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ANNOUNCEMENTS A SHBURTON '' GUARDIAN." JN consequence or the recent alterations in the time of departure of the Mount Somers train, and the Longbeach Coach, we shall in future publish two editions of the "Guardian" the first edition poing to press at 3.30 p.m. MEMBERS of the Ashburton Rifle Club are requested to assemble at the Riverbed on MONDAY, the 26th inst., at 9 a.m. Shooting Match—Married v. Single. All members not having rifles may obtain the same by applying to E. CHAPMAN, 5 148 ' Secretary. MUST BE SOLD. PREVIOUS TO STOCK-TAKING. SURPLUS stock of Books, Stationery, Fancy Goods etc., at GREATLY REDUCED PRICES. A lot of music at half price. Hundreds of back numbers of Periodicals and Xmas Papers with colored illustrations at half price. Sale now on. L. F. ANDREWES & CO. Stationers' Hall. Mr W. €. WALKER URW. C. WALKER, invites the Electors of Ashburton to meet him on FRIDAY EVENING, 23rd inst., at the Odddfellows' Hall, at 8 o'clock. 6|l3j THE SONS & DAUGHTERS OF TEMPERANCE FRIENDLY BENEFIT SOCIETY. THE Special Advantages offered by this Society are—lst, a large invested fund; 2nd, the funeral donation being reassured by the National Division ; 3rd, a liberal relief during sickness, with choice of any doctor within the district for members and their families, and as large funeral donation as is consistent with safety. The Grand Division has established a Central Sick Fund, which secures uniformity of i'ees and benefits throughout New Zealand ; allows members to move from one division to another without any increase of contributions, and affords absolute security to small or weak divisions, Benefit for Male Members -.—First six months' sickness, 20s per week; second six months, 13s ; afterwards, 10s ; death of a member, £30 ; death of a member's wife, £10. Half the above benefits are received by female members. Honorary Members of both sexes shall se entitled to the services of the physician wul apothecary, providing they pass a satisfactory medical examination, and recoup to ;he Division the amount of fees payable by it o those officers on their account. The pledge originally adopted has remained mchanged until the present time, and by it ell forms of intoxicating drinks are proscribed. The position the Sons and Daughters of Temperance occupy is a standing testimony f the value of Total Abstinence principles, nd compares favorably with any other endly Society ; the sickne s rate showing 0 ne-third less than, that of other Societies lot based on total abstinence principles; the leath rate being only six per thousand in the Sons and Daughters of Temperance, as tgainst nine per thousand, the yearly average leath rate of other Societies. This Order should command the support tnd attention of all earnest temperance yorkers, as it gives uncontrovertible testinony of the value of total abstinence to tho lealth of the body; exerts a decided inluence on public opinion, and provides an >pportunity for total abstainers to make provision-tor themselves in case of sickness, iccident, or death. •The Lodge meets MONDAY, 12th May, md each alternate Monday, at the Templar Hall, Ashburton, at 8 p.m. Every Total Abstainer Should Join. 213 W. MURRAY, Sec. PHOTOGRAPHERS, 218, High Street, Christchurch [F YOU WANT GENUINE VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY, TRY W. W. SPENCER'S HE is now offering the best value ever had in Ashburton. A large and well assorted stock of DRAPERY, CLOTHING, AND BOOTS Flannel Is a yard. Good heavy dress tweeds all colors Bid per yard. Winter Homespuns 7£d. Cashmeres and Merinos in all colors at. very low prices. Blankets, in grey> -white, and blue, at very low prices. Quilts, calicos, flannels, hollands, and shirtings, Cheaper than ever. Double width white sheeting 7£d, Mens, boys, and youths suits. Sox, shirts,-and hats at prices before never known. BOOTS, BOOTS, BOOTS. The cheapest Boots and the Best Boots ever hud in Ashburton are at w. w. mnma THE ARCADE. Men's Bluchers 6s lid. Men's shooters 10s 6d. Children's p tent leather slippers, shoes and boots. Extra value very cheap. Ihe best, school boots for boys and girls in Ashburton at W. W. SPENCER'S ARC BE, ASHBURTON ASHBURTON COAL & FIREWOOD DEPOT. _hv D» _b>ean! OAL & FIREWOOD MERCHANT OATS BRAN CHAFF [ ETO TO, '

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 23 May 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 23 May 1890