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AUCKLAND, February 28. A largely attended meoting of Ex-hibition-stallholders held'in 'the concert hall at the Exhibition Ground this morning decided to put an ultimatum to the Commissioners concerning the period for which the Exhibition should be extended, and also in regard to the amount which the Commissioners should be.paid of the cash takings of stallholders. Stallholders spoke strongly in favour of closing down on Saturday week unless the Commissioners would give an undertaking to remain open over Easter. Ultimately resolutions were carried almost unanimously to the effect that a committee should wait on the President of the Exhibition with a request that the Exhibition should remain open until the Saturday after Easter, and with an offer to, in that, event, pay 10 per cent.-, of their takings, based on the February average. The Chairman: : "Supposing the Commissioners won't agree!" A Stallholder: "Then, let us, as a body, close up." (Hear, hear). ,

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AUCKLAND EXHIBITION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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AUCKLAND EXHIBITION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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