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John Sheppard, a Surrey grocer, bought llcwt of currants, invoiced as waste, "fit only for pigs," at 12s cwt, and sold some over the counter at Is 2d per lb. They were seized by, the medical officer and condemned. He was fined £40 for this offence and £20 for imposing a. condition on the sale of the stuff by selling parcels of groceries including the fruit. "Defer no time —delays have dangerous ends."—Shakespeare. " This man realised that. Tims he writes to Mr Baxter: "Enclosed find 12s for some Lung Preserver. The local store ha* no more. I have tried a good many remedies, but got more relief from yours with one small bottle."—Matthew Talboy, Elsthorpe, Hawke's Bay. All the year round Baxter's Lung Preserver is a friend—but more especially now when the weather is so changeable. Have Baxter's handy. Big bottle 2s 6d.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9593, 24 April 1919

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9593, 24 April 1919

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