£34 15s to £35. The English wheat market shows i slight advance. The Continental is ux changed and the American declining continuously. For Australian new croj < on passage Bellers ask 375; New Zealanc wheat on passage averages 34s 9d Australian flour, superfine, is quoted ai an average of 28s ; New Zealand flour patent, at an average of 25s 6d. Tallow — Medium mutton is quoted ai 245 ; beef, 235. An English navaPoffioer estimates thai there are £40,000,000 m gold and silver undei the Bea, whioh could be reaohed by good luok, PEACHES, Quinces, Tomatoes »nd ul locally grown fruits. Bath Ktdnej potatoes and Garlic, at O Beakd, Fruiterei and Confectioner, Wills street, next Odd fellow's Hall. THE ANNUAL MEETING of the Parishioners of St Stephen's Church will be held on MONDAY Evening next m the Church Schoolroom at 7.30 p m 4 201 FUNBBAL NO J ICE rpHE Friends of the late William Henry _L Crocker are respectfully informed that his Fnneral will move from tbe residence of Mrs Klink, Tancred street, at 2.30 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, May Ist, for the Ashburton Cemetery. BAKER BROS., 4 222 Undertakers. TURNIP FEED. mENDERS will be received up to 5 p m. 1 on S*TUttDAY, 18th May; for feeding off 400 aces of Turnips (m one or twr blocks'), situated near Ooldstream, 6 miles from the Binds Kailway Station Up to 15th September will be allowed fer feeding off. GEO. JAMESON, 4*219 Ashburton PAROCHIAL DISTRICT OF LONGBEACH. ffIBHEC Annual General Mee'tag of the X Oburoh Offioem of this Dl-trlot, aod of all Members of the Church who like to attend, will be held on TUESDAY next, 39th lnst , at Mb Ward's, Arcade Cham* bars, at 7.30 pm. A full attendance Is requested. R. F. GARBETT, 4 214 Curate. ' A.E.V. mHB ASH BUTTON RIFLES SOCIAL WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, 24th MAY IN THE ODDFELLOWS 1 HALL. Danoingatßp.m. Admission — Gentle* men, 2% 6d ; Ltdies free. Tiokets from all members of the Company. 4f218 LONGBEACH ROAD BOABD. mENDEBS are invited for the following X work* : — Widening Drains and Shingling Waterton New Bead, about 70 chains Taking up culvert, making Ford, and deepening drain on same fioaa Widening and cleaning Stoddart's Creek, below MoLennan's Road, about 10 chains Specifications may be seen at our office, where tenders may be delivered not latet than 10 a.m. on THURSDAY, May 2nd, O. K. FOOKS & SON, 4+194 District Surveyors. ANAMA ROAD BOARD. AN ELECTION of FIVE Members for the Anama Road Board will be held on TUESDAY, May 7th, at Me Riak-Y's house, Mas field North. Nominations of candidates to be addressfcd to tbe Returning Offioer to be delivered at Mb Riaxet's house on or before noon, THURSDAY, May 2nd, T. J. REANEY, Returning Officer. \ i Ratepayers Annual Meeting for Anama Road DUtrlot to be held on THURSDAY, May 2nd, at Mb Rsakbt's house, at noon. W. O. WALKER, 4+126 Chairman. i RAKAIA DTHOMAB has received Instruotlom # from Mb T. McQdibb, as admlnts* trator m the estate of tbe late George Robinson, to sell by PUBLIC AUOTION at the Saleyards, Bakala, on THUBSDAY MAY 2nd, 1889. At 12 o'olook. THB following valuable Township allotment* In Rakala, viz., T.S. 452, 464 with three two-roomed cottages thereon, let at £12 10a for 4 years ; T.S. 94 and 96, fenced In ; T. 8.464,. 464, ualmproved ; T.S. 475, 477, 479, 480, containing t sore, fenoad and laid down m grass ; T.S. 118, 120, oontalning £ aore with fourroomed ootUge r sonll«ry and store, lecd planted with fruit trees; T.S. 223, i-acre. fenced aod garden ; T.S. 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, oontalning 1} aore, belt of trees round It and the saleyards upon It ; T.S. 242, oontalning £-aore with tworoomed oottsga ; T.S. 244 2445, 246, 247, 248, 249, 1\ aore, fenoed. The above sections are oentrally situated and ought to be worth the attention of speculators, residents and others, as they must be sold to close up tbe estate. Terms at sale. D. THOMAB, 4*96 Auctioneer, Ashbnrton. CLEABING SALE. Equity of Redemption of Farm of 276 acres, being R.S. 90417, 20296, 20297, WATERTON DISTRICT, and adjoining the properties of Messrs McArthur, Donaldson, and Dawson, together with all the LIVE awd DEAD STOCK thereon, on WEDNESDAY, Isri MAY, 1889. MR D. THOMAS has received Inatruotlons from Mr W. J. Brows of Waterton to sell by Public Auotion ai above AT THE HOMESTEAD, QAA EWES 9^o Crossbred LAMBS Ploughr, Dray, Harrows, WoodY Reaper and Binder, McOormiofa Keeper and Binder. Samulsoc Reaper, quantity of Harness. M HORSES Q COWS Q CALVES, and a lot of v Sundries. hi Sale at half -past 12 o'olock. Lunoheon provided, I 4*3?0 " P, THQMAI,
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