Business Notices. SPILLAED’S CABINET MAKING AND UPHOLSTERY Manufactory, and Warehouse, next to the Union Bank, Tancred street, Ashburton. Sitting Room and Bedroom Tables, Couches, Cheffonniers, Chairs, Chests of Drawers, Washstands, Commodes, Chimney Glasses, Toilet do., Whatnots, Dressing Tables, Cradles, Children’s Cots, Bassi-j ‘nettes, Basket Ware, Bedsteads—double, single, iron, and wood; Mattresses, spring, hair, wool, andflax; Beds, feather, woollen, and cotton-flock; Bolsters and Pillows, do., do.; Carpets, Rugs, Floorcloth; Mats' and Matting Fibre, Cocoa and China; Fenders, Fire Irons and Japanned W ire; Galvanised Baths and Buckets; Kitchen Tables ; and English and American Chairs. Blinds—Venetian, Wire Gauze, Common Roller, and Spring ; Curtain Poles, &c. i: Orders promptly attended to. 13 P J. R. CHAPMAN, AINTER, GLAZIER, PAPERHANGER & SIGNWRITER, Importer of Paperhanginga, White Lead, Glass, &c. The trade supplied at loifert Wholesale Prices. ' ' 17 gTOREU The Oldest Established Business in the County of Ashburton. D. WILLIAMSON AND CO., DRAPERS, GROCERS, IRONMONGERS, TEA, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS. The Best House in Town for MEN’S, BOYS’, AND YOUTHS’ READY-MADE CLOTHING;! CELEBRATED BOOT AND SHOE DEPOT. 14 RAKAIA ANNOUNCEMENT ; G. A. VINCENT, PRACTICAL PAINTER, GLAZIER, PAPERHANGER, &c., Near Bank New Zealand, RAKAIA, BEGS to announce that he has comm enced Business in Rakaia, and all orders . entrusted to him will receive prompt attention. 294 WM. ANDERSON, SADDLER AND HARNESS MAKER, Ashburton, HAS always in STOCK a complete assortment of every description of Saddlery, Harness, Whips, Saddlers’lronmongery, &c., imported direct from England. Goods to order manufactured on the premises of the best Materials, and at the lowest rates, 11 ROMISSORY Note Forms, in Books of 25, unstamped, for sale at the Herai/d Office. Price 2s. 6d. each. Conveyances. THE LONGBEACH COACH!} aEORGE WILLOOOKS, in taking up the Royal Mail’s running, begs to intimate that as soon as he secured the mail contract he issued cards announcing his intention of REDUCING THE FARES, So that the credit of RUNNING THE FIRST CHEAP COACH Belongs to him, and to no one else. The fares hy Willcocks’ coach are exactly 3d. per mile ordinary fares, and Igd. per mile for Saturday return. They are as under— r Longbeach to Ashburton, ordinary 5»., return Bs. Waterton to Ashburton, 3s. 6d. ordinary, 6s. return. Ashton to Ashburton, 3s. ordinary, sa. return. Wheatstone to Ashburton, 2s. 6d. ordinary, 4s. return. SINGLE FARE RETURN ON SATURDAYS. The coach leaves the Booking Quill’s Commercial Hotel, each day fffc 3.15; Post Office, 3.30. NEW COACH, with every comfort. Sound cattle, safely handled by Tom Cotton, as good a whip as ever held the ribbons. 408 a OPPOSITION THE SOUL OF TRADE. REDUCTION IN FARES. TH. BREWER, in thanking the public , of Ashburton, Longbeach, and Waters ton, for their liberal support in the past, begs to announce to his numerous customers and friends, that he intends running Ills Coach DAILY as usual; and he now intends making considerable Reductions in the Fares. L 'i T. H. B. relies on the support of his hitherto numerous patrons to enable him to carry out the above motto. T. H. BREWER, Proprietor. 895a—33 NOTICE! TH. BREWER’S COACH leaves „ Longbeach for Ashburton DAILY at 8 a. m. via Waterton, 8.40 a. nt., Ashton, 9 a.m., Wheatstone, 9.15 a. m., arriving at Ashburton in time for the It o’clock trains. The Coach returns by the same route, on arrival of the 3 p.m. train from Christchurch. Booking Office—Cox street. ** All orders, parcels, and telegrann punctually attended to. T. H. BREWER, Proprietor. 896a—341 ECOOKSON, Wills Street, runs thi . MAIL COACH from Ashburto. Railway Station to Green Street,' Alfor Forest, and Mount Somers, ©very Tuesday and Friday, returning Wednesday an Saturday at 8 p.m.
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