*■> -,; . 'WHEAT: SEDTOBE; . r JUwitfton—Bj- TdflgwplH-Oopyrighk - 'Z'j> SYDNEY, December 23. ['■ fß«eived J>ecember 23, at 10.35 a.m.) A&.a result of .the discovery that some wheat arriving in Sydney was shipped one. of the State, the Government nave proclaimed that all wheat arriving in the metropolis is Government property. ""•; FARMERS" SEED WHEAT. ';."- HOBART, December 23. The Tasmanian Legislative Assembly ha», appropriated £15,000 or. the purchaaft oi seed wheat for farmers, owing to war and drought conditions. ' STATE SUGAR REFINERY. MELBOURNE, December 23. In the Victorian Legislative Assembly Mr ElmsKe (Leader of the Opposition) stated that the loss on tho Maflra beet sugar factory last year wa» £10,304. 7fch» Minister oi Agriculture declared that; if th» loxw °* previous years were repeated this year the Qovenmtent) would again ask Parliament to repeat the experiment. GOOD RAINS. SYDNEY, December 23. A-soaking, general rain continues, .and la seriouslv interfering with telegraphio eoamrunication. MISSING TRAWLER. MBLBOTJRNB, December 23. The eteanter Werribee, now searching (or the EndeavoT, has sent a wireless repox* that she is meeting heavy Weather, and no sign of the missing trawler has been seen. VISITING EDUOATIONISTS. SYDNEY, December 23. Mr Mackenzie, a New Zealand inspector at schoob, and Mr Morris, another New Zealand educationist, were welcomed at the.NW Sonth Wales teachers' conference.
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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914