Special Advertisements. WU P P L I E S. Stationery, Books. MEMORANDUM AND ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS, FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &o. Just received —A large assortment of Christmas and New Year Cards. Letts’ Australian Diaries for 1882. H. M. JONES, Stationer and Bookseller, East street, and- Baring Square, 365 a gPECIAL 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 conipty 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 df this 1 journal will be allowed to compete. (4) All the MSS. must be addressed to the Editor, and may be signed with a non d<& ptulne, but the writer’s real name.and address must be enclosed, not necessarily for publication. ■■■ , . : , (5) No a ward will be .made unless more than three stories are submitted, . j (6) Rejected MSS. cannot be returned. :
N.B.—All MSS. must bo soot in on or before December '2O. Any manuscript coming to hand after date will be ineligible. THE undersigned will bo 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. FIIEDK. PAVTrT, Corn Merchant, &c. } AsHAußtorr. Agent for John Anderson, Canterbury Foundry, Christchurch; Geo. Booth and Sons, Importers of Agricultural Implements, Christchurch; and Agent for the United Insurance Company. 150 d Ashburton registry office, For Male and Female Servants. All orders for Servants by letter or otherwise receive prompt attention. L. F. ANDREWES, Labor Agent, East Street, 765 c Ashburton. CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S CARDS. A beautiful assortment to hand in time for the mail, which arrives Home before Christmas. — L. F. Andrewes, Bookseller and Stationer, East street, Ashburton. 672c* Geo. Booth &. Sons, TUAM AND ST. ASAPH STREETS, Christchurch, IMPORTERS of all kinds of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS and MACHINES. Tillage Implements Food Preparing Machinery Dairy Machinery Harvesting and Threshing Machinery, &c., &c. Indents on the English and American Markets executed on the most reasonable terms. Agent— FREDK. PAYITT, Ashburton
The SHOWROOM is NOW OPEN at Everett Bros. Havelock street, Ashburton, in which Mrs Everett will be pleased to execute all orders entrusted to her care with despatch and stylo. All the Millinery, Flowers, Feathers, etc., QUITE NEW. NOVELTIES IN NEW SUMMER DRAPERY . EVERETT B R O - HAVELOCK STREET. 20
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. All orders for insertion of advertisements must be written legibly on the face of the advertisement. When no order is given the advertisement will be inserted until countermanded, and charged accordingly. All notices of Births, Marriages, or Deaths must be accompanied by the signature of the sender, as a guarantee of good faith. All advertisements and business letters to be addressed The Manager ; literary communications should be addressed to The Editor.
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