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THE TOUR OF THE "OPHIR." The Duke of Cornwall on the 22nd day of May laid the foundation-stone of the new Cathedral at Brisbane. By good luck the visit of the Duke and Duchess to Sydney also synchronised with the jubilee commemoration of the University. The Duke's own birthday—June 3—gave Sydney a holiday. An impressive military parade was that of eleven thousand troops whom the Duke reviewed at Christchurch; while the most picturesque of the pageants seen by the royal party since they left home were those more or less informal ones arranged for them by the Maoris. To the particularly friendly interchange of courtesies between the natives and the Duke and Duchess, reference has already been made in our letterpress, but our pictures, following the cable messages at leisure, revive the interesting episodes this week. 6.7.1901