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Thursday, 11 August 1921

Senator DRAKE-BROCKMAN - It is referred to in' this document in most contemptuous terms as being in a room which is described as a factory. Of course, it is a small factory, but during the past twelve months it has continuously employed 100 hand's, and when the machinery on order is to hand it will employ many mora Each loom that has been set up cost approximately £600. This will give honorable senators an idea of the amount of money that those associated in the business have to provide. I think they should be encouraged'.

Senator Lynch - Is that the only factory of its kind in the Commonwealth?

Senator DRAKE-BROCKMAN - There is another in Victoria, but it is not quite so enterprising.

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