[PEK MUMS ASSOCIATION.]
Lom>on, May 14. Sir John Ponder lms officially notified the Agents-General that the Cable Companies are willing to test the effect of the cheap tariH'for one year, by re-, dueing the charge to 5s per word from Ist January next, and accepting half the risk of loss, on condition that the Colonial Governments guarantee the other half. If the tariff responds to the reductions the Companies and Governments might agree to extend the period,' but the guarantee to terminate at the end of the year.
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CABLE RATES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2431, 16 May 1890
CABLE RATES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2431, 16 May 1890
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