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Wo find the following In the Oaojaru " M»ii " ; -For some tlma pa«t Earl Seafield has btea m declining health, and, hoping to derive coma benefit therefrom, he, m company with an old friend, recently took a trip to Qaeenßtown by way of Naseby. On his return, however, hla Indisposition, which It was hoped might be shaken off,- assumed' a more aerious tarn, and he has ever aince been confiaed to hla. houae. Dr Garland baa been attending him, and, bb he did not appear to ba getting better, It waa deemed desirable that another medical man should be called In, and Dr Batchalor was accordingly brought up from Dunedin. He aaw the patient two d»y.>, at whfoh time be waa at his worst ; but no Improvement fltiemed to take plaoe yesterday, and Dr Batchalor returned to Dunedin, both he and his ooltaague (Dr Girlaad) seeming to have hope of the Earl'e recovery.' Very R-eat sympathy has been evinced by those of the public who have been made aware of the .Karl's aerlona condition, and, although we were acqaa ! nted with the unfortunate circumstance*, we abstainod fr^m making aay m sntlon of it for reosana that .will,' we have no doubfc, b>i obvious to our readera. Now, howeverj that there ia aoma reason to hope for the Earl's return to health, and we are therefore able tv ohronlole newa that will. be r re&sauring rathac than depreealn'g,' We feel obraeives to be at liberty to mike knjwn the oireamstances of hla Indisposition ( '• --

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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THE EARL OF SEAFIELD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888