Special Advertisements. NEW ZEALAND i-. 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 STATIONERY, BOOKS—MBMORAN DUM and ACCOUNT BOOKS, TOYS, FANCY GOODS, MUSIC, &c. JUST RECEIVED— A large assortment of CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR Cards. LETTS’ AUSTRADIAN DIARIES FOR iQQO H. M. JONES, Stationer and Booksellf.r, East street and Baring Square. 365 a THE undersigned will be prepaied, 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. PAYITT, Corn Merchant, Ac., 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 ACID CURE. F. COUTTS and SONS’ Guaranteed ACETIC ACID is a safe and sure remedy for Rheuma* ism, Neuralgia, Sore Throats, etc. May be obtained from Mackay Bros, Manchester street, South, Christchurch, Wholesale and Retail, or from Mr Thomas Collins, Main South Road, Timaru. AN AGENT WANTED FOR ASHBURTON. 734 c ANN 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 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 returned. N.B.—All MSS. must be sent in on or before December 20. Any manuscript coming to hand after date will be ineligible. A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. NOW ON SALE AT THE GUARDIAN OFFICE, Some hundreds of BEA UTIFUL OLEOGRAPHS, About 18 by 13 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 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 disappointment. Liberal terms to the trade and wholesale people-
THE following ACTS, passed last Session, can be obtained at Published Prices at Office of this Paper : Corrupt Practices Prevention Fencing Regulation of Elections Representation Canterbury Rivers Amendment Public Reserves Property Tax Gaming and Lotteries Volunteer Property Assessment Act Amendment Licensing. MOUNT SOMERS AGENCY. Mr W. H. Puddicombe is authorised to collect money and transact all business in connection with The Ashbukton Guardian in the Mount Somers and Alford Forest districts. AYING ASHBURTON; GIVING UP BUSINESS. Will on Saturday, December 3, commence A GREAT CLEARING SALE Of their new and well-selected Stock of GENERAL DRAPERY, And to effect a speedy clearance will, in addition to the already very low prices, offer, as an extra inducement, a DISCOUNT OF TEN PER CENT. The Shop To Lot. The Fixtures, Fittings, &c., For Sale. Education Act, 1877, Debtors and Creditors Act, and Amendment Acts, Forest Trees Planting Encouragement Act, IP7I, to be had at I the Guardian Office, next Matson, Cox and Co. ’a, West street ,; ■-< *. < . > r■ y f OTIC E . EVERETT BRO: fui .;
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 506, 1 December 1881
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