THE EARL OF KIMBERLEY
asked the noble Earl the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether any further information has been received as to the "dead-lock" between the Houses of Legislation in the Colony of Victoria?
§ EARL CADOGAN
said, that on Saturday a telegram was received at the Colonial Office from the Governor of Victoria, which led the Government to hope that the crisis was at an end. The telegram was in these terms—
§ "March 29.
§ "Council have finally accepted proposed compromise. Crisis happily ended. Appropriation Bill will be passed forthwith and Session closed next week. General public satisfaction at this settlement. Political animosities will soon subside."