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Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
Wanted Known.—For picnic parties and others, Renshaw's concentrated lemonade will be found the most delicious, refreshing and economical beverage. In ls and 28 bottles. One 2s bottle will make 1 gallons of superb drink by the addition of water only.—(Advt.) Visit N.Z. Tweed Co., Tailors, Shortlandeb., secure tweed or worsted suit (pick of the establishment) for 77/6; trousers, 20/.—(Ad.)
Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
Preserve your healbh during bhe hob trying weabher by drinking Renshaw's Rarotonga lime fruit juice. It is most delicious, cooling and refreshing.—(Advt.) A new programme and presentation by Miss Georgie Smibhson of a seb of silk colours bo bhe winning jockey of the &quot;Takapuna Handicap &quot;are announced for at the City Hall to-night.
Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
D. Macpherson, the successful tenderer for J. G. Brown and Co.'b Stock, Karangahape Road. Great bargains in Drapery. For one month only. Be in time.—(Advt.) Ecclesiastical. &quot;VO'UNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSO- X CIATION NEW BUILDING CORNER 9* WELLESLBY AND ALBERT'stREETS -PHIS (Saturday) EVENING, at half-past seven. Meeting in Lecture Hall, for United Prayer and Bible Reading. All are invited. ST. ALBAN'S CHURCH, Mount Ros&quot;: kill Road.—The Rev. E. P. Hewlet. will oxiiciate at Morning and Evening Services la the Morning Holy Communion, and indie Aiternoon Holy Baptism will be celeurated. DEVONPORT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Church-street.-Morning at 11, and Evening at 6.30, Rev. I^LRoberts. Q T. PE T E R'S P Rl__lJYT_ntlAN .PJ^^S 3- Surrey Hills. - Morning at 11, Good Hope Through Grace.&quot; Evening at 7, ' Finding and Eating the Word.&quot;—Rev. R Sotumerville. I^ORTHCOTE PRESBYTE^RJAN JJi CHURCH, Gladstone Hal).-Morning at 11; Sunday-school, at 2.30; ...
SUMMARY FOR HOME READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
SUMMARY FOR HOME READERS. AUCKLAND. N.Z.. January 26.? The month has, on the whole, been uneventful. The Christmas and New -MR holidays were entered into with a ij|fc which might well make visitors wonder wio the people were that suffered from the depression they had heard so much about* The weather was exceptionally fine, »«d everybody seemed determined to make tfce most of it. Auckland in high fete is certainly a picture to pub the most gloomy m dyspeptic man in good humour. Especially is this so on New Year's Day, whig has by common consent been chosen as t*e great fete day for the Sunday-school chiwren. In the early morning the streets are thronged with thousands of bright, happy faces, and waggon-loads of gaily-dressed children, making the air ring with their merry shouts, may be observed on tn»r way to the various rendezvous chosen tor the feasts and sports. The older folk set oub&quot;on water excursions, picnics to rnaijy favourite resorts about the harbour, or W&...
THE GOVERNOR'S DEPARTURE [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
THE GOVERNOR'S DEPARTURE TheceremonyofpresentingHisExcellency the Governor with a farewell address from the citizens of Auckland took place in the Art Gallery on Jan. 3. There was a good representative atbendance, and amongst the audience wero a fair proportion of ladies. There were also prcsonb in bho hall: Sir George Grey, Dr. Campbell, Dr. Laishley, Dr. Dawson, Dr. Purchas, Messrs T. Peacock, M.H.R., F. La wry, M.H.R., G. M. Clark, j. A. Tolo, Shirley Baker, J. J. Holland, Atkin, Grey, Boardman, Upbon, Ireland, Reed, McCullough, Speighb, Gordon, Taib. Sir William Jervois, wdio wore his G.C.M.G. decoration, enbered the hall accompanied by his A.D.C., and was enthusiastically received. To His Excellency Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, K.C.M.G., etc. We, tho citizens of Auckland, take the occasion of this your last visit to this city as our Governor, to express pur high sense of the manner in which you have discharged the duties of the office you are now aboub bo vacate. Wedes...
NEWS FROM TONGA. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
NEWS FROM TONGA. Our news from Tonga by the Southern Cross is up bo Ist insbanb, but is of very little interest. Chilian coin ceased to be current value on 31st December. Business is reported as fairly brisk and building on the increase. Copra was at £7. The weather had been stormy and the sittings of the Tonga Parliament concluded.
WAR IN SAMOA. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
WAR IN SAMOA. SEVERE FIGHTING BETWEEN NATIVES AND GERMANS. SEVENTEEN GERMANS KILLED AND THIRTY-FOUR WOUNDED. At two o'clock on the morning of Dec. 18 eighty sailors from the Olga were quietly landed ab Matautu, and forty more were sent in boats along the coast, the eighty men marching inland to meet Mataafa. When the shore party arrived in the vicinity of Vailili, the German firm's plantation, they were reinforced by all the imported labour (New Britain men), headed by Mr Hufuagel, so that Mataafa was then between the 200 men who came down the day before and the German sailors and foreign labour men. According to the version of bhe affair published in theSamoa&quot;Times,&quot;Alataafa'sparty, on seeing the German sailors armed and coming in their direction, and well knowing the danger of interfering with German soldiers, quietly rebired a few hundred yards inland. The sailors followed up and fired into Mataafa's people, killing a young man, the son of a chief. The c...
