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TASMANLiN TIMBER FOR SOUTH

AFRIOA.

ARRIVAL OF AN AMERICAN SHIP.

After a capital voyage of 30 days from Delagoa Bay, East Coast of Africa, the Amenoan full-rigged ship Emily Reed dropped anchor off Passage Point, alt the entrance to D'Entreoasteaux Channol, on Saturday afternoon She is a wooden ve«"»el of 1,"565 tons gross, and 1,467 tons net The Enwly Reed is chartered to load tho second portion of piles for South Africa, for which Mosers Gray Bros have the contract^ The supervision of pre- paring and shipping the timber is being CArried out by Mr K C Richardson, of London, who arranged the previous ship- ments of long piles to Dover, England The Emily Reed ia in sand ballast, ant will discharge at the mouth of Barnes Ba) in not loss than 10 fathoms, after- wards taking in staffening and proceeding ins-idp AVoody Island, where she will ic tcive portion of her cargo From lhere the ics»ol vvull be towed to Flinders Bay, Forrestier's Peninsula, to complete load-

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