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Business Notices. «3S- THIS ADVERTISEMENT SHOULD BE CAREFULLY READ AND REMEMBERED BY EVERYONE INJ . TERESTED IN FENCING. THE PATENT OVAL SAMSON FENCE WIRE Has now been before the public for four years, and during that time 5,000 TONS HAVE BEEN SOLD Giving very great satisfaction, in proof of which we 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 sole 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 application. . . The state Forests of Victoria are fenced with the Patent Oyal 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 The public, when purchasing, axe therefore cautioned to see that each coil bears a tin tally thus : PATENT OVAL SAMSON WIRE, IK OVAL ; And the Patentee’s Tally or Trade Mark : M B R IN PADLOCK. Manufactured by the Whitecross Wire Company, Warrington, England. Was patented and introduced four years ago in Victoria, New South' Wales, Queensland, and New Zealand ; 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 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 seme 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 once stopped. ADDRESS M Lean Bros. & Rigg 3 IMPORTER , 69 ELIZABETH STREET, MELBOURNE TRADE MARK I ;M ■ B hh ■ IN PADLOCK. 1 ~ through our agents, to Patent Oval Samson Wire at in Australia or New Zealand, from England or Melbourne. by telegram promptly ■ _ 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. NEW ZEALAND WESLEYAN SUBSCRIBERS to the Wesleyan are respectfully requested to pay their subscriptions now due to Messrs. Weeks and Dixon, Ashburton. J. T. SMITH, Manager. Christchurch, June 15th, 1880. < ,56G0 JUST ARRIVED —Magazines and Journals by this Mail. H. M. JONES, Stationer, East Street and Baring Square. INK for Marking Packages, Stencilling, &c. Large bottles, 2s. each WEEKS & DIXON, Stationers, &c.; East street.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 140, 17 August 1880

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