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Matson, Cox, & Co. Matson, Cox & Co., STOCK AND ESTATE AGENTS, LAND & MONEY BROKERS, AUCTIONEERS AND COMMISSION AGENTS, ASHBURTON. Messrs, matson, cox * c ? . beg to inform their Constituents in the Ashburton District that for the fa tare the Business in Ashburton trill be conducted under the supervision of Air. Cox ? under the stylo of MATSON. COX & CO. Their business will include the management of Estates, Investment and Procuration of Money, Valuation of Properties, Stock, &c., and General Agency. They will hold throughout the District Public Auction Sales of Land, Live and Dead Stock; also on Market Days at Ashburton and Timvald, Eat and Store Stock. They are also prepared to make Liberal Cash Advances oh Properties, Stock, Wool, &c., placed in their hands for sale. The contract for their hetr premises at Ashburton being let, they trust at no distant date to be able to afford to their constituents increased facilities for the transaction of their business. MATSON, COX, & CO., Agents for Robey & Ce.’s CELEBRATED THRESHING MACHINES 44g Alfred Harrison. SATURDAY, AUGUST 28. STAUNCH HORSE, BROKEN TO HARNESS. Alfred harrison win sen by public auction on the above date at his Sale Yards—--1 Good Staunch Horse, 3 years old, very quiet and broken to harness. Any trial given. The above is a very promising horse, and in good hands will be a profitable investment. ALFRED HARRISON, 157 g Auctioneer. Edmiston, Gundry, and Co. Property Sales. Messrs, edmiston, gundry, & Co. will hold PROPERTY SALES EVERY ALTERNATE SATURDAY, At their AUCTION ROOMS, EAST STREET. Persons desirous of entering Properties for these Sales will please send particulars to EDMISTON, GUNDRY, & Co., Auctioneers. Sale at 1 o’clock. 12 Tenders. UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD BOARD TENDERS are invited for the following WORKS ; No. 74—Shingling crossroad, Bland’s Inland, from north branch to Winchmore road. No. 75.—Shingling CO chains (more or less), Stitt’s cross road. No. 75.—Shingling Town Belt road, past Mr. Bullock’s house. No. 77.—Reforming, &c., portions of Winchmore road, past Mr. DigbyV house. No. 78. —Reforming, &c. , road from Thomson’s corner toward Winchmore road. Tenders addressed to the Chairman, must be sent in hot later than noon of MONDAY, 30th inat. Specifications, &c., to be seen at the office. ROBERT D. PULLAR, 131 G Clerk. LONGBEACH ROAD DISTRICT. WRITTEN TENDERS are hereby invited by the Longbeach Road Board for the Formation of a Ditch (spade and shovel work) on part of Crow’s road. A Specification can be seen at the office on Longbeach road, where tenders addressed to the Chairman, and accompanied by a cash deposit will be received up till 2 o’clock p.m. on MONDAY, the 6th of September. W. CUTHBBRT, District Surveyer. Longbeach Road, 23rd August, 1880. 154 g MOUNT SOMERS ROAD BOARD, TENDERS. TENDERS are invited for the following WORKS:— No. 21.—Formation and metalling 16 chains Alford Forest road. No. 22. —Formation, &c, (bush) 13 chains Sawmill road. No. 23.—Formation, &c. , 20 chains Tramway Reserve road, near pound. No. 24.—Erecting timber shoot and bridge on Double Hill track. Plans and Specifications can be seen at the Read Board Office, Mount Somers, where Tenders, addressed to the Chairman, will be received '"until noon on MONDAY, September 6th, 1880. Each Tender must be accompanied by a deposit of L 5 per cent, on the amount of contract. No cheque will be recognised unless marked by the bank. The lowest or any Tender not necessarily accepted. C. J. WENTWORTH COOKSON, Jun., Surveyor to the Mount Somers 151 g Road Board. CROPPING. TENDERS are invited for LEASING tho Racecourse for one crop of Turnips and one of Grain. About 125 acres will be available for ploughing. ' Conditions can be ascertained on application to Mr. C. 0. Fooks, or the undersigned. Tenders to be sent in. addressed “ Secretary Race Club, Quill’s Hotel,” on or before FRIDAY, September 3rd, at noon. JAMES WILKIE, 787c-148g Hon. Sec. ASHBURTON HIGH SCHOOL. rNDERS are invited for the ERECTION of a BRICK BUILDING, being part of the intended High School. Also alternative tenders for a TIMBER BUILDING. Plans and specifications may be seen at our offices on and after MONDAY, the 23rd. inst., and sealed tenders indorsed “ Tender for High School ” to be delivered on or before noon, Wednesday, September Ist. BOOKS & SON, 130g-777c Architects.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 144, 26 August 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 144, 26 August 1880