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TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Boru.MNvii.i.KA Gai.ahka (Amateur). — The above win easily lie propagated by layering no*. Put a link) sandy soil round the plain ; then bring tho branches down, cut half through tho brunch, put a little piece of wood in the slit, pc« ilic slit portion down inlo llie soil about tlirco inches, and stake the brunch to keep it upright. It, will tiikeall m-xi season to make plunts. They can also l&gt;u raised from cuttings in v cold frame with care in the spring. If artificial heal can be procured, they are easily struck in quantities It would make a splendid evergreen ornamental fence, but is no good for uattlu. Umnk koii LiuL'iu Mani'HK (D.G.A.).—IU-an be applied with advantage to any growing crops moderately, if given at a short distance, from the nhmt. Do not allow it to touch the foliage. In a fresh state i; is not a very safe manure, but if mixed with other liquids and allowed to stand exposed to tho air for afe.w days'it might then beuaed with mqresucri...
Kitchen Garden. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
Kitchen Garden. .Make successional sowing of cabbage and cauliflower for winter and early spring use. Celery and leeks give a good watering with liquid manure, and earth up those that are sufficiently far advanced. Good celery should always have well-blanched stalks, about a foot long, and the way to procure these is by drawing the soil from each side of the clay trench, and putting it about the stems of the plant. It is better to do this earthing-up on two different occasions, doing about six inches each time. The length of the blanched portion of a leek is also5 brought about by the same means. Harvest all crops as they ripen, especially onions and the late-planted potatoes. I'umpkins and piemclons as they ripen gather and store in a dry place ; the haulm clear away, and have tho ground manured, trenched, or dug for the reception of another crop, or sow down in green feed. Allow no ground to stand vacant during the winter : it is better in crop. Flower Garden. Continue making alte...
PRINCIPAL RACING FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
PRINCIPAL RACING FIXTURES. New Zealand. Auckland R.C. Autumn April 14 and 15 (lantcrbury J.C. Autumn April 14 and 15 Papakura ltaces April 23 Cambridge J.C. Autumn.. ..April3o and May 1 Dunedin J.C. Winter May 23 and 21 Grand National Steeplechase Meeting..May 24 Takapuna J.C. Winter Meeting May 24 Wanganui J.C. Steeplechase Meeting.. ..May 21 Hawko's ltay J.C. Steeplechases June 20 Australia. A.J.C. Autumn April 14,16,18, and 19 S.A.J.C. Autumn May in, 15, and 17 Adelaide U.C. Meeting May 24, 20 and 31
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
To Correspondents. F.D.—ln Ihe last Kastor Handicap, Norman by curried 7st 71b, Maori 7st lib, and Leonora Sst 21b. Tim Whifllor was favourite at the post. H.J.K.—Radomes was got by Leolinus from L'Oricnt, by Knight of the Crescent, from Kftyptian, by Touchstone, from Aria, by Gladiator. J.V.—l. The highest weight ever carried to victory in the A.X C. Autumn steeplechase was by Shamrock in 1875, viz., list 81b. 2. J. liac rode Kcforin last year. W.S.—Sloth is a full brother to Masquerade, being by The Drummer—Homping Girl; Boscawen by Maribyrnong — liaroness. The latter has never won a race. H.R—Tlio two heaviest weights carried by winners of the Sydney Cup wero, in ISG9. by The liarb, lOst Sib. in Sniin. lOsccs.; and last year by Darebin, !)st 81b, in Sniin. 33JSCC9, InqUIRKK. — Whou Salvage won the Great Autumn Handicap in US'!, lie carried 7st 71b and ran the U mile in L'min. lljsecs. Vangunrd's weight in the last Forbury Handicap was Sst.
NOTES BY HIPPONA. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
NOTES BY HIPPONA. The Auck'aud Racing Club Autumn Meeting takos place on Monday and Tuesday next, and my anticipations of the results of the lint day's racing, etc., will be found in another portion of this evening's issue. While Auckland sportsmen are witnessing the contest for the Easter Handicap on the green sward at Ellerslie, Christeliurcli sportsmen -will be equally busy at Ricearton, for Monday next is also the day on which the Great Autumn Handicap is to be run oil. The following are the names of those who have mado the final payment and the imposts they will carry :— St. lb. St. lb. Tasman .. ..9 5 Tim Whilller ..7 8 I.ady Kmma .. » 1 The Poet .. ..7 5 Mischief .. .. it 1 llubina .. .. 7 2 Vonsenso .. ..80 Jlatakau .. 70 VunKUurd ..83 Captain 'Webster 0 !) SnlvuKC .. ..82 Hippodamiu ■. li 1 Sou'wester ..8 1 Hazard .. ..6 3 Turquoise.. ..80 The Jilt .. ..60 Ike 8 0 l/codojinim ..CO With such a brilliant array of names, it will bo strange indeed if the race does not prove to ...
