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LABOUR CONFERENCE.

COMPULSORY TRAINING SYSTEM

PROPOSED ABOLITION; 7 DEFEATED.

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

(Received February 10, 10.20 a.m.) SYDNEY, February 10.

A determined effort was made by a section of the Labour ,Conference to have compulsory training entirely abolished. , -

Mr J. 0. Watson, however, threw weighty influence on behalf of the compulsory basis of the Defence Act, "resulting in a large majority supporting the present system. In view of the number of serious allegations that abuses have crept into the administration of the Act, the Conference decided fto demand a Royal Commission of inquiry.

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LABOUR CONFERENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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LABOUR CONFERENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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