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13,718 acres of rural land in the Albury district was sold for cash under the Land Act, in eighteen lots, by ballot at the Land 'Board on Friday. It will be in the recollection of the public that my collection of apples shown in Mr Clayton's shop in East street, being sixty-six varieties, and also those which took two first awards at the Dunedin Exhibition and various other places, was pronounced to be the largest and best ever shown in the Ashburton county. I would draw theh attention my advertisement elsewhere. As •' only work on blightjJproof stocks than which n other stocks can be relied upon, the rootsof my apple trees do hot require to be washed before sending out. James Porter, nursery^ man, Allenton. —(Advt.) There is now to be seen in the shop window of Messrs J. Scaly and Co., East street, a collection of apples showing some of the sorts grown at the nurseries, Riverbank, that will repay inspection by any one who contemplates planting fruit plants. There are upwards of fifty different kinds shown, all valuable, long keeping sorts. For size, color, and general excellence they are by far the finest that have been shown in Ashburton this BeasQn lT .(A(ivt.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890