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SANDERS-At Hastings on December 14th, the wife of Mr C C Sanders, of a daughter.
DUNN-At her residence Port Ahuriri, on the 31st December, the wife of Captain James Dunn of a son.
Marriage MENZIES-GRUCHY- On the 31st December 1882,
at St John's Church Napier, by his Lordship the Bishop of Waiapu, Thomas
Alexander MENZIES, of Auckland, third son of Dr MEANZIES, Surgeon Superintendent
Hawke's Bay Hospital, to Emma Louisa, eldest daughter of Mr GRUCHY,
Shakespeare Road, Napier.
On Sunday afternoon, a small boy four years old, son
of J B ILLINGWORTH, of Clive, was drowned in the Ngaruroa river. The
boy was playing with his two little sisters at the back of their residence
which abuts on the river bank. The girls, the eldest of whom is only
five years of age, went into their houses for tea, and when asked about
their brother they said he was in the next neighbour's house. Mr ILLINGWORTH
went for the child but could not find him. A search was instituted,
and the boy's footsteps traced to the edge of the river, while his hat
was seen floating on the water. The river was dragged, and the body
recovered close to the bank.
Resident Magistrates Court on Saturday last, before Capt PREECE R.M., two cases of drunkenness weer disposed of. The delinquents, who were named McKENZIE and McLEOD, pleaded guilty. Fined 1 pound and costs with the alternative of 48 hours in gaol.
Reports of the sports and recreation ground, at Petane, and at Waipukurau will be found on the fourth page. (full page of results.)
New Year was ushered in immediately after 12 o'clock on Sunday night by the Artillery and Rifle bands. The much admired new instruments of the Band were manaufactured by Mr J HIGHAM, of Manchester.
We are indebted to Dr MENZIES for the following hospital returns.
In hospital. At the commencement of December, 19 males
and 7 females; admitted during the month. 18 males and 4 females; discharged,
2 Jan 1883Gen2
Tenders are invited by the Public Trustee for the lease of block 45, Tarawera Bush.
Mr Daniel CHAMER, land stock, and insurance agent, Woodville, inserts a business advertisement.
Finder of a pair of eye-glasses, supposed to have been lost at the Masonic Hotel, will receive 10s reward on returning them to Mr Robert STUART.
Mr F T TIFFEN, Elms Hill, wants a purchaser for 400 prime wethers.
MARSHALL's tincture of podophyllum can be obtained from Mr WOOD's, chemist, Hastings street, Napier.
The boundary lines separating the Meanee and Taradale school districts are described.
A cottage of West Clive, the property of Sir George WHITMORE, to be let furnished. Applications to Mr E BECK, West Clive.
A call of twopence per share in the Southern Cross Petroleum Company payable at Gisborne on the 10th instant.
Captain PREECE, R.M., proceeded North by the Steamer on Sunday for the purpose of holding sittings at Te Awanui in his capacity of Resident Magistrate for the district of Waiapu. He would land at the East Capt yesterday evening, hold Court at Te Awanui today and tomorrow, and then ride back overland to Gisborne (about 90 miles) so to catch the steamer for Napier, leaving there on Friday evening next, arriving here again on Saturday morning.
Waipawa County Races. Came off yesterday at Kaikora,
and was very successful. Mr DANVERS, acted as handicapper and starter,
Mr J K NEWTON, secretary, Messrs B B JOHNSON, H J BAKER, R Von MIRBACH
especial praise for their exertions.
A New Year's Even Reverie.
A kauri tree lately cut on the Tairua land of the Auckland Sash and Door Companay measured 42 feet in girth and 70 feet from the ground to the first branch. It contained about 40,,, feet of timber.
A romantic sequel to an outrage committed, last year from Limerick. Miss ELLAND, a young and beautiful lady, possessing a large property, was fired at as she was driving along the high road, and behaved with great courage. She was placed under the protection of two constables, and one of them she has now married.
The Agent-General has received a large number of applications
for the professorial chairs of the Auckland College. For classics and
English, 87; for mathematics, 61; for chemistry, 43; and for natural
science, 23; For the Head master-ship of the Waitaki High School, 700
applications were made for forms, and out of these 230 were returned
filled up in due form. Final decision expected in November.
General Local News.
A notice is inserted requiring persons claiming any interest under lease and certain lands, or other deeds, which Messrs S LOCKE and J P HAMLIN are Trustees, to pay all dues from the 19th December, 1881, to the said trustees.
Mr Edward LYNDON has been appointed creditor's trustee in the estate of Harvey SLADEN.
A meeting of ratepayers in the Clive road district will be held in the Public Hall, Clive on the 12th instant, to consider the viability of dissolving the road Boards, and allowing the county Council to do the road Board work.
Mr Archibald BRYSON is selling pine timber at low rates.
Voting papers for the election of four members of the Hospital Committee may be had from the Secretary Mr W HARKER.
Accounts against the Friendly Societies' Sports Committee must be rendered to the Hon Secretaty Mr C T WILLIAMS, by Saturday.
MARSHALL's nux pilules can be obtained from Mr WOODS chemist, Hastings St Napier.
The Napier High School will be re-opened on the 29th instant.
Mr Allan McLEAN, has for private sale the whole of his horsdes with the exception of Vasco di Gama and half a dozen brood mares.
Sale of fancy goods Mr T J RYASN at his mart at 11.
Meeting of ratepayers, Taradale river district, 9.
>From Auckland The body of a woman named Edith WALLIS
was today found floating outside Raglan harbour.
H J SMITH for many years a commercial traveller for Messrs A CLARK and Sons warehousemen, poisoned himself at his residence at North Shore yesterday. He had been to th races with his wife and seemed in good health. It is not known whether it is a case of suicide, or whether he had taken an overdose of the drug (two empty bottles of chloral by his side). No cause is known for the event.
Ormondville School Sports.
5 Jan 1883
City Council Meting-
Tenders Of works previously authorised having been opened
the following were accepted:- Dog Collar, J L STERRY, Waipukurau; Metalling
at Paipiri, MILLER and PHILLIPS, 1s 9d per yard; Formation at Oringi-
A PEEBLES, 16s 9d per chain; Metalling Tamumu road, J WHEELER, 27s 6d
Public Notices and Advertisements.
