At Doonside, Maraekakaho, on the 4th inst., the wife of F. F. Ormond Esq.,
of a son.
At Napier, on the 9th inst., the wife of J. B. Brathwaite
Esq., Manager of Union Bank, of a daughter.
At Aorangi, on the 18th inst., the wife of Edmund Tukr?
Esq., of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 19th inst., the wife of W Handle, of
At Spring Bank, Ruataniwha, on the 30th ult., Mrs Harwood
of a son.
At Melford Cottage, Napier, on the 28th January, the Wife
of M. Fitzgerald, Esq., of a daughter.
Died Drowned 26th Oct. 1859, in the wreck of the "Royal
Charter," Walter Nugentla Fargue Esq., aged 32 years, Grandson of
the late Major Stephen Watts, of Deal, Kent.
At Porangahan, on the 25th inst., the son of C G Crosse,
Esq., aged 3 years and 2 months.
Jan 18 1860
Residfent Magistrates Court-Tuesday 6, 1863 (before
John CURLING.,Esq., R M., J B FERGUSON.Esqq., J.P. and H S TIFFEN.,Esq.,
RHODES v G H STUART- a claim for rent of fine pind/12/6d- non appearance
FOUGERE v McMAHON- The claim was dismissed on account of the amount being
made up of items for spirits &c.
F J TIFFEN v MITTON- This was an
information liaid by the plaintiff as Sheep Inspector for the Northern
Districts against the defendant as the person in charge of Messrs.FANNIN'S
station at Waikokopu, for refusing to muster his sheep,contrary to the
2nd and 3rd clauses of the Sheep Inspector's Act, 1857.Mr Taylor appeared
for the defendant. The bench decided that the information had been sustained
and fined defendant 7 pound and costs 2 pound 11s 8d
Thursday Jan 8 (Before Mr Curling Esq., R.M. Mary Ann 0'HARA was charged
with having stolen a box, the property of John Wood. The prisoner stated
that she thought she was only taking what was her own, and that the prosecutor
had no right to seize upon her things.Prisoner discharged, there not being
any grounds to support that the theft was meditated.
Other court case before J.CURLING esq:H S TIFFEN. AND
THATCHER V FLEETWOOD
Notices in Paper
Auction 29/1/1863 at Noon -Schedule of unagricultural land for Auction.
T.P.RUSSELL'S run 5 lots, Application nos 1265 and 1234/5 -
John JOHNSTON's run Application 972-
H W P SMITH'S on H A DUFF's run app.no 1295 and 1237
J.D. ORMOND App.no 1237-Signed H S TIFFEN Dec 12.1862
Page 5 Jan 10 1863-Electric Telegraph in Otago(Taken from
Daily Times Dec 31 1862) Line constructed by Mr Richard WOOLLEY.
Jan 13th Latest Arrow Creek diggings 800 ozs of gold for 3 weeks work(Invercargill
Times Dec 23rd 1862)
Otago- Provincial Council disvusses under misc.- was one of 1,000 pound
for a monument to Capt CARGIL The founder of the Province-Nothing decided
Times Dec 19th 1862.
Taranaki- Suicide on 2nd Jan -Mr C.A.C. BEARDSWORTH master of the High
School- shot himself dead-verdict-Temporary insanity
Translation of the Bishop on NZ's speech to Maori Assembly
at Matamata,residence of W.THOMPSON, Takapipipi, the King maker Oct 27th
1862-(very eloquent and well worth reading)
Italy- GARIBALDI commuted death sentence upon army deserters.
Also another note re Amputation upon Garibaldi as soon as well enough?
A remedy for SEA-SICKNESS- a Mr HASTINGS send the following
receipt for sea-sickness to the Daily Telegraph:-"let the voyager
provide himself with about a dozen yards of a common calico bandage, and
directly he goes on board, bandage his abdomen, beginning low down over
the haunches,a and bandaging up over the pit of the stomach, not too tight,
and then let him lie down and go to sleep- as I think he is almost certain
to do so, unless kep awake by the noise and tossing of the vessel."
White Swan-W. G. Cellum, from Wellington
Passengers from Wellington--Messrs. W. Lyon and H. J. H. Read, Mrs Logan
Campbell, Miss Collins, Messrs. Barkett, Jones, Gustava, Barrall, Thompson,
Mrs Cloud and child.
Passengers ex Wild Duck from London-- Mr Samuel Begg, Mrs Agnes Begg,
Mary, Anna, Agnes, Samuel, Thomas, Julia, Isabella Begg; Misses Mary Wilson,
and Mary Ann Williams; Messrs. Marsella Dunn, C A Marshall, W F Smith;
Mr H. S. L. Skeet, Mrs Skeet; Harry and Robert Skeet; Misses Mary and
Kate Garland, Master Thos. Garland; Mr D. Carmichael, Mrs Carmichael;
Alexander, David and Christina Carmichael; Mr Slater, Mrs Slater; Harriet,
Margaret, Catherine, and Walter Slater; Walter Clayton; Mr Richard and
Mrs Emma Williams; Mr C. Mugridge, Mrs Sarah Mugridge; John, Charles and
Albert Mugridge; Mrs Mary Ann Parker.
The "White Swan" arrived on the morning of Thursday last after
a splendid run from Wellington of 21 1/2 hours--she having left that port
at 1 pm on Wednesday amidst the cheers of the crew and passengers of the
ship "Wild Duck"--many of the latter having just been recieved
on board the steamer.
At Mangataratas, on the 22nd january, the wife of Donald
Gollan Esq., of a son.
At Te Aute, on the 29th January, the wife of G. S. Cooper
Esq., of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 17th inst., the wife of Thomas Tanner,
Esq., of a son.
Died At Napier, on the 3rd inst., the wife of Mr Geo.
At Manatarara, on the 6th inst., after a severe illness,
the wife of Donald Gollan, Esq.
At Napier, on Monday, March 5th, the wife of Capt. Alex
Blair, of a son.
At Spring Bank, Rua Taniwha, on the 10th ult., Mrs Holder
of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 26th inst., the wife of Alexander Browne,
Esq, of a son.
At Nonpareil, Napier, on the 29th inst., the wife of Mr
Carl Unmack, of a daughter.
At Clive, on the 30th inst., the wife of Mr William Ridgway,
of a son.
Married At Ngawakatatara, on Monday the 27th inst., by the Rev. E. Wheeler,
Mr John Davis to Mrs Fanny Large.
At Napier, on the 6th inst., by the Rev. Peter Barclay,
Corporal Henry Groom, of the Napier Police, late Quarter-Master in the
Spanish and Portuguese Legion, to Jane, eldest daughter of Mr Wm. Ross,
of Aberdeen, N.B. [Mr. Groom being an old resident here and much respected,
the good people of Napier determined that the event should not pass unnoticed,
in the evening a large number assembled on the ground opposite his house
with musical instruments and fire-arms, and kept up serenading and firing
salutes till a late hour].
Other news (that may be of some interest)
EARTHQUAKE--A shock, alight but very perceptible, was
experienced in Napier yesterday(2nd March) morning at about half-past
At Napier, on the 12th inst., the wife of Mr Samuel Lozell,
of Petane, of a son.
At Napier, on the 27th inst,. the wife of Mr. Frederick
Sutton, of a daughter.
