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FROZEN MEAT

HUGE ACCUMULATION.

HASTINGS, April 28

A large meeting of farmers on Saturday passed the following resolutions: — " (1) That this meeting views with alarm the accumulation of frozen meat in New Zealand; that the Government be-requested to make an emphatic representation to the Imperial Government, impressing the extreme urgency of having the works cleared before the commencement of the next freezing season, and that the Government should demand the restitution of xhe original position with regard to (isolated space formerly allotted to the Dominion. (2) That this meeting protests against the inadequate, space allotted Hawke's Bay to the middle of May, which will not allow the works to kill available fats." During the discussion a speaker said the«only thing they could do was to let the English people know through the Press Association that we had 6.000.000 carcases herd bought at od ver Ib, and that Argentine meat was being sold in England at Is 2d per lb. A strong deputation was appointed to nroceed to Wellington in support of the | resolutions. The meeting also appointed two farmers to giye evidence before the Industries Commission sitting here to-.! day. ' ' ■ ■■ ' ' "-. :|

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FROZEN MEAT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9597, 29 April 1919

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FROZEN MEAT Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9597, 29 April 1919

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