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NEWS OF THE DAY.

tW^^WShsh^"^STail.—The>iiiiward mail γ-na San despatched Lyton Saturday! afe 5;-pimsrhy the: Union Company's e.s. Hawea. 1 .- • ■.'■■.':■. ,..-:. : : P BESBYTBBIAN ABSBMBIJY.—The AskonAJj^ helc . ftoal proieeclinjrff were brought to a ; cloee* o'eli>ck t , Th© npxt wjplbfr Maijcb^ f ■'' '.''.\.~, : •."•!-.'.;-",-"."■ ijefere: -foe J Hospital j'Patikbts.**' -louring the laet. few-days a large quantity of fruij; hae-been- left'at the Hospital for the patients,"' and the : house steward wishes to the public for their gifts. ; ; ■" ' A. Makeig ;has* been appointed Clert of the M»gietrate's Court at Sjuih r .Rakaia. The - appointment ofMrW. H. w aaperiatendent of railway tele-' granhs ie gazetted. <:a i : ; ••'■ • ■ ' SPABBOvre.—'Afeithe Raugiora Flower and" Fruit;' Show on Thuredaj there is to be an additional■attrpotiQn in the competition, for prizes offered for the largest collection of ; Bp>rjrowe'eggs.' ;-■.■,;•••■ ■••■ ! ■■'■ ■- : •■■ ■ vi BpAD T»y dangerous heaps of broken road' irietal have been 1 laid ; on J porliona of the Weka Pace road which perBonsjridingfor driving in jihe dark ought tp W madfe aware. 0f... It ie Underetood Ithat""ihe Waipara, Blad Board intend to have the heaps remoVed as coon as possible. , Kaiapoi Iseand SotrTH.—The meeting of , householders, convened be ,held here. to «leci inembßM to Sll up. the vacancies on the commiUee, took place on Monday last, Mr J. Merrin, chairman, presiding.' TSo , candidajtes were nominated, and othop steps will 'bAte to be taken in the matter. ■ iCOBK'DOTT.-— At the next meeting of the 'S»i^pbt :^ytoM r .Ci^bJtiß'^r6b4ble J tb^iihoii:e' { ■ will ibe a' , 'die'euieion the" pfbpriety. of. 'ailing the Government to_ propose" a protec,tive ; jduty on. imported, grain. : Several who ! are strongly in favor of, fi;ee trade ■all Jround will advocate the impoeition of thl» proposed: duty afceixpeDoe pesffj>usheL/ : ' ' >•>■>•:••■■■. ! Thb HOSPITAL telegram from the Colonial Secretary has been Tecei red by the members of the Hospital •tiff':' 1 —" No. 222f GPoTernmeit have decided fe f d» his ''Excellency to - cancel "the * appointments of the medical staff in four months ■from date, in order that a fresh staff may be then appointed to commence duties oil' Ist jtdy. (Signed) Gr.S, WHrrMOEE.'V • : large; working bullocks, which appeared in the yards at the leet ( show ;,et. :■ tne Northern Agricultural ,I|scipty, belonging to Mr B. Bran*, were disppsei- of at his gale on Friday, to Mr P^a^ce r and on being weighed at Mr 3 W. A weighbridge,, Bangiora, turned the beam at 1 t6n'4cwt. and 1 ton 2cwt. and Vlbereepeotirely, or a total of 5,2431b*. • ~ .. Kaiapoi Schooi, Gommtttbb.—A special meeting of Ihia committee was held on Fr.'dayi Present—Messrs BeVrll (in the chair), Farnham, and Mathewe. Mr Parnham moved, and Jir Mathews seconded, and it was Mr Grant be appointed second master if he 1* agreeable to accept the position." It was aleo wiolved—"That the Board of Education be aeked to eancfion the , f 'o»po'intment if accepted." The meeting then , elfjojurned. • .; ; ' ' 'SiNiTABr Mattebs at Eanoioba.