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT APIA. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT APIA. A fire broke out in the German consulate on the 9bh inst. and spread rapidly, resulting in the destruction of nine large houses and fifteen smaller dwellings. The houses burned included the residences of Dr. Knappe (German Consul) Mr Chimot (Vice-Consul), the Hamburg Hotel, two houses belonging to Mr Gracemere, an English trader, and also. the_ Samoan Church,, The fire spread rapidly, and owing _o the want of water, little or nothing _ould be done to stay the progress of tbe flames, although strenu' ous exertions were made. Parties were sent ashore from H.M.s. Royalist, U.S.*. Nipsic and the three German war-ships-~ Adler, Eber and Olga. They succeeded l« keeping ord.er, but were unable to stay tha * f.hfi fire until tho evening of 10th EPKrS originated in the kitchen of inst. in, of „ w hich was occupied by the thßC?°__dI Vice- Consul. The living Consul au building were aparfcmeii^i 0 ono had been in xv titcben for throe hours. There is intl? e m the origi...
THE NEW ZEALAND INSURANCE CO.'S ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
THE NEW ZEALAND INSURANCE CO.'S ANNUAL MEETING. The ordinary general meeting of bhe New Zealand Insurance Company was held at the office of the Company, Queon-street, ab 2 f B . on Jan. 9. There wasagoodatten. lance of shareholders and Dr. J. L Smpbell (President; occupied tho chair. 'The annual report of the directors for the ZeZ*hs ended November 30th 1883, and balance-sheet for the same psnod, were presented as follows :— The directors have the pleasure of submitting to the shareholders a statement of the results of the operations of the Com- Snv for the year endin&quot; ZGih November' ififfi The neb premiums, less re-insurances, &amp;tto£m^s 13s lid showing the very satisfactory increase, or _25,00 l 1/S ud overlastyear. Alter providing for al«--certainod losses and writing Oil £15,180 is 8d as depreciation on investments, paying an interim dividend of 3s per share in July last and carrying £8,000 to investment fluctuation account, there remains a sum of £20,088 ...
THE SAVINGS OF THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
THE SAVINGS OF THE PEOPLE. ■ It is pleasant to notice that theaccumulations in the posb-office savings banks continue to indicate a large amount of solid prosperity among the industrial classes. The total amount to the credit of depositors at the close of 1&amp;88 was nearly £40,000 more than at the end of 1887. The figures, for which we are indebted to the Chief Postmaster, are as fellow :— MOSEY ORDER AND SAVINGS BANK TRANSACTIONS. . 1337. 1338. (Shillingsand pence are omitted.) „ .' A • £ Money ordcrsissued.. .. 100,130 96,499 Money orders paid .. .. 107,425 114,770 Savings Bank deposits .. 158,265 205,861 Savings Baak withdrawals 147,750 176,605 Balances at credit of depositors on 31st December 221,573 260,611 Interest credited to depositors 8,277 9,838 Numbsrs op Transactions. 1887. 1388. Money orders issued .. .. 27,939 27,935 Money orders paid .. .. 23,705 32,794 Savings Bank deposits .. 14 554 15.437 Savings Bank withdrawals .. 11,523 11,837 accounts opened .. .. 2,4...
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. IMPROVED COMMERCIAL PROS PECTS. As adjourned meeting of the members of the above body was held on January « in the New Zealand Insurance Build ,ngs. Captain Colbeck presided. There were also present: Messrs J. Milne, S.Vaile, Uuguey, Ross, Bridgewater, J. Newman, «•■ M. McLachlan, J. R e id, W. Tait, T. C Houghton, J. P. King, W. Lod- Qe&gt; Dr. Campbell, and Captain Ashby. Ui'iain Colbeck said that ho would otßpense with the usual quarterly report on account of the change &quot;» the presidency during the quarter. Aoere was a difficulty experienced by a new man coming in and taking up the position °t president. Besides that, there were no Questions of any considerable consequence. £yen the change in the fiscal policy of the Government could scarcely be discussed Jet, as it had scarcely shown the results anticipated in causing new industries to *Pr^' up. He could, congratulate the uiatnber upon the improved aspect « things in New Zealand generall...
