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ELECTRIFICATION SCHEMES PROGRESS. MELBOURNE. December 28. Che Railway (‘•onuni.'-eior.ere have arr:ni2< <1 furthei contracts for electrifying ihe Miluii'kin i ail ways of Melbourne, the price* nmv totalling £2.225,000. PROFIT IX POULTRY, M KLROURNE, December 29. ' 1S i ved December 29, at 10.20 a.m.) The Government Statistician estimates ;ho gross value of the poultry and egg production in 1913 at £17.067,000. ROST OFFICE DEFICIT. SYDNEY, December 29. It is nniicip-ited that the Commonwealth I’oif Office balance-sheet will show a loss of £500.000 cm the past year. rOX’i'TtOL OF LIGHTHOUSES. MELBOURNE, December 29. The Coinuiomvoaltli tubes control of all c •■.in lighthouses a* from April 1. MESSING TRAWLER. SYDNEY, December 22. The Grantala loaves to-day to join in the search tor (he. trawler Endeavour. She has coaled for a lengthy cruise., starting fiom the south of New Zealand. A PRESS GRIEVANCE. SYDNEY. December 29. The < 'omitrv Preen Executive ha.*; joined in tho interstate nrotest against the new impost* or nowspaj»rs. cost nr sendoling. MELBOURNE, December 29. It R officially estimated that, education will co.-t Victoria 12s 5d pier head for the pm-em. year.
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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15687, 29 December 1914