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With this issue we distribute a circular for Messrs Mitchell and Turner, containing particulars of their Winter Sale, which commences to-morrow. The executive of the Captain Seddon Prebeatation Fund, states a Wellington telegram, hope to bring matters to a conclusion m a fortnight. The movement is said to have been an entire success. The Dunedin Drainage Board has decided to borrow £50,000 by the issue of 500 debentures of & 100, each bearing interest at 4 per cent. It is now estimated that the scheme for drainage of the city will cost £320,000. Mr T. E. Taylor, speaking yesterday m the House, asked whether m view of the " alleged enormous surplus," the Colonial Treasurer will devote the sura of .£200,000 from such surplus to improved and extended school buildings, technical education, increased salaries, etc. He also enquired whether the Government will provide a uniform set of school books for the public schools. In this issue Messrs J. Millichamp and Sons advertise that they have on pale the largest stock of fruit, hedge, and forest I trees m the county, and that they invite inspection at the Bridge and Terrace Nurseries, Ashburton.

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

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