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Friday, 17 November 1905

Senator HIGGS asked the Minister representing the Postmaster-General, upon notice -

1.   The name of the gentleman representing the Commonwealth in the negotiations proceeding between the Pacific Cable Board and the directors of the Eastern Extension Company with reference to a scheme for pooling receipts?

2.   From whom came the suggestion that receipts should be pooled, the Pacific Cable Board or the Eastern Extension Company. If from the Pacific Cable Board, from what representative on the Board ?

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