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Ashburton Guardian (Newspaper) - June 23, 1920, Ashburton, Canterbury The Ashburton guardian wednesday june 23, 1920. Som e Speed u.5-ri>o. Miles per hour on the Indian racer. 1 051 Mif Esper hour on the Indian Stock Model Miles per hour on the Indian single Cylinder. Thet times completely annihilated All previous worlds be cords and prove conclusively that the Indian is the fastest motor Cycle in the world. See full account in another column. A. D Alley sole Ashburton county agent Ashburton. A phone 252. You be been waiting. Kind this order now when perfect conditions Combine As they Seldom do you May expect results. Everything that contributes to Good Quality the crop harvesting drying packing has resulted in a it of fruit that exceeds out most hopeful Day we offer you currants sultanas raisins and dates that for size and Fine flavour out rival anything offered in late years. Quot this extra Quality costs Jio More than the Ordinary kind so risk your cooking order your fruit Here. Citron Peel too of excellent flavour. Another seasonable line is our special table peas either a it dried in packets or preserved in jars. Next to the actual fresh gathered peas triers a nothing of equal y flavour. Try them a cup of Cocoa at night is a Winter Comfort anyhow it the Best beverage at meals for the kiddies. We have. A Bournville and Van Houting so order which you prefer. Kerb grocers and provision merchants Telephone 96. Burnett Street. Yoiiro Chance to buy Good footwear cheap at the Wear Well Boot store East Street. The store that gives satisfaction. Charles read ladies Box calf boots from 29s go ladies Placie boots from 25s 6d. J ladies split Dairy boots 17 s 6d. Ladies Box calf shoes 27s 6d. Ladies Glacia and Chrome shoes 16s lid. Ladies mock suede shoes 25s 6d. Ladies velvet courts 15s lid. Ladies Patent Derby 30s. Girls Strong boots 19s lid. Girls Patent ankle strap. 10 x 13, 9s 6d. Girls a twin bar shoes 14s lid. Menus Box calf boots from 32a_6d. Menus boxy calf leather lined 35s go. Menus Tan Willow calf 38s go. Liens nailed shooters from 22s 6d menus Morocco slippers 12s 6d. Ladies slippers 4s lid. Children s slippers from is lid. Galoshes from 4s lid. Rubber soles from 2s lid to 5s lid. Soles for crocheted slippers is per pair. A ladies gum boots 17s. 1 menus thigh boots 46s, menus gum boots from 27s 6d. Boys Strong boots 19s lid. Boys nailed shooters 19s lid. Repairs promptly and neatly executed. Buy now. Buy now. Geom a Charles a read Wear Well Boot store. East Street Beauty and Utility. This Happy combination is the secret of the unvarying satisfaction produced by Undrill furniture a _ so every piece is made to conform a to the High Standard of Quality we have set oui it selves the Quality that embodies All essential furniture values. We want you to Call. And Benefit by this painstaking service. A a profit by. The better goods reason All y priced. Und Rilus. A furnishes. Ashburton. Needs 0e mkt re. Deputation to minister. Racecourse and liquor. Several depot Athons waited on the Hon w. Nosworthy minister for agriculture and immigration yesterday or w. T. Pm lock chairman of the mount Hutt Road Board introduced the various speakers. The first deputation received represented the mount Hutt. A. And p. Association racing and trotting clubs. Speaking for tile deputation or t. S. Harrison asked or Norswo Rychy to use his interest in removing the mount Harding racecourse out or the Ashburton and into the Ellesmere electorate. All three bodies used the racecourse for their fixtures and being in the Ashburton District a no License area it was extremely difficult for the clubs and the association to Cater for their. Public. It was hard to get the catering done at All on account of the absence of a publicans Bootie making it hardly Worth while for the Chrisc Church caterers to come to Methuen to provide the other refreshments required on the ground. Or Harrison pointed out that the racecourse was Freehold property and further that As the electoral Boundary ran along the Fence around the racecourse and there were no residences thereon it would not be interfering in any Way with electoral representation or proportion of population. Or j. Mcanulty. Representing the trotting club supported or Harrison and pointed out that the club lost financially owing to the present position of affairs. A. Mel Green for the a. And p. Association said it was Only necessary to shift the Boundary Fence Back a Little and there was no necessity to take in any. Fresh population or. A f. Stone Secretary of the bodies concerned a stated that they had not been notified of the change of boundaries and alien it came to their knowledge it was too late according to the regulations to enter a protest this was most unfair and they should have the injustice rectified. Or Nosworthy in reply raid the matter did not Chin 1 within t1---. A of his department but he would bring it under the notice of the minister responsible. To could make no Promise but he would state