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HBH March 1 1883
FULTON-WEBER-On the 28th February, at St John's Church Napier, New Zealand, by the Rev de Berdt HOVELL, assisted by the Rev Woodward St HILL, Arthur R W FULTON, eldest son of James FULTON, M.H.R. Tairi, to Linda Marie, oldest daughter of Charles Hermanos WEBER, Napier, New Zealand.

NAIRN-At Pourerere, on February 27th, John NAIRN aged 92 years.

Resident Magistrates Court
Tuesday Feb 27.
James Griffin-remanded for seven days for medical examination, as he seemed to b suffering from delirium tremens.

Patrick LYNCH was, for the twenty fourth time during his sojourn in Napier of four and a half years, brought
before the court.

Civial Cases.
NEWTON and Co v BROSNAHAN-Claim 1 0s 6d. Judgment for Plaintiff with costs.
MacDONALD V ARTHERSON.-Case adjourned for a fortnight in order that the claiam might be made out properly.

Mr E A LEWIS has been appointed Resident Agent at Napier for the government Insurance Company.
Edgar Arundel LEWIS- inserts a notice- No 782.

Napier Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association.
Notice 816
Inserted by T H HANNA -Hon Secretary..

A boy of eight years, the son of Tescher von TUNZECHMAN, of Woodlands, was killed on the railway this afternoon. The body was brought into Invercargill.
The sale of runs today was a failure, even at the upset price of a half penny.
One run adjoining BIRCHWOOD, which was sold to Mr GARDNER at the upset, was the only one disposed of.

Destruct Fire- in the brick built shop of
Mr DUNLOP, draper, May Street. Mr DUNLOP was in the office of the southland Times, Esk St, when the fire broke out.

STURM-At Hastings Street, Napier, on the 1st March, Mabel Grace, infant daughter of Frederick James and Emily Sturm, aged 8 months.

Resident Magistrate Court.
Wednersday Feb 28th.
Before Captain PREECE R.M., and Mr E PATTEN J.P.

John WILLIAMS, drunk at Hastings-charge dismissed.

Alleged Perjury.
John CHRISTY charged on information of Captain BURTENSHAW-in the recent case of assault
on a man named NENAN. Bail was fixed in the defendant's recognizances of 100 pound and two sureties of 50 pounds. Same bail to be allowed in instances of RILEY and SEYMOUR also charged with perjury in connection with the same case.

Jacob Peter BALLE then repeated the evidence given by him in the assault case which was heard last Monday.
The further hearing then adjourned.

On re-assembling Michael REILLY and William SEYMOUR also charged with perjury.

MAORI LAND.Following Abridged by Elaine. "The Maori question is a land question. But for disputes and difficulties about land the natives and colonists would now live and work together without much friction as subjects of the same laws. The........................more"
HBH March 2 1883.

Furniture sale on the premises of P.S. MacDONALD, Hastings.
R R G GRAHAM Milton Tce has to let a six roomed house with half an acre.
A Committee meeting of the Ladies Benevolent Society will be held this afternoon in St.John's school-room.
Thomas TRASK, cabdriver, Napier loss of an overcoat.
Mr Joseph TORR Snr, Petane, has land to let adjoining and also fronting the Taupo road.
The deed of arrangement made by John Joseph BROWNE, has been declared by the Suprme Court to be completely executed.
Accounts due to the estate of J T JOHNSON, to be paid by the 18th instant to Mr Geo T CROSS.

HBH March 5 1883

The very Rev George Henry CONNER, chaplain in ordinary to the Queen, who has just been appointed Dean of Windsor, is a cousin of the very Rev J SPEAR, now of Trinity Church Sydney, and formerly of Napier.

Mr J A SMITH desires us to state that his remark at the meeting of the Hospital Committee on Friday was intended to refer to his sending fruit to the hospital by an express two years ago, and not to Messrs NEAL and CLOSE's men, as he has never sent any fruit by that firm's carts.

The hop garden at Wairoa planted by Mr Henry NAIRN, of Leston, Te Kapu, is a great success. Mr PIPER at
Wairoa has also a very good crop, perhaps not quite so heavy as Mr NAIRN's but still an excellent yield.

