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NOTICES. - Soldiers" Pensions and Prohibition. Over "£2,560,000 ate urgently needed for soldiers' pensions, not to speak of the "Millions required for repatriation work. Are you going to vote away £4,500,000 this year.and throw away £1,500,000 of revenue, when the money is needed to discharge our debt to our soldiers? The benefits from Prohibition are mythical, but the above figures are very real. STRIKE OUT THE\BOTTOM LINE THUS:— I Vole For National Continuance Why Pay Compensation ? QUESTION.— Why pay £4,500,000 to the Liquor Trade? . ANSWER: I—To prevent "the country having to pay the "Trade" £6,000,000 for Goodwill and, an additional £9,000,000 for the properties-. should State Purchase and - Control be carried at the General Elections. (There is no limit in the Act to the amount to be .paid to the Trade for State Purchase). _ 2—To prevent the payment of ■. £5,000,000 every year to ,the "Trade" if .Continuance should be carried. 3—To save the £5,000,000 to £10,000,000 a year loss through inefficiency caused by liquor. . 4—To save the thousands of convictions for drunkenness every ■•■ year. .' . ;■■;...:.• : ■ - ■ ■)•...•■■." : ■ s—To save the shame and humiliation to the families of those convicted. '1,.. ; • ' '■ . : • . 6—To save the incalculable loss to the 'country caused by. the' "Trade" in crime, poverty, lunacy, sickness, and general moral degradation., ■-■■,>-...■ ' ' 7—To save thousands of children of whom the "Trade" will make ■ -its finished products—drunkards. ,■ QUESTION"'—"What does £4,500,000 mean?: . ■ "■ ■ ' ' i '' ANSWER—One penny per week per head of our population will provide a sum sufficient to pay interest and establish a .sinking fund to pay off the principal. • • ■ ■' ~> ' QUESTION—WouId any voter gnidge one penny per week to obtain- for otu country the least of the above savings? , , _ ANSWER—Let each voter's conscience dictate the reply. ' ■ ■ 'i • , y-r-r THEREFORE, STRIKE OUT THE TOP LINE ON THURSDAY, 10th APRIL. How to Vote>ROHIBITION Strike Out the Topjine I Vote For National Prohibition With Compensation

SUCCESS. j Christchurch, Feb. 14th, 1919. Messrs Hemingway and Robertson's A.C.S., Ltd., P.O. Box 516, Auckland. Dears Sirs, — ] No dotibt you already know I gained First Honours in the Book-keepers' Examination of last November. I feel my success was cliiefly due to your efficient teaching. • ■ :: . Yom\s faithfully, (Signed) S. A. MANDER. • A prime factor in the signally consistent success attained by the Students of HEMINGWAY and ROBERTSON'S unrivalled Commercial Training Institution, is -that the Administrative Heads have not only been specially selected on account of tlheir experience and conspicuous capabilities, but have themselves, without exception, studied and qualified by exam. Young men and women can ensure success by availing themselves of the invaluable assistance of HEMINGWAY AND ROBERTSON'S CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, LTD., AUCKLAND. (The School with 25,000 Successful and Satisfied Students behind itl. »■ — —„ — FOUR Packets Quick-Set Jellies Is, 6 Packets Gold Star Custard Powder Is, 2 Packets White's Flaked Rice Is, 3 Pea. Soup Sausages Is, 4 Sand Soap Is, 3 Cakes Goblin Toilet Soap Is, 3 Old Dutch Hand Soap Is, 3 Cakes Swan Toilet Soap Is, 3 Tins Wyandotte Cleanser Is, and 6 Fly Rolls Is. BUXTON AND THOMAS, Triangle Stores. PARTICULAR me., go to a particular Saloon for their Shave or Hair-cut. Percy's Saloon enjoys wide popularity with men who -want a soft velvety shave or ■ neat hair-trim. There's plenty of comfort in the chairs and you don't have to wait. Here also is a Fino Assortment; of Cigais, Tobaccos and Cigarettes. Call. —PERCY'S Hairdressing Saloon. FOR rough roads have CLINCHER TYRES fited to your cycle! They give more miles than most tyres, and ensure a freedom from tyre trouble, and are guaranteed six, nine, twelve, and fifteen months. • . :

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9579, 5 April 1919

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9579, 5 April 1919