Default

Default

Default

Default

This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

THE FLAX INDUSTRY.

(PBB PBES3 ASSOCIATION.)

Wilukgton, September 23.

Mr A. G. McGregor, a gentleman of long experlenoe Id the fibre trade at home who has been ton' tag the colony for purpoiei of pleasure has made a report on the flax Industry at the request of some millers. He says New Zealand fl»x aan be made to equal Irish or Russian lint If It were properly dressed but that oar msoblnes are only equal to those used half a century ago m Scotland and Ireland. Wi h proper appliances flax could be raised to the position of the largest industry m New Zealand. Mr McGregor suggests that millers should form an association for the purpose of developing the trade, and that the Government ihonld assist by retting an expert to conduct experiments as to the best system of dressing the fibra, and that the different makes of flax should be properly branded.

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
Word Count
153

THE FLAX INDUSTRY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2233, 23 September 1889

  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.

Working