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MISCELLANEOUS.

Mr Percival Phillips, writing from Cologne, states that British manufacturers have begun to sell goods .in occupied territory. A Cologne firm purchased a large quantity of West Yorkshire cloth. British prices are considerably below French and Belgian.

A German wireless message reports that Herr Bauer, in a speecii, said it was impossible to restore economic life if the miners' hours were reduced to six or six and a-half daily. This would cause a stoppage of industries and interrupt the supply of foodstuffs, whTcli would depend on giving coal in exchange.

The- .Madrid newspapers were not published on Saturday, the proprietors protesting against a double censorship by the Government and the Printers' Union, particularly' • the latter. '"Asked as. a sportsman, what were the odds against' Jutland being the last sea battle. Admiral Beatty replied, "A thousand to one." The Spanish Government has declared ltaisuli a rebel. , The Austrian railway strike has been settled. The Allied commander at Fiume has proclaimed martial law. The British Government is deporting many German.; military prisoners, including Counts Metternich and Nettleblodt. well known in London society. A London message states • that 100,000 Belgians, will be repatriated by the end of April. Another 100,u00 prefer to remain in England.

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MISCELLANEOUS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9584, 11 April 1919

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MISCELLANEOUS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9584, 11 April 1919

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