Wanted. WANTED— A good General SERVANT ; references required. Apply, Office of this Paper. 803 ’ANTED KNOWN, That HENRY’S PORTRAIT ROOMS, Saunders’ Buildings, East street, Ashburton, are open DAILY, from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. Portraits taken in any weather. Great Reduction in Price. 606 WANTED KNOWN—That a Church of England minister’s wife writes that she saves Ten Shillings a Fortnight by using -Harper Twelvetrees’ Villa Washer, Wringer, and Mangier, combined ; and, although she permits no rubbing, the clothes are beautifully white, * and much cleaner than when done by hand, while the saving- in mending has been astonishing. Sold by J. HERN, Range Maker and Importer, corner of Manchester and Tuara streets, Christchurch; Price—£9 10s. - 1 . 700 WANTED KNOWN. ' SOMERSET LIVERY AND 'BAIT STABLES. JW*. M‘RAE begs to inform the , public that he has taken the T,bova Stables from Mr. Bossenberg, and is making extensive repairs.Buggies and saddle horses on hire. Lowest prices and best attention. 908c—286g WANTED KNOWN—Just arrived from England—Christmas, New Year, and Birthday Cards. New Zealand Illustrated Annual, Young Ladies’ Journal, and Bow Bells, Is. 6d. each.- Family Herald and Family Reader, Is. each, and all other Magazines supplied at Christ, church Prices. Colonial and European Newspapers, School Books, Stationery ,&c. A visit solicited. L. F. Andbe’WES, East street, near Lancaster’s Butchery.' .527 To Let. TO LET—Near the East Belt, TWO ROOMS, with use of copper .and outhouse. Rent, 6s. a week. Apply, Office of this Paper. , 795 MeetingsjyjOUNT SOMERS ROAD BOARD. The ANNUAL MEETING of Ratepayers of the Mount Somers District will be held at the Schoolhouse, - Mount Somers, at 12 noon on THURSDAY, January Gth, 1881, for the purpose of laying before the Ratepayers a statement of receipts and expenditure and the Balance Sheet for the past year. Bv order, C. J. WENTWORTH COOKSON, Jun., 805 Surveyor to the Board. UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD DISTRICT. The ANNUAL MEETING of Ratepayers of this District will be held at the Road Board Office on MONDAY, January 3rd, at. 12 o’clock noon, for. the purpose of ELECTING THREE MEMBERS id the place of Messrs. D. McLean, M. Stitt, and Arch. McCpll, who retire by rotation, but are eligible for re-election. A Poll, if demanded, will take place the same day, closing at 4 o’clock p.m. ; D. McLEAN, 781 Chairman. Amusements-. TO-NIGHT. fJIHE BOROUGH . SCHOOL. A GO r Will bo given in the TOWNH A L L, ON THURSDAY EVENING, 23rd Dec., BY THE SCHO L A R S OF THE BOROUGH SCHOOL. Doors open at 7. To commence at 7.30. Admission-LDress Circle, 2s. 6d.; Front Seats, 2s. ; Back Seats, Is. j/sS~ Proceeds in aid of the Prize Fund. * 784 NCE R T FIRE BRIGADE Carnival. MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, Under the patronage of his Worship the Mayor and the Borough Councillors of Ashburton T the Directors and Members of the Caledonian Society, and of all the Beauty and Talent of the County. Peogbamme. 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 accom-. paniment. 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 he had from all members of the Brigade. Dress Circle and Chairs, , 4s. j Second Seats, 35.; Back Seats, 25,,. . 799 pUS T RECEI VE D. A Recherche Assortment of CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR CARDSV also,’ nice selection of TOYS, ALBUMS’, and FANCY GOODS, suitable for thfr Christmas season. • ... H. = M. JON ES, ' STATIONER*’ . East Street and Baring SqDare/; ,'f A large stocks of STATIONERY!!*)i arrive shortly. 710 __ THE GUARDIAN is.published everyevening*.!giving)every day’s i\ew3,k up to the. hour of going to press. This is better than buying a sixpenny weekly.
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