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W. J. G. Bluett. .V. J. G. BLUETT, favored iVI with instructions from J. Stanley Bruce, Us.|., will offer by Public Auction, at Messrs J. T. Ford and Co.’s Salerooms (by thur bind permission), ON SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1881. At 2 o’clock sharp, All that valuable property known as Elgin is situated 3lt 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 adjoin the property. 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. For cards to view the property apply to Elgin. 128 a W. J. G. BLUETT, Auctioneer, Leeston.

For Sale, Poyntz &> Co. HAVE FOR SALE, on advantageous and easy terms of payment, the following A HIGHLY-IMPROVED Farm 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 ENTRAL HOTEL, 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. nEORGE wT - CQLLINSON VJT (From Carle’s) Proprietor, Luncheon from Twelve o’clock. 676 Hotels. corner of

AILWAY HOTEL, South Rakaia. FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION for BOARDERS and TRAVELLERS. Good Stable and Paddocks. Wines and Spirits of Best Brands. J. S. COMPTON, 647 Proprietor. Tenders COUNTY COUNCIL. TENDERS are invited for the following WORKS, viz:— 1— Water Channel, Mount Harding, Methven. 2 Road leading to river bed near Pudding Hill Dam. 3 Lining Well at Rakaia Pound with timber. Plans and specifications can be seen at the Council Chambers, Ashburton, and tenders, addressed to the Chairman, to be sent in not later than 11 o’clock a.m. on WEDNESDAY, 2nd March, 1881. By order, WILLIAM BAXTER, 160 a County Engineer. N EW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. HURUNUI-WAITAKI RAILWAY, Main Line. RAKAIA BRIDGE EXTENSION CONTRACT. Public Works Office, Dunedin, February 10th, 1881. Written TENDERS will be received at this Office up to noon on MONDAY, March 7th, 1881, for the above contract. They are to be marked on the outside “ Tender for Rakaia Bridge Extension. Contract,” and addressed to the Hon. the Minister for Public Works, Dunedin. Telegraphic tenders, similarly addressed and marked, will be received if presented at any Telegraph Office by NOON of the same date, provided that written tenders 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. Gazette in Bankruptcy. V, R. OTICE—The Ashburton Guardian is a Garotte for all notices under the Debtors and Creditors Arts MIRTH, MUSIC, MELODY I «

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 279, 26 February 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 279, 26 February 1881

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