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Straight Grained

AMONG the self-pmade men of Christchurch, none can boast a more

'Successful career than Charles Samuel McCully. When he commenced his romantic career, the sign "C. S. McGully, carpenter and builder," meant little more than a canvas, kit and a set of tools. To-day the joinery and timber business trading under the same name, the result of the labor of the principal, extends throughout the province, giving employment to a large number ,of artisans. .

Having conceived the" idea arid prepared the plans, the new stand at Lancaster Pa'rkj one of. the cheapest jobs of its kind m the country, will be an: "everlasting monument to a man who served his province well as a live member of its commercial and sporting- community. '.;'•■ South Island hockey; and Canterbury Rugby representative honors are-inc-luded m Charlie's sporting activities, and he also ran a good <Jhree * miles, while m later years he has held important offices cm the Rugby Union and athletic centre m Christchurch.

Charlie has always taken a keen in-tei-est m local politics, while he has gone one better now by throwing down the gauntlet to Ted Howard, M.P., of Christchurch South fame.

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Straight Grained, NZ Truth, Issue 1197, 8 November 1928

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Straight Grained NZ Truth, Issue 1197, 8 November 1928

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