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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. TEMPORARY OFFICE CORNER OF WEST AND HAVE* LOCK STREETS. JOHN COOKE, Manager. Christchurch, October 1, 1881. 782 c 0. Carstens & Co., (Late Weston’s), PROSPECT BUILDINGS, mOBACCONIST, FANCY GOODS, 1. AND STATIONERY. Meerschaum Pipes, G.B. D. Pipes Nail rod, 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 PECIAL ANS 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 Ashburton 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 a 1! 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. N.B.—All MSS. must be sent in on or before December 20. Any manuscript coming to hand after date will be ineligible FJIHE ACID CURE. F. COUTTS and SONS’ Guaranteed ACETIC ACID is a safe and sure remedy for Rheurna'ism, Neuralgia, Sore Throats, etc. May be obtained from Mackay Bkos, 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. Andeewes, Bookseller and Stationer, East street, Ashburton. 672c*

A MERRY CHRISTMASS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. NOW ON SALE AT THE GUARDIAN OFFICE, Some hundreds of BEAUTIFUL OLEOGRAPHS, About 18 by 12 inches, comprising some exceedingly pretty things well worth framing, and suitable for parlor or bedroom decoration, or for show or presentation cards for business men. Exquisitely done, artistically colored. Price, neatly mounted on wooden rollers, and with purchasers’ name printed (if desired) at the foot in colors, only 30s per dozen. Everyone is pleased with them who sees them. They are already selling well, and only require to be seen to command a ready sale. Come and inspect them at this office, and give your orders as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Liberal terms to the trade and wholesale people.

JJ D. 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.

ÜBBER STAMPS. RUBBER , STAMPS. Orders for every description of the above received at the Office of this Paper. The SHOWROOM is NOW OPEN at Everett Bros. Havelock street, Ashburton, in which Mas 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 DRAPERY O T 1 0 E EVERETT BR O b., HAVELOCK STREET. 20

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 497, 21 November 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 497, 21 November 1881

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