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News in Brief

Mrs Harrison Lee will deliver an address m the Oddfellow's Hall on Friday evening. The Mayor will preside. A great sale of footwear is now m progress at Mellor's Zealandia Boot Store, Tancred Street. The Ashburton Drapery Company announce that their half-yearly sale is now proceeding. At the Arcade on Saturday next Mr D. Thomas will sell on account of Rev, Gr. B. Inglis, one bay gelding. A new sand litne brick manufacturing company is to commence operations m Wellington, ÜBing the Huennetas system. The drapery department of the Farmers 00-operative Association announces that their Oddment Sale will commence to-mor-row.'.The crockery department is also offering special inducements to clients. A stale account is always looked upon with suspicion," said the Magistrate to a plaintiff m a civil case before the Tiraaru Court. Tenders are invited for the purchase ..of 13,783 forfeited shares m the Bank of New Zealand. Tenders must reach the head office of the Bank m Wellington not later than October 17th, 1905. Particulars are advertised. A remarkable bit of financing lias been done by the Poatal Department at Waimate. An old wooden post office years ago became too small for the requirements of the business, aud a new and large one was built m brick. Now, Sir W. J. Steward says, the old place is let as a shop and dwelling at a rental which pays 7 per cent, on the cost of the new one—that is, it pays interest and sinking fund for the better office.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6608, 29 June 1905

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News in Brief Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6608, 29 June 1905