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A Frenchman got exceedingly angry with a waiter at an hotel. “ You rascal,” exclaimed he, “I blow your f nose for you!” ' A dandy with a cigar in his mouth entered a menagerie when the proprietor requested him to take the weed from his month lest he should teach the other monkeyfe bad habits. There is an old but elegant story of a gentleman who went house-hunting. He was shown over some furnished apartments by a very pretty servant maid, of whom he asked*—“ Are you to bo let with the rooms?" “No, sir,” was the reply “I am to be let alone. ”

TOWN EDITION. h ' ' Tissued at 4.25 p.«..] New Advertisements. WANTED, in January, a GENERAL SERVANT who can milk. References *tequired. Apply to Mrs Bonifant, Avoca. 19d TjrrANTED—TENDERS for Cutting, ;f V / Stocking,"and Stacking 323 acres of Wheat on the Mount Butt Estate. Particulars may be obtained at Messrs W organ and Bibbs', Methven. The lowest i or any tender not necessarily accepted. 19J XXTANTED KNOWN MUSICAL W ENTERTAINMENT In connection with the Christmas Tree, at the Primitive Methodist Church, TO-NIGHT. Admission, Is. TXT ANTED KNOWN—That A. ORR W is selling Best Currants, 6d per Jb; Splendid .Tea, 2s and 2s 6d. Every article equally as cheap. d!9 ROAP BOARD. |%> commence from January 7th, 1883. as to duties, etc., can be obt iainqd at the Bp&d Board office, Methven » nr u nnwotAv ELOPER SHOW. COMMITTEE of the above arp reitfeot on THURSDAY EVEN- . INCp (21st instant), at 8 o’clock, at my t. Applications,' addressed to the Chairbe received at the Office up till SATURDAY,.the,23rd inst., from persons willing tq 'act' as for the Sfejthven Found for one year ; duties W. B. COMPTON, Oversper. S. E. POYNTZ. RTON HIGH SCHOOL BOARD. “ The.' ANNUAL DISTRIBUTION of I’PTZWS' ponneciiop with the Ashbur,Hlgl» yill |akq place on the 21st Dec. instant, prooppdings popmencing at 2,30 p.m. - - Friends of the Pupils are cordially in. wiled to*attend. y P. MAINWARiNGySeoretary.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 822, 19 December 1882

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 822, 19 December 1882

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