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H. Matson and Co. WITHOUT RESERVE. SPLENDID INVESTMENT IX LERSTON DISTICT, WAKANUI DISKTCT, UPPER ASHBURTON DISTRICT Messes, h. matson & co., in conjunction with Messrs. Friedlander, Bros., have received instructions from the administrator of the Estate of the late John Joyce, TO SEEL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, At their Land Sale Rooms, on SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 1880, At 2 o’clock p.m., The following really magnificent Freeholds and households. Lot I.—Freehold, consisting of 75 acres of very rich agricultural land, situate in Leeston district, being rural sections 5951 and 5952. The land is thoroughly fenced with live fences into convenient sized paddocks. These sections are both now in wheat stubble, being the first crop after having been laid down for a very long time in grass. Lot 2.—The goodwill of the lease of an educational reserve No , consisting of 159 acres of firstclass land, having about seven years to run, at the absurdly low rental of ss. per acre. This land is situated close to Killinchy. All laid down in English grass, securely fenced with gorse, water in every paddock, and is admitted to be some of the finest grazing land in the province. Lot 3.—200 acres really good agricultural land (freehold) situated on the Wakanui, securely fenced, and sub-divided into four paddocks, with live fences, good dwelling house, stock yards, and all needful accessories for properly working a first-class farm Lot 4.—346 acres of good freehold agricultural land, adjoining the well known property of Messrs. Gould and Cameron. The land is well fenced, and sub-divided into six paddocks. Upon it there is a new four-roomed house, and 8-stalled stable, with chaff house attached ; also 2 acres of garden planted with fruit trees. 140 acres of this farm is laid down with English grass. The balance is in stubble'after a'first crop. Lot 5. —293 acres of freehold land similar to the above, and immediately adjoining it. The land is fenced and divided into 2 paddocks, 100 acres is in wheat stubble after the first crop, the balance is in turnips. Remember the date, SATURDAY, April

10, 1880. Terms easy at sale —Luncheon at 1 o’clock. Sale at 2 o’clock sharp. H. MATSON & CO., 637 g Auctioneers. ASHBURTON. GEAEAT CLEAEING SALE OF TWO FIRST-CLASS FARMS AND FARM STOCK. Messrs h. matson & Co. have received instructions from Mr. Benjamin Ede to Sell by Public Auction at his Farm, H miles from Ashburton, ON FRIDAY, APRIL 9th, 1860, 15 draught mares and geldings, including prize-takers; draught stallion Heather Jock,good stockgetter and excellent worker ; several farm drays, Yankee wagon, a very large quantity of first-class chicken wheat, 100 well-bred pigs (extra good), 75 head of cattle, including milch cows, springers, and fat and store young cattle ; 1,100 sheep, store ew'es and wethers, and a large number of sundries, too numerous to particularise ; harrow's, ploughs, harness, etc., etc. Also, at the same time and place, Seafield Farm, containing 234 acres of very good agricultural tnral land, situated in the Wakanui district, sub-divided into tw r o paddocks, securely fenced, w r ell watered, and all in stubble. Terms easy at sale. Also, under instructions from Messrs. Clark and Ede, they are authorised to sell that splendid farm lately tne property of Mr. James Johnstone, and known as Roxburgh, and situated on the Ashburtsn Forks, and containing 230 acres. Roxburgh Farm, if well looked after and tilled properly, is the best 230 acres in the Upper Ashburton. Terms easy at sale. Land sale takes place at 1 o’clock. Luncheon at 11 o’clock. Clearing sale at 12 o’clock sharp. H. MATSON & CO., 6360 Auctioneers. J. L. Fleming. TO TIMBER MERCHANTS, SAWMILLERS, CAPITALISTS, & OTHERS. VALUABLE LEASEHOLD, SAWMILL, AND MACHINERY. FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION. WITHOUT RESERVE. MR J. L. FLEMING has been favored with instructions from the trustees in the assigned estate of James Long Fleming, timber merchantand ironmonger, to SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, On the premises, Tuam and St. Asaph streets west, Christchurch. ON TUESDAY, APRIL 6, at 2 p. m. The following valuable leasehold property, sawmill, plant, and machinery, viz.— Tho trustee’s interest in the lease of a half acre section of land, having a frontage of 132 ft. on St. Asaph street (the lease has about 17 years to run at a very low ground rent), together with the saw'mill, 70ft. x 27ft., with sash and door factory over the same, engine-house, and substantial four-roomed cottage (nearly new) erected thereon. The plant consists of 1 horizontal engine, 14in. cylinder, by Morton and Co.; 1 Cornish boiler with cross tubes, by Anderson and Son, Christchurch, COft. chimney stalk ; 1 planing machine, to plane from 16 x4£ to Gx £, by M'Dowall and Son ; 1 vertical saw, with travelling bench ; circular saw bench ; 1 band saw, Rogers and Son, No. 2 ; 1 tennoning machine with all necessary shafts, pullies, belting, etc., for the proper working of the same. Trustee’s interest in lease of quarteracre section, having a frontage of 66ft. on Tuam street, with buildings used as an ironmonger’s retail shop and store. Also, A well-selected assortment of circular and vertical saws, planing and moulding irons, etc. The balance of the stock of ironmongery will be offered on the same date, particulars of which will appear in a future advertisement. Sale at 2 p.m. Terms at Sale. J. L. FLEMING, 6150 Auctioneer.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 79, 27 March 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 79, 27 March 1880