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The Divorce Oourt will shortly be tho pcano of » divorce case In which a olergyman Is tho petitioner and an ■ x clergy mtm re.poudent. It appear, that Ihe petitioner who is ao ahlo, raach-rtopected mar, and had oharge of an Important congregation at Home, found toi>t ihe wf. of hia boeora wpb not all that could hr expected of her, I and that har rotation* with -mother clnr^yraan of tho oamo (.one n wero not qui'o propyr. Forglv-ns* his wifo. and resolving to tear h«r avv>y from the other partner of bor aff ctioco, ho threw op hla charge and decided to sail for New Z a land What was hla horror when, on tho' passage, ho dißOOverod that hia wife's friend had aleo thrown up his charge and was oo board too ? Lan ed In New Zealand the petitioner soon fonnd a charge m Hawka'a B*»y, where he became a moat popular pastor and preacher, and tho pralsos of the pastor's wifo were sounded by all the congregation. The other rev gentleman did not again enter the ohuroh on arriv*>l In New Zealand, but sought refngo In tbe Civil Service In We'Ungton, where be was accommodated with a good billet. Oommnnlo*ttioDß were maintained between tbe respondent In Napier, and co-respondent lv Wellington The husband little dreamed of this snd thought all wai well until the other day when his wife suddenly departed to her distant lover, taking with her tbe two youngest children, and, aud her husband bas now no option but to sue Tor a divorce. A more Indulgent husband there could not be, and he has the sympathy offall who know him m his trouble. The oase will oome on at next sittings of the Dlvoroe Oourt.*— " Woodv'lle Examiner."

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CLERICS IN THE DIVORCE COURT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2081, 7 March 1889

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CLERICS IN THE DIVORCE COURT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2081, 7 March 1889