Pnblle Notices Mount Somers Jjime. i agricultural limb. 15s per ton at Kiln 16a per ton In Railway trnoka. RAILAGB TO— Westerfield, 2, 5d Tlnwald, 3a 5d Aihburton, 3» 9J Ohertsty, 6a 3d Rakalfi, 5s lOd Wlnslow, 4* JM Hinds, 4s Hi!. TESTIMONIALS. Mount Somers, Maroh 12th, 1889. E. F. Wright, Esq., Dear Sir, — In reply to your enquiries re lime, od a piece of laod m oate this 8e«Bon, I spread 25 owt to the aore. The difference was very marked. I estlmate the inoreaee at 10 bushels per aore,. and expeot a substantial inoreaee 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' — Yonra Faithfully, Johh Hood Sprlngburn May Ist, 1889. To E. F. Wright, Ebq, Fib,— ln reply to yours of the 28th I have used your lime on lea land and land for turnips and the result li so •atisfaotory m both eases I will use your lime largely this year. Yeurs Truly, A. M. MoFablahs. To E. F. W bight, Ebq., Mount Someri. 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 Buoolenoh with very great sue oess, and Intend going largely into It fo» the future. In my opinion It fa the best manure ono can use oa dry land* Fours frlthfnlly, H. T. WzsTiß. BIVERSDALE. Milton, May 15th, 1889. Mb Wbight, Dear Sir,— l am In receipt of yours of the lltb, re lime, and beg to say that I have used a good deal of It the last few I years, and have got very good results from Its use for both oats and wheat, I cropped the land the first year with turnlpr, and dressed part of It with four tons of small lime to the aore, part with atook-yard manure, and part with 4owt ' Maldon Guano per aore. Next cropped with oats and barley, and had 70 bushels i of barley and 90 bushels of oats to the aore ; It was laid down one year and then put la wheat and gave 40 buebels to the aore. I thoroughly believe we oonld not get anything like the orops we do I! it were not for the lime. This year I booght another property, and I Intend to use 600 tons. I get it at Milburn Lime Kilns. This same /aim I bought about ton years ago, the party that had it pnt on a few loads of the small lime,, and it ahoirf as destlootly a* poisible; 60 bushels was about the highest I ever got of oats until I used the lime. Yours ttuly, H. Duns. F. WRIGHT,
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2141, 3 June 1889
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2141, 3 June 1889
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