The amount of revenue collected fit the Customhouse on eood» cleared for consumption to-day was £ 1,256 Is Sd. •
' Lake Wakatip Mail' states that MrO'Leary, of Glenorchy, who has been for the last few weeks prospecting at the head of the Arawata, a river running into Jackson Bay, has returned. He says tjiat there is undoubtedly gold in the place, but so far he has only partially prospected the beaches, as they are too deep for ordinary raining, but they appear to be no better than the beaches of the Upper Dart. However, he is going back shortly, and.intends to prospect some terraces of which he Beeius to have a very high opinion. PROPERTY SALE. Messrs Helmore and Brown report having Bold privately part of section 39, block 25, Queen street, with eight-roomed house, to Mrs A. I. M'Gregor.
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10454, 26 October 1897