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Sir Reid at Brisbane.

NEW ZEALAND PINE AND THE QUEENSLAND TIMBER TRADE.

United Press Association—By Electric* Telegraph.

Brisbane, June 11 Mr GK H. Reid, the Federal Prime Minister, addressed a larjre meeting hero yesterday, and fulfilled the recently expressed desire of the Socialist Association, by delivering a strongly Anti Socialist speech. He characterised the White Ocean and contract clauses of the Postal and Navigation Acts, is blots on the statute book, and extremes of absurd and ridiculous nonsense. He recognised the national importance oS the sugar industry, and the serious responsibility involved m the deportation of Kanakas. The questions of the sugar bonus and deportation would be dealt with by the Treasurer when he delivered his Budget next month. A deputation which waited upon Mr Reid asked that an increased duty should be placed on New Zealand pine. It was stated m support of the request that thirty thousand people were engaged m the timber industry m Queensland, and without an increased duty the great majority would lose their means of livelihood. Mr Reid promised that if a written statement were submitted, he would place the matter before the Cabinet.

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Sir Reid at Brisbane., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6593, 12 June 1905

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Sir Reid at Brisbane. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6593, 12 June 1905

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