HIGH WATER. TO-MORBOW. Taiaroa Head : 0.6 a.m.. 0.36 p.m. Port Chalmers : 0.46 a.m.. 1.16 p.m. Dunedin ; l.io a.m., 1.46 p.in THE SUN. Sets to-dav. 7.53 p.m.; rises to-morrow. 4.39 a.ns. " ' THK MOON. Rises to-morrow. 1.9 a.m.: sets to-mor-row, 6.3 p.m. - -Phases During January.— Jamiarv 16 New moon 2.12 a.m. Jamiarv 25 First quarter 0.2 p.m. January 31 Full moon 4.11 p.m. WEATHER REPORTS. Th-- Gn\ ernmeut Metcorolognt i r»ev. D. C. Bate?) supplied tho following weather reports at 9 a m. to day :- - Bar. Ther. Wrath. Auckland—S.W., 1 ... 30.04 69 B(■ Napier—Calm 29.95 tG O W^nnm—N.W., 1 29 95 G> RC Welhtirtnn—N.N.W.br 29.94 c2 BC West port—S.W.. 1 „. 29 97 t,2 BC Grfvmouth—S.W., 1 IN.&J i>4 IB' Reatev— W., fb ... ?*.W W Bt OhristchntO;-N.F.. I ?«.«0 "4 lU' Timara— K.. br „ Oamaru—Calm ... „. 29.77 M IH • Dunedin—N.E., ! .„ M DC Qnnenstown —tabu „. 29.84 !o <> Nupsets— N., br .- 20.68 id 1'" Bluff-W.N.W., f . . 29.70 s'* O Invercar^H—N.W., i 29.0tj NiLsebv—Calm ... 27. Eb :>B Bl Rnlclulha—Calm . . __ y" O Port Chalmers —E.. 1 29.73 ~9 B. G Ito.-cbiirch— N.W.. s-r 29.50 tG CZ Pembroke—--N., .-tr ... 26 80 oi O Clyde—N., str ... ... o0 0 Pnvsejnir Point -- ' ' X.W.. >tr ... 2°.:.2 si' O Wind.—!;., light; br. hree/.e ; f b. fresh breeze; m k'. moderate c;J ■ : g. who,-- or heavy gale; ", gale of exceptional severity. WentVr.—R, b''o> skv. be the ntmoj. ohrre Gear or heavy: G. , .nuds. passim; clouds; 1). drizzling rain; F, foggy: G. cV'orav, dark watlv-r: H, had; L, bght--7"iis;"M. misty; O. o\.r a>t. the whole skv revered v>ith th-el. rhp'i': P, p.o-.-mg showers; Q. squally; K. ram. continued rain; S, fnon ; T, ''.;ntd"r: I', ugly, threatening npp^iraire; X, hi/\. For.r.c.\-r. "Pap Oov-mmcit Meter,ro'.ogGi Mb"-'. D. C. Bates) supplied the following -i' nrnr to day : - Stro'ig rvrth.-iy v.ii'iL. ■wnnjtiMif't: T)-t .".''• 1 'og : ra:u proband sea moderate. ARRIVED. -January 1 ' Nsatoro, >s. '> 95 am. . r-ol tors. Pr-vf!!, from Lyttcit.m. r-AILED. -1 i-o.aiy G. Whahatam-. .-.». 5 p.i. .'. 5.7"4 U'.r-. *> j'iir-->>, for Tokorvn-j H,r . .i-.h;.. s.s. |5 15 p 'li. i. 11l toi:s. Moiie. for r irrh'Tn rmr:.Th- Vsetoria -a::-d today fir Aiil-l.i-i«l and East Coa.-t p,.ir.-. The Ngatoro arrive 1 this n-.m-mnr; fror:Lvttelton to load a lo'r (iisboruc. She is -xp. !"d to 1 " ready to fyj.il to-morro'.v iiiss'ht. Tilt- new coastal steamer Mol;o. en route iroin England to Napier, left Kdhhbiir.: ■■n Januarj' 2 with a iw:m <>f sa!t. and is now expected to arrive at any Mine. The "Wiirunsra, from Melbourne via Cook Strait, is due at 1) :iiul;n to-murrnu irorning. Sho sailK on Tiiurseiuy aftei--:,oon for Melbourne %:a Biuff and Llohuit. The Karamu left Gn-yim ml) \esterd(\' for Dttnedin. and if sufii -ieiit mcim-emem offers phe will be despatched from here fgi Saturday, January 10, f«u' Gisiionco «pia Oamaru and nay ports. The VTauaka arrivpj at Duneui:! >o-dny fr..:u the Bluff. After di~ luuve she lays Op at Port GhalneTS fur ~utvey ami ira ' bar.l. The left W .-tport M«i.iy for Dnnedin. Mr D. Sandys, Lite P-eotul en-iiteer m the Paloona, has joined the Pukaki •'» ?hi*f in succession to Mr I), Rankin. Mis'. Greenland, pursar of the Moeraki, has i >een granted leave in order to join th" s\''.xDsditionarv Foree. Mr Men/.ies, pur.Ja*r'of the Paloona, will probably fill the iTwwancy, Mr F. Pa?-o- is relieving Mr T)avies 35 -Durser of tlie Atua. Mr W. Thomson h.is joined the Kauri as second engineer in place of Mr G. Luke* Mr F, Luliek is no-.v mate of the John in place of Mr A. Robertson. .Mr W. Harrinprtoa, late of the Himitani;;. has joined the .LaudardaJe. and M." Robertson has filled the vacancy on the Hiinitanpu Trie Sr-a-rr. Savil!. and Albion C'liuyany's liner Araw.v. whii'li acted as one of the transports fur the New _ Zealand Expedition; try Farce, has arrived at Loudon. WhD.-.t ea route tha vc'«sel .