Married At Auckland, on the 11th inst., at the residence
of the bride's father, Albert Street, Mr August Koch, of Napier, to Elizabeth,
eldest daughter of Mr John Bain, Wairoa.
Died At Napier, on the 9th April, after a short but painful illness,
William Orin, aged 46 years, late of New Brunswick, North America.
At Napier, on the 18th inst., Jessie McLaren, the beloved
wife of Mr Daniel Munn. The funeral will take place at 3 o'clock on Sunday,
the 20th inst. Friends will please accept this invitation.
The Brethren of the Loyal Napier Lodge and Visiting Brethren are respectfully
requested to attend the funeral of the late Mrs Munn, on Sunday, the 20th
inst. The procession to move from the Royal Hotel, at 3 pm.
The Remains of the late Mrs Munn were, on Sunday last, followed to the
grave by upwards of 280 persons, many of whom had come considerable distances
to pay this last mark of respect to the deceased. A religious service
was conducted, prior to the moving of the procession, by the Rev. P. Barclay;
and at the burial ground by the Rev. H.W. St. Hill.
6 June 1860
No of Grants, Grantee, Locality, Contents-A R P
552, J.S. McKAIN, Block 5 Eskdale, 62 0 0
553, George HERBERT, Block 6 Eskdale, 42 0 0
554, William SEED, Block 9 Eskdale, 85 0 0
555, James FOUGENE, Block 14 Eskdale, 44 0 0
556, John BEGG, Block 8 Eskdale, 75 0 0
557, Michael FITZGERALD, Block 15 Eskdale, 46 0 0
558, Daniel MUNN, Block 10 Eskdale, 45 0 0
559, James B. McKAIN, Block 3 Eskdale, 112 0 0
560, F.D. McKAIN,Block 4 Eskdale, 90 0 0
561, T.P. RUSSELL, Block 6 Mata District, 709 2 0
562, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 38 Patangata District, 1421 0 0
563, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 45 Patangata District, 469 3 0
564, H.R. RUSSELL, Block 36 Patangatta District, 655 0 0
565, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 32 Oero & Patangata, 176 0 0
566, W. WAINHOUSE, J. EMMETT & J.E. WAINHOUSE (Executors of the late
WAINHOUSE), Block 20 Oero District, 225 0 0
567, Same as 566, Block 25 Oero District, 78 3 0
568, Joseph WITHEROW, Block 22 Oreo District, 64 0 0
569, John JOHNSON, Block 33 Oero District, 115 2 0
570, Same as 566, Block 10 Tarawera, 525 0 0
571, John ABBOTT, Block 6 Tarawera, 375 0 0
At Napier, on the 7th inst., Dugald, son of Mr Thomas TAYLOR, Shakespeare
At Napier, on the 15th inst., Thomas Frank Ayans, the
infant son of Mr. R.M. SKEET,aged eight months.
At Napier, on the 3rd inst., the wife of Mr D. CARSWELL, baker, of a son.
At Edenham, on the 6th inst., Mre Alfred CHAPMAN, of a
At Napier, on the 17th inst., the wife of Mr Wm. LECHNER,
of a son.
At the Manse, Napier, on the 19th inst., the sife of the
Rev. Peter BARCLAY, of a son.
DiedAt Napier, on the 14th inst., Mr William CRAIG.
Married On the 31st July, at the Parsonage House, Napier,
by the Rev H.W. ST HILL, Henney B. SKALY, Esq., Registar of Deeds, Napier,
to Mary Caroline, daughter of the late George William LYNDON, Esq., of
Gerard Street, London.
Fatal Accident On Staurday, the 28th ult., a boy of five
years of age, son of Mr William AUSTEN, was drowned in the Kaikoura creek,
near which his parents reside. The boy had been palying on the margin
of the creek, which was much swollen at the time, the effect of previous
rains, and is supposed to have missed his footing and at once been swept
away. The body had not been recovered at the time of our informant leaving.
The Influenza As the prevailing epidemic is termed, is
rapidly spreading throughout the native disticts, and is being severely
felt. We have heard of no less than 13 deaths among the native population
- one at Petane, four at Pa Whakairo, one at Pakowhai, one at Waipureku,
three at Pokawa, two at Te Aute, and one at Waipawa. Of this number, one
was Hineirangis, the principal wife of Te Hapuku, who took ill and expired
during the absence of that chief at Auckland, while he was taking part
in the native conference.
At Meanee Flats, on the 25th ult., the wife of Mr. Henry HOWARD, of a
Married On the 3rd May, at Rondebosh, Cape Town, by the
Bishop, Captain Walker tyler BARTLEY, 6th Royal Regiment, and nephew of
General Sir J.L. PENNEFATHER, K.C.B., to Esther, eldest daughter of the
Hon. Sydney S. BELL, First Judge of Supreme Court of the Cape of Good
On the 15th (Wednesday) A. MACNEIL was committed to the
District Court on a charge of "unlawfully and maliciously attempting
to kill certain cattle the property of one Wm. BURTON" - the defendant
having laid poison for them on account of their trespassing.
On Thursday, Edward WATT was charged with a breach of
the Post Office Act in having used a postage label which had been previously
defaced. The fact was admitted, but it being evident that the stamp has
been used in mistake, a norminal fine of ten shillings was inflicted -
the maximum penalty for this offence being 50 pounds.
At Clive, on the 23rd inst.,m the wife of Joseph RHODES, Esq., of a son.
At Puketapu, on the 4th inst., after a short illness, Ellen, daughter
of John HESLOP, aged 9 years.
Married At the Manse, Napier, on the 18th inst., by the
Rev. Ptere BARCLAY, William Robert MILLER, clerk in H.M. Customs and Post
Office, at this Port, to Annie, eldest daughter of the late Alexander
DUGANNE, of Carlton, Kent.
Crown Grants 30 Aug 1860
No. of Grant, Grantee, Locality, Contents-A, R, P
607, Andrew LUFF, Surbuban Sec 27 Meanee, 60 0 0
608, James AVISON, Patangata District, 262 2 0
609, F.A DUNCAN, Patangata District, 42 0 0
610, John ROBJOHNS, Patangata District, 63 0 0
611, John SOLEY, Patangata District, 105 0 0
613, Alexander MacKAY, Patangata District, 84 0 0
614, A.H. HICKSON, Patangata District, 40 0 0
615, H.W.C.A.J.B. PILLIETT, Patangata District, 42 0 0
616, A.J. COLLINGS, Patangata District, 42 3 0
617,H.C. CHAPMAN, Patangata District, 42 0 0
619, T.P. RUSSELL, Te Mata District, 541 0 0
620, Daniel MUNN, Te Mata District, 735 0 0
621, William COUPER, Te Mata District, 42 0 0
622, Alexander BROWN, Te Mata District, 315 0 0
623, J.A. SMITH, Havelock, 14 0 0
624, J.A. SMITH, Havelock, 0 2 0
625, J.A. SMITH, Havelock, 1 0 0
626, J.A. SMITH, Havelock, 0 2 0
627, William COLENSO, Havelock, 1 0 0
628, Neil CAMPBELL, Havelock, 1 0 0
629, Alexander KENNEDY, Havelock, 0 2 0
630, James FOUGERE, Havelock, 27 2 36
631, James FOUGERE, Havelock, 1 0 0
632, A.P.STUART, Havelock, 0 2 0
633, John ROBOTTOM, Havelock, 0 2 0
634, John ROBOTTOM, Havelock, 0 2 24
635, John McKINNON, Havelock, 19 1 35
636, John McKINNON, Havelock, 0 1 39
637, Peter BOURKE, Havelock, 0 2 0
638, Hartley WEBSTER, Havelock, 0 2 0
639, Michael FITZGERALD, Havelock, 0 2 0
640, H.P. STARK, Havelock, 0 2 0
641, J.B. FERGUSON, Havelock, 0 2 0
642, John WILKINSON, Havelock, 24 0 16
643, R.H. MacGREGOR, Havelock, 16 1 80
644, Alfred WYATT, Havelock, 0 2 0
645, Alfred WYATT, Havelock, 0 2 0
646, Frederick DYETT, Havelock, 0 2 0
647, John ANDERSON, Havelock, 42 2 0
723, T.K. NEWTON, Napier, 1 3 15
724, T.K. NEWTON, Napier, 18 1 0
726, Robert PARK, Napier, 3 0 0
727, George HART, Napier, 1 0 0
728, William COLENSO, Napier, 0 2 0
729, William SMITH, Puketapu District, 40 0 0
730, J.R. PERRY, Kidnapper District, 157 0 0
134, William SEED, Napier, 1 0 80
At Napier, on the 30th ult., the wife of Edward RABONE, of a daughter.
