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WORLD'S BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
WORLD'S BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP. BURNS WINS EASILY. MOIR OUTCLASSED AND NERVOUS. &quot;Tommy&quot; Burns, heavyweight champion of the world, who recently defeated Bill Squires, met &quot;Gunner'&quot;' Moir at the National Sporting Club (London) on Wednesday last, in a boxing match for the championship and a purse. The Sydney &quot;Daily Telegraph&quot; states that there were about 1000 spectators, and Burns was favourite in the betting. •Moir was outclassed, and semed nervous from tne outset. The visiting champion toyed with him until half-way through the tenth round, knocking him down twice. At the finish, Moir was badly used up, but Burns &quot;had not turned a hair.&quot;
AUCKLAND STOCK EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
AUCKLAND STOCK EXCHANGE. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the members of the Auckland Stock Exchange was held after the midday call to-day, when Mr. Of. A. Buttle (chairman) presided. The Chairman, in moving the adoption of the balance-sheet, congratulated members upon the iinancial position of the Exchange. Their investments were returning a fair rate of interest. Reference was next made to the death of Mr. A. OS. Hendry, late member of the Exchange. The Chairman congratulated members upon the Exchange being stronger numerically than ever before, the full number of the seats having been disposed of. Their seats commanded a better price than ever before, the last two realising £250 each. Higher prices had been paid when the Exchange held the property, which ultimately returned £410 per seat. He also thought the time had arrived when the Exchange should own premises of its own. He thought this matter should be face-d by members at once. Another matter requiring consideration was...
TALISMAN RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
TALISMAN RETURN. £20,768 FEOM 4228 TONS. &amp;y Telegraph.—Own Correspondent.) BLARANGAHAKE, this day. During the month of November the Talisman Consolidated crushed and treated 4228 tons of ore ■ for a yield of £20,708 S/8. Included in this return ia 23 tons of ore from iSio. 13-level, shipped to London for treatment. The assay value of the same was £174 per ton. The cost for .November was £1 13/1 per ton, made up as follows:—Mine development, 5/8; mining, 12/; milling, 13/7; general expenses, 1/10.
SUPREME COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
SUPREME COURT. l j_j- THIS DAY. ,; Colli—lined from page five. A BOARDINGHOUSE GOODWILL. Robert Francis Searle brought an action against Mary Elizabeth Evans, claiming an injunction and £830 damages for an alleged breach of covenant. Mr. J. R. Reed, with Mr. Cotter, appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. F. E. Baume, K.C. (with him Mr. Earl) for the defendant. The facts of the case, as outlined by Mr. Reed, are that plaintiff bought a boarding-house in Hamilton from defendant for £3300. An agreement wa3 prepared between the parties, in which defendant stipulated that for a period of 10 years she would not enter into competition. Defendant built a house for herself in Hamilton, and in February, 1907, committed a breach of the covenant by taking in boarders, and she continued taking in boarders up to the time the action was begun. Upon those facts, counsel contended, plaintiff was entitled firstly to an injunction, and secondly to liquidating damages as set out in the Deed Covenant—i.e.,...
HARBOUR BOARD SALARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
HARBOUR BOARD SALARIES. -—— •-—■ . INCREASES RECOMMENDED. The following increases in salaries of employees of the Harbour Board were recommended b* the committee at the meeting of the Board this afternoon:— Office Department:—J. M. Brigham (secretary and treasurer) ,_SOO per annum, M. H. Laird £275, W. R. Eady £250, C. K. Garratt £208, F. Robinson £150, S. Dimery £125, W. B. Smith £117, R E. Brown £7S, and G. Gilmour, (cadet) £39. - ■ Engineer's Department.—W. H. Hanier (engineer) £1250, A. S. McKenzie (foreman of works) £250, L. Gannon (clerk and draughtsman) £200, V. J. Povey (prime cost clerk) £300, F. E. Powell (temporary assistant and draughtsman) £500, E. Buckland (temporary draughtsman) £200, C. Purchas (temporary draughtsman) £200, J. Mowbray (temporary draughtsman) £150, R. Basley (temporary assistant) £120, R. Adams (temporary assistant) £52. T. Green (temporary assistant) £30, G. Siddall (draughtsman) £5 per week. Harbour Department.—A. Duder (harbour master) £500 per ann...
