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Tenders are wanted for the erection of a searching shed near the Custom-house. John Bunyan. — All claims against this ship must be sent in on or before Monday next. The Te Aute Bush has been on fire for some time. Two huts have been burned and a good deal of damage done. Civil Service.— The local Board in this province for the examination of candidates for the civil service consists of Messrs. Tabuteau, Sealey, and. the Inspector of Schools. Resident Magistrate's Court. — Several eases which have been heard stand over till Tuesday. Under the new Act, solicitor's costs can be allowed by the Resident Magistrate. Artesian Well. — Yesterday, Lord and party got water for Mr. John Hammond, Meanee Flat, at a depth of 120 feet. It is said that they have several other orders to execute. The Anniversary Tea Meeting in connection with St. Paul's church, to be held on Tuesday next, will we hope, be an interesting reunion. After tea, there will be music and short addresses. The Napier Races. — We believe that, by last trip of the Star of the South, from Auckland, the race-horses Orlando, Numa, Glengarry, Brother to Glengarry, and Moss Rose put in an appearance, in order to take part in the forthcoming annual meeting. Sheep Shearing. — A sheep-shearing competition is announced for Tuesday next, at Waipukurau. The object, we understand, is that some improvement may be effected in shearing, which of late years has been more and more carelessly done, and more destructive to the staple of the wool. The idea seems an excellent one, and we shall be anxious to learn the result. His Honcr the Superintendent arrived in Wellington on the 3rd inst. If, as is supposed, Mr. M'Lean went with the view of paying his compliments to the two Governors—the one on arrival, the other on departure — lie would feel disappointment, neither of the " two Georges" having yet arrived at the capital. This Day, Mr. Lyndon will sell furniture and a variety of goods,

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Hawkes Bay Herald, Hawke's Bay Herald, Volume 12, Issue 910, 18 January 1868

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Untitled Hawke's Bay Herald, Volume 12, Issue 910, 18 January 1868