PROTECTION FOR FARMERS.
Melbourne, February 7* In view of the approaching elections the Victorian fanners have issued a manifesto urging the imposition of a duty of 25 per cent on imported live stock, 3s per cental on imported, cereals peas and maize; one pound per ton on potatoes; tourpence per pound on butter, cheese and bacon. A bounty, on a sliding scale, for exported wheat, and bonuses for viticulture and fruit growing are demanded.
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PROTECTION FOR FARMERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2057, 7 February 1889
PROTECTION FOR FARMERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2057, 7 February 1889
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