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A Sewing Machine Agent in Co cut. — The St. Bathan’s correspondent of the Dunstan Times reports a singular case heard before Major Keddell, K. M. The local constable laid an information against Mr Xiockhead,- agent for the Wertheim Sewing. Machine Company, for hawking in "Vincent County without a license. Mr Bowlatt, who defended, contended that a* his client was a servant of the firm whose machines he was selling, and as the articles he was selling came direct from his .employer's manufactory into his hands, there was no case to answer ; as anyone either by himself, a servant, or an agent, could sell and dispose of his own manufactures anywhere and everywhere without let or hindrance. Mr Lockhead, on going into the witness box, said he was the paid servant of Wertheira ; he had informed the police that no license wns required ; and, though sewing machines had been sold in the same manner for fully twelve years in the various colonies, no proceeding similar to this had ever been taken against the vendors. Major Keddell said that he could not see why the police did not make some inquiry before summoning anyone fiom Dunedin, putting them to so much expense. However, it seemed to him to be a clear enough case that no breach of the by-laws had token place. That Wertheim was the manufacturer of these machines he had no doubt, and that he carried on the business of selling them ; and also that it is quite clear that Mr Lochhead was the servant of Mr.Wertheim, and therefore did not require a license to sell his wares. The information would therefore be dismissed. Holloway’s Ointment and Pilis. — Glad Tidings. Some constitutions have tendency to rheumatism, and are through the - year home down by its protracted torture Let such sufferers bathe the afflicted parts with warm brine, and afterwards rub in this soothing Ointment. They will find it the best means of lessening their agony, and, assisted by Holloway’s Pills, the surest way of overcoming their disease. More need not be said than to request a few days’ trial of the safe arid soothing treatment, by which the disease will ultimately be completely swept away. Pains that would make a giant shudder are assuaged without difficulty by Holloway’s easy and Inexpensive remedies, which comfort by.moderating the throbbing vessels and calming the excited nerves.—Advt

New Advertisements. O T I C E. Thursday next being the PRINCE OF WALES’ BLEU HD AY and a Publ : c Holiday, The Ashburton Guardian will JTOT |JE PUBLISHED on that da^. Advertisers will kindly send in their favors early to-morrow (Wednesday). fJIQWN HALL, ASHBURTON. Lessee and Manager Prank M. Wilmott 'Stage Manager ... John Hesford Enraptured and enthusiastic audience to welcome FRANK M. WILMOTT’S I COMBINATION. TO-NIGHT (Tuesday) NOVEMBER 7, STRUCK OIL. STRUCK OIL. James Wilkinson ... ... John Stofel John Hesford ... Deacon Skinner Amy Johns Lizzie Stofel Wednesday—Benefit for the Public Library, (MILKY WHITE and ALADDIN. Thursday, November 9, Prince of bales’ Birthday, COLLEEN BAWN. COLLEEN BAWN. Seats for all parts of the house at Mr P, Clarkes Fancy Repository.- Balcony and front seats, 8s ; second, 2s ; bach, Is. T. Bx. OLAIR JONES, Agent.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 787, 7 November 1882

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 787, 7 November 1882

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