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PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA I AND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM The following are the regulationsunder which parcels will be accepted and transmitted to the United Kingdom : — Parcels will only be forwarded by the steamers of the New Zealand Shipping Company, Limited, and the Shaw-Saville-Albion Company Limited. A parcel for transmission must not exceed I lib m weight, 3ft 6in m length, or 6ft m length and girth combined. Parcels will be liable to the Customs laws, duties, and regulations of the colony and the United Kingdom respectively. The Bender of each parcel will be required to make a Customs declaration (on a form to be obtained at parcel post offices), describing the contentand stating the value thereof, snd also giving the name of the place to which the parcel is ddressed and the sender's signature and? sidence. False declaration involves forfeiturparcel and renders sender liable to prosecu n. v Parcels must no te posted m a posting-bo - \but should be presented at the post-offic counter. j Parcels of the maximum size and weigh 1 will only be received at, and delivered from New Zealand Post Offices at places accessible by railway, steamer, or mail-coach. From places m New Zealand not served by railway, steamer, or mail-coach (list at page 57 of Postal Guibe) only parcels not exceeding 2lb, m weight, and not measuring more than aft m length or ift m breadth or depth can be ccepted. Parcels should be securely and substantially packed and closed by the sender. I wax is used, it should be of the special quality which resists the heat of hot climate. On payment of a fee of 4d, the sender can at time of posting receive a certificate of posting. The certificate imposes no liability on the department, and is merely intended as evidence of posting. Parcels for transmission to the United King om must be posted or delivered at the parcelp st office at the port where the steamer takes her final departure at least eight hours before the close of the ordinary letter-mail. The hour or closing parcel-post mails elsewhere will be duly notified by Postmasters* Each parcel should be plainly 1 address the direction should give name and fultended. of the person for whom the parcel is inwritten The words " Parcel Post " should be Iso the on the upper left-hand comer, and and the name and address of the sender. Parcels are received and forwarded at owner's risk, and the Postmaster-General is not liable for any loss ol or damage to any parcel _______________________ Bough on 'toh. — '• Rough on Itch' curei ekin humorH, eruptions, ring worms, tetter salt rheum, frosted feet, chilblain., itch, ivy poison, barbers itch.

NEW TWEEDS. WE HAVE much pleasure m announcing that we have just received a GRAND ASSORTMENT OF TWEEDS and WORSTEDS for the coming Spring and Summer Seasons. These goods are of FIRST-CLASS QUALITY AND PATTERN, and m every way suited to tbe requirements of Ashbuiton, H M Dtr /CRAIGHEAD, .A N Xlr* Oraighead. TANCRED STEEET ASHBURTON, COLDSTREAM ROAD DISTRIOT, EX INORDINARY VACANCY. NOTICE is heroby given tbat m accordance with tho provisions of " The Road Boards Act, 1882," and » The Regulation of Looal Elections Aot, 1876," and Aolb amending the same an Eleotlon of ONE MEMBER to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mr 0. H. •Dowding, will be held as under : — Nominations m the prescribed form (Blank Forms obtainable from the Returning Officer, Ashburton), mußt be delivered to the Betnrning Officer or addrensed to him and delivered at the Coldstream Boad Board Offioo, Longlands, Hinds, before Noon on WEDNEbDA?, August 14th, 1889. 1 The Poll, if neoessary, will be taken on f WEDNESDAY, August 2lst, 1889, at the same pl&ce between the hours of nine o'olock ln tho forenoon and six o'clook (n the afternoon. J. O. BELL, Returning Offlopr. Ashburton, August 6tb, 1889. 8f25 NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. RFDUOED FARESTO AbHBURTON FOR HUNT CLUB STEEPLECHASER, S6-TURDA.Y Return Tickets to Ashburton, available for return till Sth . August, wiil be Issued on the 7th, at Chriß'cburch, Timaru, and Intermediate ; Station?. Passengers can book from Ashburton to . tha Saleyards Siding (opposite to the , Racecourse), per 11 a.m. train on the 7th. at 6d first elms, Id second . I 8 18 BI QBDBB,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2191, 5 August 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2191, 5 August 1889