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S YDNEY. September 22. The Committee accepted the addition dealing with the liquor laws pro forma. The discussion of the powers nroposed to be conferred on the Federal authority occupied the whole afternoon. Alter a number of clauses had been disposed of, Mr Barton suggested that the work of the Convention should now cease in order to give the Drafting Committee an opportunity to deal with the amendments already made, and postpone the discussion on the remainder of the Bill until the meeting in Melbourne, and that at that gathering Queensland shoqld be given an opportunity >to reopen any question which she desired to have discussed. Tho suggestion was agreed to, aud the Convention adjourned.
' , _ September 23. Ihe Convention adjourned until to morrow.
Efforts will be made when at the meeting in Melbourne to create a Federal Court of Conciliation.
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FEDERAL CONVENTION., Evening Star, Issue 10427, 23 September 1897