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BUSINESS NOTICES. Extraordinary, TO The Greatest Performance ever put up by a Car in New •Zealand lias just been madet by a 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 J through to Dunedin,' a .total , of /luh MIIPQ ■ 911 Bfis§y%S < In the record time of Records were put up as follows: Picton to ChrsstchiircJi 253 miSes In 8 hours 45 minutes Christcfcurch to Timaru In 3 hours 15 minutes Christchurch to Dunedin 246 miles (in darkness) In 8 hours 40 minutes. Totals — PBCTO^ to DO^EDBN ' 4% miles "in 17 hours 25 minutes. The average speed, including crossing of rivers, and also including nine hours' driving . in the dark, works out at over 28MILES PER HOUR Which is a Phenomenal Performance. R. D. JOHNSTON, ; AGENT, \. i ASHBURTON. 2 416 I

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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