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SERVIA'S CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
SERVIA'S CLAIMS. LEAGUE'S TREATY NULLIFIED BY POWERS , INTERVENTION. BELGRADE, May 20. M. Pasics (Premier of Servia), speaking in the Skupstehina yesterday, said the treaty with Bulgaria was based on an hypothesis, but even this had exceeded its scope. The Powers, he declared, bad annulled a vita! clause and forced Servia to abandon her outlet to the Adriatic Sea and the Albanian territory which she had earmarked as conquered. Servia was, therefore, entitled to compensation elsewhere, wUich Bulgaria refused. Moreover, owing to the prolongation of the war, Bulgaria asked for and secured Pervia's help, including 50000 men to take part in the siege of Adrianople. Servian artillery brought about the capture of Adrianople. M. Pasics emphatically declared that Hervia was on friendly terms with Bulgaria, and intends to maintain the alliance in the years to come. The speech has made a good impression.
SAWYER INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
SAWYER INJURED. I . WHIRLED ROUND A SHAFT. A BROKEN LEG. A nasty accident happened this morning to an employee of the Kauri Timber Company named Charles Bonella, ag-ed 35, a single man living in Hayden Street. BoneJla, who i≤ an experienec-il eawyer, went dot™ to the floor below hie bench to put the belt on. It te a rule of the Company that this -shall not be. done ■while the engine is running. BoneUa's assistant al&lt;so suggested that the attempt should not be made until the engine -was stopped. Bonella apparently took the risk, and nut dp a couple of attempts, which were uueuox-ceeful. The shaft protrudes several feet the other fikie of the pulley. The injured man started to walk round to gel the other side of I ho shaft, but the siring of his aprou lipramo caught, and the unfortunate man was whirled round tlip (shaft. Hie legß struck t&gt;he low ceiling, and this caused hi« 010-thin- to tear away, the result being that lie was heavily thrown to the floor. Dr. Cas...
TAINUI COLLISION. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
TAINUI COLLISION. A PASSENGER'S STORY. RESCUE IN A FOG. TWENTY HOURS ON CRIPPLED SHIP. (By Cable.—Press Asscclaiion.-Copyilsut.) LONDON, May 29. Several of the passengers who were on the Shaw, Savill and Albion Company's steamer Tainui, when she collided with the Inca in a dense fog on the coast of Spain on Sunday last, were interviewed in London yesterday. The passengers state that the Tainui ran into the fog on the Saturday afternoon, and it was impossible to see a few yards ahead. At 7 o'clock on Sunday morning the Inca suddenly loomed out of the mist and the bows of the two vessels collided. Many of the passengers on deck saw the Inca's crew, some half-naked, rushing to the boats before they lost sight of the vessel. The Tainui began to dip forward, until a few hours after the collision the propeller was visible out of the water. The boats on the promenade deck were lowered. The wireless calls for help reached the Garth Castle 40 miles away, but owing to the fog it was 10 o'cloc...
H.M.S. NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
H.M.S. NEW ZEALAND. OAMARU VISIT ABANDONED. (Br Telegraph.—Press Association.) OAMARU. this day. Although the weather was fine to-day, a strong westerly-driven sea prevented H.M.s. New Zealand anchoring, and it looks as if to-day's arrangements will be cancelled. The vessel was just discernible away on the horizon about ten o'clock. The Mayor received a wireless message, via the Bluff station, .stating that the sea was too rough, but that the captain would stand by for a while to sec if the weather moderated. Some time after that the warship was lost to view, and it was learned that Captain Halsey. had abandoned the Oamaru visit. This caused keen disappointment, especially to a large number of young people. It was the intention of the Mayor and councillors to entertain Captain Halsey at luncheon, and during the nfternoon the Captain was to unveil a memorial tablet of the Antarctic heroes in the &quot;Waitnki High School. In order to lessen the disappointment. Mr. B. M. Wilso...
MAIL BAG MISSING. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
MAIL BAG MISSING. DISAPPEARED FROM A STEAMER. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) CHRISTCHUROH, thi, day. A bag of mails disappeared from the (steamer Kini shortly before she left Weetport for LytteHon. It had been placed in the chart room on Tuesday evening, and was miaeed about 11 pnj When the Kini arrived at midnight detectives went aboard to investigate but so tar they have not obtained information of any value.
