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A VIRGIN FIELD.

FOR' MISSIONARY -ENTERPRISE.

SUGGESTED PROHIBITION OF

TRADERS

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

(Received March"l 2, 11.30 a.m.)

SYDNEY, March 12.

The Rev. Mr Hall, a New Zealand Presbyterian who has been 'working for the past four years among the blacks in the Gulf of Carpentaria, establishing a mission at Mornington Island, says it is. an absolutely virgin field, the blacks being in their primitive state. They are of poor physique compared with the Papuans, and are inclined to laziness. He hopes that traders will be prohibited from settling on the island. Mr Hall returns north next week.

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A VIRGIN FIELD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8816, 12 March 1914

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A VIRGIN FIELD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8816, 12 March 1914

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