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A man named George Ness who had been working for Mr MUNDELL, fellmonger, Kaikora, was missing on Thursday evening. His employer and others went in search of him on the hills as he had appeared to be in a desponding state of mind lately, his usual regular remittance not having arrived last mail from Aberdeenshire, where his relatives occupied a wealthy position. Yesterday afternoon Mr S OATHERN discovered the missing mans body in a hole in the Kaikora creek, with an old iron pump tied on his back.
A Napier case came before the Court of Appeal at Wellington yesterday. Mr A KENNEDY of this town some time ago, was commissioned to sell a property in the Rangatikei district for a Mr FRASER, and he found a purchaser. Mr KENNEDY brought an action in the Bulls Resident Magistrates Court, for Commission not paid to him, and judgment was given against him. After an appeal, the decision of the Resident Magistrate was reversed.
Captain PREECE R.M., delivered judgment in the case of JONES v DOUGLAS-for wrongful dismissal. Judgement given to the defendant without costs.
Also investigated-A charge against William LONERGAN, Taradale, using obscene language. It appeared that the defendants daughter got married under false pretences, and he expressed his disapproval with unnecessary vehemence and publicity. Fined 2poun and costs, with the alternative of fourteen days residence with Mr MILLER.
Thomas CHILDS, for imbibing too freely, pay 5s and costs.
Mr J T JOHNSON has in partnership with Mr ALEXANDER, opened
a bakehouse in Carlyle street.
Friday Wairoa The late Mrs J POWDRELL was buried today. There was a very large attendance at the funeral, and great sympathy was expressed for Mr POWDRELLs loss.
Wellington Private Wm McKEEVER has been dismissed from the Guards here for exhibiting a caricature of the captain of the corps in the window of his place of business.
Major Te WHEORO asked the government yesterday on what prrof title a Crown grant for land at Kawhia was issued to Mr CHARLTON. Mr ROLLESTON read some memoranda to show that the the land was alleged to have been purchased from the natives in 1840. Mr CHARLTON applied for a Crown grant in 1850, and a grant was issued to his widow on the recommendation of Sir F Dillon BELL in 1864. The title did not appear to be very sound. A township was being surveyed on the land.
Auckland A destructive fire occurred last night at the Kopura mills Kaipara. The very large sawmills and the railway station were saved almost miraculously by the great exertions of the station people, ably assisted by men from Aratapu, Mangawhare, Dargaville, and other places ..more
An enquiry was held into the wreck of the barquentine Alma today before Mr SMITH R.M., and Captain FRASER, Nautical Assessor. John PATTERSON, master of the vessel deposed, also the mate Alexander SHAW.
The yacht Perseverance started for Cabbage Bay but had
to run back to Beesons Island. One of the party named FORD reported
that the barque Bella Mary from the Thames, bound for Whangaroa, put in
there this afternoon owing to the severe weather prevailing outside.
HBH Sept 3 1883
Mr J R MARTIN, West Clive has a store and a dwelling house at West Clive
Mr A M NEWMAN, Ormond, Poverty Bay invites tenders for renting two sections East Hastings
Thomas STANLEY, Hastings, filed a declaration of his inability to meet the engagements of his creditors
Richard WOOD-Meeting of creditors at Hastings Court.
Charles BAILEY, ship, yacht, and boat builder, Auckland, inserts a business advertisement
Dr WILKINS, Oculist and aurist to Christchurch Hospital, will arrive in Napier next Saturday and will remain for about a week.
Two men named Richard BELL and Robert GIBSON were today committed for trial for burglariously breaking into the Kohukohu Hotel Hokianga, and stealing a quantity of spirits, &c.
At the installation of the Rev Mr CALDER at All Saints, Ponsonby, Bishop COWIE said that he could not think that the Christian people of New Zealand would for long tolerate the present system of education.
The Cygnet, which arrived today from Samoa and Apia, reports a hurricane in the islands, and the loss of the whaling barque Expeculador, belonging to Mr Thomas HENDERSON, jun. No lives were lost.
Mr C C DACRE has received letters from Melbourne and Sydney
expressing the inability of the yacht clubs to send representative yachts
to take part in the proposed inter-colonial race in Auckland.