their Case and advise them of the result1 in due course. Totalisator permit., met Mcanulty speaking for the representatives of the trotting club asked the minister to endeavour to obtain the club a totalisator permit. It whispered that some half dozen additional permits would shortly be available. They were an isolated body at Methven. And the speaker thought the government recognised that the country moorings did not up. Courage betting their fixtures being More in the nature of a picnic and a social gathering. Christchurch had 17 Days devoted to trotting and it was Felt the cities were veil catered for and that the new permits should conic to the country clubs. He asked or Nosworthy to do his Best to see Liri Methven obtained priority in its application Sovcy the Ellesmere club on the score that the latter being nearer Christchurch was not so dependent of local sports meetings. Further tiny people flocked to the towns too much As it w is and Methven should he Given this Opportunity of catering for its own Public. It was a Good healthy District fast being developed and should have first consideration. Or Nosworthy replied that in hip opinion there should not lie too great a concentration of racing in the cities. Hear hear the meetings should he spread All Over the country where they were in the nature of social gatherings. He would do his Best to obtain a permit for the club is lie recognised that my liven was a big and influential District. Applause electric Power Board. The member s of the proposed mount Hutt electric Power Board waited on tile minister and asked for his support in connection with their petition to the governor general that Methven be created a special area for the distribution of Lake Coleridge Power. Various reasons in favour of this course were urged by speakers. A or Nosworthy replied that he would do All he could in the matter but he would not commit himself to any line of action that would conflict with any pledge Given to Ashburton for the forwarding of its scheme. As far As he could see there was no objection from the Ashburton standpoint to Methven creating its own Power Board. He would give attention to the matter and if he found he could support to Weir scheme wholeheartedly then he would do so. Applause he wished first to ascertain from the department for Public works How much Power was available and for which districts it was intended. He appealed to the deputation that they look on the matter from a National and not a purely local Point of View and that they strive to cooperate with Ashburton rather than work counter to their Neighbours. 1 the deputation assured or Nosworthy that they were prepared to co operate in every Way but they did not see if a sub station were established at Methven and administered in the interests and with special knowledge of the requirements of the District How any conflict could arise with Ashburton it. Hutt county Bill. Or Nosworthy was also approached by. The mount Hutt Road Board in connection with the mount Hutt county Bill to be introduced nest session. Or Nosworthy declined to make any statement with regard to this measure but promised to talk the matter Over with his colleague sir ii Heaton Rhodes _ and _ later to acquaint the Board with his attitude in the matter. services. An Odd and highly remunerative employment is that of those men and women who make amp business of inventing Cable codes for Large financial houses and merchants dealing in Over a seas Trade #7 a Quot i St a neglect of Methven. Deputation to or Nosworthy the general improvement needed in the local railway services was the subject of statements made by a very Large deputation headed by Lvir James Carr and representative of the farming commercial us a retail interests m the District a i waited on the Hon. W. Nosworthy at Methven yesterday. Or Carr said that on Many occasions when he was chairman of the Alt. Hutt Road a Board he had urged on the railway department the necessity for greatly improving the a services. Speaking first of the passenger services or Carr said this was so inefficient As to compel Many people to travel by motor rather than the train. He mentioned Many trying experiences of the Methven Public stating that it was quite common for the Methven evening train to take three hours on the journey from Rakaia a distance of 22 Miles. Further the train departed from a siding at Rakaia and passengers had to scramble in the Best Way they could. Only second class accommodation was provided on tile. Railway. At the Methven terminus tie plan of the railway Yard was most inconvenient both to those who had to truck Stock and to those living in the. Vicinity who were kept awake at night when trucking generally had to be done. He understood that plans Lead been drawn up years ago for remodelling the Yards but nothing had been done. The position was serious and called for immediate action. Shortage of trucks. Or t. S. Doherty reminded or no a Ivon Liy that he was making an Appeal to formers to grow More wheat. Nast season less