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Federal Tariff

United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright Brisbane, October 10 The Brisbane Courier states that the tariff confirms the conviction that the sugar industry is doomed Great excitement prevailed in the North, as many will be utterly mined by the combination of the tariff and the Kanaka Bill

Serious and forbearing men around Cairns are now angrily talking of forcible resistance, and a defiant attitude is most pronounced Sydney, October 10

The leader o£ the Opposition gave notice of motion that in view of the tariff proposals of the Commonwealth Government the financial proposals of the State Government were unsatisfactory. The Premier declined to delay the business by adjourning, and challenged Mr Lee to proceed with his motion. The debate is now going on.

Melbourne, Oct 10

Mr Reid presided at a large meeting" of the' revenue tariff' party, at which it waa decided to move a motion of want of confidence in the Federal Government. If the motion is unsuccessful the party will fight every item to the death. The motion will probably be moved on Tuesday

(Received October 11, 10 57 am) Melbourne October 11

It is hardly likely the censure motion will be successful, bat it is expected that it will materially aid the position in the task of the Committee in adjusting the tariff to the revenue needs of Australia.

The Freetrade Party, who dominate the Senate, are talking of demanding a direct vote on the tariff,

Received Oct 11. 1.34 p m Sydney, Oct 11

T«»b duty, equal to ono shilling a bunefc, placed on btnanas, presents a serious outlook for F j planters, who only h *ye New Zsaland to look to for a market.

The Assembly is still sitting, diseasing the vote cf oensurr.

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Federal Tariff, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 5494, 11 October 1901

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Federal Tariff Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 5494, 11 October 1901

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