Amusements. TO-NIGHT. FIRE BRIGADE 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. Pkogeammb. 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, 4s. j Second Seats, 35.; Back Seats, 2s. 799 Tenders. Tenders wanted for stocking and FORKING about 380 Acres (more or less), of Wheat and Oats, on Maronan Station ; and for 60 Acres (more or less), of Oats, about three miles distance off. Tenders to be addressed to John R. Liddle, Tinwald post-office, on or before Ist JANUARY. 812 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 BRAD DELL, 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 fiver. : Specifications to be seen at the office. Tenders are to be addressed to the Chairman, not later than noon of MONDAY, 27th instant. r R. D. PULLAR, 779 Clerk. Public Notices. [caed.] npHEODORE B. JACOBSEN AND X O. PEEZ, ARCHITECTS. Note office— HEREFORD STREET, WEST, Christchurch. 571 JMPORTANT 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. McDougalTs Carbolic Sheep Dip 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. FARMERS ! FARMERS ! FARMERS ! R. McKERROW AND CO., BE Cash Purchasers of Wool, Grain, and all kinds of Farm Produce, and are •Iso prepared to make Liberal CASH ADVANCES on the above placed in their hands either for sale or shipment to the English or Colonial Markets. A Large Stock of Cornsacks, Woolpacks, &c., for sale at lowest current prices. R. McKERROW & CO., GRAIN MERCHANTS, RAKAIA, 36 THE GUARDIAN is published every evening, giving every day’s news, up to the hour of going to press. This is better than buying a sixpenny weekly. MR. CAYGILL, of Walker street, Christchurch, is AUTHORISED to CANVASS for Advertisements for The Abhbubxon Guardian.
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