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A meeting of the Exhibition Building Committee was held last night, theprinoipal business before which was to consider tenders for the concert hall. The following tenders were received:—J. and W. Gore, L 3.350; M'Leod and Shaw, L 2.995; Milne and Son, L 2.850; R. Meikle. L 2.757; J. Morrison. L 2.535; D. Low, L 2.480; Joseph Barton, L 2.292. It was agreed to recommend to the Executive that Mr Barton's tender should be accepted. WELLINGTON, July 6. Messrs Roberts and Joubert met the local Exhibition Committee this afternoon. The former referred to the apathy shown by Wellington exhibitors, and pointed out that the Exhibition was a colonial and not a local affair. It would be the fault of the Wellington people themselves if they found that they were erushed out by other centres of population. Mr E. W. Mills (chairman of the Committee) said that they intended to make fresh exertions next week, and he believed that they would obtain further applications for space.

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Issue 7952, 6 July 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Issue 7952, 6 July 1889

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