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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 11 (March 1, 1929)

Too Much a Matter of Course

Too Much a Matter of Course.

“It has been truly said that in a progressive age such as the present we are all inclined to take our benefits and privileges rather too much as a matter of course,” said Mr. Wraight at a later stage when several speeches were delivered. The presence of so many people that evening indicated that they were desirous of expressing their appreciation of something that would undoubtedly prove beneficial to the residents as a whole. With a reference to the negotiations which had led up to the turning on of the current, Mr. Wraight concluded his speech by saying: “The Department has gone a little further than we expected by providing four splendid lights in the railway yard, and one over the stock yards.”