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An impression prevails in certain circles that the Post-office authorities send all correspondence via Brindisi round by way of the South to Melbourne, even when a steamer sails dircct from this port to Sydney. Such is not the fact. A mail for the whole colony via Brindisi iB made up at Invercargill, being the nearest port to Meli ourne, but at this end of the colony the letters via Brindisi are sent, when desirable, direct to Sydney, the New South Wales Government offering every facility for the transmission of mails from Sydney to Melbourne. The New Zealand Government of course discourage as far as possible the use of the Brindisi route, as this colony sustains a positive loss on every letter forwarded. It is principally used here by the banks and merchants for duplicate correspondence only ; but in Otago, where ttie Sail Francisco mail service necessitates the raailß for that province being the last delivered, and the first made up for despatch outwards, the Brindisi route is very largely used.

A public meeting was held yesterday aftcrnoon, to take steps for the reception of Tawhiao and other important chiefs, who will visit Auckland oil Tuesday next. It was decided to hire a steamer to convey the visitors from Orakei to Auckland on Tuesday forenoon. Tawhiao will be met at tho wharf by His Worship the Mayor, the City Councillors, and, should the weather be favourable, it is expected a large number of the public will be present. It is the intention to make Tawhiao's visit to Auckland as interesting and pleasing to him as possible, and he will be taken to tho Western Springs, the dock, and the various manufacturing establishments in the city and suburbs. The resolutions passed by the gentlemen present at the meeting yesterday will be found in another column.

The list of subscribers to the Telephone Exchange is rapidly increasing, and Mr. Furby is in high hopes of speedily making up liis second list ef 50. Many persona have been greatly puzzled about the cable now suspended among the telephone wires from the upper floor of the Telegraph-office to the crossing of Queen-street. The local scientist informed some of his more ignorant fellowcitizen? who were looking at it that it had been put up to ease the strain on the wires ! It was found that the poles were not long enough, even if it were advisable to do so, to suspeud 64 wires upon them, and accordingly a cable was made, enclosing 2-1 wires, which was much more convenient, at the Queen-street junction. When the additional number of subscribers demands it a second cable of 24 wires will be placed in the same locality. The cable was manufactured by Dr. Lemon at Wellington.

A great deal of time was occupied at tho Police Court yesterday in hearing the charges of larceny preferred against Frederick Zanc and Frederick Voight. The case against the latter, of stealing boot-uppers from Messrs. Garrett, Brothers, broke down, as Zanc deposed to having sold the goods to Voight, on the representation that he bought them at auction. He was, however, immediately arrested on a charge of receiving the property knowing it to bo stolen. There were thirteen charges o£ petty larceny preferred against Zanc, besides two indictablc cases. One of these is the larceny of a quantity of timber, a grindstone, and other articles, value £10, the property of Thomas Maunders, and the other was the larceny of a large quantity of boot-uppers, leather, lasts, tools, and material, the property of Messrs. Garrett Brothers, Waketield-street. The proceedings are detailed in our ordinary Police Court report.

We understand that the wheat crop round Auckland will this season be very good. Some are talking of 50 bushels to the acre, while it is said the average will amount to 35 or 40. The quantity of wheat sown has this season been much above the usual. It is stated that Mr. W: F. Buckland has sent in a petition against the election of Major Harris for Franklin North, on various grounds. The petition will, as a matter of course, be remitted to two Judges of the Supreme Court for trial. We understand that Mr. John Siieehan, M.H.R., is to he married to-day, s to Miss Young, of Mahurangi, niece of Mr. Palmor of that place.

Mr. R. McDonald, mauagcr o£ the Golden Calf, reports:—"l have live men on this week. Nearly every shot we break down quartz in which can be seen gold. The reef is about 5 feet thick, and very hard. The appearance of the reef and sandstone about it is different to anything I have ever worked in the Golden Calf, and I hope when tested at the battery will prove a profitable return for the shareholders." Mr. Brophy gives public notice that the small-pox disease is now on the island of Motuihi, and warns the public against landing or approaching tho quarantine station. Tlie disease has been there now several days, and it is strange that this very requisite warning had not been given at once the danger of landing upon the island existed. The shade trees planted by the City Council in Grey-street are thriving amazingly, and dining the present hot weather have afforded grateful protection to the pedestrians while em walking the asphalt pavement of that thoroughfare. A very serious accident occured during the holidays to a boy named Dickson, residing in Parnell, which points to the necessity for some restriction being placed on those who have the sale of dynamite and other explosives, as well as on the purchasers. The boy, with others, was playing about at Stokes' Point during the holidays.: While doing so the boy found a dynamite fuse, with which, not knowing the danger, he commenced to play. • The result was what might be expected. The charge exploded and shattered, the boy's hand. Dr. Wright was called to attend the boy. It was found necessary to amputate the small finger and a portion of the palm of the hand, but the fourth finger, whicli was split, has been saved. Of course the greatest danger was to be apprehended from an attack of tetanus, but fortunately this has been averted. "We have the authority of a leading medical man for stating that tetanus is now so prevalent that it might be considered atmospheric, or going in the air, and the utmost precautions are necessary even when wounds appear comparatively trivial.

