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A BALL will be he'd m the Oranfc Hall, RACE JNIGHT, May 9th. ootleraen, 2a 6d ; Laliea free. 5J36 ANDREW PATEKSON. BfflK (h PARIS Wednesday Skating as usual Race Nights Professional and Amateur CHAMPIONSHIPS ONE MILE To be run against Time. 3*76 R. EL3TON, Manager SPECIAL B4.NK HOLIDAY. VTOTIOE Is hereby given thatFRIDAY, i>i 10th May, 1889, has been appointed a Special Bank Holiday at the < ffices of the undermentioned Banks In Aehburton and Rakala, m terms of the •'Banks and Bankers' Act Amendment Act, 1882." For the Union Bank of Australia, Ld. JOSEPH PALMER, Chief Officer, New Zealand. For the Bank of New South Wales, W. G. RHIND, Inspector. For the Bank of Australasia, B. W. MORRAH, Inspector. For the Bank of New Zealand, GEO. E. TOLHURBT. 6t27 Acting General Manager, M.OUNT SoMERS JUIME, ANALYSIS bFgOVERNMBNT ANALYIbT, Oarbonate of Lime ... ... 95.97 Carbonate of Magnesia ... „. 264 Iron Oxide ... Traces Alnmlnla ..« ... ... ... .21 Sellolonß Matter ... ... ... 1.29 Water ... .11 100 00

A very Pure Limestone, (Signed) W; Sxby. TESTIMONIALS. To MR E. F. Wbight,

Mount Bomer«. Canterbury, Dear Sir,— ln reply to yours, re lime, I have only used a little, bub the result has been good. I Umed 6 acres last yeaj for barley, that I sowed before without lime. I had to feed off with sheep. What I limed was a good orop. and I consider paid for the lime, and the grass is so muoh better, you oan see to an Inoh where I put It, One of my neighbours had 50 bushels where he limed, and what was not Umed was hardly worth outtlng. Two or three torn I think Is sufficient, but some put more. Any Information you may require I shall be pleated to give,— l remain, Dear Sir, Yours Truly, GODJRBY FOSTBB.

Mount Somers, March 12th, 1889. E. F. Weight, Esq., Dear Sir,— ln reply to your enquiries re lime, on a piece of land In oats this season, I spread 25 cwt to the acre. The difference was very marked. I estimate the increase at 10 bushels per acre, and ezpeot a oubotaptial Increase on portion limed for several years. 1 also limed a strip m a paddock sown with turnips, with about the same quantity of lime per acre, and the difference is even more marked thao m the pleoe sown with oats' —Youra Faithfully, John Hoed

Mount Somers, April 29ih, 1889; To E. F. Wbighx, Eaq Sib;— The land whioh I planted with pothtoea the season before last, and from whlob I did not dig as many potatoes ai I put Into it, was this season planted again with potatoes, after liming it m the spring, and the result was that I got at the rate of four tons to the acre of large and firm potatoes, whioh; when cooked, are like balls of flour, while at the same time the lime has killed all the sorrel.— John Mtjbbay,

Sprlngburn May Ist, 1889. To E. F. Wbiqhx, Ebq, Sib,— ln reply to yours of the 28th I have used your lime on lea land and land for turnips and the result Ii to satisfactory In both oases I will use your lime largely this year. Yeur* Truly, A. M. MoFablane.

Full particulars as to prloe at Kilns also at Railway Stations will be advertised shortly. E. F. WRIGHT, 16 L'wee. Auction [ SATURDAY 11th MAY, 1839. [ A Esst Street Horse Bazaar, | At 12 o'olook Sharp. i O Snperlor Draught MARBS -I O XAi and GELDINGS XJi

\\f ILLIAMB, BLAND, & CO. have VV reoeived instructions from Mb William Has he (Farmer, West Taleri, Otago), to sell by Public Auotion at the above time and place, —

-i O First Class Draught MARES H O X4i and GELDINGS, 3 to 5 ±Ji years old.

We have muoh pleasure In calling the attention of farmers and others to this lot of horses; they are young sound a-d grand worker*, jast out of work, and are for positive sale: WILLIAMS, BLAND & CO., 5t42 Auctioneers. i ■'■' ■ ' iji '■"' ■- " — ■■ '"■ '■'■■ — — — SATURDAY, 11th MAY, 188». AT EAST STREET HORSE BAZAAR. At 12 o'olook. CLEARING SALE* OF SUPERIOR DRAUGHT HORSES ADD FARM PLANT In excellent order:

WILLIAMS, BLAND & 00. have reoeived Instructions from the Owner to sell by Publlo Auotion at their Bast Street Horse Baaiac on the above date—

4Superios Draught MARES and A GELDINGS, 4to 6 years tfc Eaoh horse will be sold subjeot toa trial.

1 First olass HACK, by Albany, Cyn old ~| 3-Horfle DRAY, eqnal to new

1 Double farrow PLOUGH, by Reid and Gray ■i Set 4Lo»f HARROWS, nearly new -J Set Sliver Mounted Shaft HARNESS Plough and Leading Harness, Whtpple* trees, &o. &o. Terms at Sale. Sale at 12 o'oloolr. WILjUAMsTiI/AND & 00. 5|43 Anotlone«i,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2128, 7 May 1889

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