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WILLIAMS and BLAND. WILLIAMS k BUND. HOLD WEEKLY SALES OF HORBEB, PIQB, OATTLB, PBODUOE, FDBNITDBE, &o , EVERY SATURDAY. LIVE STOCK SALES, Every TUEBD AY at Tlnwald and Ash burton Yards alternately. GLEAEING SALES TOWN akd OODNTRY, According to Arrangement. WE will also attend Rakala, Ohertsey, Mount Bomera and Metbven SALES. SKIN SALES. FORTNIGHTLY on FRIDAYS throughout tbe Season, on tbe following dates,—May Slot, Jane 14 b and 28tb, Jaly 13 h and 36th. FOE SALE, Town Sxotloni 1003, 1004 with 7 Boomed House and Stable thereon j Price, low ; Terms very liberal. A F«rm of 1900 Acres, fenced and nearly all m Eog'ieh Grass, well watered, with 7 Boomed House, Large Stable and Granary ; Terms, small cash deposit, Bslanoe od Mortgage at 6j par cent, I D.F. PLOUGH •I Set 4-Losf H ARROWS 2 American WAGGONS, one with Polo and Shafts 8 Reapers and Binders fry Hoinsby, Howard and MoOormiok •f DRILL with Seed box attaohed J. (NEW) PRIME OAMARD DERWENT POTATOES. WILLIAMS & BLAND, AUCTIONEERS. 4+lßß

Public isoticoi , JMLoUNT SoMERS JjlMB. I AGRICULTURAL LIME. 15i per ton at Kiln 16s per ton In Rail way gtruokii RAILAGE TOWeater field, 2a 5d Tlnwald, 8s 5d Athburton, 3a 04 Ohertsey, 6s 3d Rakaia, 6s lOd Wlnilow, 4s ?<? Hinds, 4s Hi 1 .. TESTIMONIALS, Mount Somen, March 12th, 1889. E. F. Wright, Esq., Dear Sir, — In 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 v~ry marked. I estimate the increase at 10 bushels per acre, and expeot a substantial 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 aore, and the difference is even more marked than m the piece sown with oats* —Youib Faithfully, John Hood Sprinßburn May Ist, 1889. To E. F. Wbioht, Esq, Sib,— lo 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. Yeun Truly f A. M. MoFIBLAMK. To E. F. Wbxght, Esq., Mount Sotnert. Dear Sir,— ln reply to your enquiries about lime for top-dressing I beg to say 1 used about 25 owt. tothe aore lait spring at Buooleuoh with very great suo cess, and intend going largely into it for the future. In my opinion it la the best manure one oan uae on dry land. Yours frlthfally, H. T. Winxsb. BIVERSDALE. Milton, May 15th, 1889. Mb Wbxght, 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 remits from its use for both oats and wheat f I oropped the land the first year with turnips, and dressed part of it with four t6ns of small lime to the aore, part with stock-yard manure, and part with 4owt Maldon Goano per aore. Next oropped with oats and barley, and had 70 bushels of barley and 90 bushels of oats to the aore ; it was laid down one year and then put In wheat »nd gave 40 bushels to the aore. I thoroughly believe we could not get anything like the orops we do If It were not for the lime. This yeir I bought another property, and I Intend to use 600 tons. I get It at Mllburn Lime Kilns. This same faim I bought about ten years ago, the party that had it put on a few loads of the small lime, and it snows as destlnotly as potsible; 60 bushels was about the highest I ever got of oati until I used the lime. Yours truly, H. Dunn. F. WRIGHT,

WINTER SEASON, 18S9 ASHBURTON WOOLLEN MANUFACTURES AGAIN TO THP FRONT, Viz., BLANKETS, RUG3 f TWEEDS, FLANNELS, PLAIDINGS, SHIRTINGS, Exo. SEE WINDOWSTSEE WINDOWS ! BLANKETS from 14i 6d per Pair . . Tbe Tweeds are ipeoltlly parohaied for SUITS TO MEASURE from £2 12s 6d XJPWABDS. A Boaatlfal lice of TRAVELLING BUGS at a very low price. Oar WINTER STOCK of General Drapery la now complete la ill 1j UOIj Inolodlng a apeelal line of— ASHBURTON DRESS TWEEDS from li 10} d per yard MITCHELL & TURNER KAIAPOI HOUSE TANORED STREET, NOTE— Ooaoh or Rail Fatei Free to Aihbnrton to all purchasers of £5 paroeli rom on. Drain and Field Pipes. -FOR SALEaII SIZES IN LARGE OR SMALL QUANTITIES. ALSO — PLOUGH-SHARES BLTJESTONE DERWENT AND KIDNEY POTATOES SEED WHEAT and OATS. And ft GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF FARM AND STATION BTORES. GEOEGE JAMESON ASflB U RTOtf AND R AK Ai A. W. GREGG AND COMPANY, PUKE BLENDED TEAS* NEW SEASON, 1888-9, ! amd Iw PACKETS, 2lb FAHOT CANISTERS ahd slb ahd Ilb TINP TBY TflSB BLENDS. TRY THESE BLENDS ©[(EAGLE )) ffttfflßn^ (( C LUB )] \perlb.^ \pe rlb «Jf >\ per Ib. Ji ONE TRIAL WU*L THEIR CONSTANT USKt i To be obtained from JOHN On AND CO.. EAST BTREET ASHBCRTON, y 108

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 30 May 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 30 May 1889