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News in Brief

The Ashburton Gas Company invite tenders for trenching. The Reunion Ball of the South Canterbury Returned Troopers will be held on Thursday, May 25th. The Doric Gun Club social will be held m Mr H. J. Harrison's grain shed on May 19th. Mr D. Thomas has for sale, privately, four light harness mares and geldings. Mr A. E. Barclay has definitely decided to contest the Dunedin North seat. There are fifty-five patients m the Southland hospital, a record. The Ashburton County Council give notice that legal proceedings will be taken against persons having unregistered dogs m their possession after May 20 th. The N.Z. Farmers' Co-op. Association, m conjunction with Messrs Maude and Harman, will offer on Saturday next, on account of Mrs O'Connor, her 92 acre farm at Mayfield. An election to fill the vacancy on the Ashburton County Council, caused by the resignation of Mr T. Harrison, will bo hold on May 26th. Nominations close on May 19th. The cook at the Golconda Hotel, Coromandel. killed a fowl the other morning, and when cleaning the crop found a nugget of gold weighing sdwb. The nugget had a water worn appearance. Mr G. H. Carson reports having placed several motor cars, m conjunction with Messrs Skeates and Bockaert, and also Messrs Adams Star Cycle Co., whose agencies he holds for this district. Mr Carson will be pleased to give any information r,equired by intending buyers. .50

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News in Brief, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905

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News in Brief Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905

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