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Surveyors, Civil Engineers, &c. [a card.] C. Hastings Bridge, SURVEYOR, And Licensed under Land Transfer Act. Office : Hobbs and Co. ’a new Buildings, High street, second floor, Christchurch. 675 MR. HARDY JOHNSTON, CIVIL ENGINEER AND ARCHITECT, Authorised and Licensed Surveyor, VALUER AND ARBITRATOR, Is prepared to execute Surveys, Engineering and Architectural Designs, Estimates, and Reports, and Value Property in town or country at the following tariff of charges, exclusive of travelling expenses. SURVEY CHARGES, For any fractional part of an acre, and not exceeding five acres, two guineas. Exceeding five acres and under twenty-five acres, three guineas. Exceeding twenty-five acres and under fifty acres, three guineas for the first twenty-five acres, and- one shilling per acre for balance. Exceeding fifty acres and under one hundred acres, four guineas for the first fifty acres, and one shilling per acre for balance. Exceeding one hundred acres and under five hundred acres, five guineas for the first one hundred acres, and ninepence per acre for balance. Exceeding five hundred acres and under five thousand, ninepence per acre for the first five hundred acres, and sixpence per acre for balance. For sub-dividing into allotments carefully pegged and numbered, the charge, in addition to the above, would be two shillings for each town allotment comprising any fi actional part of an acre, and two shillings and sixpence for each suburban or rural section comprising one 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 per cent, 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 ol the survey. All surveys will be carried 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, &c., the charges would be for plans, design, estimate, report, &c , at the rate of three per cent, on the total estimated cost of the proposed work if under £5,000; above ;£ 5,000 and under three per cent, on the first ,£5,000 and two arid a half per cent, on the balance ; above .£IO,OOO and under £ 20,006, 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, &&, for cottage and villa residences, shop fronts, warehouses, banks, public buildings, &c., &c., the charge would he from five to two and a half per cent, in proportion to the estimated cost of the proposed building. VALUATIONS. House and landed property, agricultural machinery, tools and effects, railway plant, and every description of engineering arid building material, plant, &c,, &c., valued on equally reasonable 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 Leeds house for boys’ tweed SUITS AT 4s. 6d. Leeds house for mens’ paget COATS, BOUND EDGES, AT 15s. 6d. Leeds house for men’s tweed TROUSERS AND VESTS, AT 12s. 6d. Leeds house for men’s heavy TWEED TROUSERS, AT 6s. 6d. Leeds house for men’s german TWEED TROUSERS, AT 10s. 6d. Leeds house for men’s tweed SUITS, AT 255. Leeds house for stylish hats. Leeds House, CASHEL STREET, W., (IN early opposite the Press Office). CHRISTCHURCH. 401 DAVIS’S Cheap F U R N ITU RE AND BEDDING MANUFACTORY, MOORE STREET, ASHBURTON. EVERY article Sold at Christchurch Prices and guaranteed best of material and workmanship. FUNERALS CHEAPLY & COMPLETELY PUKNISHE: 2 W DAVIS, MOORE STREET, ASHBURTON. 702 D. Fitzpatrick, pOOT AND SHOE MAKER, Fowler’s Buildings, Tanorbd , ; , Street, Ashburton. £ TuL 'de&ifiptiohs of Boots and Shoes made tor order, at reasonable prices. 309 . ' • DANIEL FITZPATRICK. .{•.jnnuU.>A ! -v-’- ■■ ■ - v

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 236, 7 January 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 236, 7 January 1881