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A TERRIBLE OMISSION.

There Ii afiiblng viiiago lv the Welling lon dlitrlot, says the "New Zealand Mali," mnob frequented by anglers of •very degree. Aud the deafzans of the place love to reoeive visitors, and provide entertainment for tbe : .r "Innards," and reap much proGt therefrom. And at one of these model places of resort two gentlemanly-lcoklDg doga, yet plain withal, acd affable bappaned to drop In. A gentlemaaly-looklng dog had dropped Id before them. And one of the twain fcowea to the good dime of the place and asked if she could oblige them with a glass of milk. Couldn't she, that's all, and the milk was produced and some scones, and fait pot down on tbe table without any waite of ceremony And tbe twain fell to, while the third looked on approrlogly. And while, Dongal DalgettyUke, they were attaoklng the ''provender," tbe dame plied them with questions. And the one of the twain who was a sort of leader, replied that he had recently come to the colony, and wu looking about him feeing things, snd he liked the oolony araebly, and tbe ways of the people, and their milk and sooner, end hoped there wu good fishing about. And then the twain went their way. And tho third G.L.D. looked curiously at tbe dame and Mked her If ebe knew who her visitors were. Not she, indeed; bat they seemed Tery nioe and civil spoken. "Ah!" laughingly replied the other, "that's our new Governor and hb Aide-de-camp." "What, Governor 1" she almost screamed. '♦And 1 never put a cloth anon the table!"

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A TERRIBLE OMISSION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 22358, 24 September 1889

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