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CORRESPONDENCE.

[We do not hold ourselves respon«ibl«for the .opinions expressed by bur correspondents.]

THE LIQUOR 4 TRAFFIC.

-.'..:'"-•- .". to.the EDripiu ;.,, : !l!'^ . , / Siß^With 'reference to'&Aet^e>f[app'eariiig ,in "yduTj issue of 9th 'instant signed-by J. Newman Buttle stating tTiat a man was lying 'drunk in th re Waterton township at five'o'clock on Sunday afternoon last, I beg to say that. lam licensee of the Waterton Hotel, arid I did not,sell any liquor to this man last Sunday; * The facts are these :—On Sunday afternoon about half-past"three; a -buggjj arrived from Ashburton containing twos men, one being the worse for liquor. Where he got the liquor I know no more than Mr Buttle does. These men applied tome for liquor and I refused to supply them, and they got no liquor at my Hotels sThe man lying on the road returned to the hotel about 6 o'clock, and I got his tea for him and a bed for the night. -He got no liquor that night. I furtherl wish the public generally, and Mtßuttle particularly, to understand that no nian has ever left the Waterton Hotel the worse rfqr liquor since I have been proprietor.— i I am, etc., . '--. ,-. „:

Saml. B. Donnas, Licensee Watertoii Hotel,

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CORRESPONDENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 10 June 1890

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CORRESPONDENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 10 June 1890

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