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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 32



January 1.—Eighth Annual Gathering Caledonian Society.

January 2.—First Sunday. Heavy Gale and Floods.

January 11.—Meeting of Synod of Otago and Southland.

January 13.—Volunteer Battalion Parade, 284. "Laughing Water" wrecked at Orepuki.

January 15.—First number of Otago and Southland Mining Journal.

January 26.—Burns' Anniversary celebrated.

February 4.—"Warrior Queen" from London, with second shipment of birds, hares, &c.

February 9.—Road from Lake Wakatip to Lake M'Kerrow, proved practicable.

February 10.—Drawing School opened. Martin's Bay Settlement Regulations issued.

February 13.—St. Andrew's Presbyterian New Church opened.

February 21.—M.P.C., Waikouaiti: Mitchell, 119; (Ure, 29; Thompson, 22.)

March 2.—Wesleyan Church Bazaar.

March 11.—Horticultural Society's Show. Tokomairiro Races.

March 14.—M.P.C., Taieri: J. Allan.

March 21.—M.H.R. Bruce: J. C. Brown.

March 23.—Dunedin Jockey Club Races, Silverstream. 22nd Anniversary of the Province.

April 27.—Twenty-seventh Session of Provincial Council.

April 29.—M.H.R., Caversham: M'Indoe, 146; (Cutten, 71; Graham, 16; Robertson, 9.)

May 1.—Inter-Provincial Rifle Match.

May 3.—Volunteer Ball.

May 7.—Athenpeum formally opened by Hon. W. Fox.

May 18.—M.H.R., Riverton: M'Gillivray. Petition of unemployed.

May 20.—Heavy Floods. Garrick Club Performance.

May 24.—Tradesmens' Races, Silverstream.

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June 7.—Annual Meeting Acclimatization Society.

June 10.—Tenth Annual Ploughing Match, Taieri.

June 17.—Tokomairiro Farmers' Club Ploughing Match.

June 22.—Dunedin District Ploughing Match.

July 3.—"Achilles," 1,520 tons, arrived: largest vessel yet. entered port.

July 21.—Mayoral Elections, Dunedin: Fish, 789; (Griffin,. 724; Reynolds, 54; Millar, 28.) Port Chalmers: M'Dermid, 73; (Taylor, 63.)

July 31.—Great Gold Robbery at Clyde, £12,448 value.

August 16.—Meeting of unemployed.

August 29.—Port Chalmers Railway Work started.

August 31.—Smart Shock of Earthquake felt.

September 4.—Shipment of Trout ova from Tasmania.

November 2.—M.P.C., Dunedin: Fish, 395; (Bathgate, 370; Birch, 149.)

November 8.—Re-union of Southland Act proclaimed.

November 9.—Prince of Wales' Birthday. Foresters' Fête, Vauxhall.

November 11.—Seventh Show Northern Agricultural and Pastoral Society.

November 15.—Twenty-eighth Session of Provincial Council. Otago and Southland united.

November 19.—Road Steamer imported by J. L. Gillies.

December 8.—Fourth Show Clutha Agricultural Society. Mr. Yogel's Meeting in Princess Theatre on Public Works Policy.

December 13.—Mr. Yogel's Address from Government Building; Terrace.

December 14.—Tokomairiro Fanners' Club Show.

December 17.—Horticultural Society's Show. "Banshee." wrecked at Shag Point.