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EPIPHANY CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
EPIPHANY CHURCH. The annual meeting of parishioners of the above church was held on Jan. 21, when there was a large attendance, the incumbent, tho Rev. Dr. O'Callaghan, presiding. Reports.—ln the absence of the treasurer, Mr Lightfoot read the statemenb of accounts, which showed a credit balance of £18 17s lOd. — The Chairman read bhe annual report. Ib stated thab during bhe last year there had been considerable improvemenb. There had been a larger number of baptisms, the total being 62 as against 45 bhe previous year. Tho receptions at communion had numbered S7d as again 662 in the previous ypar. The offertory had decreased by £3, but the last quarter showed an increase. Greab advances had also been made in bhe obhor sources of income. The Sustenbation Fund had risen from £35 18s to £41 15s 6d, while the amount raised by special effort had increased from £4 12s 6d to £125 9s sd. For this latter pleasing reside tho band of church workers desorvod great credit. Last year began with d...
ST. JAMES'S. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ST. JAMES'S. The annualmeetingof Sb. James's Presbyterian Church was hold on Jan. 16. There was a good attendance, and tho Rev. 11. F. Macnicol occupied the chair. Anneal Report.—The annual report for the year ended December 31st, 1888, was road by Mr A. J. Entrican, Secretary. The report stated that, the attendance ab Sabbath services had been well maintained during the year ; ten were admitted as communicants for the first time and twelve were received with certificates from other congregations; sixteen wero disjoined through removal to other parts, and three were removed by death, leaving an increase of two upon the Communion roll. The attendances at each communion were :— January, 175; April, 182; July, 170; October, 170. Balaxck-SHEET.—The statemenb of accounts for the year ending December 31st was presented as follows: — Income—By balance, December 31st, 1887, £21 10s 9d ; Sabbath collections, £449 18s Cd ; pew rents, £223 2s 6d ; donation, A. Barclay, £7 10s 3d ; house repair...
WESLEYAN CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
WESLEYAN CONFERENCE. The Wesleyan Conference was opened ab Dunedin on Wednesday, January 25. Ab tho opening of the Conference, the Rev. W. J. Williams delivered an address, in bhe course of which he stated thab the returns would give 7,121 members, with 507 on trial, 18,250 Sunday scholars, and 47,999 attendants ab public worship. The Maori returns are not completed, but there is a gain of 59 members, with 807 on trial. The Rev. W. J. Watkin, Wanganui, was elected President, and tho Rev. H. Bull secretary, wibh Revs. Marten and Garlick as assistants. The new President, on baking the chair, said thab he'was the patriarchal Methodist of thin part, an he came out wibh his father to Waikouaibi in 1840. A motion was passed congrabulaiiug Rev. John Aldred on his attaining his ministerial jubilee, and a cordial welcome was extended bo Mr and Mrs Morley.
ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ARRIVALS. December 30.—Alameda, R.M.s., from Sydney ; Daisy, schooner, from Newcastle ; Saxon, schooner, fioin Lyttelton. &quot;&quot;January 4. — Calliope, H.M.s., from Sydney. Jamiarys.—Mariposa, P.M.?., from San Francisco ; Dunedin, ship, from London. January 7.—Waitangi, ship, from Lon don. January 9. — Loch Urr, barque, from Newcastle. January B.—lka Vuka, brigantine, from Newcastle. January 9. — Orpheus, schooner, from Newcastle. Vindex, schooner, from Brisbane. January 10. — Northern Chief, barque, from Newcastle. January 14. — Hamburg, barque, from Pecalongau (Java). January 15. — Sandfly, schooner, from Rarotonga. January 16.—Tainui, R.M.s., from London, via Plymouth, Teneriffe, Capetown, and Hobart. January 19. — Eber, H.1.G.M.5., from Samoa. January 20.—Aratapu, brigantine, from Sydney. January 22.—Arawata, s.s., from Fiji. January 23.—Olive, schooner, from Tongatabu; &quot; Dart. H.M.s., from Sydney. Nayezdnik, H.1.E.M.8., from Sydney.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
DEPARTURES. December 30.— Glencairn, schooner, for Thames. December 31. — Alameda, R.M.s., for San Francisco. January I.—Jessie Niccol, schooner, for Sydney via Mahurangi. January 3.—Sharpshooter, barque, for Mercury. Bay. January 6.—Mariposa, R.M.s., for Sydney. January 7.— Darcy Pratt, brigantine, for Tahiti. January B.—Zealandia, ship, for London. January 9, —Richmond, s.s., for the Islands. January 11. —Ugglan, ship, for New York ; Loch Urr, barque, for Valparaiso. January 12.— H.M. ships Orlando, Calliope, Lizard, Opal and Rapid, for Wellington ; Brunette, barque, for Whangaroa ; Orpheus, schooner, for the Thames. January 14. —Orakar, barque, for Falmouth. January 20. —Tainui, R.M.s., for Wellington. January 19.—Torea, schooner, for Rarotonga ; Daisy, schooner, for Rarotonga. January 22. — Jessie, barquentine, for Sydney. January 23.—Arabapu, brgbn., for Tairua; Christine, schooner, for Norfolk Island and Noumea. January 24.—Dunedin, ship, for Oamaru. It is reported in Sydney t...
