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Property Sale.—We learn that Mr W. Oakl-y, of Mayfiald, ha-- purchased Mr Wtn. Anderson's farm nt Ivlaytield, containing--081 acres. The salo was negotiated by tbe IST.Z. Fanners' Co -op. Association find Mr D. Thomas. Ashburton Debating Society.—The usual weekly meeting of this society was held last evening. There was a fair attendance of members, Mr Woods presiding. The Flemington Clnb wrote, notifying that tk*y had selected the negative side of the subject, " That the Crown leasehold is in the interests of the Colony the host form of land tenurp," for the inter-Club debate on the 19th iust, and Messrs Alcorn, P. L. Orr, T. Stephen?, F. 11. Choat were appointed to represent the Ashhurton Society ia the debate. The Tinwall Society wrote, stating that the subject for the proposed debate on July 21th be selected at their next meeting. The subject for the eveningl, a debate on the question " That it be advisable to issue inconvertible paper money m order to facilitate <he carryintr out of public woikp," was thea proceeded wi h, and root with a very spirited discussion, the most prominent speakers being : for the affirmative.Messrs T Stephens and F. H. Choar, and for tbe negative Messrs J. McLeod, W. 11. Woods, and Rev. Whitehouse. Owing to the great interest cauaed by the subject it was decided to adjourn the debate for further discussion at a future meeting. Various are the phases of human nature apparent during the course of a football match, and a typical instance occurred during the course of the Old Boys-Eakaia Senior match at the Donnin Oval yes'erd«y. Shortly after a scrum had be<*n formed, a pkyor's foot was noticed to ba violently propollod in the direction of an opponent's shin, ami the outcome o? the contact was a resounding crack. The sequel thereto was the uprising of tbe injured orie from among the packed miss of humanity with a planrive appeal to the referee—" Pli-as", s>r, he's kicking rue on the shins." " Yes," retorted th« offender, " and T'll do it- again if yon clap your hands over my eyes"—an evidence of a savagery of disoosition which deserved but did not meet with a rebuke from the official in charge of the game.

Henry Stephenson, Bicycle Sale. Saturday Next, July Silt4(\ English machines JLV ' JLV OWING to 30 Machines only coining to hand last Saturday, instead of 40, as previously a-ivertis d, I will Sell the B ilance on SATURDAY Next, comprising 5 Bicycles, assorted (Gents') 5 Bicycles, „ (Ladies') The Bicycle 3 will arrive on Saturday morning, and can be inspected before Sale. DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNINY, as it ia YOUR LAST CIUNGE to secure a Cheap Machine. HENRY STEPHENSON, 7 72 Auctioneer. Clearing 6 Sale ...0F... Household Furniture and Effects SATURDAY NEXC, July Bth. UNDER instructions from Mr Wm Bryant, who has given up Business in Ashburton, I will Sell as above, a Quantity of Hous'huld Furniture. Comprising— Lirge Extension Dining Table, Kitchen Tables, Dressing Tables, Occasional Tables, Card Tables, Splendid Hall Stand, with Mirror back, large Wardrobe, largo Chest Drawers, Small Chest Drawers, Heautiful Suite Furniture, Kitchen Dresser, Mangle, Washing Machine, Washstasds, Easy Chairs, Sofas, Austrian Chairs, Kitchen Chairs, Oilcloth, Pictures, etc., etc. Also, —On account Fire Insurance Association: Wiro Stretchers, Bedding, DiessingTables, Washstands and Ware, Blankets, Iron Bedstead, Dining Tables, Oilcloths, Chairs, etc, etc. HUNRY STEPHENSON, 7 73 Auctioneer. Tenders. tenders" WANTED— Tenders for 200 Chains of Gorse Cutting. Apply SAMUEL BROWN, 7 6!) Wakanui. Public Notices. ALL Claims against the Estate of the . late John Orr are requested to be forwarded in duplicate to the Undersigned not later than July 20th. All D'jbts owing to the Estate are requested to be piid to The Executors of tho late John Orr, C/o JOHN' ORR & CO., Ashburton. 7 49 Primitive Methodist Church EVANGELISTIC SERVICES. nnHE REV. JAMES COCKER, of WaiJL lington, will commence a TEN DAYS' MISSION on SUNDAY, JULY 9th. MISS FBLTHAM, one of Wellington's leading Soloiste, will sing each evening. A cordial welcome to nil. 7 70 COLONIAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY, LTD. A COMPETENT, Energetic Travelling Representative is required for Ashburton District. Apply by letter to A. R. THOMAS, 761 Distriot Manager, Christchurcb. Public Notice HAVING disposed of my Bakery Business to Mr E, A. Constable, I must request an early settlement of all Accounts. Payments may be made to Mr E. A. Constable at my late premises, Wills Streot, or to myself. 1 28 WM. BKYANT.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6614, 6 July 1905

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6614, 6 July 1905