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THE PROHIBITION POLL. How are wo going to make lip the loss of revenue if Prohibition is carried? The liquor folk argue that the measure would be disastrous. The- Prohibitionists reply that facts and figures show that Prohibition would result in. a wonderful gain in national revenue. The best way is to accept the findings of a purely impartial body. The National Efficiency Board carefully weighed the whole matter before reporting to the Government and commented thus: "The people should be better able to provide the necessary taxation if the inefficiency at present 1 created by the effects • of alcohol is I removed. Less expenditure will be. required in connection with the Po'lic© and Prisons Departments, the Hospital and Charitable Aid Boards, etc." . Add to this the fact that Canada and -.-. tilie United States have found that Prohibition has meant greatly increased national prosperity, and the.unbiassed-? elector can only come to one conclusion —it is his duty to strike out the top line next Thursday, and give New Zealand this great reform. " 3 The patrons 1 of Woods' -Peppermint ■„ Cure, All! finding its action consistent and l'f*> sure, ... ,■ Continue- to use it, and tell all < .their. friends '•"•" ~~ ; • What speedy relief on such action at-*; tends. Its fame and sales are increasing each' year, While its name is the one -you most frequently hear; All sensible people in winter are su?e To patronise Woods' Great Peppermint Cure.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9576, 3 April 1919

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9576, 3 April 1919