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PANAMA TOLLS.

AMERICA'S KONOUR 3MVOLVED, 1 (Per Press Association—Copyright.) (Received February- 19, 2.15 p.m.) WASHINGTON, February 18. The Senate is debating the Panama Tolls Repeal Bill. Mr Chamberlain declared that the Canadian railroads were responsible for the agitation against the tolls. Mr Bristow alleged that the President was acting under the railroads' influence, but other Senators repudiated this. Mr Borah declared that Sir Edward Grey's Note objecting to the railway ownership clause meant that Britain wanted also the repeal of the clause against the railroads. President Wilson is still continuing the conference with prominent' men of • * the Democratic Party. He wishes it clearly understood that the United States honour is involved. He holds that good faith is necessary in all. treaty obligations. x

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PANAMA TOLLS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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PANAMA TOLLS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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