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(Fhom oub own Correspondent.)

The Pr©3byterian Church Committee have acoepted the tender of Meßsre Williams and iusk, of Ashburton, for the erection of a suitable manse on the church property ab Springburn. Being central, it will prove convenient for our respected painieter, tha Roy Mr Fiolayson, while forming another attractive feature m the landscupe of the thriving township. The recent warm spell has been very suitable for the crops, which everywhere look well. Genial showers keep a little moisture m this hilly district, which has a tendency . to pake m hot, dry weather. Cheerfulness predominates right round, but sturdy economy rei«na supremo, and will eventually win the day if prices keep up. Laborers are plentiful this Bhearing, but ihey enquire anxiously what next? The holly and miatletoo ombellish the walls of every humble home, and one Springburn resident whose olive branches were fairly numerous has an additional incentive to pluck up heart by the arrival of a Christmas box m theshnpoofh'aefwin sons. This must bo another proof of the ealubrity of mountain air, and tlioso m search of pioturesque econery and robust health could not do hotter lh.»n spend a week or t\yo, or longer, In this charwin/? locality. . Wool is lighter Ihis year than last, through an unusually long winter, but the quality ia fairly good considering. No further ne«rs yet of lh 9 Mount Homers and Springburn lines beinc m hand. * Ramoro of Impending weddings Bpeake Yojatnaa {on the " ohange for the better. 1

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ALFORD FOREST, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2022, 27 December 1888

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ALFORD FOREST Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2022, 27 December 1888