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Business Mem:. —Attention is directed to Mr J. T. Brown’s announcement in our advertising columns. The advertiser is prepared to supply timber of all kinds and coals at lowest current rates. He algo has fencing wire, iron, cement, etc., landing. Mr Brown’s office is in Taam street, Christchurch. A Business Man.—jA Master ton man* advertises a concert, to be by a gift distribution of furniture, valued at L 226. The admission is to be a guinea. . He evidently wishes to dispose of hig chattels by lottery, and has adopted tins novel meatn of evading the stringent pro. visions of the Gaming and Lotteries Act. Captain Jackson Barry. —Captain W. J. Barry has delivered nine lectures at Auckland and the Thames. On one occasion he was honored by the presence of ' three Maori chiefs on the stage beside him, also an old whaler whom he had met on this coast so long ago as 1335. The Captain is pushing on to the King country to interview Tawhiao and show him the Queen’s letter. Rather Mixed. —A lady who was in', want of a servant, and had advertised for one, heard a ring at the bell, and on the door being opened a young woman presented herself. “Please ma’am, Iv’e come after the place.” “ Oh, indeed. Do you attend any place of worship on Sundays?” “Yes, ma’am, always.” “Ani, pray, to what denomination do you belong?” “Please ma’am, Ido not belong to any denomination, I always goes to where the family goes. lam a family servant, ma’am. What place do you go to, ma’am ? ” The lady said she went to St. Paul’s. “Oh ! ” exclaimed • the applicant, delightedly, “ I’ve alwaysbeen longing to hear St. Paul preach. ” Holloway’s Pi lls. —Health or Wealth. No sane person would hesitate an instant in the choice between these two conditions. Now is the season to secure the former either by restoring or confirming it. These Pills ex-, pel all impurities from the system which fogs, foul vapours, and variable temperatures engender during winter ; this medicine also acts most wholesomely upon the skin by disgorging the liver of its accumulated bile, and by exciting the kidneys to more energetic action ;it increases the appetite for food and strengthens the digestive process. The stomach and liver, which most disorders originate, are fully under the control of these regenerative Pills, which act very kindly y e t most efficiently on the tende- vst bowe’s. —[Advi:.]

New Advertisements. pOISON NOTICE. After this date POISON will be laid on sections 15838, 15839, 16213, 16124 (Brown’s Farm), at Ohertaey. I BALFOUR. Ohertsey, 19th July, 1882. jll9 THE HOUNDS will MEET TO-MOR-ROW, at 2 p.m., at Mr John Corbett's, Diaby’s Bridge. F. SHURY, Hon. Sec.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 692, 19 July 1882

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 692, 19 July 1882

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