Mr. Biss, Chief Postmaster, informs us that his letter to the Board of Health has not been answered, but his letter to the Harbour Board was acknowledged, though no decision lias as yet been communicated to him. The acknowledgment only stated that the matter had been referred to. the Health Officer. The stand the Post-offico authorities take is this, that although the Governor has powers to declare a quarantine ground, he would not be recommended to exercise that power unless the Board of Health here first consented. If the Board would state in writing where mails may be fumigated, and the locality is suitable and convenient, the Governor would be asked to proclaim it a quarantine station for mail purposes. There seems to be seme dispute between the local and central Boards as to the possession of powers, and meantime Mr. Biss and his officers -arc abused, and the public suffer. It is to be hoped that prompt action will bo taken now that tho particulars of the case are before the public. Two large eases of Californian quail for the Acclimatisation Socicty were brought up from the Quarantine Station yesterday by Mr. Gamble, agent for the Zealandia, in which vessel they had come from San Francisco. They appear to be in good condition. Only two birds died on the passage;

A man named Norman an accident at Mercury B- i 1,311] He is a bushman, and waj ~o a when he accidentally cin wound, whicti is about tW„ 5® a little to the left of th^U'' Chl *k'll bf*?.,. 110 met "cal man at sssr ™ bro " si " •» fr?JJ Cavalry Troops on the 3] * Lieutenant Wilkinson (Vi? Forrest, 59 ; 3rd, Servant.\i nd| Vlt 58; 4th, Lieutenant Jol,"' Jjor tM Corporal Pearson, 54; Lie!.* 55 i ■"! 54 : Trooper Rhodes, ill. Hunt, 54; Trooper r'n II Bond, 60. The Te Avvam, 'a S?: tfS off Ist, 6th, 9th, and Oth bridge took 2nd,'3rd, a!,° ■K& Hamilton took 4th, sth, and 3| An accident, which might have i 1 serious if not fatal terminal; )n few days ago to Mr. Wilki,i S „,,' judges appointed by the tural and Pastoral Association to i -<$! adjudicate upon the ccrcal and grown in the country which *1 compete for the associa ion's a-M f*! special prizes offered. Mr. WiV- <9 1 in tho Tamaki district, buggy to which two ponies we-e the gentleman who accompanied hitrs just left the conveyance for of instituting-soma iuouiries J close by. The poni.A were in a farm-yard, to all appoar.ia c „ quiet, but were greatly trouljJMi flies, and in kicking them off 'f them dropped a hind leg owr the rv? I immediately started with a desperj.,tf Mr. Wilkinson appeared at the'N! have perfect command of the aoinff'i unfortunately a lar.o draiu wa 3 1 tho progress, and with the springs, he wa3 thrown complet'd. f I the vehicle, alighting on his liL-ail" -rT'! juries at first \\ ere considered vciv I but beyond a feiv nasty cuts and a ¥ vers shaking, nothing serious buggy afterwards came in contact irfcf stockyard, and was very much s> •! Mr. Robert Maclean appeared wf sceD#Beon after the accident, and vf injured gentleman to Bleak aud Mrs. Maclean's kindness ura'tk-vJ the' sufferer. Dr. Fitzgerald iva«C:g wounds, taking out the dirt andrJ which they contained. The next d-» f Wilkinson refused to rest until his been finished, and though at great •mS suffering, ho completed it Just at sub/I

