New Zealand and the Empire.
United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph—Uoypright London, June 29 At the New Zealanders'dinner the guests included Lord Ranfurly. The lion W. P. Reeves presided. Mr Lyttelton, iv the course of his speech, declared that his ambition was to endeavour to render Imperial Confcrances more regulated, more prepared for by means of instructions to representatives beforehand, so that they could discuss points of difficulty at leisure. A conference in such circumstances would load to the greatest possible good, an( j teach them not to try to mutually dictate. They might a'l have an ideal, but they should forsee tint that ideal could not be attained very rigidly. He complimented New Zealand ou establishing a High Commissionership. The Hon. "VV. P. Beeves in responding, sail that a new class of problems was coming to the front. Tha dealing with interfmperial relations demanded fresh machinery for consideration, and friendly settlement. Ho hoped that some would be devised which would prevent wounding the independence of the colonies.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6609, 30 June 1905
New Zealand and the Empire. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6609, 30 June 1905
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