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The great majority of people have to work for a living with hands or head, or both Very well. To make our lmng we must be able to labor so many hours m a day, clays m a week, weeks m a year. Very good again. But suppose we each hadan emeny who possessed the power-to tie us up with a rope when he pleased. Today he ties only the left arm, to* morrow the right, the next day a leg and so on. Once m a while he ties us to our beds and keeps up there a week. How much would he cost us m h«d cajh £ a year? and how much wonld it be worth to us if we could cham him to a mck or hang him with his own rope ? Let us hZ o roWi illustration or two. A manww wprking on the Midland Eailwav as a signalman, We all kno* wSX position is, andto *£*** of the labor and responsibility, w en, m ken a Tfor several years, never missing aXy. He knew his business nobod better, and nothing went wongon section of the line ; but enemy te^an to tie him up. Somehow hecouldn^teafc with a relish any more when he tried he was taken with well, distress it took ail the lite put of him The» he would have times when he wa, ..o/ddy that everything went roimd an p|nd like a whirligig- H *W h«

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2544, 15 October 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2544, 15 October 1890

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