At about 1 o'clock yesterday asne», horse, the property of Mr. Paumuro, met with very severe it". The horse, which was hari.essctl oart laden with some truuks am] forms, was being diiveu clown WyJC street when it appears the iornu £ forward and touelicd the horse's frightened the animal, ami lie bolttj;' the street to the junction of Wyndham-streets, where lie fill. ft,-, was badly cut about the knots a very naity wound on the oli' At the Police Court yesterday, ji„ natives charged with the munler of a;native at Oxford, Waikato, were b:w;C The opposition of the Crown to there of the cases to Cambridge was within and the indictments for the giave:~ were also withdrawn, an information fc:; slaughter being substituted. Tliertct Cambridge was granted, ami each p was allowed bail in his own recngnho.' £200, and two sureties of £100 each. The Licensed Victuallers' its quarterly meeting on Tiiur.-Jiv hi steps were taken in respect to mic; rangements for putting forth can-lihrc the interest of the trade, as commissioners, or of counter-checkr.; action taken by the Good Templari > the publicans are willing to .unit t:>: nations made, and if tie camliihteH of moderate and independent vie,is n likely to take any action in the ms;s allow the new Licensing Act to v.. course.

Tho new Manual of Knler. an l Reri for the guidance of the Armed Gen-is force of New Zealand has just hjeaiia the members of the forcc. It contmii 100 pages of closely printed ike; gives full and succinct instructions? branch of duty which a policeaia Is: narily called on to perform, as vdt those belonging to the field force.

Another case of tetanus was brou;h:t| hospital yesterday. The sutierer, iri; j builder, living at Mount Eden, wis cd peasticks with a. small axe, ca Ct.-ia Jive, when the axe slipped, cutting !tcb toe of the left foot rather sewrilv. tfsi] placail in a passing omnibus aiumvcysi town, where his wound was ijieatHij) Hamilton, chemist, Queen-street. lfevii: Mr. Hamilton again ou Doxiug Day,ui!r informed that the toe was bt ilia;. T: were no unfavourable symptoms uiill? nesday last, wlien violent spr.iir.3 0.-r Dr. Haines was called in, and prtt£

the case to be one of tetanus, ulI ; »f® direction the patient was sent toK» pital. The sullerer is unable to ctoß food, but there is no great inii=cularc|j tion, and the case is regarded as > able one. There are at t'.vo jug tetanus in the hospital. g The new Police Manual lias the references to the liquor trade in C-- v |; with the force :—Regulation 107 st,a £ an inspector is not himself to freqcC'g allow his subordinates to freemen: ~M houses, in fact he will best eoiisiileraK character and respectability by ceKj| entering them, except compelled duty. According to regulation 22} ip stable must not contract the habit o:®. iug at public places of amusumcat or lie-houses, nor must he frequent except ou necessary duty. Amlrer-j| 222 states that the members of IK'g must exert themselves to suppress 'M Sunday or other trading by lioeDssaS?|

ans and others, and officers in quired to soe that this duty is striciS impartally performed by the respective districts. | There were 110 prisoners in the last evening, 1 The Education Act is now to -■ "s nto force in To l?ake ilistrict, and' 3 neeting of householders is to lie heUtf !Sth instant, at Messrs. Cli.iyter tore, for the purpose of electing » s ' :oinniittee.

A public mooting of the houscbo-iS the island of Waiheke is convene! 2Sth instant, at Messrs. Hot-ham's wool shed, at 3 0 c -' ic ° | .i' s ® purpose of electing a school coin®"-® the Waiheke island school il'.stncu.H arc glad that our repeated^ want of school facilities on this islw : *||| last about to be supplied. J|

Mr. W. H. Warren, a aoputy tffgj siouer of stamp 3, and agent for duties, gives notice that all tleeiis ui ;J| or before the 30th September yet assessed, for duty, should be F' "|| for assessment. ,jg

On Saturday next the ra >h va J" c ®£K picnic ■will be held at Hunua, ao ' n £ fS auu. others should ' therefore n» arrangements with their 1 usines* cncroiich upon this one holiday in v| The District Manager notifies day-the goods train leaving Anctj-; : Hamilton Junction at (i.30 a.m. m ton Junction for Auckland at - P A suspended, aiid that goods land station up to 3 p.m. on the - jg forwarded that evening'. . ..jfs "Maritana" was the Theatre Royal to '• ™ and stalls), the cast being 'j ic YnHeS il the previous occasion. Bom s acting were vigorous, an ".. morceaux were rendered w» effect and success by the "The harp in the air," by M'SS „Kg taguo ; "Lot "> c likea ,!£Li■ c. Turner ; •'Happy „- lT Farley; "Alas! those c '' ,m< K ioa ilr Carry Godfrey, were c » tl^'^ r jesi*l f plauded and encored. basso was heard to grcnt . ; last act. "The Rose of Case W* , I peated this evening.. 1" B executive ability of Miss Mon •=> exceptionally fine quality 01 heard to the greatest advauws,<Mr. Maltoncy, architect. h» 5 turned from the Lake ; had been in connection w» me nt. ; to be erected there by the 1 j, : The West Coast j mendiug Government to o tltf g| for removing the cel-wc»» t" = river. _ s bo"' The people °* u [j|"£ J 'brass j vigorously resuscitate t Bo^Ju The valuation Onehunga has now bj. , ' p oro ngt: C" open for inspection at t-><- » g officcs. I

