MORE MEAT WORKS
ON BRISBANE RIVER
Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright
BRISBANE, December 14.
(Received December 14, at 10.50 a.m.) Morris and Co. have purchased 420 acres on tho Brisbane River for tho erection of meat works costing £130,000.
MELBOURNE, December 14,
A proclamation has been gazetted authorising the Federal Treasurer to issue or reissue Australian notes to any amount up to £16X00,000. A Loan Bill lias been introduced in the Federal House of Representatives.
PRICE OF DRINKS
BEYOND BOARD'S JURISDICTION.
MELBOURNE, December 14.
Tho Price of Gords Board have defined tho fixing of the prices of drinks as outside the board's province, and announce that they do not intend to interfere.
THE BROOME RIOT,
DESTITUTION AMONG PEARLERS.
PERTH, December 14,
Received December 14, at 9.25 a.m.)
During tho Broome riot tho guard turned out with fixed bayonets, and aided the poiico in quelling it. A peace conference negotiated with both sides, who agreed to abandon hostilities.
(Received December 14, at 10.50 &.m.) The Mayor of Broome reports that owing to tho hesitation of tho Government in guaranteeing the bank for advances made on pearl shell stored in tho town, thn pearling industry is imperilled. Pearlers arc unable to pay wages or passages to Singapore. Upwards of 1.000 risen arc likely to become destitute.
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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15675, 14 December 1914
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