Sale of Milbourne Estate-Notice no 47
Girsborne Borough Council No 48.
Ashburton and Timaru.
A mason's labourer named AITKEN, employed at the new high
school buildings met with his death somewhat peculiarly today.
Local. Mr H MONTEITH will sell today horses, buggy, cart,
furniture, lard, and a pair of beagles.
From New Plymouth. Friday.
Birth DONNELLY-At Crissoge Omahu, on January 4th, the wife of G P Donnelly, of a son.
Marriage HINGSTON-BURGESS-At St Peter's Church Waipawa,
on January 4th, 1883, by the Rev Mr ECCLES, Murray Hingston, TO Emma Burgess,
both of Maraekakaho.
8 Jan 1883 Monday
Death GULLY-At Florence, Italy, on 15th November last, of typhus fever, Aline, third daughter of Charles James Gully, aged 19.
TONORE- I Tutaki Opaki
S HOOPER-Hawke's Bay Rifle Association. Add No 275
John ORR-Chairman Papakura Road Board-meeting of Ratepayers Public School Meanee. Notice 253
F SUTTON-Chairman Clive Road Board.-Public meeting at Clive re Road Boards. Jan 3 1883-Add no 235
N E BEAMISH-Chairman Okawa Road Board-Add 203 dated Jan
Local. Mr F H WOOD will sell at noon tomorrow, at Mr W MITCHELL's station, Morrison"s Bush near Greytown, cattle, horses, rams, Berkshire boar, 150 acres wheat, reaper and binder, and other station and farming tools and implements.
Mess C DOLBEL have a cargo of drain pipes now landing.
Mr C J BARKER has been appointed agent for the Government Life Insurance for the Hawke's Bay district, vice Mr C M WILLIAMS, retired.
Particulars are inserted respecting the Girl's High School at the Cliff, Tauranga, conducted by Mrs GINDERS.
Messrs BLYTHE and Co, draw attention to the pile of dress goods at 4 1/2d per yard.
Peter GALBRAITH, gumdigger, has been committed for trial for larceny.
The owners of land in the Waipa Valley, above Alexandra, have lately held a meeting to ask the Government for a sitting of the Native Lands Court to decide various titles. Necessary documents were telegraphed down by Mr R A A SHERRIN.
A well known character named BURKE has been fined 5 pounds and costs at the Police Court for a breach of the Pawnbrokers Act. Police have been watching for some time, but was unable to be caught. Detective WALKER at last tripped him.
Mr R J DeLIAS, the well-known theatrical speculator is dead.
9th Jan 1883
Local.Mr Edward LYNDON will sell at noon today 8 cases
Around the districts.Hawera-Monday
Wellington-Monday.Mr H WRIGHT, has been elected Secretary
of the Wellington Meat Export Co. GEAR's Butchering Co have contracted
for the slaughtering until yards have been erected.
The Magistrate recommended an amendment of the Act with a view of prohibition orders being advertised in the newspapers.
HBH 10 Jan 1883.
Mr R. Haliburton of Woburn, Waipukurau selling merino rams.
The Rev J J LEWIS will deliver a lecture on "John Bunyan" at the Trinity Wesleyan Church this evening.
The New Zealand clothing Factory recommend purchasing direct from the manufacturers.
Bits and Pieces.Around the Districts.
McEWAN & MURRAY Drapers and Outfitters
Jan 10 1883
11th Jan 1883
Resident Magistrate's Court-Tuesday Jan 9. Before Captain
John LEWIS V A J LEWIS-Judgment by default for plaintiff.
KNIGHT brothers V John EVANS-Adjourned.
A Successful trial has been made with SAMUELSON's reaper and binder in Mr ORR's paddock at Clive.
Mr T R GILPIN is about to leave Napier. For years he has been foremost in giving his services for any charitable object, and by his ready assistance and contribution to Napier amateurs have achieved hearty successes.
As the right Dr SPENCER to occupy the chair at the meetings of the Hospital Committee has been challenged.
11th & 12th Jan 1883
80 nominations for immigrants were sent from Auckland
Mr H Morton WILLIAMS, engineer forthe Kaihu railway, has finished plans for the first section. He anticipates finishing the survey and plans complete in three months.
Mr SHEEHAN will shortly take up his permanent residence in Napier. He is obligesd to pay another short visit to Cambridge, to conclude certain matters there, on hi return he will settle here.
Mr W CRAIG will not be a candidate at the approaching election of the Napier School Committee.
Trustees appointed to the SCHAEFFLER fund:- Mr WILDING-Waipukurau; Rev W ROBERTSHAW-DANNEVIRKE; Mr THOMPSON-Norsewood.
An inquest was held last Wednesday at the Makatoku Hotel
touching the death of August PETERSEN, who was killed on the 19th
Captain PREECE, R M and Major SCULLY went to Waipukurau yesterday to interview a meeting of natives interested in the block of bush country, part of which is leased to Messrs WILDING and BUL, and about the ownership of which there is a dispute.
A meeting of natives was yesterday opened at Waiputu, on the Karamu, to consider the Crown and Native Lands Rating Act.
Mr Frederick RUSSELL, general storekeeper, Shakespeare
Hill, inserts a business advertisement.Sunday Services
15 Jan 1883
Clive. Ratepayers also met with Mr SUTTON in Chair. Mr LEYLAND moved that Road Boards should not be absolved. Mr McPHERSON, Mr HOLLIS, and Mr ORR supported the motion, which was then carried. Bits and Pieces around the District.
Scinde Rovers Team:
Meeting of the Licensed Victuallers
16 Jan 1883
16b Jan 1883
Spit Fire Brigade.
Resident Mag Court -Saturday-before Captain Preece R.M.
five boys named: Charles QUEREE,, Charles ERICKSON, Andrew SELLARS,
16c. Jan 1883
Mr Edward LYNDON sale on the 25th at Hastings-clothes,doeskins,
tweeds, clothing etc, the stock in trade of Mr P S McDONALD who is leaving
Tenders close for alterations to Messrs FORTUNE and BLACK's
premises, Dickens Street No 5 Napier.
All debts owing to the late W MORRIS of Port Ahuriri must
be paid by the 29th inst to Mr H NELSON, Spit. Mr SAINSBURY has 18,000
to lend in one or more sums on good freehold property.