from TauHotefby the £&* r f of "that establishment, Mr. W. genial h»t of T l e dinner wns promised in fr Hcnuctt. | local men come off Auckland matches, and the match i Knd Crickct Club having of the Bay of Plenty team, closed m. fa . << s p re ad" was held. thc prom l3 ' 1 ot the gUw discs in the tb Q , irnld } iaV e been smashed by the various tn-e Five W eut the very first larrikins aire ur | )y> the officer in charge nigl't- A f , l n j Telegraph Department, was of the Alick , a Bay yestcr tlay he noticed cr®« sin P „ .i Men ~o un, .s t er:3, armed wiili jbout two eutly engaged in getting the stones, app' (j re -alarm there for the purbesrings ot o{ lfc ig nee dless P° ss of ,r«„le:tily started them off. 10 "I I i'Lc been wantonly injured byn.flians at Katikati. S ° me *■ „ dinner given by the employes of Wellington Gas Company a lew days the \ el ~= jj r pharazyn, in returning *£<><, i lf .h.lf of the directors, said that thanks on t j iuto society, and beyond , t e annual dinner of the company attea :fc"er out. However, he »« rce > ~1; ncxt year he would not be pretho?3 Weird been in the colony for many se ~ul lnd worn a blue shirt frequently ; ff' , ; va3 afraid he was going to don a but no» ne j if lie did that the emr?(l hill and pay him P " ! He (lid not make these remarks in Mr tone because lie thought matters ? J fl -erv «'crious. He thought perhaps '? t way to get out of the difficulty ,1 to place him in one of the large fS cos belonging to the Gas Company, and get him cremated at once. rvneretp buildings seem to be coram* into Ooacre - kUuJ> Iu addition to the Moot of shops in Grey-street, to the order of u r JM. Linnox, several private buildings mvp re-cntly been erected m that material, W one is now in process of erection in Fnnccs-trcct, near the mam entrance of the Albert l'ark. The material .s said to be more d uraUe ' aud leM us P cuslve t D bnC * One omnibus driver in the city is determined to keep on friendly terms with all his Siners, politically, judging from the various ingenious devices on trie vehicle. It 1™ abroad land of green with the name "Moire Rule" i<» ornamental characters thereon, while in another place the traditional "V.R." is also displayed. Above "Home Rule "i» the American dag, wit, an pcrched upon it, so that the EuJ.bhmau the Irishman, and the lankee can pay his money and take lus choice. We have received a sample oi peaches from Mr J. Mavo, of Drury. They are of two kind* River's Karly and the harly Beatrice. The River's Early arc well grown, free lroni blem ! "h and rich flavoured. Tiic season is rather far advauccd tor the Beatrice, it being the earliest poach we have, though the tree is somewhat tender iu constitution.

The performance of M. Leon Caron's Cantata will take place this afternoon, the com- | poser conducting ami leading the orchestra ; u person; the members of the Montague- | Turner Company (both leading voices and chorus) being the vocalists, aided by several of our principal ioc.'.l amateurs. It should bo stated that this cantata was composed for the opening of the Melbourne Exhibition, anil obtained the prize (£200) among a very num'.erof competitive works sent in. The poem is written by Mr. J. W. Header. In the poem and in the music "the genius of Victoria is represeir ed" as; sleeping amidst primeval solitudes, presently aroused by roices which foretell the immediate discovery and prospective settlement of the country. The song of mariners on their way to the " golden laud" is heard. This song concludes the first part of the cantata, which purports to be a representation of the "past." The second par; illustrates the "present." Victoria discovered in various pursuits—pastoral, agricultural, industrial, &c.—is approached by a company of nymphs, representing the variau&nations of the earth. These hail her, with acclamation, as the "Queen of the South." Victoria responds with a jubilant song of welcome, and, as she leads her guests to the I anquet, the people burst forth in a patriotic hymn, with which the cantata concludes. The opening chorus of the first part, "Iu Slumbers Deep," imitates the echoes of the solitude. "O ! Summer Land, "isatenorsolo. The " Chorus otthe Nations," in the second part, is full of fine harmony and instrumental and vocal strength. The soprano solo, "0! Go'den Day of glory," purports to be "Victoria's Welcome." "Now ou Grassy Plains" is a ba?s song which has been greatly applauded by the colonial Press. It is hardly necessary to name Mis 3 Aunis Montague, Mr. C. Turner, Mis 3 C. Godfrey, Mr. J. Gordon as the leading soloists. The cantata consUvles with a hymn of vczy beautiful and impressive musical rhythm.

