THE KEW RAILWAY TIMETABLE ASHBURTON TO OHRISTOHUROH. Trains leave a.m. p.m. p.M Abhbtjbton every day at 7.20 3.40 6.55 Arriving at CnnißTcnvnaß every day at 10.80 7.0 8.50 The 7,20 stops at all stations up to Burnham. only to take up or Bet down passengers, and beyond Burnham stops at wayside station! only to allow passengers to alight. The 3.40 stops at all stations between Aehburton and Christohurohi The 6.55 (express) stops at Eakaia to take up and Bet down passengers, and at Dun-E-ndel, Rolleßton and Hornby only when thtrs are passengers to set down. In addition to the foregoing a goods trail) with passenger carriage attached, Leaves f Mondays, \ Ashburton on Wedn'days, I only at 11 •,Oj ana r \ Fridays J Arriving at (Mondays, ' Wedn'days, only at 2.25 p.m and Fridays This train stops at all stations. GHRISTCHUROH TO ABHBUBTON Trains leave a.m. a.m. p.mj Ghbistohubcb every day at 8 11 Arriving at p.m. Ashbubtos every day at 10.45 12.48 7.SQ The 8 o'olook train stops at all stations. The 11 o'olook (express) stops atß&kaia onlf The 4.15 o'olook stops at all stations scuta of Burnham, and at other stations to ttJca np passengers fot south of RoUsaton* ASHBURTON TO TIMARU Trains leave ' a.m. p.m. AshbubtoN every day at 11,15 12,53 | Tuesdays, \ Thursdays, p,m; and on- and - t4.4Q Saturdays v only j Arriving at p.tn, Txuaeu every day at 2.2 C 3.40 / Tuesdays, \ Thursdays, pjn, and on- and - 6 Saturdays, v only / The 11.15 train stops at all stations. The 12.53 train (express) stops atTeffiOkf (and Orari if required) only . The 4.40 train (Tuesdays, Thursdays, mi Saturdays) siopa at all stations. TIMARU TO ASHBUBTON Trains leave a.m. n.nn Timabd— every day at 7.25 6.5 I Tuesdays, \ Thursdays, a.m. and on- and -at 11,55 Saturdays V only. t Arriving at a.m. «.» ABHBURTON—£t'«7 day at 10.36 5,(0 Tuesdays, \ Thursdays, p.m. and on- and at 8.20 Saturdays V only ) The 7.25 train stops at all stations. The 5.5 train (express) stops at Teoukft and Orari if required) only. The 11.55 train (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays) stop* •tall stations. * ASHBUBTON TO MOUNT SOMERS Trains leave Mondays ) [ Tuesdays, and Fridays f J Wednesdays, I I Thursdays ! ) ( Saturdays P.m. p.m. Aibbubton at 7.40 4.25 Arriving at Mire SoMBBa at 9.1 5 6,0 Calling at all stations. Trains leave Mooht Somkbs— every day at 7.55 aim. Arriving at Ashburton— every day at 9.30 a.m. MAIL ARRANGEMENTS. For Ohertsey daily at 6.30 a.m. and 3p.m; For Bakaia, Christohuroh and North daily it 6.30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. For Duneandel, Selwyn and Burnham. daily at 3 p.m. ForTinwald, Winslow, Hinds and Temuks, daily at 10.30 a.m., and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 4 p.m. For Lismore, Mayfield and Buapuna on Taefl« days and Fridays at 10.30 a.m. For Geraldine daily at 10.30 a.m. For Timaru daily at 10 30 a .m . and noon, and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 4 p.m. For Oamaru, Dunedin and South daily at noon. For Greenstreet and Ashburton Forks on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.80 p.m. For Mount Somers on Mondays and Friday! at 7 p.m., other days at 4 p.m. For Wheatstone, Ashton, Waterton and Longbeaoh daily at 4.30 p.m. For Flemington on Mondays, Wednesday! and Fridays at 4.30 p.m. For Newlands on Tuesdays and Friday! %t 10.45 a.m. For Elgin, Wakanui, Seaview, Seafleld mi Kyle on Tuesdays, Thursdays andSator* days at 6 a.m. Mount Somers Jjime, agricultural lime. 15i per ton at Klin 16s per ton In Railway tracks. RAILAGE TO— Westerfield, 2s 5d Tinwald, 3s 5d Ashburton, 3a 93 Ohertsey, 5i 9d Rakais f 5a lOd Wimlow, In 3d Hinds, 4s Hi.. TESTIMONIALS, Mount Somets, Match 12th, 1889. B. P. Wright, Esq., Dear Sir,— ln reply to your enquiries re lime, on a piece of land m oats this season, I spread 25 cwt to the aore. The difference was very marked. I estimate the increase at 10 bushels per acre, and expect a substantial increase on portion limed for several years. 1 also limed a stiip m a paddock sown with turnips, with about the same quantity of lime per aore, and the difference is even more marked than m the pleoe sown with ofttift —Yours Faithfully, Johk Hood Sprlngburn May Ist, 1889. To E. P. Wbioht, Esq, Bxs., — In reply to yours of the 28ihl have used your lime on lea land and land for turnips and the reialt (s 10 satisfactory In both oases Iwllluseyonv lime largely this year. Yeur« Truly, A. M. MoPablaxk. BIVERBDALE. Milton, May 15th, 188% Ms Wbiqht, Dear Sir,— l Am m receipt of yours of the 11th, re lime, and beg to say that I have used a good deal of it the last few years, and have got very good remit! from Its use for both oats and wheat, I cropped the land the first year with tnrnips, and dressed part of it with font tons of small lime to the aore, part with stock-yard manure, and part with 4owt Maldon Guano per aore. Next cropped with oats and barley, and had 70 buiheli of barley^ and 30 bushels of oats to the acre ; It was laid down one year and then pat In wheat and gave 40 bushels to thai tore. I thoroughly believe we could not get anything like the crops we do if Its were not for tha lime. This yesr I bought another property, and I intend to nse 600 tons. I get it at Mllburn Lima Kilns. This same /aim I bought aboofc ten years ago, the party that had It pat on a few loads of the small lime, and it ■hows as deatlnotly as possible; 6Q busbels was about the highest I evw go| ot Qitl antli I aied the 11ms.
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