Meetings. * A ST. JOHN’S LODGE, E.C. THE Regular Monthly Meeting of the above Lodge will be held on TUESDAY, May 4th, at 7.30 p.m. sharp. Visiting brethren invited. By order, 409c-815a W.M.
ASHBURTON AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION. GENERAL MEETING. A GENERAL MEETING of Members will be held at Shearman’s Hotel on TUESDAY 4th May, at 3 o’clock. Business : To elect a Committee and Auditors in accordance with the provisions of the “Agricultural and Pastoral Societys’ Act,” and to receive the i-eport of Sub-Committee appointed for the purpose of obtaining plans and estimates for the erection of yards. GEORGE JAMESON, 334c-750g Secretary. Tenders. TENDERS, mO BE LET BY TENDER, the FEEDING off 60 ACRES of SPLENDID TURNIPS, situated on Mr. William Liddle’s farm, Hinds, the Turnips to be fed off by the Ist JULY next. H. MOFFAT, Wakanui Mills, 304c-724g Ashburton. SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD DISTRICT. TfIENDERS will be received up to noon X on THURSDAY for FORMING about two-and-a-half miles of Lambie’s road, near Kyle. Specifications can be seen at the Board Office, South Rakaia, where tender forms can be obtained. A. MAKEIG, 801 g Clerk to the Board. TENDERS—CROPPING. TENDERS wanted for CROPPING about 200 acres of land on Mr. Dougherty’s farm, near Barr Hill, andtwo miles from the Lyndhurst railway station. Also for breaking-up, harrowing, sowing with rape seed, and rolling 225 acres on same farm. Tenders must be sent in to the undersigned not later than Saturday, April 24. Specifications can be seen by applying to Mr. Claridge, on the property ; also at the Barr Hill Hotel ; Messrs. Gundry, Edmiston, and Co.’s offices, Ashburton ; and at the offices of the undei’signed. ROBERT WILKIN ■& CO., 718 a Hereford street. WAKANUI ROAD BOARD. TENDERS are invited for the following Works : No. 18. Beach Road, Forming to full width from Finger Post to Wakanui School, about 200 Chains. No. 19. Beach Road, Metalling above, 15 yards to the chain. No. 20. Suburban Roads near South East Belt, Metalling about 50 chains. No. 21. Additions and Repairs to eight immigrants’ cottages in district. No. 22. Leadley andßuttorick’sDrain, Miking three concrete falls. Specifications, etc., can be seen at the Board’s office, Moore street, where tenders will be received till 10 a. m. on THURSDAY, MAY Gth, addressed to the Chairman, endorsed with No. of contract, and accompanied with 5 per cent, (marked cheque) on the value of the work tendered for. FOOKS & SON, 757g-365c Surveyors’ to the Board. Y. R. PRINTING ELECTORAL ROLLS. TENDERS will be received at my office until noon on SATURDAY, the fifteenth of May, 1880, for Printing the Electoral Roll for the District of Coleridge. They must be addressed to the Registrar of Electors for the District of Coleridge, and marked outside “ Tender for Printing Electoral Roll.” Conditions. 1. The number of copies to be printed is two hundred and fifty. 2. The paper, type, and size of pages to be according to the sample to be seen at my office. 3. The tender to state the rate per page, which must cover all expenses of composition, presswork, paper, folding and stitching, and alterations and corrections in proofs. Blank pages not to be charged for. 4. Proofs and revises to be furnished in duplicate to the Registrar of Electors, who will return the same to the printer within two days after being received. 5. Should the printing of the Roll not be completed before the last day of May, 1880, the contractor shall forfeit the sum of ten shillings for every day beyond that date during which the work shall remain unfinished. 6. Security to be approved by the Registrar of Electors, to be given for the due performance of the contract. 7. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. C. PERCY COX, Registrar of Electors for the District of 8130 Coleridge.
Y. Mit E. NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. MAIN LINE TO UPPER ASHBURTON. ASHBURTON BRANCH EXTENSION CONTRACT. FORMATION AND PERMANENT WAY. WRITTEN TENDERS will be received at this Office till Noon on SATURDAY, May 22nd, lgßo, for the above Contract. They are to be marked on the outside, “ Tender for Ashburton Branch Extension Contract,” and addressed to the Hon. the Minister for Public Works. Telegraphic tenders, similarly addressed and marked, will be received if presented at any telegraph office by noon of the above-mentioned date, provided that written tenders in due form are at the same hour lodged in any District or Resident Engineer’s Office. Plans, specifications, and general conditions may be seen at this office, and at the Public Works Offices at Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. By command, W. N. BLAIR, Engineer in Charge Middle Island. Public Works Office, Dunedin, April 21st, 1880. 789 a
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