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by the family elicited no solution of th c mystery, but eventually this young person hit upon a possible explanation thereof. "I think, Mrs ," she said (it is noticeable in this connection that there no "mistresses" in New Zealand) " I have found out how these tumblers came to break," and then she proceeded to demonstrate how she polished the inside of the -glasses in tlio usual manner by inserting a. hand around which a cloth was wrapped,, dexterously turning cloth and glass until cleanliness and brightness were effected, 1 "and," she added, "in doing this I must have cut the glass with my diamond ring \ The Continental gossip of the " Glasgow Herald " writes :—What will the German Emperor do next 1 is now the general cry. He has clone so many startling things already and takes such an evident delight in making men's tongues wag, that nobody would be much surprised if he were to propose a Congress for universal disarmament. Men have already become convinced that he is sincerely religious, and that he has no ambftion for bloodshed. A, little time ago, wishing to realise the sensation of a soldier on guard, he put nimself on duty for twenty-four hours in an extemporised guard-room within his own garden at Potsdam, and stood sentry during four spells of two hours each' during that time. He wore the uniform of a private soldier, carried a rifle, and ate of the soldier's ordinary fare. But unlike Peter the Great, who did these things often enough, in real earnest—mixing with other soldiers and lying down beside them—William II took his little diversion all alone. No officer came to relieve him; and, in fact, only ona; or two persons of his entourage were aware of what he- was doing until he had done it.. When .the whole thing; ..was :over, he 'was asked how he h ' •: : ■;. ' ' '. V. .. ■ -.syat night, and he ■.■■> .■■■. i ■■ i ■. ■ ■ : .king all the time how many millions of poor wretches have gone through the drudgery of military life Avhile loathing it", and have got killed in wars for the causes of which they did not care a button.

T ~OST, G~rey Pony Mare, 3 years old, , I J about 14 hands high, branded 69 under saddle. Finder, rewarded by returning to Reid and Guay. 6*92 ~ T~ . NOTICE. D'r'EITClC Tailor, begs to • A J intimate to his numerous friends and' customers that he has REMOVED to Buildings, Moore Street, next 4o Royal Hotel, where he will be glad to meet old friends and customers, and new ones are welcome. 6 96 C O_AL —REDUCTION IN PRICE— /"CONSIDERABLE Reductions in price \_J ' or" COAL from this date, to STRICTLY CASH Customers. Apply G*9s JOHN G. RESTELL. rrISCH'S Mail Coach runs from Alford I Forest Hotel to Springburn Railway Station daily, leaving the Forest at 7 a.m. and arriving at Springburn in time for the train to Ashburt^n, "ashburson coursing club. AN open meeting will be held on WEDNESDAY, July 2. Entries Close on TUESDAY, July 1, at the Somerset Hotel, Ashburton, at NINE p.m. All-aged Stake, £2. Puppy Stake, £1 JAMES PURCHASE, 6| X 4 Hon. Secretary. / \NE Box of Clark's B 41 Pills is v../ warranted to cure all discharges from the urinary organs in either sex (acquired or constitutional), gravel and pains in the back. Guaranteed free from mercury. Sold in boxes 4s 6d each, by all chemists and patent medicine vendors. Sole proprietors, The Lincoln and Midland Counties Drug Co., Lincoln, England. For sale by the wholesale Houses. npHE UNDERSIGNED having secured 1 a large block of Good Bush Land at Alford Forest, are now prepared to supply Farmers, Contractors and others with any quantity of fencing materials, viz : Heart Posts, Heart Stakes, Sheepyard Rails, Straining Posts, and also Firewood. Delivery can be had at a very convenient place, or Orders may be sent by rail front Springburn Railway Station. GREEN BROS., 54.173 Springbum Post Office. ___ \/f & NY yean since we had the pleasnre to i.?JL Introduce to the public the BUFFALO BA.TEOGBI&OUIT&.now 10 eitenaively ?e; in the principal kennel* of the world. fiin.-.c that time we baTe made many ircpor'.r.Ttt lirproTemont3 in their manufacture •— aproTi menta not of the nature of of vegetable corspo' ndß which may be added to any fooi ■ t a trifling coot, but of the nature to produos good bard flesh and muscle, ingredients which no other Baacnit or Dog Fotd possesses, and for whjch we have received numerous medal' md high commendations, amonßßt which we any mention that of Professor Dr Zurn, wh' \ftc-t mac? oarefsl analyses and experiment? these biscuit* to bo of tho greatoit excellence, »ad to contain double the quantity if sourish nent that is tobefcrad in tho flasb ihss forming the b&ast and most euccessfal co '• for degs that i« possible to produce It is im purb>iut to notice that every biscuit v etamped—" Buffalo Meat, Trade Marfc," thn qtmhty of v'aioh we guarantee^ Twsnty ibillingt per cwt, carrriage paid, SOLE MANUFACTUBEB3, W. O. CLARK AND SONS, ANOHO3I PATENT BISCUIT WOBKS IiIMBHOUSB, LONDON, B.C. ESTABLISHED 1861. BRANCH OFFICE & JFACTOBY IH4 Washington Strkkt N&w V rk Jlnnitiit O«n»i*!} the A' s i i kno w n and sn o. '?><* p m BFEQ iA' IST AO% tWhW^ v^^^^^^^F^ iU CIIWIWO OOKMJHKTI. hr~Ss:jt*' i*RSCW CONIT7I.TATXOW. Our Gas Governor, ' 1 -HE American Gts bxving Company de* *• sire to particularly call the attention of gas consumers to their celebrated GAS GOVERNOR or REGULATOR, which is attached to the. meter for the purpose of reducing tho prcasare from the street mains, and Veeping it uniform in the pipes throughout the building, thereby preveating blowing and wnste at the burners, causing them £) give a steady and brilliant light, at the siaie time saving from 15 to 50 per cent of the g is. These GOVERNORS ire in use n all the Public Buildings at Washington, iiichs.-'tug the Capitol, where they were placed altf:f competitive tests against all comers, including the intrcury and glycerine machines j on the Manhattan Elevated Railway, whore they have saved over $75,000 since 1884, saving f11,519.7? in five months; the Mutual Life, New York Life, Liverpool and London .ami Globe Insurance Company's, Astor House, Sinclair Housr, and many other public and private buildings. Our machines arc guaranteed for five years. We guarantee a large per ecntage of saving over any others. All ommunications will receive >n rompt attention' The price is nominal, and cis mo I.' 'ban covered the first year by th saving ia £»■,. Send for pamphlets, Agents wanted. AMERICAN GAB"«AVING CO,,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2443, 17 June 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2443, 17 June 1890