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Business Notices; PHOTOGRAPHY. —Portraits are now being taken by the New Instantaneous Gelatine Emulsion Process at HENRY’S PORTRAIT ROOMS, Saunders’ Buildings, East street, Ashburton. - 911 a Greo. Booth & Sons, TUAM AND ST. ASAPH STREETS, Chbistchuboh, IMPORTERS of all kinds of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS and MACHINES. Tillage Implements Food Preparing Machinery Dairy Machinery _ - Harvesting and Threshing Machinery, &0., &c. A; Indents on the English and American Markets executed on the most reasonable terms. Agent— FREDK. PAYITT, 783 a Ashburton." Consultations. H E R M A N’ S NO. 3 CONSULTATION ON THE CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUB HANDICAP, To be tun AT CHRISTCHURCH, NOV. 8,188 L 65 Nominations and 10 Stars. Total number of Prices, 75. 2000 Members, at 10s each. The Ten Stars at £25 each are extra Prizes, and will be paid immediately after the drawing. Two stamps necessary for reply and result. Cheques must be crossed, with Is exchange added. To close the end of September. Address— J. HERMAN, Tobacconist, 244 c Main South Road, Timaru. JL. FLEMING’S . NOVELTY CONSULTATION, No. 4, ON the AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB SPRING MEETING, to be run at Randwick, Sydney, in the first week in SEPTEMBER, 1881. 8,000 SUSORIBERS AT 10s. About 150 Nominations. Each ticket has a chance of winning Three Prizes. Great Mbtkopoeia tan Stakes. First Horse... £SOO Second do. ... 250 Third do. ... 150 Other Starters divided ... 350 Non Starters divided ... 760 Epsom Stakes. First Horse... £250 150 100 250 250 Second do. Third do. ... Other Starters divided ... Non Starters divided , ... Sydney Handicap. First Horse ... £260 Other Starters Second do. ... 150 (divided) ...£250, Third do. ... 100 Non Starters divided ... 250 As each race will be drawn every subscriber will have a chance of winning three prizes for each ticket. The drawing will be held under the supervision of a Committee of Subscribers, and re* suits advertised in daily papers. Intending subscribers are requested to make early application. If cheques .are sent exchange must be added, and stamps enclosed for reply and result. Should alf the shares not be disposed of, prizes distributed pro rata. Ten per cent, deducted from all prizes. N.B.—As soon as the nominations for the different events are made lists of the same will be published. J. L. F. would remind his clients and the public generally that as the Melbourne and Canterbury Cups are not run until November the above is a very favorable opportunity for investment in the interim. J. L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, etc., High street, Triangle, Christchurch. Agent for Ashburton— D. M'Kenzie, Ashburton Hotel. Alford Forest— J. Bowick. 940

IJIHE PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE. GUARANTEED BY THE STATE. Although this office • has been in exis tence for a period of more than seven years, it is believed that the objects for which it was established are not sufficiently - understood. It is desired to set forth in a concise form information respecting the business which this office undertakes 1. The charge of all kinds .of money trusts, such as Marriage Settlements, moneys to be invested for the benefit of Minors, moneys bequeathed for charitable;, objects, moneys the title to which is in dispute, or whose legal owner is unknown or cannot be found, &c., &o. 2. The administration of the wills o persons who by appointing the Public Trustee as their executor secure the guarantee of the State for the due. fulfilment of their wishes, and to avoid the risk consequent on the appointment f private persons as executors, who not unfrequently, though earnestly desirous of acting for the benefit of parties interested, fail to carry out legally the objects for which they were appointed, and consequently involve themselves and those whose interests they are striving to protect in costly and harassing litigation. 3. The administration of all, estates of which no disposition has been made by will, whenever relatives do not wish to incur the responsibility of administration, or cannot from any cause obtain the necessary powers toact. In such cases it is the duty of the Public Trustee to discharge all legal debts so far as the assets extend, and divide the residue amongst the next of kin. 4. The administration of the estates of lunatics, lunatic patients, and convicts. 5. The charge of all lands lying waste and unoccupied of which the owner is unknown, or who has been absent from the colony for ten years, having left no known agent. The cost of administering estates is very small. Information may be obtained from all agents. R. 0. HAMERTON, 729 a Public Trustee /

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 408, 29 July 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 408, 29 July 1881