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18.–Proclamation granting a free pardon to morning until nine, many officers of the army all deserters from military service who might and navy and high dignitaries of the Church report themselves to their commanding officers. presenting themselves at the doors, which Hammersmith Bridge opened by Prince
were not, however, opened until a few minutes Albert Victor.
to nine. Then a merry peal was rung upon
the Abbey bells, and gradually the people Inspection of the Tay Bridge by the
possessed of tickets made their way into the Board of Trade authorities completed, and a sacred edifice. Around Buckingham Palace certificate granted for the opening of the in the forenoon there was great gaiety. Her structure. Passenger traffic was accordingly Majesty rose early, as usual, and took walking commenced on the 19th.
exercise after breakfast with the Princess Died at Cheltenham, Thomas Fiott Beatrice. At a quarter past eleven the Royal Hughes, celebrated linguist, one of the two procession defiled from the gates of Buckingselected from the Universities of Oxford and ham Palace for the Abbey: The Royal Princes Cambridge in 1848, to be sent as attachés to on horseback escorting the Queen's carriage Constantinople.
formed a brilliant spectacle. The cheering as In the Cambridge Classical Tripos (rart
the Queen proceeded was tremendous and i.), Miss A. Ramsay, of Girton (daughter of
enthusiastic, and was repeatedly acknowSir . J Ramsay, of Banff), was placed alone in
ledged by Her Majesty. All along the route
the huzzaing and waving of handkerchiefs conthe first class—thus being Senior Classic of the
tinued until the Abbey was reached, about a year ; whilst two Newnham students were placed in the first class (part ii.). And in the
quarter-past twelve. At the west door the
ladies and officers of the Royal Household Modern Languages Tripos, Miss Harvey, of
awaited the Queen. The officiating clergy Newnham, was placed second in the first class.
were assembled in the nave, and immediately 20.-The mayors, provosts, and high sheriffs formed a procession. The Bishop of London, of the kingdom entertained at the Mansion the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and House by the Lord Mayor of London.
the Duke of Westminster were followed by
the Royal Princes. Then came the Queen and Preparation for tomorrow's proceed the Princesses. The ceremony, which was of ing: in Westminster Abbey, every nook a most imposing character, lasted about an and corner of which was thoroughly searched hour, and at its conclusion Her Majesty, still for explosives by Major Majendie, and the standing on the dais, received obeisance from building given over to the custody of the police, all members of the Royal Family. In return who kept strict watch over it until after the she kissed each of them. The Queen was then ceremonial. The scene in London to-night supported by the Lord Chamberlain through was described as one of the greatest possible the choir and down the nave to the west door, animation, the thoroughfares on the route of preceded by the Princes and followed by the royal procession being up to midnight at the Princesses. Her Majesty returned to many points so densely crowded that it was
Buckingham Palace by Whitehall and Pall scarcely possible to move.
Mall, amid renewed demonstrations of loyalty, 21.-Jubilee Day. The Jubilee of Queen
which she acknowledged from her carriage Victoria celebrated all over the world-in by gracious smiles and bows. London, in the English, Scotch, and Irish
ceedings throughout were most successful, provinces, in all the capitals of Europe, in
and passed off with only a single accident. Canada, the United States, Australasia, and
After a short rest at Buckingham Palace, on all the British Colonies. The Royal procession
returning from the thanksgiving service in the and ceremony in London was favoured with Abbey, the Queen reviewed the Naval Brigade, brilliant sunshine throughout. From an early
numbering 500 men, who came from Portshour the West End thoroughfares contiguous
mouth to furnish a guard of honour. In the to the route to be traversed by the Queen
evening Her Majesty gave a grand banquet presented an unusually animated appearance,
to her guests, among whom were 64 Royal many persons passing the night in the streets personages, while 132 covers were laid for the in order to secure a position from which a
members of the Royal household. The health view of the procession might be gained.
