The occasion was the report of Major-General Edwards on the defences of Australia, and Sir Henry addressed the other premiers on the desirability of a federal union for purposes of defence.
In 1894 an unofficial convention was held at Corowa, at which the cause of federation was strenuously advocated, but it was not until 1895 that the movement obtained new life, by reason of the proposals adopted at a meeting of premiers convened by Mr G.
Accordingly a premiers' conference was held in Melbourne at the end of January 1899, at which Queensland was for the first time represented.
A bill was presented to the British parliament which embodied and established, with such variations as had been accepted on behalf of Australia by the delegates, the constitution agreed to at the premiers' conference of 1899 and speedily became law.
The premiers programme was not well received by the Chamber, although the treasury ministers financial statement was again satisfactory.
The new premiers first act was one which cannot be sufficiently praised: he suppressed all subsidies to journalists, and although this resulted in bitter attacks against him in the columns of the reptile press it commanded the approval of all right-thinking men..
Les Premiers Romanov (1909).
Meanwhile, though the Colonial Conference (re-named Imperial) of 1907 showed that there was a wide difference of opinion on the tariff question between the free-trade government and the colonial premiers, in one part of the empire the ministry took a decided step - in the establishment of a self-governing constitution for the Transvaal and Orange River colonies - which, for good or ill, would make the period memorable.
Luchaire, Histoire des institutions monarchiques de la France sous les premiers Capetiens, 987-1180 (2nd ed., 1890); and Manuel des institutions frangaises: periode des Capetiens directs (1892); J.
D'Arbois de Jubainville, for example (Les Premiers habitants de l'Europe, Paris, 1877), maintained that besides possessing Spain, Gaul, Italy and the British Isles, " Iberian " peoples penetrated into the Balkan peninsula, and occupied a part of northern Africa, Corsica and Sardinia; and it is now generally accepted that a race with fairly uniform characteristics was at one time in possession of the south of France (or at least of Aquitania), the whole of Spain from the Pyrenees to the straits, the Canary Islands (the Guanches) a part of northern Africa and Corsica.
D'Arbois de Jubainville, Les Premiers habitants de l'Europe (1889-1894); J.
The presence of New Zealand premiers at the imperial conferences in London in 1897, 1903 and 1907 helped to bring the colony into conscious touch with imperial public questions.
His best-known papers, however, deal with prime numbers; in one of these (" Sur les nombres premiers," 1850) he established the existence of limits within which must be comprised the sum of the logarithms of the primes inferior to a given number.
History During the period from the assembly of the first Parliament elected by universal equal suffrage (1907) to the break-up of the Dual Monarchy, Austria itself had nine Governments under the following premiers: All these ministries may be characterized as Cabinets composed of Government officials.
1 Brunetto Latini, Tresor: "Et ainsi Julius Cesar fu li premiers empereres des Romains."
It from provincial politics the premiers of Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
After the grant of self-government to the Transvaal in 1907, General Botha was called upon by Lord Selborne to form a government, and in the spring of the same year he took part in the conference of colonial premiers held in London.
D'Arbois de Jubainville, Les Premiers Habitants de l'Europe (Paris, 1889-94); O.
§ 29 et seq.; Lining, Geschichte des deutschen Kirchenrechts (1878); Duchesne, Eglises separees (1905), Les Premiers temps de l'etat pontifical (1904).
From the age of twenty he was at work on his two great books - the Memoires pour servir a l'histoire ecclesiastique des six premiers siecles, and the Histoire des empereurs during the same period.
Intended by the Liberal leaders to serve as a diversion in favour of the Liberal-dualist standpoint; nevertheless, Nationalist feeling found strong expression during the negotiations of Banffy and Szell with various Austrian premiers for the renewal of the economic Ausgleich, or " Customs and Trade Alliance."
(1876-1893); Arbois de Jubainville, Les Premiers Habitants de l'Europe (1889-1894); article and authorities in La Grande Encyclopedie; C. Hillsen in Pauly-Wissowa's Realencyclopadie, iii.
His works include: Histoire des trois premiers siecles de l'eglise chretienne (6 vols.
De Boislisle, Pieces justificatives pour servir a l'histoire des premiers presidents de la Chambre des Comptes (1873), and Histoire de la maison de Nicolay (1875).
Goldziher, "De l'ascetisme aux premiers temps de l'Islam," in Revue de l'histoire des religions (1898), p. 314; Muratori, De Synisactis et Agapetis (Pavia, 1709); Jas.
The most important of Achille Luchaire's earlier works is his Histoire des institutions monarchiques de la France sous les premiers Capetiens (1883 and again 1891); he also wrote a Manuel des institutions francaises: periode des Capetiens directs (1892); Louis VI.
Trans., 4 vols., 1809); Chronique des quatre premiers Valois, by an unknown author, ed.
Luchaire, Louis le Gros (Paris, 1890), and "Les Premiers Capetiens" in E.
His accession to office was marked by speeches breathing a new spirit of imperial consolidation, embodied either in suggestions for commercial union or in more immediately practicable proposals for improving the "imperial estate"; and at the Diamond Jubilee of 1897 the visits of the colonial premiers to London emphasized and confirmed the new policy, the fruits of which were afterwards seen in the cordial support given by the colonies in the Boer War.
Luchaire, Histoire des institutions monarchiques de la France sous les premiers Capetiens 987-1180 (2nd ed., Paris, 1891); P. Viollet,.
Metaphysique d'Aristote, suivi d'un essai de traduction des deux premiers livres; in 1836, Cours de philosophie professe a la faculte des lettres pendant l'annee 1818, and Ouvrages inedits d'Abelard.
There were returned 69 members of the South African party, 33 Unionists and 5 Independents, among them the ex-premiers Sir Gordon Sprigg and Mr Schreiner.
Of the older literature, Tillemont's Memoires pour servir ¢ l'histoire ecclesiastique des six premiers siecles, vols.
In 1896 a conference of Australian premiers was held at Sydney to consider the question of federation.
The visit of the Australian premiers to England on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee gave an additional impetus to federation, and in September 1897 the convention reassembled in Sydney and discussed the modifications in the constitution which had been suggested in the local parliaments.