Special Advertisements. iS W PLIES. 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. H. M. JONES, Stationer and Bookseller, East street and Baring Square. 365 a
gPECIAL ANb OUNOEMENT. 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 bo 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 returned. N.B.—All: MSS. must be sent in on or before D jmber 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. PAVTTT, Corn Merchant, &c., Ashburton. Agent for John Anderson, Canterbury Foundry, Christchurch; Geo. Booth and Sons, Importers of Agricultural Implements, Christchurch; and Agent for the United Insurance Company. IBOd 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*
(JIHE NEW ZEALAND Clothing Factory, noted throughout the Colony for the bestfitting and Genuine Well-made CLOTHING Of Every Description, are the LARGEST PRIZE-TAKERS At the Dunedin Industrial Exhibition, having been awarded FIRST ORDER OF MERIT, AND ALSO HIGHLY COMMENDED BY THE INTELLIGENT JURORS. One trial will prove the Superior Quality of all Products. A SINGLE GARMENT AT THE WHOLESALE PRICE. Branches at all the principal Towns. HATS, HOSIERY, SHIRTS, BLANKETS, RUGS, • TWEEDS, At Wholesale Prices. NEW SEASON’S GOODS NOW SHOWING. Ashburton Retail Branch : East Street. W. SPARROW, 692 c branch Manager. NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COM PANY (LIMITED). AN AGENCY has this day been OPENED at Ashburton, with Mr Walter B. Moss in charge. TEMPORARY OFFICE CORNER OF WEST AND HAVELOCK STREETS. JOHN COOKE, Manager. Christchurch, October 1, 1881. 782 c
Lion Brewery. GWOOD (late Wood and Co.) begs , to inform his friends and customers that he has dissolved partnership with M. O. Digby, and the late 6rm having sold their interest in the Ashburton Brewery to Mr John Manning, of Rangiora, the undersigned will at an early date be enabled to supply the public with a Brewing of his well-known ALE and STOUT from the new brick premises in Dobson street and Cass street, Ashburton, GEORGE WOOD, 184 d Brewer, <feo. JJ D* M O N K' S ORIENTAL BILLIARD AND REFRESHMENT SALOON is NOW OPEN DAILY. Tables by Alcock and Thurston of the highest quality. Carved in solid walnut. T&S' Come and see one of the FINEST BILLIARD SALOONS In the Colony. FLEMING’S BUILDINGS, TRIANGLE , Next A. Wilson, Tobacconist, 825<ji j,’., biiiX. I jiU.S fit hobnoSlr.
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