wheat was grown by Barrners than for a number of years but the speaker could safely say that the i sinners had never experienced greater i acuity m getting their wheat away solely owing to the shortage of trucks or Dali erty asked if the minister would assist in getting the wheat away it More were grown next year. N guarantee was wanted that it the wheat was available the trucks would u there to transport it. A or �3. A Mitzi speaking for the business Community said that fortunately to was not in the position of requiring trucks for sending away Stock aim Grain but on the other hand he experienced serious delays in Landing material in Methven. He gave i instances of trucks with Timber from Invercargill being on the Road for two or three weeks and Coal taking 10 to 12 Days in travelling from Lyttelton. In regard to the Methven railway Yard it was most awkward to work. Business was accumulating on the railways which were steadily falling behind what was required of them. War and improvements. Or Nosworthy said lie believed the statements my de were absolutely Correct As he had had some personal experience of the Methven railway these matters came directly under the 1-time minister and he would Point out to or a Massey the importance of Methven As a wheat growing Centre. He would make it his business to look into the speeding up of the line. Applause in regard to the shunting and Stock Yards the War must be blamed for the present inconvenience. The liabilities of the War were still a heavy Burden and would take some time to resolve. Also where �1,000,000 was required in pre War Days More than �2,000,000 was required to do the same Kivork today. He would make representations on behalf of the District and try to see that or Hiley a new plan of the Yard was carried out. In regard to air Dohertym a question he could not guarantee the Supply of trucks As not his department. At the same time the connection Between the railways and agriculture was i close the traffic being made up to a very Large proportion of primary products. He pointed out that since the War orders for �1,750,000 Worth of railway rolling Stock had been placed. He had pointed out where trucks were not immediately available the necessity for providing covers at sidings and the prime minister had promised to obtain an adequate Supply of these if pro curable. He had further suggested that if More wheat were grown there should a be a different organisation in regard to the distribution of trucks. Ashburton was not a truck Centre and Timaru was with the result that trucks were continually moving Between the two places empty. He had asked that Ashburton be made a District Centre and if not that special trains should to put on especially for Grain. Tie Farmers would then give three or four Days notice the trucks would be supplied and expeditiously loaded and a big consignment of Grain cleared in one train instead of in Small lots As at conclusion he could say on Bell a if of tile government that the matter was being attended to and he would devote his energies to promoting an Early improvement a personal inspection. Later or Nosworthy accompanied by the deputation paid a visit of inspection to the railway Yards where the disabilities under which Methven suffers were pointed out to him. A suitable site for tie new Yards Between the railway line and the Cli Ertsey Road was noted doing away with tie present inconvenience to residents in the Vicinity and Farmers trucking Stock. Other matters noted were the bad state of the Public approach to the station especially for pedestrians the housing difficulty which confronted some members of tie railway staff and the fact that Grain had to be stacked in the of Ion a for Lack of storage accommodation a my j. T. M. Dart presented a petition signed by residents asking that the thursday afternoon train he timed to Start for Rakaia at 4.30 instead of 3.30 . He pointed out that As thursday was Methven Sale Day it was exceedingly. Important. For visiting members of the mercantile Legal and Ether firms to spend the extra hour in Methven rather than wait at Rakaia for the through train. Speaking from 27 years experience he said the trains had never been so late As during the last two years. His further asked for a return of the times of arrival and Leipner Tiric for trains during the last six months. For Nosworthy promised to refer the petition to the Quot proper a Quarter and also to obtain the return required. Inhaled or taken on sugar a Una a Glt gives wonderful Relief from coughs colds or sore throats., for bronchial coughs take Woods great Peppermint curet/0j 2/9 take precaution now is 6d buys 6 v doses of Nazool. Get a bottle from your chemist to Day. Coop. Stock taking Sale brimming with big bargains every Day something new. X a a a a a c a r a a a a a the opening of the Sale was characteristic of. . Sales. A big enthusiastic crowd of bargain seekers were assembled before the opening hours and did no to Trade hum when the clock struck 10 the. First week went with a swing. Every Day fresh lots were brought Forward and will he until our huge Reserve stocks arc exhausted Here s another Brief. A list. Remember everything in our store upstairs is under the. Sale. Scheme except knitting wools and sewing Cottons. No discount less than.2s. In the a. F 2 pieces dress Tweed in Donegal Strong Wear my. 40in. Wide. Usually 4s 6d.Sale price�?3s hts 2 pieces very serviceable dress Tweed in Small Cheek. Design in. Grey and Brown. 