—All ,who:hare any respect for the pubKo health at | Bangiora will be glad to learn that at the last meeting of the Borough C >nncil, Cr. Cone's notion, to prevent the drainage of cesspools And' slops into the stratum of large ehingla from which the water supply of the borough i» mptnly procurred, was carried. Provision will be made, as soon es the Council can arrange the matter, to carry the resolution into,' effect, and provide" for the removal of n|gbt -soil and refuse to a reserve onUide the limits of the town. CHBBI3ET School Comhittse—l mating of. this committee was held on Thursday evening.-, All the members present except Mr Campbell. A letter was received from the. 'BoWd confirming the appointment of Mr Borthwick as master, also several circulars Item the Board. Messrs Markham and Child* were appointed to sign- cheques in conjunction with the treasurer, Mr W. A. Brown. Sfhe :chairman.waß iostructei to interview tie Secretary of the Board r& unfinished ueceaeariea or-onadnig , , and also to procure the necessary maps 'and : school - requisites. The the school should be opened hy b free soiree and entertainment 'when ~freV*pal gentlemen connected with the cause of education' are expected to attend. Aftdr paesin£ accounts the comsuttee ad}ourh»A*lcf s Mxrk<ia.f ) 3r4 March. - ;

Health of Ambsbiby.—Many families hare been Buffering here from an epidemic disease resembling dysentery, analog probably from drainage and the in & centra Of the town»hip. •« ~ ""' ' diHiEKtttncr FotJKDST.—lSieemplojfMof" the Canterbury Foundry hetd what the? intend to be sa aanral exeat, in tie shape ef a picnic, <m Saturday last; The plat» eeleetoa was Governor's Bay. The weather was delightful, and all present enjoyed the outing exceedingly. Tkb Kisa op Pain.—Professor Scow lectured at the Town Hall/Aehburton, lost Thursday, Eriday* and Saturday. He .had monster honsea every night, and several per"boot testified to the relief afforded to them by the kins of, pain from rheumatics and other suffering. ' ; elected were i—Bros. T. Ballantyne, WJL ; -cr TT-TanEgrTr.Tsirf "tr"Ybunf ?~c?r*Er Revell, R.; SrSsBMMD, T/r>Wl®aiiJp and jfj Afldersonj-G»i j end-aoommitteeof Messrs j Kpnnedy, Hanna, and Perrin. j ATyWiiAjr 4»le-4)feen master'-df Tfifaiau school from its opening in March, jtß77, having .resigned.-in. to.take charge of I the scnbbl Sbufch-tMhterturyj tie children of Waiau have subscribed a eum-of money for the purchase of-a silver watsh, as a -token of their respect and affection for their foirmer master. The news of Mr Crockett's .! SRakqioba C.C.—A meeting of the committee was held on Thursday evening, Mr Hlmnibell presiding.[UfcTwaf resolved "That Application be made for all outstanding scriptwMje.'* v lfc~ jH»-dMded thatithegareei*; :( bl ai¥e'd -if»he undertake eYlibn." cert in aid of the fund*. t lt was agreed to allow the lire brigades the use of the ground fetod pavilion S£furaa£. i jCriallerjges from Oxford and Oust were' accepted. jPoTA'bo Biieferl— Aii ireeet Sae-a&ea*wS in jsome of the potato crops of North Canterbury, which threatens to affect the crop sefionslVv; iSonra paddpoie ? arercoheredi^itjb apHis on the under side or the leaves of hp plants;r 'tope off sprey|aJuwJy, and from'tnis cause the "tubers ripen too soon. Considerable loss by some "farmers is anticipated. ThU new pest Tis suppoeed. to reenlt; .«ptirely' from the protracted period of dry }Yep.ther. - ,• ■■ v?