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Tuesday, 12 December 1905

Senator PULSFORD (New South Wales) - In accordance, sir, with the notice I communicated toyou in writing, I beg to move that the Senate, at its rising, adjourn until to-morrow at 2 p.m., with a view to consider a matter of urgent public importance, namely, the position of the question of the Federal Capital, especially with regard to a speech delivered by Mr. Carruthers on Friday last.

Four honorable senators having risen in their places,

Question proposed.

Senator Playford - I understand, sir, that under the Standing Orders it is not permissible for an honorable senator to anticipate a discussion. The Government have given notice of their intention to introduce a Bill dealing with the subject.

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