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New Advertisements. TENDERS FOR INLAND MAIL SERVICES FOR 1880. General Post Office, Wellington, 20th October, 1879. C\ BALED TENDERS will be received at the Chief Post Office. Christchurch, until Saturday, the 15th November proximo, for the conveyance of mails between the under-mentioned places for a period of one year from the Ist January to the 31st December, 1880, both days inclusively. Postal District of Christchurch. 1. Ashburton and Longbeach, daily. 3. Barr Hill Post Office and nearest Railway Station, daily. 4. Rakaia and Barr Hdl, thrice weekly. 5. Methven Railway Station and Post Office, Alford I’orest, daily'. Contractors whoso tenders may be accepted, must be prepared to carry out the services for which they tender according to the time-taVles framed by the department, and which may be seen at the Post Offices from which the services start. Forms of tender, with the terms and conditions of contract, may be procured at any Post Office. No tender will be considered unless made on the printed form. Tenders are to be indorsed “ Tender for Mail Service No. and addressed to the Postmaster-General, Wellington, and enclosed to the Chief Postmaster of the district to which the tender may specially refer. By order, W. GRAY, 155 Secretary. ASHBURTON COUNTY COUNCIL. LOWER RANGITATA FERRY. "T^T" OTICE is hereby given that Mk. David Jackson has been appointed Ferryman by the Council, and any other person acting in that capacity does so on his own responsibility. By order, F. MAINWARING, Clerk. Ashburton, October 28, 1879. 145 —637 a TO HUGO FRTEDLANDER, ESQ., ASHBURTON. DEAR SIR, We, the undersigned Electors of the Borough of Ashburton, request that you will allow yourself to be nominated for the Mayoralty of the Borough, and we pledge ourselves to use our interest in securing your return. Donald Williamson James Campbell Weymouth Roberts George Parkin G. M. Robinson Andrew Orr R. Friedlander G. D. Branson John Orr W. H. Gundry T. Riches Hodder John H. Pass 0. E. Fooks & Son Edw. G. Crisp Alfred Curtis J. M. Cambridge Thos. Chambers William Anderson Robert Anderson James McDonald George Kidd W. Mitchell H. Turner James Bradley Robert Cullen J. S. Savage H. J. Weeks Chas. Dixon James Wilkie C. B. M. Branson G. Compton M. J. Robinson C. W. Ireland Chas Reid. Harry Friedlander J. P. Butler Daniel Henderson H. T. Winter T. Toppin Alfred Harrison Samuel Hardley To Donald Williamson, Esq., and the other Ratepayers signing the above Requisition. GENTLEMEN, Your most influential Requisition cannot otherwise but make me accede to your request, and I have therefore much pleasure in allowing myself to be nominated for the position of Mayor of our rising Borough. Should Ibe returned, I will use my best endeavors to merit the confidence placed in me.

I shall take an early opportunity to make known to you my views on municipal matters. I am, Gentlemen, Yours faithfully, 149—626 a HUGO FRIEDLANDER. TO KNUD SANDO ESQ., ASHBURTON. SIR. —We, the undersigned Burgesses of the Borough of Ashburton, respectfully request you will allow yourself to be nominated for the office of Mayor of Ashburton for the coming year. We recognize in your zealous attempts to further the interests of the Borough, and the prominent part you take in promoting the welfare of your fellow citizens, qualifications which we hold necessary for the proper fulfilment of the Mayoral office. We are, Sir, Your Obedient Servants, Benjamin William- J. E. H. Harris H. C. Turner William Sparrow James Gardiner Ernest Alfred Garnett J. R. Chapman George Compton M. J. Robertson H. J. H. Gilchrist C. Reid J. M. Cambridge Andrew Young Alfred Harrison John G. Anstee son Frederick Ferriman Thomas Bradford J oseph Miles H. Howard Thomas Scott Thomas Gollins R. Minnis G. Scott John Hefford J. C. Dolman George Parkin Ashburton, October 9th, 1870. TO THE GENTLEMEN WHO HAVE SIGNED THE ABOVE REQUISITION. GENTLEMEN,— I regret that my business engagements will not permit me to comply with your request. Thanking you for the honor you have done me, and apologising for not answering before, I am, Gentlemen, Your Obedient Servant, 104 KNUD SANDO. THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN. Advertisements received for the GUARDIAN up to 9 p.m. at the scale charges, afterwards at double rates jor insertion over the leader. WANTED KNOWN—That the cheapest ind neatest CARDS may ba had at * he “GUARDIAN OFFICE."

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 17, 4 November 1879

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