high water; - TO-MOBBOW. Taiaroa Head: 0.55 a.m., 4.55 p.m.Port Chalmers : 1.7 a.m., 5.7 p.m. Dunedin: 1.47 a.m., 5.47 p.m. THE SUN. Sets to-day, 7.49 p.m.; rises to-morrow, 4.17 a.m. THE MOON. Rises to-morrow, 1.47 a.m.; sets tomorrow, 5.47 p.m. —Phases During December. — December 17 New moon 2.5 p.m. December 24 Firßt quarter 7.55 p.m. WEATHER FORECAST. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. D. C. Bates) supplied the following Fit noon to-day:—Expect variable- to strong southerly breezes, with changeable and showery weather; barometer rising tendency, but unsteady ; sea rough; tides »ood. ARRlVED.—December 13. Whangape, s.s. (11.50 a.m.), 2.931 tons, Frew, from Newcastle via Bluff. Star of New Zealand, s.s. (12.20 p.m.), 1,417 tons, Brooke, from Lyttelton. Victoria, s.s. (12.45 p.m.), 2,969 tons, Croft, from Auckland via East Coast ports. Passengers : Mesdaraes M'Lennan and two infants, Connell, Michael and two daughters. Parry and child, Lomas, Misses Kennedv, Niepor, Messrs Nolan, Coutts, Balmer, Connell, Lightband, M'Farlano (2), Grigi:, Wilting, London (2\, Hamilton, Hindmarsh, Barnet, Stith, Heerdon, Thomas, Lowry, Millson, Helmore, Matthews, Blunt, Croft, Lomas.. Ansdell: and 25 in tho steerage. The Victoria arrived here yesterday from Auckland via East Coast ports. She sails on Tuesday ou the return trip to Auckland via ports. The Pukaki leaves Timaru to-night for Dunodin. . She leaves here on' Wednesday for the West Coast. The Whangape leaves here on Wednesday for Oamaru, and thence proceeds to the West Coast.. The Warrimoo will leave Wellington to-morrow for Hobart and Melbourne. Latest charters include the barque Louisa Craig, 553 tons. She has been fixed to load kauri timber at Kaipara for Melbourne.
The Kaiapoi, loaded with a cargo of timber for Hobart, Melbourne, and Sydney, is bar-bound at Greymouth. The bad weather on the West Coast has prevented the Government steamer Hinemoa from carrying out her work, and during last week she was compelled to shelter it Open Bay Island and Westport. The Star of New Zealand, from New York, arrived here yesterday morning via northern ports, and will discharge the balance of her American cargo. Notification has been received of the departure from New Y'ork of the U.S. and A. Company's Ardgarry for Wellington via the Panama Canal and Auckland. She is due at Wellington about February 20. and w-ill afterwards proceed to Lyttelton, Dunedin, Melbourne, and Sydney. Cable advices have been received stating hat the Melbourne Company's new steamer Woolgar has left Avonmouth for Australia. She has on board a full cargo of general merchandise shipped, it is understood, on behalf of the F. and S. Line.
Private advices received at Wellington state that the C. tnd D. steamers Niwaru and Mimiro, en route from New York to Australian and New Zealand ports, left Cape Town on November 29 and November 30 respectively.
Advice has been received by the head office of the Shaw, Savill, and Albion Company stating that the chartered steamer Anglo-Brazilian arrived at Sydney last Monday. She 13 scheduled to leave that port for Auckland on December 24, and will arrive at Wellington during the first week in January. Anothor of the vessels recently announced to have been chartered by the A. and A. Line to load cargo in Now York, the Westward Ho, is due at Auckland to-morrow. Like the Purley. the vessel is coming via the Panama Canal, but she will not go to Lyttelton. Auckland and Wellington will be the only New Zealand ports visited, and thence the Westward Ho will go across to Australia to complete discharge. After an absenco of several weeks the Union Company's cargo steamer Rosanond made her reappearance at Auckland last week. The vessel came, from Wellington direct, where she wa3 recently subjected to an extensive overhaul. She brought about 200 tons of transhipment cargo from the Marama from San Francisco. The Rosamond has been recommissioned to take up her former running in the Auckland-Tolago Bay-Gisborne cargo service. The vessel will sail from Anckland every Thursday until after the holidays, when she will revert to the Saturday sailings. The danger of allowing coal baskets to be thrown into the harbor is evidenced by a mishap which occurred to the steamer Kennedy (states the ' Post'). While proceeding down the harbor on Tuesday evening an old basket got foul of one of her propeller brackets, and in consequence the vessel was unable to make her usual steaming time to Nelson. She did not arrivo at that port until 12.15 p.m. on Wednesday, having occupied over 18 hours on the "trip. OVERSEA STEAMERS. The Rnahine, which left Wellington on October 31, arrived at Plymouth on Friday. It \rill bo remembered that the Ruahine sprang a leak shortly after leaving Wellington, and had to put back for repairs. LONDON, December 12.—Corinthic, from Wellington.—Corinthic. for Wellington. SHIPPING TELEGRAMS. AUCKLAND, December 13.—1.30 p.m., Paloona. from southern ports.—ll.so a.m., Maheno, from Sydney.—3.3o p.m., Makura, from Vancouver. WELLINGTON, December 13.—1.50 p.m., Monowai from Lyttelton.—4 p.m., Kamo, from Westport. LYTTELTON, December 12.—4.30 p.m., Star of New Zealand, for Port Chalmers.—7.3s p.m., Victoria, for Port Chalmers.
TIMARU, December 13.—2.45 p.m., Storm, from Dunedin.
BLUFF, December 12.—3.30 p.m., Whangape, for Duntxlin.—December 13 : 5.15 p.m., Invercargill, from Port Chalmers.
SYDNEY, December 12.—Hivorina from Auckland. '
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SHIPPING., Evening Star, Issue 15675, 14 December 1914