MURDER OF CAREY
The following details are to hand by the Orient from the Cape:
CAREY, his wife, and 7 children, the oldest 15 years, joined the Renfrew Castle at Dartmouth under the assumed name of POWER. They were third class passengers. CAREY and his wife indulged freely in liquor during the voyage. The secret of CAREYs identity was wormed out of the children by two passengers, who told ODONNELL. The latter practised revolver shooting in Table Bay until the chief officer ordered him to desist when he said the POWE was no other than CAREY, adding that if satisfied of the identity he would d____soon let daylight, into his vile carcase. (Abridged by Elaine from here available upon request.)
Names mentioned were :- James PARRISH, an officers
servant Dr EVERETT attended, Carey. Captain ROSE of the Melrose put ODONNELL
New Plymouth Monday Page 2 As the steamer, McGREGOR was
going out of Waitara river this morning with a cargo of cattle for the
Manukau she got on the south spit, and will be detained there a tide.
An inquest was held this afternoon, when certain revelations were made which led the coroner to give the order that Thomas WEIR, the owner, to be detained in custody when the court adjourned.
Telegraphic Per United Press Association
Joseph PETERS was arrested at Onehunga today for wife desertion at Taranaki. His wife had traced him from place to place.
The charge against Isabella PERRY, barmaid for threatening to shoot Charles MGAFFIE, was withdrawn, the prosecutor relenting.
The Harbor Board have rejected the suggestion of Mr WARDELL, consulting engineer at Sydney, to divide the dock into two caissons for large and small vessels.
HBH Sept 5 1883
A bolt of rather an exciting nature took place in Hastings
street yesterday afternoon.
Page four the report of the Parliamentary committee on the charges made by Mr DARGAVILLE against the Premier and the colonial Treasurer, and a letter regarding the Longlands bridge.
Quarterly meeting of the Puketapu Licensing Committee lapsed as a quorum did not attend.
Messrs S GRAHAM, T HUTCHINSON, and G T SEARLE have been nominated to fill the vacancy in the Puketapu Road Board caused by the retirement of Mr J GIBLIN
Mr Archibald BRYSON has for sale a section at Hastings opposite the Town Hall
Mr F BETHALL, saddler and harness-maker, Hastings, has purchased Mr J D BROWNEs saddlery business.
Mr S J FREEMAN, Fitzroy road inserts an advertisement
Registry office for servants has been opened at the swimming baths, next to the White Swan brewery
Mr T ANDREW, photographer Tennyson street wants to purchase beeswax in any quantity up to half a ton.
Mr F COOK, Hastings has for sale about 50 tons of sugar beet.
Entertainment will be given Friday evening in the school-room Taradale, for the benefit of the family of Charles OBRIEN, Puketapu. Who has for a long time been suffering from a painful disease, and whose wife and children have all been prostrated with fever.
Mr RYMER will run a coach from NEWTONs corner at 6.30 pm..
Resident Magistrates Court yesterday
Judgments given in the following cases
FAULKNOR v GEBBIE
De LISLE v J S CLARK
BLYTHE v JACKSON
McCULLOUGH v BLISS
COTTERILL v E F MENZIES
BLYTHE v H BROWN
William ONEILL the man mentioned by our Waipawa correspondent as a dangerous lunatic running at large on the hills between Tamumu and Pourerere, was captured by the police on Friday and brought to town. He was charged on Saturday and remanded for a week.
Nelson papers to hand state that Mr Charles RAIKES who
has for seven years occupied the position of drawing master at the Nelson
College, intends establishing himself in Napier. The Nelson Evening Mail
and the Nelsonian speak in high terms of Mr RAIKES qualifications
as a drawing master.
Detective BROWN sent South this afternoon to make enquiries in Christchurch about Angelique THERASSE and the identity of the mantle she had been charged with stealing
6thThe Hastings Licensing Committee met yesterday and granted 11 oclock licenses to the three houses in the district
Petty robberies presumably by juveniles are just now very common
Mr WHITE of Emerson Street-had his till robbed
Mrs MORLEY lost a box of wooden pipes
Two occasions type has been stolen from our office.
