AUCTIONS. _______ CRADDOCK, M'CROSTIE COMPANY IMPORTANT PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT. SPRINGSTON. SPRINGSTON. DAIRY, SHEEP AND AGRICULTURAL FARMS. CRADDOCK, McCROSTIE co n„.™ conjunction with GOULD, BEALMONT and CO., have received instructions from Mr H. J. McCrostio to SELL. Uy PUBLIC AUCTION, ABOUT THE MIDDLE OF MARCH, HIS MAGNIFICENT FARM, situate at Springston, within easy distance ot Railway School, Saleyards, Post Office, etc. and reasonably close to the City, IN 9 LOTS, ranging in Area from 60 to over 400 ACRES, including the FINE HOMESTEAD. Included in this unique subdivision ia to be found some of the best Dairying, Sheep, and Agricultural Land in the Dominion, and those in search of such cannot do better than mako an inspection and attend the bale. Plane in course of preparation. Further particulars and inspections arranged on application to GOULD, BEAUMONT and CO., Hereford street. CRADDOCK, McCROSTIE CO., Cashel street, jggg Joint Agents. A REMINDER. MRS T. BASSETTS BEAUTIFUL RESIDENCE and GROUNDS, comprising 7j ACRES, HORNBY, will be submitted to PUBLIC AUCTION in OUR LAND SALEROOMS On SATURDAY NEXT, at 12 Neon. Further particulars see last Saturday's Advertisements. CRADDOCK McCROSTIE COMPANY, Auctioneers. Corner of Cashel and Manchester streets. 2968 TONKS, NORTON AND CO. W. Tonks.) (W. H. Norton. THIS DAY. THIS DAY. AUCTION SALE. LARGE BUILDING FOR REMOVAL, IN SECTIONS. MESSRS TONKS, NORTON and CO. have been instructed by Mr Maher, the contractor, to SELL by AUCTION, on the premises, TO-DAY (Monday), the 7th February, at 1 o'clock, the CAVERSHAM HOTEL, for removal. To be sold in sections, including—l especially good Two-roomed Cottage, uu-suring 22ft by 16, matchlined throughout; also, 35 good Doors, with frames, complete; Iron all sizes, Tiled Grates, Mantelpieces, Walter's Range, High-pressure Boiler, Gas Pipes and Fittings, Water Pipes, 400 gal. Tanks, Copper Boiler and fittings, Long bath, lot fine Windows, with Sashes and Weights complete, Shelving, Pair of Double Gates and Posts, 2 Signboard. 24ft by 4ft 6in, Timber of every description. TONKS, NORTON and CO., Auctioneers and Land Agents, 2971 202 Hereford street W. W. Tonka.) (W. H. Norton. TONKS, NORTON and CO. SPECIAL ADVICE TO HOUSEHOLDERS. SHOULD clients or others prefer selling their Furniture and Effects privately instead of by auction, you may rely on receiving the highest market cash price from TONKS, NORTON and CO. Both members of ths firm have been operating continuously for twenty-two years; IN FACT ARE THE OLDEST AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS IN THE CITY. »nd consequently know what your furniture is worth to a shilling. Before selling eUewhera, be sure and ask our advice. It will not cost you anything. WE HAVE DURING THE 22 YEARS valued all,the principal hotels, and also made valuations for probate duty on account of trustees in many of the largest estatea in Canterbury. FOR SALE PRIVATELY. New Furniture in all the latest penf**ft also Pianos, Fireproof Safes, Cutlers Rolltop D«sk», Cutlery, Carpet., and Hou»e_old Requisites of every description. AUCTION SALES . Conducted in the Room, and at private dwellings. Onr room, are centrally situated, perfeot light and ventilation. Call and inspect for your own satisfaction. PROPERTIES Of every description for sale and to let. We have over two thousand properties on our bocks. Every attention given to this deT>*rtment by a competent staff. TONKS, NORTON and CO., Auctioneers and Land