Special Advertisements. Back froivi the front.—The scare at Rarihaka is oyer; oftr, vo-1 lunteers 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 babat of them, having been., provided with STOUT BuOfS from C. HAWKINS’ never-to-be-excelled Boot and Shoe Warehouse, came back with their “ understandings” nearly as good as when they left, this gb-ahead '.ittle township.. Try C. Hawkins’ Shop before you go elsewhere. 998 c
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 ail author resident in ,the Asnbilrto'n 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 tiiose columns. CONDITIONS... All competitors for the Prize frill be required to Comply' with the following conditions i—(1) The story must be. written by a buna fide resident of the Ashburton County. (2) The numbed ot words employed must not "ekceed 400 lines. (8) Competitors will be required to write on white paper only ; on one aide 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 vmh de plume, but the writer’s teal 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 rb--urned. N.B.—All MSS. rtulst be sent in on or before December 20. Any manuscript coming to hand after date will be ineligible. XT D. MONK’S * ORIENTAL BILtIARD AND REFRESHMENT SALOON is NOW OPEN DAILY. Tables by Alcock and Thurston of the highest quality. Carved in solid walnut. ! Cojne and bCU one of the FINEST BILLIARD SALOONS In the Colony, FLEMING’S BUILDINGS, TRIANGLE Next A. Wilson, Tobacconists 25c Christchurch. rji h s 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 MacßaY Bros, Manchester street, South, Christchurch, Wholesale and Retail, or from Mr Thomas Collins, Main South Road, Timaru. AN AGENT WANTED FOR ASH BURTON. . 734 e rjIHE NEW ZEALAND Clothing Eactory, 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 COMM EX I) ED 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. Christmas Presents AND NEW YEAR’S GIFTS. JUST Received, a Choice Assortment of Christmas and New Year Cards, Dolls, Humming Tops, and Shell Goods in great variety.
Letts’ Diaries for 1382 ; Family Header (div. 42); Boys’ Standard (new series) ; Latest Novelties in Pipes. P. CLARK, Hairdresser and Tobacconist, Montgomery’s Buildings. 319 d 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. EAST STREET? ASHBURTON. 267a*
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