Official Record Containing Introduction, Catalogues, Official Awards of the Commissioners, Reports and Recommendations of the Experts, and Essays and Statistics on the Social and Economic Resources of the Colony of Victoria

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Page xiii - Presents will and ordain that this Our Commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and that you, Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of you, may from time to time proceed in the execution thereof, and of every matter and thing therein contained, although the same be not continued from time to time by adjournment: And...
Page 102 - SILK AND SILK FABRICS, AND MIXTURES IN WHICH SILK IS THE PREDOMINATING MATERIAL. CLASS 242. Cocoons and raw silk as reeled from the cocoon ; thrown or twisted silks in the gum. CLASS 243. Thrown or twisted silks, boiled off or dyed ; in hanks, skeins or on spools. CLASS 244. Spun silk yarns and fabrics, and the materials from which they are made. CLASS 245. Plain woven silks, lutestrings, sarsnets, satins, serges, foulards, tissues for hat and millinery purposes, etc.
Page 105 - Each municipal district is a body corporate, with perpetual succession and a common seal, and is capable of suing and being sued, purchasing, holding, and alienating land, &c.
Page 19 - E. ; the most westerly point is the line of the whole western frontier, which, according to the latest correction, lies upon the meridian 140 58' E., and extends from latitude 34 2' S. to latitude 38 4' S., or 242 geographical miles.
Page 106 - Council may subdivide any municipal district districts. into any number of subdivisions not exceeding eight. Number of 242. The number of councillors in a municipality is fixed by the Governor in Council. It must, by the Statute, be some multiple of 3, and must not be less than 6 or more than 24.
Page 115 - Marine and coast charts. Geological maps and sections. Botanical, agronomical, and other maps, showing the extent and distribution of men, animals, and terrestrial products. Physical maps. Meteorological maps and bulletins. Telegraphic routes and stations. Railway and route maps. Terrestrial and celestial globes. Relief maps and models of portions of the earth's surface. Profiles of ocean beds and routes of submarine cables.
Page 2 - Navy, started in a whale-boat, manned by six seamen, and, passing Cape Howe, coasted along that part of Victoria now called Gippsland, and rounding Wilson's Promontory — the southernmost point on the Australian Continent — entered Western Port on the 4th June, 1798. He, however, returned to Sydney without discovering Port Phillip Bay, which was first entered in February, 1802, by Acting-Lieut.
Page 32 - Waigiensis, but it is very distinct by its form, &c. Height of the body contained rather less than three times and a-half in the total length of the fish ; the head is three times and a-quarter in the same ; the general form of the body is oval and compressed ; the upper profile regularly curved, and the lower one inflated on the belly ; head broad, rather flat above ; the interorbital space is contained twice and a-half in the length of the head ; this is rather pointed, seen laterally the angle...
Page 96 - CLASS 204. — Explosive and fulminating compounds; in small quantities only, and under special regulations, shown in the building only by empty cases and cartridges. Black powder of various grades and sizes. Nitroglycerine and the methods of using and exploding. Giant powder, dynamite, dualin, tri-nitroglycerine. CLASS 205.

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