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A telegram from Ch'rigtctiurch says that Jenny was scratched for the jGrand National! Steeplechase and Hurdles jat 3.30 p.m.j yesterday. ■ ( ; j ' • A man, name unknown; (lied suddenly in j Cathedral: Square, Christchurch. It is! supposed the cause of death was heart"! disease. i . ' .' ; The Brussels Anti-Slavery (Conference has been fruitless in consequence of Holland refusinar to agree to the Congo Free State raising revenue by means of import duties* There is now to be seen in the shop window of Messrs J. Scaly and Co., East street, a collection of apples showing some of the sortß grown at tße nurseries, Riyerbank, that will repay inspection by any one who contemplates planting fruit plants. There are upwards of fifty different kinds shown, all 'valuable, long keeping .sorts. For size, color, and general excellence* they are by far the finest that have.beensliownin Ashburton this season (Aclvt. It will be in the recpllection of the public that my collection of apples shown in Mr Clayton's shop in East street, being sixty-six varieties, and also those which took two first awards at, the Dunedin Exhibition and various other places, was pronounced to be the largest and best ever shown in the Ashburton county! / I would draw theii attention my advertisement elsewhere. A& only work on blight-proof stocks than which n other stocks dan be relied upon, the roots of my apple trees do not require to be washed before sending out. James Porter, nuraery, lilan, Allenton.—(Advt) Holloway's Ointment. — Miners and Workers in Goldfields.—This ivaluable and renowned ointment is extensively used and .such people to their very great.advantage.,, Being in small compass it is portable and easy of application. „ When \ised in conjunction ,wjth Holloway's Pills in accordance with the clear and concise directions for use which accompany each pot and box, there are but few of tlie.diseases which afflict mankind that will not yield to the sanative powers of the combined remedies. Holloway s Ointment and Pills do not deteriorate by keeping nor by change of climate, and as they contain no deleterious mineral ydrug, they can be used with the most perfect safety under the most adverse' climatic and sanitary conditions.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2451, 26 June 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2451, 26 June 1890