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THE BUSHMEN'S CORPS.
A GENEROUS DONATION.
CAPTAIN BRIDGES GIVES £1,000.
The announcement that the Cabinet vv is pi opined to pay half the cost of i.iising .i bushmen's corps foi sen ice ni South Aft len, piovided the Victorinn public xvould conliibutc the other lilli of the cost in homes and subscriptions, lui-, led lo a, piompt lesponse. Captain lliidges, UN, has vi litten to "The Al gus" cxpiessing his sympathy with the movement, und enclos- ing n cheque foi £1,210 'Hie following is the te\t of Captain Illidge'» lettei -
«Sir,-1 think the pioposal to send a bushman'« coi ps lo ¡..milli Attica .1 most excellent one, and beg to en- close cheque foi £1,000 fiom Alls Illidge, and self, und chenue foi £250 fiom Miss lil L Wilson towuids the expenses of such a
coi ps, jf foi meei -Youi s, _e ,
WALTER B BRIDGES. Trnwnllu, Jim 12
UNIFORM AND PAY.
Yeslcidaj the l'reimin leccived a tele gi am li om Mi. Ljne, l'rcnuei ot New (ioiith Wales, saying it was intended that the hilslimen'i) coi ps, which is to be sent to .South Afiicn, should have a similar ttni lonn lo the ti oops idte.idy despatched fiom hcie, and that the pay and condition of sei v ices should be the same us the Mounted Infantry. The biishlneli will wear ti dis- tinctive badge on then uniform
ENROLLING MEN IN SYDNEY.
Jin« legistintion of volulilceis foi tho besinnen s contingent was continued to tlav 'the nunibei on the loll is neatl) Gill), of whom 420 have icieivul passe- foi tue Rutidwiek lamp, anil 1)5 wete passed In Hie doctors to d,tv Di di will be com meiiecd^to monow, antler the instructors. Hie vobintecis will leecive no pay until thev have passed all the tests Then the) will be iegaided .is pi opah enlisted. To obviate any dilheultv nribing ni ngnid to the qn lbht.ition of the mea intet on, .ippli i nits aie being a-ke'd to pioiluce a refer t nee Horn pastoi-ilists and others as to then bu-h expel leuce