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Business Notices. ear 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. JZS?~A 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 Oval 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, 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 r XN PADLOCK. Manufactured by the Whitecross Wire Company, Warrington, England. Was patented and introduced four years ago in Victoria, Now South Wales, Queensland, and New Zealand; and ■ the principal claim set fourth was its being made Oval to prevent fraud. Yet, in theface 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 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 after this notice no excuse can be made. Wehave had instances brought under our notice where scmeperaonshave 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 theses practices are at once stopped ADDRESS M Lean Bros- & Rigg, IMPORTER , [ 69 ELIZABETH STREET, MELBOURNE ' TRADE MAKE : M B R EN PADLOCK. We undertake through our agents, to deliver the Patent Oval Samson Wire at any port in Australia or New Zealand, ither direct from England or Melbourne. Inquiries by telegram promptly answered. - REWARD. —Fencers throughout th©= 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. THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN. in the Country are - Particularly requested to communicate with the Publishers if their papers are not’ properly addressed. The number of Subscribers has increased so rapidly that un-‘ less great care is taken in giving orders as ! to address and how to be sent, the papers may be left at the wrong place. All orders-; vill receive our prompt attention. WEEKS AND DIXON,

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

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 144, 26 August 1880