Mr William James NEVILLE, Criterion Hotel writes in regard to the diamonds. Being a F.G.S., of 20 years standing and having had practical experience of diamond mining on the South African fields ..more
A very sudden death occurred yesterday morning at Kaikora. A man named Anthony HUSSEY, but sometimes going by the name of Bill DAVIS, was talking to other men on the verandah of the Kaikara Hotel about 8 oclock, when HUSSEY, without warning dropped down, apparently in a fit. He partly rallied, when a second fit as suddenly seized him, and he expired in a few moments. Deceased had been suffering from heart disease, and had just returned from the Napier Hospital, having walked al the way during the previous two days.
Mr W ROSE has purchased the Greenmeadows Hotel from Mr A McCARTNEY, and entered into possession on Tuesday last.
Resident Magistrates Court yesterday.
Thomas HOGAN of a charge of lunacy-remanded for medical examination.
A charge of child murder against Josephine GREER is proceeding today. Detective BENJAMIN, and Constable MANNING of Bulls, MOTLEY, of Woodville, and Mr McNULTY, of Foxton, have given evidence. They deposed that they had made exhaustive enquiries, but had been unable to discover anything of WILLIAMS, the reputed father of the missing child. Constable MOTLEY, said that no letter had been received there for WILLIAMS for twelve months past, except one a month ago, and that had not been called for. The case is not nearly finished yet.
Mr James WALLS, an old colonist, and well known breeder of Clydesdales, died yesterday morning from an attack of apoplexy. He had been arranging yesterday for a trip to Sydney. About 10 oclock he was found insensible on the road. His trap was close by, a good deal knocked about. Mr WALLS never recovered consciousness. He was much respected.
The Rev Lindsay MACKIE, pastor of the Presbyterian First Church, died tonight, aged 39. He leaves a widow and three children.
At the Supreme Court today the only case of interest was that of HORNSBY (Lake County Press) v WARREN (Lake Wakatipu Mail) for a libel.
In the R.M.Court today, in the case of the Liquidators
of the Southland Farmers Co-operative Association against H W POTTER.
CHCH It is reported that Messrs WESTON and Allan HOLMES, the law examiners have recommended for passes the following:-
IZARD, WATT, HAY, NAPIER, McGREGOR, KEPPENBERGER, HALLSEWELL, ADAMS, TREADWELL, RAYMOND, MORRISON, CAYGILL, FINCH, CARRUTH, WIDOWSON, HANNAN, BUCHANAN, MEARS, RICHMOND, LYNCH, GALLOWEAY, CRAWFORD, PIRANI, HANNA, FITZGERALD, MOORE, MOYNINAHAN, ATKINSON, PALMER, JOUL, WIKINSON, BLOOMFIELD, MEATYARD, HOLMORE, BESWICK, CALVERT, HENDERSON, ROSS, BURNETT, FINN.
Mr A D WARMAN, Hastings, has been appointed trustee in the estate of Thomas STANLEY
David PEAT, Wanganui, was awarded a silver medal for the best draught colt or filly in the show
Rev C L TUKE to induct-a special service held at All Saint Church, Taradale, he has been nominated to the incumbency.
Resident Magistrates Court
Elizabeth GILLETT and
Benjamin TAGGART charged with drunkenness
Laurence HOFF 16 years of age charged with stealing a money box.-Sentenced to six months imprisonment.
Rifle Volunteers0Setrgt. Walter DUNCAN unanimously elected
a lieut of the corps.
Birth LEWIS-At Napier on the 7th Sept, the wife of E A LEWIS of a daughter.
Deaths GILBERD-At Taradale on the 6th Sept, Roy, the only
son of Henry and Henrietta Gilberd, aged 1 year and 7 months.
Headlines DEFERRED PAYMENT SETTLERS
Birth WESTMORELAND-At Tamumu on Sept 7th, Mrs Joseph WESTMORELAND of a son.
Death ARNOLD-At Napier, on September 8, Mary Ann (Minnie) Arnold, aged 23 years.
Headliner THE KHEDIVE AND THE ALEXANDRIAN MASSACRE.
Headliner AN AGRICULTURAL BUREAU
Two suspected cases of Lunacy formed the only business before the Resident Magistrate on Saturday. William ONEILL, who had been in durance for several days, was pronounced sane, his lunacy being due to heavy drinking. Edward DIXON was remanded for a week for medical examination.