ARRIVAL OF H.M.S. DART. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ARRIVAL OF H.M.S. DART. The British screw surveying vessel Dart came into port on January 22nd. anchoring in the stream between H.I.G.M.S. Eber and bhe Railway Wharf aboub 8 a.m. This is tho Dart's first visib to New Zealand waters, she having been engaged since receiving her first commission, some six years aero, in surveying work on the coasts of New Guinea, the Lousinde Archipelago, and Tasmania. Tho object of the Dart's visit to Auckland is to refit prior to being re-commissioned for service on the Pacific station in March next. Numerous lengthy and continued cruises in the Western Pacific have had their effect upon the stoub little vessel, and a variety of repairs are necessary ere eho is again commissioned. Her decks require to be renewed throughout, and the work will be done here, tho Dart to be docked for the purpose. After refitting she will be paid off, a fresh crew coming out to Sydney by a transport leaving Homo shortly. As yet the length of the Dart's stay in port is no...
ARRIVAL OF H.I.G.M.S. EBER. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ARRIVAL OF H.I.G.M.S. EBER. A foreign mano'-war was signalled about 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 19bh, and the vessel, when she rounded the North Head, proved to bo the German war-vessel Eber, from Apia (Samoa). Sho lefb Apia on bhe 12th instant, and had a 6no-weather passage of seven days down from the Islands. The reason of theEber'e unexpected visit is to receive orders and despatches from Berliu relative to the future course of procedure of bhe German war-ships regarding the fighting in Samoa, and also to obtain fresh supplies of coal and provisions.
ARRIVAL OF A RUSSIAN WARSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
ARRIVAL OF A RUSSIAN WARSHIP. The long-looked-for &quot;Russian war-cruiser Nayezdnik was signalled shortly before 4 p.m. on Jan. 23, and came slowly into port about 6.30 o'clock, anchoring in tho stream ab tho usual man-of-war anchorage. Considerable interest was awakened by the arrival of a war vessel of His Imperial Russian Majesty, and during today the officers and men of the vessel on shore drew considerable attention. A few miuutes before 8 o'clock next morning the Nayezdnik saluted tho British flag by firing a volley of 21 guns from her heavy artillery. The compliment was immediately afterwards responded to by the '.North Head battery with a similar acknowledgment. Tho Nayezdnik is a smart - looking barque, ringed vessel, composite built, with a displacement of 1,330 tons measurement, 214 ft in length by 33ft. beam, and draws 15ft. of water. Sheisnotelassedaniongstthe modern plated warships of tho present day, but under special circumstances she would prove mischievou...
