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Lyttelton Times, Rōrahi IX, Putanga 560, 17 Poutūterangi 1858, Page 6
The mail to arrive at Akaroa from Okain s Bay every Friday, and to return to Okam s Bay not later than the Saturday forenoon following. No Mail to exceed 2S pounds in weight. 6. CHRISTCHURCH & TIMARU MAIL. Tenders will be received at this office until noon, on Thursday, the loth day of April next, for the conveyance of a mail fortnightly betwen Christchurch and Timaru for 11 months from the Ist day of May, 1858. The tenders to state separately the charges ot conveyance, if— , , . (1) The mail to start from Christchurch every alternate Wednesday at noon, commencing on the first Wednesday in May, and from Timaru on the following Wednesday, weather permitting. . (2) Or, to return from Timaru not later than twenty-four hours after arrival there. Except owing to unavoidable accident the mail not to be more than three days in summer and four days in winter on the route ; (summer months to be considered from Ist day of November, to the 31st day of March; winter, Ist day of April, to 31st day of October. No mail will exceed forty pounds in weight. GENEBAL CONDITIONS. Contractors will not be albwed to take up at any place within I mile of a Post office letters or newspapers for delivery on the roadside without having them taxed at the office, and in like manner will not be allowed to deliver within 1. mile of any Post office letters or newspapers taken up on the way previous to their being taxed. But letters and newspapers may be ? carried "by the contractors between^ places along the road which are more than a mile distant from the post office. _ Contractors must undertake to receive and deliver letter bags at such houses or places along the road as may be desired by the postmasters. Contractors will be bound to proceed with mails without, any undue delay or.stoppage on the road after the hour of departing from the Post office. The Postmaster to have the option at any time of delaying the carrier for half-an -hour after the usual hour for the departure of the mail. . Contractors will have to find Sureties for the performance of then- respective contracts. Penalties for breach of contract will be eh-, forced as well by deductions from the amounts due to contractors as also by putting their bonds in suit. ... .Tenders will" be received for either service separately, or for two or more services together. " W. L. HOWARD, ' Postmaster. > Post office, Lyttelton, March 8,1858." NOTICE 1 NOTICEF : A LL Parties indebted to the Under> f signed for goods,supplied.,,during, the years 1854,1855, 1856,&1857, are requested to pay their respective accounts before the first of May next, to prevent legal proceedings. FREDERICK MASON. London street, Lyttelton, March 3rd, 1858. ": FOR SALE, . A SUPERIOR English-made Dray, ; with. XjL tnrne'l axle, nearly new. Apply at the " Kaianoi Stores. THE | NORTHERN ASSURANCE COMPANY. FOB FIRE AND LIFE ASSURANCE . AT HOME and.. ABROAD. (Established in 1836.) . , INCOBFOBATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT.., i CAPITAL £1,259,760 STERLING. . HEAD OFFICES, London, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and. Glasgow.. COLONIAL AGENCIES, SSydney, Melbourne,.: Adelaide, Auckland, , Wellington,:; and Wanganui. CHAIBMAN OF jBOAED .OF DIBECTOES, The Right Hon. Lord Ernest Bruce, M. P. THIS COMPANY offers to intending insurers peculiar .-facilities and advantages ; amongst others, •.... REDUCED RATES .OF PREMIUM,, -, without the delay of, referring to England the agent at Wellington.;being provided with ample funds at the Union' Bank for. the purpose. Copies of Prospectus, Forms of Proposal, and any other information, respecting the Company can be obtained on application to THOMAS BARLOW, Esq.,. ; Wellington ; . Messrs. TAYLOR & WATT, Wanganui ; ! i C. W. WYATT, Esq., Solicitor, Christchurch. Christchurch, 1857. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. Incorporated (with important priviledges). by Act of Parliament (N,S, Wales, 1857.) .' "VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ±1 Mr. HENRY J/OHN LE CREN has been appointed AGENT to the Society at Lyttelton, for the Province of Canterbury, New Zealand. By Order of. the Board, ROBERT THOMSON, Actuary and Secretary. Principal Offices, Sydney, N.S.W., July 22nd, 1857.