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Thursday, 14 May 1914

Senator MILLEN - The answers are -

(1)   For the purpose of advertising Australia abroad. The special purpose of this particular publication was to represent the advantages of Australian irrigation districts amongst American farmers. Of the 5,000 copies 3,000 were posted to individual farmers in the United States and 2,000 were distributed through the offices of the representatives of New South Wales and Victoria in San Francisco.

2.   The price paid amounted to 9d. per copy, which included the cost of wrappers, wrapping, addressing, postage, &c.

3.   I have much pleasure in handing a copy to the honorable senator.

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