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1885
Jan- mar
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HB Herald 2nd January 1885
Shipping Dec 31
Kiwi, ss, from Wellington via the coast--Captain James CAMPBELL Passengers--Miss CAMPBELL, Messrs. ANDREW, CAMPBELL and B. WARNES, and Master A. CAMPBELL.

Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa--Captain H. ANDERSON Passengers--Dr JACKSON, Mr CARROLL, and several others.

Southern Cross, ss, from Wellington--Captain HUTCHISON Passengers--Mesdames MARRIOTT and BUTWELL, Misses REDWARD, CAMERON, and HUSLAND, Mr and Mrs SWEATMAN and child, Messrs. NICOLS, NEWMAN, CORBETT and TALBOT.

Plieades, ship, for London Passengers--Mrs SETTEN, Misses St HILL (2), Master Ralph St HILL, Master de BEAVOIR de LISLE.

Southern Cross, ss, for Auckland--Captain HUTCHISON

Jan 1 Maud Graham, schooner, from Lyttelton--Captain JAORGENSON
Alert, schooner, from Lyttleton--Captain HAGES

Kiwi, ss, for Wellington--Captain James CAMPBELL Passengers--Messrs. CAMPBELL, A. KNIGHT and T. HASTIE.

HB Herald 3 Jan 1885
Advertisements and Occupations(Will type these out every now and then--Jo)
John McVAY--Hastings Street
Henry WILLIAMS--Ironmonger
John ORR--Grain and Produce Merchant
F. W. COLLINS & Co--Watchmakers and Manufacturing Jewellers, Hastings Street
NEAL & CLOSE--Universal Drapers & Outfitters, Hastings Street
HARDY & SIDNEY--The Cheapest Hardware House--Hastings Street
Mr H.C. WILSON--Surgeon Dentist, Tennyson Street
Mrs CARO--Mechanical and Operative Dentist
Allan B. HOGG--Allopathic and Homepathic Consulting and Family Chemist, Vogel Street, Woodville

Deaths
BARGIN--At Napier Hospital, Dec 27, John BARGIN, late of 42nd Regiment, aged 56 years.
KARAURIA--On 2nd jan, at Omahu, Rebecca KARAURIA, aged 19 yrs.

KAU MATE
RIPEKA KARAURIA--I Te 2 Onga ra O Hanuere, 1885, i Omahu ona tau 19, tamaitia Karauria Pupu.

Gisborne, Friday At Tolaga, yesterday two young women named Sarah and Maggie HARVEY went out in a boat on the river taking with them a little boy two years old named Findlay, the son of a brother in law. Through some cause unknown all three were drowned. Particulars have not yet come down.

Bankruptcy--Willis Edmund COMBS of Napier, Clothier.
HB Herald 5 Jan 1885
Shipping Jan 3
Thomas Russell, ss, from Auckland and coast--Captain HELANDER

Tarawera, ss, from Melbourne and Southern Ports--Captain SINCLAIR Passengers--Mesdames DOUGLAS and KEYWORTH, Misses TAYLOR, SWANSON, GRACE,
BURNS and KOCH, Dr KEYWORTH, Messrs. WOOD, BULLEN, MEAN, BELL, MYERS, SALMON, STANTON, MASON, WILLIAMS, Halse MACALISTER, STUBBS and KOCH, 10 in steerage.

Omapere, ss, from Wellington and Southern ports--Captain R.E. SMITH Passengers-- Mrs W RUTHERFORD, 2 children, and nurse, 5 in steerage.

Manapouri, ss, for Melbourne and southern ports Passengers--Mesdames GIBLIN, PICKERING and children, SAXBY and Master SAXBY, OKUE, SUMMERHAYES, REID and family, RHODES and family, WARD, Misses BISHOP(2), Messrs. GIBLIN, PICKERING, R.P. SHAW, J. LEWIN, J. McCROY, W. BOYD, SIMCOX, KRAUSE, VERE, F.W. THOMPSON, CORBETT, ELSON and WARD.

Tarawera, ss, for Auckland Passengers--Mesdames PETERSON and 3 children, DOUGLAS, HIRANIA, SMITH, JONES, SHEPPARD, LOCKE and 2 children, BROUGHTON and infant, Misses CLOSE, SHEPPARD, HOBBS, WILLIAMS, BLACKITH, Masters P. WAHAPEKA, KONOEI, W. ORR, BARRY, Messrs. P. JONES, A. THOMSON, MOYSE, SWANTON, CARTER, HEWITSON, CHAPMAN, CLARK, NAYLOR, G.S. MacLAUREN, O'NEIL, J. MURPHY, McKAY(2), A. BROWNE, PERCY, C.W. ROSS, SALMON, and Constable McGILL.

Mrs and the Misses BEGG arrived in Napier yesterday. They will be welcomed by many old friends.

Dr KEYWORTH arrived yesterday, and will enter upon his duties as surgeon-superintendent of the hospital at once.

Ada MANTUA has retired from the consultation business so long carried on by her, having disposed of it to Messrs. LYONS and HART, Dunedin, who will
carry it on heretofore.

Mr Fred W. MILLS, the well-known ventriloquist arrived here with his company by the Manapouri yesterday.

Mr F. PARKER, at present in the Napier branch of the Bank of New South Wales, has been promoted to a more responsible position at Christchurch.

The St Joseph's Branch of the Hiberian Society, Hastings, was opened on Saturday evening by Mr J.A. REARDEN, assisted by the eight officers of the St John's Branch,
Napier. 24 new members were elected. The following officers for the ensuing six months were elected.
President, Bro. C. HUGHES
Vice-President, Bro.J. O'BRIEN
Secretary, Bro. W.A. SHANLY
Warden, Bro. D. McNAMARA
Guardian, Bro. T. SHANAHAN
Medical Attendant, Dr HOADLEY

Dr SCHWARZBACH, specialist for diseases of the eye, ear, and throat witll revisit Napier on the 20th inst.

Bankruptcy--James Alexander CUNNINGHAM, of Rakamoana, Sheepfarmer.

Gisborne, Saturday Further news has been received from Tolaga Bay respecting the boat accident. The boat in which the young women HARVEY were drifted down the river on to the bar, on which a heavy sea was breaking, and the boat capsized. The body of Maggie HARVEY was found eight miles away on the beach, but the body of
Sarah HARVEY had not been found when the messenger left. At the inquest on the body of the little boy Findlay a verdict of found drowned was returned.
Paper Past HB Herald 6 Jan 1885
Shipping
Jan 5 Omapere, ss, for Auckland, via Gisborne and Tauranga--Captain R.E. SMITH Passenger--Mr POPPLEWELL

Wairoa, ss, for Wairoa Passengers--Master STRASBURGER, Dr FISHER, Messrs STRASBURGER, HENSERSON, ELLIOTT, THOMPSON, HOWE, PIPER, MUIR, JEFFS and 4 natives.

Deaths
ROBSON--At the Hawke's Bay Hospital, on Jan 3rd, of phthisis, pul., Henry ROBSON, late of Puketapu, aged 50.

MUNDELL--At Kaikora, on January 5th, Walter, the youngest son of Mr Duncan MUNDELL. The funeral will leave his late residence, Kaikora, for the kaikora Cemetery, this day at 2 pm.

The following players have been selected by the match committee of the Napier Cricket Club, to go into practice for the Cup match, between that club and the Rovers, which
commences on Saturday next, on the Recreation Ground:-- EDWARDS, FORD, GILBERD, HILL, LeQUESNE, LOGAN, C. MONTEITH, H. MONTEITH, H. MARTIN, J.
MARTIN, MOORE, PRAIN, ROSKRUGE, SWAN, SPACKMAN, WITHERS, and WHITE.

(I thought this to be quite amusing--Jo)
A large dog must have spoiled somebody's supper last night, or have made a large gap in the stock-in-trade of one of the local butchers, judging by the long string of sausages the animal was observed dragging along Hastings Street about 10 o'clock. A witness of the stampede hazarded the guess that the dog was the advance agent for a direct cable from England, andhad brought the shore end of the wire as a example.

Jame LILLYWHITE, who manages for the English professional cricketers now in Australia, says in a letter to a friend in Napier that there is no chance of the English tean visiting New Zealand this season, as they cannot make profitable arrangements because of the stiffness of Dunedin, Christchurch, and Auckland in regards to terms.

A meeting of the committee appointed to further the taking of the poll under the Harbor Board Loan and Empowering Act was held in the Town Hall. The
following gentlemen were added to the committee:-- Major ROUTLEDGE, and Messrs. L. HIGGINS, E. TUKE, G. HOWSE, R. FRANCE, F. TOWNSEND, H. HILL, A. WADDELL, AND R.G. GRAHAM.
The following gentlemen were appointed a sub-committee for general purposes:-- Messrs. CORNFORD, McVAY, J.W. NEAL, H. WILLIAMS, VAUTIER, J.S. LARGE, W.R. BLYTHE, J.V. BROWN, J. SIDEY, T.W. BEAR, G.H. SWAN, T. PEDDIE, J. GILBERD, R.G. GRAHAM and J. SHEEHAN.

George Vincent KEMSLEY had filed a petition to be adjudged a bankrupt.

Wairoa, Monday
The Hauhaus left
Wairoa this morning to return to their own homes. Some went by way of the coast and others by Waikaremoana.

Woodville, Monday The charge against REDMOND of stabbing John BARLOW here on Wednesday has been dismissed. The accused has sustained
great provacation.

Resident Magistrate's Court Thomas BOYLE, who pleaded guilty to a charge of drunkeness was then discharged with a caution. Fine of 10s and costs was imposed,
with the alternative of 48 hours' hard labor. Defendent chose the later.

Michael MULLINS and James FLYNN, both shoemakers, were charged with the larceny of a quantity of shoemaker tools, and a pair of boots, the joint property
of Andrew RIGG, Patrick DERRIG, and Auguste HEWALD, employed by Mr W. TUCKWELL. There was 51 previous convictions for larceny , etc., against MULLINS.
There was nothing against FLYNN. MULLINS was sentenced to six months' hard labor but FLYNN was discharged.

Advertisements for Hotels
Tarawera Hotel--T.E. BRILL proprietor--recently renovated
Wanstead Hotel--Robert SPORLE proprieter--recently taken over
Tavistock Hotel--Peter GOW proprieter--recently enlarged
Takapau Hotel & Store--G. & T. PRESCOTT proprieters
Criterion Family & Commercial Hotel--P. GORMAN propreiter
Beaconsfield House--Mr D. SMITH--taken over
Albion Hotel--George WHITE proprieter--taken over
Caledonian Hotel--Arthur McCARTNEY--taken over
Royal Mail Hotel--Dennis RYAN proprieter--newly erected
Railway Hotel--Samuel EVINSON proprieter--taken over
Danevirke Hotel--James ALLARDICE proprieter
HB Herald 7 Jan 1885
Shipping
Jan 6 Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa Passengers--Mrs CARR, Miss SUTTON, Messrs. CARR, T. MOUNTAIN and George WALKER, 30 natives.

Fairy, ss, from Gisborne, Captain PETERSON

Birth MacKAY--At Senly road, on the 5th inst., the wife of D. MacKAY, of a daughter.

Hastings (dated 6 Jan 1885)
Mr BEILBY is to be married to Miss KELLY today. The church is decorated with flags, and the Sunday school children are to strew the path with flowers. A valuable tea and coffee service was presented to the happy pair yesterday by the leading parishioners, in recognition of Mr BEILBY's service as church warden, and in other matters tending to the welfare of the town. A handsome clock was also presented to Miss KELLY by the choir, that lady having for so long taken great interest in the church music.

Wairoa, Tuesday
George PETERS, cook of Lambert's survey party, who was injured by a fall from his horse last Sunday week, died yeaterday evening, it is supposed from compression of the brain.

Gisborne, Tuesday A boy named Leonard STUBBS, aged 12, son of Mr STUBBS, chemist, was drowned in the river Tarahera today. He was bathing and got out of his depth. He could not swim. Two other boys got hold of him, but he clutched so hard that they had to let go.the body was recovered.

The body of Sarah HARVEY has been recovered at Tolaga Bay horribly mutilated by fish and by being dashed against the rocks.

Resident Magistrate's Court
William CLEARY--charged with larceny. He was also the unfortunate man who was the jockey who was injured at the recent Hastings race meeting, and was
afterwards conveyed to the hospital suffering from concussion of the brain. Since his stay in hospital he had developed symptoms of insanity.

Mr J. COLLINGE, rate collector for the Meanee Road Board, sued Mr T. WILLAN for the sum of £2 18s 4d, rates due on a property within the jurisdiction of
the Board.

HB Herald 8 Jan 1885

Marriage
BEILBY-KELLY--On 6th January, at Hastings, by the Rev. H.W. St. HILL, William BEILBY to Emma Louisa, eldest daughter of the late J.J. KELLY.

