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Women are not cruel by nature. We never heard of one thoughtless enough to step on a mouse. It isn’t because a woman is exactly afraid of a cow that she runs away and screams. It is because gored dresses are not fashionable. Mrs Langtry declined an offer of three hundred pounds per week, a carriage and pair, a coachman, and a footman, for a tour through England. She thinks she can do better by forming a company of her own.

The shrewd Canadians (says the Milwaukee Sentine/) have discovered that Churchill on Hudson’s Bay is more than a hundred miles nearer Liverpool than the port of New York, and propose to tap the Northern Pacific railroad by another road running to that point, which is almost more than a thousand miles nearer the north-western grain country than New York is. If the scheme proves practicable a city of considerable size will soon be seen in what has generally been considered as an Arctic region of America. Holloway’s Ointment and Pilis.— Glad Tidings. Some constitutions have tendency to rheumatism, and are through the year borne down by its protracted torture • Let such' sufferers bathe the afflicted parts with warm brine, and afterwards rub in this soothing Ointment. They will find it the best means of lessening their agony, and, i assisted by Holloway’s Pills, the surest way of overcoming their disease. More need not be ,said than to request a few days’ trial of the safe-and soothing treatment, by which the disease will ultimately be completely swept away. Pains that would make a giant shudder are assuaged without difficulty by Holloway’s easy and inexpensive remedies, which com'brt by moderating (he throbbing vessels and criming the excited nerves.—Advt

New AdvertisementsWANTED —Owner for a Black and Tan Sheep DOG, registered number'346. Owner can have same by paying expenses. Apply AG. Viel, Plasterer, Ashburton. 671 e '.mr.BS.LET AN CHURCH’EVANGELISTIC SERVICE in the Cameron street Church at 7.30 TONIGHT. Addresses by Rev. C. H. Standage and others. Sankey’a Hymns used. Wesleyan Choir please meet at 7 o'clock. All affectionately invited. 566 e

O T 1 C E. In pursuance of the Regulation of Elections Act, 1881, I, George Jameson, Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Wakanui, do hereby give notice that, by virtue of a Writ bearing date the twenty-second day of May, 1882, under the band of the Clerk of Writs, an Election will be held for the return of ONE qualified person to serve as a Member for the said Electoral District, and that the Nomination of Candidates will take place at the County Saleyards Office, at Noon on the Tenth day of June, 1882, and that the POLL, if necessary, will be taken at the several Polling places of the said District on the Sixteenth day of June, 1882. The following are the Polling places for tbs Electoral District of Wakanui: - County Saleyards Office, Ashburton. Town Hall, Rakaia. Peudarves Schoolroom, Chertsey road. Schoolroom, Wakanui. Road Board Office, Longbeach, Stationmaster’s House, Binds Railway Station. GEORGE JAMESON, 567 e Returning Officer. Ashburton county council. EXTRAORDINARY VACANCIES.

Extraordinary Vacancies having occurred in the Hidings of Ashburton and ! Mount Somers respectively, caused by the resignations of Hugo Friedlunder, Esq., and Duncan Cameron, Esq., I hereby S’ve notice that, in pursuance of the aunties Act, 1876, and the Regulation of Local Elections Act, 1876, an Election to fill the same will be held on FRIDAY, the 16th day of June next, at the County Baleyards and the Longbeach Fold Board Office, for the Biding of Ashburton ; and at the Mount Somers Road Board Office and the Alford Forest Main School, for the Biding of Mount Somers. ’ Nominations in the form prescribed in the second schedule of the Regulation of Local Elections Act, 1876, will be received •tthe County Saleynrds Secretary’s Office imiiMount Somers Road Board Office, up tilLl2 o'clock noon on SATURDAY, the 3rd day of June next ” Forms of Nominations may be obtained to the undersigned. ,j* -f CHARLES BRADDELL, 'Returning-officcr. ' Aahburtonj 25th May, 1882. 669 e

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 645, 25 May 1882

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