QUEEN VICTORIA MARKETS.
That municipal "white elephant," the Queen
Victoria Markets building, has for many years
been a serious drain on the City Council's
resources, and various schemes have been put forward with the object of turning it
into a payable proposition. It is not likely now that anything will be done in this direc- tion till after the war. A recommendation has been made by the finance committee of the council that with regard to the question of remodelling the building or of leasing the premises for extended periods, the matter be allowed to remain in abeyance, and that all deposits lodged with tenders for leasing be