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THE QUARANTINED PASSENGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
THE QUARANTINED PASSENGERS. The experiences of the passengers of the Australia since their temporary captivity on the lonely isle of Motuihi have not been of the pleasantest. Up to yesterday they had subsisted on rice, beef, and eggs, but were entirely without tea, sugar, and other necessaries. We are informed that they would have been left wholly unprovided for, had not the articles above-mentioned been sent down by the agent of the Pacific Mail Company for the use of tho Australia. The captain of the Australia, being aware that tho quarantined paasengcrs wero without provisions, refused to take tho supplies on board, but like a good Samaritan caused them to bo landed at the quarantiuefisland for the sustenance of the forlorn sixty-two, who were temporarily incarcerated amongst those picturesque scones. The passengers say they are indebted to this timely forethought of the Captain of the Australia for being saved from severe privations. Yesterday, a quantity of provisions was taken...
Revolution Among the Passengers. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
Revolution Among the Passengers. They Threatened to Duck Dr. Philsen- (PER STAR CARRIER PIGEON.) fl 2 p.m. g3Arrived nt 1.15. Through the kindness of Major Green several friends of the exiles were taken down. They found the passengers very well, aud exultant at the arrival of the steamer with prvisions, except one man, J. Oram, a cook of the steamer who is suffering from consumption. Dr Philson, nnd the agent for the steamers interviewed the passengers from the boat. There'are G4 passengers on the Island. They greeted the boat with hisses and threatened to resist Government orders unless a medical man was immediately sent. Dr Fhilson who was present, promised that one should be sent within 24 hours. A crowd came to the shore, and one who acted as spokesman called out &quot; If it wasn't for your grey hairs, yon Avould be ducked in the tide.&quot; The doctor adopted a conciliatory tone and explained matterSjiwMch had the effect of considerably molifyiug their feelings...
SECOND MESSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
SECOND MESSAGE. TO &quot;STAR&quot; FROM PASSENGERS DIRECT. (To the Editor of the STAR.) r . &quot; Tho passengers think it right to inform the public through the medium of the Star that they arc suffering considerable risk to life during their detention in quarantine from the absence of medical attendance: Up to this hour Dr Philson has paid one visit tp the Island, but did not land, and c^jn professed to prescribe for some of the passengers at a distance of a boat's length from the shore. The patients feeling how ludicrous the advice given might be, refused on the spot to take the remedies suggested. Neither were they informed where the remedies were to oome from. The. passengers gave Dr. Philson notice that if their wants were not attended to they would violate the quarantine regulation. The greatest possible disatisfaction and revolutionary spirit prevails. No sickness is here, except some old chronic illness.&quot; . -
PROGRAMME OF REFORMS DETERMINED BY THE CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
PROGRAMME OF REFORMS DETERMINED BY THE CONFERENCE. DEMAND MADE BY LORD SALIS- BURY. (PRESS AGENCY.) SYDNEY, January 2, LONDON, December 26. The City of New York, with the colonial mails of November, reached San Francisco on the 12th December, two days before con« tract time. The reforms agrcod to by the Conference will, if accepted, effect a compromise. They are : The division of Bulgaria into, two proivlticel^-.hfe union of Bosnia and Herzegovina; the nomination of three Christian Governors, subject to the approval of the European Powers • the appointment of a mixed International Commission, to be protected by a corps of foreign gensdarmes, to supervise the carrying into effect of the proposed reform ; the revision of the Servian frontier, and the enlargement of Montenegro. Lord Salisbury demanded from the Sultan the acceptance of the proposals. In case of refusal, lie is instructed to leave Constantinople, and withdraw the fleet. All the European Powers represented at the Conferen...