Death VERSCHAFFELT--At Enfield road, on Jan 7th 1885, Alexandrine Nestor VERSCHAFFELT, aged 4 months and 4 days. The funeral will leave his late residence, Enfield road tomorrow (friday) morning, at 9.30 o'clock. Friends will please accept this invitation.

Messrs. GOULDING and CLAYTON have been appointed deputy-returning officers for napier in connection with the election under the Harbor Rating Act.

The Committee of the Working Men's Club last evening appointed Messrs. S. SPENCE and H.C.A WUNDRAM to act as representatives of the club on theIndustrial Exhibition Committee.

Resident Magistrate's Court
Charlotte BUTWELL, not too favorably knownin Napier, was charged on the information of Constable BARRY with drunkeness. A fine of 5s and costs was paid and departed on the first boat back to Wellington.

Thomas WARREN charged with drunkeness at Taradale. He payed the fine of 5s imposed.

Papers past HB Herald 9 Jan 1885
BLACK--LAMB--On Jan 8th, at St Paul's Church, Napier by the Rev. J. CAMPBELL (uncle of the bridegroom), assisted by the Rev. J.G. PATERSON, Edmund BLACK to Jane Haslett, eldest daughter of Robert LAMB.
(This article further in newspaper)
St Paul's Presbyterian Church was well filled yesterday forenoon to witness the marriage of Mr E. BLACK, of the Union Bank, to Miss LAMB, eldest daughter of Mr R. LAMB, the well known architect of this town. The wedding ceremony was performed by the Rev. John CAMPBELL, uncle of the bridegroom, assisted by the Rev. J.G. PATERSON. Mr Hugh APLIN presided at the organ, and played the following pieces during the ceremony:--"In Native Worth", Bamby's "Brides March" and Mendelsshon's "Wedding March". The hymn "How Welcome was the Call" was sung by a full choir. The happy couple drove away from the church amid showers of rice.

Death
KIMPTON--At the Company's Works, on the 8th inst., H.W. KIMPTON (late of Clive), aged 29.

Resident Magistrate's Court
Mary Alice RAY, an old offender, and recently discharged from gaol after undergoing a sentence of 14 days hard labor for drunkeness, pleaded guilty to a similar charge. Under the
new Police Offences Act, previous convictions for drunkeness against offences were as if not recorded. The charge against defendant must be therefore dealt with as a first offence, and a fine of 5s and costs only would be imposed, with the alternative of 48 hours hard labor.

Annie, Caroline and Clara CRUMWELL, aged 11, 9, and 6 years respectively, were brought up under the provisions of the Destitute Persons Act, and charged with being neglected
children. The father of the children had been dead nearly four years and their mother was in delicate health. The children were ordered to be sent to St Mary's Industrial School, Nelson, to be brought up in the Roman Catholic faith till 15 years of age.

Michael MALONEY, John ROSE, and Michael CLABBY were charged upon the information of Ellen CONRAD with wilfully destroying property belonging to informant on December 31st. MALONEY was convicted and fined £3. Plus £3 for the damage done, £2 4s witnesses expences, and 17s costs, or in default be imprisoned with hard labor for two months.
ROSE was discharged and CLABBY never turned up.
Hawkes Bay Herald 12 Jan 1885
Arrivals
Jan 10 Te Anau, ss, from Melbourne and Southern Ports Passengers-- Mr and Mrs GUNN, Mr and Mrs BROWN, Mr and Mrs WILEY, Mesdames FORD and son, OLIVER, and NIGHTINGALE, Misses OLIVER, GLASSON, KITE, ROBOTTOM, and KENNEDY, Messrs S. LYONS, F. LOUGHNAN, LINDOW, LONSDALE, SIMPSON, WALTERS SAMPSON HAY and 7 steerage.

Jan 11
Tarawera, ss, from Auckland and Gisborne Passengers--Mesdames WATSON and EVANS, Misses RAY, LEWIS, CREAGH, BATY, RAMSEY, LYON, GORDON, and WATSON, Mr and Mrs HEATH, family and 5 scholars, Messrs. SOUTHERN, HYAMS, CLIFFORD, PRIESTLEY, DUFF, BLOOMFIELD, HULME, McLAREN, and Capt. RUSSELL.
Departures Jan 10 Te Anau, ss, for Gisborne and Auckland Passengers--Mesdames TORRE and MASON, Misses TORRE, SHEPHERD, and LAMPTHORNE, Messrs. LAKE, FLEMING, G. MAHNE, and D.B. WATT, Master G. SHEPHERD, PARATENE, and KATE.
For Auckland--Mesdames McMILLAN, R.C. PASLEY and family (4), and BLACK, Messrs. G.E. WILLIAMS, D.J. JOLL. J.J. TORRE, EDWARDS, R.C. PASLEY.
For Sydney--Mr C. WARDROP and Master SAILLY.

Jan 11
Tarawera, ss, for southern ports Passengers--for Wellington--Miss FANNIN, Messrs. E.L. PASQUE, DANCEHAR, POLKINGHORNE, C.D. KENNEDY, REICHARDT, J. LAUGHLIN, BRITTAIN and BATLEY.
For Nelson--Misses GRANDWELL (3).
For Lyttleton--Mrs NEWMAN and 2 children, Misses GLEECAN and MOORE (2), Messrs. A. SHIELD, Hugh McLELLAN, Fred. PARKER and SHAW, Master SHAW.
For Dunedin--Mrs MAY, Messrs. CLARK and CALLISHAN.

Mr R.C. PASLEY, late sheep inspector for Hawke's Bay, left by the Te Anau on Saturday for Auckland. Mr PASLEY took his well-known old grey horse with him.

Resident Magistrate's Court on Saturday before Captain PREECE, R.M., Peter McGILLIGAN, Eugene SULLIVAN, and Henry MITCHELL, all from Hastings, were severally charged
on the information of Constable LAWLESS with drunkeness. They all pleaded guilty and fined 5s and costs, or in default 24 hours' hard labor.

Hawkes Bay Herald Jan 10 1885

Telegraphic Shipping Sailed--Te Anau for North Passengers--Misses THORPE, NIGHTINGALE, LONISH, EDWIN, LATTA, MOUNTAIN and BROWN, Mr and Mrs McLEAN, Mr, Mrs and Miss WHINRAY, Dr and Miss MARTIN, Messrs. GRENTER, OSMOND (2), McCORMICK, BARRY, MELDRUM, GLYNN, McKAY, CLARK (2), LIDDY, ROBINSON, EWING, SIMKIN, FOX, BAY, COPELAND, CARRON, ELREY, MOSES, BROWN, WALTERS, SIMPSON, TESTRO, BARTON, MILL, STAFFORD, COXON, LYNCH and LONSDALE.

Death
Father McGUINESS, late of Waipawa, died at Villa Maria, near Sydney, last month, after a long illness.

A cricket match will be played at Petane this afternoon between the Petane and Phoenix Clubs. The following will represent the former club:- SIDNEY, CARNELL, HOLT, SMITH, HOYTE, BOWERMAN, VILLERS, WARDROP, C. WILLIAMS, TYLEE, and McKAIN.

Messrs. BROOKING and St CLAIR have been appointed agents for a novel insurance company. This is the Australian Mutual Live Stock Insurance Society (Ltd).

The cup match between the Napier and Scinde Rovers Cricket Clubs, to be played this afternoon Napier--EDWARDS, FORD, HILL, LOGAN, LeQUESNE, J. MARTIN, H. MARTIN, C. MONTEITH, PRAIN, ROSKRUGE, and WHITE.
Rovers--aNDERSON, R. LIDDLE, G. NEWTON, WOOD, FINCH, C. CATO, W. CATO, FULTON, GIBBONS, HAMLIN, and HUNTER.

HB Herald Jan 15 1885
Death COTTERILL--At Napier, on the 14th Jan 1885, Julian Moore, son of A.J. COTTERILL, aged seven months.

Captain PREECE, R.M., held a sitting at Ormondville yesterday, when four civil cases were disposed of. The charge of manslaughter in connection withthe recent inquest at Ormondville is fixed to be heard on the 23rd inst.

A summons was issued yesterday in connection with the case od alleged false declaration before the Registrar, referred to in our last issue, and theyoung gentleman implicated is therefore likely to face Captain PREECE atan early date.

At the Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday, before Mr E. LYNDON, JP, Joseph STANTON, charged with drunkenness at the Spit, was fined 5s and costs, or in default 24 hours hard labor.

At the annual meeting last evening of St John's Branch No. 93, HACBS, the following officers were elected for the ensuing six months:- President, Bro. John SULLIVAN; Vice-President, Bro. Thomas McCARTHY; Secretary, Bro. T.M. MURPHY; Treasurer, Bro. James MORONEY; Warden, Bro. P. BARRY; Guardian, Bro. W. MORONEY; Sick Visitors, Bros. P. DERIG and J. HATWELL; Auditors, Bros. G. TIMLIN and J.M. St CLAIR; Medical attendent, Dr. de LISLE.

A meeting of creditors in the bankrupt estate of James Alexander CUNNINGHAM was held in the Supreme Court Buildings yesterday, before Mr F. GARNER, Deputy Assignee.

New Advertisements
Mr C.L. MARGOLIOUTH's sale of sections at East Hastings postponed
Messrs. MONTEITH and Co.--sale of morning horses and sale of 70,000 feet sawn timber
Messrs. DINWIDDIE, WALKER and Co have for sale a few maps of Hastings, prepared By Mr C.D. KENNEDY and published by Messrs. HOADLEY, LYON and Co.
Mr Edward LYNDON--for lease the residence at Sea Point lately in the occupation of
Mr R. PASLEY. Messrs. HARDY and SIDEY--receipt ex Arawa-shipment of goods
A second dividend of 1s 2d in the £1 in the estate of Alexander BROWNE is payable at the office of Mr Frank W. GARNER, Deputy Assignee.
Mrs CHISSELL, of the Theatre Royal Store, wants three young turkeys.

Woodville, Wednesday (14th)
The Hon. J. BALLANCE arrived here yesterday and was entertained at a banquet. He left this morning for Wellington via Wairarapa, and afterwards goes to the Waikato.
He intends visiting Napier in about three weeks.

Napier High Schools
Headmaster of Boys' School--Mr Neil HEATH
Headmistress of Girls' School--Miss HEWETT

R. WELLWOOD--commenced business at Hastings as Stock and Staion Agent, Auctioneer etc.
W.B. HARDING--Stock, Station and General Commission Agent, Waipawa
MONTEITH & Co--Auctioneers
C.B. HOADLEY & Co--Wool Brokers & Stock Agents, Hawkes Bay Woolstores, Napier
M.R. MILLER--Auctioneer
C.L. MARGOLIOUTH--Auctioneer
Edward LYNDON--Land and Estate Auctioneer
A.T. HAULTAIN & Co--Stock and Station, Land and General Commission Agents and Auctioneers

Union Fire and Marine Insurance Company of New Zealand
BANNER & LIDDLE--Agents for Hawke's Bay
Sub-Agents-
Mr T. HIGGINS, Waipukurau
Mr J. WHITE, Porangahau
Mr W. MALONEY, Wairoa
Mr W.O. McLEOD, Hastings
Mr F. ALGAR, West Clive
Mr J.A. NAPIER, Taradale
Mr B.B. JOHNSON, Waipawa
Mr J. HUTCHINS, Woodville
Mr J ALLARDICE, Dannevirke

HB Herald Jan 16 1885

HARDY and SIDEY--Wholesale & Retail Ironmongers and Seedsman
F.W. COLLINS & Co--Watchmakers and Manufacturing Jewellers
NEAL & CLOSE--Universal Drapers and Outfitters
Henry WILLIAMS--Wholesale and Retail Ironmonger
DAVIDSON IRVIN & Co--General Importers, Merchants & Commission Agents
John ORR--Grain and Produce Merchant, Port Ahuriri
John McVAY--Wholesale and Retail

Birth
WHITE--At Porangahau, on Jan 12, Mrs John WHITE, of a son.
RAINBOW--At Heretaunga School, Hastings, on Jan 13, the wife of W. RAINBOW, of a son.

A telegram was received by the Police authorities in Napier yesterday evening, to the effect that Mr C. GRIFFITHS, son of the coach proprieter of that name, had shot himself at Tarawera, the result being fatal.

Present at the Napier Chamber of Commerce meeting--
Messrs. J.G. KINROSS (in the chair), W.T. IRVINE, C.B. WINTER, E.W. KNOWLES, J.S. LARGE, M.R. MILLER, and J.W. NEAL.

