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LONtfBJSAOH BOAD BOAKD. fpHES time for receiving lenders for I works advertised ia extended till 11 a.m. on FKIOAY, May 16 h. 0. E. FOOKS & SOW, Surveyors to the Board. May 6th, 1889. 6*39 ST. JOHN'd LODGE, No. 1858, 8.0 WHK Regular Monthly Meeting of the L above Lodge will be he'd m the Masoulo Hall, Tanored street, on TEURbDAY 9th inst., at 7.30. Visitors cordially invited, CYRIL JEPHdON, 4 75 Hod Sco, >T H B A NNDAL mKA TirEET^NG •s OF THB ASHBURTON PRESBYTERIAN OHUROH ODDFELLOWS HALL TUESDAY, 14th MAY. 542 Tlf-ISS A OKERMaN THE AMERICAN LEOTUREBS, Under the aaspfoas of the W.O.T.U, Will give a LECTURE In the Oddfellows' Hall on UATUBDAY Krenfog Nest at 7.80, ftbd on SUNDAY at Bp.m.Bbe will Address a United Mooting m the same place. On SATURDAY afternoon Mill Aokerman will address Women only at 3 p.m. Admission Fbii. Oolleotlona to defray expenses. o§Bs RINK (to PARIS TO-NIGHT BPBOIAL ATTRAOTION PROVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ONE MILE To be run against Time. Skating before and after the raoe *76 R. ELBTON, Mauagtr SPBOIAL BAHK HOLIDAY. XfOTIOE is hereby R lven tbatFRIDAY, ±\ 10th May, 1889, has been appointed a Special Bank Holiday at the offices of the undermentioned Banks m Aihbarton and Rakata, m terms of the "Banks and Bankers' Aot Amendment Aot, 1882." Fob the Union Bank of Aon trail a, Ld, JOH&PH PALMER, Chief Officer, New Zealand. For the Bank of New South Wales. W. G. RHIND, Inspector. For the Bank of Australasia, E. W. MORRAH, lnspeotor. For the Bank of New Zealand, GEO, E. TOLHURST. 6t27 Aotlog General Manager. ASHBURTON RACES,

THURSDAY and FRIDAY, May 0;h and lOtb. First Raoe at half-past twelve. LARGE FIELDS GOOD RACING Admission to Course : One Shilliho, BAND ON "THE LAWN. PUBLIC HALF HOLIDAYS 5 77 JM.OUNT OOMERB JjIME, ANALYSIS BY"GOVERNMENT ANALYIBT, Carbonate of Lime ... ... 95.97 Carbonate of Magnesia ..« ... 264 Iron Oxide ... Traoes Alumlnia ... ... 21 Selloloaa Matter ... 1.29 Water ;11 100 00 A very Pure Llmoatone, (Signed) W Skby. TESTIMONIALS. To MR E. F. W bight,

Mount Somere. Canterbury, Bear Sir,— ln reply to yours, re lime, I have only used a little, bat the result has been good. I limed 6 aorea last year for barley, that I sowed before without lime. I had to feed off with sheep. What I Koaed was a good crop, and I oonslder paid for the lime, and the grass Is so maoh better, yoa oan see to an lnoh where I put It. One of my neighbours had 50 bushels where he limed, and what was not limed was hardly worth oatting. Two or three tons I think is saffiolent, bat some pat more. Any Information yoa may require I shall be pleased to give.— l. remain, Dear Sir, Yours Truly, GODJBBY FofIKCH.

Mount Somers, March 12th, 1889. E. F. Wright, Esq.; Dear Sir, — In reply to your enquiries re lime, on a piece of land m oats thia season, I spread 25 cwt to the aero. The difference was very marked. I estimate the increase at 10 bushelß per aore, and expect a substantial increase on portion limed far several years. 1 also limed a attip m a paddock sown with turnipa, with about the samo quantity of lime per aore, and the difference ia even more marked thao m the piece sown with oats' —Yours Faithfully, 1 John Hood

Mount Bomerft, April 29th, 1889. To E. F. Weight, Eiq Bib,— Tho land which I planted with potbtoes the fieaooa before last, and from which I did not dig as many potatoes as I put into it, was thin B<mijon 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 largo and firm potatoes, whiob; when oooked, are lika ballß of flour, whilo at the same time the lime baa killed all the sorrel.— John Mubeay,

j Sprlngburn May Ist, 1889. 1 To E. F, Wbwht, Ehq, gin,— ln reply to yours of the 28th I have used your lime on lea land and land foe turnips and the result Is so satisfactory In both oases I will use yonr lime largely this year. Yours Truly, A. M. MoFaklane. Full particular! as to prloe at Kilns also at Railway Stations will be advertised shortly. w w E. *\ WRIGHT,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 9 May 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 9 May 1889