Special Advertisements. NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COM-PANY-LIMITED). AN AGENCY has this day been OPENED at Ashburton, with Mr Waiter B. Moss in charge. TEMPORARY OFFICE — CORNER OF WEST AND HAVELOCK STREETS. JOHN COOKE, Manager. Christchurch, October 1, 1881. 7S2c 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* EW SUPPLIES. Stationery, Books. MEMORANDUM AND ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS, FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &c. 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 Bookseller, East street and Baring Square. 365 a
mHE GUARDIAN i» on every Tea J- TaKle in Ashburton. D. M O N K’ S IT * ORIENTAL BILLIARD AND REFRESHMENT SALOON 13 NOW OPEN DAILY. Tables by Alcook 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. TO TOWN SUBSCRIBERS. Mb Ch ables Bodkk is authorised to COLLECT Subscription Accounts due to Guardian, and his receipt will be a sufficient discharge. ANF OUNCEMENT. 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 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 sward will be made unless more than three stories are submitted. (6) Rejected MSS. cannot be returned. N.B.—All MSS. must be sent in on or I before December 20. Any manuscript I coming to hand after date will be ineligible. Ashburton registry office, For Male an* 1 Female Servants. All orders for Servants by letter or otherwise receive prompt attention. L. F. AND RE WES, Labor Agent, East Street, 7600 Ashburton. CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S CARDS. A beautiful assortment to hand in time for the mail, which arrives Home before Christmas. —L. F. Andkewgs, Bookseller and Stationer, East street, Ashburton. 672c* EDUCATION Act, 1877, Debtors and Creditors Act, and Amendment Acts, Forest Trees Planting Encouragement Act, 1871, to be had at the Guardian Office, nest Matson, Cox and Co.’s, West street. O T 1 C E . The SHOWROOM is NOW OPEN at Evergtt Bros.’, Havelock street, Ashburton, in which Mbs Everett will be pleased to execute all orders entrusted to her care with despatch and stylo. All the Millinery, Flowers, Feathers, etc., QUITE NEW. NOVELTIES IN NEW SUMMER DRAPERY EVERETT .B R O b., HAVELOCK STREET. 20
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