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Syi>Ni:v, ID. On Iho ] Louse jissomblin^ to-d;iy JJv Dibbs, in iiiakinjj; ;i pcr.sonal (jxpl.-ui'i-tiou, rond .'in (ixtracl from i\, Icticr rocehed by ilic Proinier from (Vnoni! Edwards, which ho (Mr Dibbs) <lodai'Ofl to bo n conspiracy bctwoon tlio I'roniior ami the "Imperial officers. Mo was called to order by (hoSpeaker. The extract referred (o is as follows: <%A portion of tlio Chinese Imperial squadron is now at anchor under my window, consisting of ironclads ot' the newest, typo, and four very h'ne heavily armed cruisers. Admiral Ping, who is in command, is an oJd commdo of iininoundpr CJordon in 180-1. J have [ been urging him strongly to lake the ilect and show the Hag in foreign purls, especially Australia, hut lie cannot go itliis year further than Singapore. Would not this help your federation?'
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Australian Federation., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2431, 16 May 1890
Australian Federation. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2431, 16 May 1890
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