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The Doctors and Cremation. —After hearing a paper on cremation, in the section of Public Health, at the Cambridge meeting of the British Medical Association, many of the members present signed the following address to the Home Secretary ;—We, the undersigned members of the British Medical Association, assembled at Cambridge, disapprove the present custom of burying the dead, and desire to substitute some mode which shall rapidly resolve the body into its component elements by a process which cannot offend the living, and may render the remains absolutely inocuous. Until some better mode is devised, we desire to promote that usually known as cremation. As this process can now be carried out without anything approaching to nuisance, and as it is not illegal, we trust the Government will not oppose the practice when convinced that proper regulations are observed, and that ampler guarantees of death having occurred from natural causes are obtained than are now required for burial. Holloway's Pills. —These Pills are more efficacious in strengthening a debilitated constitution than any other medicine in the world. Persons of a nervous habit of body, and all who are suffering from weak digestive organs, or whose health has become deranged by bilious affection, disordered stomach, or liver complaints, should lose no time in giving these admirable Pills a fair trial. Coughs, colds, asthma, or shortness of breath are also within the range of the sanative powers of this very remarkable medicine. The cures effected by these Pills are not superficial or temporary, but complete any permanent. They are as mild as they are efficacious, and may be given with confidence to delicate females and young children. Their action on the liver, stomach, and bowels is immediate, beneficial, and lasting, restoring order and health in every case.— Advt ’ 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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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 181, 1 November 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 181, 1 November 1880