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COUNTY CENTRES

NEWS AND NOTES.

ALFOItD FOREST.

The householders' mooting on Monday last was poorly attended, only six beinjr present. All of these were nominated for seats on the School Committee. Those elected were:—Messrs W. F. Fagan, A. McF. Hart, R. A. Grieg. L. J. Hicks,' and C. W. Lee (chairman). The lack of interest in these meetings is deplorable, _ for. although there are plenty of critics of tho committee's actions., or want of action.' as the case may Be, tliero are very few who have the backbono to come forward and offer their services in a practical form.

One evening last week two residents wore surprised to see a large' ball of flame apparently strike the earth no "reat distance from where they were standing, but of course it may have been a, few thousand miles a way A This is ouite authentic, as tho hotel -lias been closed for some years.

We experienced a light fall of Know on Wednesday night, about H inches bavins fallen, but this was all cleared off the flat by mid-day following.

At the last election of n county councillor the authorities gave us a polling booth at Bushside, hut in the coming election of a representative on the Harbour Board they have fixed on Staveley as the appointed place. This--does not «oem nearly so central as Bushside,

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COUNTY CENTRES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919

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COUNTY CENTRES Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 19 April 1919

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