The prospcctus of the Mercury Bay Sawmill Company (Limited) appears in another column. The proposed capital is £50,000. in shares of -0-, The mode of payment is 2s (id on application, 2s Ocl cn allotment, and in '.'alls of 2s Gd each every two months, until 12s G'l is paid, making the¥paid-up capital of the company £ i 1,250, leaving 7s Cd per share to be called up if necessary. The existing Mercury Bay Sawmill Company have disposed, of their bushes, plant, trade, &c., on favourable terms, and the new company intend to extend their business. The following officers of the Loyal Unitei Friends Benefit Society were installed in their respective offices for the year, by Brother O. Warburtou, sen., G.M., on the evening of the 9th inst. :—Brother Drurnmon'l, W.M. ; Brother Elliott, D.M. ; Brother Da w»on, secretary ; Brother hharpo, steward; Brother Divis, asisistaut steward ; Brother Beith, I. tilir; Brother Clarkson, 0. tiler; Brother Cox, assistant secretary. Tna secretary's report showed cash on hand belonging to the sick fund, £135 14s. Notwithstanding the short time this society has been started, we have to congratulate the members on i v .s progress. The lodge has now a charter under which it can open lodges all over the country, which should prove a benefit to many. A lunatic at V" anganui jumped from the bridge into the rivev a few days ago, and was saved from drowning by a boat which was put off from the b.s. Dlyde. In ISUB the same man threw himself over a cliff 100 feet high at Oakura, and about a year aao he jumped into the lluanoka river in Taranaki. The Patea County Council have resolved that in future every bona Jule drover be allowed to keep two dogs, and every farmer of over 20 acres one do„', at os each. All other dogs to be charged lOs each. Br. Springthorpe, who graduated from the Melbourne University, and who has the M.R.C.P. degree in London, is the first Victorian who has token this degree. Dr. Springthorpe is almost a native of Victoria, and was educated at the Wesley College. At the last meeting of the Thames County Council a deputation of mine managers 'were present, to ask for a continuance of support to the pump, in view of a scheme now being mooted for the formation of a new company to work the deep levels in its vicinity, which it was fully believed they would be able to float successfully. They submitted a memorandum showing that there were employed in the mines dependent on the pump,' 7S single men, 241 married men, while there "er< ; 1403 depending on these men. The c lairman said the resolution arrived at the Pump meeting -was to continue operations ntu the 10th of February, but it was bee\eu that a longer time would be rer 'Tl'- Mr. Thorburn moved, "That the tin * i. * n 5®f ercnce to the contribuS , e pumping opei-ations be revoked, M '"fj ex tend the time for one mouth." _?, rt:er moved as an amendment, "That of ;, l F Uun ' au be paid until the owners adjacent mining property came prepared vvi _j ,f OI SS definite scheme' to continue " , uu resolution w.is put to the meetg, when all mcm\> <!TS voted in its favour «*cepfc Messrs,porter- and Frasev. The poTaTne^e\h Ig.3re;1g. 3re; t0 brinff " P a re " A Southern paper states that the number of convictions for drunkenness in I * P 3 ? 4 year was 171 S. The record;,, ! Auckland i» less than one-half that figure. Aiie convictions for drunkenness at the Police Court were 759 ; 3 males and 12 females ware discharged; drunk and dis®™er'y> 60- Thero lias been a decline of -06 cases of drunkenness during the past j ear in Auckland as compared with 1880, „p , be pleasant news for the Good J-cmplars. . profitting by the lesson taught Th » re s. ent ealamit-ouii fire at the Ring ■j J 6 ' ienna, has ordered two additional •<v „ ,° " e made .in the new Opera-house, euesley-street, now being built for li»m. from the number of exift it m new " Opera-house, that if ml i ~ e , eni ptied under five minutes even " completely crowded. ; New Zealand Statistics is issued at sj, and not as formerly, 15s.

