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How Lance-Corporal Gardner a Levin boy, won the Military Medal has just been reported at Levin. Whilst laying communications at the taking of Le Quesnoy, Gardner, owing to the mist, c;ot into the German lines. Seeing a German machine-gun at iwork, he shot the gunner and took the remaining five of the crew prisoner. It is related that he handed over his prisoners and then proceeded with his work. A severe attack of ( influenza was experienced m the North Island as farbaok as 1839. In the late Mr. Ro. Carriok's book, "Historical Records of 1 New Zealand South," the following extract is reproduced from the Hobart Courier of Ist March, 1839:—" The master of the Elizabeth and three of her passengers from the port fell victims to the influenza, which was raging m New Zealand with great violence, especially I among the Natives. During the atay of H.M. Pelorus (m New Zealand) Mrs. Wilson, the wife of a missionary, died of the complaint. Mr. WiUiama, the head of the mission, had been absent on a missionary visit round the coast, and returned from Tauranga m the beginning of January." N&fol for luftawwa and Catarrh* It is reported that Mr Q. H. Perry's farm at tipper Plain, near Masterton, has been "sold for £1105 per acre, which is among the highest prices paid far farm land m the Dominion. Nazol for Influenza and Catarrh.*

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 14812, 16 January 1919

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 14812, 16 January 1919