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Kbhvtcm.— v^ r e regret that in our monthly summary, under the heading " i homes Goldlicld," a typographical error should have occurred relative to the monthly dividend of the Shotover claim. For "£l2 per scrip," read £'22 per scrip." Tiik " Inimitahlk " —Thatcher triod to ride up Queen-street yesterday and failed most signally. A crow 1 witnessed his performance, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Whatever his hobby in the satirical line may be, his rein evidently does not run on the hobby or any other horse. W liy he did not get inside, as recommended to bv the gamin*, we are at a loss to conceive. In this, his last public performance, "Charlie" surpassed himself—he out-heroded Jlerod. 1 UK Lo.no OiiiVK.—We saw some stone from Litis claim yesterday, which is fully as rich, if not mure so, than anp yet taken out of the mine, it has been taken from the lowest level, and the gold is of a much coarser description than in the previous specimens. The claim is looking better than ever, we learn from a gentlcinau who came up on Saturday. Shares were sold at auction yesterday from £180 to £180 10s. Xuuanvi Gold Mixing Company.—A meeting of shareholders was held yesterday for the purpose ol increasing the capital ot the company. The present price of scrip is £100 in the markot. A resolution was passed to enable tho directors to issue nine thousand new shares, nine shares to be given to each present holder of one share. This will fir the capital of tho company at £100,000. 'lhe original shares were £10 each of which £S has been paid up. It was stated that Mr. Nathan had sold for £100 and Mr. Quick for £110. A report ot tho proceedings w:ll be held in another column. Civy Board.—The usual meeting of the City Board was held yesterday afternoon. '1 he business was of an uninteresting character throughout. A report will be found elsewhere. Provincial Hospital.— Haturn ofsick treated during the week ending Saturday, July 31st. llemained last return, 73; admitted since, 8: discharged, 7 ; died, 3; remaining, 71; males,*6l • females, 10. Arrnngemont: — Syphilis, 2•' dysentery, 1; cancer, 2 ; scrofula, 2"; dropsy, 1phthisis, 4 ; rheumatism, 7; diseases of Ijrain', 10 ; eyes, 3 ; heart, 1; arteries, 5 ; air passages, 7 ; liver, 1 ; kidneys, 2; joints, 1 ; amputation, 1; abscess and. ulcer, 7; stricture, 3; fractures. 10; wounds, 4 ; debility 8. Bkacu Claims at thk Thaiies.—Tn the Mouse of Assembly tho lion. Mr. Fox was to move for leave to bring iu a bill intituled •* An rtct to authorise and regulate the gale and letting of, and the mining ftgfrrold on a certain part of the sea beach ifSSjhe province ot Auckland."

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New Zealand Herald, New Zealand Herald, Volume VI, Issue 1778, 3 August 1869

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New Zealand Herald New Zealand Herald, Volume VI, Issue 1778, 3 August 1869

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