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FEDERAL CONVENTION.

SYDNEY, September 21. After sitting till a late hour, tho Federation Committee carried by 25 to 20 the amendment that before there could be any application for the referendum on the question of the two Houses sitting together there should be a simultaneous resolution, and that there could not be any dissolution of the Senate during the last six months of the life of the House. •..THe amendment for a mass referendum was negatived by 36 to 10. Sir G.Turner's amendment to provide for a dual referendum was lost bv 27 to 18. •;.: ' ~. ■ J

Further discussion was adjourned until this morning. *

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FEDERAL CONVENTION., Issue 10425, 21 September 1897

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FEDERAL CONVENTION. Issue 10425, 21 September 1897

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