--:;f:);c-ii jj AccrbEifTAT the Hospi*ai.—-"Ahoutnoon on 'Saturday two men who were Working pn.a plapk about fourteen feet above the floor in onTof the wards of me6 ! wiifr : c reer ous accide#. The; plank, was posting : twA iron tieV, , -when' the end of tfieee* fjbjrcke short off, and bjjt;h:;nientw.eiß;!thTPOTOg. vio .ently to the ground. One of them was removed to his home. "TDKe other was so bac ly injured that he once taken ae : an jujdaor "patient; The tie_'wheri examined at the broken placea .appeared. 'ora:lB^-•'■->■';•..'; -■- -'" t ; : i Peatxe at Jttullin, wh»jarnvei iae'Jan. iinmigranfe by the ship Bo; ne, a few days agp, rdic?!.' on ; Saturday, Kfta'ving been, -removed, * nbetoital. Bfe'r"husb'and, , a gardener, "is 1 at prefent in the ImmigrattWT Barracks with •seven ..children. r Thec»eeisa peculiarly,e*d r OD& aijd the ,pfu(vuatei? llie hoepitalme,de a ',Hvb might; have a better"luneral than that*furnished by ■ the Government. ; S'loCAl Bftral^TlieVßfinai%6Vderß ; oltr/e Ijqi illative flouncil in reference toJocal Bills,, are ittihe* f £ftzettil etiouM! feel jreai . by all who purpose bringing forward wbSSj'"Sot beingiuoh ac requ&e id fee "intibduoed as prisfate,, x BUJe, r are T .y<BtK Bills i T^h)lj r effecting'iocal-' ihtereifs, attaniealing ; private "rights, or with public reserves for .iotal-aed- municipal - purppees j also BiHe--"afte -ing the election, or powers of 1 •caT.publjqJbpdies." -,"",. -..I r^?." t --rr, <)g ~ Eriotay • mgiift ,last, -about ; eie\ en o'clock, Mr ftigg's bba*-buildwg ehedi rLytteltoJS lEFas Ooni|any ofaß, des!a , oyed-r3y flrer Fire'sr,iga,de;w»s ffe hiiß, ag-wes also Gaptaiu Gierke and tbfttugiboai JjfibeSteiv/xtiik tbaJtiTesMl-e .eteaniijifire' app but the fire 'had gained; too much, hew [way before the aJ&tan *rae given to kdinit; "4t>i i4 ! *ml ; iing beirig -*tiv4d;»-^Th«i ! !jJrigrls{ ot\ (the 3*e ii unknown. There was atf iirturiaitfei ofi witnjtae, l M(rtKZ«a i ; jiihe Company. -—- ' Mo&rtovirxfsm ' "aWumii , ; shpw of x the" l t7hriitchuroh : v Krtrf icultui»l Society will be held in the, Oddfellows' Hall to-n lorrojv. Iα- connection with the ehow,the art inion which has, been projected promises to te a great suooees. The prizes are,on a , mor 3 libeeal eijale than :last year; and include 'bvei a thousand flowering bulba, hundreds of pot plants roses, &o; Aβ already stated the tick iW will admit to "the sho%ae >w : ©U,a* give cb ince in the art unjon, and none will be d : after to-clay'at sfiriiloibjclc p.mV , ; r ; C TBisTdHtmcßt,*.' ( ',■ anntal meetipg of the ChrietchurohGhis Cornpan:' was held onSitiirdayfMxiE.Gk Wrightp chai-man of"difectors,.presiding. The annual stated that the'directors had ordered the ieeisß«^'mains for extension to Opawa,Sydfnhsnii Eeirry road; Sfc. Eapanui; and Sunnyside, but Since the order was ■givei, the electric light had taken a new de--part ire, and pehdtpg more definite information the" directorsjheailated tq carry odttheer .lexfce isionsi ' TJhe result of the past year's jopemtiope showed that, after. paying an interim.