, The Panama C.omi)any's fine steamer ■Rangitoto arrived at HokijbiJta, oii Tuesday," fitter one ,o£ tfce mpst rapid passages on record from Sy^uiey to tnis coast. She left jSydney o'ri the after.ripon of the 14th, arid Ai-rived in th.c rpadstead at 2 \i.\n. on the ' 18th, which, atlpwing 'for' the difference jn longitude makes tlie iiiri '4 days and! hour ;. only., 'She brought 104 josseiigeis for Hokitikg, and 20 Xqx tlij^ po^fc. \She sailed again for Nelson yesterday. The schooner Wild Wave., of and from Christchurch, which arrived on Tuesday, has made tiije swiftest passage fin recpr.d, from \ port to port,, laayjng been only 98 hourg. Tlie p.s. Persevere, although niucli nearer s her destination, has not yet reached tlie ■ ' water, -Init'is'expected'tb be got b'fftp.-day" We notice that il'aptain. A Hardy cc, formerly of the .Otago pijpt seryice, hps been.appQinted . .jilot. a| Hp^itika. \' On the evening of the 4th jnst. the m.ainpiast "of a, brigantirie, with sails and new rigging," was washed ashore at Mr Janies Waila<;e'g, Papariuj, between- Oh arin and Porirna Bay! There Merc no marks on it by 'svhicb, even a guess could be made as to th.c name of the v.ess.clto which it belonged.;— '" Wellington Independent, Bt|i. Tlie. above may be a clue to the missing vessel Eliza Simpson, pv Lady Frankjin, which left Pqrt Chalmers for tjje West Coa§t pn J;he 22nd ■'"': aixd haye n.eycr liepn )iear4 sU—Qtayo Ttnihi Timp.v
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Grey River Argus, Grey River Argus, Issue 108, 20 September 1866
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