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AUSTRALIAN NEWS

Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. , SYDNEY, October 24. (Received October 24, at 10.30 a.m.) The Government scheme for extending the wheat area of the State includes clearing 40,000 acres of Crown lands in the Parke,s district suitable for wheat farms. MELBOURNE, October 24. A proclamation prohibits the exportation of wool without the consent of the Minister of Customs. The Ministry of External Affairs has received particulars of the affray - at Fly River (Papua.) between .Sir Rupert Clarke's party and a hostile native tribe, wherein twp whites were injured with arrows. One of ithe attackers was killed. It appears the natives attacked the launch party after trading and treacherously inviting the members ashore. Ore production at the Mount Lyell mines is in full progress. About 27,000 tons axe smelted monthly. In the Federal Senate the Trading with the Enemy Rill passed through all its stages.

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AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914

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AUSTRALIAN NEWS Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914

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