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I TENDERS are invited for tie ERECTION of a GRAIN STORE for Messrs P. Cunningham and C-o.; labor only. Plans and specifications may be seen at out office, where tenders are to be sent in not later than noon on SATURDAY, Nov. 12, 1881. FOOKS & SON, 24d Architects, &c. Ashburton borough council. ; TENDERS are invited from competent persons for making the VALUATION of the Borough, and compiling the ROLL, for the year 1882, in terms of the Rating Act, 1876. . A deposit of a sum equal to twenty per cent, of the amount stated, must accompany each tender. Tenders to be sent to the undersigned, not later than 12 o’clock noon,‘on Monday the 14th NOVEMBER, 1881. CHARLES BRADDELL, Town Clerk'. Borough Council Office, 4th Nov., 1881. 39d A SHBURTON BOROUGH COUNCIL.

TENDERS are invited for the supply of Three Hundred (300) DOG COLLARS; also for RE-BADGING about Ninety (90) of same. Tenders accompanied by a guarantee deposit of £5, to be sent to the Town Clerk’s office, not later; than 12 o’clock noon, on'MONDAY, 14th inst. Full particulars on application. CHARLES BRADDELL, Town Clerk. Borough Council Office, Ashburton, 4th Nov. 1881. 38d ASHBURTON GAS, COAL, AND COKE CO., Limited. TO CARRIERS. Wanted TENDERS fov CARTING Coal from the Railway Station to the Company’s Works, and delivered as directed by the manager. The contract to continue for one year from date of acceptance. Tenders to be delivered at the Secretary’s offices, addressed to the Chairman, on or before 12 o’clock, noon on TUESDAY, the 15th Nov. 1881.

By order. J. "WARD, , 65d Secretary. SBBURTON COUNTY COUNCIL. MOUNT SOMERS .rtND BUCCLEUCH WATER SUPPLY. TENDERS are invited for the EARTHWORK of the first three miles of WATER-RACE. Plans and specifications can be seen at the Council Chambers, and tenders addressed to the Chairman to be sent in not later than 11 o’clock a. m. WEDNESDAY, 23rd November, 1881. By order. WILLIAM BAXTER, 59d County Engineer. GIT AT A ROAD DISTRICT. TENDERS are invited for the following works : 2,—600 to 800 yards Metal on Swamp Road o. Forming about 75 chains on Anama Flat 4. Forming 160 chains above Morrow’s, South Hinds 5. —Ford and Crossing over North Hinds, near Anama 6. —Easing Gradient, and protecting foot of South Hinds Cutting 7. —About four miles of Stone Picking, near Boyd’s 8. —About two miles of Stone Picking, through Railway Reserve to Charles’ Corner.

Nos. 2,5, and 6 will be let together, with separate prices for each. Specifications can be seen at my house, where tenders will be received up till 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, November 12th. ROSPEOTUS ASHBURTON CHEESE AND BUTTER FACTORY COMPANY (LIMITED). Capital : £5,000, in 1,000 shares of £5 each, payable as follows:—ss per share on application, 5s on allotment, and the balance in calls of not more than 10s per share at any one time. No call to be made under an interval of three months from the previous one being made. It is not proposed to call up more than £2 per share at present. Provisional Directors —Mfsrs E. G. Wright, Hugo Fried'ander, John Orr. Matthew Stitt, Andrew Dawson, John Chalmers, Joseph Hunt. J. E. Trevor, D. Oliver, John Carter, J. W. Silcock, Thomas Bullock, C. P. Cox, Joseph Clark, George Jameson, Frederick Pavitt, Andrew Leatham, David Wilson, Francis T. Mayo, T. R. Hodder Isaac Sargeant, E. Corbett. Bankers—Bank of New Zealand. Solicitors—Branson and Purnell. Interim Treasurer—John Orr. Interim Secretary—Stephen E. Poyntz. The promoters of this Prospectus, in introducing it to the public, wish to draw attention to the benefit to be derived from the establishment in the County of Ashburton of Cheese and Butter Factories. 979 c JOHN C. BELL, Surveyor. Prospectus.

(1) By the factory system the cost of manufacturing would he considerably lessened, and the consequent profit arising therefrom give a greater return to all interested, and by reason of the uniformity obtainable, a greater demand also for the manufactured article, at an increased value, would be the result. (2) Farmers, by selling their milk to the Company, will receive payment in cash, and consequently be in a position to purchase their goods at the store on a cash basis, which will not only be advantageous to themselves, but will also materially assist to place trade generally throughout the County on a sounder footing, and will likewise find an outlet for the butter and cheese made, which at present farmers and storekeepers have a great difficulty in doing. (3) It would be the means of opening up a steady paying market for the produce which at present—during some portion of the year—will barely meet working expenses, and ships now being j fitted with refrigerating apparatus, combined with the prospect of direct steam communication at an early date with the Old Country, warrants the promoters in anticipating and offering such an outlet. All further information desired can be obtained from the Secretary or any of the Directors. Application forms for shares will be issued in a few days. S. E. POYNTZ, 9580 Interim Secretary. BONES.— Wanted Known, that Mr F. Mayo, is a Cash Purchaser of Bones in any quantity, at £3 per ton. Address, F. Mato, Hampstead Bone Mills. : 834 c

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 498, 11 November 1881

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