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CHEESE FOR THE ARMY.

DETAILS OF THE AGREEMENT,

In a oiioular issued by the Prime Minister yesterday to factory owners and others interested, details of the plan under whioh cheese is to be purohased for the Imperial authorities are set forth as follows ;— 1 In order that as little iooonvenienoe as possible may be caused, subject to the con--ditions contained herein, the present business channels existing between factories and their representative! at the shipping ports will remain undisturbed.

2 Tin pnoe fixed by the Imperial Govern, ment is 7|d per lb free on board ooean steamer, for first grade full cream factory cheese enly Second grade cheese is not acceptable

3 The factories will continue to make their own arrangements regarding shipping space to inoluda the cheese requisitioned „AT he Direotor of the Dairy Produoe .„ ? n . °* * ne Department of. Agrioulture will advise the factories of tbe monthly instalments of oheese required, and issue the necessary branding instructions 6 Each factory will forward io the Uovern. ment grader at the grading port three copies of speeifioattona in connection with eaoh instalment sent forward, care being cxc cised to see that these doouments accompany the cheese This is necessary in order that the grader may note on these doouments any cheese which cannot be graded "first grade" before returning one to the factory and forwarding the other two to the Dairy Association at the shipping port (see clause 6) for attachment with grade -nete to bills of lading

6 As is customary at present, the grader wil forward the original grade note to the factory He will also forward a copy attached to the copies of speoifioations referred to ia SKVort 0 ABB ° oietiOa at the wI.E,° r i n e - Ba - a of oonvenienee, the Na«°Dal Da"7 Association will make out bills of lading at North Island shipping ports and the South Island Dairy AssooUtio*-at South Island ports (cheese to be consigned to K^H om r ma S di .« Re _ 6rve Bu pp>y D«pot Deptford, London}, and will forward same I (two stamped and one unstamped copies) m 8 On receipt of the doouments mentioned in tha snoring paragraph, the Offioer in Charge of the Imperial Government Bunply notes for each faotory's shipmer t and forward a copy of game, accompanied by a cheque, payable free of exchange to the factory concerned, or as the latter may direct '

9 Every consignment .hall in respect of , i M V\_ 11 °i her IOM or d »niage be at the [ risk of the Government from the time of leaving the factory, all due oare for the safety of the consignment until th« shipment thereof being i-ken by the manufacturer 10 All correspondence in respeot to delivery, branding a_d grading to be addressed to «-T_e Director of the Dairy Division. Department of Agriculture, Wellington.'' and that in respeot to finance and matters connected therewith to be adduced to --The Officer in Charge, the Imperial Government Supply Branch. Room 64. 6PO, Buildings, Wellington," It ia suggested whenever possible, thai prompt replies be furniihed by faotories to any communications from tbe offioials conneoted wiih the Boheme

11 Should any unforeseen circumstances or conditions arise which are not provided for and faotories be in doubt how to aot, it is ppecially flaked that the Offioer in charge of the Imperial Government Supply Branch be oommanieated with at once 12 Faotories are also notified that any, in' quires upon any matter oonneoted with tha scheme will be weloomed and receive prompt attention

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CHEESE FOR THE ARMY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3505, 16 November 1915

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CHEESE FOR THE ARMY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3505, 16 November 1915

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