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Impounding Notices. j MPOUNDED. From Methven, 7 Sheep, Merinos, ear marks as follows;—2 with near ear swallow off do., fore-quarter; 2 near ear swallow off do., 2 front notches; 2 near ear swallow off do., 2 back notches; 1 near ear swallow. A mixed lot. If not claimed on or before WEDNESDAY, 23rd, at noon, will be sold to defray expenses. W. B. COMPTON, Poundkeeper. Methven Pound. 144 d Tenders. T O BUILDERS. TENDERS will be received until THURSDAY, 24th instant, for the ERECTION of a Seven-roomed COTTAGE in Wills street. Plans and Specifications can be seen at Mr A. Orr’s, draper, East street. Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Public NoticesAshburton borough council. election of mayor. I hereby declare MR DONALD WILLIAMSON (being the only Candidate nominated) to be duly ELECTED Mayor of Ashburton for the ensuing year. CHARLES BRADDELL, Returning Officer. Borough Council Offices, 21st Nov., 1881. 146 d IJIO J. 0. WASON, ESQ. Sib, —We, the undersigned Electors of the Wakanui District, beg very respectfully that you will consent to te nominated as a candidate to represent this district in Parliament. Your long residence in the district, and the material interest which you possess in the advancement and welfare of this district, as well as the experience you must have gained in Parliamentary affairs during the years you have been in Parliament as member for Coleridge, eminently qualify you for the honorable position which we desire you to occupy. Should you accede to our request we will use our best endeavors to secure your return. We beg to subscribe ourselves, Yours very faithfully, WM. L. ALLAN, W. HARTNELL, C. A. C. HARDY, JOHN STOREY, WM. WHITE, JOHN MANN, R. McKERROW, And thirty other Electors. To Messrs Hartnell, Hardy, and other Electors of the Wakanui District. Deab Siks, —I am very much honored by the requisition you presented me with. Understanding that Mr Wright, our present member, and a gentleman in whom I have every confidence, will stand for Ashburton, I place my services entirely at your disposal. Should you be successful in returning me as your representative, I pledge myself to spare no effort to promote the prosperity of the County and the Electorate. I shall take an early opportunity of addressing you at the various centres throughout the District.

I remain. Your obedient servant, 139 d J. CA.THCART WASON. T |0 FRANCIS PHILIP O’REILLY, ESQUIRE. We the undersigned Electors of Wakanuni, recognising your ability and feeling assured that you have the best interests of this district and the colony at heart, respectfully request that you will allow yourself to be placed in nomination for a seat in the General Assembly for the Wakanui Electorate. Sdigned : R. Friedlander J. Stanley Bruce W. H. Zouch Francis F. Mayo Sam. Saunders James Hampton Hugo Friedlander W. Saunders Edward Saunders H. J. Weeks To Messrs Joseph Megson, Thomas Painter, Robert J. Foley, and other gentlemen signing the requisition. Gentlemen, —Having reconsidered my determination herein, I have come finally to the conclusion that I shall woo the virgin constituency of Wakonui, and I can only say that I shall make love like an Irishman. I commence the campaign on Saturday next, at 8 p.m., at the Town Hall, Ashburton. Electoral district of ASHBURTON. In pursuance of “ The Regulations of Elections Act, 1881,” I, Walter Martin, Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Ashburton, do hereby give notice that, by virtue of a writ bearing date the 9th day of November, 1881, under the hand of the Clerk of the Writs, an ELECTION will be held for the return of one qualified person to serve as MEMBER for the said electoral district ; and that the Nomination of Candidates •will take place at the Courthouse, Ashburton, at noon on the third day of DECEMBER, 1881 ; and that the Poll (if necessary) will be taken at the several And others. Yours faithfully; ours laiuniuiiy, P. P. O’REILLY. 129 d

polling places of the said district on the 9th day of DECEMBER, 1881. The following are the Rolling Places for the Electoral District of Ashburton : The Courthouse, Ashburton (principal) The Post Office, Methven The Schoolhouse, Alford Forest The Road Board Office, Mount Somers The Road Board Office, Westerfield The Schoolhouse, Lismore. WALTER MARTIN, Returning Officer for Ashburton. Ashburton, 12th Nov., 1881. 102 d Y. R. Electoral district of wakanui. In pursuance of ‘ ‘ The Regulations of Elections’ Act, 1881,” I Geobgb Jameson, Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Wakanui, do hereby give notice that by virtue of a writ, bearing date the ninth day of November, 1881, under the hand of the clerk of the writs, an Election will be held for the return of ONE qualified person to serve as a MEMBER for the said Electoral District; and that the Nomination of Candidates will take place at the Ashburton Saleyards Office, at noon, on FRIDAY, the 2nd day of DECEMBER, 1881, and that the POLL (if necessary) will be taken at the several Polling places of the districts on FRIDAY, the ninth day of DECEMBER, 1881. The following are the Polling places for the Electoral District of Wakanui Ashburton County Saleyards Office Town Hall, Rakaia Schoolroom, Seafield Road Board Office, Longbeach. GEORGE JAMESON, Returning Officer. Ashburton, Nov. 12th, 1881. 90d rpHE GUARDIAN is on every Tea -*■ Table in Ashburton.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 497, 21 November 1881

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