Anniversary Day. —The thirty-first anniversary of the Province of Canterbury was observed to-day in a very unostentatious way by the public of Ashburton. Although a holiday to all intents and purposes, there seemed to be nothing in the way of amusements to attract attention, if we except the cricket match between the West Canterbury Association and the Ashburton County Club. A few persons only, however, were attracted to the match, the windy nature of the day making it rather unpleasant to be out of doors, and so probably preventing any one inclined to witness the match. The town itself presented a very deserted appearance, and business was entirely suspended.
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Holloways Ointment and Pills.— Notable Facts. —Intense heat augments the annoyances of skin disease and encourages the development of febrile disorders; therefore they should, as they can, be remove by these deteigent and purifying preparations. In stomach complaints, liver affections, pains, and spasms of the bowels, Holloway’s ungent well rubbed over the affected part immediately gives the greatest ease, prevents congestion and in« flammation, checks the threatening diarrhoea and averts incipient cholera. The poorer inhabitants in large cities will find these remedies to be their best friends when any pestilence rages, or when from unknown causes eruptions, boils, abscesses, or ulcerations point put the presence of taints or impuri'ies within the system, and call for instant and effective curative medicines. — [Advt]
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 510, 16 December 1881
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 510, 16 December 1881
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