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POLITICAL.

Adelaide, September 3. Mr Playford has announced the policy of the new Government, the great point of which will be enterprisr ing extension of public works, for which a loan will be asked. A railway will be made from the great northern line to Inniminlea, at a cost of a million and a quarter ; £300,000 will be spent on new rolling stock, £170,000 on a new railway station at Adelaide, and £400,000 on a water supply. The land policy will include re-purchase of land suitable for work-ing-men's blocks. A Bill is promised making education free, the loss by which will be made up by the increase of probate duty, increase of income tax on property by 2d, and from trades by Id m the £. Absentees will hare to pay <d m the £ more than at present.

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POLITICAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2508, 3 September 1890

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POLITICAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2508, 3 September 1890

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