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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT.

TO THB BMTOB. Sib,— Thinking Mr W, G Murray wu • young man who prized bis IntergtUy above everything el 10 I waited on him before I replied to his first letter. Trut be said be did not mean to mislead bat refused to retraot, and In last nights .«■ Guardian" he persisti In trylDflr to mislead and publishes a Kit of those wbo have agreed to eloie. If he was not trying to mislead he would hare Inserted my oime In Italics as he knew I •greed to oloie on the same condition ai some of those who signed It. But suoh oonditlons as some of them made I nerei thought of ? one firm to bo allowed to keep one department (the moat profitable one) open wltn one employee, himself and son, to serve In the busy season, I ehonld think be would sign for three days In the week if we all kept oloied. Another signed on oocdltlon th»t the public houses would olosa In the afternoon aa well. It Is too rldionlons. Bat air, 1 notloed that there were ai least three names not on the list, anyone of whloh would soil more goods In *a week than three out of his list would m" a month. If the Bicycle Club, has nothing »o do with the movement, thsy are mlsrep'eaented, as a member of tha first deputation who waited on me to^ign, »!d he «ss aiked to do co by the Bloyla Cltab, I am, ate..

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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2144, 6 June 1889

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THE HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2144, 6 June 1889

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