-ailed at labraltar to discharge meat. A'-cordine to the company's time-table, the Ara-.va should leave'th?. Home port for Wellington on Mawh 5. being due in New Zealand on April 20. It has been stated in shippim; circles for F'uni' lima past that tho Canterbury St-eani Ship Company ivas ondeavorine to .%e-»rr, anothsff craft for New Zealand trade. Pv-aports ?ti\te tAvat an offer >9 a. tmitablft vessel lias been received f' ,f,n i Baenos Aire.', and that Captain Gordon, late ot the Breeze, is about to proceed to tho Argentine port to open up negotiations. Mr Anderson, superintendini; engineer of tho ''o:upa,:iy. will also e (l to Buenos Aires. The president of the Nippon Yusen Kaiifha. Tokio, atblfs to the effect that the Niko Maru has been fitted with wireless. The Niko Maru. was built .specially for tho Australian Nippon Yusen Kaisha service at the Mitsu-Bishi dockyard and engine works in Nagasaki, nod Is well knoivn to the Australian public.. She is 4o7ft long, 50ft in breadth, with a depth of 30.5 ft, havinar aecoirnnodatioii for 8,5 first class, 24 second Glass, and ]53 third rlasa p;vsaenceis. Her bridgi? deck, extending; for 175 ft, nnd sheltered by a shade deok, forms a magnificent promenade for first class passengers. An exceptional feature* of the first saloon, the social hall, and the smokin? room is that Japanese art has b"e.u liberally used for their decoration. The.social hall has the fpexrial interest of having been, jdiown at the Osaka Exhibition in 1903, wh-ero_it served aa a rest room for their Majesties the late Emperor and Empress during the!r visit to the exhibition. The vessel '. i» lighted tlironghotit by electricity. THE FERRY SERVICE. The Wahine, from Wellington, arrived C&t Lyttelton at 6.35 this morniiif-, and I connected with the first express for the ,' lonth. THE SEAMEN'S ACT. A BREACH ADMITTED. MASTER FINED £2. A charge laid under tho Shippihs; and Seamen's Act, 1908. -was preferred against •■ AKred John Croft in the- City Police j Oourt this morning—viz., that, _bein£ the ■ maater of the Victoria, lie carried a sea- ' man on boawl withont entering into an •• scrreenjecfc -with him in ac-oi'dance -with tho Act. Defendant pleaded guilty under certain miitgating circumstances. Captain Beaumont, who appeared for the Marine Department, outlined the offence as indicated in the charge. Defendant explained that the seaman v.-as engaged, and arrangements were made for him "to sign the articles at a stated time, at the office of the company, but he failed to put in an appearance, notwithstanding the fact that the_ officials ■waited for him some time. When the man appeared at the ship it was too lato to return to the office. Later on, -when ho was wanted to sign the articles he refused. Mr E. W. Burton, S.M., commented that it was generally admitted that -when seamen-did not sign'on ashore they -wonld " refnso to do so later. There had been » claax breach of the law. The Act was well Jcnown to masters of ships. Defendf »at-would be fined £2 and costs. (7a).
OVERSEA STEAMERS. SYDNEY, January~ll.—Westward Ho/ from Now- York. The Tongariro, which left Wellington on December 22 for London, arrived at Montevideo on Sunday. SHIPPING TELEGRAMS. AUCKLAND. January 11.—11 p.m., Niagara, for Sydney.—January 12 : Noon. Lord DnuVrin, from. Vancouver. WELLINGTON, January 11.—2.15 p.m.. Kowhai, from. 81uff.—2.5 • p.m., Breeze, for Wangauui.—B p.m., Wimmera, for l.vttelton and Dunedin.—January 12 : 8.25 a.m., Waitcmata, from San FranWKSTPORT. January 11.—3.25 p.m.. Lauderdale, for Newcastle. I.VTTKLTON. January 11.—3.20 p.m.. Monowai, fur Wellington. OAMARU. January 12.—2 a.m., John, from Dunexlin. BLUFF, -iannary 11.— 9.30 p.m., Wanaka. for Dunedin. MELBOURNE. January 11.—Louisa Craie. from Kaipara. The Mooltan's New Zealand passengers are as follow : -Mr Murrav, 'Mesdames Murray, Chapman. Giffonl. (For continuation see Lato Shipping.)
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