On Friday evening last the Garrison Band under Bandmaster TANKARD, played a selection of tunes in H S TIFFEN's lawn.
HBH March 6th 1883

KARAKA mine-
A man named John HOUGHTON died suddenly in the hospital . He had been admitted on the 22nd February, in consequence of an explosion of gunpowder at the Karaka mine. The deceased leaves a wife and seven children destitute.
A woman named Jane FRENCH was taken to the police cells for drunkenness, and after being there for some time a doctor was sent for and found that her leg was broken by a fall.
Mr Richard HUDSON, a very old settler died today.

A little boy named Edward SIMMONS was gathering mushrooms and in mistake ate some todstools, which poisonedhim. He was attended to by Dr HAMILTON but the poor boy died, and was buried on Sunday.

Mr Frank PELLL, local agent for the Scotish Imperial Insurance Company has favoured us with one of the almanacks and blotting pads issued by the company.
HBH March 6 1883

Mr T J RYAN will sell on Friday and Saturday next the whole of Mr J Mc MASTERS stock in trade on the premises adjoining HOLT's timber yard.
Tenders received by Inspector SCULLY for the purchase of lease of YENELL's restaurant.
Tenders are invited by the Education Board for the erection of a new infant school at Gisborne, for additions to the school house at the Spit, and for additions to the Taradale school house.

Accounts must be in for the Ladies Benevolent Society to the Hon Treasurer, Mrs CLOSE.
Accounts Mr John BEBBET rendered before next Saturday.
Finder of a gold ring lost on the Shakespeare road will receive a reward of 1pound on return to M Joseph FLYNN.
Persons indebted to Robert Burns HARDY are requested to pay their accounts to the Public Trustee of Inspector SCULLY.
Dr SCHWARZBACH, specialist for eye, ear and throat diseases may be consulted at the Criterion Hotel
from the 13th to the 28th instant.
BURROUGH's beef and iron tonic is always on hand at W E WOODs' wholesale and retail chemist, Hastings St.

HBH March 8th 1883.

Hawkes Bay Jockey Club
Autumn Meeting
15th and 16th March 1883.

President-Captainn W R RUSSELL
Allan Mc LEAN


Clerk of the Course;

Clerk of the Scales:
Colonel WHITE

Education matters are progressing more favourably in the district, but many mothers regret that sewing is not longer taught in the school; SINCE
THE RESIGNATION OF Miss PARSONS, the assistant mistress some months ago, the children have not had a sewing lesson, and in a bush place, where they are always tearing their clothes, it is an important point for them to know how to mend them.
HBH March 7th & 8th 1883

March 8th.

Council notes from Meeting. Attendance: Cr. PRICE, MARGOLIOUTH, GRAHAM, Mc DOUGALL, WILLIAMS, WALL.

Burlington Road-A petition was presented by Cr MARGOLIOUTH, signed by Messrs E LYNDON, J W ORR, F SUTTON, J COSGROVE, and other residents of Burlington Road and vicinity, praying that a water main might be laid in Burlington road.

That- Mr David KING be appointed to the office of engine driver for the new waterworks.


No 579-Petane Highway District-signed J STEVEN, Chairman.
569-Robert HOLT-Overdue accounts.
564-F TUXFORD-authorise Mr R G GRAHAM, of Napier to collect debts owing to him. Napier, 2nd February, 1883.
376-re late W MORRIS, of Port Ahuriri, all debts must be paid to Mr H NELSON, Storekeeper, Spit, by January 29th. Signed W MORRIS, J MORRIS. Executors of the late W MORRIS.
558-Royal Insurance Company- signed W CATO-organist at St John's Napier, Teacher and Importer of Musical instruments.-Temporary address-Percy House, Tennyson St Napier.
HBH March 9 1883

The Rev W COCKS, of Murrumburrah N S W who is now on a visit to Napier will occupy the pulpit of St John's Church on Sunday evening.

It is stated on good authority that the Europeans at Waipawa, who "entertained" TAWHIAO at dinner wanted the "King" to get his people to pay for it.
HBH March 9 1883

A melancholy accident occurred yesterday morning at Waipawa, resulting in the death of Mr Ben SMI*TH, the well known architect. The deceased was crossing the railway bridge on foot just at the time the train from Napier was also going over the bridge. Deceased never stirred after being struck, and Dr TODD arrived within a few minutes and pronounced life to be extinct. (Abridged by Elaine-available upon request.)

Mr T ANDREW's portrait rooms, adjoining the Herald office will be open for business on and after Monday next.

Mr A KNIGHT, Clive- wants a married couple.