Fire On Monday night (3rd) the premises of Mr G. FAULKNER,
Shakespeare Road, were wholly destroyed by fire.
At Napier, on the 17 ult., the wife of Mr John SIMMONDS, of a daughter.
Died At Auckland, on the 18th ult., Mr P. LORIGAN, M.P.C.,
aged 43 years, and on the 4th inst., his brother, Mr Wm. LORIGAN, aged
At Mohaka, on the 16th inst., the wife of John SIM, storekeeper, of a
Died At Te Aute, on 22nd inst., Thomas, 2nd son of Mr
W. ELLINGHAM, aged 2 years and 11 months.
Sept 15 1860
Mohaka District Electors
ALLAN, Alexander - Mohaka - Freehold - 800 acres freehold land at Mohaka
- application no. 351.
ARMSTRONG, William - Mohaka - Household - Mohaka
BROOKING, Henry - Arapawanui - Household - Arapawanui
- House value 50 pounds.
COOPER, John Alfred - Ngahape - Freehold - Mohaka
District - 50 acres - application 55 Napier.
CURTIS, Robert - Mohaka - Freehold - Mohaka river
- 40 acres Rural land - as per application no. 61?
DOLBELL, Philip - Clive - Freehold - Mangahururu
- 40 acres - application 675.
HARDING, John - Mount Vernon, Waipukurau - Freehold
- Mohaka Block - Waikari 480 acres.
HENRICE, Adolf Frederick - Mohaka - Freehold - Mohaka
river - 40 acres - south bank - application 35.
HODGES, Joseph Lucas - Awapawanui - Household -
Awapawanui - accomodation house - value 50 pounds.
LAVIN, John Martin Philips - Mohaka - Freehold -
Kai Kaiahi - 350 acres - application no. 54.
McCREVY, Nathaniel - Mohaka - Freehold - Mohaka
- 80 acres in application 48.
NOREROSS, Thomas - Mohaka - Freehold - Mohaka -
100 acres - application 389.
POTTER, John - Mohaka - Household - Parahamiti,
Mohaka - House.
RIDDELL, Walter - Charlton Downs, Mohaka - Freehold
- Mohaka - Carlton Downs - part owner.
SIM, John - Mohaka - Household - Mohaka - block
no. 3 - 40 acres with house and stone.
Died At Napier, on the 8th inst., William Ronaldson, aged
4 years, youngest son of W. THOMAS, builder.
Died At Napier, on the 12th instant, Mr William THOMAS,
late of Gresford, Denhighshire, aged 25 years.
Married At Napier, on the 12th inst., by the Rev Peter
BARCLAY, Mr John ENRIGHT, of the Sea Serpent, to Susan, fourth daughter
of Mr Robert WIGGINS, Napier.
Died At Napier, on the 22nd inst., Catherine Emilie Anne,
infant daughter of Mr W.W. YATES.
To Mr Philip DOLBEL
Sir- Having read in the "Hawke's Bay Herald" that our member
Robert RIDDELL, Esq., has resigned his seat inj the Provincial Council
for this District of the Province of Hawke, and also, that another candidate
has already placed himself in the field.
Therefore, we the undersigned Electors do earnestly request
that you will allow yourself to be put in nomination for the said seat
in Council, and do pledge ourselves to give you our support.
Joseph Lucas HODGES
Sept 18, 1860
To Messrs. John SIM, A.J. COOPER, John LAVIN, Joseph
Lucas HODGES, and the other gentlemen signing the requisition.
Gentlemen,--In reply to the requisition so numerously
signed by the Electors of the Mohaka District, i feel that I cannot refuse
to allow myself to be put in nomination for the seat in the Provincial
Council, rendered vacant by the resignation of Robert RIDDELL, Esq.; and
beg to thank you for this evidence of your confidence and esteem, and
to assure you that if elected I shall do my utmost to promote the general
welfare of the coloney, and watch over your interests to the best of my
ability. I have the honor to remain, Gentlemen,
Oct. 26, 1860 Crown Grants 4 Oct 1860
No. of Grant, Grantee, Locality, Contents - A R P
650, Thomas GILL, Suburban Section 66, Porangahau, 40
651, Thomas GILL, Suburban Section 43, Porangahau, 29 2 0
652, Thomas GILL, Suburban Section 29, Porangahau, 37 1 24
653, J.D. CANNING, Suburban Section 81, 82, Porangahau, 167 2 0
654, Thomas LAMB, Suburban Section 18,19, Porangahau, 9 0 0
655, J.M. STUART and J.G. KINROSS, Suburban Section 23, Porangahau, 38
656, Eugene MacSHANE, Suburban Section 88, Porangahau, 38 1 0
657, John HUGHES, Suburban Section 20, Porangahau, 38 0 0
658, J.D. ORMOND, Suburban Section 70, Porangahau, 73 2 25
659, William COLENSO, Suburban Section 72, Porangahau, 28 2 0
660, Alfred WYATT, Suburban Section 26, Porangahau, 38 0 35
661, Edward JONES, Suburban Section 21, Havelock, 18 2 0
662, E.W. STAFFORD, Suburban Section 28, Havelock, 28 1 0
663, E.W. STAFFORD, Suburban Section 31, Havelock, 22 1 32
664, John CHAMBERS, Suburban Section 39, Havelock, 72 0 0
665, A.H. RUSSELL, Suburban Section 3, Havelock, 36 2 20
666, A.H. RUSSELL, Suburban Section 25, 28, Havelock, 40 3 0
667, A.H. RUSSELL, Suburban Section 20, Havelock, 34 1 36
668, A.H. RUSSELL, Suburban Section 12, Havelock, 47 0 30
669, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 64, Havelock, 0 2 0
670, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 60, 61, Havelock, 1 0 0
671, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 13, Havelock, 0 2 0
672, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 28, 30, Havelock, 1 0 0
673, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 9, Havelock, 0 2 0
674, A.H. RUSSELL, Suburban Section 8,9, Havelock, 25 0 0
675, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 36,Havelock, 0 2 0
676, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 50, Havelock, 0 2 0
677, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 58, Havelock, 0 2 0
678, A.H. RUSSELL, Town Section 25, Havelock, 0 2 0
679, Samuel BEGG, Town Section 19,Havelock, 0 2 0
680, Samuel BEGG, Town Section 67, Havelock, 0 2 0
At Clive, on the 26th ultimo, Mrs HAMLIN, of a son.