"Bully" Hayes, the Pirate of the South Seas. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
&quot; Bully&quot; Hayes, the Pirate of the South Seas. TIIB BffCITANEEB OF 1875—HOW OAlTArfl Hayes Stole Ships, Schooners, ahb Cargoes—He Slips through the ■ Hands of the Captains of the American and British War Ships—How he Liberated Carlists— He Leaves San Francisco on the Lotus fok a Cruise. (From the San Francisco &quot;Post.&quot; Tiik ordinary landsman passing along the water front San Francisco a few weeks ago, or, indeed the ordinary mariner, engaged in plowing the sad sea waves, as he brushed by an elderlylooking, well-dressed man, whose beard descending swept his. aged breast, would feel inclined to laugh in the face of the man who would tell him that he hadiust jostled a pirate. &quot; Apirato in tho year of grace 187G ! Where aro the police, and for what do wo pay taxes T Yet it is true that hardly mcc than three Weeks since the schooner Lotus left this port for Apia, as it is supposed, in command of a gentleman whose description ...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
AUCKLAND PERMANENT CO&quot; OPERATIVE BUILDING AND IN■ VESTMENT SOCLET Y. NOT ,1 C E. A Special General Meeting of the Members of the Auckland Permanent Co-operative Building and Investment Society, will be held at the Society's Office, 93, Queen-street, Auckland, on TUESDAY, the 9th January instant, at 7.30 p.m., for the purpose of considering and, if approved '■' of&gt;!,_assing the following resolution :— ; *'That the Society be forthwith incorporated _ . under the Ruilding Societies Act, 1876.&quot; By order, olthe Committee. JOHN BATGER, * Secretary. /Continuation OF m CLEARING-OUT SALE. =*£_ :&quot;'-■■' GREAT REDUCTIONS IN ALL KINDS OF CLOTHINGi SPECIAL LINES for TO-MORROW &gt;.—' • Own Make Trousers and Vests, 37/6 —Reduced to 23/. Drab Shell Hats, 16/6—Reduced to 6/. Gents' Coloured Scarfs, 3/., 4s/.—Reduced to /10. . V. RATTRAY, Outfitter and Clothier., .66, Queen-street, Auckland. &quot;TKT O T I C E. ; DRAPERY GOODS, NEW AN...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
The Medical Profession have declare o. Steane's Superlative Aromatic Tonic Wine to be a necessity to all in search of health, and especially to those suffering cither from Incipient or Chronic Indigestion, Dyspepsia, and the disorders arising therefrom. This Tonic is also particularly recommended to all who are in a measure compelled from the nature of their occupation to take stimulants, and at the same time arc desirous of studying health by taking that which will act most beneficially on the system. Mr. Win. Johnson, Government Analytical Chemist, report: — &quot;I have examined Stcane's Superlative Aromatic Tonic Wine, and find it to be remarkably pleasant in flavour, containing about 16 per cent, of a very pure alcohol, and holding in solution a clear wholesome, Vegetable Hitter, combined with a fruity apicy aroma. I consider this Bitter a very superior article.&quot; —Sold by all Storekeepers and Hotelkeepers. Why Poison the Sick with the liquors of commerce wh...
TELEGRAPHIC. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
TELEGRAPHIC. [FROM OUB OWN CORRESPONDENT.] ■*S^-. COROMANDEL, this day. MINING. The National Bank forwards by the Anryle to-day a box of gold for tho head oihc'e, Auckland. Tho Union Beach reported a parcel of good stone last night. The cutter Qtaunhu left for the Thames this moi-»l_gr J_AURANGA. this day, i vud SU.TIVE loafers. Tho &quot;Bay of Plenty Times&quot; haa a warm leader on paid native loafers, and says the principal obstructionists to the opening of the To Puke, and other Maketu blocks, aro tho native assessors receiving large salaries. The ''Times &quot; hopes that tho amalgamation of the Native and Colonial departments will work a cure. GISBORNE, this day. CRICKET MATCH. Tho beautiful weather on Monday attracted large numbers to the sports and the cricket match. The Napier team won the first innings with 107 runs. Poverty Bay . was second with a score of 70. It was only indifferent play on both sides. It was raining hard yesterday. The wickets w...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
[PRESS AGENCY.] DUNEDIN, this day, A telegram has been received from the Newcastle, New South Wales, coal-proprietors, who refuse to make any reduction in the price of coal, as requested by the New Z.ealan d coal-mercl lants. f HRISTCHURCH,|this day. POST OFFICE LOCKS. Mr Justice Johnston in speaking of the charge against Thomas Hester Dribbs for stealing post letters said it was very desirable that the present system of using only common locks for letter-boxes should be discontinued, and that the very best locks obtainable should be adopted. WELLINGTON, this day. DIPHTHERIA. Diphtheria is very prevalent. Five children have died in one family alone. WELLINGTON CREW FOR NELSON REGATTA, The Dolly Varden crew of the Wellington Rowing C3n _ proceed to Nelson to-day, to train tq_ f_e fo?f_co_n__g InterpirovincdftJ Rcga___ NEW PLYMOUTH, this day. FIRING FOR REPRESENTATIVES. The sports yesterday went off well; all business was suspended. A. man was accidentally killed at the Waitara yester...