In consequence of G P DONNELLY, trainer, Mr MUNN, leaving for Australia, Mr DONNELLY has relinguished the turf, and has placed all his racing stud in Messrs HOADLEY, LYON and Cos hands for sale by public auction immediately.
Dr WILKINS, oculist and aurist, arrived on Saturday and
may be consulted
A dozen unfortunate Oxford Immigrants still remain in quarantine at Soames Island, and other of them has just developed symptoms of typhoid fever
A boiler used for driving machinery for cutting firewood at Mr J BROWNs wood-yard, Tory street, burst this afternoon ..more
The Auckland footballers were entertained at a public dinner this evening. The Mayor presided.
The action LEONARD v BARROWS. Mr CORNFORD for the plaintiff, and Mr LASCELLES for the defendant.
A wages dispute-CLEARY V MADDEN and HOGAN-Mr LEE for the plaintiff and Mr LASCELLES for the defendant
Following deeds have been submitted to the Frauds Commissioner, Captain PREECE, for his certificate
Conveyance of undivided interest of Kerita IWIPIPI, Kawhia HAPATA, and Keaho HAPATA in the Te Onepu West, 287 acres, to Hugh McLEAN;
Conveyance of undivided interests of Tangatako, Wihi Te HAPU, Hamiora TUPERA, and Hapuka PAKU, in Te Onepu East, 155 acres to Hugh McLEAN;
Transfer of undivided interest of Auru MANGEMANGE in Mahanga No 1. 2735 acres to Peter COOPER.
In the Resident Magistrates Court yesterday Thomas McAULEY, charged with being drunk in a railway carriage.
Margaret GOLDER further remanded on a charge of lunacy.
Judgments for amounts claimed, with costs.
Neal and Close v LYANAR
J HIGGINS v W L REES-for dishonoured cheque
PHILSON v ROUNDTREE claim for 14pound 10s.
13th Resident Magistrates Court yesterday, two men for drunkenness before Mr E PATTEN, J P., Robert BOSH, alias Blind Bob, the Fiddler, was one.
Thomas BURNS, fined 5s and costs.
The Clive square Mutual Improvement Association held their weekly meeting on Tuesday evening. An essay on Health was read by Mr O ALPERS.
At an open lodge meeting held at the Hastings Good Templars Lodge on Tuesday evening. Bros COCK and ALEXANDER spoke on the drink traffic, and Bros PEACOCK and HARPER sang appropriate songs, under the leadership of Rev T F JONES.
Mr FAWCETT on Land Nationalisation
Tenders are invited by Mr Robert LAMB for the erection of a villa residence in Thompson road
Mr G T SEARLE has withdrawn his candidature for election
as a member of the Puketapu Road Board.
A meeting of the creditors of St George RYDER will be held Tuesday next when the debtor will apply for a certificate that he has complied with the provisions of the Debtors and Creditors Act.
14th Sept Taranaki
Taranaki Herald gives the following instance of Maori
Honor:- Some time ago Mr G SOLE brought a horse out of the pound and afterwards
lost it. On Thursday last he found the horse in the possession of a Maori
who was riding through the town to Parihaka. He of course claimed the
animal, but the Maori also claimed it and stated that he had lost it for
a long time, and afterwards it came back to the settlement. Mr SOLE produced
the receipt for the horse, and that quite satisfied the Maori, who promised
to return the animal if Mr SOLE would allow him to ride it to Parihaka.
This Mr SOLE consented to do, and true to his word, the Maori returned
the horse yesterday
On the fourth page is an article entitled The Bishop of Melbourne on Socialism.
Two inebriates, W LONERGAN AND charlotte BUTWELL, were fined 5s and costs each at the Resident Magistrates Court yesterday. Mr PATTEN J P, presided.
The Opening Cricket March of the season takes place today at Petane, between the Civil service and the Petane Cricket Club.
