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LATEST CABLE NEWS.

—♦• : (BY ALBOXBIO TELKOBAPH —OOPYKIOHTj (MR PBBSB A8800»ATI0N.) 3 i,^ (Rrcelved December 4, 12.45 p m,) THE AMERICAN TARIFF. WABHINGTOK, Deocmbor 3 President Cleveland, m a message to Congressy reiterates the necessity of the amendment of the existing tariff. He stigmatises it as a flagrant injustice to exact millions of revenue from the people merely to leave them lyiug dormant m the Treasury vaults. He considers the Fisheries treaty supplies a satisfactory and practical basis of adjustment, honorable to t^oth patties, and invokes the immediate consideration of the question by Congreis. Cleveland defends his treatment of Lord Sackville West, the British Minister of Washington. He expresses himself m favor of a cable to Honolulu fa view of- the fact that there is a qurplus of 52,000,006dbl lyiog idle. He conclude* his message by recom' mending the suspension of silver coinage for the present. It is underttood that the President will pay a visit to Europe m May.

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LATEST CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888

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LATEST CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888

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