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Received April 28, 9.45 a.m. The Plague. Sydney, April 28 Many rats are being caught m Newcastle. Sixty per cent of them are plagued. A Giarantic CombineMelbourne, April 28 Before the Tariff Commission Mr McKay, agricultural implement maker, gave evidence that £1,500,000 worth of agricultural machinery was sent to tho Commonwealth from the United States and Canada last year. The International Harvester Co. of the United Statec, controlled by Eockfeller and Morgan, created a control of the agricultural implement industry throughout Australia and other countries. By securing control of the industry the combine would eventually be enabled to control the world's bread supplies. New Guinea, Senator Smith, who recently visited New Guinea, states that development has been almost completely arrested since the Commonwealth assumed control.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6556, 28 April 1905

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6556, 28 April 1905

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