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H. Matson and Co. Tattersall’s. TO CONTRACTORS, FARMERS, DEALERS, AND OTHERS. NOTICE OF AN IMPORTANT AND UNRESERVED CLEARING SALE OF THE BEST AND MOST COMPLETE Contractor’s Plant IN SOUTH CANTERBURY, ON TUESDAY, MARCH Bth NEXTMessrs h. matson & co. (in conjunction with Mr. F. M. Rick-, man, of Waimate) have received instructions to Sell by Public Auction, at Tattersall’s, on TUESDAY, March 8, 1881 (there removed for convenience of sale), the whole of MR JOHN CALANAN’S WELLKNOWN CONTRACT HORSES AND PLANT, Just concluding a Government contract at the Timaru Protection Works. Particulars as under : On Young Sound, Staunch, Good OU Working HORSES, MARES, and GELDINGS 2 Extra Heavy Draught Brood MARES, 5 years old

Two-year-old Unbroken Draught FILLIES, by Glen Esk Upstanding Young Sound Hack and Buggy HORSES Sets of Shaft and Leading HARNESS HORSE COVERS Large Size Tip DRAYS Farm DRAY Six-horse WAGON TIMBER TRUCKS Road PLOUGHS Road SCOOPS 3-ton HAND-CRANE (nearly new) Portable Blacksmith’s FORGE and TOOLS A large quantity of Spades, Shovels, Picks, Etc., Etc. The whole coming direct out of work, and sold on account of Mr Callanan going out of contracting. The Auctioneers would respectfully draw the attention of farmers, contractors, and all parties interested in, or desirous of becoming the owners of, first-class draught stock, to the above sale. It is admitted by all who have seen Mr Callanan’s horses that, taking them in a line,, they are the best in South Canterbury, whilst as workers you cannot possibly stick them. They are very heavy, good sorts, and all young and sound, the brood mares having foals at foot by Young Banker, the best draught entire south of the Line. The drays, harness, etc., are well kept and in first-rate order, and our instructions are imperatively to sell every line absolutely Without any Reserve, on Tuesday, March Bth. TERMS LIBERAL, Further particulars on application to H. MATSON & CO., Auctioneers. 190 a 2 4 30 20 10 1 1 2 4 2 1 1

w. J. CK Bluett. MR. W. J. G. BLUETT, favored with instructions from J. Stanley Bruce, Esq., will offer hy Public Auction, at Messrs J. T. lord and Co. ’s Salerooms (by their kind permission), ON SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1881. At 2 o’clock sharp, All that valuable property known as Elgin. Elgin is situated 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 e v erything 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 W. J. G. BLUETT, 128 a Auctioneer, Leeston. To Let. TO LET, a well-finished HOUSE of Four Rooms, on East Town Belt. Apply, Mitchell and Turner. 148 a r| sO LET, with a purchasing clause, IC4 X acres of TUSSOCK LAND (broken up ready for cross ploughing) on the Coldstream run, about seven miles from the Hinds Station. Apply to Robert Gilling, at Mr. H. Smith’s Steam Turning, Carving, and Chair Works, Tuara street, opposite Montgomery’s, Christchurch. For Sale. Poyntz & Go. 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 DweJling-house,. Stable, and aIJ necessary Outbuildings. Running Creek through the property. MONEY for investment, on approved security, in Sums of £SO and upwards, at current rates 595 MIRTH,MUSIC,MELODYImMI^;..

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 280, 28 February 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 280, 28 February 1881

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