Persons indebted to the estate of the late Charles YEULL requested to pay the amounts to the Public Trustee or to Inspector SCULLY.

Mr John ORR, Port Ahuriri has been appointed agent for Hawke's Bay for the Royal Exchange Insurance Company.

Mr Alexander BROWNE, draper &c., Hastings treet, is holding a monster sale.

Dr SCHWARZBACH, specialist for eye, ear, and throat diseases may be consulted at the Criterion Hotel.

Two natives who were committed to take their trial at the next sitting of the Supreme Court at Napier, for an assault on John 0'NEIL have been bailed out, four sureties of 50 pounds each.

AucklandCharles BRIGHT, the
Free Thought lecturer, intends returning from Australia shortly to Dunedin.
Te WHITI and TOHU, with Mr WARD, the interpreter who has had the charge of them, left in the Stella at 8 0'clock this evening for Opunake.
Yesterday, in FLEMING's hairdresser's shop, H E NARHAM, money lender assaulted SELIG, of the Society, for an article commenting on the recent case in the Resident Magistrate's Court.

HBH March 10th 1883.

Birth TAYLOR-At Clive Grange on the 27th Feb, the wife of James TAYLOR, gardener, of a daughter.

Waipawa. Mrs FOSTER, widow of the late Mr R FOSTER of Napier, was found drowned on Friday evening in a dam at the rear of Mr John HARDING's residence at Mount Vernon.

Resident Magistrate's Court-Saturday.
John HERBERT was brought up on remand charged with lunacy. The certificates of Drs SPENCER and CARO, had examined HERBERT, to the effect that he was not insane., and was therefore fit to be at large. HERBERT was therefore discharged.

HBH March 11 1883.

Hokitika-Friday. A man named George COLLIER, one of MURRAY's survey party at the Upper Kokotahi, was drowned yesterday through the upsetting of a boat. His body has not yet been found.

Timaru-Friday An elderly man named James WATSON fell down dead in a lodging house today.
HBH March 12 1883.

Birth WOODCOCK-At Dalton street Napier, on March 11, the wife of E T WOODCOCK, of a son.

Deaths, CAMPBELLL-On December 8th at Ballinaby, Mary Frances, beloved wife of James H CAMPBELL Esq., of Ballinaby, Islay, Argyllshire.

FOSTER-On the 9th March, Mrs Robert FOSTER, of Hilton Lodge, aged 65 years.

PALMER-At Bedford Tce, Waipukurau on Satuday March 10th, Alexander Whyte PALMER, aged 27 years. Forfarshire papers please copy.

HBH March 12th 1883.

Greymouth-Sunday. A boy named William BATTY, about 10 years of age, was drowned, in Coal Creek on Saturday while bathing. He went into deep water though unable to swim. His father is a settler at Coal Creek.

Local. Messrs BANNER and LIDDLE have just received several of Messrs John BRINSTEAD and Son's pianos.

Mr John COLLINGE has been appointedsub-agent for the South British Insurance Co.

Mr Thomas BURGESS, Maraekakaho, wants to purchase a team of working bullocks.

Applications close with MrF SUTTON for the position of assistant mistress to the Clive School

HBH March 12 1883
Local A series of yacht races under the auspices of the H B Sailing Club was inaugurated on Saturday when four of the club's boats competed for the cup presented by Messrs P

General. Says a contemporary:- Lady Gertrude STOCK nee DOUGLAS, and her husband are a brave pair. They have actually purchased a bakery business at Hammersmith and intend working it. Why not? Mrs BROWNING's Lady Geraldine, who married the penniless poet BERTRUM, had stately woods in Sussex and large possessions elsewhere; and if the Marquis of Queensberry's sister has not large possessions, and deliberately prefers to marry a baker. Why should she not be allowed to take her position side by side with her husband, free from the sneers of scandalised society?

Auckland-per United Press Association.
Auckland, Saturday.

Coal is stated to have been discovered in 600 acres at Cabbage Bay.

A series of valuable exhibits have been received by the Auckland Museum from Professor WARD, New York.

The Police are again raiding the publicans for Sunday trading.

Mr REDMOND M.P. the Land Leaguer, is expected shortly to visit Auckland. Bishop LUCK has addressed the clergy telling them not to countenance Mr REDMOND on his public appearance.

