Mails close at the Chief Post Office for the following places (subject to the necessary alterations) as under : Wednesday, May 25. For the United Kingdom, via Brindisi (for specially addressed correspondence only), Continent of Europe, Point de GaUe, India, the East, China, Japan, Aden, Mauritius, Natal, Cape of Good Hope, Suez, the Mediterranean Ports, and Australian Colonies, &c., per express train (to connect with s. s. Rotorua at the Bluff), as follows:—Ordinary letters, at 7 a.m. ; books and newspapers at 6 a.m. ; registered loiters at 5 p.m. on Tuesday 12th ; money orders at 4 p.m. on Tuesday 12th. Late lee letters may be posted in the travelling Post-office van attached to the express train on Wednesday, May 25th. ■ For Northern Ports, per Hawea, at 1.40 p.m. ; k late fee letters at 2 p.m.; guard’s van, 2.30 p.m. train. ' Mails close at the Ashburton Post Office, as follows: For Christchurch and North at 5.30 a. m. 10 a.m., and 5 p.m., daily. For Chertsey Rakaia, &c., at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. For Dunedin, Tinwald, Winslow, Hinds, Coldstream, Rangitata, Orari, Winchester, and Geraldine, at 10 a. m. daily. For Temuka, at 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., daily. For Timaru and South, at 6 a.m., 10 a.m., and 429 p.m., daily. For Greenstreet, Ashburton Forks, Mount Somers, and Ashburton Gorge, OB Tuesdays and Fridays, at 10.30 a m. For Ashton, Waterton and Longbeach, at 4.30 p.m. daily. For Wakanui, Elgin, Seafield, Nowland, and Kyle, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m. Mails arrive at the Ashburton Post Office— From Christchurch and Rakaia at 10.25 4.m., 435 p.m., and 7.50 p.m. From Chertsey, &c. at 10.25 a.m. and 435 p.m. daily. From Dunedin and intermediate places at 6.35 p.m. daily. From Temuka and Timaru at 10.15 a.m. 5.35 p.m., and 8.15 p.m. daily. From Greenstreet, Ashburton Forks, Mount, Somers, and Ashburton Gorge on,Wednesdays and Saturdays at 3 p.m. From Ashton, Waterton, and Longbeach at 10 a.m. daily. From Elgin, Wakanui, Seafield, Newland, and Kyle, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m.
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MAIL NOTICES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 351, 23 May 1881
MAIL NOTICES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 351, 23 May 1881
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