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ARRIVAL OF THE COMERANG. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
ARRIVAL OF THE COMERANG. The p.s. Comerang, Captain Chrisp, left the Bay of I-lands at 2.30 p.m. yesterday, and arrived in harbour at 8.30 a.m. to-day. Passengers—Mr. and Mrs. Dargaville, and two others. Cargo—l2o tons coals, Buy of Islands Company ; 20 bales flax, Must and Co. The steamers Glo-Ahead and Samson were lyingat Russell when the Comerang left, and the Magellan Cloud arrived there last night from the Thames.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
COMMERCIAL. Evening Stae Office, Wednesday afternoon. Messrs. S Cochrane and .so held a sale of landed property at their mart, to-day. The following is a list of the properties sold : -' To-roomed house, Hobson-street, together ■with the allotment, having a frontage of twenty-five feet, for the sum of £310 ; fiftr acres, at Hamilton East, brought 5s 6d per acre; town allotment, at West Hamilton ■with small cottage erected thereon, fetched £8 10s ; and forty acres., parish Maungakaramta, £3 10a. : &quot;- Mr. GL W. Binney reports having sold by auction at his mart to-rlay, ex late arrivals from the South:—Wheat, from 3s lid to 5s lid ; Wilson flour, 12s to 17s 6d. The remainder of the grain offered was withdrawn. The same firm quitted sulinna raisirs at 6|d ; new currants, 6I ; Keillor's lemon-peel, Is 8, d.; Colman's mustard, B£d to lld per lb.; vestas, 7d&quot;; arrowroot, 5d per lb.; oranges, from 9s to 9s 6d ; and lemons, irom 5s to 7s. A farm of 460 acres, in the...
CHIEF POST-OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
CHIEF POST-OFFICE. Mails will close as under :— For Tauranga and Opotiki, per Tauraaga, this day, at 5 p.m. For Napier, per s.s. Keera, this day, at 5 p.m. For Thames, this clay, at 5.30 p.m., and to- morrow, at 10 n,m and 5.30 p.m. For Kapanga, per Lalla Eookh, to-morrow, at 10.30 a.m. For Wangarei, , &amp;c., per ss. Go-Ahead, to-morrow, at 4.30 p.m., and per Samson, onFrirlay, at 3.30 p.m. For Russell and Kawakawa, per Co-nerang, on Friday, 4th inst., at 1 30 p.m. For Fiji, per s.s. Auckland, on Saturday, sth inst., at 2 p.m. For Tauranga, Napier, and the Southern Provinces, per s.s. Lord Ashlpy, on Saturday, sth inst, at 4 p.m. Late letters and telegrams for transmission from the Napier Station will be received at this office till 4.30 p.m. Mails for the undermentioned places, per s.s. City of Melbourne, will close at this office on Monday, 7th* November, as follows: — For Sandwich Islands, British Columbia, United states of America, British Central and South America, Br...
The Evening Star. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
The Evening Star. WEDNESDA Y, NOVEMBER 2, 1870. Having so warmly urged that a requisition should be prepared asking Mr. Vogel to b come a candidate tot the representation of a city electorate, we feel special satisfaction at the triumphant success which last night attended bis first meeting with his constituents. The crowded state of the hall, the character and position of those assembled, and the interest manifested in. the proeet dings, combined to make the meeting an unusual one; and it was hard to resist the conviotion that the candidature of the Colonial Treasurer before a remote and rural constituencyJWould hare been a public loss. We had an impression that Auckland was pliblieispirited enough to protest against the do-nothing policy that would %r consign these magnificent islands to a continuance of the position of a fifth-rate colony, for ever whii.ing and looking dismally into the future; and we are glad to see t^at it requires but a hand to touch the proper chord to awake ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
An emergency meeting of Lodge Waitemiifa, 689, E.G., will be held thia evening, at the Masonic Hotel. By the arrival of the Keera yesterday evening, &quot;we are in receipt of Hawkc's Bay files to the 28th ult. They contain no items of interest to Auckland readers. We see, by advertisement, that Mr. H. J. Woods' carefully selected stock of stationery and musical instruments, Ac, also over one hundred volumes of books, among which will be found some really first-class work*, are to be sold by auction, without re serve, on Thurday next, by Messrs. Cochrane and Son, at Mr. Bonnington's rooms, Wellesler-street. . v Notice is giren of meetings to be held in the estates of Thomas James Allen and Alfred Eustace.—John Leydon intends to apply for his order of discharge on the 15th instant.— Notice is given in reference to the windiDgup of the Auckland Saw Mill Company. The monthly inspection of the Auckland Artillery and Naval Volunteers was held last evening at the Drill-shed, Fort ...
