Special Advertisements. STIONERY, .ROOKS.—MEMORANDUM and' ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS, FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &o. JUST RECEIVED— Iarge ftsaorttrtent of CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR Cards. LETTS’ AUSTRALIAN DIARIES FOR 1882. a M. JONES, Stationer and Bookseller, East street and Baring Square. 365 a gPECIAL ANF OUNCEMENT. 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 December 20. Any manuscript Coming to hand after date will be ineliTHE 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 United Insurance Company. 150 d
rjIHE 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. Branch : East Street. W. SPARROW, 692 c Branch Manager. H. MESSENGER OF HIS LORDSHIP’S LARDER, In thanking his numerous country patrons, and the public generally, for past favors, begs to intimate that, having completed extensive alterations and improvements, he is now in a position to offer them unequalled accommodation. The increased accommodation for Ladies is a special feature in the improvements. W. H. M. also begs to add that in addition to the above he has made provision, from the First day of November next, to supply a want long felt in Christchurch, viz.:— A GRILLED CHOP OR STEAK, A t any hour of the day, which will be accompanied with a Glass of Bass’s celebrated Bottled Ale. FOR ONE SHILLING. Dinners, Banquets, Ball Suppers, Wedding Breakfasts, and Picnics provided for, in the very best possible style. W. H. MESSENGER, 987 c Purveyor. A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. NOW ON SALE AT THE GUARDIAN. OFFICE, Some hundreds of BEA U T I F U L OLEGGRAPHS, About 18 by 12 inches, comprising some exceedingly pretty things well worth framing, and suitable for parlor or bedroom decoration, or for show or presentation cards for business men. Exquisitely done, artistically colored. Price, neatly mounted on wooden rollers, and with purchasers’ name printed (if desired) at the foot in colors, only 30s per dozen. Everyone is pleased with them who sees them. They are already selling well, and only require to be seen to command a ready sale. Come and inspect them at this office, and give your orders as early as possible to prevent dir'i.ppoiutmenc.' Liberal terms to the trade and wholesale people,.!; ... ■ <
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 502, 26 November 1881
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