At Napier, on the 28th ultimo, the wife of T.K. NEWTON,
Esq., of a son.
At Napier, on the 1st instant, the wife of A. KENNEDY,
Esq., of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 2nd instant, Mrs REARDON, of a daughter.
On the 2nd instant, in Carlyle Street, Napier, Mrs RICHARDS,
of a Son Edward
Died At Nuhuka, on the 18th inst., after an illness of
three days, William, second son of F.W.C. STURM, aged 11 years and 4 months.
Died On the 12th October, at Montague House, Sydney, Hermann
Adolph, eldest child of Charles H. and Ellen P. WEBER, aged 4 years.
On the 25th October, at Mahia, after a short illness of
20 hours, Mrs Elizabeth DYKE.
Married On the 5th instant, at Castle Point, by the Lord
Bishop of Wellington, William Henry, third son of the late George HUNTER,
Esq., to Annie, eldest daughter of Mr Thomas GUTHRIE, of Castle Point.
Crown Grants 8 November 1860
8th November 1860
No. of Grant, Grantee, Locality, Contents - A R P
681, H.W.C.A.J.B. PILLETT, Havelock, 0 2 0
682, Euloge REIGNER, Havelock, 0 2 0
683, Frederick MOULD, Havelock, 0 2 0
684, Frederick MOULD, Havelock, 0 2 0
685, W.G. CELLUM, Havelock, 0 2 10
686, W.G. CELLUM, Havelock, 0 2 0
687, Neil CAMPBELL, Havelock, 0 2 0
688, Thomas BLAKE, Havelock, 0 2 0
689, William GISBORNE, Havelock, 0 2 0
690, M.A. LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 42 0 0
691, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 404 2 0
692, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 105 0 0
693, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 336 0 0
694, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 294 0 0
695, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 1350 0 0
696, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 294 0 0
697, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 84 0 0
698, Charles LAMBERT, Ruataniwha District, 592 2 0
699, T.D. TRIPHOOK, Kidnapper District, 105 0 0
700, H.S. TIFFEN, Patangata District, 2060 0 0
701, Wm. FANNIN, Patangata District, 105 0 0
702, Alexander KENNEDY, Patangata District, 105 0 0
703, R.M. SKEET, Patangata District, 42 0 0
704, James FOUGERE, Patangata District, 105 0 0
705, James MILTON, Patangata District, 68 0 0
706, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Maraekakaho District, 50 0 0
707, TE HAPUKU, Meanee Spit, 0 1 0
708, TAREHA, Napier, 0 1 0
709, Karaitiana TAKAMOANA, Napier, 0 1 0
710, Thomas HITCHINGS, Napier, 11 3 0
711, Robert PARK, Napier, 4 2 0
712, G.A. OLIVER, Maraekakaho Block, 63 0 0
713, G.A. OLIVER, Maraekakaho District, 42 0 0
714, G.A. OLIVER, Maraekakaho District, 68 0 0
715, G.A. OLIVER, Maraekakaho District, 577 2 0
716, G.A. OLIVER, Maraekakaho District, 84 0 0
717, MOANANUI, Clive, 10 0 0
718, Daniel MUNN, Te Mata, 525 0 0
719, T.P. RUSSELL, Te Mata, 235 0 0
720, Thomas BURGESS, Patangata District, 42 0 0
721, Robert SPINNER, Patangata District, 42 0 0
722, John ABBOTT, Oero District, 225 0 0
At Doonside, Maraekakaho, on the 14th ult., the wife of
Mr George A. OLIVER, of a daughter.
On Tuesday, 19th ult., at Topatatu, Poverty Bay, Mrs J.W.
HARRIS, of a daughter.
At Waipukurau, on the 3rd inst., the wife of Mr John McKINNON,
of a son.
At Kaikora, on the 19th inst., Mrs WATTS of a son.
At Poraite, on the 23rd inst., Mrs James HENTON of twin
At Mount Vernon, March 27, the wife of Mr John HARDING,
of a son.
Clive 12 25
Waipukurau 31 2
Maraekakaho 7 0
Rua Taniwha 0 2
Te Aute 6 3
Porangahau 3 0
Totals 59 32
Majority for ORMOND 27
On the 18th ult., a private of the 14th named Patrick NOONAN was committed
to trial before the Supreme Court, Wellington, on a charge of having,
on the 11th ult., burglariously entered the whare or dewelling house of
Edward KELLY, with intent.
And on the 25th, William WILLIAMS was sentenced to three months' hard
labor for stealing a bucket, a pot, and a spade, the porperty of Wm. VILLERS.
Inquest was held before Thomas HITCHINGS, Esq., coroner, and a jury, upon
the body of Thomas BOSTOCK, late cook at the Havelock hotel; who died
on Tuesday (5th) evening at 5, believed to be from the effects of strychnine
administered by himself. Post mortem examination held upon the body by
Dr KING, unmistakeable symptoms of the presence of strychnine were discovered
in the stomach and intestines. The jury returned a verdict to the effect
that deceased killed himself by poison when laboring under temporary insanity.
Letters from the Superintendent's Office.
They all start off with Superintendent's Office, Napier, March 4, 1861
They all finish off with T.H. FITZGERALD Superintendent
It is hereby Notified for general information that John Nathaniel WILSON,
Esq., has been appointed Provincial Solictor of the Province of Hawke's
Bay; appointment to take affect from 1st March, 1861.
It is hereby Notified for general information that
Mr J.L. HODGES, has been appointed Gaol Keeper for the Gaol at Napier,
Province of Hawke's Bay; appointment to take affect from 1st March, 1861.
It is hereby Notified for general information that Henry
Bowman SEALY, Esq., has been appointed Inspector of Schools for the Province
of Hawke's Bay; appointment to take affect from 1st March, 1861.
It is hereby Notified for general information that Mr Edward HAMLIN, has
been appointed Native Interpreter to the Provincial Government of Hawke's
Bay; appointment to take affect from 1st March, 1861.
Gentlemen appointed as members of the Waste Lands Board
of the Province of Hawke's Bay.
Henry Stokes TIFFEN, Esq., to be Chief Commissioner of
the Waste Lands Board.
Henry Bowman SEALY, Esq., to be a Commissioner and Secretary to the Board.