QUEEN-STREET WHARF. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
QUEEN-STREET WHARF. ACCOMMODATION FOR CUSTOMS. The sub-committee of the Harbour Board appointed to consider the question of aceommodatioh for the public and for the Customs on Queen-strc-et wharf, recommended as follows at the meeting of the Board this afternoon: — 1. That the whole of the first floor of proposed central shed on eastern side of Queen-street wharf be allocated for the use of H.M. Customs. 2. That provision be made for Landing Waiter's office and baggage-rcom at entrance to Queen-street wharf. 3. That accommodation for Harbour Master and staff be provided in northeast corner of outer shed on east side of Queen-street wharf. 4. That accommodation for Traffic manager and staff be provided at entrance to Queen-street wharf, alongside Landing Waiter's office and baggageroom. 5. That no space be reserved for receivers and others upon Queen-street wharf.
LATE SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
LATE SHIPPING. The s.s. Ilaupiri arrived from East Coast ports at 11.30 a.m. to-day. She sails for the same ports to-morrow evening. Bluff, December 10.—Arrived: Amokura, training ship, from Akaroa. Napier, December 10.—Sailing: Waikare, s.s. Passengers for Aucklaud: Misses Lightfoot and Ellis, Mesdames Snodgrass aud boy, and Ellis, and Mes».-s Snodgrass, Memory, StoddaiV Curray, ElliX I'halmers, Turei, _fata, and Murphy.
THE POST OFFICE SITE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
THE POST OFFICE SITE. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ' ,: DISCUSSION&quot;. ./&quot;' A specail meeting of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce was held this afternoon, for the purpose of considering the site of the itziv post oflice at the Railway Station. Mr. G. J. Bagnall, vicepresident, presided, and there was a lair attendance of members. in opening the meeting the chairman said that the meeting had not been called either in antagonism to or in support of the site, tne meeting being entirely open to the Chamber. The question was very important, and it was clear that the feeling of the community was not unanimous on the question, nor had any other suitable site been proposed. Mr. P. Virtue moved:—&quot;That this Chamber congratulates the Government on having saved a large sum of money by selecting the railway station site.&quot; The mover said that though it might not suit the view of a certain number of the Chamber on the ground that it was not central enough, ...
RIFLE SHOOTING IN THE COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
RIFLE SHOOTING IN THE COLONIES. m . ' ■ WITH THE BRITISH TEAM. COLONEL HOPTQN'S OPINIONS. Amongst the arrivals by the Mokoia on Sunday from . Sydney were Colonels _lopton and Cowan, and Major Gouldsmith, of the British rifle team, which recently toured Australia and Canada. Seen--by a &quot;Star&quot; representative this morning, Colonel Hopton, who was commandant of the team, imparted some interesting impressions of the tour. AMERICA'S VICTORY IN CANADA. The team left England on August 9th, and proceeded to Canada, where they participated in the Palma match at Ottawa, against American and Canadian teams. Asked what he thought of the Ameri can victory over the British and Canadian riflemen in that match, Colonel Hopton replied that their defeat was a very considerable onei He ascribed the suocessof the Americans to a ccrmbinatioji of reasons —the men. rifles, barrels, sights, and ammunition all being perfect. The winning team all used peep sights, which are not by th...
RACING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
RACING NEWS. NORTHERN WAIROA RACING CLUB'S SUMMER'MEETING. The following weights have been declared by Mr F. W- Edwards for the Northern Wairoa Racing Club's summer meeting:— Gunidiggers' Purse, about five furlongs.— Lochbuhie 9.9, Discoverer 9.9, Lady Regel Blair 8.11, Eierainosca 7.6, Jolly Tar 7.6, Imprimus 7.5, Wairuhe 7.5, Norma 7.2, Luscombe 7.0, Luros 7.0, Paul Beaver 6.9. Flying Handicap, six furlongs.—Discoverer 9.C, Lady Kegel 8.12, Ben Blair S.lO, Manapouri 5.5, Webcast 7.7, Pamperia 7.6, Fieramosca 7.5, Wairuhe 7.4, Luscombe i.O, Luros 7.0, Paul Beaver 6.9. Mangawhare Handicap, seven furlongs.— Discoverer 9.4, Lady Regel 8.11, Wellcast i.S, Pamperia 7.7, Luscombe 7.0, Luros 7.0, Almathea 6.9, I'aul Beaver 6.9. Northern Wairoa Cup, one mile and aquarter.—Lochbuhie 9.12, Lady Regel 9.1, Wellcast 7.9, Pamperia 7.8, Luscombe 7.0. Maiden Plate, six furlongs.—Lochard 9.7, Luscombe 9.3, Jolly Tar 9.0, Luros S.lO, Almathea 8.7, National League 8.5, Gipsy Qneen 8.3. _Hack Race, a...