The trustees of the late Mr J D POWDREL have decided to sell by auction at an early date the whole of his racing stock. The Theatre Royal will be opened on the 1st October by Mrs Anna POTTS M.D. Following week HEGARTYs Court Minstrels, who have just concluded 6 months season in Sydney
A football match between 15 of the High School and Te Aute College. Representatives-HUNTER (Captain), COWELL, GRUBB, BRYSON, BOLD, WEBER, REEVES, COLLISON, GROOME, McKINNON and PORTER.
Shipping news The Union Steamship Companys Manapouri Captain Thos LOGAN.
A reception and profession took place at the Dominion Convent, Dunedin, on Tuesday-His Lordship the Bishop officiating, assisted by the Venerable Archdeacon COLEMAN and the Rev Fathers WALSH, LYNCH, and BURKE.
The ladies made their profession were the Sisters Mary
Dominick (in the world Miss Kate SCULLY, daughter of Major SCULLY, Napier),
a choir nun. Mary Aloysius (in the world Miss Elizabeth GUNN, of Timaru),
a lay sister Miss Mary ONEILL of south Dunedin (In religion Sister
Mary Imelda), a lay sister.received the habit of St Dominick.
Mrs Walter HILL and Miss Arethusa May, are in London.
Mrs HILL (says an exchange) is endeavouring to obtain an engagement for
her daughter at one of the metropolitan theatres.
Two inebriates, W LONERGAN AND charlotte BUTWELL, were fined 5s and costs each at the Resident Magistrates Court yesterday. Mr PATTEN J P, presided.
The Opening Cricket March of the season takes place today at Petane, between the Civil service and the Petane Cricket Club.
The trustees of the late Mr J D POWDREL have decided to sell by auction at an early date the whole of his racing stock. The Theatre Royal will be opened on the 1st October by Mrs Anna POTTS M.D. Following week HEGARTYs Court Minstrels, who have just
concluded 6 months season in Sydney
The trustees of the late J B POWDRELL have decided to sell by auction at an early date the whole of his racing stock.
A football match is to to be played today between the second fifteen of the high Scvhool and the second fifteen of the Te Aute School.
The following is the fifteen of the Te Aute School.
HUNTER (Captain) COWELL, GRUBB, BRYSON, BOLD, WEBER, REEVES, COLLISON, GROOME, McKINNON, and PORTER
Mrs Walter HILL and Miss Arethusa MAY are in London. Mrs
HILL (says an exchange) is endeavouring to obtain an engagement for her
daughter at one of the metropolitan theatres.
In the Resident Magistrates Court on Saturday, before
Messrs T K NEWTON, J.P., and E LYNDON, J.P.,
HBH Sept 18 1883 Auk
Charles FLETCHER, a butcher at Mercer, committed suicide by drowning in the Mangatawhiri Creek on Saturday. He had been drinking heavily, had been suffering from rheumatics, and was in pecuniary difficulties.
The eldest son of Mr J D ORMOND, and Mr Mason CHAMBERS, arrived at Auckland by the San Francisco steamer yesterday.
We have received from the publisher, Auckland, a specimen copy of GARDNERs Penny Timetable. It is a wonderful production for a penny, and is applicable to the whole of the North Island.
Resident Magistrates Court yesterday was light.
David HIGGINS and William JOHNSTON were mulcted in the usual penalty for
drunkenness. Mrs GOLDER and Flora MONTIZINA, charged with lunacy, were
19th Paper missing
Births PATTERSON-At Hastings on Sept 17, the wife of J
S PATTERSON, of a daughter
Headliner NATIONAL BANKS-The Colonial Treasurer wants revenue. His resources and those of his predecessors, have hitherto been to take a slice from loan and use it as revenue, or to impose heavy direct taxation and to compel people to pay in a highwayman sort of manner .more
Resident Magistrates Court yesterday before Mr E PATTEN J.P., Robert BUSH, on remand for drunkenness, discharged with a caution.
James GRAY failed to surrender to his bail on a charge of obtaining money and goods under false pretences. GRAY was arrested at Wanganui, and was there remanded to Napier, bail being accepted for his appearance.
Received from the Australasian Tramway and Engineering
Agency, Queen street, Melbourne, a number of well printed and profusely
illustrated large pamphlets, description of Captain ROWANs steam
motors for use on tramways and light railways
Sergt NELSON, who has belonged to the Taupo division of the reserve force, has been transferred to the Volunteer force, and will be thereby enabled to continue as drill instructor to the Napier Volunteer corps.
