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THE GOVERNOR MOVES AT LAST.

MR. LANG DISMISSED FROM

OFFICE.

Sydney, May 13

The Premier. Mr. Lang, was dis missed from- office by tlie Governor, Sir Phillip Gamer at 6 o'clock this ev ening.

The dismissal w&s brought about by Mr. Lang's refusal to withdraw a cir cular issued on Thursday instructing tile Jieads of the -Government depart1 meats to refuse to pay lnbheys to'the Commonwealth. The Governor asked for the withdrawal of the circular, but Mr: Ijang Tefused to' withdraw it, and His Eix?eliency then felt he had no alternative but to "notify Mr. Lang of his dismissal from office. A message to this effect was accordingly delivered to the Premier's Department,- and re sulted in feverish activity on the part of the Premier and liis Ministers in vacating their offices.

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