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Death. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
Death. BROWN.—On February 23, at her residence. Great North Road, the beloved wife ot 8. P. Brown (late of H.M. Customs), aged 62 years. Tbe fnneral will leave her late resldenca tomorrow (Saturday), at halt-past three o'clock. Friends are invited. v
The Evening Star: WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED The Evening News, The Morning News and The Echo. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
The Evening Star: WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED The Evening News, The Morning News and The Echo. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1882. For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance For the future In the distance, And th* good that we can do. a thoroughly honest and disinterested Government will be glad to bavo all its public acts strictly canvassed. The beauties of a modest purity are only discoverable in their fullness by patient search. It is such thoughts as these that load us humbly to inquire why the Government are importing Westport coal for onr railways at 24s a ton, with 2s Cd charges, making 26s Gd per ton, when an unlimited supply of Waikato coal of equal quality may, under contract, be obtained in trucks on the line for 10s per ton. We have little doubt that the intelligence that this is actually being done will astound moat people—bat it Is absolutely true. Westport coal is nsod on the Onehunga and Northern lines at a net loss to the Government of 12s 6d on...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
Since the beginning of tne year the City Council have issued close on 400 registered dog collars. This number is a good deal under the issue of previous years and is &lt; probably owing to the fact that several saburban governments fixed the registration fee at ss, whereas the fee charged in the City is double that amount. A woman named Mra Parsons, wife of a resident at Onehunga, died' in the Hospital at an early hour this morning. She was brought, to tbe institution on Monday Just, suffering from diarrbma, and she then had a black eye also, while subsequently she complained of having received certain lurts. , A fair house again greeted the Mastodon | Minstrels last evening. &quot;The Slave's Revenge &quot; is in active preparation. We understand that Miss Ada Ward who has made a hit in a piece vailed &quot;Mad&quot; at Melbourne, is expected to arrive in Auckland in a few weeks. A bonus of £50 is offered by Mr J. C. Firth to any person who d...
FIRE IN QUEEN-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
FIRE IN QUEEN-STREET. THE WAVEBLEY HOTEL GUTTED, Qukkn-strekt, after several months' immunity, has again been visited by tho tire fiend. Shortly before two o'clock this morniug, tho Waverley Hotol, owned by the City Council, and leased by Mr George I. Pinter, was discovered to bs on tire. The flames burst out of one of the upper story windows, and on the arrival of tho Fire Brigade the conflagration had obtained a good bold on the upper story. Mr Bold, a mcs&amp;ungcr at tho Post-office, had tho lirehose belonging to that institution run out, and mauagca to get a good stream ot water on the flames almost as soon as tbo I''i&gt;e Brigade bad tbeir appliances at work. 'I he great effectiveness of tho City water supply was illustrated by the c lerity with which tho conflagration was mastered. Iv throe minutes after tho water was got on, the danger wan over. Miss Donucly, sue of the barmaids, had a somewhat narrow escape. Constable Bowman, who was on duty at the lower en...
CRICKET MATCHES TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
CRICKET MATCHES TO-MORROW. Onbhotua v. West Xnd, Domain, 2 p.m. West Knd—Arnoil, Goleman, Maoky, Mitchell, laaao, King, Whlteslde, Waker, Mason,Colgan,and Butler. Onohunga—Brenoan (3), Donovan, Patten, Mnrdocb, GarreU, Brown, Jeffrey, Beavers, and Burr; emergency, Kostwood. West Knd v. Onohuuga (bid elevens). — West End —Brown, Borry, Lewia. llanna, Laxon, Waters, Baker, Courtajno, Chapman, Mourn, and Woods; emergency, Talbot. Onohnnga— Laoby, Slulgan, liiookflold, Howard, J. Harris, H. Hitrris, Slialdrick, Black, Lawton. Hills, and SUinnor: emei&lt;?oncles, Cnlien and Greenwood, Victoria v. Kden.-A criolcet match will bo played on Saturday, in tho Domain.—Victoria! Holilshtp (3), «Bhton (2), Unison, Barton, Brighton, Juilioche. Carlyle, Keej, Dymock. Emergencies—Brighton, Kills. ' North Shore United 2nd eleven y. Gordon, (Domain No 2 Wicket).-North Shore—Sibbin (2), Johnston (2), Miocol, Sims, Wynyard (2), Bartley, Pitts, and Coloan. Gordon—Ansenne, Clayton, Gonld, Humlln, ...
CABLEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
CABLEGRAMS. [Kbutek's Telkgbams.] LONDON, February 23. The Bank of England has to-day reduced its rate of discount to 5 per cent. THE DEATH OF COUNT SCHOUVKLOFF. ST. PETERSBURG, February 23. Count Schouveloff, whose death was announced yesterday, is not the well-known Ambassador of that name, but Count Schouvaloff, Commandant-General of the Kusaian Guards. BISMARCK ASKS RUSSIA TO EXPLAIN. BERLIN, February 23. Prince Bismarck has demanded of the Russian Government an exposition of the recent speech of General Skobeloff to the Servian students at Paris, in which he made a warm diatribe against the Germans and predicted that war between Russia and Germany was inevitable. OPPOSITION TO MR BRADLAUGH. LONDON, February 22. Mr Corbett will, it is announced, oppose Mr Bradlaugh in the election for Northampton. DEATH OF COUNT SCHOUVALOFF. ST. PETERSBURG, February 22. Count Schouvaloff died to-day, aged fiftyfour.
AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
AUSTRALIAN. THE RUSSIAN ADMIRAL INCENSED. MELBOURNE, February 23, The Russian Admiral Aslambegoff has communicated with the Victorian Government regarding the publication in the Melbnurno Age of a fictitious despatch from the Russian Government relative to the defouces of Hobson's Bay. The despatch, it appoared, was published as a joko. Tho Admiral, however, expressed to the Government his annoyance nt the publication, and it has transpired that the Governor and Ministers have expressed their regret, and furnished an explanation to Admiral Aslambogoff regarding tbe alleged despatch. THE OUTWARD SUEZ MAIL, MELBOURNE, this day. Sailed this morning : Steamship Albion, for the Bluff. Sho takea tho English mail via Suez, which arrived here yesterday, MELBOURNE, February 23. Mr Walker, Constitutionalist, has been elected for Boroondara in tbe place of Mr Murray Smith, who has been appointed Agent-General in London. MAIL STEAMEK SAILED. SVDNiSY, February 23. Sailed, this afternoon: The R.M...
SCINTILLATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
SCINTILLATIONS. &quot; Ho brief, (or it la with words as with snnboamß; the moro they are condensed the eloepor they burn.&quot;—Southky. Tho life of service is tbo noblest possible, Publish your joys, but conceal your sorrows. There is food for much reflection in tho Arab proverb, &quot;All sunshine makes tho dosert.&quot; Lovo is tho supreracst influence in the universe, and self-sacrifice is its noblest expression. Where much is forgiven, there must be much love. Tho giving that costs is tho giving thai counts. Mr Herbert, of the Union Saah and Door Company, has tendered his resignation. Queen Caroline, of Saxony, it seriously ill, through eating too much jam. She tastes too freely while making. The Wesleyan Conference, in Melbourne, resolved to support tho present Education Act, and oppoae any grant to any denotuiuational party. Believe and live for eternity. The present is only tho dint dawn of onr being. No man can do the beat work that is in hi...
CITY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
CITY COUNCIL. The fortnightly meeting of the City Council was held last evening. There were present: Hia Worship the Mayor (J. M. Clark, Esq.) in the chair, Crs. Goldie,, Fleming, Montague, Aickin, Thompson, Waddell, Crowther, and Uffer. Water Supply.—Letter from the Secretary of the Harbour Board, enclosing sketch of wharf, and asking that provision be made for the supply of water to vossels berthed at points indicated on the plan.—The Engineer reported tb»t the cost would be £13 10s, and the application was granted. Price of UAS.— The Secretary of the Auckland Gas Company wrote announcing a reduction in the price of gas. -Cr. Offer drew attention 10 inadequate lighting in Wellesley-street.- Letter received. Building Permit.—Messrs Mills and Co. applied for a building permit tor a structure to be erected in Albert-street.— The Surveyor had refused a permit, because the distance of the proposed iron building from the surrounding wood buildings was not stated.—Referred to the Public ...
RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT. Yestkbday (Concluded), (Beforo J, E. Macdonald, Esq., KM.) Young v. Shine.—Claim, £20.—Shine v. Young.-Claim, £6 15a lid.—Mr Hudson Williamson, Crown Solicitor, for Shine, and Mr K. Browning for Young.—The parties in these cross-cases were residents at the Great Barrier island—Young, a gumdieger, and Shine, a $torekeeper. YouDg had an account at Shine's store, and owed a balance which he could cot meet and left the island to seek employment in Auckland. Shine, finding that Young had gone on board, seized Young's carpet bag an&lt;l swag, and in a rage threw them into the sea. Money and clothing, value £20, were thus lost to Young, and for which he claimed.—Defendant said he *as often victimised by gnm-diggers, and there was no means of redress at tbe Great Barrier. — Finally His Worship assessed tbo damage, some of the property having been picked up on the beach, at £12 19s Id, without costs, and in the second case, judgment with costs was given f...
