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AUSTRALIAN

United Press Association— By Electric Telegraph—Copyright Received May 4, 10.12 a.m. An Imperial Telegraph Service* Melbourne, May 4 The State Government has received a circular from the Ottawa Board of" Trade advocating a new Imperial telegraph ser- ! vice designed to unite the Mother Country telegraphically with her territories m both | hemispheres. The primary object is to facilitate long distance cabling by cheaper oversea telegraphy, and foster the development of trade. A Rumour Denied Recently a statement was circulated fchafc Germany was negotiating for the purchase of the Island of Timor. The Commonwealth communicated with the Imperial authorities, who replied that inquiries made did not show any grounds for the rumour.

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AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6561, 4 May 1905

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AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6561, 4 May 1905

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