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Beaten by the Boys. —A good tale is going the rounds of cricketing circles in England respecting a certain Lancashire professional and county cricket _ player. The garrison at Preston had a cricketing engagement with Rossal school to fulfil, and being short of bowling talent, secured the services of the player in question, who was enlisted for the day with the rank of “full private,” and the nom de guerre of Jones. The unsuspicious schoolboys went in to bat in that happy but delusive confidence which ignorance can alone inspire. Were they got out for five, or six, or ten, or some such insignificant total, making a most disastrous display of themselves 1 Not they ! The atrocious miscreants stayed in all day, and scored 398 off the county player and his military “pals.” One desperate villian obtained 205 “to his own cheek,” and now that prominent professional swears and declares that he will in future fight shy of tender schoolboy teams. Holloway’s Ointment and Pills.— The finest remedies in the world for bad legs, old wounds, sores, and ulcers. If used according to directions given with them there is no wound, bad legs, or ulcerous sore, however obstinate or long standing, but will yield to their healing and curative properties. Numbers of persons who have been patients in several of the large hospitals and the care of eminent snrgeons, without deriving the slightest benefit, have then thoroughly cured by Holloway’s Ointment and Pills. For glandular swellings, tumours, scurvy, and diseases of the skin there is no medicine that can be used with so good in effect. In fact, in the worst forms of disease, dependent upon the condition of the blood, these medicines, if used conjointly, e rresistible.

THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN, Price One Penny, [AN be obtained from the following 1 Agents, who will receive orders. ; 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. THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN. in the Country are Particularly requested to communicate with the Publishers if their papers are not properly addressed. The number of Subscribers has increased so rapidly that unless, great care is taken in giving orders as to address and how to be sent, the papers may be left at the wrong place. All orders will receive prompt attention.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 180, 30 October 1880

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