AUCKLAND MONTHLY SHARE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
AUCKLAND MONTHLY SHARE LIST. JANUARY 26, 1889. Companies. j I No. of Shares. Paid-uP Capital. Amount par Snare. Paid-np per Share. %per Annum. j ■ Market Quotations. Banks— NewZealand National Colonial Insurance— New Zealand Kational South British Standard Union .. Colonial Accident Loan— N.Z.L. fclvtercantile N.Z.Land Mortgage National Mortgage. Gas— Auckland Gas Thames Gas.. Timber— Kauri Timber Co... Shipping— Union Steam Ship.. N.Z. Shipping Devonport Ferry .. Coromandcl Steam. Northern Steam .. Coal— Bay of Islands Coal Taupiri Miscellaneous— : New Zealand Drug. Arch Hill Brick and Tile Auckland Fibre .. Northern Boot and.. Shoe N.Z. Frozen Meat .. N.Z. Tobacco .. 200,000 200,000 400,000 100,000 200,000 300,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 120,000 200,000 100,000 50,000 10,000 £ 975,000 250,000 4C0.G00 200,000 100.000 123,000 75,000 100,000 50,000 2,000 314,245 100,000 100,000 • 77,000 18,935 £ 7 &amp; 10 9 5 10 10 20 10 20 10 1 25 10 10 5 21 £ s. d. 7&amp;5 ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
COMMERCIAL. AUCKLAND PRODUCE MARKET, Farm and Dairy Produce.—Wholesale: Butter, prime i'resh butter 8d lb ; cheese, good factory, 5d to s^d; eggs, lOd; lard, in bladders, 5Jd to 6Jd; bacon and bams, 6d to 8d; Canterburybacon in cloth, 81d; equal numbers, BJd; hams.lOJd, in cloth. Flour Market.—Wholesale: Flour, best roller, £14 10s; second, £13 10s ; Southern flour, £11 10s to £12 ss; bran, £6; Southern do., £5 10s; local sharps, £5; Southern do., £5; cabin bread, £17 ; oatmeal (25's), £18: oats, 3.s 8d to 3s lOd; maize. 3s 6d to 3s 9d; local potatoes (new). £8 to £810s per ton; pearl barley, £20 to £22 per ton; beans, 3s 3d; onions, 5s 6d to 6s 6d. All grain, chaff, oatmeal, etc., sold including sacks. Kauri Gum.— Tho market is firmer, and agood business is being done at the following quotations :—lnferior lots, from £30 ; fair to good ordinary, £34 to £35 ; East Coast, £43. Supplies for January to date, 520 tons. Co_L AND FIBICWOOD MARKET. — Coal : Newcastle, at yard, 32s per ton;...
BIRTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
BIRTHS. ADAMS. - On January 6. at her residence, Green Lano, Remuera, the wife of George Adams of a son. AVEY.—At her residence, Victoria-street, the wife of George A. Avey of a daughter. BATEK.—On January 11, at Richmond Road, Ponsonby, tha wife of C. Bater of a son, both doing well. BREARLY.—On October 24, at her residence, No. 7. Green's Road, Moore Park, Sydney, the wife of Prod. J. Brearly of a daughter. BROWN.—On December 31, at her residence, Vermont-street, Ponsonby, the wife of Albert Brown of a son. CAMPBELL.—On December 27, the wife of J. A. Campbell, Richmond Road, of a son. CARTER.—On November 27, at her mother's residence, Stuart-street, Ponsonby, the wife of Charles E. Carter (late manager of Eureka Rink) of a daughter. CLAYTON.—On January 9, at her residence. Cop-land-street, Eden Terrace, the wile of Henry Ciayton, jun„ of a daughter. CROSS.-On January 7, the wife of J. R. Cross, , Victoria-street, of a daußhtev. ELLIS.-On December 31, at her residence. Ireland-stre...
MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
MARRIAGES. BAXTER-JACKSON.-On December 31, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. R. F. Macnicol, William Edward Sawei'B, eldest £0:i of William Baxter, of Henderson, to Annie Colquhoun, eldest daughter of David Jackson, of Auckland. COLSON-SMITH. - On January 5, at St. Barnabas' Church, Mount Eden, by the Rev. T. H. Sprott, Ralph Drayron, only son of Thomas Colson, of New Plymouth, to Emily, youngest daughter of William Smith, of Rawlingstone,&quot; Mount Eden, Auckland (for- merlv of Grimsby, England). CROFTS-WILLIAMS.-On December 20, at the residence of J. S. Billow, Ponsonby, by the Rev. J. D. Gilmore, Oliver, third son of Thomas Crofts. Derbyshire, to Emily, third daughter of J. P. Williams, Ponsonby. CURRIE-TRIPP.-On December 27, at All saints' Churoh, Ponsonby, fay the Rev. Wm. Calder, Francis, only son of John Currie, to Harriett Letitia Mary, only daughter of Henry Charles Tripp ; both of Ponsonby, Auckland. DE._N-CRAIG.--On December 26, at the residen...
DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
DEATHS. ARNOLD.—On December 30, at the Hospital, after a long and painful illness, Edwin Arnold, son of J. E. Arnold, Princess-street, Onehunga; aped 15 years. BRIDGES —On January 14, at Vermont-street, Ponsonby, Katie, the beloved and eldest daughter of Sarah and Edward Bridges, after a lonpr and painful illness; aged 24. BLEAKLEY. — On January 6, at Newton Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Robert and Catherine Bleakley ; aged 18 years. OARR.-On January 16, at Papakura, Paul Frederick, youngest son of R. and A. Carr; aged 2 years and 6 months. CARRIE.—On January 19, Isaac Robert Carrie, in his 64th year. Deeply regretted by his family and friends. CHAMBERS.—On January 7, Sarah Ann, the beloved wife of Moses Chambers: aged 50 years. Her end was peace. COOK.—On January 15th, at Otahuhu, Annie, second daughter of the late John Cook; aged 21 years. COOPER.—On January 15, at her late residence, East-street, Newton, Lavinia, the dearly b - loved wife of Samuel Cooper ; aged 41. DE FRATUS.—On...
SUDDENLY STRICKEN BLIND. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
SUDDENLY STRICKEN BLIND. A catastrophe such as few men have tha stoicism to bear and few survive, has (says the &quot;Cincinnati Acquirer&quot;) come like a thunder-clap upon Charles Cullman. Lasb&quot; Saturday night, while auditing the books of the Bellevue Building Association, at their ipoma on McMicken Avenue, he turned suddenly to one of the bystanders and exclaimed, &quot; Why do you turn oub the gas! I'm not through yst.&quot; &quot; Turn out bhe gas ;• vhab's the matter with you? The gas is burning.&quot; &quot;My God, then I'm blind,&quot; cried Cullman, and sinking back in his chair, from which he had arisen in his excitement, he buried his face in his hands, and moaned and wept like a child. Dr. Schwarbmeyer, his regular physician, was hastily sent for, and only arrived to confirm the worst fears. Cullman was indeed blind. Without a premonitory sign, without a warning, the blow had come, and as he sa...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
IF YOU WANT A TREAT FOR LUNCH ASK YOUR GROCER FOR A TIN OF MASEFIELD BROS.' STAR BRAND MULLET. Sold by all respectable Grocers, Can he had Wholesale at H. B. MORTON'S, Customs-street. T. H ° w DE * WATCHMAKER AND JEWEUER, QUEEN-STREET, Has now conveniences for making and repairing ; Jewellery and for the repair of every description of Watches, Chronometers, etc.; and, to further increase hia Repairing and Manufactur_«t Department, he is disposing of the remainder of his PIANOS at and under cost. Persons having Old Gold Jewellery can have it made up into new and fashionable articles to order, and all the better class of Watches and Chronometers receive his personal supervision. - B__J_sj__dSs&amp;gfc^^ &lt;
Page 7 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
Another recent case of ueramic poisoning, similar to the one just narrated, only fortu-i nately taken in time, is that of Mr William; Coutts, engineer, of Onehunga, N.Z., who: writes us as follows : —&quot; Eight or nine years; ago kidney disease insidiously invaded my. system. Deterioration of the blood pro-; duced a morbid condition of the kidneys,; and eighteen months ago I found myself in! a most critical state of health. I suffered! fearful pains across the abdomen ; micbu-j rating caused untold agony. I could nob! desist from a perpetual desire to urinate,': yet the urine was. frequently scanty, andj like boiling water, and was filled with; sediment. An analysis further showed ib! to contain albumen, and my doctors ac-i quainted me with the fact thab I was' stricken with the dread Bright's disease.; I fchen commenced the use of Warner's safe; pills. At that time I was nearly blind.] The medicine has proved a veritable boon,; and has saved my life. After the use of as f...
Marriages. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 26 January 1889
Marriages. Oi?RME-TRIPP r On December |&gt; at M Saints' Church, l&gt;olls? uoy' byJ j oh u Curris Calder, Francis, only son of Jota umj Town Cleric, Newton, to »&quot;rie&quot; rip | Mary, only daughter of Henrj• Uuu*» ahm of Richmond Road Ponsonby. §g*J I§fl daughter oi Charles TriPP. Esq.. loiesi ova Kent, England. *+i,„-w«l aEID-MOYLE.-OnDecember26 atthow6| leyan Parsonage Fleinuyrton, Melbourne v* the Rev. J. De N. RobinA^ A;A C Al inie Eliza ley. third son of James .%' ® MoyleTborf beth, eldest daughter of Thomas Moyw. , of Auckland, Thames papers please copy, g