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Tuesday, 2 August 1904

Mr KING O'MALLEY (DARWIN, TASMANIA) - Where officers of the Postmaster-General's Department have to sue outsiders, will the honorable gentleman see that steps are taken to help them, in the same way as their creditors art to be helped ?

Mr MAHON - I am not aware that the' creditors of Federal officials have asked the Department to do anything contrary to the practice which has obtained in the Departments of the States- -that is, to see that the officers of the Federal Public Service are reasonably honest, for the reputation of the service itself.

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