i BILLS IX FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) MELBOURNE, October 22. j ißeceived October 22, at 12.50 p.m.) A document relating to the existence of a, iwnnaii organisation tor influencing the in other countries was tabled in ilia House of Representatives. New Bills were given notice of for the amendment of the Commonwealth Bank Act in mner to absorb iho Government banking institution, an interstate Bill dealing with the divorce law, a Federal Statuto Rili enabling the executive to make ]«gnlations in tolat.ori to the present state of war, and a Bill to amend the Federal Arbitration Act. The following pawed all their stages: —A Bill to prohibit trade with the enemy. ,i Bill to cinder Admiralty or maritime jurisdiction on the High Court. and to declare the High Court to he a, Colonial Court of Admiralty, and a Climes Bill. Mr Fisher. referring in the tramway ease, stated that the constitution must Ire amended. The House adjourned till Wednesday. The Senate passed the Bill granting £IOO.OOO to the Belgian Government. FIXING PRICES. SYDNEY, O:I.AAr 22. 'lGovernment nave, further varied the prices notified on the 16th, ard are proclaiming the fallowing inaximums : —Bran am! poliani. Northumberland and Cumberland, £6 os a ton, outside these oountrie* 5s advance on the prices prevailing in each locality on September 10. Bread : Outside Northumberland and C imberland the price ])rovaiiin-g on August 1. ELECTIONS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. TEETH, October 22. (Received October 22, at 11.20 ».Tn.) The General Elections were held yesterday. The returns so far give no indication of the position. The Liberals possibly will win Cunning, Fremantle, and North Perth, Labor leads at Sufaiaco. MR HOLMAN’S PLAIN SPEECH. .SYDNEY, October 22. i Received October 22, at 11.20 a-.tu.) Mr Holman severely criticised the discontented men at Broken HiE for their action in hanging round the temporarilysuspended mines. He said that such action was unworthy of the independent manliness of the Australian worker, and would find Ettle sympathy from the Government.
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AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Evening Star, Issue 15630, 22 October 1914