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The next mail for the United Kingdom, Continents of Europe and America, Ac, via San Francisco, will be closed at Christchurch on Saturday, Bth November. This mail is due in London on 23rd December. The next mails for the United Kingdom, Ac, via Brindisi and Southampton (for correspondence addressed by either _of these routes only) will be closed at Christchurch on November 19. The mail via Brindisi will be due in London on the 12th of January, 1880, and the mail via Southampton on 19th January, 1880. Mnil« leave the Ashburton Post Office, as follows: — For Christchurch and North at 10.20 a-m. 4 p.m., and 7.30 p.m., drily. For Chertsey at 10.20 a.m daily. For Rakaia at 10.20 a.m and 4 p.m daily. For Dunedin, Tinwald Winslow, Hinds, Coldstream, Rangitata, Orari, Winchester, and Geraldine, at 10.20 a.m, daily. For Tcmr.ka. Timaru, and South at 10.20 a.r* and 3 p.m daily. , For Greenstreet, Ashburton Forks, Mount Seiners, and Ashburton Gorge on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.30 sum For Ashton. Waterton, and Longbeach, at .15 p-m. daily. For Wakanui and Seafield, on Mondays and Thursdays, 7.30 p.m. Svdney J. Dick, Chief Postmaster. UNCLAIMED LETTERS. The following letteis from places beyond the- colony were received at the Ashburton Post Office during the month of September, and remained unclaimed on the Ist November, 1879 : Alec, Alfred Brooks, Joseph Bunton, W. • Corcoran, Michael Daly, John (2) Daly, Joseph (2) O’Connell, F. C. , Mnlcahy, Pat Smith, John (brickmaker) Walsh, Roger Wetherill, Mrs G. H. WetheriU, Miss M. E. Woodley, Charles W. St. G. Douglas, Postmaster. On tbie first da' jf each month a list is exhibited at each Pc.* Office in the Colony of the addresses of all letters received from places beyond the Colony that have remaind unclaimed for one month at such Post Office; and such of these letters as remain unclaimed at the end of a-farther period of two months are then forwrUd to the Dead Letter Office, to be returned unopened to the countries where they originated. Unclaimed letters originating in the Colony-are. not advertised, but at the end of two months ate forwarded to the Dead Letter Office. Wellington, there to be opened and returned to the writers. ‘A travelling Post Office having been estabfjAfd on Ufa Southern line of railway, letters bestringalate fee of 2d. may be posted at any station in the mail carriage attached to the espies train, and they .wili be included in the mad* up' in transit for offices on the main line and branches. ■j V ■ ■ .1 NOTICE. f.{ NEW postal regulation. i Letters posted within the colony having the names, and addresses of the senders printed on ity- address side of the envelopes, accompanied bv%request that the letters be returned if not within a stated period, will be returnedunopened. Provided, however, such letter* have remained in the post office to which hey mat te Addressed, at least ten days.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 20, 11 November 1879

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POST OFFICE NOTICES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 20, 11 November 1879