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  2. THE VICTORIA RACING CLUB.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 2,212 words
  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    After a long spell of dry weather rain is falling. Bush fires have been raging all round lately. The cane and other crops have suffered severely from the effects of dry weather. The outlook betokens ...

    Article : 717 words
  4. INSTRUCT THE COUNTRY.

    Sir,—The most casual observer of the course of political events during the last few years must be struck by the almost phenomenal growth of protection in this colony. Two years ago Sir Henry Parkes's ...

    Article : 1,123 words
  5. AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE ROYAL.

    Charles Reade's well-known drama "It's Never Too Late to Mend" was produced on Saturday evening at the Theatre Royal, and, although the Venture may seem a somewhat hazardous one, in view of the fact ...

    Article : 699 words
  6. SHIPPING REPORTS, &c.

    The steamer Walraraps, Captain Chatfield, arrived here yesterday morning early. She left Auckland at 5 p.m. on 28th ultimo, and arrived at Russell at daylight next morning; left again at 12.30 p.m., rounded the North Cape at 6.15 p.m., ...

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  7. A LARGE CARGO.

    The four-masted ship Eusemere, Captain Windermere, cleared on Saturday with the largest coal cargo that ever left this colony by sailing ship, namely. 3900 tons of Southern coal. The Eusemere's net register is 2651 tons. She is ...

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  8. THE FIRE ON THE ESSEX.—ARE GLUE PIECES DANGEROUS CARGO [?]

    The latest from home about the fire, or, rather, fires, on board Messrs. Money Wigram and Sons' steamship Essex, homeward bound from Australia, is that the spontaneous ignition of glue pieces is suspected of having happened on ...

    Article : 325 words
  9. CASUALTIES.

    On Saturday morning, at about half-past 10 o'clock, a man named Michael Carey met with a fatal accident. It appears that he was employed in excavating near Pitt-street, when the soil, being soft ...

    Article : 730 words
  10. THE CRUISE OF THE FLAGSHIP H.M.S. ORLANDO.

    The flagship was accompanied round the west coast sounds by H.M.S. Lizard, on her trip to the Middle Island of New Zealand. The Orlando usually anchored in a deep bay in the various inlets, while the Lizard, taking the Admiral on board, ...

    Article : 320 words
  11. HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

    A very good house attended the representation of "The Vendetta" at Her Majesty's Theatre on Saturday evening, and the drama was played capitally. Whilst the great feature of the production is ...

    Article : 127 words
  12. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS. CONCORD.

    The fortnightly meeting of the council of the municipal district of Concord was held in the local offices on February 28. Present—The Mayor (Alderman H. D. Bray), Aldermen Moreton, Steel, Chapman, ...

    Article : 156 words
  13. THE SQUADRON IN NEW ZEALAND WATERS.

    When the Wa[?]rapa left Auckland last Tuesday there were five men-of-war in that por[?] including the flagship, which followed the Walrarapa next day for Sydnev. H.M.S. Rapid had arrived from a cruise to all the principal ports. ...

    Article : 429 words
  14. CRITERION THEATRE.

    Mr. F. C. Burnand's irrosistible three-act comeny, "Betsy," with its " pink domino" complications, was played at the Criterion Theatre on Saturday night by the Brough and Boucicault Company. The cast was as ...

    Article : 453 words
  15. GRANVILLE.

    The fortnightly meeting of this council was held in the Council-chambers on Wednesday evening last. Present: The Mayor, Alderman C. Unwin (in the chair), Aldermen Forsyth, Fewster, Goff, Leggatt, ...

    Article : 102 words
  16. FREE-TRADE ASSOCIATION FOR WOLLONGONG.

    A meeting of persons favourable to establishing a branch of the Free-trade Association was held in the Town Hall, Wollongong, last night. A code of rules was discussed and adopted, after which about ...

    Article : 111 words
  17. MUNICIPAL NOTES.

    Mr. J. H. Carruthers, M.L.A., has received a communication from the postal department, stating that a difficulty had been met with in the matter of increasing the present postal accommodation at Croydon. It is, ...

    Article : 55 words
  18. PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED.

    We have received from the publishers, Stone, Son, and Co., Dunedin, N. Z., a copy of Stone's Otago and Southland Commercial, Municipal, and General Directory and New Zealand Annual, 1889. This is a ...

    Article : 237 words
  19. THE SHIPWRECKED FISHERMEN AND MARINERS' ROYAL BENEVOLENT SOCIETY.

    Nine hundred vessels totally wrecked and 2000 human victims suddenly snatched from vigorous existence annually. Such is the terrible revelation mado by the official statistics of the past year, and incorporated into the report of the ...

    Article : 207 words
  20. MOUNTAIN MAID CASE.

    Sir,—Your precis of Mr. Chanter's minutes upon the above case is a surprise to me, and I hope that you will kindly allow me space for a few remarks on the subject, as with my experience, dating nearly 40 years, 1 may ...

    Article : 742 words
  21. THE HOUR AND THE MAN.

    Sir,—The position of parties in the present Assembly gives great promise of producing a legislative deadlock, unless some plan is propounded for the solution of the political enigma. The present Government is in ...

    Article : 701 words
  22. THE ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY.

    Sir,—We have shown ourselves a music-loving public by the large attendances at Mr. Cowen's concerts. Certainly we had the advantage in that case of knowing beforehand that the conductor must be good, ...

    Article : 560 words
  23. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    The Linda Weber, from Newcastle, arrived at Auckland February 24. The Devonport left Auckland for Hokianga February 25 to load for Sydney The Anthons left Auckland February 25 to load for Melbourne at Kalpara. The Northern ...

    Article : 67 words
  24. THE OPERA.

    The performance of "Un Ballo in Maschera" which was given on Saturday evening at the New Opera House was announced for the benefit of Signor Pimazzoni, who was rewarded by the attendance of a ...

    Article : 359 words
  25. THE LETTER ASCRIBED TO MR. ABIGAIL.

    Sir,—There is a good deal of talk about a letter ascribed to Mr. Abigail read in the House by Mr. Dibbs. If it were genuine, yet as a private letter it ought not be paraded in this fashion; and if it were merely forged, ...

    Article : 225 words
  26. PONY AND GALLOWAY RACING.

    Sir,—In to-day's issue of the Herald, under the above heading, a correspondent signing himself "Sportsman" points out that the committee of the A. J. C. could, without doing an injustice to any of ...

    Article : 163 words
  27. Advertising

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  28. BRITISH NEW GUINEA.

    Sir,—In reference to the report for the year 1888 of H. M. late Special Commissioner, Hon. John Douglas (published in your valued columns this day), permit me to state that my application, as it at present stands, is ...

    Article : 168 words
  29. THE ALHAMBRA MUSIC HALL.

    The minstrels at the Alhambra performed to a very largo house on Saturday evening, and the entertainment was a very good one. Several songs of a most amusing character were sung, and the after-piece, "Lifo on the ...

    Article : 58 words
  30. AQUARIUMS.

    The many interesting things to be seen at Bondi, together with fine weather, attracted to the aquarium an unusually large gathering on Saturday afternoon. While a programme of popular music was being ...

    Article : 526 words
  31. Advertising

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  32. Advertising

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  33. WOOL CARGO DAMAGED BY COPRA.

    A matter of some Importance to shippers of wool has been lately reported upon by marine surveyors at home, the result being that claims for damage by salt water to wool cargoes will likely be more closely looked into than heretofore. The ...

    Article : 356 words
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