THE HARBOUR WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
THE HARBOUR WORKS. REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE. When the north-easter damaged the tide deflector at the Railway wharf some months ago, it will be remembered that Several discussious took place at the meetiugs of the Harbour Board, and linally a subcommittee, consisting of Messrs W. E. Hutchison and A. Iveyes was apoointed to report npun the whole question of the ferro concrete works. The report of these gentlemen was submitted at the meeting of the. Board this afternoon, and was as follows:— , &quot;Your Committee have visited and carefully examined al lthe Board's works in course of construction, and have also examined all tbe inspectors. We beg to submit the following report:— &quot;Railway Wharf: That the outside corner piles which were damaged by the storm, had just been driven, and by reason of their unprotected state, were forced by tbe storm waves oil the perpendicular, which would not, in our opinion, have taken place had the piles been braced. These piles ha...
LATE TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
LATE TELEGRAMS. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) ARBITRATION COURT FINES. CHRISTCHURCH, this day. In the Arbitration Court to-day J. Thornton, bootmaker, was lined £5 and costs for dismissing a man during consideration of an industrial award. Messrs. Adams and Co., Ltd., cycle makers, were fined £5 in each case, for paying less than the minimum wage to two boys. The Court said this was a deliberate breach of the award. J. Dingle, a butcher, w-as fined £ 3 for underpaying an employee. Thomas McNaught, saddler, of Amberley; was fined £5 ior failing to pay overtime. INVERCARGILL SUPREME COURT. INVERCARGILL, this day. .The Supreme Court sitting opened before Mr. Justice Williams, who congratulated the jury on the remarkable absence of crime in the district. There were, he said, only three cases, and none of a serious character. Charles Froggat-t, a youth, was charged with having had improper relations with a girl under the age of sixteen, who was alleged to have been a consenting part...
PONSONBY REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
PONSONBY REGATTA. On Saturday nest the annual Ponsonby Regatta will be held, the Union Company's steamer Whangape having been secured by the committee as a flagship. The following entries hove been received by the club for the various events: — SAILING. First Class Yacht Race: Thelma. Second Class Yacht Race, 30ft and under —Ngatlra, Thistle. Kotiri, Mahaki, Yum Yum, Queenie, Wairere 11. Handicap i'acht Race, 26ft and under 24ft: Emerald, Kamo, Hilda, Seagull, Lena, Mystery, Flora. Yacht Race, 2Gft l.w. and under —Wairiki, Lilian, Rosina, Mabel, Ethel. Yacht Race. I'utikis—Waterwitch, Doreen, Bell Bird, Colleen, Boomerang, Valdora, Eona, Myra. Yachts, 2-ift aud under 22ft (special)- Glady, Maru, Why Not, Waitangi, Tiro, Ranee. Yachts, 28ft over all and under (keel boats only): Dolphin, Rose, Fairy Bell, Awatea, Wanderer, Niobe, Mayo. Yachts, 22ft and under: Merlin, Countess, Eilleen, Seahorse, Nyanza, Roma, Mowai, Welcome Jack, Hilda, Hettie, Rawhiti. Open Boats, 16ft and under: Rar...
