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His I!o\al Highness the Prince of \\ É]P? (our I/indon correspondent informs m bj
cible meengo) went to Pans on Mondav lie will in il.c a stay of homo montlm in the
I rem II cipil il, so that he mi« tmproee h e knowledge of Trench Although the ei.it ««m of n prixntc nature, His Koeal Hiçh in sH «e ii accorded u grent popular oentum un armai in the Trench ctpital un Mon-
His lAccIIency (he Governor pre«itlcil at n meeting of the ].\ce.iiti\c Council y ester*
lin Kicellontv the Goxernor, actnin. pitueil hv .Miss Phipps and attendri! by C'nptuin Andr«, left Melbourne xcstciday foi Cto«Lrniiiciit-eottiKe, Macedon
Jiajoi Qmltci, ot the Governor General's t-tiiir, xvlio is leliiriiing from a visit to làii*. lund, ii n pissmgcr by the KM S Omina, nhtili retUiul Fremantle yesteraie
A cable mc-isngc from Calcutta state» that Hie Kev. \ tri m tudeani .Siniucl A/iuith ¡m bee-it appointed bishop of the ncev »co nf .Solltlice II India 'J hu is the lirst institnec ot a natue of India being raised to un Angli-
The Minister for Defence (Senator Fear« ) ««ill return to Melbourne on Sundi« morn ing, ntconinniiiod by Mrs. Pearce. '1 lie« «ti I tra«cl by tin» K M S. Orarn i to Adelaide in 1 there join the express. The Aiting Mm s ter for Defence (Mr. Kobcrts) will lcaei» Melbourne for Adelaide tins afternoon, an 1 ««ill return with Senator Feaice, Oppor- tunity mil be taken during tho joiirne) to diseuss Hit» business of the dcpaitmcnt, »o Hint Senator Pearce may resume lu«, dutiiä ««ith i. tlear idea of what has occurred dur- ing his abscmc.
J hu l'ostmastcr-Gcneral (Mr. Knurr) left Melbourne )cstcrdnv afternoon for Sjtlncy by the cxpiens. Ile intends to visit Quccin Innd Inter. Wlulo absent from Mclliourni» he «ill inlcrcst himself m the progrès« of ««irelcfs telegraphic installations and other departmental matters. Senator Kindle) m 1 be utting Minister till Mr. Tracer's return, Hie dale of ««'luch wiri be about April 20
Mr. G. J. K Murray, KC" has nceepted a sent on tho South Australian Rupicme Cottit bench, Hie vacancy having been ranted by the death of Mr. Justice Horn burg .Mr Murray x«dl begin lus duties carl« in May.
The death is announced of Mr. .1 T. Moms, fonncrlv a member of the South Aiistrabnn Homo of Asscmblv, nnd until lately proprietor and editor of the Mount Gambier "South-Eastern Star."
News has been received from Papui of the death, at the Anglican Mixinn it Bartle Bay, of Mr. Edward Francis Cul* bngfortl, of St. Peter's, Melbourne.
Professor Paterson, occupant of the chair of Divinity at Tdtnburgb Universry, «t i«. tircsent yesterday nt tho meeting ol the l'rcibylciy of Melbourne North. He wa« introduced lo the Presbytery by the Ree. Professor Adam, who, pointing out tint the visitor «vas to occupy Scots Church pulpit for three months, («pressed the hope thot ho xx'ould be chosen ns "a person mu able to celebrate marriages." The* .Mmir> ¡?alor (Hie Kcv. V, Milne) warmly ncl
corned Professor Paterson. He said that the question of his suitability to eclebute mnrringes would have to be dealt «nth liv the Moderator of the Assemble. "In tins eountr)," he added encouraging!«, "eon cm cliargc any thing you like. 1 lie fee« co up and up and up. So saying the Motlcntor pointed upwards, as if imph'ing an illimit- able buojiincy in the price of marriage
Miss l'-thel Irong and her couipin« hue completed their Australisian ingagcmom 'llie« reccntlv returned from a tour of \ni Zealand, luul leax'c for London to iii» lu
Hie Orient K.M.S. Otnntn.
