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HOW PILLS ARE MADE 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 I,'1 ,' when, vre 1 say that m England afone abp^t 5f,00p;0p6,d6c jiff o thousand ° nHillion) pills are consumed every yA* In early days pills were mad,« •lowly by hand, as the d,emand was compara< tively small. To-day they are produced ir infinitely greater rapidity by machines cspeci ally contrived for the purpose, and with grcatei accuracy, too, m the proportions of the various ngredient; employed. No form ot medication ea* bi better than pill, provided only it is intelligently prepared But right here occurs the difficulty. Easy as i may seem to make a pill, or a million of then there are really very few pills that can b< honestly commanded fpr popular use. Mosi I of them either undershoot or overshoot th< 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 on< feels dull and sleepy, and has more or less pair m the head, sides, and back, he may be sun mbis bowels are constipated, and his In slupgish. To remedy this unhappy ijta^e 0 tbmga there Is nothing like a fco'otl oathartit pill; It will act like a charm by stimulating the Hycr into doing its duty, and ridding th< digestive organs of the accumulated poisonotii matter. • • ; V Rough on RAts."— Clears out rats, mjee crotches, fliea, ants; bed-bugs, beetles, insect; sltunks, ltck«r*bbits, sparrow gophtri A

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 12 June 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 12 June 1889

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