Public Notices. V. R. IN BANKRUPTCY. N'OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a MEETING of Creditors in the Estate of George Paul Hoatten, of Wakanui, is appointed to take place at the ofnoe of the undersigned on TUESDAY Next, the 6th Julv, at 11.30 a.m. FREDK. PAVITT, 998 a Trustee. V. > In the District Court of Christchurch, 1 Holden at Ashburton. IN THE MATTER OF The Debtors and Creditors Act, 1876, the Acts amending the same, and of the 3 bankruptcy of JOHN MOORE, of Chertsey, Fanner, a debtor. T HEREBY SUMMON A MEETING of r A the Creditors of the above-named Debtor r to be held at the Offices of Messrs. Branson and PmViell, Solicitors, in East street, Ashbur- > tmn, on *FR! DAY, the second clay of July, 1880, at 11 o’clock in the forenoon, to consider the intended application by the said Debtor for an Order of Discharge. Dated this 30th day of June, ISBO. C. CAVENDISH HURRELL, Trustee of the Estate of the said Debtor. Branson and Purnell, Solicitors for the said Debtor. 099 G ’ To His Excellency Sir HERCULES ROBERT ROBINSON, K.G.C.M.G,, [ Governor and Conimander-in-Chief of New Zealand. THE Petition of the undersigned Ratepayers of the Upper Ashburton and Mount Somers Road Board Districts, in • the County of Ashburton, drawing Your ! Excellency’s attention to the following facts, and petitioning Your Excelleny thereon, humbly sheweth : Ist. That we desire to draw Your Excellency’s attention to the advisability of ; constituting all that portion of the Upper Ashburton and Mount Somers Road Board Districts, within the Boundaries hereinafter described, a separate Road Board District, and have to request that Your Excellency will grant the separation ■ prayed for on the grounds given in this Petition. 2nd. The Upper Ashburton Road Board District consists of a long narrow strip of country, and the proposed new district is situated at the extreme end of the same, and from its isolated position, your Petitioners consider that it cannot be satisfactorily worked by the existing Boards. 3rd. That your Petitioners consider that from the nature of the country, being free from swamps, and. not requiring any expensive works ; as drainage, bridges, culverts, and costly road making ; therefore that your Petitioners can manage their own portion of the district with considerably less outlay than it costs them being attached to the present districts. 4th. That the existing Road Board offices of the Upper Ashburton and Mount Somers Boards are about twenty and eighteen miles respectively from the centre of the proposed new district which makes it most inconvenient for your Petitioners having business to transact with the said Boards. sth. That the great increase in the population of the district desirous of severance, of itself shows the existing necessity for the same. 6th. The Boundaries of the proposed new district commence at a point on the Great Southern Railway at the centre of the Rangitata River, and going southwest along the said railway line, to the south-east side of township Reserve, No. 1371, at Township of Hinds, thence leaving the railway line, and going by the public road, bounding the said Reserve to its junction with the railway on the northcast side of same Reserve, and along the railway until ’it reaches a point at the centre of the River Hinds, thence going north-east along the centre of the said River Hinds to the Forks, and by the north branch of the said river, to the south-west boundary of Reserve No. 1357, and along the same to the centre of the River Rangitata, thence going southeast down the centre of the same rivor to the starting point. The proposed Road Board District consists of portions of the present Mount Somers and Upper Ashburton Road Board Districts as delineated upon the accompanying map. 7th. That this Petition lias been publicly notified in both the local newspapers, and your Petitioners will ever pray, &c. 997 g WELLINGTON COLLEGE. A MATHEMATICAL Master is required who must be ready - to commence work on the SOfch September, 1880. Salary, £350 per annum, and a capitation allowance of 10s. Application, with testimonials, to be sent in, addressed to the Principal, on or before the 31st July next. KENNETH WILSON, M.A., Principal. Wellington, June 11, 1880. 987 a TO A. HARRISON, Esq., Utah Sir— WE, the undersigned Burgesses of Ashburton, respectfully request you to allow yourscl f to be nominated for the seat in the Borough Council, vacated by E. Saunders, Esq., and in the event of your complying with our request, we pledge ourselves to use our best endeavors to secure your retun Yours George St. Hill J. Tucker Win. Anderson O. Digby Andrew Orr T. Chambers W. T. Davison John W. Baker And 2i 1. faithfully, J. M. Cambridge Thomas Taylor J. E.. Chapman J ohn Orr William Sparrow B. A. Garnett James Bradley Baker and Brown > others. Havelock street, July 29th, 1880. Gentlemen—)EßMlT me to thank you for the above kind expression of your shea, in answer to which I simply say PUT ME IN—and I will endeavor to t to the best of my ability for onr irough. And believe me, faithfully yours, 1c ALFRED HARRISON. Business Notices. TO FARMERS. GEO. MAXIMS, GRAIN, SEED, & PRODUCE BROKER, LAND, ESTATE, & GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, Cashf.l Street East, Christchurch. FARMERS having GRAIN and PRODUCE for SALE, would kindly send Samples stating Prices and quantities, x ;er Post, will receive every attention. BUYERS OF FIRST-CLASS WHEAT, BARLEY, and OATS. Prices and Samples of Seed sent Free by Post. 1000 a
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