Special Advertisements. N EW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COMPANY (LIMITED). AN AGENCY has this day been OPENED at Ashburton, with Mr Walter B. Moss in charge. TEMPORARY OFFICE — CORNER OF WEST AND HAVELOCK STREETS. JOHN COOKE, Manager. Christchurch, October 1, 1881. 7820 H. MESSENGER, HIS LORDSHIFS LARDER, In thanking his numerous country patrons, and the public generally, for past favors, begs to intimate that, having completed extensive alterations and improvements, he is now in a position to offer them unequalled accommodation. The increased accommodation for Ladies is a special feature in the improvements. W. H. M. also begs to add that in addition to the above he has made provision, from the First day of November next, to supply a want long felt in Christchurch, viz.:—; A GRILLED CHOP OR STEAK, At any hour of the day, which will be accompanied with a Glass of Bass’s celebrated Bottled Ale. FOR ONE SHILLING. Dinners, Banquets, Ball Suppers, Wedding Breakfasts, and Picnics provided for, in the very beat possible style. W. H. MESSENGER, 987 c Purveyor. WANTED.— TENDERS for the ERECTION of a Baker’s Shop, next the Somerset Butchery, East street. Apply at once to Mr Lancaster, or to R. Bird, Builder. 44d gPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. Christmas Story. As a special attraction for Christmas, the Proprietor of the Ashburton Guardian offers a Prize of Three Guineas for the best original Christmas Story, to be written by an author resident in the Asnburton County, and published in the columns of the Guardian. The story will be published in the columns of this journal, and the Proprietor reserves to himself all right and privileges connected with its publication. A Committee of gentlemen will adjudge the M.S.S. and make the award, and due notice of their decision will appear in these columns.
CONDITIONS. All competitors for the Prize will be required to comply with the following conditions :■ — (1) The story must be written by a bona fide resident of the Ashburton County. (2) The number of words employed must not exceed 400 lines. (3) Competitors will be required to write on white paper only ; on one side of the paper only, and in a plain legible hand. No member of the staff of this journal will be allowed to compete. (4) All the M. S. S. must be addressed to the Editor, and may be signed with a non de plume, but the writer’s real name and address must be enclosed, not necessarily for publication. (5) No award will be made unless more than three stories are submitted. (6) Rejected M.S.S. cannot be returned. The SHOWROOM is NOW OPEN at Everett Bros.’, Havelock street, Ashburton, in which Mrs Everett will be pleased to execute all orders entrusted to her care with despatch and style. All the Millinery, Flowers, Feathers, etc., QUITE NEW. NOVELTIES IN NEW SUMMER DRAPERYj OTI C E . EVERETT BROS., HAVELOCK STREET. 204 a
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