Mr C.L. MARGOLIOUTH--selling food and other goods
NZ Loan & Mercantile Agency Company--goods
Messrs. A.T. HAULTAIN & Co--Lincoln rams
Mr Archibald McLEAN, Maraekakaho station--11,000 sheep for sale
Messr. MURRAY, ROBERTS and Co--£25,000 to lend on freehold security

HB Herald Jan 17 1885

In the Superior Court of Bankruptcy yesterday, before Mr P.A. BIRCH, Registrar, Mr G.E. LEE, solicitor for the debtor in the bankrupt estate of William Jarvis HARKER.

Shortly before one o'clock yesterday morning a man named Thomas WATTS was set upon by two men as he was passing through Dickens street, and after being severely beaten about the face and body, was robbed of notes and cash amounting to nearly £14.

Resident Magistrate's Court
IRVINE v MACALISTER, a claim of £69 13s 2d on a promissory note, heard on Tuesday last. His worship found for the plaintiff for £67 12s, costs £2 1s, witness's expenses 10s, solicitor's fee £3 3s.

Cricket Match between Bachelors and Benedicts at the Recreation Ground today. Bachelors--PERCY, WHITE, G. NEWTON, BUCHANAN, GIBBONS, JARMAN, FINCH, J. MARTIN, R. HUNTER, ROSKRUGE, HAMLIN, and W.G. CATO.
The Benedicts chosen from--KENDELL, SPIVEY, EDWARDS, LIDDLE, HILL, H. MONTEITH, C.E. WILLIAMS, A. WILLIAMS, C. MONTIETH, RAVENHILL, MAYO, TUKE, SPACKMAN, LOGAN, and HUMPHRIES.

In reference to the sad death of the young man GRIFFITHS, he was admitted to Naier Hospital on Dec 10th 1884 in a low condition. The next day he was certified by Dr deLISLE to be suffering from Melancholia. The police took charge of him and charged him with lunacy. He was not ordered to be medically examined, but was permitted to go at large. The fatality of Thursday at Tarawera may be looked upon as the result of ignoring medical testimony.

Between 9 and 10 o'clock yesterday morning two lads named Jeremiah O'ROUKE and George WORSFOLD found the dead body of a female infant on the beach, nearly opposite the end of Byron street. At 2 o'clock an inquest was held at the Clarendon Hotel, before Captain PREECE, district coroner. The body is that of a prematurely born infant, and when found bore traces of blows or compression about the head, but did not appear to have been submerged for any length of time. The umbilical cord was not tied. A post mortem examination was
instructed. the result will not be made known till Thursday, but we believe that it will be to the effect that the child had lived after birth.

Messrs. C.B. HOADLEY & Co--additions to sale at the Ram fair
Mr M.R. MILLER--additions to sale at the Ram fair
Messrs C.B. HOADLEY--land sale and will hold their 3rd wool sale of season
Acceptances for the Handicap Hurdles and Suburban Racing Club
Gentleman wanting to join the Town and Suburban Racing Club are requested to forward their names to Mr Percival BEAR.
The Tarewa station on the Napier railway is now open for traffic
Mr J.S. LARGE--has a house to let
Tuesday next, the day on which the harbor poll will be taken, is proclaimed by the Mayor a public holiday
Mr F. BURGESS, Maraekakaho, has ten working bullock for sale

HB Herald Jan 19 1885

Pass from Melbourne--Dr and Mrs MATHEWS. >From the Coast--Mesdames BRUSSEY, WAKEFORD, McINTOSH, ST HILL, CALENDAR; Misses TANNER, CROWLEY and WILLIAMS (2), Messrs CAMPBELL, DINWIDDIE, SCARDON, MORGAN, BLUNDELL, HOLMES, BRASSEY, SHIELD, LANAUZE, F.W. THOMPSON, POLKINGHORNE, KEYWORTH, KENNEDY, WAKEFORD, HIGGINSON, CALENDAR, LEWIS and MORGAN.

Wairarapa, ss, from Sydney via Auckland Pass from Sydney--Miss NEIDERHAUSER
>From Auckland--MissesWISEMAN, WILLIAMS, FULTON, and JACKSON, Mrs PERCIVAL and three children, Mr and Mrs ECCLES, Mr and Mrs ROSE, Messrs PAUL, CARRATH,
HAYWARD, R.F. IRVINE and A.B. THOMPSON.
>From Gisborne--Miss FARMER, Mr STAPLES, Mr COVEY, Mrs BULLEN, Mrs BEE, Mr and Mrs McKENZIE, Mr COVENTRY, Miss WILLIAMS, Miss BLACKETH, Whakataki WATENE, STEKEK, Sam NOPELA, Charlotte NOPELA, Mr ELERIG, Inspector SCULLY.

Kiwi, ss, from Wellington and Castlepoint
Colombia, fore-and-aft schooner, from Tairoa--Capt. CONWAY
Enterprise, brigantine, from Dunedin--Capt. Arch. BELL

Jan 18
Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa--Capt. H. ANDERSON Pass--Mesdames ASHWIN and TAYLOR, Misses FINNUCANE and FLYNN, Messrs F.H. MEINERTZHAGEN, T. MOORE, GILMOUR,
FLEMING, GRIP, LONG, MOUNTAIN, and 6 natives.

Departures
Jan 17
Rotomahana, ss, for Sydney via Gisborne and Auckland--Captain M CAREY
Pass for Gisborne--Mrs MOUNTIER and infant, Miss FISHER, Messrs. PORTER, McKAY, PETER, LEONARD, TIERMAY, FORDHAM, WOOD, BROWN, MADDISON, JOHNSTONE, ABDEN (2), FRASER, SMITH, MOUNTIER (2), BROUGHTON, W. BROUGHTON, GIBB, W.Y. DENNETT, HAGGARD, STOCK, RUDDICK, J.O. EVETT and Master WOODS.
For Auckland--Messrs. SAMPSON, P. CHING, WILLIAMS, ECCLES, J. BANBURY and BECK.
For Sydney--Mrs W. BURGESS.

Wairarapa, ss, for Southern Ports and Melbourne--Capt. H.W.H CHATFIELD
Pass for Wellington--Mesdames CARO, SMITH and 2 children, Messrs. JOHNSTONE, SMITH, MILLER and Millis Troupe (4 1/2 adults)
For Nelson--Misses GILPIN (2)
For Lyttleton--Messrs JAMES, PIERSON and McEWAN
For Dunedin--Mrs W. PREEBLE and infant, Messrs ROBERTSON, J. STEVENS and Rev. A.H. BOUCHER.

Southern Cross, ss, for Gisborne and Auckland--Capt. HUTCHISON
For Gisborne--Messrs. CUMINS, ROBERTSON, WHEELER, IHAIA and Master HARAWERA.
For Tolaga--Mr and Mrs McGUIRR and family.
For Auckland--Mrs HANLEN

Birth
JACOBS--At Napier, on 16th Jan, Mrs N. JACOBS, of a son.

Marriage BRADY-McPHERSON--On Jan 3rd, at the Manse, Napier, by the REv. J.G. PATERSON, Peter BRADY, of Auckland, to Isabella, second daughter of Mr H. McPHERSON, farmer, Clive.

Death
MORGAN--On November 20th 1884, Henry MORGAN, of Bath, Somerset, England, only brother of Mrs TROY, Napier, NZ.
At the conclusion of the inquest on the fortunate young man GRIFFITHS (reported elsewhere) volunteers were found to dig a grave that night in the cemetary reserve, working by lanterns. At six o'clock on the following morning the remains were committed to the earth, Mr A KENNEDY kindly officiating in the absence of a clergyman. Great sympathy is expressed for the parents of the deceased.

A boy named O'RORKE met with a nasty accident yesterday afternoon. Some horses were tethered in the lower end of Dalton street, the boy loosened one of them and got on the animals back, intending to have a short stolen ride. The horse cantered off contentedly enough, but as the lad had nothing to hold on to by he was pitched to the ground, alighting
on his head. He was insensible when picked up. Dr CARO was sent for, and attended to the injuries received. The affair is not expected to result seriously.

Resident Magistrates Court
William MANSOR was charged with drunkeness at Hastings. Defendent pleades guilty, and was fined 5s and costs or 48 hours hard labor in default--the money was paid.
William ROBINSON was charged with drunkeness in a Railway carriage, was fined 10s and costs, or 48 hours hard labor--the fine was paid.
Edward MITCHELL charged with lunacy, was remanded for eight days for medical examination.
James COOK and Daniel IRVING charged with assault and robbery in Dickens street on the preceding day, were remanded till
Wednesday. An inquest was held at Brill's Hotel, Tarawera on Friday evening, before Mr A. KENNEDY, acting coroner, to enquire into the circumstances attendant upon the death of Charles Robert GRIFFITHS, found dead with a gunshot wound in his forehead on the preceding day in a small building at Tarawera. The jury, of whick Mr W.F. MASON was foreman, returned a verdict that "Deceased died by his own hand during unsoundness of mind"

Miss SMITH will re-open her school in one of the class rooms adjoining St Paul's Sunday school on Monday next.

A female pupil teacher is wanted for Spit district school
HB Herald Jan 20 1885
Death
GORMAN--On Jan 19th, 1885, William James GORMAN, aged 10 months.

Miss REID, who has for sometime occupied the position of third mistress in the Napier district school, has been appointed mistress of the Makatoku school.

A crickey match will be played on the recreation ground this afternoon, between the Union CC and a combines team. The following are the names of the union players - W. GRAHAM, A. FREEMAN, J. GREEN, A. YATES, S. HOWE, K. CAMERON, A. McRAE, T. MORRISON, J. MORRISON, G. MORRISON, and T. TAYLOR.
Emergency--J. COWELL, J. McRAE, and F. NESBITT.

Waipawa Monday
An inquest was held here today to enquire into the death of a woman named DUNN, who bore a questionable character, and who died somewhat suddenly on Saturday after a short illness, in which she was not medically attended. Dr MIRBACH desposed that death was due to debility and loss of blood. A verdict of "death from natural causes" was returned.

Resident Magistrates Court
Matthew Robertson MILLER--breach of Sheep Act a fine of £1 and costs imposed.

Michael CLABBY, charged with wilful destruction of property on the 31st Dec last, pleaded guilty. A fine of £5, with costs 4s, witness's expenses 10s, imposed.

John MARTIN, charged with having wilfully made a false declaration before the Registrar, in order to obtain a license to mary Harriet Isabella PRESLING, pleaded not guilty. The case was dismissed without prejudice to fresh information being laid.

Eldred BECK was charged with having used insulting language to informant on the 31st Dec last. A fine of 10s and costs was imposed.

Jamesd COOK and Daniel IRVING were brought up in custody, on remand, and charged with assulting and robbing Thomas WATTS, on the morning of the 16th Jan. Prisoners denied all knowledge of the robbery. Both prisoners were committed for trial, bail being allowed - prisoners in £400 each. and two sureties of £200 each.
HB Herald Jan 21 1885
Marriage
THOMPSON-KENNEDY--At St John's Church on Jan 20th, the Rev. De Berdt HOVELL, Frederick William THOMPSON to Mary Theresa (Minnie) KENNEDY, second daughter of Alexander KENNEDY, Esq.

Miss Mary Theresa KENNEDY, second daughter of Mr A. KENNEDY, was yesterday married at St John's Church to Mr F.W. THOMPSON, of Invercargill, formerley pupil of Mr H.C. WILSON, of this towm. The Rev. De Berdt HOVELL performed the marriage ceremony, Mr SPACKMAN presidin at the organ. Mr C.D. KENNEDY acted as best man, and Miss KENNEDY as first bridesmaid. There was a large attendance od spectators.

Messrs. MURRAY, ROBERTS and Co report the sale of Mr J.A. GRACIE's Waihua run to Mr John GLENDINNING, of Dunedin.

Napier and Spit firmen teams to represent this district in Dunedin
Napier--Messrs. J.G. GILBERD, G. HOLLAND, W. BOGLE, C. SIMMONS, and W. HARTLEY, emergency Mr J. PARKER.
Spit--Messrs. W. LUCAS, T. CONNOR, A. HARMOND, W. SIMMONS, and W. LYNCH, emergency Mr F. SMITH.

Court
LASCELLES v ATKINS, claim £3 14s 6d, judgment for plaintiff with costs 13s.
PILKINGTON v McDONALD, claim £3, judgment for amount, with costs 13s, solicitors fee £1 1s.
KRAUSE v JENSEN, claim £9 4s, judgment for amount, with costs 10s, solicitors fee £1 1s.
SCORGIE v WILLIS, claim £2 8s 10d, judment for amount to be paid monthly instalments of 10s with costs 10s.
BULLOCK v KEATING, claim £10, judgment for £1, cost 16s, witnesses expenses £1, solicitors fee £1 1s.
HB Herald Jan 22 1885
Birth
RUDDOCK-On the 20th Jan, the wife of H.S. RUDDOCK, of a daughter.