PRINCE ALFRED TO VISIT AUCKLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
PRINCE ALFRED TO VISIT AUCKLAND. We understand that Commodore Stirling, in H.M.S. Clio, accompay.ied by H.M.S. Galatea, H,K,H. the Pake of Edinburgh, are expected to arrive in Auckland about the Ist December. The Galatea will probably remain about a month, and the Prince will visit Botorua and the Hot Springs. H.M.S. Virago is expected to show up about the 18th instant.
MR. HELLER. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
MR. HELLER. On to-morrow evening the peculiar and most fascinating entertainments of this conjuror, who-e fame, has been heralded in all the Southern papers, will commence in the City ETali. In default of having ourselves witnessed his remarkable performances, we cannot do better than reproduce the following extract from a Nelson paper, being one of scores of similar notices which we have observed in our Southern files : — &quot; UELtEB. —Oowd?d houses every nighfc have testified to the extraordinary interest which this talented professor has excited amongst us. Peerless among all his compeers who have undertaken to amuse and mystify a fselson audience ; professedly somatic, yet to his audience so far above the ordinary &quot;legerdemain&quot; of the profession that he'might be thought to possess some potent diablerie, altogether ultra-corporeal, he shovrs a facility and neatness whi'h are, in a high degree, artistic. The Dessicated Canaries, the Cabalistic C...
THE COLONIAL TREASURER. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
THE COLONIAL TREASURER. MEETING OF ELECTORS Onk of the largest meetings that has been held in Auckland, took pl»ee last night, in the hall of the Mechanics' Institute, to hear the. Hon. Julius Vogpl iv addressing the elector* of City East. The hall wns ciammed in every part, large numbers cv wded round the windows outside, and around the building everyplace within reach of t'&quot;'e speaker's voice. Th • chair was occupied by Mr. J, T. Boylan, nnd the meeting contained almost all persons of position and influence in the city. The speaker, who was constantly interrupted by warm and prolonged anplause, reviewed the whole policy of the Government of which he is a member, and the legislation effected last session of Parliament. After the candidate had been put through his &quot; catechism&quot; in the usiial manner, a vote of confidence in Mr. Vope as a representative of City East, was carried amid applause, which lasted for some minutes, only four persons havin...
LATEST SOUTHERN-TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
LATEST SOUTHERN-TELEGRAMS. The s.s. Keera, which arrived yesterday, brings us Napier files to the 29th instant., and the following Jater telegrams : — WRLLINGTON, October 23.—The. Luna has just sailed with Commissionerßrannigan and 36 Constnbulary, and a supply of arms, accoutrements, &amp;c., for Napier, Wairoa, Turanganui, and Tauranga. The natives in those districts are all quiet. HOKITIKA October 26.—A murderous assault with a tomahawk was made lust night upon a woman named Kilner, by her husband.- Her depositions were taken at midnight, as her life was despaired of. She is better to-day, though not considered out of danger. Assaults on women have been rather frequent of late. BLUFF. October 27. —The Q-othenburg arrived this evening, having left Hobson's Bay on the 22nd. She brings 330 tons cargo. DUNEDIN&quot;. October 26.—The ship James Nicol Fleming has arrived here after a passage of 84 days from Glasgow. —The trial o.f the case, Anderson v. Burke, occupied e...
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
THE WAR. The following telegrams are additional to those published by us yesterday : — September 26. At the battle of tbe 19 th, a panic occurred among the Zouaves, in the right wing. _ The reports of street fighting m Paris are unfounded. The Prussians occupy Orleans. 'If Tlriers has arrived-at St. Petersburg Strasbourg surrendered on the 27th- Paris calls upon the country to disavow action of Ministers, and fight to the bitter Prussian despatches say that the G-irdo Mobile is deserting, and that 200 have been shot, for disobedience. The heights of Villugia, fo-ir miles from Paris, have been captured. 30th September M. Thieva has been received in St. Petersburgh by Gortsctiakoff, but not by the Emperor of Russia. The Chinese are preparing for war, and ugly rumours «re coming from Northern Inrlia. The French say they can hold out in Paris all the winter. Ou September 21st, a Prussian corps, estimated at 15,000 men, were repulsed with considerable loss between Champions and Kissens, ...