of Her Majesty was pledged at each table. At Traffic was stopped at eight o'clock, by which
half-past ten the Queen held a reception of hour Trafalgar Square was filled with car
Ministers and other personages. riages and cabs conveying ticketholders to 22.—The Queen, notwithstanding her ardutheir various destinations. At this centre the ous duties of yesterday, received visits from large hotels and public buildings on all sides, numbers of her relatives and Royal guests, and as well as business premises, were decorated at an early hour drove to St. James's Palace with flags, evergreens, and festoons, and as the and visited the Duchess of Cambridge. This troops detailed for duty in the streets took up visit was of very short duration, the Queen at their positions the scene was extremely brilliant. once returning to Buckingham Palace, where In the vicinity of Westminster Abbey great she held a reception, at which she formally activity prevailed from seven o'clock in the received the Jubilee presents sent fronı the
Foreign Courts and from the Colonies, as well (July 2). The second event was the laying of as the gift of £75,000 from the women of the foundation-stone of the Imperial Institute Great Britain, subscribed to by over three mil at South Kensington by Her Majesty (July 4). lions of her subjects. This latter presenta The third occasion was a review of troops at tion was made by Lady Stafford, who was Aldershot (July 9). The march-past, which accompanied by a deputation of 150 ladies. was performed by about 58,000 men and 102 Among other gifts received by Her Majesty guns, occupied two hours and three-quarters. was that of the Royal Scottish Society of The fourth and chief event was a grand naval Painters, who sent an album of sketches by review at Spithead (July 23). The Queen, on the members. In the evening the Queen left board the Victoria and Albert, passed through Buckingham Palace for Windsor, driving to a fleet of 135 ships of various descriptions, Paddington by way of Hyde Park, where the moored in three columns, each ship firins Children's Jubilee gathering was being held. twenty-one guns the royal procession The bairns, numbering nearly 30,000, were passed. At night the whole feet was illumassed along the central carriage-way, and minated. raised hearty cheers when the Queen arrived. Her Majesty, having presented one of the 24.-Her Majesty's letter of thanks to her little ones with a memorial cup, drove slowly people, forwarded from Windsor to the Home towards the station. From Paddington she Secretary “I am anxious," wrote Her travelled to Slough, where she left the royal Majesty, “to express to my people my warm train, and was presented with an address. thanks for the kind, and m re than kind, reShe then drove through Eton, where three ception I met with on going to and returning addresses were presented, and on reaching from Westminster Abbey with all my children Windsor unveiled a statue of herself on Castle and grandchildren. The enthusiastic reception Hill, in presence of a very large gathering. I met with then, as well as on all these eventThe statue was the gift of the inhabitants of ful days in London, as well as in Windsor on Windsor to the Queen. Dr. A. C. Mackenzie's the occasion of my jubilee, has touched me Jubilee Ode was produced in the Crystal most deeply. It has shown that the labour Palace, London, in presence of an immense and anxiety of fifty long years, twenty-two of audience.
which I spent in unclouded happiness, shared
and cheered by my beloved husband, while an 23.—The Jubilee festivities at Windsor equal number were full of sorrows and trials were continued to-day, the principal items borne without his sheltering arm and wise being the feasting of over 7,000 children in the help, have been appreciated by my people. private grounds of the Home Park, where also This feeling and the sense of duty towards my a fire brigade demonstration afterwards took dear country and subjects, who are so insepaplace, both being honoured by Her Majesty's rably bound up with my life, will encourage presence. At Aldershot a review of the whole me in my task, often a very difficult and garrison, followed by a sham fight, was held arduous one, during the remainder of my life. in the Long Valley, in presence of the Prince The wonderful order preserved on this occasion, of Wales and the kings and princes at present and the good behaviour of the enormous multiin this country.
Four Jubilee functions in tudes assembled, merits my highest admirawhich the Queen took part occurred in July. tion. That God may protect and abundantly The first was a review of Volunteer corps, bless my country is my fervent prayer. numbering 23,672 men, at Buckingham Palace VICTORIA R. AND I.”
Arica blockaded, 1331.
Arins report, 1602.
Army, royal warrant, 1019, 1030.
territorial organization, 1355,
Statue, Cambridge, 1252.
reserves called out, 1385, 1463, 1465.
zist colours restored, 1399.
smoking allowed, 1536.
inajority of, 1460.
Arnim, Count, 1038.
Master of Middle Temple, 1471. trial, 1173, 1180, 1210.
Arthur, Prince, 1008, 1019, 1116.
at Cambridge, 1515.
Arundel Church dispute, 1316, 1336.
Ascension Day, 999.
Albrecht, marriage of Prince, 1100. Ashantee War-
attack on Elmina, It06.
ambuscade on the Prah, 1115, 1118.
shooting accident, 1568.
Jubilee review, 1618.
blockade proclaimed, 1117.
