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Postal and Cable Rates.

[PEtt PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

London, July 12 and 15. The Chancellor of the Exchequer states that the Indian Government has raised some important points m connection with the reduced postal rates, which necessitate further negotiations taking place. In declining to share m the cable subsidy or guarantee Mr Goschen said it was contrary to the general policy of the Government, and would open the door to numberless claims. Mi ' Saridford Fleming, C.E., the distinguished engineer of Canada, has

written a letter fo Lord Knutsford stating, that £54,000 subsidy or guarantee will sutlice, with Canada's holpV to establish a Pacific cable, .which he asserts will provide lower rates than under existing lines.

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Postal and Cable Rates., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2470, 21 July 1890

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Postal and Cable Rates. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2470, 21 July 1890

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