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HOW PILLS ARE MADI& The Custom of taking medicine m the form of pills dates far back m history. The object is to enable us to swallow easily m a condensed form disagreeable and nauseous, but very useful, drugs. To what vast dimensions pill taking has grown may be imagined, when we say that m England alone about 2,000,000,000 two thousand million) pills a<*e consumed every year. In early days pills were made slowly by hand, as the demand was comparatively small. To-day they are produced m infinitely greater rapidity by machines especially contrived for the purpose, and with greater accuracy, too, m the proportions of the various iagredients employed. No form ot medication oan be better than a pill, provided only it is intelligently prepared. But right here occurs the difficulty. Easy as it may seem to make a pill, or a million of them, there are really very few pills that can be honestly commended for popular use. Most of them either ' undershoot or overshoot the mark. As everybody takes pills of some kind; it may be well to mention what a good, safe, and reliable pill should be. Now, when one feels dull and sleepy, and has more or less pain m the head, sides, and back, he may be sure bis bowels 'are constipated, and his liver sluggish. To remedy this unhappy state of things there is nothing like a good cathartic pill. It will act like a charm by stimulating the liver into doing its duty, and ridding the digescive organs of the accumulated poisonous matter. But the good pill does not gripe and pain us, neither does it make us sick and miserable for a few hours or a whole day. It acts on the entire glandular system at the same time, else the after-affects of the pill will be worse than the disease itself. Tne griping caused by most pills is the result of irritating drugs which .they contain. Such pills are harmful, and should never be used. They sometimes even produce hemorrhoids. Without having any particular desire to praise one pill above another, we may, nevertheless, name Mother Seigel's Pills, manufactured by the well-known house of A. J. White, Limited, 35, Farringdon Road, London, and now sold by all chemists and medicjne vendors, as the only one we know of that actually possesses every'desirable qualjty. They remove the pressure upon the brain, correct the liver, and cause the bowe's to act with ease and regularity. They never gripe or produce the slightest sickness of the stomach, or any other unpleasant feeling or symptom. Neither do they induce further constipation, as nearly all other pills do. As a furihey and. crowning merit, Mother Seigel's Pills ar covered with a tasteless and harmless coating which pauses them to resemble pearls, thu rendering them as pleasant to the palate a they are effective m curing disease. If yo haye a severe cold ans are threatened with fever, with pains m the head, back and limbs one or two doses will break up the cold an prevent the fever. A coated tongue, with brackish taste m the mouth is caused by fou matter m the stomach. A dose of Seigel' Fills will effect a speedy cure. Often-time, partially decayed food m the stomach and bowels, t produces sickness, nausea, etc. Cleanse the bowels with a good dose of these pills and good health will follow. Unlike many kinds of pills, they do not make yqu feel worse before you arc bgtter, They are, without doubt, the best family physic ever discovered." They • remove all obstructions to the natural functions m either sex without any unpleasant effects.

Public »osiee, pHABLES DBADDELL ESTATE, HOUSE, L^ND AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT. Licensed Land Broker, and Sworn Valuator under the "Land Transfer Act, 1885" Agent for the National Fire Insurance Company, Rents and debts collected. Several Farms and Houses for Sale or to Let. Buenett Street (opposite the Aroade.) 2*Bl " THE PROPERTY ASBE9&MENT AOT, 1885," AND " THE RATING AOT, 1882," SECTION 3. Proper tytsx Department, Wellington, Ist February, 1889. IT is hereby notified that the Statements of Values of all Distrlots In the County of Aehbnrton have been deposited for public inspection at the tfftoes of the several looal bodies. J, SPERREY, 2 79 Property-tax Commissioner. LOOAL FRUIT. " aOOD Plums for preserving, pioke fresh from the trees as soon as i 6 a d locally grown ; not like the imported onea that are only half ripe and yet damaged m transit, being so long on the road. Fresh plucked fruit is the only sort fit or jam. Good Kidney Potatoes at tho lowest Market Rates, A. W. EANDELL, 2*39, Fruit Qrqwer, Town Hall. NEW COA£H HOUTE. G, H. Allison, PROPRIETOR of Methven Livery Stables, begs to Inform the public of the Methyen and Aibbarton Dlstrlots, that be has started running a Pasienger Coach from Methven to A'hbarton on Tuesdays and Saturdays, leaving M«tbv«s at 8.16 a.ra. and the Somerset Hotel, Ashburton, at 4 30 p.m. Fares, ilngle, 4ij returns, 6», ParoaU tp4 ordtti o«ef qlly attended to,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2070, 22 February 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2070, 22 February 1889