OUR LONDON FLANEUR. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
OUR LONDON FLANEUR. SOCIAL, THEATRICAL AND LITERARY. London, February 28. The Late Editor of Tire: &quot; Times&quot;—Abraham Haywaud and the &quot;Times&quot;—A Colonist at Home—Curious Manners— Asking KOR Things—More About the Fortescue— Garmoyle Ksclandre—Exit &quot; Gumboil&quot;— Miss F.s First Love-Revival ok &quot; Peril&quot; at trk Haymarket—The Great Scene of tiie Piece—A Semi-Success—An American Fiasco—&quot;Marjory's Lovers&quot; at the Court—A Srupid Play—The Queen's Journal—Nkw Novels-New Editions, &amp;c, &amp;c. London, February 2G. It is not often the London world loses two such remarkable literary men in a single week as John Chenery and Abraham Hayward. Tho late editor of the &quot; Times &quot; I knew vory little of. Ho was indeed a most difficult person to socuro as an acquaintance. Fellows who met him daily at the Athcnamm seldom got farther than a fr...
A Group of Gaol Birds. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
A Group of Gaol Birds. I was surprised, during tho cightcon months 1 was in gaol, at tho number of respoclablo men — such as solicitors, an ox-ollicor of Guards, a bank manager, a man of title, stockbrokers, cashiers, ex-officer of the army and navy, clerks, clergymen, &amp;o.—in Coldbath Fiolds. Some of these had quite lost (supposing thoy evor had any) their pristine semblancoof respectability; othors, again, rotaincd tho appearance of persons of education, and spoko and doportcd themselves as such. A lamontablo instance of tho fatal cll'ect of associating with tho scum, and tho case with which a young man of good position can acquiro tho stylo and appearance of a vagrant, was oxomplilicd in youngß . Ho was not moro than'2sor 2G, had been a subaltern in tho Guards, and camo, moreovor, of a good county stock ; and yet in six months ho had so far degenerated as to bo punished on tho day his scntenco oxpirod for stealing a loaf from a follow-prisonor. A worthy old man with gr...
Dead Eyes That Winked. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
Dead Eyes That Winked. For wonderful stories road the Paris &quot;Figaro.&quot; Horo is ono of thorn : —Dr Do la Pommcrais was executed in Juno, ISO 4, for a murder of the Palmer typo. On the night before his oxecut ion he was visited by Surgeon Vclpeau, who, aftor a fow preliminary remarks, informed him that he camo in tho interest of science, and that ho hoped for Dr. T&gt;o la Pommerais's co-opovation, &quot; You know,&quot; ho said, &quot;that ono of tho most interesting questions of physiology is as to whother any ray of momory, rellection, or real sonsibility survives in the brain of a man after tho fall of tho head.&quot; At this point the condomned man looked somewhat startled; but professional instincts at once resumed their sway, and the two physicians calmly discussed and arranged the dotails of an experiment for tho next morning. &quot;When the knife falls,&quot; said A relpean, &quot;I shall...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
A young lady, reading in a newspaper the other day of a girl having been made crazy by a sudden kiss, called the attention of her uncle, who was in the room, to this singular occurrence, whereupon the old gentleman gruflly demanded what the feol had gone crazy for. &quot; What did she_ gc crazy for ?&quot; archly returned the ingenious maiden, &quot; Why, for more, I suppose.&quot;
FEMALE POISONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
FEMALE POISONERS. All Arsonioal Solution of Fly Papors.— Unexampled Cruelty. [KKOiM OUR LONDON COKKKSI'ONDKNTj Few murdors inoro terrible or forocious can well bo imagined than tho crime—or rather long serios of crimes—for which twowomon, Catherine Flannaganand Margaret Higgins, were tho other afternoon most justly sontonced to death at Liverpool Assizes. I wrote you something about Mrs Flannagan's, caso last November, but at at that time, sho was only suspected of being a disciple of Lucrozia Borgia; in fact, as may be guessed from tho following resume of the affair) it has taken many months, much dotcctivc skill, and a prolonged trial to bring guilt home to her and her accomplice. The murders committed by thoso two inhuman wretches will take rank with the most atrocious which our criminal annals can produce, a spocially vile feature about them being that greed of money was the incentive to crime. In Soptombor of last year Thomas Hoggins, a labouring man, residing with his wife and...
