26 MAY 1866, Page 2

The dead lock in Victoria appears to have ended. The

Ministry, yielding, it must be supposed, to the strong remonstrances from England, have sent up the Appropriation Bill to the Council without the tariff tacked on to it, and it has been passed. The Tariff Bill will probably pass subsequently, and the struggle may be considered over, though it has revealed the unpleasant fact that when the two Houses quarrel there is no possibility of compromise. If both are maintained, sonic sort of provision must be made, enabling the representatives by a two-thirds' vote to act without the Council's concurrence. The recall of Sir Charles Darling was creating some excitement, but we are not told of what kind.