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Tuesday, 19 December 1911

Senator CHATAWAY (Queensland) - After the explanation of the VicePresident of the Executive Council, I have no desire to press my request. But why should the words "fly doors" be used? Why not use the words which were omitted from item 306A, namely, "wire doors"?

Senator McGregor - Sometimes these doors are made of perforated zinc, and they are invoiced as "fly doors."

Senator CHATAWAY - In Queensland, what are called " cheese-cloth doors " are in use. Will they be covered by this item?

Senator McGregor - The item will ininclude doors n.e.i., and " fly doors " is the term by which they are known in the trade.

Senator CHATAWAY - Then I ask leave to withdraw my request.

Request, by leave, withdrawn.

Item agreed to.

Items 312 (Photo, frames and stands), 326 (Fancy goods), 327 (Dolls, undressed), 339 (Watches, clocks, and chronometers), 340 (Watch and clock springs), agreed to.

Item 342 -

By omitting the whole item and inserting in its stead the following item : - " 342. Gramaphones, phonographs, and other talking machines, including cases (but not horns) imported with machines, ad valorem (General Tariff), 10 per cent. ; (United Kingdom), 5 per cent."

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