Hamilton Spectator (Australia), 1879
The announcement noted that the restriction on competitors probably
only excludes T. D. Clarke. This suggests that
the district mentioned probably referred to the Western and
Wimmera District of Victoria, Australia, mentioned on the title page
of Hamilton Spectator.
The unexpected discontinuation of Westminster Papers lead to a change in the prize, which originally was a one-year subscription of that periodical. A new prize of equal value was planned to be announced, but no such announcement has been found.
Some form of summary of received sets or the commencement of the publication of sets was expected after 1 July, 1879, but nothing has been found during the rest of 1879 or 1880, when the column ended.
A solving tourney was announced on 1879-05-24, but no indication has been found that it was used for tourney problems,