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One ounce of Manchester fine yarn measures nearly soveir-and a-h'alf miles , in length. Things can be said in English much more quickly than in any other language, because English is. made up to an extraordinary .-'extent of words, of one syllable. ■ It is possible'to ascertain the age of a fish by examining the scales with.the aid of a. microscope. For every, year of its life there are 16 lines on each scale. The woman wore a worried look. Her brow was creased with care. The chemisE's store by storm " she took And hailed a salesman there. "0 Sir,""'she'said. "I'm ill with dread, My child will die, I'm sure; With croup he's sick, please serve nic quick! With Woods' Great Peppermint Cure.

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9581, 8 April 1919

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9581, 8 April 1919

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