[rMB, PBSSS ASSOCIATIOIf.]
Duwedin, May 27.
At a meeting of the Protection Leigae the report of the Committee appointed to ootuldrr replies from manufacturers and otben as to the effeots of the tariff, stated that they gathered generally that the tariff tends to aid oolonial mtnufaotnres, feat it has to a certain extent failed, chiefly from the fact that In many lnstanoea tht duty on raw material does not bear due proportion to that on manofaotared Imports. In every oase where raw material cannot be produced In the colony It li •attested It ihonld be admitted free. » The report of the Committee of the League, which oommitted It to favoring a progressive land and Income tax, w»s adopted by t majority of one, Messrs Swan and . Jlorti were elected delegate! to attend . tht Conference lo Ohtlstohnroh.
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