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WHEAT FROM CANADA

FGU I.DEAL REQUIREMENTS. [l‘bit Uxm;u I’hkss Association I .J WELLING TON, October 50. In He' Hoese of Representatives this afternoon, the ITime Minister announc'd lbat he had arranger) with the Premier of Canada to purchase 250,000 bushels of a heal. 'This, with what was being imported by private enterprise, would, he I hough t. provide sufficient to protect the Dominion from shortage. He preferred: to import when 1 ' to flour, so as to keep our mills employed. Sir .feseph Ward said llt information was very satisfactory. ll« hoped the price at which the wheat would be sold to the millers would not necessitate an increase in the price of flour. IMr Massey replied that th© wheat, would bo sold at the prices fixed by the Commission, but to do that there, would be a. slight, loss on the transaction. 'The wheat was much needed, as without it flour would be up to famine, price*, an no Gornmiesiou wmki regulate pri< ce if there was no flour in the country.

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WHEAT FROM CANADA, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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WHEAT FROM CANADA Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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