Business Notices S. W. Alcorn's NEW DRAPERY STORE. OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT. GOOD NEWS FOR THE PEOPLE OF ASHBURTON. WONDERFUL CHEAP PURCHASE OF THE STOCK OF DRAPERY OF MESSRS JACOB JOSEPH AND CO., Wholesale Warehousemen, of Wellington, Amounts to nearly L 4,000 wholesale price, purchased for less than LI,OOO. IMMENSE BARGAINS. IMMENSE BARGAINS. IN announcing to the public of Ashburton and surrounding districts the opening of my new premises in East street as a first-class GENERAL DRAPERY, CLOTHING, and BOOT STORE, and in soliciting a liberal share of support, 1 have to state that it is my intention to keep a thoroughly well-assorted stock in every department, embracing the newest styles, at strictly moderate prices. JACOB JOSEPH’S STOCK, Bought at 73| per cent, discount.
I consider it as exceedingly fortunate for Ashburtonians as well as for myself that I am in the position to state that I have purchased the Drapery Stock of the above firm, amounting to L 4,000, at Wholesale Price, at a discount of 73| per cent, on landed cost, and will thus be able to sell all these Goods at LESS THAN HALF PRICE, and still.have a good profit. Amongst this Stock there is a large quantity of all sorts of Infants’ Underclothing, Girls’ Night Dresses and Chemises (plain, frilled, and trimmed,), which will be sold at about the price of the material, so that ladies will be saved the labor and expense of making. The following are a few of the articles from the Stock of Jacob Joseph and Co., and their reduced prices:— Boys’ New Dux Collars, reduced to 4d per box Men’s Moulded West End Collars, sizes 14 and 14£, reduced to 4d Men’s Oxonian Collars, all sizes, 4d Men’s new Dux Harvard Collars, all sizes, 5d per box Men’s Felt Hats, regular price 7s 6d, reduced to 3s fid Men’s Drab and Felt Yankee Hats, regular price 15s, reduced to 7s fid 72 doz. Men’s Printed Border Pockets, finest quality, regular price Is, reduced to fid 37 doz. Men’s Chintz Silk Pockets, regular price 4s and 4s fid, reduced to 2s and 2s fid 100 doz. Men’s Lambswool Drawers, reduced to less than wholesale price 29 doz. Men’s Lambswool Undershirts, reduced to English cost 43 doz. Puggarees, regular price Is and 2s, reduced to fid and Is Boys’ and Men’s Leather and Elastic Belts, at less than half-price 65 doz. Colored Gossamer Falls, regular price 3s fid and 4s, reduced to Is fid and 2s Lace Falls, Crape Falls, Crape Sets, &c., at loss than the usual price 120 doz. Stay Pnsks, regular price 8d and lOd, reduced to 3d and 4d. 75 doz. Infants’ Stay Bands, regular price 9d to Is fid, now 4£d to lOd 39 doz. Infants’ Frock Bodies, regular price 2s fid to 4s fid, now Is to 2s 3d 65 Colored Lama Long Shawls, regular price 19s fid and 255, now 11s fid and
13s 6d 800 yards Wools Beigees, usual price Is 4d and Is 6d, reduced to Is 590 yards All-wool French Dress Stuff, new shades, usual price 2s 9d, reduced to Is 9d New Prints, new Hollands, at great reductions on account of removal of duty New Sheeting, new Calicoes, new Shirting, at low prices, duty off. TO GENERAL STOREKEEPERS, TAILORS, DRESSMAKERS AND CABINETMAKERS. Amongst this Cheap Stock of Jacob Joseph and Co.’s, there is a large quantity of Braids of all kinds, Hooks and Eyes (black and white), Piping Cord, Stay Tape, Braids and Gimps, Trouser Buttons, Vest Buckles, Coat and Vest and Dress Buttons, Dress Preservers, Chair Gimps, Curtain Lace, Blind Tassels, Silk Furniture Cords, &c., which will be sold wholesale at less than English cost price. V SPECIAL NOTICE TO THE LADIES. Dressmaking. I have the pleasure to inform the Ladies that I have secured the services of a firstclass Dressmaker from Wellington, noted for Perfection of Fit combined with great taste and style. Operations in the Dressmaking Department will commence on Monday, the 12th inst., and orders can now be taken in the shop. To prevent disappointment, Materials purchased on the premises only will be made up. S. W. ALCORN, East street, Ashburton. December 1, 1881. SPECIAL TELEGRAM. —“Parihaka, November 18,1881. —To MrThomas Chambers, Ashburton. —Am convinced there’s nothing like leather. Please send up 3,000 pairs of your unrivalled stout Walking Boots. The Volunteers have worn out their shoe leather in marching upon Parihaka, and have hardly got a sound sole amongst them. You may also forward a pair of your Elastic Sides for Te Whiti, who wants something for Sunday wear. —(Signed)— Bryce.” Thomas Chambers’ BOOTS and SHOES secured First Prize at the Exhibition, and Christchurch and Ashburton Shows. Good fit guranteed, and prices strictly moderate. 141 d LFORD BREWERY. Quinton Bros., BREWERS & BOTTLERS, NEAR THE OLD MEN’S HOME, ALFORD FOREST ROAD, ASHBURTON. Quinton Bros, beg to inform the public of Ashburton District that having completed their New Brewery at the above address, and engaged an experienced Brewer, they are now prepared to supply ALES and PORTER of firstclass quality, brewed from pure Malt and Hops. Having taken First Prizes at the Ashburton Agricultural and Pastoral Shows in 1879 and 1880, they trust this will be a sufficient guarantee of the quality of their Liquors. Family Trade will be specially attended to. QUINTON BROS., ALFORD BREWERY. 78d BOOKS printed on the g shortest notice, at the Office of this Paper. i
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 516, 23 December 1881
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