The body of a woman was found early this morning floating in the harbor. It was identified as that of Susan DUNCAN, a woman of indifferent reputation. A seaman of the Schooner Saxon named Charles BAKER is also missing, and it is surmised that BAKER and the woman whose body was found were in the dinghy together.

A man named INKSTER while intoxicated this morning, threw a piece of meat and a knife at his wife's head, striking her. She became unconscious and went into fits, and was removed to the hospital. The doctor believes the woman's brain is injured.

HBH March 13 1883.
Inquest held at Mount Vernon, Waipukurau Saturday- before Dr REED, to enquire into the circumstances connected with the death of Mrs FOSTER, widow of the late R FOSTER, of Napier. Evidence-from Mr and Mrs HARDING. Deceased was staying here on a visit and appeared cheerful and composed. She had been deranged for some time on financial matters, and they were under the impression that she was destitute.

Deposed- a boy named DAWSON who found the body.
RATCLIFF, a painter, took the body from the water. The body was missing one shoe, and a stocking, and a shawl was close by.

Verdict-Drowned while in a mental state.

Resident Magistrate's Court.
A case before the court yesterday showed the great difficulties of enforcing the dog-tax against Maoris, who, of all others, are the greatest offenders. Mr COLLINGE said that when he went to a pah he found a number of dogs, but no one would own them. The only way he said was "to find out the owner of a Maori cur is to shoot or poison the dog. That soon brings forward an abusive claimant."

RUPENE, a native chief-charged by John COLLINGE, collector of dog tax for the County of Hawke's Bay.-Case withdrawn.

John TUTMAN-like charge- withdrawn by John COLLINGE.
William FULFORD- fined 5s, with costs, for keeping an unregistered dog.
James GRIFFEN- charged on remand with lunacy. Further remanded.

If the weather continues fine the return cricket match between the Commission Agents and the Tradesman of this town will be played today on the recreation ground at 1 o'clock sharp.
Commission Agents Team.



Invercargill Outrage-Monday.
Charles SULLIVAN, who deliberately outraged a girl of 13 years named Alice NORTON, at Waimatuku, near Invercargill on Saturday week, was captured today by Detective EDE in an empty house about seven miles from the scene of the crime.
The crime was very deliberately committed. SULLIVAN had been working at BROOKS farm eight weeks and got paid so as to go to town for a day. He returned in the absence of BROOKS' after a time asked for a drink of milk. Mrs BROOKS asked Alice, who was a servant in the house, to go and get the milk.---------more!!!!!

****(Available upon request full account of his capture and his crime. Elaine)

HBH March 15 a 1883.

Local. Mr Robert STUART having resigned his seat on the Board of Reviewers for Hawke's Bay, Mr J N WILLIAMS has been appointed in his place.

Mr W CARRUTHERS, a nephew of the former Chief Engineer, of the colony, takes charge of the Napier railway during the absence on leave of Mr C B HANKEY.

At the R.M Court, Napier, yesterday, before Mr E PATTON, J.P. John SMITH-charged with drunkenness, was dismissed with a caution, it being his first offence.

At the Ormondville R.M.Court yesterday two men, contractors for pieces of work on the Mokatoku-Papatu road, charged with trespassing on the railway lines, fined 1s each without costs.

Mr Holm LANKJER requests to acknowledge the following amounts received by him for the Schaeffler fund-Mr NICHOLLS, Rev Mr St.HILL, Mr James COOPER.....

Mr COTTON has given notice of motion with the view of having the suggestions of Mr BLACK carried out, involving the removal of nightsoil by the Corporation, the cost to be defrayed by a rate of so much per pan. This is a needed reform.

Oddfellows District Meeting.
Present-BEE in the Chair COLLETT, FIELDER, and the following delegates.
Meanee Lodge-A TIFFEN
Hastings Lodge-P G LONG, P G STURM
Clive Lodge-P G MILLER
Waipawa Lodge- P.P.G.M. ROBB, N.G.LOWE, v.g. Henderson.
Waipukurau-p.g. TATTERSALL
Porangahau- v.g. DONNELLY

**Note P.G. e.g. are titles and not initials.
Notice NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS Napier Section Speical Excursion Train.
Inserted by C.HUDSON Acting District Manager.

HBH March 16 1883.


