V. R. NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. (Christchurch Section.) NOTICE TO FARMERS AND OTHERS. OWING to the scarcity of shipping, a large proportion of the Grain nowcoming forward is being stored at Lyttelton and charged for. Farmei's are recommended to make arrangements for shipping before sending their grain forward. FREDK. BACK, General Manager. General Manager’s Office, Christchurch, May 6th, 1880. 827 g NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. MIDDLE ISLAND. IVT OTICE.—It is hereby intimated that J3J the following contracts are WITHDRAWN from tender until farther notice : ‘ ‘ Ashburton Branch Extension Contract,” and “ Dunback Contract.” W. N. BLAIR, Engineer-in-Charge, M. I. Public Works Office, Dunedin. 826 g Y. R. LAND DISTRICT OF CANTERBURY. PURSUANT to Ordor-in-Council, dated Gth April, 1880, certain portions of the Undermentioned Townships will be open for Application on MONDAY, the 17th instant, under the Village Settlement clauses of the Land Act Amendment Act, 1879, on deferred payments, in allotments varying from 1 acre to 5 acres, at the rates per acre as follows, viz. Dromore, 83 acres, at £6 per acre. Hinds, 114 acres, at £6 per acre. Orari, 27 acres, at £6 per acre. Horndon, 56 acres, at £5 per acre. Aylesbury, 75 acres, at £5 per acre. South Rakaia, 653 acres, at £lO per acre. Purchase money payalle in five years by half-yearly instalments, without interest. Conditions may be obtained at the Land Office, Christchurch, either personally or by letter, and applications may be made at the Survey Offices, Christchurch and Timaru, on and after the 17th instant. JOHN MARSHMAN, Commissioner of Crown Lands. Land Office, Christchurch, 4th May, 1880. LAND. LAND. jyj- ESSRS. POYNTZ & CO. have received instructions to OFFER FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY, AN UNIMPROVED FARM of 400 Acres, in one or two lots. The land is of fair quality and situated within four miles of a Railway Station on the main line 197 g
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