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RUNAWAY CAR DAMAGED Another nmaway car mishap, the third in Lyttelton within the last few weeks, occurred in Ripon street yesterday afternoon. A Singer 9 car, driven by Mr Andrew Reid, a drapery salesman, was left parked at the top of the hill in Ripon street while the driver was making a call at a house. By some means the car started down Die steep slope towards Oxford street, and, after running about 80 yards, smashed into a fence owned by the Borough Council and enclosing a shrubbery. Two concrete posts were knocked over, and the front part of the car was badly damaged, also a door, which swung open. A breakdown truck was requisitioned to remove the damaged car. Power To Be Cut Off Electric power in Lyttelton will be cut oft to-morrow between 1.30 and 3.30 p.m. Councillor Congratulated At the special meeting of the Lyttelton Borough Council last night, the Mayor (Mr F, E. Sutton) said that since the previous meeting, Cr. R. E. Cairns had been appointed Government member of the Harbour Board. He moved that Cr. Cairns be congratulated on his appointment. The motion was carried and Cr. Cairns returned thanks. Presentation Made At the conclusion of a session at the Harbour Light Theatre last night members of the staff honoured one of their members. Mr K. E. Miller, who has resigned after five years’ service to take up the position of chief projectionist at the new Hollywood Theatre, Sumner. A presentation was made to Mr Miller by Mr E. S. Morse, proprietor, on behalf of the staff, and he wished Mr Miller success in his new appointment. Excursion to West Coast The Lyttelton Social Club’s annual excursion to Greymouth and Hokitika will again be held this year on Easter Sunday. Arrangements have been made for motors to meet the train at Hokitika to convey excursionists to Lake Kanieri, where hot water milk, tea, and Agar will be provided.

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LYTTELTON NEWS, Press, Volume LXXIV, Issue 22367, 2 April 1938

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LYTTELTON NEWS Press, Volume LXXIV, Issue 22367, 2 April 1938