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BABIES' HOME AT OXLEY.
" It will lio remembered tlint some little time UKO operations at the Babies' llonie at Oxley were Kupeiided pending the re- modelling eil Cliveden, the- property which Wim purchased early in the year by the Queensland Association for Hie Saving of Inlaut Life. The' committee found that it was unable- to register Hie home 'its the Queen Mary llonie lor Babies, and niter consideration it avnH decided to call it the St.' Agnes Babies,' Home. The Mayor yl Brisbane ' (Aid. II. J. Diddams), who Js president of tlio Babies' Iioinc Com-;
.uittcc, liai had tlíis name duly mgislcrcd. with the Director of the fílate Children's "Department (Colonel Ferguson). St. .Agnes, who in regarded as the patron
haint of young children, was ii Christian virgin who lived in i,he reign of Dioclc tiun (A.D. 283), and waa e.'iecuted for refusing' to renounce the Christian faith in, 303 A.D. The Babies' Home Commit- tee intend«! to proceed with it» appeal for' fund-,', which was interrupted al the lime operations were buspended ni the lionie. An invitation is extended 'to iii! pant and present subscribers "to visit the home,'which'is now "in full swing. *