In the round resplendence of their portly verbiage, verbatim copies of the new Australian Customs Proclamation were read in Manhattan last week, with relish for their quaintness, with dismay for their portent.
Commonwealth of Australia to wit. Stonehaven Governor General
By His Excellency the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Whereas by the Customs Act 1901-1930 it is enacted that all goods the importation of which may be prohibited by Proclamation are prohibited imports:
And whereas it is desirable to prohibit the importation of the goods enumerated hereunder,...