Article image

Wheat Freight. —We understand that the wheat freight from Lyttelton to London has been fixed by the New Zealand Shipping Company at 50s. per ton. Gas v. Kerosene. —Some time ago the Napier Town Council rebelled against the charges made for lighting the streets by the gas company, and resolved to go back to kerosene. They have changed their and have agreed to pay L 9 lamp for a year. The Licensed Victuallers held a meeting to discuss the advisability of resorting to kerosene, but in view of the announcement by the Gas ■ Company that a substantial reduction in the price of gas will shortly be made, they adjourned the meeting without any decided action. The report of the Gas Com -pany just issued show's that the profits for the half-year have been at the rate of 20 per cent, A dividend of LI per share, equal to 18 per cent, per annum, has been declared/ but the money will be devoted to making the shares fully paid up.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880

Word Count

Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.