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News in Brief

Mr John Small intends to make a trip to Melbourne with horses m about a fortnight. Mrs Harrison Lee will deliver a temperance address m the Main School, Wakanui, on Tuesday evening. The contractor for the new Presbyterian Church at Chertsey has made a commencement with the building. Yesterday 1799 sheep from Auckland were landed at Lyttelton out of the s.s. Wanaka. A fire m the premise 3of Messrs Turnbull and Jones, electrical engineers, Cashel Street, Christchurch, at seven o'clock yesterday morning, did damage to the extent of £500. On July Ist (Saturday next) Mr D. Thomas will soli by public auction 40 new "Atalanta" bicycles. The vendors are Massrs Oates, Lowry and Co., and the bicycles are high grade ones. The Ashburton No-license Council announce that Mrs Harrison Lee will address meetings as follows:—Wakanui, June 27th; Watertnn, June 28lh; Mayfield, June 29th 5 Ashburton, June 30th and July 2nd; Hinds, July 3rd. " There is no greater promisor and no worse fulfiller than the Premier," said a member of a Canterbury Road Board at a meeting on Tuesday. One of the standing jokes ,'at Waimate is the fact thai" the passenger cars on the branch line are not high enough to allow the Member for the district to stand upright m.

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News in Brief, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6604, 24 June 1905

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News in Brief Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6604, 24 June 1905

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