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Special Advertisements. N : EW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE.- AGENCY COM PANY (LIMITED). AN AGENCY has this day been OPENED at Ashburton, with Mr Walter B; Moss in charge. TEMPORARY OFFICE — CORNER OF WEST AND HAVELOOK STREETS. JOHN COOKE, Manager. Christchurch, October 1, 1881. 782 c O. Garstens & 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, OF 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 improve.ments, he' is now in a' position to offer them unequalled accommodation. The increased accommodation, for Ladies is a special feature in the improve- | meats. W. H. M. also begs to add that in add ; - tion to the above he has made provision, from the First day of November next, to supply a want long felt in Christchurch, viz.r , 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 best possible style. . W. H. MESSENGER, 987 c Purveyor.

GL Adams and Co., i PRACTICAL ENGLISH WATCHMAKERS, High street (Next W. J. Fisher’s), CHRISTCHURCH. The Celebrated American Waltham Levers, sterling silver cases, guaranteed genuine, from £3 10s Rotherham’s English Levers, capped and and jewelled, from £6 10s Good serviceable English Levers, capped and jewelled, by celebrated London makers, from £4 10s Ladies’ Watches, handsomely engraved, : sterling silver cases, from £2 ss. Gold ditto ditto ditto, from £3 ss. An Elegant Assortment of Jewellery, new and cheap; everything marked in plain figures. 389 c

BOARD and RESIDENCE.—Mrs Pass, Wills street, has vacancies for two or three Gentlemen. Terms EW SUPPLIES, Stationery, Books. MEMORANDUM AND ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS, FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &o. Just received—A large 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 Bookselleb, East street and Baring Square. THE GUARDIAN is on every Tea Table in Ashburton. TJ D. MONK’S * ORIENTAL BILLIARD REFRESHMENT SALOON 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. moderate. 46d 365 a AND IS FLEMING’S BUILDINGS, TRIANGLE Next A. Wilson, Tobacconist, 825 c Christchurch.

gPEOIAL ANE OUNCEMENT. Christmas Story. As a special attraction for Christmas, the Proprietor of the Ashbukton Guaedian 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 Guaedian. 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.

TO TOWN SUBSCRIBERS. Mb Charles Boobk ia authorised to COLLECT Subscription Accounts due to Guardian, and his receipt will be a auffiffamjdischarge. d>s;ij; ] r-u tj.if, t b'i)ri jjj^f.)

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 490, 12 November 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 490, 12 November 1881

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