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Friday, 9 September 1904

Mr GROOM (for Mr. Crouch) asked the Postmaster-General, upon notice -

1.   Whether two expert telegraph operators of experience, named Lumley and Knight, have been recently employed at £90 per annum in the Department?

2.   Are these men of mature years, with wives and families to support?

3.   Does he propose to continue to pay these rates to men of experience under such conditions?

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