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Thursday, 28 November 1935

Senator ALLAN MACDONALD (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) -i ask the Leader of the Senate if he will be good enough to direct the attention of the Leader of the Opposition (Senator Collings) to a newspaper report this morning that one of the speakers at the Conference of the Australian Council of Trade Unions in Melbourne declared that the general strike was the only weapon which the workers could use, and that it should impose sanctions on the war mongers of Australia?

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE - From my knowledge of the assiduity with which the Leader of the Opposition reads newspapers, I have not the slightest doubt he has read the paragraph to which the honorable senator has alluded. '

Senator Collings - I have.

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