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Matson, Cox, and Co. IMPORTANT CLEARING SALE OF FARMS, STOCK, AND IMPLEMENTS, SITUATED OH THE WAKANUI CREEK, And only 3 miles from the ASHBURTON RAILWAY STATION. Messrs matson, cox, a co. have received instructions from Mr Thomss Prendergast, who is leaving the district, to offer for sale by Public Auction, on FRIDAY, JUNE 3RD, 1881, At 12 o’clock sharp, The UNDERMENTIONED PROPERTIES. The Equity of Redemption on 209 ACRES 209 FIRST-CLASS LAND, Through which the Wakanui Creek runs. 240 acres 240

Adjoining the above. These Farms being some of the earliest selections in the district, are wellknown to be the finest wheatgrowing land in New Zealand, and having been carefully farmed, are now in thoroughly good condition, being sub-divided into conveniently sized paddocks, with comfortable farm house, stable, granary, and every convenience for working the same. So good an opportunity of securing a first-class farm on easy terms seldom offers. After which will be offered, TWO FIRST-CLASS FOUR-ROOMED COTTAGES, Situate in Cox street, Ashburton. To be followed by a CLEARING SALE Of the following STOCK, IMPLEMENTS, &c, &C. : 1 Bay Mare, “ Jess,” 6 yrs 1 Bay Mare, “ Pink,” aged 1 Grey Horse, “ Tommy,” 3 yrs 1 Bay Mare, “ Polly," 7 yrs 1 Black Horse, “ Prince,” aged 1 Black Mare, “Maggie,” 3 yrs 1 Black Horse, “ Farmer,” aged 1 Bay Mare, “ Kitty,” 4 yrs 1 Bay Mare, “ Nellie,” 3 yrs 3 Two-year-old Heavy Colts 2 Yearling Colts, extra heavy 8 Sets Plough Harness, complete 5 Do. Shaft and Leading Harness 3 Drays, in good order 1 Double-seated American Wagon 1 Bay Mare, “ Polly ” Harness for do., nearly new 1 Sowing Machine, by Duncan 2 Sets Harrows 1 Wood’s Reaper and Binder 2 D.F. Ploughs 1 Brindle Cow, “ Jenny ’ ’ 1 Roan Cow, “Roaney” 1 Surrey Drill, Woolnough 1 Chaffcutter, Corme’s improved 1 Do. Bentall’s 1 Corncrusher Intermediate Horse-Power Water-wheel and Castings 1 Samuelson Reaper 6 Large Breeding Sows 54 Weaners and Suckers 20 Fat Hogs 29 Pigs &c., &c., &c. Terms at sale. Luncheon provided. MATSON, COX, & CO., 881 a Auctioneers.

Matson, Cox & Co., STOCK AND ESTATE AGENTS, LAND & MONEY BROKERS, AUCTIONEERS AND COMMISSION AGENTS, ASHBURTON. Their business will include the management of Estates, Investment and Procuration of Money, Valuation of Properties, Stock, &c., and General Agency. They will hold throughout the District Public Auction Sales of Land, Live and Dead Stock; also on Market Days at Ashburton and Tinwald, Fat and Store Stock. They are also prepared to make Liberal Cash Advances on Properties, Stock, Wool, &c. , placed in their hands for sale. Fortnightly sales OP Stock Will be held at ASHBURTON AND TINWALD ALTERNATELY. MATSON, COX, & CO., Agents for Robey & Co.’a CELEBRATED THRESHING MACHINES 44g ALFRED COOK, news runner for the Lyttelton Times , Canterbury Times , and Star, is prepared to undertake the distribution of circulars, hand-bills, &c., and to do general light porter work, and odd jobs. 794 a NEW ZEALAND LABOR EXCHANGE. If stationholders, farmers, and householders will send their orders to me, I will guarantee to supply them with firstclass male servants, double or treble furrow ploughmen, teamsters, married couples, boys able to milk, and domestic servants with good references. Having had 25 years’ Colonial experience, my selection can be relied on.—JAMES MoDONALD, Manchester street south, Christchurch. 924 a

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 360, 2 June 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 360, 2 June 1881