Ajiarty of Good Templars, tandjng m East Street, on Saturday night, disouesing some reoent events vrhioh are canning a stir m the order, beoame so exoited that one of them put bis shouldor through lha plate glass, front of Mr John Orr's shop : damage about £12 1 The Borough Ooanoil Chambers at Hamil. ton (Auckland) were broken into laßt Sunday night. The polioe sergeant caw a light m the office, and Buapecting something wrong got a lad to watch one aide of the buildiog and oaptnred the man as he tried to escape by the other. He had got m by push* ing back the latch of the window with the blade of bis knife, and rummaged the Bbelveß and pigeonholes, but finding nothing worth taking away, he wrote on the oover of a receipt-book lying on the large table, " A poor burglar called on Sunday evening, and found nothing but a dead sell, and worse luok.— A.W.W." He was remanded for a week. Statutory Declaration.— l, Franz Baabe, Ironbark, Sandhurst, m the oolony of Yiotoria, Australia, do solemnly and sincerely declare that on the 25th June, 1877, my son Alfred, six years of age, was accidentally hurt with an axe on his knee. lat onoe took all pains to secure medical assistance. However, m spite of all efforts, on the 27th August, 1877, the opinion was given by Dr Maogillivray that an amputation of the injured limb had become imperative, m order lo cave life. At this junoture I called on Mobbm Sander and Sons, proouring some of -their Extraot of the Buoalyptus Glgbnlus. and by the application of the same I had the satisfaction of seeing my son within a fortnight out of all danger, and to-day he is recovered. I may just add (hat it was when the crisis had been reaohed that the Extraot referred to was first applied, and I make this solemn declaration, eto. — Fbaiks Baabe. Deolared at Sandhurst, m the colony of Yiotoria, Australia, this seventeenth day of Ootober, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven before me, Moritz Oonh, J.P.-(Advt.) 6
* THE PARCEL POST. WITHIN NEW ZEALAND. The following are rates of postage and ] weight for pares! post :— s. d. Not exceeding lib m weight •• •• o I Exceeding lib, but not exceeding 2lbs oia Exceeding 2lbs, but not exceeding 3lbs x 7 Exceeding 3lbs, but Dot exceeding 4lbs 1 1 Exceeding 4lbs, but not exceeding slbs I 1 Exceeding slbs, but Dot exceeding 61bs I lo Exceeding 61bs, but not exceeding 7lbs 2 7 Exceeding 7lbs, but not exceeding 81bs 2 o Exceeding albs, but not exceeding 9lba 2 o Exceeding gibs, but not exceeding iolbs 217 Exceeding iolbs, but not exceeding 1 ilbs 3 4 No parcel exceeding nibs m weight or the dimensions hereafter specified, will be accepted , and unpaid or insufficiently prepared parcels will be refused. SIZE.— The dimensions allowed for a pare are :— f t; l Grea est length •• «• .. — i Greatest length tod girth combined .. 6
PARCEL POST BETWEEN NEW ZEA LAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM The following are the regulations under which parcels will be accepted and transmitted to the United Kingdom : — Parcels will only be forwarded by the steamers of the New Zealand Shipping Company, Limited, and the, f Shaw-Sa»iUe-Albion Company Limited. A parcel for transmission must not exceed 1 lib m weight, 3ft 6in m length, or 6ft m length and girth combined. Parcels of the maximum size and weigh, will only be received at, and delivered from New Zealand Post Offices at places accessible by railway, steamer, or mail-coach. From places m New Zealand not served by railway, steamer, or mail-coach (list at page 57 of Postal Guibe) only paraels not exceeding 2lb, m weight, and not measuring more than aft'in length or lit m breadth or depth can be ccepted. Parcels should be securely and substantially packed and closed by the sender. If wax is used, it should be of the special quality which resists the heat of a hot climate. Parcels must not he posted m a posting-box, but should be presented at the post-office counter. Where not repugnant to the foregoing rules the general regulations of the Inland Parcel Post will apply. | Parcels are received and forwarded at owner's risk, and the Postmaster-General is not liable for any loss of or damage to any parcel On payment ofa fee of 4d, the, sender can »t tfmc of porting receive a certificate of
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