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PRESS CONFERENCES.

' (Per Press Association.) NEW PLYMOUTH, February 18. j The annual meeting of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association was resumed this morning and concluded at 11 p.m. ' The conference is considered to be one of the most important that yet has been held.,:, Among. the different subi jects brought forward by the president, Mr P. Selig, was the World's Press ■Parliament, which is proposed to be held in connection with the Panama Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco in 1915. Reference also;was made to the approaching jubilee of Mr Mark Cohen, editor of the Dunedin "Star," and the president's recent serious illness.

Mr Selig Avas unanimously, re-elected president for the ensuing year. Highly laudatory remarks were made regarding- his valuable service in newspaper circles ■ ' - Reference also was made to the valuable services to the Association of Mr A. Blanton, who shortly will leave the Dominion for Australia. Additional officers, elected are as fol-lows-.—Vice-president, Mr F. E. Hyraan, "Lyttelton Times" ; . committee, Messrs George Feiiwick, F.v Piranv N. Mcßobia, L. Blundell and H. H Horton; secretary and treasurer, Mr H. ■Keys; honorary auditor, Mr I*/, G. Kerr. . . ■ This afternoon the visitors were guests of the Tourist ond Expansion League, and -were shown over the Moturoa oilfields. To-morrow afternoon they will be entertained by the local newspaper proprietors. The annual meeting of the .f ress Association will be held to-morrow, and that of the Master Printers' Association next Friday.

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PRESS CONFERENCES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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PRESS CONFERENCES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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