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The prosperity of the dairying industry, which had 'made Taranaki, was evident by the-fine class of cows seen and .-.the substantially-built factories, which were met with in all directions. This was the opinion expressed by the* Hon. W. D. S. Mac Donald to a Manawatu "Standard" reporter. The prices of land simply astonished him, as_ hewas shftwn one property which had just changed hands at £107 per acre. It. was evident from the prices ior land' that tliere was money in dairying at the present time, and in this industry Taranaki led, as was evidenced by its exports. 7 "The brightest star of burlesque" in England in her ,day, Florence St. John, like sonic other actresses of note, died in penury. Mrs Clement Scott recalls' in recent reminiscences that "Jack," as she was known to her friends, had' been loaded with money and .jewels, yet when youth and health had gone she; was found practically starving, having Pawned her only warm coat to buy food. A fund was opened, but " Jack " would' not take a penny from anyone in the ri ifc-Mon, and died 111 nant, accepting on^v in ee^mes fiom clow friends. A facsimile of the ex-Kaiser's Act of Abdication reveals the fact that it was typewritten, a remarkable innovation 1 in the case of a document of the kind. A mother and child, aged respectively 103 a-nd 79; have been admitted to a Norfolk workhouse.'. Nip that cold in the bud by treatingit .instantly with "NAZOL."'Taken on sugar or inhaled; "NAZOL" neverfails-..

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9593, 24 April 1919

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