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.—... » —— [By Elkctrio Telegraph—CoPTfßittH'r.l [Per Press Association. 1 MELBOURNE, Junk 4. The Victorian Parliament was opened to-day by the Acting - Governor, whose speech referred to the prosperous condition of the colony. As regards the sanitary condition of the city, His Excellency said the administration of local bodies was not vigorous enough for the wants of the capital, and it was the duty of Parliament to sec that the city was not exposed to conditions of disease which had been successfully combated in other countries, His Excellency next touched on irrigation, and said that the results attained so far had been excellent, and it is believed that the yields under the system wiil increase year after year. Steps are to be taken to introduce a course of technical agricultural education. A Tariff containing similar proposals to those submitted last session will again be brought before Parliament, with amendments based on past experience. It is also intended to introduce amendments in the Patent Act, and to assimilate the trade mark laws with those of the Empire,

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VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT., Issue 7925, 5 June 1889

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VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Issue 7925, 5 June 1889

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