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Chambers of Commerce of the Empire. The Chambers of Commerce of the Empire, on Thursday, passed the resolution agreed upon between Toronto and Manchester asking for the appointment of a Royal CommIssion to consider the possibilities of increasing and strengthening trade relations between the different portions of the Empire. The congress also passed a resolution asking for-a definition of what was really a trade mark, and seeking for the assistance of the Colonies in the matter. The_ delegates also decided in favour of the adoption of the decimal system throughout the Empire, except India, and denounced secret commissions in business. The congress spent several hours in discussing the question of sugar bounties, and finally passed by an overwhelming majority a resolution requesting the Government to enter into a convention with Austria, Germany, and other Powers who have expressed a willingness to abolish bounties, such convention to contain a penal clause prohibiting the entry of bounty-fed sugar into the territories of the contracting Powers.

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1-SIR REDVERS UCLLER.

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