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PUBLIC NOTICES. Soldiers' Pensions and Prohibition. Over £2,500,000 are urgently needed for soldiers' pensions, net 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. VOTE FOR LIBERTY 5 ma I'll iiiii»siwsßlijh-WSS«M_i-iiii»M i_ia_____—3_»i____te3_r__^

Alcohol and Inriuenza. THE TACTICS OF THE LIQUOR TRADE. QUESTION.—Under Prohibition, will QUESTION.— How did Heavy drinkers alcohol be available for medicinal fare when they were atacked by purposes? the epidemic? Answer.—Yes. The Licensing Act, '■■'',-, ,• -„ (1918 Amendment) specifically provides Answer.—They ha^ tT Prac. ti^ T I|y-vJ l° for either the importation, manufac- chance whatever. THE MIMb 11_K ture, or sale of alcohol for medicinal, OF PUBLIC HEALTH, in. his evidence scientific, sacramental, and industrial before the Epidemic Commission, statpurposes. Also, the Minister of Pub- ed that he had been advised by burlie Health has definitely proclaimed geon-General Henderson, Dr. Hay, that the Health Department will carry and Dr. Makgill to close the bars Destocks of alcohol for use as a medicine, cause it was the opinion of* these and that it will be arranged that oerti- medical men that jNU ALLOJ_._>J_ficates for obtaining same will be given SOAKED MAN who might develop free of charge pneumonia had a cnance of recovery. QUESTION .—Why, then, is the Liquor DR. KINGTON FYFFE, in hiseviTrade making such frantic efforts dence before ths; same■ admission, to persuade people to vote Con- stated:,."A MAN WHO WAS A HOPEtinuance in order that alcohol may LESS SOAKER. .WOULD, OF be available for influenza? COURSE, ME STRAIGHT AWAY." Answer.—Because, being bankrupt of -.„ ' ~ , , -v sound arguments against Prohibition, QUESTION.—What effect, then, will it is hoping to raise DIFFICULTIES PROHIBITION 1 have upon any fuTHAT 'DO NOT EXIST. This, is the ture epidemic? Trade's usual method of trying to T m wttt .A-onr-Tv -ow camouflage the issue. o.^T^LY^^-So^ QUESTION.-What, then, is the effect -WOE THE DEATH-RATE. The use of alcohol in connection with in- °? alcohol maybe a h(up m some influenza? fluenza cases—-ITS ABUSE IS FATAL.. Answer.—Enquiries so far show— Prohibition will provide for the USE (1) Medical opinion, is divided upon °f ßTT^£? hol» bnt wM Prevent lts the question of the necessity for ABU hi-. its use as a medicine. : T T-d_-vrv-vvr m m i • _■ _ (2) Experience has proved (a) that QUESTION-The Trade s action, then it benefited chiefly those who "had to merely ''draw a herring previously been either total ab- across- the'scent? stainers or who had taken very . '■■■_- ~n ■ ■ •_ r -V - little; (b) that it proved of little m if ST e T ,"' V* fav°unJ o use to those who. had been a^S T^- B f em^ umih\ 6- too+™,i- ,u*-i-™. c ,. /„\ 4-i,-+ n- r,<.T._ produce sound reasons for the contmuno relief at all to heavy drink- old plan _ f RAISING TBO TjBLES 61 s* THAT DO NOT EXIST. REMEMBER!— PROHIBITION Provides for.the USE of alcohol, Prevents the ABUSE of alcohol. NOTE.—If you require any information regarding Prohibition, or if there is any question you would like answered, write or wire "Abolition," Box 95, G.P.0., Wellington. • • J __^_^^^_^____-___ 4 162


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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9580, 7 April 1919

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9580, 7 April 1919