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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY

» (I-'tom the 'Evenm;' St .-i r," ])•■ ■* - ir: W*"" 1- 31, 1870.) Dr Feather.ston landed at. Wellington n; 5 p.m. yesterday. The wharf was ,-,-..wded. til.- frl.ipj.inj i:-i.~;-.l tlevr hunting, and it was the t_t'eat,.-; leceptiou ' <-\.-i- _ivvn in Wellington. All t!i>> Cabi-| i:. "■' «•.'!■■ pres-u:, an.S over 1,000 I '-('■■■ i tiitoi'j or. til. 1 wharf. Ihe ex-Agent-General w;i£ rciicotedlv and loiuilv tbercd. ******* This morning Mes-is Bathgate. B. S'ie.,viight, Jago, E. Prosser, Hawkins. Hiiijh. Cider. H. S. Eish. U- Twacs, K. ]•]. Va.rTon. Miller, and ]>,.l,bi e wait-,1 o-i Mr Donald Roid. and proser.tc.fl him with a I largely-signed, vequi.-uinu inviting Ii tin to, contest tho SupfTinU-iidviicy with. Ml- Macarxirew. Mr Reiu expre.-sod hit- v.'ilmgresi* to do so. A largo farmer in the Coin tenay ((.'an-| hrrLury), who sent Horn.- home 2.uL>o; hi.t-helt. of whe.ir. in uiic oi tlie early t-hijsl .season, ha.< rei .--ved his n<*(.-'^:i:it- 6.' ies, \ and .states that the entire < v>.«t of shipping (i'.rli-dirifr lrv.-s o-i bags. Miter-st oi: a.i-, vi.ncv, and cveiy oilier ch;irg l was 2s ■ Id per hu.*-hel l'l- in Chris.chm ■ a 'l'he i v. heat waa fold !'or 5'2.s a quart •■-, and [ letted A* 5d a hii-hol to the exporter.! The a&cki were wld in England for 6d j each. I ******* I Mr TVohill. of Greymo-ith. claims the; rnnn.inf championship of the colony. hi»: (hadenV to allcoiiu-is having faded to I k-licit any jeply. | ******* The General Government authority are, Earnest in pushing on the construction of ; the Clutha Railway, tenders for the first j ivvtion —I>uned:n to Cavex.-ham—being now | publicly invited. Thi» action has bten j *_<* ken in <-on<-eqiß-m'e of the numerously- ! signed petition that wiu presented m . favor of ilie iinmediut-e proreaiUon of tho \ work. j ******* I The Duke of Edinburgh, .-'ccompanied \ bv tlie Governor, patronised Heir Rand- j niann'B Shakespearean readings at Auckland. H.R.EI. and Sir George Bowen are r,mv paying a visit to the lauruiiga dig- , tret. " ! ******* The Tepnrts j>eeei\e<l by the Government from different tribes throitghoir- the conn- j ti-v are condemnatory of the aehon taken hy the Waikatos in reference to .Mr Todd's I r.'ii-rder. Muny who formerly supported | tho \Vaikato.« express themsen- >« £s much di*«atisfied with the unp-ovokc-d couise they have adojited curing 'i time of t>eace, I end when most, of the. were betak- j ins thenweh'&s to agricultuval aiwl other | industrial pursuits. |

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY, Issue 15689, 31 December 1914

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY Issue 15689, 31 December 1914

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