Sir Garnet Wolseley's address, 1120.
native attack, 1125.
Alexandra Palace Con ny, 1210. Earl Grey on War, 1125.
advance on Prashu, 1132.
battle of Amoaful, 1138.
Coomassie entered, 1140, 1144, 1146.
objects secured, 1140.
Treaty of Fommanah, 1141.
Royal umbrella, 1147.
return of troops, 1149.
rewards, 1149, 1162.
medals distributed, 1152.
Wm. Penhall, 1386.
Ashford, Baron, 1198.
Asia Minor affairs, 1321.
Alsace Lorraine election, 1139, 1143, Assam, empire of, 1997.
Assam, disturbance in, 1319.
General Mezentsoff, 1293.
Mehemet Ali, 1294.
King of Italy, 1298.
Kraptokine, Prince, 1305.
Drenteln, Gen., 1308.
Shereef of Mecca, 1331.
President of Uruguay, 1560.
M. Bratiano, 1566.
Archæological Institute meetings (Archæological Association.)
1875 Evesham. 1878 Wisbeach.
Greely Expedition, 1450.
1871 Edinburgh Sir W. Thomson,
1872 Brighton Dr. Carpenter,
1873 Bradford Prof. Williamson.
1875 Bristol. Sir J. Hawkshaw.
1876 Glasgow Prof. Andrews.
1877 Plymouth. Prof.Allen Thomp-
Association Meetings, continued Bangor, Welsh College at, 1432.
Berlin Conference, 1339, 1343.
panic in Opera House, 1391.
Bernhardt, Sarah, 1312, 1338.
Besika Bay, 1197, 1258.
Bessemer, Sir Henry-
receives freedom of City, 1345.
Bessemer steamer trial, 1170.
Bethlehem church dispute, 1095.
Betting offences, 1078.
Bible Revision, 1469.
Bickersteth, Bishop of Exeter, 1462.
Bickersteth, Bishop of Japan, 1512.
son born, 1580.
Bicycle Club, 1247
opens Yorkshire Jubilee Exhibition, Bicycle feat, 1107.
ride from San Francisco to Shanghai,
Billiard match, 998.
Science College, 1167.
Dudley bequest, 1191.
Science College, 1345.
musical festival, 1388, 1484.
Bazaine, Marshal, stabbed, 1606. manufacture of explosives, 1410,
Union Bank frauds, 1429, 1436.
Sir Wm. Thomson in, 1436.
Aston Park Riots, 1455.
Memorial to Col. Burnaby, 1495.
returns seven Liberals, 1503.
return from Congress, 1290.
Bishops, Consecration of, 1288.
invested with Order of the Garter, on Ultramontanism, 1068.
resignation, 1081, IIIO.
freedom, City of London, 1292. Prussian ministers, 1126.
defence in Lower House, 1134.
on Alsace-Lorraine, 1145.
declines Turnerelli wreath, 1312. on Ultramontanes, 1163.
freedom of Grocers' Company, resignation refused, 1164, 1156.
attempted assassination, 1256.
at Vienna, 1318.
at Mansion House, 1321.
Blackburn, Judge, 1210.
announces Dissolution, 1330. Blackburn, Lord, resigns, 1583.
Blackie, Prof., 1577:
Blomfield, Bishop of Colchester, 1382.
Hanlan on Tyne, 1373.
Oxford and Cambridge,
1874 Cambridge. 1877 Dead Heat.
bust at Guildhall, 1392.
statue unveiled, 1413.
Boehringer, pastor of Basle, excom-
Bolivia, church lands, 1328.
at Aberdeen, 1435.
Bounty mutineers, 1356.
Botanic Society's fête, 1061.
marriage grant, 1468, 1474.
Bothnia, launch, 1145:
Bouverie, E. P., on Gladstone defeat,
shooting affray at, 1427.
Bowen, Lord Justice, 1381.
Boyer, Sir George, 1200,
Boyne anniversary, 1553.
Boyton, Captain, 1169, 1172, 1976,
Brussels Palace of Justice, 1437. Bradford, fall of chimney, 1398.
formation of Congo State, 1468. Bradford Free Library, 1584.
railway celebrations, 1484.
Bradford Mechanics' Institute, 1026.
Socialist riots, 1519, 1520.
Bradlaugh, Mr., affirms, 1339.
