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Octopus in a New Sphere. —Readers of Victor Hugo’s powerful novel, “ Toilers of the Sea,” will have grim recollections of the devil fish. Hugo’s countrymen have established an “industry” drawing its supplies from the octopus tribe. Demi fish are now sold in Paris under the name of tinned lobsters ! Masters’ Responsibility. —According to the American Lav) Journal, the American law makes the master liable for the result of accidents which have resulted from—l. Negligence in subjecting the servant to the risk of injury from defective or unsafe machinery, buildings, premises, or appliances. 2. Negligence in subjecting him to the risk of injury from unskilful, drunken, or negligent, or otherwise unfit follow-servants. 3. Negligence, where the master, or his vice-principal personally interferes, and either does or commands the doing of the act which caused the injury. Holloway’s Pills. —The blood being the ery essence of health and life it is most essential that it should be thoroughly purifiedybeiore the depressing influences of winter displasthemselves. These Pills will accomplish thi purification in a safe and satisfactory manner, and out the circulation in that desirable condition, which alone can rightly form flesh, bone, muscle, nerve, and skin. Capricious appetites, ft’iak digestions, torpid livers, and irregular bowels are corrected by this potent medicine, which may be truly said to induce “a sane mind in a sound body.” Holloway’s Pills possess the remarkable property of cleansing without weakening. While purifying they are strengthening and adding to those enjoyments of life which health and vigor can alone bestow.— Advt.

THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN, Piiice One Penny, CAN be obtained from the following Agents, who will receive orders, H. M. Jones F. Clark D. Williamson M. Guinney M. Atkinson G. Leadley Lawry and Son J. Lambie Vm. Cox W. Harris J. Davison J. Stephens T. E. Tomlinson ... P. Tisch A. R. Markham & Co. M. Hudson J. Bowick The Triangle East Street East Street Wakanui Seafield Wakanui Cre A Seafield Kyle Rakaia Winslow Westerfield Alford Forest Mount Someia Snread Eagle ■Jnertsey Waterton Mayfield Intending Subscribers' will please fill up forms, which can be obtained from any of the above Agents. They will also oblige by stating on the back of the order to which agent they pay, their subscriptions.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 178, 28 October 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 178, 28 October 1880