(per press association.)
Melbourne, December 22. In proroguing Parliament this afternoon, the Governor, m the Speech from tho Throne, regretted that the drought had seriously affected the country. The Treasurer's % Budget, ho said, showed that the personal prosperity of the colony was unchecked, and the Exhibition had been the success predicted. In connectin with the Exhibition he eulogised the support accorded by tho sister colonies toward rendering it a success. In referring to the Chinese question he hoped that legislation m the colonies would be suoh as would be acceptable to the Mother country.
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VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2021, 24 December 1888
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2021, 24 December 1888
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