-(jiyiclend and oarryipg £?200 to the reserve -1 f unci, there remained a balance of £4786 Is Gd, oufc of wh.ich the directors recommended that £3960 should be paid ac a furtneEidividendi The report and balaace'sheep ; were adopted. The• directorsiowere authjpri&ad to pay the , dividend as recom- : menaed,:imd Messrs J. Aifdersonarid H.J. Tanercd wefe re-eleoted as Meeere Walipri and H. WMjsorb wpre re-elei66ed "'"';','■'''.■ '' - '"'- - . / '-'.,' ; ,'-.' Picjfic.r-The picnic of the amalgamated iron] trades,:, including wheelwrighte,.:irpnV, 'fouiMers^ "&i., took plaoe at Rhodes' Bay x ; on Baturday; last, and: was a gr«afc sucoess, ;oyer' '350 persons being present. The various''em» : plbyfrs not only closed-their shops, but gave theuf a free ticket. The party proceeded to liyttelton. by- the 9a:m-. train, and ;nenifo 4 p6r_the jeteamer Titan to Rhodes' Bay, wfiere they" -They then went to.; apa idopk kindjr lent foj?; tie occaeion by' Mf Granlener,. M$ J). Duncan .acted as. judge,, M? i SrCurlctit a? etarter, and Mr F.'lVeemin as hi indicapper. The races com prised quiirter- . mile strikers , ., racej, won by- t O. Bro?ni s•> ; quai (er-mile iourneymanvWheelwrighte*,' won -by ! ?hilpot j quarter-mile bjacksmitha' ap, : prenlticos, Stapleton iirst; quarter.mile fitters and turners', Wileoa first;' quarterWheelwrights* apprentices, Rowan first • half-mile . (open to aU), ;C. Brown 1, Ander-, eon 2, Skinner 3; married ladies'race, won by Mrs Armstrong ; single ladiea'e. race, Miss M. Esid firsts Committee race, 100 yards. For {this there was a ■3«ad"heat between Scrii ngeour ijaajifc TrawiPi who ditidti The priz s for."all the races, except the open one, jrere seta of tools or Traridue iindf, iindly placiid'at fctie dieposal oEthe committee by the Vftrioue iron" a>nd timber merchants, who also jgave donations of .money, which were expended in toys" for "the children. Mr'Hill,of t&e Mitre hotel, catered for the picnic very successfully.

BJS-OPENIKG OFTHB GbHMAN ChTOCS.-— The sound of the β-erinan belle indicated the recommencement of worship in the German language invtliir Church yesterday. The seivjce commenced by einging_a hymn,, during whlqh the new, mmitter,- the ReV.' P.; G. Jaccibsen, accompanied by the trustees, Hern Euddenklan and Tbiele, entered by the main entrance, iTiey were received by the churchwardens, Meeere Ellmera and Hanemann. Thenoe they walked in proceaeipn to the front of the; ftlber, when Mr Baddeaklan deKfered the" following .Q-drineabretfarenri-ThroDgh the gaidanceof bur alt wise and mercif til Q-od and Father &re •we thfedayeriableii^inSroduije 'to yon, ? ,ae; minister of our-.Qeirnian -congregation,. the; •Ber; P.;<J.. and neartily «>mmend; : him! Mr Bui-' Seiiklau (delirering.theJsey to the minute?), .continued, "On behalfr.of th& trmtees and the German ccngregatibo,' I/deliver to you thia ley of our dear German Church, and you are hereby installed' as' minister of the German congregation in Canterbury. Jfoy the Almighty God lead, assist, ahc! stand by yon in carrying <ont the eplemn dnty you riiare this, day imdertakeß, eiid ihereby- confer a bleesing ' on us al]L" Ib reply, tHe Ber. Mr Ji*oSiwn delitered an ialoquerit addreee,-hoping iha* this key. would- emblematically . unlock the iiearte of hla cbrigfegalfon' 16~ Bla teacbing." After an appropriate prayer the ujual service irae proceeded with, the clergyman ia his die c«uree pointing onfe the duties of a pastor to Mβ coßgregation and vice versa. The Church wae i croMfded, and handsomely decorated. Next Sunday's samce will be harreit thankeginvg.'- " -■"■ - -■ ■■ ■-■ '■> ■••■-'"'

