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"i\.Z. Times," (From our own Correspondent}. Tioibka, April 27 The Premier states ho lias not bought a share in the "N.Z. Times" for fiveyoius. The shares roceatly purchased, numbering 19,000, out of a total share list of 37,00', have been eecured by Mr T. Wardoll and Dr. Chappie, of Wellington, and give tbem a controlling interest in the paper, which, it is presumed, as previously announced by us, will be used in the Prohibition interest. Entertainments ODDFELLOWS' HALL, Ashbnvton. Under the Direction of Mr J. C. WILMAMSON. (The Great Australian Entrepreneur) We Place the World Before You TUESDAY. «nd May. ONE NIGHT ONLY. MR J. C. WILLIAMSON presents for the first time in this town the latest and foremost Biographic achievement, the j MARVELLOUS 810-TABLEAU. (From the Empire and Alhatnbra Theatre, London.) J This remarkable Biograph machine excels any previous invention of a like nature ever presented to a New Zealand public, A Magnificent Series of Pictures depicting Stirring and Vivid Scenes in the RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR. Thrilling ! Daring ! ! Sensational ! ! ! Note—These pictures, of the most tragic strife of any generation, wera taken by a specially commissioned staff, and are ab- j authentic, and copyrighted I throughout the world. In addition to the Groat- War Puhjectss, «• BEAUTIFUL AND WONDERFUL SERIES OF PIC TUBES Will be displayed, culled from all quarter* "f the ftlobp. and treating of LIFE IM EVERY CLIME! War ! Drama ! Comedy ! Pantoraine ! The Roar of Cfmron, The Battle of Musketry, The Shriek of Shells, The Din of Battle. TUB 810-TABLEAU Is a Meteor of Brilliance and Radiating Influence. THE TALK OF ALL AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. Box Plan at Jones', Bookseller, where day sales may also be procured. Popular prices—3s, 2s, la (children half price to 3s and 2s only.) Touring Manager—W. J. LINCOLN. ODDFELLOW S' HALL, AiHBURTON. Under the Direction oE Mr George Musgrove. THE DRAMATIC EVENT OF A LIFETIME. ONE NIGHT ONLY. Wednesday Evening Next, May 3 Mr GEORGE MUSGROVE presents for the first time in Aehburton, AUGUSIE VAN BIENE, AUGUSTE VAN BIENE, The World Renowned Actor-Musician, in the most Famous of all Plays, The Broken Melody, As played by him over 4,000 times. Supported by a Powerful and Specially Selected London Dramatic Company, London Dramatic Company, From the Principal London Theatree. "There are two things worth living for -to hear Adelina Patti pin-?, and Van Biene play the 'Cello." - Clement Scott, " London Daily Telegraph." " Van Biene, great Actor, famous 'Cellist, after him—Nothing."—" London Daily Telegraph." "THE BROKEN MlsLODY—greatest and grandest of Dramatic Creations, now creating a veritable furore throughout New Zealand." Scenery specially Painted for this Production by W. K. COLISMAN. The Pox Plan will open at H. M. Jones' To-morrow (Friday) Morning, at 10 o'clock. Prices ... 4s, 3s, Is. 4 398 PETE HUGHES, Manager. Public Notices. LOST, between Waterton and Ashburton—Two Cheques, drawn by Loyal Waterton Lodges, M.U. 1.0.0. F., in favour of T. A. Weaton, on the Bank of New Zealand. Numbers known, and payment stopped. Finder please return to Mail Office or T. A. WESTON, 4 409 Waterton. Ashburton Hospital Board. WANTED— A Laundress; wages £15 per annum. Applications with references will be received at the County Council's Office, Ashburton, up to 11 a.m, on 4th May next. By Order, F. MAINWARING, Clerk. AshburfcoD, April 27th, 1905. 4 411 Upper Ashburton Road Board. ANNUAL MEETING OF RATEPAYERS THE Annual Meeting, of Ratepayers of the Upper Ashbnrton Road Board will be held in the Board's Office, West Street, on MONDAY, May • Ist, at 12 o'clock Noon. C. J. HARPER, 4 348 Chairman. Ashburton Borough Council. Biennial Election of Councillors. In the matter of the " Municipal Corporations Act, 1900," and of the " Local Elections Act, 1904" THEREBY give Notice that at the Election of Nine Councillors for the Borough of Ashburton, held on the 26th day of April, 1905, the Persons hereinafter named were Candidates, and received the numbers of Votes set opposite their names, respectively (that is to say):— Votes. DAVISON, JOHN 247 REID, CHARLES 225 FERRIMAN, FREDERICK ZACCHAEUS DUCKETT ... 208 CLARK, ROBERT ... ... 205 STEWART, PETER 201 TIMMINS, JOSEPH WILLIAM ... 185 ORR, ARMER ALCORN 178 SILCOCK, WILLIAM JOHN ... 177 ANDREWS, GEORGE WILLIAM ... 160 MOIR, CHARLES 160 GUY, RICHARD JOSEPH ... 155 JESSON, GEORGE 116 BAXTER, ALFRED JOHN TYRRELL 88 As there 1b an equality of rotes between George William Andrews and Charleß Muir, I hare determined by lot that George William Andrews is the Candidate that shall be elected, and I hereby deolaie Messrs John DaTiaon, Charles Reid, Frederiok Zacchaeus Duckett Ferriman, Robert Clark, Peter Stewßrt, Joseph William Timmine, Armer Alcorn Orr, William John Silcock, and George William Andrews, to be duty Elected Councillors for the Borough of Ashburton. H. H. FOOKS, Returning Officer. Dated this 26fch day of April, 1905. 4 405 Money to Lend, I HAVE various Sams for Investment on Town and Country Securities at Lowest Current Bates of Interest. G. H. BUCHANAN, Solicitor, BURNETT STREET, Ashburton ADMIRAL Bine tna Bert Bin*. w urn*.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905