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Special Advertisements. NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COMPANY (LIMITED). AN AGENCY has this day been OPENED at Ashburton, with Mr Walter B. Moss in charge. TEMPO RA R V OFf'CE — CORNER OF WES 1' 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 STailrod- Twist, and Vanity Fair Tobacco A nice assortment of Accordions, Concertinas, Flutes, Violins, Mouth Organs, and Toys of every description, direct from Home. Saircutting, Shaving and Shampooing. EAST STREET ASHBURTON. 257 a'" EW SUPPLIES. Stationery, Books. MEMORANDUM AND ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS. FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &c. Just received —A large assortment of Christmas and No w Year Cards. Letts’ Australian Diaries for 1882. Pianos, Harmoniums, and American Organs, by various makers, for sale, on deferred payments, from 7s Cd per week. U. M. JONES, Station EE and Books elder, East street and Baring Square. 365 a THE GUARDIAN is on every Tea Table in Ashburton. ■JJ D. MONK’S ORIENTAL BILLIARD A NO REFRESHMENT SALOON is NOW OPEN DAILY. Tables by Alcock and Thurston of the highest quality. Carved in solid walnut. Jigs' 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. Mr Charles Bourk is authorised to COLLECT Subscription Accounts due to Guardian, and his receipt will be a sufficient discharge. gPECIAL ANb OUNCEMENT. Christmas Story. As a special attraction for Christmas, the Proprietor of the Ashburton Guardian offers a Price of Three Guineas for the best original Christmas Story, to be written by an author resident in the Asnbnrton 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 duo 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 lona 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 stall 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. N.B.—All MSS. must be sent in on or before December 20. Any manuscript coming to hand after date will be ineligible. * t— -V

ANTERBDRY MUS'C DEPOT. ASHBURTON BRANCH. Milner & Thompson Desire to inform the residents of As!burton and surrounding districts that they have appointed Mr H. M. JONES their so 1 e Agent for this district, and invite inspection of the Instruments, Music, &c., now displayed in the SHOW ROOM, above Mr Jones’ Shop. PIANOS by all the best makers— Broadwood, Collard and Collard, Erard, Pleyel, Bord, Challen and Sons, Ascherburg, Lapp and Sohn, Chappell, Ronisch, Bechstein, Kapp, and others. Sole Agent for John Brinsmcad’s Gold Medal Pianos. Specialities Oar Dresden Model Pianos, which took First Award of Merit at the Ashburton Exhibition, from £35 to £55. Harmoniums and Organa, from £7 10s to £SO. Concertinas, Accordians, Violins, Flutes, and all other kinds of Brass and Stringed Instruments on hand. Any orders for Books, Music, or Instruments not in stock here can bo supplied from our Christchurch establishment by first train. The above Instruments can be purchased on Deferred Payment from 20s per month. Orders for Torino execute’ a first-class professional. Pianos on Hire. 7700

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 495, 18 November 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 495, 18 November 1881

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