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Business Notices, i asr THIS ADVERTISEMENT SHOULD 1 BE CAREFULLY READ AND RE- _ MEMBERED BY EVERYONE IN- 1 TERESTED IN FENCING. _ r THE PATENT OYAL : SAMSON FENCE WIRE ; Has now been before the public for four years, and during that time 5,000 TONS HAVE BEEN SOLD f s Giving very great satisfaction, in proof of , which wo hold numerous testimonials from ; well-known colonists ; and the demand is , daily increasing to such an extent, that . numerous spurious imitations have lately been 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 By using the Patent Oval Fence Wire you get a better and cheaper fence than any other, and the best proofs are the imitations already referred to. comprehensive circular as to its advantages, with numerous testimonials from well-known colonists, will be posted to any address on applicatiou. The state Forests of Victoria are fenced with the Patent Oval Samson Fence Wire; 1 the one at Dookie is, without doubt, the best Wire Fence in Australia, and people come from great distances to see it. k PRICES GREATLY REDUCED, f ■ The public, when purchasing, are therefore cautioned to see that each coil bears a tin tally thus : PATENT OVAL SAMSON WIRE, IN OVAL ; And the Patentee’s Tally or Trade Mark : M B B, IN PADLOCK. Manufactured, by the Whitecross Wire Company, Warrington, England. J Was patented and introduced four years ago in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, and New Zealand ; and the principal claim set fourth was its being made Oval to prevent fraud. Yet, in the face of these patents, firms —many of respecaitry standing—have, for the sake of a 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 persen 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 oui notice where somepersonshave 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 once stopped. 3 ADDRESS : T M Lean Bros. & Rigg 3 3 IMPORTER . 69 ELIZABETH STREET, MELBOURNE. TRADE MARK : M B R IN PADLOCK. I 1 We undertake through our agents, to deliver the Patent Oval Samson Wire at any port in Australia or New Zealand, 1 ither 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 Wire 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. TO PRINTERS. MACHINE FOR SALE. J For s a l e. i One Second-hand Double Demy < Tape Printing MACHINE, in thorough < working order, with rollers, moulds, &c., f complete. This machine has been replaced ■ by a Double Royal Wharfedale, which ' necessitates removal of the Double Demy j Machine formerly used for printing the , “Herald ” and “ Guardian,” for hand or steampower. Can be seen and all particulars obtained at our office. _ For a Country Office this Machine suits admirably, as it can easily be turned , by hand, for which we have fitted a flywheel and handle. Price £7O. WEEKS & DIXON.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 101, 18 May 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 101, 18 May 1880