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The Rev Thomas Hamilton, inoumbent of Jemuka, will oondnot the services m St. ij^nin?' 8 to -™™* corning and T *. . o f Spain, The intention arose out of the exeoution of the filibustering leader, Ryan, and a large number of hie men at Santiago, .™*> wh m^ a ? n b f^ by the Spanish Sposed^ BS?XSS3 f^mTg the discharged soldiers of the War of SeceslioD: and tne command was to. have bean the late General ••PhU '' Sheridan. The idea was to organise the force as if for ge rvioe m Cuba, and, after U had been^ut to sea, divert its course and make a sudden deeoent on the Spanish ooaßfc. Tne beßt medioine known is SANDER and SONS' EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Test ita iminent powerful effects m coughs, colds, influenza, etc. — the relief is instantaneous. Thousands give the most gratifying testimony. His Majesty the King of Italy, and medical syndicates all over the globe are its patrons. Read the official reports that aooompany eaoh bottle. Mosler, M.D., Prof. University, Greifawald, reports :— The Euoalypti Extraoi proved magnificently successful m very Bevere contusions, bruises, sprains, wounds, soaldings, broken ribs, and limbs. ("Medical Journal," Nov., 1881.) In diseases of the kidneys, either aotive congestion or suppres. Bjon, (urcemia) or albuminuria, dropsy, lithargy, nothing will equal m its aotion Enoalypti Extrsot. Doses, sto 8 drops. Mosler, M.D., Pror.i Univewity, Greifswald, reports :— Diphtheria. Tonßila continually ooherent presenting uloers with white exudatß. Cured m fourteen days, Snrgioal Clinic of Prof. M'lntyre, College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Louis— Soirrhus of Breaßt— Exoia:on Euoalypti Extraot employed. No Bwelling, heat, or diacoloration. Cured m fourteen days. — (Advt.) A.