The regulations under the Adoption of Children Act are gazetted. The following gaol appointments are gazetted.
George S WESTON-Auckland
Bice M M CLEARY transferred to Hokitika.
Matthew M CLEARY to be gaoler at Hokitika
Vice James DONALDSON to be gaoler at Addington.
Bice Mrs WESTON resigned.
Mrs RYAN to be Matron at Hokitika
Vice Mrs DONALDSON transferred to Addington.

Post tonight stated- "Mr Eustace BRANDON has given instructions for the commencement of a criminal prosecution against the proprietorsof the Timaru Herald for an alleged libel.

HBH March 16th 1883
Local Mr Allan McLEAN offers for sale the whole of his thoroughbred stock, with the exception of Vasco di Gama and half a dozen brood mares.

Mr SYMONS, pianoforte tuner, is now in Napier.any item for repairing to be left at Mr JACOBS' fancy repository, Hastings Street.

Tenders invited for the supply of 10,1000 sleepers for the Napier Railway.
HBH March 17 1883.
Deaths SWAN-At Napier, on March 16th, 1883, Mary Ann, the beloved wife of G H SWAN, aged 34 years. The funeral will leave her late residence White road, tomorrow (Sunday) at 2.45 p.m.

HATWELL-At his late residence, Shakespeare road, Napier, on March 15, Peter HATWELL, formerly of Hardwicke, Oxfordshire, England, aged 36 years. Oxfordshire papers please copy. The funeral will leave his late residence today (Saturday) at 3 p.m. for the Cemetery. Friends please accept this intimation.

Notice 968 Road Board Elections. Inserted by F SUTTON, Chairman C C H B And G T FANNIN Clerk C.C. H.B.

Ambrose POTTS, Patea District-at Polling Place- BIRCH's Woolshed.
William BEAMISH-Okawa District- Okawa Woolshed
George A OLIVER-Puketapau- Public School
Augustus HAMILTON-Petane- Public School
J SMITH-Taradale Public School
Fred GUSH-Clive- Public Hall Hastings
E BISSELL-Havelock- Mechanics Institute
Allan LOCKIE-Maraekakaho- Public Hall.

Public Notice re Railway Sleeper Supply for Napier Section. Inserted by J P MAXWELL, General Manager N Z Railways.
HBH March 17th 1883

Funeral Notices Inserted. No 978 A P F ALLIANCE
E MELLON, Secretary,
Funeral of the Late Brother Peter HATWELL

No 983
Members of the Spit Fire Brigade To attend funeral of Fireman HATWELL Signed- W WILKIE Superintendent.

NO 977 Members of the Napier Fire BrigadeFuneral of the Late Fireman HATWELL. Signed T WATERWORTHSuperintendent.

HBH March 19 1883

Birth OLIVER-At Shakespeare Road Napier, on 18th March, the wife of William Oliver, of a daughter.

Marriage HARDING-BLACKMORE-On the 15th March, at the residence of the bride's mother. Brook Street Nelson, by the Rev W LEE, Robert Coupland,, eldest son of T B HARDING, of Napier, to Sophia Sarah, eldest daughter of the late Mr G T BLACKMORE, of Nelson.
HBH March19 1883

Resident Magistrate's Court on Saturday, before Captain PREECE R.M.

Archibald WILSON was charged with breaking two glass panels in the Pacific Hotel, Hastings. Fined 10s and costs. Ordered to pay damage of 1 pound to the door. The fines & c., were all paid.

Richard CAMPBELL were each fined 5s and costs for drunkenness. The fines were all paid.

Mrs SWAN The remains of Mrs Swan were followed to the cemetery yesterday by a large concourse of people. The funeral procession was extremely long, and included a large number of carriages. The burial service was read by Rev De Berdt HOVELL.

Mr F H DROWER has just imported two valuable Lincoln rams from Messrs ROUTLEDGE Bros, of Farnham Park, Victoria.
Mr James HUTCHUNS, Woodville, has commenced business as a general commercial agent.

A graduate M.A. EDINBURGH, who is spending a year in New Zealand wishes to find tutorial work up country. Address A.K, care of editor of Otago Daily Times, Dunedin.

Plans of the building allotments at Woodville, will be sold by Messrs HOADLEY, LYON & Co at the Criterion Hotel on the 28th inst.

Partnership existing between Messrs W ROYSE, G STEAD, J GEMMELL, and M R MILLER, as sheep farmers and graziers, has been dissolved as from the 23rd of February. The business will be carried on by Mr M R MILLER and Mr J GEMMELL, who will pay all debts owing by, and receive all debts owing to, the late partnership.

