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LATEST CABLE NEWS.

[per' press association,

(Received June 11, 12.45.) . FEDERATION". Melbourne June 11. ■ In moving the appointment of delegates;_io the ..Federation Convention, Premier -, Gillies reviewed the steps taken to attain that end. He had no fear of any gveat conflict of opinion, and believed federation would place them On'vantage ground from which the colonies could speak with one voice. Sir B. O'Loughlin moved an amendment demanding a definite outline of the proposed basis of Federation, since the House could not, without the express authority of the electors entertain any proposals unless ited, and such

i federal union as would leave to legislatures of each colony the sole right of i imposing taxation within their own territory. He accused the Government of ignoring the House in the appointment of delegates. Mr Munro f intimated that the Opposition had \ determined not to oppose the matter at present, but to pass a resolution appointing delegates, and let them go straight to business. The amendment was negatived, and motion carried unanimously.

i (Received June 11, 12.20 p.m.) ILL-TREATMENT OF BLACKS. London, June 10. The " Daily Chronicle " insists that an enquiry should be held into the alleged ill-treatment of blacks by German missionaries in the Northern, i Territory of Australia.

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LATEST CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 11 June 1890

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LATEST CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 11 June 1890

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