HUMOUROUS CLIPPINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
HUMOUROUS CLIPPINGS. What part of a dwolling-houso would best suit a phrenologist for his study I— The scullery. An Abordonian recently bought a horso by photograph, thus literally getting the cirto licforo tho horso. &quot; What a beautiful thing, my dear, is a rosy cheek !&quot; &quot; Yes, husband, but how great the contrast when the blush settles on tho nose !&quot; A friend of a noted sculptor was boasting of tho artist's skill, when one of his auditors remarked : &quot; Your friend is doubtless a great sculptor, but he can't carve a turkey. I've seen him try and fail.&quot; &quot; Don't you remember tho next word in your lesson ? It's the word after cheese. What comes after chceso ?&quot; &quot; Mouse !&quot; exclaimed tho triumphant pupil. A musical composer, having been asked if ho had done anything lately, said &quot; Yes,&quot; his last work was a &quot; composition—with...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
Railways. |J E W ZEALAND RAILWAYS. TIME TABLE. — Ox and after APRIL Ist, 1884. AUCKLAND AND ONEHUNGA LINK. Out. Week Days. Sundays. ._.. ... . i Sat a.m. a.m.,no'n p.m.|p.m. p.m.lp.m. p.m. p.m. p.m :i mn m 0 Auckland dep. 7.15 8.40J12.0 2.0 .. 1.15 5.20 6.0 8.30 IUS 90 9 w 2 Newmarket Junction .. 7.25 8.5012.10 2.10 .. 1.25 5.30 6.10 8.40 1125 nio 9in 8 lljmueru 7.30 8.5512.15 2.15! .. 1.30 5.35 0.15 8.15 11.30 915 iik 1 rtGrcen Lane .. J .. .. .. ' &quot;* 5 aEllerslic i .. .. i .. .. 1 .. I .. li Penroso Junction .. ..I 7.15 9.1012.30 2.301 1.12A1.12 5.50 6.32 9.0 11.11 9&quot;'ft *h ale Papapa .. j .. .... 8 Onohunga arr. 7,5.5 9.2012. Joi 2.10 4.21J 1.50 6.0 ! 6.10 9.10 11.50 0.35 3.7 ONEHUNGA LINE. In. Week Days. Sundays. a.m.a.m.|a.m.|a.m. p.m.p.m.p.m.p.m.p.m.p.m. p.m.a.m.p.m. 0 Onehunga .. .. dep. 7.5 8.20! !).2O 10.10 1.0 355 1.30 5.10 6.20 0.55 9.30 10.0 5.30 aTe Papapa .. .. 1 .... 3 Pcnrose Junction .. .. 7.13 8.30|c!).30| 610.20 1.10rZ1.5 61.10 5.20 efi.3...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
TELEGRAMS. Church Saved from tlio Bailiffs, (from ock oVn cdfeuMsl'c«Jbi!j;i.} Rossell, this day. — Tlio yaohie Ai-iv.'if and Rita have arrived. The crews are Ml well. The yachts kept company &lt;£tiring the trip. ~ PataJ Row Among Maoris. ■ RussßLi, this dar.-Tho polioenian li.na go&gt;io to WhanKarimi to armrtsu for ah inimesi &lt;j: n native who died from the c.U'eetsqf '.njiiricu re ooivcd during a row amongst thomsclvcas *&quot;'ata». Slioetlag AColitCnt, MA.siiiit'roN, this &quot;clay.—A fatal ?iioof,in£ accident occurred on ilio Uppci' I'ln.itiß yesterday. Tyo sons of Mr Ribblowhitei of Fern,ridgp, woro out slioo.ting, when tho older brother fell. The gun he was carrying exploded, and tho chargo lodged in );is brother's side, killing him almost iminodiittelyi Deceased was eight years of ago, Aii inquest is proceeding co-day. An accident hdpppncd on tho railway *ork&amp; oii Thiirsdji-'. . A lhaii . liaiiicd Tini|Otliy Long had j...
