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Lyttelton Times, Volume XIII, Issue 758, 11 February 1860, Page 7
j ■;:c l rA/-,': ■' ; JOHN OLLIVIER, * ";'•> ILAND, HOUSE, STOCK; AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, AND AUCTIONEER, ! CHRISTCIIURCH. Temporary Office in Cashd-street. Office hours I from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ;■'■ WATERSIDE PREMISES, CHRISTCHURCH QUAY. FTV) Be Let on Leases, for 7, 14, or 21 years, JL in plots to suit the convenience of parties requiring them, the valuable'waterside premises on the north side of the river Heathcote, ying between Aikman's Wharf and Jones' Wharf, with road frontage behind, at 10». per foot frontage during the first 7 years, and 20s. subsequently. For particulars and inspection of the plans, apply to MR. JOHN DEAN BAMFORD, ■■< Solicitor, Lyttelton. CHURCH PROPERTY ESTATE, HPO be let, with immediate possession; that large •*• and convenient Dwelling 'House, situate on Oxford Terrace (near the Church) the late Grammar School, well adapted for a first rate Boarding House. Also.—Several valuable sections immediately adjoining, to be let for building purposes, offering an excellent opportunity for erecting shops and Rtores much in requestin that rapidly increasing neighbourhood. For particulars enquire of Mr. R. PACKER, Agent to the Church Property Trustees, or Mr. STROUTS, Architect, Cashel Street, Who will show the ground plan, &c. TO THE ELECTORS OF LYTTELTON. C ENTLEMEN,—A contract in which I VX have v direct interest has lately been entered into with the Provincial Government; I am compelled by law, therefore, to resign into your hands the trust reposed in me as your representative in the Provincial ,Council. . ; As there is no legal objection to a contractor being re-elected, I hope, when the new writ is issued, to have the honor of offering myself again as a candidate for your suffrages. I am, gentlemen, Your most obedient servant, CROSBIE WARD. Lyttelton, Feb. 3,1860. ." - : TO TH#ELECTORS OF THE CHRISTCHURCH COUNTRY DISTRICT. /^ ENTLEMEN—Understanding- that Mr. vX Ollivier has resigned his.seat for the Christchurch Country District; in the General Assembly, and having been requested by a number of influential electors to offer myself ai a Candidate to supply the vacancy, I havo great .pleasure in acceeding to their request, and I now bejr to announce my intention to solicit your suffrages. ;• • - My long residence in Canterbury, my thorough identity with your interests, and the part I have taken in public affairs, I trust will be a sufficient guarantee that I shall in .all things endeavour to promote the interests of this Province, and that it will not be necessary at the present time to do more than give you this assurance. I shall take the earliest opportunity to wait personally on the Electors as far as practicable, * I have.the honor to be, • _^__— -—^-^ v G*nf.lflmen-Y^-~v»-~^---^"^™-i^-^~-----^-' Your most obedient servant, I. THOS. COOKSON. Green Hainmerton, 20th January, 1860. . MECHANICS' INSTITUTE, TOWN HALL. PRIZE ESSAY. '..-'-. i THE educational sub-committee of the Mechanics' Institute hereby offer a prize of five pounds sterling, for the best essay on the following subject :-— "What are the best means for improving and extending, in the peculiar circumstances of colonial life, that amount of education which the working classes may have already obtained; especial regard being had to that kind of education which is most calculated to promote their general well-being in. their respective spheres." Each competing essay to be given .in sealed, with a distinctive motto, and accompanied with a sealed envelope, bearing the same motto, and enclosing the essayist's name. The essays will be received by F. Thomson, Esq., Cashel street, on or before the 25th March; the names of the judges will be afterwards made known, and their decision published early in April. Christchurch, Jan. 3, 1860. LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER HOUSE. TUST arrived, and now ready for sale, from some «-J of the best English and Sydney Markets :— LADIES' DEPARTMENT. ; A large variety of beautiful French flowers Beautiful gauze ribbons, from 2|d. to 6d. per yard • Do. bonnet do., from 6d. to Is. 6d. per yard A case of hats, from Is. to 12s. 6d. each A case of stays, from 3s. 6d. to 11s. 6d. each Washing prints, 4|d. to Bd. per yard Printed muslins, 6|d. per yard - French and check ginghams, coburgs, challies, bareges, Llama cloths, fancy dresses, silks, Cashmere shawls, barege shawls and scarfs, silk scarfs, white and coloured Canton crape shawls, lace, velvet, and fancy mantles in great variety, and at equally low prices. ~ GENTLEMEN'S DEPARTMENT ' Has,never. been so complete with useful and cheap. goods. Black cloth and fancy tweed caps, from Is. to 4s. 6d. each . Neckties, 6d. to 3s. 6d. each '_■'■■. Striped shirts, Is. 6d.'to 3s> 6d. each Blue serges, 4s. 6d. to 7s. 6d. .. : > Vests, 3s. 6d. to 11s. 6d. each Trowsers, from 3s. 6d. to 7s. 6d. Tweed do., ss. 6d. to 20s, Black do. 20s. to 30s. . Coats, 7s. 6d. to 15s. 6d. each Brighton sacs and pilot coats, 20s. to 40s. Mattrasses and Blankets; A case of CUTLERY just opened, at one-half the usual prices charged. Also, a large case of splendid TOYS. Expected shortly, 200 tons of the best English COALS. E.GOODACRE & CO. Feb. 4,1859. ■. : • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER HOUSE. JUST received an immensequantity of goods in great variety, at prices never equalled. ~~~ FOR SALE, EWES— clean and well bred. Apply to MR. THOMSON.