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“ Professor Agassiz has recently estimated that a man’s finger nails will grow to be 3,00 C feet long if he leaves them uncut for 1,000 years.” The next to discover is, how long a man’s nose will become in half the time if he keeps poking it into business that dosen’t concern him, and cannot be of the least use to the world in general. Will Professor Agassiz kindly say ?— Fun. The Badness of Trade.— Shopkeeper (to Commercial Traveller).—” Can’t give you an order. Quite over-stocked.” Traveller.—“ Let me, at least, show you my samples.” Shopkeeper. —“Spare yourself the trouble. I can’t look at them.” Traveller. —“ Then will you allow me to look at them myself? It is three weeks since I have even seen them.”— Funny Folks.

Edmiston, Gundry, and CoProperty Sales. Messrs, edmiston, gundry, & Co. will hold PROPERTY SALES EYERY ALTERNATE SATURDAY, At their AUCTION ROOMS, EAST STREET. Persons desirous of entering Properties for these Sales will please send particulars to EDMISTON, GUNDRY, & Co., Auctioneers. Sale at 1 o’clock. 12a Wanted. £ ATS— Wanted to PURCHASE OATS in any quantity. Send samples to Geo. Mattie, Commission Agent, near Tattersall’s, Christchurch. 460 "XTrANTED KNOWN—That C. HawVV kins, the Tinwald Bootmaker, has REMOVED to premises Opposite the Tinwald Post Office, where he is still open to Sell first-class Boots and Shoes at his usual Cheap Rates. All kinds of Boots Made and Repaired. * 805g—417c

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 132, 29 July 1880

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