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The Grevmouth Patriotic Association . passed a resolution —" That the Minister be wired requesting the condition preventing soldiers using the" privilege pass during Easter or. any other holidaybe withdrawn, and if/ as the railway authorities assert, there is insufficient accommodation for soldiers in addition to the general public, that the soldiers should have preference."—Press Association. A herring drifter at Lowestoft, England, secured the record of £10,240 during the past fishing season. Another. . made £9800, and several averaged £8000. Some fishermen, for three,., months' work, took from £350 to £400,. . and it has been a common thing for a lad to take over £100 for three months. " " If you found your dogs had been worrying sheep, what would . you do , with them ?" a. veteran drover . was asked in the Feildin- Court during the hearing of a claim for damages. "They ouerht to be shot," was the reply. "Supposing you sent them to the salevards, what woiild you do with them?" "Well. I wouldn't tell them about sheep worrying." "Oh," exclaimed counsel. "I didn't think you drovers would take each other down." "We're like you lawyers !" retorted witness, to the accompaniment of laughter from the Court.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9574, 1 April 1919

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9574, 1 April 1919