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Fifty pounds a leaf is a tolerably high figure for the produce of the vegetable kingdom, yetfthis is what a small plant fetohed reoently at an auction. The ohoioe Bpeoimen m question possessed but three leaves jp all, and therefore was knocked down to tbe cheerful purohaser at the modest price of £150. The name of the plant was almost as long as tbe figure, and the sapling has gone aoroas the Atlantio to graoe the conservatory of some wealthy Amerioan. ; Keating's Powder destroys both moth, fleae j beetles, and all other insects, while quite I harmless to domestic animals. In exterminating beetles, the success of this powder is extraordinary. It is jjerfectly clean m application. See the article you purchase is Keatings as imitations Jarc noxious and ineffectual Sold m tins, is, 6d, and as 6d_by »11 chemist* i." 1 - 1 ■ i' ■■" i" IJI " *"**mrrmm FOUUND-~Oart Harness. Owner oan bave same by paying oost of advertisement— Apbly Office of this paper. 344 FOR SALE— A first-olass Dairy Oow, springing to oslve. Oan be strongly reoommended. To be seen at Mr Sealy's, Tinwald Nursery.— Apply D, Thomas, Ashborton. 3*43 WAKANUI ROAD BQARD. NOTIOE. ALL RATE 3 UnjTald by Maroh 16th will be Sued for without further notioe. 3 23 By ORDER. ODDFELLOWb' HALL. AMY VAUGHAN'S OAP AND JACKET OOMPANY. GREiTSUpOESB. to-nightT^o-itcght, ENTIRE ohange of programme, including Sparkling BURLESQUE, the Village belle. Admission : Front Seats, 3s ; Second, 3s ; Back Seats, Ib, Doors open at 7.80. Saats may be reserved at W ganger*. B*3

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2081, 7 March 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2081, 7 March 1889