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Auctioneers, Commission Agents, &c. Alfred Harrison, A UGTIONEER, VALUER, COMMISSION AGENT, &c. load Sales; Sales of Stock, Merchandise, Furniture and Effects, Pigs, Poultry, and General Produce. WEEKLY- SALE every SAT U RDAY, at Ifi o’clock sharp. Commencing in the s ; ' Yards with HORSES. LAND : SALES, IN THE ROOMS, AS REQUIRED. LQANS—I am open to receive applies* -tions on approved freehold security. Oats’pnrchased in any quantity, for cash. Advances made on Wheat shipped to ; England. Lowest possible charges. AQENT for THE TRANSATLANTIC FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. Evfsy class of Risks taken at lowest rates. 28? a i ALFRED HARRISON. K. F. Gray, A" UGTIONEER, V A LUATOR, STOCK, STATION, V :'-f ■ ■ ANT) : GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, .. .. TEMUEA. Agent for Standard Insurance Comand Sub-Agent for the Althouse r indmill.Licensed Dealer in Arms and Ammunition. 782 W. H. Gundry, AND, ESTATE, AND STATION GENERAL MERCHANT, • AST> ■ ■ LICENSED LAND BROKER, East steeet, Ashbueton. 927

ED K . pAVI TT , East . Street (Close to the Railway ;i Station) Ashburton, land and General Commission Agent. Orders taken for—Sydney Drays,. Newcastle and Malvern Coal (by the track load). Building Materials of all kinds. Fencing Wire, Agricultural Implements, English and AmeriCan, j&c., -&C. 928 Branson & Boileau, Engrossers, commission and ; GENERAL AGENTS Agents for the Australasian. L ’ L Agents for Gilhey’s Wine. 929;.: H & boileau. Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Ike. W. H. BRISTOW, 4 UTHORISED GOVERNMENT ** j' V SURVEYOR, Licensed Under Land Transfer Act. Eord find Newton’s Buildings, (next County Council-'offices, .Hereford street, Christchurch. ~ . t 572 ME. HARDY JOHNSTON, CIVIL ENGINEER AND . , architect, Authorised and Incensed Surveyor, VALUER; AND ARBITRATOR, Is prepared tp execute Surveys, Engineering and'Architectural Designs, Estimates, and Eepprts, and Value Property in town or country at the following tariff of charges, exclusive of travelling expenses, r r SURVEY CHARGES. Forany fractional part of an acre, and not exceeding ,five acres, twoguineas. Exceeding fiyeacres and under twenty-five acres, 2 threfe guineas.

Exceeding'twenty-five acres and under fifty acres,-; three guineas for the first twenty-five acres t xmd one shilling per acre for balance. Exceeding fifty’acres and under one hundred acres/four guineas for the first fifty acres, and one shilling peracre 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' 1 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 fractional part of an acre, and two shillings and sixpence tor 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 he surand also In discovering the boundaries of the Crown Grants. Fair .copies of the survey plan drawn on mbuntbd ; paper, together with book of reference, if required, ‘will be furnished at the rate of ten pet dent, bn 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 clear of qll expenses should clients prefer that mode of payment. ENGINEERING CHARGES. In milking' 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 cost of the proposed work if under jfs,ooo}‘above" and under £IO,OOO, three per dent, on the first ,£5,000 and two and « halt percent on the balance-; above ,£IO,OOO and under, .£20,c00, two and a half per cent. On the first 10,000, and two per cent, on the balance,'atfd so on lessening in proportion to the extent of the estimated cost oil the proposed work. ; If einployed by the day,’ the charge Would he three i guineas Clear of alii expenses. . ARCHITECTURAL CHARGES. ■ Iq famishing desists and specifications with “'mated‘cdfet; cottage arid villa resisevshopffOhtsi warehouses, banks. pablic Mnffiy Jjre.f&a.. thecharge would! be from „ve totwpanda bflf P er c^nt ‘ l in proportion to . the estimated cost of the proposed building. VALUATIONS. &, House' landed property, agricultural mechincry r -to6ls and jeffects, railway plant, and • and building Sc.,;;yarned on equally i’terms aS above. . - . V T. 1L HAROT ¥OHNSTON, C. E,, Membt®°*f the Institution of Civil En- ■ bor. 'gineenyLondon. ■■■ ‘:; .Cbainbers,. V Hweford .street,. Christchurch. - 672

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 287, 8 March 1881

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