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Wednesday, 23 March 1904

Mr WILKINSON (MORETON, QUEENSLAND) asked the PostmasterGeneral, itf on notice -

1.   Whether his attention has been directed to a system of simultaneous telegraphing and telephoning over the same wire, invented by Signors Turchi and Brune, which has been in operation for several months on a section of line from Bologna, Italy, and proved eminently successful.

2.   Seeing that some such system would enable the Department to extend the benefits of telephonic communication immensely, will he endeavour to obtain full particulars regarding this invention with a view to ascertaining its applicability to the requirements of the Commonwealth?

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