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The New Zealand Shipping Company's shares are quoted m Wellington at £1 2s 6d per share. We are now making guns which cost upwards of £20,000 e*ach, and General Alderson has stated before ihe Army Estimates Committee that the oost pi firing a single shot from one of these guns would be over £200. It is by no means certain that the gun could be fired with safety ; it is Quite certain that after every 150 rounds at the utmost it would bavo to be relined. This number of rounds would oost £30,000, and then there would be the expense of repairing the gun. Could there be imagined a more ezpedilious plan of getting rid of money wholesale ? Two fearful orimes are reported from Pesth. In the one oase a tailor, named Gnadig, poured through a funnel molted lead into the right ear of his sleeping wife. Finding Bho was not dead, the wretph then, proceeded to strangle her, but was interrupted by the arrival of the neighbors, who found the un* fortunate woman still alive, but m a desperate condition. The murdorer is still at large, The other oatfe is that of a butcher, who fired a revolver at his brother-in-law, and, believing he was dead, went home and killed his viotim's obild, a baby ten months old. He then attempted to commit suioide.

Holloway's Ointment and Pills. — A spiing approaches a most favorable opportu. nity offers for rectifying irregularities, removing impurities, and erasing blemishes have arisen from the presence of matters forbad by winter from being tanspired through the pores. This searching ointment, well rubbed upon the skin, penetrates to the deeply seated organs, upon which it exerts a most wholesome and beneficial influence. Well nigh all the indigestions g ye way to this simple treatment, aided by purifyintr and aperient closes qf Holloway's Pills, round each box of which plain "instructions " are folded . Bilious disorders, loss of appetite, fulness alter eating, lassitude, gout, and rhuematism may be effectively checked m heir painful progress, and the seedg of long uffering eradicated by these remedies,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1975, 20 October 1888

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1975, 20 October 1888

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