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The Evening Star: WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED The Evening News, Morning News, and Echo. THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
The Evening Star: WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED The Evening News, Morning News, and Echo. THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1886. For the cauie that lacks assistance, For the wrong that need* reaiaUnce, For the future in the distance, And the good that we can do, The decision of Mr Justice Richmond on the powers of Licensing Committees is less important as affecting the reputed authority of the committees to cancel licenses almost at their discre&quot; tion than as a lucid and just dissertation upon the spirit in which they ought, in all cases, to administer the law, The issue upon which the case was tried is totally different from that which Mr Justice Gillies decided in favour of the committees. The right to cancel a license during its currency is a much nicer question than the power to refuse a renewal on grounds set out in the Act as being within the discretion of the committees. But though it may be true that,very large and arbitrary powers still remain in the hands of the committees, ...
Borrowing Policy of the Government. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
Borrowing Policy of the Government. Sir George Grey's dictum in his recent address at Rangiora, that&quot; necessary public works should be carried on, but borrowing for that purposo should be limited by the necessity,&quot; expresses very tersely the only safe policy for New Zealand to pursue at the present crisis. There are, however, good reasons for apprehending that the Government (however ready they may be to steal other portions of Sir George Grey's polay) will not be guided by the teachings of experience in this important matter, but will persist in a policy of a &quot;spirited&quot; kind, which will embrace public works which are' both unnecessary and undesirable. In his Auckland address, Sir Julius Yogel predicted &quot; a most serious disaster throughout the colony&quot; if any cessation of public works took place; and that danger, which was then urged as a reason1 for drawing ujion the North Island Trunk Railway loan for gen...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
It is stated in our cable messages to-day that Sir VVm. F. D. Jevvois will probably assume tho governorship of Capo Colony on the expiry of his term of offico here, and that ho will be succeeded by Sir William Robinson, the present governor of South Australia. Sir Alex, Stuart has conferred with tho Government of Canada on the subject of the proposed new cable line to Australia by way of Vancouver Island and Auckland. The proposals of Earl Granvillo on the subject of assisted emigration to the colonies embrace a desire to know how much the colonies would contribute towards tho passago money of emigrants of the artizan clacs from England. Her Majesty the Queen has laid the foundation of a new Medical Hall on the Thames Embankment. There are Bigns of trouble still apparent in Eastern Europe, as Prince Alexander, of Bulgaria, is ineisting upon a life appointment to the Governorship of Rouinolia. A third death from arsenical poisoning is reportod from Bordertown, Victoria, but all the o...
Power of Assignees in Bankruptey. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
Power of Assignees in Bankruptey. (BY TELEGRAPH—PRESS ASSOCIATION.) New Plymouth, this day. In- the District Court thia morning, Judge Rawson delivered judgment in the case of Humphries and Son, bankrupts, v. jthe Deputy Official Assignee. This was a summons to Bhow cause why the decision of the Deputy Official Assignee should not be reversed in tho estate of E. D. Humphries and Son refusing the proof of tho claim of Wm. Bayly for £2,135 lGs 3d given by Mr Humphries to his wife, and endorsed by her to W. Bailey with tho interest at ,124 por cent, thereon. His Honor, in sustaining the disallowance of proof by tbe Assignee, and refusing to roverse it, said:—&quot; To hold such a secret und extraordinary transaction aB that rated would interfere seriously with commercial transactions, for it appears to him that the nature of claim on the part of Mr William Humphries was one of the mildest character, and he regretted so much of the estate should have to be expended in resenting ...
A MAORI SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
A MAORI SUICIDE. (BY TELEGRAPH-PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Wanganui, this day. A Maori woman named Hoenga Napu, who has been missing sinco Monday night, was found drowned to-day. When last seen, sho was under the influence of liquor, and was then crossing the bridge to the camping ground. It is rumoured that her hußband had beaten her a few nights previously, but ho denies this. An inqueßt will be hold.
