Mr. W. S.,Brbnihead,,one of the origin nators of the association entitled '-'The Erhpire-Builders, Limited," -which, was formedy in .jLbndohyat the • beginning of last year for, the purpose ,of encourage ing, and assisting by emigration , the peopling "of large unoccupied areas of the British . dependencies, and , principally Canada hncV Australasia,, has'arrived.in Melbourne j'on board the German" mail steamer Zieten, with :a: party of grants,the!••- first, he' Irbpes, of rnauy hundreds' of- British agriculturists to arrive in this State. Mr. .Bromhead: stated that he has had a great deaV-pf experience v :in , settling work in Canada, and has conducted many partiesyfrom Great Britain to that country, all.of whom areldoing well. "The association," he..continued, "has' now decided .to make' strenuous efforts, to de something for Australia,' and this is .the first experiiriental party.'. The plan is' to form vvhat we 'call workingpariies, members of which,■'instead' of "Working individually; will all pull together oh the share ysystem in holdings contiguous, to one'another." y ' • , '-. '' : The immigrants w ere niet : oh arrival by an officer of the Closer Settlement" Board.
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