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Friday, 19 May 1939

The full story of the Tasmanian potato racket was exposed to the Daily News last night by two U.A.P. parliamentarians - Mr. R. B. Walker and Sir Frederick Stewart.

They attacked the Federal Government for its part in the scandal.

Tasmanian growers have been hiding millions of potatoes in underground pits to keep Sydney prices famine high, declared State member for potato-growing Hawkesbury, Mr. Walker.

Sir Frederick Stewart - Do not now forget who made that statement.

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