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In 1918, 1189 pe'-'-'om were killed by a-uto'mobiies in the State of New York. • When the first " tank " was being built it was obviously unwise to disclose its purpose, so it was given out m the erecting shop that the machine was to be a water-carrier for use m Mesopotamia. Naturally, the water-carrier-soon became knowu^as a " tank," and the name has stuck. According to an-expert, Great Bri- ! tain's extravagance in the past is shown as, follows:—She-, spent per annum: £5 000 000 on golf, £7,000,000 on- football. £7.500,000 on/hunting, £20,000,000 - on ambling, £20,000,00 G. on jewellery, £287000.000 on millinery,. £38,000.^000 . ; on tobacco, and £131,000,000 on strong diink. "Defer no time—delays have dangerous ends."—Shakespeare. This man realised that. Thus he writes to Mi\Baxter: "Enclosed find 12s for some' Lung Preserver. xhe local'store ha- no more. I have tried a good many remedies, but got more relief from yours with one small bottle."—Matthew Talboy, . Elst-horpe, / Hawke's Bay. All the year roand Baxter's Lung Preserver is a friend—but more especially now when the weather is so changeable. Have Baxter's har.tly. Big bottle 2s6d. A sure and- pleasant specific for removing worms -i« WADE'S WORM FIGS. 'Prices 66.. To prevent a rold "getting hold of you," take "NAZOL" on &uea'\ or inhale it at intervals. „t-8 effects are simply marvellous

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9598, 30 April 1919

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