Court William JOHNSTON and Joseph McCABE, severally charged with drunkeness at Taradale, each fined 5s and costs with 24 hours hard labor as an alternative.

Francis ADAMS charged with being illegally on the premises of the Criterion Hotel was remanded till this morning.


Bullock driver named George MACKAY broke his leg below knee. Was employed by Mr S. JOHNSTON. Jumped off his dray, after crossing a creek, in such a way that the wheel of the dray passed over his leg, causing a bad fracture.

Mr Joseph MOTLEY has resigned his position of being in charge of the Post Office and Telephone at Woodville.
HB Herald Jan 23 1885
Birth
BIRCH--At Mangapapa, on Jan 22, the wife of A.S. BIRCH, of a son.

Bricklayer named CLAMPERT fell off a scaffold to the ground, aheight of 25 feet. He suffered a scalp wound and some bruises.

inquest into the body of prematurely-born female child found on the Napier beach on Friday last was held yesterday. (Lengthy item)

Court
Francis ADAMS-case dismissed
William Bentinck WILLIS-charged with larceny of a watch and chain valued at £2. Case dismissed.
HB Herald Jan 24 1885
Birth
BOGLE-On the 20th Jan, the wife of Wm. BOGLE of a son.

Marriage
MURRAY-STEWART- On Jan 15th by the Rev. Wm Nichol, Andrew William MURRAY to Sarah STEWART.

Death
STURM-At Hawkes Bay Nursuries, on Jan 23rd, Edward the beloved son of R.C. and Jane STURM, aged 1 year.

Court
Hemo, a native, charged with being drunk while in charge of a horse and cart. Fine of £1 and costs was imposed.
HB Herald 26 Jan 1885
Arrivals

Jan 24
Rotomahana, ss, from Northern Ports, Capt M CAREY
Passengers--from Auckland--Hon. Mr and Mrs BROOKES, Mr & Mrs BLACK, Mr & Mrs LEWIS & son, Mrs FRASER, child and servant; Mrs DOUGLAS, Mrs JEFFRIES, Miss HEWIN, Bishop COWIE, Rev, Mr BURROWS, Messrs. D.J. JOLL, HORMAN, F.E. MILLER, F.G. MILLER, MENLOVE, WITT, WOODING, A. GARDINER, J.H. FLOWER, ROLLAND, DAWSON, BROADHURST, J.S. BROWN, Masters BISSELL (2).
From Gisborne--Mrs LOCKE & 2 children, Mrs SHEPHERD and 2 children, Misses LANGFORD, TERR, ROSIE, ONTRIDGE, E. EAST, Archdeacon WILLIAMS, Messrs. STOCK, BROWN, J.O. EVETT, RUDDOCK, FORDHAM, GIBBS, MALONE, ESPIE, KARAITIANA (2), CUMMINGS, E. BROUGHTON, TUKATUHI, Master SHEPHERD and 13 steerage.

Waihora, ss, from Melbourne via Southern ports and Wellington--Capt. James EDIE
Passengers--Misses MENZIES, PERCY (2), COCKBURN, SHAW, NEWTON, PERCY, MARTINDALE, HEWATT, BISHOP (2), BROWN, AGRATI, PICKERING, TAYLOR, Mesdames EDMOND, GREENFIELD, FENWICK, WARREN and family (9), LUMEY, MURRAY, EDMONDS, FORTESQUE & child, Messrs GRACIE, SPEIGHT, SCANLON, TURNBALL, NORRIS, RHODES, REID, WAKE, SKELTON, FENWICK, TIFFEN, HALL, BROWER, THOMAS, CRISP, HYLAND, TOD, KNE, PICKERING, TAYLOR, LEWIS, MURRAY, EDMUNDS, FENWICK, KELSALL, PALK, GRIFFITHS, LANG, Miss Genevieve WARD, Mr Howard VERNON and dramatic troupe (13) and 8 steerage.

Weka, ss, from Blackhead and Pourerere--Capt John CAMPBELL
Passenger--Mrs ANDERSON.

Jan 25
Ohau, ss, from Wellington

Departures

Jan 24
Rotomahana, ss, for Southern ports and Sydney
Passengers--
For Wellington--Mrs Lindsay MARGOLIOUTH, Mrs BARLOW, and infant, Mr DWYER, Misses CARTER, McCONOCHIE, Messrs WILLIAMSON, BARLOW, W.W. WALKER, W. WELLS, MANSFIELD, W. MURRAY,
For Nelson--Mr NAIRN
For Lyttleton--Mrs J.A. REARDEN, Messrs WHEARER, A.V. MACDONALD, NORMAN, SHEN, W. ESKDANE, RYAN, SMALL, McLEOD, D. SWEENEY, J. IRVINE, J. FALLON, J.A. REARDEN, PRINGLE, TAYLOR, McNICOL, AND Master KENNY.
For Bluff--Mr R. GOULDING
For Melbourne--Miss A. STANLEY

Waihora, ss, for Northern ports and Sydney
Passengers--
For Gisborne--Mrs HALL, Misses HUTCHINSON (2), Messrs ALLAN, McLEAN, MASON, WETHERED, HUTCHINSON (2), CARRICK, SINGLETON.
For Auckland--Mrs E.J. BODY, Misses HALROYD and McMURTRIE, Messrs HALROYD, J. BRAY, NICHOLAS, E.J. BODY, H. WILDING, ROBB, HOBIN, AND KENT.
For Sydney--Mr & Mrs HOWARD.

Mary Wadley, three mastered schooner, for Newcastle NSW.

Yesterday was the hottest day this season, the thermometer registering over 90 in the shade.

Mr R. WELLWOOD sold all his two-tooth rams to Mr James COLLINS of Patangata.

Two large sharks were found in the bay.

Mr MacDONALD, district railway manager left for the south for a few weeks holiday. Mr C.B. HANKY will take temporary charge.

Mr CURRY's stables at Havelock, were burned down on Sat afternoon.

The ss. Waihora upon her arrival on Saturday was phenomenally crowded, passengers being stowed here, there, and everywhere. It is doubtful whether a boat so crowded ever put in at Napier before. A large number of passengers from England by the Ionic, now at Wellington, were on board the Waihora, but nearly all these went on by the boat further north.

Mr and Mrs KINROSS involved in a buggy accident on Sat afternoon. They were both thrown. Mrs KINROSS suffered a dislocation of the right elbow, a nasty cut on the hand and several contusions. Mr KINROSS escaped with some cuts and brusies about the head.

Court
George SNELLER--charged with assulting his wife. Pleaded guilty. Fined £1 and costs.
John HOWARD--charged with drunkeness fined 5s and costs.
William JOHNSON--charged under section 26 of Police Offences Act with no visible means of support, pleaded not guilty cased dismissed.
HB Herald 27 Jan 1885
Arrivals

Jan 25
Silver Cloud, three mastered schooner from Newcastle NSW, Capt C BALLE, owned by Mr J.H. VAUTIER

Jan 26
Kiwi, ss, from Wellington, Capt James CAMPBELL
Passenger--Miss MENZIES

Departure

Jan 26
Ohau, for Gisborne and Auckland, Capt. BERWICK
Passengers--Mr SPEIGHT and another

Births
WHITE--At Napier, on 24th Jan, the wife of W. Kinross WHITE, of a son.
GEMMELL--On Jan 24th, at Kiwiw, Wairoa, the wife of J. GEMMELL, of a daughter.

Mr W.A. COUPER has purchased the balance of Mr M.R. MILLER's Mount Erin estate which was not sold by auction.

Petane team to play the Rovers:--
PRAIN, HOITE, H. NEWTON, C.E. WILLIAMS, HAMILTON, POOLE, NICHOLAS, ASHTON, PERCY, H. MONTEITH, C. MONTEITH, STUBBS and SPIVEY.

Court News
Edward MITCHELL-charged with lunacy, was certified to be sane and discharged.
Joseph STANTON-for drunkeness, fine 10s and costs.
Joseph McCABE-for drunkeness, fine similar to above.
Henry MITCHELL-charge of inebriation, fined 5s and costs.
Joseph HOGAN-charged with failing to contribute towards the support of two step-children now in an industrial school. Case dismissed after proved to have no means.
William ATKINS-charged with disobeying an order of the court by failing to support his illegitimate child.
Charles MITCHELL-charged with using obscene language in the hearing of passers-by.
Michael CLABBY-charged with assaulting George WELLS, pleaded guilty. Fined £3, costs 9s, witnesses expenses 10s.
Hans OLSEN-charged with breach of borough by-laws by riding faster than at a walking pace round a corner, pleaded guilty on account of his being 'such a bad rider', discharged with a caution.
Martin RYAN-lessee of the Taradale Hotel, charged with supplying liquor during prohibited hours a fine of 20s and costs was imposed.
HB Herald 28 Jan 1885
Arrival

Jan 27
Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa, Capt. H. ANDERSON.

Departures

Jan 27
Frank Guy, three mastered schooner for Newcastle NSW, Capt BALLE, owned by Mr J.H. VAUTIER.
Kiwi, ss, for Wellington.

No court news.

Gisborne Tuesday 27th
Destructive fire occured at Ormond in which the Chando's Hotel, two other houses, and a number of out buildings were destroyed. Fire was first seen in a lean-to attached to Bidgoods stables which soon caight then took the cottage of J. GILLIES the spread to Whelan's bootmaker's shop.
HB Herald 30 Jan 1885
Arrivals

Jan 29
Herald, ss, from Auckland and Gisborne, Captain SAVORY
Pass--from Auckland--Messrs. G. THOMPSON, HUGHES, MUNN & Master MUNN.
From Gisborne--Mrs CLABBY, Miss FLOOD, and Mr NOLAN.

Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa, (put back)-Capt H. ANDERSON.

Departures

Jan 29
Herald, ss, for Wellington and Greymouth
Pass for Wellington--Mr E.W. GIBBS.

No court news

Mr H.S. TIFFEN has presented to the Kaikoura branch of the Rechabite Society half-an-acre of land in the centre of the township as a site for a hall.

Waipawa court news this morning
Robert HEARD was charged with larceny of a mackintosh valued at £2 10s. He was remanded for a week.
Frederick LACY was charged with indecent exposure and sentenced to two months' hard labor.

Woodville, Thursday
A building belonging to Mr BIRSS was burned down this morning, the fire having originated from the fireplace. Mr BIRSS lost everything.

Wanganui, Thursday
The body of an infant was found this evening in a jar at the back of Mr LOASLY's premises in Victoria-avenue. It appeared to have been there a long time, and smelled strongly of spirits of wine.
HB Herald 31 Jan 1885
Arrivals

Jan 30
Go-ahead, ss, from Wellington, Capt. PLUMLEY
Pass--Mrs SAWKINS, Messrs. LOWE, MURRAY, and two steerage.

Departures

Jan 30
Go-ahead, ss, for Wellington.

Marriage
HALLETT-BEE--At Havelock, on 29th Jan, by Rev. H.W. St HILL, Enoch HALLETT to Eliza Pearmain, fifth daughter of G. BEE.

No court news.

At the recent distribution of prizes in connection with the Wellington Training College several young ladies from the Hawke's Bay school districts were prominent as prize-takers. The Misses SEARLE, PALMER, and CORBIN took prizes for geometry, freehand and perspective respectively, Miss J.R. BROWNE for theoretical education, Miss MORGAN for mathematics, and Miss CORBIN for the highest classification. Miss MORGAN was dux of the school.
School Commitee Elections Feb 1885
School Commitee Elections

Napier
Rev. D. SIDEY voted to chair.
Total number of scholars 758, 516 presented for examinations, 442 passed satisfactorily.
Pupil teachers all passed examinations with credit.
Two highest scholarships granted by the Education Board have been awarded to Rose CHEGWIDDEN and Harry FANNIN, both pupils of the school.
Commitee pleased with teaching staff, whose rank and classification are as follows
Mr A.B. THOMSON, head master, C1;
Mr James SMITH, second master, C1;
Mr F. WAKE, third master, C3;
Mr J. HASLIN, fourth master, not classed;
Miss H.F. GILROY, head mistress, C2;
Miss E. ROWBOTTOM, second mistress, K2 provisional;
Miss F. REED, third mistress, E3;
Miss J. MONTEITH,fourth mistress, E3 provisional;
Pupil teachers--Misses Minnie SPRIGGS, Louisa BURDEN, Mabel BROWNE, Mary MILLER, Priscilla BURLTON, Annie CHOGWIDDEN, and Mr John WILLIAMSON.
Upon the residnation of Mr C.H. LAWS from the teaching staff, Mr J. HASLIN was appointed fourth master.
S. FREEMAN, Thomas SIDEY, W.L. WHITE, T.W. BEAR, S. SPENCE, F.W. GARNER, D. SPRIGGS were elected to commitee.

