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Centenarian's Recollections Mr. 3. Ifodoy. of Doveton street, lial larat, writes :-- My father, MIr. .lorhn Ilnloey, iof Camuperdown, is now in his lI)Olh year, and hence has lived ill the reigns of six monarchs, that is, from and including George III. to George V. Lie wans born at ltothdrum. County Wicklow. Ireland, and has a lively recollection of 5'Connell's election for Clare in 18t8 ; also of the first Iteform Bill, the great peague of cholera in Glasgow in 18:1:2, tih, abolition of slavery, and thu reform of hlu Irish church in 1833. lieo is able to discourse in a most interesting ve5.in touching the Irish famine due to the fail ure of the potato crop, open voting for l'arliamentaryv candidates., the Chartist riots, l'ather 3dattheiw's temuleranre crus ade, the repeal of the earn laws, and miany other great political anti social events and iluestiona prior to 14-i;. lie arrived inll 3Melbournei just prior to the disoeecry of gohl in Vietoria, and his to tal descendants, ol whom 6;7 fhear the name Iitoe". number 113. comprising S so?sl. eel grandchildren. andi 4 - groat grandchildren. -My mother, who is no Ilngest with uo. r?s. I n ty adld birt ont thei sane, diy as tli, late tuo 'i Victoria.".