the Public Library wasgiven yesterday evening, 'kt^the.Library.Hall. .Mr Ward,.as usual, presided. There was only a moderate attendance. Tke .eptertainmenf oontainec much that was JdtJfinsically an& .specially creditable to the ladies and ''gentlemen iffli i opening piece was a pianoforte duett; d*y -the execution. Mr H. 0. Jacobson, whpi fas in capital voice, then sang //Todays. Of i old,” In a very effective mapiier. The accompaniment, jn bpmraori rivihh;that of-most'of the songs, was given by Mrs Branson, with her usual pwcfciopi and -good. teat*; After a recitation by Master P*-*»ton, Mrs Ray bang vrtAVon’s . you tell J ‘me twhy; Robin t” in a fine clear musical contralto,, and was much applauded. • Then followed a comic reading by Mr Hughes, the paper in the Fiji Islands. A great musical treat? then followed ,in an instrumental duett,, Mrs Woods apd Mr* Jameson being the performers. Among the subsequent pieced Mr Minhis’spirited recitation of the“ Bx'dcution ofyMontybse,” Mr St. Hill’s comic Yankee reading and Mr Harrison’s song; • “ The vagabond,” were specially deserving of .praise. v l,Mt - alsp r qang■twieji ! , Mr *?. O." Jacobson gave a recitation, a. pianoforte duett was played by the Misses anHTMT Foots* reoited : a .sentimental poem. “ Fair Bingen?oh’thw: Rhine.” After' the thanks of the-cem-mitt«e and thei;audionoo had been tentaiument closed’ with ringing ol thoNational Anthem.

’ A'riattqjJ Sams; thhhamiti'ep have a COhsidotable am print of wprk before ■ them to-motrpWi imd the? osua'l , w*qkly, sales -ef - th<r * AsliburtorL ■ dafcfiOriebrs 'briteken- 'a : huSy- timb, :: I#’ w6' .are-able to judge from (he quantity of lots whtelf will hfe"submitted fir sale;

Rakaia AgR Ashburton way.—A in the proposed raifagTOwmlalj‘jdhtfictj.'jfha. aro opposed pany in Alford Forest school on Wednesday, last. Mr A. McFarlano wAiiippoiitediGlMifrWan.,,,, A number jpf reifplpUona.'Tfero wluulpd expressing, tnerir,-AisseiaP.ftom the ‘Jpii like by ’ action’, at laW ■nec^ry^'i'./ ; v '. fjl payerarin l xhe Elgiri ■chodl distnct' call apublic* meeting for Wednesday v evening* frhfayjmattow.in,. connpptieri„with .- the' masters dismissal will be conjiiJered. 1

arMsUNL for, in this issue, for alterations to..the ••<••• ■’u. i.->r.?,r Railway Tim* Table. —Alterations l ini' the tithe table of the Rakaia and ton Forfc*'lihe,< > whieh>appearßM eiOwhere, : shpnld be peruse&by the-traveiling public and‘others interested;-■’ k. '.itM. Vi t riCxr ■ Too*i Ihcohsistktoiks.—The Wanga* md OUronich Make* the'foMTfi^gbertl-, nent- remarks «on. Sir ; iJalius £V]oger* htrlctuve upon the present Ministry l with regard ’tb the financiab position of colony a year and. a-half back ir-’fft <&nl la. stirely tempted ,to ask when Sir; Tn|us vbgel first entertained'such b^him'ip—’ I when thought ~si»t the Mipisfcnr' ' wete-'gorrtg astray, were-making too luicir Mother 4i®ouli«»s .thevhed to facet and were "by their action IhfifctMg' damage oh' the «redit ot the-*oioayrl.4if he held such opinions) • When i the i wave- -of depression .begfp: to, spake ;ii self felt,, why did ho roi at that tlme.rajae his VBlce in warning to thq sovemmeat' and . encouragement to ' theucdpWih the nudSt of the evils whiph tppihtedwh on them 1 So ; fir«**iiw ifieollectj J hd*did nothing' of ; tie", kind, but he certainly did make a; great dihd.iin) hls:oort«Spondtinco with • the -'Gpj vernn ent, of thOldiffieulty of raising "tie last;loao, .and of; the declining-credit if afc tline .he tepn : aentad-t Re writes now as a who4<rom K the ' (first perceived; .that j Nor Mm,staring; *»;A.4ppr«: IMOft WibJBhiWWI jpravalenh byte;,* tgreii part of the . world, and which, as ifc - vris rftitp ,tp paes away ,ih tte natqrajt order, of things, did not require to sis tb Government 'had seen fit to No one know* better than Sir Julius Vogel that' that is hot H fuTVersion b'f tWitoiy of NeWZoaland* difficulties. It is true that the eolofijv iv common wlth naaßy other, countries, fel th« 'TOTe Of depression, butcher* were- epecial eircamstpnees;: hare whiol ihteh»ned the evil, converted what Might otherwise have been-.mdrely: dull timet itttb lu.rd tiroes,' aisaifrhhged. the pholt* course' ,gf: t;a^;; A <T ’ the colony, " Snd- w>inti to bringing about a national bankruptcy."

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The Ashburton Guardian. Magna Est Veritas et Prevalebit FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1881., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 396, 15 July 1881

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The Ashburton Guardian. Magna Est Veritas et Prevalebit FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1881. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 396, 15 July 1881

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