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TASMANIAN POLITICS.

(Pbb Pbbss Association.—OoprßioHra.]

ti- HOBART, October 15. Ihe Financial Statement shows a general increase from all sources. The Treasurer stated that the colony was more than convalescent—-that she is vigorous. He proposes to reduce the tariff wherever it will benefit the people without injuring the revenue. The Income Tax Act expires by eflluxion of time, and he proposes to renew it under the title of A wealth tax." The revenue for 1898 is estimated at £852,000, and the expenditure At £790,000. The total deficit at the end of December, 1897, was £343,000, but by December, 1898, he estimates it will be reduced to £281,000.

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TASMANIAN POLITICS., Issue 10445, 15 October 1897

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TASMANIAN POLITICS. Issue 10445, 15 October 1897

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