SECOND EDITION San Francisco Mail.
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" Sydney, June 21.' fs ; 'Mr O'Connor,' Postmasters-General, ,has sent a cable message to the New Zealand Government,'' intimating that New South,', Wales will not subsidise any mail service' to San Francisco after the present contract expires.
. jVellington^ June 21..,. If the American' subsidy to'the Frisco service, is not granted that, service will probably (be abolished,'as: New South Wales has declined to contribute after the expiration of the present term. If, however, the former subsidy is. obtainable,' Government would probably send letters by the 'Frisco ; route ; fortnightly at the reduced'rate of ;2|d, and discon tinue the direct,V, serviced Oh the other hand, if the 1 subsidy Is * hot. forthcoming Government jwill endeavor to make satisfactory arrangements with the two direct companies fpij the carriage of all mail matter 1 ai the reduce.cl,rpteß. Later.
The Podtmaster-General has cabled to America the decision of New South Wales re'the 'Frisco serVice, arid notifying that unless'assurance'is'given that the American subsidy will be granted the New Zealand ' Government' will be compelled to recommend the discontinuance of'the Frisco service.' '
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SECOND EDITION San Francisco Mail., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2447, 21 June 1890
SECOND EDITION San Francisco Mail. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2447, 21 June 1890
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