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A new patent stove for the of travellers, has just been invented. It is placed on the feet, and a mustard plaster upon the head draws the heat through the whole system. “The only liberty-cap,” says a clever and witty author, “is the night-cap. In it men visit, one-third of their lives, the only land where they are free and equal. ” “ A pew for sale, commanding a beautiful view of nearly the whole congregation,” is the way a Rochester man worded his advertisement. “ Why, Hans, you have the most feminine cast of countenance I have seen.” “ Oh, yah ?” replied Hans ; “ the reason ob dat is because my mother was a voomans.” “ What branches of learning have you been pursuing to-day ?” said a father to his son. “ None in particular, sir ; but a birch branch has been pursuing me,”

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 123, 8 July 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 123, 8 July 1880