Spit
Mr MABBETT voted to the chair.
Number of children increased from 140 to 197.
Mr GOULDING -the headmaster.
The commitee erected a gymnasium.
The following were elected Captain SETTER, Captain CREAGH, Mr McCARTHY, Mr RIDDELL, Mr SAUNDERS, Mr MABBETT, Mr WATSON.
Petane
Mr J. STEVEN occupied the chair.
New commitee--Mr C. VILLERS, Mr J. STEVEN, Major RICHARDSON, Mr I. McKANE, Mr J. McKANE, Mr A. LUXFORD, Mr A.E. LEWIS. J. STEVEN elected chairman. Mr HAMILTON secretery.

Meanee
New commitee--Messrs. G.A. McDONALD, LANSDOWN, TRASK, FAIRBROTHER, GLOYNE, BURTON, and SYMONDS. Mr McDONALD elected chairman.

Taradale
Mr WATERHOUSE in the chair.
New commitee--P. DOLBEL, J. ORR, A. NEWBOULD, G. HESLOP, J. SNELL, J. DRUMMOND, W. HARPHAM. J. ORR elected chairman, Mr NEWBOULD secretery and treasurer.

Clive
Commitee elected--Mr F. SUTTON--chairman, Messrs. MERRITT, TUCKER, KITTOW, WEAVER, ALLEY & ORR.

Hastings
Commitee elected--Captain RUSSELL, Messrs. C.A. FITZROY, R. WELLWOOD, S.T. TONG, D. JOLL, J. REYNOLDS, J. COLLINGE, Captain RUSSELL elected chairman.

Havelock
Rev. W. NICHOL voted to chair.
Retiring commitee consisting of Rev. W. NICHOL, Messrs. A. McLEAN, James COOPER, J. MUIR, W.A. COOPER, J. WATSON, T. GILPIN were unanimously re-elected. Mr T. GILPIN re-elected chairman.

Waipawa
Elected commitee--Rev J.C. ECCLES, and Messrs. McGREEVEY, WHITTINGTON, BIBBY, GUY, ANNAND and SOMERS. Mr BIBBY chairman. Rev. J.C. ECCLES secretery and treasurer.

Waipukurau
Elected commitee--Rev A. GRANT, Messrs. W.C. SMITH, M.H.R; J. PALMER, R. SCOTT, H. WILDING, J. SHARPIN, & W. ROBINSON. Mr SMITH chairman, Rev. A GRANT secretery.

Ormondville
Only seven turned up.
Messrs. GUNDRIE, CODLIN, RUSSELL, HENSON, BARNES, SHUGAR, and WEST nominated, as they were the required number they were declared duly elected. GUNDRIE chairman and CODLIN secretery.
Distribution of prizes to the children attending the Ormondville school. 98 children present.
Fifth standard--Harriet BARNES & Florence GUNDRIE, equal
Fourth standard--George BELL 1st, W. SMITH 2nd, Harry HOLLINS 3rd.
Third standard--James MAYCOCK, R. GROOM, & W. GUNDRIE.
Second standard--J. BARNES, F.E. SHUGAR, A. FREDSBURG, B. GROOM, Thomas PRATT, J. SWAN and Laura MAYCOCK.
First standard--A. NEWMAN, A. BAI, Maggie MORRIS, G. CHRISTOFFERSEN, Edith PACKER, A. amundsen, Minnie SMITH, Jane RUSSELL, Emily COX, B. GUNDRIE, A. COX, J. PACKER and C. PLANK.
Miss ROSIE's prize for sewing was taken by Susan BAINES.
Mr RODGER's special prizes for dilligence fell to Harriet BAINES and Florence GUNDRIE.
The special prizes for attendence were awarded to Janet RUSSELL, W. WEST, and H. SHUGAR.
HB Herald 2nd Feb 1885
Arrivals

Jan 31
Manapouri, ss, from Melbourne and southern ports.
Pass--Mesdames POLLARD, MOORE, MORTON, QUINLANN & family (2), J.S. SMITH & child, MAY, MURPHY, and MARGOLIOTH, Misses GRIGG, GIMLETT, COOKE, MASON and LEMON, Messrs. PATRICK, GOLDSMITH, GRESHAM, DYSON, MOWBRAY, LINDSAY, TAYLOR, CUNNINGHAM, WATTS, IRVINE, SCHAET, LONG, PERRY.
Lady Jocelyn, ship, from London via Auckland.

Feb 1
Te Anau, ss, from Sydney via Auckland
Pass--Mesdames T. BOWES, and family, ASHBY & child, MOGRIDGE and ALLEN, Misses FRASER, KEANER, NOBBS, BARRY, AHERN, HUNTER, BLAIR, McKENZIE (2), SHEPPARD, HIRTZEL, PORTER (2), and ADAIR (2), Rev. J.L. AHERN, Messrs. HARROLD and 2 sons, PRICTOR, BISLEY, GARDINER, WILDING, ANDERSON, LUDBROOK, CARROLL, OWEN, KNIGHT, SHIPSWORTH, CARRICK, McLEAN, R. COOPER, MASON, WETHERED, ADAMS, LOCKE, and DAVIS, Masters HARROLD (2), HARDY, OWEN, and LOCKE, and 16 steerage.
Orouawaiti, ss, from Greymouth.
Thomas Russell, ss, from Gisborne.

Departures

Jan 31
Manapouri, ss, for Gisborne and Auckland
Pass. for Gisborne--Mesdames BARRY and child and TOD and child, Misses CUMMINGS and CAMPBELL, Messrs. HOGAN, CHRISTIAN, LE MOIGNAN, ATKINSON, PARKINSON, ORMOND, H. ELLISON and SEON.
For Auckland--Mrs BEETHAM and child, Misses WARDLE and NICHOL, Messrs BEETHAM, SKELTON, THOMPSON, ELT BOLD, J. DAVIS, J.V. BROWN and TEASE, Master WHITE, and the WARD-VERNON dramatic troupe.

Feb 1
Te Anau, ss, for southern ports
Pass. for Wellington--Mesdames MARONEY and PAGLEY, WALTER, CATO, W.R. RUSSELL and Master RUSSELL. For Nelson--Mr Wm. PERKINS. For Picton--Mr BRITAIN. For Lyttleton--Miss LOCKE, Messrs. STRINGER, FIELDER, DELFER, S. FRANCIS and Master BAXTER. For Dunedin--Miss FULTON, Messrs. F. FULTON and E. WITHERS.
Wairoa, ss, for Wairoa
Pass.--Misses PIRANI, O'SULLIVAN, PREBBLE and BROWN, Messrs. Wm. DOUGLAS, Wm. MAYO, George WOODS, and another, and 12 natives.
Enterprise, brigantine, for Dunedin.

Death
HANDYSIDE--At Clive Grange, on the 31st Jan, Amelia Anne Campbell, wife of Hugh HANDYSIDE.

Hospital returns for January
In hospital at end of December, 27 males and 6 females; admitted during January, 22 males and 8 females, making a total of 49 males and 14 females treated during the month, discharged, 22 males and 5 females; died during the month 2 males and 1 female; remaining under treatment at date, 25 females and 8 females.

Mr John W. NEAL offers himself for election as a member of the Napier Harbor Board.

Mr Alexander FRITH announces that he has purchased from Mr GOOSEMAN the coaching business between Napier and Hastings.

Mr Henry WILLIAMS offers himself as a candidate for a seat on the Napier Harbor Board.
HB Herald 3rd February 1885


Departures
Feb 2
Thomas Russell, ss, for Gisborne and Auckland
Pass for Gisborne--Mr NOLAN.

Birth
HUNT--At Hastings, on the 2nd February, the wife of John HUNT, of a son.

Death
MONTEITH--At Napier, on February 1st, Wilfred Charles, infant son of Charles MONTEITH, aged 3 months.

At the polling for three members of the Taradale Board of River Conservators Messrs. L. BINNIE, J. DRUMMOND, and H. GORDON were elected.

A match will be played at Hastings this afternoon between the Hastings and Union Cricket Clubs. They will be represented as follows:- Hastings: FURNESS, NUTTALL, WIILIAMS, JONES, KNIGHT, GREY, LORD, HARDEN, SELIG, APPERLEY and WELLMAN; emergency GOLDSBOROUGH. Union: GRAHAM, A. FREEMAN, CAMERON, HOWE, T. MORRISON, J. MORRISON, G. MORRISON, McRAE, GREEN, YATES, and PARKER; emergency HOLDER.

Mr F.E. SAUNDERS and a staff of assistants were busily engaged yesterday in laying of the route of the railway extension at Port Ahuriri, to connect the Napier line of railway with the site of the breakwater.

Court
A defendant charged with furious riding pleaded guilty, but added that he had broken the law through inability to control his steed. The pleas was accepted and defendant dismissed with a caution.
Yesterday another person was charged with a similar breach of the borough by-laws, and also pleaded that his transgression was due to inability to check a horse. Defendant was dismissed, but he had to pay a fine of 10s and costs first.
Patrick FEENEY, on remand charged with drunkeness, was further remanded for medical examination.
George SMITH, for drunkeness, was fined 5s and costs.
Eugene SULLIVAN, charged with being lawfully on the premises of John Pearce SMITH, at Farndon, was sentenced to seven days hard labor.
Elizabeth EDDIE, charged with keeping a house of ill-fame would not be charged if she left the district. Case adjourned for a week. Similar charges against John EDDIE, and Charlotte BUTWELL were also adjourned to allow defendants to leave the district.
James JAMES jnr, charged with driving round a corner other than walking pace, pleaded guilty, and was fined 10s and costs.
Thomas BRINSON, charged with furiously driving a mob of horses at Hastings on the 20th January, pleaded not guilty. Case dismissed.
J. ROSE, charged with assaulting T. BOWES at taradale on the 24th January. Case dismissed.
Walter WEATHERHEAD, charged with entering a train in motion, pleaded guilty, and was fined £1 and costs.
HB Herald 4th Feb 1885


Arrivals
Feb 3
Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa
Pass--Misses MALONEY (2), O'SULLIVAN, MAYO, VAUTIER, CARTER, HARDY, LAMB and HASSELL; Mrs HASSELL; Father GROGAN, Messrs. D. STOCK, H.P. COHEN, W. MAYO, G.H. SWAN, J. MUNN, W. DOUGLAS, W. WOODS, PATERSON, GILPIN, H.R. LASCELLES, A. LASCELLES, GEMMELL, LAMBERT, DENNETT, MANN, IHAIS, and 2 natives.

A violent lunatic was brought into town from Taradale yesterday in custody of two policemen. He will be brought before the Resident Magistrate this morning, if fit to appear in court

At a meeting of the committee of the Napier Rowing Club. It was decided that the pair-oar races to be rowed on Saturday next, should be contested by crews stroked by the following:- Seniors: T. SIDEY v J. BEGG, W.J. TABUTEAU v R.J. HOGG, F. DUNCAN v G.W. RAVENHILL, H. TYLEE v E.P. MOUNTFORT. Juniors: J. CATO v J. ROCHFORT, H.C. SKEET v W. CATO, C.W. CATO v F. WAKE. R. LAMB's crew row a bye.

Court News
Patrick FEENEY, on remand of drunkeness, remanded for eight days pending an order for his removal to the asylum, a medical examination has revealed that he was insane.
HAYMEN & Co v COLLEDGE, claim £22 2s 3d, judgment reserved till next Friday.
J. CAMPBELL v M.J. GANNON, £49 3s, defendant ordered to pay within 14 days.

Wairoa, Tuesday
The total amount put through the totalisator at yesterday's races was £597.
Mr G. TAYLOR, of North Clyde, has purchased Mr DENNETT's horse Steeldust, and Mr Thos. POWDRELL has sold Queen of the Vale to Mr MACANDREW of Waikare.
HB Herald 5 Feb 1885
Arrival
Feb 4
Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa.

Departures
Feb 4
Bella, ss, for Mohaka
Pass--Mr J.B. BRAITHWAITE and Constables McGILL and WILSON
Wairoa, ss for Waikare
Pass--Mr D. GILMOUR.

Court News
William STEVENS, charged with drunkeness. Case dismissed.
HB Herald 6 Feb 1885
Arrivals

Feb 5
Kiwi, ss, from Wellington and the coast
Pass--Misses GILROY, HARDING and REDWARD; Messrs G. HART, SERABY, JACKSON and MOFFART.

Bella, ss, from Mohaka
Pass--Constables McGILL and WILSON and a prisoner named Paora REREPO.

Departures

Feb 5
Wairoa, ss, for Wairoa
Orowaiti, ss, for Westport
Silver Cloud, three mastered schooner, for Newcastle
Pass--Mr & Mrs JOHNSTON and Mr Richard DOBSON

Births
GIBLIN--At Anerley, London, SE, on Dec 10th 1884, the wife of J.S. GIBLIN, of a son.
FAULKNER--At the Nest, Hastings, on the 5th Feb, the wife of Dr FAULKNER, of a daughter.