SMALL-POX STAMPED OUT IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
SMALL-POX STAMPED OUT IN SYDNEY. The following telegram has been sent by the N.S.W. Government to Sir Henry; Parkes, the Hon. Saul Samuel, Agent- General iv London, and to the Governments of Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania :—&quot; The Board ot Health reports that there has not been a casp of small-pox in Sydney since the 26'tk ultimo, and that there is not now a house In quarantine ; indeed, so far as is known, New South Wales is free from the disease with the exception of the cases at the Quarantine Station and Sanitorium, where all are progressing satisfactorily.&quot; The following telegram has also been sent to all the colonies :—&quot; The Board of Health has submitted tho following resolution, which has been approved of by this Government, viz., That this Board having regard to the experience acquired by the health officer of the port of Sydney during 30 years,continuous performance of the duties of b...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
The Parliament of New South Wales voted the sum of £100,000&quot;for tho purpose of providing recreation grounds for the people of that country. It lias been 'apportioned by Sir Henry Parkes among the following localities:—Balraain, Canterbury, Bondi, Camperdown, West Maitland,' Wallsend, Macdonaldtown, Bur wood,' P,eterabam, and Morpeth. ■ ■■.«■■
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
SPORTING NOTES. &quot;No Jupiter auldem omnibus placet.&quot; THK Dunedta Oup, run yesterday, hag r »' m ii . in ua complete a boil over as could poraihit t imagined Of oourse, as yet. we Auoklar&amp;J2 are ignorant as to whether Lady Bmmaom. i? the betting at the laet moment, bui no £F5?«!? nesday night she stood at 10 to 1, a lonar m for anything in a field of ten or twelve Ith 7 ? I will not bo exaggerating if I that .ft, mare was not baoked for a penny ni«n« i Auckland. Afterherrunnlngin the Waiiiart. Cup. where she oould only get fourth to bKi n easily beaten by the Pout who wm^ 10,™^ away from the second horse, it tootSr™ ' certainty that 2 miles was beyond her mS^ let alone two and a distance, and here * »S2* nlgnt later she pops In and wing tha hL «SS of N.Z. What conclusion can be draws tram tM • As the mare was really pink on the WeUuwtn,? Cup day and oould not bo got fitter dlnoe »v»? all I can say it looks very pSar &amp; say the leaet. Sh...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
ATHLETICS. Three oraoK Australian pedestrians, vJz.W If. Freeman, (sprinter), OBrlen, duller), and O Connor, (waJklst), have started on a tour, tho aim of which is angland. Them they will be open to hack themselves against the best ruaners and walkers of the day. They are at present In Dunedin, bat will work northwards, and r. ach Auckland about the middle of Mai oh. O'Brien has done the mile within one second of the fastest time on record, and considering ha won the mile race bandiosp at Dnnedin in 4,40j &quot;easily&quot; he must be no slouch, for there Is nothing in New Zealand to make him stretoh himself. Freeman has a grand reoord of wins to show, but as his nama itj quite itrange to me, and I saw a par In the Australasian wherein Aplett was mentioned v the Sprinter of tne party, I fancy that he has adopted a norn ac coarse. Applett beat Goodfellow, and Goodfellow beat nearly every man in England, no if itshould be Aplett he will sustain tuo honour of onr oolonl...
ENTRIES FOR WANGANUI RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 24 February 1882
ENTRIES FOR WANGANUI RACES. Handicap Hurdles.—Clarence, The Ag'wt, Monk. Totara, Cat ahem, Chevalier. Wxight-fob-Agfe Hobsleb.—Clarence, The Agent. Monk, Catohem. Town Pl iTr.—Virginia Water, Grand Duohesp, Sir Modred, Satanalla, Camella, kjilwat Flutv.—Camella, Dauphin, Virginia Water. Ktncraig, gomnos. Grand Duchess, Slander filly. Saplmo Srociia. — Gabble (late Albaiy), Raooootlte, Telltale flily, First Water, Balgownie, Orphan, Landseor, Fame. Daphne, Armonrer, Rally, Am* a in, Seashull, True Sine. Gem. Mafd of Kcoleston. Uiidw Platt,—lallj-ho, (Jornine, Kincrafg, Totara, Frivolity, Holy Dublin, Bonny J.'oon, Odd Trick. Dkhby. — Taipo, Kcoleston. Odd Trick. Lord of tha HlUs, Rongoa. Vesper, Minerva, Holy Dublin, Bonoy Doon, Fathom, Kir.