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A Remarkable Sword.—There is now in the Museum in the city of Mexico a remarkable sword made from an aerolite or meteor that fell in the State of Durango, Mexico. A Mexican gentleman sent to General Ord, of the United States army, a small slab or tablet, about an inch thick and six inches square, which was sawn out of the meteor. It resembled iron, and, in fact, was what is known as 'meteoric iron. The piece weighed 21b. General Ord sent it on to the national armoury at Springfield, to be worked up into a sword. Considerable trouble was experienced in annealing the meteoric iron, but at last they succeeded. The sword is a small straight blade, and is a fancy dress sword, the mounting representing an eagle with the olive branch and arrows. Holloway’s Pills.—lmportant for the Delicate.—lt is difficult to determine which is the more trying to the human constitution—the damp, cold days of the autumn and winter, or the keen, dry, easterly winds of springs Throughout the seasons good health may be maintained by occasional doses of Holloway’s Pills, which purify the blood and act as wholesome stimulants to the skin, stomach, liver, bowels, and kidneys. This celebrated medicine needs but a fair trial to convince the ailing and desponding that it will restore and cheer them without danger, pain, or inconvenience, as by a timely recourse to them the first erring function may be reclaimed, suffering may be soared and life saved.—Advt. Gazette in Bankruptcy. V. R. jr OTIOE —The Ashburton Guardian Gazette for all notices under the Debtors and Creditors A rtf Public Notices. £5 Beward. fpiHE above reward will be paid to anyX one who will give information that will lead to the conviction of the person who took away a Grey MARE from one of the Anama paddocks on the night of Wednesday, the 23rd inst. W. S. PETER. Anama, 26th Feb., 1881. 187 a fp O FARMERS. We are BUYERS of WHEAT, OATS, BARLEY, and all kinds of Produce, or will make LIBERAL ADVANCES against Grain for shipment to England or colonies. Cornbags supplied. A. MOORE & CO, 199 a ‘ t Christchurch.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 281, 1 March 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 281, 1 March 1881

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