Marriages
BUCHANAN--BOURNE--On the 6th Dec, 1884, at St James', Piccadilly, by the Rev. Lionel DAVIDSON, M.A., Lieutenant-Colonel J.J.N. BUCHANAN, late 5th Dragoon Guards (brother of J.J. BUCHANAN, Esq. JP of Glencoss, Hampden), to the Lady Marion BOURNE, widow of Sir J. Dyson BOURNE, Bart., and only daughter of the late Marquis of Ely.

HALES--FISHER--On the 4th Feb, at St Mary's Napier, by the Rev. Father GROGAN, P.P., William Scott HALES, of Herbertville, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of John FISHER, of Port Ahuriri.

Our Porangahau correspondant writes;
At the annual meeting of householders the following were elected as the school committee: The Rev F.E.T. SIMCOX, and Messrs P. BROUGH, A. BUCHAN, T. CROSSE, A. McLEAN, D.E. SMITH, and A. STEWART.
Rev Mr SIMCOX appointed chairman
Mr T. CROSSE secretary and treasurer
Messrs J.N. WILLIAMS and Duncan GUY were unanimously nominated for seats on the education board.

Court News
John HOWARD-charged with indecency, remanded till tomorrow.
Paora REREPU-charged with lunacy, remanded for medical examination.
Mary Alice RAY-charged with drunkeness, pleaded not guilty, imprisoned for 14 days with hard labor.
John FRANKIN-charged with drunkeness, pleaded guilty and fined 10s and costs.

A birth took place quite recently in the steerage of the Te Anau between Auck and Gis. The child received the christian names "Te Anau McGee", after the names of the vessel and her respected captain.

Wairoa, Thursday
The candidates nominated yesterday for the four elective seats on the Harbor Board were Messrs J.T. LANGE and T. PARKER for the Clyde riding, and Messrs T.J. TUNKS and W. MALONEY for the Waikaremoana riding. This being the number required they will be declared duly elected next Monday.
HB Herald 7 Feb 1885
ArrivalFeb 6
Wairoa, ss, from Wairoa
Pass-- Mesdames READ, ZINGER, MCKAIN, CORRIGAN and family (4); Misses DIAMOND, DOWNS, PRENTISS (2), TAYLOR, BROWN and PRINGLE; Messrs ALLWOOD, BLACK, NEAGLE, STEAR, MACGREGOR, PRICE, THOMPSON, G.B. FLINT, F. TAYLOR, FORD; Masters DIAMOND (2), T. TAYLOR, DOWNS, WHITE, PRETISS, and 15 natives.

Departures

Feb 6
Kiwi, ss, for Wellington
Pass- Master FORDHAM

Court News
David McMILLAN-pleaded guilty to a charge of drunkeness-fined 5s and costs or 48 hours hard labor. Defendant chose to accept the employment offered, the sum total of his available cash amounting to twopence.

Adjourned case of HAYMAN & CO v COLLEDGE (case really long--Jo)
--Mr COLLEDGE has to pay for two watches returned amounting to £6 18s 7d, with costs £4 12s, and solicitor's fee £1 1s.
HB Herald 9 Feb 1885
Arrivals

Feb 7
Manapouri, ss, from Auckland
Pass-- Mesdames O'MEARS, ORR and child, MACKEY, BENNETT and child, MCMILLAN and family; Misses MCDONALD, FOSTER, GALBRAITH, SHOULS, HUTCHINSON, and KING; Messrs PUTMAN, BEXEN, CADMAN, WATSON, BEE, HUTCHINSON, EBBETT, RYMER, ELLISON, NICHOL, JACKSON, PORTER, MATTHEWS, and FLOOD; Masters ORR, FEANY, TOWNLEY, MILNER, PORTER, KARAWHERA, TE WHITU, and 30 steerage.

Arawata, ss, from Wellington via southern ports
Pass--Mr and Mrs SMITH, family, and governess, Mrs MAHONEY, Mrs JANSEN; Misses GEKENS, HERDMAN, EDWARDS, TOWNSHEND, PALMER and CUMSKIE; Messrs A. BULL, ALPERS, RYDER, NAIRN, C.W. ROSS, G.S. LINTON, GOODLNGE, WELLWOOD, CATO, BROWNING, FITZHERBERT, BROWN, DOWNEY, WATERHOUSE, SAVAGE and LAMBERTON; Masters ROCHFORT (2); Captain RUSSELL, Rev. T. MACFARLANE, the Pollard Opera Company (25 adults), and 17 steerage.

Departures

Feb 7
Manapouri, ss, for the south
Pass for Wellington--Messrs STAPLES, F.C. ROBJOHNS, J. HOLT, and J. JONES,
For Nelson--Miss KAVANAGH and J.W. BLACK,
For Lyttleton--Mrs FLEMING, Misses BOYS and OLIVER; Master ROCHFORT, Father GROGAN, Messrs E.W. THOMAS and R.O. HAMLIN.

Arawata, ss, for the north
Pass for Gisborne--Mesdames WILSON, PRATLEY, FRIDO and EDMUNDS; Miss PRATLEY; Messrs PERHAM, C. BOWEN, PRITCHARD, J. VILLERS, GRAHAM, FIRZJOHN, DARCEY, WARBRICK, and EDMUNDS,
For Auckland--Mesdames WHITE and ALLEN; Miss EMERS; Messrs OWEN, COTTON, THOMPSON, G.G. BACON, DEVEREAUX, EBBIT, BEDDINGTON, FORSTER, A.C. MOORE, CARRICK and Hone ROPIHA.
HB Herald 10 Feb 1885
Births
GUDGEON--On the 3rd Feb at new Plymouth, the wife of Captain Walter GUDGEON of a son.
HAMILTON--On the 9th Feb, at Petane, the wife of A. HAMILTON of a son.

Court News
Jane McCABE--on bail charged with drunkeness, did not appear, and her recognisance of £1 was estreated.
Patrick HUGHES--on remand charged with lunacy, further remanded till this morning.
Court News
Joseph McCABE and John CURRAN-severally charged with drunkeness was each fined 5s and costs, or 48 hours' hard labor in default.
Paora REREPU-charged with lunacy was committed to Napier Asylum.
Patrick HUGHES-a stowaway on the Ionic, was charged with lunacy and remanded till this day (monday) for medical examination.
John HOWARD and Annie SEARLES-charged with indecency on a public road, pleaded not guilty, evidence taken and both defendants were sentenced to one month's hard labor.


Mr W. THOMPSON, formerly master of the kaikora school, but now tutor to the sons of the King of Siam.
HBH 11 Feb 1885
Death
MARTIN: On 10 Feb at Clive, Stanley William, youngest child of J.E. & E.R. MARTIN, aged 12 months

The following deeds have been submitted to the Trust Commissioner at Napier for investigation. The lease of Rakaitai Block, 2, 000 acres from Nopera HAIKAINGA & Hori ROPHIA to Henry SMITH

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Patrick HAYDEN - unlawfully in a railway carriage
Daniel FALVEY - drunk while in charge of a horse
Patrick HUGHES - lunacy. Dismissed
BLACKBURN v TAYLOR & CAMMOCK
FORSTER v BRADY
MORTENSEN v DAWSON
DOLBEL v FLINT
MILLER v MORRIS
KUHTZE v LULEY
Same v ROLEY

Napier Hospital
An appended list of patients referred to the hospital by Dr KEYWORTH:
T. CARROLL - chronic immlamation of knee. Admitted 18/10/1884
B. KEELAN -fractured ankle. 29/11/1884
W. CARROLL -lumbar abcess - 13/10/1884
M. MARSHALL - fractured thigh - 28/11/1884
W. ELWIN - Ulcer on ankle - 20/11/1884
J. ROSS - Stricture - 25/11/1884
EDGECOMBE - chronic imflammation of knee - 10/7/1884
TAGGART - broken wrist - 7/01/1885
HOGAN - dislocated ankle - 9/12/1884
Thurs 12 Feb 1885
Pages 1 & 2 are missing

James Frederick STURM, Nurseryman, Napier - Bankrupt

John Skene HISLOP, Masonic Hotel, Napier is transferring the license to Thomas George LAMBERT
Householders Certificate ;
John M'VAY, W.M. NEWMAN, Charles PALMER, D.B. WATT, Henry WILLIAMS, John HIGGINS, H.P. COHEN, George WHITE, Edwin POINTON, G. FAULKNER
Fri 13 Feb 1885
Death
HAWKIN : At his residence, White Road, Napier, on 6 Feb, William HAWKIN, formerly of Romford, Essex, aged 43 years.

RM court - T.K. NEWTON - JP
Joseph WILLIAMS & Patrick FEENEY - Drunk

Hawera - Thurs
George MOSS, hotelkeeper was today convicted of supplying materials used in the manufacture of illict whisky and senence was defferred until the other cases involved with the case were disposed of.
John ANDERSON & Peter SMITH, makers of whisky, both received 6 months imprisonment. George MOSS, Woodville was fined 200 pounds. BURKE, brewer of Hawera , for carrying whisky was fined 200 pounds. Thomas LLOYD, Hotelkeeper of Hawera, having whisky in his possession was fined 50 pounds. All the fines were paid

William J. JONES, Publician, Konini Hotel, Konini has transferred the license to James BARR.
Households Certificate : W.F. STEPHENS, T.W. WILLIAMS, A. SHIELD, Ernest R. DIXON, William HUGHES, F.S. WATERHOUSE, J. HOWELL, Joseph BICKNELL, George HOWSE, W. SMALE

William SMITH, Publician Exchange Hotel, Carlyle St, Napier has transferred the license to George Thomas ROBINSON
H/ Cert : Jas ALEXANDER, J.T. JOHNSON, John S. JONES, G. SMITH, B.L. POWER, John CLAREBUT, Alfred J.B. HOWE, H. STEEVENS, George SPRATT, Edward Thos ALLEN
Sat 14 Feb 1885
Birth
DEAN : At Shakespeare Rd, Napier on 13 Feb, wife B.C. DEAN of a daughter

Rm Court - G.A. PREECE
John TAYLOR - Drunk
Jeremiah MURPHY - Lunacy. Discharged
Clara HEINRICHS - Larceny of a purse, the property of Thomas George SAWKINS. Was remanded

Waipawa - Fri
Rm Court - Samuel JOHNSON & INGLIS - JP's
John TRENEY - Drunk, disorderly and obscene language
Mon 16 Feb 1885
14 - Waihora fromSydney via Gisborne & Auckland. Misses M'MURCHIE, GARDNER, FERGUSON, REYNOLDS, MORGAN, CHEER, SHAKESPEARE & BARNES. Mdmes GARDNER, ELLIS, FLY, HONNOR, SHEEHAN & TODD & child. Messrs STEPHENS, LEVINSOHN, TUCKER, WILLIAMS, O'BRIEN, NICHOLSON, BROWN, WOOD (2), TORRE, BANBURY, PERHAM, BURGESS, SHEEHAN, WILSON . 26 steerage
15 - Rotomahana from Melbourne & Sth. From Melbourne : Mr TWIST. From the coast: Mdmes J. GLENDINNING & family, WEBBER & 2 children, PREBBLE & infant, HERMAN & 2 children, RHODES, SMITH, GLOVER, SAXBY, BAKER & GOW. Miss PEAR. Messrs SMITH, A.V. M'DONALD, LANCASTER, BUCKLEY, J. NATHAN, J.D. EVETT, MATTHEWS, GLOVER, W,D. CAIN, MILLER, CLIFFORD, GOOSEMAN, BYBLES, HICKEY, EDWARDS & HOLLIS. Dr BULLER. Masters SAXBY (3). 19 steerage
15 - Kiwi from Wellington & the coast . Misses SMULE & MURTON. Mrs ALLEN. Messrs J. HERBERT & MOFFAT. Rev MELN
15 - Waiwera from Mercury Bay
14 - Waihora for Sth & Melbourne. For Wellington : Mdmes BEDDELL & CHAMBERLAIN. Miss SIDY. Messrs J.S. HANDYSIDE, R.C. HARDING, R. LYNDON, MILNER, T. RYAN, FORSYTH, REYNOLDS & RYDER. For Nelson : Miss BARRY. For Lyttleton : Mrs HASSELL, Miss HASSELL. Messrs J. SMITH, HASELL, HEDGEWORTH, WELLWOOD, CRISE, TAIT, J. MILLS & Rev D. SIDEY. For Port Chalmers : Miss HARDY. Messrs WILLIAMS, SEAL & TODD. For Bluff : Mr & Mrs POWER & family. For Melbourne : Mr F.C. LAREN
15 - Rotomahana for Nth . For Gisborne : Mrs M'michael & 2children. Misses MORGAN & BROWNE. Messrs M'MICHAEL, BATY, TUPI & WAIHEKE. For Auckland : Mrs C. PALMER. Messrs J. KELSALL, O'SULLIVAN, E. MURPHY, J.H. BROWN, STRANGE & WHITEMAN.

