News Flashes 1959

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Titles read: "NEWS FLASHES".

Various locations of events.

In Rhodesia, South Africa, we see various shots of the Cary Tree Stumper driving through the forest and uprooting a tree. It looks like a tractor with chains and 'pusher arms' attached to the read. Inventor Mr Cary operates...



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