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Mineral Water. PUltlil " MINERAL _ WATER! BOTTLED AT THE DATURA] SPRINGS. COOL, EFFERVESCING, AND IS VIGOBATIKG. mHE CURATIVE PROPERTIES OF Till i. above WATER have been known fo many years, The isolated position of the Spring ha previously prevented the water from havinj been brought prominently before the public, It has been a specific amongst the aboriginal for generations, and Europeans have camped ii the vicinity to obtain its medicinal assistance As an aerated water it is unsurpassed, bavin; a peculiarly pleasant flavour. Medicinally the water is placed on tin market in its natural state, carefully bottlet and wired. Below will be found the reports and analyses, also medical testimonies from gentlomen wel known in their profession, xtrncfc from report by Dr Hector, Wellington, Ycu will observe from the attached table ol composition that by far the larger proportion oi solid matter consists of bi-carhonate of soda, giving to the water a strong caustic re-action. It therefore belongs to the interesting group ol mineral waters known as the Alkaline, to which many of the Spas on the Continent of Europe belong, such as Vichy in France and Fachingeii in 'Nassau, which were resorted to for tho cure of diseases of the digestive organs, and especially for diseases of the kidney and bladder, and foi removing constitutional tendency to gout,. Analysis by Mr Rkey, Wellington. Solid constituents! in grains per gallon: Soda, 109 01; potash, 2 557; lime. 11*088; mag. nesia, 8 00S : iron, traces: silicic acid. 2*773; sulphuric acid, 2'903; carbonic acid, 300'438; phosphoric acid, traces; chlorine, 13*313: iodine, traces. These elements are probably combined in the following manner:— Bkai'bouate of soda ... 452*393 ditto of lime ... 25'506 ditto of magnesia 25'G2f> Chloride of sodium .„ 21'93S Sulphate of potash ... 4 D3B ditto of soda ... 0 940 Silica 2772 lodide of magnesium ... Traces Phosphate of soda ... Traces 687-112 Thames, September 24 th, 1878, Having often visited the Puriri Springs, and also having practically tested the water in a medical point of view, I have great pleasure in testifying to its general excellence, A3 a pleasant, agreeable, and invigorating evevaoe, it is unsurpassed, especially in the summer months. As a therapeutic aeent, conslderine the large per rentage of carbonic acid, and from the close respmb'aneo in its so'id contents with many of tl'fi mineral waters of En-ope—notably those of Kissengen in Ravaiia, of Fachingeii in Nassau, and Vichy in France (as testified by analysis), wc may confidently expect the Puriri Water to be equally useful in all cases in which similar European waters would be prescribed; as a stimulating alterative on the digestive organs, in liver and abdominal diseases, in diabetes, and in gouty, rheumatic, and calculus affections. In sickness I have found it of great value, more especially in that of pregnancy. In sea sicknes3 I should expect it to be of equal service. It i 3 water which I would recommend frequently, and that from a well founded belief in its excellency. (Signed) MARTIN R. PAYNE, F.C.S.,L.R.C,P„M.R.C.S. Auckland, October 17th, 1878. I have examined a sample of water furnished to me by Messrs Kelly and Eraser, obtained from the Puriri Spring, I find it strongly alkaline, and as an antacid would be useful in dyspepsia, gout, and rheumatism, When charged with carbonic acid it forni3 an agreeable effervescing drink, which would be very advantageous ta patients requiring alkaline treatment, The appended analysis by Mr Skey is most ful and complete. I have personally given the water a trial, and believe it will prove valuable in cases such as those above-mentioned, (Signed) CHARLES F GOLDSBRO, RC.P. Thames, October Ist, 1878. In reply to your request for an opinion of the Puriri Water, I am happy to say that it promises to be a most useful addition to the means of cure at the command of persona affected by gout in its various forms. Moreover, the water is extremely palatable, and may be advantageously employed as a beverage by nil who are fond of a clear and sparkling drink. Its chemical constitution strongly resembles the celebrated waters of Vichy, (Signed) JAMES KILGOUB, M.D. Auckland, 14th October, 187S, If the Puriri Water is taken in a methodica manner, with due regard to diet, exercise, fa-,,1 it can be best compaied in value to the celebrated mineral waters of Kissengen in Bavaria, which are beneficially used in nmst cases of diseases of the digestive organs, iliratcd, it is a refreshing and coolinqr drink, although, in my opinion, preferable in its natural state for medical purposes, (Signed) R. SUIIWARZBACII, M.D, DELIVERED IN CASKS CONTAINING 5 DOZEN.An Orders Promptly Attended to* Office— Brown-street, Grahamstown, LOUIS MELHOSE, Agent, KELLY & ERASER, Proprietors. Q.UTHRIE AND LAMAOH'S NEW ZEALAND TIMBER AND WOOD WARE FACTORIES COMPANY (LIMITED), HAVK ON SALE, AT TTTKItt IiIiAKCH STOKES, WWER QtJEO-PTiIKKT, AUCKLAND, AND OSKIITJKOA : 2/iO casks Portland Cement (White r, 30 tons Galvanized Corrugated Iron, 24 ail'' 2G gauge, alt lengths ami brands 50 tons Fencing Wire, C, 7, 8, 9 gaugo 10,000 Countess Slates 100 kegs ."pikes—4, 5, 6 inches 50 kegs Hose Head Wire Rails 200 .]-barrels Blasting Powdeij 10 bottles Quicksilver 2 tons Champion's Genuine White Lead 2 do Hubhack's No 1 do SO drums Colza Oil 50 do Boiled Oil 10 firkins Putty 3 casks Patent Driers G cases Varnish (various) 20 b:iles Paperhangings 4 frames Sheathing Felt 100 eases Pcvoe's Rrilliunt Kerosene--200 boxes Chance's Glass (all sizes) 400 bags Coarse and Fine Salt 300 boxes Belmont Candles Circular and Vertical Saws (all sizes) Mill Belting (North British) Also, Dunedin-made Woodwarc, consisting of Nests Tubs, painted and Varnished; Buckets, painted and varnished ; Fancy Buckets, Cheese Vat.?, Churns, Bitter Firkins, Knife and Washing Hoards, Turnery, Trusses, Store Trucks, kc, kc. Inspection Invited, JAMES W, \YAJm, Manages.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Thames Advertiser, Volume XII, Issue 3367, 15 July 1879

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