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Rose GORDON - Committed to Napier Asylum on a charge of lunacy
Tues 17 Feb 1885
The following deed has beeen submitted for invesigation to the Trust Commission at Napier;
Conveyance of the undivided interest of Pukepuke TAUHINE and Pukepuke TANGIORA in the Wharau Block, 339 acres to William Alexander COOPER

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Patrick HUGHES - Drunk
Clara HEINRICHS - On remand for the larceny of a purse & money from George Thomas SAWKINS, was released from custody .......... more
George PRIEST was charged on information of Edward COOK, Wharfinger with removing merchandise from the wharf without a permit ( two live ducks & a ham)
Garrett FITZGERALD - charged on the information of Edward COOK of depositing timber upon the west quay without a permit.
Ormondville
The new courthouse was opened by Capt PREECE and the Rev G.E. SASS also sitting on the bench.
Peter GILLESPIE - trespassing on the raiway line
FIRTH v M'AULEY
Police v CARLSEN ( assault)
CARLSEN v Const M'GOUGHLIN ( assault)
HALVORSEN v M'GOUGHLIN ( assault)
Police v HEMENSEN ( assault)
Wed 18 Feb 1885
RM Court - Capt PREECE
James MURPHY & John WALKER jointly charged with maliciously breaking a fence, the property of George Henry SWAN. Both pleaded guilty. The fence had been broken with a view to getting into Mr SWAN's brewery

The SS " Sir Donald" feturned from Moeangiangi last evening wth the news that the employee at Mr John TAYLOR's run at that place had found a skeleton. Believed to be the remains of a young man STEWART, recently missed from the spit ........ more

RM Court - Civil - Capt PREECE
TAYLOR v SANDERS
CUTHBERT v SANDERS
LEE & SHEATH v F.E. HAMLIN
MARGOLIOUTH v CANTLE
MADDEN & BICKNELL v QUEDY
MORGAN & SULLIVAN v H.L. DONNELLY
Thurs 19 Feb 1885
Napier Licensing Comm
W.I. SPENCER, H.S. TIFFEN, S. LOCKE, R. HARDING, J.H. COLEMAN, H. ELLISON, R. PRICE & J. BEGG

RM Court - E. PATTEN JP
Charles HAMILTON , charged on the information of Constable WEATHERED with stealing a horse, the property of William RUDDICK at Clive. Remanded till next Monday
Thomas CROKER - Drunk
James GREEN - Disorderly conduct while drunk and also obscene language
Fri 20 Feb 1885

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Charles HAMILTON - On remand for horse stealing. The case was dismissed as Mr RUDDICK did not desire to go on with it.

During the excitement of picking up and removing Thomas LAKE, who fell down in a fit of paralysis in Hastings St on Monday has either lost or has had stolen a sum of money

Waipawa
Another old identity has gone to his last resting place in the person of mr A. ROBB of the firm CORSKIE & ROBB. Mr ROBB had long been suffering and thinking that a trip to the hot springs at Ohinemutu would do him good, started for them with Mr HOBIN of the Waipawa Mate. Last Monday a telegram was received from Mr HOBIN that Mr ROBB was dangerously ill and that Mrs ROBB had better start at once if she wished to see her husband alive. Mr T BLANK started on Tuesday morning with Mrs ROBB, but she will be too late to see her husband alive. Mr CORSKIE has telegraphed to have his body sent home in the quickest manner possible. Mr ROBB was a past Provincial Grand Master of the Hawkes Bay district of Oddfellows.

Harold MICHAELSON has been gazetted as registrar of Electors for the Waipawa district

The resignation of Edward BIBBY of Waipawa as a JP has been accepted
Sat 21 Feb 1885

Birth
DAVIDSON : At St Leonard's, Amuri on 19 Feb, wife Jno H. DAVIDSON of a son

A. KENNEDY, JP, held an inquest at Moeangiangi on Thursday on the headless skeleton recently found there and supposed to be the remains of the young missing man, STUART. Identification was out of the question and the jury returned an open verdict.

RM Court - Capt PREECE
William M'KEE was charged on the information of Thomas Mason CHAMBERS with the larceny of fruit. He pleaded not guilty. William CROSS was also charged with the same crime. They were both found guilty
Mon 23 Feb 1885

Death
CUNNINGHAM : At Napier Hospital on Sun 22 Feb, Andrew CUNNINGHAM, aged 47 years.
Friends of the deceased are requested to meet at Mr FULLER's, Hastings St at 3.45pm sharp this day.

The Masonic Hotel has been closed preparatory to its removal to the Danevirke Railway Station. Messrs ILLINGWORTH & WALKER of Danevirke are the successful tenderers of the building.

A post mortem was held yesterday at the hospital to determine the exact cause of a patient called CUNNINGHAM. He had been ailing for six months, but the precise nature of his disorder remained somewhat obscure. The examination which was made by Drs KEYWORTH & DE LISLE proved that a tumor had formed in the stomach and had caused his death.

The Hon Mr STUART, Premier of NSW is now in Napier.

Mr OUDAILLE of the railway dept, narrowly escaped death by drowning on Saturday .......... more

RM Court . Capt PREECE
Daniel WHELAN, charged on the information of Const BARRY with ssaulting Catherine WILLIS. He pleaded not guilty, but as he was under the influence of drink he was remanded until this day.
George NICKLIN was also charged with assaulting Catherine WIILIS at the same time and place as WHELAN. He pleaded guilty and received one months hard labor
Robert BATY - Failing to support his wife
Tues 24 Feb 1885
A uckland - 23 Feb
The " Doric" arrived this evening. She left London on Jan 5 and Plymouth on Jan 8.
Two deaths occurred on the voyage, a three month daughter of Mr BOOTH and the other a second saloon passenger, Robert FORD, a married laborer and a Government immigrant. He had been under medical treatment from coming on board with cancer of the stomach. There was one birth.
There are 21 saloon, 30 second cabin, 40 steerage & 111 Govt immigrants for Auckland on board.

Marriage
BRANDON - FITZGERALD : On Feb 9 at St Marks Wellington, by Rev R. COFFEY, James Pook, second son of Sydney Griffiths BRANDON of Papakura, Hawkes Bay to Evangaline, second daughter of James Edward FITZGERALD Esq, CMG, Comptrollor( written as printed) & Auditor General of Clyde Cliff, Wellington .

RM Court - Cap PREECE
Daniel WHELAN, was brought up in custod, charged with committing a violent assault upon Catherine WILLIS. He was found guilty and imprisoned for three months with hard labor.
Sarah GRAY was charged with assaulting John HEBDEN, a lad about seven years of age. She pleaded not guillty,. The defendant had simly wrung the ears of the lad for cutting her childs forehead with a broken glass bottle. The case was dismissed
George PRIEST & Michael O'REILLY - Leaving their cabs unattended
John MATHIESON & William THOMAS - Drunk

C.O. FISCHER - Settlers Hotel - Gisborne
Wed 25 Feb 1885

Mr P. RAVEN, Clive, yesterday brought to our office some fine leaves of tobacco, grown in his garden. Mr RAVEN will have a marketable quantity of leaf this year and intends to plant more next year from seed he is saving

Rm Court - Cappt PREECE
Elizabeth EDDIE - Drunkenness & obscene language
John HENDERSON - Drunk
WARDROP & Co v M'DONALD
GRIFFEN v Heperi PIKERANGI

Napier District School
Appointment of Miss M. PALMER
Resignation of Mr WAKE & Miss REED

Thurs 26 Feb 1885

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Phillip BILLINGS - Drunk
Fri 27 Feb 1885

Death
DUDDY : At Hastings on Feb 26, Frank Arthur DUDDY, infant son of Arthur & Blanche DUDDY, aged 7 months.

Sat 28 Feb 1885

Birth:
ANDREW : At Hampden on Feb 26, wife of James S. ANDREW of a son

RM Court - E. LYNDON JP
Arthur SMITH - Drunk
Mon 2 Mar 1885

Birth
HINDMARSH ; At Napier on 26 Feb, wife John HINDMARSH junior of a daughter

Marriage
TAIT - MILLS : At St Pauls Christchurch on Feb 26, by Rev J. ELMSLIE, George TAIT to Sarah, only daughter of Christopher MILLS, Napier

RM Court - E. PATTEN JP
John BLUCK - Drunk
Tues 03 Mar 1885

Licensing Committee Nominations:
Waipawa
E. BIBBY, H.H. BRIDGES, M. COLLETT, J. LAWRENCE, R. HARDING, J.L. HERRICK, S. HARDY & J.J. BUCHANAN
Ormondville
D. GUY, W.W. GRUNDY, C. BAINES, P. MAGNURIN, L.A. MATHIESON, R. HARDING, F.C. SHUGAR, W. SMALL, E. C. PETTERSEN & J.J. BROWNE. The first five are the publicans candidates, the latter being nominated by the Templar interest.

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Edward Dorset CHAPMAM charged on the information of Const WILSON with drunkenness
Percy HUNTLY charged on the information of Const LAURENSON with drunkenness
Alexander ANTHONY, cabman, was charged with a breach of the Municipal bye laws by refusing to drive to the Spit when requested to do so by an intending passenger.
Henry KRAEFT, Harbor Master, deposed that ANTHONY had refused to take him from the Criterion to the Spit on the grounds that he was already engaged. ANTHONY was found guilty

Mr Edward LOFLEY notifies that he will not be responsible for ant debts contracted by Mrs LOFLEY, as her having left him of her own free will.

New Plymouth
A sad accident occured near Midhurst on Sunday. William VICKERS went out for cattle early yesterday and not returning at noon his brother went looking for him. Neither returning by evening a search party went out at 10pm. Both bodies were found in the Te Popo River. It is supposed William VICKERS had entered the water for a bath and was taken with cramp and his brother on finding his clothes on the bank entered the water to try and secure the body and had likewise drowned.

William Eugene HUGO, Barman, Napier is applying for discharge of bankruptcy
Wed 04 Mar 1885
Birth
DOWNES : On Feb 26 at Waipukurau, wife of W.G. DOWNES of a son

Death
SINGLETON : At the Napier hospital on Mar 03, Samuel SHINGLETON, aged 42 years.
The funeral will leave the Napier hospital this day at 3pm sharp.

Mr David A. STURROCK of Christchurch has been appointed third master of Napier District School, vice Mr F.W. WAKE who resigned.

RM Court - Civil
LEE & SHEATH v G.P. DONNELLY
WARDROP v M'DONALD
RUDDOCK & FRYER v GRAY
BEATSON v CODD
EVANS v COLLINGE & 2 maoris
Thurs 05 Mar 1885
Cornelius TUELY has been gazetted as Receiver of Land revenue for Hawkes Bay

RM Court - E.P. PATTEN JP
Harold BAY was charged on the information of Detective GRACE with the larceny of two bottles of wine, one of whisky, one gin, one beer and one of porter, the property of Arthur M'CARTNEY. He was remanded
Fri 06 Mar 1885
Death
O'CONNELL : At West Clive on Mar 05, Aderline Constance Emily, beloved daughter of Patrick & Mary O'CONNELL, aged 3 years and 10 months.

RM Court - Capt PREECE
John FISHER , charged on the information of Const HARVEY with drunkenness
Harold BAY on remand for stealing liqour, the property of Arthur M'CARTNEY. The accused was a cellarman & boots at the Caledonian Hotel. He was found guilty and received one months imprisonment.
Sat 07 Mar 1885

Births
TORR : At Brooklands, Petane on Mar 03, wife of J.A. TORR of two daughters

LEWIS : At Petane on Mar 04, wife of Edgar Arundel LEWIS of a daughter

WILSON : On Mar 05, wife of H.C. WILSON of a daughter

The following are immigrants for this district per "Rimutaka', transhipped at Wellington, they will arrive by the Manapouri today. Mr KNIGHT & wife, & Mrs CHURCH

Mr Lowten LOWTEN, leasee of the Royal Hotel applied and obtained permission to remove the hotel to the corner of Chaucer Rd..

RM Court
BEATSON v CODD
CODD v BEATSON
Mon 09 Mar 1885
Birth
WILLIAMS : At Sealy Rd, Napier on Mar 3, Mrs N. WILLIAMS of a son

Death
VILLERS : At the Ferry Hotel, Western Spit on Mar 8, John VILLERS, aged 52 years.
The funeral will leave his late residence this day at 3pm for the Petane cemetery.

