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  2. ATTEMPTS AT ASSASSINATION.

    In the opening year of the Queen's marriage began a series of attempts at assassination. They reveal not the dark and deadly working of personal or political hates, but rather the morbid oraviug of ...

    Article : 495 words
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  4. THE PRIMATE'S MESSAGE.

    The Governor-General yesterday forwarded the following message to the Secretary of State for the Colonies:—"Am requested by the Primate of Australia to convey to the Royal Family his expression, ...

    Article : 63 words
  5. THE ROYAL CHILDREN.

    The Princess Royal was born on November 21, 1840, and in the following year the Empire rejoined in the birth of the Prince of Wales. Of the other seven children of the Queen—three sons and four ...

    Article : 87 words
  6. TROUBLES OF LATE YEARS.

    Of late years the Queen, who naturally took the deepest interest in the welfare of her country, was called upon to suffer much anxiety. There was the Jameson Raid in the Transvaal, which did so much ...

    Article : 187 words
  7. PERSONAL MESSAGE SENT BY LORD HOPETOUN.

    Lord Hopetoun yesterday sent the following message to his Majesty the King:—"Lady Hopetoun and I desire to assure your Majesty of our profound grief at the Queen's death, and would offer ...

    Article : 59 words
  8. THE FIRST BEREAVEMENT.

    Up to 1861 the life of Queen Victoria was singularly happy. On the twenty-first anniversary in February of that year she could write:—"Very few can say with me that their husband at the end of 21 ...

    Article : 183 words
  9. THE QUEEN AND THE STATE.

    This is not so much a history of the reign of Queen Victoria as a sketch of her personal life, and her influence in the counsels of the State hardly comes within this category, except in two instances. One of ...

    Article : 431 words
  10. MESSAGES RECEIVED AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE.

    Many letters of condolence were received yesterday by Lord Hopetoun. Sympathetic letters were received from the Mayor of Sydney (Dr. Graham), the Consul-General for France (M. Biard d'Aunet), the ...

    Article : 1,352 words
  11. THE QUEEN AND HER PEOPLE.

    The feeling which Queen Victoria inspired was something different from that with which sovereigns are usually regarded. In no place had her authority been more opposed than in Ireland, yet when she ...

    Article : 152 words
  12. DEATH OF THE PRINCE CONSORT.

    That same year was to see the union of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort broken by the invincible hand of death. When the Court took up its residence in Windsor in the end of October it was ...

    Article : 534 words
  13. DEMISE OF THE CROWN.

    The law respecting the effect of what is termed a "demise of the Crown" upon the duration of the Imperial Parliament, is thus stated in Stephen's "Commentaries":—"Until recently it was the rule ...

    Article : 2,034 words
  14. A BRILLIANT COURT.

    The English Court during the Queen's married life was brilliant and gay, but not in the bad sense of the two preceding reigns. The Queen and her Cousort were much seen in public, and they ...

    Article : 442 words
  15. MR. BARTON'S TRIBUTE.

    The Commonwealth Premier (Mr. Barton) was asked yesterday to say a few words expressive of his feelings on the death of the Queen. He said: "No doubt the death of the Queen deprives a magnificent ...

    Article : 375 words
  16. QUEEN VICTORIA AND HER MARVELLOUS REIGN.

    The last flickerings of a long and splendid life are over—Queen Victoria has passed to her eternal rest, amid the lamentations of the civilised world. As a Monarch she has no superior in history for goodness, ...

    Article : 806 words
  17. THE BUSINESS OF THE STATE.

    But whatever change has come over the magnificence of the monarchy the Queen in no wise altered her scrupuious performance of its laborious and exacting duties. Few people know how much of the ...

    Article : 425 words
  18. STATEMENT BY THE PREMIER OF NEW SOUTH WALES,

    The Premier of New South Wales (Sir William Lyne) upon being seen yesterday stated that he had an interview with the Attorney-General (Mr. Wise) on the subject of the position of Lieutenant-Governor ...

    Article : 132 words
  19. SIR WILLIAM LYNE.

    Sir William Lyne (State Premier), being spoken to upon the subject, said that he could only join in the unanimous expression of sorrow and distress which pervaded the whole of the Commonwealth at ...

    Article : 169 words
  20. ROYAL PROGRESSES.

    These years were full of domestic happiness for the Queen. The Royal Family grew with robust and promising children. Her Majesty's hold on the affection and confidence of her people ever increased, ...

    Article : 209 words
  21. THE OATHS OF ALLEGIANCE.

