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eepted. The convivial baronet who put a large mirror in the ceiling over the dining-room table so that.when resting between his courses he might the better admire the proportions of his lady friends, and who caused the vines in the greenhouse to be trained in through his bedroom window in order that he might eat the grapes in bed, must also be passed over, togetUer with his "horse Mumford," of whom he records that "he carried me for .18.years, 18 stone weight, and never let any man take a lead of me." Unfortunately, both of the above-mentioned schemes failed, for the steam from the dishes on the table dimmed the mirror in the ceiling, and the grapes would not ripen in the bedroom for want of light and heat.

An Italian decree authorises.the issue of iron and nickel coins in substitution for copper coins. INFLUENZA ON TRANSPORTS. Relatives and friends of soldiers embarking should see that the "boys' have "Fluenzol," an absolute l safeguard against harmful microbes, external or internal; also, invaluable as a gargle, mouthwash, or dentifrice. Restricted canteen space has of late largely reduced the supplies of Fluenzol available on Troopships. _ Advertising is not a lucky bag; it is simply a matter of common sense and square dealing; it pays wfesn the " Guardian," with its valuable circulation, is used

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9584, 11 April 1919

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9584, 11 April 1919

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