SIR JOHN HALL INTERVIEWED.
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London, February 24. -Sir John Hall has been interviewed by a representative of the " Pall Mall Gazette," He said defensive federation wag desirable, but fiscal federation was a dream. Australia would support England \n a war on colonial account, but it was doubtful whether support would be obtained for a European war. He ridiculed Mr Froude's statement that Parliaments and Agents -General had advocated the imposition of extra duty on foreign imports for defence purposes.
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SIR JOHN HALL INTERVIEWED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2072, 25 February 1889
SIR JOHN HALL INTERVIEWED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2072, 25 February 1889
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