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HIGH WATER. TO-MORROW. Talroa Head : 10.53 a.m., 11.22 p.m. fort Chalmers: 11.33 a.m., p.m. Dunedin ; a.m., 0.3 p.m. MONDAY. Taiaroa Head: a.m., 1.7 p.m. Pori Chalmers: 0.10 a.m., 1.47 p.m. Dunedin i 0.40 a.m., 1.7 p.m. THE SUN. Seta to-day, 7.47 p.m.; rises to-juorrow, 4.17 a.m. Sets to-morrow, 7.48 p.m.; rises Monday, 4.17 a.m. THE MOON. Rises to-morrow, 0.50 a.m. ; sets tomorrow, 3.0 p.m. Rises Monday, 1.15 a.m. j sets Monday, 4.21 pjn. —Phases During December. — December 17 New moon 2.5 p.m. December 24 First quarter 7.55 p.m. WEATHER REPORTS. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. D. C. Bates) supplied the following Weather reports at 9 a.m. to-day : Bar. Ther. Weath. Auckland—W., fb ... 30.05 66 BC Napier—W.,fb ... 29.77 72 A Wanganui—W., fb 29.92 63 BC fb 29.73 g BC Westport—S-W., br 29.93 56 BC Greymouth—S.W., fb 29.90 57 OR Bealey—W., fb ... 29.84 54 BC Christchurch — N.W., hr ... 29.68 68 BC Timaru —N.W., mg 29.70 67 BC Oamaru—W., fb ... 29.48 61 BC Dunedin —S.W., str 29.55 55 B L Queenstown—S.W., br 29.68 55 B Nuggets—W., me ... 29.56 52 C Bluff—W.S.W., mg 29.63 50 BZQ Port Chalmers— „ „ „ S.W., fb ... 29.52 59 BC Balcluthe—S.W., mg Clyde—N-, 1 ••••'•• Roxburgh?— Calm ... 29.30 57 B C Pembroke—N., str 28.60 53 O Naseby—N.W.. 1 ... 27.55 57 BC Invercargill—W,, fb 29.52 54 BC Pnysegnr Point— S.W., str ... 29.68 50 O Wind.—L., light; br, breeze; fb, fresh breeze; m g, moderate gale; g, whole or heavy gale; w, gale of exceptional severity. Weather. —B, blue sky, be tho atrnosphere clear or heavy; C, clouds, passing clouds; D, drizzling rain; F, foggy; G, gloomy, dark weather; H, hail; L, lightning; M, misty; O, overcast, the whole sky covered with thick clouds; P, passing showers; Q, squally; R. rain, continued rain; 8, snow; T. thunder; U, ugly, threatening appearance- Z, hazy. Forecast. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. D. C. Bates) supplied the following St noon to-day ; —Winds westerly; weather will probably prove squally and changeable; glass has a rising tendency, but falling after about 36 nours; sea rough. SAlLED.—December 11. Kowhai, s.s. (3 p.m.), 798 tons, Render, lor Gisborne via way ports. Warrimoo, s.s. (8 p.m.), 3,529 tons, M'Beth, for Melbourne via Cook Strait. Passengers ; Mesdames Climo. Beebe and infant, Mowatt, M’Kcnzie, Singleton and three children, Misses Taylor, Rennie, Patou, Gibbs, E. Gibbs. Thompson, Messrs Cummings, Daly, Clarry, Cullen, Butler. Gregory, Breen, Daly. Hayes, fizi3xell» M*Corznack, Slade, Baxton, Linebam, Corry, Carmine, JohnS’ me, Climo, Hamer, Gumming, Mowatt, ‘Kenzie, Singleton ; and 12 steerage. ARRlVED.—December 12. Invercargill, s.s. (1 a.m.), 223 tons, Gillies, from Invercargill. The Warrimoo. which arrived yesterday from Melbourne via Hobart and Bluff, brought the following passengers : —Misses Malcolm, Mitchell, Bishop, Mesdamea Begg and child, Rhodes, Ellis and child, Messrs Graham, Clarry. Murphy, Bohmaun, Brown; and 26 steerage. A Wellington P.A. wire states that Captain O. J. Lake (of Napier) and Captain G. Lambert (of Wellington) have been appointed nautical assessors for the inquiry to be held at Napier on December 21 concerning the recent stranding of the steamer Kantumu on tho east coast. The Victoria, from Auckland via East Coast ports, is due between 9 _ and_ 10 o’clock to-morrow morning. She is bringing southern passengers and cargo ex the Riverina from Sydney. The Kolare is due on Monday with a cargo of timber from Stewart Island. _ The Invercargill arrived this morning from Invercargill. Mr Smart, late of the Tarawera, has transferred to the Monowai as third officer, relieving Mr Batt, whd_ has been transferred to a similar position on the ferry steamer Maori. Having recovered from a severe attack of illness. Captain H. Platts resumed command of the Kini at Lyttelton on Thursday, relieving Captain Stewart, who came ashore for orders. The Star of New- Zealand was expected to arrive here to-day from New York via northern ports. The Warrimoo sailed last night for Melbourne via Cook Strait. During Christmas week the Victoria will run a day ahead of her ordinary time-table, being fixed to leave Auckland on Monday. Deromber 21, Gisborne on December 22, Napier on December 23, and Wellington on Christmas Eve for Lyttelton. Tho Victoria will remain at the last-mentioned port till Boxing Day, when she will resume running to schedule. The Caldergrove, which arrived at Auckland on Monday, left Philadelphia on October 21, and arrived at Christobel, Norfolk, Virginia, on October 31, where aho coaled two days later. The vessel occupied seven days in passing through the canal. While in the canal two slips Occurred in tho famous Cnlebra Cut, and the Caldergrove was forced to anchor for five days while huge dredges were working night' and day to clear away the debris. The Caldergrove was then' towed slowly through the cut. and passed into the Pacific Ocean on November 9. The Cnlebra Cut is tho only section of the canal which keeps the authorities on the alert, fant in tho opinion of the officers of tho Caldergrove the landslides will pot give further trouble after a few ptontns. Tho passage from New York lo Auckland, including the detention in the canal, occupied 46 days 20 hours. sTho Caldergrove brought 165,000 eases of kerosene, benzine, and petrulite. About 36,000 cases will be discharged at Auckland, and the balance at Napier. Wellington, Timaru. Lvttelton. and Dunedin. THE FERRY SERVICE. The Wahine, from Wellington, arrived Lyttelton at 6.35 this morning, and connected with the first express for the south. OMANA LAUNCHED. LONDON, December 11. (Received December 12, at 8.55 a.m.) The Lamb Company’s steamer Omana has been launched at Hylton. VANCOUVER SERVICE. press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright NEW Y ORK, December 11. (Received December 12, at 9.30 a.m.) The Vancouver-Australia steamship service is to be immediately resumed

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SHIPPING., Evening Star, Issue 15674, 12 December 1914

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SHIPPING. Evening Star, Issue 15674, 12 December 1914