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the head of a refugee family, Mr Martin Matica Sr. who has a prosperous smallgoods factory in Brisbane, will retire to make room for Martin Jr. Today he employs six butchers, 3 drivers, a shop assistant, himself, his son Martin Jr 18, and his wife Theresa. He estimates he is worth about $A250,000 a far cry from the 2 suitcase the family came to Australia with. Mr Matica Sr was born in Austrian Hungary, was orphaned at 3, lived with an ant in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, for most of his life, but worked in Germany during the war years. Sausages everywhere, form left to right, Mr Matica senior, Mr Matica Junior, Viktor Leonhardsberger foreman butcher and Fritz Stemler, butcher, formerly of East Germany, who migrated in 1961.

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A12111, 1/1967/16/67
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