Per our Special Wire.
Wellinoton, Oct. 10.
At tire Supreme Court Abraham Walmsley, for housebreaking, was sentenced to (> months’ imprisonment. Cornelius Fisher, for sheep stealing, was acquitted. The charge of riot and forcible entry by natives on land at Gisborne has been postponed until Monday, owing to the absence of counsel for the defence.
The City of New York, with the outward Loudon mails of the 11th September, left San Francisco on 21th September. The Zoalandia, with the homeward New Zealand mails of Kith September, arrived at Kan Francisco on the Bth inst.—-one dav in advance of the contract date.
Nelson, Oct. 10,
Capt. Ilctfer, who for the past two or three years has been superintendent of the lunatic asylum, fell down dead this morning, it is supposed from heart disease. Capt. Heffer was commander of the ship Maori.
Christchurch, Oct. 9.
A telegram was published in Christchurch this morning, stating that Judge Johnston will try Waters on Monday. This is incorrect, as he will be occupied with a Christchurch case on that day. Arrived—Oreti, from Wellington. Timaku, Oct. 10.
The Harbor Board resolved to-day, to call for tenders for .additional 350 ft. of the breakwater in solid work. The tender of Findlay and Co., of Dunedin, for 1000 tons cement has been accepted at £4 15s. 4d. per ton.
Dunedin, Oct. 10. Arrived Maori, s.s., from West Coast.
About 130 single men, passengers by the Forfarshire, were landed yesterday afternoon, and proceeded to Dunedin. They appear to be a very respectable class of men, and are principally mechanics, only a few of them being agricultralists and shepherds.
The Governor has consented to become patron of the Otago Agricultural Association
See our copyright guide for information on how you may use this title.
Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.
These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.
Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.
Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.
Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.
Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.
Print, save, zoom in and more.
If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.
The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.