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To Prevent Lockjaw.— Every little while we hear of some one who has struck a rusty nail in his foot, or knee, or hand, or some other portion of his body, and that lockjaw resulted therefrom, of which the patient died. If every person was aware of a perfect remedy for all such wounds, and would apply it, then all such reports must cease. Th e remedy is simple, almost always on hand, and can be applied by anyone, and what is better, it is infallible. It is simply to smoke the wound, or any bruise or wound that is inflamed, with burning wool or woollen cloth. Twenty minutes in the smoke of wool will take the pain out of the worst wound ; repeated two or three times, it will allay the worst cases of inflammation arising from a wound. • ■ ‘

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 168, 16 October 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 168, 16 October 1880