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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT.

XO THB EDITOR. Sib,— la reply to Mr Roberts letter, advocating Saturday ;s the day for the ha ! f-hol!d=iy. I desire to point out that Saturday being marxet day, it has become a fixture. I maiotaln seeing the large interests Involved it U an Impossibility to attempt to alter the market day, and I am cur* If Mr Robeits Is slnoere In his deeire for the half-holiday, he must sea that Wednesday Is the proper day. He has the verdict of tbe pnollo meeting dead against Saturday, and I take It, Mr Roberts being a generous man, he will oooe more exerelae tbls noble characteristic, generosity, to wards his fellow men. and bow to the deoire uf tbe majority. By so doing he will greatly help to accomplish the desired boon with the smallest possible Inconvenience to all daises m the district. There Is little In a name, therefore Mr Roberta I am sorry* I cannot comply with your request, to sign mine but, fair and above board, I am eto., A Wbiihbsday Maw,

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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2129, 8 May 1889

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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2129, 8 May 1889

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