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' DEAR MEAT. MA NY CAUSES~COXTRIBUTE. SYDNEY, January 10. A statement has been issued by the Meat Industries Board. After dealing with the causes leading to the advance in the price of meat, in- . eluding the augmented population, the ni- | creasing areas "devoted to wheat growing and dairying, the drought, and the war demands," the- board predict a return to normal conditions, but-they add that with a meat-bungrv world and Am-traha becoming one of the, chief sources of supply, cheap meat will become a thing of the past. - . As the result, of the extreme prices, the butchers report a heavy decline m the demand for meat. NO HORSEFLESH EXPORT. â– SYDNEY, January 10. The .Minister of Customs has turned down the proposal to allow the export of horse, flash to the Continent, adding that the departmental refusal is absolutely definite. COAL FOR JAVA. SYDNEY. January 10. The Government have allowed, under a .strict, bond, the resumption of the exportation of coal to Java for Government railway purposes. RICHMOND TRAGELY. MELBOURNE, January 10. Jar-vis has been committed for trial oil a. charge of murdering the woman Gorman. ABATTOIRS BOARD'S REPORT. SYDNEY. January 11. (Received January 11, at 10 a.m.) Th" Abattoirs Board have i.-sued a statement regarding the prife of meat, Ihe report Mini.-, up the high prices as due to the drought and the war export. It points out that drought conditions >lill prevail" in the Riverina district and other large tract*; in the west of New South Wales. lie board anticipate, a return to normal condition', in the autumn if the weather is favorable. The report adds : " The community must realise that, with a meat-hunm-v world. Australia is now one of the of supply, and cheap meat must be. a thing of the past." TASMANIAN "PLSH " MURDER A~rONSTABLE. HOBABT. January 11. (Received January 11, at 9.50 a.m.; Henrv Arthur Harris, a policeman stationed at Port Cygnet, was done to death while in the execution of his duty. It appears that Harris and another constable lemonstrated with a man for bad language, whereupon thev were assaulted by a " push." Constable Harris was beaten over the head with a full beer bottle. He was taken to the hospital, where he died. Two arrests, have been made. THE MISSING TRAWLER. SA.DNIiY. January 11. The search for the mining trawler Endeavor is still restiltless. j 1 HE APTHiLXOOX SHIFT. J SYDNEY, January 11. {Received January 11. at 9.5 a.m.) The Colliery Proprietors.' Association have replied to the Employees' Federation fixing January 12 as the date of the conference asked'for by the Federation in connection with the 'afternoon shift dispute with the pit men.

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15697, 11 January 1915

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS Evening Star, Issue 15697, 11 January 1915