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♦ 1 The following is the meteorological report at Alford Station for the week ending Jane 29h, 1889 :— ' = : — —— : ....... '• — — ■■

H.M.S. DART~~ " J (PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION.) f Sydney, June 80. H.M.S, Dart has arrived here from New Zealand. The officers report that the vessel experienced exceptionally heavy gales nearly all the way across from New Zealand. When off North Cape, which was on a lee shore, the guoboat had the utmost difficulty m j steaming out of danger. Off the Three Kings a tremendous, sea swept the decks of the Dart andlcarried away one of her boats (torn the davits. While the storm raged the Dart only travelled thirteen miles m seven days. On the voyage across, and m fine weather, one of the crew fell overboard and a lad sprang m after him with a buoy * both were rescued. Off the Australian coast the Dart experienced a terrific gale and lost another of her boats. In this storm five of her crew were injured, and some of her sails were blown away. The officers assert that the tigging of the, vessel, which was supplied from the $aval stores, was rotten although new/

ansae, mgn n Date. m | State. | lowihigh, Sun. of weather; SatardayV.. 85* 40* 55* Snorv, oalm. Sunday .. 35- 42- 65* Rain „ Monday .. 26- 52' 108- Fino „ Tuesday . . $19' 42- 90- „ „ Wednesday 36" 88* 40* Bain, S.W. Thursday.. 86* 38* 60- „ „ Friday .. 30* 43* 107- Fine, oalm

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THE WEATHER., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2162, 1 July 1889

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THE WEATHER. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2162, 1 July 1889

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