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It Wouldn’t Do.-—As they were taking their oysters the lady gave a little' scream of rapture,. and detached from one of the bivalves that had fallen to her share a pearl. . “1 wonder,” she said, as she examined it closely, “ if it; is worth anything. There doesn’t sCenvto be a flaw in it.” 'Her, lord : and;;piaster'.' inspects it critically, and returns it, with a sapient shake of the head. “ Imitation,” lie says. “ They couldn’t afford to give real pearls with oysters at a shilling a dozen.”

Wanted. WANTED, a respectable GIRL, 14 or j 15 years of age, to make herself generally useful. Apply, Office of this paper. 322 WANTED— A good strong LAD, able to Milk. None but good Milker need apply! : Also, a young person about 14 years’ of age, as. a NURSE ■ ‘GIRL.; Apply office of this paper.,, ..:;; : ’ ; : - WANTED EMPLOYMENT ’ as : Book-keeper or Storeman by an experienced man. First-class testimonials. Address A. 8., office of this paper,.-, 598 WANTED- SITUATION, by a married man, as Farm Manager,’ or other position of trust. Wife also used to farm work, and; competent to take charge of dairy, etc. Apply, A;-M., Ashton Post Office. 580 M ANTED KNOWN, That HENRY’S j PORTRAIT ROOMS, Saunders’ Buildings, -. East. street, Ashburton,; are open .‘DAILY, frbffi 9 aim. till 5 p.m. Portraits taken in. any weather. Great Reduction in Price,' ’ ; ' : 60 q t WANTED KNOWN. SOMERSET; LIVERY AND BAITi • ; vV V STABLES. ’ ;; / ’ -|-. -i Yf -• i ae ’ begs to inform the public that he has taken the above Stables’ from ‘Mr.’ Bossenberg, and is making extensive repair’s. Buggies and,.saddle horses on hire. Lowest prices and best attention. ‘ 908c—2800

KNOWN—Just arrived from England—Christmas, New Cards., .New:, Zealand Illustrated Annual; Young Lklies’Journal, and Bow Bells, Is. Gd. each. Family Herald' and: Family Reader, Is. each, and all other Magazines supplied at Christchurch Prices. Colonial and European Newspapers'. School Books, Stationery, &c. A visit solicited. L. F. Andeewes, Bast street,-near Lancaster's; Butchery. :527 R/'ANTED ' KNOWN—That ■ Visiting W Cards, plain or mourning, can be obtained printed in various styles, at the ‘‘Guardian’'’ office, opposite the Railway Station.

Meetings., THISTLE - LODGE,'' 627/ ASHBURTON. S.C., riIHE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETX TNG of the above Lodge will bo held .THlS.(Thursday) EVENING, at the Masonic Hall, Tancrcd street. All .Brethren are requested to attend. By order of the R. W. M. - G. GAUKRODGER, GO4 Hon. Sec. |||^'' ■ ’ SOMERSET LODGE. THE Rbgular Monthly'Meeting of this - Lodge will be held on FRIDAY EVENING a 7-30., in the Hall,: Tancred Street: . Visiting Brethren invited. 615 By order ; w.m.. ASHBURTON AGRICULTURAL AND . PASTORAL ASSOCIATION. NOTICES. ALL persona having accounts against the above association, will oblige by sending them'in At once. : ’.Vi ' T ‘ GENERAL COMMITTEE MEETING will be held on FRIDAY NEXT, .26tli hist., at 3 o’clock, at Shearman’s Hotel. GEORGE JAMESON, ; 600 i ; , ' Secretary. ASHBURTON FIRE BRIGADE. Members op committee win MEET at Lieut. Dolman’s • house' at. ,7.30 ,p.m» sharp on MONDAY NEXT,, to . arrange i programme for entertainment on Boxing Night, in the - Town Hall. - , r r j.. 1 l *„ ' ‘ ’ W. ADAMS, 620 .- , , Hon. Sec. THE ASHBURTON TOWN;HALL COMPANY. 1 X ■MEETING of~thoi SHAREHOLDERS • of> * the above Company is hereby convened to be held in the .Town. Hall, Ashburton, on WEDNESDAY/ the Ist day;of;; December, 1880, at 8 o’clock in* the evening, for the purpose ol CONFIRMING the RESOLUTIONS passed .at.the,extraordinary general meet-, irig bf : Shareholders-held’ On the 19th day of October last, relating to Directors and other matters. „ Dated this 23rd day of November, 1880. By order of the Directors. THOMAS BULLOCK, 617 J 1 Chairmali,

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 200, 25 November 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 200, 25 November 1880

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