[Peb United Press Association.] WELLINGTON, January 21. The Association of Nurserymen to-day discussed a remit urging the pushing - on of the registration and inspection of nurseries. "Mr T. W. Kirk told the conference that there had been difficulties in the way of the preparation of the regulations for the Government registration and inspection of orchards. Jt was hoped, however, to have these regulations framed shortly, and certain diseases would then be put on the schedule. It was decided to send a deputation to tho Prime Minister to urge that the. promulgation of the regulations be expedited. The President reported that minimum prices had been agreed upon for apple trees and rose tress, to operate, in 1916. The prices fixed were Apple trees, £5 a hundred up to 500, and £4 10s a» hundred thereafter,; roses, 12s a dozen. WANGANTJI, January 21. lathe Magistrate's Court D. R. Walker, manufacturer of a local brand of vinegar, was fined £5 and costs (£4) on a charge of selling liquor not up to the requirements of the Sale of Foods and Drugs Act. 1908. 'There -was a deficiency of acetic acid, which the defence attributed to defective testing. Word has been received thai- a man has been, missing for three days in the bush district of the Upper Ah'unhu. A search has so fur been unsuccessful. No details are to hand.
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DOMINION DOINGS, Evening Star, Issue 15706, 21 January 1915