    Mr. Barton was seen yesterday afternoon with reference to the oaths which have to be taken on the accession of a new monarch. He said: "There is one section in the Constitution Act which deals with ...

    Article : 497 words
  22. MR. SEE'S OPINION.

    Mr. See (the Colonial Secretary) said: "I think there is universal regret amongst the people of New South Wales at the death of Queen Victoria. She was one of the best types of women, and was ...

    Article : 271 words
  23. OFFICIAL MESSAGE TO THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL.

    Through some extraordinary and unexplained delay his Excellency Lord Hopetoun, the Governor-General of Australia, only received official information of the death of Quean Victoria at 2 p.m. yesterday. ...

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  24. OSBORNE.

    The home at Osborne in the Isle of Wight, on which have been fixed for the last few days the anxious thoughts and hopes of the whole civilised world, was bought by the Royal pair in 1845. "It ...

    Article : 246 words
  25. MARRIAGES IN THE FAMILY.

    The only member of the Royal Family who made a new home before the Prince Consort's death was the Princess Royal, who in 1858, married Prince Frederick William of Prussia, afterwards Crown ...

    Article : 310 words
  26. NAVAL OBSERVANCE OF THE EVENT.

    His Excellency Rear-Admiral Beaumont, Naval Commander-in-Chief of the Australian station, upon receipt of the official intimation of the Queen's death yesterday immediately ...

    Article : 537 words
  27. A MESSAGE FROM THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR.

    His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor yesterday forwarded a message to the Secretary of State for the Colonies as follows:—"My Ministers join with me in saying that the people of New south Wales ...

    Article : 90 words
  28. CITIZENS' CABLEGRAM OF CONDOLENCE.

    During yesterday afternoon the following cablegram of condolence was sent to the Secretary of State for the Colonies in London:- "The people of Sydney mourn the loss of their ...

    Article : 52 words
  29. THE OFFICIAL MOURNING.

    Nothing definite has been arranged in connection with the official mourning for the death of the Queen. It is understood that in this respect uniformity will be preserved throughout the ...

    Article : 91 words
  30. MOURNING IN SYDNEY.

    As soon as the news of the decease of her Majesty t [?] Queen was received by the Governor-General yesterday a Cabinet meeting of State Ministers was convened, and as a result it was decided that the ...

    Article : 1,623 words
  31. MESSAGES RECEIVED BY THE COLONIAL SECRETARY.

    Mr. See (Colonial Secretary) yesterday received the following messages:- "The borough council of Grafton in meeting assembled, desire me to request that you will be good ...

    Article : 222 words
  32. THE GREAT EXHIBITION.

    So great an interest did the Queen take in the exhibition of 1851, the first of its kind in the world, that it can hardly be passed over in silence. Beyond a doubt it owed much of its brilliant success to the ...

    Article : 108 words
  33. THE MILITARY FORCES.

    Military operations at Victoria Barracks yesterday were virtually suspended so soon as tidings of the death of Queen Victoria were received by the authorities. ...

    Article : 165 words
  34. VICE-REGAL FUNCTIONS POSTPONED.

    In consequence of the death of the Queen all existing engagements of his Excellency the Governor-General have been abandoned or postponed. ...

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  35. MINISTERIAL ENGAGEMENTS.

    It may be stated that in consequence of the death of her Majesty the Queen all engagements by Ministers in connection with the State of New South Wales, and also with regard to the Commonwealth ...

    Article : 54 words
  36. THE CRIMEAN WAR.

    The Queen took naturally a great interest in the Crimean war, and when it was over she distributed the medals in person. "Ernest will have told you," she writes to King Leopold, "what a beautiful and ...

    Article : 328 words
  37. SUCCESSIVE JUBILEES.

    In 1887, when her Majesty had reigned half a century, a jubilee was celebrated with much magnificence. There was a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey, which was attended by all the ...

    Article : 182 words
  38. MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE.

    Yesterday his Excellency the Governor-General despatched the following telegram to Mr. Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies:—"My Ministers join with me in expressing for the whole ...

    Article : 101 words
  39. THE ANGLICAN CHURCH.

    On behalf of the members of the Church of England the Archbishop of Sydney desires to publicly express profound sorrow and sympathy at the death of Queen Victoria. ...

    Article : 175 words
  40. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY BY FOREIGN RESIDENTS.

    M. G. Biard d'Aunet (Consul-General for France) was interviewed by a "Herald" representative yesterday in order that the views of the French residents of Sydney, with regard to the death of Queen ...

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