Waipawa Road Board nominations took place at noon yesterday. The Board numbers 5 seats, and the following were nominated and duly elected. Messrs J BENNETT ,H J BAKER,S McGREEVY,T COWPER,F SHANLY
At the Government parade last night, about 110 men were
present. Capt GARNER, in the absence of Major ROUTLEDGE, inspected both
corps. Lieuts. KING and DUNCAN were in command of the Rifles, and Lieut
ROSS of the Artillery. At the Waipawa Court yesterday before Captain PREECE
R.M., the following cases were disposed of:-
Creditors in the estate of Thomas STANLEY are requested to send their proofs of debts to Mr A E WARMAN, Hastings
Per United Press Association Auckland Wednesday
HBH Sept 21 1883
Birth STUART-At Villa Marina, Kilcreggan, Scotland, on 29th July, Mrs John STUART, of a daughter (still-borne)
Marriage MARSHALL-McDONALD-At St Pauls Church, Napier, on Sept 19th, by the Rev D SIDEY, George MARSHALL, of Havelock, to May Anne McDONALD, of Pakahu.
HEADLINER PATENTS-Cheapening and simplifying of the patent laws .. ..more
Resident Magistrates Court.
Charge of drunkenness against Patrick FRAWLEY, who was
remanded until this morning, his behaviour while in the lock up having
rendered it advisable that he should undergo medical examination. Captain
PREECE R.M., presided
HBH Sept 22 1883
Birth SMITH-At Taradale, on 21st September, the wife of J SMITH, of a son.
Deaths BOOT-At Meanee on the 21st September, Lucy, the
daughter of Mr George BOOT aged 10 years. The funeral will leave for the
Napier Cemetery at 1 p.m. today
HEADLINER The Matamau Section-ref to Governments
decision not to open this section for railway traffic
A dramatic entertainment will be given at the Theatre
Royal next Friday evening, in which Mrs DAVIES, nee Miss Ada HART, will
appear, together with several leading Napier amateurs.
Friday Hokitika At the Borough Council last evening an application by Messrs REDMOND and WALSH for the use of the Town Hall was refused. The proprietor of the theatre also refused to let it to them.
Christchurch The case of STRANAGHAN against the Australian Mercantile Union Insurance Company was concluded today after five days trial. The jury gave a verdict for the plaintiff for the amount claimed 500pounds
KELSEYs letters, re supposed diamonds, are not made public
Auckland It is reported that serious defalcations have been discovered in the accounts of a clerk named SMITH, recently employed in one of the local banks. He recently went to Melbourne. Immediately the discovery was made a cablegram was sent to the Victorian Police authorities, resulting in SMITHs arrest. Sergeant BULFORD has left for Australia with the object of bringing SMITH back to Auckland
A native disturbance has broken out at Waatu. Piripiri WHATUAIO, the head of the
Ngatingarongo tribe, against whom a decision was recently given in the Native Land Court in the Waatu case, having failed to obtain a rehearing of the case has gone to the block with his followers, with the object of ousting Harry SIMMONDS and his people, who are at present in possession. They commenced by digging trenches across SIMMONDS private roads through the block, and felling trees across the road through the bush, thus bringing timber cutting operations to a standstill. SIMMONDS being a very intelligent, law abiding native, though his followers far outnumber the aggressors has resorted to the
Civil Law for the settlement of the question.
Telegrams have been received here that the dead body of Miss FENNY has been found in the Priests Bath at Rotorua. She was employed as a cook at the Rotorua Hotel, but left in consequence of ill health. She proceeded to the bath yesterday morning with the object of bathing. The body was subsequently found floating on the surface of the water. The deceased, it was supposed, came from Auckland.
Timaru Captain SMITH, of the Salvation Army, was fined 10s today for obstructing the feet by causing a crowd to collect. The information was laid under clause 11, sub-section 26, of the Canterbury Police Act.
HBH Sept 24 1883
Friday Wellington Captain EDWIN has received meteorological telegrams from all stations on the West Coast stating that no sign of the comet was seen last night
Local Major POLLARD of the Salvation Army will arrive in Napier by the Waihora.
