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Aooording to a letter reaently reoeived from the south west ooast of Africa, Mr J, J. Jonea. a trader at Ngove (a country situated imme. diately touth of Gamma and the river Fernand Vaz) has for some time past had m his possession a young female gorilla whose docility and traotability are most remarkable. Mr Jones had trained the little anthropoid to follow him like a dog, and ahc recently aooompanied him on a journey to Setta* Gamma, a distance of twenty miles or more, walking all the way. Jeannie, as the baby gorilla has bean named, sleeps with her master and follows him wherever he goes, weeping like a ohild if left behind. She hai acquired many civilised tastes and habits, and will drink tea, ale, brandy, eto., out of a oup or glass, displacing the utmost carefulness not to break the vessel ; and will, m faot, do almost anything her master wishes, and is so intelligent and affectionate as to greatly astonish and interest all who have seen her. "Rough on Corns.'— Ask for Wells "Rough on Corns. .Quick relief, complete, permanent cure. Corns, warts, bunions. At chemists nd iru gists 3

Kink de Paris. Will be open on SATURDAY As Usnal. When a prtotioe foi the coming CHAMPIONSHIP Will take plaoe. Open every Monday, Widhksday, and Saturday, Morning Sessions (Ladies only) 10 to 12, Admission Free ; Bkates, 6d. Afternoon, 2.30 to 4.30. Evening, 7 '30 to 10. 3*76 R, ELSTON, Manager. OOLDSTREAM ROAD DISTRICT, ELEOTION, MAT, 1889. THE undermentioned Parsont having been duly Nominated as Members of the Coldatream Road Board, namely ; — DOBBON, EDWARD HENRY DOWDING, CHARLES HENRT EMERSON* JOHN McKEAGE, JAMES TILSON, GEORGE WITHELL, JOHN WRIGHT, EDWARD GEORGE A Poll for the Eleotion of FIVE of tbe aforesaid Persons to constitute the Coldstream Road Board will be taken at the Road Board Office, Longlands, Hindi; between the honn of Nine o'ejook m the Forenoon and Six o'clock m the Afternoon, on MONDAY. May 6th, 1889. J. O. BELL, Returning Officer. Ashbarton, April 241 b, 1889. 4t182 PLANTING SEAbOff, 1889. THAVE thin season a very large quantity of Foreit and Fruit Trees, Comprising Abies DouglaiHl, Menzleill, White Sprnoe, Norway Spruce, Pinus loslgnli, Larloio, Austriaoa, Ponderosa, Maorooarps, Lawionlana, Wellington!*, Larob, Silver Blrob, Oak, La or els, Hollies, all kinds of Ornamental Trees and Shrnbi, etc. Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries, Gooseberries, Ourranta and Cabbage Plants, eto ,of all kinds. lam prepared, as usual, to Plant by Contract and replaoe for twelve montbji at lowest rates. Mao?ocarpa Fences planted pheap, as I have a very largo b took. Inspection Invited. Pfloe list on applloatlon; Ail order* carefully and securely packed and delivered at Railway station for wbloh no oharge la made* N.B.— Note the address. JAMES PORTER, Naraeryman, Clifton Nursery, 81 Allenton, Ashbuvton. Auction Clearing Sale WEDNESDAY^ MAY, 1889, On the Premises S.E. Town Belt, opposite Burnett street, At 12 o'clock. -TTTILLIAMB, BLAND, & CO have VV received instructions from Mb A. D. Wells (who is leaving the DUtriot) to Sell by Public Auotion at the above time and plaoe, — All hie valuable HOUSEHOLD FUBNITUUE and EFFECTS, conflating of DRAWING-ROOM, DINING-ROOM, BEDKOOM and KITCHEN Furniture. Ful'er particulars m future issue. WILLIAMS, BLAND, & CO., 4tiß7 AaotlQ.atiri,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889