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Fair Trade Newspaper Archive: February 08, 1889 - Page 1

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   Fair-Trade (Newspaper) - February 8, 1889, London, Middlesex                                Regis'ierkd i-ok] A Weekly Jcvnial Dcuoied to Heme Trade a7id Industry. [Tkansmission Abroad. Vol. IV-No. 174. LONDON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1889. Price One Penny. THE FINANCIER'S DREAM. "' That the Chancellor of the Exchequer will in the near future have to cope with a demand for a vastly increased expenditure (or tlic "services �" is certain! Already Mr. Goschcn has fore-shadowed thetoo apparent truth, that, after having his budget of last year spoi.led by the extra costs of the new Local Government Act, he cannot look forward to any large surplus for the current year.  And it needs ' ,  ' not Lord ]3rassey's warnings or Lord Charles Beres-ford's dismal assurances to tell us that the requirements of our navy, arid the necessity of being prepared' to protect our food supph'es "by sea, may create special, estimates foi- which large provision must be found. 'How,, then, and In, what- . direction arc such supplies to bo obtained ? A speaker at the" Central Chamber of Agriculture on Tuesday pointed out with great force that_, had the shilling regis--tration duty on wheat been retained, and the amounts so raised "been laid aside-to meet such exceptional call,. . wo. might to-day h.ave had some �ii\. niJllions in hand, without reckoning the, ac- . . cumulations of compound interest on the_^7OO,c0o or 8oo,ooa, � whicli would have been annually obtained from such source. In effect, all the; signs of the time point to increased rather than diminished taxation, and how to raise " it is the problem that is, alr
                            

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