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To-morkow. Taiaroa Heads: 11.12 a.m., 1149 p.m. Port Chalmers: 11.52 a.m., 0.29 p.m. Dunedin: 0.37 a.m., 1.14 p.m. Monday. —Taiaroa Heads: 0.22 a.m., 0.42 n.m. Port Chalmers: 12a.m., 1.22 p.m. Dunedin: 1 47 a.m., 2.7 p.m. At the Heads. Awarua, ketch. ♦ Port Chalmers. ARRlVED.—November 1. Victoria, barque, 311 tons, J. Skimminp, from Southport, Tasmania. SAILED —November 1. Mahinapua, s.s., 205 tons, Todd, for Westport via intermediate ports. Rrunncr, s.s., 332 tons, Ewan, torOamaruand West Coast ports. Beautiful Star, s.s., 116 tons, Broker, for Oarcara.
The Rosamond steamed down to Poit Chalmers yesterday in readiness for docking. The Brunner mailed at 10 p.m. yesterday for West Coast ports via Oamaru. The Beautiful Star, Captain Fern, left the Rattray street wharf at 10 p.m. yesterdiy for Oamaru.
English sailors are adoptiDga veiy effective method of compelling the Government to prohibit the employment of foreign seamen in *ucli largo numbers in the British mercintile marine. It has been resolved by one large branch that all seamen be requested to abstain from joining the naval reserve until Parliament had conceded their demands for a restriction in the number of foreigners on British vessels. As the naval reserve is a very important factor in British naval defence, its mpmborship amounting to nearly 20,000 men, if the boycott be strictly carried out the matter wi'l be brought in a very acute form under the notice of the Government. The Mabinapm left the Rattray street wharf yesterday evening with cargo and pissengerß for the West Coa&t via Timartt. The barque Victoria, with 170,000 ft of timber from Southport, Tasmania, arrived off the Heads a* 8 SO a.m today, and was tendered by the tug Plucky, which brought her across the bar at 940 a.m., under the charge of Filot M'Donncil, passing the Port to Dunedin at 10.30 a.m. Captain J. Sklmmins repoits leaving Southport on October 23, with a moderate westerly breez<\ which held for three days and W3S succeeded by a fresh northerly wind, which increaf ed to a gale on the 28th, attended by a heavy sea, which compelled her to bo hove-to for twenty-four hours, when the stale moderated, and was followed by light N.W. winds until sighting the Solanders on the evening of the 29th, when the breeze died away, and she was becalmed until the mornirg of the 30th, when a light westerly breeze sprang up, which carried her to Saddle Point same evening, when it veered to the S.E.. and passed Dog Island at 4 a.m. on the Ist inst.; tk-nce she had moderate ri.VV. wind; passed the Nuggets at midnight, when the wind freshened, which brought her along the coast, and towed to Duntdin as above. The ketch A warm anchored inside the Heads tbi3 forenoon. The Wakatipu was hauled out of the graving dock this forenoon and berthed at the George street pier. A birque and brigantine were reported fourteen miles north of the Heads this forenoon.
Katpara, November 1,-Zodiac, for Melbourne. Onehunga, November I. for the South. Passengera: Miss Lush, Mr and Mrs Kilgour, Mr Storey. Lyttklton, November 1. Omapere, for Weßtporfc.—Pengviin, for Wellington.—Janet Nicoll, for Brisbane. Sydney, October 30.—Tekapo, for Wellington.—November 2: Circe, for Jnvercargill. Melbourne, November 2.—Pearl Shell, from Kaipara. London, November 1. Hudson, barque, from Wellington (July 8).
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SHIPPING., Evening Star, Issue 8054, 2 November 1889