"Public Moticea I JMLoUNT OOMERS JjIME, f AGRICULTURAL LIME. n 15i per ton at Kl'n 16s per ton In Rail way Jtruoks. RAILAGE TOWeotor field, 2s 5d Tlnwald, 3s 53 Avhburton, 3i 9d Ohertsey, 5s 3d Rakala, 5s lOd Winslow, 4s 9d Hinds, 4s Hi 1 .. TESTIMONIALS, Moant Somera, Matoh 12th, 1889. E. F. Wright, Esq., Dear Sir,— -In reply to yoor enquiries re lime, on a pleoo of land in oats this Beison, I spread 25 owt to the aore. The difference was very marked. I estimate the lnorease at 10 bushels per aore, and expect a substantial increase on portion limed for several years. 1 also limed a strip in a paddock sown with turnips, with about the same quantity of lime per aore, and the difference is even more marked than in the pleoe sown with oats' —Yours Faithfully, Johx Hood Sprlngburn May Ist, 1889. To E. F. Weight, Esq, Put,— ln reply to yours of the 28th I. have used your lime on lea land and land for turnips and the result Is so satlsfsotory in both oases I will use your lime largely this year. Yeurs Truly, A. M. MoFabiahk. To E. F. Weight, Esq., Mount Bomeri. Dear Sir,— ln reply to your enqulrlei about lime for top-dreaslne I beg to say 1 used abont 25 owt. tothe aore last spring at Buooleuoh with very grsat suo oess, and intend going largely Into It for the future. In my opinion It Is the best manure one oan us* on dry land. Yours f r lthfully, H. T. Wihtbr. BIVERBDALE. Milton, May lßtb, 1889. Mr Wiigkt, 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 remits from Its use for both oats and wheat, I cropped tbe land the first year with turnips, and dressed part of It with four tona of small lime to tbe aore, part with stock-yard manure, and part with 4owt Maldon Gnano per aere. Next cropped with oats and barley, and hid 70 busbels of barley and 90 busbels of oats to the aore ; It was laid down one year and then put in wheat and gave 40 bethels to the aore. I thoroughly believe we could not get anything like the orops we do If It were not for the lime. This year I booght another property, and I Intend to use 600 tons. I get it at Mllburn Lime Kilns* Thlseime faim I bought about ten years ago, the party that had It put on a few loads of the small lime, and It shows as destlnotly as possible ; 60 bushels was about the highest I ever got of Oiti until I used the lime. Yours truly, H. DuifK. F. WRIGHT,
WILLIAMS and BLAND. HOLD WEEKLY &ALES OF HORSES, PIGS, CATTLE, PBODUOE, FURNITURE, &o , EVERY SATURDAY. LIVE STOCK SALES, Every TUESDAY at Tin w aid and Ash bnrton Yards alternately. CLEABING SALES TOWN mi) COUNTRY, Aeoordlng to Arrangement. TT7IO will also attend Rakala, Ohertsey, V V Mount Someri and Methven BALES. SKIN SALES. FOBTNIGHTLY on FRIDAYS throughout the Sesson, on the following dates,— May 31st, June H'.h and 28th, Joly 12th and 36th. FOR SALE, Town Seotlom 1003, 1004 with 7Roomed House and Stable thereon} Prfoe, low ; Terms very liberal. A Farm of 1900 Aores, fenced and nc»rly all In English Grass, well watered, with 7- Roomed House, Large Stable and Granary ; Terme, small eash deposit, Balanoe on Mortgage at 6$ per cent, I D.F. PLOUGH 1 Sat 4.Leaf HARROWS 2 American WAGGONS, one with Pole and Shsfts 8 Reapers and Blnderi try Hornaby* Howard and MoOormlck 1 DRILL with Seed box attaohed X (NEW) PRIME OAMARD DERWENI POTATOES. WILLIAMS & BLAND, AUCTIONEERS. 4+lßß
WINTER SEASOiSi, 1889 ABHBURTON WOOLLEN MANUFACTURES AGAIN TO THP FRONT, Viz., BLANKETS, RUGS, TWEEDS, FLANNELS, PLAIDINGS, SHIRTINGS, Etc. SEE WINDOWsTbEE WINDOWS ! BLANKETS from Hi 61 per P»ir The Tweodi are §ptohUj parohiied for SUITS TO MEASURE from £2 12s 6d UPWABDS. A Betattfal line of TRAVELLING RUGS it » rery low prfce. Oar WINTER STOCK of General Drapery !■ now complete In ill Hnei, Including • ipeeUl line of— ASHBUBTON DRESS TWEEDS from li 10}d par yard MITCHELL & TURNER KAIAPOI HOUSE TANORED STREET, NOTE— Ooftoh or Rill Fare* Fret to Aahbnrton to all pnrohaaers of £6 paroeli ram oi. Drain and Field Pipes. -FOR SALEALL SIZES IN LABGB OR SMALL QUANTITIES. ALSO — PLOUGH-SBTAEES BLUESTONE DERWENT AND KIDNEY POTATOES SEED WHEAT and OATS. And a GENEBAL ASSOBTMENT OF FABM AND STATION STORES. georgeTameson ASfIBURTON AND RAK^Ia '■■' - ■« ' " ' i^' ' w# w !,Gg and company, "^ITRE BLENDED TEA.Si NEW SEASON, 1888-9, . axd In PACKETS, 2u FANCY CANISTERS akd 6lb and Ilb TINP XBY TfISE BLENDS! TBY THESE BLENDS f CROWN )) ((EAGLE Jl |[exh B ibit*- fl (( C LOE ]] perlb. 11 \y QX^°yy \^V ev V°'M \X per .i B TRIAL WILL ESTABLISH THEIR CONSTANT USE. To be obtained from JOHN ORE AflD CO.. EAST STREET ASHB^RTON, y 108
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