John CHAMBERS Esq., Joseph RHODES Esq., Thomas Dawson TRIPHOOK Esq., to
11 March 1861
No. of Grant, Grantee, Locality, Contents-A, R, P
612, James COLLINS, Block No. 41 Patangata, 42 0 0
618, John WILKINSON, Block No. 47 Oero, 63 0 0
732, Alfred DOMETT, Block No. 44 Aorangi, 420 0 0
733, Alfred DOMETT, Block No. 46 Aorangi, 315 0 0
734, Alfred DOMETT, Block No. 45 Aorangi, 3446 0 0
781, Thomas MASON, Sub Sec 54 Hampden, 77 0 0
782, Samuel BEGG, Sub Sec 5 Hampden, 0 3 8
783, Thomas TANNER, Sub Sec 1 Hampden, 0 3 8
784, Wm. McKAY, Sub Sec 53 Hampden, 0 3 8
785, Chas. LIMPUS, Sub Sec 59, Hampden, 0 3 8
786, Thomas GILL, Sub Sec 29 Hampden, 1 0 32
787, Thomas GILL, Sub Sec 11 Hampden, 0 3 8
788, Daniel RICH, Sub Sec 63,67 Hampden, 1 2 16
789, Ed. BOYLE, Sub Sec 69 Hampden, 0 3 8
790, C.H. WEBER, Sub Sec 55 Hampden, 0 3 8
791, John WILKINSON, Sub Sec 7 Hampden, 0 3 8
792, John FORD, Sub Sec 75 Hampden, 0 3 8
793, Frederick RICH, Sub Sec 57 Hampden, 0 3 8
794, W. RATHBONE, Sub Sec 117 Hampden, 0 3 8
795, J.N. WILSON, Sub Sec 73 Hampden, 0 3 8
796, I. DOITSH, Sub Sec 101 Hampden, 0 3 8
797, I. DOITSH, Sub Sec 3 Hampden, 0 3 8
798, L. DOITSH, Sub Sec 71 Hampden, 0 3 8
799, T.D. TRIPHOOK, Sub Sec 27 Havelock, 1 0 32
800, T.H. FITZGERALD, Town Sec 57 Havelock, 20 0 30
801, Jessie FITZGERALD, Town Sec 52 Havelock, 0 2 0
802, John BRAY, Town Sec 68 Havelock, 0 2 0
803, John BRAY, Town Sec 54,55 Havelock, 0 2 18
804, Marion FOUGERE, Town Sec 55 Havelock, 1 0 0
805, James FOUGERE, Town Sec 35 Havelock, 0 2 0
806, E.G. WRIGHT, Town Sec 21,23 Blackhead, 0 2 0
807, Isaac DOITSH, Town Sec 27,45,63 Blackhead, 0 2 0
808, J.N WILSON, Town Sec 91 Blackhead, 0 3 0
809, A.P. STUART, Town Sec 73 Blackhead, 0 1 0
810, Samuel BEGG, Town Sec 19 Blackhead, 0 1 0
811, J.M. STUART, Town Sec 137 Blackhead, 0 1 0
812, H.O. LEDGER, Town Sec 7&9 Blackhead, 0 1 0
813, Joseph RUSSELL, Surburban Sect 8,9,10,11,12,13 Porangahau, 240 0
814, Wm. COLENSO, Surburban Sect 53,71 Porangahau, 43 3 13
815, Thomas GILL, Surburban Sect 42 Porangahau, 40 3 0
816, Wm. COLENSO, Surburban Sect 41 Porangahau, 25 3 20
817, Weymouth ROBERT, Surburban Sect 17 Porangahau, 37 2 0
818, T.G. LAMBERT, Surburban Sect 47 Porangahau, 20 2 11
819, E.G. WRIGHT, Surburban Sect 49 Porangahau, 28 1 19
820, J.D. CANNING, Surburban Sect 83,84 Porangahau, 137 2 25
821, A.O. LAMBERT, Surburban Sect 40 Porangahau, 34 3 0
822, John HUGHES, Surburban Sect 21,22 Porangahau, 76 1 4
823, A.P. STUART, Surburban Sect 37 Porangahau, 40 0 0
At Napier, on the 17th ult., the wife of Mr T. TAYLOR, of a son.
At Havelock, on the 24th ult., the wife of Capt. MARSH,
of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 31st ult., the wife of T.D. TRIPHOOK,
Esq., of a son.
On the 10th ult., the wife of Mr T. LAVIN, of a son.
At Clive, on the 12th inst., Mrs FOUGERE of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 15th inst., Mrs SNODGRASS of a son.
At Cape Turnagain, on the 20th inst., Mrs R.D. WALLACE
of a daughter.
On the 2nd inst., at Napier, by the Rev. Peter BARCLAY, Mr Daniel STUART
to Miss Sarah BROWN.
On the 6th inst., at St Mary's Church, by the Rev. Father
FORREST, Denis Augustus Graham, only son of Austin HOBEN, Esq., of River
View, in the Co. of Mayo, Ireland, to Sarah, third daughter of William
McGARVEY, Esq., of Auckland.
On Easter Tuesday, at St Paul's Church, Thorndou, by the
Rev. W.P. TANNER, brother of the bride, the Rev. H.W. ST HILL, third surviving
son of the late Henry ST HILL, Esq., to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of
the late Joseph TANNER, Esq., of Erchpont, Witts.
On the 2nd April, Goldwin Roberts BRETON, 1st Lieutenant
of H.M. frigate Iris, to Lucy Cordell, youngest daughter of Frederick
Augustus BELL Esq., Dedwood, Auckland.
Annual Licensing Meeting The annual licensing meeting took place on Tuesday
last, but was postponed till Wednesday. All applications for renewels
were granted, together with new licenses to Thomas REYNOLDS, Exchange
Hotel, Havelock; J. ROBOTTOM, Prince of Wales, Hastings St; and Thomas
EDWARDS, Shakespeare Hotel, Shakespeare road.
The Election(April 20)
The nomination for Napier takes place on Wednesday, polling on Thursday,
Napier country on Saturday, polling on Monday. Messrs. NEWTON and EDWARDS,
oppose Messrs. FITZGERALD and COLENSO for the town; and Mr WORGAN, Mr
ALEXANDER, for the country.
The Elections(April 27) The nomination for the Town of
Napier tool place on Wednesday last. The Returning Officer having read
Mr Michael MULANEY nominated, and Mr Joseph DOHERTY seconded, Mr T.H.
Dr HITCHINGS nominated, and Mr S. AARONSON seconded, Mr Wm. COLENSO.
Mr Daniel MUNN nominated, and Mr J.J. KELLY seconded, Mr T.K. NEWTON.
The polling on Thursday resulted in the election of Messrs.
FITGERALD and NEWTON--the votes recorded being, --for FITZGERALD, 57;
NEWTON, 50; COLENSO,43.
Crown Grants 15 April 1861
15 April 1861
No. of Grant, Grantee, Locality, Contents - A R P
824, H.A. LAMBERT, Sub Sec 46 Porangahau, 25 0 0
825, A.H. RUSSELL, Sub Sec 25 Porangahau, 39 0 0
826, H.O. LEDGER, Sub Sec 44 Porangahau, 21 2 15
827, John HUGHES, Sub Sec 68 Porangahau, 29 3 31
828, Wm. HALL, Blocks 70,71 Ruataniwha, 105 0 0
829, Bishop of Wellington, Town Secs 42,43 Havelock, 1 0 0
830, Bishop of Wellington, Town Secs 49 Havelock, 0 2 0
831, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 17 Waipukurau, 3478 0 0
832, Andrew LUFF, Lots 1,2,3 Patangata, 1008 0 0
833, J.M. STOKES, Sec 12 Agricultural Reserve Hampden, 80 0 0
834, E. MEREDITH, Block 38 Waipukurau, 105 0 0
835, E. MEREDITH, Block 23 Waipukurau, 173 0 0
836, E. MEREDITH, Block 16 Waipukurau, 1814 2 0
837, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 31 Waipukurau, 1165 0 0
838, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 34,36 Waipukurau, 924 0 0
839, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 32,33 Waipukurau, 231 0 0
840, A.G. TOLLEMACHE, Block 35 Waipukurau, 840 0 0
845, W. COLENSO, Block 24 Waipukurau, 105 0 0
846, A. ALEXANDER, Block 11 Puketapu, 525 0 0
847, W.B. WILLIAMS, Block 58 Puketapu, 105 0 0
848, J.B. WILLIAMS, Block 57 Puketapu, 105 0 0
850, J.N. WILLIAMS, Block 47 Aorangi, 525 0 0
851, Geo. HART, Sub 3,4,5 Napier, 9 3 0
852, Robert PARK, Sub 8 Napier, 6 0 0
At the Brow, Ruataniwha, on the 15th inst., the wife of Thomas TANNER,
Esq., of a son.
