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10 THE EDITOB. Sir,— The thanks of the community are certainly due to you for the article you pnbllsbed on the price cf wheat and fl ur, and so f»r, I think, your correspondents, "Fair Trade' 1 and D H. Brown, have not In any way proved your statement that £5 la 2d Is the " gross " profit shown on milling the am' ant of wheat sufficient to predeca one ton of flour, to be In- > oorreot. " Fair Trade " certainly dees quote some figures and charges us being justly liable to be deducted from the grots profits. These items will amount to •bout 25 par cent, and still leare a very large sum to account for, m addition to the supposed millers hit trade profit of 10s per ton. Mr D H. Brown <>oe« not deign to criticise your figures, but brings Mr Turner on the scene with some more , Inaccurate figures re salary, etc. When I went to school 52 times 250 equalled 13.000; however, a thousand or so don't trouble some millers,— l am, etc , X.XX.

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THE WHEAT & FLOUR QUESTION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889

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THE WHEAT & FLOUR QUESTION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889

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