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THE WHEAT SUPPLY

DEPUTATION TO PRIME MINISTER. [Pke Uxited Phe3s Association] JYETXINGTON, January 19. In view of tho fact that thare is lilwly to be a considerable shortage of wheat during the year, a deputation of Southern nour-millfrfi waited on tho Prime Minister to-day in order to ascertain what is to bo the policy of the Government. The depiw tat'ion suggested that the Government should impart wheat and fill tho requirements of tho millers, who would use all local supplies available. Tho millers, it was stated, won* anxious to heap the supply of flour to bakers and householders, prevent exploitation figures being reached.

The deputation, who were heard in private, wero sympathetically met by Mr Massey, who laior taid to a. reporter: ''• We ara not going to .allow the miibrs to sail at any pn'oo ihc-y like. There mmt bo an agreement between them and ths Government. Wo haven't had a word front Australia about the Kaiapoi's ship, rnent, I sent r-.nothor urgent iolcrrani onthe subject last night."

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THE WHEAT SUPPLY, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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THE WHEAT SUPPLY Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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