At Napier, on the 16th inst., the wife of Purvis RUSSEL,
Esq., of a son.
Died At Napier, on the 10th inst., Mr Andrew ARTHUR. The
funeral will take place at one o'clock, this day, from the residence of
Mr A. McDONALD, Eastern Spit.
At Napier, on the 16th inst., the infant son of Purvis
At Warleigh, Maraekakaho, on the 16th inst., the wife of Frederick F.
ORMOND, Esq., of a son.
At Napier, on the 20th May, the wife of Mr J. ROBOTTOM,
of a daughter.
At Spring Bank, Ruataniwha, on the 21st May, Mrs HOLDEN,
of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 31st ult., the wife of Mr W.R. MILLER.
of H.M.'s Customs, of a son.
At Napier, on the 10th inst., the widow of the late Dr
Knowles KING, of a daughter.
At Clive, on the 4th inst., Mrs J.E BATES, of a daughter.
Died On the 11th March, at 7 Palace Raod, Exeter, aged
69, Mrs Ann STARK, first cousin to the Right Hon. J.R. MOWBRAY, M.P. for
Durham and Member of the Privy Council.
At Ngawhakatatara, on the 28th inst., Fanny, the infant
daughter of Mr John DAVIS.
At Te Aute, on the 8th inst., G.B. HARRISON, aged 25 years.
At Napier, on the 18th inst., Thomas Benjamin GARLAND,
aged 15 years and 6 months. Deeply lamented and esteemed by his friends,
and from his kind and affectionate disposition, greatly regretted by all
who knew him.
At Napier, on the 15th inst., Mr John Slater, senior aged
At Napier, on the 24th inst., the wife of Mr J.H. SEBLEY.
Married On the 11th May, at Christ Church, Nelson, by
the Rev. H.M. TURTON, John WILKINSON, Esq., of Napier, (late of Spring
Grove, Middlesex), to Augusta, youngest daughter of the late Frank ROCHFORT,
Esq., of Bayswater, Middlesex.
At Napier, on the 4th June, by E. CATCHPOOL, Esq., Registrar
of Marriages, Mr Henry CLAYTON, of Napier, to Elizabeth, seventh and youngest
daughter of Mr John HATTON, of Weymouth, Dorset, England.
At Napier, on the 5th inst., by the Rev. H.W. ST HILL,
Thomas HITCHINGS, Esq., Provincial Surgeon and Coroner, to Mary Elizabeth
Challen, second daughter of George GARLAND, Esq., Petworth, Sussex, England.
At St Mark's, Napier, on the 21st June, by the Very Rev.
the Dean, assisted by the Rev. Christopher HEATH, B.A., Capt. WELSTEAD
(late of 7th Dragoon guards) to Miss WYATT, eldest daughter of Colonel
A. WYATT, H.M 65th Regt. At 12.15, the marriage cortege entered the church,
proceded by the two youngest bridesmaids, Miss Mona WYATT and Miss HEMERY,
strewing flowers up the nave, followed by the other bridesmaids and groommen,
viz., Misses Minna WYATT, CAMPBELL, O'MAHONEY, BADDELY, JEPHSON, MARRIOTT,
and Lieutenant CHAINE, 7th Dragoon Guards, Colonel MAULEVERER, C.B., 30th
regiment, Captain HOBBS, 30th, Captain CLARKSON, 80th, Lieut. STEVENSON,
30th and G.F RADFORD, Esq. The bride was given away , in the absence of
Col. WYATT by Dr PARK, 16th Lancers.
On Saturday last a private of the 14th, named Patrick MAHER was drowned
opposite Mr BUXTON's house, between the Royal Hotel and Onepoto. He was
intoxicated at the time; and having been refused more drink at the Victoria
hotel or some other house, in hopes of getting supplied there. The water
was very high, and the space for walking on being very narrow , as well
as rough, he would appear to have missed his footing and fallen in. Miss
BURTON saw the accident and ran to the spot, but the deceased was not
again seen, having probably been at once swept away by the strength of
the fresh. The body has not been recovered, and it is not likely to be,
as it is supposed to have been carried out to sea. The deceased was a
fine athletic man and a good soldier; nor was he by any means an habitual
Inquest An inquest into the death of Patrick MAHER was
held at the Victoria Hotel before Dr HITCHINGS, coroner, and a jury. The
body was recognised by three soldiers of the 14th, with one of whom deceasedhad
been drinking. Miss BURTON testified to having seen the deceased struggling
in the water and to having run for assistance, but without avail. The
jury (of whom Mt MUNN was foreman) returned a verdict of "accidentally
drowned" and added the following rider:-- "The jury think it
important taht Hyderabad raod should be made to prevent the recurrence
of similar accidents".
At her residence, Shakespeare road, on the 12th instant, the wife of Mr
N. Henry, of a son.
At Woodlands, Waipukurau, on the 6th instant, the wife
of G.S. COOPER, Esq, of a son.
At the Eastern Spit, Napier, on the 25th inst., Mrs ENRIGHT,
of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 30th ultimo, of brain fever, Dorcas Kate GARLAND, late
of Petworth, Sussex, aged 20 years, beloved and esteemed by all who knew
Legal Hi Honor Mr Justice JOHNSTON has appointed Mr John Mathaniel WILSON
and Mr. Brooke TAYLOR, both of Napier, Solicitors of the Supreme Court
of New Zealand, to be Commissioners for taking acknowledgments of married
women of deeds executed by them under the Fines and Recoveries Act of
the Imperial Government.
It will be seen from an advertisement in this morning's Herald, that steps
are at last about to be taken towards the erection of this much wanted
Juvenile Depraviti On the 8th inst., a boy of ten years
of age named Thomas MASTERSON was sentenced in the Resident Magistrate's
Court to one month's imprisonment with hard labour for stealing the sum
of £3 5s from his employer, Mr DOHERTY, baker.
District Court Monday July 22
George SINCLAIR was indicted for stealing a teapot, the property of H.S.
Esq. Mr WILSON, as Crown Prosecutor, supported the charge; the ptisoner
was defended by Mr ALLEN. --The jury found the prisoner not guilty.
James Lane was charged under a recent colonal statute
with having fraudulently converted to his own use a horse entrusted to
him as bailed. The indictment also contained a count for stealing. --The
prisoner was convicted and sentenced to six months' imprisonment.
John BANNON was indicted for stealing a tent, of the goods
and chattels of John Lambton CARTER. In a second count the tent was laid
as the property of John LINGARD. --A verdict of not guilty returned by
Tuesday July 23 John WILKS was charged with having, on
the 22nd February last, stolen a saddle, the property of Edward Watts.