Pick and shovel men are wanted for the new waterworks.
Mr G W GOODSON will close the London Arcade, Hastings St tomorrow. 5 per cent discount will be given to all purchases over 1 shilling.
Mr J B GLEADOW, Spit, has for sale the goodwill and lease
of Section 500, Port Ahuriri preliminary meeting for those interested
The Southern Cross will leave for Wellington at 2 pm tomorrow.
Notified that Henry SELIG has filed in the Supreme Court a declaration of his inability to meet his engagements with his creditors.
Timber, Mr H MONTEITH at Glendinning's yards, near the Railway Station, 12.
Land at Napier, Havelock, Taradale and Korokipo, Messrs HOADLEY, LYON and Co, at Hawke's Bay Woolstores.
A telegram from Mr BRYCE discountenancing a public reception, and hearing of this, the natives say he became offended and left. He proceeds next to Foxton, Wairarapa, and back to Waikato viz Hawke's Bay.
The man CASEY, who mt with a serious accident a few days ago, whilst working at Kaiwarra, still lingers at the hospital.
In the course of his sermon at St Mark's Church, last evening, the Rev R COFFEY, referred in strong terms of condemnation to the position taken by Mr Milner STEPHEN, with regard to his alleged powers of healing.
17 Jan 1883
Resident Mag Court-Before Captain PREECE R.M.
W MAYO V J A McKENZIE- Hotel account. Judgment as claimed.
A Man named WELCHMAN,, employed at the Southbrook flax works, got his arm entangled and had it torn off below the elbow.
A The Crown Brewery Company has declared a dividend of 110 per cent, and carried a large sum to the reserve fund.
The man HEATH has been committed for trial for criminal assault on a girl eight years old.
Fire Brigade's Conference
The following delegates have arrived to take part in the
Fire Brigade's Conference which opens this morning:-
The United Free Methodists have been holding their district
Committee meeting of the Hawke's Bay Jockey Club held
yesterday at the clubs' rooms.
TUKE-TIFFEN.-On the 18th January, at St John's Church,
Napier, by the Rev De Berdt HOVELL< assisted by the Rev H Woodford
19 Jan 1883
Local A magical and sleight-of-hand performance was given last evening at the Theatre Royal by Ben ALLAH.At the conclusion of the performance a goodly number of presents were distributed, and a gift of a guinea was entrusted to Sergeant BURTENSHAW for the Napier Hospital.
Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday morning, before
Captain PREECE, R.M., Frederick QUINTEL, a seaman belonging to the barque
Coromandel, who only came out of gaol on Wednesday after serving a sentence
of seven days' imprisonment for wilful disobedience of lawful commands,
again brought up by Captain HENDRY for wilful disobedience to the lawful
commands of the master of the vessel.-Sentenced to four weeks' imprisonment
with hard labor, and forfeit pay out of his wages the sum of 19s for costs
A special train will leave Hastings for Napier next Monday
and Thursday evenings to enable the inhabitants to hear Archibald FORBES'
An advertiser wants to purchase a bullock team and dray
George Alban KING, of Woodville, has filed in the Supreme
Court a declaration of his inability to meet his creditors. Shovel men
are wanted; wages 10s per day.
Resident Magistrate's Court-
Civil Cases-Witness in the case of KENNEDY V FRAZER. A case now pending at R M Court Rangitikei (Bulls).
The annual Picnic and distribution of prizes in connection
with the Taradale District school was held on Wednesday at Mr TIFFEN's
plantation, and notwithstanding that harvesting operations are very brisk
just now, parents and scholars mustered in great force. The prizes were
presented by the very Rev E H GRANGER, consisted of a large number of
handsomely bound books. Every child who successfully passed examination
obtained a prize.
Mr C.J.BARKER has been appointed agent for the Hawke's
Bay district for the government
Mr J MURRAY, Hastings Street, is selling 12 trunks of
ladies' kid boots at half-price.
Messrs BANNER and LIDDLE will sell at Mr BRYSON's shop adjoining the Caledonia Hotel, on Tuesday next, two large totalisators, under instruction for Messrs COHEN, in consequence of their dissolving partnership.
23 Jan 1883
Local Mr MONTEITH insrts the terms of sale of cattle and horses at Hastings tomorrow.
Messrs BLYTHE and Co, are offering greatly reduced prices black and white genapines and grenadines and black alpaca.
The timetable is inserted of the special train today for the ram fair.
Mrs MAY's school, will re-open next Tuesday.
MARSHALL's hemoeopathic tincture of baptisia can be obtained from Mr WOOD's chemist, Hastings Street.
Mr James Forrester MATTHEWS, member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries of England, notifies that he will apply on the 25th of February to have his name placed on the register of Medical Practitioners of New Zealand.
The owner of a black and white Collie dog will pay 10s reward on returning the animal to Robert MATHESON, Taradale Hotel.
The case of PAXTON v STEAD was concluded at the Supreme
Court today. Nearly the whole day was occupied by the evidence of G G
STEAD in defence. C W TURNER also called as well as PAXTON's partner,
Resident Magistrate's Court/
Drunk in a Railway carriage Henare KUTU, pleaded guilty to this offence. Fined 10s and costs 7s, with the alternative of three days' imprisonment with hard labor.
Assaulting a Constable Same person as above- further convicted of assault of a constable at Farndon railway station. Fined 1 pound and costs 7s, or in default of payment seven days' imprisonment with hard labor. Both the fines were paid.
Breach of the Licensing Act, 1881.
Friedly Society-Committee Meeting at Forester's Hall, Dickens Street Napier- C T WILLIAMS Hon Sec.
Ladies' School, Shakespeare Hill,
Election of School Committee Napier.
Mr G E LEE was voted to the chair.
There were only two competitors for the scholarship offered
by the Board of Education-value 20 Pounds per annum and tenable for 2
years. This was gained by Harold LARGE, one of our scholars.
26 Jan 1883
There will be no lack of candidates for the seat in the
County Council vacated by Mr BENNETT.
27 Jan 1883
REDWARD-At Ormondville on the 25th instant, Florence Edith, only daughter of Frederick W REDWARD aged 13 months.
