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A Qcteek Case. —A curious action has just been decided in the American law courts. A member of a church in Indiana subscribed by a written promise to give LlO to a collection on a Sabbath Day in the church, but ultimately refused to pay the subscription. The matter was taken to Court, and it has been decided that the church could not hold a man to a contract made on that day. Holloway’s Ointment and Pills.— Outward infirmities.—Before the discovery o; 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 diseases are in process of cure. ■ Both Ointment and Pills make the blood richer and pmer, instead of permitting it to fall into that poor and watery stale so fatal to many aboring under chronic ulcerations.—[Advt.]

Meetings y f gOIHERSET LODGE. The Regular Monthly MEETING of this Lodge will be held THIS (Friday) EVENING, at 7.30, in the Hall, Tancred street. Visiting Brethren invited. Business —Installation of Officers by the V. W.D.D.G.M., Bro. H. Thomson ; after which a Banquet will be given. By order of the W.M., GEO. F., HENRY, 461 d Hon. Sec. * * •c: S' S T JOHN’S LODGE, E.C., No. 1858. "The usual Monthly Meeting of this Lodge will be held on TUESDAY EVENING, January 3, at the Masonic Hall, Tancred street, at 7.30. Visiting Brethren invited. By order of the W.M. - C. B. M. BRANSON, 479 d Secretary. G RAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE. A Meeting of Gentlemen interested in the above event will be held at Quill’s Commercial Hotel, on SAT JRDAY, Dec. 31st, at 3 p.m. 470 d M' OUNT SOMERS ROAD DISTRICT "The ANNUAL MEETING of RATEPAYERS will be held at the Road Board Office, Mount Somers, at 11 (Eleven) a.m. on THURSDAY, the sth day of January, 1882. After the Election of Two Members will take place to fill the vacant seats of Messrs J. E. Taylor and A. E. Peacho, who retire by ballot, but who are eligible for re-election. A poll, if demanded, will take place the same day, and close at 4 P *C.‘ J. WENTWORTH COOKSON, Returning Officer for the Mount Somers 384 d Road District. Amusements. G RAND RACE BALL In connection with the Winslow Annual Races and Sports, under the supervision of the Race Committe. A Ball Will be held in the GRAIN SHED OF JOHN GRIGG, Esq. (kindly lent for the occasion. 4Md Admission — sa. Ladies free. J. B. ROGERS, Hon. Sec.

Ecclesiastical. i ) SERVICE, j ON SATURDAY NIGHT A Service will be held in ST. STEPHEN’S CHURCH, At 11 p.m. Short Address will be given by the Incumbent, and the last ten minutes of this year will be spent in silent prayer. ■ 475 d Late Advertisements. N EW ZEALAND RAILWAYS, TRAIN ARRANGEMENTS. JANUARY, 1882. The Evening Train from Christchurch to Ashburton, will leave at 5.20 p.m., and the Evening Train from Timaru to Ash- • nrion at 530 p.m. No Goods Traffic on January 2nd. All ordinary Single Fare Tickets on 3rd December, or on any day up to and Deluding 3rd January, will be available for Return up to and including 7th January Special Notice. —Ordinary Single Fare : Tickets to Kingston, issued at AmberleyWaitaki, or any intermediate station, 011 > same dates as above, will be available for Return up to and including 14th January. > WINSLOW SPORTS. ~ A Special Train will leave Ashburton at 11.15 a.m., for Winslow, and return at 6 p.m., stopping at Tinwaldif required. . FREDK. BACK, , ■ Traffic Manager. District Traffic Manager’s Office, Christchurch, Deo. 29th,. 1881. 478 d

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 522, 30 December 1881

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