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LOCAL AND GENERAL

Rink de Paris will be open to-morrow afternoon and evening ass usual. The Presbyterian Choir have m practice for prodijcciojl m about a fortnight the tuneful cantata of ((Davic]/ 1 The "Beauty of Bath" is the name of an early potato, which, quoting Mr A. W. Bandell's advertisement m this issue, yielded last season over 17 tons to the acre on Mr D^herty's land at Tinwald, and fifty pounds of ths seed gave thirteen and three-quarter bags of sotmd tubers. On the same land, during t)i9 same season, blue Derwents yielded just the ss*,n>s $s the £asy Beaujfcy of Bath. In twenty-one of the large London cemeteries more than a million and a quarter bodies have been interred during the last half-century m less than 300 acres of ground. At Broiupton more than 150,000 bodies have been laffj. j]} about 28 acres ; at the Cainberweii jGei^teity fM^rds of 80,000 have been interred-yi 10 or Jf tyar/if ♦#!"< Lambeth the total is wore than lO^OOOi^i iis^i> f< acres; and at the Faddiftgtop Cemetery ,tlie -burials have numbered more tUu 80,000 iij abput 8 acres, say 10,000 to an ac>*e, Mr Maycock, of Ormondvillc, recently discovered a weasel killing kittens, three of which he found were dead. An attempt was made to Idll fche weasel, but it was too quick and got 'away. $o*l^ jtlea of the trouble these little pests will Witt *&c #.ear future may be gathered from the ahoyp. jkaiiibs will be the next victims, and the very people wiM naffer lppst who have been instrumental m fntrod»;c-u}.g %? weasel into the country. Should the stoat W wtMyl ,«yer obtain a footing m the bush all attenips «u> 5%?.6# &i,i'mmg must prove futile. The notion Mwfe ground that the weasel is protected i»i Hawke's Boy, but as a, fact this is nofc so. The I4o|iqii was brought before the Rabbit "Bush Advocate."

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2492, 15 August 1890

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LOCAL AND GENERAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2492, 15 August 1890

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