BXJQGY AcciDßNT.—T*o yoang gentlemen drove from Ashburton to the WheaUtone Hotel on Siturday. They were baiting the outside the hotel, when he rubbed hie s |ji»d against the shaft, pulled the blinkers off, ■fifea. bolted, smashing the upper part of the Jraggy find one shaft to atoms. The horse was stopped by tome men close to Tinwald after , aax mile gallop. The horse escaped injury. QvUBZT Thbatbb.—Dr. Ferrari concluded hi» season in Christchurch on Saturday evening. The only noticeable item in the progratnm& was the very clever performanoee, aKer the lady with the iron jaw, performed by a gentleman styled Signor Barletti, laid to have rec;n'ly arrived, but whoae features for a new arrival were singularly familiar. After these he essayed a feat, the performance of ,twa% going through a series or er*lntS3iKQn.tb.%lraj*zo,tie performer b'ing blindfolded- The consequence was that he accident front'taf«akin| bJ»'Uwft.;s9B"ap«e Tjerformenoe* -pure and simple are quite hsjzardous'enougtt risk jbyj going *-* oop in^'-fc*! B meeting* was held at 'tne Corn' Saturday? ihff l& .Mfttch,' 187T9.' THafebairißanyidCß, 3B«ppe i Meserji J»aJ;tereon, Amyee, Wilife, O'Callagha,n; pQefm*WS&K> A; Brown. It wdß'pr6pOßedby i ~M¥O'Gallsgb|n, secdnaedby Mr Henderson, and came* —" Sbar M? jMdAlpin be appointed secretary of the Corn pE JSJSCI 'pit fuW«%" On ajtapplicatton made by the : secretary, that helshouia be allowed to indoingether tetfere with hie duties in the OornExcliangeyil wafe wrobbeed' by- Captain I Willw, 1 seconded <■ by MT&eMlerßbn/and agreed to/-"Tha« hi*** qufeet be £tcceaed ! to; ,rf?, Tn<sprinted "■ rules>£s tbi guidance, .of, the sale of produce were P yop4'liejE>re ine cbmttnttee *mM&°™b, TUe-aecretary read a letter from Messrs" ±1. -MLiKanaf CTDTqE wlpcb. th# ! follfewrtfg|ta# Co ly . _«i OhmtcVurob, 1870 To thd Ci&n&danitad meabew trfrtbe bpty Corn Exchanged >BtetSi<i /Gfflitlemen,— iWi observe by the papere-and have heard from ou'side that eJneU ■■ to■ have thdauction sales utfd& the auspices of the GoinZ Sxohtoge- cbnalcted auotfoneehi generally, and nofeconfined.firm;rand: luJ*b.e.r, th,at,%e, i .present lient, excluding'rptiierrsaleemeJB ll! than oureeliee ,ftom ,X)ffioiatnig,f ip feeiiogs o£ come; i <Ehe only iatereat we..wwlj. to serve, is the< interest and success.of; the the!Goin>Exchange, and'«e: :has hitnerttt; been 'characteHsed, by' fanselfiah motives \wit^'regard to : this we fnllrlbeireve 7 art ,the; throwing of thorexchani^^all'eateemea.w^l 1 Bef'oridiuerve to intej-eetfl ''pI./out'i hearty...co-gperatiph m Imalteru conriectea with" tne farming wtereafc, we we, dear eir, faithfully, yoxtre, H. Matson ;«ndj .Qii'SJ OapKln iWiUa -ptoposed, imid,'!* Branded JtiT.Mr.Perymanj.and, qajrnedf— " .tWihWs 9l *Me. m? 1 >RS fe «? co W e fl to Meews.-Jlatßon and; Clo'. -for ? thpirjlemr, ~ Theciusinefe of the" tosminated., Bawi'e telegram t rfrnl T«« pfr, appeatingin ,^orthempaperßi'Sajßar!-i' t iße.wiifli meeting at F<sn!k&*ii >U.kedqjAiu» sboufr tke' ZBt]i ipstant.,. His. boundary,or aukatiHfiie'.'ie'. 'ndt likely%o'be • r ae tbey dispui^JteTnlWTJgß^^ K p)\ mSohf-W tße , terifitory, %%jap Ma) )?