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AN AUSTRALASIAN DOMINION

SIR H. I'ARKES'S VIEWS,

TJJy Kluctric Telegraph.—CopyßioaT.J I Per Press Association.]

SYDNEY, November 7. (Received November 7,1889, at 1.20 p.m.)

Iq addressing his constituents at <At. Loonards last night, Sir Henry Parkcs delivered a powerful speech in support of his Federation proposals. He dealt in exienso with the details of the scheme, which have already been cabled. Referring to the obstacles respecting a tariff, he said that the qucstionoughtnotto be considered in attempting to bring about Federation. The subject of Freetrade or Protection was trivial as compared with the ueceßsity for grandeur and the duty of giving Australia an Australian Government. Ho contended that despite a misunderstanding between the colonies on other matters, there was a true and genuine feeling of sympathy with each other in the establishment of a dominion. He announced that, owing to the early meeting of Parliament, the New South Wales Government found that they could not be officially represented at the New Zea- [ land Exhibition.

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AN AUSTRALASIAN DOMINION, Evening Star, Issue 8058, 7 November 1889

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AN AUSTRALASIAN DOMINION Evening Star, Issue 8058, 7 November 1889

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