Belgium Geographical Congress, 1209. excluded, 1356, 1360, 1368, 1369,
action against Sergeant-at-arms,
1377, 1427, 1444.
committed for trial, 1384.
Trafalgar Square meeting, 1429
Attorney-General's action, 1450.
motion for new trial 1459.
on Trafalgar Square riots, 1516.
Benson, Dr. E. W., Archbishop, 1398, Bradley, Dr., Dean of Westminster,
Bramwell, Sir C. W., 1210.
Brand, Speaker, elected, 1043, 1146. Burmah, continued-
disturbed state of Upper Burmah, new fortress, 1568.
Imperial Institute, 1569.
visit of W.O'Brien, 1611, 1612, 1613,
death of Gen. Macpherson, 1573.
Canadian Pacific Railway, 1551.
Gen. Roberts in command, 1573.
Canal, Dutch, 1309.
Burmese ambassadors, 1057, 1059, Canning, Lord, statue, 1272.
Canterbury, Archbishop of -
Burnaby, Captain, 1161, 1217, 1259. on comprehension, 1075,
rumoured resignation, 1147.
cross presented to Archbishop, 1467.
Cape Colony, Kaffir outbreak, 1254,
Sir Bartle Frere recalled, 1341.
Sir H. Robinson, Governor, 1342.
Captain relief fund, 994.
Cardiff, docks at, 1430, 1601.
Cardwell at Oxford, 1043.
reconstruction of Army Bill, 1045.
Carey, Lieut., case of, 1316.
Carlingford, Lord President, 1408.
Soth birthday, 1183.
statue to, 1392.
Bute, marriage of Marquis, 1053. Carmarthen, quarry accident, 1459.
Carnarvon, Lord, resigns, 1259.
meeting with Parnell, 1540.
Butler, Dr. H. M., Dean of Gloucester, on Home Rule Bill, 1542.
Carnegie, Andrew, gift to Edinburgh,
Carrier pigeon experiment, 1318.
Butt, Mr., Judge in Admiralty Court, Cart, river, widening, &c., begun, 1596.
Caswell murders, 1316.
Catholic celebration at Berne, 1316.
Catholic protest, 1062.
Catholic (old) Congress, 1069,
Byron, Lady, controversy, 998, 999. Catholics, Old, at Rome, 1176.
Cavendish, Lord F., statue to, 1473.
Cavill swims Channel, 1244.
Cavour monument, 1125.
Caxton celebration, 1124, 1235.
Cenci, performance of, 1532.
Census taken, 996.
Cadogan, Earl, admitted to the Cabinet, Census 1881, 1354.
Central Asia boundaries, 1072, 1090.
railway scheme, 1146.
Chaldean inscription, 1079.
Chamberlain, Right Hon. J., 1201.
at Glasgow, 1319.
on duty of Radicals, 1425.
on grievances, 1987,
at Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1443.
on House of Lords, 1455.
at Hull, 1480.
last Wrangler, 1368.
at Glasgow, 1486.
Selwyn College opened, 1391.
at Bradford, 1488
Ridley Hall opened, 1391.
interviewed by unemployed, 1491.
Miss Perrin, Wrangler, 1422.
at National Liberal Club, 1508.
Miss Ramsay, Senior Classic, 1617 on Home Rule Bill, 1531.
Bolton letter, 1570.
at Stornoway, 1607.
Campbell, J. F., memorial unveiled at guest at Union Club, 1615.
Chambers's Journal jubilee, 1368.
Riel expelled, 1150.
breakwater at Belle Isle, 1347.
Chambord, Count de, 1118, 1123, 1124.
railway in Newfoundland, 1382. demonstration, 1045.
1417, 1437, 1438.
Changarnier, proceedings against, 1011.
departure of Lord Lorne, 1438. (Channel tunnel, 1166, 1383, 1384, 1422,
militia tendered for garrison duty in Charities, proposed taxation of, 1314.
Charnwood Forest Railway, 1466.
revolt in Manitoba, 1465.
Chatham Dockyard, naval designs in-
Louis Riel rising, 1467, 1468, 1469, vestigation, 1598.
1480, 1470, 1491, 1497.
Chelmsford, Lord, G.C.B., 1317.
capture of Big Bear, 1474.
Chess championship, 1517.
Pacific Railway, 1493.
Chess tournament, 1421.
Chesterfield, letters, 1131.
Parliament on Home Rule, 1530. Chevalier, M., at Liverpool, 1170.
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