Particulars hare now baen reosfred of ' the successful ascent of Mount Owen Stanley In New Games by Sic William Maogregor, the Gorernar. The highest p«tk of the mountain which was sealed is 13,121 ft, and It was named Meant T.otorU. fie found the lower nltltnd Covered with dense scrub, the last 1000't befog clear, Na^iveo were not oumerons and were very friendly, bat skittish and superstitions. From the top of if coat Goodenoagh, 7000 t high, his party which oonsisted of fony packera and font white men, ooald &cc 150 miles a tray. There was heavy frost at the higher altitudes, and icicles were seen 810 long and Un thick, hit William was only accompanied to the summit of Monnt Victoria by a Fijian and tbree New Guinea mnn. The climate was perfect , Aboveß OCOt It was olear and cold, and on the summit Wire dalsfee, buttercupi, forget-me-nots, graties, heaths, larks, ioioles. And white frosts. No Na Ives were ■Ut with above 4000 ft. Mr o«meror>, his pr irate secretary, was the only one ol the psrly who had Hi-health, laff^rfn^ from swollen legs and genoral debt! ty. A fioe oolleotlon of plants and new birds was made. Sir William has boo mpltshed, •t an expenditure of a few hundred ponndß, what others had failed to do with - thoosandi of pounds.
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