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The next r maiiif for United .Kingdom, Sontihent dip Europe, via Brindisi and Couthampton ~ (for correspondence.. addressed 'per cither of these routes only), will bo closed: at'Christchurch on December 17th. The mail via Brindisi will be due .in .London on February 9th and the mail'’via Southampton oh February 16th, 188§U|j,J. [if rjrf vi," *-* - >■’ . " ; h Noip^E.—Qn u/iod after Ist December,; the j?oat,dfEce, Duyaohelle, at the head of will be ppen for, the transaction r p£ ; money-order- and savings bank business. :. : < : . ? r SYDNEY J. DICK, ...,, 5 Chief Postmaster. 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. 1 Foi; Chertsey at 10.20 a.m daily. For Rakaia a» 10.20 a.m and 4 p.m daily. For. Dunedin, Tinwald Winslow, Hinds, Coldstream, Rangitata, Orari, Winchester, and Geraldine at-10.20, daily. FouTemhka; Tiihairu, and South at 10.20 a.m and 3 p. m datiy: o 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, aijd Seafield,' on Mondays and Thursdays, &3b|pjta|-f : ;. \ 1 Sydney J. Dick; Chief Postmaster. ***UNCLAIMED LETTERS. The following, letteis from places - beyond the colony p were’ received, at the Ashburton Post Office during the month of October, on the Ist December, isn't—. B&mAt,‘Trank" Bunton/W. Clucas, E. Hill, Walter (2) l/ockey. John Hampton ’ M' Carthy, Jeremiah ! . . .. Murray, William. ■ : r.: .Sheppherd, Elizabeth Slush,' John. 1 -'' " ' ' Sornsscn,fT« r "■ Walpy; -John N. John , , * Onffta .ufiCach;month a list is exnibttcdat .each. Pf, ft Office .in the Colony of the addressed of aft letters received from places bevoivPtlfeHJdlcrtiy reniaina unclaimed for oneimonth afciSuchPpst Office; and such' of' ‘ these, letters, unclaimed, ,at the end of a farther of two months are then forwarded to the Dead Letted 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 te the Dead Lei ter Office; WelKngtoh.Ttfrere tobeopened and returnedAo the writers. NOTICE. A travelling Post Office having been established on the Southern line of railway, letteis bearing a late fee of 2d. may be posted at any station in the mail carriage attached .to the express train, aig 1 ihcffided in the mails made up* m transit for offices on fheWin line and branches. ,tr :r, i - ■ NEW POSTAL REGULATION. Letters posted within the colony having the araes and addresses of the senders printed on the address side of thfe accompanied by a request that the letters be returned if not claimed within a statedpefiod, will be returnd unopened. Provided,'however, ’such letters shall have remained in't^ppstoffice to which they may be addressed, 1 at least teu days.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 35, 16 December 1879

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POST OFFICE NOTICES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 35, 16 December 1879