PUBLIC NOTICE. HIS Honor the Superintendent directs * it to be notified for public information that the upset' price of the Eastern and Southern portions of the Christchureh Town .Reserves, will, from and after the date hereoi", be Fifty-Two Pounds sterling per acre, fch« additional two pounds per acre .being required to provide a fund for-the effectual draining of that portion of the Estate. JOSEPH BRITTAN, Provincial Secretary. Provincial Secretary's Office, ', .Christchurch", Nov. 10,1856. GREAT NORTH R0 A I). NOTICE TO COXTBACTOBS/ THE Provincial Government are prepared to receive tenders for the culverts, draining and forming required to be done .between1 Papanui, Chrisichurch, and the river Purarelianui. - The work will be divided into four contracts.. The plans ' and- specifications may be seen on application at ihe Government Offices, Christchurch, where parties wishing to contract for the works are requested to attend with their tenders on Saturday, December 6th, at 12 o'clock. The Provincial Government will not be bound to accept the. lowest or any tender. . E.DOBSON, 1 ' Provincial Engineer. Office of Public Works, Christchurch, Nov.'22nd, 1856. Public Notice. TOWNS OP AKAROA AND TIMARU. A SALE of Town Lands in the above towns, will take place at the Land Office at Christchurch, at noon, on Monday, the 19th January, 1857. -'' . -. - ; : Maps of both Towns maybe seen at theXand Office. ■1 - " . r A map of the town of Akaroa.xaay also be seen on application to the Resident Magistrate at Akaroa, after the first of Beceinbetnext. . A map of the Town, of ■ Timam- may also be seen at tie Survey Office,,Talbot ForestPersons wishing to have sections put up to auction "on the above, day must v apply to the Waste Lands Board,onor before the 29th December, 1856, and pay to the. Treasurer a Deposit of 10, per cent, ofrthe upset price. -. - - The Board sits Mondaysahd Thursdays. By orderof the Superintendent, • • ■ ' - JOSEPH. BRITTAN, 1 Provincial Secretary. Crown Lands Office, Chnstchurcb, 9th _July,-1858. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Crown Grants of Ijmd, iv Exchange for Ori»iiuil Land Orders of the Canterhury^Assooiauou - deposited in ihis office, are ready for delivery. Rural Sections:—Nos. "4, 27, 104, 136, JSO, 192,195, 229 a, 255, 259. 275, 315, 333, 338 a, 33SU, 33St\ 338t1, 3«Se, 339, 840, 350, 351, 352, 354, 355, 355.1,364, 3t>7b. 3t>7c. Town Sections, Christchukch :—:Xos. 177, 178. !79, ISO, 475, 476, 477. 478, 453, 4*5, 487, 4S!>, 491, 493, 495,497, 519. 521 1 522, 525,905 to 926 (both inclusi\e), 993, 995, 997, 999.1,001,1,003. Lytteltos :—Nos, 10, 32, 140 to 150, (both inclusive), 313, 314, 328, 329, 3JO. .Wiluam-Gutsk Brijtan, Chief Commissioner of the Waste Lands Board; Canterbury. Province of Cakterbuim'. ME DICAL DEPARTMENT. WANTED from the First of December ■nest, - - A NURSE FOR THE HOSPITAL AT LYTTJ2LTON. Salary £G6 per annum. Application to_be-raade by letter only, to tho Colonial !S«rgcon ( oa or beibro Saturday, the 29th instant. JOSEPH BBITTAN, Provincial Secretary. Nov. 11,1856.