Unifcod Press Association—Per Eleo ric Telegraph—Copyright. Received June 7, 9.50 a.m.
Australian Trade with the East.
j Sydney, June 7. Mr Suttor, New South Wa'ea Government commercial agent m the East, urges ooal owners to establish coal depots m the East and develop trade. He predicts that a large volume of business will spring up between Australia and Japan at the condlusiou of the war.
Vancouver Mail Service.
Melbourne, June 7 The Vancouver contract has been practically arranged. The terms fire same as under the old contract with £6,000 additional subsidy of whi^h Canada pays ,£3,000, the balance to be paid by the Commonwealth and Fiji. The ports of call remain as at present for 12 months with possible extension for another year. ,
Giving evidence before the Tariff Commission, a member of a leading firm of Manufacturing chemists explained that; he obtained sulphur from Japan. He tried for some years to obtain the article m New Zealand, but, as the tourist traffic weut on increasing, the Maoris worked less and depended more upon tourists; so the price of sulphur thero went up so high th;it he had to abandon tha tradj and import from elsewhere.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6589, 7 June 1905
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6589, 7 June 1905
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