Surveyors, Civil Engineers, &c. Mr. hardy johnstoi OIYIL ENGINEER AND ARCHITECT, Authorised and Licensed Survey©] VALUER AND ARBITRATOR, Is prepared to execute Surveys, Enginee; ing and Architectural Designs, Estimate: and Reports, and Value Property in tow or country at the following tariff of charge! exclusive of travelling expenses. SURVEY CHARGES. For any. fractional part of an acre, and nc exceeding five acres, two guineas. Exceeding five acres and under twenty-fiv acres, three guineas. Exceeding twenty-five acres and under fift acres, three guineas for the first twenty-fiv acres, and one shilling per acre for balance. Exceeding fifty acres and under one hundre, acres, four guineas for the first fifty acres, am one shilling per acre for balance. Exceeding one hundred acres and under fiv hundred acres, five guineas for the first om hundred acres, and ninepence per acre fo balance. ! Exceeding five hundred acres and under fivi thousand, ninepence per acre for the first fivi hundred acres, and sixpence per acre fo balance. For sub-dividing into allotments carefulb pegged and numbered, the charge, in additior to the above, would be two shillings for eacl town allotment comprising any fractional par of an acre, and two shillings and sixpence foi each suburban or rural section comprising ont acre and upwards. The above charges do not apply to very hilly or broken country, or to “ bush ” land, in which case from twenty-five to fifty percent, would have to be added in proportion to the difficulties met with in the country to be surveyed, and also in discovering the boundaries of the Crown Grants. Fair copies of the survey plan drawn on mounted paper, together with book of reference, if required, will be furnished at the rate of ten per cent, on the cost ot the survey. All surveys will be cairied out and completed in accordance with the rules and instructions issued by the Surveyor-General for the guidance of the Survey Department of the Government, and will be certified to as being correct. The charge per day would be two guineas clear of all expenses should clients prefer that mode of payment. ENGINEERING CHARGES. In making surveys of land for engineering purposes, such, for instance, as the drainage or or irrigation of districts of country, the drainage or water supply of towns, construction of railways, common roads and bridges, canals, Harbors, river improvements, See., the charges would be for plans, design, estimate,, report, &c , at the rate of three per cent, bn the total estimated cost of the proposed work if under £5,000; above £5,000 and under £lo,Ooo, three per cent, on the first £5,000 and two and 1 half percent, on the balance ; above £IO,OOO and under £20,000, two and a half per cent, on the first £IO,OOO, and two per cent, on the balance, and so on lessening in proportion to the extent of the estimated cost on the proposed work. If employed by the day, the charge would be three' guineas clear of all expenses. ARCHITECTURAL CHARGES. In furnishing designs and specifications with estimated cost, &c,, for cottage and villa resiiences, shop fronts, warehouses, banks, public buildings, &c_, &c., the charge would be from rve to two and a half per cent, in proportion to ;he estimated cost of the proposed building. VALUATIONS. House and landed property, agricultural Machinery, tools and effects, railway plant, and :very description of engineering and building Material, plant, &c,, &c.,' valued on equally ■easonable terms as above. T. M. HARDY JOHNSTON, C.E., Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London. Offices—Sydenham Chambers, Hereford street, Christchurch. 672 Business Notices ASHBURTON WOOL - SCOURING WORKS. FLEECE WOOL, LOOKS, and Pieces ebured at lowest current rates. 116 CYRUS HOMERSHAM. F. S. Shearer, TIN WALD. A GRICULTURAL ENGINEER, In- /\ ventor and Manufacturer of Com>ined and other Threshing Machines, dressing and Winnowing Machines, Cornrushing Drill, Turnip and Broadcast Sowng Machines, Flour Mills, Saw Mills, :tc., etc. Water Wheels of every description made md fitted up. Reaping, Binding, and Mowing Machines promptly attended to. Spring Carts, Traps, and Drays, of every lescription made and repaired. Plans md estimates given for all kinds of car)enter work. All repairs neatly executed vith first-class workmanship. Charges noderate. ££f"Note the address — GREAT SOUTH ROAD, TINWALD. 641 DO-OPERATIVE BAKERY, ASHBURTON. A. Thiele THANKS the Public for their liberal Support during the time he has been in business, and hopes for a continuance of their favors. By supplying only the very best goods, and paying unremitting attention to, his patrons, he hopes to deserve the patronage he solicits. All orders for Pastry, &c., punctually attended to. Picnic Parties, Balls, and Soirees supplied on reasonable terms. THIELE, CO-OPERATIVE BAKERY. . 500 .Fit^patridk, lOOT AND SHOE MAKER, Powder's BuiLbikbs, jPancreP STREET, AsHBVBTON, ' LL; descriptions :ot Bools: and .Shoes made to order, at reasonable DANIEL FITZPATRICK.
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