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THE TIMBER COMMISSION.

{By Telegraph.—Press Association.) DUNEDIN, this day. The Timber Commission this morning concluded taking Dunedin evidence. The, principal witness was Mr. Barron (Commissioner of Grown Lands), who gave details of approximate amounts of bueh land suitable for sawmilling in Otago. The total amount of various kinds of timbers was 585,015,000. superficial feet. Mr. Hunter Maclndrew (District Engineer of Railways) supplied details of the life of various timbers used for railway purposes. He held that imported hardwoods were better adapted than New Zealand timbers, creosofced or uncreosoted. The Commission meet at Christchurch on Tuesday.

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THE TIMBER COMMISSION. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 80, 3 April 1909

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