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CHRISTMAS SERVICES AT RAKAIA.

. . . . TO. THE KDITOB. „ Sir, — Permit me through your column* to thank Mr Collins for correcting a llafc of names I forwarded of those whir agisted In decorating St Mark's Ohuroh • I. woild surely have saved him trouble 1 had he mentioned the matter to mo ami pointed oat my mistake, whioh oooldl easily have been altered m your next i»oe. With regard to the flit contradiction of my statement «« that the attendances ware small," I must aga'n say that they were so. Taking tho Churchwardens oount-outat seventy-eight («bou. half of whom were ohildren) the number wag vory small for a plaoe like Rakaia. and It Is somewhat surprising that the olergymao, ia satlefi.d with auoh a *m»U audleaee, The weather here nas betutlfat In tfcei morning; It rained iv tho afternoon an* ' cleared m the evening. My own e*-^ : perlenoe, la that very bad weather, wilt net prevent people from attending oh-roh ' '* hear a good sermon. By favori*- i 0 with spice you will oblige. * Mr lam, eto., Lai?mK - Rakaia, January _ id. >' Q°* c * tBT « _^f^ mm mm——amm___r .000 ■ ".. "'

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CHRISTMAS SERVICES AT RAKAIA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VIII, Issue 2027, 3 January 1889

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CHRISTMAS SERVICES AT RAKAIA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VIII, Issue 2027, 3 January 1889

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