It is expected that the Land Court which opens at Waipawa tomorrow will sit for about a month.
Tenders invited by Mr H J TWIGG Petane for the lease for three years of two sections at south Hastings.
Mr James MARSHALL, Petane inserts a add re paddocking of a chestnut gelding.
Robert WEST of Taradale, has filed a declaration of his
inability to meet his engagements with his creditors..
Per United Press Association Auckland Monday
HBH Sept 25 1883 bits
Wanganui Monday News arrived in town this morning that a survey party under Mr J A THORPE, engaged on the survey and subdivision of the Murimotu block, were stopped by some natives under a chief named Aropeta HAERETUTERANGI. A messenger has been sent to the Government for assistance, and no violence is reported.
The Government have decided to give Meti KINGI a military funeral on Thursday afternoon, with a firing party. A hundred volunteers, under Major STAPP, the officer commanding the district, are to be present. Mete KINGI will be interred in a brick vault at the Mission cemetery, Patika.
Auckland The buildings occupied by Mr ATKINSON (jeweller) and Mr CAHILL (draper), which were damaged in last nights fire in Victoria street, belonged to Mr J W JAMES, builder. Mr HARPER lost goods which were uninsured. Capt FIELD of the Salvage Corps, got severely injured in one of his legs, and after his retirement to get his wound dressed a fracas arose between the Fire Brigade and the Salvage Corps and a party of Navals, which will probably find a solution in the law Courts.
Thos THOMPSEN, shipwright, was arrested today on a charge of embezzlement of property of Mr ENGLAND, or Normanby, West Coast, in 1881. The accused says it is a case of mistaken identity.
Christchurch A two-roomed cottage at Waltham was destroyed by fire yesterday.
Thomas Hodgson PARKINSON of Kaituna, who arrived from Melbourne by the Gil Blas in 1855 Died yesterday at Lyttelton.
Mr MILLER renewed his resignation of office after speaking to the Chairman of the Boys High School.
Timaru At an inquest today on a child named FRASER, who was drowned at Albury on Friday a verdict of accidentally drowned was returned. The Coroner strongly commented on the want of care shown by the parents in not looking after their children, when there was a river so near.
Constable COLBORNE, the Clerk of the Tapanui Court, who was doing a month in default of paying a fine inflicted on him in Wellington for failing to make his returns has been released, the Audit Office having now passed his accounts.
EDWARDS, the pedestrian, has written accepting the challenge of Harry VAUGHAN of New York, to walk for six days for the worlds championship and 500 pounds or $2500) a side
News received by cable of the death of Mr John Davis CANNING at Marlborough, England, on Thursday last. Mr CANNING was one of our earliest settlers arriving about 1855. At one time he was in partnership with Mr John HARDING in the Mount Vernon run. After dissolving partnership then for some time occupied part of Mr TIFFENs Homewood run, subsequently removing to Wallingford, where he acquired a considerable tact of native land. There he resided until he left for England, about two years ago. Mr CANNING was an excellent judge of stock, and his importations, especially of shorthorns and horses, did much to improve the stock of Hawkes Bay
.In the Residents Magistrate Court yesterday before Captain
Master of the s.s. Maori charged with
Court Thomas READY fined for building a house in Carlyle
street Napier-in breach of the borough bylaws.
Birth BATLEY-At Moaowhango, On Sept 22, the wife of R T BATLEY, of a son.
At the anniversary of the Trinity Wesleyan Church Sunday school next Sunday the services will be conducted by Rev J T PINFOLD of Gisborne.
Agricultural and Pastoral Accounts Booths:-
Captain PREECE, as Trust Commissioner, yesterday gave
notice that the following deeds have been submitted to him for his certificate.
A vacancy will occur shortly in the position of second master at the Napier district School. Mr MURRAY having received the offer of a better appointment elsewhere.
There was only one case in the Resident Magistrates Court yesterday before Mr NEWTON J.P.,. Thomas LONG a notorious character, was charged with being an habitual drunkard. Sergeant BURTENSHAW gave the prisoner a very bad character, and he was sentenced to three months hard labor. On hearing his punishment he behaved in a threatening manner to Mr NEWTON.
