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The Han Francisco mail closes at Ashburton on Friday next at 6.20 p.m. Money orders must lie obtained not later than 3 p.m. The monthly meeting of the Wakanui Road 'Hoard calle.l for Saturday last, lapsed, for want of a ''quorum, only Messrs Brown and .Johnston attending. Mr Mitchell, the agent for Andrews' poisoned wheat, interviewed the members present, and prodiuĀ»l|a proof, in the shape of a number of (lead birds which he had picked up in a short time iifter laying some of the grain, of the cHicieney of the poison. The members asked Mr Mitchell to send a few packets to the "Road "Board Office for Pitle should any of the ratepayera care to try it. The Clerk to the Board informs us that several lots have been sold, and anyone requiring some should apply at once as there is only a small quantity.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2461, 8 July 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2461, 8 July 1890