WILLIAMS-At Mangateretere, on 27th January, Katherine Jane (Katey) Williams, eldest and beloved daughter of Mr R P Williams, aged 12 years. The funeral will take place at Napier at 3pm. Tomorrow (Tuesday.)
30 Jan 1883
PREECE-At Fitzroy road on the 29th instant the wife of
G A PREECE, of a son.Arrivals Shipping Port of Napier
MASON- On the 27th instant, at Maraekakaho, the wife of R H MASON of a daughter.
Dogs suffering from mange and other skin diseases, fleas, &c., will be dipped at yard attached to Mr FULTON's offices, Emerson St, Napier.
We notice from the Sydney exchanges that Mr Alfred Bowden MARTIN, who was formerly in the Public Works Department on the Napier Railway, was accidentally drowned in the Tweed river in the Darling district by the upsetting of a boat on Christmas Day last.
On Monday eighteen constables of the A.C., with Sergt. SHEPHERD, landed here en route for the North, where they will be employed on the roads. Sergt BROWN assumed command of the party, which immediately marched for Petane. Four of the men will be stationed at Tarawera, four at Opepe, and two at Taupo.
Mr BOLD yesterday maid final arrangements for opening
the telegrapah stations at Kaikora and Ormondville-the latter which will
be worked by telephone. The poasts were erected and wires stretched at
Kaikora eighteen months ago, but some petty differences between the Telegraph
and Public Works Departments has caused the conferring of this public
boon to be delayed for that time.
Letter to the Editor from Charles P HAYWARD of Tomlinson and Hayward, Agricultural Chemists, Lincoln England. C/- Criterion Hotel Napier, Jan 22 1883. In regards to sheep-dipping and parasites etc.
Mr Archibald FORBES-Lecture at theTheatre Royal "The Inner Life of a War Correspondent."
Noted from Education Board.
Following gentlemen were nominated as the new committee;
Messrs C B WINTER, J MARTIN, G SCARFE, J BEGG, J BURTON, S FREEMAN, R G GRAHAM, W MITCHELL, J TAYLOR, refused to be nominated.
Messrs A B THOMSON and M J MAHON appointed as scrutineers.
Messrs CARNELL and SHANLY appointed as the visiting committee for February.
31st Jan b 1883
Mr W P FINCH, Architect, Hastings.
Mr Taylor WHITE-Glengarrie, Petane-60 Merino rams for sale.
Mr David BAILEY, of the Woodville boot and Shoe warehouse Mc Lean St Woodville, opened up a choice selection of Zealandia boots and shoes.
Mr H J THOMPSON, Riverslea Station, 6000 bushels rye grass
seed for sale.
Mrs MAY-School re-opens.
Mr G METARD, a resident of Palmerston North, recently went home to France to claim some money. To prove his identity he had to surrender himself to the military authorities and, it appeared that he had left France at a time when he should have joined the Army, he received 24 hours notice to join the 28th Regiment, where he should have served his time. In a letter to a friend in the Manawatu, Mr METARD says that "being a soldier in Paris is not so pleasant as it was in Captain LETHBRIDGE's company in Feilding."
Mr Daniel CHAMIER, Woodville, can offer good freehold securities for sums of 100 poun to 500 pounds for good investments.
Mr R M SIMPSON, of the New Zealand Insurance Co, Wellington, has 80 beer hogsheads for sale.
Mr T F FOUNTAINE has been appointed creditor's trustee in the bankruptcy of George Alban KING.
Messrs HARDY and SIDEY advertise sewing machines-WHEELER and WILSON's new and improved "Home Treasure."
Annual Meeting Napier Gas Company Criterion Hotel, 11.
Meeting of Creditors Henry SELIG, Courthouse 2.
Annual Meeting Permanent Building Society at the offices Tennyson St, 8.
Young Ladies' College re-opens.
Waipawa Magistrate's Court yesterday, before Captain PREECE
BRIGHOUSE V BELL-claim for goods supplied. Mr GUY for
Wesleyan conference passed today the final reading of
stations of Ministers for the year as follows:-
2 Feb 1883
The patients now in the hospital number 33, of whom 9 are females. No fewer than 48 males and 11 females were admitted last month, and 22 males and 2 females were discharged. Two males died.
Reports of yesterday's meetings of the Napier Gas Co and the Waipawa County Council will be found on the fourth page.
Les Cloches de Corneville- Mr DARBYSHIRE, stage Manager was given great praise for the effective manner in which he has placed the opera on the stage.
The members of the Pride of Hawke's Bay Lodge I O G T are requested to attend a meeting of the lodge tonight to discuss important business. Inserted by Wm D FULTON Ltd.
Loyal Insurance Company- W CATO Notice 55 to George LINGARD, Patrick RYAN, David SIMPSON, and Charles WAYAGOOD.-Inserted by Joseph SOWRY Collector.
Notice from James
The secretary to the hospital inserts a list of subscriptions received during January.
Taupo Royal Mail Coach-Notice -R GRIFFITHS Proprietor,
W H ELLIOTT Agent.
Hospital Subscription List. January
GILBERTSON and DIXON
H McLELLAN's list
A GIBLIN's list
Dr Forrester MATTHEWS
HBHT 3 Feb 1883
ARVIS-At Taradale, New Road, on February 2nd, the wife of Mark JARVIS, of a son.
CASSIN-On January 31st, at Hastings street, the wife of J T CASSIN, of a son.
THOMSON-On the 2nd February, at her residence, Milton Terrace, Mrs A B THOMSON, of a son.
Per United Press Association
****Note check spelling of names, typed as written, but !!!!!
Supreme Court today in the case of Samuel RAMUS v James BUCKLAND- an action arising from a promissory note, used for a betting transaction with WESTON the bookmaker. Judge GILLIES summed up in favor of the plaintiff, but the jury gave a verdict on the issued in favor of the defendant Disputed claim for 600 pounds between the Ponsonby Ward(just added to the city) and the Auckland borough. Mr FITZGERALD, the Auditor General has given his award in favor of Ponsonby.
Miss LANGLEY has commenced business as a dressmaker in
the Shakespeare Rd.
A meeting of the St John's Ladies Work Society will this week be held on Friday afternoon instead of Thursday.