***Note by Elaine-Alas one of my black-sheep in-laws.
The dramatic performance at the Theatre Royal tomorrow evening gives promise of being one of the most successful that has been held here for some time. In addition to the strong cast of amateur performers, the re-appearance of Mrs J R DAVIES (nee Miss Ada HART) should prove a powerful draw ..more
HBH Sept 27th 1883 local b
Purchasers of sections in the township of East Hastings
are requested to pay forthwith to Messrs WILSON and COTTERILL the final
instalment of the purchase moneys
The Secretary of the shipping advises Mr DOBSON that the
cup is valued for twenty guineas.
Registrar of the Supreme Court-Mr Edward GILLETT-a bankrupt applied in person for an order directing the trustee, Mr GARNER, to pay out of the debtors estate and allowance for the support of himself and his wife. Mr LOGAN appeared for the trustee and opposed the application.
HBH Sept 28 1883
Birth HARDING-On Sunday 23rd September, at Mount Vernon, Mrs R HARDING, of a daughter.
HEADLINER-Our financial position-The Hon W H REYNOLDS M.L.C in a remarkable letter to the Otago Daily times.
Local Hastings Correspondent writes a letter to Mrs MATERI
The celebration of the Brigade will take place at the Provincial Hotel next Thursday. Long service medals will be presented there. Messrs HENDERSON Bros and WRATT, of the Dannevirke steam sawmills, are prepared to supply totara timber, any sizes.
Tenders are invited by Mr N E BEAMISH for forming and metalling 15 chains of the Okawa road.
Miss Arabella KENEALY, second daughter of the late Dr
KENEALY, has just obtained the license of the Kings and Queens
College of Physicians, Ireland, and special college of license in Midwifery.
HBH Sept 29 1883
Friday Auckland J C McCORMICK, formerly a leading barrister
in this district, was arrested today on a charge of perjury, and admitted
The Matauras frozen meat cargo was insured in the New Zealand office for 10.626pounds, of which 7,626 was re insured in various colonial and other offices.
The Wanderers Cricket Club, Christchurch, propose sending a team to Auckland about Christmas time.
The Salvation Army mustered in strong force on the wharf today to bid farewell to Majors BARKER and POLLARD and other officers, who were passengers for South by the Waihora.
Samuel SMITH, workman,, who was injured by falling from some scaffolding, died today.
Wellington Mrs ROBERTS, residing in Levy Street, feeling
unwell went to see a doctor, who told her that she had heart disease,
and might die at any time. She then went home, cried a good deal, made
final arrangements concerning her effects, became at once seriously ill,
and died yesterday.
Deaths POOLE At Waipukurau on the 27th September, Mehetabel POOLE; aged 18 years. The funeral will leave her parents residence at 3 p.m. today, the 29th inst.
GRANT At her residence Hastings Street Mrs Ellen GRANT, aged 38 years. The funeral will leave her late residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 30th inst. Friends please accept this intimation.
HEADLINER- Samoan Annexation-When Sir George GREY brought in his Federation and Annexation Bill last session, members were not a little puzzled by it and did not understand what was meant by it, that is perhaps the reason it was not passed.
Tenders close with the Meanee Road Board for the erection of a small bridge on the Papakura-Hastings road; also, with Mr James DALY, Maraekakaho station, for the lease of No 2 Grassmere, Meanee.
Mr Thomas STEWART, of Porangahau, writes to Messrs MURRAY, ROBERTS & Co., with reference to the New Zealand frozen meat:-
I have just received a letter from my father, who holds an office in a large educational institution in Edinburgh (DONALDSONs Hospital.) He says that the institution is using New Zealand mutton, and that they consider it superior to the Home article, and it is chosen on account of its superior quality.
Pigeons-handicap race on Saturday, with Mr KELLY, Hastings, or Mr McCARTNEY, Napier, who have consented as handicapper.
Two cases of drunkenness formed the only business in the Resident Magistrates Court yesterday, when Mr E PATTEN J.P. presided. H CONNOLLY was charged with the offence when he was in charge of a horse and cart, and was discharged with a caution. Patrick CRAWLY, who had several times been remanded until he should recover from the effects of a drinking bout, was set at liberty.
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