Public Notices . A NY person having unimpr.ivevl Town .'■lx. or Suburban Suctions for Sab; at a reasonable price will hear of a Cash Purchaser by addressing a letter to A. B. C., care of Mr. Douglas, Postmaster, Ashburton, stating area, locality, and price. None but principals dealt with, and those persons not in a position to give a title for cash need not apply. 492 AN APOLOGY. CHARLES NEATE, Chemist, T>EGS to apologise to innumerable I) Customers for tho inconvenience caused them while REMOVING TO NEW PREMISES, NEXT Mr. Bullock’s Auction Rooms, ,469 - EAST STREET. ALL DEBTS due to Ashburton Herald and Guardian business must be Paid to Mr. S. E. Poynxz, on behalf of the Assignees, at the Guardian Dflice, East street, Ashburton, and his receipt alone will be a sufficient discharge. S. SAUNDERS, For Self and Co-Assignees. ASHBURTON AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION. -fiji HE ANNUAL SHOW op STOCK, -PRODUCE, IMPLEMENTS, ■ &c., WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY - , 16th NOVEMBER. Entries must be made with the Secretary not later than Tuesday, 9th November. • Members will oblige by forwarding their Subscriptions at an early date. GEORGE JAMESON, 326. Secretary. ASHBURTON AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION. PRIVATE PRIZE LIST. W. Montgomery and Co. (Limited), £3 3s.—For the best dry Draught Mare. L. E. Corsbie, £3.—For the best Yearling Colt or Filly by Tribune ; £2 —For the second best ditto. H. Matson and Co., £3 3s. —For the best Yearling Draught Colt. John Carter, £3 3s. —For the best Yearling Colt or Filly by Dexter. £3 3s. —For the best foal by Dexter. Hodder and Co., dress value £1 Is. (in addition to the Association’s Prize) —-For the best Fresh Butter. R. Wilkin and Co., £3 3s.—For the best Yearling Draught Filly. W> Anderson, a Ladies’ Bridle (in addition to the Association’s Prize) —For the best Ladies’ Hack. New Zealand Losn and Mercantile Agency Company, silver cup, value £4 4s.— For the largest prize-taker in longwoolled sheep. Friedlander Bros., £3 3s.—For the best Carriers’ Spring Dray made in the County. Sealey Bros., £1 Is.—For the best Three 41b Loaves of Bread made from Ashburton Flour. M. Stitt, £2 2s. (in addition to the Association’s Prize). —For the best High Jump. Orr and Co., £1 Is.—For the best collection of Vegetables grown by an Amateur. P. Cunningham and Co., £3 3s. —For the best collection of Farm Seeds. R. W. Shearman, £2 2s.—For the best round of Cured Corned Beef ; and £1 Is. for the second best, if there are at least three exhibits ; and 10s. Gd. for the third best, if there are five exhibits ; • the round not to be under 201 b nor over 501 b weight, and to be fixed at a price per lb to be mentioned at the time of entry. The judges to take into consideration quality of beef and form of rounds. GEORGE JAMESON, 455 Secretary. Boarding House, &c. SOUTH RAKAIA BOARDING HOUSE. 1 T i NDREWS begs to inform _/\_ l fj ■ xx the inhabitants of Rakaia and Surrounding District that he has taken the premises adjoining McKerrow and Co.’s Grain Store, and has opened them as a Restaurant and Boarding House. Good accommodation for Travellers. MEALS Is. BEDS Is. A. J. ANDREWS, Proprietor. 113 a Public Companies. THE NATIONAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALASLA (LIMITED). Established 1860. Actuary and Secretary —J. M. Templeton, F.I.A. The MOST LIBERAL and EQUITABLE OFFICE for Life Assurance in the Australasian Colonies. The best office for young men. Profits divided every three years. Offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Wellington, and Hobart Town. The New Zealand Branch—A LOCAL INSTITUTION, investing all moneys in the colony. Resident Secretary Thomas Swain, Temple Chambers, Featherston street, Wellington. Agent for the County of Ashburton — S. SAUNDERS (of the firm of Saunders Bros.), Ashburton. Note the name—The National Mutual. IG9-218c« THE NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COMPANY , (LIMITED). . WOOL SEASON—IBBO-1881. . SPECIAL NOTICE TO SHEEP FARMERS. THE Company makes LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES on WOOL entrusted to its care for sale in the London market. This being one of the leading departments of the Company’s business, and an expert and practical staff being employed by its London House especially to superb, tend the classification, valuation, and disposal of wool consignments, growers may rely - upon ' their clips being carefully handled and placed to the best advantage. /Further information may be obtained upon application at the Company’s office, Cathedral Square Christchurch. 2830
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