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Tho stumer B*den Powell .purchased In * Bydney recontty /or Mestrs. Urln »nd Oo.'i Lyttetton - Bsnks PentnsuU trade, arrived from Bydn«y this morning. Thd vessel came over In oh»rge of Captain Mirtln, »nd made « fltfrly food run nerosi. She lift the New South Wal«s port last Wednesday night, and ran into heavy weather at the outset of tut royage, whkrti delayed her tomewliat. How•rer, tho steimeir proved herself » capita) sea boot. Mr. Sign 6), Ahlef engineer Af tb« Hlmltangl, came across In charge Af the engines. Oapttto Wills, of the Wtkatu. WM also on board. Tko vest' 1 brought a o&rfp of about 23,000tt ot hardwood for Wellington. The Baden Powell is ichooner rigged, and wai bnilt In 1902. Her prtnolpal dimensions are :— Length, 115 ft; beam; 26ft; depth. 7.6 ft; draught, 6.9 ft. The tonnage Is 184 gross Mid 93 net. Th» engfaitit ire ol tba cotapound surface oondenptaj tjrpe, and were manufactured by Messrs. Bow and Ht'LaughInn, of England, and they can drive the Vessel at a speed of 8 knots. The new steamer lias two cargo hatches and passenger accommodation for 20 people. Iho new steel steamer Storm, particulars

of which wo 'published recently, and which vessel is said to havo been puruhaacd to trade, between Tiranru, Wellington, nml WahgAiiui, is mid to have, coal, about £6500. Captain Dawson retains, oommniul of Iho Untokinn for the luh throuili tn the Moura's place, Captain Berneoh. who left tho latter \essel at Auolclnnd, having returned to Dunedin to resume his former position on tho Tahniß. I Anotiier attempt was made yesterday to set tho steamer Agtea oil tlie Tuteu beooli. A heavy sen was running, an.d n I though the vessel was afloat it was found impossible to get her oK. The Mamroa, from Dunedin and LytteHon, is tn leave Lyttolton for Wellington at 9.3U to-night. The veisel has nbout 100 tons of cargo to put out here, and she will sail for Sydney via Kast Coast ports and Auckland to-morrow afternoon. Thn Uniou Company has been advised that tho Tolerl If to leave Westport nt midnight tonight wltli a full load of aoul for the WeHport Caal Company. Adrlce h(*» betn received from Auokland by Mr, D. Robeviwon that a trial lun of the engines of the Wellington and Wangamil steum Packet Company's liew steamer I'utlkl h»» been m»da with most satisfactory results. The vessel Is to make her trial trip on Monday next. Mr. Dl*nn, formerly o»ptalri of the baroue Hen Avon, whloh wus wrcoked s ut Cuno l'fllltscr, hits been appointed to the position of mate nt tho VPak&lu. Messrs. Huddurt, Parlcer and Company have iceetved a cable mewngo from Sydney stating iKSt'thq Victoria, which left Wellington on Saturday last, reaohed Mydney »t 9 o'clock this morn lnj:. Advl6o hus been received by the New Zealand Shipping Company that tho Turaklna, which left welnngton for London on tho BMi August, arrived Bt Tlynionth yesterday after a smart passage occupying 29 days.

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THE BADEN POWELL., Evening Post, Volume LXVIII, Issue 65, 14 September 1904

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THE BADEN POWELL. Evening Post, Volume LXVIII, Issue 65, 14 September 1904

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