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'j COPY OF LAEGE PLACARD] [OFFICIALLY POSTED IN WOOLWICH. Metropolitaa Borough of Woolwich PHYSICAL DETERIOR A.TION AND ALCOHOLISM. nnHE Report o? the Ccratnittoe, presented to Parliamont by command of His Majesty, JL sfc<tes that: The abase of alcoholic stimulants is a most "potent and deadly agent of Physical deterioration; Alcoholic persons are specially liable to Tuberculosis and all inflammatory disorders Evidence wss placed before tho Committee shewing that in Abstinence is to be sought the source of muscular vigour and activity; The lunacy figures shew a large and inoieasing number of admissions of both sexeß which are due to drink. The following facts recognised by the Medical profession and placarded all over France by order of the Government, are published in order to carry out the recommendation of the Committee and to bring home to men and women the fatal effects of alcohol on physical efficiency. (1) Alcoholism is a chronic poisoning, resulting from the habitual us© of aloohol (whether as spirits, wine or beer) which may never go as far as drunkenness. (2) It is a mistake to ?ay that thoFe doiiag hard work require stimulants. As a fact no one requires alcohol as either food or tonic. (3) Alcohol is really a narcotic, dulling tho nerves like laudanum or opinro, but is more dangerous thun either in th..fe often its first effect is to weaken a man's self control while his passions are excited : hence the number of crimes which occur under its infiuenea. (4) Spirit*, as usually taken, rapidly produce alcoholism, but milder alcoholic drinks as beer, and even cider, drunk repeatedly every day produce after a time alcoholic poisoning with equal certainty. (5) Tho habit of drinking leads to the ruin o? families, the neglect of social dutiee, disgust; for work, misery, thoft and crime. Ft leans also to the hospital, for alcohol ptoduces the mest various and the most fatal diseases, including Paralysis, Insauit.y, diseases of the stomach and liver, and Dropsy. It also paves tbe way to consumption, nnd frequenters of public houses furnish a lar^e proportion of the victims of this disease. It complicates and aggravates «li acute diseases ; Typhoid Fever, Pncnmonia and Erysipelas are rapidly fatal in the subject of alcoholism. (6) The sins of alcoholic parents are vieited on the children; if these survive infancy they are threatened with I liocy or Kpilepsy, and many are carried away by Tuberculous Meningitis or Phthisis (Consumption. (7) In short, tilcoboltem is the most terrible enemy to personal health, to family happines?, and to national prosperity. By Order of the Borough Council, | h. JENKINS JONES, Mayor. 7 139 SYDNEY DAVIES, M.D, Medical Officer of Health.

Wanteds, etc. "OIANOS.—We h«,ve a slightly stockJL worn Brinsmead, which we will soil cheap.— MILNEE & THOMPSON, H. Stephenson, Agent. . 7 140 WANTED to sell-Pony j quiet ia saddle and harness. Apply to G-. Spboat, Cameron Street. 7 J46 C(OME to P. M. Church To-night. Rev. / J. Cocker, preacher. Miss Feltham, soloist. Subject—" Start and Finiah." 7144 PIANO. —Second-Hand, in good order, For Sa'.e Cheap.—MILNEE aDd I THOMPSON, H. Stephenaon, Agent. 7 HI -TpNGAGEMENr BINGS-I have some JslU Very Pretty Rings in stock (private room), —Lbonabd 8. McClubg, Somerset Buildings. • 7 129 PIANO. — New, best English, Jatest design; swpet tone. 30 guineas.— MiLNEB & THOMPSON, H. Stephenson, Agent, _ 7 142 'JO EFINED elderly widow desires pcsiJ. Ju tion bs Lady Help in or near Ashburton. Four real good ploughmen want situations, also two married couples tor farm work; several young men wanting work driving carts or labour of any deeeiiption. THOMAS'S REGISTRY, East Street ... Ashburton. PIANO -3 for' Everyone, afc low prices, aud almost any tenha.—MILNER & THOMPSON, H. Stephenson, Agent. 7143 WANTED —Several good generals for town and country. Housekeeper for working man; married couple for country, husband to drive cart, wife to mind children, etc. THOMAS'S REGISTRY, East Street ... Aehburton. \K7 INDSOE MAGAZINE for June to V* Hand. Subscribers wanted for " Ota go Witness," " Auckland Graphic," "Auckland Weekly News," "N.Z. Mail," "Australasian," "Bullet'n," " Leader," " Life," " Review of Reviews." H. M. JONES, Bookseller and Stationer. OIL LAMPS —Our Lamps stay lit. Millo 6s 6d, Captain (made by J. Lucas & Sons) 7b 6d, Germania 10s 6d, Koh-I-Noor 14a 6d, Motor Cyoie lamps at lowest prices.— The G. H. Carson Cycle and Motor Works, TANCRED STRIET. MY WORD WHAT DO YOU THINK ?"-4BERT AMOS, at the Ready Money Shop, is selling 50 dozen Ladies' Hose at lOd pair, Skirts la lid, Whito and Unbleached Tabling Is 3d and Is 6d per yard, double 6ize White Colonial Blankets 10s 6d per pair. Bargains to the right of you, Bargains to the left of you; in faot Bargains all around you, "At the Ready Money Shop," Tancred Street (opposite Arcade). SAY !—People who Buy their Wedding and Engagement Rings from Frank Curtis are People who save money and get the Newest and Best Goods. \y ANTED Known — That for the i V Smartest and Newest Clothing for Boys.— MITCHELL and Turner are " right." WATERPROOF CAPES.-Prices from 10s to 15s; Mudguards, Bluemel's Genuine Celluloid from 7s 6d; Steel Guards fitted from 7s 6d, Mudguard Flaps 9d each, Saddle Covers, Lindsay's, 3s fid, 3 in 1 Oil for Cleaning and Preventing Rust, and for Lubricating. Trouser Cuffs, long, 3s 6d. The G H. Carson Cycle and Motor Works, Tancred Street. Henry Stephenson. Bicycle Sale. TO - MORROW. 10 English Machines. As previously advertised. Pigs, Poultry, Produce, etc., as usual. HENRY STEPHENSON, 7 148 Auotioneer. SPECIAL ENTRY. TO-MORROW I D.F. DUNCAN PLOUGH (equal to new) 1 SET HARROWS (5 Leaf) HENRY STEPHENSON, 7 149 Auctioneer. Clearing* Hnle OF NEW ; FURNITURE ; THURSDAY JtfEXT, July 20 I WILL SELL as abore, ia my Yards, Havelock Street, ON ACCOUNT OF MESSRS INGRAM & CARLTON, The Whole of their Stock of NEW FURNITURE, (RemoTed for convenience of Sale). Particulars in future advertisement. HENRY STEPHENSON, 1 W Auctioneer.

Entertainments JHacdcrmott's Unique Micro - Bioscope rvDDEILLOWS' HALL, TO-NIGHT. (FRIDAY, JULY 14), at 8 p.m. Bombardment of Port Arthur; Buy Your Own Cherries; Marvellous Tricks and Illusions. Professor W. E. Scott, Magician, Ventriloquist, and Entertainer. Popular Prices—ls, 2s; Children half-price WANTED KNOWN—A Young Lady, well accomplished and of exquisite taste, wishes to correspond with a Gentleman with a view to matrimony, ' ut she stipulates that the Drapery and Clothing must be purchased from MET AMOS, who is the Cheapest and most Beliable Draper in the Town. Give him a turn, and you will then always deal at the EEADY-MONEY SHOP, Xaaor«d Street (Opposite Aroaclt).

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6621, 14 July 1905

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