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Play spades if you would win potatoes ; play clubs if you would deal with a ruffian ; play hearts if you would win friendship : play diamonds if j'ou would win a woman. . Husband—“ Mary, my love, this a;,pie dumpling is not half done.” Wife—“ Well, finish it then, my dear. ” Popping the Question in Typos,— Tyrolean maidens are by old custom spared the necessity of giving the tongue to their “Aye” or “No.” The first time a young man pays a visit as an avowed suitor he brings with him a bottle of wine, of wdiich lie pours out a glass and offers it to the object, of his affections. In any case she will not refuse it point blank —that would be too gross an insult ; but, should the wooer not be agreeable to her, or his declaration come a little too prematurely, she declines the proffered wine, pleading that it looks sour, or that wine disagrees with her, or any other excuse the femine ingenuity may suggest. If she likes the lad and is equal to owning it, she empties the glass, taking care not to spill any of the wine, for, if she does so, or the glass or bottle be broken, it is an unhappy omen. “ They have spilt the wine between them,” say the peasants when a marriage turns out badly. ” Holloway’s Pills.—Let the Sick take heed.—The stomach is the commissariat of the physical system. It furnishes the material sustenance of every organ. If disordered, the whole "body languishes; but however severely it may be affected, its tone and vigor may always be restored by a course of these irresistible Pills; biliousness, indigestion, liver complaints, and other disorders of the stomach can easily be cured by the use of Holloway’s Pills. Thousands attest this assertion, and no sufferer who, has ever tried them will deny their supreme efficacy. In every case of stomach disease, from the mildest case of dispepsia to the disorder of both liver and stomach, from the nausea of the free liver to the vomiting accompanying ulcerated stomachs, these Pills immediately relieve, and by perseverance effectually cure.—Adyt. I

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 215, 13 December 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 215, 13 December 1880