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KEEN INTEREST IN ASHBURTON.

f EARL^ DISAPPOINTMENT

SATISFACTION LATER

That, . barring,-. untoward circum ? stances, the first airship to visit Ashburton County, would pass through it to-day, created great interest locally. It was understood that, weather permissing, Mr Scotland would leave Timaru at 6 a.m., and, flying at about 50 miles per hour, would arrive at Ashburton about 7 o'clock, arid many people rose early so that they should not miss seeing an actual airship skimming .her tween earth and "sliy. He did not come, but hope succeeded hope as rumour followed mmiour, and many people .occupied positions of vantage on the railway over-bridge for quite a long time , during i_the forenoon, while the business people of East Street were more often in the ..street than at their counters. Interest was just as keen after luncheon, but much ■ disappointment was expressed at the indefiniteness of news as to his arrival.

At 3.25 p.m. our Hinds correspondent itelegraphed that the biplane was 'en route again, and "that Scotland had flown over the Raiigitata and was approaching Hinds} „ The numerous quickly made the news .general, and consequently East and West Streets, the railway' reserve, the overhead bridge, and all vantage points were soon lined with people/ ■V } y •: ''.'■■

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KEEN INTEREST IN ASHBURTON., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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KEEN INTEREST IN ASHBURTON. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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