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• I No parcel exceeding nibs m weight or tl dimensions hereafter specified, will be a xepted , and unpaid or insufficiently prepare 'parcels will be refused. SIZE. — The dimensions allowed for a pare are : — ft. ii Grea' est length •• •• .. .-3 Greatest length and girth combined . . 6 PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZE, LAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOJ The following are the regulations under whic parcels will be accepted and transmitted to th United Kingdom : — Parcels will only be forwarded by th steamers of the New Zealand Shipping Com pany, Limited, and the Shaw-Saville-Albioi Company Limited. A parcel for transmission must not excee 1 lib m weight, 3ft 6in m length, or 6ft m lengtl and girth combined. Parcels of the maximum size and weigh . will only be received at, and delivered from ' New Zealand Post Offices at places accessiblt by railway, steamer, or mail-coach. From places m New Zealand not served bj railway, steamer, or mail-coach (list at pag< 57 of Postal Guibe) only parcels not exceedinf 2lb, m weight, and not measuring more thai aft m length or ift m breadth or depth can b< ccepted. Parcels should be securely and substantlallj packed and closed by the sender. If wax is used, it should be of the special quality whicl resists the heat of a hot climate. Parcels must not be posted m a posting-box, but should be presented at the post-offi« counter. vVhere not repugnant to the foiegolng rule! the general regulations of the Inland Parcel Post will apply. Parcels are received and forwarded al owner's risk, and the Postmaster-General ii not liable for any loss of or damage to anj parcel On payment of a fee of 4d, the sender car at time of posting receive a certificate oi posting. The certificate imposes no liability on the department, and is merely intended as evidence of posting. Parcels for transmission to the United Kingom must be posted or delivered at the parcel Est office at the port where the steamer takes er final departure at least eight hours before the close of the ordinary letter-mail. The hour for closing parcel-post mails elsewhere will be duly notified by Postmasters. Each parcel should be plainly directed the direction should give name and full address of tbe person for whom the parcel i« intended. The words " Parcel Post should be written on the upper left-hand corner, and also the name and address oi the sender. Parcels will be liable to the Customs laws, duties, and regulations of the colony and the United Kingdom respectively. The sender of each parcel will be required to make a Customs declaration (on a form to be obtained at parcel post offices), describing the contents and stating the value thereof, snd also giving the name of the place to which the parcel is addressed and the sender's signature and residence. False declaration involves forfeitur* of parcel and renders sender liable to prosecu ion. No parcel contaioing dangerous articles perishable articles, articles likely to injure other parcels, liquids (unless securely packed m proper cases), or any contraband articles or substauces will be accepted. Parcels found to contain forbidden articles and parcels the contents of which have been falsely declared will be dealt with m accordance with the Customs and other laws and regulations. Tobacco cannot be sent to the United Kingdom by parcel post. A parcel tnust not contain a letter, ' neither must it contain another parcel addressed ;to a person other than the addressee of th first-named parcel. If such an enclosnre b discovered, it will be charged with a separa ta of postage. ■m»— rt <|ENDSRS for tbe Supply of 46 Iron 1 Bedsteads— S zi 6ft 6n by 3ft wltb Straw Paillasses to fit, of approved qaality — wlii be received at tbe Office of the Charitable Aid Board, Ohrlstohuroh, up to 6 p.m. on TUESDAY, July 9 h. Envelopea mnit be marked " Bedsteads " and addressed to the Chairman, and eaob tender must dero*ibe aubatanoe and pattern of material. Delivery of the goods will be required at the Asbburton Home Immediately By order, • THOS. O. NORRIS, 7 4 Seoretary. RINK DE PARII 10th, 11th and 12th JULY. MABEL SYLVESTER AMERICA'S CHAMPION CHAMPION Trick and Fancy Lady Skater. The winner of the £1000 Championship against all comers. In Her Marvellous FIRE ACT ! Character Impersonations SCIENTIFIC ACTS Her Great Original SHADOW DANCE Artistic movements on Half Skates, The Rink will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, R. ELSTON, Manager; THE EDUCATION BOARD OF THE DISTRIOT OP NORTH OANrER BURY. THB Eduoation Bosrd of the District of North Canterbury hereby publicly notifies that tbe Eleotion of a Committee for the Sohool Diatrlot of Ashbnrton, held on the 29. h May, having been deolared null and void under the piwer i onnferred on the B.ard by Section 66 of I "The Eduoation Aot, 1877," and tbe Household era of Wakanui having failed to eleot a Committee, the Board dlreots that a Publio Meeting of the Householders m eaoh of the aald DUtilots be he'd on MONDAY, the B>h July. 1889, at Seven o'olook In the evening, m the Sohoolhouse, for tho Eleotion of Seven Householders to form the Committee for the District for the year ending with tbe Fourth Monday In April noxt year, The Board further dlreots that the first meeting of eaoh School Committee be held In the place appointed for tbe Eleotion Immediately after the eleotion upon the same evening. J. V. OOLBORBE-VEEL, Seoretary. Ohrlstohuroh, 21st Jane, 1889. . 6|138 J. 0. DUNCAN. LICENSED LAND BROKER, GENERAL .AGENT and ACCOUNTANT, ARCADE, ASABURTON, LICENSED to prepare Transfers, Mortgages, Leases and every other description of Documents under " The Land Transfer Act." Loans negotiated. Money invested. Agents for The Australian Mutual Provident Society, the Largest Life Insurance Society m the British Empire, its unparalleled success being the wonder of tfie world 1 Anyone who has hitherto neglected this, duty ol life hould interview me ac once. J. C. DUNCAN. The Victoria Insurance Companj LIMITED. FIRE, MARINE, AND FIDELITY GUARANTEE. Established 1849. CAPITAL ... "._, j6i,000,000. Stack aud Thresher Risks accepted at Lqwesi Current Rates.' ( J. C, DUNCAN, j Ageqt ior A^bwtoa ij^ District,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2162, 1 July 1889

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