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Tuesday, 28 August 1906


Senator FINDLEY (Victoria) . - I desire to amend the motion which has just been declared "formal" by stating the year for which I desire the return to be prepared.


Senator Millen - Do I understand that the honorable senator wants to limit the return to one year?


Senator FINDLEY - Yes. What years does the honorable senator suggest?


Senator Millen - When I assented to the motion going as formal, I thought that the honorable senator was asking for the preparation of a comprehensive return. I am not going; to state what years I want.


Senator FINDLEY - I ask leave to amend my motion by inserting the words " respectively for the last five years " after the word " showing."

Honorable Senators. - Hear, hear.

Motion (by Senator Findley) agreed to-

That there be laid on the table of the Senate a return showing respectively for the last five years -

1.   The number of adult males employed within the Commonwealth in the manufacture of hand or mould made cigars.

2.   The number of adult males employed in the manufacture of machine-made cigars..

3.   The number of adult males employed in the manufacture of hand-made tobaccoes.

4.   The number of adult males employed in the manufacture of machine-made tobaccoes.

5.   The number of adult females employed in the tobacco factories in the Commonwealth.

6.   The number of females under the age of 21 employed in the process of tobacco, cigar, and cigarette-making in the Commonwealth.

7.   The number of males under the age of 21 employed in the tobacco, cigar, and cigarette factories of the Commonwealth.







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