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Business Notices* e®- THIS ADVERTISEMENT SHOULD BE CAREFULLY READ AND REMEMBERED BY EVERYONE IN- “ TERESTED IN FENCING. ! ; THE PATENT OVAL SAMSON FENCE WIRE ; Has now been before for four years, and during that time 5,000 TONS HAVE BEEN SOLD, Giving very great satisfaction, in - proof of -1 - which we hold numerous testimonials from well-known colonists ; and the demand is daily increasing to such an extent, that numerous spurious imitations have latelybeen introduced in the various markets of Australia and New Zealand, for the solo purpose of damaging the reputation of the Patent Oval Samson Wire. The Samson Wire Was patented and introduced four years ago in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, and New Zealand ; 1 and the principal claim set fourth was itsbeingmade Oval to prevent fraud. Yet, in the face of these patents, firms—many of respecaltry standing—have, for the sake of a 1 paltry commission, lent themselves to the introduction of various spurious imitations, which render them liable to actions at law, and annoyance and disappointment to the users. We would point out to intending purchasers that any person erecting Oval Wire Fences, other than the Patent Oval Samson, renders himself liable for damages. The Patent Acts on this point are very explicit ; therefore, after this notice no excuse can be made. Wehave had instances brought under our notice where some persons have been so unprincipled as to mix the Spurious Oval Wire amongst the Patent Oval Samson in order to make a sale, and damage the the reputation of the genuine article. We have a great aversion to take legal proceedings in this matter, but shall be compelled to, in self-defence* unless these practices are at onoe stopped.

The public, when purchasing, are therefore cautioned to see that each coil hears a tin tally thus PATENT OVAL SAMSON WIRE, IN OVAIi ; And the Patentee’s Tally or Trade Mark : M . P RIN PADLOCK. Manufactured by the Whitecross Wire Company, Warrington, England.By using the Patent Oval Fence Wire you get a better and .sieaper fence than any other, and the proofs are the imitations already fßjWßftd-to. . comprehensive circular as to ita advantages, with numerous testimonials from well-known colonists, will be posted to any address on application. The state Forests of Victoria are fenced with the Patent Oval Samson Fence Wire; the one at Dookie is, without doubt, the best Wire Fence in Australia, and people come from great distances to see it. PRICES GREATLY REDUCED. ADDRESS:— M Lean Bros. & Rigg 3 IMPORTER , 69 ELIZABETH STREET, MELBOURNE. TRADE HARK : M B R IN PADLOCK. We undertake through our agents, to deliver the Patent Oval Samson Wire at any port, in Australia or New Zealand, either direct from England or Melbourne. Inquiries by telegram promptly answered. - :: REWARD.—Fencers throughout the Colonies who can give information as to -the erection of Oval Wife Fences, other than the Patent Oval Samson Wire, will find it to their advantage to communicate with Messrs. M’Lean Brothers and Rigg, 69 Elizabeth Street Melbourne;

THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN. in the Country are Particularly requested to communicate with the Publishers if their papers are not properly addressed.. The number of Sub* scrlbers has increased so rapidly that unless great care is taken in giving orders as to address and how to be sent, the papers may be left at the wrong place. All order will receive our prompt attention. j WEEKS AND B. ON, fcetors.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 88, 17 April 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 88, 17 April 1880