Special Advertisements. BA.CE FROM THE FRONT.—The scare at T’arihaka is over; our volunteers have proved themselves equal to the occasion, and although no fighting was done, they were the “ boys” to do it had it been required; a brush with the “ blackfellows ” was what they went for. Nevertheless they did a good deal of hard tramping up hill and down dale; and the astonishing fact is that most of them, having been provided wi'h STOUT BOOTS from O. HA WHINS’ never-tb-be-excelled Boot and Shoo Warehouse, came back with their “ understandings” nearly as good as when they left this go-ahead * j ttle township. Try C. Hawkins’ Shop before you go elsewhere. 998 c CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S CARDS. Just Best and Newest Assortment ever seen, including Scented Satchels and Fringed Cards L. F. Andkewes, Bookseller and Stationer, East street. South Ashburton. 672c* 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 Asnhurton 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 bo allowed to compete. (4) All the MSS. must be addressed to the Editor, and may be signed with a non de plume, hut 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 coming to hand after date will be ineligible.
AYINU ASHBURTON. GIVING UP BUSINESS. EVERETT BROc. Will on Saturday, Decembers, 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 Let. The Fixtures, Fittine's, Ac., For Sale.
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 Thk Manager ; literary communications should be addressed to The Editor.
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 509, 15 December 1881
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 509, 15 December 1881
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