NEW ZEALAND. [BY TELEGRAPH.-PRESS ASSOCIATION.]
Waikato Times, Volume XXIV, Issue 1981, 19 March 1885, Page 2
NEW ZEALAND. [BY TELEGRAPH.- P RESS ASSOCIATION.]
WANGANUI, Tueday. At the Supreme Court tins afternoon, John Riisa.-ll was convicted of stealing fiom the person, and sentenced to two years hard lal>our. Hebioles was con ictcd on a charge of embezzling money from the (!oei nux-nt Insurance Derailment. A point raised by the pusoner'a counsel was r< served for the Court of Appeal. The p >iut was, that he wai not a si 11 >a»t of Her M »j*'sty the (Jueeu. not hr»^ uil; heen .ijipointed l>y the ('row n Alfied was found tjuilty on a charge of hor*L stealing. Sentence was deferred.
TAUPO, Wednesday. Thirty men and Us serg< <wtb of the Tau|t</-Waiif>auin i>arty are under ordera to leave for Wellington to join the Artilleiy.
WELLINGTON, Tuesday. Messrs Mnnloch anil Rose, of Welling ton, are the successful tenderers for the erection of the exhibition building. The Government have receiv ed inforniation ai to the valuable discovery of stream tin ore on tho West Coist, north of Kaianiea. in an accessible position A number ol leases have already been applied for, and several specimens ot 01 c have been sent to the Government The folio* tin; h the result of the Rifle Championship Lic««, 473 Flyger,47o; Dow ni.', 464 Taylor, 453 Hutehin«on, 4.-)0
TIMARU, Tuesday The Wakotipn m.is berthed at the Break water Wharf to day, drawing fully 17 tort at high tide. In the course of seven hours she took in 3.">0 tons, two other fttenmers being worked at the time.
CHRISTCHURCH, Tuesday. In the cricket match, Banks v. Insurance Companies, C. Strange, of the Midland Clul), to day scored 220 runs. This in the longest score yet ina<le in the colony. A private letter received here says th it Blaokburne, the great chess pkyer, will visit New Zealand if arious clubs guarantee a specified amount, which, it ii stated, has hcen arranged. Sir Julius Vosjel addresses hii constituents here on Wednesday ni#ht. It is ex|iect«d that £500 will be raned here for the benefit of the sufferers by the earthquakes in Spain. Entries for the Ram Fiir comprise 2,821 rams and 291 ewe*, being total increase of about /JOO on the entries of last ye.tr The Canterbury Lawn TeunN Club hate voted £'20 for a Club Challenge Cup. The tournament between Canterbury and OUgt) players Ukea place at Easter.
PORT CHALMERS, Wednesday. Shaw, Saville and Co 'a new steamer Tainui, from Plymouth, vi» Hobart, reached the Heads at midnight.