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in connection with one particular branch of the fiirmer's business, and to point to oettain dangers whioh may arse from tbe existing phenomenally high prioes now being realised for his sbeep and cattle THE MEAT MARKET. In dealing with this subject it's necessary to take a wider view of our position tbao on? whioh only regards our own markets and the ordinary rules of supply and demand as »ff noted by them The meat trade in these days Is world wide, and for many years it has been recognised that our home supplies of meat have ceased to be the ruling fantor governing market prices. Before, the efore, ventoring to advooate or protect against any particular line of action for British farmers in connection with tbeir live stock, we must cast our eyes over the whole meat trade world, for by that means only is it possible te form a reasonable estimate of the pros' peots of fltook-farming in tbe years whioh lie immediately before us. In doing this we desire to ascertain what has been tbe general tendency during the last few years. Has there been a constant growth of meat im ports to this country; and, if so. has tba increase kept pace with the growth of our population? The answer to these questions is that, while the imports have steadily increasd, they have actually fallen off in weight per head for the British people. Thin is a significant faot in itself, but there are others of e\en greater weight in this inquiry. A few years baok the British market was virtully the only one open for the surplus meat supplies of tho world, a splendid monopoly thus aoouing to the British consumers, but a seemingly fatal one to the British farmer, wbo appeared to be hopelessly undersold on his own markets.

BAILWAY NOTICES, NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. ON Ist JANUARY, the 11.50 a.m. train Little Biver to Christohurch will not run. Speoial train leaves Little Biver for Christoburob. at 3.60 p.m., arrive Christchurch 6 p.m. The evening train from Christohurch to Little Biver starts at 6.10 p.m., and arrives Little Biver 8 20 p.m, For fuller particulars see bills. BY OBDEB PUBLIC NOTICES 8 COAL. THE S.S. MELBOURNE has arrived in Akaroa. Customers will oblige by Bending in their orders early. BASIL HENNING. AKAROA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY, Summer Show. THE ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW will be beid in the Akaroa Odd fellows' Hall on TUESDAY, Jan. 4, 1916. Entries will be taken at tbe Odd fellows' Hall on MONDAY EVEN ING from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on TUESDAY MORNING up to 10 a.m. Schedules of Entries can be ob tamed from the Hon. Sec. In the Evening A PROMENADE CONCt-RT will be held. REFRESHMENTS: Afternoon Tea and Supper can be pro cured in tbe Hall. All Proceeds in Aid of the Peninsula War Funds Appeal. Lady Residents are asked to bring Refreshments. PRODUCE STALL In addition to tbe other attractions a Produce Stall witl be opened, where produce will be on sale for tbe bene fit of tbe No. 1 Peninsula Soldiers' Queen Fund, Bring Produce and buy other people's to help a good cause. Auotion Sale of Fruit, Flowers, and Vegetables. i 1 F. ARMSTRONG, : Hon. See

SKIN DEFECTS Such as Pimples, Rash, Blackheads and Blotches, are distasteful and a disfigurement to the skin. These insidious skin defects are due to unhealthy skins, caused by injurious matter from common toilet soaps clogging the pores, which, unable to free itself, decomposes and forces its way out in the shape of skin eruptions. * Always use a soap in your bath or I toilet that will aid the skin ia carrying out its proper duties. , . With Zam-Buk Medicinal Soap in regular use your akin will retain it> clearness, softness, and freedom from akin troubles throughout life. Thero is nothing? »■ sjood Ce>* creating Puva, Healthy Sftin. Obtainable (row Chemists, Stores, er The 1 Zam-Buk Mlg. Co., 39 Pitt St.. Sydney, N.S.W I ' f*^aelo|^s^flr BI "B AGRICULTURE IN WAR TIME. ♦ (By A. T, Mathews, Author of "Successful Dairy Work, eto) WAR PRICES AND THE SACRIFICE OF STOCK. The prpaent war nffeots every class and every individual in the country in a greater or lesser d>grae. but few seotions of the community have more at stake than that whioh is directly interested in the production 0! the people's food. That a great war does inorease the profits of farming will scarcely be denied, but it is equally certain that outsiders have exaggerated ideas on the eubjeot, because they fail to realise that there; is another side to the picture beside that which depiots the high prices commanded by farm produce. They forget a farmer has to buy as well as sell, and also that the time of in. nation caused by tbe war is invariably followed by the time of depression. It always has been so in the past, and history will surely repeat itself in the present instance. f It is, however, the object of these remarks ( to oall attention to what is likely to happen

A little prevention is worth a ton ol oure Before going out in oold, wet weather put a few drops of "NAZOL'j on lump sugar and let it dissolve in the mouth. "NAZOL" will fortify yqu against chills and germs.

Iwyfr* /j____f_tfafr .A Sr_i i__ J; J| Analysis- FAT 16 per cent, FEOIEID 14 per cent, CARBO HYDRATES 57 per cunt—Total 87 percept Of the total Carbo Hydrates in Ceremilk 90 per cent is absorbable by the digestive organs of the calf | CEREMILK ia prepared frem the finest Cereals with scientific care and the proteid elements are such tbat artificial feeding does not cause scour. f Mr Hugh Smith (Director Southland Farmer. 1 Coop), says:—"ln have certainly produced a perfeot substitute for W nolo milk for calves. I ueed nothing else last Beacon, with excellent respite. I beanily recommend it to all dairy farmers." STOCKED BY YOUR STOREKEEPER, § Ford and i|.;t \ Wholesale Agents, ChristchurcH FLEMING & COMPANY, Cm*! Mills, lavareajfllll and Qoro

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3508, 29 December 1915

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3508, 29 December 1915

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