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A correspondent at Canterbury writes: —A ourious trade has sprung up m East Kent m old and worn-out horses. They are exported to Holland, there killed, and from their flesh a popular artiole (supposed to be oonoan.. trated beef extraot) is made. Males are also m aotive request. Either m France or Belgium duty is payable on horses and. donkeys, but mules are exempt. Hanae arises a good export trade. An old mule which tbe owner parted with for SOsin Ashford market a fortnight ago was resold for £15 to m exporting agent, who disposed of it for £22 at Flashing. * • Rough on Rats." -Clears out rats', mice . roaches, flies, ants, bed-bugs, beetles, insects? > skunks, jack* rabbits, sparrows, gcpherl, Aj, hemisU and druggi p i

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2101, 4 April 1889

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2101, 4 April 1889

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