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Public Notices. ST. STEPHEN'S OHUROfI, ASH- ~ BURTON. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, PREACHER— The Rev H. T. Pttrchas, St. Matthews, Cbrlstohnrcb. MR F. MAKEIG, A 00OUNTANT, COMMISSION, J\ GRAIN and SHIPPING AGENT Agent for tho Union Fire and Marine | lasuranca Co., begs to announce that he HAS REMOVED to H. M. Jones' buildings, East Street, and is now prepared to buy and sell grain and other prodnoe on commission, or ship same, if required, to any port. 2t7 NEW ZEALAND JUBILEE EXHIBITION. THE adjmrned Pobllo Meeting to consider the beet meanß of having the Ashburton District properly represented at the above exhibition will be held (n the Borough Oounoil Chambers on TUESDAY Afternoon, 26th lnat, at 4 o'olook, D. THOMAS, 2*83 Mayor. TENDERS. WANTED Tenders for Threshing about Eighteen thousand (18,000) bushels of Wheat, Oats end Barley at Oorwar. For farther particulars apply to Mb Spooneb. Tenders to be io by Noon MONDAY, 4th March, 1889. wm. McMillan. 2 84 LOCAL FRUIT. GOOD Plums for preserving, pioke fresh from the trees as soon as i 6 a d locally grown ; not like the imported oneß that are only half ripe und yet damaged m transit, being so long on the road. Fresh plucked fruit is the only sort fit or jam. Good Kidney Potatoes at the lowest Market Bates, A. W. BANDELL, 2*39 Fruit Grower, Town Hall. NEW COACH ROUTE. G. H, Allison, PROPRIETOR of Methven Livery Jl Stables, begs to Inform the public of the Methven and Ashbarton Districts, that he has started running a Passenger Coach from Methven to Ashburton on Tuesdays and Saturdays, leaving Methven at 8 15 am. and the Somerset Hotel, Ashburton, at 4 30 p.m. Fares, single, 4s ; returns, 61. Parcels and orders carefully attended to. 2UO Williamson and H. Preece, TAILORS AND HABIT MAKERS (Late or London and Birmingham., LIVERY & MILITARY UNIFOBMa LADJES' HABIT 3 AND JACKET!? Made m all the Latest Styles. EAST ¥TREET, Next to Courthouse, ASHBURTON. And at 62 Colombo Street, Ohrlstohuroh. 12 138 WANTED KNOWN THAT OWING TO THE IMMENSE STOCK OP DEAPBRY CLOTHING AND BOOTS To be cheoked, I will not be able to begin the GREAT SALE of MESSRS J. ORR A CO.'S STOCK Saturday, March 2. TREMENDOUS BARGAINS EVERY DEPARTMENT. ANDREW ORR WILSON'S PORTLAND CEMENT I HAVE been appointed AGENT FOR ASHBDRTON for this very high quality Cement. JOHN G. RESTELL. WILSON'S PORTLAND CEMENT has been tested by Mr Derbridge, who gives the following report : — Lyttelton, 26th January, 1988. I have tested the sample of Cement delivered to me on Friday, 18th met., with the following result ; — 1 962 1 940 l-9C6lba per briquett. This I consider a good test, but had it been oooler I think the result would have been better, aa the Cement sets too qafokly Jn this very hot dry weather. (sgd) S. Dwrbridgb, Inspector of Works for Harbor Board, Lyttelton. The above gives an average test of 4161bs per square inch. Knight, Bevan, and Eturges test gave an average of 3401bs per square inoh. It will be seen by the above that the Auckland Cement retains its position as being folly equal. If not BUPJBBIOR to the Best Brand of Imported Cement. Money kept m New Zealand, benefits as all. ' In the large works m ani near Christ* church this Cement \n being used, JOHN G.~RESTELL, t AGENT, ASHBURTQfI, '

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2071, 23 February 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2071, 23 February 1889