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The "British Medical Journal" is informed ]ry telegraphic doapatoh ll^it, an official report to fclie Italian Government denies the existence in Mantua and the Italian provinces of the disease spoken of as La, Nona. There wore four case 3 which gave rise to the report; three were cases of coma find dolirlum follow ing typhoid, the fourth was a case of influenza. Owing to the immense diminution of common criminalsl in Ireland, not only has it become'necessary to close five-sixths of the bridewells, one-half of the large local prisons, \ and to abolish .Spike Island and Lusk, but I the Government has left inoperative a scheme for erecting a public worlds prison far convicts —so great has been the recent decrease of such criminals. There has been a collapse of crime.—" Tablet." The master of a school situated in one of the lowest .parts of the metropolis took "The Sea" as the subject of a "Friday afternoon " lesson. In the course of the lesson lie asked, '" What should you think jt is, my lads, which makes the sea so salt?" Presently a little collarless and shoeless urchin raised his hand and answered, "Soldiers an' bloaters, sir!" "Soldiers'' is the popular mime for red herrings. The annual meeting of ratepayers of the Upper Ashburton Road Board was held in the Board's office, Tinwald, on Tuesday, May 6th, 18P0; present a moderate number of ratepayers, also Messrs McLean (chairman of the Board) and Messrs Harper and Stitt. The annual report was read and on the motion of Mr R. Miller, seconded by "Mr D. Oliver, was adopted. Votes of thanks were passed to the chairman and members and the meeting adjourned. A commercial traveller came-to a ■ small town in Scotland the other day, and wanted to go to church on the Sunday evening. For a companion the boot 3of the hotel went with him. Being late, the preacher was giving out his text as they entered—"Jesus I know, and Paul I know, but who are ye ?" Being disturbed by their entrance, the preacher gave out his text again, when boots got up, touched his brow, and said, "Please, sir, I am boots from The Queen's and this is a vinegar traveller from Birmingham." :

The particulars of an interesting elopement case have been divulged. A draper's assistant residing at Napier, sometime ago became enamored of a young lady, and ,it -was arranged that they should proceed to Sydney together in the Jubilee, sailing from Wellington on Wednesday. The draper, a married man with one child, proceeded to Wellington some time ago, and to avert suspicion the lady was to folloM' at leisure. After the draper's departure frequent letters passed. These were torn up by the recipient, and the wife secured scj'aps which were thrown in a corner, and from 'them Learned her husband's ) programme and address. He has since been I arrested on a charge of wife desertion,

I'Jie best medicine khown is SANDER and SONS' EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Test its eminent powerful effects in coughs, colds, jnfraenza, etc.—the relief i '■'■'' Thonsaiwls give the most ■ •. inony. His Majesty the King of Italy, and medical syndicates all over the globe arc its patrons, head the official reports that accompany each lx)tj>le. Mosler, M.D., Professor University, (Sriefpwald, reports ; — The Eucalypti Extract prove . „■■"" ■''.'■ cessful iv very severe ■ ■ .' ■ , , spiains, wouiKls, scaldings, broken ribs, and limbs. ("Medical Journal," Nov., 1881.) In diseases of the kidneys, either active congestion or •suppression, (uroanai) or albumi--1 nuria, dropsy, lithargy, nothing will equal pi. its action Eucalypti Extract. Doses, five i.9 sjx drops, Mosler, M.D., Professor, /Jviofsjvtyld, reports :—Dipiitlicria. Tonsils".' ''.-."■ . ' ■ ■ 'presenting \ ulcers v/l^ 1"- -J ■■•..■■■ ' od m four-' 1 teen days. Surgical wmio oi rroi. M*lnvyve, College of Physick ' v ~.~-. . «. Louis—Scirrhus"of J'>: "■ :'■ lypti Extract employed. No swellmg, heat, • ' or discoloration, (Hired in fourreeu days. —(Advi,) I •

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2424, 8 May 1890

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