CRUISE OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS (MISSION SCHOOLER). [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
CRUISE OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS (MISSION SCHOOLER). BISHOP PATTESON'S VISIT TO THE ISLANDS EARTHQUAKE AT SUNDAY ISLAND. The Melanesian Mission schooner Southern Cross has returned from her cruiso in the Western Pacific. From the report of Captain Jacobs and private sources we have obtained the following interesting report of her voyage : Ihe Southern Cross left here on her second cruise to the Islands on the llth August, and arrived off Norfolk Island? on the 23rd, after a very stormy passage, having to contend with west and north-west gales. Landed the Bishop, but could not land the stores at the settlement, there was such a heavy surf; she went to the Cascades, east side of the island, where sho landed all her stores. Next diiy the Bishop and the Rev. Mr. Codrington came on board, with some of the scholars who were returning to see their people, some of whom had been absent three years.. The Southern Cross had a very good passage to Banks' Island, arriving at Mota on Sept 1. Here the...
MR EASTWOOD AT THE PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
MR EASTWOOD AT THE PUBLIC MEETING. To tbe Editor of the Evening Stab. Sir, —The meeting last evening did not, I consider, show Mr. Eastwood fair play. The right of expressing one's opinion is a privilege that should not be violated. It is very unfair to howl a man down desirous of expressing his views upon a particular subject. Such conduct as was shown to Mr. Eastwood last night would iiot be tolerated in any other free country. Freedom of speech and expression of opinion is the basis of a country's greatuess. I know Mr. Eastwood to be a straightforward and honest citizen. He entertains, I confess, many ideas to which I am opposed, but I consider he Has a right to express them, and to express them when he thinks fit, as long as they are not obnoxious to his fellow-citizens in general.—l am, &amp;c, , - ,^ Young Jonathan. [We agree with the spirit of our correspondent's remarks. Unfortunately the public seeiii to .have made up their minds about Mr. Eastwood; and deeming tlia...
FREE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
FREE TRADE. To the Editor of the Evening Stab. gin, As many have not carefully enquired into the causes lor establishing free trade in the old country, it would not perhaps be out of place to say a few words respecting it. The old country, as far as free trade is concerned, and the benefits ifc deserves from it will riot bear contrasting * with, this country. Ours is a country with an overgrown population, requiring more things for the use and consumption of the people than its limited space will produce. This wa9 the main reason why the ports of Great Britian were'thrown op&gt;-n to other countries, and not Bimply for the sake of competition to effect a reduction in the price of articles of her. mauufac'.ure and growth. Now New Zealand is large enough to produce all she' requires for the consumption of her people, and abounds in natural resources. We do not yet want free trade here, we must be self-dependant and reliant first, and until we are compelled to fall back upon ou...
SHOTOVER NO. 1 GOLD MINING COMPANY (REGISTERED). [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
SHOTOVER NO. 1 GOLD MINING COMPANY (REGISTERED). At a meeting of directors held thig mornW a dividend of 2s. 6d. per share was deckJi payable next &quot;Wednesday, the 9th inst. *^ intention being to offer the accumulated*/ ~s for sale by public tender in the meanti. w After pa)ment of this dividend and all o|fc standing accounts to date, there will jk main a sum of about £1800 to the credit of the company to meet future expenses. Tfa yields for the past four months show y e * favorably for the prospect of regular diriu dends for future months. They were v follows :—July, 817 ozs. 13 dwts.; August 697 ozs. 14 dwts. ; September, 1326 ozg . * and for the past month, 1396 ozs. f One very important feature in the iainino operations of the company is that the main shaft hns now been carried down to a point which will enable the manager to open out on the junction of the main lode with the Long Drive leader.
POLICE COURT —Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
POLICE COURT —Wednesday. (Before W. 0. Daldy and L. D. Nathan, Esqs. Justices.) .... ~..,..,' Drunkenness. —W. Costello and Bridget Hawkesley, for first offences, were fined 5b and costs, or to be imprisoned 24 hours j and Letitia Hughes, for a third offence was fined 20a and to be imprisoned seven days. Eobert Swanson forfeited bail. Highways Acr. —John Probertwas charged by Herbert Asbton with refusing to pay £•(} 4s 2d, rates due to the Karangahape Highway.Board. Mr. Lusk for the prosecution, Mr.'Wynn for the defence. Herbert Ashion, Collector to the Karnngahape Highway Board produced the Assessment 8011. Mr. &quot;Wynn objected that fhe rate? of various allotments had been lumped into one sum, sued for contrary to the terms of the Act, and Mr. Lusk admitted that the parties bringing the information had wrongly stated the_case,jmd it was dismissed with costs.
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 2 November 1870
POLICE COURT. The following is the rota for attendance of Magistrates at th&quot;c Police Court for the week: endmg Saturday, November 5. Thursday, November 3 : Messrs. J. Dilworlh and J. A. Gilfillan Friday,- November 4: and T. B. Gillies. Saturday,' November 5 : Messrs. W. A. Graham and T. Henderson. : Messrs. H. GilfilUtt