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A Business That Offers Opportunity for the Ambitious

���Removing surplus water from the hide after washing by working it on a setting-out machine. The hides are run through powerful rollers which remove every trace of water

The workman below is removing flesh from the hide by- putting it through a flushing machine. This is as im- portant and dimcult an operation as removing the hair

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