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Alfred Harrison. Bankrupt Sale. FRIDAY, 20th MAY. 1 o’clock. ALFRED HARRISON, favored with instructions from the trustee in thuestatc of Daniel Evans, farmer, Waterton, will sell by public auction, ON THE PREMISES - 1 Bay Horse, Captain, Gyrs 1 Grey ~ Prince. syrs 2 Cows in Calf ' 3 Cal \ es 1 Fat Steer 30 Encon Pigs 10 Sows, etc. 1 Dray 1 Set Harness 1 D.F. Plough, Reid and Grey 1 S.F. do., Hornby 1 Chaff Cutter, Eentall 1 Horse-power 1 Samuelson Reaper 2 Scoops 40 Bush.els Oats Harness, Swingletreej, &c. , &.c. The sale will be held on the Farm, situated near the Wheatstone Hotel, At 1 o’clock sharp. ALFRED HARRISON, 812 a Auctioneer. Public Notices. V. 1411#® 11 fJIHE PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE. GUARANTEED BY THE STATE. Although this office has been in exisjnco for a period of more than seven cars, it is believed that the objects for ’lnch it was established are not sufficiently nderstnod. It is desired to set forth in concise form information respecting the usincas which this office undertakes : 1. The charge of all kinds of money rusts, such as Marriage Settlements, joneys to be invested for the bmjefit of linors, moneys hjects, moneys the which is ia isputc, or whpse is unbftfortp r cannot be found, etc., Yjf 2. The administratiun or'mo will# of ersons wlip by/rtppomfi 11 g the Public Tustee ,a f executor sccurcp the uarantqe jof-tho Stale for the due'fulfillent o# their wishes, and to avoid the isk cAisequent on the appointment of persons as executors, who recjuently, though earnestly desirousTpf cting for the benefit of parties inj,eca|tcd, ail to carry for rtiich they conseitently intfo pref themselves and those Snose interests /hgfy are striving to proegt in costly anil jiarassing litigation. 3. The admimiftration of all estates of vhich nojjiaposition has been made by fifiyJlflfenever relatives do not wish to inwr tie responsibility of administration, or amfipt from any cause obtain the neccsact. In such cases it is the jflySP'ljie Public Trustee to discharge 11 legal debts so far as the assets extend, nd divide the residue amongst the next if kin. 4. The administration of the estates of unatics, lunatic patients, and convicts. 5. The charge of all lands lying waste nd unoccupied of which the owner is unmown, or who has bedn absent from the olony for ten years, having left no mown agent. The cost of administering estates is very mall. Information may;be 'obtained from 11 agents. R. C. HAMERTON, 29a Public Trustee. Y. R. •N THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW ZEALAND. CANTERBURY DISTRICT. In the matter of The Leases and Sales of Settled Estates Act, 18G5, and In the matter of—--Ist. The Rural Section numbered 8340, in the Christchurch District, in the Provincial District of Canterbury; and 2nd. The nine Rural Sections numbered respectively 1911, 1998, 294 G, 19G94, 19G95, 19G9G, 19G97, 1974 G, and 19747, in the District of Timaru, in the said Provincial District of Canterbury ; and 3rd. Tlio eleven Town Sections numbered. respectively 342, 421, 4.30. i:,2, ygAb;:;, and H3u, in the Town of A shorn ton, in the said Provincial District of Canterbury : . / . All settled by the will of William Barnard Rhodes, late of the City of Wellington and of Highland Park, near the said city, merchant, deceased. Notice is hereby given that Maky Ann Rhodes, in tire will of the said William Barnard Rhodes mentioned, did on the twenty-ninth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, present a petition to the Supreme Court of Now Zealand, at Christchurch, praying that an Order might be made by the said Court vesting in Sarah Anne Rhodes, William Waring Taylor, Thomas Mason, and John Studholme, as the Trustees of the said will, and in the Trustees or Tiustee for the time being of the said will, a general power of leasing the lands hereinbefore mentioned, or any part of the same, for terms of years in possession not exceeding twenty-one years for an agricultural or occupation lease, and not exceeding fortytwo years for a building or repairing lease, with a general power of entering into preliminary contracts to grant such leases, subject to such conditions as the said Court should think fit: And that the costs of the petitioner and of all other persons served with or propely appearing as respondents to the said petition of the said application, and incidental thereto, might be taxed, and that such costs when taxed might he a charge upon the said estates, or some of them : Or that the said Court might make such other Order in the premises as should seem meet. As witness my hand this fifth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one. HENRY H. TRAVERS, 743 a Solicitor for the Petitioner.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 347, 18 May 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 347, 18 May 1881