■ ' ■■• HOW PILLS ARE MADE t _____ ' 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 nauieous, 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 are consumed ; every ye* In early days pills were made slowly by hand, as the demand was comparatively small. To-day they are produced m i infinitely greater rapidity by machines especi ally contrived for the purpose, and with greaie accuracy, too, m the proportions of thevariou , ngredients employed. ' ' No form of medication caw be better than pill, provided only it is intelligently prepared But right here occurs the difficulty. Easy as 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 I' 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 leu pain m the head, sides, and back, he may be sure mhis bowels are constipated, and his liv 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 the accumulated poisonous matter. " Rough on Itch.— ••Rough oa Itch* cures skin bamors, eruptions, ring worm, tetter, salt rheu n, frosted feet, chilblains, itch, ivy po son, barber's itch. Rough en Catarrh. — Corrects offensivo dors at once. Comp ete cure of worst chronice cases ; also unequaled as gargle for diphtheric ore throat, foul W^th 4 Rough on Piles."— Why suffer Piles, mmediate relief and complete cure guaes teed. Ask for "Rough on Piles." Surerafor itching, orotruding, bleeding, or an cur o Piles. LOST at TWald Sa'eyarda oa TUESDAY I«?t, a young Blaok and Tan Sheep Dog, with 1889 collar. toward on application to " Mail " Office or MBS 0. SARGIBSON, 7°loo Waterton. RELIGH.TB/LBD, ALLAN AND 00. BANKRUPT 3. ALL Book Dabte Iq the Ashbartoo Branoh of the Estate mask, bs ptlcl to me at onoe, at my office, By order, 7tU3 J. 0. DUNOAN. PIGEON SHOOTING. FOB SALE r about 30 Pairs Pigeon* ; saleable for Pigeon Matches Apply Gaardian Office. 7 116 ASHBC/KTO-N 00 ON I V OOUNOCL. mENDERS are invited foe WATER. X RAOE, River Road, W*k»nul. Water R*nger will Bhow Goatmotors the proposed work, starting from janotlon of Beaoh And Ktver Roads, at 10 a.m., Fbidat, 26th July, »nd tenders to be m by 11 a.m, SATURDAY 27 th Jaly. WILLIAM BAXTER, 7*115 County Engineer. FONEKAL NOTICE. THE friends of Mb Johk Kane, are reßpeot'uUy informed that the funeral of bis late child, Winnifbkd, will move from his residence, Uhuroh Ntreer, Hampatead, at 2 o'clock on SUNDAY, the 21st inst, for the Ashburton Cemetery. BAKER BROS., 7 114 Undertakers. 'The Corner." w. ■"— Stock-taking Sale JLLt or DEAPEBY AND C CLOTHING o '""■-. HEAVILY OVERSTOCKED L T Many Lines NEW GOODS HALF-PBIOE. I __ ALL GOODS BKDDOBD. 1 E ; R " THE CORMR." > . ,t ;e ■ ■ ir '. - TO FARMERS, GARDENERS. AND OTHERS. * FIELD TR^AL of Howard'i Digging i, t\_ Plough will be held at Mr H. 5 Hunt's Grass Paddook, Wakanui Road §y his kind permiislon) on TUESDAY ext at 2 p.m. This Plough hai been extensively adopted m other districts, and those sold 1, m this Dlatiiot ha?e given unqualified ■athfaotlon. All pordlally inyited. J?¥. RESTELL,
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