Observer, Volume XL, Issue 26, 28 February 1920, Page 29
"They are all after bunny. As indicating the keen desire to turn the present state of the rabbit skin market to account, we may mention that we have taken over the counter in half a day upwards of fifty replies to a small advertisement which appeared in the 'Star,' recently, and in which the advertiser, a rabbiter with block, sought a partner. It is evident that bunny is in for a strenuous time during the coming season."—Dunedin "Star." * * * The problem of peopling New Zealand belongs to the Government, and has two main features of attracting men from overseas and then installing them when tkey arrive in those walks of life to which they are most accustomed. Every month, for some months past, ten thousand persons have emigrated from Britain to Can* ada. A few hundreds at most hay« found their way to New Zealand.— Waipa "Post." * * * Bolshevism has for its mam feAture the rule of the majority—that is to say, the majority of those who happen, or contrive, to be on the spot. Its methods being hurried, the people who are away workimg are very little consulted. In Australia, it is an attempt to acquire, as an actual asset and prize, a. disease which came on some well-meaning old republics as a calamity caused by unavoidable circumstances. In their day there was no printing presses, ~ newspapers, telegraphs, telephones nor shorthand, and there was rery little paper to write on.. There wasn't even the most erratic kind of Webster mail service, and there were no trains ©r steamships or motors to carry mails, and no railways or metarled roads to carry them on. For election purposes a political party consisted of At many people as the candidal^ , s -voice could reach. An electorate for practical purposes covered the area within half-a-day's -njalk of tfce place where the candidate spoke, the bulk of the audience wanting the other halfday to get home in after the candidate had finished speaking. Thni was because the hotel idea was rery lifebl* developed. — MeTbotfr** 'Ttrneh."