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Special Advertisements. Back from ‘the front.—The sba'rb at Parihaka 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 with STOUT BOOTS from C. HAWKINS’ uever-to-be-excelled Boot and Shoe Warehouse, came back with their “ understandings” nearly as good as when they left this go-ahead 'ittle township. Try C. Hawkins’ Shop before you go elsewhere. 998 c ANNOUNCEMENT. Christmas Story* As a Special attraction for Christmas, the Proprietor of the Ashbukton 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 duo 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.; 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. D. MONK’S ORIENTAL BILLIARD AND REFRESHMENT SALOON IS NOW OPEN DAILY. Tables by Alcock and Thurston of the highest quality. Carved in solid walnut. IBSS* Come and see one of the FINEST BILLIARD SALOONS In the Colony. FLEMING’S BUILDINGS, TRIANGLE Next A. Wilson, Tobacconist, 25c Christchurch. IJIHE ACID CURE. P. 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, Christchureh, Wholesale and Retail, or from Mr Thomas Collins, Main South Road, Tiraaru. AN AGENT WANTED FOR ASHBURTON. 734 c fJVH 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 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. 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 1882 ; Family Reader (div. 42); Boys’ Standard (new series) ; Latest Novelties in Pipes. F. 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, Conjertinas, Flutes, Violins, Mouth Organs, and Toys of every description, direct from Home. Haircutting, Shaving and Shampooing. EAST STREET ASHBURTON. 25M-A

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 511, 17 December 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 511, 17 December 1881

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