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PIGEON BAY TELEPHONE.

NEW CONNECTION WITH

OHBIBTCHURCH

An appreciative resident forwards us the following notes referring to the splendid work earned out by Messrs A. Goodwin, E and 0. Hay in connection wiih the linking tip of the Pigeon Bay telephone bureau with Cbmtcburch :—

Mr A. Goodwin, of Pigeon Bay, has been trying for twelve months to pereuade the Department that a line to Cbristcburch via Port Levy was badly wanted, and has at last bppn success ful, and tbe line is now finished To belp tbe matter along, Messrs Good win E Hay and C. Hay guaranteed to cart and lay the poet,*, wire and all material to complete the line from

L igeon Bay to Pert Lsvy free of coat, Mr Goodwin nlso assisting every day while the line vsas being constructed, and &\?o found a turnout to cart gear, etc. Pigeon Bay subscribers are now able to call up Curistoburcb at any beurrlay or night without; any trouble, wbicbgtnuat be a boon to the residents I understand the line is a perfeot one fco speak over. The thanks of the residents of Pigeon Bay are dua to Mr Goodwin for bis untiring efforts re this line, also to Messrs Hay Bros. Mr B. Hay and Mr Goodwin were three days in the wet with a bullock team laying material. The line wag erected in about; ten dayg, Mr E H. Wright, of the Telegraph EDgineere' Department, Christchurcb, supervised the construction, etc., assisted by o tocal gang.

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PIGEON BAY TELEPHONE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3465, 8 June 1915

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PIGEON BAY TELEPHONE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3465, 8 June 1915

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