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PUBLIC WORKS ESTIMATES

DISCUSSED BY MEMBERS. Consideration, was given in Committee of Supply last night to the Public Works Estimates. Discussion was confined mainly to Class XVII,, railways construction (£960,000), and additions to op;t; lilies (£500,000). —Mr Wilford’s morion that the vote be reduced by £lO, as an indication that the Government bad not made adequate provision for the deviation of the Kimutaka incline, was defeated by 31 votes to 33.—The vole was then pasted. Glass XVlll.—Public buildings. £538.000 (general, £100,000; judicial, £45,000; postal and telegraph, £715,000: agricuhure, £5,000; ii.cii’.al hospitals, £50,000: hospitals and charitable institutions, £6.000; school buildings, £125,000: and workers' dwellings, £02,000} —was then taken.—The vote was passed without amendment. Class XIX.-Harbor works (lighthouses, £4,753; harbor woi ks, £lb.000; harbor defences, £1,000: loud, £20.753) - was passed. cias»cs XX. and XXL—Tou.isi and IU-alth li-soru (£20.000) and Deparinnm of Jmmigratiou (£s6,ooo)—' were passed without debate. Hass XXII.—-Construction ami nuuntcnauco and supervision of roads, bridges, and other public works, £750.001) (roads. £500,000; uckblocks roads, £33,169; roads on goldfields, £30,000) —was passed. Class XXIH. —Devclpmcnt of goldfields, £d.6o0 —was passed. Class XXI v.—Telegraph extension, £4lo,ooo—agreel to. Class XAV".—Contingent defence, £50,000 —passed. Class XXVI Lands improvement, £19,900 —passed.

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PUBLIC WORKS ESTIMATES, Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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PUBLIC WORKS ESTIMATES Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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