AMUSEMENTS PALACE SKATING RINK. NOW OPEN DAILY, Morning, Afternoon, and Evening. and FRIDAY NIGHT*, Grand Fashionable nights. Full Band of Engineers, Splendid Floor. New Skates. NOTICto.— Saturday Night next, High School Juniors' Football Match on Skates. Admission, One Shilling. W. OROOKFORD, Manager. iRINCESS'S THEATRE. Lessee and Manager—Mr Charles Hugo. Unprecedented Success of the Greatest Favorites in Australasia, HUGO'S BUFFALO MINSTRELS And New English. American, and Australian Stars (organised 1881). TREMENDOUS SUCCESS OF OUR NEW PROGRAMME. The Theatre again Packed from Floor to Celling. A Mixed, Merry, and Marvellous Array of "VftriGtiGS TO-NIGHT! TO-NIGHT! TO-NIGHT! "OUR BRAVE DEFENDERS," "THE O'DONOGHUES AT HOME," "A BAOHELOR'S TROUBLES," " HER LOVER'S RETURN," "THE DARKTOWN ROBBERS," And TOM THUMB on the SLACK WIRF. Every Item New, Crisp, Sparkling, and Original. Facts ! Factß! Facts ! Come early. Hugo's Popular Prices, Dress Circle, 2s; Stalls, Is; Pit, 6d. Box Plan at the Dresden. Tickets at Jacobs's and Allen's. SATURDAY NEXT-Second Grand Matin.Se Performance. Special Children's Programme. Nominal Prices. R. A. UNDERWOOD, Business Manager. SHIPPING. ELLIS LINE OF STEAMERS. mHE S.S. DUPLEIX - J (Captain Hansby) will leave Dunedin for \ Sydney vis, Wellington on * FRIDAY, the26th JULY. To be followed by the S.S. CENTENNIAL. Cargo received at Tongue Wharf at 2 p.m. on Friday, 26th. Passengers booked through to Melbourne at Special Rates. Particulars as to freight and passengerifares apply to JAMES FOX, Agent for New Zealand Dunedin. SPECIAL STEAM SERVICE. REDUCED RATES. FOR SYDNEY via LYTTELTON AND WELLINGTON. ""HE S.S. HAUROTO will be despatched on FRIDAY, 26th inst. from Dunedin Wharf at 2.30 p.m., Carrying Passengers at specially reduced fares. To Sydney: Saloon, L 5; Steerage, L2 10s. For further particulars apply to UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY Ot NEW ZEALAND, LIMITED. : TTNION STEAMSHIP 4 U COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND (LIMITED). TIME TABLE. FOB OAMARU.— BEAUTIFUL STAB, s.s. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf on Friday at 10 p.m. Cargo till 4 p.m. FOR LYTTELTON, WELLINGTON, PICTON. NEL3ON. TARANAKI. AND MANUKAU. PENGUIN, s.s.. on Monday, 29th July. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at 3 p.m. Cargo till noon. FOR AUCKLAND via LYTTELTON, WELLINGTON, NAPIER. AND GISBORNE. —TS ANAU, b.s., on Wednesday, 31st July. Paosengerß per 2.30 p.m. train. Cargo till 4 p.m., Tuesday. FOR SYDNEY VIA LYTTELTON AND WELLINGTON.—HAUROTO, s.s., on Friday, 26th July. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at 2.30 p.m. Cargo till 11 a.m. 808 SYDNEY VIA LYTTELTON, WELLINGTON. NAPIER, GISBORNE, AND AUCKLAND—TE ANAU, s.s., on Wednesday, 31st July. Passengers per 2.30 p.m. train. Cargo till 4 p.m. Tuesday. FOR MELBOURNE VIA BLUFF.— MARAROA. 5.8., on Thursday, Ist August. Passengers per 2.50 p.m. train. FOR FIJI from AUCKLAND.—ARAWATA s.s., about Sunday, 18th of August. FOR TONGA AND SAMOA. WAINUI from A.UCJKLAND, about Wednesday, July 31. Freight and Passengers booked through, Full partlouliMY on application, FOR TAHITI.—RICHMOND, s.s., on Friday, 23rd August. SPECIAL CARGO AND PASSENGER SERVICE Reduued Fares and Cargo Prices. FOR WESTPORT VIA TIMARU, AKAROA, LYTTEIiTON, WELLINGTON, AND NKLSON.—GRAFTON, s.s., on Friday, 26th July. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at fi p. m. Cargo till 2p. m. FOR GREYMOUTH (taking cargo forHokitika) VIA OAMARU, TIMARU. LYTTELTON, AND WELLINGTON.