At the meeting of the Fxeculivo Connell held yesterday nitcrnoon Mr. II irolti M.ir lifoii, P.M., ««u* promoted to be a po'ire» niagistnite» of class "A," to act in Mil
bourne, «ice Mr. ClnrlesA. C Crc-swel', rilirrd. Mr. .Tames W. \V. Beaven w ?» it«» promoted to be a pohec imgtntrntc ol eli-i A," "to act in moro important dulriet«, ' vice Mr. K. Harrison, promoted.
Our Mount Gambier correspondent tele graphs that Mr. 'J'. II. Willnms, proprietor of the Mount Gambier Flour Mill-, il.cj em Sitnrday, at the ago of 81 «cirs
Mr, George Kde«*ards, one of the propnr. tors of the Slaryborou^h "Advertiser, ' diet nt his residence at Maryborough on Tur» da«'. He spent a number of «ears in tie Castlemaine district, after which he cime ii Malborough, and i»ecnmr idontifiri! »n't the "Advertiser." Mr. Ddwards »tn Ul yc«r« of age
Professor Paterson, who i«. to occup» lhe pulpit.it the SeoU Church for tlirtf tnontii ««ns welcomed bj the tongrctrttiein i 'I friends nt a reception lit Id lt»t night in die Athrmcum-hnll. Dr. MaeKatlnnJ it r. chancillor of tho University) proirlea atti short ndtiresscs of welcome tn Profr-'.r Paterson ««-ere dcltvcrcel by Mr W. ? I.rtt.t john (for the session), Mr Donald Ma : kinnon, M.LJx. (trustees nnd Imird t nnnaccment), the moderator-general itne Itev. W. S. tolland), and Hie moil rum of the Stale (the Kcv. .lohn Mitthrwl Pi» iessor Paterson warmly thanked tlii»c re- sent for the lundi? reception given lo hin. He looked forward to his stay arnon.' Ihrin, and considered it an bononr to hi»o bnn invited to fill the pulpit of Scots Cliurelt an 1 to be the collcnpie of Dr. Marshal! Xn enjoyable musical programmo was cietn Mis V. li. Collier'« sympathetic «oire »« »« lir-ird to »tlv.inlagc in IA'. Here the I.ni o 1-ark." with a flute obbbgato well remit it I by Mr. .lohn Amadlo. Refreshment» ne*» served, and Fmfensor Paterson conxeiitl with many of those present.
The lonntal of the Old Mclhnrnnn», .1 it* meeting yesterday evening, unminwi.- » i hone Dr. W. Kent Hughes as its prr-i
dent for the ensuing year. The pn>idciil* licit entered tho Melbourne tirnmunr ¡.ehonl m 1874, on the same div ns Mr l. ,T. Ziehy Woinandd, K.C. (the Crown tr>
»ccntor), who waa present at «r.tirln inening's morling. He was the t«r>t Witbcrby scholar in 1877, nml time out head of tho school find senior pre lett on leax'ing in 1&81. He completed lu» nirnViI course, M.R.CP, rtogland, and 1.1! I P. london, in 1800, and M.IT, I/indnn in 1«>92. On returning to Victoria Dr lluslc» nt once resinned hi* amociatton willi ti" Mclbourno Grammar School. He n-is ni« of the founder» of the Old Melbmmt" Society, »nd was its first hon soerctin Ho has been a mcmlier of the school cou i
for oxer ten years, and is noiv churum« I the building committee of the st hool lir Hughes was n prominent school »ilt'ett» anti a mcmlier of the F-sscndon I unthill leam. In Kngland ho «va* one of the I>-t long-distance amateur runners, nntl in box ing took n prominiait place in the hs'i'* xvcight inter-hospital com|>etitloii« l'r. Hughes ««-ill lu» installed at the annul! ic union of tho Old Melburmans in June.