To-uobbow. Taiaroa Heads : 247 a m , 3 3 p.m. Port Chalmers ; 327 a.m., 3,43 p.m. Tunodin: 4,12 a.m., 4.48 p.m.
ARRIVED —September 24.
Waihora, b b,, 1,27G tons, Popham, from Melbourne via Hobart and the Bluff, Passengers : Mrs Howard, Miss Thomson, Master Glanville, Rev. O. Daly, Messrs Hatton, Noye, Goddard. M‘Avoy, G. Grey, F. Hills, G. T. Miller, Pirie, Maxwell, Graoie, Janctt, Rusher, Rickards, Delroy, Bell, Davys, Murphy, D, Lopez, Leete, B. Lopez; and twenty-three steerage. Herald, s.s., 352 tons, Jones, from Greymouth.
SAlLED.—September 24. Invercargill, s.s,, 136 tons, Sundstrum, for Invercargill, Hauroto, s.s., 1,276 tons, Kennedy, for Sydney via Oook Strait. Passengers: For Lyttelton—Mesdamcs Troupe, Henderson, Walker, Graham, Cantrill, Miss Denniaton, Messrs Gardiner, Henderson, Mayne, Walker, Packer. For Wellington—Mrs Rowlands, Miss Wright, Messrs Pcrcival, Candlish, For Sydney—Mesdames Cook, Todd, Chalmers, child and nurse, Miss Maynall, Messrs Evatt, Stanisb, Bleeze, Swan, Quinn, Wilkinson; and seventy-five in the steerage. Jubilee, s.s,, 1,620 tone, Brothers, for Sydney via Cook Strait. Passengers; For Lyttelton —Mr and Mrs Martin. For Wellington —Messrs loglis, Cronin. For Sydney—Mrs Burt, Messrs Herd, Johnston, Bradley, Wall. For Melbourne—Rev. J. Hall, Mr D, Fergusson.
The Hauroto left the tongue wharf this afternoon for Sydney via Cook strait. The Jubilee left the tongue wharf this afternoon for Sydney via Lyttelton and Wellington. The Wakatipu, having been cleaned and repainted, was hauled out of the graving dock yesterday afternoon. Iho Herald, with 500 tons coal and 80 tons coke and firebricks fiom Greymouth, arrived alongside the Bowen pier early this morning, and commenced to discharge her cargo into the hulks and railway trucks. She left Greymouth at 8 a.m. on the 21st, and experienced fresh N.W, winds until passing Stephen Island at 6 a.m. on the 22nd, when it modeiated until breasting Cape Campbell, when a strong southerly wind set in, attended by a heavy S.W. swell, which held to arrival. The total cost of erecting the whole of the lighthouses on the coast of New Zealand was L 153.499, and the amount collected at the different ports for light dues for tho year ended March 31 last was L 13.463. Tho Waihora arrived at tho Victoria wharf at 6.30 a.m. to-day. She left Melbourne at 2.30 p.m. on tho 17th inst,, and cleared Port Phillip Heads at 6.30 p.m.. reached Hobart at 9 a.m on the 19th inst.. left again same afternoon, and arrived at tho Bluff at 6 a.m. on the 23rd : left again at 5 p.m. on that day, and reached headquarters this morning. She had fresh B.W. winds with fine weather throughout the passage. The Rosamond steamed up from Port Chalmers yesterday evening and landed coal to-day at the Rattray street wharf. Tho barque Nanny was towed down to Port Chalmers this morning by the Plucky. Tho ship Margaret Galbraith commenced discharging cargo tills afternoon at the cross wharf.
THE DIRECT STEAMERS.
R.M.S. Kaikoura left Plymouth for Now Zealand ports via Cape Town and Hobart on Sunday last.
MOVEMENTS OP THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY’S FLEET.
Tuesday, September 24,
Timaku —Mawhera arrived 10 a.m. from Greymouth,—Mahinapua arrived early from Lyttelton; sailed 5 p.m. for Dunedin. Lyttelton.— Rotomahana arrived 7 a.m. from Wellington; sailed (3 p.m. for Port Chalmers,—Rotorua arrived 9 a.m. from Dunedin ; sails 10 p.m. for Wellington.—Brunner sailed this afternoon for Greymouth. Nelson. —Penguin arrived 7 a.m, from Wellington ; sails 7 p.m. for Picton. Westport, Kawatiri arrived early from Timaru.
Greymouth.— Koranui arrived noon from Nelson.