*9W&' m the aneantime, is waiting about tne settiemente^n-the frontier until the meeting ■conkiloaEE;) HVllx T.AII 7"£ TjaJiHTV! " Thb Pbopib's Fbiends."—The " Daily iSeUgraph" °° un - trieii, and of all times, contains one admonition more impressive than another, it is this : " Let the people bewnre dftfie men who style themselves 'the people'e friends ;' " for suoh voldble i*po9t»rft-.-«r*',idiwiy*/tftw iyrfnfo: enemies. They flatter in order to fleece. They "beguile., in order to Thgy &c ! tM "Germ'an'mikf'eVseV ■'«hoi when mobbed in the streets of London, '-put their heads outside tujsucarriage windows, andfexclaimed, "Mem goot beebles, didn't fflfe come over here for sH your goods ?" A'STes, d XLSpuSI was_ the witty and apposite t<Joj|" ;ASidi t'hißpretrjr ab%nVatlly"expr»eßeiTOe mTun )6Webt of, that sort " JohDßon'«§ftaed'W t i(e J 'the lost -refube-of-iooußdrek. , --—Ite •maxißi-is r ~~!Ehe%reateit happitoesafloE the greatest number, the number-Ibeing.JSTtfmberiOnff/V?: The sptieiner, eHeadrentirirer,' the'Sdle epoutfir, ana: tie neer^ao-wellv*alte , "t6 politibe jMtra*: Mfc MicaVfber Tireni J info the coal a laet reeoiii'ce* of foxtii. """.I :\-j,. A; Goofi 'Ttfis*' .Kβ^,— The ,f meniber for baa been lately declaiming;at"-G&sßornei on-tKe iojnw-> ties of the buyers of If fttivejandwsnd unfolding b scheme whereby their-wiokedneis may bfffruetrated. ' Thp scheme is ;ae-follawßi-4I pwJpoeed 1 *hat,eE<tHeiMddei belonging to them should be placed in trust with! bu»x(Mr,9ees)-andWi Pere,adhere 'jinould be a committee formed, and the Native lands would be so dealt with : that ; no longer should any frauds be jperpetratedl "It should :5a made absolutely imposeible. Thee&j lands - would be catalogued, mapped, andVbrrewly survfeyed. They would be""dfvided into section?, and sold upon the-'eysSteni o£ deferred payments. Only a small .deposit would be $qujired, while the balances'would remain for £ period, payiiig' a 'liioderatiai intere'sPpf; eix-cir seven ,pet bent. f-.\.The money ebinjoig; frinn woUd be ; expanded;;for Ac beaefifi oH#e: ! Maori ownereV * Schools' would be built, and' the Native children, properly educated.; They could have their churphes and their minister?. Their eondifion Vbnfd be atneliorated in 'all* resppcts where ameliorationb-were called for.

, ••■>■ «.■: i '.;■... s — r. — -■::■■'•'■>: i».t;.i?fi KiiTANQATA BELiBSf concert projected by Miss Marian Hobinson in aid of tbe Kaitingata relief fund, will take place on 6th March'V M':-:U.'lx-ri 'A T ■:,.;•.■ M {;■ o [ :.J\y.

I" Pa'nobama.—The panorama of the Arctic Worjd, which is spoken of .as a very ingenious piece' of mechanism, will be exhibited? evening at tho Gaiety Theatre. ,r,. ' -■ :, .'■,,,.,)', ... ."; J. Ty.; geritletnaii: will give |the' : fit6t df Ma'Mcohd' serids 'of : %CT»#' entertainments, at tho, Oddfellows' Hall .this, erening. '~ '' : ' ' } '~' ''"' ' '"' , "'-' '-'-'><'■ '"'"- The Amesicah;., Ganci of thb American &aiig plough, which , already , ■Seen referred to, wilL take plgjcp .on.Taje.gday (to'morrbw), in a paddock ; new" Messrs Matson, Bras' and Co.'b frtteyard; Baneiorag) « -_>■? n* X

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NEWS OF THE DAY., Press, Volume XXXI, Issue 4241, 3 March 1879

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