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Something Wrong.—St. Matthews Church, Dunedin, is tin [a’ibad way, it Would appear from a southern contemporary. Its liabilities are very heavy, while its assets are next door to nil. Some of the liabilities, in fact, are “of sue* a pressing nature, that immediate, -hearty, and united co-operation is absolutely imperative if the church is to be kept open,” we are told. The Sunday attendance averages 1,150 ■ persons, morning and; evening, and the offertory is by no means liberally contributed to. “ The average morning offertory is L 5 2a 6d; and the evening L 7. The average coins are 4 half-crowns, 6 florins, 80 shillings, 200 sixpences. S fourpencea, ■ 145 threepences, and'9 coppers, ora total of 447 coins.” This reminds us of what a London clergyman) once'! remarked to ns. “ Until I heoame-incumbent of St. Givlittle’s,” said .the reverend gentleman, “I had no idea there wore so many three-penny pieces in -mxcQlation.t!'! f; : : Hoixoway’S ’ Ointment and Pllls. Diseases of the Bowels, —A remedy, which has been tested and proved in a , thousand diffident Ways, capable of eradiating poisonous taints from nlcers and healing them up, merits " a trial‘hf its 1 capacity for extracting the internal corruptions from the bowels. On rubbing Holloway’s Ointment repeatedly onr the abdo- : men a rash appears, and as it thickens the alvine irritability subsides. Acting as a deri- - votive, this unguent draws to the surface, releases the tender intestines from all acrid matters,'and prevents inflammation, dysentery, and piles, far which -blistering was the oldfashioned, T though successful treatment, now - from its painfulness fallen into disuse, the discovery fir this Ointment having proclaimed a • enieay possessing equally derivative, yet, per- : fecttypaihless powers.—[Advt.]

—wanted Knows, that Mr F. Mato, is a Oash Purchases of ns in any quantity, at £3 per ton. Ft Mato, Hampstead Bone 884 b

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 496, 19 November 1881

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 496, 19 November 1881