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A rich mine ought to be a great source o wealth to the country where it is discovered, but it is not always so. Brisbane is now suffering severly from the incubus of Mount Morgan. A year or two ago when the mining boom was on, the Mount Morgan shares went up to an enormous price—over £17 per fha'-e, or £17,000,000 for the mine. Many lteisb#jie shopkeepers, merchants, tradesmen, and professional men, put all their savings into it, and sqtne mortgaged their property m order to raise nu/i/^y to )my m. Now the itbares are down below £■], wul many of those wh<* Iwu^hfc at high prices are stjill holding cm, hoping for another boom. Sonic of ihe>n are paying mope {<n- interest on the money ih*V h'<w<i bojiTowwl theji they are getting out"of the mine i» dividends. A large pro.portion of tUe dividends go oijb of fche colony to absentee hoidex'B. As the wheel of time has again ushered &n the busy spring, and to be prepared to supply the requirements of Nature and of their numerous patrons, Messrs J. Scaly and Co. have completed their selection of seeds, whicli are of the .choicest samples obtainable, and whicli include 4or*rs,. turnips, mangolds, carrots, rape, pcr.eij#i»J ryegrass, cocksfoot, elephant swede, ga^de^iarui flower seeds m endless variety, and garden requi: sites of every description, For the convenience of patrons who camwt fljake theip purchases during the day the pret«fe(« will be open to nine p.m. on .Saturday evenlogs! on and after the JOth August.—(Advt.)

I SANDER AND KONS' EUCALYPTI j I EXTRACT.— In protection of the world ] wide fame our manufacture has acquired ajl over the globe, we publish the following :~* I Hazard, M.D., Professor of General Pat hology find Diseases of the Mind and Nervous Sytitcm, says m an editorial published m the " Crw%i/.<>.j] Record ":—" We have examined half-a-dowijSjL .anccimens of different manufactures ; the p,repH)!^t;/>n of Sander and Sons >v;is the only one tha,v ft/wyed to be reliable and corresponding to scAi^ih'c tests." AnothW concoction called •" riehn,v« jf^fyiict of Eucalyptus" 'ias mudo its iippe'a,ra,MM,y since. This pt'OtiLuct stands, according to'TJ)r Oweii, foremost m cftn.?.ing injurious effects That gentleman co»Mnuin«i»i;es, at ,1 meeting of the' Medical Society of YJ4»)}'ia, that a child living sit Fi.tzroy became most g^oiisly indisposed through Us use. In another ,u*b>? a Luly .states on tliy afmigth of statutory declaration that she siiftad cruelly from the effects «f the same concoction. 7!PjfsU-ar,d the liis,'H reputation of .our we col warranted m esjw i«g tfie ,a>bov,e hdm, a, mI desires the public to fixerqise care an,a •■•ewmtion when J?uyiiig t ShUIWR «Wf iSons (Advt.) ?

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2520, 17 September 1890

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2520, 17 September 1890