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Exhibitions. ASHBRUTON HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. Second Annual Show. SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 1881. The following Special Prizes are offered 5 ' at the coming Show, viz.. Best Grape Vine, grown in pots or boxes—l6s,, given by T. Bullock, Esq. ' Best specimen of Fuschia (open to all) —ss.,- given by Mr. Poyntz. Best collection of Gladioli—los. Gd., given by Mr. Jacobson. ; Best collection of Fruit (amateurs only) —lst prize, 10s. Gd.; second prize, 55.; given by Mr. T, Sealy. Best brace of Cucumbers—7s. Gd., given by Mr. Simmonds. Heaviest Pumpkin—7s. Gd., given by Mr. Davison. Best three. Pot Plants in Flower (amateurs only)—7s. Gd., given by Mr. G. 'Smith. Best Decorated Epergne (open to all) — 7s. Gd., given by Mr. Smith. Best two Double Fuschias (one light, one’ dark) —7s. Gd., given by Mr. Poyntz. Best collection of Auriculas (in pots)— 7s. Gd., given by Mr. Broomfield. Best tri-colored Geranium 7s. Gd., given by Mr. Mayo. Best six Window Plants—2ls., given by Mrs. C, Purnell. Best Hand Bouquet (to be made in the Showroom by Girls under 14 years of age)—A Handsome Workbox, given by Mr. C. Hardy. Special entries are required for all special prizes except Mr. T. Sealey’s prize for best collection of fruit; Entries of exhibits for competition will close at noon on Friday, March 4th. This ride will he strictly enforced. Entries for exhibition only will be received up to 9 a. m. on the morning of Saturday, March sth. S. E. POYNTZ, ,891: Horn Sec.

For Sale. O R S A L E. A DEEDING TWINE BINDER, almost new ; has only cut a few acres, and can be seen working. Apply to 7a ERIEDLANDER BROS. Poyntz & Go. HAVE FOR SALE, on advantageous and easy terms of payment, the following , A HIGHLY-IMPROVED Farm of 600 Acres, Within easy distance of Ashburton. Large Dwelling-house, Stable* and : all necessary Outbuildingal Running Creek through the property. MONEY for investment, oh -approved security, in sums of £SO and upwards, at current rates 595

Medical. S SOOTHING POWDERS FOR i CHILDREN CUTTING TEETH. ; CAUTION TO PURCHASERS, The value of this well-known Family-Medi-cine has been largely tested in all parts of the world, and by all grades of society, for upwards of FIFTY YEARS. Its well-earned extern give sale has induced SPURIOUS IMITA; TIONS, some of which in OUTWARD APPEARANCE so closely resemble the original as to have deceived many purchasers. The proprietor therefore feels it due to the public to give a special caution against the use of SUCH IMITATIONS. Purchasers are therefore requested carefully to. observe/ the .four Tallowing: distinctive characteristics, without which none are genuine : 1st —In every case the words JOHN STEEDMAN, CHEMIST, WALWORTH,: SURREY, are engraved on the Government Stamp affixed to each packet. 2nd—Each Single Powder, has directions for the dose, and the words, John Steedman, Chemist, Walworth, Surrey, printed thereon. . 3rd —The name, Steedman, is always spelt with two EE’s. 4th —The manufacture is carried on solely at Walworth, Surrey. Sold in Packets by all Chemists and Medicine Vendors. Sold by Kempthorne, Prosser and Co., Auckland. . 03 TT/110 ■ Mrs. WINSLOW? As this » » question is frequently asked, we shall simply say that she isa lady who for upwards of thirty' yeaVs : lias untireingly devoted her time and talents as a female physician and nurse, principally among) children. She has especially studied the: constitution and wants of this numerous class, and, as a result of this effort and; practical knowledge obtained in a lifetime; as nurse and physician, she has com-' pounded a SOOTHING SYRUP for Children. It operates like magic, l and health, and is, moreover, sure to regulate the bowels. In consequence 1 ofthis article, Mrs. Winslow is becoming-world-renouned as a benefactor of Hex') race. Children certainly do rise: up and bless her. Especially is this the case in this city. Vast quantities of the Soothing Eyrup are daily Sold arid used here, ; We think Mrs Winslow has immortalised her name by this invaluable article, and we sincerely believe that thousands, of children have been saved from ah : early grave by its timely use, and that millions yet unborn will share its benefits and unite in calling, her blessed, No mother has discharged her duty to her suffering little one; in our opinion, until she has given it the benefit of Mrs. Winslow’s .-Soothing Syrup. Try it mothers, try it now.— Ladies’ Visitor, New York City.

Advice to mothers.—Are you broken in your rest by a sick child, suffering with the -pain of nutting teeth I Go at once to the chemist and get a bottle of Mrs. WINSLOW’S SOOTHING i SYRUP. It will relieve the poor sufferer immediately. It is perfectly harmless ; I it produces . quiet; by jelievi ing the, child froiri3pain,? andi the little i cherub awakes “ as bright as a button. ” :It has been in use in America, and is ' highly recommended by medical men. It is very pleasant' to take;: it sooths the ■ child ; it softens the gums, allays all pain, relieves wind, regulates the bowels, and is the best known remedy for dysentry land diarrhoea,! whether :i arising from i eething or other causes. Be sure and ask for Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup, and see that “ Curtis and Perkins, New York -arid London, v is : on the outside ■wrapper. No mother should be without iit. Sold by all medicine dealers, at Is. Ijjd.—Depot, 493, Oxford street.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 263, 8 February 1881

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 263, 8 February 1881