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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS

BROKEN HILL ORES. BRITISH METALLURGISTS OUT UN. Press Association—By , Telegraph-Copyright. SYDNEY, January 12. Considerable quantities .of lead products from tha Barrier, which previously largely went, to Germany, are now sold and shipped to English refineries. AX ISLAND FEUD. SYDNEY, January 12. In a, tribal fight between the hush and coastal natives on tho island of Malaga (•Solomon Islands) six were killed. 'lhe coastal tribe were defeated ami lied. THE AFTERNOON SHIFT. SYDNEY, January 12. A conference of representatives «I tin: colliery proprietors and the employees’ federation ia discussing tho afternoon shift question. Thu sittings are iu private. It is understood tli.it tho proprietors are offering additional jiaymeui for working tho shift, but avo opposed to its abolition. THE PRICE OF MEAT. MELBOU UN K. January _l2. _ Tlie. meat interests attribute the rise iu prices to the drought making tat stock scarce. BRISBANE, January 12, The State I'lvrniV-r (ffon. D, F. I. kmham 1 ridicules the idea that the decline ot uiPirt sent to the Sydney market, was caused by trust operations. Tim meat, he si;d, was going a-s food for the troops. Mr Denham has been re elected Leader •.■! the Liberal party. O i..) \’KRX.MENT WIIEAT SKIZ VR E. SYDNEY. January 12. Mr Ashford, N.S.W. .Minister of Agriculture and chairman of tho Wheat Acquisition Board, claims that, despite adverse criticism, tho Wheat Acquisition Bill is working well. He has received letters from a number of farmers supporting tho beard's action. SYDXEY’S DE>TEl T (TOR. SYDNEY. January 12. Iho Cny l.oimcil have adopted a. system of destruction of refuse by fire iuUt i.l »f dumping i* into the a. BROKEN HILL OUT!?ACE. SYDNEY, January 15. ißeceived January 15, at 10,15 a.in j At the inquest on tie* bodies of the perpetrators of the New Year outrage at Broken Hill lMedia and Ooul). a verdict of death caused by siiock due to gnu.-lmt wounds, indicted by an unkimwn person or persons iu self-defence, was returned. THE BANK NOTE THEFTS. POSTAL OFFICIAL UHARCED. MELBOURNE. January 15. An arrest has been made in connection with the Federal note robbery, t>i <• man charged being connected with the Lost Office Department, COLLIERS RESTIVE. OVER STRIKE FINES. SYDNEY, January 15. (Received January 13. at 9.15 a.m.) Trouble is threatened in tin- snntl'ern .-oilieries owing ;o the heavy tines imposed for striking by Judge Wheeler. A special meeting of miners' delegates has been called for to-day to consider the position.

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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