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MILNER & THOMPiON ' GREAT PATrMT TONIHG DEVICE BY WHICH A PIANO STANDS PERMANENTLY IN TtJNE AFTER THE STRINGSARE ONCE STRETCHED IS THE BEST PATENT EVER DISCVERED FOR PIANOS, AND WILL LAST 200 YEARS. A SPECIAL First Award has just been given to the Firm by the Jurors at the Dunedin Exhibition, — ALSOA 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, but we have Pianos with Iron Frames from £30, any of which can be purchased on Two Years' Hire Purchase System, &c. H M. JUNES } 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 with colored illustrations at half 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. "F)UPIL of both sexes are taugh the JL elements of a liberal educttionl - Special subjects of study may be pur-. sued 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. TINWALD COAL AND FIREWOOD DEPOT. JA /CLOTHIER has for • XI. V^ 1 Sale—Best New astle, Westport, Grey Valley, and Mount Somers Coal, Firewood and Stake?, Prime Oaten Straw and Sheaf Chaff at Ashburton prices. CHERTSEY SHEEP DIR FARMERS OF THE CHERTSEY DISTRICT. ': I Have much pleasure in stating that my tender for the CHERTSEY DIP has been accepted, and that I will use MURTON AND WHITE'S PREMIER DIP throughout the season. My man will be ah the Chertsey Saleyards every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and FRIDAY, dux ing the Season commencing MARCH 19th, from 8 o'clock till 4. Prices for Dipping Id per head tiil 14th Aril, l^d to 14th May. I would strongly advise Farmers to Dip Early. Instructions can be left with Mr McDowell, Chertsey. D. THOMAS, 44 Ashburton. 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 montlis, 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 amoimt 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 drf nits 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 that of 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 imcontrovertible 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. MU RRAY, Sec STEPHENS BROS, BURNETT STREET, BEG to introduce to their Customers and the Public a NEW LINE OF KEROSENE, Which they have just landed, and for which the Manufacturers claim many advantages over the ordinary oil now in the market, inasmuch as it is almost odourless and free from offensive smell. It is extra refined and perfectly pure, and will, therefore, produce a much softer and more BRILLIANT LIGHT. It will Not Dazzle or Injure the Eyes, and altogether dispenses with the risk attached to the ordinary lower grades, as j well as being very much more economical for household purposes, stoves, etc., etc Although being a little more costly, yet, keep pace with the times, we wiU. t RETAIL IT at the USUAL PRICES, So Farmers and Householders will do well in Securing a Winter Supply, and in so doing we aie satisfied they will bo pleased with their purchase, We have, also, to hand a GOOD ASSORTMENT OF CANDLES, Both English and Colonial, including Carriage, Bedroom, Piano, etc. Our Stock of TEAS is also Increasing, and we have, therefore, a Better Selection for Blending purposes and to select from, and desire to Draw Special Attention to our INDIAN, CEYLON, DARJELING PEKOE, ASSAM PEKOE, and several other varieties in packets or in bulk, so Customers favoring us with a call will receive our efforts to give satisfaction. We will be pleased to wait upon Customers if requested, and orders by post will be despatched without delay] Orders delivered in Town or Suburbs' fIQTEPHENS TIROS HDtephens JDros.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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