Tenders invited by the Waipawa County Council for erecting three bridges.
Mr Waldimar SCHIERNING has taken the premises known as "TEULL's Restaurant," will reopen them tomorrow.

The prospectus is inserted of the ROSS Goldmining Co. Mr W G MOTLEY is the broker for Hawke's Bay.

News by Cable England March 17.

In the House of Commons to-day a debate took place upon the policy of the government in regard to the treatment of the Transvaal natives by the Boers. Mr W E FORSTER strongly condemned the measures proposed to be taken.

HBH March 22 1883 loc

Resident Magistrate's Court.
Waipawa-before Captain PREECE, R.M.\\Civil cases

Two protection Orders- granted by the Bench.
One to Mrs DAVIS and the other to Mrs CALLAN- against drunken husbands.
Mr GUY and Mr LASCELLES were the only legal gentlemen present.

HBH March 22c 1883

Cricket Napier C.C. against Waipawa County C.C. at Waipukurau tomorrow.

The Annual Cricket match between the Herald and Telegraph Offices will take place at Taradale tomorrow. Herald Players:-


Mr G T CROSS has been appointed co-agent with Mr F PELL for the sale of shares in the KITCHEN and McLEOD Soap and Candle Manufacturing Company. Shares are being rapidly taken up in Dunedin and Wellington.

Mr T CAMPBELL has been appointed Registrar of Brands for the Gisborne district.

Our Gisborne Telegrams record the death by drowning of Patrick MAHER. Boot-maker formerly of Napier.

The Garrison Band will play a number of selections this evening, near the residence of Captain GARNER, Rosslyn Road, Napier.

Sheep. Two Thousand five hundred sheep from Messrs MILLER and POTTS, Napier, passed through here today for Cambridge, in charge of Tom WOOSTER, who reported he has only lost ten sheep up to date. Two other large droves of sheep are on the road for the northern markets.
HBH March 23rd 1883
***see note below

Marriage WELLWOOD-LING On the 14th March, at St Paul's, Wellington, by the Ven. Archdeacon THORPE, Robert WELLWOOD, of Maxwell, Lea, Hawke's Bay, to Jane Taylor LING, eldest daughter of the late Benjamin LING, of Wellington.

***There will be no paper printed tomorrow the 24th March, because of today being good Friday.

HBH March 26th 1883

Per United Press Association
Auckland Thursday.

Mr SWANSON M H R accidentally fell off a wall some fourteen feet in height at his residence today, and is in consequence suffering from a compound fracture of one of his legs and dislocation of the ankle.

There is a possibility of a shipping company being formed here, to take over the fleet of sailing vessels owned by Messrs STONE Brothers of Auckland, and to establish a direct line of first-class sailing vessels between Auckland and London. The capital will be 100,00 in 5 pound shares.

The position of lady superintendent to the Auckland Hospital has been offered to a lady who came from England to fill a similar appointment in the Christchurch hospital.

A young man named KERLEY, from Auckland, was arrested last night at Dargaville, on the charge of attempting to pass of spurious coin at the totalisator during the races.

Wellington-Thursday. A proclamation in the Gazette notifies that cock pheasants and Californian quail may be taken or killed within the Hawke's Bay District, consisting of the counties of Hawke's Bay, Waipawa, and Wairoa, from the 1st of May to the 31st of July.

The Waihenga Hotel and stables in the Wairarapa were destroyed by fire last night.

Greymouth-Thursday. Mr FORBES has delivered two lectures here. Both were well attended.

From the Lyttelton Times of the 16th inst.

TOMLINSON and HAYWARD'S Improved Glycerine Sheep Dip.

Through the kindness of Mr George HOLMES, of Bangor station, a trial of this dip was made. Mr C P HAYWARD, a member of the firm concerned in its manufacture, was anxious to demonstrate to sheepowners and interested persons, the value of his liquid. A party of gentlemen left town for Bangor by the early train with Mr HAYWARD. Among those present at the trial were Messrs J DEANS, Mc RAE, P B BOULTON, C WHITEFOORD, J Mc ILRAITH, of Homebush, and others, besides members of the Local Press.
HBH March 27th 1883
Local. Mr N E BEAMISH has 1600 2-tooth merino ewes for sales. Applications to Mr BEAMISH, Okawa, or to Messrs Miller and Potts, Napier.

