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Report of the Butter Commission.

SEVERE STRICTURES. United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright Melbourne, June 2 The Butter Commission's report states that of the total amount paid in bonuses £22,598 was received by the Fresh Food and Frozen Storage Company. Over £19,000 waß paid direct to Bartram and Son, who also collected £1879 as agents. C. W. Gray and Co., were paid .£10,547, and collected £7365 a& agents. The Commission is firm-y of opinion that the professed agents in Melbourne in conjunction with certain brokers in London controlled the marketing of Victorian butter in their own interests as against the benefit obtained by the producers from heilthy competition, ihe evidence in regnr.l to some of the defunct butter companies was severely commented on, and in the cases of the Fresh Food and Frozen Storage and Victorian Creamery Butter Companies, the Government is recommended to submit the faots disclosed in reference to the downfall of the companies for consideration by the Crown law authorities.

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Report of the Butter Commission., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6587, 3 June 1905

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Report of the Butter Commission. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6587, 3 June 1905

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