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It will be m the recollection of the pubKc that my collection of apples shown m Mr Clayton's shop m East street, being sixty-six varieties, and also those which took two first awards at the Dunedin Exhibition and raricms other places, was pronounced to be the largest and best ever shown m the Ashburton county. I would draw their attenion m advertisement elsewhere. As only work cm blight-proof stocks than which ua other stocks can bo relied up,oi\, tho. roots o my apple trees do, not require to be washed 1 before sending out. James Porter, nurseryi man, AUenton.— Advt , Heavy floods are rep t%ed from Blenheim, and business was suspended on Monday The river overflowed its banks, and the' tovr?' was partially flooded. The water has «ovv subsided, and the rain has ceased. D\S:. astrous floods are also reported frcun. Mahaki- ; pawa aud the Pelorus district. |In the latter district several houses were flooded i cut, and the inmates had to take refuge with. : their neighbours, and at Mahakipawa. considerable damage was done to num'ing and claims. Sir John Hall moved m the. Ejmise on Tuesday that the right o£ voting {orinembers ■ of Parliament should be extended to. women, i Messrs Reeves (St! Albans}, Ballance, Tanner, ■ Sawders., Downie Stewart, Fulton, Major ; Steward, and Taylor supported the proposal, which was carried by 3.7 to-11. Messrs Blake, Hodkiuson, and Fish spoke strongly against thu franchise being granted to women. ' ■

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2484, 6 August 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2484, 6 August 1890

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