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n , I I. BY4LEOTBIO TXLEOBAPH — OOFfBXOHT,} (Pan Prkss Assocoinoir.) * CKeoelved Maroh 6, 12.7 p.m.) Washington Maroh 5. General Harrison, the Presidentelect of the United States, was sworn m ton day. Bain interfered with the ceremonials observed on the occasion. , In his address the new President stated that he was hopeful that the policy of Protection would be continued by the States. He was confident that no friendly European Power would endeavor to dominate the Isthmus of Panama, or found colonies there. It was intended that the personal commercial righto -of American traders should be protected everywhere, that coaling stations should be conserved, and thatrespeot towards th« American flag should be exacted. An increase of the navy was contemplated, also to reduce the surplus without injuring domestic industry. It would b» necessary to improve the position of colored citizens, and to make the naturalisation laws stricter. There was 119 immediate prospect of altering the partizan basis on which appointments were made to the Civil Service.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889

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THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889