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Postal and Telegraphic - Mails via Albany or via Fremantle - Return to an Order of the House, dated 30th August, 1901


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TI-IE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH,

HOUSE OF REI_)RESENT A TIVES.

MAILS VIA ALBANY OR VIA

H,ETURN 'fO AN ORDER OF THE HOUSE,

Dated 30th August, 1901, for·-

A RETURN showing the average time occupied in transmission of mails from London to Sydney during the last six months, as compared with the time occupied during the last six months that the mail steamers were calling at Albany.

(Mr. A. McLean, .for Sir Mcdcol1n McEach a;·n .)

Lctid on the 1'cbble, 4th September, 1901; ordered to be printed, 3rd October, 1901.

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MAILS VIA ALBANY OR VIA FREMANTLE.

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PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL CoMPANY.

1901. 1900.

March 32 days (a) March 32 days

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April 33 ,

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" May 32 , " 32 , , 32 " (a) June 32 " June 32 , , 32 " " 33 , July 32 " July 32 " (a) , 32 " , 32 " (a) August 32 , August 32 " (a) " 33 , " 33 " (a) September 34 , 13 trips ... 421 " 13 trips 420 , Average 32-.fg- days. Average-32r\ days. 0RIEN'1' CoMPANY. 1901. 1900. March 36 days March 33 day11 " 33 " A.pril 33 , April 33 " " 33 , " 33 , May 33 " May 33 " (a) " 33 " " 34 " June 33 " June 33 " " 33 " " 34 " July 33 " July 35 (a) 33 " " " " 34 " August 33 " " 32 " (a) " 33 , August 33 " (a) " 33 " " 33 , (a) September 33 " 13 tripl'l 436 " 13 trips ... 429 " Average-33f.r days. Average-33 days. (a) Special trains from Adelaide ou these occasions. Printid and Published for the of the of A uSTJ: .\T.IA by RoHT. S. BRAI:>, Government Printer for the State of Victoritt.

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