At the Resident Magistrate's Court on Saturday, before Captain PREECE R M, a Maori lad, who gave the name of Ramahia TEAMAHATA, was charged on the information of Constable LEITH with the larceny of a 5 pound note. Through his lawyer, Mr LEE, he pleaded not guilty, and was remanded.
A very serious accident occurred at the Apit, yesterday
morning to Mrs MANSFIELD, the wife of a fisherman. She was boiling
RUSSELL-On February 2nd, at Flaxmere to wife of William R RUSSELL, of a daughter.
Professor ALLEN inserts an advertisement exhorting those
who are inflicted with any of the diseases mentioned in his advertisement
to consult him at the Clarendon Club Hotel.
Samuel MERRICK filed a declaration of his inability to meet his engagements.
Dr HITCHINGS thanks the Napier and Spit Fire Brigade for their services at the fire last night.
A very painful accident occurred yesterday morning at the Mercantile Boiling down Works, Clive, to a man named Frederick PARSONS. He was attended to by Dr SPENCER, who sewed up the wound. It will probably be about six weeks before Parsons will be able to resume work.
The Otupai Block.
Mr G W CULLEN is gazetted as clerk of the Puketapu Licensing district.
The nomination of candidates for the Napier Harbor Board
will take place tomorrow. Names likely to be nominated
We are informed that the Christchurch and Napier shareholders
in the Southern Cross Petroleum Company-have agreed to nominated the following
gentlemen as directors, with the view of removing the directorate from
Gisborne to Christchurch:-
Harvey SLADEN will make application for his discharge from Bankruptcy on the 26th inst., at the sitting of the Supreme Court.
Tenders invited by Mr J T CARR, Resident Engineer, for the formation of one mile twenty-two chains of the railway line from the end of the Mangatewainui contract. This work will be let in nine separate small contacts
Among the recent importations of Mr R BARROWS is a bottling machine of the latest pattern. It does its work with remarkable rapidity and certainty, and by an ingenious contrivance all air can be drawn from under the cork when claret is being bottled. In the bar is a handsome silver-plated urn in which is kept iced water. The water is placed in an internal cylinder round which is the ice. The sides are very thick, to prevent the to rapid thawing of the ice.
Mass will be celebrated at Wallingford on Sunday next by the Rev J L AHERN.
Letters of naturalisation have been issued to Peder JENSEN,
Shipping arrivals Port of Napier
Mr BENNTT- prior to his departure for England- the date for his farewell has been fixed for Thursday, the 22nd instant.
His Worship the Mayor yesterday received from Captain HUME, Inspector of Prisons, an intimation that the petition for the release of Frederick RENDLE had been laid before the Governor, after investigating the facts.
A young girl named AVISON, about 14 years of age, daughter
of Mr J AVISON, Waipawa, met with a severe accident onTuesday. She was
riding a horse, bare-backed, endeavouring to run down another horse, when
her one bolted and threw her off, kicking her as she fell. When she was
picked up it was found that she had sustained a severed compound fracture
of the leg, the bones almost protruding. Drs TODD and
Telegraphuic from our own Correspondent-Wairoa-Thursday.
There were 2800 sheep from Mr KINROSS crossed here today en route for Poverty Bay.
Per united Press Association-Auckland.
SANDALL's shop was gutted at the Wakefield street fire this morning.
Inquest today on the body of Mary Ann LONG, who hung herself
in the lock up last night.
Education Board Notice 612- H HILL Secretary.
There are two rooms adjoining the School-house, which may be occupied as a dwelling.
The attendance at School averages from sixteen to twenty.
Applications to R N STRACHAN, Chairman of the Mohaka School Committee.
At the inquest on the bodies of George WHITE and Mary
0'NEAL, who were burnt to death at the Wakefield street fire. It came
out in evidence that the woman had been enticed away from her husband
in Melbourne, and that her husband's name is HODGES. A verdict
At an inquest today on the body of George RHODES, builder, an open verdict of found drowned was returned.
The New Zealand Timber Company has declared a dividend of 15 per cent, and carried 2000 pounds to the reserve fund, now standing at 120,000 pounds.
Dr PHILSON was today presented by the Mayor, on behalf
of the citizens with an address and a gold watch of the value of 100 pounds,
and a purse of 220 sovereigns on his retirement from the Auckland Hospital.
A silver card-case was also presented to Mrs PHILSON.
W B HILL Hon Sec Loyal Meanee Lodge Advert No 618
Another very old resident of Napier passed away on Saturday night, in the person of Mrs Jane Kirk CRAIG. It is nearly thirty years since Mrs CRAIG came to Napier with her family, and two of her daughters-Mrs T K NEWTON and Mrs GARRY-are still with us. Mrs CRAIG was somewhat suddenly ill on Saturday afternoon, and died within a few hours.
The United Insurance Company
Advertisement No 638
The Trustees of the Puketapu Cemetery give notice of a Public Meeting in the school room at Puketapu, on the 17th inst., at one o'clock.
Resident Magistrate's Court-
False Pretences sum of fifteen shillings in money from
Mrs RAVEN of the Royal Hotel, by a certain false pretence, with intent
to cheat and defraud.
Ordination Service by the Bishop of Waiapu at St Mary's Waipukurau of the Rev E ROBERTSHAW to receive Priest's orders.
The contactors for the new church at the Spit-Messrs GREY and PANTON-Mr MOUNTFORD of Christchurch is the Architect.
Mr T ANDREW is about to leave Napier for about a few weeks
requests all debts and money owing against him be sent in before 15th
Resident Magistrate's Court
Assault Same defendant was summoned with assaulting John
Robert Francis SHANNON was yesterday sentenced to a month's
hard labor for obtaining money under false pretences.
John BULL a coloured man, charged with drunkenness in a public place
William HARPER as above.
Sales this day.
Mr John BENNETT's stock, furniture & C. Mr H Monteith at Omaranui.
Property at Hikutaia, Messrs T W HICKSON and Co Grahamstown.
Tenders for small contract on railway line near Matamau.
Call of twopence a share in Southern
Meeting of Creditors of J J BROWNE, Courthouse 2.
Mdlle ?(c)GRONWELL, Panghourne House, Coote road intends commencing a class to instruct ladies in the art of cutting and fitting.