THE NELSON SPRINGFIELD RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
THE NELSON SPRINGFIELD RAILWAY. Tho Government and the Syndicate. (BY TELEGRAPH.— I'BESS ASSOCIATION.) Wellington, this day. No further telegrams have been received with reference to tho construction of the Nelson- Springiield Railway, The Government have for some timo been in communication with tho Agent-General and tho syndicate on this subject, and it is considered jjrobablo that tho wholo question will be discussed at a meeting of the Cabinet this afternoon. The contract entered into between the Syndicate and the New Zealand Government, under which the former had to pay a deposft of £5,000 within twelve months, expired in January, and the contract has, therefore, been formally broken, but as it is optional for eithor party to break tho agreement the Government will take no action,
THAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
THAMES. (From Our Own Correspondent.] This day. Moanataiari.—The breaking down of tho Darwin reef in the winze took place to-day, and nlthough no gold was observed, the quartz obtained from this winze, and in which no gold was seen, has produced 2oz 13dwfc retorted gold. S.vxox.— The leaders in the drive at No. 3 level appear to be gradually coming together, and will probably form one compact body of quartz shortly. Colours of gold are seen in the quartz coming to hand from the riso and stopes on No. 3 reef, No. 5 levol. Nkw Amornia.—Mr Williams and party, tributers, have banked 35ozs 2dwts gold. Tho La Monte Furnace As a result of smoking operations in tho La Monte furnaco for the past sixteen days, l,ls_ozs lOdwts of bullion have been refined, and were lodged in tho Bank of New Zealand last evening. It is estimated there is a similar amount yet on hand which has not been reiinod The proportion of gold to silver is stated to bo about one-third Tho bullion was on view in tbe Bank of...
OHINEMURI. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
OHINEMURI. (From Oim Own Correspondent. Paeroa, this day. Mr G, T. Wilkinson's interviow with the Ngatikiko natives has resulted in an arrangement being made to alter tho line of survoy for tho Thames-Te Aroha railway so as to avoid traspasßsing on tho burial place at the Pukohangi block, and Mr Wotherby's staff has again resumed surveying operations. Karanoahakk, this day. Mr Montgomery, of the School of Mines celobrity, arrived here yesterday. Be brought with him a complete assay plant, and. experimental class work begins tonight. Waiui, this day. The latest news from this district is to tho effect that tho show of gold in the bottom of tho Silverton winzo is just as good, if not bettor, than over, and a few pounds of good picked stone are grassed I every shift. The contractors for extending the low level are making splendid headway, and connection with the winze should be effected in about ten days' time. Martha Extended.—The Company's battery is again hungup for want of water, a...
AUCKLAND FISHERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
AUCKLAND FISHERIES. Thk party of Scotch fishermen and farmers, seventeen in number, who arrived here by tho lonic, have not yet definitely decided in what direction their operations shall be directed, neither in which part of the colony they will ultimately settle. Messrs May and Henderson, with their families, left for Lyttelton by the Tarawera to-day, one reason for their departure being the heat of the weather during their stay here, and another that they desire to make inquiries with reference to the opening that is said to exist for farming in the South Island. The party, as a whole, were delighted with Auckland, except for the warmth of the climate, and aro not certain that they will not oventuully commence work here. Mr May, who is the principal of the party, is much impressed with tho capabilities of this port for tho carrying on of an oxtenßivo fishing trade for both local supply and export, the present profits obtained by fishdealers being something liko sixpence for a iis...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
A man named John Brigg caused some sensation at Ellerslie yesterday, by rushing about and acting in an insane manner. He was taken in charge by the police. Briggs lay down on the cattle guards of the line, and would have been killed had it not been for Mrs Rowlands, v storekeeper, who pulled him off and saved his life. Briggs was charged with larceny today, but Dr, Hooper having certified that he was suffering from the effects of excessive drinking, he was remanded.
