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Waiting for the Harvest.— The township at present contains a very large number of men in search of employment. It will, however, he fully a fortnight before harvest opcx’ations are in full swing. The banks of the river present the appearance of a new* rush, there being fifty or sixty tents pitched there ; and boarding-house keepers have their hands and houses pretty well tilled.

Auction Sales, THIS DAY, SATURDAY, 17th JANUARY. Messrs, acland, Campbell, & CO. will hold their usual FORTNIGHTLY SALE OF HORSES AX THE BAZAAR IN BURNETT STREET, On the above date, And will offer at the same time Tj SAMUELSON'S REAPING JL MACHINE (Equal to new), 2 DRAYS And some really useful Draught Horses. Sale, at 12 o’clock. ACLAND, CAMPBELL, & CO., 405 g Auctioneers. PRINCE ALBERT DINING ROOMS, (Close to Railway Station.) A GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ENTERPRISING MAN. On SATURDAY, the 17th inst. At 12 o’clock. AT THE EXCHANGE, CHRISTCHURCH. MR. J. L. WILSON lias received instructions from the owner to sell by Auction That fine New Block Building, known as the PRINCE ALBERT DINING ROOMS, Containing 40 rooms, WELL FURNISHED And WELL FITTED FOR A PRIVATE HOTEL. Terms easy. Also, 192 ACRES LAND, AT WAKANUI, UNDER CROP. J. L. WILSON, 931a—370g Auctioneer. TATTERSALL’S. TO CONTRACTORS, FARMERS, AND OTHERS. PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF OUR IMPORTANT SALE OF 23 HORSES, 19 DRAINS, CONTRACTORS’ PLANT, HARNESS, &c. Messrs h. matson & co. have received instructions from Messrs Lake and Beard, in consequence of having completed their contract on the Ashburton Forks Railway, to hold a SPECIAL CLEARING SALE of die above at TATTERSALL’S, ON THURSDAY NEXT, JAN. 22, At 12 noon. Further particulars in future advertisements or on application to the Auctioneers. Of the above it will be sufficient to say that, from a personal inspection, we can vouch for the horses being of an exceptionally good stamp, and in the pink of condition. They have been selected by the owners regardless of expense, and have every one been regularly at work. The drays, harness, &c., are in good condition, and the whole will be put in the market for absolute sale. THURSDAY, JAN. 22. H. MATSON & CO.. 388 a Auctioneers. Lost and Found. IJOUND, at the Ashburton Forks, near ’ the Spread Eagle, a Dark Chestnut MARE ; white streak down the forehead, branded (k< on the off shoulder.) If not claimed within seven days will be impounded. Apply office of this paper. Jan. 10, 1880.' 379 g Impounding Notice. IMPOUNDED.— January G, 1 Light Bay Gelding, blaze in face, two white hind feet, white spot on nose; January 8, 8 head Horned Cattle, yearlings, branded like C on hip, like U on rump ; January 9, 1 Light Bay Gelding, two white hind feet, star on forehead ; 1 Lhdit Bay Gelding, one wince hind foot. If not released on or before January 23rd, 25th, and 20th, will be sold to defray expenses. WILLIAM PRICE, 40.°.g Poundkeeper. Tenders. TENDERS. Tenders wanted for stocking, LOADING, and STACKING 800 acres crop on Hart’s Run, and 500 acres on Longbeach, also TYING about I 280 acres oats. Tenders to be sent to the undersigned not later than TUESDAY, January 20th. Contractors will have the privilege of goinw with the threshing machines. JOSEPH CLARK, 743 g Tinwald. THRESHING. TENDERS are invited for THRESHING 5000 acres of Grain. Specification can be seen at the office of 3GOg SAUNDERS BROTHERS. To Let. TO LET. SIX-ROOMED COTTAGE near the North Town Belt. Apply, 176 SAUNDERS BROS. CHE Undersigned has the following L Properties TO DBT, with a purchas ig clause, or for sale on Liberal Terms of 'ayment: — ACRES unimproved Land, about 2i miles north of the Ashburton Township. Acres improved Farm, first-class land and well watered, situated on Longbeach. ACRES partly improved and situated about three miles from the township. ACRES near the above, unimprovc d. ACRES partly improved, near Winslow. THOMAS BULLOCK. 67 50

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 49, 17 January 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 49, 17 January 1880