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QUEENSLAND BE FA? PRICES JUMP QUICKLY. | Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. ! BIUSBANT:. January 14. (Received January 14, at 10 a.m.) : Seneat ion a.l beef prices were realised at : the Enoggera sales, rates rising from £2. • to £5 per head as compared with last | week. A bullock sold for £25 5s —a I Queensland record. | ADELAIDE: WHEAT STANDABD. | RISE IN BREAD. ADELAIDE. January 14. (Ivaceived January 14, at 9.10 a.m.) The Bakers' Association have raised the price of the loaf (delivered) from 4d to m. They claim, that the rise ,is justified in consetpienee of the world wide demand for wheat. The f.a.q. wheat standard has been fixed at 61 IK per bushel, compared with frCUb last year. niSTRF.SS TN ADELAIDE. PORT TRADE SLACK. ADELAIDE. January 14. A deputation of unemployed appealed Ito the Government for work. They stated | thai. didrcMS was ✓cute at Port- Adelaide, I where 5.000 are idle. Relief was promised | by the Government. N.S.AV. RAILWAYS. .-KitIOCS TRAFFIC DECLINE. SYDNEY. Januaiy 14. i'Received Jannaiy 14, at 10 a.m.) Ouiug to tlie drought and the war there, is :>. heavy falling oil in the New South AY ales railway revenue. It is staled that the takings for the week ended January | 2 showed a shot'tage of £20,000 compared with th« same week in 1913. Reductions are being made affecting I practically the whole State. There are no indications of improvement in the po.-i----l lion, but it Is stated that the Ooveinni'mf Jnit'o to mnir.tain the staffs in employment, ami there is a poefibility of it being necessaty to work short time. N.S.W. GOLD YIELD. SA'DNEY. Januarv 14. Trie New South AVales vield lit .1914 was 124.507 ounces, valued at £523.873, compared with 1.49,657 ounces, valued at £655.703 in 1913. j SOUTH AUSTKALIAN ELECTIONS. ] ADELAIDE, January 14. (Ibveived January 14. at 10 a.m.) The Premier stated that the South Australian fjcgii-ia'ive Assembly would expire by ctHuxion of time on February 28. and the election wtit-, would be i.-r-erd on .March 8, polling dav being fixed for ! March 27. I WESTRALIAN TRAGEDY. j ~ I.ITLE GIRL MUUDKFSEH. \ | PERTH. January ! Y A tragodv is reported irom. .Marrinap. A girl named Bell.' 12 yeans of age. who was .deeping on ,t verandah, wa-s, dic--covere<l with lier heed fatally shattnej. A map. enqloye.l by the victim's father ;s siis|iected, and he has disappeared. I 'f'hc missiui; man, Fachieri, in-n I t-c. I I ReilV. younger sister on ihe night prior to the tragedy, whereupon the father d:s----j missed him. i I Tin* ro'ice state that the victim was j ) ,-hok-?ct ami outraged Iwtov*- her bend was. j j Vnitrred , V \tli. sn as». Settlers and the j i.o!n-o are searching for the murderer. I I : j A HOPELESS SEARCH. ! i SYDNEY, January 15. j A wireless message from Macqunrie I Island iiitnua'es that a- search of practi--1 cally the wholo const of the island r«>j vealed no traces of tlte missing tittwler j Endeavor. The steamer Grantala also I reports a fruitless pr.vch. ! BANK NO'F'E THEFT. SYDNEY CLE UK ARRESTED. MELBOURNE. January 13. Spiky J'arviM. a ('ivmmonwcalth Treasury clerk at Sydney, was remanded today on a chatge' of stealing £2,000 worth of Commonwealth notes. Flo was ad- ; mitied to hail in suieties for £2.000. j ! FIEF AT QUEEN'S WHAFIF. | MELBOURNE. January .13. j 1 A fiie occurred in a wharf *]> ed contain- I ! itig cargo fro'n the Warrinmo. The fire j ! srver-dr damaged a rpiautity j j ~f hemp consigned to and C" ' i The causo of the outbreak is unknown. j i | I ■anjJLL-Jss. _ |

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915