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Mails leave the Ashburton Post Office, as follows : For Christchurch and North at io 20 a.m. 4 p.m., and 7.30 p.m.. cl lily. 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 Gcra'dine, at 10.20 a.m, daily. For Temuka. Tiinaru, anil South at 10.20 a.m and 3 p.m daily. For Grcenslreet, Ashburton Forks, Mount Somers, anil Ashburton Gorge on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10.30 a.m For Ashton, Waterloo, and Longbeach, at .15 p.m. daily. For Wakanui and Seafield, on Mondays and Thursdays, 7.30 p.m. Sydney J. Dick, Chief Postmaster.

A travelling Post Office having been established on the Southern line of railway, letters bearing a late fee of 2tl. may be posted at any station in the mail carriage attached to the expre=strain, and they will be included in the mails made up in transit for offices on the main line and branches. UNCLATME3 LETTERS. The following letteis from places beyond the colony were received at the Ashburton Post Office during the month of September, and lemamed unclaimed on the Ist November, 1879 : Alec, Alfred Brooks, Joseph Bunton, W. Corcoran, .Michael Daly, John (2) Daly, Joseph (2) O’Connell, F. C. Mulcahy, Pat Smith, John (brickmaker) Walsh, Roger Wetherill, Sirs G. H. "Welherill, Miss .VI. E. Woodley, Charles W. St. G. Douglas, Postmaster. On the first da; J each month a list is exnibited at each Pt .t 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 further period of two months are then forwarded 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 are forwarded to the Dead Letter Office, Wellington, there to be opened and returned to the writers. NOTICE. NEW POSTAL REGULATION. Letters posted within the colony having the ames and addresses of the senders printed on the address side of the envelopes, accompanied by a request that the letters be returned if not claimed within a stated period, will he returned unopened. Provided, however, such letters shall have remained in the post office to which they may be addressed, at least ten days.

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POST OFFICE NOTICES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 24, 20 November 1879

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POST OFFICE NOTICES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 24, 20 November 1879