The " Dunedln Star " has been permitted to make the following extraot from the letter of a well-known Canterbury manufacturer, who has just returned after making an extended tour of Australia:— "I have had a good time personally and from a business point of view on tbe other side, but am glad to be back ; and, taking all things into account. I have seen no plaoe I should prefer to settle In. One thraj*. yoa leaders of public ought co keep before tho masses Is— lntercolonial Free* trade. All through Few South Wales, Vie oris, Tasmania, and Queensland I found It quite a question of the day, whloh In tbe Immediate future will be praotioal' politics. All Australia Is ripe for It ; and we m New Zsaland, <rbo have more to gain and less to lose than either of the' other colonies, are not at all alive to it. Imagine what New Zsaland -roqld be with A hostile tariff raised against her at all her Immediate neighbors' gates.and soma on the other side would not obj9ot to see an ' Australian Instead of an Australasian Freetrade established. I was nearly two months ln New South Wales— west, south, and north. Everywhere 5 the oountry people, farmer*, etc., are eager for Protection. Thoy nearly got it last tima : they wiii cjiite next- eleotlon. I would like to see yon newspaper men moving Iv the master j the maisej want tbpir attjn-,
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