Special Adve. tisements. B*W SUPPLIES, Stationery, Books. MEMORANDUM AND ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS, FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &c. Just rece’ved—A large assortment of Christmas and New Ye r 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 ani> Bookseller, East street and Baring Square. 365 a
gPEOIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. 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 award will be made unless more than three stories are submitted. (6) Rejected MSS. cannot be return ed. N.B.—All MSS. must be sent in on or before December 20. Any manuscript coming to hand after date will be ineligible THE undersigned will be prepared, during the coming season, to supply the following articles at the lowest rates;— REAPERS and BINDERS EXTRAS for DO. BINDING WIRE CORN SACKS TURNIP and RAPE SEEDS PLOUGH SHARES And all kinds of Agricultural Implements. FREDK. PAVITT, Corn Merchant, &c., Ashburton. Agent for John Anderson, Canterbury Foundry, Christchurch; Geo. Booth and Sons, importers of Agricultural Implements, Christchurch; and Agent for the FIRE BRIGADE. EMERGENCY MEETING. The Brigade will MUSTER in full uniform at the Brigade Station at 7.30 p.m. THIS EVENING. By orderJ. C. DOLMAN, 157 d Captain. The SHOWROOM is NOW OPEN at Everett Epos. ’, Havelock street, Ashburton, in which Mbs Evecett 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 EVERETT BROL, HAVELOCK STREET. 20 United Insurance Company. 150 d OTI C E ,
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 498, 22 November 1881
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