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WHEAT FROM CANADA

[ilut. to nit: Ft a/.] 1 Vi’HLT.INBT* )N. No-wml.-er 16. | Definite :u r-i 11 w. r;. s,:» u.ivc Ik-u made by ■ the (■rovomr.K-iu. to bring over :: shipment of tamuliiui v,Jteai, vtu.vn the J’rini'- ,-imister ; Simouuct-d some dayr ;rg , ];c ,jj ranged lor. A s’ejilicr uame-d tin; ilf'-t(ros iuie been chartered, and is now being' loaded at 6t. Johns \vi;a 2x1.0.;) ir.-sia . o,d an, t .ad fur New Zealand m an early date. 1 linni;.” sml g]j- Vta-sey, “tha* i.-c slitvii bo able to arnuige tor 50m;; veis 10 c jue clown tlie wt i-ioni side f- :rn Varjeutiv.-r, su as to get it hero at the earliest date. .abjui. 2o'-L ~-J bu.-.n'.rs v.i;; in 0r,,..’:.; ,e .n. Hf.uirtit. and an ther -hiii v.i. -r ~inn- ;s not yet, knoivn will bring a comparatively sinnif quantity. ho tar as 1 am ..b.e to jiiogc, Uie arrangement is exceedingly satisfactory. The wheat* will arrive ju.-i, about Ate tune that it hj required. lam not able ’ Vo say at present whether any w.li con e , after that contract has been fulfilled. We ; ?v ill be guided by c.rcumslancfcs a a they i arise. Wo "have found that Indian wheat, i rut which we were relying, is not suitable for | New Zealand. It requires special cleaning j machinery, which, so far, we have not got in j New Zealand. As a niait-er of fact, the j primitive methods of threshing employed in 1 India make it necessary for India to be , passed by. My opinion is that Indian wheat | is threshed as it was in the time of Abra- ) bam, and special cleaning machinery would have to be imported if we accepted wheat j from that eourcS.” i “ What will be the effect of importations j on pr.ces?” the reporter asked. "The Go- i vernment are not to make any profit out of j it at ail,” replied Mr Massey. ”We will ; probably make a slight loss, but under the I circumstances it is our duty to bring wheat ; hero, and supply the population with the : food that is required. Private individuals j aro also importing. We havo given them j nvntDs /.TiASMuywrAniAnf u ml fftrllitv for Haiti!? I

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WHEAT FROM CANADA, Evening Star, Issue 15651, 16 November 1914

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WHEAT FROM CANADA Evening Star, Issue 15651, 16 November 1914

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