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News in Brief

Excursion fares for the Prince of Wales's birthday are advertised m thla issue, A Paris cable announces the death of M. Alphonse Rothschild. Tho N.Z. Farmers' Co-op. Association will conduct a clearing salt) on account of Mr Jas. Jamiesoc, of Watorton, on Thursday, June 15th. Mr R. Y. Ferguson, Land Agent", has for sale leases m perpetuity and freehold farms. The N.Z. Farmers' Co.-op. Association will offer at the Tinwald yards on Tuesday a line of purebred Shropshire ewes, springing heifers, etc. For the shooting season Mr G-. Meddins has stocks of Nobel's sporting ballistite cartridges, smokeless powder and ohilled shot. Mr H. C. Barrett is showing special lines of blankets and- rugs at his drapery establishment. The term begins afc the Oakhurst Private School, Tancred Street, on Wednesday next. The Misses Packer will be at home on Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. Messrs Oates, Lowry and Co. have jusfc landed a large stock of fresh cycling and and motor goods and requisities. The N.Z. football team to tour the Old Country will be chosen on June 3rd after the North v. South Island match. Mr Frank Curtis, doctor of optics, has one of his interesting and convincing advertisements regarding his optical business m another column. He also carries a i largo selection of now fashionable photo pendant charms. It was stated at yesterday's Timaru Harbour Board meeting that by reason of the reduction made m charges by the Timaru Harbonr Board large quantities of frozen mutton are now being sent from the Fairfield freezing works, Ashburton, for shipment at limaru. The Ashburton No-License Council will hold its annual business meeting m the Biring Square Schoolroom at 3 o'clock on Monday, June 5, followed by a public tea and meeting m tke Oddfellows' Hall. The Rev. L. M. laitt, after five years' absence m England, will address the meeting. Rubber Hot Water Bottles, Horse Clipper?, Horse Covers, Guns and Ammunition, Kerosene Heating Stoves, Hanging and Table Lamps, all at lowest prices, at John Obb & Co's annual sale. 5 0 It will be seen by a replace advertisement m the wanted column that the Gh 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 net by any means a cheaply made article, Mr Carson advises those, of our readers who intend purchasing a new cyclo to call and see the bargains for themselves. 50

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6581, 27 May 1905

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News in Brief Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6581, 27 May 1905