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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS

thk wheat msmox

Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.

SYDXKY, .[amiarv 8.

Mr Ash ford (Minister of Agriculture) rcMMitfs the adve»e crittci.-iiii.s 01' the action <>f the Wheat Acquisition Hoard, of which he is chairman. He saw; that thousands of people have cause to l:v jn.ateful to the board tor preventinj,' the price of bread n>ni£ to 6d per lo;d.

the linancial position, Mr Ashtonl states that, alter paying ail fartn<'tj' claims, the buard Jmvo a, < red it of £c7,CGO.

'! he Commonwealth .'!pj>lioation for an interim injunction to m> train Xev,- South Wales from preventing the removal of '.cheat into another State, b:is heen adjotnnoil until Wednesday.

JUTUH.O.S' idtIKVAXCKS.

SVDXr.Y. January 8.

A clcpuijiiioii Tepi-os-fi!tijtur tl meat iiu-iu-Hry asked M.r T'steil (Minister ot habnr- to include in the v.nvlv ('if,sinj Bill a clause se.unn..: a. imivor.-viL S'afindav halt-holiday am! a, 48-iionr week. Mr )•:*• U'll replied that, while- they Ji;if! vtnkes. they ouid not- have arbitration, fI.■ r ,,u!d imi, premise to introduce t!n> Hill iu f?Te current, section, hut lie would endeavor to it through early neM. .-iv-doii.

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I xkwsi'.oys- .^•ifUKK. ] SYD'NF.V. January 9. ! |Ro<vi\Y'<l .January 9. at 0.20 a.m.) | A neusiroys' strike against Mm proposal j'■'! the evening papers to increase tlioir J pnrv to fid for \'P. e,,pi.,s. i,is.tead of 14. j has boon ,;, oporaMon for ;, „■<,,,!-. The , hoys .started !>y boycotting the 'Mm' ami : selling Mm ' Keening News,' with lit.' ;ntont:oi. , f forcing the former paper to ; s- 1 «ay ;iik! then <-f .--t-t-;n-k i j:-or the I ' News.' j Tim Litter paper has now refused to ■ r-upply fho newsboys with papers. Tim I proprietors claim that, the .«:. r« ot vendor*; I make from £5 to £l2 weekly. ; Potli _ sido,s are firm. Tho 'vendors, who ! have tiic support of tlm suburban agents. I have formed an association. The proprioj tors have issued an iilMmatmu fixing- the j procurable in tho Greets. ! STOLEN PAXK XOTKS. j MKIMbHTINK, dannarv 9. j Investigations into tho rc-m disappoar- | alloc of £:-!.(XXS wort I: of Commonwealth | bank notes idrnw that, it -as a . areftilly- | t'ianni.'d ,onp. Tim pare* !.s ~f useless (paper which replaced Mm parcel.-. ~f notes copied ill"'- latter down to Mm smallest detail. Apparently Mm coup was carried out. after the parcels left the hands of Mm Treasury ~;• the po Sl ai officials in Melbourne. P.IIICK 01:' MKAT. MK.LBOCRXr;. January 9. A commission of inquiry into Mm price, of meat opens on January' 18. Mr Sliarpe. a Queensland I-Vderal Af.ILR.. declares that tho high prices are due to Mm operations of ; , moat trust in Queensland. Me insists that- only Federal action ; s capahle of dulling v. i(ii the matter. TUP, SKPARATIOXIM'S. >YI)XKY. January 0. 'Received January !■), at. 9.Ad a.m.'i Grafton s demand for separating from XVv.* South Wales is the. outcome of tho Minister of Works declining to continue il terry service fer Mio town. I'QvTAL JU'SIXF.SS. MItT.POniXF. January 9. 1..-.st ve.-.r the ( .'ommonwealr.'h Postal 1 )opartme,,:. iiandlod 800 million letters, postcards, ami papers. WOIiKKLS COMIUXK. f'K-RTTL January f>. Tim UYstrali.-m General Workers'Vniou have resolved to amalgamate with Mm Australian Work.as' Gnio,,.

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Issue 15696, 9 January 1915

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS Issue 15696, 9 January 1915

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