THE PONSONBY REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
THE PONSONBY REGATTA. Action's Tips, At an early hour on Monday morning tlie steamer Wellington, which is to act as flagship at the Ponsonby Regatta, will bo anchored about. midway between Shelly Beach and Northcoto Wharf. Ticketholders will be conveyed on board both from Queen - streot Whnrf and Shelly Beach. At 9.30 tho first race will start, And should tho weather prove fine, a good day's sport may be expected. The largo number of iiqw boats entered in different events renders tho task of selecting the winners prophetically more than usually difficult. This is most apparent In the race for twenty-foot open sailingboats, where such firio craft as the Dream, Maacotte, and Ika ate entered. Thoro is little doubt that these will form tho first three, and, further, I fancy the Dream will bo found third; In placing tho other two I feel some hesitation, but give Wnymouth'a boat tho preference. She ia the favourite for anything like heavy weather, although Bailoy's uoat will bo vory heavi...
THE KENNEDY FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
THE KENNEDY FAMILY. An event of great interest to all natives of the Land o' Cakes, &quot;frae Maidenkirk to John o' Groats,&quot; is announced, viz., the opening of the Kennedy Family for a short season in the Choral Hall on Monday evening next. The proverb has it that &quot; a Scotchman is never at home unless when he is abroad,&quot; and we opine there are not a few hundreds in and around Auckland who will gladly avail themselves of the opportunity now afforded of spending an ideal &quot;twa hours at hame.&quot; The Lowland Scot ■will have his recollections of the place of his nativity revivified by such songs as &quot;The Laird o' Cockpen,&quot; &quot;Jock o' Hazeldean,&quot; &quot;When the Kye Come Hame,&quot; &quot; The Barrin' o' the Door,&quot; &amp;c.; those of the North will revel in such fragments as &quot;Gin I wero where Gadie Kins,&quo...
St. Jacob's Oil Invincible. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
St. Jacob's Oil Invincible. (To tlib Editor c'f EveninS ST,ifej I'p.ir Mr,-I wish to add my, tostiniqriy -to tho !'• i ilUx?' ?', , • t:&quot;';i' p.l-1-&quot;11'&quot;'' cinraiv, St. .'aeo.b'3 •I. .'«^;;^ii:&quot;.,:,,:,, t &lt;-~Mit li (.orf,. from timo ;■' :nnr,r:,;„•,..■;,,,,0 K ,.; -■;•!,MM,. iro,,i perSiihsof 1 !iin:, res&quot; (■li,! l jii:y, and living satisfied my. j.-.l r,. t|,r :.:■■■■: i; ..-■,■. -;i M IKo cure&quot;, effected, I (.ii:.::ti_.:.l :i «,!(!(,, sraiToTy t.opip.ijit would aucm-.i in r, lisnnu &gt;»c; lor tho prtat =itovcn i'i'»!!!.s I i,:,vc :&lt;u lured uevcroly from a pain:l .■i&quot;;^.; ~f s, i;:|ica. wliicli, in Hpitc of tho Hi-.-ii ;■.■!,(! !.viit;!irm on Hip p/ivt of my nienii (Ml lulviecr, c;n:!!.&lt;:r,l to hold its own- in my ■&gt;.-tnu. ill si;v;i ::&lt; liist l.cwp.u to In; nUbcleil, •■■:■■! :ny Vv'i';l&quot;. !.y 'Mil v-'ryiniiciil-ciln...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 12 April 1884
Ecclesiastical. YOUNU MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, Coiner of V rclleslev and Albert-strode. — Meeting for United Prayer THIS (Saturday) Evening, at 7.30. A BIBLE HEADING wtll he Riven. Friendsnro cordially Invited. A BIBLE CLASS for MKN ovcry SUNDAY Afternoon, from 3 till 4. UT. PAUL'S CHURCH.—Eahtkk-day.— 7 a.m.. Holy Coimminlon | 8 a.m., Holy Communion; U a.m., Festival Service, Holy Communion (choral), nlul Sermon by the Incumbent; 3.30 p.m., Cliildron's Service, with Address by Hoy. Vfc 11. H. Jcrvois, M.A.; 0.30 p.m., Festival Scrvico, anil Sermon by the Incuinboiit. CIT. MATTHEW'S CHURCH, — TOk3 MORUOW (Easter Day).-8 o'clock a.m.i Holy Communion; 11 o'clock a.m.. Morning Prayer and Holy Communion i 3 o'clock p.m.. Children's Service i half-past 6 o'clock p.m., Scryieo by Incumbent, &quot;Individuality and the Vision of the Magdalene.&quot; Services, Jackson in F ; Amhtim, &quot; This la tlio Day.&quot; ST. MARY'S, Piirn.ll. — Easter Eve (Saturd...