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PANAMA TOLLS.

PRESIDENT OPPOSED TO PREFERENCE.

WILL ENDEAVOUR TO SECURE

REPEAL.

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

(Rceived February 6, 12.45 p.m.) \ WASHINGTON, February 5.. '_ President Wilson has announced that he would use every legitimate influence at his disposal to secure the repeal-of th provision in the Panama Act exempting American coast-wise vessels from payment of tolls. ' The President, made it clear that he was.unalterably opposed to exemption, and emphasised the fact that he would endeasvdur to, have the clause repealed during the present session of Congress.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914

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PANAMA TOLLS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914

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