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As a testimonial to the progress of the Chinese toward English ways, it U interesting to note their appreciation of the value of advertising in English in the columns of tbeir newspapers. The following notice, which appeared recently in a Chinese paper published in a distriot where there are many English residents, may leave a trifle to be desired in the way of expression, but it shows a creditable effort to master the difficulties of a foreign tongue. It runs : — '* For Sale by private oontract without reserve. - 4 Ponies Cavendish, Tag, Sally and a white Griffin. — Thb first 3 first-named ponies are quiet hacks and will carry a Lady also a Dinghy with masts, Bails, aud oars complete. Thb Bes. Remedy fob Colio an_> DiarBHOEA. I waa reading an advertisement of Chamberlain's Calio, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy in the Worcester Enterprise reoently, wbioh leads me to write thia. I can truthfully say I never used any remedy equal to it for colio and Diarrohea. I bave never had to use more than one or two doses to oure tbe worst oase with myself and ohildren.— W. A. Stboud, Pooomoke City, 1 Wd, For sale by Jamea Gray a&J Son*

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 3, Bruce Herald, Volume XXIX, Issue 3001, 7 October 1898

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 Bruce Herald, Volume XXIX, Issue 3001, 7 October 1898

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