Special Advertisements. Back from ti±e front.—The tfcafe at .'Parihaka is over; our volunteers have proved themselves equal to the occasion, and although Ho fighting was done, they Were the ‘‘ boys” to do it j had it ’been required; a brush with the “ blackfellows ” was what they went for. Nevertheless they did a good deal or 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 deft thin go-ahead "ittle township. Try C. Hawkins’ Shop before you go elsewhere. 998 c QPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. Christinas 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, hi 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 hoti'eo of their decision will app'cf.V 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 Ashblirton County. (2) The fiumber of words employed must not exceed 400 lines. (S) Competitors will be required to write 6n 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 most be enclosed, not necessarily fb‘r 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. _ Jj 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. 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. 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, Tiraaru. AN AGENT WANTED. FOR ASHBURTON. 734 c rjIHE 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 SEASONS GOODS NOW SHOWING. 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 I*B2 ; 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, mOBACCONIST, FANCY GOODS, I AND STATIONERY. Meerschaum Pipes, G.B.D. Pipes .Sfailrod, 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; ASIIbURTON. 257»*
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 512, 19 December 1881
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