-■ ■ ♦ — Muoh exoitement b«a been caused (sajs a London correspondent of the "Blrmlng* ham Poit") by the in'rodaotlon of a new kind of cigar into the high-class olobi of London. The ingredients of whloh It is composed remain a leoret with toi-ditant Inventors, bat the effeofc prodaaed apoa the consumers Is said to be magical. Tht softness of perfame, the aromatic flavor, and, above all, the soothing qaalltlei of this new oigar Are nnrlvalled. The one thing certain ia that there enters not an atom of tobaooo In the oompooltlon, At present It is manufactured only Jn Soot* land. It is supposed by more than " one who knows" that It was brought ovei by the Plate Indians of Ooloael Oody's troop, and It Is nothing more than the killtklUtok smoked by that tribe— the secret of whloh has long been preserved by them* !Dr Oolmaohe, who bad dwelt among them for many years, fanoled that it was mtde from the thin shavings of the willow. Tti« mediolne men alone are entrusted with Us preparation. The doctor deiotlbei it m the memoir he has left as the paoioea foe alt ills — calming the nerves end ptoourlog the most plaold sleep even In the midst of a raging fever. He never could atoartatn whether' any othet ionedltnt ■*ye the willow shivlngs Wis employed m the msnnfaotnro of the k'lUkllllok.
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THE KILLIKILLICK., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2177, 19 July 1889
THE KILLIKILLICK. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2177, 19 July 1889
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