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Mr J. K. Campbell, of Broomfield, Riccarton, received a compound comminuted fracture of the right leg on Wednesday night through the horse m a vehicle into which he was getting moving forward suddenly. Mr E. G. Wright was appointed acting Chairman at the County Council meeting today, and took over the duplicate key of the seal. The acting Chairman has to be elected at each meetingheld by theCouneilduringthe permaalHl Chairman's absence, but the tacit under^anding is that Mr Wright be bo appointed. The map of the county prepared m the Christchurch Land Office for the Ashburton County Council, for display at the Dunedin Exhibition, having fulfilled its mission m the Southern City, has beep returned to the Council, and is now hung on the ii,ortli-east •wall of the Chamber. The map is a most artistic piece of work, and quite an ornament to the the Chamber. At the meeting to-day the Council instructed the Coitnty Engineer, Mr Baxter, to have the water races marked with the letters and numbers j they are known by m the county, so that for «very day reference by members the map could be put ,to practical use. As those letters would have had but lii tie meaning to visitors at the Exhibition, and would not have added to the beauty of the map, they were omitted ; but now that the map is more for rise than ornament, and the letters are indispensable for ready reference to the pees, their insertion hrn been ordered,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2458, 4 July 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2458, 4 July 1890