News in Brief
A. London cable states that fro-/3n meat prices are unchanged.
The Land CoramiEsione'-s' report is due at Government House to-morrow. Wednesday nexfa, the 11th inst., will b9 Arbor Diy.
Hares are very plentiful in the riverbed at present, nnd considerable numbers are to be found near the traffics bridge.
Strangers on a visit to Ashburton remark unfavourably on the absence of name-plates showing the names of the streets in the Borongb. In this re?pect Ashbarfcoa is in the roar of any other town of its s'ze in the ooluny.
At their Korso Fair on Fridiy next Messrs Fried'ander Bros., Lt^, will offer a spec'al entry of draughts, on account of the Mount White Estate.
Four leading auctioneering firms in Wellington have combim d to erect a huge fruit, produce, and grain mart on the reclaimed land at the Te Aro end of the town. The contract h-is been lot for £14,500. The mart will be up-to-date and oomp'.ete, and will be equipped with electric lights.
The licensed victuallers of Bruce intend moving with the object of securing a rebate of portion of the license fees charged by the authorities for the period during which they were shut up. Forty pounds was paid for a month's trade. The petition will shortly be presented to Parliament.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6617, 10 July 1905
News in Brief Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6617, 10 July 1905
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