TRAFFIC IN CROWN LEASES. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
TRAFFIC IN CROWN LEASES. £S,OOO PROFIT IN 12 MONTHS. A JUDGE'S SEVERE COMMENTS. &quot;SPECULATION OF GRAVEST KIND.&quot; A most important- judgment bearing on. the traific in Crown leases was delivered by his Honor Mr. Justice Cooper at the Supreme Court this morning. The case concerned was the claim of George James Edwards against Seth Webb ami Martin Roberts, and it was heard before his Honor at the recent circuit sittings at Hamilton, an important point of Jaw having been left for the bench to decide. The defendants are holders of 2.956 acres of &quot; settlement land&quot; at Matamata, and the plaintiff sued them for alleged breach of an agreement to sell the leasehold interest in 1.000 acres of it. In the course of 'his judgment his Honor said: &quot;The defendants have contracted to sell 2.600 acres (in five areas) of the 2,956 acres held by them, and the total purchase money for these five areas is £8,375. If these transactions are carr...
THE STEAMER INCA. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
THE STEAMER INCA. STRIKES TOKATOKA REEF. RETURNS TO AOROA. (By. Telegrapu.—Press Associations DARGAYILLE, this day. Yesterday morning, at 4 o'clock, a* the steamer Inga, loaded with timber for Newcastle and Sydney, wae steaming to the Heads, she mistook the channel at Tokatoka, and struck the rocks, a hole being torn in her hull. ! The captain deemed it advisable io return for inspection, and berthed the veesel s-t Aoroa. It will be necessary to discharge half a million feet of timber in order that a survey may be made. The Inga has been engaged on the inter-colon-ial trade for -a considerable lime pact. Her usual freight i≤ coal from Newcastle to a New Zealand port, •and lumber back to Melbourne or Sydney. She arrived here on May 15 from Gisborne, and after loading a little general cargo sailed on the afternoon of the following day for Kaipara with the barque Joseph Craig in tow. The Joseph Craig was fixed to load in the north for Melbourne, and the Icga for Sydney. Tiie eteamer wa...
PUBLIC INQUIRY WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
PUBLIC INQUIRY WANTED. raw ITNIf COLZISIOJT. PASSENGERS PETITION MCfISTER. There is ;&gt;. general feeling that the inquiry to be held into the Xew Lynn railway collision should be of a public nature, and a petition is already in circulation amongst those who were on the wrecked train, urging that the utmost publicity should be given to the whole investigation. The petition, which is ad* dressed to the Hon W. H. Herriee, Minister for Railways, reads as follows: — &quot;Sir, —We, the undersigned, who 'were passengers by the wrecked, train on Wednesday morning, the. 28th inst., learn witb indignation that the proposed inquiry into the causes that led to this accident will be of a Departmental nature. Your petitioners beg to request that the decision l&gt;e revoked. :uid that the inquiry be !1) a public inquiry: (2) that the scope of the inquiry shall be (a) the cause or causes that led to the present accident; (h) the arrangement and working of the railway syst...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
A Press Association telegram from Palmerston 'North records the death of' Dr. Rockstrow, aged 7S years. He the only medical man in the Foxton district in the early days. In 1873 he was invited by Mr. Vox (then Premier) to settle in Foxton, and act as medical officer to the natives from Horowhenna to Rangitikei. He had resided in Palmerston North for a quarter of a century.
COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
COMING EVENTS. MEETINGS. ENTERTAINMENTS, ETC. Town Hall Concert Chamber—'The Smmrt Set &quot; S p.m. Opera House —Fuller's Vaudeville Company. Royai'Albfert Hall—West's Pictures, S p.m. King's Theatre —Fuller's Pictures, S p.m. Lyric Theatre—Pictures, S p.m. Globe—Continuous Pictures. Queen's Theatre—Continuous Pictures. King George Theatre —Continuous Pictures Newton Picture Palace—Continuous Pictures Star Pictnre Tueatre—Pictures, 8 p.ro Art Gallery. Cobarg Street—Auckland Society 01 Arts. AUCTIONS, TO-MORROW. (See page 6.) K How?&lt;* A i rthOT and Co - ~ Furnita% *■ »•' -MeiviUe— Jeweller. Crockery, etc, f
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
The 'Norwegian, Prank Evensen, who was admitted to the Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, is reported to be in, a critical condition. It is not yet know how Evenson came to foe unconscious in Grey Street. &quot;The Knotless Veilholda&quot; is selling rapidly. Useful and attractive. From 1/ each. —Smith and Caughey, Ltd., sole ageato.—(Ad.)
