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— — +. "Dr Chase's Receipt Book ond Family Physician" Ifl the title of nn exceedingly usosul work, or; era forwhich ore now being token m tho district by Mr MPhoe, tho canvasser, it is tbe work of a renowned ond lately deceased Amorican medico, who beside 1 earning a high reputation for hia general knowledge and professional skill appjnrs to hove had a mania for collecting all kinds of useful receipts. The book .beforo us is of large size, strongly bound m oilskin cove s, which can bo washed and scrubbed like a table and ore impervious to damp. There are nearly a thousand pages of closely-printed reading matter, l nd J" 11 ? 10 .000 receipts. A considerable pc#!on of the book is devoted to the preservation of health, the tr otment of the sick, and family matters of great intersst to married people, particulalry women. ™3re are chapters on diet, nursing, the management of children, and scores of pages are devo cd to prescriptions which Dr Cba o has used m his own practice for all kinds of ailmonts. Then there 'are interesting articles on bathing, hot water treatment, i ii euro » diet M medicine, and man. new devices that have been tried with moro or lea success m tho treatment of ills th.t affect n great portion of humanity. Next come the arts and sciences. m °?,°lZ ' J 1 ? mecn anio, tho manufacturer, tho artist will all find hundre s of useful receipts applicable to his trade or profession ready to his had. There U hardly ad article imported, the composition and manufacture of which is nt fully otocloscd. We rocommend Dr Chase's book to a place m every household. To the average man and woman wha can read plain English it will be found worth its weight m gold. It is a complete library of most valuable information, and is sold for the prico' of two or three cheap yellowbacks. The success attending the three editions of the former works of Dr Chase has been bo great that over a million and a halt oopiaa hare beon sold. Orders left at this office or at the Commercial Hotel will receive Mr M'Phee*s prompt

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DR CHASES RECEIPT BOOK., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2221, 9 September 1889

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DR CHASES RECEIPT BOOK. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2221, 9 September 1889

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