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MEETINGS. Dunedin, 18th July, 1889, To His Worship, H. Gourley, Esq., Mayor, Dunedin. SIB, We, tiie undersigned Ratepayers, hereby respectfully request you to Convene a Public Meeting to consider the situation with regard to the Otago Central Railway Bill. We are, eto., James Mackerras John Barrett Charles F. Greenslade Alexr, Sligo John F. M. Fraser James Salmon K. S. Sparrow John Roberts And 31 others. REPLY. GENTLEMEN,—CompIying with your request 1 hereby Convene a PUBLIC MEETING of CITIZENS at the CHORAL HALL, Moray place, on TUESDAY, the 30th INST., at 7.30 o’clock p.rn., to consider the jrtbjoct of the requisition. HUGH G URLEY, Mayor, Dunedin, 26th July, 1889. mHE VERY REV. OLIVER DALY, S.J., -®- of Melbourne, will give a MISSION IN ST. JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL, Commencing MlXr SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th, Folcmn Opening at 11 o’clock Ma s. LOST AND FOUND. FOUND, small Sum of Money. Apply thin week to J. Roberts, care of Tapper and Co, LO '.T, Fox terrier Dog, Friday night, South Dunedin ; sear across the nose; finder rewarded. Robert Allen, Royal Albert Hotel, George street. SHIPPING. ELLI3 LINE OF STEAMERS. - THE g g, CENTENf NIA L (Captain y£r,- \ »Le. tiag) will leave Dunga edin for Sydney via Northern Ports on FRIDAY, 2nd AUGUST, Cargo reoe'ved at Tongue Wharf, Passengers booked through to Melbourne at Special Kates. Particulars as to freight and passenger fates apply to JAMES FOX, Agent for Now Zealand, Dunedin, SPECIAL STEAM SERVICE. REDUCED RATES. FOR SYDNEY via COASTAL PORTS. . jr mHE S.S. RINGA.jA I R'MJMA will be despatched oa FRIDAY, 2nd August, canying Possengers at specially reduced fares. For further particulars as to passenger and cargo rates apply to UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND, LIMITED. UNION STEAMSHIP COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND (LIMITED). TI M H TA P, LK, FOR OAMAKU,— E iAUTiFUL STAP, s.s. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf on Tuesday at 10 p.m. Cargo till 4 p.m. fOH LYTTELTON, WELLINGTON PICTON. NSLSON. TARANAKI. AND MANUKA! 7 . PENGUIN, f.s., or. Tuesday, 30di July. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at 3 p.rn, Cargo till noor, FOR AUCKLAND via LYTTELTON, WELLINGTON, NAPIER, A>D GISBORNE. —Td ANAU, s.s, on Wednesday, 31st July, Passengers per 2.30 p.m. train. Cargo till 4 p.m., Tuesday. BOH HY.U AE Y VIA LYTTELTON, V/l L'J NOTON. NAPIER, OTHPORNIi, AND AUCKLAND.—TK ANAU, s.s., on Wednesday, 31st July. Passengers per 2.30 p.m, train, Cargo till 4 pm. Tuesday. FOR MELBOURNE VIA BLUFF.— MARAROA. s.s.. cn Thursday, - Ist August. Paseengsrs per 2.39 n m train. FOR FIJI from AUCKLAND.-ARAWATA s.s.. about Sunday, 18th of August. FOR TONGA AND SAMOA, WAINUI from kf : i :jx -A NU, about Wednesday, July 31. Freight .tul Passenger:- booked through, Fu l partDr.l »•» aopPeation. FOR TAHITI.—RICHMOND, s.s., on FJt’ay, 23rd August. BPE9IAL. CARGO AND PASSENGER SERVICE Reduued Fares and Cargo Prices, FOR WESTPORT VIA TIMARTJ, AKAROA, LYTTELTON. WELLINGTON, AND N E ISON.—MAHINAPUA, s.s., on Friday, 2nd August. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at 6p.m. Cargo till 2 p.m. FOR G KEY MO UTH (taking cargo for Hokitika) VIA OAM ARU, TIMARU. LVTTELTON, AN!) WELLINGTON.—HERALD, f.r., on Tuesday, 30th July. Passengers from Dunedin Wharf at 10 p.m. Cargo till 4 p.m. FOR AD OK LAND VIA TIMARU, NAPIER, iNDJ.GISBORNE (taking cargo for Tauranga).—A STEAMER early. Offices : Corner of Vogel, Water, and Cumberland "treat i.!

PROSPECTUS. Prospeotu* OF THE GOLDEN BAR DREDGING COMPANY (SHOTOVER MOUTH), LIMITED. To bo Registered under “The Companies Act, 1882,” CAPITAL L 6.000 In 6,000 Shares of LI each. 3,000 abates fully paid up reserved for the promoters ; 3,000 shares to be offered to the public, payable as fallows2s 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 Directors : Captain Cameron, U.S.S. Company John Cook, Esq., TT.S.S. Company Captain Panther, R.N, U.S.S. Company Thomas Moodie, Etq., Perpetual Trustees Company Captain M'Fariaue, P,.rt Chalmers Robtrt Neill, E q. Bankers: Bank of New Zealand. Brokers : Andrew Hamilton, Exchange Court. Interim Secretary : Andrew Hamilton, Exchange Court, Solicitors: Macgregor and North, Dunedin and Port Chalmers. This Company is formed for the purpose ol acquiring and working the claim on the Shotover River called 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 j from the Lower Sbotover bridge down to the month of tho river, where it joins the Kawarau. This claim is most conveniently situated, being close to the main road, so that coal and all materials can bs placed on the ground at a reasonable cost. . It is proposed to work the claim by a Inc ret dredge, similar to that at present working on the Big Beach, with such improvements as experi enco may suggest. The cost of the dredge, fully equipped, is estimated at about L 2.250, andgold 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, which would then be placed upon the river without delay. Nothing need be said of the immensely rich gold deposits cf the well - known Shotover River, more especially about this locality. The river runs mostly through deep, rocky gorges, and for miles is totally unfit for dredging ; but the claim now under offer is quite free from gorge. It has also a false or smdy bottom, from which the gold cm 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. Prospecting has been carried on above by the Big Beach Company, and below, at tho junction of the Kawarau, with highly satisfactory results. All expenses for floating and registering the Company to bo 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.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Evening Star, Issue 7971, 29 July 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Evening Star, Issue 7971, 29 July 1889