Great regret was felt at the announcement of the death of Sir George Jenkins, which occurred at Colombo on July 18. Few men have been known in offical and ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 553 words
The conference of the Farmers' and Settlers' Association in Sydney is the largest which has been held. Over 200 delegates assembled, and it did not need the ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 393 words
1. The Star of eight points of diamonds. In the centre is the plain Cross of St. George in specially cut rubies of unusually fine colour, encircled by the motto of the Order in diamonds in a royal blue enamelled Garter. This is again surrounded by a circlet of fine diamonds. 2. The Badge, containing a flnely-carved sardonyx cameo of St. George and the Dragon, around which is the motto of the Order in diamonds; this is encircled by a border of larger brilliants. Surmounting the Badge is a floral design in large brilliants, terminating in a ring of diamonds, into which fits a boldly designed loop, attaching the blue silk ribbon to the Badge itself. S. The Garter itself, which Her Majesty wears on her left arm, is of blue-ribbed Bilk, edged with borders of brilliants, bearing the motto, "Hani soit qui null y pense," in brilliants. The buckle and pin arc of larger brilliants. The Garter ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 250 words
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