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FARMERS AND THE WAR.

The "Mercantile Gaisfltte" publishes an interfiling .v-ticin <ni Uv> o i in N j W Z *Hkn! as f*q*rds foci pup plies, nod rfbo-vs how tb« labour ngi tators are responsible for much of the trouble which has come upon the workers : — ":'t fhfi preopnf <ini° ibo ;'b"-eH ffirri i> i- Iptpv in 'be know-'klu'-'Uim n iijnmh- «hi- i-- to snJlVr from the. ffno h of w»> he i« going to have a co'nforrable time. Uβ will be in receip' of tribute piid to him by all merohera nf tb« commnnHy, unci wb»n bf> i< •' (v-ioimr •> -poiii con •■e-'-'on -f ;h- : - ■ :.>■■■■;■ .-; .■ > y

person iv the Dominion v, h> ea r ? a loaf of bread, a vein of. sjirrr-Msy «itb Mr RockefelleL' ran?i; tcnke him Ibat riiueb.obn.-f-d pbil.iu is not us bad nba bus bst j u paintf-d V'b-n bp rbn ncic■■ of pi'trol five cmtß ail ovor tbt> world Tbo feeling of' satJ?f;iCiion which rars't 1 I'fis.i fhiough Ibe iniiid wU! not- be lesi-T'HGd by the ibat fho?e firm whore) be \? now I'.vyirg '■b(' !hi; v-oi'kin;; c'as?es, are to ■(■nif f.'C'C'ii ihi ui-e'v('3 vpfSfKinpib'e 'or ■! :: re.-i:!;".:- v>l".'"ci) Lavo Lucn bi'uiio'nti alioui. 'ibe iftvtneL'H !\ivo i.nmi! cut of wh;as groivi-" -,■ >■•■•■ iban bavo porpcitual la'uom , vi j... . \vi f h fhcir men On' uvo occaci "■•, rff.Tf? bavo bi-fn nindfl o- Hi to wnrli th■ i ■■ fi- r <:« iit'fli- ib^

Indns'iia! (loneiliOiUon Act. The Mgitaiof bus bad his eye upon the lurms for years, nuC. for ibe sake of peace quietnc-?& ibe fanners profern d to ra'io thtir i:r.ilr, out od wheat . fiilitr thm eotiio tbo jurisdio lion o.'ih;i labor.. , uaions. In coming to tbi3 ccnc!u9ion they were of opinion that on the prices generally iulinrr whsafc arop.i grown under labour conditions regulated by iiuiuu could leave lifctla o> uc margin of profis. They therefore [■razed their Jands, and produced woo) I v/ad lambs instead of whsat, the result j vow beicg that every person who ! rck-bes to buy bread rnnst purchase in jafhort market, and pay accordingly i The br.ker to :i certain ivxtyrst is ! :f?p?.ld iv tbo Uvo y:\irs o£ struggle ha 'hn']. F.;.!,. ■ ;; C<7 10;. por ton is ' " : . .__ . ..,6 Ki:.ow:, but we (0 <.i..-; l;.i::l; 'be b/'kr?; , Ims nnv • ea?o:i to con>pln.;n. A cirnplo raicbImeticn! C-iicn ;-t!t;;i wii! fbcw fha^

be hns no tfOfon lo ro.r.p'iin of thiprtspnt condition of affairs, ?o long as be can charge teapeuce pei: loaf, it is an ill wind that blows ao one ai:y good.

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FARMERS AND THE WAR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3408, 23 March 1915

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FARMERS AND THE WAR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3408, 23 March 1915

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