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FEDERAL DEFENCE. MELBOURNE, November 7,
(Received November 7, 1889, at 1.20 p.m.)
Mr Gillies, Premier, has been informed by the Premiers of South Australia and Queensland that they agree with him that the Federal Council has ample power to deal with defences. Under these circumstances it is probable that the Conference to deal with Major-general Edwards's report, as suggested by Sir Henry Parkes, will not meet.
RED RUST IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, November 7. Red rust is spreading throughout the wheat fields at an alarming; rate.
IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT. ADELAIDE, November 7. In the Legislative Council laßt night a Bill making provision for imprisonment for debt was thrown out by the casting Vote of the Speaker.
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