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Salient. Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 26, No. 8. Monday, July 1, 1963

No Licence

No Licence

Sir,—I have a little information which may be of interest to bookshop proposers. It concerns the Canterbury University Bookshop, not a Student Association venture, whose "failure" was mentioned in your bookshop article.

The proprietor could not obtain the import licences he required for 1961 and was forced to close down. However, a couple of months after returning to Dunedin where he is the main supplier for students, he was informed that the licences were now available but had been transferred to Whitcombes because he had closed his premises (which Whitcombes proceeded to lease). The inferences are no doubt obvious.

—I am, etc.

C. Smyth.