POLICE COURT.—This Day. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
POLICE COURT.—This Day. (Before A. Beetham, Esq., .T. P., and J, Oosgravo Esq., J. P.) DBOJ.KBNNESS. Charles Bailey pleaded guilty to a first offence. Fined 5/ and costs. Jane Goldsmith, who appeared to have been engaged in a pugilistic encounter, pleaded not guilty to having been drnnk and disorderly. Constable McDonald deposed to having found prisoner rolling about Queen-street, and bawling at the top of her voice, A lot of man-of-war sailors wore on the scene, and enjoying the fun. Fined 20/ and costs, or 18 hours' imprisonment. VAGRANCY. John Smith and Michael Maher were charged with a breach Of the Vagrancy Act by behaving in the Queen's hotel, Panmuro, in such a manner as to create a breach of the peace. Sub-luspector Pardy conducted the prosecution. James Loome, proprietor of the Panmure Hotel, deposed that prisoners had been quarrelling outside. They came in wrangling, and when the barman remonstrated, Smith struck the barman, and Maher struck Mrs. Loome. They forced their w...
CRIMINAL SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
CRIMINAL SITTINGS. (Boforo His Honor Mr Justice GillieS and a common jury). EMBEZZLEMENT, Richard Joshua Debney, aged 29, was arraigned upon an indictment, charging him with embezzling certain moneys, tho property of the Queon. The principal part o£ the evident hx this^case appeared in our kist issue, Waltar Usury Armstrong, solisitai■ $&amp; posed that ho paid to piasonoi on %Wl2tli May tho sum of £1 oa tbe Grown graa* of Henry Moore Richards, Adam Brock, solicitor, deposed that on the 13tli June ho paid on account of Bryant Vercoe the sum of £4 13s 6d., which included the fee of £3 17s. He also paid on the same day to prisoner, on behalf of Wm. McGinley, the sum of £2 15s. This being the case, the prisoner addressed the jury at considerable length. The jury found the prisoner guilty. Richard Joshua Debney was them arraigned upon indictments charging him with embezzling other sums of money, tho property of the Queen, while in the public service, viz., on the 20th September,...
THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
THIS DAY. His Honor took his scat at ten o'clock, OUTTINtt AND WOUNDING. George Colebrook, aged 25, was arraigned upon an indictment, charging him with committing an assault.upon James King, on the 81 h October, at Tauraaga. Prisoner pleaded not guilty. Mr Brookfield, crown-prosecutor, stated the case, and Mr Rees appeared in defence. James King, employed in the Telegraph office, Tauranga, deposed that lie had been on good terms Avith prisoner for some years. On the 7th October his wife and children were from home ; it was Saturday evening, and he went out to look for them'; called at eleven o'clock at Mrs Collard's, whore prisoner lodged, to enquire after them. Prisoner opened the door, and he asked if Mrs King and the children were there ; he replied in the negative ; he said, I suppose I can rely upon you, George ? He said yes. He immediately heard a low laugh inside like the laugh of Mrs King. He stood at about nine feet from the door, and lit his pipe. Prisoner looked out and s...
AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE ROYAL. THE interesting drama of &quot; Frou Frou&quot; was not new to tho Auckland public ; but it was like an old friend with a new face in the hands of the present Company. The house was full, and frequent compliments were tendered In the most gratifying manner to tho playera, Miss Alice iJunninjf (Lingard) aa Madame QprteryVJ wfw eminently successful. The eelf-abauflonmenf «» thi3 lady in every character shq undertajfcea gives life and reality to herimpereonattona, a&amp;A iastnJght, and indeed overy night's performance, aeoms to eclipse preceding nights in beauty of Seemo. and conception of character. Hence, with a splendid theatre and first-order artistes, the people can havo no real excuso for withholding1 their patronago from the legitimate drama. &quot;Frou Frou&quot; is a long piece, but not wearisome, consisting of five acts, full of varied incident and requiring oqual talent for its full representation, and this ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
For size, beanty of colour, and richness Of flayour in strawberries, commend us the &quot;JEdith&quot; vp~^ &quot;n by Mr G. Smith, market gardener of New* p~^ ■-..&lt;*•' And while they excel in quality, these 1 i ,CSxs ai'e equally remarkable as regards proli, .j-ribacy. Mr Smith obtained this morning as much four quarts of strawberries off 25 plants. As he will have ah unlimited supply of these plants next season those who desire to lay flown a splen* did stock tor next summer would do well to entvust him wish orders. We shall have a sample uf these Jinc str^wbQrricg p,n. ytew «$ tWa QSCO
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
■salka^ TJIOR SYDNEY AND MEL,J||||g; SJ BOURNE. The fast and favourite 5.9, II E R 0, Captain Logan, will loavo Auckland a&amp; above on MONDAY, tho Bth instant, at 12 o'clock noon. Outward Cargo will be received on board tip to 10 o'clock a.m. of day of sailing. All Passages must bo engaged at onr Ofticd For freight or passage, apply to CRUIOKSHANK &amp; CO., Agents IG, Queen-street, Auckland, 3rd January, 187 ft, 171 0 R GISBO It NE&quot; Jggjj§jsj£-*1 AND NAPIER. The s.B. GO-AHEAD Is unavoidably detained until 3 o'clock p.m. TOMORROW, 4th inst. W. LODDEIt, Manage c, ■^aTnpOiTToVERTY BAY jf2uiOr^. -^J AND EAST COAST, Sg^Mgsf^ .The Bchooder NYMPH will sail Esff3g»ss&quot;g-ig as above TO-MOItROW MORN- L ING. I For freight Or passage apply to »&lt;!^jfe&gt;&quot;F l X C U II S I O N TO MOTUT A V U&quot; ■ON SATURDAY, THE 6th INSTANT; k ! &quot;•rue 9&amp;. ; hero; Has been placed at tho disposal of tf&am...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 3 January 1877
TO BOOTMAKERS.—Wanted, a hau^ on Women's work.—W&lt; J Offer and Bristol House. Qaeen-strect, W &quot;ANTED, a good General Servant.— Mrs. Gilme-i, Hepburn-street. ANTED, a good General Servant, - Mrs. Crnlckshank, Grafton Road. WANTED, two Boys, and a trustworthy old Man who understands Bookkeeping. 11. P. Haydon, Wakefleld-street. ~V)S7~ANTED, by a respectable person, a ¥ V situation aa Housekeeper, can cook, &amp;o. .Apply at tkl3 qffloe. &quot;TSTA?S ri'Eij, tmme&lt;tißt«ijy&gt; young Man. lT&amp;sfT]£l), a ro«j«i«tttUQt Girl to assist YY In lumsa v^wk and loo&gt;r after a baby.— MiT*. Ifoapa, Cpper Bymonda-3treot. WANTED, a good General Servant in a private family at Russell, Bay of Islands. Apply at Oram's Prinoo Arthur Hotel, Hobsonstrect, Auckland. WANTED, an active young Man for town delivery.—J. Grey, Eden Crescent. WANT ED, a respectable young Girl aa General Servant.—Mrs. Calvert, Mount St. Mary, Ponsonby. W...