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MILK WITH SNAIL-LIKE OBJECT A sealed bottle of milk ex hibited in the Perth Police Court yesterday when Browne's Ltd., milk wholesalers and re tailers, of Charles-street, North Perth, was fined £5 with £3/7/ costs for a breach of the Health Act, was said to contain something which "looked like a large snail." Mr. R. E. Blanckensee, who prosecuted for the Belmont Park Road Board, said that the charge of having supplied a bottle of impure or unwhole some milk, arose from a com plaint by a householder. Mr. G. G. Hammond, for the defendant, said that the firm was at a loss to explain how the object got into the bottle. The firm's milk bottles were subjected to 20 to 30 minutes' cleansing in a washing machine with all types of acids being used and apparently the par ticular object mentioned could not have passed through the bottle neck in the cleansing process. Influence Of Wages On Burial Costs Any rise in the wages of cemetery employees would have to be passed on in in creased burial fees payable by the. public, Mr. D. Cort told ghe Conciliation Commissioner (Mr. S. F. Schnaars). yester day. He was addressing the com missioner, on behalf of the Karrakatta and Fremantle Cemetery Boards, in reply to a claim by the Perth, Fre mantle and Midland Junction Undertakers' Assistants and Cemetery Employees' Union for increased wages and im proved conditions. Mr. Cort said that there had been no alteration in the work performed by cemetery. employees since the granting of their award and therefore no increase in pay was war ranted. Mr. V. Ulrich appeared for the union.

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