ASHBURTON HIGH SCHOOL. , bEOOND TERM, 1889. THE School will re-open on MONDAY NhXf, the 27th instant. Pnpils will assemble at the usual hour. 5t162 J, IS. BUCHANAN. '■ «- I — -... JSXOUNT QOMERS I JtME. AGRICULTURAL LIME. 15. pes ton at Kin 16s per ton In Rallwaygtruoks* RAILAGE TO— Westerfield, 2s 5d Tinwald, 3s 5d Ashburton, 3s 91 Ohertaey, 5a 2<3 KAala, 6s lOd Winslow, 4s 3d Hinds, 4s Hi 1 .. TESTIMONIALS, Mount Somers, Maroh 12th, 1889. E. F. Wbioht, Esq., Lear Sir, —la repiy to your enquiries re lime, on a piece of land io oats this season, I spread 25 cwt to the acre. The difference was vtry marked. I estimate the inorease at 10 buihels per aore, and expeot a substantial inorease on portion limed for several years, i also limed a stiip m a paddock sown with turnips, with about the same quantity of lime per acre, and the difference is even more marked than m the piece sown with oats* —Yours Faithfully, Johh Hood Sprlngburn May Ist, 1889. To E. F. Wbight, Esq, Sib,— ln reply to yours of tbe 28th I have used your lime on lea land and Isnd for turnips and the result Is so satisfactory m both oases I will use your lime largely this yesr. Yours Truly, A. M, MgFablanb. ToE. F. Wbioht, Esq., Mount Somen. Dear Sir,— ln reply to yonr enquiries about lime for top-dressing, I beg to say I used about 25 ewt. to the aore last spring at Buocleoob with very great suooess, and Intend doing more largely into It for the future. In my opinion It Is the beet manure one oan use on dry land. Yours frlthf ully, H, T. Wim_bb. May 6, 1889. BIVERSDALE. Milton, May 16th, 1889. Mb Wbioht, Dear Sir,— l am In 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 results from Its nse for both oats and wheat. I cropped tbe land the. first year with tnrnlpa, and dressed part of It with four tons of small lime to the aore, part with stock-yard manure, and part with 4owt Maldon Guano per acre. Next cropped with oats and barley, and had 70 bushele of barley and 90 bushela of oats to the aore ; It was Isid down one year and then put In wheat and gave 40 bushels to the acre. I thoroughly believe we could not get anything like the orops we do If it were not for the lime. This year I boaght another property, and I Intend to uae 500 tons. I gat It at Mllburn Lime Kilns. This same faim I bought about ten yeara ago, the party that ( had It pot on a few loada of the small lime, and it shows ss destlnotly as possible; 60 bushels was about the highest I ever got of oats until I used the lime. Yours truly, H. Dunn. F. WRIGHT,
WILLIAMS and BLAND. Partne smp Notice. WE, the Undersigned, have This Day entered into Partner-hip as AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, ESTATE, PRODUCE, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS. Under the Style of raiIAMS _ B.AI, PETER WILLIAMS. JOHN R. BLAND. East Street Horae Bazaar and Auotion Rooms, Ashburton. April 26th, 1889. WE have muoh pleasure m announeln that we have acquired the Auotio Business of Messrs Friedlandbb Bbos.i ob carried on by them m East Street* Ashburton, aud have token over their HORSE BAZAAR AND AUOTION ROOMS Where we Intend to continue oarrying on xhe ssid Business, eegulae" sales On SATURDAYS at Horse Bszaar ed Auotion Room of FARM PRODUCE, FURNITURE, HORSES, CATTLE, PIGS, IMPLEMENTS, *o. On TUESDAYS, At County Saleyards of LIVE STOOK Farm and Household Clearing Sales on MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THUBSDAYS and FRIDAYS. The thorough knowledge of the Business gained by Mb Williams during bis long experience m Oamaru and Ashburton, ana by Mb Bland during his many > years' responsible position m the employment of Mr Thomas Bullock, enables those who may entrust us with their Business to do so with every confidence that full justice will be done to their interests. AU Business will have out personal attention. Charges striotly moderate, and Account Sales promptly rendered, WILUAMS~& BLAND. NOTICE. WE have much pleasure In informing the Publio of Ashburton tbat we have disposed of that part of our Auotion Business, as carried on by us m East Street, Ashburton, to Messrs Williams and Bland, and we commend them to the favor of our numerous Clients. The Auotion Business m conneotion with Stook at the Yards we Bball ooutinue to oarry on, and any Sales entrusted to us shall receive our prompt attention as heretofore, the above firm aoting as Salesmen for us. FRIEDLANDER BROS. Ashburton, April, 1889, 4fißß
WINTER SEASOA, 18S9 ASHBURTON WOOLLEN MANUFACTURES AGAIN TO THF FRONT, Viz., BLANKETS, RUGS, TWEEDS, FLANNELS, PLAIDINGS, SHIRTINGS, Eto. SEE WINDOWSTSEE WINDOWS! BLANKETS from 14s 6d per Pour J Tbe Tweeds are spsolally purchased for SUITS TO MEASURE from £2 12s 6d UPWARDS. A Beautiful line of TRAVELLING RUGS at a very low prloe. Oqr WINTER STOOJC of General Drapery Is now complete In all lines, Inoludlng a speolal line of— ASHBURTON DRESS TWEEDS from Is lOJd per yard I MITCHELL & TUKtfER KAIAPOI HOUSE TANORED STREET, • NOTE— Ooaoh or Rati Fares Free to Ashburton to aU purchasers of £5 paresis from us. Anglo-American Drills, ~~ - SHIPMENT OF THEB- FAVORITE DRILLS JUST TO HAND FOR WHIOH EARLY APPLICATION IS INVITED as tfairo sre only a few unsold. GEORGE JAMESON SOLE AGENT FOR THE Rakaia and Ashbnrton Districts. W. GREGG AND COMPANY. PURE BLENDED TE4S, NEW SEASON, 1888-9, 5 ) i Ann lv? PACKETS, 2lb FANCY CANISTERS akd slb aot> Ilb TINP TEY TfISE BLENDSL TEY THESE BLENDS ((CROWN )) ((EAGLE j) luxmßir^A) (( C L«B ]] \^perlb. Jl \^perlb.^/f \V per ft. JJ ONE TRIAL WILL ESTABLISH THEIR OONSTAN"* ~ -__------__-__ ..« USB. To be obtain*-* - JO SS UKK AND CO., 1 EAST STWfflr ASH*TJBTON, « 109
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