(Per Press Asoociation.) Rival Targets. Auckland, To-day. The first of a series of rifie matches to test the relative merits of existing sights and targets, compared with Soall’s system of white sights and black targets, at the rifle range yesterday, was in favor of the latter. Wants Looking Up. No entries have been received by the local secretary for the wool exhibits at the Melbourne Exhibition. An Unseaworthy Tub. Dunedin, To-day. The notorious case of the ship Clara Hargraves is under consideration by a Committee of the Chamber of Commerce. The Harbor Board yesterday resolved to forward a remonstrance to Government, protesting against their action in allowing the vessel to proceed to sea. Mr. Mackay, shipbuilder, and Captain Thomson, unite in saying the ship was in a most unseaworthy state. The latter said Government supported him till now. Similar to Adelaide Neilson’s. At Palmerston an inquest was held touching the sudden death of Deborah Forrester, a domestic. The medical evidence said death was caused by internal hemorrhage, the case being similar to Adelaide Neilson’s. Naked, and he Clothed Himself At the City Court Henry Schewensky was charged with stealing a large quantity of wearing apparel from the ship Durham. A portion of the articles was found at his dwelling. He was remanded for a week.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 179, 29 October 1880
NEW ZEALAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 179, 29 October 1880
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