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The Rev James Owen, of Swansea, has been elected President of the Baptist Union.

Notice is giveM>'th£tl;h§ following lands will be opeit for selection ou the 27th May, viz: Surreyrd Land, part of Three Springs, and Albury Runs (near Pairlie Creek) six blocks of areas ranging from 1221 to 1768 acres each at from 15s to £1 5s per acre; also (firstclass) Section, 36041, Block V, Pareora, 52 acres, £1 10s per acre, Section 36037, Block VHI, Opawa, 72 acres, £1 15s per acre, and Section 36040, Block VHI, Opawa, and V, Pareora, 64a 2r at £1 10s per acre; also (second-class) on the Brothers Range 6 Sections of from 72 to 225 acres each at from 17b 6d to £1 2s 6d r per acre ; also on East side of Cave Hill 1580 acres and 1880 acres at £1 7s 6d; also in Blocks VI to XI Opawa, 900 a, 570 a, and 1750 aat£l 2s 6d; also in Blocks VI and- VH Opawa, 125 a and 175 a at £1; in Block I, 1600 acres at £1 ss; Block I and V, 1500 acres at £1 2s 6d ; in Block XVI Burke 43a, and 102 aat £1; in Block I Pareora, 19 aat £1 10s. Unsurceyed Lands (first-class) 36a, 50a, 200 a, and 285 a at £1 to £1 5s in Blocks XI, XII, XVI, Opawa, part of Cannington run ; (second- . class) 2967 a Tengawai and Opawa, £1 2s 6d; 400 a, Opawa and Pareora, £1 10s; 630 a Pareora £1 2s 6d.; 1932 a, Pareora, £1 ss; 168 a, Pareora, £1, and 360 a, Burke and Tengawai, 15s. During the recent visit of the Prince of Wales to Egypt he was present at the "Grand Noah's Ark Race" open to animals and birds. The starters, who were all driven by their nominators, included an ostrich steered by General the Hon J. C. Dormer, a turkey by Colonel Sandwich, a • .pelican by the Earl of Dimmore, a monkey by Captain Kekewich, a pig by Captain Maxwell, A.D.C., a Cairo dog by Captain Lewis, and a cat by Major Campbell. The ostrich finally won in a canter, pig second, and dog third. The pelican made play at a good pace, bnt, having sniffed some water, bolted out of the course. The cat, too, was , going well till the monkey jumped on her back, and brought her to the earth. Hollowat's Pills—The chief Wonder of Modern Times.—This incomparable medicine increases the. appetite, strengthens the stomach, cleanses the liver, corrects biliousness, prevents flatulency, purifies the •ystem, invigorates the nerves, and reinstated sound health. The enormous demand for these Pills throughout the globe astonishes everybody, and a single trial convinces the most sceptical that no medicine equals Hollo way's Pills in its ability to remove all complaints incidental to the human race. They are a blessing to'the afflicted and a boon to all that , labour under internal disease. The purification of the blood, removal of all restraint from the secretive organs, and ' gentle aperitive action are the prolific sources of the extensive curative range of Holloway's Pills.

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BAPTIST UNION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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BAPTIST UNION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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