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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT.

10 THE EDITOR. Sir, — It/ m gtaufyin-4 to note from youe oolamiia that the half- holiday movement has at Irat about coma to ft head, and from the gemlamen mentioned m yoar ndvactiaament, I am acre J the Bubj iot will ba ably sad hnpartally debated on Tuesday nigh*, and by this coarse of prooidure will offar facilities to those who are antagonistic to the movement to attend the meeting had enumerate their objectiono. Hewover, I do no* anticipate these ''ill be bo nuaaorons end so Eerioos bat whit oould be eisily overooma by b little m:dlf>ing on thalr part. The weekly hnlf-hollday baa been I underataud inuqgnratod of Ute m I .- ' veccarglll m addition to bilng oarried oq wtih aaocesa foe a nambdc of yeais lo our adj jfaing oooatry towns, aad I bavd been informed by aoma of the meruhanta and bodinaes men that it is viewed with favor, and <^oaa not interfere ia any w«y with tho ganeral roatlio of tride. Tberofore, I hopo you will not think me egotistical In predicting that ere long it will bo universally aioptad, and I loel assured too that the employers will n t look with contempt upon the promoters of this deserving eoheme but will find that those most amblcioas for ruoreatioa are at the same tima the most arn'oltloas to develop their Interest. I am eta., SugPBNSJ. Aihbarton, April 29^h, 1889.

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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2121, 29 April 1889

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