We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents BOROUGH ImFroVJEMBNTS; TO THE EDITOB, Sib,— Now that we bave a littfo frmfa blood In the Borough OouqoH a good chance presents ltnoif for making BUggestions for the Improvement of the tows, or rather for putting it into some soil of sht>p9; so with your permission t will point ont one or two matters which I think worthy of consideration, m the hopa that those In authority may be led todlscnas the subject with a view to notion. First— l suggest that the oottage near the railway station be removed at It cot* off all view of the town from the train on arriving from the North, and sadly'interferes with the approach to the station by road, making au awkward corner whloh will probably cause an aooldent some day. The prenoDt Is a good time to represent the matter to tho Railway Department, the, oottage being unoccupied. Then r would, live to see tbe question of letting B^rta? Square East on building leases re-bpenedL for I fanoy the old monopoly I^. "East street eeotfona is not so powerful *■' it w«» k ■nd I know that several who votea against It once, would be glad to anppoit stioh • measure now. All visitors to the plies remark npon the absurdity of one elded Aahbnrton, and still more of the one side having the best sites absorbed by public offices and a useless plantation, aad residents aro all well awuet how, when the rani of the town Is Mb up by shops In the evening, tbe davit portion of Baring Square spoila tha only prominade wo have. Latfcly, now that the hot weather Is approaching It would be well to look after sanitary matters that we may not be visited by typhoid, as Wellington was lately. In thW last direction will one of our OounoUlo«» take steps to ascertain what becomes eft the drainage from the latrine at the raitway station 1 I believe that U Is limply run into a hole m the shingle, and if thti Is the oaso how long will it ba before our watnr supply Is absolutely unfit to drink ? Hoping that this letter may be tht means of waking nsfrom the sleepy hollow: state Into which wo are M,pJdlj Blnklng. lam, etc, Twelve years a Bwnpatro*- -
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CORRESPONDENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2225, 13 September 1889
CORRESPONDENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2225, 13 September 1889
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