Banquet to Mr Chas. Todd. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
Banquet to Mr Chas. Todd. I London, March 24. —The Cable Construe, tor Company entertained Mr Chas. Todd, Postmaster-General of South Australia, and the Beveral Agents-General at a banquet. The New Bishop of Melbourne It is reported that the Right Rev. Ernest Wilberforce, D.D., Bishop of Newcastle, will Bucceed Dr. Moorhouse as Bishop of Melbourne. New Zealand's Next Governor. It ia believed that Sir William Jervois, Governor of New Zealand, will be appointed Governor of the Cape, and that Sir William Robinson, Governor of South Australia, will succeed him in New Zealand. Completion of the Panama Canal. M. Ferdinand De Lesseps states that the Panama Canal will be completed in 1889. The English and German Governments are maturing an invitation to the French Government requesting them to refrain from establishing a penal eottlomout in the Pacific. Sir Alexander Stuart and tho Proposed New Cable. Sir Alexander Stuart viaitod Ottawa for j the purpose of negotiating with the dominion Gov...
Now Medical Hall In London. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
Now Medical Hall In London. (reuter's telegrams.) London, March 24.—Her Majesty the Queen to-day laid the foundation stone of a new medical hall on tho Thames embankment. There was an enormous attendance of spectators, and the ceremony was of an imposing character. Assisted Emigration to the Colonies. Lord Granville, Secretary of State for the Colonies, has written to the Agents-General asking whether, if a number of skilled artisans woro assisted to emigrate, the colonies would recoivo them, and what constitutions [they would bo [prepared to mako towards tho expenses of such emigration. Return of Mr Bryoo. Tho Hon, John Bryce is a passenger by tho steamer Tainui, which leaves to-morrow for Now Zealand. The Roumelian Trouble Const antinoplk, March 24 —Prince Alexander of Bulgaria has informed His Highness the Sultan that he cannot accept the limitation of his term of office as Governor of Eastern Roumelia to five years, He insists on being appointed for life. In consequence ct the d...
AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
AUSTRALIAN. Presentation to Mr Graham Berry. Melbourne, this day.—A public meeting was held yesterday, when a presentation was made to the Hon. Graham Berry, (accompadied by an illuminated address, on the occasion of bis departure for Europe. Mr Berry leoves by the P. and O. steamer Rome to-day. Another Death From Poisoning. A third death has occurred at Bordertown from the effects of accidental arsenic poisoning, but tbo other victims have recovered. New South Wales Parliament. Sydney, March 24.—1 n the Legislative Assembly today, Sir Patrick Jennings mado a Ministerial statement. He announced that the Financial Statement would be delivered on Friday week. The policy of the Government has not been divulged.
Auckland Hardeners' and Horticultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
Auckland Hardeners' and Horticultural Society. The Autumn Show of tho above Society takes place to-morrow and Saturday at the Drill-shed. Tho Committee of Management havo done all in their power to mako the Show a success, and we are sure this means a great deal. The exhibits of fruits are expected to surpass anything that has hitherto been seen in Auckland, and, in fact, in the colony. His Worship the Mayor (Captain W. R. Waddel) will open the Show at 2 o'clock, and we hope the ladies of Auckland will add further attraction to the Show by their attendance at the opening.
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
TABLE TALK. Weather cool and pleasant. Hamilton loan carried. Railway refreshment rooms open. Lio Medo's lecture last night did not eventuate. Thames drapers inaugurate the Thursday half-holiday today. Dr. Shortland has gone on a visit to Australia, A largo waterspout burst near Hokitika yesterday. Major Atkinson's address on Tuosday next. The telegraph is now working to Kawliia. Mr T. W. Glover, temperance orator, loft for the South to-day The General Committee in chargo of the address to Sir George Grey meet to-morrow. Hon. P. A. Buckley left to-day on a visit to tho Waikato. Who is the inventor of the Baft on which our Auckland bosket-maker has departed 1 &quot;Frisky Janet Nicoll&quot; duo from the Islands. Look out for those luscious Tahiti oranges! Reported that somo drapers have resolved breaking through the half-holiday. A new Volunteer Act is being Srafted by the Defence Department. Mr Matthew Burnett, the temperance lecturer, is now at Hokitika. On the 20th...
