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AUSTRALIAN.

PER PRESS ASSOCIATION. ©a

COMPENSATION TO : PUBLICANS. N

Sydney, June 14,

A most disorderly meeting t^ok place last night over the Compensation question. The meeting was called in the first instance by Sydney the licensed victuallers for purpose .of protesting againstthe non-payment of compensation to publicans; but the Locai Optionists turned up in force, took possession of the meeting and passed an' amendment" in favor of Local Option, with no compensation. Matters became so serious at one time that the police had to form a cordon to separate the two parties. A SENSIBLE RECOMMENDA' TION. Adelaide, June 14. An influential deputation waited on! the Colonial Treasurer to urge the negotiation of a reciprocal Customs

treaty with New Zealand with regard^QX*\ to wine and oats. It was .suggested.:l'.j' that the wine duty in .New Zealand-v£-should be reduced from 5s to 2s 6d perv^ gallon, and New Zealand oats to be $V?'l admitted into South Australia free. ;';^| The Treasurer said a Bill was '.being '■:■/'* j prepared to that effect. ' ■ -t '■ £

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2441, 14 June 1890

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2441, 14 June 1890

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