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Charles Hunt MITCHELL , charged on the information of Const WEATHERED of using profane language in a public place.
Paul VICTOR, charged with disobeying an order that he should maintain his wife
Agnes SYMMONDS - lunacy - remanded

A four roomed house at Maikane ( Poverty Bay), owned and occupied by Mrs HARRIS & family has been totally burnt down.
Tues 10 Mar 1885
Birth
DOUGLAS : At Ormondville on Mar 5, wife of J.W. DOUGLAS of a son

Marriage
BENTLY - JAMES : On Mar 9 , by Rev J.G. PATERSON, S. BENTLY of Bradford, Yorkshire, now of Havelock to Emma youngest daughter of John JAMES of Wanganui

Death
CRANE : On Mon 9 Mar at Hastings, Horace Edward, infant son of John & Matilda CRANE
Wed 11 Mar 1885
Editorial - " What are Hospitals For"
Comments made by Dr KEYWORTH to the hospital committe at their meeting yesterday. That it was very inconvenient to have persons suffering from epilepsy, cancer or consumption as patients in the hospital ---------- more

Trust Commission at Napier
Lease for 21 years from Hori Te AWATUA & others of part of Otawha Block , 2314 acres to Thomas HOBSON.
Lease for 21 years from Hori Te AWATUA & others , part of Whenuahau Block, 1480 acres to Thomas HOBSON

Waipawa
Messrs HERRICk, LAWRENCE, BIBBY, BRIDGE & COLLETT were elected to the licensing committee.

Miss CORBIN of Napier has been appointed second master at Waipawa School.

Patangata Licensing Committe
Messrs WHITE, LAWRENCE, MERRYLEES, HOWARD & WATT

RM Court - Capt PREECE - Civil
HOWARD v BOWES
VAUGHAN v ROWLEY
LARGE v SPILLER
MILLER v SWINDLEY

Norsewood Licensing Committee
BAINES 100, GUNDRIE 99, GUY 98, MAGNUSEN 98, MATIESON 96, SMALL 92, SHUGAR 88, PETERSEN 88, BROWNE 88, HARDING 83.
The first five were elected
Thurs 12 Mar 1885

RM Court - T.K. NEWTON JP
Henry CLIFTON & John BULLOCK - Drunk

Woodville Licensing Committee
COWPER, A. SMITH, C. HALL, J. MONTEITH & N. CAMPBELL
HB Herald 13 Mar 1885
12 Doric - Miss SANDERSON, Mr ISMAY & Capt E.S. BIBET
11 - Lizzie Guy for Oamaru
12 - Wairoa for Wairoa. Mr Thomas PARKER & 2 daughters. Capt PREECE. Messrs H. BROWN, G.B. FLINT, J. GEMMELL
12 - Tarawera left Auckland. Passengers for Napier: Miss HESLOP. Messsrs SMYTHE, MARSHALL, HELEN & child, PROCTOR, SUTHERLAND & BRIDGE

Death
MILLER : At Crag Miller, Napier on the evening 12 Mar, Robert MILLER, formerley of Millerston, Paisley, Scotland, in his 85thn year.
The Funeral will leave the residence of his son Mr R. MILLER at 2.30pm on Sunday 15th inst

Dr J.H.L.ALLEN, a medical gentleman who has just arrived in Hawkes Bay per ss Doric, announces that he intends to settle in Napier for the practise of his profession

Ormondville RM Court
Cecilia LARSEN sued edward ENGLEBRETSEN to show cause why he should not contribute towards the support of his child, of which she alleged the defendant to be the father. The defendant disputed the alleged paternity ........... after a great deal of evidence, Capt PREECE held that it had been proved ENGLEBRETSEN was the father and ordered him to pay 4s a week maintenance
HBH 14 Mar 1885
The death of Mr Robert MILLER will be the subject of a formal enquiry this morning. It appears the deceased who was suffering from what was known to be his last illness was having medicine administered internally and a liniment applied outwardly. By a lamentable mistake, a dose of liniment was administerd in lieu of the medicine.

In Chambers before the Registrar of the Supreme Court, the Deputy Assignee sought to recover from Mr A.P. SHEATH, certain monies in the bankrupt estate of W.J. HARKER. Case adjourned
Another action was brought up against Mrs A. BROWNE to recover 300 pounds alleged to have been paid by her husband, Alexander BROWNE within three months of his bankruptcy. Case adjourned

RM Court. Capt PREECE
Four children, whose ages ranged from 3 - 10 years, Alexander, John, Rose & Rebecca GORDON were charged with being neglected children. The father of the children, a hard working man was in attendance, and it transpired the mother had been an inmate of the lunatic asylum during the past three years. The children were ordered to be sent to the Burnham Industrial School, Nelson, to be brought up in the Presbyterian faith till they reached the age of fifteen. The father was ordered to pay 16s a weekly towards their support and 5s a week towards the support of his wife in the asylum.

William PARISH, 8 years, was also charged with being a neglected child. The police stated the child was the son of a notorious prostitute and that he was consequently forced to witness scenes of debauchery of the most depraving tendency. The boy, an intelligent looking lad, was ordered to be sent to St Mary's School, Nelson, and to be brought up in the Roman Catholic faith until fifteen
HBH 16 Mar 1885
Birth
MERRICK : At Dickens st, Napier on Mar 14, wife of John MERRICK of a son.
An inquest was held on Sat before Capt PREECE and a jury of which W.R. BLYTHE was chosen foreman.
It transpired from evidence Mr Robert MILLER had been in failing health for sometime past. On Thurs morning he was taken worse. Mrs MILLER, 75 years old and with very weakened eye sight procurred what she thought was the medicine and after asking the deceased if it was the right bottle. Receiving an affirmative reply the medeicine was administered. It was discovered at once that the wrong bottle had been used and emetics were administered and a doctor sent for, but the deceased gradually sank and died.
Jury returned a verdict: Death caused by accidental administratiion of a poisonous lotion instead of the proper medicine

R.M Court - Capt PREECE
Assault ( Abridged)
William James NEVILLE was charged on information of Matthew William RICKHAM with assaulting the informant on the preceeding day. Defendant pleaded guilty, but his worship decided to hear the circumstances of the case.
deposed:
Matthew William RICKHAM, Divinty student preparing for holy orders and lodging with Mrs NEVILLE, wife of the defendant. Stated he was in the drawing room playing the piano when the defendant came in and pulled him off the music stool and started beating him. Witnes told him " This is a most cowardly act. I am staying here for the benefit of my health and if you want an explanation I refer you to my friend the Bishop or to the Rev Samuel WILLIAMS. Defendany said " D--- the Bishop" and kicked him again. The witness said the defendant had written to him about three weeks ago desiring him to leave the house, but acting on the advice of his friend the Bishop, he had decided to stay. i showed my letter to Mrs NEVILLE and she said " This is not Mr NEVILLE's home. He has left me and I am obliged to take in boarders.
Defendant said his wife was not obliged to take in boarders as she had 240 pounds a year under her marriage settlement.
His worship advised the plaintiff to leave the house as he was creating family disturbances by staying there. The defendant was fined 3 pounds..
Lunacy:
Agnes SIMMONDS - Was committed to the Asylum
HBH 17 Mar 1885
Birth
GRIFFEN : At Spencer Rd, Napier on Mar 15, wife of John GRIFFEN of a son

Wairoa - Monday
A man named George O'BRIEN, better known as " Tommy the Bull", an old hand aboout the Wairoa, died here yesterday at SPALDING's Hotel of immlammation of the bowels
Wed 18 Mar 1885

We notice by an exchange that Mr George GARRY, late of this town and now settled in New Plymouth has been appointed Bandmaster to the Taranaki Volunteers.

Thurs 19 Mar 1885

Birth
WILLIAMS : On 16 Mar at Farndon, wife of Charles E. WILLIAMS of a daughter

Death
PEDDLE; on Mar 18 at Napier Hospital, after a tedious and painful illness, from interna cancer, Elizabeth PEDDLE, aged 61 years, late of High Ham, near Langporth, Somersetshire, England. Enlgish & Australian papers please copy.
The funeral will leave the Napier Hospital tomorrow at 2pm

RM Court. H. WILLIAMS , JP
Mary Alice RAY - Charged with drunkenness and being a habitual drunkard.
Fri 20 Mar 1885

Birth
WALKER : On Mar 18 at Napier, wife of C.E. WALKER of a son

RM Court. Capt PREECE
Elisha LANGMAN- Charged with larceny of a watch & chain at Wellington, the property of a barmaid named DEELEY. Remanded to Wellington

Sat 21 Mar 1885
Pages missing
Mon 23 Mar 1885

Birth
TWIGG : At Petane Grange on 21 Mar, wife H.J. TWIGG of a son

Death
JOHANSON ; At her residence, White Road, on Sunday 22 Mar, Christina, beloved wife of A.M. JOHANSON, of Fors Bohus Lan, Sweden, aged 46 years, after a long and painful illness. The funeral will leave her late residence at 2pm tomorrow

The following members of the licensing committee for Havelock were returned unoppossed : W.A. COUPER, J. HARVEY, T. GILPIN, Allen M'LEAN & F. BETHELL.

Mr C.W. CATO, ledger keeper at the Napier branch of the Colonial Bank, has been promoted to a more lucrative post in the Wellington branch.

The remains of the late Major ROUTLEDGE were consigned to their last resting place in Napier Cemetery yesterday ....... more

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Oswald HARZGG alias GOBLINSKY - False pretences
Benjamin TAGGART - Unlawfully on the premises of George Henry SWAN
Edward RYAN - Riotous behaviour
James KENNEDY - Riotous behaviour
KARAURIA - Drunk
MATEKARI - Drunk
HBH 24 Mar 1885
Death
MANSFIELD : At the hospital on Mar 23, Elizabeth MANSFIELD aged 38 years.
The funeral will leave the hospital at 3.30pm this afternoon. T.P. FULLER, undertaker

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Thomas WALSH - Cruelty to a horse
Alexander Craig LAING - Having lousy sheep in his possession
George HART ( Christchurch) - Refusing to abate a nuisance
Wed 25 Mar 1885
Birth
BOLTON : On 19 Mar at Mangatutu, wife of S. BOLTON of a daughter.

RM Court - Capt PREECE
Robert SMITH - Drunk
Civil
MUIR v CASWELL
BARRY v TAME WARENA
Same v HIRINI KAMAU
Same v HIRINI HOIKAU
HATCH v MACKAY
Same v WILSON
Same v HODGKINSON
SWAN v CARMICHAEL

Mr D.A. STORROCK has been appointed the third master at Napier School
HBH 26 Mar 1885
RM Court - Capt PREECE
Robert BOSH (otherwise Blind Bob the Fiddler) was charged on the information of Const BARRY with drunkenness. The defendant pleaded guilty. As he had no been before the Bench before and seeing that he was aged 78 years, he hoped the bench would accord "the old man" another chance. He was dismissed with a caution.
HANWELL v RYDER

The partnership between Josiah and James HOWARD, Sheepfarmers of Hampden, has been dissolved. Josiah will continue the business
HBH 28 Mar 1885

Deaths
MARCHANT : On Mar 27 at Napier Hospital, Edward MARCHANT, aged 21 years. The funeral will leave the hospital at 3 pm this afternoon.

THEAKSTONE : The body of the late Frances THEAKSTONE, the beloved wife of J.E. THEAKSTONE, will be interred in the Napier cemetery at 3pm tomoorrow. The funeral will leave the house of Mr H. STAIRMAND, Carlyle St at 2pm

Court
John DRUMCOMBE - Drunk

A re-internment will take place at the Napier cemetery tomorrow afternoon., some three months since, Mrs Frances THEAKSTONE, mother of Mrs STAIRMAND of this town , died and was buried in Dunedin. A number of relatives and friends of the deceased lady residing in this district decided to have the body exhumed in order that it might br buried where friends could enjoy the melancholy satisfaction of visiting and beautifying the grave. The remains have been forwarded bt steamer and will be interred as stated above

A very sudden death occurred after a short illness at the hospital on Friday. Mr Edward MARCHANT, only some months out from home ......... ( More)

HB Herald 30 Mar 1885
Birth
JARDINE : On 28 Mar at the Cottage, Clive, wife of J. Fergusson JARDINE of a daughter.

RM Court
James SCOTT - Charged with lunacy. Committed to the Napier Asylum

HB Herald 31 Mar 1885
Births
JARDINE : On 27 Mar, at the Cottage, Clive, wife of J Fergusson JARDINE of a daughter

SHUGAR : At Ormondville on Mar 27, wife F.C. SHUGAR of a daughter

A list of the persons added to the roll of Justice of the Peace:
J.W. NEAl, W.R. BLYTHE ( Napier)
R. WELLWOOD (Hastings)
A. TODD ( Waipawa)
J.B. BUTLER, J.H. BROWN, W. ELLIOTT ( Wairoa & Mohaka)

RM Court - A. KENNEDY & E. PATTEN JP's
Thomas GLEN - Drunk

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