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Pnblio Aotice _ a — .. , an A MEETING of thosa In favor of forming a Debating Sooiety will be hold at the Templar Hall, Wakanui road, on FRIDAY tbe 10th at 8 p.m. 7 58 A MEETING of Blacksmiths, Horse sbocrF, Wheelwrights, and Ooaoh builderv, Masters and mon, will be held at the Templar Hal), Wakanui road, to consider the H*.lf-holld*y question on FRID4Y, the 10 h ln-it at 7 p.m. 556 WANTED.

fnENDEBS for P onghlng 100 AORES I Grass Land ; .lso Diso Harrowing same. Apply D. THOMAS, 6+Bl Ashburton. MR S. B. SEYMOUR, QURGEON-DENTIST wil' VISIT ASHBURTON j

TUESDAY, MAY 14th, 1889, And may be oonsulted at Mr Cambridge, Chemist, until, 5^38

TIyTISS A OKERMAN THE AMERIOAN LEOTURESS, Under the auipfoas of the W.O.T U, Will give a LEOTURE In the Oddfellows' Hull on SATURDAY Evening Next at 7.30, and on SUNDAY at 8 p.m. she will Address a United Mooting In the same plaoe. On SATURDAY afternoon Mils Aokerman will address Women only at 8 p.m. Admission Fbbi. Collections to defray expenses. o§Bs NOTIOE OF APPLICATION FOR~A PUBLICAN*. LICENSE, T HENRY DAvFs, of Ashburton, 9 Hotelkeeper, do hereby give notioe that I desire to obtain, and will at tbe next Lioensiog Meeting to be holden at Ashburton on tbe tenth day of June, 1889, apply for a certificate authorising the issue of a Fnbliosn's License for a house situate at Ashburton known as tbe Royal Hotel, containing twenty rooms, exclusive of those required for the use of tbe family. Dated the eighth day of May, 1889. riENKY DaVIS. E. G. Cbisp, Solicitor. . 574 CIRCULATING LIBRARY WILL be opened shortly, containing upwards of

1000 VOLUMES By Standard and Popular Authors, SPECIALLY SELECTED AND IMPORTED for the above Further pirtloulars In future adverth* ment. F. M. JONES. 4 130



Read the following taken from a newspaper :— " During the holidays, a friend who spent the Christmas m Dunedin says : 1 The site for the approaching New Zealand Exhibition was the chief subject of con vernation. Having heard muoh of the Leviathan, he stayed there, and was greatly surprised to find the oity possessed suoh a very excellent Temperance Hotel, containing us it dooß 85 rooms, all we.l and comfortably furnished, and scrupulously clean. In addition to this, he assures us that tho board, he is quite oonfident, is not surpassed at any house (no matter of what kind^ In the Colony and questions very muoh if it is equalled by any.' " Terms : is Gd per day : 25s per week. 5 71




Oarbonate of Lime 95.87 Oarbonate of Magnesia ... ... 264 Iron Oxtde ... Traces Alumlnla 21 Sellolous Matter 1.29 Water .11


A very Pure Limestone, (Signed) W Skbt.

TESTIMONIALS. To MR E. F. Weight, Mount Somers. Canterbury, Dear Sir,— ln reply to yours, re lime, I bave only used a little, but the result has been good. I limed 6 acres last year for barley, tbat I Bowed before wlthoui lime. I bad to feed off with sheep. What I limed wai a good orop, and I consider paid for the lime, and the grass ls io mnoh 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 limed was hardly worth oottlng. Two or three tons I think Is sufficient, but some put more. Any Information you may require I shall be pleased to give.— l remain, Dear Sir, Yours Truly, God7bby Foster.

Mount Somers, Maroh 12th, 1889. E. F. Weight, Esq., Dear Sir, — In reply to your enqairies re lime, on a pleoe of land m oats this season, I spread 25 owt to the acre. The difference was very marked . I ostlmate the increase at 10 bushels p.- acre, and expeot a substantial inoreaso on portion limed for several years. 1 also limed a strip m a paddock sown with turnips, with about the same quantity of lime por aqre, and the difference is even more marked than m the pleoe sown with oats' —Yours Faithfully, John Hoed Mount Somers, April 29th, 1889: To E. F. Weight, Esa Sib;— The land wluoh I planted with potatoes the Reason before last, and from which I did not dig as many potatoes aa I put into it, was this season planted again with potatoee, after liming it m the spring, and the result was that I got at the rate of four tons to the aore of large and firm potatoes, whioh; when cooked, are liko balls of flour, while at the Bame time the lime has killed all the sorrel, — John Mubbay, Springbum May Ist, 1889. To E. F. Weight, Esq, Sift,— -In reply to yours of the 28th I have used your lime on lea land and land for turnips and the result Is so satisfactory m both oases I will use your lime largely this year, Yeurs Truly, A. M. MoFablansli Full particulars ai to priqe at KH"- " at Railway StatlQQl wll' v ... a(fl0 ■bortlyi .. ue advertised E, F. WRIGHT,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2131, 10 May 1889

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