SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. + PORT OF LYTTELTON. ARRIVED. V; Dec. 6—Hurunui, ship, from London. Dec. B—Hawea,8 —Hawea, s.s., from Wellington and North. . Deo. B—Lady Jocelyn, ship, from London, via Plymouth. SAILED. Dec. C—Penguin, s.s., for the North. Dec. 7 —Emuy, brig, for Sydney. STEAMERS LEAVE LYTTELTON AS UNDER. Fob Wellington —Waitaki, This Day, llwilliiiliwi iilii'. rnrnirnff — *T 2,40 p.m. train. To he followed by Arawata, on Thursday, Dec. 11. FoR* J , ~&cckland—Arawata, on Thursday, Dec. 1L Passengers by 2.40 p. m. train. To be followed by Hawea, on Saturday, Decembet-JS.- . | . ;■ g. ■ For Wellington-- Wellington, Thursday, December .11; ■. . j For. Sydney— Wakatipu, Friday, Dec. : Pi'.' ■ Passengers by 2.40 p.m. train. Fob Eigtqn, Nelson, Taranaki, and Manusau —Waitaki, This Day, Dec. 9.- -Passengers by 2.40 p.m. train.. All berths to be secured,at the Shipping Office. [By Telegraph.] Gbetmouth, Dec. 8. Arrived —Kennedy from Westport. Sailed - Mary Wadley, for Napier; Spec, for Lyttelton Elibank Castle, for Waitava; Gleaner, for Nelson. )The Claud Hamilton shipped. 5,1080z5. ISdwts. 16grs. gold from this port on Sunday. POST OFFICE NOTICES. The next mail for United Kingdom, Continent; .of Europe, via Brindisi and Southampton (for correspondence addressed per either of these routes only), will be closed at Christchurch on December 17th. The mail via Brindisi will be due in Lohdoti on February 9th and the mail Via Southampton on,February 16th, 1880.:- : , : .' and after Ist December, the Post Office* Duvachelle, at the head of the Akaroa Harbor, will be ppen for the transaction of money-order and savings bank business. ,LW ’. SYDNEY J. DICK, Chief Postmaster. Mails leave the Ashburton Post Office, as follows: — ■ For Christchurch and North at 10.20 a.m. 4'p.tn., and 7.30 p.m., daily. For Chertsey at x 0.20 a.m daily. “For Rakaia at 10.20 a.m and 4p.nl daily. - Fpr Dunedin, Tinwald Winslow, Hinds, "Rangitata, • Orari, Winchester, and Geraldine, at 10.20 a.m, daily. For Temuka.' Timaru, iarid South at 10.20 a.m and 3 p.m 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 tfafniA daily.; * 1 Fdf and; Seafield, ’ on Mondays and Thursdays, *7.36 p.m. Sydney J. Dick, , i!) >' Chief Postmaster. •UNCLAIMED LETTERS. The following letteis from places beyond the colony were received at the Ashburton ‘Po,<Si 1 Office 'during the month of October, ■and Remained, unclaimed on the Ist Decem:fe«,‘.iß7;9 ; - / Bennett, Frank Bunton, W. Clucas, E. Hill, Walter (2) Lockey, John Hampton M‘ Carthy, Jeremiah William Sheppherd, Elizabeth ‘ ‘ ‘Slush,’ John Sornssen, T. Yalpy, John N--Williams, John '* lw Voting,‘ L. P. >'»«Oh the first daj jf each, month a list is expjby;ed:at each Pt.t, Office in the Colony of the addresses of all. letters received from places beyond- the Colony that have remaind unclaimed Tof'orie 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 Colohy are not advertised, but at the end of two months are forwarded to the Dead Letter ,\W|Uinfrfnn, there to be opened and returned to the writers. NOTICE. A travelling Post Office having been established on the Southern line of railway, letters bearing a late fee of:2d. may.bc posted at any station in' the mail Carriage -attached to the express train, and they will be included in the mails made up in transit for offices on the main line and branches.’ : - NEW POSTAL REGULATION. Letters pasted within the colony having the antes 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 withih a stated period, will be returned unopened. Provided, however, such letters shall have reihained in the post office te which they may be addressed,.at least ten days. NeW Advertisements. CENTRAL TEMPERANCE HOTEL, •Babin o Square (Near Town Hall). ; .ijrjt E-OPENING of the above commodioaa ' and centrally situated Pri,‘Yafe. and Commercial Hotel. W ' ,f T. BROADBELT, , > FBOPBIETOB, la prepared to give Superior Accommodation to Boarders and the Travelling Public Weekly Board and Lodging ... £1 Weekly Board ~... ... ...14s. All hours;. Dinner on Saturday from 11.30. . > /,! Beds (single). Is. 6d. Private Room fob Ladies. 153—624» fjIHE Cheap Advertiser—the Ashburton , J, Hbkald with its 20-words tariff.
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