Messrs SANDERS, SEALE and TOLL (or Messrs Murray,
Mr G BATE, Chistchurch has items for sale.
In Bankruptcy-Supreme Court-Wellington District.
HBH Feb 14 1883 Land
M R MILLER
Properties for sale.
57 acres land at Kaikora, frontings to the main road; fenced into paddocks, well watered. Good 5 roomed house and cowsheds, also good garden.
323 acres Wanstead, ring-fenced, and subdivided into paddocks. Good six roomed house, four stall stable.
190 acres Makaretu, three miles from Woodville township, and close to the railway; about half flat land. And remainder undulating hills.
43 1/4 Bush land. Woodville rural sections, about on third rich alluvial flat and remainder undulatinghills; frontage to Mangautua river, and watered by a perennial stream.
200 acres Makaretu, partially fenced, about 1/2 cleared, and laid down in grass. Good road to the Takapau railway station.
Also sections, Woodville, Ormondville,Makaretu, Waipawa,
Kaikora, Hastings, Havelock, Napier, Gisborne &c..
Births NAYLOR-On Feb 1st, at Kaikora school, Hawke's Bay, the wife of John Naylor, of a son.
GALLIEN-On February the 14th, at wife of H L Gallien, of a son.
A meeting of the creditors of J J BROWNE of Ormondville, was held yesterday to assent to a deed of arrangement under which Mr COLLEDGE and Mr A BROWNE, guaranteed certain payments.
Captain PREECE will leave for the North of Poverty Bay by the Arawata on Saturday to inquire into a reported case of murder at Whatawhira, near Awanui, East Cape. A quarrel about a woman in a Maori Pah was the cause of the deed. A young man named NAERA had his wife taken from him by a chief named HAPUKA.
As a token of appreciation pupils of the Kaikora School quietly busied themselves during the holidays in collecting among themselves, sufficient money to purchase a very handsome silver cruet stand, to Mr NAYLOR their teacher.
A summons from the Supreme Court calling upon Duncan Mc CALLUM,(of the Tembour-Major Company) to show some cause why his bankruptcy should be annulled.
The Rev Mr BRITTAN, upon whose conduct with girls in his
congregation at Papanui- an enquiry was some time ago demanded, has resigned
SIR WILLIAM JERVOIS ON COLONISATION.
Port of Napier No Arrivals.
Public Advertisement No 527
Messrs HOADLEY, LYON, and Co's sale of sawn timber at the breastwork Spit, under instructions from the trustees in Mrs FRIBERG's estate, held on Tuesday the 27th instant, instead of next Friday as previously advertised.
Mr G KELLY for sale a centre-board boat, with oars and sails complete.
The annual Letter to the Paper from Mr C A FITZROY. Hastings Feb 16 1883
Mr WRIGHT has finished the survey of a bridle track from
here to Rangipo, whence it will be carried on to meet FIELD's track on
to the Wanganui side. The survey has met with no resistance or opposition
as yet from the natives, but whether they will oppose the
Two or three mobs of cattle have this week passed here
from Hawke's Bay for the Auckland markets, from the fat alluvial district
Mr MACDONALD, Chief Judge of the Land Court, Mr PUCKEY, and Mr HORTON of the Auckland Herald, left here today for the North.
Resident Magistrate's Court-Before Capt PREECE R.M.
Orlando LAGOR- Malicious injury to property. Charged on information of Mr J B BRATHWAITE, in whose employment he had been serving up to last Wedesday. Charged with having on the 14th inst., at his employer's place at Merryfield, near Havelock-damage. On application of Police-sergeant BURTENSHAW, prisoner remanded until this Saturday morning.
The island between the two parts of the Upper Waitaki
bridge has been partially washed away and traffic is suspended. The Hakatarema
valley is therefore shut off from traffic communication with the railway
line, and unless the bridge is speedily repaired the grain growers in
that localaity will not be able to reach a market except at great expense.
Listers ATTN- below- Surnames,- To Australia-Ringarooma-BICKNELL and FAULKNOR
Shipping Departures from Port of Napier
17th-Arawata for Sydney viz Poverty Bay and Auckland. Passengers-Misses STEWART and GORDON, Mesdames BLANK, Cathrine AND CHILD; ARROW, LEWIS, MILLER and child; Captain PREECE, Rev D and Mrs SIDEY, Messrs E INGPEN, GOOSEMAN and boy, HAKENA, SINCLAIR, LARKINS, MILLER, J JARVIS, HUME, AR TAYLOR, ANNEY, RAY, T ANDREW, HOHAKA, LOCKE, MORRIS, DELANEY, STOCK, CASSIN, FERGUSON, McLEAN, ROGERS.
17th-Ringarooma, s.s. for southern Ports and Melbourne.
The inquest on the fire at the Exchange Hotel, Havelock, resulted in an open verdict, the evidence failing to show any cause for the fire.
The Rev David SIDEY was a passenger by the Arawata for
Auckland on Saturday to attend the General Assembly of the Presbyterian
Church of New Zealand.
The Rev William NICHOL, of Havelock, has had presented to him a very handsome buggy, built by Mr FORSTER, the purchase money for which was obtained by the united subscriptions of the parishioners, in the various districts of his parish. It must be gratifying to the Rev gentleman to receive a mark of the esteem he is held in and a recognition of his laborious services.
The contract for the new Colonial Bank, on the site of Messrs PRICE and Co's old establishment, is being rapidly carried out by Messrs GLENDINNING and GRIFFEN. When finished the bank will be an ornament for the town, the frontages of Hastings and Browning Sts being highly ornamental.
Mr Frederick FULTON, has for sale 1000 merino ewes and
509 long woolled ewes.
Tenders are invited for the purchase of town section
Mr C PALMER lost a chestnut mare on Saturday from Napier.
A four or five-roomed cottage is wanted by Mr E A LEWIS, Government Life Insurance Agent.
Sitting of District Court, at 11 today.
Mr T S LAWRY (says the Auckland Herald) who went home to study medicines at Edinburgh University thus writes to a friend:- "There are twenty or twenty-one students from New Zealand here. With one or perhaps two exceptions, they are steady, fairly diligent men. In physique they are considerably above the average. I think the two biggest men in the University are New Zealanders. One of them a Christchurch man, has been a champion runner in the 200 yards flat race for several years. In this mind we make a fair show too. A Taranaki man in ROBERTSON's year, named KING, came out at the top of his year in zoology, thus securing a gold medal, and last year he was bracketed third in anatomy. MOORHOUSE also carried off a medal (5th or 6th) last summer."
