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On Wednesday nighfc the youngest son of Mr Neil Qhlse,n last his l«ft fore badly crushing the palm of the hand,' too, while playing with a chaffcutter. Is there no method of securely fastening these useful machines when not m use, so as to prevent the numerous sad accidents? In anticipation of a brisk demand for firewood through the rise m the. price of coal, orders are coming m briskly from coal dealers ; m fact this has been a red letter year for bush material, E. G, Wright, E&fl,, Ii deputed by the Education Board to visit the present A'tford Forest educational district during the cqming week (if convenient) to decide whether the present school accommodation is sufficient for the requirements of the district. This is m answer to a petition from the bay near the Iron House and from thenpe $q Taylor's. S.tveam, asking for, a side school *The residents j pj Alford Eurest and Springburu have good' accommodation already. A slight epidemic of sickness prevails at the present time, chiefly lung complaints, no doubt resulting from extreme changes, qf temperature. Mr P. Tisch, the well-known proprietor of the hotel, is laid up with a sharp attack of sciatica. Wells are much lower than usual, at this time of the year, the rainfall havln« been deficient. &

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ALFORD FOREST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2499, 23 August 1890

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ALFORD FOREST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2499, 23 August 1890

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