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OUR CALENDAR.

OCTOBER.

1. -6tafe revenue for thc month just ended,

£461.915; expenditure, J2*52.044 ; surplus,

I £9,871; accumulated deficit, £1.251,547. The

Italian battleship Benedetto Brin (13,473 tons), accidentally blown up in thc harbour at Brindisi; out of crew of TÍO on board, only .187 saved. Eighty-fourth casualty list

iseucd.

2. -American wiri'lçEs telephony experiments^ be-

tween Arlington, 'in Virginia, and Honolulu, a distance of 4,630 wire, highly successful. Eighty-fifth, casualty list issued.

i.-Serious derailment on ;lie eastern goldfields

railway line results in between £03 and 3DU yards of permanent way being torn up. German officer* arrive in Bulgaria to lill positions in the arm}'.

5. -Boral Agricultural Show opens (Judging

Day). Husein sends an ultimatum to Bul- garia. Reported movement against Serbia of Austro-Germán troops under General Mackensen. Eighty-sixth casualty list is-

sued.

6. -Official opening of the Royal Show; at-

tendance 26,303. An Allied'force lands at

Salonika.

7. -Thc King of Greece opposes the policy of

hi* Premier, sud as a result M. Yeniselos

resigns.

8. -Foundation eton« of Ferth's new Post Office

Hid by the Minister for Some Affairs (Mr. 1 W. O. Archibald).

10. -Anglican Church, West Guildford, foundn- j

tion stone laid by Sir Edward Stone. A.J.C. Randwick Plate won by Carlita. V.A.T.C. Toorak Handicap iron by Miss Meadows. 8.A.J.C. Derby won by Perambulate. 11. -Troops parade in Terth.

12. -Select Committee's report on ne retire-

ment of Mr. Gale from thc position of Chief Protector of Aborigines, presented to Par-

liament.

13. -Tasmanian finances: Defloit of £140,000.

Death of Major Hunt. Mr. J. T. Bellly, an old colonist, dies at Northam. Reporters excluded from the Trades Hall, Melbourne.

14. -Annual report on the work of the State

Children's Department published.

IS-The South Australian Treasurer (Mr. C.

Vaughan) delivers his Budget speech. An Bother Zeppelin raid on London; 170 casual- ties. The Premier of Victoria (Slr A. Pea- cock) delivers bis Budget speech.

16.-Annual report of the Public Library pub-

lished.

16.-Lieut. H. V. Throssell (10th Light Horse)

awarded the Victoria Cross, and Lieut.-Ool. H. Pope (O.O. 16th Battalion) made a Com- panion of thc Bath. Two German destroy- ers in the Bait lo torpedoed and sunk by a

British submarine.

19. -Appréciation of the work of the Navy by

Athmcad Bartlett.

20. -State Loan Estimates tabled in the House.

Slr Edward Carson resigns from the British

. Cabinet. -

21. -Finding of the Royal Commission appoint-

ed to inquire into matters relating to the . State' Implement Works tabled in the House.

Report of thc Selcot Committee appointed to inquire into thc NcvantiB contract sub- mitted to Parliament. Annual report of the Lands and Surveys Department presented to

Parliament.

22. -Cyprus offered to Greece on condition of

her intervention in the war,

23. -Additional concessions in Asia Minor offered

to Greece, but these, together with the Cy- prus offer, are declined.

SS.-Proclamation Day. Humoured probable

Roumanian intervention. King appeals for more men for the army. Obit, s W. G. Graoe, the famous cricketer, in his 67th

year.

'27-Reforming of the Federal Cabinet: Mr.

Fisher appointed High Commissioner; Mr. Hughes Prime Minister; Messrs. Spence and Archibald ezoluded. The Quadruple Entente presents a Note to Grecos with a fixed period for her reply.

SS.-New Federal Cabinet published. Serbia

makes as urgent appeal to the Allies to save tte oountrv.

SS.-Fire in n school at Peabody, in Massa-

chusetts! SO lives lost. King George injur- ed by a fall from his horse while inspecting the French troops. Sydney coal lamper«' strike collapses.

80.-Victoria Derby won by Patrobas.

NOVEMBER.

I.-The Premier (Mr. Scaddan) tours the Dale 8,-Melbourne Cup won by P&trobM.

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