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MANURE FROM T.N.T.

LONDON, June 15. — Francis Norman Pickett, a former soldier with engineering experience working m a tiny offi:e off the Strand, has just contracted with the Disposals Board for all British ammunition left m France, the price being £2,000,000. He is engaging 300 experts and 6000 men and women, and i.i-pes to make a fortune by converting T.N.T. and ammonal into manure, and a!io ly re.Tietalling steel. He claims to l.jive dismantled 10,000,000 rounds of lunch and Belgian ammunition and to have built factories, spending £25,000 on c.'.th for safety precautions against unfoieseen casualty.

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Poverty Bay Herald, Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVII, Issue 15256, 1 July 1920

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MANURE FROM T.N.T. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVII, Issue 15256, 1 July 1920

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