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HjBLIC NOTICES. ___. _^ Compensation To Liquor Trade VERSUS PROHIBITION FOR NOTHING. Q»—Wliac is the tsuggestion? Ans.—That, if you vote Continuance on lOtli April you will then have the opportunity of voting Prohibition .without compensation 1 at next (General Election] ' " : V-—Who is suggesting this? , Ans.—THE LIQUOR TRADE. Q. —What does the Tradfe really vr&nt? Ans.—lt wants— • <1) CONTINUANCE, (2) STATE PURCHASE, (3) COMPENSATION. • The 'last thing on earth it wajiits is Prohibition Avithout compensation. Q. —Why, then, is the Trade, suggesting a way to get Prohibition for noth-, ing? Ans.—Because it wants to side-track your vote on 10th April, knowing that the THREE-ISSUE handicap, which is as bad as the old THREE : FIFTHS handicap, will defeat Prohibition at next General Election. Tlie "Trade knows that Continuance will be safe for years to come unless- the law'is changed. Q. —-How will" the voting work out? , Ans.—soo,ooo electors will probably vote. Prohibition or National Ownership must have at least 2?5O,OO1 votes to win. If 250,000 voted for National Prohibition, 150,000 voted for National Ownership, 100,000 voted "National Continuance, no Issue having an absolute majority, Continuance would win. The present position would remain, although only 100,000 votes were" cast for Continuance and 400,000 against it: ,_ ' THE SUGGESTIONS CAME FROM THE TRADE. ■ >DON!T-' PLAY THE TRADE'S GAME. VOTE PROHIBITION WHEN YOU HAVE THE . . . CHANCE. DON'T MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY ANB THEN REGRET IT ALL YOUR LIFE REMEMBER !— PROHIBITION never had a, fair chance in the past because it had to fieht the THREE-FIFTHS handicap. PROHIBITION will not have a fair cha;nce in the future because it will have to fieht the THREE-ISSUE handicap. PROHIBITION will' have its FIRST, LAST, and ONLY CHANCE of a fair run on THURSDAY, 10th April. THEREFORE, STRIKE OUT THE TOP LINE ON THURSDAY, 10th APRIL. For further: information on Compensation see last issue*of tins paper and next issue. '.■■•. NOTE.—If you require any information regarding Prohibition, or if thove is any question you would like answered, write or wire "Abolition/"' Box 05, G.P.0., Wellington. ": , . 4 6 TO-NIGHT ! TO-NIGHT I THEATEE ROYAL, At 8 p.m. Professor J. A. Nicholls, (Of Boston), „,.'■ : WiUGive an ADDRESS on "PROHIBITION FROM THE ECONOMIC STANDPOINT." Everybody Invited, and Questions will be answered. How to Vote PROHIBITION Strike Out the Top line t Vote for Hatloiu! Contlnyanw .^hF' I Vote For National Prohibition With Compensation

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9575, 2 April 1919

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9575, 2 April 1919

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