The Academical Board of Trinity College, London, it may not be generally known, have a system of local examinations in elementary musical knowledge in connection with the college. In this, the fifth year of the movement, nearly 4000 candidates has presented themselves for examination in Great Britain and Ireland, as well as in some of the British dependencies abroad, including India, Ceylon, Cape Colony, and Australia. Since the institution of these examinations in 1577, about 8000 certificates have been awarded, and the most eminent musicians of this country, among them Sir Michael Costa, Sir Julius Benedict, bir FrederickGusoley, Sir H S. Oakeley, and the late Sir John Goss, have not only borne witness to the excellence of the movement, but have acted as examiners to the college. The following extract from the regulations will be ot service to intending candidates : Local centres, under the care of honorary local secretaries, have been established throughout the United Kingdom and the British colonies. Applications for the establishment of new centres in the British colonics or in foreign countries may be JJddressed to the secretary of the college- The next local examination in elementary musical knowledge will take place 011 Friday, June 16, ISS2, for the colonies and abroad, and will be open to persons of either sex. National prizes of the values of £5 and £3 will be open to candidates i» each division, senior and junior. The examixiers are also prepared to undertake the adjudication of certain local prizes. The local examinations are conducted as follows : The examination paper?, enclosed in a sealed packet, are opened by the local secretary in the presence of the candidates, and, at the closc of the examination, the work of the candidates is placed m a cover, sealed up in their presence, and sent the same day to the registrar of the college. Candidates must send in their names (in full), with the fees, to the local secretary for the district not later than March 31st, ISS2."

A young man named Francis Chapman, twenty-eight years of age, employ eel as a batcher on board the New Zealand steamer Riiwarooma, was accidentally drowned in the Yarra, near the Queen's Wharf lately. At the inquest, Jamvs Aleades, the chief officer of the steamer, stated that ' the deceased was'aStnarried man, and had left a wife and two children. About 2 o'clock on the previous day he was employed cleaning out some sheep pens, and was carrying a hag containing some straw which he liad taken out of the pens on to the wharf, when he slipped, and fell into tlie river. Samuel Oldes, a seaman who was on the wharf when the accident occurred, heard the bag of straw fall on the wharf, and, on looking round, saw the deceased falling into the river. He jumped in after him, but failed to get him out, and the body was not recovered until it had been dragged for for some time.

The usual monthly inspection of the Coromandel Rißes took place ou Monday evening last, and a large number of the company put in an appearance, and were put through various exercises by the Inspecting OlHcer, Mijor Withers. They were complimented at the close for their efficiency. On the following morning the company proceeded to the butts, and fired for the Government prize 3. On the whole, the scoring was really good, considering that the men have only had the new Snider rifles about a fortnight. Messrs. Sub-Lieutenant Gale, and privates McGregor and Sutherland took the prizes in the first-class, and Messrs. Boyd, Edwards, and Cotter in the second class, taking the prizes in the order named in each class. The men expressed themselves highly pleased with the new weapon, while the increase of rapidit/ of firing over the old rifle is immense.—[Own Correspondent.]

The Auckland Weekly News this week contains full summaries of English and American mail news, as well a3 all the local and general intelligence of the week. The usual features will-also b« found very interesting. Amonfst the illustrations is a portrait cf another old Auckland citizcn—Mr. C. J. Stone—with biographical sketchy The News is to b3 enlarged next week by four extra pvges of reading m.ittcr; and, as the new tale will be commenced in that number, this is a good time for new lubacribers to send in their names. Subscription: £1 2s Cd per annum, posted to anj part of the col ony The Auckland Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club wiJl meet as usual on their %reen at Graftonroad to-day, at S p.m. *~.The collector of city rates anuounccs that alt rates now due require to be paid at once. To-day the members of the "A" Battery of the New Zcabnd Regiment of Artillery are to piradeat2 o'clock, for the purpose of proceeding to the North Shore for shot and shell practice. Tenders are invited by Mr. W. S. Cochrane for certain supplies to St. Stephen's Native School, Pamell. In another column will be found the usual intimations of chnrch services in a number of tho city and suburban churches.

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New Zealand Herald, New Zealand Herald, Volume XIX, Issue 6290, 14 January 1882

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