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Auctioneers, Commission Agents, &c. Alfred Harrison, A UCTIONEER, VALUER, COMMISSION AGENT, &c. Land Sales, Sales of Stock, Merchandise, Furniture and Effects. Pigs, Poultry, and General Produce. WEEKLY SALE every SATURDAY, at 12 o’clock sharp, commencing in the Yards with HORSES. LAND SALES, IN THE ROOMS, AS REQUIRED. LOANS—I am open to receive applications on approved freehold security. Oats, purchased in any quantity, for cash. Advances made, on Wheat shipped to England. Lowest possible charges. AGENT for THE TRANSATLANTIC FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. Every class of Risks taken at lowest rates. 283 a .. ALFRED HARRISON. K. F. Gray, AUCTIONEER, 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

RE D K AVI T T 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 American, &c., &c. 928 Branson & Boileau, Engrossers, commission and GENERAL AGENTS Agents for the Australasian. 929 Agents for Gilbey’s Wine. BRANSON & BOILEAU. Surveyors, Civil Engineers, &c. W. H. BRISTOW, A UTHORISED GOVERNMENT A STmWOR, ■ Incensed Under Land Transfer Act. Ford. and Newton’s Buildings, (next County Council offices, Hereford street, Christchurch. 572 TI/fR; HARDY JOHNSTON, jML: CIVIL ENGINEER AND , ARCHITECT, Authorised and Licensed Surveyor, VALUER AND ARBITRATOR, Is prepared to execute Surveys, Engineering and Architectural Designs, Estimates, arid 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 «ne shilling pier acre 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 sub-dividing into allotments carefully pegged and numbered, the charge, in addition to the above, would be two shillings for each town>llotment comprising any fi actional part of .an acre, and. two shillings and sixpence for 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 from twenty-five to fifty percent, would have to be added .in proportion to the difficulties met wit}i in the country to be surand also in discovering the boundaries of the-Crown Grants. : .Fair copies of the survey plan drawn on ‘mounted paper, together with. book of references'll required, will be furnished at the fate of ten per cent; ori the cost ot the survey, v i All survey?.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 .all expenses should clients prefer that mode of payment. ■ ENGINEERING CHARGES. • In making surveys of land for engineering purpose?, such, for instance, as the drainage or or irrigation of districts of country, the drainage pX water- supply of towns, construction of railways, common roads and bridges, canals, harbors, river improvements, &c., the charges febold be for plans, design, estimate, report, , at the rate of three per cent, on the total estimated .cost of the proposed work if under above j£S,°°° aud under ,£IO,OOO, three per cent, on the first .£5,000 and two and a half per cent, on the balance; above ,£IO,OOO I and; under £20,000, two and a half per cent, on the, first and two per cent, on the balance, and so on lessening in proportion to the extent of the iesidmated cost on the proposed work.; If employed ;by ;the day, the charge would be three guineas clear ofall expenses. .ARCHITECTURAL CHARGES. : In (finishing designs and specifications with ratnriated &c., fofi cottage and villa resi-. dehces, shop fronts, warehouses, banks, public buildings, &Ci, &c., the charge would be from fire to two arid a half per, cent, in proportion to the ratimsited cost of the proposed building. VALUATIONS, 1 House : * and ’ tended : property, agricultural machinery,fools arid effects, railway plant, and every description of engineering and building maffial, plant, &c.. - &c.. valued cm equally reaSofijkble terms as above; : T. M. HARDY JOHNSTON, C.E., Member; ot the lostitation of Civil En-.-.i j.'i',. gmeern, London.; a Ofitee»-T~Sydenbapi Chambers,, v

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 290, 11 March 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 290, 11 March 1881