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THE DEPORTATION DEBATE.

_S L^BOUR^THREAT

(Per Press Association— Copyright)

(Received* March 6, 8i35;a.m.)

.};-^:;/}}/y;/;/.} ; }CAPETOWN,: March-5. : '/After a continuous 24 hom-s' debate i./was/decided to retain;the•deporteu men's naxaes in the banishment; clause of the Indemnity Bill. ' }

Ministers .are -relentless on this' point, and stolidly ignored repeated requests to specify the charges against the men. /The debate is being: continued.

/Mr Andrews, a Labourite,. hinted at the possibility of the workers of Great Britain refusing-to handle. South Africa^, products. Yflhe Labourites vainly endeavoured to s©feure the deletion of the word " undesirables" from the short title of- Hhl Bill, contending, that it,,classed the deported men. as criminals, t, After a- five hours'., debate; Mr Cresweli's motion tp delete Poutsma's name and. substitute General Botha's was. iegaitived by 64 to 13. : ; j /■

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THE DEPORTATION DEBATE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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THE DEPORTATION DEBATE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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