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Impounding Notices. J MPO ENDED. 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; Inear 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. Railway Notices. EW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. DUNEDIN SHOW AND RACES, Nov. 30th, Dec. Ist, 2nd, and 3rd, 1881. Ordinary Single Fare Tickets to Dunedin, issued at Christchurch or any station between Christchurch and Dunedin on any day from 28th November to 3rd December inclusive, will be available for return up to and including sth December. NIGHT EXCURSION TRAINS. An Excursion Train will leave Christchurch for Dunedin at 8.10 p.m. on Tuesday, 29th November, stopping at Ashburton and Timaru only, leaving Ashburton at 10.40 p.m. and Timaru at 1.25 a.m., and a return train will leave Dunedin for Christchurch at 9 p.m. on Saturday, 3rd December. Passengers desirous of returning earlier or later can travel with the excursion tickets by ordinary train on any day up to and including sth December. Fares to Dunedin per Excursion Train. From Christchurch ... 30s 20s Od Passengers from intermediate places, desirous of joining excursion train, must take ordinary tickets by one of the ordinary trains to the nearest of above stations, and there re-book at excursion fares, and join excursion train. W. M. HANNAY, Traffic Superintendent. Traffic Superintendent’s Office, Dunedin, Nov. 18th, 1881. 145 d First Second Class. Class. From Ashburton From Timaru ... 30s 20s 20s Od 12s 6d

Public Notices. O T I C E. A Curiosity. A LETTER can be seen from one of our old Citizens, who feels aggrieved at his next door neighbor for trespass, also a quotation from Shakespeare, by applying to B. W. SHEABMAN, 156 d Somerset Hotel. f£lO J. C. WASON, ESQ. Dear Sir, —We, the undersigned Electors of the Wakanui District, beg very respectfully that you will consent to be 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. HABTNELL, C. A. C. HABDY, JOHN STOREY, WM. WHITE, JOHN MANN, B. McKEBBOW, And thirty other Electors. To Messrs Hartnell, Hardy, and other Electors of the WakanuL District. Dear Ribs,—l 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. OAT HO ART WASON. TO FBANCIS PHILIP O’BEILLY, ESQUIBE. 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 B. Friedlander J. Stanley Bruce W. H. Zouch Francis F. Mayo Sam. Saunders James Hampton Hugo Friedlander W. Saunders Edward Saunders H. J. Weeks And others.

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. Yours faithfully, 129 d F. P. O’REILLY. Electoral district of wakaNDI. In pursuance of “The Regulations of Elections’ Act, 1881,” I Geokge Jameson, Returning Officer tor 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 bo 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 OTICE TO TOWN SUBSCRIBERS. Mb Chablbs Booek is authorised to COLLECT Subscription Accounts due to Gxtabdian, and his receipt will be a sufficient discharge.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 498, 22 November 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 498, 22 November 1881

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