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Auctioneers, Commission Agents, &c. ALFRED HARRISON, AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AGENT, ETC. SALES, Sales of Stock, Merchandise Furniture and Effects, also ; Pigs, Fowls, and General Produce. WEEKLY SALE Every SATURDAY at 12 o’clock. SALE ATTENDED. Entries can be made at my office or at the Yards. Agent for the Transatlantic Fire Insurance Company. 824 K. F. Gray, ' A UOTIONEER, VALUATOR, STOCK, STATION, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, TEMUKA. Agent for Standard Insurance Company, and Sub-Agent for the Althouse Windmill. Licensed Dealer in Arms and Ammunition. 782 W. H. Gundry, ESTATE, AND STATION AGENT, GENERAL MERCHANT, ■ ' • AND LICENSED LAND BROKER, East street, Ashburton. 927

East Street (Close to the Railway Station) Ashburton, Land and General Commission Agent. ■. Orders taken for—Sydney Drays, Newcastle and Malvern Coal (by the truck load), Building Materials of all kinds. Fencing Wire, Agricultural Implements, English and AmeriBranson & Boileau, Engrossers, commission and GENERAL AGENTS Agents for Gilbey’s Wine. 929 BRANSON & BOILEAU. Surveyors, Civil Engineers, &c. W. H. .BRISTOW, HORISED GOVERNMENT SURVEYOR, licensed Under Land Transfer Act. can, &c., &c. 928 Agents for the Australasian.

Ford and Newton’s Buildings, (next County Council offices, Hereford street, Christchurch. 572 .:Mi Dobson & Son, CIVIL ENGINEERS, ' ' AUTHORISED AND LICENSED SURVEYORS, South British Chambers, Hereford Stbeet, Chrisichdrch. 1 674 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. ; Exceedmg 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, nmepence 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 me above, would be two shillings for each allotment comprising any fi actional part of'an acre, and two shillings and sixpence for eachi suburban or rural section comprising one acre and upwards. The above charges do not apply to very hilly of 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 he surveys), and also in discovering the boundaries of this 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 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 deaf of all expenses should clients prefer that mode of payment. ENGINEERING CHARGES.

Ip making surveys of land for engineering purposes, such, for instance, as the drainage or or irrigation of districts of country, the drainage 6r : water supply of towns, construction of railways, common rbadsand bridges, canals, harbors, river improvements, &c., the charges wonld be for plans, design, estimate, report, &c , ilt lhe rate of three per cent, on the total estimated cbsf of the proposed work if under £dooo; above: and under £IO,OOO, three per cenbon the first£s,ooo and two and a l«|rper cenf. on the balance; above £IO,OOO and'Under' £20,000, two and a half per cent. On iffe-first’jf and two per cent, on the balaooe r and so on lessening in proportion to the extent of the estimated cost on theproposed worib , Jif employed by the day, the charge wmud be'three guineas clear, of all expenses. - Architectural charges. At (UmSAwig designs and specifications with &c,, for cottage and villa residences, shop fronts, warehouses, banks, public | &c., the charge would he from half per cent, in proportion to the Estimated cost of the proposed building. ■ VALUATIONS, 1: tfmvr and landed property, agricultural maStoCTyrSols and effects, railway plant, and evett-'descriirtioh df engineering and'building nmtotflLi |p6nt/-&c,j &c., valued oh equally ' ’ above* • JOHNSTON, C,E., Institution of Civil En- ” ’ nneera, London. ? , jfemmm Chambers, . , ritreht;Chtistchhrch.- 672 •ffelflOteA'Ml \::P .. :a

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 286, 7 March 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 286, 7 March 1881