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The " British Mecical Journal" states, as the result of a considerable series of analyses carried out on its behalf, that there is no reason to believe that any extensive system of adulteration of spirits is carried on, but, that the extensive evils accruing from the sale of cheap spirits, apart from the terrible evils inherent m the ordinary practice of spirit drinking, arise from the sale of raw and immature spirits, containing fusel oil and other poisonous products of distillation. Ihe only adulteration of spirits by the publican is watering, which from a temperance point of view, is a, good rather than an evil

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2513, 9 September 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2513, 9 September 1890

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