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The work of the colonial conference--the solidarity of the interests of Great Britain and the Dominions. A consideration of the important questions dealt with at the fifteen meetings of the Conference. A summary of the proceedings and resolutions discussed. Viewing each subject from a general standpoint. Keeping before us the idea of a United Empire composed of the Government of the United Kingdom and the Governments of the self-governing States. The four questions of paramount importance: Constitution of the Conference; Military Defence, divided into Land Defence and Naval Defence; The "All Red Line"; Preferential Trade. Each of these issues are discussed, and Resolutions of the Conference quoted. Several other questions discussed at the Conference, such as Emigration, Naturalization, Judicial Appeals, Universal Penny Postage, Silver Coinage, etc. A summary of the advantages that accrue both to Great Britain and to Canada from the Conference of 1907.