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News in Brief

Dr Watson's mission will close at the Tabernacle to-motrow. The Banks in Ashburton will be closed on Wednesday next, Empire Day. With this issue we distribute a fashion plate of a Winter costume for Messrs J. Ballantyne and Co, Drapers, Christchurch. Mr R. D. Johnston, Cycle Depot, invites tenders for the erection of a dwelliug house Tenders close on May 25th, at 1 p.m. For driving a vehicle round a corner in Wanganui, at a greater pace than a walk a resident was fitted 5s and 23s costs. The Aahburton Permanent Building and Investment Society's office will be closed on Wednesday next, Empire Day. As notified by advertised in another column, Mr D. Thomas has received instructions from the holder, of a bill of sale to offer on May 27th a contractor's plant, consisting of a number of draught horses, implements, etc. Messrs I. W. Raymond and Co., Invercargill and Wyndham, have several farms in Southland for sale, particulars of which are advertised. The position of organist of Knox Church' Dunedin, has been accepted by Mr W* Paget Gale, organist at Napier Cathedral. Mir D. Thomas will conduct a clearing gale at Methven on May 25th, on account of Mr L. Pluck, who is giving up contracting. As showing the present prices for fat lambs, it may. be mentioned that at the Addington saleyards on Wednesday, 1552 fat lambs were sold at an average of 18s lid and of these 422 were shorn, and they made 17s 3d. It will be seen by a replace advertisement in the wanted column that the ft. H. Carson Cycle and Motor works are offering a line of sample bicycles at bargain prices. As these machines are strictly high grade, and are not by any means a cheaply made article, Mr Carson advises those of our readers who intend purchasing a new cycle to call and see the bargains for themselves. 50

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News in Brief, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6575, 20 May 1905

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News in Brief Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6575, 20 May 1905

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