Mr LIDDY, the agent for Mr Mac CABE, arrived here on Saturday
by the ARAWATA to make arrangements for the appearance
Civil Service v Petane C.C.
Magistrate Court-Before Captain PREECE R.M.,
John HOWARD, also from Taradale-same as above. The fine
was also forthcoming.
TARLETON-At Hastings, on the 17th February, Harriet Amy, the beloved wife of J W Tarleton, of typhoid fever aged 27 years.
SCHULZ-At Maketehu, on February 19, Alice May, fourth daughter of Frank and Dorothea Shulz, aged 10 months (Nelson papers please copy.)
HBH Feb 20 1883.
The district Council of Rechabites opened this morning.
The followingOfficers and representatives were present.
Three new tents had been opened, but two tents at Waimate
and Riverton had ceased to exist. The total number of tents was 23 of
males and 2 of female, the membership of these being 709 benefit and 63
honorary. This shows an increase of 31 members. In the course of the report
a tribute was paid to the memory of Bro. The Rev J B RICHARDSON, who was
lost in the Tararua
Full details available upon request to Elaine.
Serious Accident at Norsewood last Saturday afternoon.
The law makes nice distinctions. Yesterday Mr Bartlett
STEVENS, Secretary and Engineer to the Harbor Board, and Mr GIFFORD, member
of the Spit Fire Brigade were both summoned to the District Court Jury.
Mr GIFFORD asked to be excused because he was a member of the Fire Brigade-he was excused.
Mr James HOWARD, Lambertford, Takapau, has for sale wethers and crossbred ewes.
John Joseph BROWNE application notified to the Supreme Court on Monday next for a declaration of complete execution of the deed of arrangement.
The District Council of Rechabites opened this morning.
Election of Officers, and reports covering a report of two years. The
last meeting was held in Feb 1881.
Mr Walter BISHOP, District President of Druids, left for
Melbourne on business in connection with the opening of lodges throughout
At the Education Board Meeting:
The Inspector stated there were two other schools in a
similar position, Frasertown and Meanee. The masters of these schools
were appointed on condition that they passed their certification certificates
in January, but neither had presented himself. Mr FRASER of Frasertown,
had given no reason for his failure, Mr MABBETT of Meanee, had stated
that he was not well enough at
H HAMMOND, Secretary.
Advert Notice 737
Birth LINEHAN-On 17th February at Ormondville, the wife of Mr Jeremaih LINEHAN, of a daughter.
Death FARMERLY-On the 20th February, at Port Ahuriri, Thomas, infant son of Charles and Mary Ann Farmery, aged 9? Months.
Public Notice 731
Mrs FORD is Boarding House Keeper at Hastings.
Mr J SAUNDERS Maketeku wants 20 good pick and shovel men.
Sale this day- Mr John STUART's household furniture, all paintings, &c., Mr T J RYAN at Manby House, 11.
The first Druidical funeral in Napier took place yesterday
afternoon, the occasion being the interment of the remains of the late
James EVERETT, who died at the hospital on Tuesday. There was a good attendance
of members. The Church of England burial service was read by the Rev Mr
TUKE, after which Bro. R GIBSON, Arch Druid, read the Druidical service.
Bros BURROWS and O'BRIEN kindly gave the brethren the use of several buggies.
HINDMARSH-CARTER-On the 14th February, at St Mathew's Church, Dunedin, by the Rev C BYN?, John Hindmarsh, junr, to Charlotte Adelaide, eldest daughter of J J CARTER, of Dunedin.
PINDER-On February 17, at Chesterhope, George Pinder, aged 22 years. **Note(Chesterhope is between Meanee and Hastings)
THE HOSPITAL FINANCES.
Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday, fourteen cases
det down for hearing, but only four cases came before the Court, the others
being settled out of Court or struck out.
Before leaving Napier Mr HAYWARD, of Messrs TOMLINSON
and HAYWARD, designed some great improvements in sheep dipping baths,
one being an automatic arrangement for tipping the sheep into the bath.
Mr HAYWARD claims that the sheep do not injure each other, as by jumping
from the board they usually used, and so jamming themselves, in his design
the previous sheep is well out of the way before the next one arrives.
DEATHS YEUELL-At Napier, on Friday 22nd, at the Restaurant, Hastings Street, Charle TEUELL, late of Doredale, Chilton, Gloucestershire, aged 32 years.
MULLANY-At Napier, on the 23rd February, Michael MULLANEY,
aged 77 years.
THE PHOENIX PARK TRAGEDY at Ireland. Perpetrators discovered
of one of the most terrible crimes in the history of that country.
Local. Messrs MURRAY ROBERTS, and Co, have received advice from Messrs REID and GRAY that they took first prize at the Taieri Agricultural Society's contest for the best reaper and twine binder, beating WOOD's, HORNSBY's, and HOWARD's easily, finishing in less time, cut best, tied best, and made much the best and firmest sheaf.
Mr W HODGSON will this evening become the recipient of a very handsome illuminated address, as well as a watch and pendant, subscribed for by over 60 members of the working Men's Club, in recognition of his services.
At the Waipawa
Denis O'CALLAGHAN was charged, on the information of Honi
WIRIMU, with abusive language. The bench dismissed the case, each
The Kentish Express of a recent date contains the following:-
We are pleased to find that the merits of our country breed of sheep continue
to attract the breeders in New Zealand.
For Sale stock in trade of Mr P S MacDONALD, Mr Edward LYNDON at his rooms on 11th.
Mr A COBB, Golden Lands Foxton, will have for his disposal
by private contact, on arrival of ship Montrose early in March, 12 pure
It is notified that Messrs J D ORMOND, W R RUSSELL, S LOCKE have been re elected members of the Hawke's Bay Board of Education.
Claims against the barque May Queen must be rendered to Messrs Kinross and Co by noon tomorrow.
Mr A H HOPKINSON, Hastings Livery Stables, a grey mare left in his charge will be sold to defray expenses unless picked up within 14 days.
