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mission of any enclosed literary or artistic matter, but exclusive, of glass in any fonnl Name aud adclress of \semie.r. may appear on the cover. * Postmasters-are not allowed to return any letter to, the writer or sender, or to' any -one . else, or .to delay forwarding it to its destination according to the address, even though a request to that effect be written thereon ; as every letter must be delivered tothe person to whom it is directed, aud him alone. Ljst of Money Orper Offices in New ZEAI.A2JD, Money Orders may be obtained and made payable at the following offices id 'the Colony of Zealand: ,■_",■ Province of Auckland — Auckland, Alexandra, Cambridge, Mongonuj, Newcastle, Onehunga, Otahuhu, Port Waikato, Raglan, Russell, Wangarei. ■ : - Province; of Taranaki -New Plymouth.. Province of Hawke's Bay- Napier. Province of Wellington — Wellington, Wanganuj. ..'«•'■. Province of .'Nelson- — Nelson, Oollingwood, Province of Marlborough— -Picton/ Bleuheim, Hayelock, '". . Province ... of Canterbury — Christchurch, Lyttelton, Kaiapoi, Timaru, Akarda, Hokitika, and Greymoutb.- - --«» ■ .. . . Province of .Otago— Dunedin, Arrow. River, Balclutha, Ulyde, Hamiltons, Manulierikja, Oamaru, Port Chalmers, Queenstown, Toko-mairii-o, Tuapeka, Waikouaiti, West Taieri.' Province oKsouthland— Invercargill, Riverton, Campbelltown. *" And at Money Order Offices in the following Australian Colonies : — New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, and Tasmania. MONEY ORDER BRANCH, The commission charged on Money Orders is as follows. On the United Kingdom :— s. a. For sums not exceeding L 2 » - 1 0 For „ „ L 5 t- - 2 G For „ „ X7 • ■■■ . 3 G -For. „ „■ LlO -• . ' . 5.0 " On yictoria, New South Wales, Queens' land, South Australia, and Western Australia :— '•."•" For sums not exceeding L 5 '»' -10 For „ ■„ ' LlO - * 2 0 Within New Zealand : — For sums not exceeding L 5 - • 0 G For „ ! „ L10 v - ' - 1 0 THE NEW CUSTOMS TARIFF ACT," 18b'4. "-.. TT7HEREAS . it is expedient to alter the W duties of Customs payable on the importation of goods, wares, ami merchandise into the Colony of New Zealand :— Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of New Zealand, in' Parliament assembled, as follows : — " ' 1. The Short Title of this Act shall be the New Customs Duties Act, ISG4. 2. The duties of Customs chargeable upon goods, wares, and merchandise imported into the Colony of New Zealand, shall cease and determine from and after the Bth day of December, 1804. 3. From and after the Sth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four, in lieu of such duties the following duties of Customs sliall be charged on alf goods, wares, and merchandise hereinafter specified, imported into the Colony of New Zealand, or cleared' from any warehouse for . home consumption, that is to say :— £ s. d. 1. Ale, beer, cider, and perry, in , wood— the gallon '• - - 0 0 9 „■ Ale, beer, cider, and perry, in bottle— tbe gallon - - - 0 1 6 2. Cigars and snuff— the lb - - 04 0, 3. Coffee, > chicory, cocoa, and chocolate— thsJb - - -003 4. Cutlery, hardware, plateware, holloware, and ironmongery of _ , all sorts, and candles and soap : of all sorts — the cwt - - 0 4 0 5. Firearms of every description— each • .- - - -050 G. Gunpowder— the lb. - - - 0 0 3 7. Manufactures of silk, cotton, linen, and woollen, aud all v articles manufactured therefrom ; drapery, haberdashery, hosiery, nnlinery, furs, hats, boots, shoes, confectionery, bottled fruits, dried fruits, mustard, olive oil, pickles,' preserves, sauces, spices, and oilmen's stores of all kinds, measuring outside the pack- , ' ages— the cubic foot • .-050 8. Spirits, and strong waters of every kind, sweetened orother- . " * wise, of any strength not exceeding the strength.of^proof by Syke's hydrometer, and so on in proportion for any greater strength lhan the strength of proof — the gallon - - _. 012 0 9. Sugar, raw and refined, of all kinds, and treacle and molasses —thelb- - - '• -•■ - 0 0.1 10. Tea— thelb - - - - 0 0 G 11. Tobacco-7-the lb --• - ...02 G 12. Wine, in wood, containing less ' than twenty-five pier cent of alcohol; of a specific gravity of s 82.5, at the temperature ot 60 degrees - Fahrenheit's ther- ,' ' ' mometer — the gallon : - - 0 4 0 13. Wine, in bottle, containing less than twenty -fiye per cent of • . ■ alcohol of a specific gravity of 82. 5, at the temperature of GO degrees Fahrenheit's thermometer — the gallon - -.0 5 0 14. Anchors and chains, and rod, bolt, bar, aud sheet, hoop, and .pig iron ; and nails, sailcloth, cordage, twine, cotton, yarn, bags, sacks, and woolsacks, .„ spirits of tar and turpentine, r tobacco for sheepwash,'. nuts of all kinds, powder fit only for - blasting purposes, and all unenumerated goods, warps, and merchandise - - - - Free. 4. A drawback of the. whole of such duties shall be allowed for wines intended forthe 1 consumption of the officers of Her Majesty's 1 troops in the Colony of New Zealand, and of the officers of Her Majesty's navy serving on board any of Her Majesty's ships in the seas '. adjoining thereto, or such e wines may. be lauded on first importation, or delivered but of bond free of duty, subject in" all eases to such regulations as the Governor shall from time to time prescribe. Provided always, 1 that if any such wines shall be subsequently • sold in the said colony, except for the use or > consumption of any ot Her Majesty's military or naval officers as. aforesaid, the same shall i be forfeited and. liable to seizure accordingly. ■ All duties of Customs under this' Act ■ shall be charged and paid according to the ' standard imperial weights and measures, -and where such duties are charged according to • any specific quantity, ' weight, or size, the same , shall be chargeable rateably on any 1 greater or less quantity, weight, or size. - ; 0; The duties of "the: Customs imposed by :■■ this Act shall be raised, levied, collectea, and paid under the 'provisions of ." The Cusr toms Regulation Act, 1558," and subject ■ also to all such provisions and regulations as niay for the time being be _in iorce for the collection, management, and- receipt of the 1 duties of import in the Colony of New ' Zealand. ' ,'■ ' : ■'... 7. The "Customs Duties Amendment Act, lSb'l," and the .t' JYjilitafy^Supplies Customs . Act, ISG2," shall apply to ail iluties" Cus- ; toms payable under tJus Act,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5, Grey River Argus, Issue 105, 13 September 1866

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