Agents, 202 Hereford street. TO LET. WAREHOUSE OR FACTORY. DUNDAS STREET, CLOSE TO RAILWAY, ETC. ~~KX~ have received instructions to let that tVV, bandy Warehouse or Factory, now occupied by the Dawson Patent Egg Carrying Company, S3 x 101 feet; offices, gas and fitting., largo room upstairs 33 x 20, front I and side entr.nce. Can be had on lease, rent low. _ TONKS, NORTON and CO., Auctioneers and Land Agents. FEW SUPERIOR RESIDENCE---1 MA-SON'S AVENUE, beautifully situated. Ten very large rooms, every possible convenience, 3 roods 10 perches land, well planted and laid out. £1800. 331 HOLLY ROAD—Superior two-atorey residence of 10 Tooro., up-to-date in every respect, 2 roods 20 perches land, very fine grounds. Price £2800 or close offer. 181 HOLLY ROAD—Residence of 9 rooms, i every modern convenience, oriel and bay windows, a very pretty design, over J-acre, lovely grounds, a perfect home. Price £2050. 821 BOUNDARY ROAD, Merivele—Two-storey residence of 9 rooms, very large, every possible convenience, 1 acre 0 roods 3 perches land, well laid out, stables, etc. Price £1850. 324 WINCHESTER STREET, Merivale— Residence of 8 rooms, oriel and bay windows, every possible convenience, J-acre land, nicely laid out garden, lawns, and orchard. £1400 or offer. 317 ST. JAMES STREET, Papanui—Superior residence of 7 largo rooms, every possible co_venieacc, 2 acres of splendid land, stables. and lot outbuildings. Cost over £2000 a few years ago. Just the place for a retired farmer. Price reduced for a quick sale to £1650. 830 i KNOWLES STREET—One of the finest residences in or about Christchurch, 9 very large rooms, every possible convenience, main sewer, 3-<acre of land, very high, beautifully laid out garden and lawns. Price reduced ty £1875. "4 RIVER ROAD, Avonside—i-acre of land, nicely laid out, residence of 9 rooms, up-to-date in every way, stable, and lot outbuildings. Price £1200. 199 PAPANUI ROAD—I acre of land, well laid out, residence of 6 large rooms, every convenience, and in perfect condition. Price £800. 310 HAREWOOD ROAD, Papanui—B acres of splendid land, modern residence of 8 rooms (nearly new), stables and outbuildings. Price __250. 264 STRATFORD STREET, Fendalton — lair. 2p. land, reaidenc* of 8 rooms. Price £1550. __ 257 BEALEY STREET, St. Albans—2J acres of land, residence of 7 rooms, up-to-date, large stable, trap shed, workshop, etc. Price £1500. 242 The above include soma of the best residences for sale at the present time, and we strongly advise intending buyers to call for our list of properties. If we have not advertised in _iis list just the place you want, we have hundreds of other properties for sale of all descriptions in the various localities, and if you lei us know your requirements, wo will use our beat endeavours to suit you. TONKS, NORTON and CO., 202 Hereford street, Auctioneers and Land Agents. "\7f7T3 have for Private Sale, on account of .TTj a Client, who is leaving Christchurch, two very fine sets of Double Harness, in perfect order, one silver-mounted, one brass•niourited. Price and full particulars from TONKS, NORTON and CO., Auctioneers and Land Agents. OSCAR YON SI-*RAKOWB-_l[ PaACTIOAL WIREWORKER. j XTfrANTED the public to know there is only |. f V i one Oscar Yon Sierakowski, Wireworker, in Christchurch, and hi. addre*. ia •6 COLOMBO STREET (between St. Asaph and Tuam .treats. CSIW TELEPHONE 2-B*. MOLLER and YOUNG, ENGRAVERS, Specialise in Nome Plates, Steel Stamps, Stencil Plata., Seal., «tc 136 Worcester street, opp. Dunlop Coy.