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SAMOAN TRADE

BETTER ARRANGEMENTS WANTED

Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.

SYDNEY, December 9.

A business man who has returned from Samoa states that the capture by Australia of the Samoan trade previously held by the Germans is barred by the fact that smco the territory has been occupiedi by the New Zealand Expeditionary Force no draft remittances or coin could be sent out, consequently merchants who were anxious to purchase Australian goods could pay only in produce. But while the market price remained at a low figure producers refused to barter. Meantime shipments were going to America., and he was afraid that America would capture the trade legitimately belonging to Australia. He suggests that the authorities be asked to issue drafts or establish a bank at Apia,

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SAMOAN TRADE, Evening Star, Issue 15672, 10 December 1914

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SAMOAN TRADE Evening Star, Issue 15672, 10 December 1914

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