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MILNER ife THOMPSON GREAT PATENT TUNING DEVICE BY WHICH A PIANO STANDS PERMANENTLY IN TUNE AFTER THE STRINGSARE ONCE STRETCHED IS THE I BEST PATENT EVER DISOVSRED FOR PIANOS, AND WILL ! 200 YEARS. 1 A SPECIAL First Award has just been given to the Firm by the Jurors at the _jL\_ Dunedin Exhibition, — A L S OA First Award for Giand Pianos^ A First Award for Cottage Pianos, — Or Three First Awards being the highest possible distinction that could be gained. The Prices of our Two Models as exhibited at the Exhibition are respectively 60 and 70 guineas, bufc we have Pianos with Iron Frames from £30, any of which can be purchased on Two Years' Hire Purchase System, &c. H M. JONES AGENT.

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 witli colored ■ illustrations at hah* price. Sale now on. L. F. ANDREWES & CO. Stationers' Hall. ASHBURTON "GUARDIAN." JN consequence oi 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. ASHBURTON HIGH SCHOOL. Established 1881. PUPIL of both sexes_are taugh the elements of a liberal educttion. Special subjects of study may be pursued where circumstances require a departure from the ordinary school course. Head Master : Mr'J. E. Buchanan. Ist 8.A., (London), per term Fee for pupils over 12 years of age £3 3 0 Fee for pupils under 12 years of age 2 9 0 Music (extra) 110 The School year is. divided into three terms. All fees are payable in advance. 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 fees 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 be entitled to the services of the physician and apothecary, providing they pass a satisfactory medical examination, and recoup to the Division the amount of fees payable by it to those officers on their account.

The pledge originally adopted has remained unchanged until the present time, and by it all forms of intoxicating drinks are proscribed. The position the Sons and Daughters of Temperance occupy is a standing testimony of the value of Total Abstinence principles, and compares favorably with any other Friendly Society; the sickne s rate showing one-third less than tha other Societies not based on total abstinence principles ; the death rate being only six per thousand in the Sons and Daughters of Temperance, as against nine per thousand, the yearly average death rate of other Societies.

This Order should command the support and attention of all earnest temperance workers, as it gives tincontrovertibfe testimony of the value of total abstinence to the health of the body; exerts a decided influence on public opinion, and provides an opportunity for total abstainers to make provision for themselves in case of sickness, accident, or death.

The Lodge meets MONDAY, 12th May, and each alternate Monday, at the Templar Hall, Ashburton, at 8 p.m. Every Total Abstainer Should Join. 213 W. MURRAY. Sec. SEEDS, PLANTS, &c TKEES. TEEES. TEEES. I Again tender my best thanks to my numerous Customers and Correspon dents for the support I have received from them, and assure them that I shall still conduct my Business in the future as I have in the past, and all orders by post r otherwise will receive my prompt attention. My Apple Trees are all worked on the blight proof stock, and are clean and well grown ; also Pears, Plums, Cherries, Apricots, and all kinds of small Fruits. I have one of the largest stock of Forest Trees in Canterbury, about 40,000 Larch, two years old, 40,000 do. one year old, and 100,000 Pinus Insignis, one and two years old. Cupressus, Macrocarpa, I have a grand line. I make this a speciality. All my seedlings have been transplanted, being equal to those in boxes. I have about 100,000 one and two years old, also Roses and Fancy Shrubs in great variety. All trees supplied and planted by me will be guaranteed for 12 months. Oata logu sent post free on application. TAMES "DORTER O AMES JT ORTER, NURSERYMAN and SEEDSMAN, ALLENTON ASHBURTON SEALY'S FRUIT TREES. "TNCLUDING Apples, Pears, Plums, I Cherries, Peaches, Apricots, Nectarines, and all other fruits. The merits of all the varieties have been subjected to severe tests during the last 15 years, and. the stock is now admitted to be the Largest and Choicest in Canterbury, probably in the colony, to select from, all warranted, and at your own prices. SEALY'S FOREST TKEES Of all kinds, innumerable in quantity, well-grown and hardy—all kinds, all sizes, all prices. SEALY'S ORNAMENTAL TREES, &c. Choice in quality, numerous in quantity. SEALY'S MACROCARPA.. - . Tens,of thousands in number. A large quantity specially grown for fencing at very loav prices. ■ . ' SEALY'S ROSES. Endless in variety and choicest in quality. SEALY'S CATALOGUES Forwarded free to any address on application. , Note.—l will only be responsible for Trees ordered direct from the Nursery or through Messrs J. Scaly and Co. . ' THOS. SEALY, Nurseryman, 182 Riverbank, Aehburton.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2435, 27 May 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2435, 27 May 1890

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