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The Ashburton Guardian Magna est Veritas et Prævalebit. THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1890. LOCAL AND GENERAL

Eichard Morgan, lately storekeeper at Mount Somers, was to-day committed for trial on several charges of alleged fraudulent bankruptcy. The New Zealand Clothing Factory have a new advertisement in this issue to , which attention is directed. . ■ ' , _;. Fahionable doctor (out for a day's shooting): "Never saw such luck! What's the matter with the birds ? I can't kill one' of them." Noble host: "Write 'em a prescription, doctor." The, Wanganu'i "Herald'" says:—"Old ■ "'■ ■"!* ' ■.' ■ ;. ' \cencouragement ■ '■.■■■".• was celebrated a marriage at St Mary's Church, the contract-, ing parties to which had'aggregated one hundred and twenty years," .-• ,'i .., .i .At a'meeting of tr-- P-.-J-h TV-;l.r Railway Company, held: 1: T. '•;■,•: ■. was 1 stated that the total < .>■■■:•.■■ .:, n the bridge had exceeded £3,177,000. . The meeting resolved to raise £900,000 additional capital. • ■ ■• ■■ -vV The cows on the Duke-of • Westminster^ two home farms -at Eaton, eighty-five in 1 number,' yielded 51,025 gallons of milk last year. On Grange Farml the average was 648 gallons per cow, and 580 gallons on Woodhouse Farm. ;■• ■; • i Small as the sect of the Second Adventists is, it is large enough for a Schisfti. Thus one section pledges its veracity that this world : will come to an end next year, while the other side more charitably prophesies that it has yet at least half a decade to swing on its , axis. '' I • A South African prospector! in exploring the country north and west of the Transvaal found beside plenty' of :good prospects ancient ruins and workings which must have been operated centuries ago by civilised people. The natives were ignorant of gold and its value. Senator Sawyer has discovered the value of advertising.' The fact -■".-- n ■.'"■: ? '. - newspaper that he was on.- ■. . ■ . ■ ■

in the list, of Senatorial bachelors and widowers., Within a few days thereafter he received 7237 letters from spinsters willing to marry him. " ' ' t Prime Minister Crispi is a millionaire, though the, poorest among Italian revolutionary exiles thirty years ago. His enemies accuse him of having grown wealthy at the cost of the 1-- L —- -"-v. and his friends say lucky j . I . ■ ■.■."■ shrewd investments yielded him his fortune. Dr. Pinel, of Paris, has found that hypnotic patients obey the phonograph as readily as they do the living speaker. He therefore discards the theory of animal magnetism, and believes that the real cause of the phenomena manifested in the few "sensitives " is a disordered mental state. The following is said to be the shortest sentence in the English language, containing all, the letters of tho alphabet: "John P. Brady gave me a black walnut box of'quite small size." The entire sentence contains less than twice the number of letters in the alphabet. A native of Carnwarth went to an art exhibition at Glasgow, and seated himself on- one of the settees, where he sat patiently for a length of tune. At last he beckoned a policeman to him, and then addressed that functionary : '[ 1 say, nty man, whan's this exhibeeshun gaun to'begin ? I've been waitin' here a hoor an 'ahauf." By the use of a wrong preposition nonsense was made of a paragraph m last issue relating to the VYakanui Koad Board election. It was stated that on the Returning Officer's return to Newlands a written nomination was. found at the Road Board Office. It should have been said on h-s return Jrom Newlands, . the Board's Office being situated in Ashburton. The"!" T-. "■ . " Standard " says The 1( ' ■ j been in at tici(/o ■mortis for some time, and it seems unfeeling in its friends to prolong the agony by intermittent efforts to'galvanise it into life, ihit while it ia slowly and painfully dying, ■■ ■ ■ ' every day for the grand really united Australia.,

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The Ashburton Guardian Magna est Veritas et Prævalebit. THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1890. LOCAL AND GENERAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2424, 8 May 1890

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The Ashburton Guardian Magna est Veritas et Prævalebit. THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1890. LOCAL AND GENERAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2424, 8 May 1890

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