--The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
Thursday July 25 Tuke vs. Smith -- to recover £21
10s for rent.
Smith vs. Atkinson -- the plantiff sought to recover the
sum of £25, for a horse sold and delivered by him to the defendant.
New Magistrate H.B. SEALY, Esq., and J.B. BRAITHWAITE,
Esq., have been added to the Commission of the Peace for the Province
of hawke's Bay. They took the oaths on Friday, and officiated, for the
first time, on Saturday last.
Legislative Council We observe that the seat in the Legislative
Council vacated by the resignation of Captain CURLING, has been filled
by Colonel RUSSELL, who took his seat on the 2nd inst.
On the 27th ult., at the Pearson Hotel, Eparaima, Mrs COWPER, of a son.
At Napier, on the 19th inst., Mrs H.L.SKEET, of a son.
At Waipureku, on the 22nd August, the wife of Mr W. JARVIN,
of a son.
At Napier, on the 28th ult., Robert Henry, youngest son of Mr R.M. SKEET,
aged 4 years and 10 months.
At Waipureku. on the 31st ult., Te Moana Nui, native chief.
At Napier, on the 4th inst., Mr John CARMODY, late Sergeant
in the 65th Regiment.
At her residence, Shakespeare raod, on the 21st inst.,
after a short but severe illness, Emily Isabella, relict of the late Robert
Bayley TYSER, Esq., of Otago. Requiescat in pace.
The Tangi About 100 natives passed through the town yesterday(Aug
12) on their way to Clive, to take part in the tangi for Moana Nui's death.
They were from Mohaka and other places in the north.
New Justices The following residents in this district
are included in a list of justives gazetted on the 29th ult. :- William
DOUGLAS (Major): Alfred CHAPMAN Esq.,
Edenham; John Davis CANNING Esq., Porangahau; John Alexander SMITH Esq.,
Napier; William MALTBY Esq., Napier; George Alfred OLIVER, Esq., Maraekakaho;
James Nelson WILLIAMS Esq., Kereru; Alex St. C. INGLIS Esq., Ahuriri.
Waipukurau Dr ENGLISH has been gazetted coroner for the
International Exhibition The following have been gazetted
as commissioners for this province :- His Honor the Superintendent, Alexander
KENNEDY, Joseph RHODES, John Alexander SMITH, and Henry Stokes TIFFEN.
The Hon. Colonel Andrew Hamilton RUSSELL, and Capt. Andrew Hamilton RUSSELL,
both of this province, have been gazetted justices of the peace for the
colony of New Zealand.
On Thursday(29th), at the Resident Magistrate's Court, Barnay Dowd, cook
at the Golden Fleece, was fined £5, or in default of payment, ordered
to be imprisoned for two months with hard labour, for brutally beating
a female with whom he cohabited, named Catherine McEVOY. He was also ordered
to find sureties to keep the peace for three months.
Voluteer Corps A press of matter prevents us from doing
justice to the meeting held on Tuesday evening(27th), in the Council Chamber,
for the purpose of forming a voluteer corps. Capt. CURLING occupied the
chair. Several persons spoke upon the subject, and the proceedings resulted
in the appointment of a committee to carry out the objects of the meeting
- such committee to consist of Capt. CURLING, Messrs. FERRERS, ALLEN,
J.A. SMITH, JANISCH, CHARLTON, MALTBY, RICHARDSON, BLAIR, KENNEDY, and
At Napier, on the 1st of September, Mrs C. MOGRIDGE, of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 9th inst., Mrs Brooke TAYLOR, of twins
- a son and daughter.
At Napier, on the 14th inst., Mrs LEQUENNE, of a daughter.
At Napier, on the 15th inst., the wife of Mr R.M. SKEET,
of a daughter.
At Te Aute, on the 25th inst., the wife of Mr William
ELLINGHAM, of a daughter.
At her son's residence, Shakespeare Road, on the 8th inst., Mary, relict
of the late James MARSHALL, of Nelson, Scotland, aged 65 years - The funeral
will take place this day at 8 o'clock. Friends will please accept this
Married At Auckland, on Tuesday, 3rd inst., at the residence
of the bride's mother, by the Rev. L. HARDING, Mr Wm. DOUGHTY to Elizabeth,
eldest daughter of the late Mr Richard BINNS, Auckland.
Furious Riding A Maori was last night locked up, charged
with the prevalent and dangerous offence of riding furiously through the
Earthquake A slight shock was experienced last evening(2nd)
at 8 o'clock.
Resident Magistrate's Court
The number of civil cases adjudicated upon during the week has been very
large, but few of those would in any way interest a newspaper reader.
Four drunk and disorderly cases have also come before the bench. On Tuesday,
Whaitapu, a native, was fined 5s., or, in default, 24 hours imprisonment,
for drunkenness and furious riding the day before. He pleaded guilty and
was committed, but subsequently he managed to raise the wind and pay the
fine. The same day John BENNETT was charged with a similar offence. He
admitted his fault - stating that some friends of his had been having
a parting cup together. This being his first offence he was fined only
5s. On the 4th, Barney DOWD appeared to answer a charge of drunkenness
and violent conduct in the streets. Fined £1, or, in default, 48
hours imprisonment on bread and water. Yesterday, John ANDERSON received
the same sentence for a similar offence; he paid the money into court.
Accident at the Waipureku Punt
On the afternoon of Friday the 20th inst., a horse and loaded dray, the
property of Mr Charles SUTTON, backed into the river while being taken
across in the punt. The horse, as may be supposed, was drowned; and the
load, (consisting of coals etc) lost; but the dray and harness were after
We find from the Gaxette published yesterday(27th) that Mr Wm. MILLER'S
tender for the eredtion of the new gaol (£1050) has been accepted;
and that those of Mr TRESTRAIL (£1234) and Mr McSWEENEY (£1070)
have been rejected.
Mr E.G. WRIGHT, as agent for Lieut. BATES, appeared at the Resident Magistrate's
Court on Tuesday the 17th inst., to answer a charge laid against him by
the Inspector of police for depositing refuse of a very unwholesome kind
upon certain premises abutting on Waghorn street. The case was adjourned
till the 24th, when it was quashed in consequence of defendant having
mean while taken measures to remedy the nuisance.
At Ohinewha, on the 6th inst., the wife of Mr J.B. REDWARD, of a son.
At Aorangi, on the 27th ult., the wife of Mr Wm. DOUBLEDAY,
of a daughter.
At Ohinewha, ob the 6th inst., the wife of Mr J.B. REDWARD,
of a daughter (not son, as in last Saturday's issue.)
Deaths On July 13th, at Spring-gardens, London, George, son of Lieut-Gen.
R.H. WINYARD, C.B., Commanding Division and Lieut-Govenor of the Cape
of Good Hope, late Major 58th regt., aged 35 years.
On July 18th, at No 21, Cumberland terrace, Regent's park,
London, Captain Joseph GREENWOOD, late Major of Brigade, Auckland, NZ,
aged 42 years.
At Napier, on Wednesday, 9th inst., at the residence of the bride's father,
by the Rev P. BARCLAY, Mr Henry PARKER, fourth son of John PARKER, Esq.,
Churton, near Chester, England, to Himalaya Annie, youngest daughter of
Mr CAMERON, Napier.
