DIVORCE OF MADAME MELBA.
LONDON, April 13.
The "Daily Mail" states that Mr. Charles Armstrong, husband of Madame Melba, the well-known Australian soprano singer, has obtained a divorce from his wife at Texas, on the ground of desertion.
[Madame Melba was born in Melbourne on the 19th of May, 1865, her maiden name being Helen Porter Mitchell. She married Mr. Charles Nesbitt Frederick Armstrong, youngest son of Sir Andrew Armstrong, Bart., in 1882. They had one son, George Nesbitt Armstrong, born 1883. Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong at one time lived close to Mackay, in this colony, when Mrs. Arm- strong often sang at local concerts.]