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(Received 9.47 a.m.) MELBOURNE, this day. The Government Statist's second estimate of the wheat yield is 23,345,649 bushels, an average of 13.2 per acre. The exportable surplus is 1,100,000 bushels. BY WIRELESS. SYDNEY, March 16. The warships in Port Jackson (Sydney) and Hobson's Bay (Melbourne) have succeeded in establishing wireless communication. Several messages have been exchanged, and the naval authorities' are convinced that it is only a matter of time when a wireless service will be in operation between the ships of the squadron at the various ports. SEAMEN'S -WAGES.

MELBOURNE, March 16. A series of conferences between the representatives of the inter-State steamship companies, including Mr. David Mills (Melbourne manager of the Union Company), and the Federated Seamen's Union, has resulted in an agreement covering a period of two years. The agreement appließ to sailors, firemen, trimmers, greasers, and donkeymen.

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VICTORIAN WHEAT YIELD., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 65, 17 March 1909

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VICTORIAN WHEAT YIELD. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 65, 17 March 1909

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