MEETINGS & ENTERTAINMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
MEETINGS &amp; ENTERTAINMENTS o AIANGEKE ROAD BOARD. The monthly meeting of the Manger' Road Board was held yesterday, when therij S.:&lt; ',-. were present: Messrs Turk (Chairman), A j; lleuwcud, and J. Olaszow. Foreman of Works.—Owing to illness i&quot; - his family the recently-appointed foreniai % - was nnahle to accept the position, and JU j;i: 'i F. H. Tapy was chosen in his stead. Finance.—A credit balance of £242 OAs ' was announced, and accounts amounting tj. : iiS4 were passed for payment. _ ! i-i : yards of spaiils at 2/10 per yard, and als&gt; ■ that 400 yards of metal he placed oil Bui . ' locks-road. Miscellaneous.—lt was decided to taki ij[ legal advice in connection with the in Hastie's-road, and the clerk was in.«; ■ struetrd to enforce the by-laws resardin; : vehicular traffic.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
JOB SALE. -17-0K SALE, White Sewing Machine, £2 £ ■ 10/.—287, Queen-st. 10y TT'OH SALE, Rush Chairs, from 15/. —W. J_' A. Thompson aud Co., _S7, Queen-st. ■ 101 SALL, cheap. Mast, Spars and SaTTs A for small yacht-—Apply Store-ma, -ettlers' Steam. ;&gt;3 i,i_K SALE, Bar-lock 'typewriter; cost £24 4 mouths ago; absolutely iv perfect condition, aud as good as new; will oe sold cheap.—P.O., 727. 73 T7»Oit SALE, i'-irsi-cl-ss Turnout, Pony. 3yr JT old, reliable, good mover; trap ..rluinicu leather, nickel-i-ouuwd; harness new.—l. Wil-iusou, Coach-under, _t. North-rd. SO }7HJK SALE (Unique Turnout), Small Polly . Gelding, last, tree, aud stauuch; very good Gig. seats three; ana Harness, almost new; ~*o. — 31, Durham-st. Si TTVOIt SALE, new House, 5 rooms, bath, -*- pantry; washhouse, copper, tubs; gas, .water; Hineiuoa-rd., Grey Lynn. £44u.—' J. C. Ctling, Builder, Beilwood. 81 &quot;DOARDINGIIOUSE Business and Furni&amp;D ture, best part of Ponsonby; insurance £2...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
TO ____•. rpO LET, _ Front Rooms; part furnished.— -&quot;- 3, luchruoud-ru., near I'onsonby-rd 46 ;jK) LET, St. Uelier's Bay, 3 Detached -*- Rooms, lurn_i_eu.—Apply Star Oflice. 2'J rivi- LET, a nice Furnished iiedroom, No. _, - 1 - Carllou Gore-rd., Urst house ou CralllJ»-rd. »-rd. i 46 rj'O LET, line Groomed House, 52, O'Neill-*-. St.; an conveniences.—Apply 11. Lewis, yueeu-st. no •'j _ LET, ilamilton-rd., House, 6 rooms, -*- large.grounds; 23/; reierences.—c. M. tarter, Marine Parade. 32 rMJ LET, 2 furnished or uufuruisued -&quot;- Rooms, close to cars.—Apply Mrs. Lintcu, V ictoria-avenue, Edeu leirace. Ill) •jo LET, 4th Avenue, Kingsland, 5-roomed J- House, eveiy convenience; large allot- UJ ent.—Apply IM, Federal-st., Auckland. 44 .'j &quot;O LET, Furnished, 6-roomed House, Mil■*• lord -leach; orchard, outhouses, grass; rent ao/.—Apply Robert Sloau, Takapuna. ;« riXj CRT, Arch Hill, Cottage, 5 rooms; A large allotment; plenty lruit; 10/. —J. A. James, ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 10 December 1907
-3 WANTED. (Continued from Pssc 1.1 WANTED, a Groom.—Apply W. G- Parker, Cab Proprietor, Nelson-st. 116 ANTED, first-class all-round Plumber. — Apply H. M. Keesing, lli, Albert-st Situation iis gardener. —Ad- ■&quot;Gardener.&quot; 767 Star Office. 93 WANTED, a Grocer's Assistant, used to packing.—Apply Box 122, G.r.O. 125 ANTED, smart Young Lady to assistTn shop.—Apply D. Silk, Jeweller, Queenst. 109 VSTANTED, a first-class Harness Maker. — '»* Apply J. Robertson, Saddler, Karangahape-rd. &quot;VX/ANTED, a respectable Boy to assist on ■ ' * • a baker's cart. —Apply J. Davis, Baker, Eden Terrace. 115 *CS7ANTED, a Young Woman to assist | '»»■ in housework.—Apply Glenville, 14, Bercsford-st. 03 TX/ANTED. a Smart Girl to relieve bar » »■' and assist in housework.—Apply United Service Hotei. 119 WANTED, a Butcher to ride out nud cut orders.—Apply Star Oflice for address, j lib iTx/IANTED, Young Girl, assist housework, » »• sleep home.—Apply 2, Exeter-st., Newton....