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Personal—Mr R. Aloorn returned to Ashburton on Saturday, after a visit to Rotorua. Asked about his proposed candidature, he replied thatjhe had not yet definitely decided whether he would contest the Ashburton seat or not.—Mr and Mrs M. Stitt and family intend leaving for Napier to-morrow, where they will stay for about three months. Allenton Debating Class.—The Allenton Debating class last Friday evening held an interesting debate on " Will Socialism Work ?" Mr W. Silcock, jun. (vice- ' president), occupied the chair, the president, Mr J. Harris, leading the affirmative side of the debate. The vote at the conclusion of the debate favoured the practicability of Socialism by a small majority. Football—The team to represent the Ashburton County m the representative match against Canterbury will not be chosen till after Thursday's matches. Rubber Hot Water Bottles, Horse Clippers, Horse Covers, Guns and Ammunition, Kerosene Heating Stoves, Hanging and Table L'lmpa, all at lowest priceß, at John Obb& Go's annual sale. 5 0

Tenders, Ashburton Borough Council FTIENDEES are invited for the supply JL of Shingle foe metalling Streets and Footpaths (1200 Yards, more or less). Particulars at Town Clerk's office, where tenders, accompanied with a guarantee deposit of £3, will be received till 4 p.m. on MONDAY, the sth June. H. H. FOOKS, 5 353 Town Clerk. Public Notices. Ashburton Borough Council. Estimates showing the General Eate required for the Borough of Ashburton for the period Ist April, 1905, to 31et March, 1906. finHE following Estimate having been JL approved by the Borough Council, is published for general information. PROPOSED EXPENDITUR!! DURING THE ABOVE PERIOD. Salaries ... ... ... £370 0 0 Charges ... ... ... 75 0 0 Printing and avertising ... 45 0 0 Maintenance streets.,. ... 175 0 0 Watering streets (wageß and repairs) ... ... ... 50 0 0 Metalling Btreets .... ... 100 0 0 Channelling streets ... ... 200 0 0 Asphalting streets ... ... 75 0 0 Formation streets ... .- 30 0 0 Stables ... ... ... 60 0 0 Lighting ... .- ... 260 0 0 Bridges and culverts ... 65 0 0 Water supply ... ... - 300 0 0 Horses and plant ... ... 50 0 0 Fire prevention ... ... 175 0 0, Hospital 90 0 0 Insurances ... .. ... 30 0 0 Charitable Aid ... ... 85 0 0 Library account ... ... 95 0 0 Domain account .- ... 375 0 0 Band subsidy ... ... 20 0 0 Beautifying Society... .... 25 0 0 Maintenance town clocks .. 50 0 0 Traffic bridge ... .. 125 0 0 Birds nuisance ... ... 40 0 0 Interest on overdraft .. '00 0 0 Interest on loan and sinking fund 437 10 0 Contingencies ... ... 131 1 6 £3623 11 6. monet3 available (estimated receipts). Eates arrears ... ... 15 0 0 Eents reserves ... ... 770 0 0 Licenses, auctioneers ... 240 0 0 Licenses, dogs ... ... 30 0 0 Licenses, sundries ... .. 60 0 0 Government subsidy .. 187 10 0 Fines and fees ... ... 10 0 0 Surplus earth ... ... 40 0 o Domain account ... .. 270 0 0 Library account ... ... 60 0 0 Asphalting ... ... .... 15 0 0 Fire prevention ... ... 20 0 © Pound account and lundries ... 25 0 0 .£1742 10 0 Balance proposed to be met by a General Eate of Is tid , m the £ on .£25,081, being the total annual rating value of the property on the Valuation Eolt of the , Korough £1881 1 6 Dated this 29th day of May, 1905. H. H. FOOKS, 5 357 ' ' Town Clerk.

ACCORDEONS. ACCORDEONS. All Sizes and Prices from 8s Sd. Violins. Violins, Complete with Case and Bow, from 30s. H. M. JONES, Bookseller and Stationer. 6 SAMPLE National Bicycle, high grade raaohines, 2 ladies', 3 gents' roadsters, and one gents' path racer. To be cleared this month. All new and guaranteed. The G. H. Carson Cycle and Motor Works, Tancred Street.

OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT. Therefore it will pay you to Buy from us. 150 Teat Kerosene 7s 6d per case, 3s 9d per tin. Finest Cane Sugar, 12s 6d per bag, or 2f d per lb. Finest Japan Rice, 8s 6d par bag. Best Flour, 2001 b Baga, 18s 6d; 1001 b Bags, 9s 6d; 501 b Bags, ss; 251 b Bags, 2s 9d. Finest Oatmeal, 251 b Bags, 2s 6d. Large Tinß Pineapple 6id. Seeded Raisins ssd per lb. Real Good Tea Is per lb. We Sell More Pork, Ham, and Bacon. There ia nothing nicer. Cash Register Coupons] with [every Cash Purchase at— JOHN MOPPAT & CO., Opposite tka Railway Statioi.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 6582, 29 May 1905

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