. ANNIVERSARY BALL. A PUBLIC subscription ball will be held at the Town Hall, Christchurch, on Tuesday, the 16th instant, under the patronage of His Honor the Superintendent. . STEWARDS: Mr. Aynsley Mr. Lance Mr. Bealey Mr. Maude Mr. Brittan Mr. Oakes Mr. Brown Mr. Palmer Mr. Bowler Mr. Soulsby Mr. Cass Mr, Thomson Mr. Creyke 'Traherne Mr. Deßourbel Mr. Ward Mr. Duncan Mr. Wilson Mr. FitzGerald Mr. Williams Mr. Hargreaves Mr. Wigley Mr. Innes Mr. Walker Major White. Tickets, one guinea each, may be obtained from any of the above-named gentlemen, at Mr. Hughes's, Cashel street, and Mr. Bonnington's, High street. 4972 NNIYERSARY DAY, TUESDAY NEXT, December 16, 1862. RURAL SPORTS AT CAVERSHAM HOUSE. Mr. J. T. Parkinson, feeling desirous of giving his friends and the public an opportunity of enjoying themselves, begs to inform them that he intends to get up all kinds of sports for their amusement, in the paddocks adjoining his hotel. Sports to commence at Twelve o'clock. Quoits, Greasy Pole, Jumping in Sacks, Donkey Races, &c., &c. - . 4967 ipO ADMIRERS OF NATURE. A COMPLETE SUIT OF MOSS ■ ' FOR <£3 3s. i Monster Clothing Hall, High street; 4951 Christchurch. MILLINERY ESTABLISHMENT, Opposite the Town Hall. MRS. BUTLER respectfully calls attention to her choice and first-class STOCK, consisting of upwards of 1000 trimmed and untrimmed ladies' and children's hats, just received per Chrysolite. Also, mantles and jackets in all the new materials and latest shapes; an elegant assortment of silk dresses; dress and mantle trimmings, consisting of ruches, guimps, fancy buttons, &c.; English and foreign lace, ribbons, &c.; real Maltese and Honiton sets; .ball and evening head dresses; ladies' dress caps; ladies' and children's underclothes; Dent's kid gloves. 4966 THE CHRISTCHURCH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY WILL hold their First Exhibition of Fruit, Flowers, and Vegetables, in the Government Gardens, Cathedral square, On FRIDAY, the 26th day of December. 1862. Intending exhibitors will please to have all articles for competition on the ground by 11 o'clock, a.m. Stewards will be appointed by the committee to receive and arrange all articles sent. The Christchurch brass band will be in attendance. Admission to non-subscribers, Is. each; children, half-price. Tickets and schedules may b§ obtained at the following places:—Messrs. Gould & Miles; Duncan & Son; J. C. Brooke, & Co.; Tunmer; W. Hislop; W. Wilson, Christchurch, Dr. Donald, Lyttelton. 4969. . H. BROOKE, Hon. Sec. WETHERS for sale.—7soo wethers, large framed sheep, deliverable on the Waitaki. 4958 MILES & CO., Christchurch. RAMS for sale.—A small flock of choice rams for dale. 4957 MILES & CO., Christchurch. ESSRS. FISHER & CO'S Stores will be CLOSED on Tuesday Next, being the Anniversary of the Settlement. 4934 HRISTMAS FRUIT at Fisher and Co's. Christchurch, Dec. 12, 1862. 4935 TO LET, furnished or unfurnished, a pleasantly situated house, containing six rooms, with small garden, situated in Armagh street. Apply to C. Green, Hawthorn Cottage, Armagh street. 4915 -4 Q/?Q LETT'S DIARIES have arrived; also JLOUO just opened, an Assortment of the Newest Works, Including Once a Week, vol. 6; Temple Bar, vol. 5; Chambers's Journal, vol. 17; Basil, by Wilkie Collins; Hurst & Blackett's Series, new volume, &c. J. HUGHES, 4943 Cashel street, Christchurch. CHRISTCHURCH MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. TO ARCHIECTS, &C. THE Committee of Management will give the sum of £20 for the best, and £10 for the second best design for a building, to be erected for the purposes of the institution, it being understood that the premium of the architect whose services are retained shall be included in his ordinary commission. Particulars as to site, amount to be expended, requirements, &c., to be obtained of the Clerk at the Reading Room, Town Hall. Designs to be sent in directed to the Committee of the Institution, on or before Saturday. January 10, 1863. C. J. READER, 4944 Clerk. WANTED, an active tidy Girl as Housemaid; one who can wait at table preferred. Apply to Mrs. Hossack, Clontarf House, Christchurch. 4885 WANTED an experienced steady Bullock-driver: References required. Apply to E. 11. Ensor, Ferry road. 4936 WANTED, a respectable general servant where good wages are given. Apply at 4932 SYDENHAM HOUSE, Christchurch. WANTED l a number of Ladies of good taste to come and view the new designs in Hats and Bonnets just arrived at Heslop's General Drapery Store, Lyttelton. 4941 WANTED, a good woman Cook. Apply at Barrett's Hotel, Ferry-road, Chrtstchurch. 4911 WANTED, a young woman as Housemaid and Chambermaid, for ah hotel. Apply to Mrs. Chas. Green, Hawthorn Cottage, Armagh street. . 4916 WANTED, a Cook, who is competent to do' plain cooking. Apply to Mrs. Samuel Bealey, Gresford, 4918 WANTED, a respectable woman as Cook and Laundress. Apply to Mrs, C. W. Turner, Bank of New South Wales. Christchurch, 12th Dec., 1862. 4983 TO TAILORS.—Wanted tailors; first-class work, constant employ, liberal and prompt pay. Apply to Joseph Pappriil, Gloucester street, 4881 FOUND— Three Peacocks. The owner can have them by paying expenses, on application to Brooker & Sons, plasterers, &c, St. Asaph street, Christchurch. 4942 TUITION.—FRENCH AND GERMAN. M LEHMAN, £16ve du College Louis le Grand, 9 Paris, is desirous of obtaining pupils who may wish to acquire a thorough knowledge of the French and German languages. He will be happy to give lessons at the residences of those who may favor him with their patronage. Address, M. LEHMAN, care of Mr. Bonnington, Christchurch, 4965
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