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THE FISHERIES DISPUTE

On May 29 the Uomm»ader of the British warship LUy isauad aprooUmaUoa that he would not allow Newfoundland fiihermeu to set nets or catch herrings In, bt George's Bay. An indignation meeting w«e hold, and the prooUm&tlon torn down,but It has not been revoked. Bloodshed la expected, as tbe hearings will spawn aoon, and the people will defend their olaim to fhh by reioct to arms. Two thousand British subjects live on tha shore of St Uoorge's iity, *ni export to Canada the herrings caught. Ttie local authorities make tbe oharge that the Commander of tbe Lily la favoring the Preuoh at the ezpeose of the English fiihermen, aod that when lemonetrated with on this course, he expressed muoh contempt for the .Newfoundland people.

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THE FISHERIES DISPUTE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2157, 25 June 1889

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THE FISHERIES DISPUTE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2157, 25 June 1889

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