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w. J. G. Bluett. i \ /Til. 'V. J. G. BLUETT, favored ,} 1 iv !i instructions from J. Stanley Bruce, Es i . vi'l offer by Public Auction, at Messr.'J T. Ford ami Co.’s Salerooms (by their bind permission), ON SATURDAY. MARCH 12, 1881. At 2 o’clock sharp, All that valuable property known as Elgin is situated 3| miles from the town and Railway Station of Ashburton, and about the same distance from the new saleyards. This property, containing 348 acres, an early selection, is thoroughly fenced, well watered with running streams, highly improved, and subdivided into nine (9) paddocks, the . whole in English grass, except 70 acres now in turnips. None of this land has ever had more than two grain crops, and is therefore in firstrate heart for anything. The dwellinghouse, most substantially built, contains seven good lofty rooms, besides which there is a good three-roomed cottage, six stalled stable, sheep and cattle yards, piggeries and granary. The pleasure grounds are carefully planted, and very tastefully laid out; in fact, it is one of the nicest properties in the country. The land is good, and everything done on the place is substantial and good—no expense and care having been spared to make a perfect home. A school and post office adjointhe properly. It will be first offered as a whole, and if not sold, it will then be offered in two lots. The terms are liberal, and my instructions are to sell without the slightest reserve. .To anyone seeking a nice home, or as an investment, the auctioneer can honestly recommend this property, as from its position and the quality of the land and improvements, it is bound within the next few years to largely increase its value. J)'or cards to view tne property apply to W. J. G. BLUETT, 128 a Auctioneer, Leeston. For Sale.

Poyntz & Co. HAVE FOR SALE, on advantageous and easy terms. of payment, the following A HIGHLY-IMPROVED Vavm of 600 Acres, Within easy distance of Ashburton. Large Dwelling-house, Stable, and all necessary Outbuildings, Running Creek through the property. [ MONEY for investment, on approved security, in sums of £SO and upwards, at current rates 595 Hotels. CENTRAL HOTEL, CORNER Of WAKANUI ROAD & WILLS STREET, ASHBURTON. SAMUEL BROWN, PROPRIETOR. FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION. Liquors of Best Quality kept in Stock. Good and Comfortable Stabling. 110 a New Restaurant, MORTON’S HOTEL. High street, Christchurch. George w. collinson (From Carle’s) Proprietor. Luncheon from Twelve o’clock. 676 AILWAY HOTEL* South Rakaia. FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION for BOARDERS and TRAVELLERS. Good Stable and Paddocks. Wines and Spirits of Best Brands. J, S. COMPTON, 047 Proprietor. E Tenders lowing Harding, bed near :aia Pound with COUNTY COUNSEL TENDERS are invited for i WORKS, viz: — 1— Water Channel, Methven. 2 Road leading to. Pudding Hill 3 Lining Well timber. Plans and gtSfcificationa can be seen at the Ashburton, and tenders, ajjoressed to the Chairman, to be sent in jjtiot later than 11 o’clock a.m. on WEDNESDAY, 2nd March, 1861. Jr By order, J WILLIAM BAXTER, fiTOa County Engineer. the Mo ver V. R. K EW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. HURUNUI-WAITAKI RAILWAY, Main Line. RAKAIA BRIDOT EXTENSION CONTRACT. Public Works Office, Dunedin, Feb vnary 10th, 1881. Written TENDERS will be received at this Office up to m™" on MONDAY, March 7th, 1881, for th'e above contract. They are to be marked on outside “ Tender for Rakaia Bridge Extension Contract,” and addressed to v'be Hon. the Minister for Public Works, Dunedin. Telegraphic tenders, similarly a’ddressed and marked, will be received if at any Telegraph Office by NOON c'f the same date, provided that written tenners in due form are lodged at any District or Resident Engineer’s office by the same hour. Drawings, specifications, and general conditions may be seen at this office, and at the Public Works Offices, Christchurch and Wellington. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. By command. W. N. BLAIR, Engineer in Charge Middle Island. 159 a To Let. TO" LET, a well-finished HOUSE of Sour Rooms, on East Town Belt. Apply, Mitchell and Turner. 148 a TO i r jET, with a purchasing clause, 164 ai *es of TUSSOCK LAND (broken up ready T for cross ploughing) on the Coldstream n in, about seven miles from the Hinds St- ition. Apply to Robert Gillino, at Mr. H. Smith’s Steam Turning, Carving, a nd Chair Works, Tuam street, opposite ST ontgomery’s, Christchurch. X27a

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 278, 25 February 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 278, 25 February 1881