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AngUflfc 5. The H-.rb:r B>ard met to-day and dooldod to allow the contractor to make anchor trial of Thatchvi'a schemo for faaclna mat breakwaters. Owing to heavy ae»n oocurrfn^ bsfnre iho form or work wns fiaishod it got washed away. It ' Is new proponed to r>tart 200 yards to tha woetrtrerd, If tho M'.rlne. Department does not objeot, the contractor taking all the risk himself. If the Board took tha risk tho prloa aekod was 30s per ' foot fir 90ft and 40s per foot for 200 feet.. The contractor offers fo take all risk » v . donble these prices. It la expected that at the forthoomfng Grown land fsatea In this district there will be a great many applications. ' ' ' WEIiIKOTON, August 6. In the Magistrate's Oourt this after* nooc, Hnme and Sons Bought to reoover from the Union Steam Shipping Company £1 2-), described us anticipated profit apon a ehipmen', of floor which hadf arrived by ono of the OoajpaDy's steamers In a damaged and, consequently, unsaleobi a condition. The fl iur had been returned to the Company, who paid the ao'ual cost of the flour, bat denied plain*, tiff's claim for anticipated pecfir. After hearing the svldonoo and crgnment, hfi Worship g*ve a verdict for defendants, holding that the Company's ' rale an to : responsibility for goods entreated to their : o»ro a plod to the oaie, and was a perfectly reaaonable ono. Oo'tn'of Court > and counsel, emoantlDg to £1 6?, w'cre also given against the plaintiffs. OniusTOHtTROH, August 5 Eden G)orgo, photographer, a otndidato at tho rooant election for ObrUtohnrch North, brought an action for £200 damages la the Sapreme Ooart tc-day against Moors, anothor photographer, for Issnlng a cartoon represents g John OlHvior as "dignity," and George In a dlosolate appearance ai (( It," Defendant bad obtained the negative of George's photo from a former omployee of plaintiff. The oiiße created niuob. amusement, whlob Jadge Deonlaton shared, having previously seen the skit.' The result was a verdict for defendant without coats, tha Jadgt remarking that the oaitoon was Inoffdtjfllv", tho defendant to return the negative and not print acy more copies. Dtjnedin, August 5 • An Inquejt was heU to-dty on the body of tho child of Margaret Kdwards, • s'ngle woman. The child was born on ' Saturday m a boarding houaa, but the ' birth was concealed by the girl. The lodglnghonso keeper had her suspicions and detained the girl as she was going out, when the ohlld was shown In tho room. Tho medUc?,l evldonoe w»a to the eff ot that the ohlld had apparently breathed after balng born. The girl said the ohlld had fallen on the floor, but there were no brulaes. It vra? quite possible, aocording to tha doo'or, that the mothor was doooivad, and bolleved the child was dead. The girl Edwards Is from ObrUtohnrob. The Inquest has been adjourned for a fortnight to allow of her giving evidence.
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