Special Advertisements. NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND MEUCANILE AGENCY COMPANY (LIMITED). AN AGENC3T has this day been OPENED at Ashburton, with Mr Walter B. Moss in charge. temporary OFFICECORNER OF WEST AND HAVELOCK STREETS. JOHN COOKE, Manager. Christchurch, October 1, 1881. 782 c HD, MONK’S . ORIENTAL BILLIARD AND REFRESHMENT SALOON is NOW OPEN DAILY. Tables by Alcock and Thurston of the highest quality. Carved in solid walnut. Come and see one of the FINEST BILLIARD SALOONS In the Colony. FLEMING’S BUILDINGS, TRIANGLE Next A, Wilson, Tobacconist, 825 c Christchurch. O. Carstens & Co., (Late Weston’s), PROSPECT BUILDINGS, Tobacconist, fancy goods, AND STATIONERY. Meerschaum Pipes, G.B.D. Pipes Nailrod, Twist, and Vanity Fair Tobacco A nice assortment of Accordions, Concertinas, Flutes, Violins, Mouth Organs, and Toys of every description, direct from Home. Haircutting, Shaving and Shampooing, EAST STREET ASHBURTON. 257a*
H. MESSENGER, or HIS LORDSHIP’S 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, A t 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 best possible style. W. H. MESSENGER, 987 c Purveyor.
A SB BURTON REGISTRY OFFICE, For Male and Female Servants. All orders for Servants by letter or otherwise receive prompt attention. L. F. ANDREWES, Labor Agent, East Street, 765 c Ashburton. IJIHE ACID CURE. F. COUTTS and SONS’ Guaranteed ACETIC ACID is a safe and sure remedy for Rheuma.iem, Neuralgia, Sore Throats, etc. May be obtained from Mackay Bros, Manchester street, South, Christchurch, Wholesale and Retail, or from Mr Thomas Collins, Main South Road, Timaru. AN AGENT WANTED FOR ASHBURTON. 734 c
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S CARDS. A beautiful assortment to hand in time for the mail, which arrives Home before Christmas,— L. F. Andkbwbs, Bookseller and Stationer, East street, Ashburton. 672c* ANF OUNCEMENT. Christmas Story. As a special attraction for Christmas, the Proprietor of the Ashburton Guardian offers a Prize of Three Guineas for the beat 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 MSS. 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 MSS. cannot be returned.
EW SUPPLIES Stationery, Books. MEMORANDUM AND ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS, FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &o. Just received—A largo assortment of Christmas and New Year Cards. Letts’ Australian Diaries for 1882. Pianos, Harmoniums, and American Organs, by various makers, for sale, on deferred payments, from 7s 6d per week. H. M. JONES, Stationer and Bookseller, East street and Baring Square. Wednesday next being the Prince of Wales’ Birthday and a nublic holiday, The Guardian will NOT BE PUBLISHED on that day. TO TOWN SUBSCRIBERS. Mr Charles Bodrk is authorised to COLLECT Subscription Accounts due to Guardian, and his receipt will be a sufficient discharge. 365 a O T I C E
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