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Special Advertisements O. Carstens & Co., (Late Weston’s), PROSPECT BUILDINGS, Tobacconist* fancy goods, and stationery. Meerschaum Pipes, G.B.D. Pipes Nailrod, Twist, and Vanity Fair Tobacco A nice assortment of Accordions, Concertinas, Flutes, Violins, Mouth Organs, and Toys of every description, direct from Home. Haircutting, Shaving and Shampooing. EA.ST STREET ASHBURTON. 257a* HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. Owing to the prior engagement of Mr Jones’ room To-Night, the advertised! Meeting of the above will be hold at Mr i Harrison’s Auction Rooms, by his hind permission. ~ k E. POYNTZ, 340 d Hon. Sec. rp H E 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 FIRSf 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 Priced. NEW SEASON’S GOODS NOW SHOWING. Ashburton .Retail Branch : East Street. W. SPARROW, 692 c Branch Manager. IT is not altogether a new idea, when business people burst into rhyme in their advertisements. Our grandfathers and grandmothers have read some excrutiating poetry in advertisements in their time just as we do sometimes now. From an old newspaper dated a while after the Flood, a tea dealer, expatiating on the merits of his tea, has the following ‘ — “ For lords and ladies it is fit; Seven shillings is the price of it.” I’m not going to paint tho lily or gild refined gold by attempting to improve on that, but it should bo a source of comfort to the tea drinkers of Ashburton and surrounding districts that they can now procure the finest Teas at my establishment for much less money. 1 have just received a fresh consignment of Nelson, Moate, and Co.’s Pure Blended Teas, in packets and boxes. I have also opened up an assortment of Fancy Goods, and fruits in variety are constantly arriving, so that my patrons may have plenty to chose from at the coming festive season. I wish all my kind, customers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. H. M. Carson’s New Fruit and Italian Warehouse (next Bank of New Zealand), East street. Sole Agent for Nelson, Moate, <fe Co.’s Pure Blended Teas. See advertisement and handbills. 3c Ashburton registry office, For Male and Female Servants. All orders for Servants by letter or otherwise receive prompt attention. L. F, ANDRE WES, Labor Agent, East Street, 765 c Ashburton. 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 Tux Gaming and Lotteries Volunteer Property Assessment Act Amendment Licensing. 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 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 he 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 he 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 he allowed to compete. (4) All the MSS. must he 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 ‘.han 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 I coming to hand after date will be ineli- | gible. ii. d , . < ’(• 1 (fi-.? I Ji

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 507, 13 December 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 507, 13 December 1881

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