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Soub time since (cays the, Auckland Herald) Mr (iborge F.eber wrote to tfje (QoTernpieat suggestiag that the siae at which kahawai fish might be takec ihojjld be reduoeJ from IS ounces to 6 ounoes, He has received an intimalijn from tbe Secretary of the Marine Department to the effect that the (Hovernmjmt ar<« about to revise the regulation •, which imftlnd.e the fti^s and weigbt tt wbicb fish n»y be l.egftlly tskw-oufc ojf-fcbe wateir and fspptopristsd,

Me A. J. Cadmah will address the Tararu portion of the electors in the Tararu sohoolroom at 8 o'clock this evening, aod the Shortland electors at the same hour to-morrow evening, id the Oddfellows' Hall.

A CAti of threepence per share was to-day made on the capital of the Hazolbank Gr.M. Co.

A MBBTIK& of Mr W. Frßße^'B sub-com-mitteo and supporters will be held at 7.30 o'olock to-morrow evening in the building formerly known as the Hape Creek Hotel. The general committee frill meet at the Parawai school-house at the same hour.

, Mb Bobbwabkk, the well-known mining expert, who resided for some years at the Thames, and is now in the employ of the South Australian Government, has accepted the management of the Aolare silrer mine (South Australia) at a large salary.

Thh following tenders were received last evening by the Borough Council for rcahingling the /engine shed of the Shortland Fire Brigade station:—C. Frescott £14 W. Bear* don £15 12s 6d, and J. Coombes £16. The tender of Mr Prescott was accepted.

The Chips Comedy Company opened in the Academy of Musio last night in their entertainment entitled "Sunshine," which appeared to give those prevent every satisfaction. The first part of the programme conei-tcd of the comedy "Andy Kooney's Blunders," in which the part Nof Andy Booriey was taken by Mr W. Medus, and created considerable amusement. In the second part of the entertain* ment the company gave the musical burletta entitled " The Loan of a Lover," in which the various characters, particularly those of Miss Isabel Nelson. Miss Amy Coleman, Mr Walter Medus, Mr H. Jerdan, Mr A. Wiltnott, and Mr Grey, were well sustained. The performance will be repeated this evening.

Nominations for the'office of Mayor for the ensuing year closed »t noon to-day, and as Mr Jamei Me Andrew was the only gentleman nominated, the Betu ning Officer declared him duly elected. Mr McAndrew, who baa occupied the office for the past twelve months, has taken a warm interest in the duties and responsibilities attached to -the position, and has certainly done his utmost to promote the welfare of the Borough. The fact tb»t he hss been reflected without opposition must, we think, be very gratifying (o him, as we look upon it as an expression on the part of the ratepayers that ho has retained their confidence, and that they are fully satisfied with the impartial and zealous man* ncr in which he has discharged the duties of bis office. We congratulate Mr M oAndrew upon his re-election.

Mb Ghas. Judd, ironlounder, is at present constructing fonr grinding and amalgamating pans and two settlers for the Pubipubi Pros* pectors No 1 Company, and bis just finished overhauling and repairing for the tame com* pany the pulverising machine which was previously utilised in the old Askham-Molloy reduction works. Mr Judd has also forwarded one of the Watson and Denny pans recently cart by bim to Reefton, where it will be the first pan of that description which has entered that district. The sole right for the manufacture of these pans in New Zealand is held by Mr Judd.

Thb annual meeting of the Kiuri Timber Co. was to have been held at Melbourne on the 81st ult., but owing to some informality it'was sdjourred until the 24th November. The- balance-sheet, which was circulated, showed that the directors proposed to declare a dividend of 3 per cent,, and to make a oali of 2s per share, one shilling payable when the dividend ii.due and another shilling on the ißth' March.

The erection of the public battery at Euao« tunu is proceeding at a satisfactory rate of progress. Tbe building is nearly finished and ready for the machinery to be erected ; the briokwork io also almost completed. The boilor, engine, stamper>boxes, and other por> tiom of the machinery wore some days ago shipped from the Thames by a soow. Tbe balance of the machinery will be sent round very shortly, and as soon as everything ia on tbe ground •> jt»ff will be sent by Messrs Price Bros, to see to its erection, wbiob is expected to aoflupy about three weeks' time. In all probability the. battery will be ready to start crushing before Cbristm»i. l^r tit. W. Bull is at Kuaotunu superintending the opera? tions. '

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Thames Star, Thames Star, Volume XXII, Issue 6734, 18 November 1890

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