Wellington-Manawatu Railway. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
Wellington-Manawatu Railway. (BY TELEGRAPH —PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Wellington, this day. The annual report of tho Wellington- Manawatu Railway Company to be presented at its annual meeting on March 31st, shows that the Company hope to have the line opened to Otaki on June Ist, and the whole line in eight months hence. The traffic returned since -the line was opened shows the revenue received to have been £4,297 15s lOd, and the expenditure £1,359 6s lid.
Devonport Ferry Company. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
Devonport Ferry Company. An extraordinary general meoticg of the shareholders of the Devonport Steam Ferry Company (Limited!, convened by (.be.directors, was piocecding at thp) Olaronce-atreet Hall, Uevonport, t'nis afternoon.for the purpose of considering, unci, if approved of, passing certain c-pecial resolution? passed atai.e;n-ral im.'ti. g held on Feb 10,cuncrning whi h se.ious doubts as to legality were raieed. The flratrecolutions was as follows .-&quot;The resolutions passed at tho ordinary genoral meeting of the Devonport Steam Ferry Company (Limited), held on the 10th day of February, 188 C, and confirmed at an extraordinary general meeting of the .aid Company, held on the 3rd day of March, 1886, arc hereby ropealed.&quot;
RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT-This Day. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT-This Day. (Boforo H. G. Beth Smith, Ksq. K.M.) JUDHMEN-B FOR I_AINTIFFS. W. Loddkr v, S. 0. Hall, claim d.2 10s, dlßhonourod note; costs, £1 7b 6_. Hanchard and Cranwell v. J. Clark, claim &amp;1 6a 7d, balanoe for goodß supplied; costs, Ids. Lonergan and Purcell v. hi. Pulford, J3t 2s, repairing gas pipes; costs, £1 1b 6d. Steadmau and Co. v. W. Crawford, claim &amp;i 5b lid, balance of account; oosts, lie. P. Gleeson v. Denis Holland, £3125, rent of house; costs, 21b (id ; Russell v. Anne Williams, claim, £2 5a lOd ; costs, lis; G. Hulme v. K. Wright, claim. £2 9a ; costa, £l Is Gd; Goodwin v. V ebber, claim, £1 Os.d, at 2s per week: costs,£l is6d ; Binns v. A. McKay, claim, SA -a; cost. 2ls 6d; Binne, .junr.. v. MoKay, claim, £1 17b: cOßts.2ls 6d;_o_.er v. MoKay, £8 5a ; coats, £1 16b ; Susan Dewstor v. O. F. Baker, claim, £2, board, &amp;o.; costs, 2la Gd; W, Manning v. Fred Quintan, claim, £2; coßta, 12b ; M. Shepherd v. T. W. ...
R.M. COURT, OTAHUHU. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 25 March 1886
R.M. COURT, OTAHUHU. (Boforo Captain Jackson, R.M., and Mcrsrs Gordon, Hutton, Falrburn, and Harris, J.P.'s. Breadon v. Molllroy.—Claim, £10, for detention of c. horse, the property of defendant- Mr F. Buckland for the plaintiff; Mr Franklyn for defendant—The case aroso through the purchase of tho horse in question by Mr Breadon from a Mr Arthur Wells, butohcr, who alleged ho had bought il; from Mr Mclllroy. Mclllroy, after tho horse had beeu out of his possession for about four months. claimed him on the grounds that he hod not sold tho horse to Wells, but had lent it only.— Mr Brea'ion gave evidenco, showing he bad purchased tho norso, and Bhowod his receipt for It from Arthur Wells. The case hinged, however, on the defence &quot;that the horae did not belong to Wells, and therefore the sale was not legal &quot;—Mr Wells proved that cash £2 ss, and butcher meat, £7 IDs, had been a sot off, and that the receipts had been given on both sides on a mutual understanding...