A field trial of reapers and binders will bs held at Flemington on Friday next; The Crimean War ooat England £50,000,000. * , Nominations for the raoe meeting o(- the Tinwald Rating Club dose at Soott'a Hotel, Tinwald, this evening at nine o'olook. > The 8.8. Coptio arrived at Hobart at 7 p.m. yesterday and was to Bail at 6 thia morning for New Zealand. She brings 150 passenger^ for Australia, and 127 for New Zealand. The Premier of New South Wales inteqds to introduce a Bill to make it compulsory for inauranoe companies to contribute towards the cost of maintaining fire brigades m oountry municipalities. Sir Harry Atkinson addresses his constituents at Hawera next month, afterwards vißiting Auckland, speaking there m defenoe of the property tax. He revisits Dunedin m 1 February, Bpeaktng on general politics. , War taxes are enormously oppressive m France, Germany and Russia, and the great armies are every year becoming greater. The last not of Emperor William was to sign the Army Bill, which added 700,000 men to the German soldiery, so now the Fatherland; has a force of 2,250,000. A gipsy wedding took plaoe a few days ago' at Gtietton, neat Peterborough, which excited great interest, and the ohuroh was densely crowded. The contracting parties were respectively twenty-two and twenty-one years, of age, and the bride's dot was £500 m OBBh and a fully-furnished caravan to live in-. * Count Telehi and Lieutenant Hohnel have arrived at Zanzibar well, and report, bo the " Times " Zanzibar correspondent tells uB the discovery of a lake named Basson-Aroa, due north of L. Baringo. This lake, whioh. - g filled by two rivers flowing into its northern end from the weßt and north, extends from 2deg to sdeg north and west of L. Samburu. A cricket matoh will be played m the Domain on Monday by an Ashburton Eleven against Eleven of the Midland 0.0, play to oommenoe after the arrival of the express, The local team will be picked from the follow " ing, viz. :— W. B. Denshire, G. Andrews, D. Strange, L. F. Andrews, F. Makeig, Eneen, W. Simpson, F. Oranefield, Dumaresq, 4 Sawle, Blake, and D. McFarlane; t Mr R. A. Underwood, advance agent for the Crawford- Hunter party of Soottish vocalists, j arrived m ABhburton last night to make arrangements for the appearance of the j Company here. The Company arc doing excellent business m the Southern towns, and s give a short season of two nights only m this town on Saturday and Monday next, the 22nd and 24th inst. Aooording to advioes from Munich, muoti ' eensation has been oaused there by an article, of the Neuste Naohriohten oonoerning certain • alleged occurrences at the Court of the King of Wurtemberg. Three young Americans * are said to have gained, by all sorts' of spiritualiatio manifestations, great influence over 9 the ailing monaroh. All sortß of distinctions have aIBO been bestowed upon these lucky Amerioans, and one was reoently ennobled. 9 Mr Pritohard-Morgan, on Thursday (says 1 the "Burton Ohroniole" of Ootober 4), at ■ Methyr, reoeived telegraphic information , from Dolgelly thai during four weeks 802 i- JonsojL stone bad yielded 1640 ounoesiof I goiaTor a*> average of 5 J ounces to the ton, j -value wftkxlf. £6000. The yield ia rcgarfygd , bb almost, unprecedented, and m&y be taken; jt jb said, to indioate a dividend at the rate of 80 per cent, per aunum. . A case of transfusion is reported from thtf i neighbourhood of Alreßford, Hants. The . wife of a labourer had for a considerable tinwj ' past been suffering from a disease whioh had reduoed her to almost a skeleton, medioine being of no avail. Her medioal attendant, Mr Marcus Eustace, on being summoned at ■ midnight found her m a sinking state. As a last resource he extraoted four ounces of blood from his own body and injeoted it into that of .his patient. The operation was successful' One of the strangest things m India is the ' multitude of deserted oapitals. There are three old Deltas, three suooessive oapitals of . the East, all olose to eaoh other, all south of the present city. One of the three is Tugluokabad, a marvellous oity on the hill, roofless and absolutely deserted, but solid and l gigantic. The seoond is Ferozabad, including the fort of Indraput, with a handful of ' inhabitants. The third is the Old Delhi of Eutub, who was born a Turkish slave and died gmperor of India. His name still L survives m the Hutub Minar, the finest tower • m the world, springing aloft like a living organism, and m the oldest mosqne m India, the Eutub mosque. : A handicap Bhooting matoh will be fired at \ the range on Monday afternoon, between the members of the Aehburton Rifles, also the i first competition for the iNew Zealand Clothing Factory's oup. The offioera and non-com-mission officers prise of £10 cash will be divided amongst the highest scorers, ranges will be 200 yds standing, 800 yds kneeling, 400yd8 any position, 5 shots at eaob, com* petitors must pay Is 6d for ammunition ' before being allowed to fire, They will parade at the drill-shed at half past twelve sharp m a dress uniform (without Bide arms) where a conveyance will be m readiness to take the. men aoross the river. jgThe following extract from a letter reoeived by the San Franoisoo mail, from a gentleman who was sent to Scotland on business by a firm m Christohurch, will (says the "Lyttelton Times ■') be read with interest : — "Neoesßaries* of life, especially the eatables, are very expend sive. Even Sootohmon oan get their' burgoo • muoh oheaper m New Zealand. I have seen no frozen sheep exposed for sale as suoh m the butchers' shops, though a friend of mine, who owns a station m New Zealand, pointed them out here. They were sold at the same price . as the Home fed, and they looked equally as well, Mutton ohopa are retailed at la per lb,' and beef steaks at lg 6d, ho you. oan Bee the working daises cannot afford tp eitt muoh butohers' meat," The reports of the l'refeots of the Departments on this year's harvest m France havo now been officially published and show the following results :— The area sown this year with corn amounted m extent to 7055,161 hectares as compared with 6,967,486 hectares last year, giving a yield of 96,430,002 heotolitreß, against 112,456,107 heotolrtres, o? measured by weight 73,180,302 quintals against 87,791,682 quintals m 1887. The area Bown with rye was 1,614,685 heotares against 1,624, 2§7 heotares last year, yielding 21,895,562 heotolitres against 23,676,713 hetolitreß, or by weight 15,711,611 quintal*) against 16,941,070 quintals At a sale of old tapestries from the Ohiteau of Plerris-Maoe, m the Marne et Loire, some extraordinary prioes were realised. Many of these tapestries oame originally from the Abbey pf Ronoeray. Among the pieoes disposed of the' following are particularly noteworthy:—Panel, of Artois fabrioatjpp pi the 15th century representing Biblical Bcenes, eaoh subject being accompanied by a verse, 7600 francs ; panel, " Moses striking the rock, : and the Israelites picking up manna," 4600 j francß; panel, "The Oruoifixion," 3850 , francßj an epispde jn the life of "St. Gervaiß," from the Gobelino factory, 3200 francs ( an Israelilish scene, 570Q francs* ' " The Mjraple of St. Gregoire," 5400 f ranos. ' - «i« Lille tanestrjes of the fcouis XIV. ! Among ... '-* Kermeeße," after David ' epoch, " A Flemi e ~ " '-««». and ejngTeniers— peasants eating, ar«u»^ "'■■»• l ing— l2,7oo francs; another panel after landscape, by the Bame painter, 7500 franca ; a and still another, 5750. *»uoa, « " Rough on Catarrh " corrects offensive P odors at once. Complete cure of worst chronic '' STttS; ad." e " Blefa "^ I s

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2014, 15 December 1888

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