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BUSINESS NOTICES. Record Extraordinary. I TO ; j ' The Greatest Performance ever put up by a Car in New Zealand has just been made by a Hupmobile Uep. And a Great Record has been established. The' Model "H " Hupmobile (32 h.p.) Car left Picton on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock, and ran right through to Dunedin, a total ; . of In the record time of Records; were put up as illows : Picton to.Christchtirch 250 mites in 8 hours 45 minutes Ghri&tchurcb.to'Timaru : i 3§i 3 'hours 15 minutes Chnstshurch to Dunedin 246 miles (in darkness) In 8 hours 40 minutes. Totals— »• PICTON to DUNEDSN 496 miles in 17 hours 25 minutes, I ! The average speed, including, crossing of rivers, and also including nine hours' driving in the dark, works out at over Which is a Phenomenal Performance- ■ ■■•'■■.,..■■.. • i . • . ■ ■ ■: . ■ | R.D. JOHNSTON, AGENT, ASHBURTON. : . 2 416'

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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