The Opium Traffic.—Efforts, vain and futile, have at various times been made to get the opium traffic prohibited in Australia. Brave little New Zealand has already led the way in this respect, and prohibits the importation of opium, although the present Government shamefully permits a laxity of administration of the law. —" Review of Reviews."
Weather Report.—The following figures relating to the weather conditions of the month of June was taken from the record kept at the Domain Weather Station :— Rainfall—Bain was registered on 10 days, totalling 4.06 inches for the month, the heaviest total for many months past. The maximum fall was 87 points on the 19th. Frost was recorded on 16 mornings, with a maximum of 10& points on the 6th. The barometer reached its highest reading for the month on the 29th, when 30.2S inches was recorded, the lowest reading being 29.16 inches on the 3rd. The maximum temperature for the month was 69 degrees on the 21th.
Educatinc4 the Horse.-— Professor T. Lichtwark, who has recently concluded a series of very successful class lessons at Methven, has|been joined by his brother, Professor C. A. Lichtwark, who is a thoroughly experienced exponent of the Lichtwark system of horse education. Professor O. Lichtwark is to-day conducting classes at Doric. The brothers Lichtwark will shortly leave this district for Tomuka, but after completing their tour of the Southern districts will pay a return visit to Ashbmton and the surrounding localities.
Mr A. T. H. Williams is selling stationery cheap.
Twelve degrees of frost were recorded at the Domain weather station, this morning, and given a hard frost to-night, the Domain ponds should be in good skating condition to-morrow morning.
Rubber Hot Water Bottles, Horse Clippers, Horse Covers, Guns and Ammunition, Kerosene Heating Stoves, Hanging and Table Lamps, all at lowest prices, at John Orr & Co's annual sale. 5 0
Since being placed on the New Zealand market the Koyal Standard ?ills have been in great demand. The Pills may now be obtained from all chemists and in Ashburton 3 °
WANTED -Buyera to call and inspect our Large Stocks of Household Furnishings. Everything you want, from a Wooden Spoon to a Houseful of Furniture.— T. H. Undbili, & Co. Tanored Street
I "ITfT'^TED Known—That Mitcheil & I f V Tubnbb'b Great Winter Bal« oomI cienoed on Friday* at 10 o'clock,
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6611, 3 July 1905
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