Sydney, June 6.
In the Legislature Council, a discussion took place on the alleged abuse of powers by writers of leading articles in newspapers, and Mr Julian -E. Salamons, Q.C., said he hoped to introduce a bill compelling writers to append their names to articles.
The Divorce Bill has been reinstated in the Council.
The full Court reserved its decision on a point raised in the McLeocl. case as to whether the decree of divorce issued to McLeocl against his first wife in New Mexico should be recognised.
The American Government has presented the wrecks of the United States warships at Apia to Samoa.
Adelaide, June C
At the opening of Parliament the speech from the throne stated that the year's estimates had been fully realised, and there was a satisfactory surplus. The Government intend to introduce Bills providing for a progressive tax on the unimproved value of land, for the remission of duties on tea, coffee, cocoa, and kerosene, and the reduction of the sugar duty. A motion dealing with local option is promised
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2435, 7 June 1890
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2435, 7 June 1890
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