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AUSTRALIAN WHEAT

MELBOURNE, December 2. _ The action of the Legislature in repealing fixed prices has caused confusion in the wheat market. 'The Government are condemned for fixing prices but lacking the courage to commandeer the wheal, and as soon as the elections are over lifting the bar to free sales. .Many operators were caught short for large amounts, the Government now propose to import wheat, but to do this must induce the Federal Government to remove the duty. SYDNEY. Dr comber 2. In explaining the Wheat Hill. Air Hall said tho Government did not propose to I purchase every bushel of wheat grown, but offered 5s per bushel to farmers desiring to sell. In the event of the market falling, it held no responsibility re- I coup tho farmer for li.duing clocks. A | farmer would not be allowed to sell elsewhere. ADELAIDE. December 2. The pre-harvtst wheat yield estimate for the Slate was 46.061.761 (4.606,476) bushels. WHEAT FOR NEW ZEALAND. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. OTTAWA. December 1. Mr George E. Foster. Minister ot Trade and (’oimnevee. recently purchased and forwarded 250,CC0 bushels of wheat for Now Zealand. An additional 140.C00 has been purchased, ami will shortly he shipped.

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AUSTRALIAN WHEAT, Evening Star, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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AUSTRALIAN WHEAT Evening Star, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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