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Selling off Sales. — A sale of surplus stock consisting of drapery, etc., takes place on Friday next. Particulars will be found elsewhere. Tenders. —Several tenders for harvest work are invited, and notilications to this effect are to be found in our advertising columns. Bazaar. —A bazaar in aid of the Catholic Church building fund is to be held during the month, at the Town Hall. From all accounts, we believe it will be a great success. Guiteau’s Letters. —Guiteau’s mail is every day very large, and consists mostly of postal cards. Some writers condemn him to hell; others volunteer to Jm his counsel for the sake of notoriety* One Texas man sends him a bundle of switches with which to whip himself to death. A Georgia man wants to be hangman. There ate pictures also. Guiteau is not aware that these things are sent to him. “The Chemical Lung. ” —The deodorising punkah, or chemical lung (says; Truth), has not come a moment too 500 n,.: It is cheap, effective, universally wanted, and of universal application, and yet, if I am not much mistaken, its simplicity is against it. The simple ‘ ‘ wash and clean ’’j never tickles the public like a mystic nostrum of an expensive machine. The chemical lung is simply a rough towel, drenched, and kept saturated with carbolic acid or caustic soda in solution. This waved punkah-like in a sick room purifies the air in a very short time. At what a. trifling cost could our crowded city , work-; rooms, full of young girls or pale-faced tailors, craving for oxygen, be made sweet and wholesome. i

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 525, 4 January 1882

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 525, 4 January 1882

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