J EDWARD' Express leaves Woodville for Makatoko every Monday, returning on Tuesday.
The official visitors of the Kohimarama Industrial School are investigating a series of charges preferred by a girl named Mary WETHERALL, 19, against Mr G P HOGAN, the master. The alleged offences are said to have occurred when Mr HOGAN was master of the Howe-street Industrial School.
Mr GAMBLE, the agent for the Pacific Mail Steamship Co., has received a telegram stating that the City of New York sailed from San Francisco on Wednesday, the 14th instant. Expected at Auckland the 9th of March.
Mr COLLINS was the Convenor of the shareholders in the Titan and Iron Company (in liquidation). Mr D ANDERSON was the liquidator.
DEATHS FRANCIS-At Hastings Street Napier, on the 24th February, William Francis (Brogden), aged 33 years. The funeral will leave his late residence tomorrow-(Sunday) at 3 pm.
MADDIGAN-At Taradale, on February 22nd, Luke Maddigan, aged 48 years. The funeral will take place at 3 o'clock this afternoon at Taradale. Friends please accept this as an intimations.
THE BOROUGH FINANCES.
Mr H H WALL has disposed of his watchmakaing and jewellery business to Mr P F COLLEDGE. Mr WALL we understand intends continuing to live in Napier, although he will probably take a trip in a few month's time.
There were only five candidates for the three licensing committees for the Borough of Napier. The following are the names:- Dr SPENCER, and Messrs J D ORMOND, J H COLEMAN, R HARDING, R PRICE. Mr Robert PRICE is the only new member, and he takes the place of Mr J A SMITH, who was ineligible for re-election in consequence of being appointed an inspector of lunatic asylums.
Inquest touching death of Luke MADDIGAN.
Deceased was working on Thursday with a threshing machine on MessrsGILBERTSON and DICKSON's Meanee, and at mid day was seized with pains in his stomach. His employers sent him home to Taradale in a buggy, and in passing the Mission Station he spoke to Sister Mary Joseph, who gave him some medicine. On reaching home Mrs MADDIGAN, applied hot flannels to his stomach, which seemed to ease him a little. About 8 o'clock in the morning he got out of bed to have some gruel, and was sitting on a sofa, when he suddenly called out and fell forward dead. The jury returned a verdict that death had resulted from natural causes.
MACCABE, of whose
Mr W,J IMRIE, general blacksmith, Puketapu, inserts a
Waste Lands Board
Correspondence was read.
License to occupy.
Lands for sale on application
Lands at Pohui and Patoka offered for sale and not sold,
to be declared open for sale by application in the same areas and at the
same prices at which they were offered at auction.
HBH Feb 26 1883
Hbh Feb 26thb 1883
The following cricket teams have been selected to contest
the cricket match between the employees of Mr McVAY and of Messrs LARGE
and TOWNLEY, to be played at Petane today.
Large and Townley"s eleven.
HBH Feb 27 1883
The fixing of the electric light for Lyttelton harbor began today. Sixteen Brush lights, each of 2000 candles are to be erected.
Mr George GOULD has given to the Art Gallery of the Museum the picture "Still Life" by ELLIOTT, and the statue "Maori Warriors' by BEERE, which were shown in the Art Exhibition there.
At the city Court today in the action CATES V the Otago
Harbor Board. Damages to the barque Motley by collision with the ship
Philomene, the Magistrate held that Pilot KELLY, in bringing up the barque,
had shown want of care amounting to negligence. The damage occasioned
was entirely through his fault.
HBH Feb 27 1883 Mag.
John HIGGUNS-breach of bye-laws- did not appear. Fined 2s and 7s costs for allowing a horse to wander at large.
John JAMES charged with assault at Hastings upon John
TUCK.-Case adjourned to allow an additional witness for complainant to
be brought forward. They had found another man who saw the assault and
who was present to give evidence and he was-James WYATT,
John MADDEN-abusive language towards George BENJAMIN
John CHRISTY, licensee of the Shakespeare Hotel-charged
with assaulting William NEENAN, carpenter and joiner, arrived in Napier
Saturday week and with a man named PURCELL went to Spit in a cab.
By Mr LASCELLES-for complainant:- "When witness left three men named MORRISON, SEYMOUR and RILEY were also present, and Mr WADDELL just then came up. Witness did not call upon Mr KENNEDY, his next door neighbour but Mr KENNEDY called upon him." He then gave an account of the proceedings.
Archibald WADDELL, lemonade manufacturer deposed.
Case proven and remanded until Wednesday the 1st March
HBH Feb 28 1883.
Messrs Shaw, Savill and Co's barque May Queen, Captain COLVILLE, cleared at the Custom house yesterday, with a cargo valued at 49,199 10s 9d. made up as follows. Bales of wool and skins, tallow, quarter bales of wool, preserved meats, AND 2 PACKAGES OF EFFECTS. Her passengers will leave the breastwork at 5 o'clock this afternoon in the Sir Donald, and the May Queen will probably leave for London during the Night. We wish her passengers, officers and crew a speedy and pleasant passage. The following are the names of the various shippers:-
Mr F W WILLIAMS
An unusual notification appears in the last Gazette of a "call" of one shilling per 100 pounds under the government Officers' Guarantee Act 1870., to make good the following defalcations:- E.C.WILKINSON, J A CRAWFORD, C.C. HURRELL.
There are four Boards of Reviewers under the Property AssessmentAct appointed for the provincial district. They are composed of as follows:- R STUARTT, J MacKERSEY, James LAWRENCE, (Hawke's Bay County). R STUART, J LAWRENCE, J R HERRICK (Waipawa) Hector R DUFF, J POWDRELL, T J STEELE (Wairoa) And G SCOTT, R Woodbine JOHNSON, and T W PORTER (poverty Bay)
Following from the Wellington Post of Saturday_ Information wanted concerning Mr Wm Kentish McLEAN, late Manager and accountant for Mr Douglas McLEAN, son of the late Native Minister. Who is missing. (Note he turns up over next few days- Elaine)
Mr R GROOM has been appointed agent at Ormondville for
the Hawkes Bay Herald and Courier.
Sales of Furniture and effects of Mr SAINSBURY- on the premises, Barrack Hill, 11; family residence and land, 12.
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