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MR A. L. ZOUCH, D B NTI ST, OOOMS o*er H. M. Jones, Stationer, East Street, Asliburton. 5 40

Parcels ky Turnc—Soine interesting figures were given before Sir Henry Aubrey Fletcher's Committee of the House of Commons recently in support of the Metropolitan Pneumatic Dispatch Bill. Mr A. E. Stuart, engineer of the Barcheller Pneumatic Tube Company, said he estimated the cost of laying the tubes (95 miles of double tube with 172 stations) proposed in the sqherao wo,uld be ,£2,808,659. There were yj London over 50,000 shops dealing with pij.vbeis pf. such a nature .as could bo dealt with by pbeuma#o tubes.''ft was estimated that in a ' year tiiey" handled 217,486,900 parcels, and the promoters expected to carry 80,000,000 cf that number. It was expected that parcels would be despatched at the rate of 600 per hour. For Bronchial Roughs take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. 1b 6d

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6621, 14 July 1905

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6621, 14 July 1905

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