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POST OFFICE NOTICES.
The next mail for the United Kingdom, Continents of Europe and America, &c, 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, &c, 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. Mails leave the Ashburton Post Office, as follows : For Christchurch and North at 10.20 a-m. 4 p.m., and 7.30 p.m.. daily. For Chertsey ai 10.20 a.m daily. For Kakaia »r Ic.2oa.rn and 4 p.m daily. F..r Dunedin, Tmwald Winslow, Hindv, Coldstream, Kangkata, Or-ari, Winchester, and Gera* dine, at 10.20 a.m, daily. For Temuka. Timaru, and South at 10.20 sum and 3p.nl daily. For Greenstreet, Ashburton Forks, Mount Somers, and Ashburton Gorge on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.30 a.m For Ashton, Waterton, and Longbeach. at .15 p.m. daily. For Wakanui and Seafield, on Mondays and Thursdays, 7.30 p.m. Sydney 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. i- Corcoran, Michael Daly, John (2) Daly, Joseph (2) O’Connell, F. C. Mulcahy. Pat Smith, John (brickmaker) Walsh, Roger Wetherill, Mrs G. H. Wetherill, Miss M. E. •• Woodley, Charles W. St. G. Douglas, f ' Postmaster. ’ On the first da; jf each month a list is exnibited at each Pi .t Office in the Colony of the
addresses of all letters received from places be* ’ yond the Colony that have remaind unclaimed *<>■' for one month at such Post Office; and such of
these letters as remain unclaimed at the end I - Of a further period of two months are then for* - warded to the Dead Letter Office, to be return- * - ed unopened to the countries where they origi- ■ Unclaimed letters originating in the , Colony are not advertised, but at the end of ' two months are forwarded to the Dead Letter Office, Wellington, there to be opened and rechurned to the writers. A travelling Post Office having been established on the Southern line of railway, letters '’hearing a late fee of 2d. may be posted at any station, in the mail carriage attached to the ' ■ train,' and they will be included in the t ■ mails made up in transit for offices on the main line and branches.
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