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THE FEDERAL CENSUS."
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[From Our Spoeial -Representative.] I
"..IHUBOUKNiE. iSentemhor un. I
The (Minister for OJome Affairs has cir- culated*, new census questions, wñich have lo be ratified 'by regulation. -The ques-
tions aro as follows :- ,
Are you the owner, tenant, or renti purchaser of your ipremises ? What ia the weekly rent or rental value"?
What is the num'ber of your children, living or dead, from existing marriages, :
Salary or wages.-State here the amount of your salary or wages per duy, or per week, or per month, average -number of hours' W'ork per day or per week.
Notes and coin in circulation.-State heie the amount of money heltl 1iy you that is on your iperson, in your "business tills, or in safe deposit, but not in any bank or similar institution-notes, sovereigns, und Ihalf-sovereigns, silver, and* copper.
. Totnl abstinence.-»If you ure » total abstainer from/nleoholie heyeroges, write " Yes.'' If you are not, write " No."
The purport of .the other questions authorised by the Act, ns passed, Sins beera already published. The questions are accompanied ¡bv a set of instructions cover- ing four closely printed pages, for the guidance of citizens.