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■ ’ “ It’s a common remark,” said an absent-minded farmer to a friend, “that misfortunes never come single,, and I have had an extraordinary proof o’ the truth o’t this morning. Some time ago I broke a pipe, and what do you think?—l hae broken anithor ane this very day.” s*. Billy, how did you lose your finger ? “ Easy enough,” said Billy. “ I suppose you did—but how ? ” “I guess you’d a’ lost yourn if it had been where'mine was. ’ .“ That don’t - answer .. my, question.” “Well, if you must know.,” said Billy, 11 1 had to cut it off, or else steal the trap,” . . . .Holloway’s Pills.— The extraordinary change of temperature prevailing in our climate is extremely trying to the delicate-chested, the weak and nervous. All troubled by these afflictions should resolve to resort _ to the strengthening and i egulating medicine immediately they perceive in themselves discomfort, of that feeling of restlessness which betokens disordered digestion and defective secretion of bile. One of Hollaway’s. Pills taken -aboutnoon and followed at bed-time by a dose sufficiently large, to act, apperiently will speedily recruit the- faulty functions, and restore order throughout the whole system. A treatment so safe in operation and so' successful in result should be. known , and practised when,, from cold and sundry other causes, disease is at. tempting to gain a vexatious footing.—-Advt.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 224, 23 December 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 224, 23 December 1880