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Cable News and a report of a meeting of the Kangitata Eoad Board will be found on the fourth page of this issue. Whathbb FouHOAfIT. — Captaiß Edwin wire3:—Moderate to strong northerly wind?; glass fall. Personal.—lt is the intention of Mr Andrew Dawson's friends m Watertoo and the surrounding districts to tender him a social at an early date m honour of his retirement from active farming life. Accident.—A girl named Mary Rohan, a resident of Chertsey, was admitted into the Ashburton Hospital last evening suffering from a broken thigh. It seems the girl wa3 playing about and fell, sustaining the injury referred to. She is at present progressing as well as can be expected. A Non-Pdncttjrable Tyre.—A resident of Temuka is at present exploiting a much felt want m the shape of anon-puncturable tyre. In all appearances, the tyre is the same as the one now m use, possesses groat resiliency, and can be ridden over tacks and thorns with impunity. Unlike most olher unpuncturablo tyres it has not the drawback of great weight. The inventor has given demonstrations of the properties of the tyre jfco prominent business people m Temuka, and is seeking fiuaacial assistance £o baye the result of his labours patented, and put on the market. If the invention is all that it appears to bo, there is certainly a fortune m store for the man, who is at present m poor circumstances.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905