ST. PAUL'S [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ST. PAUL'S The annual meeting of the parishioners of St. Paul's Church was held on Jan. _1 Rev. C. M. Nelson presiding. The abbendance was very small, only about a dozen gentlemen being present. Vestry Report.—The annual report of tbe vestry was read by Mr Wildman, and stated as follows :-The total receipts from all sources, including a balance from 1887 of Iss sd, amount to £669 17s 7d, and bhe payments to £683 7s Gd, leaving a debit balance of £13 12s 2d. The liabilities of the parish, including the balance of parsonage loan of £219 4s, are £505 17s lid ; the assets, exclusive of the sum of £4,564 to the credit of the Building Fund, being estimated ab £42 15s. The general offertories have produced £339 18s lOdas compared with £381 6s 4d of the 3^ear before, and the special offertories £37 18s 7d as compared with £24 10s 2d for_ the corresponding period. The income from bhe scab renbs has been £133 5s as compared wibh £152 17s collected in 1887. The list of arrears amounts to £79, ...
HOLY SEPULCHRE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
HOLY SEPULCHRE. The annual meeting of bhe parishioners of bhe Church of bho Holy Sepulchre was held en Jan. 18in the schoolroom Symonds-streeb There was but a small attendance, the Yen. Archdeacon Dudley presiding. Report. — The secretary, Mr H. N. Garland, read the annual report of the vestry. Ib stated thab the past year had been one of peculiar trial, as bhe commercial depression had diminished both the congregation and the income. Death had also lefb gaps amongsb bho workers not ea3y to fill. Reference was made to the more reccnb death of Mi- Edward Harker, junior, for many years treasurer of the church, a most useful and talented member of the choir, and an exemplary parishioner ; and bhab of Rev. C. Cockcrton, assistant minister* of the parish for the Hospital and St. Alban's, whose acceptable ministrations in these charges gave promise of much future usefulness. Communications expressing heartfelt sympathy had, in both cases, been addressed to the surviving relabives. St. Bar...
ALL SAINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ALL SAINTS. The annual meeting of the parishioners of this church was fairly attended on Jan. 21. The Rev. Wm. Calder presided. He mentioned that 141 adults and 44 children had left bhe parish during bhe year. Report.—Tho report of the vestry was read as follows : — The bobal income amounbs bo £786 l&amp;s Sd, being £6 more bhan lasb year. The revenue raised by the Sunday-school authorities amounts to £134 6s Bd, including the vote for school cleaning (£10) and collections in church. The Sunday-school, in spite of bad times and emigration, still holds its own in numbers and efficiency. The election then took place. The Rev. Mr Udder said he had much pleasure in nominating Mr C. Macindoe as his warden, and in doing so spoke highly of the retiring warden- and vestry, and made special reference bo bhe fact bhab Mr Calvert and family had lefb bhe disbricb, expressing sincere regret ab losing bhe services of such thorough charch people. On the motion of Mr Upton, Mr D. F. Evans w...
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH. The annual meebingof bhe congregation of the Holy Trinity Church, Waiuku, was held on tho 19th of January, The attendance was nob large. The incumbent, the Rev. N. D. Boyes, presided. Report.—The report and balance-sheet was adopted. Ib showed receipts as follows : —General offertories, £48 16s 9d; special dibbo, £4 17s 4d ; recoipbs from obher sources, £4 12s 6d ; subscriptions, £64 2s : total, £122 8s 7d. Expenditure : Stipend, cleaning church, Home Mission, Melanesian Mission, insurance, ebc, £120 0s Id, leaving a credit balance of £2 8s 6d. The Chairman thanked the outgoing Commibtee for their pasb services, and also expressed his grabibude to the Rev. Mr Roper for the assistance rendered in the church and Sunday-school. He also mentioned that Major Hamlin had consented to bo deputy supciintendenb of bhe Sundayschool. Ho hoped that/, in tho future the school would bo still more successful. Thanks wero also accorded Miss Florence Hamlin for officiating as org...
ST. MATTHIAS'S [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ST. MATTHIAS'S The annual meeting of the parishioners of St. Matthias's Church Panmure, was held on the 11th of January. The Rev. F. Gould officiated as chairman. Report.—Mr G. E. Ireland, minister's warden, read the annual report. The statement of accounts showed : Receipts : —Cash in hand from 1887, 14s Bid ; glebe land, £10; special offertories, £3 4s; general offertories, £26 10s 9d; endowment lurid, £34 14s ; voluntary contribution to minister's stipend and church expenses, £3_ 8s 6d; cash from soirse and other sources, £13 16s 9d; loan from Standing Committee for parsonage, ab 7 per cent. £100; collection for parsonage fund, £18 5s lOd ; balance, £3 19s ljd ; botal, £245 13s 3d. Expenditure.—Rev. F. Gould's stipend, £100 ;. interest on Bishop's loan, £4 43 ; special offertories—Melanesian Mission, lis ; Home Mission, £2 3s 9d ; clerical pension fund, 9s 3d; church expenses, £10 4s 2d ; parsonage expenses, £128 ls 6d : total, £2-15 13s Bd. The report and baianca-theeb were adop...