On Thursday, 10th inst., at the Catholic Church by the
Rev Father FORREST, Mr M. BOYLAN to Miss Mary Elizabeth BLAKE, both of
We regret to learn that Corporal GROOM - so long connected with the Napier
police, has been dismissed from the service in consequence if inebriety
whilst on duty.
New Magistrate The name of E. CATCHPOOL, Esq., has been
added to the Commission of the Peace.
Inquest On Wednesday last an inquest was held at Mr MACARTHY's
residence, Petane, before T. HITCHINGS, Esq, and a jury, upon the body
of Mr J. Campbell Donald McDONALD, who was found drowned on the previous
day. The jury (of which Mr MACARTHY was foreman) returned a verdict of
At Ohineuha, on the 16th inst., the wife of J.D. ORMOND, Esq., M.H.R.,
of a son.
At Napier, on the 20th inst., the wife of Mr John BRAY,
of a daughter.
At Napier, Hawke's Bay, on the 23rd inst., the wife of
M. FITZGERALD, Esq., of a daughter.
At Napier, Hawke's Bay, on the 24th inst., the wife of
Mr H.L. YATES, of a son.
At Napier, on the 26th inst., the wife of Mr J. JOHNSON,
of a son.
At Napier, on the 29th October, Cecil Dawson, infant son of T.D. TRIPHOOK,
At Wairoa, near Auckland, on the 5th inst., the wife of
Mr John BAIN.
On the 3rd inst., at the Metropolitian Hotel, Aucklnad,
in the 27th year of her age, Elizabeth M. BRIER, wife of Captain William
BRIER, who is supposed to have been lost in the Swan, on his way home
from Fiji to Auckland.
Mr Brooke TAYLOR has been appointed Registrar of the Supreme
Court and Administrator of Integrate Estater.
Inquest An inquest was held yesterday afternoon (Nov 11th),
at the Royal York, before T. HITCHINGS, Esq., coroner, and a jury, on
the body of Ellis MOSTYN, a private of the No. 3 company, who doed the
same morning under the following circumstances :- On Sunday (Nov 10) at
8pm, he was brought to the barracks in a state of intoxication, and locked
up in the guard room. He was visited once or twice during the night by
the men on guard. About 1/2 past 8 he was again visited, and found to
be apparently dead. The jury (Wm. PARKER, foreman), returned as their
verdict that deceased came to his death from pulmonary apoplexy, ossasioned
The Election of one member took place on Wednesday 6th inst. There were
only two electors present, besides the Returning Officer. Mr E.S. CURLING
the proposed, and Mr Alfred CHAPMAN seconded, Mr Donlad GOLLAN as a fit
and proper person to represent the district was declared to be duly elected
as there being no othe candidate.
Te Aute District
Nomination for this district took place on Thursday the 14th inst., in
front of the Government Buildings.
Mr T.D. TRIPHOOK was proposed as a candidate by Mr Michael MULLANEY, seconded
by Mr G.A. BRYAN.
Mr Thos. EDWARDS was proposed by Mr Robert FRANCE, seconded by Mr M. MULLANEY.
Mr William COLENSO was proposed by Mr John STEVEN, seconded by Mr William
Mr John WILKINSON was proposed by Mr Robert FRANCE, seconded by Mr R.M.
Mr H.L. SKEET was proposed by Mr Charles ALLEN, seconded by Mr J. DOHERTY.
The candidates then came forward, in order of nomination, to address the
meeting. The Returning Officer was about tpo take the show of hands after
everyone spoke when Mr John BEGG was proposed as another candidate by
Mr William MILLER, seconded by Capt. BLAIR.
A show of hands was then demanded for the respective candidates after
Mr BEGG spoke. A good number appeared for Messrs. TRIPHOOK, COLENSO, and
BEGG; a few for Mr WILKINSON; and one or two for Mr SKEET and Mr EDWARDS
The show was declared to be in favour of Messrs. COLENSO and BEGG; and
a poll was demanded on behalf of the other candidates. The poll takes
place this day.
Nomination for this district (on Monday the 11th inst.,) resulted in the
unopposed return of J.D ORMOND, Esq. Mr ORMOND was proposed by Mr D. HUNTER
and seconded by Mr Alfred LAMBERT.
The polling for the Napier district took place on Saturday
Messrs TRIPHOOK and COLENSO were accordingly declared to be duly elected.
C.W. LA SERRE, Chief Officer of Police in the Province
of Hawke's Bay appointed to institute proceedings for certain offences
against the "Arms Act, 1860" Lieut. BATES, of the 65th regt.,
late of the detachment stationed at Napier, appointed Native interpreter
to the forces at Otahuhu camp.
BROWNE v CARSWELL
This was an undefended action to recover £77 10s, the amount of
a promissory note. Judgement was given for the amount claimed, with interest
BROWNE v WILLIAMS This action was to recover on the same
promissory note - defendent having endorsed it. judgement for plaintiff,
with interest and costs.
GOLDFINCH v McSHEESNEY Plaintiff sought to recover the
sum of £95 for timber supplied defendent as contractor for the erection
of the Church of England. The Court reserved its decision; and on the
following day decided that the service was invalid.
DOMETT v McLEAN
Mr CHAMBER, by consent of both parties, was appointed arbitrator over
case heard in Dec 1860, between the following.
DOLBEL v G. & G.B. WORGAN Plaintiff sought to recover
the sum of £32 8s 6d. for Blacksmith work, also interest on outstanding
BEGG v TOPPING Action to recover £91 6s. 2d. amount
of a promissory note and goods sold and delivered. Judgement for plaintiff.
CHARLTON v KENNEDY Action brought for the recovery of
a horse ot its value. Judgement reserved.
WORGAN v KENNEDY Action to recover the sum of £25,
money had and received. Court reserved its judgement
At Napier, on the 21st inst., the wife of Mr G. FAULKNOR, of a son.
Died At Waipureku, on the 26th inst., after a long and
severe illness, Margaret, wife of J.B. FERGUSON, Esq.
On the 7th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev.
P. BARCLAY, Nathanial WILLIAMS, late of Bath, Somerset, England, to Annie,
second daughter of Mr William FLETCHER, Carlyle Street, Napier.
At the Catholic Chapel, on Monday, the 23rd inst., by
the Rev. Father FORREST, Richard David MANEY, to Miss Kate MORRISON, both
At Glasgow, on the 15th October, James Meliss STUART,
Esq., of Napier, New Zealand, formerly of Port au Prince, Hayti, to Mary,
daughter of John GORDON, Esq.
On the 19th ult., at St Michael's Church, Mr James Jeken
ELWIN, of Clive, youngest son of Jeken ELWIN, Esq., surgeon, Broad-street
Buildings, London, to Emily Mary, second daughter of T. ROSSITER, Esq.,
Sulyarde House, Christchurch.
Inquest It will be remembered that, sometime ago, three soldiers were
drowned, and the bodies found of only two. That of the third was discovered
a day or two ago, at the mouth of the river, and an inquest was subsequently
held upon it - verdict the same as before.
Death from the Effects of Intoxication On Saturday last
a man named HIGGINBOTHERA, who had gone to sleep at Mr SIM's house, Mohaka,
in a state of intoxication was found to be dead. There is no coroner for
this district, but a formal enquiry was made as to the cause of death,
when a verdict was returned of "Died by the visitation of God".