Manukau.—Takapuna sailed 10.20 a.m. for New Plymouth. Auckland.—Te Anau arrived 9 a.m. from Gisborne.
ARRIVAL OF THE lONIC,
The R.M.S. lonic, which arrived yesterday afternoon from Plymouth via Teneriffe, Cape Town, and Hobart is still under the command of Captain Kidley, who brings with him his old officers, with the exception of Mr Clark (third), who comes in place of Mr Covan, who has been transferred to the Celtic. She brings some 3,000 tons of cargo for all ports, 400 tons of which is for Dunedin, after discharging which she will take in 9,000 carcasses frozen mutton and other cargo and leave again for the north on Saturday. She also brought 5 bags mail and 20 boxes parcel poet, in addition to which she landed 330 tons at Hobart; also 00 passengers for New Zealand ports, of whom 14 are saloon, 22 second class, and 54 steerage--24 being for Dunedin, 18 for Lyttelton, 18 for Wellington. 3 for Napier, and 27 for Auckland, having landed 76 at Hobart for the Australian ports. The health of all on board has been excellent. There were no births, but one death. On September 17 William Warling, one of the steerage passengers for Auckland, died of phthisis. The deceased was twenty years of age, and was in delicate health on embarking ; ho was unmarried, a native of Southport, and had formerly been station master in the service of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company, The passage has been a fine and
! pleasant erne, no cold weather being met across tlm Southern Ocean. The usual amusements, sports, etc., were frequently held, boat ami fire drill regularly practised, and divine service celebrated every Sunday. The passengers seem perfectly satisfied with the treatment they have received, as Captain Kidley was the recipient of a flittering testimonial from the passenge's. Her passage from Plymouth to Taiaroa Heads occupied 421 21h 46min; deducting stoppages, Id 15h smin, makes the total steaming time 4ld Gh llrain—her best day’s run being 349 miles. The lonic has also on beard a model of the White Star liner Britvnnio, some lift long, for the Exhibition. We are indebted to Mr Kane, her most obliging purser, for all information, and also for London papers of the latest date. The lonic left the Koyal Albert Docks on the morning of August. 8, stopped at Tilbury, where she cinbaikid her passengers, and left again at 6 p.m. same Jay; had strong bead winds in the Channel and arrived at Plymouth at 9.38 p.m. on August 9, embarked the remainder tf her passengers and mails and left at 1.12 p.m. on August 10; breasted Ushant light at 11.33 p.m. same day, met a strong westerly gale with high sea across the Bay of Biscay. After passing Capo Finisterre the weather moderated, and on August 13 took a ME, breeze attended by fine weather which continued until arrival at Tonniffe at 7.24 a.m on August 15 ; coaled, and left again on the afternoon of the same day with the ME. trade wind, which field for two days, followel by light airs and calms, and crossed the Equator on August 22 in longitude lOdeg W., when heavy rains set in, and she took the 8.8. trade same day. It was stron < throughout, and gave out on August 28. Thence she had light S.W. winds with smooth sea to Cape Town, at which port she arrived on the evening of August 30; coaled, and after remaining there for twelve hours pushed on again at 11.20 a.m. on August 31 with a light southerly wind and smooth sea until September 4, when n westerly breeze set in ; carried moderate to fresh W. to MW. and S.W. winds across the Southern Ocean, running down her easting on the mean parallel of latitude 45dfg S. Passed the meridian of Capo Leeuwin on September 14, when the westerlies died away, and were succeeded by light variable winds and calms to arrival at Hobart at G.lO pm. on the 18th; landed seventy-six passengers and 350 tons of cargo, and after a stay c.f twenty hours left again at 2 p.m. on the 19th inst. Experienced S.W. winds with heavy southerly swell across ; breasted the South Capo at 9.40 a.m. on the 22nd inst, arriving off the Hoads at 10.23 p.m. same day, anchored until 1 p.m. yesterday, when she crossed the bar and berthed at the George street pier at 2 p.m.
SHIRE LINE OF STEAMERS,
The Now Zealand Refrigerating Company are advised by cable of the arrival of the Elderslie (from I’oit Chalmers, 14th ult.) at las Talmas on 23rd inst.
New Plymouth, September 21. —The Gairloch came elf the, lank at the Waitarn River last evening, and is uninjured. She leaves fur Wellington via Wanganui this evening.
Sydney, September 24.—Liudus, s.s., for Wellington.
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