Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


(From the 'Star,' January 18, 1871.) At. the nominatirm of candia-tes for tho representation of Caver--ham in the General Assembly Messits R. S. Can! roll, Jamos MTr.doc. and J. Scott, were proposed. ******* j The outcome of the long and -acrimoni- j ous dismission in the I'ic-ss over the alleged stealing of war telegrams has ben th« initiation of a, criminal prosecution against the editor of the ' Ota.go Daily Times ' (Mr G. B. liartoji). ******* The. Duke of Edinburgh .'-.ailed from ; Auckland for Jrinsfiand on (he morning of i the 16Ui. The. Gala tea. and Geo wore ;rv ■ companied outsid-n tho Hx-nds by three . steamer.; laden, with passengers. On leaving Auckland tho seamen belonging: to . the warships manned their yards, while ; tho ships in harbor displayed plenty of hunting; and amid great cheering and the singing of appropriate songs li.y tlu: . Auckland Choral Society the Galatea, proceeded on her homeward voyage. She will ' call at the Falkland Islands and .Monte- i video. * * * * * * * Subsequent to the departure of the Prince, the Superintendent, of .Auckland received a letter from the Hon. Kliot Yorke, oquerry-in-waiting, acknowledging ( tho courtesy of the people, in permit tin 2 His Royal Highness to enjoy himself as a private, citizen, stating that ho was grieved to see such a, largo amount of distress among the poorer classes, a.r.d expressing a desire to evince the sincerity of his gratitude by presenting £SO for distribution anions the charitable institutions ot. Auckland. ******* j Out of 1,150 persons who since_ 1340 I have lost their lives by drowning In the ' colony, Ota go contributed 170, Canterbury 135. a-id West-land 174. The great majority of the deaths occurred in attempting to swim streams left unbridged, and not furnished with any other means of cross- ; ing. ! ******* Messrs Win. Gisborne. and X. Letlru : ! have resigned their seats in the Lcgisla- I tive Council. ******* I Tho Oamaru 'Herald' has ceased publication, the goodwill having been purchased by the- " North Ota-go Times.' , ******* ': Major Gordon has been appointed to thecommand of the Auckland militia district. ******* The Auckland 'Southern Cross' denies that Mr Alfred Domett has been appointed private secretary to Dr Featherston.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY, Evening Star, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

Word Count

FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY Evening Star, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915