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The reprasenutlve of a Ghrfs<chu T oh newspaper on Wednr sday Interviewed Mr Wllhoo. the Chief Kngloone o? thf Midland Railway Company, who arrived from tho Old Coantry Vy tho Rlmntsba. Mr Wlleon fjftve him tho following information :— " A' e are going to l*t tho contraoio at once, up to R>?ofton and .0 wards Lake Brunnnc, and those for the work t»t the Springfield end ac eoou rb we can get iho tenders out. Aa fco the line at B.ilgrove, we shall 01U for tenders ns coon &a I can got aarvoyo and plena completed. With regard tn t&n gale of t,h« Company's l«nd on the Wsat Ooaat I &m golcg to offor every ponaible faolllty for settlement upon It, of cm-se at afalr prloe. Every indooemem will be ijlvuu to bond fide tottltira, for wo mnot bonr In mind that settlement ia what; we want Itw oar inhDat to push on the work as quickly aa possible, and that ie what I am going to do, lam going to give the work, as far asposaiblo to colo-" nlal men, hoping we ehall got a refl cted benefit. This is th^ cum aud substance of tbe policy of the Company. With regard to tho work at the Springfield end. I am now dlßcußsing 1 details with Mr Nupier Bell. It will take some little time to got things straightened, but it is only a queen ion of a week or ten dayu before we get the advertisement out. There is a little delay on account of our having to deal with matters that are more inlined'ately pressing, but as far as we are concerned the delay of even a day is a matter of regret, as we aie most anxious to get everything out and done. lam bore with the object of spendinar the money as quickly as we possibly can."

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TEE MIDLAND RAILWAY, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2226, 14 September 1889

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TEE MIDLAND RAILWAY Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2226, 14 September 1889

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