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HIGH WATER. * TO-MORROW. Taiaroa, Head, : 8.27 a.m., 8.20 pm. Port Chalmers : 9.4 a.m., 8.57 p.m. Dunedin : 9.34 a.m., 9.27 p.m. THE SUN.' Sets to-dav. 7.54 p.m. j.rises to-morrow, 4.20 a.m. *' THE MOON. Seta to-day, 11.41 p.m.; rises to-mor-row, 11.57 a.m. —Phases During December.— i 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 -S.W.. fb 30.13 60 C Napier-N.W.. 1 ... 9P-09 59 B Wiinjtaimi—W.,.br ... 30.10 55 O "Wellington— . ■ X X W.. br ... 29.97 58 HI Westport-S.W.. 1 ... 30.06 55 0(J Creymouth-S.W., 1 30.06 hi O Bea'lcv—W., i b - 29.79 52 B G Christehurch-N.E., 1 30.00 60 H Timaru-E., 1 29.96 58 L Oamaru-K., i ... ... 29.90 58 1 Dunedin-W.S.W., br 29.84 54 BC Quecnstown-S.W., 1 29.88 55 J Nuggcts-S.W., fb 29.76 51 1 151 u'ff— W S W., f ... 29.88 51 HO Naiv-Cabn' 27.35 48 BC Tnveri-arßill—N.W., br 29.75 50 B O Port Chalmers — SW.. 1 ... 29.82 56 BC Roxbur-h-Calm - 29.60 53 BC Clvde-Calm - 62 B Pembroke-Calm ... 28.80 54 1.0 i'uvsegur Point — N W., 1 ... 29.92 51 O Baldutha-S.W., lb - 58 O Wind.—L., light; br, breeze; fb, fresh breeze; m g, moderate galo; g, whole or heavy gale; w, gale of exceptional severity. ~ . Weatlie.r.—B. bine sky, be the atmosphere clear or heavy; C, clouds, passing clouds; D, drizzling rain; F. foggy, G, gloomy, dark weather; H, hail; L, light nini?; M, misty; O. overcast, the whole sky covered with thick clouds; P, passing showers; Q, squally; P.. rain, continued rain: S, snow; T, thunder; TJ, Ugly, threatening appearance; Z, hazy. Forecast. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. 1). C. Bates) suppled the following at noun to-day :—Strong westerly winds; prospect of fair weather, and wanner, hut hazv and chmdv; .class falling after 24 hours; tides good; sea rough. ART! IVElL—December 23. .7. A. Campbell, schooner (11 a.m.), 462 tons, Borgeson. from Portland, U.S.A. The Wimnnera was delayed by heavy weather in coming down the <oast, and did not leave Lvttelton till 7 o'clock this morning. She is <lue at Duuedin between 6 and 7 o'clock to-morrow morning, and will berth at the Cross wharf. She will sail at 5 o'clock to-morrow evening tor HI lift", Hobart, and Melbourne, and owing to Christmas Uav intervening will not leave the Bluff till Saturday. The Poherua left Westport to-day tor Duuedin direct. The. Flora sailed this afternoon for the Bluff and Wellington. Tho four-masted American schooner J. A. Campbell, laden with oregon timber from Portland, U.S.A.. arrived off the Heads yesterday, and was this morning towed up to town by the tug Dune-din and berthed at the Victoria wharf. She left Portland cm .September 26. and had a verv fine passage until she arrived off the Australian coaat, when she encountered hail storms and heavy winds. Strong southerly gales were met with till she reached the Heads. With the exception of the last fortnight the passage, which lasted C 6 days, ivas a favorable one.

The Napier trawler Sava 11.. which put into Port Chalmers on Tuesday night on account of bad weather, sailed this morning for the Bluff. Laden with case oil from New "\ ork, the steamer f'aldergrove. is now discharging at Wellington. She is expected to leave that port to-night for Lvttelton and Duncdin. The shipment of wool taken bv the Messina, which left Wellington on Thursday, is said to be the largest vet taken in'one bottom from the Dominion. The load comprised 16,187 bales, all of which •were shipped at Wellington. As Mr J. Harvey, second engineer of the lilimaroa. is ashore on sick leave, Mr .1. Barnes, late of the Werrilee. is relieving him. Mr IE T). liohertson, late fourth engineer of the lilimaroa, and Air A. Bradley, bite fifth of the same vessel, are now second and fourth engineers respectively of the steamer Oberhausen. Mr B. B. 'Tobin. of tho Corio, has joined the Ulimaroa as fourth engineer, and Mr M. Tulloch, late of the WandiUa. ns seventh. Messrs Bull and M'Anish have been promoted to fifth and sixth engineers respectively of the Ulimaroa. Between her'arrival at the Isthmus of Panama, seven years ago, and the recent completion of * the famous canal, the dredger Culebra removed 18.908,450 cubic yards of material in connection with the necessary work of excavation. Mir worked at the 'Pacific entrance channel and in the slips alongside the wharves at the Pacific terminus until .January last, when she was transferred to the Gntim Lake level. THE MALOJA'S PASSENGERS. MELBOURNE. December 22. Following are the Maloja's New Zealand passeniiers :—Messrs Marnier, Reid (2). Bewley, Davey, Innes, Driimmond, Arnold, Dickey, Beryl. Captain Hawker, the Revs. Spieriiißs and Von Beck, Mesdaines Maudor, Mayers, Reid, Innes, Fitzpatritk, Druinriiond, Misses Von Staeren (2), Myers, Levy, M'Kay. Isherwood, Dickson, Noon. THE FERRY SERVICE. The Maori, from. Wellington, arrived at Lvttelton at 8 o'clock this morning, and connected with a special express, which left Christchnrcir at 9.10, OVERSEA STEAMERS. WELLINGTON, December 22.-7.45 p.m., Tonsjariro. for London.—Deeembor 23: 8.40 a.m.. Star of New Zealand, for London. SYDNEY. December 22.—Anglo-Bra-zilian, for Auckland. SHIPPING TELEGRAMS. AUCKLAND, December 23.—0.50 a.m.. Queen Margaret, from Newcastle. WELLINGTON, December 22.—5.15 p.m., Moeraki, for Lvttelton.—s.4o p.m., Corinua. for New Plymouth.—lo p.m., Kamo, for Westport.—December 23 : 4.40 a.m.. Emierdiilc, from Newcastle. LVTTELTON, December 22.—5.40 p.m., Wimmera, from Wellington.—3.4s p.m., Wairuna,. for -Westport.—6 p.m.. Lord Erne, for Duuedin.—December 23 : 6.50 a.m., 'Wimmera, for Port Chalmers. SUVA, December 22.—Atua, for Melbourne.—Tofua. for Svdnev. SYDNEY, December 22.—3.30 p.m., Ulimaroa, from Wellington. Melbourne, December 22.—Warrimoo. from. Bluffy (For continuation sea Late Shipping.)

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SHIPPING., Issue 15683, 23 December 1914

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