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SALE OF HORSES The annual sale of horses bred on the Lowoliffe Estate took place yesterday at the AsUburton Saieyarde, Mr J. T. Ford (Miles and Go.) being the auctioneer, There was a large attendacoe, comprising dealers from Ohristohuroh and Tfmnrn, and » nameroaa body of local dealers and farmers. Competition was spirited, and as tte auctioneer was able to offer every lot " without reserve,'* a very t>ucoeisful sale was the result, prices being considerably batter than have been current at any towu auction sales lately. The draught horses were three and four year old unbroken nitres and geldings, by M»jor— useful, active farm sorts, of ' medium and light weight. Prises ran from £14 to £22 ; from £20 to £22 being realised for Buverui lots, The hacks were by The Waif, and though useful sorts, varied a good deal m stamp. They also were three and four year olds, and unbroken. A four year old obestnut gelding of good style brought £17 lOi, others from £6 to £14. A number of other entries were offered for various owners, but without leading to muoh business. In Bankruptcy. IN BANKRUPTCY. In the District Court of Ashburton (being a Local Court of Bankruptcy), holden at Ashburton, In the matter of " The Bankruptcy Aot 1883," and the Acts amending the same. "VTOTIOE Is hereby given that John JLM Russell, of Ashborton, storekeeper, has this day been adjudicated a bankrupt, and that the first meeting of Creditors will be held In the District Courthouse, Ashbnrton, on FRIDAY, Maroh 15th, 1889, at 11 o'olook In the forenoon. Dated this 12th day of March, 1889. J. 0. BELL, Deputy Official Assignee. T. Q. Russell, Solicitor for the debtor. 3*82 Public Notices. WANTED at onoe Oontraot plough teams. 0. H OOFDING, 3 73 Ooldstream. PIANO TUNINtf. MESSRS 0. BEGG and Go's Representative is now here. Any orders left with Aifeed Harbison, will be at onoe attended to. '& 79 THANKS. ITBB Undersigned, beg to most > slnoerely thank the several parties who bo kindly assisted to keep my premises from oatobing fire on Saturday afternoon. 3 77 JAME3 BEQG, Tinwald. LO^r. ONE Black SHEEP DOG, answers to the name of MAJOR, last seen on ihe river bed near Valetta. Any one re* turning same or giving luformatlon that will lekd to its reoovery will reoelve lOi reward from JOHN MoLEACT, 3f83 bhepherd, Westetfield. M RS H iLt MONTHLY NURBE, Moore Stebet, Ashbubton, Wishes it known that persons oomlng to town for medical treatment oan have private rooms at the above address. 2 62 WAKANUI ROAD BOARD. NOTICE. ALL RATES Unpaid by Maroh 16th will be Sued for without further notice. 3 28 ' BY ORDER. Rink de Paris. PATRONISED BY THE ELITE NOW OPEN-3-St Every Monday, Wednesday, Feiday, and Saturday, Morning Sessions (Ladles only) 10 to 12, Afternoon, 2 30 to 4.30. Evening, 7 30 to JQ. Admission as ÜBual. Special arrangements for Season Tickets. R. ELSTON, 3*76 Manager. Transfer of Business IN Thanking my numerous Customers for the liberal support they have given me daring the lsst 10 years I have been In Businers as Plumber, Gasficter, and 'Tinsmith, I take this opportunity of Informing them that I have DISPOSED OF THE BUSINESS To my Son, John W. Hardi&y, and solicit for him a continuance of their patronage. SAML. HABDLEY. March Ist, 1889. In reference to the above I trust by a strict attention to Business, Including a promptitude In the execution of all orders, to merit the same pleasure of support accorded to my father. J. W. Hardley PLUMBER, GASFITTER, TINSMJTH A W GALYANIBED IRON WORKER. H!ast Stbbet, ASHBUR3?O#.. Accounts due to Ist Maroh, 1889, , must be paid promptly either to J, W, 1 Hardley, East street, or Samuel Hardley, 1 ■ But Belt, Aihburton. 3t22

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2085, 12 March 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2085, 12 March 1889