—HERALD, s.s., on Monday, 29th July. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at 10p.m. Cargo till 4 p.m. FOR AUORLAND VIA OAMaKU. TIMARU (taking cargo for Tauranga).— OMAPERK, 8.5., on Saturday, 27th July. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at p.m. Cargo till 1 p.m. Offices : Corner of Vogel, Water, and Cumberland "treeta.* PROSPECTUS. PROSPECTUS OF THE GOLDEN BAR DREDGING COMPANY (SHOTOVER MOUTH), LIMITED. To be Registered under " The Companies Act, 1882." CAPITAL L 6.000 In 6,000 Shares of LI each. 3,000 shares fully paid up reserved for the promoters ; 3,000 shares to be offered to the public, payable as follows:—2s on application, 2s on allotment, the balance in calls not to exceed 2s per month. It is not expected that more than 16s per share will require to be called up. Provisional Direotobs : Captain Cameron, U.S.S. Company John Cook, Esq., U.S.S. Company Captain Easther, R.N., U.S.S. Company Thomas Moodie, Esq., Perpetual Trustees Company Captain M'Farlane, Port Chalmers Robert Neill, Esq. Bankers: Bank of New Zealand. Brokers : Andrew Hamilton, Exchange Court. Interim Sforetart: Andrew Hamilton, Exchange Court. SoLiorroßS: Macgregor and North, Dunedin and Port Chalmers. This Company is formed for the purpose of acquiring and working the claim on the Shotover River oalled the Golden Bar, which is situated about four miles below the now famous claim of Mr Sew Hoy at the Big Beach, and is about one mile and a-quarter in length, running from the Lower Shotover bridge down to the mouth of the river, where it joins the Kawarau. Thiß claim is roost conveniently Bituated. being close to the main road, so that coal and all materials can be placed on the ground at a reasonable cost. It is proposed to work the claim by a bucket dredge, similar to that at present working on the Big Beach, with such improvements as experience may suggest. The cost of the dredge, fully equipped, is estimated at about L 2.250, and gold should be obtained as soon as the dredge is at work. As soon as two-thirds of the shares are subscribed a contract will be entered into for a dredge, whioh would then be placed upon the river without delay. Nothing need be said of the immensely rich gold deposits of the well-known Shotover River, more especially about this locality. The river runs mostly through deep, rocky gorges, and for miles hi totally unfit for dredging ; but the claim now under offer is quite free from gorge. It has also a false or sandy bottom, from which the gold cin be readily scraped up by a bucket dredge. At the lowest calculation, the proposed dredge should lift 50 tons per hour. It will therefore be easily understood that the returns from such an amount of goldbearing stuff must be large. Prospcoting has i been carried on above by the Big Beach Company, and below, at the junction of the Kawarau, with highly satisfactory results. All expenses for floating and registering the Company to be paid by the Company. Applications for shares will now be received by the Company's Broker, and the Share List will close as soon as the requisite number of shares shall have been applied for. As nearly 1,000 shares have been taken up, early application is necessary to secure the balance of the 3,000 shares now offered to the public. DVERTISEMENTS intended for insertion . in the Country Edition of this Journal should be sent to the office not later than 2 p,m
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