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AUSTRALIAN CABLES

Press Association—By Telegraph— Copyright.

STDA'EY. October 23. ftereived October 23, at 12.25 p.m.)

The annual conference of the Congregational Union openly debated the public morals report for combating sexual vice. The Commonwealth Bank's second annual report shows a net profit of £11,761 for the year ended June 13. The patriotic funds total £330,000. In the Assembly a Bill was introduced to enable the Government to raise loam with interest not exceeding 4 per cent, to permit of the renewal of the Treasury bills shortly falling due. A 15ill was passd authorising shire councils to borrow money for public works. BRISBANE, October 23. The .Mount Morgan returns for th* month ended October 18 show that there were treated 27,442 tons of ore, producing 751 tons of blister copper containing 723 tons of copper, and 9,2100z of gold. MELBOURNE, October 25. The Federal Labor party have decided to appoint an executive of 15 members, with Mr Fisher as chairman. In the Senate questions elicited the fact that a new 10s note is to be issued. The Premier, in submitting the Budget, said it showed a surplus of £218.636. The revenue for the year was £4,822,766. The estimated expenditure for the present year was £4,340,925, and the estimated revenue £4,126,843. No new taxation is proposed.

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AUSTRALIAN CABLES, Evening Star, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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AUSTRALIAN CABLES Evening Star, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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