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The Chief Constable of Glasgow canno^ say that the ten o'clock closing of public" houses in that city has done anything to increase the amount of drunkenness, but this may be said without fear of contradiction : even those who opposed the movement have no desire to return to the former closing hour. Of 191 centenarians in Cape Colony (the oldest of whom is said to have reached HO years !) only one is of European birth. Nearly 2 per cent, of the total population of the colony are returned at over seventy years of ago. Mr Qunritch paid .£9OO at auction for a i:ourte3n-paga letter in tbe handwriting of Mury, Qwn of Scots. The lattar was unfinished and unsigned. A Reputation—For nearly twenty five years our busiuofs has been established, and v;o have always been very careful to sustain h good reputation. We have just opened ouc a splendid lot of new aud fashionable goods for the present season. Out suits ara " known anywhere," because they fit so well koep their shape and wear so well. We study our customers, and they appreciate our motto '"satisfaction."—Crajghead and IiEBitTMAN, The Leading Taiiors and Outfitters. 5 Rubber Hot Wiitor Bottles, Horse Clippers, Bor?e Covers, Guns and Ammunition, iC-vos&no Heating Stovos, Hanging and iVnlo Lamp?, all at lowest prices, at John Oiißit Cod annual Bile. 5 0 We are still soiling far below any firm in j Aslibuvton. Sugar, 581b hag, 12s (id ; Currants, 3,|d lb ; Sultanas, 4d' lb; Electric Candlw, 5d lb ; Coloured Wax Candles, (k\ lb ; Oatmeal,2s fid bag; Flour. 2001b, 18a ; lOO'.b.fls 6d ; 501b, 5s ; 251b, 2s 9d ; Sand Soap, 4 cnke3 for Is; Sago and Tapioca, l£d per lb, 121b for Is sd; Rice 8a 6d per br-g Cornflour, 4 packets for la; Kerosene 7a fid p<>r case, 3s 9d p-<r tin. Discount tickets piven with all Cash Purchases.—John Orh & Co. 5 0 STA.NDISH AND PUKKCE .ioopl all the latest styles and processes I :-, photofraphy. Tho " sitting " a pleasure, • kX: \n ordoal. Ernpst Preece, operator, 218 (liifli ribrunt Ohristchurch To fhrfshipg Machine Owners—All sizes of perforatei '/Aw for Hiddlesnowon hand also. Leather and o'utt-iporcha Bolting Engine Packing Babl-irls BIot;il, Cylinder, and Machjno OHp, Uiing Ssirfaco 33elt Dressing, K%y Forks aud Rakys, lf-: Jidlea of all kinds for Grass Seed at John Orr k Co., East St. 1 0 Since being placed on (ho Now Zealand market the lioyal St&ndard Pilirf havo been in great demand. 'The Pills may now bo obtained from all chomiets and grocers in Ashburton 3 0

Ge/muiaie Swiss tAu&l C«GGOLAT£ When you have ioo Callier's Coupons, Take them to your Confectioner, AB BE ¥" 800 T J? O LIS H shines brightest

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6579, 25 May 1905

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6579, 25 May 1905