Tenders close for the erection of a Police station at Awanui.

Messrs P DOLBEL, J ORR, G HESLOP, G A MACDONALD, H GILBERD have been elected as the Licensing Committee for the Taradale district.
HBH March 27 Page 3 1883

Oddfellows Fete at Taradale.

Residents were conveyed to Taradale in Mr RYMER's coaches and brakes, in town cabs, and in buggies. The committee had erected a number of swings for the children, and the Napier Garrison Band was engaged to assist in the amusement of the elders.

Mr Mc CARTNEY had a booth and was also one of the starters in the races. Mr W MILLER, Judge.

Maiden Race 150 yards 1.DELANEY, 2.A HOWE, 3.D CANTLE others- J WATERWORTH, A ALLEN, R JEFFARES.

Hop, Step and Jump 1.LEWIS 2.Native 3.W OLIVER M BARRY, A ALLEN also competed.

Vaulting with the Pole 1.LEWIS 2.A ALLEN 3.J PARKER T JOHNSON, R JEFFARES also vaulted.

Running High Jump 1.LEWIS 2.Mc DERMOTT 3 R WILLIS CHAMBER, D BARRY, C J SMITH also jumped

Taradale Handicap first heat 1.A C NORRIS, scratch 2.J AGGERS 3.S YOUNG 7 Yards and M MASON
2nd heat 11.A HOWE,13yds 2.T MURPHY, scr 3 T MURPHY and W SIMPSON
After an enquiry when AGGERS jostled NORRIS, who fell, after either intentionally or by accident, he fell. AGGERS got home first, then was disqualified by committee and NORRIS then won.

Girl's race(for girls under 14 years) 1.Sissie GEBBIE 2.Dilly BARRY. Several others ran.

Boys race under 14 years 1.Alex MITCHELL 2.Frank LORRIGANQuite an army of juveniles started for this event, which was won by a very small boy who had a considerable start.


Sack Race 1.O' SHAUGHNESSY 2.W SIMPSON LEWIS and T JOHNSON also competed.

Running Long Jump 1.John MURPHY 2 LEWIS 3 BURKE M BARRY, and Mc CARTHY also jumped

Throwing the Hammer 1.John MURPHY

Throwing the Cricket Ball 1.T JEFFARES 2.W SIMPSON 3 J JAMES A PEEBLES, A ALLEN, W OLIVER, and J MURPHY also threw.
HBH March 28 1883

Marriage WHITE-MOORE At St Luke's, Christchurch, on the 27th March, by the Rev E A LINGARD, William Kinross WHITE of Napier, to Frances Sophia, daughter of the late Dr MOORE, of Christchurch.
HBH March 28 1883

Birth BEAR- At Hastings Street, Napier, on March 25, the wife of Mr T W BEAR, of a son.

Public Notice 45 Henare TOMOANA, Waipatu, Hastings. Dated December 11, 1882.

I hereby give notice I have 36,700 acres of very rich agricultural and grazing land for sale. This property is well watered and well timbered with totara and white pine. It also consists of rich flats and undulating hills. We have agreed to sell this land.

HBH March 30th 1883

Death ENDER-At the Napier Hospital, on March 28th, Daniel Ender, aged 42 years.

Local Bishop LUCK will be here next Saturday, and will celebrate one of the masses on Sunday morning. If his health permits, he will in all probability preach at last mass. The Bishop is travelling for the benefit of his health.

At the Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday, before Mr E LYNDON J.P. and Mr E PATTEN, J.P. Tamihana RETIMANA charged with stealing a stirrup and leather, the property of Edward HAWKINS. The prisoner denied the charge, and the evidence against him not sustaining the accusation he was discharged.

On Sunday next, the Right Rev W G COWIE, D.D. Bishop of Auckland, will preach at St John's Church at 11 o'clock service. In the evening the pulpit will be occupied by Archdeacon HARPER, of Timaru.

At the Waipawa Police Court, a man named ALLISON, charged with committing abominable offence at Makatoku on the 17th inst, was remanded on the application of the Police till April 5th.

George JONES, brought up on a charge of arson at Mangatara. Evidence heard from Messrs Mc DONALD, STORAH, BARBEN, WATT, and a witness named WARD, who deposed to prisoner confessing the offence, the Bench committed JONES for trial at the next sitting of the Supreme Court at Napier.

2002-2005 Barbara Andrew