40in. Wide. Usually 4s 3d Sale Price 3s id 5 pieces self coloured Union dress material 44in. Wide in Brown Navy Grey Green and steel Grey. Usually 6s lid Sale Price 6s 3d. 2 ends 40in. _ Serge All Wool in Vieux and usually 8s lid Sale Price 7s 11d 28 women a printed pyrenees Colleton. Dressing gowns. Very Lovely in grounds of Navy Faivus Saxe Grey sky Pink Vieux and purple. Usually 45s to 84s�? Sale Price 39s 6d to 75s. 30 women a coloured Moir Ette undershirts in Brown Grey Vieux Saxe Navy and mole. Usually 27a 6d Sale Price 19s lid. 2 Only women a Fawn Gaberdine costumes in Best Kai Apoi manufacture. Semi Norfolk style usually �6 6s Sale Price i�3 3s a few women a ready to Wear coloured Felt hats remain. Usually 9s lid to 19s fid. Sale Price 1s 11d and is lid girls coloured Felt hats. Usually 7s 6d. Sale Price 2s Ltd. All Veloue Felt hats and other millinery has been heavily reduced in Price. Pyjama suits menus and outsides Good Quality. Fine value at 15s. Sale price�?12s 9d. Menus wide end Fine assortment. Usual Price 3a lid Sale Price 2s. Menus band and stud to w ties. J usually As 3d Sale Price is. Menus. Strong braces. Leading makes at special Sale prices�?1s 9d, 2s 3d, 2s 6t. Aiena a Bla of horse hide a Gauntlet gloves Sices 7 to 8. Very suitable for ladies motor use usually 2.1 a Sale Price 16s 6d. Menus Tweed Riding. Breech Cut and durable materials usually 2os. Sale price�?21s. Boys Grey flannel shirts with collars attached. Very Good value a 6b lid. Sale Price 5s 9d. Boys Navy Golf Caps Ordinary Price ls-6d Sale Price 1s. Boys Strong Khaki Cord knickers�?a11 sizes Tough 7s, 9d ,. Sale Price is lid. 2 Only solid leather suit slightly damaged. Usual prices 95s and 105s. Sale prices 71s 6d ant 82s 6d. 1 Only Rexine suit cases Strong y made but slightly damaged usually us fid Sale Price 33s 6d. . Farmers Coop. So Burton a greatest store West Street keep your feet Dsa and Waring poor old Percy his lures Are ii him Xuy mow out my minute i but Hill bit it i f they hang out till he Reyenes us. Well Vul Canise or re tread those old tyres so they will take him right through the Dominion and Back again. And he wont have to Quot dip deep to pay the Bill either. You too should bring your old tyres to us Well Raulte Mem almost As Good As new again. ,. Tyre repair and sales co., Burnett Street Ashburton. Next Reid and Gray permanent trustees. Trusteeship involves endless and uninterrupted response Unity. Individuals Are but transitory but the business. Of a Trust company is carried on in perpetuity this ant. Every other advantage is secured appointing a a a the Dominion Trust co. Ofn.z., Ltd. A your. Trustee and executor. -. Offices 163 Hereford Street Christchurch. Quot local directory Janies cow. A we extend the glad hand to All motor cyclists and cyclists and invite them to take advantage of. Expert repair service. J j nowhere else in Canterbury will they secure satisfactory work at sue i moderate charges. A we specialise in turning and fitting enamelling and brazing. And Are competent to undertake the most difficult repair Job and carry it through successfully. Consult us to Day about fitting up that old machine. L. H. Tozer Harley House. East Street Ashburton. A phone 422. Menus Snow boots. Ladies Snow bcqt3. Menus gum boots. Lad a est gum boots. Child rent a gum boots. Galoshes in All sizes. Prices eight. Come and be eitte1.w. A. A Shemeld Methven a leading Draper. To up Mir offs ? ww�?�7&Quot a pro in i s headaches East Street. Are nearly always caused by defective eyes. Headaches giddiness bilious. Attacks read of Light i cum at. The Back of the neck. Are All drawing your attention to the fact that your eyes need attention., j years of experience and study combined with tie latest scientific sight testing .1 n Strum anti makes it. An easy matter for me to give you Relief a t my Dainty eyeglasses to your App hit ice. Consult me Abitt in to Day. Frank Curtis k.p.o.c., . Y. Consulting optician. / 305. Ashburton. In i. Quot i i i1 1 j scrapped a lots of cars Are a a scrapped�?�1 Only a her a few years service. The a Scripps Booth keeps on giving service year in and a year out. Its built right Villi right materials and the Price is right. Farmers v Clarae. Keep warm and Cost every a nighty with a a Sun to Uez British made hot water bottle heavily vulcanized seams cannot leak or burst. On Sale everywhere. Look for the Brand on neck of bottle. A a. Cold feet a s British a a made. A unique hot j water bottle will soon restore circulation a Boon these nights a in a. Few shillings Ivory were

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