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ARRlVED.— October 9. Tarawcra, s.s.. 1,269 tons, Sinclair, from Sydney via Auckland and East Ciast ports. Passengers : Mesdamea Levi, Stephenson, Miss Stephenson, Messrs Smyth, Ferguson (2), Sinclair, Eothorgill, Connolly, Stewait, Warded, Proctor, Vivian, Robinson, Captain Hill; and twelve in the steerage. SAlLED.— October 8. Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, Richardson, for Camara, October 9. Margaret Galbraith, ship, 841 tons, Carden, for Lyitelton. Mararoa, s.s., 1,666 tons, Edic, for Sydney via East Coast porta. Passengers: Far Lyttelton—Mr Campbell, Miss M’Lean. For Wellington— Mr T. A. Bass, Master Manning, Dr and Mrs Ferguson, nurse, and child. For Gisborne—Mr Hesprey. For Auckland—Mr Gawn. Mrs Whitson. For Sydney—Dr and Mrs Wait; and four in the steerage. The Tarawera, fiom Sydney via Auckland and East Co rat ports, arrived alongside tho George street pier at 6.30 a.m. to day. She left Sydney at 3.30 p.m. on the 27th ult.; arrived at Auckland at sa.m. on the 2nd inst.; left again at 0.30 p.m. tame day; called at Napier, Gisborne, Wellington, and Lyttelton, leaving the latter port at 1.15 p.m. on the Btb, arriving as above, having experienced strong bead winds down tho coast, Mr Peter Young, late chief steward of the Waihora, has been promoted to a similar position on the Mararoa, Mr Waddell, late of the Takapuna, succeeds Mr Young in the Waihora. THE COUNTY OF CARNARVON. Auckland, October 9. -Mr Matrinor, who found a portion of the wreckage at Spirits Bay, reports that they consist of doors and panels of a largo ship made of teak; also, the figurehead of a woman painted white, which is scarcely damaged, and board about 4ft long, with gold letters cut in reading “County of Carnarvon.” They bad no time to make a search, as they were driving cattle to meet the steamer Clansman, but will search farther when they return. Captain M’Lean, of tho steamer Staffa, reports that five weeks ago the Maoris picked up several casks of tallow, evidently part of a ship’s cargo. They broke the casks up and carried the tallow to their settlements. They also found a ship’s binnacle made of teak and brass fittings. THE DIRECT STEAMERS The Ruapehu arrived at Hobart at ten o’clock yesterday morning, and was to sail in the evening for New Zealand, She has 189 passengers for this colony, and forty-six immigrants for New Plymouth, sent out by Mr Courtney. The Doric sailed from Plymouth on the sth inst. for Port Chalmers (first port), and is due on the 19th November. Shipping Telegrams, Bluff, October 9. Cairntoul, from Mel bourne, at 5,30 a.m.—B a.m., Orawaiti, for Westport. Kaibaba, October 9.— The brigantine Stanley sailed yesterday as far as tho lighthouse, but the wind had increased to a gale, and she was compelled to return, and anchored close to the Maty Catherine Bank, and dragged her kee l , touching the ground, This caused her to drag more on to the hank ; hut she ultimately got clear without any damage except a broken windlass.

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SHIPPING, Issue 8033, 9 October 1889

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SHIPPING Issue 8033, 9 October 1889

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