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Amusements. FIRE BRIO'ABE Carnival. MONDAY, DECEMBER 27. Under the patronage of his Worship the Mayor and the Borough Councillors of Ashburton, the Directors and Members of the Caledonian Society, and of all the Beauty and Talent of the County. Programme. At 7.30 p.m., the Brigade will march through the town, and at 8 p.m. sharp the Concert will commence at the Town Hall. 1. Overture —Pinaoforte. 2. Song—3. Scotch Reel, with Bagpipe acompaniment. 4. Glee—“ Hark, the Lark.” Ashburton Glee Club. 5. Local Stump Speech. 6. Irish Song and Dance. 7. Bagpipe Solo. 8. Scotch Song. 9. Pianoforte. Solo. 10. Recitation. 11. Glee—“ Sweet and Low.” 12. Sword Dance, with Bagpipe accompaniment. 13. Double Song and Dance. 14. Brigade Song and Chorus. 15. National Anthem, with full chorus. At 10 p.m. a Torchlight Procession will take place, accompanied by Mephistopheles and his Evil Genius. The procession will march round the town, and a Pyrotechnic Display will be made at the Fire Brigade Station, Tickets for the Concert may be had from all members of the Brigade. Dress Circle and Chairs, 45.; Second Seats, 35.; Back Seats, 2s. 799 Tenders. ASHBURTON BOROUGH COUNCIL. TENDERS are invited for the following WORKS : I.—Asphalting in East street, at per superficial yard. 2.—Re-Forming Cox street, from East street to Town belt. 3.—Forming Footpath on South-east side of South-east Town belt. Plans and specifications of the above Works may be seen at the Borough Council Offices ; and Tenders,'endorsed, and enclosing a guarantee deposit of Five Pounds (£5), to be delivered at the Town Clerk’s Office on or before WEDNESDAY, the 29th instant, at noon. CHARLES BRADDELL, Town Clerk, Borough Council Office, 18th Dec., 1880. 776 UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD BOARD. TENDERS are invited for several small CUTTINGS, north and south bank Hinds river. Specifications to be seen at the office. Tenders are to be addressed to the Chairman, not later than noon of MONDAY, 27th instant. R. D. PULLAR, 779 Clerk. Public Notices. COUNTY COUNCIL. NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF SLAUGHTERING LICENSES. Holders of slaughtering licenses are hereby reminded that their licenses for this year EXPIRE on’ the 31st inst., and those persons who wish to obtain a renewal should apply to the County Council at its meeting on the sth day of January, 1881. By order, F. MAINWARING, Clerk. Ashburton, 21st Dec., 1880. 796 YOU should go to T. TAYLOR’S for your CAKES and BISCUITS for Christmas. He has a large assortment of both. Come and try his Cakes, from 2s. each. THOMAS TAYLOR, Ashburton Bakery. 797 Jp)ANK OF NEW ZEALAND. MONDAY, the 27th instant, and MONDAY, the 3rd January next, have been appointed Special BANK HOLIDAYS throughout the Colony. D. L. MURDOCH, 789 General Manager. THE EDUCATION BOARD OF THE DISTRICT OF NORTH CANTERBURY. SCHOOL DISTRICT OF CAMBRIDGE. ALTERATION OF NAME. The Education Board of the District of North Canterbury, hereby publicly notifies, that from and after the Ist JANUARY, 1881, the School District hitherto styled CAMBRIDGE, will be known by the name of NEWLAND. J. V. COLBORNE YEEL, Secretary. Christchurch, 18th Dec., 1880. 783 jpIPORTANT TO FARMERS. Osborne Harvesting Machinery. Osborne Harvester and Binder, to bind with both string and wire, price L7O. Ditto ditto, with iron road wheel, and patent lifting apparatus, price L 75. String attachments to fit on old wire Binders, price L 6 10s. N.B.—No charge for fitting if sent to our store. Osborne No. 6 Side Delivery Reapers and Mowers. Osborne No. 6 Tilter or Back Delivery Reapers and Mowers. Osborne No. 5 Mowers. EXTRAS FOR ALL THE ABOVE MACHINES KEPT IN STOCK. Sole Agents in New Zealand — ROBERT WILKIN & CO., New Zealand Wool Stores, 624 Christchurch. McHongalFs Carbolic Sheep Hip IS the Best and Safest in the Market. A true specific for Scab, instantly destroying Ticks, Lice, and all Insects, effectually cleansing and stimulating the growth of the Fleece. . Sold in 101 b. and 201 b. tins, and 501 b. kegs, by ROBERT WILKIN & CO., New Zealand Wool Stores, 627 Christchurch. METHYEN AGENCY. MORGAN and HIBBS, General Storekeepers, Methven, are authorisep agents for the Ashburton Guardian. Subscribers will please get their papers from the agents in future. Orders entrusted to them will receive prompt attention.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 223, 22 December 1880

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