A PETITIONER REBUKED. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
A PETITIONER REBUKED. JUDGE'S SCATHING CRITICISM. &quot;UNFIT TO BE A HUSBAND.&quot; A &quot;BORROWED&quot; BABY. &quot;Nothing in the annals of the Court could be more extraordinary,'&quot;' was the remark made by his Honor, Mr Justice Edwards, a 4 the Supreme Court to-day, Trhea delivering his judgment in the divorce suit in which Robert Htmderson petitioned for a decree nisi agriinet his wife, Emilie Jeanie Henderson, on the grounds oi misconduct, Thos. George de Renzy being cited as the co-rtspondent. The case was heard at the 'November sittings of t.lie Court, and &quot;his Honor eaid he would take time to eoneider his decision. Dr. Bamford appeared for petitioner. In the course of hie judgment his Honor made come very sca/hing criticism regarding- the conduct of t&gt;ie parties concerned in the case. Aftev remarking on the fact that the jury &quot;had found that the petitioner and the respondent had been g...
NOT ABANDONED. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
NOT ABANDONED. THE WATERFRONT CONFERENCE. WILL&quot; BE HEL-D SOON. (By TelegTaph. — Own Correspondent.) I WELLINGTON, this day. i Tie suggestion from Christchurch tliat I •the conference between the Federation I os Labour and t-l'e siiipownero has been abandoned is inaccurate. It could not be held this week o-wing to the inability of the shipping delegates to attend, but it ■will definitely take place soon.
BULLET STRIKES A TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
BULLET STRIKES A TRAIN. , i BISHOP CLEARY'S XAPIROW ESCAPE ' (By Telesrapb.—Press Association.) HAWEUA, this day. i This mornixig. as the early train from i Waßganui was uearing Aramobo, a pea ' rifle bullet crashed through the window I of a carriage occupied by Bishop Clearj. , who was struck by broken glass. He j ■oras otherwise uninjured.
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
POLICE COURT. (Before Mr E. C. Cutten, S.M.) DRUNKENNESS. Two actual first offenders forfeited bail, and a statutory first offender was fined 10/. Erneet Richter was fined 20/, and John. Chxrles Young was remanded for a week's medical treatment. Frederick William Orren, who had broken the terms of his leave from Rotoroa Island by getting drunk, was Bent back to the island life. AT A LOOSE END. Gus Mielsch (40). a German -who spoke very little English, was found last night after midnight sleeping in a shed at the Devonport ferry tee. He explained that hie eldest sou had died, and hie wife had left him and broken up the home, while 'he bad nothing to do and didn't care. The police stated that they knew nothing whatever about the man to his discredit, but he appeared to be destitute. Hie Worship remanded Mieteoh for a week. AN ENGINE ROOM ARGUMENT. I A difference between Alfred Crawford and Colin Ballantyne. two shift engineers employed at the tramway powerhouse, Ipd the former to brin...
MAINTENANCE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 30 May 1913
MAINTENANCE DAY. SEPARATION ORDERS GRANTED. Several maintenance cases were heard this morning at the Magistrate's Court by Mr C. C. Kettle. S.M. Mrs Kate Hunter, a middle-aged woman, applied for a separation order against her husband, Frederick David Hunter, a carpenter, on the grounds of his failure to maintain her and hie habitual drunkenness. The defendant did not appear. Mrs Hunter stated that the marriage took place 31 yeare ago, and there were six children, who were living with her and keeping the home together. Her hußband was a good worker when sober, l&gt;ut he had been a habitual drunkard for many years. Ills conduct had ber.n such that the boys had refused to have him in -the house. He had not maintained her for some time, having paid only about £25 since last October. J-he had obtained a maintenance order for .CI a week against him some time ago, and hp had served a month for failing 'tv comply with it. Mr Kettle convicted l)ie defendant of failing to provide mai...