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The "Ohriutchuroh Press" hears that | the contraot between the combined ahipplpjj companies and the Canterbury ( Froe?n Meat Company 's for s period ot two years, with « eoarnutee of a minimum qnar.tity of 205 000 eh«ep annually, the ihtpe underinktng to c*rry all that the works cau 'urn oat ; the rate c-f freight to be— for beef 114 per lb, for matton J£d and for lamb l|j. The " Welhugton Post ' Bayß that the reoent amalgamation of Shipping Companies In regard to freiaht charged has Incited b desira for opposition, aud it Ib now rumored that the existing ormbiiw Hod fi not to be allowed to monopolise the trade on its own ttrma, but thftt BDOther Important Shipping Oo.npany, ownlDg a fleet equipped with all the latest improverotn'B In mnohinery, h now ooneideriog the question of et taring the Now Z;a)ftr>d trade, In which case the freight on frczen roottm will probably bo fixed at Id prr 1?, and iho rates for New "Iffialand proihiC3 Renernl'y wili bo b < ught more m accord with thoßeru'in^ from the other colonies.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1992, 20 November 1888

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FREIGHT OF FROZEN MEAT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1992, 20 November 1888