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OUR FINANCES

'i'HK MLVTSTKIi JXTKRV! FAVF.I). lE'er Unut.d Peers Association.] WELLINGTON, January 20. Tn i.iie course of an interview on the suhjrct of our tinanee.s fur the period of nine, months ended December 31, the Hon. Jamr-s Alien states that tho revenue amounted to £3,545.826, or £231,526 mora thrjn the rove:iu«i for the firpt nino months of Ih.m. vea.r. 'l'lla expenditure out of t.ho Consolidated Fund was £3,996,368. an in-.-Tease of £606,611 on a similar period last, year. This, howpver, ho thought, would iri'dtnlo the. bulk of the increase for th« full vear, an he- did not. a.nticipato any inr.wtn&i expenditure for the. remaining two ini'iiths. Th" nub.iie works expenditure, u-.-is just £7.503 in rxee.?s of the firest nine months of the previous year, which shows that public, works are being kept goinir, the. exjienditiiro on public works for nine months bcinv; £1.620,745. "|)o yon txjip't to <!e,--l:ii-.> a. surplus?*' M: Allen \\.i= ,-iy.l.vd. ''Ask niv t-omeihinj easy,'' he replied. j

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OUR FINANCES, Evening Star, Issue 15705, 20 January 1915

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OUR FINANCES Evening Star, Issue 15705, 20 January 1915

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