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'T’o-mobbow. Talaroa Heads: 7 0 a.m, 7.47 p.m. Port Chalmers : 7.56 a.m., 8.27 p.m. Dunedin: 8.41 a.m., 9.12 p.m. Port Chalmers. ARRIVED. — SEPTEMBER 30, Brunner, s.a., 540 tons, Ewan, from Grey' mouth. Passengers: Mr, Mrs, and Miss Bras cell. Manapouri, s.s., 1,020 tons, T. Logan, from Melbourne via the Bluff. Passengers: Me:;dames Tolmie, Whitford, Misses Tnlmie, Stewart, Nightingale, Messrs Cousins, Moore, Morris, Brunton, Keith, Sraaille, Colonel Thomson; and twenty in the steerage. SAlLED.— October 1. Invercargill, s.s., 13G tons, Sundstrum, for Invercargill. The Invercargill left the Rattray street wharf this afternoon with cargo for Invercargill, The Beautiful Star is loading at the Rattray street wharf, and leaves for Oamaru to-night. A notice to passengers per the China Navigation Company’s steamer Hangchow appears in this issue. The Hangchow has finished the discharge of her inward cargo, and is taking in for Hongkong. She leaves for 'Wellington to-morrow morning, The next foreign vessels expected are the Clan M’Leod, now ninety-one days out from New York, and ship Jessie Readman, sixty-four days out from Glasgow. The Brunner, with 500 tons of coal from Greymouth, arrived at 4.45 p.m. yesterday. After landing a few fire bricks at the George street pier she steamed up to Dunedin. She left Greymouth at 950 p.m. on the 27th ult., breasted Gape Foul wind at 3.20 a.m. on the 28 th; and passed Cape Campbell at 4 45 a.m. on the 29th, sighted Kaikoura Peninsula at 10.20 a.m,, arriving as above. From Greymouth until the 29th ult, she experienced N, and N.W. winds, thence southerly winds with fine weather to arrival.

!The Manapouri, from Melbourne via the Bluff, arrived early this morning, and, after easing steam off the Port, she steamed up to Dunedin. She left Wiiliamstown at 4.45 p.m. on the 25th ult., passed Swan Island at 11.50 a.m. on the following day, and breasted the Solanders at 9.45 a.m, on the 29th, arriving at the Bluff at 2.30 p.m. same day, after a smart passage of 3 days 19h and 35min, having experienced moderate N. and N.B. winds, with fine weather. Left the Bluff at 5 p.m. on the 30th ult ; had fresh northerly winds with thick weather up the coast. MOVEMENTS OF THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY’S FLEET. Tuesday, October 1. Lyttelton.—Te Anau arrived 7 a.m. from Wellington; sailed 1 p.m.; duo at Dunedin wharf about 7 a.m. on Wednesday.—Penguin arrived 7 a.m. from Dunedin; sails 10 p.m, for Wellington.-Grafton sails 7 p m. for Timaru, —Orawaiti sails 8 p.m. for Westport. Wellington.—Wanaka arrived 3 p.m. from Lyttelton ; tails 6 pm. for New Plymouth. Nelson. —Takapuna arrived 10.30 a.m. from Wellington ; sailed noon for Picton. —Herald arrived 10,30 a.m, from Wellington; sailed noon for Greyraouth. Gbeymodth,—Rosamond sailed midnight for Lyttelton. Wfstpokt.—Dingadeo sailed this afternoon for Dunedin.—Ohau sails to-night for Wellington. New PLYMOUTH. Rotorua arrived early from Mannkau; tailed 12,30 p.m, for Nelson, Auckland, —Australia sails 6 p.m. for East Coast and Gisborne. THE KAIKOUBA. A story to the effect that during the naval manoeuvres the New Zealand Shipping Company’s Kaikoura, on her way up the English Channel, was captured by H.M.S. Arethusa, appears to have greatly distressed Captain Orutchley, who writes to ‘The Times’as follows: —“On Monday, the 19th inst., off Ushant, a vessel was sighted at 11.30 a.rn, steering a north - west course. Knowing the naval manoeuvres were in course of proceeding, when the vessel crossed our bow and bore about north from theKaikoura, 1 stai boar Jed my helm and ran down to see what man-of-war it was so disguhed. This vessel, which afterwards proved to bo tho Arethusa, stood to the westward, declining close communication. She afterwards turned to the north-east and hoisted the sign .1 4 You are captured,’ and endeavored apparently to owne alongside. For the space of about half an hour she maintained the same distance from us, and, finally sheering off to the westward, fired a gun. I wish to point out that this so-called capture was not really so. The Kaikoura ran down to the Arethusa, which she -would have done had it been war time, and the Arethusa was unable to come alongside the Kaikoura without a greater expenditure of coal than sho apparently cared for, She did not gain one yard in the chase.” THE DIRECT STEAMERS. The Arawa (Wellington, August 22) arrived at Plymouth on the evening of Saturday, the 28th ult., after a splendid passage of thirtyseven days. Shipping Telegrams Auckland. September 30.—William Turner, barque, from Fiji.—Northern Chief, from Newcastle.—October 1: Richmond, s.s., from the Islands, with a large cargo of fruit, coffee, pearls, shell, etc. Amongst the passengers are Messrs Delisle and Goodwin, of Wellington, charterers of tho Auckland Islands schooner Cora, which has been totally wrecked at Baratongn, Hervey Group. The vessel loaded with fruit at that island, and on September 14 ran ashore on Kairsh reef, becoming a trtd loss. All hands were saved, including Captain Abbott, Mr Delisle had a very narrow escape from drowning, but reached tho shore safely with the help of a Kanaka.—Arawata. from Fiji, with thirty tons of cargo and fruit for the South. Wellington, September 30.—Jubilee, for Sydney.—Te Anau, for the South. Newcastle, September 30. Lavinia, for Auckland,

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SHIPPING, Issue 8026, 1 October 1889

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SHIPPING Issue 8026, 1 October 1889

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